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      Topic: Announcement: Search through Dragon Magazine and others
    lamashtu

    Replies: 21
    Views: 8298

    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Sun Oct 06, 2019 5:39 pm   Subject: Announcement: Search through Dragon Magazine and others
    Good hear it was useful, makes me super happy to see a real use case!

    With a new job, and more or less leaving the world of gaming again, I haven't worked on this much recently. I'm aware that the ...
      Topic: How many in the queue, Ceb?
    lamashtu

    Replies: 10
    Views: 4242

    PostForum: Readers Workshop   Posted: Thu Jul 11, 2019 9:02 pm   Subject: How many in the queue, Ceb?
    Perhaps lamashtu can do it. Not sure what permission level he has.

    Oh I missed this, my apologies.

    For the record I have no access to anything, other than perhaps the various incarnations of the ...
      Topic: Order of the Hart membership (esp. Veluna)
    lamashtu

    Replies: 16
    Views: 5889

    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Wed Jul 03, 2019 5:16 pm   Subject: Re: Order of the Hart membership (esp. Veluna)
    Greetings,

    1) If the Order is truly independent, who, or what, pays for the aforementioned stipend, mounts, and tabard?

    In my mind, I wonder if this is like joining a union. Knights are expecte ...
      Topic: Publication Dates
    lamashtu

    Replies: 5
    Views: 2815

    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Sat Jun 29, 2019 10:59 am   Subject: Publication Dates
    Turns out the easiest option may be to perform a search at the US Copyright Office catalog, which provides the means to export their records. Then I can write a program to extract the publication dat ...
      Topic: Publication Dates
    lamashtu

    Replies: 5
    Views: 2815

    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Sun Jun 23, 2019 7:12 pm   Subject: Publication Dates
    Check out

    Looks like it maybe is missing something I might need at some point - but seems like an excellent start.

    Thanks!
      Topic: Publication Dates
    lamashtu

    Replies: 5
    Views: 2815

    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Sun Jun 23, 2019 12:13 pm   Subject: Publication Dates
    I'm looking for (reasonably complete) list of dates of publication (or year of copyright) for all TSR and WotC Dungeons and Dragons products. It would be a tremendous help if these dates were in as s ...
      Topic: Announcement: Search through Dragon Magazine and others
    lamashtu

    Replies: 21
    Views: 8298

    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Thu Jun 20, 2019 3:22 pm   Subject: Announcement: Search through Dragon Magazine and others
    After a some research, I implemented a new processing chain for OCRing the sources. Took about 200 hours of every core running flat out, but the result should be a reduction in false-negatives of aro ...
      Topic: Bridge and Road Tolls
    lamashtu

    Replies: 8
    Views: 3844

    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Thu Jun 20, 2019 8:26 am   Subject: Bridge and Road Tolls
    I'd expect to find a small guard post or fort, with its take being sent along to the settlement that built or maintains it. In an environment where treaties tend to be honored, the two settlements (o ...
      Topic: Bard colleges or schools?
    lamashtu

    Replies: 5
    Views: 3272

    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Wed Jun 19, 2019 4:39 pm   Subject: Bard colleges or schools?
    Using my tool at http://wait-wtf.com:3001

    I find references to "college" in Oerth Journals #3, 7, 8, 9, 10, 12, 14, 15, 16, 19, 20, 21, 22, and 27.

    I checked volume 15 and find:

    Bardic Colleg ...
      Topic: Bridge and Road Tolls
    lamashtu

    Replies: 8
    Views: 3844

    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Wed Jun 19, 2019 4:27 pm   Subject: Bridge and Road Tolls
    No idea if there's anything written specifically to Greyhawk, but historically we've seen toll forts/castles covering for river traffic and roads, and toll booths on bridges. Longer roads might have ...
      Topic: Why aren't we discussing more here?
    lamashtu

    Replies: 10
    Views: 4150

    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Wed Jun 19, 2019 12:51 pm   Subject: Why aren't we discussing more here?

    Yeah, there's fewer collaborative zines and forums and more content creators striking out alone to seek fame and fortune. Guys spam five GH facebook groups every time their weekly game convenes to g ...
      Topic: Why aren't we discussing more here?
    lamashtu

    Replies: 10
    Views: 4150

    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Sun Jun 16, 2019 5:31 pm   Subject: Why aren't we discussing more here?
    I've been posting, blogging, and getting in flame wars about Greyhawk, old video games, politics, and music since 1996 and the internet has never been a bastion of scholarship, but reading comprehensi ...
      Topic: Why aren't we discussing more here?
    lamashtu

    Replies: 10
    Views: 4150

    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Fri Jun 14, 2019 4:59 pm   Subject: Why aren't we discussing more here?
    There have been various proposals to revitalize the website, including my own offer to host and develop it on my own dime - even to include a contract binding me to ensure the community has access to ...
      Topic: Why aren't we discussing more here?
    lamashtu

    Replies: 10
    Views: 4150

    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Thu Jun 13, 2019 10:27 am   Subject: Why aren't we discussing more here?
    Some of us don't like the services mentioned, and some of us don't like mobile apps, and I don't like either. As one of those cranks who values his privacy too much, and doesn't trust free services, ...
      Topic: Announcement: Search through Dragon Magazine and others
    lamashtu

    Replies: 21
    Views: 8298

    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Mon Jun 10, 2019 9:05 am   Subject: Announcement: Search through Dragon Magazine and others
    As an experiment I've change the nature of searches over 4 characters in length to attempt to capture results that were being excluded due to bad OCR.

    An example of the problem being solved can be ...
      Topic: Announcement: Search through Dragon Magazine and others
    lamashtu

    Replies: 21
    Views: 8298

    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Fri Jun 07, 2019 7:31 pm   Subject: Announcement: Search through Dragon Magazine and others
    Yes, it would be great if it sorted sources numerically/alphabetically.

    But...getting stuff to appear at all is at the least very useful.

    The effort is greatly appreciated. Cool

    I decide ...
      Topic: Announcement: Search through Dragon Magazine and others
    lamashtu

    Replies: 21
    Views: 8298

    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Fri Jun 07, 2019 2:55 pm   Subject: Announcement: Search through Dragon Magazine and others
    ...and whatever, figured I'd improve the sorting a bit. It's still... weird in a way that isn't yet making sense to me. But I think you'll find it improved.
      Topic: Announcement: Search through Dragon Magazine and others
    lamashtu

    Replies: 21
    Views: 8298

    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Fri Jun 07, 2019 11:57 am   Subject: Announcement: Search through Dragon Magazine and others
    Just testing it out... I did a search for "Iuz." Lots of hits, but nothing going back prior to Dragon #103. Is this due to OCR problems with early issues?

    This should be corrected now. Some issues ...
      Topic: Announcement: Search through Dragon Magazine and others
    lamashtu

    Replies: 21
    Views: 8298

    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Fri Jun 07, 2019 10:31 am   Subject: Announcement: Search through Dragon Magazine and others
    Just testing it out... I did a search for "Iuz." Lots of hits, but nothing going back prior to Dragon #103. Is this due to OCR problems with early issues?

    I'm investigating this, however I believe ...
      Topic: Announcement: Search through Dragon Magazine and others
    lamashtu

    Replies: 21
    Views: 8298

    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Thu May 16, 2019 7:04 am   Subject: Announcement: Search through Dragon Magazine and others
    That's correct Icarus, the backend is (mostly) the same as what boccob was using in IRC.

    For you and anyone following the thread, and as I say in the [url=http://wait-wtf.com:3001/faq]FAQ, I can ad ...
      Topic: Announcement: Search through Dragon Magazine and others
    lamashtu

    Replies: 21
    Views: 8298

    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Sun May 12, 2019 8:40 am   Subject: Announcement: Search through Dragon Magazine and others
    Now with a web (and mobile-friendly) interface.

    Instantly search through Dragon's full run of issues including The Strategic Review, the Best of issues, and the Annuals; Oerth Journal; the LGG; and ...
      Topic: Fallen Heironean: John McCain
    lamashtu

    Replies: 8
    Views: 5698

    PostForum: The Backalley   Posted: Tue Aug 28, 2018 8:13 pm   Subject: Re: Fallen Heironean: John McCain

    2) In hearing so many tributes about Senator McCain and his long, distinguished military and political service to our country, as well as footage taken from personal interviews, it occurs to me that ...
      Topic: Old Con Adventures
    lamashtu

    Replies: 5
    Views: 4282

    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Thu Aug 09, 2018 2:15 pm   Subject: Old Con Adventures
    Searching boccob in IRC for "Lerara" only shows hits in Issue 241 (and Oerth Journal)...
      Topic: Backup Greyhawk Wiki down for maintenance
    lamashtu

    Replies: 3
    Views: 3825

    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Mon Jul 30, 2018 6:24 pm   Subject: Backup Greyhawk Wiki down for maintenance
    The wiki is up and serving pages.

    If you are trying to login, please use https and not just http. Recent server upgrades have caused a redirect problem I've been unable to resolve so far.
      Topic: Newish Greyhawkish Modules Published, ish
    lamashtu

    Replies: 10
    Views: 7148

    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Sun Jul 15, 2018 8:34 am   Subject: Newish Greyhawkish Modules Published, ish
    Sweet.

    Ladies & Gentlemen of our Community,

    The full catalog of casl Entertainment's modules are now available on DriveThruRPG.com!

    You can order them on either PDF or Print Format (or bo ...
      Topic: Backup Greyhawk Wiki down for maintenance
    lamashtu

    Replies: 3
    Views: 3825

    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Thu Jun 21, 2018 1:36 pm   Subject: Backup Greyhawk Wiki down for maintenance
    The backup wiki will be down for an extended maintenance. It will return.

    EDIT: Should be back up.
      Topic: Looking for Source: Fort Thomas / Singleton in the Yeomanry
    lamashtu

    Replies: 6
    Views: 4316

    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Sun May 13, 2018 1:46 pm   Subject: Looking for Source: Fort Thomas / Singleton in the Yeomanry
    Fort Thomas is an important part of YEO3-05 - A Friend in Need by Eric Williamson.

    The Living Greyhawk module's description is:

    The alliance between the Yeomanry League and the Hillman of Clan C ...
      Topic: Looking for Source: Fort Thomas / Singleton in the Yeomanry
    lamashtu

    Replies: 6
    Views: 4316

    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Sun May 13, 2018 1:23 pm   Subject: Looking for Source: Fort Thomas / Singleton in the Yeomanry
    There is a town of Singleton listed as a location of a "medium" temple to Hieroneous in The Church of Hieroneous, a document under the Metacampaign Organizations of the Yeomanry from the Living Greyha ...
      Topic: Announcement: Search through Dragon Magazine
    lamashtu

    Replies: 9
    Views: 5538

    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Sat May 12, 2018 5:39 pm   Subject: Announcement: Search through Dragon Magazine
    All issues of Dragon except 147, 148, and 149 are now indexed.

    If I ever manage to get copies of those last three issues that I can work with, I will add them. Otherwise, as there's an overall lac ...
      Topic: Announcement: Search through Dragon Magazine
    lamashtu

    Replies: 9
    Views: 5538

    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Mon Apr 30, 2018 5:41 pm   Subject: Announcement: Search through Dragon Magazine
    Indexed Oerth Journals 1 - 25.
      Topic: Announcement: Search through Dragon Magazine
    lamashtu

    Replies: 9
    Views: 5538

    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Sun Apr 29, 2018 1:27 pm   Subject: Announcement: Search through Dragon Magazine
    vestcoat: Sorry, boccob is the name of the bot I created to support the #greytalk channel in IRC (home of the Thursday night chats).

    You could give the search a try by using the "Greytalk Chat Now ...
      Topic: Announcement: Search through Dragon Magazine
    lamashtu

    Replies: 9
    Views: 5538

    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Sun Apr 29, 2018 7:49 am   Subject: Announcement: Search through Dragon Magazine
    grodog: Yes, and yes - but I'm not sure there would be any benefit to try to tie the two together.

    I could provide relevant hits from Dragondex before/after the other results. Or I could create a ...
      Topic: Announcement: Search through Dragon Magazine
    lamashtu

    Replies: 9
    Views: 5538

    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Sat Apr 28, 2018 10:32 pm   Subject: Announcement: Search through Dragon Magazine
    Ha! I never claimed I could type well. ;P

    Sadly though, there was indeed an OCR error during that test.

    This is indeed for greytalk only - and I doubt I'll ever pursue another home for it. Ac ...
      Topic: Announcement: Search through Dragon Magazine
    lamashtu

    Replies: 9
    Views: 5538

    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Sat Apr 28, 2018 3:16 pm   Subject: Announcement: Search through Dragon Magazine
    I'm happy to announce that boccob the #greytalk bot now has the ability to search the text of Dragon Magazine and Strategic Review.

    Every issue will be searched and you will receive your results ...
      Topic: Intermittent 500 Internal Server errors in forums
    lamashtu

    Replies: 2
    Views: 3151

    PostForum: Canonfire! & GreyTalk Help and Feedback   Posted: Sun Apr 08, 2018 8:02 pm   Subject: Intermittent 500 Internal Server errors in forums
    As always I'm lurking in IRC ready to ambush the wild PSEGLH if I spot him.
      Topic: Looking for a particular Dragon magazine article
    lamashtu

    Replies: 3
    Views: 3251

    PostForum: Greyhawk- AD&D 2nd Edition   Posted: Sun Apr 08, 2018 10:52 am   Subject: Looking for a particular Dragon magazine article
    It's a quality article, one I remember enjoying when I first read it. I'm not sure I really agree with everything said (shocker - D&D folk disagreeing about alignments!) but I really think the co ...
      Topic: Looking for a particular Dragon magazine article
    lamashtu

    Replies: 3
    Views: 3251

    PostForum: Greyhawk- AD&D 2nd Edition   Posted: Fri Apr 06, 2018 9:04 pm   Subject: Looking for a particular Dragon magazine article
    Reminded me of "Get Your Priorities Straight", issue 173 pg.50.
      Topic: Greyhawk Calendar Project
    lamashtu

    Replies: 17
    Views: 11123

    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Mon Mar 12, 2018 9:04 pm   Subject: Greyhawk Calendar Project
    Saw your question in #greytalk earlier, glad you got your account here.

    I don't have anything to contribute, other than to say that I'm looking forward to seeing what you come up with.
      Topic: New GLoG website down - Does anyone know what's happening?
    lamashtu

    Replies: 3
    Views: 4614

    PostForum: The Great Library of Greyhawk Wiki   Posted: Thu Mar 08, 2018 4:35 pm   Subject: New GLoG website down - Does anyone know what's happening?
    I have no information available on the status of greyparticle - the domain appears to have expired, but I'm not the owner.

    A backup wiki built from the same code and database is available at https: ...
      Topic: The Wiki is officially back
    lamashtu

    Replies: 2
    Views: 3702

    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Fri Nov 03, 2017 6:40 pm   Subject: The Wiki is officially back
    For those (like me) who tend to come directly back to the forums. Please note the Wiki is back up, including the link to the left.

    http://thecanonfirecrier.blogspot.com/2017/11/the-greyhawk-wiki-h ...
      Topic: Young Bride´s Story - Love history in Blakunish lands
    lamashtu

    Replies: 2
    Views: 4851

    PostForum: The Backalley   Posted: Fri Jun 02, 2017 4:35 pm   Subject: Young Bride´s Story - Love history in Blakunish lands
    Not much a fan of manga or anime, but this looks damn interesting. Thanks!
      Topic: Ogres of Oerth: A project in infancy
    lamashtu

    Replies: 13
    Views: 12967

    PostForum: Readers Workshop   Posted: Thu May 18, 2017 9:37 am   Subject: Ogres of Oerth: A project in infancy
    Well I'm not going to lie, it's often pretty dead. We struggle to hit the critical mass of people required to keep Greyhawk conversation going often, but we keep trying to encourage people to swing b ...
      Topic: Ogres of Oerth: A project in infancy
    lamashtu

    Replies: 13
    Views: 12967

    PostForum: Readers Workshop   Posted: Wed May 17, 2017 7:04 pm   Subject: Ogres of Oerth: A project in infancy
    Speaking as a new guy, but one of the primary keepers-of-the-IRC-flame, I'd love to see you show up and hear your ideas.

    Total nostalgia attack. I may see some of you this Thursday night after work ...
      Topic: Greyhawk Wiki
    lamashtu

    Replies: 40
    Views: 31901

    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Thu Apr 27, 2017 9:33 pm   Subject: Greyhawk Wiki
    Is there still any interest in mirroring the wiki once it is up again?

    There's already one mirror up at wait-wtf.com/wiki, eventually Gary and I will establish a system to keep them up to date.

    ...
      Topic: Forum search? Ah! There it is!
    lamashtu

    Replies: 9
    Views: 11783

    PostForum: Canonfire! & GreyTalk Help and Feedback   Posted: Mon Apr 10, 2017 5:17 pm   Subject: Forum search? Ah! There it is!
    And let's get a Lucene or Elasticsearch backend or something!

    And get back to work in the acid mines! Laughing

    Kidding of course, but there remains hope for a better search backend in the future ...
      Topic: GreyTalk Chat Time(s)?
    lamashtu

    Replies: 2
    Views: 4036

    PostForum: Canonfire! & GreyTalk Help and Feedback   Posted: Mon Apr 03, 2017 8:37 pm   Subject: GreyTalk Chat Time(s)?
    Greytalk continues to meet on Thursdays, although it's been very sparse of late. People are likely to start talking around 10pm EST, and on our busy nights, we see the things pick up an hour or two l ...
      Topic: Still No Elves - Talislanta Kickstarter up
    lamashtu

    Replies: 1
    Views: 4096

    PostForum: The Backalley   Posted: Wed Mar 29, 2017 5:44 pm   Subject: Still No Elves - Talislanta Kickstarter up
    I know there are a few Talislanta fans around, and some others who have expressed interest to me in #greytalk. A new edition is being Kickstarted now, and interestingly will be taking place in an ear ...
      Topic: Greyhawk Wiki
    lamashtu

    Replies: 40
    Views: 31901

    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Wed Mar 08, 2017 6:16 pm   Subject: Greyhawk Wiki
    Pleased to have been of service. It's gratifying to see the growing excitement as the community realizes it's back.
      Topic: New Mortellan Artwork!
    lamashtu

    Replies: 7
    Views: 6358

    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Sat Mar 04, 2017 10:29 pm   Subject: New Mortellan Artwork!
    Magnificent! Now we need one of Grazzt reading "Go the Bleep to Sleep"

    Gods yes. That book cracks me up.
      Topic: Greyhawk Wiki
    lamashtu

    Replies: 40
    Views: 31901

    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Sun Feb 19, 2017 10:23 am   Subject: Greyhawk Wiki
    Since my last update, I've obtained the allegedly corrupted database, and it successfully imported via my mariadb instance. A brief scan of the tables by eye suggests it's in fairly good shape - but ...
      Topic: Greyhawk Wiki
    lamashtu

    Replies: 40
    Views: 31901

    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Tue Jan 03, 2017 10:21 pm   Subject: Greyhawk Wiki
    So I've recovered an unknown percentage of the wiki's most recent state, in a form that's not particularly usable. We've managed to get it online, again, in a mostly unusable form. We're stalled on ...
      Topic: Greyhawk Wiki
    lamashtu

    Replies: 40
    Views: 31901

    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Sun Oct 09, 2016 6:44 pm   Subject: Greyhawk Wiki
    Time to bump this...

    Any word on when the wiki might be available again?

    A number of us are now working to restore the wiki. I can tell you that I have now recovered the majority of the content ...
      Topic: Character Roster & OOC Thread
    lamashtu

    Replies: 116
    Views: 73343

    PostForum: Expedition to the Land of Black Ice   Posted: Tue May 31, 2016 3:57 pm   Subject: Re: Vote Tallies, Saevil's Votes
    Aurdraco/Lamashtu:
    Would like to see Saevil's actual votes, if possible. Doesn't have to be pretty, can be like Ohrin's first votes post. Just curious.

    I have updated a previous post to include Sa ...
      Topic: Character Roster & OOC Thread
    lamashtu

    Replies: 116
    Views: 73343

    PostForum: Expedition to the Land of Black Ice   Posted: Sat May 28, 2016 7:05 pm   Subject: Character Roster & OOC Thread
    I'm just choosing the most tasty looking NPCs for when everything falls apart, and we go all Donner Party on each other.

    NOM NOM NOM
      Topic: Chapter 2: The Outsiders
    lamashtu

    Replies: 190
    Views: 95582

    PostForum: Expedition to the Land of Black Ice   Posted: Sat May 28, 2016 6:35 pm   Subject: HQ At Night / DISCUSSION / Sævil
    Meta:

    Sævil participates in the back and forth of the conversation. During this time he plays with Astafrejlva, encourages her to interact with Njord - and Ohrin if he seems open to it, sips a bev ...
      Topic: Chapter 2: The Outsiders
    lamashtu

    Replies: 190
    Views: 95582

    PostForum: Expedition to the Land of Black Ice   Posted: Fri May 27, 2016 10:35 am   Subject: Headquarters At Night
    Sævil reaches absently for the wolf as the Kenku passes out the door, then turns back to his new compatriots.

    "Njord, Ohrin! This beauty is Astafrejlva, one of Milleen's pups. She chose me, or so ...
      Topic: Chapter 2: The Outsiders
    lamashtu

    Replies: 190
    Views: 95582

    PostForum: Expedition to the Land of Black Ice   Posted: Thu May 19, 2016 8:31 pm   Subject: Re: Sævil: The Howling
    "Now, it falls to you to name her and allow her to remain at your heel."

    Milleen smirked slightly. "We will need to bring much meat on our voyage across Black Ice," she opined. "If not before, th ...
      Topic: Chapter 2: The Outsiders
    lamashtu

    Replies: 190
    Views: 95582

    PostForum: Expedition to the Land of Black Ice   Posted: Wed May 18, 2016 7:45 pm   Subject: Re: Sævil: The Howling
    In the moment, everyone seemed pleased. Except Milleen. She stood at Sævil's side and made a little face. Her small scaled hand went to her chin in a thoughtful gesture. “Hmm,” she mused. “A prob ...
      Topic: Chapter 2: The Outsiders
    lamashtu

    Replies: 190
    Views: 95582

    PostForum: Expedition to the Land of Black Ice   Posted: Sat May 14, 2016 6:15 pm   Subject: Re: Sævil: The Howling
    Milleen laughed her sly snicker. She stepped forward quickly, causing both the single and the group of wolves to scatter back. Clearly, their respect for their mistress was absolute. "It seems you' ...
      Topic: Chapter 2: The Outsiders
    lamashtu

    Replies: 190
    Views: 95582

    PostForum: Expedition to the Land of Black Ice   Posted: Thu May 12, 2016 7:47 pm   Subject: Re: Sævil: The Howling
    "And when come the wolves...show no fear."

    Sævil settles onto his haunches in the snow, smiles, and reaches out with his right hand.
      Topic: Character Roster & OOC Thread
    lamashtu

    Replies: 116
    Views: 73343

    PostForum: Expedition to the Land of Black Ice   Posted: Thu May 12, 2016 5:16 pm   Subject: Character Roster & OOC Thread
    hahaha.. she called us 'fleshlings'!
      Topic: Chapter 2: The Outsiders
    lamashtu

    Replies: 190
    Views: 95582

    PostForum: Expedition to the Land of Black Ice   Posted: Thu May 12, 2016 6:38 am   Subject: Re: Sævil: The Howling
    Milleen snickered to herself with a wry smirk. "You look like a lizard, indeed."

    They swiftly found themselves standing before the open rock faces from which Sævil had felt the weight of several s ...
      Topic: Chapter 2: The Outsiders
    lamashtu

    Replies: 190
    Views: 95582

    PostForum: Expedition to the Land of Black Ice   Posted: Wed May 11, 2016 10:31 pm   Subject: Re: Sævil: The Howling
    "We will see which one of them finds you worthy."

    Sævil follows Milleen on his hands and knees. As they travel he asks, "Milleen your people look like lizards and what little I know of lizards is ...
      Topic: Chapter 2: The Outsiders
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    PostForum: Expedition to the Land of Black Ice   Posted: Wed May 11, 2016 6:20 pm   Subject: Re: Sævil: The Howling
    “I find it pleasing to know that, somehow, I was mistaken.”

    Sævil cocks his head slightly, "Kalistis? The Old Man said you traveled with an Ilkka? Ilkka Suhonen. Although I'm not sure it matters ...
      Topic: Chapter 2: The Outsiders
    lamashtu

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    PostForum: Expedition to the Land of Black Ice   Posted: Mon May 09, 2016 9:51 pm   Subject: Re: Sævil: The Howling
    She paused a moment, chuckling at the absurdity of the notion. “But you hardly know me,” she added. “All that you know is that I have offered you one of my pets to call your own. So how do you know ...
      Topic: Chapter 2: The Outsiders
    lamashtu

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    PostForum: Expedition to the Land of Black Ice   Posted: Mon May 09, 2016 5:09 pm   Subject: Re: Sævil: The Howling
    She raised her cup once more. Sævil noticed that, when she sipped from its rim, she pointed one of her clawed digits in an aristocratic manner. "Your words have piqued my interest though, brave one, ...
      Topic: Chapter 2: The Outsiders
    lamashtu

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    PostForum: Expedition to the Land of Black Ice   Posted: Sun May 08, 2016 9:45 pm   Subject: Re: Sævil: The Howling
    She took some two white ceramic hollows from the top of the table as she made her way to the fire. "Perhaps it would be good to warm your belly as we spoke of the journey to come," she added. Her si ...
      Topic: Chapter 2: The Outsiders
    lamashtu

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    PostForum: Expedition to the Land of Black Ice   Posted: Sun May 08, 2016 8:02 pm   Subject: Re: Sævil: The Howling
    Sævil wasn't quite sure what he would find inside the small domicile. Whatever he might have expected, though...it certainly wasn't what he saw.

    "Welcome to my humble home."

    "My thanks for the ...
      Topic: Chapter 2: The Outsiders
    lamashtu

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    PostForum: Expedition to the Land of Black Ice   Posted: Sun May 08, 2016 5:18 pm   Subject: Re: Sævil: The Howling
    From within the small cave, he heard a voice, somehow, amidst it all. “Come,” it bade him.

    Sævil crouches at the entrance for a few moments, then rocks forward onto his hands and knees. He begins ...
      Topic: Chapter 2: The Outsiders
    lamashtu

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    PostForum: Expedition to the Land of Black Ice   Posted: Thu May 05, 2016 9:06 pm   Subject: Re: Sævil: The Howling
    Nearer now to the mouth of the barrow. Sævil could see the flickering of some sort of flame within.

    The wolf-mistress awaited.

    Sævil breathes deeply and then calls out, "Milleen, may we speak? ...
      Topic: #greytalk
    lamashtu

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    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Thu May 05, 2016 8:45 pm   Subject: #greytalk
    boccob told me we hit a new record of concurrent users. i was busy watching my boys be humiliated by Real Madrid, but the #greytalk idlers club sure is glad to see so many people coming by!
      Topic: Chapter 2: The Outsiders
    lamashtu

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    PostForum: Expedition to the Land of Black Ice   Posted: Wed May 04, 2016 8:19 pm   Subject: Sævil: The Old Man and the Sea
    Sævil gazes at the coins in his hand long after the Old Man is gone, his face pale and slack. He listens to the sounds of the wind outside, his face pale and slack.

    At last he turns a coin to sh ...
      Topic: Chapter 2: The Outsiders
    lamashtu

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    PostForum: Expedition to the Land of Black Ice   Posted: Wed May 04, 2016 3:37 pm   Subject: Sævil: The Old Man and the Sea
    Sævil stares, his mouth hanging open, "My old friend, I'll have more to ask you once I know more. I haven't even had a chance to look at this list of volunteers that was left for us! And surely we'l ...
      Topic: Chapter 2: The Outsiders
    lamashtu

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    PostForum: Expedition to the Land of Black Ice   Posted: Tue May 03, 2016 10:24 pm   Subject: Sævil: The Old Man and the Sea
    "...Yes I know of her after all, interesting..." Sævil falls into silence.

    After several moments of staring into space, he turns back to the Old Man, "Is there anything else you wish to say to me, ...
      Topic: Chapter 2: The Outsiders
    lamashtu

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    PostForum: Expedition to the Land of Black Ice   Posted: Tue May 03, 2016 8:47 pm   Subject: Sævil: The Old Man and the Sea
    "Hold now, you're naming names I've never heard - or if I have, I remember them not!" Sævil stops in front of a chest and pulls from it a large quantity of cleaned and bleached seal gut, "Mannenheim? ...
      Topic: Player Character Information
    lamashtu

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    PostForum: Expedition to the Land of Black Ice   Posted: Tue May 03, 2016 8:28 pm   Subject: Player Character Information
    Do our characters have a map roughly equivalent to the one above at the moment?
      Topic: Chapter 2: The Outsiders
    lamashtu

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    PostForum: Expedition to the Land of Black Ice   Posted: Sat Apr 30, 2016 11:51 am   Subject: Sævil: The Old Man and the Sea
    "Fair, Old Man," Sævil sits across from him and leans forward, "Milleen's offered to train me a wolf, and I'm like to take her up on it. But I can't help thinking we should convince her to come. We' ...
      Topic: Character Roster & OOC Thread
    lamashtu

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    PostForum: Expedition to the Land of Black Ice   Posted: Thu Apr 28, 2016 5:28 pm   Subject: Character Roster & OOC Thread
    Lamashtu,

    Very well, then. Dispense with the Owlbear and go straight to the Tarrasque!!! :o


    -- K.

    Wait... *is* there a plush Tarrasque?!
      Topic: Chapter 2: The Outsiders
    lamashtu

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    PostForum: Expedition to the Land of Black Ice   Posted: Wed Apr 27, 2016 10:49 pm   Subject: Sævil: The Old Man and the Sea
    Sævil shivers and frowns at the Old Man's warnings.

    "Are you aware of the list of volunteers we've been provided with? I haven't seen it yet."
      Topic: Character Roster & OOC Thread
    lamashtu

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    PostForum: Expedition to the Land of Black Ice   Posted: Wed Apr 27, 2016 10:12 pm   Subject: Character Roster & OOC Thread
    Quite the opposite, she's not yet 4 and she's already dwarfing 8 year old boys. I look forward to watching her kick **** in Krav Maga classes, and when she's a bit older, taking her to the firing rang ...
      Topic: Character Roster & OOC Thread
    lamashtu

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    PostForum: Expedition to the Land of Black Ice   Posted: Wed Apr 27, 2016 5:07 pm   Subject: Character Roster & OOC Thread
    Gotta agree that was a really sweet and fun scene.

    I've seen that owlbear plushie before, considered grabbing one for my niece.
      Topic: Chapter 2: The Outsiders
    lamashtu

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    PostForum: Expedition to the Land of Black Ice   Posted: Tue Apr 26, 2016 8:40 pm   Subject: Re: Sævil: The Old Man and the Sea
    Sævil smiles softly at the Old Man, "Maybe the grandmother's tales of warm forest hiding somewhere in there is true. Whatever chance we have, I have faith the Mayor wouldn't send us out if she didn't ...
      Topic: Chapter 2: The Outsiders
    lamashtu

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    PostForum: Expedition to the Land of Black Ice   Posted: Mon Apr 25, 2016 10:20 pm   Subject: Sævil: The Old Man and the Sea
    "Who said anything of brave? I'm just tired of being soaked aboard your boat near every day," Sævil grins, "I wanted a vacation!"

    He gathers items from throughout the room and tosses them onto hi ...
      Topic: Character Roster & OOC Thread
    lamashtu

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    PostForum: Expedition to the Land of Black Ice   Posted: Mon Apr 25, 2016 10:05 pm   Subject: Character Roster & OOC Thread
    Sheesh Kraftwerk, WTF with the tear-jerking scenes?!

    lol Smile
      Topic: Chapter 2: The Outsiders
    lamashtu

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    PostForum: Expedition to the Land of Black Ice   Posted: Mon Apr 25, 2016 9:31 pm   Subject: Sævil: Sævil's Home
    Sævil swears in his native tongue, but lets his hands fall to his side.

    "Old Man Ocean lurking in my own home! And somehow he knows our plans," he barks a laugh, "I shouldn't be surprised, but the ...
      Topic: Character Roster & OOC Thread
    lamashtu

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    PostForum: Expedition to the Land of Black Ice   Posted: Sun Apr 24, 2016 3:43 pm   Subject: Character Roster & OOC Thread
    I'm +1 if Kraftwerk is feeling up to it.
      Topic: Chapter 2: The Outsiders
    lamashtu

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    PostForum: Expedition to the Land of Black Ice   Posted: Sun Apr 24, 2016 3:40 pm   Subject: Chapter 2: The Outsiders
    "I go also, it's best I have all my gear available here."

    Sævil walks home, his eyes slightly unfocused the whole way. He gathers up all his gear, and returns to the new headquarters. He finds a ...
      Topic: Chapter 2: The Outsiders
    lamashtu

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    PostForum: Expedition to the Land of Black Ice   Posted: Thu Apr 21, 2016 4:36 pm   Subject: Chapter 2: The Outsiders
    Sævil ceases his labors and looks first to the Captain, and then at Njord. He chuckles softly, and then gets his head down before either might spot his rather wide grin.
      Topic: Character Roster & OOC Thread
    lamashtu

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    PostForum: Expedition to the Land of Black Ice   Posted: Tue Apr 19, 2016 5:14 pm   Subject: Character Roster & OOC Thread
    Cheers to all for a chapter completed, yes! Here's to many more!
      Topic: Chapter 2: The Outsiders
    lamashtu

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    PostForum: Expedition to the Land of Black Ice   Posted: Mon Apr 18, 2016 7:10 pm   Subject: C2: The Outsiders / Headquarters / Sævil
    Sævil sets down the cask without drinking and stretches in his chair.

    He glances at Njord and laughs, "I was raised on the same coast near which our mission truly begins, you know. My step-fathe ...
      Topic: Chapter 2: The Outsiders
    lamashtu

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    PostForum: Expedition to the Land of Black Ice   Posted: Thu Apr 14, 2016 2:51 pm   Subject: Chapter 2: Sævil: The Outsiders: HQ
    Sævil tips back in his chair, "Ah friend Njord, That's No Jungle! was the name of my old adventuring band. Good times!"
      Topic: Character Roster & OOC Thread
    lamashtu

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    PostForum: Expedition to the Land of Black Ice   Posted: Tue Apr 12, 2016 9:25 pm   Subject: Character Roster & OOC Thread
    "You practice sorcery to bring drink to you? That would be good skill to master. Perhaps when it is yours, you teach me."

    ROFL Happy
      Topic: Chapter 2: The Outsiders
    lamashtu

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    PostForum: Expedition to the Land of Black Ice   Posted: Tue Apr 12, 2016 10:59 am   Subject: Chapter 2: Sævil: The Outsiders
    Sævil sighs when he spots the cask on the table. He concentrates closely and extends his arm toward the cask, flexing every muscle involved until his entire arm is quivering.

    After a few moments, ...
      Topic: #greytalk
    lamashtu

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    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Mon Apr 11, 2016 9:56 pm   Subject: #greytalk
    When I decided to get back into gaming, the one fantasy setting I had in mind was Greyhawk. A career change saw me suddenly using IRC 24/7, something I hadn't done since the late 90s. I found Canonf ...
      Topic: Chapter 2: The Outsiders
    lamashtu

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    PostForum: Expedition to the Land of Black Ice   Posted: Mon Apr 11, 2016 7:09 pm   Subject: Chapter 2: Sævil: The Outsiders
    Sævil squints as he takes in the room. He grabs a chair and pulls it toward one of the fires, sprawls out, and sighs happily.

    Once Fireheart leaves, he turns as if to answer her, "Ja, I hardly see ...
      Topic: Best of the Dragon Archive Issues
    lamashtu

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    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Sat Apr 09, 2016 10:35 pm   Subject: Best of the Dragon Archive Issues
    A couple of my favorite Dragon articles:

    Issue 10: Orgies, Inc. - really helped us come up with fun and interesting ways to deal with details of gaining experience from gold; led to some great se ...
      Topic: Chapter 1: From Ice and Stone, a Rose
    lamashtu

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    PostForum: Expedition to the Land of Black Ice   Posted: Sat Apr 09, 2016 5:10 pm   Subject: Sævil: Revelations
    Sævil nods his affirmative to examining the headquarters.
      Topic: Character Roster & OOC Thread
    lamashtu

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    PostForum: Expedition to the Land of Black Ice   Posted: Thu Apr 07, 2016 1:25 pm   Subject: Character Roster & OOC Thread
    Hahaha, that would be telling! But you could always ask him!
      Topic: Chapter 1: From Ice and Stone, a Rose
    lamashtu

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    PostForum: Expedition to the Land of Black Ice   Posted: Tue Apr 05, 2016 8:50 pm   Subject: Sævil: Revelations
    Still smiling, Sævil looks over to Ohrin, "The Lord Mayor speaks true."

    He glances at Njord, "We've one to fight." He turns to Kahss, "We've one to silently watch," his gaze settles back on Ohri ...
      Topic: Chapter 1: From Ice and Stone, a Rose
    lamashtu

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    PostForum: Expedition to the Land of Black Ice   Posted: Sun Apr 03, 2016 7:50 pm   Subject: Sævil: Revelations
    Eyes still wide, Sævil's face alights with a smile. "You tell me I'm to scout the Land of Black Ice, and perhaps carve a place for us there? Now that will be a story worth many drinks!"
     
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