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      Topic: The Mountains of Oerth
    gargoyle

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    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Tue Nov 10, 2009 1:58 pm   Subject: The Mountains of Oerth
    So far, I've been going with real-world analogues: the Crystalmist-Hellfurnace-Sulhaut ranges equate to the Rockies, the Lortmils equal to the Appalacians, the Yatils equate to the Cascades, and the R ...
      Topic: The Mountains of Oerth
    gargoyle

    Replies: 9
    Views: 5459

    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Sun Nov 08, 2009 7:16 pm   Subject: The Mountains of Oerth
    mortellan: the Lost Caverns reference jolted my memory - Iggwilv's Horn. There's another named peak.
      Topic: The Mountains of Oerth
    gargoyle

    Replies: 9
    Views: 5459

    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Sun Nov 08, 2009 2:01 pm   Subject: The Mountains of Oerth
    Does anyone know where I can find or does anyone have/has done any work on the elevations of the various mountain ranges of Oerth? Outside of White Plume Mountain, are there any famous or noted mount ...
      Topic: 2010 Cannonfire Miniature: Iggwilv (Seductress)
    gargoyle

    Replies: 59
    Views: 19802

    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Fri Nov 06, 2009 5:59 am   Subject: 2010 Cannonfire Miniature: Iggwilv (Seductress)
    Iggwilv's sedutress form reminds me of Morticia Addams. A revealing dress, though not nude (lusty but not lascivious), the Demonomicon as part of the fig in some way, possibly with a quasit familiar. ...
      Topic: Lexicon of the Flanaess
    gargoyle

    Replies: 5
    Views: 4243

    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Fri Oct 16, 2009 2:07 am   Subject: Lexicon of the Flanaess
    Thanks mortellan. The thread hasn't been active for a couple of years, but provided a wealth of information. And by all means, any of your work would be appreciated! Happy
      Topic: Lexicon of the Flanaess
    gargoyle

    Replies: 5
    Views: 4243

    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Fri Oct 16, 2009 12:06 am   Subject: Lexicon of the Flanaess
    I'm working on a project designing languages of the Flanaess, and am looking for known, canon, words used by the various races of Oerth. I have the extensive collection of Suel from SKR's SB book, th ...
      Topic: The jelly dungeon....
    gargoyle

    Replies: 23
    Views: 15522

    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Tue Oct 13, 2009 2:17 pm   Subject: The jelly dungeon....
    @AcidArrow: Yeah, Night Below has a shrine to Juiblex in it, with several slime/ooze creatures. With the 3.X templates, image what could be done with a fiendish ochre jelly or a half-fiend black pudd ...
      Topic: 2010 Canonfire Miniature Poll
    gargoyle

    Replies: 26
    Views: 13389

    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Sun Oct 04, 2009 6:48 am   Subject: 2010 Canonfire Miniature Poll
    Lots of good choices there, but I had to go with a demonic Iuz. Evil Grin
      Topic: GH novels- best and worst?
    gargoyle

    Replies: 22
    Views: 9554

    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Sat Sep 19, 2009 11:36 am   Subject: GH novels- best and worst?
    Of the Greyhawk books, I have only read the "revival" novels; Keep on the Borderlands, Against the Giants, White Plume Mountain, Descent into the Depths of the Earth, Queen of the Demonweb Pits and Te ...
      Topic: Psionics in Greyhawk
    gargoyle

    Replies: 27
    Views: 20080

    PostForum: Greyhawk- D&D 3.0e/3.5e/d20/Pathfinder   Posted: Mon Sep 14, 2009 5:13 pm   Subject: Psionics in Greyhawk
    ...The best I've seen (and unfortunately I've lost track of my copy) was a homebrewed d20 system that based the powers on feats (accessing the different types of psionics and such) and skills (effecti ...
      Topic: A business question
    gargoyle

    Replies: 19
    Views: 11876

    PostForum: The Backalley   Posted: Mon Sep 14, 2009 1:59 am   Subject: A business question
    I've got another question for the previously discussed sourcebooks: would you like to see "low fantasy" material or "high fantasy" material. Here's what I mean. "Low fantasy" means that while this i ...
      Topic: A business question
    gargoyle

    Replies: 19
    Views: 11876

    PostForum: The Backalley   Posted: Sun Sep 13, 2009 8:07 am   Subject: A business question
    Yes, yes; piecemeal. After all, I'm still looking at the 32 page model. So instead of an entire large city (like Ptolus), some of these could cover neighborhoods/districts. Market square, seaside d ...
      Topic: A business question
    gargoyle

    Replies: 19
    Views: 11876

    PostForum: The Backalley   Posted: Sat Sep 12, 2009 11:46 pm   Subject: A business question
    The inn was ust an example. The idea would be about discussing the entire range of possibilites within the group for the sourcebook. One on festivals would cover NPCs at the festival, games and othe ...
      Topic: A business question
    gargoyle

    Replies: 19
    Views: 11876

    PostForum: The Backalley   Posted: Sat Sep 12, 2009 12:15 pm   Subject: A business question
    One product I'm thinking about is a series similar to the old Flying Buffalo Citybooks; sourcebooks that detail certain businesses, NPCs, goods and services, complete with stats, plot hooks and sample ...
      Topic: Origins of the Flan
    gargoyle

    Replies: 64
    Views: 22994

    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Fri Sep 11, 2009 3:08 pm   Subject: Origins of the Flan

    I don't see anything particularly wrong with that type of identification. The ancient Celts of the Hallstat and Le Tene eras -- several hundred years before Caesar met them -- warred with each other ...
      Topic: Origins of the Flan
    gargoyle

    Replies: 64
    Views: 22994

    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Thu Sep 03, 2009 12:27 pm   Subject: Origins of the Flan
    Personally, all canon/dogma aside, I have always maintained that the Flan were always in the Flanaess alongside various demihuman and humanoid populatiions. It wasn't until the Great Migrations that ...
      Topic: Why "Liga"?
    gargoyle

    Replies: 10
    Views: 6528

    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Sat Aug 29, 2009 6:57 pm   Subject: Why "Liga"?
    ...Oerthly astrologers would probably do it this way:

    The Mistress and the Handmaiden

    Associated with magic, mystery, and madness, the twin satellites of
    the Oerth are objects of both reverence ...
      Topic: Why "Liga"?
    gargoyle

    Replies: 10
    Views: 6528

    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Fri Aug 28, 2009 12:38 pm   Subject: Why "Liga"?
    A quick search has provided the following:
    Kule: this is a village in Botswana; a kids' clothing store in NYC; a movie production company in Surrey, England.
    Raenei: the only reference found was rän ...
      Topic: Why "Liga"?
    gargoyle

    Replies: 10
    Views: 6528

    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Fri Aug 28, 2009 12:09 pm   Subject: Why "Liga"?
    No idea why they geniuses at TSR called the Sun "Liga". Personally, I always named it "Pelor" in my WoG. Likewise, the various planets ("roaming stars") were named after a variety of WoG gods. Ask ...
      Topic: A business question
    gargoyle

    Replies: 19
    Views: 11876

    PostForum: The Backalley   Posted: Thu Aug 27, 2009 12:02 pm   Subject: A business question
    Thanks all for the feedback. I have decided to go forward with this project. I'm debating between calling the company "Gray Order Press" and "Skeleton Key Press". I plan to hit GenCon next year, an ...
      Topic: Dark Sun is the 2010 Campaign
    gargoyle

    Replies: 52
    Views: 23153

    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Wed Aug 19, 2009 12:42 am   Subject: Dark Sun is the 2010 Campaign
    I don't think anyone here is asking for Greyhawk to be buried once and for all (and yes, I'm one of the people who is happy GH isn't the next 4E setting). I just feel that I want to see good Greyhawk ...
      Topic: Dark Sun is the 2010 Campaign
    gargoyle

    Replies: 52
    Views: 23153

    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Mon Aug 17, 2009 1:15 am   Subject: Dark Sun is the 2010 Campaign
    You know, I kind of think that Dark Sun is a good choice for 4E. They seem like peanut butter and chocolate (if you like those particular brands), or nuts and bolts; they seem made for each other. M ...
      Topic: Who are you?
    gargoyle

    Replies: 62
    Views: 27326

    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Thu Aug 13, 2009 7:49 am   Subject: Who are you?
    Talisien Shorewarden, half-aquatic elf Druid/Ranger, trudging through the Saltmarsh series using C&C.
      Topic: Monks in Greyhawk
    gargoyle

    Replies: 29
    Views: 15400

    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Wed Jul 22, 2009 4:28 pm   Subject: Monks in Greyhawk
    Has anyone done any work on various monk brotherhoods for Greyhawk? We all know about the SB, and most generally agree that there are baklunish and suloise monks, but what about oeridian and flan mon ...
      Topic: Greyhawk Onomastics
    gargoyle

    Replies: 17
    Views: 6828

    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Wed Jul 22, 2009 4:22 pm   Subject: Greyhawk Onomastics
    This is something I've been working on using the EBoN, canon sources and my own ideas. I wrote an article on the onomastics, toponymy and anthroponymy of Irongate (http://www.canonfire.com/cf/modules ...
      Topic: Oearth human language chart
    gargoyle

    Replies: 35
    Views: 15800

    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Wed Jul 15, 2009 4:35 pm   Subject: Oearth human language chart
    The real answer to all of this hinges on when did Common develop? If it developed before the Great Migrations, then it should be a Bakluni-Oeridian mix, if well after, an Oeridian-Suloise-Bakluni mix ...
      Topic: A business question
    gargoyle

    Replies: 19
    Views: 11876

    PostForum: The Backalley   Posted: Wed Jul 15, 2009 1:11 pm   Subject: A business question
    Thank you for your response. I still have this as a "back burner" project, though most of the comments I've received elsewhere are less than encouraging. Confused Thanks again.
      Topic: Items of Legacy from the Greyhawk Adventures book
    gargoyle

    Replies: 7
    Views: 5561

    PostForum: Greyhawk- D&D 3.0e/3.5e/d20/Pathfinder   Posted: Fri Jul 10, 2009 1:58 pm   Subject: Items of Legacy from the Greyhawk Adventures book
    Are you aware that Rick Miller wrote up 3E conversions of the items from GH Adventures among others?

    Here's
    I hadn't known about this; thanks!
      Topic: Lyzandred the Mad
    gargoyle

    Replies: 10
    Views: 3454

    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Thu Jul 09, 2009 1:57 pm   Subject: Lyzandred the Mad
    When you're a mad lich, every one seems baklunish! (to paraphrase Frank Gallop, et al).
      Topic: Items of Legacy from the Greyhawk Adventures book
    gargoyle

    Replies: 7
    Views: 5561

    PostForum: Greyhawk- D&D 3.0e/3.5e/d20/Pathfinder   Posted: Fri Jul 03, 2009 1:27 pm   Subject: Items of Legacy from the Greyhawk Adventures book
    So far, I've been looking at the Crown of Blackmoor, Black Crown of Aerdy, Locket of the Great Kingdom, Storm Rider of the Gearnat Sea, Tapestry of Ekbit, and Sword of the Wild Coast. From ToG I know ...
      Topic: about maps, travels and distance
    gargoyle

    Replies: 8
    Views: 4768

    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Thu Jul 02, 2009 3:29 pm   Subject: about maps, travels and distance
    By the 3E rules, it would take about five and a half days for a dwarf-laden party, walking 8 hours a day, with clear terrain or roads to walk 100 miles. By the '83 box set for Greyhawk, it would take ...
      Topic: Items of Legacy from the Greyhawk Adventures book
    gargoyle

    Replies: 7
    Views: 5561

    PostForum: Greyhawk- D&D 3.0e/3.5e/d20/Pathfinder   Posted: Tue Jun 30, 2009 7:54 pm   Subject: Items of Legacy from the Greyhawk Adventures book
    True; I had almost forgotten about ToGH. Thanks, Luz!
      Topic: Tides of Oerth
    gargoyle

    Replies: 14
    Views: 7593

    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Mon Jun 29, 2009 11:09 pm   Subject: Tides of Oerth
    Well all that SJ/Greyspace stuff just doesn't jibe with physics to begin with, so if you're going to use that - forget about Newton. The tides are caused by Procan, Xerbo and/or Osprem farting in the ...
      Topic: Tides of Oerth
    gargoyle

    Replies: 14
    Views: 7593

    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Mon Jun 29, 2009 5:57 pm   Subject: Tides of Oerth
    If you follow the tenets of Spelljammer's Greyspace, the 2 moons are too far away to have much impact. As such, Oerth probably does not have tides.Well now, where would the fun be in that? Besides, ...
      Topic: What version of the game is being played the most?
    gargoyle

    Replies: 34
    Views: 19001

    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Sat Jun 27, 2009 11:44 am   Subject: What version of the game is being played the most?
    My friend chaoticprime is running the Saltmarsh series using Castles & Crusades. Not a bad system, for those who like simple mechanics.
      Topic: What version of the game is being played the most?
    gargoyle

    Replies: 34
    Views: 19001

    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Sat Jun 27, 2009 10:55 am   Subject: What version of the game is being played the most?
    I've been running games since 1st ed, and mostly on Greyhawk, with a few diversions. I haven't run Greyhawk since '05, but am preparing to return with Pathfinder. My favorite system so far is 3E/3.5 ...
      Topic: Items of Legacy from the Greyhawk Adventures book
    gargoyle

    Replies: 7
    Views: 5561

    PostForum: Greyhawk- D&D 3.0e/3.5e/d20/Pathfinder   Posted: Sat Jun 27, 2009 3:06 am   Subject: Items of Legacy from the Greyhawk Adventures book
    I've been going over the '88 Greyhawk Adventures book a lot lately. The magic items presented in that book are kind of hit and miss, but some are definite gems. I've been thinking of updating quite ...
      Topic: Tides of Oerth
    gargoyle

    Replies: 14
    Views: 7593

    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Sat Jun 27, 2009 2:30 am   Subject: Tides of Oerth
    Considering the two moons of Oerth, has anyone doen any work on the tides? I don't really know much about tides myself, other than the Moon has the greatest influence. I'd guess the two moons of Oer ...
      Topic: Ancient Bakluni tomes?
    gargoyle

    Replies: 10
    Views: 3846

    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Tue Jun 23, 2009 8:56 pm   Subject: Ancient Bakluni tomes?
    Don't forget in the real world Arabian legends, genies WERE demons, so ignore Di$ney. However, yes there could be any number of possible books. Forbidden lore about the genies, demons, the summoning ...
      Topic: Expidition to Skrellingshald
    gargoyle

    Replies: 15
    Views: 10172

    PostForum: Greyhawk- D&D 3.0e/3.5e/d20/Pathfinder   Posted: Sun Jun 21, 2009 11:42 pm   Subject: Expidition to Skrellingshald
    OK, I'll take a look. Thanks!
      Topic: Expidition to Skrellingshald
    gargoyle

    Replies: 15
    Views: 10172

    PostForum: Greyhawk- D&D 3.0e/3.5e/d20/Pathfinder   Posted: Sun Jun 21, 2009 6:34 pm   Subject: Expidition to Skrellingshald
    Alright, I'm getting into the nitty gritty of the campaign now, and I can't find anything about where Skrellingshald is other than "in the Griff Mountains". Judging that it is the progenitor nation o ...
      Topic: Ratik
    gargoyle

    Replies: 25
    Views: 15710

    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Sat Jun 20, 2009 10:50 pm   Subject: Ratik
    Oh, aye laddie! Ah always doo!
      Topic: Skin Tone
    gargoyle

    Replies: 2
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    PostForum: The Backalley   Posted: Fri Jun 19, 2009 12:53 pm   Subject: Skin Tone
    The skin tones of the humans of Oerth are described as "golden tan", "olive tan", "bronze" and "fair". Several folks I know interpret these tones in different ways. Just look up "bronze" and you'll ...
      Topic: Ratik
    gargoyle

    Replies: 25
    Views: 15710

    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Fri Jun 19, 2009 10:14 am   Subject: Ratik
    ..
    http://www.canonfire.com/cf/modules.php?name=Forums&file=viewtopic&t=3267&highlight=ratik

    In this one Gargoyle suggests running a collection of generic modules there, and its not a ...
      Topic: A little 4E hate
    gargoyle

    Replies: 7
    Views: 5027

    PostForum: The Backalley   Posted: Fri Jun 19, 2009 1:44 am   Subject: A little 4E hate
    Initially, the WotC folks said there could/would be some crossover of MtG and D&D when they bought out TSR, as well as the possibility of a Dominaria campaign setting for D&D. Whatever may ha ...
      Topic: Expidition to Skrellingshald
    gargoyle

    Replies: 15
    Views: 10172

    PostForum: Greyhawk- D&D 3.0e/3.5e/d20/Pathfinder   Posted: Wed Jun 17, 2009 1:13 pm   Subject: Expidition to Skrellingshald
    I'm a linguistics major; its in my nature. Happy
      Topic: What goes into your Greyhawk?
    gargoyle

    Replies: 19
    Views: 8444

    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Sun Jun 14, 2009 10:18 am   Subject: What goes into your Greyhawk?
    @Julian_Grimm: Where is Niangua? I'm familiar with a lot of Missouri, but not there. I'm from the KC Metro, and summered in Mack's Creek, by Lake of the Ozarks.

    Anyway, thanks everyone for your i ...
      Topic: Expidition to Skrellingshald
    gargoyle

    Replies: 15
    Views: 10172

    PostForum: Greyhawk- D&D 3.0e/3.5e/d20/Pathfinder   Posted: Fri Jun 12, 2009 8:58 pm   Subject: Expidition to Skrellingshald
    As far as the food of Tenh: the ground should be acidic and rocky, and the terrain hilly all the way down to the Artonsamay. The climate should fall into the cool temperate range, with cold winters a ...
      Topic: Expidition to Skrellingshald
    gargoyle

    Replies: 15
    Views: 10172

    PostForum: Greyhawk- D&D 3.0e/3.5e/d20/Pathfinder   Posted: Fri Jun 12, 2009 8:41 pm   Subject: Expidition to Skrellingshald
    So, I've been doing some research on the goods of Tenh, even though the occupied nation doesn't actively trade. Tenh was known primarily for its platinum and foods. That's all. Well, digging into t ...
      Topic: What goes into your Greyhawk?
    gargoyle

    Replies: 19
    Views: 8444

    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Sun Jun 07, 2009 6:51 pm   Subject: What goes into your Greyhawk?
    Oh, yes the CoC stuff and the Mists of Ravenloft also find their way into my WoG.... Scary stuff, that. Evil Grin
      Topic: Blues, the psionic goblins
    gargoyle

    Replies: 10
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    PostForum: The Backalley   Posted: Fri Jun 05, 2009 6:18 pm   Subject: Blues, the psionic goblins
    Ink=tattoo=psionic tattoo! All hail the blue bugbears, the psionic masters of the Land of Black Ice! Evil Grin
      Topic: Blues, the psionic goblins
    gargoyle

    Replies: 10
    Views: 5974

    PostForum: The Backalley   Posted: Fri Jun 05, 2009 5:11 am   Subject: Blues, the psionic goblins
    I guess blue bugbears could always be retconned to be psionic bugbears, much like their smaller goblin cousins. Psionic bugbears... >>shudder<< Laughing
      Topic: What goes into your Greyhawk?
    gargoyle

    Replies: 19
    Views: 8444

    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Fri Jun 05, 2009 5:06 am   Subject: What goes into your Greyhawk?
    This may have been asked before, but with the wealth of 3rd party material out there, I'm curious. What non-Greyhawk material do you use in your own campaigns? And not the little details, like what ...
      Topic: Blues, the psionic goblins
    gargoyle

    Replies: 10
    Views: 5974

    PostForum: The Backalley   Posted: Thu Jun 04, 2009 5:29 am   Subject: Blues, the psionic goblins
    Anything special about the blue bugbears? Or are they just blue?
      Topic: Introductions and a little Greyhawk art by me...
    gargoyle

    Replies: 261
    Views: 153323

    PostForum: Welcome to Greyhawk!   Posted: Tue Jun 02, 2009 7:41 pm   Subject: Introductions and a little Greyhawk art by me...
    Wow! Shocked Awesome old-school art! While I do like some of the newer breed of artists in D&D and fantasy in general, I still have some serious love for the old school. Brian/Glad, you have ...
      Topic: Blues, the psionic goblins
    gargoyle

    Replies: 10
    Views: 5974

    PostForum: The Backalley   Posted: Fri May 29, 2009 7:53 pm   Subject: Blues, the psionic goblins
    I was discussing silver with a friend of mine, and the condition argyria which causes blue skin coloration. He noted the blue - the psionic goblins - and proposed a possible connection. Its an inter ...
      Topic: Expidition to Skrellingshald
    gargoyle

    Replies: 15
    Views: 10172

    PostForum: Greyhawk- D&D 3.0e/3.5e/d20/Pathfinder   Posted: Fri May 29, 2009 1:34 pm   Subject: Expidition to Skrellingshald
    Thanks for the info; I am looking into acquiring this module now.
      Topic: Expidition to Skrellingshald
    gargoyle

    Replies: 15
    Views: 10172

    PostForum: Greyhawk- D&D 3.0e/3.5e/d20/Pathfinder   Posted: Sun May 24, 2009 2:54 pm   Subject: Expidition to Skrellingshald
    And yes, I've this:
    http://www.canonfire.com/cf/modules.php?name=News&file=article&sid=465
      Topic: Religion in Salinmoor
    gargoyle

    Replies: 4
    Views: 1808

    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Sun May 24, 2009 2:47 pm   Subject: Religion in Salinmoor
    Thanks for your input, Gray Mouser. I have already worked out what I think will be suitable for cp. If I were to develop more time and creativity to it, I would invent unique religions based on the ...
      Topic: Religion in Salinmoor
    gargoyle

    Replies: 4
    Views: 1808

    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Sun May 24, 2009 12:23 pm   Subject: Religion in Salinmoor
    I've been working on this for chaoticprime (cp); anyone have any take on the religions and major churches in the cities and towns in Salinmoor? I've already sent what I've worked up to him, but I'm c ...
      Topic: Expidition to Skrellingshald
    gargoyle

    Replies: 15
    Views: 10172

    PostForum: Greyhawk- D&D 3.0e/3.5e/d20/Pathfinder   Posted: Sun May 24, 2009 11:09 am   Subject: Expidition to Skrellingshald
    Another idea I'm working on, I'd like to run a megamodule for Skrellinghald along the lines of the "Expedition to..." adventures. Has anyone done any work on Skrellingshald they'd like to share? Thn ...
      Topic: Kuo-toa substitution
    gargoyle

    Replies: 1
    Views: 2850

    PostForum: Greyhawk- D&D 3.0e/3.5e/d20/Pathfinder   Posted: Sun May 24, 2009 10:48 am   Subject: Kuo-toa substitution
    I'm working on a kuo-toa campaign, and I'm looking for a substitute creature. I may try to sell the campaign adventures someday, so I either need to create a whole new creature, or substitute a SRD c ...
      Topic: A little 4E hate
    gargoyle

    Replies: 7
    Views: 5027

    PostForum: The Backalley   Posted: Wed May 20, 2009 11:29 am   Subject: A little 4E hate
    Furthermore, Mike Mearls is running a 4E ToEE campaign! Argh! I really think 2010 is going to see the release of 4E Greyhawk, and if they do to Oerth what they did to the Realms...
      Topic: The mist of ravenloft
    gargoyle

    Replies: 5
    Views: 6267

    PostForum: Greyhawk- Heresy!   Posted: Wed May 20, 2009 11:00 am   Subject: The mist of ravenloft
    Ravenloft itself would be a good start, either the original module or the Expedition to Ravenloft. The old Castle Amber module also features a strange mist that arises once the PCs enter the land, bu ...
      Topic: A little 4E hate
    gargoyle

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    PostForum: The Backalley   Posted: Tue May 19, 2009 11:57 pm   Subject: A little 4E hate
    I saw a rumor that the village of Hommlett is slated for a 4E release. I also read in the 4E MM2 that demons are now classed as elementals. That leaves me one conclusion - 4E TEE is on the horizon. ...
      Topic: Rise of the Baklun
    gargoyle

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    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Fri May 01, 2009 5:24 am   Subject: Rise of the Baklun
    Two things: first, you don't have to use the new 4E cosmology. Second, I think that the "Elemental Tempest" (or whatever they call it) can still be used to illustrate the conflicts you mention within ...
      Topic: Reparing the Retrun to the Keep on the Borderlands
    gargoyle

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    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Fri May 01, 2009 5:09 am   Subject: Reparing the Retrun to the Keep on the Borderlands
    I always wanted to see more done with Quasqueton, the two departed adventurers, and their connection to the CoC...
      Topic: Reparing the Retrun to the Keep on the Borderlands
    gargoyle

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    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Wed Apr 29, 2009 12:25 pm   Subject: Reparing the Retrun to the Keep on the Borderlands
    How about Beltar, goddess of caves, malice and pits? She's obscure, C/E (C/N), and fits with the "Caves of Chaos" theme. Or you could use Syrul, goddess of deceit, false promises and lies (N/E); cou ...
      Topic: Reparing the Retrun to the Keep on the Borderlands
    gargoyle

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    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Tue Apr 28, 2009 12:46 pm   Subject: Reparing the Retrun to the Keep on the Borderlands
    Of course, going with the original module, the priests of the Caves of Chaos were servants of chaos (by implication, chaotic evil). Going with Greyhawk, I would make that Iuz or Erythnul. Both are e ...
      Topic: Into the Vesve (Players from Leiden stay out)
    gargoyle

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    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Thu Feb 26, 2009 2:47 pm   Subject: Into the Vesve (Players from Leiden stay out)
    I've always felt this way about travel scenarios; how much time do you want the PCs to spend on it? If you want the road to be long and difficult, make it so, and make it reasonable. By that, I mean ...
      Topic: La Grande Cuisine Flanaise
    gargoyle

    Replies: 14
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    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Thu Jan 01, 2009 6:26 pm   Subject: La Grande Cuisine Flanaise
    I remember there was a Dungeon adventure that dealt with an inn's special mustard made with memory moss...
      Topic: Scarlet Brotherhood
    gargoyle

    Replies: 14
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    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Tue Dec 30, 2008 7:05 pm   Subject: Scarlet Brotherhood
    I always use the SB just as the supplement suggests. They are grossly powerful and indomitable. They pervade every court and have some minor degree of influence in every city in the Flanaess. Their ...
      Topic: Scarlet Brotherhood
    gargoyle

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    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Tue Dec 30, 2008 10:48 am   Subject: Scarlet Brotherhood
    I keep them weak. They don't have enough followers/personnel to effectively take out the "right" people and place their own puppets in power. Where they do have influence, it is minor.
      Topic: Scarlet Brotherhood
    gargoyle

    Replies: 14
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    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Mon Dec 29, 2008 3:53 pm   Subject: Scarlet Brotherhood
    Just remember this; regardless of how anything is written, once you decide to use it, its yours to modify as you see fit. If you feel the SB is too powerful, take steps to weaken them. Ignore some o ...
      Topic: The warm plains
    gargoyle

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    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Mon Dec 22, 2008 2:16 pm   Subject: The warm plains
    This gets into the long debate over the climate of the Flanaess. Personally, I have the savanna/veldt/karoo type of regions well off the map, outside of the Flanaess. Sadly, this kind of leaves out ...
      Topic: GH top 10 gods!
    gargoyle

    Replies: 16
    Views: 9226

    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Fri Dec 19, 2008 12:26 pm   Subject: GH top 10 gods!
    Alright, with out reading any one else's post, here's my ten most well-known WoG deities (in no particular order):
    Pholtus
    Beory
    Pelor
    Heironeous
    Hextor
    the Old One (Iuz, never mentioned by name ...
      Topic: Specialty Priests and master list of Gods
    gargoyle

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    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Tue Nov 04, 2008 7:21 am   Subject: Specialty Priests and master list of Gods
    dsdm23, you might also check over the 2E boards. At a quick glance I found write-ups for Allitur, Wee Jas, Xan Yae, Geshtai and Phaulkon. There's lots of 2E godly goodness on there!
      Topic: Specialty Priests and master list of Gods
    gargoyle

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    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Mon Nov 03, 2008 1:12 am   Subject: Specialty Priests and master list of Gods
    Its too bad the Greytalk archives aren't around; back in the day, we'd hammered out most of the gods into 2e specialty priests. Otherwise, yeah FtA will have some useful info for you.
      Topic: why dont we have celtic gods in GH?
    gargoyle

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    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Sun Oct 26, 2008 11:47 am   Subject: why dont we have celtic gods in GH?
    One could also argue that there are no Celtic gods on Greyhawk, because there are no Celts on Oerth... Laughing
      Topic: Casting Greyhawk
    gargoyle

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    PostForum: The Backalley   Posted: Tue Oct 07, 2008 3:14 pm   Subject: Casting Greyhawk

    Eclavdra - Naomi Watts (with lots of makeup!)


    I'd go with Hale Berry for Eclavdra. Remember her as Storm in the X-Men movies with that white hair... Cool

    Saludos!

    Maybe, but I've alw ...
      Topic: Raising Dead/Resurrection in Greyhawk
    gargoyle

    Replies: 65
    Views: 29981

    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Sun Oct 05, 2008 8:41 pm   Subject: Raising Dead/Resurrection in Greyhawk
    Typically, I don't have to worry about RD/Res/Rein since there are few character deaths and those players usually just create new characters. I would rather only RD/Res/Rein a PC once in a game.
      Topic: Raising Dead/Resurrection in Greyhawk
    gargoyle

    Replies: 65
    Views: 29981

    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Sat Oct 04, 2008 1:02 pm   Subject: Raising Dead/Resurrection in Greyhawk
    Sounds like you need to remind people in your area my favorite D&D rule: "The DM is final arbiter in all affairs of his or her campaign." If they don't like it, they can find another DM.
      Topic: Raising Dead/Resurrection in Greyhawk
    gargoyle

    Replies: 65
    Views: 29981

    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Thu Oct 02, 2008 9:07 pm   Subject: Raising Dead/Resurrection in Greyhawk
    There is one really neat idea from Eberron that fits right in line with my thinking: not every priest is a cleric. In my games, many "priests" are just experts; they are knowledgable and perhaps some ...
      Topic: Player experience in Greyhawk
    gargoyle

    Replies: 15
    Views: 7846

    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Tue Sep 30, 2008 5:37 am   Subject: Player experience in Greyhawk
    ...
    Of course, none of this addresses the real world rate of advancement, but that should take a back seat to the in-game rate, in my opinion.

    Don
    Well, the vast majority of people IRL don't go o ...
      Topic: Player experience in Greyhawk
    gargoyle

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    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Mon Sep 29, 2008 6:12 am   Subject: Player experience in Greyhawk
    Generally, I do feel that the 3.x level advancement is too quick, and it doesn't let the players really get to know their own characters and its capabilities. As to interaction with each other and se ...
      Topic: Greyhawk Reborn is new Living Greyhawk
    gargoyle

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    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Sat Sep 06, 2008 5:01 pm   Subject: Greyhawk Reborn is new Living Greyhawk
    TheocratIssak: Nope, I have no knowledge of Ether thingys/alien invaders in Tehn. That's one of the reasons I'd love to at least hear about what happened in the various LG games. I was never part of ...
      Topic: Like the new look
    gargoyle

    Replies: 34
    Views: 16035

    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Fri Sep 05, 2008 10:45 am   Subject: Like the new look
    Very old school logo; I like it!
      Topic: Greyhawk: the Age of WYRMS
    gargoyle

    Replies: 32
    Views: 14846

    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Fri Aug 29, 2008 4:46 am   Subject: Greyhawk: the Age of WYRMS
    Icarus: Yes, Council of Wyrms is what started the kernel of this concept. I have had a long-standing Council and a "Pax Draconis" IMC, and that's part of what I have to work with in the idea of this ...
      Topic: GenCon UK
    gargoyle

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    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Wed Aug 27, 2008 12:18 pm   Subject: GenCon UK
    Friends don't let friends drink and teleport. Be a designated dimensionalist!! Laughing
      Topic: GenCon UK
    gargoyle

    Replies: 7
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    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Wed Aug 27, 2008 5:04 am   Subject: GenCon UK
    We're with you in spirit, BB. Have a pint (or three) on me!
      Topic: Meet the New Hawk - WoG to Restart/Reimagine in 4e
    gargoyle

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    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Mon Aug 25, 2008 7:51 am   Subject: Meet the New Hawk - WoG to Restart/Reimagine in 4e
    The funny thing about this? I was thinking that when I switch over fully to Pathfinder I would restart Greyhawk in 576 CY...
      Topic: Greyhawk: the Age of WYRMS
    gargoyle

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    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Fri Aug 22, 2008 3:36 pm   Subject: Greyhawk: the Age of WYRMS
    ...I thought it'd be cool to replace the Earth Dragon with Tiamat as the object of the Slave Lords' devotions, having them transform slaves into Spawn of Tiamat in blasphemous rites.

    As GVD pointe ...
      Topic: Greyhawk: the Age of WYRMS
    gargoyle

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    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Fri Aug 22, 2008 3:33 pm   Subject: Greyhawk: the Age of WYRMS
    You know, it may be kinda fun to use Iuz as a Red Herring. Drop all kinds of hints about Iuzite cultists, and then reveal that it was all a clever manipulation later on down the road. This ifts in t ...
      Topic: Greyhawk: the Age of WYRMS
    gargoyle

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    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Fri Aug 22, 2008 2:52 pm   Subject: Greyhawk: the Age of WYRMS
    OK, I've got some ideas here now, and a basic breakdown of events. The campaing will likely get split into 4 parts, each consisting of approxiamtely 7 levels. First, the PCs get involved investigati ...
      Topic: Greyhawk: the Age of WYRMS
    gargoyle

    Replies: 32
    Views: 14846

    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Fri Aug 22, 2008 10:57 am   Subject: Greyhawk: the Age of WYRMS
    GVD: Excellent! Thanks a lot; I was going to get around to the RotD eventually. I hadn't realized it provided some ready-made plot info for my campaign. Cool As to the Heiromeous/Hextor angl ...
      Topic: Greyhawk: the Age of WYRMS
    gargoyle

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    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Fri Aug 22, 2008 8:30 am   Subject: Greyhawk: the Age of WYRMS
    OK, I'll probably see you late Sat or Sunday. BTW, the lich king is looking kick-****!
      Topic: Greyhawk: the Age of WYRMS
    gargoyle

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    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Thu Aug 21, 2008 4:04 pm   Subject: Greyhawk: the Age of WYRMS
    ... First, Tiamat's sudden interest in Oerth must be explained. Out of all the worlds, why this one? One plausible motive is that magic is fading on this plane and the evil dragons hope that Tiamat ...
      Topic: Greyhawk: the Age of WYRMS
    gargoyle

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    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Thu Aug 21, 2008 2:43 pm   Subject: Greyhawk: the Age of WYRMS
    Thanks all, some really fine ideas here. Let me clarify a few decisions I have made about this campaign, though.

    First: Tiamat and Iuz are not going to be working together. There is no neccessari ...
      Topic: Greyhawk: the Age of WYRMS
    gargoyle

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    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Thu Aug 21, 2008 6:03 am   Subject: Greyhawk: the Age of WYRMS
    No, at first there will be little to no evidence of Tiamat's claw in events. It should become apparent about 8th to 10th level, maybe even later. Also, I'm not thinking that Tiamat and Iuz work toge ...
      Topic: Greyhawk: the Age of WYRMS
    gargoyle

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    Views: 14846

    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Thu Aug 21, 2008 4:48 am   Subject: Greyhawk: the Age of WYRMS
    I'm doing a "top-down" design for this campaign, meaning that I am starting with the top/end - Tiamat is the end encounter - and working back toward the beginning from there. So, I've figured out her ...
     
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