Signup
Welcome to... Canonfire! World of GreyhawK
Features
Postcards from the Flanaess
Adventures
in Greyhawk
Cities of
Oerth
Deadly
Denizens
Jason Zavoda Presents
The Gord Novels
Greyhawk Wiki
#greytalk
JOIN THE CHAT
ON DISCORD
    Canonfire :: View topic - Bright Lands (Empire of, desert)
    Canonfire Forum Index -> Touring the Flanaess
    Bright Lands (Empire of, desert)
    Author Message
    Forum Moderator

    Joined: Sep 14, 2001
    Posts: 267


    Send private message
    Sun Aug 09, 2020 7:59 pm  
    Bright Lands (Empire of, desert)

    by Amy "Theala Sildorian" Crittenden

    Campaigning in the Empire of the Bright Lands is for DMs who want to run desert adventures with an Arabian feel, want to explore a devolving society, and enjoy exploring lost civilizations. The Bright Lands offers encounters with a trapped society of Suel who have degenerated from their Imperial glory, with a society of centaurs, dervishes, and opportunities for complex political intrigue.

    The Bright Lands is set south of Greyhawk, and southeast of Hardby. The Duchy of Urnst lies to the north north-east. The Bright Lands is bordered by the Abbor-Alz and the Cairn Hills. There is very little access to water and resources in the desert, requiring players to think about routes and supplies. Rary the Traitor makes his home here, and there is ongoing conflict between his forces (led by Lord Robilar), the desert centaurs, the dervishes, and the tribesmen who live here. Intrigue between these power groups is possible. The Bright Lands is home to two lost civilizations: Ithar and Sulm. The Ghost Tower of Inverness is set here.

    Country Specific Resources:
    - WG7 Rary the Traitor(1992): Geography, history, and peoples of the Bright Desert
    - Ghazal by David Howery (1991). Dungeon 30, pp. 22-30, 40.
    - Into the Bright Desert. Living Greyhawk Journal #21 / Dungeon Magazine #98.
    - Denizens of the Bright Desert: Living Greyhawk Journal #22 / Dungeon #103.
    - Castle Karistyne by Stewart Kerrigan and Patel Looby. Mysterious Places. http://wizards.com/default.asp?x=lg/lgmp/20050628a&pf=true
    -The Brightlands: Palace of Shattados, Last Sorceror King of Sulm.
    http://www.wizards.com/default.asp?x=lg/lgmp/20040810a&pf=true

    Adventures in the country include:
    - Spy on the plans of Rary the Traitor for Lady Karistayne
    - Ally with the desert centaurs against Rary and Robilar
    - Investigating the lost kingdoms of Sulm or Ithtar
    - Explore the C2 Ghost Tower of Inverness
    - Defeat raiders or slavers of the desert
    - Defeat Volte, a powerful blue dragon
    - Hill adventures in the Abbor-Alz mountains.

    Adventures in nearby areas include:
    - City adventures in Hardby
    - Maritime adventures in Wooly Bay and the Sea of Gearnat.
    - Swamp adventures in the Gnatmarsh
    _________________
    Richard Di Ioia (aka Longetalos)


    Last edited by Longetalos on Mon Sep 28, 2020 10:39 pm; edited 13 times in total
    Forum Moderator

    Joined: Sep 14, 2001
    Posts: 267


    Send private message
    Fri Aug 28, 2020 6:53 pm  

    Fan based resources:

    -Reflections in Silica by Erik Mona. Canonfire!
    http://www.canonfire.com/cf/modules.php?name=News&file=article&sid=224
    _________________
    Richard Di Ioia (aka Longetalos)
    Display posts from previous:   
       Canonfire Forum Index -> Touring the Flanaess All times are GMT - 8 Hours
    Page 1 of 1

    Jump to:  

    You cannot post new topics in this forum
    You can reply to topics in this forum
    You can edit your posts in this forum
    You cannot delete your posts in this forum
    You cannot vote in polls in this forum




    Canonfire! is a production of the Thursday Group in assocation with GREYtalk and Canonfire! Enterprises

    Contact the Webmaster.  Long Live Spidasa!


    Greyhawk Gothic Font by Darlene Pekul is used under the Creative Commons License.

    PHP-Nuke Copyright © 2005 by Francisco Burzi. This is free software, and you may redistribute it under the GPL. PHP-Nuke comes with absolutely no warranty, for details, see the license.
    Page Generation: 0.21 Seconds