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      Topic: Greytalk Chat Topic 06/26/2014
    Aeolius

    Replies: 5
    Views: 3621

    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Thu Jun 26, 2014 6:12 pm   Subject: Greytalk Chat Topic 06/26/2014
    The last time I was on the other side of a DM's Screen was back in the late 80s. ;)
      Topic: The Lost City of the Suel
    Aeolius

    Replies: 29
    Views: 34683

    PostForum: Campaign Journals & General Online Play   Posted: Thu May 29, 2014 6:45 am   Subject: The Lost City of the Suel
    I once devised an all-animal campaign that was to be set in the Suss. Alas, it's still on the back burner. [url=http://www.squidieval.com/WordPress/?page_id=6628]Nature of the Beast
      Topic: Heirs of Turucambi - The Story Thus Far
    Aeolius

    Replies: 0
    Views: 4826

    PostForum: Campaign Journals & General Online Play   Posted: Tue Apr 29, 2014 8:57 am   Subject: Heirs of Turucambi - The Story Thus Far
    Having explored Turucambi Reef, the Sinking Isle, and the Jungle of Lost Ships the party acquired the third Tome of Apotheosis and a draught of Aqua Mortis, both required to restore life to the spirit ...
      Topic: A Post-Apocalyptic Oerth
    Aeolius

    Replies: 5
    Views: 5081

    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Sat Apr 19, 2014 1:51 pm   Subject: A Post-Apocalyptic Oerth
    In my campaign, the antagonist is Diadema the blackwater hag, an undead amalgamation comprised of the corpses of a sea hag and salt hag, and once the deathlock remains of Xaetra herself Diadema seeks ...
      Topic: A Post-Apocalyptic Oerth
    Aeolius

    Replies: 5
    Views: 5081

    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Sat Apr 19, 2014 6:06 am   Subject: A Post-Apocalyptic Oerth
    Suppose Tharizdun was loosed upon the Oerth? What would remain, after his wrath?

    I am considering a Pathfinder/Cerulean Seas campaign but I do not wish to abandon the World of Greyhawk, so I am con ...
      Topic: Greyhawk Poll
    Aeolius

    Replies: 8
    Views: 5384

    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Sat Apr 19, 2014 6:02 am   Subject: Greyhawk Poll
    I would not move the night of the chat. My current chat-based game meets on Sunday and it has caused issues with my players changing schedules - I am down to three players, these days.

    When I star ...
      Topic: Sea Serpents: Real or Imagined?
    Aeolius

    Replies: 3
    Views: 5021

    PostForum: The Backalley   Posted: Sun Nov 10, 2013 8:02 pm   Subject: Re: Sea Serpents: Real or Imagined?
    Not that Sea Serpents aren't real, in the World of Greyhawk.

    In the waters between Turucambi Reef, the Sinking Isle, and the Jungle of Lost Ships lies a deepwater chasm, the Devils' Purse. Within ...
      Topic: 50 Shades of Greyhawk
    Aeolius

    Replies: 0
    Views: 3412

    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Fri Oct 25, 2013 6:45 pm   Subject: 50 Shades of Greyhawk
    Here's one...

    "Within the frigid wasteland known as the Land of Black Ice, the tale of Zander the Toymaker begins.

    The sole survivor of an arctic expedition, Zander sought the council of Oron th ...
      Topic: The Undersea Fortress of Drawmij
    Aeolius

    Replies: 20
    Views: 21627

    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Sun Aug 04, 2013 7:13 am   Subject: The Undersea Fortress of Drawmij
    In my last game, the night hag Xaetra had converted a sunken tower into a beacon known as the Nighthouse. The cap of the undersea lighthouse resembled an octopus with its tentacles wrapping around the ...
      Topic: Sverdras Meno
    Aeolius

    Replies: 2
    Views: 3322

    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Tue Jul 02, 2013 10:25 am   Subject: Sverdras Meno
    What do we know about Sverdras Meno, aside from the fact that he once dwelt in the undersea fortress used by Drawmij and the Menowood may have been named for him?
      Topic: The Undersea Fortress of Drawmij
    Aeolius

    Replies: 20
    Views: 21627

    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Tue Jul 02, 2013 9:59 am   Subject: The Undersea Fortress of Drawmij
    And here is the inspiration for the fortress, the shell of the pencil urchin:

    http://4.bp.blogspot.com/_ekgyjIwtNTU/TT-yro9QP0I/AAAAAAAADpY/ESV-Qr3C2Ds/s1600/urchin-spot_web.jpg
      Topic: The Soul Husks
    Aeolius

    Replies: 22
    Views: 16157

    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Sun Jun 09, 2013 6:17 am   Subject: The Soul Husks
    And now I cannot get the image of the "husk globes" from Libris Mortis out of my head:

    http://www.wizards.com/dnd/images/libris_gallery/84730.jpg

    Granted, I have been working on a device created ...
      Topic: Deadly Caves?
    Aeolius

    Replies: 27
    Views: 21432

    PostForum: The Backalley   Posted: Thu Apr 04, 2013 9:27 am   Subject: Deadly Caves?
    I'd never Why any sane human would want to actually dungeon delve, or cavern delve, is beyond my realm of comprehension. Too many ways to die in a truly alien environment.

    Because spelunking is c ...
      Topic: Deadly Caves?
    Aeolius

    Replies: 27
    Views: 21432

    PostForum: The Backalley   Posted: Wed Apr 03, 2013 3:07 pm   Subject: Deadly Caves?
    A personal favorite, the [url=http://www.showcaves.com/english/mx/caves/VillaLuz.html]Cueva de Villa Luz

    and the sulphur mine of [url=http://www.boston.com/bigpicture/2010/12/kawah_ijen_by_night.h ...
      Topic: New Postfest Idea
    Aeolius

    Replies: 29
    Views: 22498

    PostForum: Postfest Forum & Archive   Posted: Mon Jan 14, 2013 5:28 am   Subject: New Postfest Idea
    where are the salt gatherers?

    Perhaps there is an opportunity to introduce a variant of [url=http://www.sacred-texts.com/nam/sw/tci/tci008.htm]Salt Old-Woman? (the inspiration for my salt hags)
      Topic: "Uh...is this thing on?"
    Aeolius

    Replies: 16
    Views: 13673

    PostForum: Welcome to Greyhawk!   Posted: Fri Jan 11, 2013 5:31 am   Subject: "Uh...is this thing on?"
    -For hypertension? Razz

    For the Isle of Dread... you know... a reptile dysfunction.
      Topic: New Postfest Idea
    Aeolius

    Replies: 29
    Views: 22498

    PostForum: Postfest Forum & Archive   Posted: Thu Jan 10, 2013 6:35 pm   Subject: New Postfest Idea
    Don't forget the possibility of underwater and extraplanar cities/towns.
    You rang? ;)
      Topic: Fungi of Greyhawk
    Aeolius

    Replies: 15
    Views: 8711

    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Wed Dec 26, 2012 10:15 am   Subject: Fungi of Greyhawk
    Years ago I had my players come across some Jalapeno Vegepygmy with a breath weaopn a.k.a. pepper spray HeHe.

    When reduced to 0 hp, do they return as ghost pepper vegepygmies? ;)
      Topic: Campaign Settings: Preferences
    Aeolius

    Replies: 12
    Views: 9855

    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Sun Dec 02, 2012 7:02 am   Subject: Campaign Settings: Preferences
    1) Wet

    2) Dry

    3) Moist

    1) For the past five years I have run "Heirs of Turucambi", a chat-based game set beneath the surface of the Solnor Ocean and incorporating locales such as Turucambi, ...
      Topic: Post Your Tattoos: Gamers with Ink
    Aeolius

    Replies: 6
    Views: 7329

    PostForum: The Backalley   Posted: Sun Dec 02, 2012 6:21 am   Subject: Post Your Tattoos: Gamers with Ink
    It was that time of year, again!
    http://sphotos-b.xx.fbcdn.net/hphotos-prn1/21643_4856316656564_913300432_n.jpg
      Topic: GLoG was not loading (but is now back)
    Aeolius

    Replies: 9
    Views: 9674

    PostForum: The Great Library of Greyhawk Wiki   Posted: Thu Jun 07, 2012 2:49 pm   Subject: GLoG was not loading (but is now back)
    So, one has to have a login, to change the appearance back to the old (legible) style? How does one do that? To be honest, white text on a patterned background hurts my eyes.
      Topic: Land of Black Ice
    Aeolius

    Replies: 8
    Views: 4839

    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Mon May 28, 2012 5:36 am   Subject: Land of Black Ice
    Gah! Canonfire ate my massive reply... alas, in a nutshell, here's a blurb I wrote as a teaser for my players towards the conclusion of my "Into the Land of Black Ice" campaign.

    " It begins… A ba ...
      Topic: There should be an RPG channel on cable
    Aeolius

    Replies: 17
    Views: 11002

    PostForum: The Backalley   Posted: Fri May 18, 2012 5:42 am   Subject: There should be an RPG channel on cable
    Just don't let the Syfy folks get ahold of it. I could see it now.

    7:00 - BASH! (Old Timers defend their game against the Whippersnappers)
    8:00 - Vegepygmy Night Terror
    9:00 - Edition Wars! 4e vs ...
      Topic: Postfest XVII(Richfest 2012): Inns & Taverns of Greyhawk
    Aeolius

    Replies: 36
    Views: 29076

    PostForum: Postfest Forum & Archive   Posted: Thu May 10, 2012 2:13 pm   Subject: Postfest XVII(Richfest 2012): Inns & Taverns of Greyhawk
    Any interest in the Barnacle Goose, an undersea tavern in the small settlement called Driftwood? To the southwest of Turucambi reef, Driftwood is populated mainly by malenti and other undersea outcast ...
      Topic: AOL Best of Greyhawk #13 & #14 (now available)
    Aeolius

    Replies: 7
    Views: 5159

    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Sun Apr 29, 2012 7:37 am   Subject: AOL Best of Greyhawk #13 & #14 (now available)
    I knew I'd find some of my old AOL rantings, in there somewhere ;)
      Topic: Monte Cook just left Wizards of the Coast
    Aeolius

    Replies: 14
    Views: 7185

    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Sat Apr 28, 2012 1:06 pm   Subject: Monte Cook just left Wizards of the Coast
    FWIW, Trevor Kidd, Community Manager for Wizards of the Coast, was asking about Greyhawk on twitter earlier.

    [grognard rant] Twitter...blarg... how can anyone follow anything is such a disjointed ...
      Topic: POSTFEST XVII: Topic Poll
    Aeolius

    Replies: 18
    Views: 15762

    PostForum: Postfest Forum & Archive   Posted: Sat Mar 31, 2012 4:45 am   Subject: POSTFEST XVII: Topic Poll
    The Myths and Legends of Magic Items, as used by Monsters within Inns and Taverns against NPCs?
      Topic: The builders of the Lost Suss City
    Aeolius

    Replies: 16
    Views: 8525

    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Sat Mar 31, 2012 4:40 am   Subject: The builders of the Lost Suss City
    I recall a similar thread [url=http://www.canonfire.com/cf/modules.php?name=Forums&file=viewtopic&t=4432]HERE

    I have always described the Lost City as a place "no man may enter", which is g ...
      Topic: Chronomancy
    Aeolius

    Replies: 7
    Views: 4239

    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Sun Feb 12, 2012 7:04 am   Subject: Chronomancy
    Drawmij... Chronomancy... [url=http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Water_clock]Water Clock !
      Topic: Chronomancy
    Aeolius

    Replies: 7
    Views: 4239

    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Sat Feb 11, 2012 5:48 pm   Subject: Chronomancy
    I posted this over at EN World, in a thread about Doctor Who and D&D, but it seemed a good fit for the thread.

    "Chronomancy is a major influence in my current campaign, also set in the World of ...
      Topic: "5th" Edition
    Aeolius

    Replies: 91
    Views: 40984

    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Sun Feb 05, 2012 1:20 pm   Subject: "5th" Edition
    Built for minis and maps? Might as well dig out Squad Leader.

    "Broadsides & Boarding Parties"... oh, how I miss that game!
      Topic: "5th" Edition
    Aeolius

    Replies: 91
    Views: 40984

    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Sat Feb 04, 2012 11:33 am   Subject: "5th" Edition
    As for baking in play-by post and chat room support into the rules, I am not sure how that helps you.
    I represent the segment of the gaming population who no long have time to game. However, I do ...
      Topic: Empire of Lynn, Tharquish Empire, etc.
    Aeolius

    Replies: 191
    Views: 127734

    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Sat Feb 04, 2012 9:11 am   Subject: Empire of Lynn, Tharquish Empire, etc.
    This is all myth and legend, not to be read as objective fact, but the point is that I saw it as a continent that existed in the Solnor Ocean, of which the Sinking Isle was a much later remnant. The C ...
      Topic: "5th" Edition
    Aeolius

    Replies: 91
    Views: 40984

    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Sat Feb 04, 2012 6:07 am   Subject: "5th" Edition
    The very term sets the tone that you are in mortal conflict, that you must "crush your enemies, see them driven before you, and to hear the lamentation of their women."
    I prefer Spongebob:
    Fred: He ...
      Topic: "5th" Edition
    Aeolius

    Replies: 91
    Views: 40984

    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Fri Feb 03, 2012 6:16 pm   Subject: "5th" Edition
    Trust me when I say there is no quicker way to close the ears of those you want to influence at WotC by taking this stance of The Edition Warrior.

    To be fair, I think I lost their ear when I said ...
      Topic: "5th" Edition
    Aeolius

    Replies: 91
    Views: 40984

    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Fri Feb 03, 2012 12:06 pm   Subject: "5th" Edition
    ...you throw the same old quote up, what does that say about you?
    That quote sums up 4e, to me.

    Because in the end if you and I cannot communicate with some civility and respect what is the po ...
      Topic: "5th" Edition
    Aeolius

    Replies: 91
    Views: 40984

    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Fri Feb 03, 2012 9:12 am   Subject: "5th" Edition
    In a nutshell, there are reasons why players did not switch from one edition to another. Those reasons will vary, from persons to person. To be honest, if WotC is trying to build an all-encompassing u ...
      Topic: "5th" Edition
    Aeolius

    Replies: 91
    Views: 40984

    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Sat Jan 28, 2012 7:24 pm   Subject: "5th" Edition
    Find the positive. See the potential. Let go of the past. And embrace the possibilities. See you at the gaming tables.

    1e...3e...5e. I expect great things, of the next edition of D&D.

    That b ...
      Topic: "5th" Edition
    Aeolius

    Replies: 91
    Views: 40984

    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Sat Jan 28, 2012 5:55 pm   Subject: "5th" Edition
    The language being used by Wotc while 4e was in development totally turned me off ever looking at the edition.

    "D&D is a game about slaying horrible monsters, not a game about traipsing off thr ...
      Topic: "Canonfire! Chronicles"/Oerth Journal Discussion
    Aeolius

    Replies: 38
    Views: 29091

    PostForum: The Oerth Journal   Posted: Thu Jan 19, 2012 8:30 am   Subject: "Canonfire! Chronicles"/Oerth Journal Discussion
    Interesting news from Apple: http://cdn.macrumors.com/article-new/2012/01/ibooksauthor-500x312.jpg

    The App allows you to start with a number of templates and then customize your book with images, v ...
      Topic: Blackpowder Weapons in Greyhawk
    Aeolius

    Replies: 20
    Views: 9454

    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Wed Jan 18, 2012 1:40 pm   Subject: Blackpowder Weapons in Greyhawk
    Still, it is odd to set up a fantasy world campaign and have somebody be the "I wanna play a cowboy" guy, and then have the DM say "Sure, you can do that!"

    A cowboy, eh...
    http://3.bp.blogspot.c ...
      Topic: Turucambi
    Aeolius

    Replies: 8
    Views: 7362

    PostForum: The Great Library of Greyhawk Wiki   Posted: Sun Jan 15, 2012 8:03 am   Subject: Turucambi
    I just knew that if I 'spoke of the devil' he'd show up!
    Devils' Purse, you mean? ;) While we're at it, how about throwing in information about the Jungle of Lost Ships (in the '83 Glossography and ...
      Topic: Turucambi
    Aeolius

    Replies: 8
    Views: 7362

    PostForum: The Great Library of Greyhawk Wiki   Posted: Sat Jan 14, 2012 7:47 pm   Subject: Turucambi
    Turucambi is one of the magical locations listed in the Geography of Oerth section of the Greyhawk Adventures hardcover.

    Also as found [url=http://web.archive.org/web/20030219001806/http://www.wiz ...
      Topic: Blackpowder Weapons in Greyhawk
    Aeolius

    Replies: 20
    Views: 9454

    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Tue Jan 10, 2012 5:20 pm   Subject: Blackpowder Weapons in Greyhawk
    I tend to stick with the "no gunpowder" rule, though as a DM I would not prevent a PC from blowing themselves up trying to invent the stuff. The issue rarely comes up in my undersea game.

    However, ...
      Topic: Apotheosis of the Midnight Hag
    Aeolius

    Replies: 3
    Views: 2655

    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Tue Jan 03, 2012 9:20 am   Subject: Apotheosis of the Midnight Hag
    A brief summary of events in my campaign: The party is now in possession of the third Tome of Apotheosis and a draught of Aqua Mortis, both required to restore life to the spirit hag Xaetra, who curre ...
      Topic: How did you start playing D&D?
    Aeolius

    Replies: 44
    Views: 42476

    PostForum: Welcome to Greyhawk!   Posted: Fri Dec 30, 2011 12:50 pm   Subject: How did you start playing D&D?
    I was around 14 or 15 when I was pilfering through my oldest brothers closet (youngest kids will do that, you know). He was known to go from one hobby to another in rapid succession, so one never knew ...
      Topic: Dead gods of Oerth?
    Aeolius

    Replies: 26
    Views: 16663

    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Sat Dec 24, 2011 7:25 pm   Subject: Dead gods of Oerth?
    Eadro is here: http://www.canonfire.com/wiki/index.php?title=Eadro

    Yep. That's where I read: "Eadro has been absent from his realm for over a decade, and even his most loyal servants have no idea ...
      Topic: Dead gods of Oerth?
    Aeolius

    Replies: 26
    Views: 16663

    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Fri Dec 23, 2011 6:44 am   Subject: Dead gods of Oerth?
    and whatever became of [url=http://www.canonfire.com/wiki/index.php?title=Eadro]Eadro ?
      Topic: Additional abilities/explanations for the Drowned
    Aeolius

    Replies: 12
    Views: 6517

    PostForum: Greyhawk- D&D 3.0e/3.5e/d20/Pathfinder   Posted: Mon Dec 12, 2011 4:59 am   Subject: Re: "Drowned" Spell-like ability
    ... the creature would have learned the benefit of having a lair near it (or in it)!

    I have always used [url=http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Cold_seep]Cold Seeps as anti-magic zones. It just seemed t ...
      Topic: Additional abilities/explanations for the Drowned
    Aeolius

    Replies: 12
    Views: 6517

    PostForum: Greyhawk- D&D 3.0e/3.5e/d20/Pathfinder   Posted: Sun Dec 11, 2011 3:51 pm   Subject: Additional abilities/explanations for the Drowned
    You could always used the "Drowned One" from Greyhawk Adventures. CE free-willed 5 HD creatures, their special abilities include stench, disease, and spell use. They are "rumored to animated by the wi ...
      Topic: "Heirs of Turucambi": Undersea Adventures!
    Aeolius

    Replies: 19
    Views: 38215

    PostForum: Campaign Journals & General Online Play   Posted: Tue Dec 06, 2011 4:12 am   Subject: "Heirs of Turucambi": Undersea Adventures!
    Your playing area better be a sand table laden with aquarium terrain

    You'd be surprised how inspirational [url=http://www.liveaquaria.com/product/aquarium-fish-supplies.cfm?c=393]Live Rock can be.
      Topic: "Heirs of Turucambi": Undersea Adventures!
    Aeolius

    Replies: 19
    Views: 38215

    PostForum: Campaign Journals & General Online Play   Posted: Mon Dec 05, 2011 2:16 pm   Subject: "Heirs of Turucambi": Undersea Adventures!
    A recap of last week's session:

    In the last session (11/27/11) the party remained in the depths beneath the Jungle of Lost Ships, nestled within ruins resting upon the lowest ledge of the submerged ...
      Topic: Halloween Costumes
    Aeolius

    Replies: 19
    Views: 13893

    PostForum: The Backalley   Posted: Wed Nov 16, 2011 2:14 pm   Subject: Halloween Costumes
    I put on my squid hat and went as Dr Calamari.
      Topic: Post Your Tattoos: Gamers with Ink
    Aeolius

    Replies: 6
    Views: 7329

    PostForum: The Backalley   Posted: Wed Nov 16, 2011 2:12 pm   Subject: Post Your Tattoos: Gamers with Ink
    I got this one, over the weekend:
    http://farm7.staticflickr.com/6097/6363607585_ee412ce758_z.jpg

    Last year I began my Birthday Ink tradition by getting a tattoo of a weedy seadragon, a symbol of f ...
      Topic: alcohol at your games
    Aeolius

    Replies: 45
    Views: 30028

    PostForum: The Backalley   Posted: Wed Nov 16, 2011 2:07 pm   Subject: alcohol at your games
    (Disclaimer: I am part owner of a beer distributorship. The "never trust a skinny chef" rule applies to beer men, as well.)

    Granted, I run my weekly game in a chat room, so dealing with players bur ...
      Topic: Gate-fest
    Aeolius

    Replies: 23
    Views: 10800

    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Sun Nov 13, 2011 11:25 am   Subject: Gate-fest
    When it comes to destroying demons, do not overlook the demons' amulet:

    "Demons’ Amulets: Demon lords and princes maintain their vital essences in small containers - their souls, so to speak, are t ...
      Topic: Overuse of Clone and Raise Dead?
    Aeolius

    Replies: 38
    Views: 20047

    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Thu Nov 10, 2011 5:08 pm   Subject: Overuse of Clone and Raise Dead?
    In my campaign if the persons/creatures tongue has been removed then the speak with dead spell then becomes useless.

    What if the corpse in question was deaf in life and thus spoke with sign languag ...
      Topic: Overuse of Clone and Raise Dead?
    Aeolius

    Replies: 38
    Views: 20047

    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Fri Nov 04, 2011 4:25 pm   Subject: Overuse of Clone and Raise Dead?
    The past four years of my game have involved the PCs attempting to return a night hag to life, by means of three books known as the Tomes of Apotheosis. It has not been an easy task, as the hag was ne ...
      Topic: Ring of Five Questions: Allan Grohe
    Aeolius

    Replies: 7
    Views: 4126

    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Thu Nov 03, 2011 8:57 am   Subject: Ring of Five Questions: Allan Grohe
    Grey Heirs? ;)
      Topic: The Undersea Fortress of Drawmij
    Aeolius

    Replies: 20
    Views: 21627

    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Tue Nov 01, 2011 6:21 pm   Subject: The Undersea Fortress of Drawmij
    Okay... brainstorming...

    Mix a bit of undersea sculpture, such as the art of [url=http://www.underwatersculpture.com/pages/gallery/vicissitudes.html]Jason deCaires Taylor, with undersea memorials ...
      Topic: The Undersea Fortress of Drawmij
    Aeolius

    Replies: 20
    Views: 21627

    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Mon Oct 31, 2011 5:05 pm   Subject: The Undersea Fortress of Drawmij
    I'm sure everyone's thought of references to "20000 Leagues Under the Sea", but I was just looking for art on the web and found some really great stuff for inspiration. You might want to check that ou ...
      Topic: The Undersea Fortress of Drawmij
    Aeolius

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    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Thu Oct 27, 2011 3:59 pm   Subject: The Undersea Fortress of Drawmij
    Didn't Jim Ward write the Chronomancy book, too?

    Not that I can see...

    credits
    Design: Loren Coleman
    Developmentand Editing:MattForbeck AdditionalAssistance:Jim Butler,AndriaHayday,
    Bruce H ...
      Topic: The Undersea Fortress of Drawmij
    Aeolius

    Replies: 20
    Views: 21627

    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Thu Oct 27, 2011 11:03 am   Subject: The Undersea Fortress of Drawmij
    Has anyone detailed the undersea fortress of Drawmij?

    So, what do we know?

    "Drawmij is reputed to live in a cavernous underwater fortress beneath the Azure Sea, 150 miles south of Gradsul in Keo ...
      Topic: "Heirs of Turucambi": Undersea Adventures!
    Aeolius

    Replies: 19
    Views: 38215

    PostForum: Campaign Journals & General Online Play   Posted: Sun Oct 23, 2011 9:27 am   Subject: "Heirs of Turucambi": Undersea Adventures!
    A recap of last week's game session:

    In the last session (10/16/11) the party found themselves within the rusted remains of a metal ship. The iron vessel, wedged within the Weed-Sea, was home to a ...
      Topic: Heresy!
    Aeolius

    Replies: 47
    Views: 23747

    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Sun Oct 23, 2011 5:31 am   Subject: Re: Heresy!
    What have you done to murder the canon?

    I dunno about murder, but I am not opposed to advanced interrogation techniques. ;)

    When I started my first online game, I called my House Rules section " ...
      Topic: Very punny
    Aeolius

    Replies: 3
    Views: 2410

    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Tue Oct 18, 2011 6:53 pm   Subject: Very punny
    An EN World thread in which EGG contributed, which quickly turned to puns:
    http://www.enworld.org/forum/general-rpg-discussion/43551-origin-gnoll-again.html
      Topic: Theocrat Issak Tattoo image
    Aeolius

    Replies: 10
    Views: 5468

    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Sun Oct 16, 2011 7:00 am   Subject: Theocrat Issak Tattoo image
    For my birthday last year I got a tattoo of a weedy seadragon, one of my favorite sea critters and to me a symbol of fatherhood, as papa seahorses carry their young.

    My birthday is next month. I h ...
      Topic: Do you cross pollinate?
    Aeolius

    Replies: 27
    Views: 16058

    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Tue Oct 04, 2011 2:12 pm   Subject: Do you cross pollinate?
    ...I surely did NOT steal perytons from the Forgotten Realms- they were always in Greyhawk. Wink

    Same goes for Kara-Tur!
      Topic: Do you cross pollinate?
    Aeolius

    Replies: 27
    Views: 16058

    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Tue Oct 04, 2011 5:43 am   Subject: Do you cross pollinate?
    I agree that there's plenty in the Monster Manual, Fiend Folio, and MM2, along with various supplements from WoG itself to keep me more than busy.

    Unless you omit most of the entries of air-breat ...
      Topic: Morkoths: Fishing for ideas.
    Aeolius

    Replies: 17
    Views: 9334

    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Sun Oct 02, 2011 5:40 am   Subject: Morkoths: Fishing for ideas.
    While we're adding abilities, imagine what a nice Stone to Flesh spell would do to tunnels shaped like intestines ;)
      Topic: Morkoths: Fishing for ideas.
    Aeolius

    Replies: 17
    Views: 9334

    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Fri Sep 30, 2011 12:38 pm   Subject: Morkoths: Fishing for ideas.
    excellent read, there, Rasgon! It almost makes me want to run an undersea game....ummm... nm ;)
      Topic: Morkoths: Fishing for ideas.
    Aeolius

    Replies: 17
    Views: 9334

    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Fri Sep 30, 2011 7:30 am   Subject: Morkoths: Fishing for ideas.
    By the way, the 3.5e version of the morkoth is found in the Monster Manual II.

    That's why I chose the leviathan, as it's in the same book. :) The kopru are also a beastie I could see in the compa ...
      Topic: Morkoths: Fishing for ideas.
    Aeolius

    Replies: 17
    Views: 9334

    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Thu Sep 29, 2011 6:35 pm   Subject: Morkoths: Fishing for ideas.
    Odd... nothing in Fiendish Codex I, Nothing in Lords of Madness, nothing in Defenders of the Faith, and nothing in Stormwrack regarding the morkoth?

    Granted, that gives one open license to do with ...
      Topic: Uz? Ooz? Iz? *sigh*
    Aeolius

    Replies: 37
    Views: 15593

    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Wed Sep 28, 2011 3:28 pm   Subject: Uz? Ooz? Iz? *sigh*
    I devised a quicklime ooze for a game, some time ago, but I'm betting it's not even close to what you're discussing. ;)
      Topic: The origin of Csipros Erd
    Aeolius

    Replies: 6
    Views: 4678

    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Tue Sep 27, 2011 5:24 am   Subject: The origin of Csipros Erd
    Works for me! Heat and poisonous gasses are also known to be signs of Oerthblood smelting, if memory serves.

    For inspiration, how about the http://excellentpix.com/files/funzug/imgs/misc2/sulphur_ ...
      Topic: Two Groups, One Adventure
    Aeolius

    Replies: 7
    Views: 5151

    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Mon Sep 26, 2011 1:16 pm   Subject: Re: Two Groups, One Adventure
    Another option is to run both groups through simultaneously, different starting areas, like a race

    Capture the Flan? ;)
      Topic: Two Groups, One Adventure
    Aeolius

    Replies: 7
    Views: 5151

    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Mon Sep 26, 2011 12:37 pm   Subject: Two Groups, One Adventure
    Run the second group as a reverse dungeon.
      Topic: "Heirs of Turucambi": Undersea Adventures!
    Aeolius

    Replies: 19
    Views: 38215

    PostForum: Campaign Journals & General Online Play   Posted: Sat Sep 24, 2011 9:43 am   Subject: "Heirs of Turucambi": Undersea Adventures!
    "Heirs of Turucambi", now a mid-level campaign, is recruiting for new blood!

    PCs begin with 45,010 XP and must have a natural swim speed as well as the ability to breathe underwater without the us ...
      Topic: Greyhawk Expressions / Sayings
    Aeolius

    Replies: 16
    Views: 7158

    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Sat Sep 24, 2011 8:10 am   Subject: Greyhawk Expressions / Sayings
    Why is it I envision The Scarlet Brotherhood greeting one another with "Cool story, bro" ;)

    As far as sayings, the subaqueous folk often call air-breathers Drylanders or "Those Above". Those who ...
      Topic: Uz? Ooz? Iz? *sigh*
    Aeolius

    Replies: 37
    Views: 15593

    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Wed Sep 21, 2011 7:22 am   Subject: Uz? Ooz? Iz? *sigh*
    I still want to write a slime/ooze/mold/fungi-oriented adventure entitled "Ooze Your Daddy?"
      Topic: Who are you? PC version
    Aeolius

    Replies: 90
    Views: 47243

    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Mon Sep 19, 2011 10:01 am   Subject: Who are you? PC version
    It is the Mystic-Mobile!

    [url=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=mohTaIaZhDU]WIZARD!!
      Topic: Genesis of a Mage
    Aeolius

    Replies: 22
    Views: 13371

    PostForum: Greyhawk- D&D 3.0e/3.5e/d20/Pathfinder   Posted: Tue Sep 13, 2011 2:45 pm   Subject: Genesis of a Mage
    This makes me want to retool "Hagborn", which I have started twice before, as a weekly chapter-based installment. The story of the loathsome Krampus, male child of a night hag, is my multi-part hag ec ...
      Topic: Favorite background music
    Aeolius

    Replies: 54
    Views: 30536

    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Thu Sep 08, 2011 4:24 pm   Subject: Favorite background music
    One from Peter Buffett: [url=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=GQ-E--iIFyg]One More Time

    Three from David Arkenstone: [url=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=fHTa27u5r7Y]Below the Ocean , [url=http://www. ...
      Topic: Favorite background music
    Aeolius

    Replies: 54
    Views: 30536

    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Thu Sep 08, 2011 6:02 am   Subject: Favorite background music
    Some songs simply teleport you into other wolds: [url=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0JtQH5c1nPA]Carlsbad (David Lanz & Paul Speer)
      Topic: Favorite Class(es)
    Aeolius

    Replies: 64
    Views: 28169

    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Sun Sep 04, 2011 9:51 am   Subject: Favorite Class(es)
    one of my fellow characters is a Half-Orc witch and he won't tell us what the other half is. We can't pronounce his name so we all call him 'cookie' and he plays this character magnificently!

    To fa ...
      Topic: Favorite Class(es)
    Aeolius

    Replies: 64
    Views: 28169

    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Sun Sep 04, 2011 7:51 am   Subject: Favorite Class(es)
    I think 3.0, 3.5, Pathfinder, and 4.0 are all poop in book-form.

    Poop can be used an an excellent source of fuel... as can books
      Topic: Favorite Class(es)
    Aeolius

    Replies: 64
    Views: 28169

    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Sun Sep 04, 2011 6:13 am   Subject: Favorite Class(es)
    The Witch class from Dragon #114 - part wizard, part druid, all awesome. My night hag NPC that has been in all of my online games since 1995 was created for a 1e game as a witch/dreamer (Dragon #132 f ...
      Topic: WoTC Poll
    Aeolius

    Replies: 39
    Views: 21680

    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Sun Sep 04, 2011 5:47 am   Subject: WoTC Poll
    Gah! I can only choose one?!? But..but... Nautical campaigns are on there! Granted, by nautical I assumed they meant ships, pirates, and the like.
      Topic: Favorite background music
    Aeolius

    Replies: 54
    Views: 30536

    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Fri Sep 02, 2011 7:31 am   Subject: Favorite background music
    It may come as no surprises that I enjoy a bit of aquatic-themed New Age when I DM, such as [url=http://itunes.apple.com/us/album/aquaria-liquid-blue-transecape/id99149376]Aquaria by Diane Arkenstone ...
      Topic: The "Introduce Yourself" Thread
    Aeolius

    Replies: 397
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    PostForum: Welcome to Greyhawk!   Posted: Tue Aug 30, 2011 3:49 pm   Subject: The "Introduce Yourself" Thread
    First Name? Daniel
    Age? 45
    Location? Summerfield, NC (pop. 7,000), within driving distance of Wilson's Grocery. The proprietor, Shorty, is considered by many to be the "internet of Summerfield". ...
      Topic: Undersea Adventures: Comments, Concerns, & Concepts
    Aeolius

    Replies: 38
    Views: 19727

    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Mon Jul 25, 2011 9:32 am   Subject: Undersea Adventures: Comments, Concerns, & Concepts
    I have the intention of writing up the entirety of the Devil's Purse from an undersea perspective, one of these days; Turucambi, The Sinking Isle, The Jungle of Lost Ships and bits about Cloudsea and ...
      Topic: Undersea Adventures: Comments, Concerns, & Concepts
    Aeolius

    Replies: 38
    Views: 19727

    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Sat Jul 23, 2011 7:27 pm   Subject: Undersea Adventures: Comments, Concerns, & Concepts
    From what source does your quote come?

    That would be from my own Grey Matter, there. ;)
      Topic: Undersea Adventures: Comments, Concerns, & Concepts
    Aeolius

    Replies: 38
    Views: 19727

    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Sat Jul 23, 2011 10:01 am   Subject: Undersea Adventures: Comments, Concerns, & Concepts
    So, in my opinion, you should feel free to add lakes up to 10 miles in diameter anywhere you like without violating any canon (unless you place them in a desert or the Dry Steppes... )

    So a subter ...
      Topic: Undersea Adventures: Comments, Concerns, & Concepts
    Aeolius

    Replies: 38
    Views: 19727

    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Fri Jul 08, 2011 4:51 pm   Subject: Undersea Adventures: Comments, Concerns, & Concepts
    A recap of last week's game, to tide you over, as there is no game this week.

    In the last session (07/03/11) the party explored the site of a seeming cemetery; a bed of giant clams arranged conspi ...
      Topic: Monsters of Oerth
    Aeolius

    Replies: 115
    Views: 74857

    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Fri Jul 08, 2011 7:47 am   Subject: Monsters of Oerth
    Since we are sharing regional ecologies in story form, here's a bit I wrote back in 2000, regarding the opinaku - half-elven offspring of human weresharks and sea elves.

    She had always loved the s ...
      Topic: Monsters of Oerth
    Aeolius

    Replies: 115
    Views: 74857

    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Wed Jun 01, 2011 2:12 pm   Subject: Monsters of Oerth
    In Living Greyhawk, a town was created in the Rift Barrens of the BK named Ankheg Springs.

    Does anyone else here "Ankheg Springs" and think of bottled water? ;)
      Topic: Monsters of Oerth
    Aeolius

    Replies: 115
    Views: 74857

    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Tue May 31, 2011 1:36 pm   Subject: Monsters of Oerth
    Water Dwarves in the Flanaess

    Deep within an abyssal trench snaking along the depths of the Solnor Ocean, the water dwarves seek solace in seclusion. A red-skinned aquatic race, water dwarves ...
      Topic: Monsters of Oerth
    Aeolius

    Replies: 115
    Views: 74857

    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Fri May 27, 2011 6:59 pm   Subject: Monsters of Oerth
    Iblishi in the Flanaess

    Iblishi, or sea kobolds, resemble a union of kobold and blue-dot stingray. Lacking legs, they rely upon graceful wing-flaps for movement. The tail-barb of the iblishi, high ...
      Topic: Monsters of Oerth
    Aeolius

    Replies: 115
    Views: 74857

    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Thu May 26, 2011 7:58 pm   Subject: Monsters of Oerth
    Ixitxachitl in the Flanaess

    Wary of Dagon’s dominance in the oceans of Oerth, Demogorgon sought to assert his influence through his vassals, the ixitxachitl. To this end he unleashed his fury over ...
      Topic: Background research help for the Nereid
    Aeolius

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    Views: 3379

    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Thu May 26, 2011 11:21 am   Subject: Background research help for the Nereid
    You will find the nereid in Stormwrack, which was written for 3.5e:

    http://www.wizards.com/dnd/images/storm_gallery/90757.jpg

    You can find more information [url=http://www.theoi.com/Pontios/Nere ...
     
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