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      Topic: Best of Other Magazines
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    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Sat May 08, 2021 10:27 pm   Subject: Best of Other Magazines
    Thanks Rip! That was very helpful.

    I agree that either Fort Bodal or Fort Haveklha (or Havekihu) look like solid sites. Reviewing Anna's map, really one could place "the free town of Gorbalin" at t ...
      Topic: Best of Other Magazines
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    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Thu May 06, 2021 8:33 pm   Subject: Best of Other Magazines
    Thanks for doing this gents.

    Has anyone integrated Shrine of Ilsidahur into the Flanaess?

    Thanks to Fiend Codex I - Hordes of the Abyss as the Howling King, patron of the bar-lgura and demon lo ...
      Topic: Emirikol the Chaotic
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    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Thu May 06, 2021 7:05 pm   Subject: Emirikol the Chaotic
    When Living Greyhawk Journal #5 placed the wizard Castanamir from C3 on Oerth (in Zeif), it referred to him as the Last Amir of Beit Castan, and so I'd question whether Emirikol is actually a title a ...
      Topic: The effect of Suel gods on the makeup of the Suel Imperium
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    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Mon Apr 19, 2021 7:20 pm   Subject: The effect of Suel gods on the makeup of the Suel Imperium
    In "Artifacts of Oerth" by Allan Grohe and Erik Mona in Dragon #294 (Living Greyhawk Journal #10), there's a description of an artifact called the Chalice Everlasting.
    Fascinating. I'd forgotten all ...
      Topic: The effect of Suel gods on the makeup of the Suel Imperium
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    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Wed Apr 14, 2021 10:07 pm   Subject: The effect of Suel gods on the makeup of the Suel Imperium
    Thanks for these points Rasgon. I hadn't read Lakofka & Wilson's chronologies for many years and enjoyed reviewing them. (Also, I had forgotten about the "Binders." Did anyone develop them further ...
      Topic: The effect of Suel gods on the makeup of the Suel Imperium
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    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Thu Apr 08, 2021 1:08 pm   Subject: The effect of Suel gods on the makeup of the Suel Imperium
    I recall enjoying The Scarlet Brotherhood's assertion of Suloise pantheonic temples and clerics. (The discussion you mention is on page 13.)

    Regarding what qualifies as a sea, my cursory review of ...
      Topic: Broken search function?
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    PostForum: Canonfire! & GreyTalk Help and Feedback   Posted: Sun Apr 04, 2021 9:33 pm   Subject: Broken search function?
    Friends,

    Within the past ten days or so, it seems like the Forums Search function has failed: a few days ago, I could received no hits, and in the past two days or so, I'm getting very few hits (po ...
      Topic: The effect of Suel gods on the makeup of the Suel Imperium
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    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Sat Apr 03, 2021 10:06 pm   Subject: The effect of Suel gods on the makeup of the Suel Imperium
    I finally made the time to review the entire thread. It's nice to see so much dialogue over the subject.

    My modest contribution is to remind us of old ideas regarding Suel religions as featuring "m ...
      Topic: Almost forgotten God of Hunt needed
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    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Fri Apr 02, 2021 9:14 am   Subject: Almost forgotten God of Hunt needed
    While leafing through some Pathfinder 1e books, I came across rasgon's notion of the being that supplies "the Old" to Iuz.

    Alternatively, one might use Monster Mythology, among other sources.
      Topic: 2e Greyhawk and Moral "Gray Areas"
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    PostForum: Greyhawk- AD&D 2nd Edition   Posted: Fri Apr 02, 2021 8:34 am   Subject: 2e Greyhawk and Moral "Gray Areas"
    Your post made me recall the old essay by Nitescreed, which is available in a [url=http://www.greyhawk.fr/IMG/pdf/bestofgreyhawk15.pdf]Best of Greyhawk PDF.

    I think the original post was compiled i ...
      Topic: Almost forgotten God of Hunt needed
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    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Thu Mar 25, 2021 10:26 pm   Subject: Almost forgotten God of Hunt needed
    If you're open to making the god be indigenous to the Flanaess, you might consider creating an aspect, or scion, of Obad-hai whose worshipers were destroyed during the Great Migrations. Maybe someone ...
      Topic: Scarlet Brotherhood NPCs in 5e
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    PostForum: Greyhawk- D&D 5th Edition   Posted: Thu Mar 25, 2021 10:11 pm   Subject: Scarlet Brotherhood NPCs in 5e
    Friends,

    Do you have any suggestions regarding how to represent Scarlet Brotherhood NPCs in 5e? In particular, are there any "subclasses" of the monk that you find thematically resonant?

    For the ...
      Topic: Wrapping my head around From the Ashes
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    PostForum: Greyhawk- AD&D 2nd Edition   Posted: Mon Mar 22, 2021 8:03 pm   Subject: Wrapping my head around From the Ashes
    The Ivid the UndyingThe Marklands treated the Vesve Forest vis-à-vis Furyondy, Highfolk, and Iuz.

    I look forward to you sharing in the future how your PCs "explore the concepts of heroism, sacrifi ...
      Topic: Wrapping my head around From the Ashes
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    PostForum: Greyhawk- AD&D 2nd Edition   Posted: Wed Mar 17, 2021 8:39 pm   Subject: Wrapping my head around From the Ashes
    Great to meet you Galadrin. I enjoyed reading about your path to Greyhawk.

    Your high lethality, human scale, standard rules only vision will work well with From the Ashes in the sense that your pla ...
      Topic: Climate of the Flanaess
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    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Tue Jan 26, 2021 9:50 pm   Subject: Climate of the Flanaess
    Wow! These look amazing. Yes, please create and share one with Earth's climate zones.

    These threads remind me how wonderful the online GH community is / can be.
      Topic: Keoland's RW Analog
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    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Mon Jan 25, 2021 11:11 pm   Subject: Keoland's RW Analog
    Prior to this past year, I never ran or played in U1, so I've only recently read its reference to "be guided by any small south-coast English fishing town of the 14th century and with population of ab ...
      Topic: Keoland's RW Analog
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    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Sat Jan 23, 2021 9:45 pm   Subject: Keoland's RW Analog
    SirXaris and others interested in Oerth's predominant winds, check out Wolfling, I also tend to give parts of Keoland an eastern European feel, the sense of an old realm, weighed down by history. So l ...
      Topic: Map of Seaton?
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    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Sat Jan 23, 2021 9:05 pm   Subject: Map of Seaton?
    Just read an interesting reference to Seaton in L4C - The Lendore Isle Companion by Lenard Lakofka;
    Thanks Wolfling. This is very interesting, and its contains information that bears on a couple of o ...
      Topic: Keoland's RW Analog
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    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Tue Jan 19, 2021 9:50 pm   Subject: Keoland's RW Analog
    That is the exact opposite (wrt E/W) of the prevailing winds on earth from 30* N. Longitude to 60* N. Longitude, which is where most of the USA and most of the Flanaess lie on their respective planets ...
      Topic: What's for dinner? or "I eat the shark-man"
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    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Mon Jan 18, 2021 8:52 pm   Subject: What's for dinner? or "I eat the shark-man"
    You could also go with 'killing and then eating anyone with a soul is Evil, but doing the same to creatures with spirits isn't (necessarily) so.'

    That makes sahuaghin and orcs fine to eat. And elv ...
      Topic: Keoland's RW Analog
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    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Sat Jan 16, 2021 11:18 pm   Subject: Keoland's RW Analog
    Norker and Jason, thanks for the documentary, book, and narrative film recommendations!

    With the predominant easterly winds of Oerik, the Hold of the Sea Princes has a tropical monsoon climate with ...
      Topic: Keolandish Dating and Lingua Franca
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    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Tue Jan 12, 2021 11:36 pm   Subject: Keolandish Dating and Lingua Franca
    kwint's question reminded me of this quote, "After much debate, Keoland changed its own coinage system to match the Great Kingdom's in 331 CYKalindren's question, I don't recall any "canon explanation ...
      Topic: Keoland's RW Analog
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    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Sun Jan 10, 2021 11:46 pm   Subject: Keoland's RW Analog
    Witch Hunts were very popular in England. The Spanish Inquisition was very different.
    Yeah, the leyenda negra lives on.

    The real Spanish Inquisition tortured prisoners less frequently than did se ...
      Topic: Ring of Five Questions @Greyhawkery
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    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Sun Jan 10, 2021 8:48 pm   Subject: Ring of Five Questions @Greyhawkery
    Theala—and others—how would you revise / redo Rary the Traitor?
      Topic: Keoland's RW Analog
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    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Thu Jan 07, 2021 9:14 pm   Subject: Keoland's RW Analog
    So far, my focus in Keoland has been on Saltmarsh, but I agree with Vulcan that the Holy Roman Empire (HRE) is helpful for exploring and imagining the politics of Keoland's nobles, particularly the Co ...
      Topic: Zihindia
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    PostForum: Greyhawk- AD&D 1st Edition   Posted: Mon Jan 04, 2021 4:29 pm   Subject: Zihindia
    Thanks for creating these! I just read the first one, enjoyed it very much, and look forward to the next and future installments.

    I'm particularly interested in how Zahindian / Zihindian trade mis ...
      Topic: Revising 5e Spells
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    PostForum: Greyhawk- D&D 5th Edition   Posted: Fri Dec 18, 2020 9:28 pm   Subject: Revising 5e Spells
    One thing we've talked about doing for Charm Person and similar spells it's adding a second save when the spell ends. . . .
    I agree with Emongnome that this is a neat way to address the issue.

    Fr ...
      Topic: The Sword of Lyons
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    PostForum: Greyhawk- D&D 5th Edition   Posted: Fri Dec 18, 2020 9:13 pm   Subject: The Sword of Lyons
    This is a little more focused on the flavor of the magic item itself. . . . Some other powers to consider if you're willing to forgo invisibility: . . .

    - 3/day can release manacles, rope bindings ...
      Topic: Legends & Lore #79-The High Seas!
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    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Wed Dec 16, 2020 10:15 pm   Subject: Legends & Lore #79-The High Seas!
    I'd love to hear some talk around the Slave Lords sailing the Gearnat as well as naval strength from countries like Nyrond in the same area. My focus is around CY576.
    Emongnome, this thread, [url=ht ...
      Topic: Vecna resources since 2009
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    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Tue Dec 15, 2020 9:59 pm   Subject: Vecna resources since 2009
    Rip, I'm interested in your evaluation of this book's treatment of Corellon, Lolth, primal elves, eladrin, etc. as well as the Raven Queen and shadar-kai. I'll check if there's a better thread in whic ...
      Topic: Legends & Lore #79-The High Seas!
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    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Tue Dec 15, 2020 9:25 pm   Subject: Legends & Lore #79-The High Seas!
    I'll try to join / view the stream, but even if unable, I'd love to later learn your thoughts about the following:
    How far did Sanduchar the Navigator explore? What, if any, legacy of those explorati ...
      Topic: Revising 5e Spells
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    PostForum: Greyhawk- D&D 5th Edition   Posted: Sun Dec 13, 2020 8:30 pm   Subject: Revising 5e Spells
    Thanks for responding Emongnome. It took me a few days to find the time to sit, reflect, and have the PHB handy to reply.

    Upon reviewing the standard rule of hostility after a charm person or frien ...
      Topic: Adventures and Module location in the Flanaess map
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    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Fri Dec 11, 2020 8:02 pm   Subject: Adventures and Module location in the Flanaess map
    Man, you guys are on a tear!

    Thanks for another great contribution. It's great to learn about adventures set in my current region of play that I didn't know existed prior to this new resource.
      Topic: The Sword of Lyons
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    PostForum: Greyhawk- D&D 5th Edition   Posted: Fri Dec 11, 2020 9:15 am   Subject: The Sword of Lyons
    Emongnome, at its best, Canonfire! offers precisely the kind of dialogue, delving deep into canon and fanon, that you initiated and to which SirXaris and I responded. I look forward to learning what y ...
      Topic: Revising 5e Spells
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    PostForum: Greyhawk- D&D 5th Edition   Posted: Wed Dec 09, 2020 9:28 pm   Subject: Revising 5e Spells
    With a dozen or so three-to-four hour sessions of 5e under my belt, I'm posting about ways my players and I are starting to revise 5e spells.

    N.B. We're using the Friends or Charm Person because i ...
      Topic: The Sword of Lyons
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    PostForum: Greyhawk- D&D 5th Edition   Posted: Wed Dec 09, 2020 9:05 pm   Subject: The Sword of Lyons
    Your history for the sword is fine.

    If I were to revise it, I would make its history closer to where the PCs find it. Instead of the Tilvanot Peninsula, I'd likely make the conflict be between Hous ...
      Topic: Vecna resources since 2009
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    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Wed Dec 09, 2020 8:27 pm   Subject: Vecna resources since 2009
    Hey Rob. I recently got Mordenkainen's Book of Foes and read a couple mentions of Vecna:

    On page 13, it states, "rumors exist that Fierna Rip, I'm interested in your evaluation of this book's treat ...
      Topic: Adventure Paths from Dungeon Magazine
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    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Mon Dec 07, 2020 12:59 pm   Subject: Adventure Paths from Dungeon Magazine
    I recall disliking the adventure's assertion that people had abandoned part of Istivin inside the city walls and changing the situation so that abandoned parts of the city were outside the city walls ...
      Topic: The "Introduce Yourself" Thread
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    PostForum: Welcome to Greyhawk!   Posted: Thu Dec 03, 2020 8:40 pm   Subject: The "Introduce Yourself" Thread
    Welcome TristeLune!

    Searching "Saltmarsh" in the Forums will raise numerous threads that should interest you. Feel free to post in any of them.
      Topic: Adventure Paths from Dungeon Magazine
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    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Sun Nov 29, 2020 7:30 pm   Subject: Adventure Paths from Dungeon Magazine
    I look forward to your review of these adventures O-D: they constituted the basis for the last 3.5e campaign that I ran before my long hiatus from the hobby.
      Topic: Nerull and Wee Jas
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    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Sat Nov 28, 2020 2:23 pm   Subject: Nerull and Wee Jas
    I seek your thoughts on how the cults of Nerull and Wee Jas relate with a particular focus on southern Keoland and the Hold of the Sea Princes.

    Context: Building on Samwise's description of the Tol ...
      Topic: Ghost of Saltmarsh population distribution
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    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Tue Nov 24, 2020 5:50 pm   Subject: Ghost of Saltmarsh population distribution
    Thanks DMPrata and rol-oeste.

    Since they're both a bit expensive, and I imagine that you've each used the book that you recommended, can you share anything you particularly enjoy about the respect ...
      Topic: Country write-ups: Looking for more authors
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    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Tue Nov 24, 2020 3:53 pm   Subject: Country write-ups: Looking for more authors
    If none other can do Bissel, reserve it for me, and I'll block out time to draft it in mid-December.
      Topic: In Praise of The Codex of Greyhawk
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    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Fri Nov 20, 2020 10:45 am   Subject: In Praise of The Codex of Greyhawk
    Thanks for sharing this lovely recollection. Like you, and many others, I delighted to find the online Greyhawk community in the late 1990s and have fond memories of the GreyTalk and Greyhawk-L listse ...
      Topic: Need to Add Some "Kuntzian Depth" to a Dungeon Are
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    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Fri Nov 20, 2020 7:42 am   Subject: Need to Add Some "Kuntzian Depth" to a Dungeon Are
    If Solonor IYC retains a grudge against Tarsellis for the latter's perceived betrayal of olven-kind, then he might prefer for the PCs to kill his old friend rather than restore him. This seems to go a ...
      Topic: Crusader Class Info
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    PostForum: Greyhawk- AD&D 2nd Edition   Posted: Thu Nov 12, 2020 7:20 pm   Subject: Crusader Class Info
    I think that [url=https://www.dmsguild.com/product/16864/Players-Option--Spells--Magic-2e]Players Option: Spells & Magic includes it. Check the full preview for the table of contents.
      Topic: Ghost of Saltmarsh population distribution
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    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Wed Nov 11, 2020 9:13 pm   Subject: Ghost of Saltmarsh population distribution
    This seemed like a good thread to ask folks how you've tailored Saltmarsh. I'm particularly interested in how you've related the town and its council with the Viscounty of Salinmoor.

    IYC, did the v ...
      Topic: What's for dinner? or "I eat the shark-man"
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    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Wed Nov 11, 2020 7:36 pm   Subject: What's for dinner? or "I eat the shark-man"
    If they are a lizardfolk PCs, they are allowed to ask what the question even means - of course they should be eating the shark-men!
    With hopes this won't be misunderstood, Kirt's quote reminds me of ...
      Topic: Undersea kingdoms of the Azure Sea
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    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Sun Nov 08, 2020 2:23 pm   Subject: Undersea kingdoms of the Azure Sea
    Rasgon, have you given more thought to the quaggoth-bugbear-hobgoblin-goblin continuum? I'd love to read your take on it. (I can't recall any gods associated with the quaggoth.)

    Reviewing Panzuriel ...
      Topic: Rot an elf forest and afflict the elves
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    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Fri Nov 06, 2020 9:36 pm   Subject: Rot an elf forest and afflict the elves
    As I said in the pandemic thread, Samwise wrote an article about Country Sites, is an affliction of nightmares and madness that only affects those of elven blood. It's not impossible it's connected to ...
      Topic: Rot an elf forest and afflict the elves
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    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Thu Nov 05, 2020 7:29 am   Subject: Rot an elf forest and afflict the elves
    I came upon this thread while searching the forums for "Dreadwood" and wonder if any of you have developed the "Neheli plague" (i.e., the disease that has afflicted arcane spell casters in Keoland for ...
      Topic: What's for dinner? or "I eat the shark-man"
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    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Wed Nov 04, 2020 2:29 pm   Subject: What's for dinner? or "I eat the shark-man"
    jamesdglick, I'm considering running Danger of Dunwater, so I'll look out for that detail.

    Longetalos, I'll keep that idea in my back pocket. Presently, I wanted to create that moral dilemma, and I ...
      Topic: What's for dinner? or "I eat the shark-man"
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    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Tue Nov 03, 2020 6:57 pm   Subject: What's for dinner? or "I eat the shark-man"
    Do you think that eating humanoid monsters (e.g., sahuagin) comports with, or violates, good or neutral PCs' alignments? More broadly, do you imagine that certain monsters make for exotic meals in the ...
      Topic: Square mileage of each country of the Flanaess is done
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    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Sun Nov 01, 2020 7:54 pm   Subject: Square mileage of each country of the Flanaess is done
    Thanks for doing this work and making it accessible.

    Also, your notes / posts on the math and example regarding Furyondy were helpful: my new campaign is presently in Saltmarsh, but my plan (hope) ...
      Topic: Cloting iN the Flaness
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    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Tue Oct 20, 2020 9:36 pm   Subject: Cloting iN the Flaness
    Thanks Kirt. This is very helpful and comes at a great time in my nascent campaign: after our first several sessions, the PCs have debarked from a sloop out of Gradsul and are now in Saltmarsh to weat ...
      Topic: Cloting iN the Flaness
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    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Sat Oct 17, 2020 12:24 pm   Subject: Cloting iN the Flaness
    Thanks for that information DMPrata.

    This means that, in 5e, 50' of hemp rope, which costs 1 gp, equals the cost/value of two square yards of cotton.

    (Recall that in 1e, a 50' hemp rope costs ...
      Topic: Cloting iN the Flaness
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    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Fri Oct 16, 2020 8:03 pm   Subject: Cloting iN the Flaness
    Thanks SirXaris. That's an elegant solution—if one wants to keep the treasure value ratio as written.

    Alternatively, one might combine all of the module's "bolts" into a single 40' long one (or pe ...
      Topic: Niole Dra design
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    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Fri Oct 16, 2020 6:53 pm   Subject: Re: Niole Dra design
    My goal is to write-up the city and design a map based on canon and near-canon materials.
    Skech, do you have a draft that you are willing to share?
      Topic: Cloting iN the Flaness
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    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Fri Oct 16, 2020 7:50 am   Subject: Cloting iN the Flaness
    In developing my new 5e campaign, I found that Ghosts of Saltmarsh grossly undervalues silk. According to it, a bolt of silk is worth 50 gp (and a cask of brandy is worth 10 gp).

    However, according ...
      Topic: Who were the Red Rampart Guards?
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    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Fri Oct 16, 2020 7:25 am   Subject: Who were the Red Rampart Guards?
    I can't recall which issue of Dragon it was, but I believe that the article discussing the obsidian dragon mentioned one allied to Mordenkainen and also presented information on his forces and citadel ...
      Topic: Cities of the Flanaess interactive map
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    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Wed Oct 14, 2020 8:20 pm   Subject: Cities of the Flanaess interactive map
    Thanks O-D. That was a helpful reminder. I'd read it earlier and enjoyed rereading it. Here I'll make a few comments on your version. Then I'll mention a few cities that I'm starting to research as I ...
      Topic: Cities of the Flanaess interactive map
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    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Fri Oct 09, 2020 12:32 pm   Subject: Cities of the Flanaess interactive map
    These are great projects! I noticed the new button last night and immediately distracted myself from my pending project to check out Monmurg, Port Toli, and Hokar.

    Not only were the precise latitu ...
      Topic: Greetings and well met
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    PostForum: Welcome to Greyhawk!   Posted: Wed Oct 07, 2020 8:10 pm   Subject: Greetings and well met
    Welcome Holy_Rage.

    Are you planning to run a new campaign or to play in one? If the former, the new Touring the Flanaess section is made for you. Either way, feel free to post questions, comments, ...
      Topic: Technology Level of Celene
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    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Fri Sep 18, 2020 7:51 pm   Subject: Technology Level of Celene
    Thanks for posing this question edmundscott. I've long enjoyed conversing about technologies in Greyhawk and am presently puzzling over related issues vis-à-vis sailing ships.

    From the description, ...
      Topic: ToEE: Two Questions
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    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Fri Sep 18, 2020 8:43 am   Subject: ToEE: Two Questions
    Although I recall one of my PCs survived fighting a certain giant toad (over thirty years ago—ouch), the Temple is outside of my Greyhawk foci, so it's always interesting to read about the Temple and ...
      Topic: The Scarlet Guide To Conquest For Fun And Profit
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    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Thu Sep 17, 2020 10:05 pm   Subject: The Scarlet Guide To Conquest For Fun And Profit
    Thanks for linking to this CruelSummerLord!

    I enjoyed reading your articulation of the Brotherhood's steps.

    Regarding the Fodder step, since it sounds like you've retained Sargent's depiction of ...
      Topic: How to "wrap up" Sea Princes?
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    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Thu Sep 17, 2020 9:58 pm   Subject: How to "wrap up" Sea Princes?
    Glad to see this old thread has prompted new discussion. Below I respond to several points in the recent posts.

    Regarding motivation to conquer the Sea Princes, I'm intrigued by Samwise's old accou ...
      Topic: Campaign Idea Book: The Dying Oerth
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    PostForum: Greyhawk- D&D 5th Edition   Posted: Fri Sep 11, 2020 8:21 pm   Subject: Campaign Idea Book: The Dying Oerth
    Saracenus, have you posted about your Dying Oerth campaign? If so, please share a link. If not, please consider sharing what you and your players created here.
      Topic: The Hold of the Sea Princes and Yeomanry, slavery
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    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Fri Sep 11, 2020 8:14 pm   Subject: The Hold of the Sea Princes and Yeomanry, slavery
    Do you see any connections between the slave-taking by the Yellow Sails and the Slavelords (IMC they are two separate though related groups) and the Sea Princes; specifically, slaves taken by the for ...
      Topic: 5e D&D - Experiences using the psionics rules, compariso
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    PostForum: Greyhawk- D&D 5th Edition   Posted: Thu Sep 10, 2020 1:25 pm   Subject: 5e D&D - Experiences using the psionics rules, compariso
    Thanks Kirt. I'll be sure to PM you or post here when I seek help.

    We had our first session this past Monday. (Once we have done a few I might follow your lead and post a campaign log.) Of the four ...
      Topic: Living Greyhawk module index is now live!
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    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Wed Sep 09, 2020 6:22 am   Subject: Living Greyhawk module index is now live!
    Wow. Thank you (and anyone else who contributed) for this monumental work!

    Having missed most of LG, I look forward to learning how others treated the setting.
      Topic: Undersea kingdoms of the Azure Sea
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    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Tue Sep 08, 2020 8:07 pm   Subject: Undersea kingdoms of the Azure Sea
    Thanks Rasgon, I had never read that issue before and think "Heroes of the Sea" provides the most published detail on the koalinth. (I also enjoyed reading the issue's other thematically related artic ...
      Topic: Ideas for Dreadwood encounters
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    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Tue Sep 08, 2020 6:54 pm   Subject: Ideas for Dreadwood encounters
    Hi Ralf.

    I've just begun researching the Dreadwood too: my new 5e campaign started last night on the Azure Sea outside of Gradsul and bound for Monmurg, and one of the PCs is a Dreadwood elf.

    Be ...
      Topic: Undersea kingdoms of the Azure Sea
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    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Sun Sep 06, 2020 7:40 pm   Subject: Undersea kingdoms of the Azure Sea
    Thank you O-D. I greatly enjoyed it.

    Between your works, The Sea Peoples, and The Sea Devils, I feel prepared to sketch out Jeklea Bay and nearby parts of the Azure Sea IMC.(Depending on my players ...
      Topic: The "Black Brotherhood" Suel cult
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    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Fri Sep 04, 2020 9:05 pm   Subject: The "Black Brotherhood" Suel cult
    Thanks Osmund-Davizid!

    I wondered if you spun the thread for H’Thiss Kaa or if it had some basis in canon and am glad to learn that I need to review FtA.

    That must feel great to have your elabor ...
      Topic: Suel Houses
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    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Fri Sep 04, 2020 9:01 pm   Subject: Suel Houses
    Reviewing the above, I wonder which House(s) traveled south through the present-day "Grand" Duchy of Berghof, into the Amedio Jungle, and ultimately to "Lake Maytreus."

    Samwise's chronologies of Ke ...
      Topic: Non-Scarlet Brotherhood monk organizations
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    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Fri Sep 04, 2020 12:03 pm   Subject: Non-Scarlet Brotherhood monk organizations
    It's been great reading the multiple threads about monks in and around the Flanaess.

    Have any of you developed organizations for demi-human monks? Although 1e precluded this in the PHB, as another ...
      Topic: How to "wrap up" Sea Princes?
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    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Fri Sep 04, 2020 10:49 am   Subject: How to "wrap up" Sea Princes?
    Hopefully folks won't mind me resuscitating so many old threads, but as I read old discussions, I sometimes feel moved to respond and hope that others who expressed past interest might update the comm ...
      Topic: The "Black Brotherhood" Suel cult
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    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Fri Sep 04, 2020 7:51 am   Subject: The "Black Brotherhood" Suel cult
    Cebrion, did you ever publish your Dwellers of the Forbidden City mini-campaign notes?

    PaulN6, you, and others, have mentioned yuan-ti in the Hool Marshes. Does this derive from your own imaginatio ...
      Topic: Monks of the Flanaess
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    PostForum: Greyhawk- AD&D 1st Edition   Posted: Thu Sep 03, 2020 6:50 pm   Subject: Monks of the Flanaess
    DMPrata, did you ever make public your spreadsheet of monks of the Flanaess (as mentioned in various canon publications)?

    Or has anyone else published this kind of information online?

    I've begun ...
      Topic: Best of the Dragon Archive Issues
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    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Fri Aug 28, 2020 3:45 pm   Subject: Best of the Dragon Archive Issues
    Thanks for this thread, O-D.

    I recall greatly enjoying Dan Salas, The Ecology of the Shade, in Dragon Magazine 126, at pp. 40–43. Although brief, its in-character narrative memorably evoked pathos ...
      Topic: 5e D&D - Experiences using the psionics rules, compariso
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    PostForum: Greyhawk- D&D 5th Edition   Posted: Tue Aug 18, 2020 12:11 pm   Subject: 5e D&D - Experiences using the psionics rules, compariso
    I didn't know that this edition featured psionics, but thanks to your posts, I've just downloaded these rules, https://dnd.wizards.com/articles/unearthed-arcana/psionic-options-revisited and will read ...
      Topic: 3.0/3.5/d20 - Experiences using the psionics rules, compare
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    PostForum: Greyhawk- D&D 3.0e/3.5e/d20/Pathfinder   Posted: Tue Aug 18, 2020 11:42 am   Subject: 3.0/3.5/d20 - Experiences using the psionics rules, compare
    Written before I read nijineko's second post in this thread:

    I'll respond here instead of in one of the other rules forums. First, I love how you posted these questions in tandem with your article ...
      Topic: Naval Strengths of the Realms of Greyhawk
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    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Fri Aug 14, 2020 8:42 pm   Subject: Naval Strengths of the Realms of Greyhawk
    Unsure if this is an active thread anymore or even exactly how this works as I legitimately just made an account for this but I have been attempting to do greyhawk campaign heavily influenced by pirat ...
      Topic: Fort Blackwell questions.
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    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Wed Aug 12, 2020 5:51 pm   Subject: Fort Blackwell questions.
    Sounds good.

    In the future, I can provide you with my notes for my Hold of the Sea Princes campaign too, so you can use them in a similar way. They feature links to numerous Canonfire! articles an ...
      Topic: Fort Blackwell questions.
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    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Wed Aug 12, 2020 6:48 am   Subject: Fort Blackwell questions.
    Thanks SirXaris. I look forward to incorporating details from your adventure.

    The more I've studied Samwise's chronologies, the more I realize that the Hook of the Amedio is too close to the Flanae ...
      Topic: Fort Blackwell questions.
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    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Tue Aug 11, 2020 9:10 pm   Subject: Fort Blackwell questions.
    Here's a version of Fort Blackwell's history that I've drafted for my campaign. Besides this thread, the draft incorporates information from the following sources:
    Gary Gygax, World of Greyhawk Guide ...
      Topic: March of Sterich
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    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Thu Aug 06, 2020 6:38 pm   Subject: March of Sterich
    Thanks for completing it Richard. It looks good to me, and Mtg, mtg, MTG, or another variation on the theme is fine.
      Topic: March of Sterich
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    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Mon Aug 03, 2020 8:11 pm   Subject: March of Sterich
    I like the project idea, but because of time constraints, I'm going to respond here with a partial draft in hopes that it prove useful—rather than "claim" Sterich.

    If others feel so moved, please ...
      Topic: March of Sterich
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    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Fri Jul 31, 2020 6:44 pm   Subject: March of Sterich
    Thanks for bringing that information here kwint! I have added it to the chronology that I created when I began running those adventures (a decade ago) for a campaign I called Shadows on the March.

    ...
      Topic: Regional Products of the Flanaess - Cloth and Fur
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    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Fri Jul 31, 2020 3:01 pm   Subject: Regional Products of the Flanaess - Cloth and Fur
    Reviewing the Gazetteer, the areas that Jason colored yellow all export platinum.

    This was helpful for my new Sea Princes campaign because the Hold only exports food according the "gold box" World ...
      Topic: Greyhawk Naval Rules
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    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Tue Jul 28, 2020 6:36 pm   Subject: Greyhawk Naval Rules
    Thanks for sharing your spreadsheets Rich. I enjoyed reading your article, [url=http://www.canonfire.com/cf/modules.php?name=News&file=article&sid=1217]Ships and Naval Travel, and have begun r ...
      Topic: Map of Seaton?
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    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Sat Jul 18, 2020 6:37 pm   Subject: Map of Seaton?
    Wolfling might have read the placement of Redshore in Greyhawk in GVDammerung's Canonfire! article, Brief Chronicle of the Viscounts and Who Is Who.

    I found them compelling but think I'll likely ad ...
      Topic: Greyhawk Naval Rules
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    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Fri Jul 17, 2020 10:52 am   Subject: Greyhawk Naval Rules
    Thanks for responding SirXaris and mortellan.

    I started playing AD&D 1e and never played the BECMI rule set (although I purchased and enjoyed reading the Immortals Rule Set), so Foy's article r ...
      Topic: Dark Istvin 576 CY
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    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Tue Jul 14, 2020 10:03 am   Subject: Dark Istvin 576 CY
    Thanks, Rip for all the information...My primary use for it is whatwould people who survived the Black Bubble tell of their nearly year long ordeal 18 yrs later in 594 CY...

    Kwint
    I think that ma ...
      Topic: Greyhawk Naval Rules
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    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Mon Jul 13, 2020 7:02 pm   Subject: Greyhawk Naval Rules
    Friends,

    Reviewing some of your discussions on the subject of naval rules, strengths, etc. for Greyhawk, I'm writing to ask: (1) which rule set(s) you prefer (and why); (2) your thoughts on naval s ...
      Topic: Oerth Journal #33 is out
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    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Sun Jul 12, 2020 9:40 pm   Subject: Oerth Journal #33 is out
    PSmedger, I was going to ask how you dealt with a LG lich in GH, but after reading the article, I love how you resolved the apparent contradiction: I can recall reading the 1e DMG about the potentiall ...
      Topic: Up the Hool River, pre-war (long)
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    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Sun Jul 12, 2020 9:30 pm   Subject: Up the Hool River, pre-war (long)
    I love the idea that there's enough trade between the Hold of the Sea Princes and "Zindia" to the south to have a sizable minority with Sanskrit-inspired names dwelling in the Hold.
    That would be fas ...
      Topic: Fort Blackwell questions.
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    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Mon Jul 06, 2020 10:13 pm   Subject: Fort Blackwell questions.
    Thanks mortellan. If there isn't any more information on Fort Blackwell out there, then I'm happy to fill in the blanks as needed for my adventure. However, if anyone knows of something that I've mi ...
      Topic: City of Greyhawk - City of Hawks
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    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Mon Jul 06, 2020 9:41 pm   Subject: City of Greyhawk - City of Hawks
    Thanks for the enlightening discussion. I haven't read the Gygax novels for at least a decade and hadn't focused on it being roughly three times (per Jason's earlier post) longer than the CoG / LGJ (M ...
     
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