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      Topic: Lost Goddess of Autumn
    smillan_31

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    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Wed Jul 28, 2021 4:04 pm   Subject: Lost Goddess of Autumn
    Mentioned in "Campaign Holidays: by Andy Miller, Dragon Annual #4, 1999, "Brewfest 4. This first day of Autumn marks the point where the sun crosses the equator from north to south, indicating that fa ...
      Topic: Missing Oeridian Power portfolios
    smillan_31

    Replies: 5
    Views: 706

    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Wed Jul 28, 2021 10:46 am   Subject: Missing Oeridian Power portfolios
    Doesn't exist in Dragon or any other source that I know of. Always thought it was weird that Raxivort was included in these articles.
      Topic: Knights of the Hart- Funding & Resources
    smillan_31

    Replies: 8
    Views: 1023

    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Sun Jul 04, 2021 3:55 pm   Subject: Knights of the Hart- Funding & Resources
    Looks like everyone else has covered it pretty thoroughly. The only thing I would add is that I think the stipend would be distributed by the Order.

    The Order's money would likely come from rents f ...
      Topic: Sisters of the Scarlet Brotherhood
    smillan_31

    Replies: 2
    Views: 1007

    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Tue May 18, 2021 4:47 pm   Subject: Sisters of the Scarlet Brotherhood
    Nice, Jason! When I ran a version of A1 I gender-switched Brother Kerin and had them fight Sister Kerin because I had found an excellent illustration of what looked like a red-haired female Suloise mo ...
      Topic: Magic in Keoland
    smillan_31

    Replies: 7
    Views: 1489

    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Sun May 16, 2021 11:09 am   Subject: Magic in Keoland
    I missed it the first time in the LG Onnwal Gazetteer that the Onnwi did indeed sail from the Pomarj, so my guess about the Jeklea Bay area was wrong.

    In the stuff I've been writing recently about ...
      Topic: Magic in Keoland
    smillan_31

    Replies: 7
    Views: 1489

    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Thu May 13, 2021 1:50 pm   Subject: Magic in Keoland
    The migrating houses agreed to pool their resources, though these would primarily be the Neheli, Rhola, and Linth, who had the most formidable spellcasters. Two exceptions were the Malhel and the Zelr ...
      Topic: Emirikol the Chaotic
    smillan_31

    Replies: 10
    Views: 1579

    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Thu May 13, 2021 1:26 pm   Subject: Emirikol the Chaotic
    I can't remember the source, but there was also a reference to Lokireme, the Lawful. Not so sure if this had any degree of seriousness, though.

    Are you thinking of Lokerimon the Lawful? It's from ...
      Topic: Blazonry
    smillan_31

    Replies: 7
    Views: 1531

    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Thu May 13, 2021 12:50 pm   Subject: Blazonry
    Does anyone know what the symbol on Tenh's heraldry is? I can't find it amongst the glyphs in the Guide to the World of Greyhawk but it looks kind of anthropomorphic to me.

    I consider the modern Fl ...
      Topic: Question: Cynidicean version in Greyhawk?
    smillan_31

    Replies: 4
    Views: 1151

    PostForum: Greyhawk- Other Game Systems/Editions   Posted: Mon May 03, 2021 3:03 pm   Subject: Question: Cynidicean version in Greyhawk?
    Wow! This is quite a find. I had no idea this was in there and obviously need to read Return to the Keep on the Borderlands more closely. I know some of the later B modules were set in Mystara B2 was ...
      Topic: Magic in Keoland
    smillan_31

    Replies: 7
    Views: 1489

    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Tue Apr 27, 2021 4:56 pm   Subject: Magic in Keoland
    I don't have my materials in front of me but I believe it was due to the Silent Ones wanting to control how magic was practiced. I think this was mainly due to the Mahel having rebelled and delving in ...
      Topic: Ettin's Mound
    smillan_31

    Replies: 12
    Views: 1898

    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Fri Apr 16, 2021 6:20 pm   Subject: Ettin's Mound
    Sorry I'm coming to this late. Just saw your comment on my Aerdi History blog. Thanks for the feedback!
    I'd probably go in a totally different direction with Ettin's Mound and I see that Rasgon has s ...
      Topic: Rime of the FrostMaiden in Greyhawk?
    smillan_31

    Replies: 19
    Views: 2732

    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Thu Mar 25, 2021 1:46 pm   Subject: Rime of the FrostMaiden in Greyhawk?
    The ancient flying city could be related to the City of the Gods, which can be anything from a crashed spaceship to the remnants of an ancient magical steampunk-type civilization. The latter would see ...
      Topic: Almost forgotten God of Hunt needed
    smillan_31

    Replies: 13
    Views: 2251

    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Thu Mar 25, 2021 12:36 pm   Subject: Almost forgotten God of Hunt needed
    I immediately thought of Gorellik since he is almost forgotten.
      Topic: The Hold of the Sea Princes and Yeomanry, slavery
    smillan_31

    Replies: 10
    Views: 6284

    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Wed Sep 16, 2020 8:19 am   Subject: The Hold of the Sea Princes and Yeomanry, slavery
    Wow! I should check in to CF! more frequently. Glad this discussion helped warm you up to Sasserine and Cauldron. I had planned on taking my campaign there as part of a reworked Savage Tide back when ...
      Topic: Greyhawk Time Line
    smillan_31

    Replies: 23
    Views: 5237

    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Thu Apr 30, 2020 10:24 am   Subject: Re: Greyhawk Time Line
    Anyway, before I get too far off track, is there a time line for modules so that I can limit myself to just 576 CY? I want to star there and use bits of the newer (ha – 25 years plus) stuff as seems ...
      Topic: Origin of Eclavdra's name
    smillan_31

    Replies: 9
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    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Fri Apr 24, 2020 12:39 pm   Subject: Origin of Eclavdra's name
    Dracula in Romainian is Draculea so the 'e' is there already with that spelling.
      Topic: Minor, obscure Deities
    smillan_31

    Replies: 40
    Views: 16450

    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Wed Apr 22, 2020 10:30 am   Subject: Minor, obscure Deities
    As a resource toward that end, has anyone attempted to map languages onto the Flanaess? Has anyone specified further dialects of the languages (beyond the WoG boxed set and LGG specifications)?

    Thi ...
      Topic: Historical - Vedorox of the Vollie Defeats Suel General Suve
    smillan_31

    Replies: 5
    Views: 5587

    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Tue Apr 21, 2020 5:42 pm   Subject: Re: Historical - Vedorox of the Vollie Defeats Suel General
    The Battle of Voll was merciless, The Flying Pig-Fish ate the souls of six Suel wizards...

    This rules!
      Topic: Common Gods
    smillan_31

    Replies: 19
    Views: 5070

    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Sat Dec 14, 2019 11:32 am   Subject: Re: Common Gods
    Why are the Common Deities not part of a cultural group? Who do they belong to? Are they themselves linked together as are the Suel Gods, a pantheon? Where do they come from with regards to the gre ...
      Topic: Historical - History of the Flan - Ehlissa The Nightingale -
    smillan_31

    Replies: 1
    Views: 1446

    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Sat Dec 14, 2019 9:49 am   Subject: Historical - History of the Flan - Ehlissa The Nightingale -
    This is excellent!
      Topic: Moons et al of Greyhawk
    smillan_31

    Replies: 19
    Views: 5883

    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Tue Oct 15, 2019 10:33 am   Subject: Moons et al of Greyhawk
    One cool aside in relation to this, in 201 CY the planet Borka was destroyed in the big space war between the Elves and Goblins (forgetting the name of it) and its destruction was observed by astrolog ...
      Topic: Breeds and Varieties of Animals
    smillan_31

    Replies: 20
    Views: 6391

    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Sat Oct 05, 2019 6:01 pm   Subject: Breeds and Varieties of Animals
    Rasgon did an entry on dogs in the Monsters of Oerth thread he started back in 2011. He also listed some references that might be interesting to look into.

    It's near the bottom of the page.

    http ...
      Topic: Breeds and Varieties of Animals
    smillan_31

    Replies: 20
    Views: 6391

    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Sat Oct 05, 2019 5:28 pm   Subject: Breeds and Varieties of Animals
    Yeshirs are hounds that were bred in the last centuries of the Suloise Empire for hunting Halflings, whose meat was considered a delicacy by the Suel nobility. The migrant Suel houses brought yeshir w ...
      Topic: How do you solve a problem like Orcreich?
    smillan_31

    Replies: 0
    Views: 1810

    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Fri Oct 04, 2019 3:33 pm   Subject: How do you solve a problem like Orcreich?
    Was reading the Coins and Scrolls blog (Worth checking out if you're not familiar) and a campaign outline they brainstorming made me think of Orcreich. It involves the Alexander Romance, which is a fa ...
      Topic: Where in the Samprastadar Hill?!?
    smillan_31

    Replies: 8
    Views: 4398

    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Sun Jan 13, 2019 6:08 pm   Subject: Where in the Samprastadar Hill?!?
    As far as it being a town, that's speculation on Jason's part unless he knows something we don't. Though that does make sense.
      Topic: Indexing Sources, Greyhawk Journal
    smillan_31

    Replies: 9
    Views: 4754

    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Thu Dec 27, 2018 11:24 pm   Subject: Indexing Sources, Greyhawk Journal
    Jason's index is the most comprehensive index available. If you don't have it you can download it here -- https://melkot.com/mechanics.html

    Beyond that, asking old timers is the best way to find th ...
      Topic: Lines of Succession: Veluna
    smillan_31

    Replies: 7
    Views: 7414

    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Sun Aug 07, 2016 9:10 pm   Subject: Lines of Succession: Veluna
    I say do what fits the narrative best. Don't be afraid to mix it up, if that's what works for you. Don't forget that the UK has three different legal systems.
    IMC the more Suloise-influenced province ...
      Topic: If you were to start a fresh level 1 group near Greyhawk ...
    smillan_31

    Replies: 10
    Views: 9718

    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Thu Jul 28, 2016 3:34 pm   Subject: If you were to start a fresh level 1 group near Greyhawk ...
    River of Blood is a nice little introductory adventure that takes place in the City, although it's LG, so it would be hard to find a copy unless you know someone you can borrow it from.
      Topic: Help with some Yeomanry info
    smillan_31

    Replies: 7
    Views: 7509

    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Tue Jun 28, 2016 8:54 pm   Subject: Help with some Yeomanry info
    Going through what material I have available, I found some info on Urrakbek, which is in the Southern Pass in in the southwestern Yeomanry. It's a Dwarven community described as both a town and villag ...
      Topic: Help with some Yeomanry info
    smillan_31

    Replies: 7
    Views: 7509

    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Tue Jun 28, 2016 12:03 pm   Subject: Help with some Yeomanry info
    I know the LG triad had a pretty detailed map, which is probably where Ann got a lot of her locations from. If she doesn't have all the details you need, try crowd-sourcing it here. Some of us live fo ...
      Topic: Characters in a battle
    smillan_31

    Replies: 3
    Views: 4360

    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Sat Jun 25, 2016 3:18 pm   Subject: Characters in a battle
    Anyone have any experience running a scenario where the members of the party are taking part in a large scale battle?

    If so, what worked? What didn't? Any other advice/experiences?

    I'm thinking ...
      Topic: Dungeon Magazine #221 - Lowdown in Highport Review
    smillan_31

    Replies: 7
    Views: 9866

    PostForum: Published Material Reviews & Discussion   Posted: Sat Jun 25, 2016 2:07 pm   Subject: Dungeon Magazine #221 - Lowdown in Highport Review
    Glad you guys liked the idea. Yes, it would have made it easier to move the slaves out if one of the party members hadn't tried to murder an NPC that they hired while they were still in the sea caves ...
      Topic: Weapons by Country?
    smillan_31

    Replies: 14
    Views: 12472

    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Tue Jun 14, 2016 7:12 am   Subject: Weapons by Country?
    Might a scything axe would be the equivalent of a pole axe?

    A hand catapult sounds like a hand crossbow, but I definitely like the imagery of the old wrist rockets some kids down the street had (it ...
      Topic: Naval Strengths of the Realms of Greyhawk
    smillan_31

    Replies: 21
    Views: 12947

    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Sun Jun 05, 2016 11:57 am   Subject: Naval Strengths of the Realms of Greyhawk
    Solid numbers I could find.

    Before the wars, sourced from a series of articles on Greyhawk in a number of earlier Dragon magazines.

    Almor's Relmor Bay fleet (under joint Nyrondal command) consi ...
      Topic: Population Centers of the Dark Ages
    smillan_31

    Replies: 19
    Views: 14179

    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Thu Jun 02, 2016 7:43 am   Subject: Population Centers of the Dark Ages
    When I first started playing D&D everyone created their own maps, generally using coloring pencils. When the WOG was published with the Darlene maps how did you proceed to add to the maps? Did you ...
      Topic: Dungeon Magazine #221 - Lowdown in Highport Review
    smillan_31

    Replies: 7
    Views: 9866

    PostForum: Published Material Reviews & Discussion   Posted: Wed Jun 01, 2016 10:28 pm   Subject: Dungeon Magazine #221 - Lowdown in Highport Review
    Nice review Luz. I used an adapted Lowdown as a lead-in to A1 by connecting location 22 in Lowdown with location 9 in the Sewer Level of A1. Of course I had to reverse one of the maps to get it to fit ...
      Topic: Adventures from other sources converted to Greyhawk
    smillan_31

    Replies: 22
    Views: 17475

    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Wed Jun 01, 2016 10:16 pm   Subject: Adventures from other sources converted to Greyhawk
    Using an adaptation of "The Brinewall Legacy", the first adventure from Pathfinder's Jade Regent adventure path, and setting it in the Wild Coast. It should segue into part of the Savage Tide AP or (s ...
      Topic: New Wizard Group: The Pentad
    smillan_31

    Replies: 18
    Views: 12701

    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Wed Jun 01, 2016 10:10 pm   Subject: New Wizard Group: The Pentad
    Good job, Mort!
      Topic: Famous religious figures of Oerth
    smillan_31

    Replies: 22
    Views: 20725

    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Fri May 27, 2016 11:25 am   Subject: Famous religious figures of Oerth
    Hey, whatever happened to Kevont, the Prelate of Almor?
      Topic: Postfest XVIII (Richfest 2016): Figurines of Wondrous Power!
    smillan_31

    Replies: 29
    Views: 22716

    PostForum: Postfest Forum & Archive   Posted: Thu May 19, 2016 8:29 pm   Subject: Postfest XVIII (Richfest 2016): Figurines of Wondrous Power!
    Sweet! Good job getting this going CF! staff!
      Topic: The Adventure Zone
    smillan_31

    Replies: 1
    Views: 4246

    PostForum: The Backalley   Posted: Thu May 05, 2016 7:22 am   Subject: The Adventure Zone
    Anyone else listening to this podcast. It's hilarious! Three brothers and their dad playing a D&D campaign, and they're all really funny guys. My only warning is that the language is pretty salty, ...
      Topic: Oerth Journal #27 has arrived!!!
    smillan_31

    Replies: 22
    Views: 40388

    PostForum: The Oerth Journal   Posted: Thu May 05, 2016 7:15 am   Subject: Oerth Journal #27 has arrived!!!
    I'm getting asked for a Dropbox login. Besides that, very happy to hear this. Thanks to all you guys who are doing the work to keep Oerth Journal alive! Can't wait to see it. Happy
      Topic: Does GH have a "Malar" equivalent?
    smillan_31

    Replies: 11
    Views: 8635

    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Thu Apr 21, 2016 8:01 pm   Subject: Does GH have a "Malar" equivalent?
    There's also Daragor, from Monster Mythology. http://www.canonfire.com/wiki/index.php?title=Daragor
      Topic: Seeking Social Interaction Adventures
    smillan_31

    Replies: 12
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    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Thu Apr 21, 2016 6:41 pm   Subject: Seeking Social Interaction Adventures
    Just general political wrangling could lead to all kinds of RP interactions. Even if the Marchioness has no clue of Verbane's ambitions, there still has to be an active faction opposed to her rule as ...
      Topic: The North Kingdom's Town of Edgefield
    smillan_31

    Replies: 6
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    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Thu Apr 14, 2016 4:08 pm   Subject: The North Kingdom's Town of Edgefield
    Both Chokestone and the Causeway of Fiends/Isle of Lost Souls are within fairly easy travel distance of Edge Field. Both in Ivid, and there's a good article online about the latter. http://www.wizards ...
      Topic: Tharizdun's Nature
    smillan_31

    Replies: 34
    Views: 25985

    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Thu Mar 31, 2016 7:34 am   Subject: Tharizdun's Nature
    ... yes, even the gods of chaos imposed their own various brands of "order" upon things!

    This was all good, but I especially like this point. Chaos may be chaos. but it's definitely not nothingnes ...
      Topic: Tharizdun's Nature
    smillan_31

    Replies: 34
    Views: 25985

    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Sun Mar 27, 2016 4:26 pm   Subject: Tharizdun's Nature
    Thanks for all the responses and posts in this thread! It spurred me to finally nail down the cosmology and something like a concrete cosmology and timeline for the Age Before Ages and imprisonment of ...
      Topic: Tharizdun's Nature
    smillan_31

    Replies: 34
    Views: 25985

    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Fri Mar 25, 2016 1:38 pm   Subject: Tharizdun's Nature
    Interesting model! That's the main reason why I've adopted the cosmology that I describe above, because it's hard enough for me to reconcile all the different pantheons of Oerth to my satisfaction, mu ...
      Topic: Tharizdun's Nature
    smillan_31

    Replies: 34
    Views: 25985

    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Fri Mar 25, 2016 9:59 am   Subject: Tharizdun's Nature
    Good points all, especially Rasgon on the differences between the natures of Tharizdun as given in canon and the Far Realm (entropic vs. alien). The route I'm going for my campaign is the opposite, ty ...
      Topic: Tharizdun's Nature
    smillan_31

    Replies: 34
    Views: 25985

    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Thu Mar 24, 2016 7:44 am   Subject: Tharizdun's Nature
    In your campaign, what is the deal with Tharizdun? This is kind of a free form spitballing thing, and the following questions are meant more to stir discussion on what your opinion is than delve for h ...
      Topic: The God Pact
    smillan_31

    Replies: 3
    Views: 4440

    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Thu Mar 24, 2016 7:36 am   Subject: The God Pact
    I've been looking for this but can't find what the sources are on the pact between the gods not to act directly in the affairs of Oerth that has been discussed before. The closest thing I've found is ...
      Topic: Barbarians of the Abbor-Alz
    smillan_31

    Replies: 10
    Views: 7589

    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Sat Mar 19, 2016 5:38 pm   Subject: Barbarians of the Abbor-Alz
    If there are actual stats provided for these type of people it has eluded me and would love to be pointed in the right direction.

    So please share how you handle the descriptions of hillmen and oth ...
      Topic: Good coat of arms source
    smillan_31

    Replies: 5
    Views: 4732

    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Fri Mar 04, 2016 8:25 pm   Subject: Good coat of arms source
    Thanks!
      Topic: Oerth vs. Earth and planar/dimensional logic
    smillan_31

    Replies: 13
    Views: 9555

    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Thu Feb 11, 2016 2:30 pm   Subject: Oerth vs. Earth and planar/dimensional logic
    Why the alternate ethereal planes? I know you didn't originate this, Rasgon, just thought there might have been an explanation.
      Topic: Good coat of arms source
    smillan_31

    Replies: 5
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    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Tue Feb 09, 2016 8:45 pm   Subject: Good coat of arms source
    That's a nice site.
      Topic: Good coat of arms source
    smillan_31

    Replies: 5
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    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Mon Feb 08, 2016 1:57 pm   Subject: Good coat of arms source
    Not a GH specific post, but a good source nonetheless. If you need high quality coats of arms for NPCs, etc ... a good source is the List of Communes of France in Wikipedia (https://en.wikipedia.org/w ...
      Topic: Official Map of Dyvers
    smillan_31

    Replies: 10
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    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Fri Feb 05, 2016 11:13 pm   Subject: Official Map of Dyvers
    I might go with 200 x 200 squares. That looks to match the scale of the Slavers map better.
      Topic: Henchmen compensation
    smillan_31

    Replies: 3
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    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Wed Feb 03, 2016 10:58 am   Subject: Henchmen compensation
    In 5e they specify 2 gp a day, so that's about the standard for your basic mercenary equivalent to a guard. I usually negotiate these as part of the roleplaying. The mercs my party hired to go into Hi ...
      Topic: Official Map of Dyvers
    smillan_31

    Replies: 10
    Views: 8431

    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Sun Jan 31, 2016 4:01 pm   Subject: Official Map of Dyvers
    There's this highly detailed pdf map that seems to conform to the map from Slavers. Not sure what the source is, but judging from the name it's LG related, maybe the official triad map. http://web.arc ...
      Topic: An idea: A strange cult of Heironeous, Mayaheine and Pelor
    smillan_31

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    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Wed Jan 27, 2016 10:33 am   Subject: An idea: A strange cult of Heironeous, Mayaheine and Pelor
    I could see something like this more as a twisted version of the established cult(s) of an existing god, similar to what I understand the case to be with the Pholtan theocracy in the Bandit Kingdom of ...
      Topic: Convulated History of the the Flanaess
    smillan_31

    Replies: 3
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    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Wed Jan 27, 2016 10:22 am   Subject: Convulated History of the the Flanaess
    I could give it a read for you. PM me and I'll give you my email when you're ready. I started an html based chronology some time ago which has sadly fallen to the wayside, but I've so far included mai ...
      Topic: Greyhawk 2015: Year in Review
    smillan_31

    Replies: 15
    Views: 18875

    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Fri Jan 01, 2016 12:45 pm   Subject: Greyhawk 2015: Year in Review
    Great list! Thanks for all your work, Vestcoat.
      Topic: Most Powerful Known Cleric of Kord?
    smillan_31

    Replies: 7
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    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Fri Jan 01, 2016 12:38 pm   Subject: Most Powerful Known Cleric of Kord?
    In the LGG, Kord is the most favored god in all the Barbarian kingdoms. Not that that translates to hosting the most powerful cleric, but it could inform whatever you decide to go with.
      Topic: WTF, D&D?
    smillan_31

    Replies: 4
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    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Fri Jan 01, 2016 9:44 am   Subject: WTF, D&D?
    I don't know how many of you follow the comedic WTF, D&D? series of articles on the web, but they finally included a Greyhawk reference. http://www.thebadguyswin.com/2015/12/wtf-dd-the-monsters-of ...
      Topic: Unknown and Petty Gawds of Greyhawk
    smillan_31

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    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Fri Dec 18, 2015 12:57 pm   Subject: Unknown and Petty Gawds of Greyhawk
    Here's some notes I made on the Original Petty Gods gods a while ago, before the revised and expanded edition was released:

    Arolohnso, god of the undercity (of Dyvers?) A deified form of Dyvers' or ...
      Topic: The Hold of the Sea Princes and Yeomanry, slavery
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    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Thu Dec 10, 2015 9:09 am   Subject: The Hold of the Sea Princes and Yeomanry, slavery
    Interesting notes, especially the last two.

    I'm assuming something closer to 576 than the LG era. Do you see any connections between the slave-taking by the Yellow Sails and the Slavelords (IMC th ...
      Topic: Nyr Dyv surface level?
    smillan_31

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    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Thu Dec 03, 2015 2:56 pm   Subject: Nyr Dyv surface level?
    Cairo is 315' above sea level and at about the 1000 mile mark along the Mississippi. I think I calculated the Nye Dyv to be about 250 or so miles up from the Selintan's mouth although that was based o ...
      Topic: Monsters of Oerth
    smillan_31

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    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Wed Dec 02, 2015 5:28 pm   Subject: Monsters of Oerth
    sundews are frequently described as “… mounds of grey-green tarry ropes or rags,” paired with the cloth-like appearance of the adherer’s dirty white “skin,” the similarities between adherers and sunde ...
      Topic: Why was worship of Trithereon banned in Keoland?
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    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Wed Dec 02, 2015 5:21 pm   Subject: Why was worship of Trithereon banned in Keoland?
    The only other mention in LG: Keoland I found was a reference to a Trithereonite anarchist group in Cryllor, in KEO7-05 Face of the Scourge, but I found the plot confusing so I'm not quite sure what t ...
      Topic: Why was worship of Trithereon banned in Keoland?
    smillan_31

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    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Wed Dec 02, 2015 5:15 pm   Subject: Why was worship of Trithereon banned in Keoland?
    From LG Keoland 596 CY Meta Org book...
    -So this is something that happens in 595 or 596?

    590. Here's what's written in KEO1-01 March Through Keoland. It's at the beginning of the adventure in a s ...
      Topic: Why was worship of Trithereon banned in Keoland?
    smillan_31

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    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Tue Dec 01, 2015 9:51 pm   Subject: Why was worship of Trithereon banned in Keoland?
    The first reference I found is all the way back in KEO1-01 March through Keoland, so I suspect it was Triad backstory and not an adventure outcome.

    More detail on this: The ban was on the temple of ...
      Topic: Why was worship of Trithereon banned in Keoland?
    smillan_31

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    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Tue Dec 01, 2015 7:34 pm   Subject: Why was worship of Trithereon banned in Keoland?
    Just speculation, but whoever wrote the Trithereon riots into the LG: Keoland timeline could have been working off of this from the adventure "Setting Sun" in DNG# 73, "In 5249 SD (-267 CY), Priests a ...
      Topic: Crossbreeding Produces Sterile Offspring?
    smillan_31

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    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Sun Nov 22, 2015 6:45 pm   Subject: Crossbreeding Produces Sterile Offspring?
    It's magic! Happy
      Topic: NorkerHawk
    smillan_31

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    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Sat Nov 21, 2015 3:05 pm   Subject: Re: NorkerHawk
    -Aaarghhhhhh! Aaarghhhhhh! Aaarghhhhhh! Aaarghhhhhh! Aaarghhhhhh! A-a-a-a-a-Aaarghhhhhh!

    ...For this reason Nerull despises his brother-in-law more than any other god...

    -Are you saying that We ...
      Topic: NorkerHawk
    smillan_31

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    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Tue Nov 17, 2015 8:42 pm   Subject: Re: NorkerHawk
    What changes do you guys make?

    A lot of these have been inspired or just plain stolen from other sources.

    576-577 (my ongoing campaign)
    -- Turrosh Mak, aka Theg Narlot is not a member of the Sl ...
      Topic: Legendary "Greyhawk Forgotten Realms" Unmentioned?
    smillan_31

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    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Thu Nov 05, 2015 6:13 pm   Subject: Legendary "Greyhawk Forgotten Realms" Unmentioned?
    We dealt with Dahlvier and his county in Living Greyhawk.

    Any details? His castle is on the ruins of an elven city destroyed by the Oeridians approximately 900 years ago, so around -316 CY. That's ...
      Topic: Most Unloved GH Canon
    smillan_31

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    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Wed Oct 28, 2015 12:34 pm   Subject: Most Unloved GH Canon
    ...The campaign went from local concerns to the party coming into Resbin's service as she tried to hold the country together for her son until he could become marquess...

    -Anything in canon about a ...
      Topic: The daughter/son of Zilchus and Sotillion?
    smillan_31

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    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Fri Oct 23, 2015 1:24 pm   Subject: The daughter/son of Zilchus and Sotillion?
    Considering a combination though, just for fun, the godling could be the patron of debutantes/trust fund babies. She might look a a little bit something like THIS This is brilliant, though given Zil ...
      Topic: The daughter/son of Zilchus and Sotillion?
    smillan_31

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    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Tue Oct 20, 2015 9:05 pm   Subject: The daughter/son of Zilchus and Sotillion?
    The Romans had a lot of gods like that. The one that sticks in my mind is Cloacina, goddess of sewers. Although maybe a place for someone like her in Greyhawk City?

    Yep, I always thought the Oeridi ...
      Topic: GH Dictionary
    smillan_31

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    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Tue Oct 20, 2015 7:27 am   Subject: GH Dictionary
    For my study of the Olman culture in Greyhawk World, I collected all official Olman language words. For aid to your research, here are those words which have provided a definition.

    Very nice work, ...
      Topic: Suss Sidetreks
    smillan_31

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    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Fri Oct 16, 2015 5:41 pm   Subject: Suss Sidetreks
    I have other plans for Nol Daer *cough*. Thanks for all the ideas, guys!
      Topic: Suss Sidetreks
    smillan_31

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    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Thu Oct 15, 2015 7:00 am   Subject: Suss Sidetreks
    By side trek, I take it to mean an incidental event that occurs while the party is pursuing its primary objective.

    I mention that because just getting to the Suss can be a main adventure after the ...
      Topic: Suss Sidetreks
    smillan_31

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    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Wed Oct 14, 2015 7:28 pm   Subject: Suss Sidetreks
    I've always wanted to do the Lost City but it's a little too much, and too far west for this potential part of the campaign. Maybe later though. In fact, that gives me a great potential idea! Smile ...
      Topic: Suss Sidetreks
    smillan_31

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    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Wed Oct 14, 2015 6:55 pm   Subject: Suss Sidetreks
    Anybody have any good sidetreks for the Pomarj or Suss? Edition and level don't matter, I'm just looking more for frameworks to work with. For that matter, any ideas anyone has for sidetreks in the Su ...
      Topic: new campaign
    smillan_31

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    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Wed Oct 14, 2015 9:29 am   Subject: new campaign
    Dreadwood had this "it is suspected that the sea princes are in collusion with certain bandits and humanoid bands that creep through the dreadwood on their way to raid Keoland and the Yeomanry." And ...
      Topic: 5E Rune Scribe Prestige Class
    smillan_31

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    PostForum: Greyhawk- D&D 5th Edition   Posted: Mon Oct 12, 2015 9:59 pm   Subject: 5E Rune Scribe Prestige Class
    I can use this as a jumping off point for Silent Ones. Happy
      Topic: new campaign
    smillan_31

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    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Mon Oct 12, 2015 10:56 am   Subject: new campaign
    I'm with SirXaris as far as keeping the levels of NPCs down to about 3rd with an exceptional 5th here and there. Sounds like you have the temples covered. As far as the inns, my assumption is that des ...
      Topic: Changing PC Alignment
    smillan_31

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    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Mon Oct 12, 2015 10:43 am   Subject: Changing PC Alignment
    Another thing thinking about this and discussing it (Thank you for all your replies!) is that we as DM's (I know I've been guilty of this) are sometimes too focused on the bad things that PC's do and ...
      Topic: Changing PC Alignment
    smillan_31

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    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Sun Oct 11, 2015 10:09 am   Subject: Changing PC Alignment
    Another thing thinking about this and discussing it (Thank you for all your replies!) is that we as DM's (I know I've been guilty of this) are sometimes too focused on the bad things that PC's do and ...
      Topic: Silent Ones
    smillan_31

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    PostForum: Greyhawk- D&D 5th Edition   Posted: Mon Oct 05, 2015 10:00 am   Subject: Silent Ones
    They just released prestige class rules as an Unearthed Arcana article: http://media.wizards.com/2015/downloads/dnd/UA_Rune_Magic_Prestige_Class.pdf
      Topic: GH Dictionary
    smillan_31

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    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Fri Oct 02, 2015 5:00 pm   Subject: GH Dictionary
    Great stuff as usual, Rasgon. If one were to assume Germanic place names are derived from or are at least symbolic of Suloise, perhaps similarly to how Tolkien "translated" Westron into English, would ...
      Topic: Changing PC Alignment
    smillan_31

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    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Fri Oct 02, 2015 1:53 pm   Subject: Changing PC Alignment
    ...I'd rather be upfront about alignment change and let the player know. IMC, and in 5e, it's more a guide than a mechanic...

    -Actually, if it's just a guide rather than a mechanic, why NOT have it ...
      Topic: Changing PC Alignment
    smillan_31

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    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Fri Oct 02, 2015 6:37 am   Subject: Changing PC Alignment
    Killing for no reason is certainly evil. If the character persists, then turn them - unbeknownst to them even. Falling into evil is not necessarily a considered choice, but actions do have consequen ...
      Topic: GH Dictionary
    smillan_31

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    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Thu Oct 01, 2015 10:20 pm   Subject: GH Dictionary
    I like your translation of "col" as "son of" or "descendant of." It's an interesting idea.

    Since this thread originally appeared I've changed my thinking on germanic sounding words being related to ...
      Topic: Changing PC Alignment
    smillan_31

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    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Thu Oct 01, 2015 5:46 pm   Subject: Changing PC Alignment
    What's the point when you would change a players alignment? I'm asking because a player in my current campaign is chaotic neutral, and I have to say he does a fantastic job of roleplaying it, sometime ...
      Topic: Expanding Slave Pits of the Undercity
    smillan_31

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    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Sat Sep 19, 2015 6:07 pm   Subject: Expanding Slave Pits of the Undercity
    I wasn't crazy about the plot of "The Last Slavelord", it was in DNG #215, but it could be easily modified. I hadn't planned on running the other modules in the series, although I was going to give th ...
      Topic: Expanding Slave Pits of the Undercity
    smillan_31

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    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Thu Sep 17, 2015 8:55 pm   Subject: Expanding Slave Pits of the Undercity
    Anyone familiar with the adventure "Lowdown in Highport" which was published in the last issue of Dungeon (# 221)? If you are, or even if you aren't, the adventure involves players being landed in a c ...
      Topic: Earthly Cultural Analogies In The Flanaess And Beyond?
    smillan_31

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    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Wed Sep 09, 2015 4:50 pm   Subject: Earthly Cultural Analogies In The Flanaess And Beyond?
    As far as the Suel and Oeridians, I saw them not so much as the Spanish arriving in the New World, but rather an inverted version of the Fall of the Roman Empire. Instead, in this version, the Germani ...
      Topic: Silent Ones
    smillan_31

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    PostForum: Greyhawk- D&D 5th Edition   Posted: Tue Sep 08, 2015 3:34 pm   Subject: Silent Ones
    Here's the prestige class if you're not familiar with it. http://www.wizards.com/default.asp?x=lg/lgpg/20060711a
      Topic: Silent Ones
    smillan_31

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    PostForum: Greyhawk- D&D 5th Edition   Posted: Tue Sep 08, 2015 3:34 pm   Subject: Silent Ones
    Anyone introduced any Silent One NPCs into their 5e campaign yet? I considered porting the Silent One prestige class into 5e as a separate class which Silent One NPCs could be multiclassed in, but now ...
     
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