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      Topic: Greyhawk boxed set
    peyre

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    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Fri Apr 22, 2016 3:44 pm   Subject: Greyhawk boxed set
    Hahaha, me too!

    Olidammara, God of Makeup! No wonder he's called the Laughing Rogue.
      Topic: Greyhawk boxed set
    peyre

    Replies: 4
    Views: 5246

    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Fri Apr 22, 2016 7:38 am   Subject: Greyhawk boxed set
    I expect everyone who frequents this site has a legitimate copy of the World of Greyhawk and so is ok to have a backup electronic one--and in this case, an improved copy.

    I scanned my copy of WoG ...
      Topic: How did you start playing D&D?
    peyre

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    Views: 45847

    PostForum: Welcome to Greyhawk!   Posted: Sun May 31, 2015 9:00 am   Subject: How did you start playing D&D?
    Yeah, we had no idea about saves, and our ideas of armor class and how to hit were all messed up. Did I mention we didn't have any polyhedral dice, just d6s? I eventually made a pair of percentile d ...
      Topic: How did you start playing D&D?
    peyre

    Replies: 44
    Views: 45847

    PostForum: Welcome to Greyhawk!   Posted: Sun May 31, 2015 8:01 am   Subject: ca. 1981
    As I recall, our parents gave my brother and me a copy of the Players Handbook (or maybe one of us got it for a birthday). Partly thanks to Gary's distinctive writing style and those classy illustrat ...
      Topic: High Hadleigh
    peyre

    Replies: 6
    Views: 5937

    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Sun Apr 12, 2015 7:06 pm   Subject: High Hadleigh
    Ah, ok. Basically confirms what I've read elsewhere, that Hadleigh is basically a port city on the river, a trading post.
      Topic: High Hadleigh
    peyre

    Replies: 6
    Views: 5937

    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Sun Apr 12, 2015 6:29 pm   Subject: High Hadleigh
    WGR?
      Topic: High Hadleigh
    peyre

    Replies: 6
    Views: 5937

    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Sat Apr 04, 2015 5:04 pm   Subject: High Hadleigh
    Huh, neat find. That link is probably about the best I can expect, considering the place is kind of obscure.

    Thanks for the extra tidbits and the tie-in with U4; I'll have to take a look at the mo ...
      Topic: The Complete World of Greyhawk Setting
    peyre

    Replies: 3
    Views: 3997

    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Sat Apr 04, 2015 12:08 pm   Subject: The Complete World of Greyhawk Setting
    Ha ha, good one!
      Topic: High Hadleigh
    peyre

    Replies: 6
    Views: 5937

    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Fri Apr 03, 2015 3:15 pm   Subject: High Hadleigh
    We wrote a module set between Tenh and Stonefist in CY576 Greyhawk. The main map has a road that travels south to High Hadleigh, but we never fleshed out anything about it. Has anyone done any work ...
      Topic: Sanitation in Greyhawk? (Warning: Possibly gross content)
    peyre

    Replies: 26
    Views: 17947

    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Tue Feb 03, 2015 2:23 pm   Subject: Sanitation in Greyhawk? (Warning: Possibly gross content)
    IMC, I'd say that the wealth and technological sophistication of the city or state in question matters more than the ethnic background of the local humans.
    Yeah, you're probably on the money there. ...
      Topic: Sanitation in Greyhawk? (Warning: Possibly gross content)
    peyre

    Replies: 26
    Views: 17947

    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Tue Feb 03, 2015 11:18 am   Subject: Sanitation in Greyhawk? (Warning: Possibly gross content)
    Right, good stuff.

    I wonder how forms of sanitation would differ between areas dominated by Flan culture vs. Oeridian (esp. Aerdi) vs. Suloise. Baklunish would presumably be much like the Middle E ...
      Topic: Sanitation in Greyhawk? (Warning: Possibly gross content)
    peyre

    Replies: 26
    Views: 17947

    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Tue Feb 03, 2015 9:30 am   Subject: Re: Sanitation in Greyhawk? (Warning: Possibly gross content
    As anyone who's studied the Middle Ages and the Renaissance knows, medieval Europe was not clean-sheets were rarely cleaned, people rarely washed or groomed themselves, and housewives would throw the ...
      Topic: Moving a party across the Flanaess
    peyre

    Replies: 30
    Views: 25590

    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Thu Jan 29, 2015 8:25 am   Subject: Moving a party across the Flanaess
    Nice!! Good inspiration there.

    The party is currently on module B12, which is -officially- set it Mystara, but I was planning to transplant the area they're in to the Yeomanry. In the first part ...
      Topic: Map of Wild Coast city-states?
    peyre

    Replies: 19
    Views: 13894

    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Thu Jan 29, 2015 7:58 am   Subject: Map of Wild Coast city-states?
    Good stuff, mtg. That's all handy food for thought on this one.
      Topic: Maps of the Baklunish Empire?
    peyre

    Replies: 0
    Views: 3135

    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Wed Jan 28, 2015 2:30 pm   Subject: Maps of the Baklunish Empire?
    I was super excited to finally see a map of the old Suloise Empire, thanks to RR01 Suel Imperium! I spent so many evenings as a kid staring at the map of the Sea of Dust and wondering what had been t ...
      Topic: Moving a party across the Flanaess
    peyre

    Replies: 30
    Views: 25590

    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Wed Jan 28, 2015 8:46 am   Subject: Moving a party across the Flanaess
    Wow, this promises to be a lucrative assignment for them! I like the idea, though I'm forced to wonder if it might be somewhat unbalanced--in that it's a lot of reward without the players having to w ...
      Topic: Moving a party across the Flanaess
    peyre

    Replies: 30
    Views: 25590

    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Mon Jan 26, 2015 10:25 am   Subject: Moving a party across the Flanaess
    You could use a dirawaen, magical roads carved during the time when the Great Northern Kingdom of Aerdy was in power.
    http://www.canonfire.com/cf//modules.php?name=Forums&file=viewtopic&t=240 ...
      Topic: Howdy
    peyre

    Replies: 11
    Views: 11321

    PostForum: Welcome to Greyhawk!   Posted: Sun Jan 25, 2015 5:36 pm   Subject: Re: Howdy
    I mostly DMed in 3rd when I was in the USMC in the very late 90s, but unfortunately there doesn't seem to be a ton of 3rd edition Greyhawk.
    I don't know, I've seen a lot of books etc. for it. And my ...
      Topic: Moving a party across the Flanaess
    peyre

    Replies: 30
    Views: 25590

    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Sat Jan 24, 2015 9:05 pm   Subject: Moving a party across the Flanaess
    BTW, "getts" and "axel". I really should proof read more... Embarassed
    Ha, I didn't even notice those! No harm done.
      Topic: Moving a party across the Flanaess
    peyre

    Replies: 30
    Views: 25590

    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Sat Jan 24, 2015 1:18 pm   Subject: Moving a party across the Flanaess
    Peyre,

    Just in case your mind isn't completley made up...

    ...Many adventures that are listed can be placed in other regions than those listed. For instance, The Keep on the Borderlands as you m ...
      Topic: Please Vote!
    peyre

    Replies: 8
    Views: 7407

    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Sat Jan 24, 2015 7:15 am   Subject: Please Vote!
    I agree maybe this gives us hope:

    Yep, hopefully it's not just a tease.
      Topic: Moving a party across the Flanaess
    peyre

    Replies: 30
    Views: 25590

    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Fri Jan 23, 2015 3:24 pm   Subject: Moving a party across the Flanaess
    Ok, so I have the means to get them out there worked out. But presumably there should be some incentive offered. Naturally the players will be inclined to accept because they're looking for an adven ...
      Topic: Moving a party across the Flanaess
    peyre

    Replies: 30
    Views: 25590

    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Fri Jan 23, 2015 1:31 pm   Subject: Moving a party across the Flanaess
    Then I can salt the journey with eerie warnings of the road to the sea, a Greyhawk module or two along the way (maybe in the Pomarj), and of course the agent to entice them toward the northern frontie ...
      Topic: Moving a party across the Flanaess
    peyre

    Replies: 30
    Views: 25590

    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Fri Jan 23, 2015 1:30 pm   Subject: Moving a party across the Flanaess
    Hey, got a great idea! The party's about to set out on B12 Queen's Harvest. In the first part of that they search a basement full of traps and monsters and will probably pick up a few magic items whil ...
      Topic: Moving a party across the Flanaess
    peyre

    Replies: 30
    Views: 25590

    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Fri Jan 23, 2015 8:33 am   Subject: Moving a party across the Flanaess
    These are great ideas, guys! Thanks, I think I've found what I'm looking for. I'm not sure yet exactly how it'll go, but you've given me the start I was looking for. That's enough ideas that I can ...
      Topic: Moving a party across the Flanaess
    peyre

    Replies: 30
    Views: 25590

    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Thu Jan 22, 2015 9:39 pm   Subject: Moving a party across the Flanaess
    That's just it, I can't think why they would. An urgent need to deliver a letter from the Freeholder of the Yeomanry to the Duke of Tenh? Not likely. Maybe I could find a reason for them to head to ...
      Topic: Moving a party across the Flanaess
    peyre

    Replies: 30
    Views: 25590

    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Thu Jan 22, 2015 8:40 pm   Subject: Moving a party across the Flanaess
    Thanks. You have a good point, that I could very well relocate it. That does still leave me with a problem though: the module is set somewhere in the cold north; the weather is subarctic and there a ...
      Topic: Moving a party across the Flanaess
    peyre

    Replies: 30
    Views: 25590

    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Thu Jan 22, 2015 8:12 pm   Subject: Moving a party across the Flanaess
    A fair question. There's a module I want to DM them on. It's a homebrew one that I wrote with my brother and a friend back in the 80s. Now years later I'm going back and reworking it into a much be ...
      Topic: Moving a party across the Flanaess
    peyre

    Replies: 30
    Views: 25590

    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Thu Jan 22, 2015 7:49 pm   Subject: Moving a party across the Flanaess
    That's part of the problem--I can't think of any, especially from clear across the subcontinent. Tenh is kind of a sleepy backwater and its neighbors roll their eyes at its fierce pride in its Flan a ...
      Topic: Moving a party across the Flanaess
    peyre

    Replies: 30
    Views: 25590

    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Thu Jan 22, 2015 4:52 pm   Subject: Moving a party across the Flanaess
    Now I don't want to take them on a couple whole series of modules--they shouldn't be higher than 3rd or 4th level for the "destination" module, so to speak.

    I do think having them journey overland ...
      Topic: Moving a party across the Flanaess
    peyre

    Replies: 30
    Views: 25590

    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Thu Jan 22, 2015 3:23 pm   Subject: Moving a party across the Flanaess
    My players' party is still mostly at 1st level. They just finished module B1 and we're getting ready for B2 (the immortal Keep on the Borderlands!), so I've placed them in the Yeomanry, which both mo ...
      Topic: Please Vote!
    peyre

    Replies: 8
    Views: 7407

    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Thu Jan 22, 2015 3:16 pm   Subject: Please Vote!
    I cast my vote. So far we're in first place at 33%.
      Topic: Cover of "From the Ashes"
    peyre

    Replies: 6
    Views: 7946

    PostForum: Published Material Reviews & Discussion   Posted: Tue Jan 20, 2015 1:48 pm   Subject: Cover of "From the Ashes"
    Wow, I even get his name! Good deal--it's nice to know what, and even who, the picture is of.
      Topic: Map of Wild Coast city-states?
    peyre

    Replies: 19
    Views: 13894

    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Tue Jan 20, 2015 8:47 am   Subject: Map of Wild Coast city-states?
    Very nice--reverse-engineering the area based on a careful reading of what's been published about it already. I always like it when people take care to keep new materials in line with the old. I try ...
      Topic: Cover of "From the Ashes"
    peyre

    Replies: 6
    Views: 7946

    PostForum: Published Material Reviews & Discussion   Posted: Fri Jan 16, 2015 9:57 am   Subject: Cover of "From the Ashes"
    Oh, an animus general--that makes sense.
      Topic: Map of Wild Coast city-states?
    peyre

    Replies: 19
    Views: 13894

    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Fri Jan 16, 2015 9:22 am   Subject: Map of Wild Coast city-states?
    Very nice, Galen! Fascinating stuff--makes me feel sorry for what poor Ranadar is going to find when (if?) he returns to his hometown someday. This is helping me get into character.

    Ok grodog, th ...
      Topic: Map of Wild Coast city-states?
    peyre

    Replies: 19
    Views: 13894

    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Thu Jan 15, 2015 8:38 pm   Subject: Map of Wild Coast city-states?
    Thanks Dark Lord!

    Lanthorn, I didn't really have anything specific in mind. As it happens though, I was planning to have my character be from Narwell. Anything particular you have fleshed out for ...
      Topic: Cover of "From the Ashes"
    peyre

    Replies: 6
    Views: 7946

    PostForum: Published Material Reviews & Discussion   Posted: Thu Jan 15, 2015 7:44 pm   Subject: Cover of "From the Ashes"
    I'm sorry, I feel I should know this, but somehow I can't put a finger on it. What exactly is depicted on the cover of the boxed set of From the Ashes? Front and center is a humanoid monster of some ...
      Topic: Howdy
    peyre

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    Views: 11321

    PostForum: Welcome to Greyhawk!   Posted: Thu Jan 15, 2015 4:03 pm   Subject: Howdy
    ...a few whackos out there who cannot discern reality vs. fantasy made it rough on the rest of us.
    And as re. D&D, it wasn't even that much! The whole "lost in his character" thing was just one ...
      Topic: Map of Wild Coast city-states?
    peyre

    Replies: 19
    Views: 13894

    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Thu Jan 15, 2015 3:00 pm   Subject: Map of Wild Coast city-states?
    Did she?? Yes, definitely have to check it out--thanks.
      Topic: Howdy
    peyre

    Replies: 11
    Views: 11321

    PostForum: Welcome to Greyhawk!   Posted: Thu Jan 15, 2015 8:05 am   Subject: Howdy
    Oh man, your mom was one of those! My condolences. I hope she came to her senses eventually. (I sure am glad that nonsense moral panic is over with, though I'm still a little shell-shocked from it. ...
      Topic: 0 Level NPCs
    peyre

    Replies: 10
    Views: 10190

    PostForum: Greyhawk- AD&D 1st Edition   Posted: Wed Jan 14, 2015 8:44 pm   Subject: Cantrips
    -Now that you mention it, where does the 2,000 XP for 0 level MUs/Illusionists come from? I may have seen it in a Dragon.Unearthed Arcana, p. 45
    -Is that in the section under Cantrips?
    So presumably ...
      Topic: Map of Wild Coast city-states?
    peyre

    Replies: 19
    Views: 13894

    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Wed Jan 14, 2015 8:42 pm   Subject: Map of Wild Coast city-states?
    Thanks! I do have the boxed set (I'm rereading it for the first time in a very long while), and I'll have to look through the A series.

    Sure, I'd be interested in your fleshing out of the area. E ...
      Topic: Howdy
    peyre

    Replies: 11
    Views: 11321

    PostForum: Welcome to Greyhawk!   Posted: Wed Jan 14, 2015 8:41 pm   Subject: Howdy
    Thanks Lanthorn! I have been, a little. I should mention btw that I don't mean to cast judgement on 2e, which would hardly be fair since I've never played it. That was just my personal take on the ...
      Topic: Map of Wild Coast city-states?
    peyre

    Replies: 19
    Views: 13894

    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Wed Jan 14, 2015 4:29 pm   Subject: Elredd
    Wow, great information on Elredd! This will be helpful in fleshing out my character's backstory. "So where're you from, Ranadar?" will get an answer with some substance (though I think I'll have him ...
      Topic: Map of Wild Coast city-states?
    peyre

    Replies: 19
    Views: 13894

    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Wed Jan 14, 2015 4:11 pm   Subject: Map of Wild Coast city-states?
    Besides accessing some of Anna's amazing works on the region (highly recommended!), I also suggest you use any of the following maps from the listed sources:

    1) "From the Ashes" has a decent map of ...
      Topic: Map of Wild Coast city-states?
    peyre

    Replies: 19
    Views: 13894

    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Wed Jan 14, 2015 3:05 pm   Subject: Map of Wild Coast city-states?
    I love the detailed map of the Bandit Kingdoms (http://www.canonfire.com/cf/modules.php?name=Downloads&d_op=viewdownload&cid=4)! Years back, I always kind of wondered what the distribution of ...
      Topic: Howdy
    peyre

    Replies: 11
    Views: 11321

    PostForum: Welcome to Greyhawk!   Posted: Wed Jan 14, 2015 2:55 pm   Subject: Howdy
    Thanks SirXaris, I will take a look at those.

    You really should give 5th edition
    Hm, that strikes me personally as a "possibly ok, but not super promising" recommendation. But that's because I'm ...
      Topic: Light Spells
    peyre

    Replies: 14
    Views: 10466

    PostForum: Greyhawk- AD&D 1st Edition   Posted: Thu Jan 01, 2015 4:00 pm   Subject: If it fails its saving throw
    Right. Of course, the target creature is entitled to a save, in which case the light emanates from directly behind the target (PHB, p. 44).
      Topic: Light Spells
    peyre

    Replies: 14
    Views: 10466

    PostForum: Greyhawk- AD&D 1st Edition   Posted: Thu Jan 01, 2015 2:58 pm   Subject: If it fails its saving throw
    Right. Of course, the target creature is entitled to a save, in which case the light emanates from directly behind the target (PHB, p. 44).
      Topic: Have you gamed in Western Oerth ?
    peyre

    Replies: 32
    Views: 40845

    PostForum: Beyond the Flanaess   Posted: Wed Dec 17, 2014 4:24 pm   Subject: Western Oerik Yes
    I'm not all that interested in actually gaming in western Oerik, but I'd be very excited to read about the region, its history, geography, politics, and its relationship to the Flanaess. Do the regio ...
      Topic: Have you gamed in Western Oerth ?
    peyre

    Replies: 32
    Views: 40845

    PostForum: Beyond the Flanaess   Posted: Wed Dec 17, 2014 4:24 pm   Subject: Western Oerik Yes
    I'm not really looking to actually game in western Oerik, but I'd be very interested to read about the region, its history, geography, politics, and its relationship to the Flanaess. Do the regions o ...
      Topic: Introductions and a little Greyhawk art by me...
    peyre

    Replies: 267
    Views: 176640

    PostForum: Welcome to Greyhawk!   Posted: Wed Dec 17, 2014 2:24 pm   Subject: Artwork
    Those are great, Glad! Want to do some art for an old homebrewed module? My brother and a friend and I wrote it back in the '80s; now I'm going back and reworking it and (substantially) improving it ...
      Topic: Rediscovering Greyhawk after all these years
    peyre

    Replies: 2
    Views: 5236

    PostForum: Welcome to Greyhawk!   Posted: Wed Dec 17, 2014 10:36 am   Subject: Rediscovering Greyhawk after all these years
    Thanks, it's good to be here--and that's a pretty good idea. I'll have to sound the oldest out on whether the geography of their location is even an issue in the first place. I'll also look up Isle ...
      Topic: Free Greyhawk based setting/supplement
    peyre

    Replies: 7
    Views: 7412

    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Tue Dec 16, 2014 3:56 pm   Subject: Very nice
    This looks impressive, wlf. I'll have to keep this in mind for when the kids' characters have been adventuring for some time and are now 35 years older. Or maybe for their next adventure or somethin ...
      Topic: Rediscovering Greyhawk after all these years
    peyre

    Replies: 2
    Views: 5236

    PostForum: Welcome to Greyhawk!   Posted: Tue Dec 16, 2014 2:21 pm   Subject: Rediscovering Greyhawk after all these years
    I used to play first edition AD&D way back in the 80s, but gave it up long ago (I think the last time I played was in 1993). However, now that my kids are just old enough, I'm introducing them to ...
     
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