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      Topic: Salt Harbor?
    illustr8or

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    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Wed May 17, 2017 11:08 am   Subject: Salt Harbor?
    Why is there a town called Salt Harbor on the Nyr Dyv if it's fresh water?

    Are there salt mines there or something?
      Topic: The Wild Goose revisited...
    illustr8or

    Replies: 2
    Views: 4607

    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Sat Jun 27, 2015 12:22 am   Subject: The Wild Goose revisited...
    I loved this. The characters and the maps will certainly add additional flavor to my Artisan's Quarter.
      Topic: Dragonborn and Warforged in Flanaess
    illustr8or

    Replies: 21
    Views: 30867

    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Sun Sep 29, 2013 11:40 pm   Subject: Dragonborn and Warforged in Flanaess
    In our campaign, we have Tenserian Nimblewrights forged beneath the Fortress of Unknown Depths. I liked the creature concept, but changed the abilities a little to fit the campaign style and to give t ...
      Topic: Players spliting up
    illustr8or

    Replies: 4
    Views: 5337

    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Wed Sep 18, 2013 11:40 am   Subject: Players spliting up
    I agree with SirXaris and Argon, sit them down and discuss with them that their behavior during a game that is supposed to be fun and is anything but. And I can certainly sympathize with the want and ...
      Topic: Some of my D&D artwork (image heavy)
    illustr8or

    Replies: 14
    Views: 17973

    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Mon Apr 08, 2013 5:34 pm   Subject: Some of my D&D artwork (image heavy)
    Fantastic!
      Topic: Great Library of Greyhawk (the wiki) reaches milestone!
    illustr8or

    Replies: 6
    Views: 4949

    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Thu Feb 28, 2013 12:17 am   Subject: Great Library of Greyhawk (the wiki) reaches milestone!
    Thank you!

    It's a very handy resource to have at your fingertips.
      Topic: Oerth's Gutenberg?
    illustr8or

    Replies: 18
    Views: 12211

    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Wed Feb 13, 2013 8:02 pm   Subject: Oerth's Gutenberg?
    I'm very glad to see this as a topic, as I've wondered this myself and I'm running a campaign that is meant to have the beginnings of a burgeoning Renaissance period centered in the city of Greyhawk. ...
      Topic: Campaign Settings: Preferences
    illustr8or

    Replies: 12
    Views: 12074

    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Mon Nov 26, 2012 11:18 pm   Subject: Campaign Settings: Preferences
    1) Right now just in the vicinity of the City of Greyhawk, The Fortress of Unknown Depths, Cairn Hills and Bright Desert but also in the Vale of the Mage and gated onto Luna into a huge greenhouse adm ...
      Topic: TSR, Reborn From The Ashes (Gygax Related)
    illustr8or

    Replies: 12
    Views: 9562

    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Mon Nov 26, 2012 10:45 pm   Subject: TSR, Reborn From The Ashes (Gygax Related)
    Laughing you guys are killing me.

    Lanthorn, again a heartfelt thank you. It's nice to hear that the Gygax Magazine is using illustration and art!
      Topic: Dungeon Crawl or Wilderness Adventure?
    illustr8or

    Replies: 19
    Views: 15095

    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Mon Nov 19, 2012 11:28 pm   Subject: Dungeon Crawl or Wilderness Adventure?
    Personally like a nice mix of city, wilderness, dungeon crawls and I'm hoping to introduce some ship battles and Greyspace adventures.
      Topic: Animal Lords
    illustr8or

    Replies: 6
    Views: 6286

    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Thu Oct 18, 2012 11:24 pm   Subject: Animal Lords
    Thank you, both! Wink
      Topic: Animal Lords
    illustr8or

    Replies: 6
    Views: 6286

    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Sun Oct 07, 2012 4:41 pm   Subject: Animal Lords
    With the Cat Lord being well documented in the Gord books and various publications, I'm kind of curious about the other Animal Lords, their alignments and allegiances, how they manifest on Greyhawk, a ...
      Topic: The 12 Constellations of the Greyhawk Zodiac
    illustr8or

    Replies: 10
    Views: 8580

    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Sat Sep 08, 2012 5:05 pm   Subject: The 12 Constellations of the Greyhawk Zodiac
    Thank you once again, Rasgon!
      Topic: The 12 Constellations of the Greyhawk Zodiac
    illustr8or

    Replies: 10
    Views: 8580

    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Fri Sep 07, 2012 9:23 pm   Subject: The 12 Constellations of the Greyhawk Zodiac
    I'm with you on that, smillan, as I'm reading them for the first time in the Wiki. The Sisters, on the other hand, is definitely in the Greyspace book. Checked out the link too. I see you have thought ...
      Topic: The 12 Constellations of the Greyhawk Zodiac
    illustr8or

    Replies: 10
    Views: 8580

    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Fri Sep 07, 2012 6:20 pm   Subject: The 12 Constellations of the Greyhawk Zodiac
    I was going over the old Spelljammer books (Greyspace) and our handy wiki, and it states there are 12 stations of the zodiac.

    Four are named: the Druid, the Dancer of Swords, the Swan, the Sisters, ...
      Topic: Happy Labor Day: Your Career
    illustr8or

    Replies: 15
    Views: 15274

    PostForum: Welcome to Greyhawk!   Posted: Wed Sep 05, 2012 4:47 pm   Subject: Happy Labor Day: Your Career
    Always fashionably late to the party... Laughing

    1) Shane/illustr8or

    2) My last job as Art Director of an educational printing company was my least favorite because of the soul-crushing boss and ...
      Topic: The Demiurge?
    illustr8or

    Replies: 21
    Views: 14120

    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Wed Sep 05, 2012 4:22 pm   Subject: The Demiurge?
    I always assumed that Jaran and the Valley Elves were creatures on the same side of the coin, with regards to their similar backgrounds of isolation and being cast out?
      Topic: The Demiurge?
    illustr8or

    Replies: 21
    Views: 14120

    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Sat Sep 01, 2012 6:27 pm   Subject: The Demiurge?
    That's exactly how I'm building it, Tenser suspecting things but not knowing the full picture, just knowing what he knows, sending the PCs to thwart Rary... only to uncover the larger oerth-shattering ...
      Topic: Question #6
    illustr8or

    Replies: 34
    Views: 18438

    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Sat Sep 01, 2012 4:39 pm   Subject: Question #6
    Most decadent tourist spot? My bet would be on the city Erelhei-Cinlu.

    What happens in Erelhei-Cinlu, stays in Erelhei-Cinlu...
    probably because it died as a result. Laughing
      Topic: The Demiurge?
    illustr8or

    Replies: 21
    Views: 14120

    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Sat Sep 01, 2012 4:16 pm   Subject: The Demiurge?
    What do you think the murder of Tenser and Otiluke was all about at the signing of the Greyhawk Wars treaty? Rary's attempt on Mordenkainen. The others were simply in the wrong place, at the wrong tim ...
      Topic: The Demiurge?
    illustr8or

    Replies: 21
    Views: 14120

    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Sat Sep 01, 2012 2:32 pm   Subject: The Demiurge?
    I do enjoy Maldin's info. I even kicked some cash to him and Anna because I enjoy what they do and provide. Smile

    Now if The Mage of the Valley has moved on to become a shade in my campaign and ...
      Topic: The Demiurge?
    illustr8or

    Replies: 21
    Views: 14120

    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Fri Aug 31, 2012 3:01 pm   Subject: The Demiurge?
    No worries! I'm weaving in some of the Circle of 8 intrigue into my current game and it does provide some food for thought. Smile

    Thank you!
      Topic: The Demiurge?
    illustr8or

    Replies: 21
    Views: 14120

    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Thu Aug 30, 2012 11:28 pm   Subject: The Demiurge?
    I've only read the first two Gord novels and I've seen mention of a person or being called the Demiurge. I've done searching on the internet and keep coming up with the name Basiliv. I've also read th ...
      Topic: Face-Off TV show
    illustr8or

    Replies: 133
    Views: 95984

    PostForum: The Backalley   Posted: Wed Aug 29, 2012 11:26 pm   Subject: Face-Off TV show
    I'm catching on up the conversation and finding that this should totally be something I should be watching. arrgh! Happy

    I got rid of cable a couple years ago as I found I wasn't watching it and ...
      Topic: Question #6
    illustr8or

    Replies: 34
    Views: 18438

    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Wed Aug 29, 2012 9:41 pm   Subject: Question #6
    Yes! Laughing
      Topic: Question #6
    illustr8or

    Replies: 34
    Views: 18438

    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Wed Aug 29, 2012 8:52 pm   Subject: Question #6
    Thank you, Lanthorn!
    I bow to your bardic sense of spinning yarns that show us the human under-pinings of why some men become heros and others become scoundrels in the fight for good or evil in Grey ...
      Topic: Question #6
    illustr8or

    Replies: 34
    Views: 18438

    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Wed Aug 29, 2012 7:13 pm   Subject: Question #6
    For me, Richfest.

    The sacred days of Sotillion - good food, drink, and company. It's the week of the relief of your burdens in high summer. The smell of jasmine and a free meal in the Garden Quarte ...
      Topic: Backstory...Curse of the Cairn Hills
    illustr8or

    Replies: 98
    Views: 125248

    PostForum: Campaign Journals & General Online Play   Posted: Mon Aug 27, 2012 12:13 am   Subject: Backstory...Curse of the Cairn Hills
    I like Mystic-Scholar's idea.

    That PC definitely needs some reassurance in the future. It sounds like he's had some doubts about his place and in a time of great need, if he's truly learned, he mig ...
      Topic: A "Lanthorn" Campaign: the Mistmarsh saga
    illustr8or

    Replies: 21
    Views: 37642

    PostForum: Campaign Journals & General Online Play   Posted: Tue Aug 21, 2012 1:14 am   Subject: A "Lanthorn" Campaign: the Mistmarsh saga
    Really like your character blurbs and they really round out the group of PCs and my only wish is to be a fly on the wall to watch how your player juggles them as a group. Smile

    You and your play ...
      Topic: " ... re-birth of a fantasy setting ..."
    illustr8or

    Replies: 99
    Views: 58217

    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Sat Aug 11, 2012 2:33 pm   Subject: " ... re-birth of a fantasy setting ..."
    Maybe "re-birth" means renaissance. I know, it's an optimistic viewpoint instead of an Oerth-shattering one, but my fingers are crossed that it's not something that lights our collective faces on fire ...
      Topic: Infectious diseases of Oerth
    illustr8or

    Replies: 23
    Views: 11555

    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Fri Aug 10, 2012 1:35 am   Subject: Infectious diseases of Oerth
    I seem to remember a book of curses, pathogens and diseases - some mundane and others magical. Can anyone back this up?

    Also, there are lots of monsters that "reproduce" by infecting a host - gree ...
      Topic: Fly spell
    illustr8or

    Replies: 11
    Views: 6908

    PostForum: Greyhawk- AD&D 2nd Edition   Posted: Tue Jul 24, 2012 12:24 pm   Subject: Fly spell
    Should the spell duration expire while the subject is still aloft, the magic fails slowly. The subject floats downward 60 feet per round for 1d6 rounds. If it reaches the ground in that amount of time ...
      Topic: Fly spell
    illustr8or

    Replies: 11
    Views: 6908

    PostForum: Greyhawk- AD&D 2nd Edition   Posted: Tue Jul 24, 2012 12:20 pm   Subject: Fly spell
    Sorry for the duplicate posting...
      Topic: Yeah, he's an axe murderer, but we need a cleric!
    illustr8or

    Replies: 35
    Views: 37467

    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Tue Jul 17, 2012 6:07 pm   Subject: Yeah, he's an axe murderer, but we need a cleric!
    I have done this with my group. I posted here, some other sites for players and even did a "Meet-Up" (they'll spam you with stuff forever, even after you've taken yours down. Fair warning). We're goin ...
      Topic: Ghost Magic Jar attack
    illustr8or

    Replies: 19
    Views: 10143

    PostForum: Greyhawk- AD&D 2nd Edition   Posted: Tue May 01, 2012 3:29 pm   Subject: Ghost Magic Jar attack
    Some ideas off the top of my head:

    1 ) Keep the possessed character flesh and blood. If a PC is possessed, pull a "Freaky Friday". The character now doesn't remember their former life (they are now ...
      Topic: Any San Diego games?
    illustr8or

    Replies: 10
    Views: 10339

    PostForum: Greyhawk- AD&D 2nd Edition   Posted: Tue May 01, 2012 2:33 pm   Subject: Any San Diego games?
    Lanthorn - tell me about it. I have to remind people we aren't playing the newer editions whenever I put my foot down. I'm thinking of putting a 'Well... In Pathfinder" jar on the table similar to a s ...
      Topic: Any San Diego games?
    illustr8or

    Replies: 10
    Views: 10339

    PostForum: Greyhawk- AD&D 2nd Edition   Posted: Tue May 01, 2012 2:30 pm   Subject: Game is still going!
    We've been playing since late August. We meet every other week (barring schedule conflicts) at my house on Sunday afternoons between 1 - 4. I'll PM you with some details Oerdin! Smile
      Topic: The Undersea Fortress of Drawmij
    illustr8or

    Replies: 20
    Views: 26563

    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Sun Oct 30, 2011 10:45 pm   Subject: The Undersea Fortress of Drawmij
    I'm sure everyone's thought of references to "20000 Leagues Under the Sea", but I was just looking for art on the web and found some really great stuff for inspiration. You might want to check that ou ...
      Topic: Non-Magical, Low Tech Inventions In Your Campaign?
    illustr8or

    Replies: 9
    Views: 5719

    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Sun Oct 23, 2011 11:53 pm   Subject: Non-Magical, Low Tech Inventions In Your Campaign?
    I just got finished watching a 3 part series with Terry Jones on ancient inventions. While I knew about papyrus, I didn't know that the precursor to modern day parchment came from sheep, where it's na ...
      Topic: What does "the Pale" mean?
    illustr8or

    Replies: 11
    Views: 7545

    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Sun Oct 23, 2011 11:36 pm   Subject: What does "the Pale" mean?
    In the official spanish traslation (for example in the Players Guide) the Teocracy of the Pale is the "Teocracia de la Estaca" (Estaca = Stake, Picket, Pale).

    I'm liking the visions of burning mag ...
      Topic: Heresy!
    illustr8or

    Replies: 47
    Views: 36727

    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Sun Oct 23, 2011 11:30 pm   Subject: Heresy!
    I have a bunch of shipwrecked gnomes from Krynn working in a shop in Greyhawk, albeit in a warehouse. They've cannibalized parts of their ship to make steam engines and machines for production... and ...
      Topic: The origin of Csipros Erd
    illustr8or

    Replies: 6
    Views: 6278

    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Fri Sep 30, 2011 3:53 pm   Subject: The origin of Csipros Erd
    It sounds very similar to what happens in some calderas. Like Mount Mazama in Oregon ( http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Mount_Mazama ) or perhaps what Yellowstone would look like after a terrible super-ex ...
      Topic: Uz? Ooz? Iz? *sigh*
    illustr8or

    Replies: 37
    Views: 22373

    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Wed Sep 21, 2011 8:47 pm   Subject: Uz? Ooz? Iz? *sigh*
    Heck, yes! That would be cool. Cool I'd love to hear them. I've been enjoying your posts a lot.

    I've got low level PCs just starting and I need a couple of interesting Iuz related bad guys to u ...
      Topic: Uz? Ooz? Iz? *sigh*
    illustr8or

    Replies: 37
    Views: 22373

    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Wed Sep 21, 2011 7:43 pm   Subject: Uz? Ooz? Iz? *sigh*
    I definitely agree with the like button. There's been several things I've read on here where I thought the same exact thing.

    Heh! Yes, Coot. I can't wait until I say that one. I imagine it to be th ...
      Topic: Uz? Ooz? Iz? *sigh*
    illustr8or

    Replies: 37
    Views: 22373

    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Tue Sep 20, 2011 2:43 pm   Subject: Uz? Ooz? Iz? *sigh*
    Good point, Lanthorn! Laughing

    Thanks for everyone's input. We'll see which one of them is laughing when they get shanghaied and put on a Rhenee barge bound for somewhere up north. Evil Grin
      Topic: Uz? Ooz? Iz? *sigh*
    illustr8or

    Replies: 37
    Views: 22373

    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Mon Sep 19, 2011 11:30 am   Subject: Uz? Ooz? Iz? *sigh*
    Thank you, tigger1tom Wink

    So if the band appears together does it herald the return of Vatun? Laughing
      Topic: Uz? Ooz? Iz? *sigh*
    illustr8or

    Replies: 37
    Views: 22373

    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Sun Sep 18, 2011 10:04 pm   Subject: Uz? Ooz? Iz? *sigh*
    Ok. This is driving me a little crazy. Every time I attempt to pronounce "Iuz" it gets titters from my peanut gallery (ie. my players). How can it possibly strike terror into my players if every time ...
      Topic: Wonders of Ull Oldskool Edition
    illustr8or

    Replies: 14
    Views: 8342

    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Fri Sep 16, 2011 11:44 pm   Subject: Wonders of Ull Oldskool Edition
    WOW. That's an undertaking! Congrats and looking forward to looking through it.
      Topic: Who are you? PC version
    illustr8or

    Replies: 90
    Views: 62221

    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Tue Sep 13, 2011 1:11 am   Subject: Who are you? PC version
    1) Probably Oeridian. I come from hardworking people.

    2) Probably halfling. Short, mischievous, odd & self-deprecating… and fuzzy toes?

    3) Chaotic Neutral. I'm often doing a lot of different ...
      Topic: Extry! Extry! Sea Princes Attack Junre!
    illustr8or

    Replies: 20
    Views: 10941

    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Fri Sep 09, 2011 11:09 pm   Subject: Extry! Extry! Sea Princes Attack Junre!
    I might have... but...

    There's an old tale that talks of a band of foolish pirates that had to get their Disk of the Azure Sea back. So it goes... After pirates slaughtered and took the treasure of ...
      Topic: Favorite Class(es)
    illustr8or

    Replies: 64
    Views: 39589

    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Tue Sep 06, 2011 6:31 pm   Subject: Favorite Class(es)
    Lanthorn - I make all my players come up with a background so they are not only invested in whether they live or die, and it's so helpful for me as a DM to tailor the adventures to what their characte ...
      Topic: WoTC Poll
    illustr8or

    Replies: 39
    Views: 29027

    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Tue Sep 06, 2011 6:10 pm   Subject: WoTC Poll
    I'd be down for Greyhawk Revisited if they did something cool with the other areas they never developed. Leave the core stuff alone and expand on what has just been hinted at or fan developed. That wo ...
      Topic: Favorite Class(es)
    illustr8or

    Replies: 64
    Views: 39589

    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Fri Sep 02, 2011 6:14 pm   Subject: Favorite Class(es)
    1) Wizards - Just the general, non-specialized kind who knows a lot about a lot of things. I always envision these types of characters as the embodiment or personification of a creative persons imagin ...
      Topic: Greyhawk Trade Routes
    illustr8or

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    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Sat Aug 06, 2011 3:31 pm   Subject: Greyhawk Trade Routes
    I suppose I'll be slapped in irons by some for bringing this up, but if your campaign makes use of Spelljamming ships, trading espionage done through popping up, out, and over trade blockades and then ...
      Topic: Iuz--The Old One Concept Artwork
    illustr8or

    Replies: 66
    Views: 56630

    PostForum: Secret Skeleton Miniatures   Posted: Thu Jun 30, 2011 5:53 pm   Subject: Iuz--The Old One Concept Artwork
    Personally, I love the artwork. I wouldn't give up on your plans though. I like the idea!
      Topic: Campaign Website
    illustr8or

    Replies: 10
    Views: 6872

    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Wed Jun 08, 2011 11:40 pm   Subject: Campaign Website
    *laughing* Noted. Thanks for the warning.
      Topic: The "Official" 2011 Greyhawkery Blog Thread
    illustr8or

    Replies: 233
    Views: 114907

    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Wed Jun 08, 2011 11:37 pm   Subject: Hey!
    Saw that today when I was reading blogs. The antique tone to it is really cool. Nice job man!
      Topic: Campaign Website
    illustr8or

    Replies: 10
    Views: 6872

    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Tue Jun 07, 2011 2:29 pm   Subject: Campaign Website
    I'm really loving your NPC section. Well done! Probably going to spend hours in here poking about.
      Topic: Meditations on the Blue Wizard
    illustr8or

    Replies: 23
    Views: 17626

    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Fri May 06, 2011 1:19 am   Subject: The Legend of Philidor
    I was going over some old Dragon Magazines, felt inspired, and wrote this up for fun. I hope you enjoy it as much as I did writing it. :)

    ****
    The Legend of Philidor

    Phillip Arder, a banker for ...
      Topic: Any San Diego games?
    illustr8or

    Replies: 10
    Views: 10339

    PostForum: Greyhawk- AD&D 2nd Edition   Posted: Wed May 04, 2011 3:59 pm   Subject: Meet Up!
    http://www.meetup.com/San-Diego-2e-Greyhawk-Game/

    I finally got everything to a point where I'm happy with it. If interested still, take a look at the Meet Up. I'll also hit you up via private mess ...
      Topic: What would the Greyhawk logo look like for real.
    illustr8or

    Replies: 11
    Views: 8899

    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Wed May 04, 2011 3:33 pm   Subject: Nice!
    That's nothing short of fantastic. I love the textures and the grit. Great job! Happy
      Topic: Where are they now file; Arkalan Sammal
    illustr8or

    Replies: 11
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    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Mon Apr 25, 2011 1:20 pm   Subject: Where are they now file; Arkalan Sammal
    Rasgon is an amazing source of information. You wonder where he stores it all and the references come so effortless.
      Topic: Where are they now file; Arkalan Sammal
    illustr8or

    Replies: 11
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    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Mon Apr 25, 2011 1:14 pm   Subject: Another Option...
    This character seems to be ripe for a tragic tale that ultimately leads to redemption.

    You could always have him pass away, but have him still introduced to your characters in a mystery scenario wh ...
      Topic: Meditations on the Blue Wizard
    illustr8or

    Replies: 23
    Views: 17626

    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Sat Apr 23, 2011 6:32 pm   Subject: The Blue Wizard
    I think Tenser is a completely different, though very firmly grounded but just a human wizard ahead of his time, with eyes on making sure the continent doesn't plunge into darkness. Wink In my campa ...
      Topic: Your GH Fiction Influences
    illustr8or

    Replies: 24
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    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Tue Mar 15, 2011 2:44 pm   Subject: Your GH Fiction Influences
    I just read the synopsis for Dorothy Dunnett's "House of Niccolo" series. Definitely going to put that on my reading list!

    Icarus, you're crackin' me up man! Laughing
      Topic: Your GH Fiction Influences
    illustr8or

    Replies: 24
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    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Sun Mar 13, 2011 11:16 am   Subject: Your GH Fiction Influences
    tarelton wrote:
    For the Rovers, I always thought something like the Comanches in Larry McMurtry's Comanche Moon was fitting.

    I think my father may still have this novel. Great reference!

    As far ...
      Topic: The "Introduce Yourself" Thread
    illustr8or

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    PostForum: Welcome to Greyhawk!   Posted: Sat Mar 12, 2011 7:16 pm   Subject: The "Introduce Yourself" Thread
    First Name? Shane
    Age? 37
    Location? San Diego, CA
    When you started playing D&D? 1984-ish?
    What rules you started with? AD&D
    where does your Forum Nick come from? I draw and paint. I kno ...
      Topic: Your GH Fiction Influences
    illustr8or

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    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Sat Mar 12, 2011 1:00 am   Subject: Your GH Fiction Influences
    Fun topic!

    As I'm setting my campaign post Greyhawk wars, with the influx of refugees and other far-flung curious types and rarely heard of countries popping their heads up and now being counted - ...
      Topic: Does anybody knows who drew this view of Verbobonc city?
    illustr8or

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    PostForum: Welcome to Greyhawk!   Posted: Thu Feb 24, 2011 8:27 am   Subject: Nice find!
    I'm constantly blown away by discoveries for WoG. Smile Nice find!
      Topic: Paper vs. e-Book
    illustr8or

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    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Sat Feb 19, 2011 4:38 pm   Subject: Wave of the future
    We all love our paper modules and books we grew up with. The tactile nature of it surely has it's appeal... I'm an artist and still need my paper, but paper is going to become a minority product withi ...
      Topic: Adventuring Companies
    illustr8or

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    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Fri Feb 18, 2011 4:06 pm   Subject: Thanks!
    I like those bonus touches, tarelton! It's a good way to force some newbies into roleplaying situations. And the key areas you fleshed out breathe life into something I think a lot of people might fin ...
      Topic: Adventuring Companies
    illustr8or

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    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Wed Feb 16, 2011 8:30 pm   Subject: Exactly
    SirXaris and smillan_31 - that's exactly what I was looking for! Smile
      Topic: Adventuring Companies
    illustr8or

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    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Wed Feb 16, 2011 4:35 pm   Subject: *Laughing*
    It's not that he's a pain or even argumentative... he's just a little bit of a logical smarty pants and I like to stay ahead of him with answers for things, if it can be explained easily while adding ...
      Topic: Adventuring Companies
    illustr8or

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    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Wed Feb 16, 2011 10:22 am   Subject: Hmm
    I think it's helpful overall as I form what it is I'm after. Though, I think the players involved will be well-rounded enough to forego any sort of mercenaries (I think) and thankfully, the developing ...
      Topic: Adventuring Companies
    illustr8or

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    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Tue Feb 15, 2011 7:42 pm   Subject: Adventuring Companies
    I know of adventuring companies being detailed (rosters, main drives, alignments, base of operations, maps, etc.) but what I don't see are things like monthly payments to members, breakdowns of treasu ...
      Topic: cultures of Greyhawk
    illustr8or

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    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Sat Feb 05, 2011 1:33 am   Subject: What about Scarlet Brotherhood?
    The Scarlet Brotherhood I imagined the Spanish Inquisition mixed with occult Nazism, with all the pomp and the regalia, sailing in Spanish armadas, and a little bit of the movie Beastmaster populated ...
      Topic: Candy and The World of Greyhawk
    illustr8or

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    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Thu Feb 03, 2011 9:03 am   Subject: Definitely
    Laughing I think the secret ingredient in those is rendered human or elf lard and the last thing the good Spelloyal's need is a bust up from some followers of St. Cuthbert. Laughing [/u]
      Topic: Candy and The World of Greyhawk
    illustr8or

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    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Wed Feb 02, 2011 3:24 pm   Subject: Campaign Journal
    http://www.illustr8or.com/spelloyals/

    I've started a first person diary of sorts to help foster the campaign's feel, detailing and rounding out some of the storytelling aspects. It's somewhat of a ...
      Topic: Candy and The World of Greyhawk
    illustr8or

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    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Wed Jan 26, 2011 3:04 pm   Subject: From doing research...
    I agree. I find that using minor magical appliances is already being done, so I don't think it would be that far fetched to continue the tradition.

    I point to bags of holding, Heward's Handy Havers ...
      Topic: Candy and The World of Greyhawk
    illustr8or

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    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Mon Jan 24, 2011 9:47 am   Subject: Candy and The World of Greyhawk
    Laughing Smillan, don't let Mr. Spelloyal hear that stuff. Just last week he heard two gossipy mothers tutting at his window display saying the same thing! He spent a better half of the day up in his off ...
      Topic: What should the next Postfest topic be???
    illustr8or

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    PostForum: Postfest Forum & Archive   Posted: Sun Jan 23, 2011 12:41 pm   Subject: Sweet!
    Cool My first PostFest!
      Topic: "Witch Queen of the North" Canonfire Pre-release!
    illustr8or

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    PostForum: Secret Skeleton Miniatures   Posted: Sun Jan 23, 2011 12:30 pm   Subject: gorgeous!
    wow... awesome paint job on those figures! but yes... I'm having a hard time finding where the figures are... Cry

    Do we need to search for them?
      Topic: Candy and The World of Greyhawk
    illustr8or

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    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Sun Jan 23, 2011 2:13 am   Subject: Some candy for thought
    I came up with all sorts of confections for a menu. Here are my favorites:

    Phostwood Ghosts - oblong bars of mallow mixed with extract of phostwood, so they glow in the dark. A crunchy cookie under ...
      Topic: Candy and The World of Greyhawk
    illustr8or

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    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Sat Jan 22, 2011 11:58 am   Subject: You know...
    I'm really liking the suggestions and pointers in the right direction, having been away from my books for so long, it feels like old times. Lots of little threads to pull on and I really, really appre ...
      Topic: How did you start playing D&D?
    illustr8or

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    PostForum: Welcome to Greyhawk!   Posted: Sat Jan 22, 2011 12:43 am   Subject: I remember
    I remember Return of the Jedi had been out, I was 9 and everyone was crazy about the toys. Me and two friends were really bored with that and one of my friends said let's play "D&D".

    We ran in ...
      Topic: Introductions and a little Greyhawk art by me...
    illustr8or

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    PostForum: Welcome to Greyhawk!   Posted: Fri Jan 21, 2011 10:28 am   Subject: Excellent
    Glad - totally digging your artwork as well, being a huge fan of anyone with some artistic ability and using it for illustrative purposes. Laughing

    pdx - I would report that to Amazon if you could. ...
      Topic: Candy and The World of Greyhawk
    illustr8or

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    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Wed Jan 19, 2011 3:19 pm   Subject: Candy and The World of Greyhawk
    Awesome. Gives an excuse to get involved in that area - thank you!

    I was extra excited today so I whipped up a sign that might hang on the outside of the shop and translate to letterhead or emblazo ...
      Topic: Candy and The World of Greyhawk
    illustr8or

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    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Wed Jan 19, 2011 10:20 am   Subject: Fantastic!
    Both Dragon issues are available on ebay - sweet!

    And looking over my original boxed set - yep - right there is some native tree information. Maybe the Treasures of Greyhawk book might spark some m ...
      Topic: Candy and The World of Greyhawk
    illustr8or

    Replies: 31
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    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Tue Jan 18, 2011 11:47 pm   Subject: Keep 'em coming
    Thanks for input and suggestion! I'll have to look for that coffee article. Any ideas are welcome.
      Topic: Any San Diego games?
    illustr8or

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    PostForum: Greyhawk- AD&D 2nd Edition   Posted: Tue Jan 18, 2011 9:31 pm   Subject: Dusty in here...
    Hrmm... I'm trying to put together a San Diego 2e game right now.
      Topic: Candy and The World of Greyhawk
    illustr8or

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    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Tue Jan 18, 2011 12:20 pm   Subject: Candy and The World of Greyhawk
    I'm cobbling together a campaign based around an adventuring company sponsored by an established and pioneering business in the City of Greyhawk - "Spelloyal's Confections" - to find and discover ingr ...
      Topic: Tenser
    illustr8or

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    PostForum: Welcome to Greyhawk!   Posted: Tue Jan 18, 2011 10:22 am   Subject: Thank you!
    Thanks for the warm welcome and pointing me in the right direction!
    I'm so glad this forum is here. It's a treasure trove of information. :D
      Topic: Whatever happened to the Circle of 8?
    illustr8or

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    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Tue Jan 18, 2011 10:18 am   Subject: Thank you!
    Fantastic! Thank you so much.
      Topic: Whatever happened to the Circle of 8?
    illustr8or

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    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Mon Jan 17, 2011 4:44 pm   Subject: Tenser
    Just out of curiosity - are there any floorplans/maps of Tenser's Fortess and where can they be found... or are we on our own there (ie. source material, website links)?

    I want to use him as a majo ...
      Topic: Tenser
    illustr8or

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    PostForum: Welcome to Greyhawk!   Posted: Mon Jan 17, 2011 4:37 pm   Subject: Tenser
    Since he split with the Circle of 8, he's now doing his own thing from his tower off the coast of Magepoint.

    I was wondering if there are any maps/floor plans for his tower and any information abou ...
     
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