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      Topic: Rushmoors Resources
    vonbek

    Replies: 15
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    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Sun Jul 12, 2015 8:03 am   Subject: Rushmoors Resources
    Isn't I7 Baltron's beacon in a swampy area?
      Topic: Favorite Monsters (from DM's seat)
    vonbek

    Replies: 27
    Views: 17982

    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Sun Jul 12, 2015 7:55 am   Subject: Favorite Monsters (from DM's seat)
    I recently used a High Level Vampire against a group of characters who were very tough. What she did was spent a few days before the adventure started, Charming all the bricks in the party who had fai ...
      Topic: Thoughts on 5e
    vonbek

    Replies: 14
    Views: 14389

    PostForum: Greyhawk- D&D 5th Edition   Posted: Fri Jan 09, 2015 6:50 am   Subject: Thoughts on 5e
    We have had Two sessions so far and I really like the new rules. The classes seem a lot more rounded and so far the power creep seems pretty even as well. I'm playing a bard and they really made that ...
      Topic: Treasure in 5th Edition.
    vonbek

    Replies: 6
    Views: 8697

    PostForum: Greyhawk- D&D 5th Edition   Posted: Mon Nov 17, 2014 11:50 am   Subject: Treasure in 5th Edition.
    you can also make unique magic items that drive the story of your game or are tailored for the characters.
      Topic: Spooky Greyhawk Locations
    vonbek

    Replies: 13
    Views: 8818

    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Fri Nov 14, 2014 12:43 pm   Subject: Spooky Greyhawk Locations
    Just as places themselves I would put the Burneal Forest and Blackmoor on my list. Blackmoor always hit me as a creepy place that little is know about.
      Topic: Ogre Magi in the Flanaess?
    vonbek

    Replies: 14
    Views: 9396

    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Thu Nov 13, 2014 8:02 am   Subject: Ogre Magi in the Flanaess?
    Don't forget that there is one in the lower dungeons of the second slavers module as well.
      Topic: Crime and Punishment?
    vonbek

    Replies: 7
    Views: 5046

    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Wed Mar 05, 2014 11:53 am   Subject: Crime and Punishment?
    If you can find a copy of the Old Thieves Guild game they had a whole section on both Crime and punishment and the bribing of judges
      Topic: Vesicant: The Lost Module of the Slave Lords
    vonbek

    Replies: 14
    Views: 8103

    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Wed Mar 05, 2014 11:50 am   Subject: Vesicant: The Lost Module of the Slave Lords
    DDI?
      Topic: Most and Least Favourite Greyhawk Modules
    vonbek

    Replies: 88
    Views: 46921

    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Sun May 13, 2012 8:21 am   Subject: Most and Least Favourite Greyhawk Modules
    Chevalier you and I have the same taste. I loved the Dark Cthuluesque qualities of The Forgotten Temple of Tharizdun. Probably my favorite. It's good also because the dungeon stays alive and responds ...
      Topic: Greyhawk ideas
    vonbek

    Replies: 13
    Views: 6799

    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Fri Jan 20, 2012 9:15 am   Subject: Greyhawk ideas
    What if the Island they were trying to raise is non other than the Ilse of Woe?
      Topic: WG12 Vale of the Mage
    vonbek

    Replies: 7
    Views: 3830

    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Thu Aug 18, 2011 5:18 am   Subject: WG12 Vale of the Mage
    Also keep in mind the idea of Micro Climates. This happens in the Himalayas and other remote Mountain valleys of our own world. Remote Valley's that are geographically cut off with enough cloud cover ...
      Topic: Source for a Rary spell?
    vonbek

    Replies: 25
    Views: 16597

    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Sat Jun 04, 2011 9:13 am   Subject: Source for a Rary spell?
    Well first off the spell can have whatever effect it needs as it's magic. but it could still not leave a hole as the dirt and everything that would need to be removed from the destination has to go so ...
      Topic: "L" Series Campaign - Need Advice and Some Directi
    vonbek

    Replies: 24
    Views: 19425

    PostForum: Greyhawk- AD&D 1st Edition   Posted: Wed Jun 01, 2011 8:22 am   Subject: "L" Series Campaign - Need Advice and Some Directi
    What about Dullstrand? A rollicking independent Pirate town would seem to fit the bill pretty well.
      Topic: Source for a Rary spell?
    vonbek

    Replies: 25
    Views: 16597

    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Sun May 29, 2011 10:48 pm   Subject: Source for a Rary spell?
    "He summoned yuggoloth and other creatures from the
    planes"
    Is the line from WGR 3 Rary the Traitor
      Topic: Background research help for the Nereid
    vonbek

    Replies: 4
    Views: 3173

    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Sat May 28, 2011 5:24 am   Subject: Background research help for the Nereid
    I have stats for them in a PDF if you PM I'll send em to you.
      Topic: C&C Grayhawk
    vonbek

    Replies: 5
    Views: 8290

    PostForum: Greyhawk- Other Game Systems/Editions   Posted: Thu May 19, 2011 8:53 am   Subject: C&C Grayhawk
    you should be able to find a PDF copy on the web somewhere. Not as cool as being able to read it while you lay in bed but still better than not having it.
      Topic: 10 things great about the 1E DMG
    vonbek

    Replies: 28
    Views: 23007

    PostForum: Greyhawk- AD&D 1st Edition   Posted: Thu May 19, 2011 8:50 am   Subject: 10 things great about the 1E DMG
    On the subject of the Fist of Emirikol there is a virtual version of it on the web.
    http://www.wizards.com/default.asp?x=dnd/iw/20030713b
      Topic: Who serves Zilchus?
    vonbek

    Replies: 15
    Views: 8067

    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Tue Apr 26, 2011 11:36 am   Subject: Who serves Zilchus?
    Accountants, lawyers, investment bankers...

    So you saying he has infernal help?
      Topic: Polearm quiz
    vonbek

    Replies: 26
    Views: 17133

    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Fri Apr 08, 2011 9:01 am   Subject: Polearm quiz
    20 out of 22
      Topic: Goblin Society in Greyhawk
    vonbek

    Replies: 20
    Views: 15795

    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Sat Apr 02, 2011 10:23 pm   Subject: Goblin Society in Greyhawk
    There is a free download over at Pazio of The High Goblin race suitable for Pathfinder and therefore 3.5. It's only a 2 page item but it might help a little. not really had time to look it over yet bu ...
      Topic: Water Color Furyondy Map
    vonbek

    Replies: 24
    Views: 11656

    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Fri Apr 01, 2011 2:05 pm   Subject: Water Color Furyondy Map
    Well since we know where he will be on Friday nights, I have a very nondescript van that I would gladly lend to a kidnapping attempt. just saying.....
    Canonfire Road trip anyone?
      Topic: Bring Greyhawk into a New Era ...
    vonbek

    Replies: 88
    Views: 44351

    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Mon Mar 28, 2011 8:43 am   Subject: Bring Greyhawk into a New Era ...
    Well even if the "Official " version of things is not posted there should at least be a link to make comparisons easier.
      Topic: Bring Greyhawk into a New Era ...
    vonbek

    Replies: 88
    Views: 44351

    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Sun Mar 27, 2011 9:59 pm   Subject: Bring Greyhawk into a New Era ...
    Your the Priestess of the Goddess of fate. You can't see where it leads? I'm appalled. LOL What I would suggest is that if a Wiki is made to do this it has sections for each country that people want t ...
      Topic: so, pholtus, heironeus and st. cuth walks in a bar...
    vonbek

    Replies: 48
    Views: 22668

    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Sun Mar 27, 2011 9:46 pm   Subject: so, pholtus, heironeus and st. cuth walks in a bar...
    I love debating religion in the real world and I have to say it does not lose any of it's fascination in our shared make believe one.
      Topic: Bring Greyhawk into a New Era ...
    vonbek

    Replies: 88
    Views: 44351

    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Sun Mar 27, 2011 9:16 am   Subject: Bring Greyhawk into a New Era ...
    I kind of like not having a consistent background. I think it would be better to have all the areas listed with not only the LG updates but then also things that others have done in their games listed ...
      Topic: Bring Greyhawk into a New Era ...
    vonbek

    Replies: 88
    Views: 44351

    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Sat Mar 26, 2011 12:45 pm   Subject: Bring Greyhawk into a New Era ...

    i'd really like to help, but i'm afraid my english is not good enough for such a projet. I can work on some french translation by the way :)

    -- Torgan

    You seem to do better than i on a good da ...
      Topic: so, pholtus, heironeus and st. cuth walks in a bar...
    vonbek

    Replies: 48
    Views: 22668

    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Sat Mar 26, 2011 12:43 pm   Subject: so, pholtus, heironeus and st. cuth walks in a bar...
    But if Pholtus decides to cut it off to both sides and the Dimrians are actually getting their spells from Vecna but don't know it, then they would think they are the winners and maybe cause the whole ...
      Topic: Bissel Help?
    vonbek

    Replies: 7
    Views: 3963

    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Fri Mar 25, 2011 7:16 am   Subject: Bissel Help?
    Wow I am doing something similar to that in my Thornward campaign but it's not the Margrave who is the Hextorite but the head of the knights of the Watch in Thornward.
      Topic: Bissel Help?
    vonbek

    Replies: 7
    Views: 3963

    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Thu Mar 24, 2011 10:52 pm   Subject: Bissel Help?
    I have Barovia on my Map of the Falls valley. But I treat Bissel and Ket as being very much like eastern Europe. The reaction of my players when they saw that town on the map was priceless.
      Topic: Introductions and a little Greyhawk art by me...
    vonbek

    Replies: 261
    Views: 153322

    PostForum: Welcome to Greyhawk!   Posted: Thu Mar 24, 2011 9:19 pm   Subject: Introductions and a little Greyhawk art by me...
    I like the style you have. It is very reminiscent of early D&D art. I also like that it has a bit of a cartoony flair to it.
      Topic: The Suss Forest
    vonbek

    Replies: 31
    Views: 14957

    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Thu Mar 24, 2011 9:15 pm   Subject: The Suss Forest
    As for the lost city of the Suel, a couple of Howard stories dealing with this theme are The Devil in Iron, Jewels of Gwahlur, and Xuthal of the Dusk. The latter, shall we say, is the "inspiration" f ...
      Topic: Bissel Help?
    vonbek

    Replies: 7
    Views: 3963

    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Thu Mar 24, 2011 9:11 pm   Subject: Bissel Help?
    Yeah I'd like any info on Bissel as there is so little.
      Topic: Map of Oerth (Complete)
    vonbek

    Replies: 30
    Views: 18931

    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Thu Mar 24, 2011 9:10 pm   Subject: Map of Oerth (Complete)
    What is that from?
      Topic: Savage Tide plot confusion.
    vonbek

    Replies: 4
    Views: 3804

    PostForum: Greyhawk- D&D 3.0e/3.5e/d20/Pathfinder   Posted: Tue Mar 22, 2011 9:22 am   Subject: Savage Tide plot confusion.
    Well I think the question would be does the party know what the results of their actions would be? DO they know that if the destroy the head it will reawaken the aboleth? if not then I don't see a rea ...
      Topic: Creature Crucluble Races appropriate for GH?
    vonbek

    Replies: 3
    Views: 5960

    PostForum: Greyhawk- Basic D&D   Posted: Sat Mar 19, 2011 10:29 am   Subject: Creature Crucluble Races appropriate for GH?
    Well I think the obvious answer to that is, whatever races you want to allow your players to play. I like sticking to the basic races for the most part but it is fun to be able to branch out and play ...
      Topic: Some Rules from the Past ....
    vonbek

    Replies: 9
    Views: 4525

    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Fri Mar 18, 2011 11:26 am   Subject: Some Rules from the Past ....
    For me I always found it to be a useless stat. Charisma is what is important. In real life I know lots of ugly guys who get tons of chicks because they have Charisma. Weather that manifests as confide ...
      Topic: Empty Room Principle of D&D:
    vonbek

    Replies: 10
    Views: 5178

    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Thu Mar 17, 2011 8:33 am   Subject: Empty Room Principle of D&D:
    Don't forget that sometimes an empty room should be just that.
      Topic: The "Introduce Yourself" Thread
    vonbek

    Replies: 389
    Views: 202303

    PostForum: Welcome to Greyhawk!   Posted: Thu Mar 17, 2011 8:26 am   Subject: The "Introduce Yourself" Thread
    Just for the record I am 44
      Topic: Alignment and Class Starting Options
    vonbek

    Replies: 50
    Views: 15012

    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Tue Mar 15, 2011 11:29 pm   Subject: Alignment and Class Starting Options
    In my game it all comes down to Character Concept at the start and then modified by how the character is played during the game. The only classes that have to worry about Alignment are basically Palad ...
      Topic: The "Introduce Yourself" Thread
    vonbek

    Replies: 389
    Views: 202303

    PostForum: Welcome to Greyhawk!   Posted: Mon Mar 14, 2011 11:56 pm   Subject: The "Introduce Yourself" Thread
    Hey Cpip nice to see another Local on here
      Topic: Player Races of the Flanaess
    vonbek

    Replies: 17
    Views: 7484

    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Thu Mar 10, 2011 10:44 pm   Subject: Player Races of the Flanaess
    Yeah I really liked that they kept the Islamic tolerance idea in Al-Qadim but had it cater to races more so instead. I think I will allow players to play a Humanoid race after they get through this fi ...
      Topic: Your GH Fiction Influences
    vonbek

    Replies: 24
    Views: 11371

    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Thu Mar 10, 2011 10:38 pm   Subject: Your GH Fiction Influences
    and lately Scott Lynch (he wrote The Lies of Locke Lamora, a book you might want to read).

    I am almost done with the first book and will definitely be getting the second. And that is just going to ...
      Topic: The "Introduce Yourself" Thread
    vonbek

    Replies: 389
    Views: 202303

    PostForum: Welcome to Greyhawk!   Posted: Thu Mar 10, 2011 11:49 am   Subject: The "Introduce Yourself" Thread
    Ragr that's the best story I have heard on these boards yet. Maybe you should write it up sometime for us.
      Topic: The "Introduce Yourself" Thread
    vonbek

    Replies: 389
    Views: 202303

    PostForum: Welcome to Greyhawk!   Posted: Thu Mar 10, 2011 11:46 am   Subject: The "Introduce Yourself" Thread
    Mark

    Pittsburgh in the USA

    Started playing in 7th grade which would be 1979 or 1980 with the original Blue basic D&D then after just a few months moved onto Advanced and it has just snowball ...
      Topic: Player Races of the Flanaess
    vonbek

    Replies: 17
    Views: 7484

    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Wed Mar 09, 2011 9:27 am   Subject: Player Races of the Flanaess
    I could also see humanoids being a lot more accepted in the Old Great Kingdom's splinter states as they are used as mercenary troops. Also maybe Ogres and possibly some Gnolls up in the Barbarian land ...
      Topic: Your GH Fiction Influences
    vonbek

    Replies: 24
    Views: 11371

    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Wed Mar 09, 2011 9:19 am   Subject: Your GH Fiction Influences
    Well for me it was always blatantly obvious that the Suel were Melnibonean.
      Topic: Player Races of the Flanaess
    vonbek

    Replies: 17
    Views: 7484

    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Wed Mar 09, 2011 9:18 am   Subject: Player Races of the Flanaess
    I got the opportunity to play a Gnoll Character in a game once. It was exactly because he was feared and an outsider that made him so much fun to play. It also helped that he was part of another Playe ...
      Topic: House Rules for Greyhawk
    vonbek

    Replies: 23
    Views: 13214

    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Wed Mar 02, 2011 4:33 pm   Subject: House Rules for Greyhawk
    My only house rule is that their is no gather info. If you need info, you need to ask the guard ( who's me) the maid at the bar ( who's me as well) and so on.

    I still have them make the roll or I d ...
      Topic: Two Beetu's?
    vonbek

    Replies: 6
    Views: 3314

    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Wed Mar 02, 2011 1:28 pm   Subject: Two Beetu's?
    I did find the one in Nyrond on a map of Nyrond from I think a Living Greyhwak site but not sure of where I got it. And the one in the great Kingdom does not show up on the Area map from Ivid the undy ...
      Topic: Your Favourite Friend or Foe in the Flanaess
    vonbek

    Replies: 31
    Views: 16458

    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Wed Mar 02, 2011 12:27 am   Subject: Your Favourite Friend or Foe in the Flanaess
    Villain would definitely be the Big T Tharizdun. But as far as friends go I have never used a named NPC in any of my games. They have all been ones of my own creation usually old Characters of mine or ...
      Topic: Ancient Alliances and Enemies
    vonbek

    Replies: 13
    Views: 7140

    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Sat Feb 26, 2011 4:42 pm   Subject: Ancient Alliances and Enemies
    Correct but the pic is in the Ratik listing.
      Topic: Ancient Alliances and Enemies
    vonbek

    Replies: 13
    Views: 7140

    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Sat Feb 26, 2011 10:16 am   Subject: Ancient Alliances and Enemies
    well there are Gnoll tribes locations in the Pomarj marked on Anna's map of the Pomarj. Not sure where she got that info from but I have seen it in a few other places as well. I would see Gnolls turni ...
      Topic: How did you start playing D&D?
    vonbek

    Replies: 44
    Views: 40901

    PostForum: Welcome to Greyhawk!   Posted: Fri Feb 25, 2011 12:17 pm   Subject: How did you start playing D&D?
    It wasn't until recently that I went back and really thoroughly read my ist edition DMG. Wow was there a lot of stuff in there. What amazes me the most was we would always complain about something not ...
      Topic: What is considered to be “CANON” about Greyspace?
    vonbek

    Replies: 42
    Views: 21655

    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Fri Feb 25, 2011 12:12 pm   Subject: What is considered to be “CANON” about Greyspace?
    I'm stealing your idea for my campaign Maldin. That rocks.
      Topic: Ancient Alliances and Enemies
    vonbek

    Replies: 13
    Views: 7140

    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Fri Feb 25, 2011 11:53 am   Subject: Ancient Alliances and Enemies
    Gnolss would be hard as I always pictured them only having an Oral History since they are pretty nomadic. But I have to agree that they are one of my favorites. I even got to play a Gnoll Ranger in a ...
      Topic: Secret Societies of Ket
    vonbek

    Replies: 18
    Views: 7971

    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Wed Feb 16, 2011 1:22 pm   Subject: Secret Societies of Ket
    Two Kettites on board? That's great. Hmm with my Thornward game running right now maybe we need to start a Fals Gap Project. LOL
      Topic: Adventuring Companies
    vonbek

    Replies: 15
    Views: 6169

    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Wed Feb 16, 2011 1:21 pm   Subject: Adventuring Companies
    No one is greater than He who should not be named.
      Topic: Secret Societies of Ket
    vonbek

    Replies: 18
    Views: 7971

    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Mon Feb 14, 2011 7:48 am   Subject: Secret Societies of Ket
    Yeah I am keeping the city divided so it is still the Cold War Berlin of the Flanesse. Although the Ambassador of Ket is one of the bad guys.
      Topic: Secret Societies of Ket
    vonbek

    Replies: 18
    Views: 7971

    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Sun Feb 13, 2011 10:30 am   Subject: Secret Societies of Ket
    Wow yet another group for me to add into the power struggle in The Thornward Campaign I have started. My players are going to hate me. hehe
      Topic: cultures of Greyhawk
    vonbek

    Replies: 53
    Views: 31582

    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Thu Feb 10, 2011 12:25 am   Subject: cultures of Greyhawk
    The Tuareg have a very interesting culture. Unfortunately they are having a pretty rough time coping with the modern world right now.
      Topic: cultures of Greyhawk
    vonbek

    Replies: 53
    Views: 31582

    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Wed Feb 09, 2011 7:29 pm   Subject: cultures of Greyhawk
    I forgot to mention the Bright Desert as another place capable of supporting plenty of North African/Arabian/Central Asian type cultures.

    Well seeing as one of the tribes in the western hills of th ...
      Topic: Fireland Project Journals
    vonbek

    Replies: 18
    Views: 8600

    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Tue Feb 08, 2011 8:53 am   Subject: Fireland Project Journals
    Do you have a copy of the second edition Vikings supplement. It might have some ideas as far as fantasizing a Viking world. At least as far as monsters and treasure. I also think you need to look int ...
      Topic: Middle-OErth
    vonbek

    Replies: 16
    Views: 15250

    PostForum: Greyhawk- Heresy!   Posted: Fri Feb 04, 2011 3:54 pm   Subject: Middle-OErth
    So then would the Suel be descended from the Numenorians?
      Topic: How did you start playing D&D?
    vonbek

    Replies: 44
    Views: 40901

    PostForum: Welcome to Greyhawk!   Posted: Fri Feb 04, 2011 3:51 pm   Subject: How did you start playing D&D?
    I get to play a 1st edition game this weekend that we only get to do every few months or so. Believe it or not I am finally getting to play the Keep on the Borderlands which I have never played or dm' ...
      Topic: Armament Mathematics vs Atmospheric Intangibles
    vonbek

    Replies: 19
    Views: 8430

    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Fri Feb 04, 2011 3:48 pm   Subject: Armament Mathematics vs Atmospheric Intangibles
    In the majority of games I have played I have found it to be a moot point anyway as myself and the other players have usually gone with what weapon seemed right for the character and not what is most ...
      Topic: How did you start playing D&D?
    vonbek

    Replies: 44
    Views: 40901

    PostForum: Welcome to Greyhawk!   Posted: Thu Feb 03, 2011 1:47 pm   Subject: How did you start playing D&D?
    When I think of what a god awful character killer of a Dm I was back in the old days I cringe. Berserkers on griffins? What was I thinking?
      Topic: Armament Mathematics vs Atmospheric Intangibles
    vonbek

    Replies: 19
    Views: 8430

    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Thu Feb 03, 2011 1:43 pm   Subject: Armament Mathematics vs Atmospheric Intangibles
    In the old 1st edition AD&D different weapons had better chances of penetrating various armor types. Also keep in mind that in 3rd edition crossbows are in the simple weapon category as opposed to ...
      Topic: What WOGH nation owns this area...
    vonbek

    Replies: 13
    Views: 7122

    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Mon Jan 31, 2011 12:33 pm   Subject: What WOGH nation owns this area...
    I do love torturing PCs with the unexpected.

    A Dm after my own heart.
      Topic: Trade
    vonbek

    Replies: 4
    Views: 2488

    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Mon Jan 31, 2011 12:28 pm   Subject: Trade
    This is more behind the scenes things as opposed to main story elements but that doesn't mean that it wont give me reason to use it to mess with the players anyway.
      Topic: Return to the Keep on the Borderlands
    vonbek

    Replies: 10
    Views: 7252

    PostForum: Greyhawk- AD&D 2nd Edition   Posted: Fri Jan 28, 2011 10:38 am   Subject: Return to the Keep on the Borderlands
    That's what is best about Greyhawk. You can do what you want with it as it isn't over developed like Forgotten realms. The realms never made any sense as there was no consistency to the setting. Where ...
      Topic: Trade
    vonbek

    Replies: 4
    Views: 2488

    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Fri Jan 28, 2011 10:02 am   Subject: Trade
    I have not looked at the DMG2 yet. I will have to do that. Yeah the trade aspect is not the main focus of the story but I still need to find some way of figuring out what would happen for character in ...
      Topic: Return to the Keep on the Borderlands
    vonbek

    Replies: 10
    Views: 7252

    PostForum: Greyhawk- AD&D 2nd Edition   Posted: Thu Jan 27, 2011 10:47 am   Subject: Return to the Keep on the Borderlands
    Originally both the keep and B1 were placed in Greyhawk. The keep was in the Yeomanry I think and Quasqeton was in the Rakers on the pale border. Both of these came out before The second basic and the ...
      Topic: How did you start playing D&D?
    vonbek

    Replies: 44
    Views: 40901

    PostForum: Welcome to Greyhawk!   Posted: Thu Jan 27, 2011 10:37 am   Subject: How did you start playing D&D?
    I started in 7th grade which would have to be 1979? I started with the original blue basic set that came with B1 with the original cover and the coupon in the back for a free set of dice at your local ...
      Topic: Trade
    vonbek

    Replies: 4
    Views: 2488

    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Wed Jan 26, 2011 9:56 pm   Subject: Trade
    Does anyone have a good system for trading? I need to figure out good ways for Characters bartering with merchants and also for returns on investments on trading caravans? Any ideas?
      Topic: Candy and The World of Greyhawk
    vonbek

    Replies: 31
    Views: 11656

    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Wed Jan 26, 2011 1:21 pm   Subject: Candy and The World of Greyhawk
    Having Mundane items as treasure is always a nice detail. I'm running a campaign right now and the players are actually keeping items they find to sell when they get back to town. Although in one case ...
      Topic: Candy and The World of Greyhawk
    vonbek

    Replies: 31
    Views: 11656

    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Mon Jan 24, 2011 9:56 am   Subject: Candy and The World of Greyhawk
    no need for a magical one...

    -Hmmm... I figured south of 30 degrees latitude, at an altitude of under 2000 feet. Possible, but I figured magic is easier. I haven't actually DMed it yet, so my mind ...
      Topic: Candy and The World of Greyhawk
    vonbek

    Replies: 31
    Views: 11656

    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Mon Jan 24, 2011 9:50 am   Subject: Candy and The World of Greyhawk
    You know, I heard some guy ate a Spelloyal Surprise while drinking Velunan sparkling wine and his stomach exploded.

    That would be sir Michael deVida of the Great Kingdom if I am not mistaken.
      Topic: Candy and The World of Greyhawk
    vonbek

    Replies: 31
    Views: 11656

    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Sat Jan 22, 2011 2:15 pm   Subject: Candy and The World of Greyhawk
    no need for a magical one. All you need is a source of Ice. Since they are in the highlands they probably get a decent winter and can store Ice for quite a long time in a properly built Ice House with ...
      Topic: Candy and The World of Greyhawk
    vonbek

    Replies: 31
    Views: 11656

    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Fri Jan 21, 2011 2:09 pm   Subject: Candy and The World of Greyhawk
    As far as exotic locales there are various modules and supplements to fit the bill. X1 isle of Dred would be a must have for this sort of thing and the Scarlet Brotherhood would be another even if the ...
      Topic: Oliphant Hunt
    vonbek

    Replies: 26
    Views: 12070

    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Mon Jan 17, 2011 11:25 pm   Subject: Oliphant Hunt
    How about this?
    http://news.yahoo.com/s/pcworld/20110117/tc_pcworld/scientiststoclonewoollymammothinfiveyears_1
      Topic: Middle-OErth
    vonbek

    Replies: 16
    Views: 15250

    PostForum: Greyhawk- Heresy!   Posted: Sun Jan 02, 2011 10:28 am   Subject: Middle-OErth
    years ago when I was a wee lad and my brpther and I just started with the first edition AD&D, we had a map like that but it also included both Moorcok's world of Melnibone and Lieber's Newhon. Wha ...
      Topic: Greyhawk Wargaming
    vonbek

    Replies: 43
    Views: 15327

    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Sun Jan 02, 2011 9:19 am   Subject: Greyhawk Wargaming
    As far as the SB goes. Perhaps they were using more direct involvement in the wars as a way of distracting everyone from what else they were really doing. Keep everyone distracted with a big fire whil ...
      Topic: Bezoars, mad stones, pearls, etc...
    vonbek

    Replies: 31
    Views: 11887

    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Sun Aug 29, 2010 10:10 am   Subject: Bezoars, mad stones, pearls, etc...
    Aeolius, does your Krampus ecology involve Black metal and Christmas parades? Is the Creature known as a Carbuncle, from the original Fiend Folio, still in 3rd edition?
      Topic: Helpful tip and a chuckle
    vonbek

    Replies: 14
    Views: 6988

    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Thu Aug 26, 2010 4:43 am   Subject: Helpful tip and a chuckle
    Also, I have some mini's I got a Loooooong time ago, they are the "Henchmen" set. I dont remember who made them. They have the stamp on the bottom of them " GM 79"
    Anyone know who made them? Thks

    ...
      Topic: Tusking Strand
    vonbek

    Replies: 6
    Views: 3829

    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Mon Jul 19, 2010 3:14 pm   Subject: Tusking Strand
    Is it just me or is anyone else annoyed by the City of the gods being changed from a wrecked spaceship into clockwork bs?
      Topic: Disappearance of Magic - Overall Greyhawk Narrative?
    vonbek

    Replies: 28
    Views: 14359

    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Wed Jun 23, 2010 8:11 am   Subject: Disappearance of Magic - Overall Greyhawk Narrative?
    This is exactly the theme delt with in White Wolf's Mage game. Science is just another form of magic but the paradigm to use it has to be changed so it becomes more powerful thus making any other form ...
      Topic: Giving back to the dungeon and dragons community.
    vonbek

    Replies: 11
    Views: 5398

    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Sat Jun 05, 2010 6:07 am   Subject: Giving back to the dungeon and dragons community.
    my Puppy really enjoyed the second one. Keep em coming.LOL seriously though this is a great Idea. What about other people contributing to it?
      Topic: Crossbows and Pavise shields
    vonbek

    Replies: 22
    Views: 12001

    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Fri Apr 30, 2010 6:53 am   Subject: Crossbows and Pavise shields
    I would treat them as cover not as an AC bonus as the user is not actively using it to defend themselves. But depending on how they were standing they would get anything from partial to full cover,
      Topic: Sennerae
    vonbek

    Replies: 2
    Views: 2181

    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Fri Apr 02, 2010 7:17 pm   Subject: Sennerae
    Looking on the Mona Maps there is an underwater ruin just south of the Bright Desert and west of the Nesser Mouth called Sennerae. Anyone have any info on this place?
      Topic: Goldbolt
    vonbek

    Replies: 35
    Views: 12160

    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Fri Apr 02, 2010 5:24 pm   Subject: Goldbolt
    I feel for you Prata. Especially when I see a thread about how to pronounce Aaqa having more replies than this one which is much more useful.
      Topic: What's Wrong with the Duchy of Urnst?
    vonbek

    Replies: 29
    Views: 13078

    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Sat Mar 20, 2010 6:56 am   Subject: What's Wrong with the Duchy of Urnst?
    Don't forget that there are also two big military bases in Urnst. There is the Ranger school in the Celadon and the War Mage college in the Abbor-Alz. That makes the Duchies military a lot stronger.
      Topic: Source material for Hepmonaland
    vonbek

    Replies: 9
    Views: 5758

    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Sat Mar 20, 2010 6:27 am   Subject: Source material for Hepmonaland
    Don't forget "Dwellers of the Forbidden City" which is in Hempmonaland. Also read the Solomon Kane Books by R.E. Howard. A lot of great ideas for African style Pulp Fantasy adventures.
      Topic: Greyhawk Faiths organization
    vonbek

    Replies: 12
    Views: 5063

    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Mon Mar 15, 2010 7:12 pm   Subject: Greyhawk Faiths organization
    I believe that there has been some traditional rivalry between the churches of Hieroneous in Furyondy and the Shield Lands. I think one might be called the Church of the Archpaladin and the other the ...
      Topic: Northern Islands (Flanaess)
    vonbek

    Replies: 6
    Views: 3284

    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Mon Mar 15, 2010 7:09 pm   Subject: Northern Islands (Flanaess)
    Out of curiosity, does anyone know if the Zeai (Sea Barbarians) are still around? I recall reading about them in the Blackmoor entry for the Greyhawk gazeteer a while back but that is the first and la ...
      Topic: Greyhawk Faiths organization
    vonbek

    Replies: 12
    Views: 5063

    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Mon Mar 15, 2010 9:45 am   Subject: Greyhawk Faiths organization
    This came up in another topic and after a little thought I think it makes a good topic. Would the various faiths of Greyhawk have any sort of international organization akin to the Roman Catholic chur ...
      Topic: Church of Zilchus
    vonbek

    Replies: 15
    Views: 7112

    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Mon Mar 15, 2010 8:52 am   Subject: Church of Zilchus
    Someone mentioned something about there not being a patriarch for Zilchus. However I came across a reference for one in either the Medegia article in OJ or in the Kingdom of Alhissa in the LGG. I am t ...
      Topic: Dredging or Deepening Rivers?
    vonbek

    Replies: 6
    Views: 3250

    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Fri Mar 12, 2010 10:51 am   Subject: Dredging or Deepening Rivers?
    Dredging is the method most used and the easiest one to do with any level of technology. Also don't forget the use of locks and dams as a way of managing the waterways. Again it is something that is a ...
      Topic: Expidition to Skrellingshald
    vonbek

    Replies: 15
    Views: 10172

    PostForum: Greyhawk- D&D 3.0e/3.5e/d20/Pathfinder   Posted: Thu Mar 11, 2010 11:37 am   Subject: Expidition to Skrellingshald
    Thanks
      Topic: Expidition to Skrellingshald
    vonbek

    Replies: 15
    Views: 10172

    PostForum: Greyhawk- D&D 3.0e/3.5e/d20/Pathfinder   Posted: Mon Mar 08, 2010 12:33 pm   Subject: Expidition to Skrellingshald
    Where can one find the Mona maps?
      Topic: Pomarj/Suss Forest
    vonbek

    Replies: 9
    Views: 5559

    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Tue Feb 09, 2010 3:08 pm   Subject: Pomarj/Suss Forest
    Having just dug out my old copy of Dragon 57 there is the one adventure "The Wandering Trees" That might be worth converting for use in a Suss game.
     
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