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      Topic: Religion in the World of Greyhawk
    mcneilk

    Replies: 11
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    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Tue Sep 18, 2018 9:11 pm   Subject: Religion in the World of Greyhawk
    does it matter what year you are in? Ie. is the worship of cuthbert more prevalent in 591 as opposed to 576? Iuz gaining in popularity as his power grows? The old gods being pushed aside by the dr ...
      Topic: combat and horses
    mcneilk

    Replies: 5
    Views: 6097

    PostForum: Greyhawk- AD&D 1st Edition   Posted: Fri Apr 28, 2017 7:43 pm   Subject: combat and horses
    What i find interesting is that the WSG was not released copyrighted until 1986 and released in '87. Thats almost ten years after the DMG. What the hell was the ruling on mounted combat before that. ...
      Topic: combat and horses
    mcneilk

    Replies: 5
    Views: 6097

    PostForum: Greyhawk- AD&D 1st Edition   Posted: Thu Apr 27, 2017 4:06 pm   Subject: combat and horses
    well met sir lanthorn. I checked for responses a couple times and when there were none the pea kicked in. I have the WSG in hand. All questions answered. Happy hunting fellow gamers!
      Topic: combat and horses
    mcneilk

    Replies: 5
    Views: 6097

    PostForum: Greyhawk- AD&D 1st Edition   Posted: Wed Apr 26, 2017 9:38 am   Subject: combat and horses
    What is the BTB ruling on mounted combat? ie. pc on a horse fighting an enemy on the ground. pc on a horse fighting some sorta monster. pc attacking an enemy from the ground where the enemy is mou ...
      Topic: New D&D Movie
    mcneilk

    Replies: 19
    Views: 15329

    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Thu Mar 23, 2017 10:36 am   Subject: New D&D Movie
    that sir is AWSOME!!!!!
      Topic: PHB
    mcneilk

    Replies: 2
    Views: 4466

    PostForum: Greyhawk- AD&D 1st Edition   Posted: Wed Nov 09, 2016 9:09 am   Subject: PHB
    hahahahahaha

    thats gonna make me laugh for awhile. thank you
      Topic: PHB
    mcneilk

    Replies: 2
    Views: 4466

    PostForum: Greyhawk- AD&D 1st Edition   Posted: Mon Nov 07, 2016 8:11 pm   Subject: PHB
    on page 38 there is a chart. weapon types, general data and to hit adjustments. In this chart under length certain weapons have c. in front of the number. This is also in the UA chart. What does i ...
      Topic: new campaign
    mcneilk

    Replies: 10
    Views: 7202

    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Tue Oct 13, 2015 7:04 pm   Subject: new campaign
    I As far as the inns, my assumption is that despite Keoland's official foreign policy toward the Sea Princes, Saltmarsh has some ties with some of the shadier elements that operate out of that state w ...
      Topic: new campaign
    mcneilk

    Replies: 10
    Views: 7202

    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Mon Oct 12, 2015 5:00 am   Subject: new campaign
    the npcs will all be first level from the back of the u1 module. As for the size of saltmarsh the module suggests using a village of 2000 people which is more than a thorpe i think. Thats another re ...
      Topic: new campaign
    mcneilk

    Replies: 10
    Views: 7202

    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Sun Oct 11, 2015 7:13 pm   Subject: new campaign
    A year has hopefully eased the pain of demise at the eyes of the beholder and in about a month we will be starting the U series. I have been working on the town of saltmarsh and am looking for a few ...
      Topic: Game of Thrones
    mcneilk

    Replies: 135
    Views: 95772

    PostForum: The Backalley   Posted: Sat Apr 25, 2015 4:59 am   Subject: Game of Thrones
    two episodes into the new season and no discussion at canonfire?

    Here is my humble opinion... please some screen writer stop being so stupid. The mother of dragons has a torch and its daylight w ...
      Topic: Searching dice roll
    mcneilk

    Replies: 11
    Views: 11652

    PostForum: Greyhawk- AD&D 1st Edition   Posted: Wed Apr 08, 2015 3:14 pm   Subject: Searching dice roll
    not sure what you mean by hidden treasure? Hidden under the mattress? When gaming we have had arguments about the search function. They want to say search and find everything. I ask for details b ...
      Topic: Searching dice roll
    mcneilk

    Replies: 11
    Views: 11652

    PostForum: Greyhawk- AD&D 1st Edition   Posted: Wed Apr 08, 2015 4:00 am   Subject: Searching dice roll
    i am pretty sure secret doors are 1 in 6 or at least thats what i use for non-elven characters.

    and mister cebrion... that link is.... FREAKIN AWSOME!!!!!!!! There has been lots of reference to ...
      Topic: Dark Druids reprinted and converted for AD&D
    mcneilk

    Replies: 3
    Views: 4538

    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Tue Mar 10, 2015 6:25 pm   Subject: Dark Druids reprinted and converted for AD&D
    i just tried purchasing a copy of double D and it was sold out. More soon?
      Topic: The Beholder
    mcneilk

    Replies: 16
    Views: 13749

    PostForum: Greyhawk- AD&D 1st Edition   Posted: Sat Mar 07, 2015 8:00 pm   Subject: The Beholder
    i have been meaning to post the result and it was as expected. The party came into the cavern. The light of the lava pool illuninated the eight huge gargoyles perched not twenty feet to the north. ...
      Topic: Money in 5E
    mcneilk

    Replies: 7
    Views: 9882

    PostForum: Greyhawk- D&D 5th Edition   Posted: Mon Dec 22, 2014 4:35 am   Subject: Money in 5E
    that was an intersting read mortellan. i never knew the weight of rations was different over the editions.
      Topic: Money in 5E
    mcneilk

    Replies: 7
    Views: 9882

    PostForum: Greyhawk- D&D 5th Edition   Posted: Fri Dec 19, 2014 9:02 pm   Subject: hey now
    i would also think coins may be smaller but everyone thinks in terms of gp or pp. i imagine cp dime sized to look pretty worthless. Which is maybe why my players won't even take them.
      Topic: Where is the Hobgoblin Nation?
    mcneilk

    Replies: 21
    Views: 16232

    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Thu Dec 04, 2014 6:10 pm   Subject: Where is the Hobgoblin Nation?
    Grot-Ugrat. Even the name is resounding. The dwarf and gnome hail from gyrax in the principality of ulek. I am definately gonna do a homebrew with the ruins of grot-egrat.

    I am one hundred perce ...
      Topic: The "Introduce Yourself" Thread
    mcneilk

    Replies: 400
    Views: 232643

    PostForum: Welcome to Greyhawk!   Posted: Thu Dec 04, 2014 5:40 pm   Subject: The "Introduce Yourself" Thread
    welcome deathsdj!! this community has the knowledge of the ages.
      Topic: The Beholder
    mcneilk

    Replies: 16
    Views: 13749

    PostForum: Greyhawk- AD&D 1st Edition   Posted: Thu Dec 04, 2014 5:32 pm   Subject: hey now
    Thank you all so much for your immediate and accurate responses. As usual all you get on this site is answers but...

    we all know answers lead to questions so.... when a spell caster is in the ant ...
      Topic: The Beholder
    mcneilk

    Replies: 16
    Views: 13749

    PostForum: Greyhawk- AD&D 1st Edition   Posted: Wed Nov 12, 2014 5:40 am   Subject: The Beholder
    i looked at the I, tyrant and it was really good but the picture from that booklet shows the anti-magic ray being used on a spellcaster. In the picture this ray is definately cone shaped. If the dia ...
      Topic: The Beholder
    mcneilk

    Replies: 16
    Views: 13749

    PostForum: Greyhawk- AD&D 1st Edition   Posted: Thu Nov 06, 2014 2:05 pm   Subject: The Beholder
    and while i am seeking some sage advice how do you handle the enlarge spell. does "a person 12' tall would be as an ogre, while and 18' tall person would actually be a giant for the duration of the s ...
      Topic: The Beholder
    mcneilk

    Replies: 16
    Views: 13749

    PostForum: Greyhawk- AD&D 1st Edition   Posted: Thu Nov 06, 2014 1:03 pm   Subject: The Beholder
    The MM gives ranges but not radius. Is the anti-magic ray on one PC for the entire round? maybe its more a cone with a 14'radius at 140'? what about the eyestalks.
      Topic: naga
    mcneilk

    Replies: 5
    Views: 6738

    PostForum: Greyhawk- AD&D 1st Edition   Posted: Fri Oct 31, 2014 7:36 pm   Subject: naga
    many thanks
      Topic: naga
    mcneilk

    Replies: 5
    Views: 6738

    PostForum: Greyhawk- AD&D 1st Edition   Posted: Wed Oct 29, 2014 4:27 pm   Subject: naga
    in the mm the picture of the spirit naga is a snakes body with a human head. How is it able to cast spells with no arms? Also does it have a spell book for its MU spells? What deity does it get its ...
      Topic: Tracking Spell-Casting XP, Long-Term
    mcneilk

    Replies: 10
    Views: 7120

    PostForum: Greyhawk- AD&D 2nd Edition   Posted: Sat Sep 20, 2014 9:49 am   Subject: Tracking Spell-Casting XP, Long-Term
    i don't want to give away xp but whats the point of being cheap. i give party xp with zero individual. like has been stated monster-treasure-magic divided by number of party. like ragnar i also gi ...
      Topic: Why I have always feared WoG Canon
    mcneilk

    Replies: 19
    Views: 12143

    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Mon Jun 16, 2014 10:27 pm   Subject: Why I have always feared WoG Canon
    all the canon is exactly the reason i love greyhawk. Here's a world already created and the modules even fit into the world. And there are city's already mapped and stocked. Stocked with powerful n ...
      Topic: The Oerth Journal
    mcneilk

    Replies: 7
    Views: 10337

    PostForum: The Oerth Journal   Posted: Mon Jun 02, 2014 4:30 am   Subject: The Oerth Journal
    good call ceb. i knew i shouldn't post it there but didn't see this. thanks
      Topic: The Oerth Journal
    mcneilk

    Replies: 7
    Views: 10337

    PostForum: The Oerth Journal   Posted: Sun Jun 01, 2014 8:27 pm   Subject: The Oerth Journal
    Whats going on with the link? I don't even like flowers.
      Topic: Spells upon death of caster
    mcneilk

    Replies: 12
    Views: 10212

    PostForum: Greyhawk- AD&D 2nd Edition   Posted: Thu May 29, 2014 5:52 am   Subject: Spells upon death of caster
    in the module N1 i think the charm is erased after the spirit Naga is killed but i could be wrong.
      Topic: the high road and Sobanwych
    mcneilk

    Replies: 8
    Views: 7075

    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Sun Apr 27, 2014 4:51 pm   Subject: thanks rasgon
    i was looking at anna's map of the area between nulb and sobanwych and noticed Chasustichlorinus Lair. I have no idea where i read it or why i think it but is this a green dragon? If it is for the l ...
      Topic: Gnolls
    mcneilk

    Replies: 25
    Views: 21568

    PostForum: Greyhawk- AD&D 2nd Edition   Posted: Mon Apr 07, 2014 9:05 pm   Subject: The gnolls are back on the board
    I am working on random encounters in the gnarley forest using Pluffet Smedger's Glossography. A humanoid encounter leads me to the encounter table from pg185 of the DMG and just like that gnolls are ...
      Topic: Real Estate?
    mcneilk

    Replies: 19
    Views: 10959

    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Mon Mar 31, 2014 9:30 am   Subject: Real Estate?
    interesting thread. As a farmer in the middle of canada two things come to mind.

    First Rapheal this is the first i have heard that the land i have purchased is not my own. Are you thinking specif ...
      Topic: the high road and Sobanwych
    mcneilk

    Replies: 8
    Views: 7075

    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Sat Mar 29, 2014 8:11 pm   Subject: the high road and Sobanwych
    Is there any information on Sobanwych? I was trying to think of a side adventure for a couple party members. The temple module said the high road was not often used by merchants. Nulb was a CE or NE ...
      Topic: That magnificient bastard* who did the maps for the lands...
    mcneilk

    Replies: 13
    Views: 9889

    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Mon Mar 24, 2014 7:29 pm   Subject: That magnificient bastard* who did the maps for the lands...
    This one?
    http://www.greyhawkonline.com/duicarthan/oerth.jpg

    WOW!
      Topic: standard powers of any demigod
    mcneilk

    Replies: 13
    Views: 11263

    PostForum: Greyhawk- AD&D 1st Edition   Posted: Wed Mar 12, 2014 9:37 pm   Subject: standard powers of any demigod
    thanks for the discussion guys. I am going with one spell like power in the round but am gonna have some physical attack as well. That +3 initiative will be useful since we use a 2e version of initi ...
      Topic: standard powers of any demigod
    mcneilk

    Replies: 13
    Views: 11263

    PostForum: Greyhawk- AD&D 1st Edition   Posted: Wed Mar 12, 2014 5:51 am   Subject: standard powers of any demigod
    Cebrion i looked in both books and didn't see what i was looking for.
    DMprata thanks for the list but i don't quite agree with all of them. In a one minute melee round i am sure that a demigod cou ...
      Topic: standard powers of any demigod
    mcneilk

    Replies: 13
    Views: 11263

    PostForum: Greyhawk- AD&D 1st Edition   Posted: Fri Mar 07, 2014 8:06 pm   Subject: standard powers of any demigod
    thats what the temple module says. But what does it mean?

    do they know alignment, comprehend languages, detect charm, evil, etc automatically. if it is automatic does that also include all the ot ...
      Topic: standard powers of any demigod
    mcneilk

    Replies: 13
    Views: 11263

    PostForum: Greyhawk- AD&D 1st Edition   Posted: Wed Feb 19, 2014 7:06 pm   Subject: standard powers of any demigod
    I can't find my deities and demigods but when do these powers take effect in the round? What does it take for the demigod to use any of these powers? Would he still get an attack or the chance to ca ...
      Topic: Blink
    mcneilk

    Replies: 4
    Views: 5982

    PostForum: Greyhawk- AD&D 1st Edition   Posted: Wed Feb 19, 2014 5:49 pm   Subject: Blink
    i reread a couple times. What about if its a monster with the blink ability? 2d4 for what segment he blinks?
      Topic: Blink
    mcneilk

    Replies: 4
    Views: 5982

    PostForum: Greyhawk- AD&D 1st Edition   Posted: Tue Feb 18, 2014 5:36 pm   Subject: Blink
    Is there a minus to hit an opponent using a blink spell. From what i can garner from the spell explanation as long as the "blinker" is within range both before and after the blink they can be hit.
      Topic: Greyhawk A-Z
    mcneilk

    Replies: 7
    Views: 4718

    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Mon Feb 17, 2014 5:15 am   Subject: Greyhawk A-Z
    thank you cebrion. That will come in very handy for converting 3.5 stuff. Awsome. Thanks again :)
      Topic: Greyhawk A-Z
    mcneilk

    Replies: 7
    Views: 4718

    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Sun Feb 16, 2014 6:24 am   Subject: Greyhawk A-Z
    thats some good work mortellan.

    I went lookin at some of the places you mentioned specifically maure castle. To bad its in 3.5 because i have never played that and don't understand the terminolo ...
      Topic: Against the Giants (G1-3)
    mcneilk

    Replies: 15
    Views: 14613

    PostForum: Campaign Journals & General Online Play   Posted: Fri Feb 14, 2014 10:57 am   Subject: not doing it right
    not doing it right

    That is what comes to mind when i read the campaign journals of ragnar, wolfing, and SirXarius. Not them either... Me! I have very limited time to even read these journals but ...
      Topic: The Temple of Elemental Evil (wolfling style!)
    mcneilk

    Replies: 165
    Views: 143992

    PostForum: Campaign Journals & General Online Play   Posted: Mon Feb 10, 2014 5:35 pm   Subject: The Temple of Elemental Evil (wolfling style!)
    Good job wolfing. Good to hear you are still playing. I have had a couple weekends this winter and the party has 3 gems and just entered the earth node.

    Maybe its your writing style but your ga ...
      Topic: Gnolls
    mcneilk

    Replies: 25
    Views: 21568

    PostForum: Greyhawk- AD&D 2nd Edition   Posted: Sun Oct 13, 2013 8:38 pm   Subject: Gnolls
    lanthorn wizard of two i just had another look at your gnoll stats and i see cleric, shaman, and witch doctor. Shaman is a druid? And i will take the stats for the flind thanks:) Yeenoghu is the on ...
      Topic: Gnolls
    mcneilk

    Replies: 25
    Views: 21568

    PostForum: Greyhawk- AD&D 2nd Edition   Posted: Sat Oct 12, 2013 5:25 am   Subject: Gnolls
    No fighting? Scared of the dog headed humanoids? Evil Grin


    We only get together 5 months of the year. one weekend a month. There's not enough time for meaningless scrums. 20+ hours of gaming/we ...
      Topic: Gnolls
    mcneilk

    Replies: 25
    Views: 21568

    PostForum: Greyhawk- AD&D 2nd Edition   Posted: Mon Oct 07, 2013 7:09 pm   Subject: Gnolls
    thank you brother lanthorn. The shoosuva is a gnoll undead gaurdian. 5HD and 30% magic resistance. special attacks and defences. I hope that is muscle enough especially with some spell casting gno ...
      Topic: Gnolls
    mcneilk

    Replies: 25
    Views: 21568

    PostForum: Greyhawk- AD&D 2nd Edition   Posted: Sun Oct 06, 2013 7:52 pm   Subject: Gnolls
    I don't have the complete book of humanoids but i suspect that gnolls are in there. I have an idea for using gnolls from the pomarj in the restocking of a sacked temple of EE. I am looking forward t ...
      Topic: Neil's oerth
    mcneilk

    Replies: 2
    Views: 2691

    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Thu Sep 19, 2013 4:50 am   Subject: Neil's oerth
    in my greyhawk Thrommel has returned to furyondy so things are looking up for the good guys. The orb of golden death has fallen into the hands of good and Iuz is ready to take a dump on the TofEE. I ...
      Topic: Identify Spell
    mcneilk

    Replies: 8
    Views: 8792

    PostForum: Greyhawk- AD&D 1st Edition   Posted: Tue Aug 20, 2013 6:49 pm   Subject: Identify Spell
    i should reread the spell. i thought just handling the item was enough to identify. This is when or if they use the spell on their own. When they take an item to the school and pay to have it ident ...
      Topic: First time DM stories
    mcneilk

    Replies: 9
    Views: 7165

    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Sat Aug 03, 2013 8:51 pm   Subject: First time DM stories
    Not to hard for me to remember my first time dming. It was last fall. The module was/is temple of elemental evil supermodule. SPOILER ALERT!!!!

    They were not long for Hommlet when they headed fo ...
      Topic: Identify Spell
    mcneilk

    Replies: 8
    Views: 8792

    PostForum: Greyhawk- AD&D 1st Edition   Posted: Sat Aug 03, 2013 6:27 pm   Subject: Identify Spell
    thanks for the replies men. I have been allowing the items to be identified in Verbobonc at the silver consortium. This has been including the command words for items like the ebony fly, wand of par ...
      Topic: Identify Spell
    mcneilk

    Replies: 8
    Views: 8792

    PostForum: Greyhawk- AD&D 1st Edition   Posted: Thu Aug 01, 2013 8:24 pm   Subject: Identify Spell
    How do you use the identify? Does your MU have one hour/level to cast the spell or no information is gained? How does this work if said item is taken to a magic school or perhaps a high level MU? H ...
      Topic: Does anybody knows who drew this view of Verbobonc city?
    mcneilk

    Replies: 13
    Views: 17775

    PostForum: Welcome to Greyhawk!   Posted: Sat Jul 20, 2013 5:51 am   Subject: Does anybody knows who drew this view of Verbobonc city?
    once i obtained the fate of istus i had to rethink my version of verbobonc. It really doesn't make sense for any river to run through a walled city. Otoh the details of that version of Verbobonc are ...
      Topic: Game of Thrones
    mcneilk

    Replies: 135
    Views: 95772

    PostForum: The Backalley   Posted: Mon Apr 29, 2013 4:08 am   Subject: Game of Thrones
    maybe i am up to early but the new episode has been aired. This argument should carry over to include the new information and plot twists. Is jamie still a bad guy? Can rob be more of a bonehead? ...
      Topic: The two handed sword
    mcneilk

    Replies: 24
    Views: 20366

    PostForum: Greyhawk- AD&D 1st Edition   Posted: Tue Apr 23, 2013 3:07 am   Subject: The two handed sword
    I completely understand and did not take offence. Alot of my comments from this thread were at the start of my DMing career. I like to think i have grown a bit from there.

    I think the mixing of e ...
      Topic: The two handed sword
    mcneilk

    Replies: 24
    Views: 20366

    PostForum: Greyhawk- AD&D 1st Edition   Posted: Mon Apr 22, 2013 6:51 pm   Subject: The two handed sword
    The "druid problem" is solved by looking at the 1E Players Handbook, page 54, left hand column, under the heading "Notes Regarding Druid (Cleric) Spells:".

    See? Was that so hard? Evil Grin

    :lol ...
      Topic: Game of Thrones
    mcneilk

    Replies: 135
    Views: 95772

    PostForum: The Backalley   Posted: Sun Apr 21, 2013 4:09 am   Subject: Game of Thrones
    i agree with you about the song Chevalier. It caught me by surprise with its goodness. Thanks for the song title.
      Topic: The two handed sword
    mcneilk

    Replies: 24
    Views: 20366

    PostForum: Greyhawk- AD&D 1st Edition   Posted: Sat Apr 20, 2013 5:54 pm   Subject: The two handed sword
    yes the two handed sword cannot be double specialized in and it takes two proficiency slots to get the single specialization.
      Topic: Sieges of the Flanaess
    mcneilk

    Replies: 22
    Views: 11107

    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Wed Apr 17, 2013 3:48 am   Subject: Sieges of the Flanaess
    according to a third edition download about the city of verbobonc had a long siege of 412CY that destroyed the church of Tritheron.

    I didn't see it in the Oerth journal writeup on Verbobonc but the ...
      Topic: Game of Thrones
    mcneilk

    Replies: 135
    Views: 95772

    PostForum: The Backalley   Posted: Thu Apr 11, 2013 1:22 pm   Subject: Game of Thrones
    You are right about joffrey. I humbly apologize for questioning.

    Excellent use of "eh"



    you are invited up North beyond the wall too.
      Topic: Game of Thrones
    mcneilk

    Replies: 135
    Views: 95772

    PostForum: The Backalley   Posted: Thu Apr 11, 2013 4:00 am   Subject: Game of Thrones
    yes lanthorn i have been watching the new season. Two episodes so far and the word AWSOME comes to mind.


    I have been thinking about the alignments and how they have been assigned in the series. ...
      Topic: Containers, Weight, & Encumbrance
    mcneilk

    Replies: 34
    Views: 19269

    PostForum: Greyhawk- AD&D 2nd Edition   Posted: Mon Apr 08, 2013 4:02 am   Subject: Containers, Weight, & Encumbrance
    a chest with a thousand copper. Woop woop!
      Topic: Containers, Weight, & Encumbrance
    mcneilk

    Replies: 34
    Views: 19269

    PostForum: Greyhawk- AD&D 2nd Edition   Posted: Fri Apr 05, 2013 4:56 pm   Subject: Containers, Weight, & Encumbrance
    In some spell descriptions it gives weights in gp. Even 30 gp/pound is gonna change the complexity of a levitate spell. 1000 gp/level would equate to about 33 pounds/level.
      Topic: Containers, Weight, & Encumbrance
    mcneilk

    Replies: 34
    Views: 19269

    PostForum: Greyhawk- AD&D 2nd Edition   Posted: Fri Apr 05, 2013 3:29 am   Subject: Containers, Weight, & Encumbrance
    in our game we have been using roughly 30 coins to a pound for encumberence. It was a decision made at the start of the campaign. In retrospect i am not so sure we should have used that big of a num ...
      Topic: Cost of Leveling up
    mcneilk

    Replies: 29
    Views: 24673

    PostForum: Greyhawk- AD&D 1st Edition   Posted: Sun Mar 24, 2013 3:41 pm   Subject: Cost of Leveling up
    My idea for not paying or training for leveling up was used once somewhere around level 4 or 5 and then went out the window. My players enjoy the break in action.
    Five of the seven leveled up last ...
      Topic: Another oldie returns after 30years!!!!!! Advice welcomed
    mcneilk

    Replies: 10
    Views: 12885

    PostForum: Greyhawk- AD&D 1st Edition   Posted: Sun Mar 24, 2013 3:26 pm   Subject: DM of the rings
    Knowing nothing of your players the comic strip DM of the rings is loaded with useful information. Useful in that it lets you get insight into what may occur.

    I admire your plan to let them have c ...
      Topic: All Dragon Magazines and Polyhedron online for free
    mcneilk

    Replies: 8
    Views: 4800

    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Mon Feb 25, 2013 10:50 am   Subject: All Dragon Magazines and Polyhedron online for free
    I laughed at this all morning. No i do not mean no thanks for my wife. What i meant was my wife is not thankful that i have access to these dragon magazines because i will spend all my time reading ...
      Topic: Why do you love Greyhawk?
    mcneilk

    Replies: 22
    Views: 14992

    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Mon Feb 25, 2013 5:36 am   Subject: Why do you love Greyhawk?
    i discovered the world of greyhawk late. Its been about a year. We played the classic modules when i was young but not really a campaign deal.

    I love greyhawk because of the history. The fact ...
      Topic: All Dragon Magazines and Polyhedron online for free
    mcneilk

    Replies: 8
    Views: 4800

    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Mon Feb 25, 2013 5:19 am   Subject: All Dragon Magazines and Polyhedron online for free
    thank you for this. my wife... not so much.
      Topic: Recovery after Unconsciousness
    mcneilk

    Replies: 50
    Views: 30579

    PostForum: Greyhawk- AD&D 1st Edition   Posted: Wed Feb 06, 2013 3:59 pm   Subject: Recovery after Unconsciousness
    There was a thread about this i believe. Though i looked throughout the message board i could not find it.

    I am sure it was there. In response to a post i made about water i thought. Anyone el ...
      Topic: Ettercaps
    mcneilk

    Replies: 4
    Views: 2506

    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Fri Jan 25, 2013 5:31 am   Subject: Ettercaps
    thats great smillan. i will download the issue tonight after work. It sounds like that has the exact information i will be using. Redhand befriends and recruits ettercaps. I will have to fill in t ...
      Topic: Ettercaps
    mcneilk

    Replies: 4
    Views: 2506

    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Thu Jan 24, 2013 5:43 am   Subject: Ettercaps
    the ecology of. I realize that this is an edition specific question as the ettercap is different across the editions. Not to worry as i care not about editions. I am looking to pick and choose what ...
      Topic: Recovery after Unconsciousness
    mcneilk

    Replies: 50
    Views: 30579

    PostForum: Greyhawk- AD&D 1st Edition   Posted: Tue Jan 22, 2013 7:00 pm   Subject: Recovery after Unconsciousness
    trust me oh mighty mystic one i can act. I have the mad act down just about perfect. i am only joking... sort of. Its been 5 and a half months since i had a cigarette and i am zero to ripping someo ...
      Topic: Recovery after Unconsciousness
    mcneilk

    Replies: 50
    Views: 30579

    PostForum: Greyhawk- AD&D 1st Edition   Posted: Mon Jan 21, 2013 7:14 pm   Subject: Recovery after Unconsciousness
    First off SirX i will heed your advice.
    Lanthorn i did indeed feel the pull of the darkside. Anger and irrationality started to take over my feelings. Thank you for pulling me back and the complime ...
      Topic: Recovery after Unconsciousness
    mcneilk

    Replies: 50
    Views: 30579

    PostForum: Greyhawk- AD&D 1st Edition   Posted: Mon Jan 21, 2013 5:20 am   Subject: Recovery after Unconsciousness
    My rule for negative hit points (>-10) are that magic is needed to bring them back to positive points. Once there they can move but thats it for 24 hours. After the 24 hours i allow the PC to hav ...
      Topic: Modules
    mcneilk

    Replies: 15
    Views: 11721

    PostForum: Greyhawk- AD&D 1st Edition   Posted: Sun Jan 20, 2013 5:56 pm   Subject: Modules
    good lists. Interesting that Cebrions list has the supermodule T1-4 but not A1-4. The solitary A series modules suggest levels 4-7 while Raymond's list has the supermodule A taking characters to lev ...
      Topic: Class Specific XP Awards
    mcneilk

    Replies: 34
    Views: 18552

    PostForum: Greyhawk- AD&D 2nd Edition   Posted: Tue Jan 15, 2013 3:47 pm   Subject: Class Specific XP Awards
    i tried this for the first 3 or four levels. Damage taken/Done, spells cast, finding/disarming traps, opening locks etc but found it slowed down the game and became cumbersome. That and the fighters ...
      Topic: Movement in Combat
    mcneilk

    Replies: 4
    Views: 2712

    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Wed Jan 09, 2013 6:44 am   Subject: Movement in Combat
    How do you guys DM a very fast or at least faster than the PCs monster?

    For example the Leucrotta. Mv18". SD kicks hooves in retreat.
    Fighting a Dwarf and a Human. The dwarfs movement is 6" a ...
      Topic: Modules
    mcneilk

    Replies: 15
    Views: 11721

    PostForum: Greyhawk- AD&D 1st Edition   Posted: Sun Jan 06, 2013 10:30 am   Subject: ***a bit of a SPOILER ALERT***
    I may be completely off base on this assumption but here goes:

    The Village of Hommlet module is a good starting point for beginners. I think, somehow, the SlaveLords modules (A series, and one of ...
      Topic: Modules
    mcneilk

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    Views: 11721

    PostForum: Greyhawk- AD&D 1st Edition   Posted: Sun Jan 06, 2013 5:42 am   Subject: Modules
    excellent sir xaris. That would work perfectly. The isle of the apes would be very entertaining. The crook of Rao is in that module isn't it?
      Topic: Humanoids: "Classy", or Not?
    mcneilk

    Replies: 46
    Views: 18833

    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Sat Jan 05, 2013 6:03 am   Subject: Humanoids: "Classy", or Not?
    so you are creating stats for individual bugbears lanthorn? This would definately change things in regard to AC as well as thaco. It makes sense that the leader of a group of bugbears would be a sup ...
      Topic: Modules
    mcneilk

    Replies: 15
    Views: 11721

    PostForum: Greyhawk- AD&D 1st Edition   Posted: Fri Jan 04, 2013 7:37 pm   Subject: Modules
    i was just wondering about the canon order of modules. Travis from the introduce yourself thread mentioned doing the A series once his players reached level 4. This is not the first time someone had ...
      Topic: Humanoids: "Classy", or Not?
    mcneilk

    Replies: 46
    Views: 18833

    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Fri Jan 04, 2013 7:14 pm   Subject: Humanoids: "Classy", or Not?
    I think there are problems in the to hit tables when humanoid monsters are given classes. The thaco for a normal bugbear is 16. The thaco for a level 5 fighter is 16 and 18 at level 4. I don't see ...
      Topic: Happy New Year Greyhawk
    mcneilk

    Replies: 5
    Views: 3622

    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Tue Jan 01, 2013 9:25 am   Subject: Happy New Year Greyhawk
    season's greeting and all the best in 2013. Happy hunting Hawkers Laughing
      Topic: alcohol at your games
    mcneilk

    Replies: 45
    Views: 33111

    PostForum: The Backalley   Posted: Mon Dec 17, 2012 7:10 pm   Subject: alcohol at your games
    i was looking for the gaming lair thread and stumbled upon this beauty. There is alcohol at our table but only socially. Like Lanthorn said DMing is serious business and there is no room for a buzz. ...
      Topic: Temple of Elemental Evil
    mcneilk

    Replies: 40
    Views: 27749

    PostForum: Greyhawk- AD&D 1st Edition   Posted: Sat Dec 15, 2012 6:48 pm   Subject: Temple of Elemental Evil
    pizza, burritos, and big gulps? My wife would kill me.
      Topic: Temple of Elemental Evil
    mcneilk

    Replies: 40
    Views: 27749

    PostForum: Greyhawk- AD&D 1st Edition   Posted: Fri Dec 14, 2012 6:29 am   Subject: Temple of Elemental Evil
    pictures edited out. back on topic. The T of EE.
      Topic: Temple of Elemental Evil
    mcneilk

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    Views: 27749

    PostForum: Greyhawk- AD&D 1st Edition   Posted: Fri Dec 14, 2012 6:25 am   Subject: Temple of Elemental Evil
    i will get this figured somehow
      Topic: Temple of Elemental Evil
    mcneilk

    Replies: 40
    Views: 27749

    PostForum: Greyhawk- AD&D 1st Edition   Posted: Sun Dec 09, 2012 7:01 pm   Subject: Temple of Elemental Evil
    Another game weekend wraps up. 23 hours of table time(including much drinking of beer and chewing of fat) and the more we play the easier i get. Paying for training is out as is time spent training. ...
      Topic: Turning/Commanding Undead
    mcneilk

    Replies: 46
    Views: 32638

    PostForum: Greyhawk- AD&D 1st Edition   Posted: Fri Dec 07, 2012 5:21 am   Subject: Turning/Commanding Undead
    just want to say i do not agree with the turning 360 degrees. I believe it would be the full 180 and not a cone.

    I agree with cebrion about taking the higher of the two regarding HD and level.
      Topic: Temple of Elemental Evil
    mcneilk

    Replies: 40
    Views: 27749

    PostForum: Greyhawk- AD&D 1st Edition   Posted: Wed Dec 05, 2012 6:38 pm   Subject: Temple of Elemental Evil
    Thanks for the advice sirX. I am sure it will work itself out. The PCs are more skilled at playing than i have given them credit. They are very cautious and have well thought out plans. As for mak ...
      Topic: Temple of Elemental Evil
    mcneilk

    Replies: 40
    Views: 27749

    PostForum: Greyhawk- AD&D 1st Edition   Posted: Wed Dec 05, 2012 5:30 am   Subject: Temple of Elemental Evil
    Just putting the finishing touches prepping level two. After reading the entire module i finally realize the depth of the detail and all the interrelationships involved in the denizens of the temple. ...
      Topic: Ring of Invisibility
    mcneilk

    Replies: 5
    Views: 3942

    PostForum: Greyhawk- AD&D 2nd Edition   Posted: Fri Nov 30, 2012 5:11 am   Subject: Ring of Invisibility
    p.130 of the DMG. "the wearer of an invisibility ring is able to become invisible at will, instantly." also 10% of the rings are inaudibility(silence).

    there is also more information on pages 59-6 ...
      Topic: Cost of Leveling up
    mcneilk

    Replies: 29
    Views: 24673

    PostForum: Greyhawk- AD&D 1st Edition   Posted: Thu Nov 29, 2012 5:55 pm   Subject: Cost of Leveling up
    i am considering doing something different with the training. What i mean is not paying or training. I was wondering how you guys work magic user spells? Do they still need to learn/pay for them f ...
      Topic: Temple of Elemental Evil
    mcneilk

    Replies: 40
    Views: 27749

    PostForum: Greyhawk- AD&D 1st Edition   Posted: Thu Nov 29, 2012 5:36 am   Subject: Temple of Elemental Evil
    Those are good maps. Unreal actually but like most things good and bad.

    first the good: visually stunning. It has light and light sources on the map. The detail is incredible.

    the bad:only l ...
      Topic: Temple of Elemental Evil
    mcneilk

    Replies: 40
    Views: 27749

    PostForum: Greyhawk- AD&D 1st Edition   Posted: Tue Nov 27, 2012 7:02 pm   Subject: Temple of Elemental Evil
    maps? what maps are you taking about?
      Topic: Temple of Elemental Evil
    mcneilk

    Replies: 40
    Views: 27749

    PostForum: Greyhawk- AD&D 1st Edition   Posted: Tue Nov 27, 2012 4:57 am   Subject: Temple of Elemental Evil
    Wolfing i would be very interested in seeing your list of factions. I would also be interested to hear how you plan on running the end of the module. I would say more but don't want to be a spoiler.
      Topic: Temple of Elemental Evil
    mcneilk

    Replies: 40
    Views: 27749

    PostForum: Greyhawk- AD&D 1st Edition   Posted: Sun Nov 25, 2012 10:22 am   Subject: Temple of Elemental Evil
    i should actually finish reading the module before i make wild conjectures.

    Embarassed


    Lots of detail. Very well done.
     
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