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      Topic: Baftis, the False Prophet of Baalzy
    Armitage

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    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Sat Aug 22, 2020 10:21 am   Subject: Baftis, the False Prophet of Baalzy
    The 1E Monster Manual II had a Duke named Bael, with one "a". He was one of Mammon's lieutenants, which could tie into the wealth aspect.
      Topic: White Plume Mountain Lower Level
    Armitage

    Replies: 9
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    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Tue Jun 02, 2020 3:41 pm   Subject: White Plume Mountain Lower Level
    In order, they're: the intersection near the entrance, the corpse that you start this version of the quest by finding, the exterior of the mountain, the weapons, the "flesh golems", a "kelpie" chasing ...
      Topic: White Plume Mountain Lower Level
    Armitage

    Replies: 9
    Views: 6649

    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Mon Jun 01, 2020 6:27 pm   Subject: White Plume Mountain Lower Level
    I haven't been able to get the lava flows working yet, that should pour into my version of the "boiling bubble", but it's done.

    https://www.nexusmods.com/morrowind/mods/48280/
      Topic: Good Scarlet Brotherhood?
    Armitage

    Replies: 11
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    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Sun May 17, 2020 3:17 pm   Subject: Good Scarlet Brotherhood?
    It's at rpg.net, in the D&D/fantasy d20 subforum, in the "Let's Read" thread for the 3e Book of Vile Darkness. (A thread mainly discussing how terrible the book was.)

    Post 1,188.

    https://fo ...
      Topic: Good Scarlet Brotherhood?
    Armitage

    Replies: 11
    Views: 2366

    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Sun May 17, 2020 8:55 am   Subject: Good Scarlet Brotherhood?
    That was my reaction. They've always been evil would-be world conquerors. I wondered if there had maybe been a brief plan to change that which someone knew about.

    Now that I think about it, this ...
      Topic: Good Scarlet Brotherhood?
    Armitage

    Replies: 11
    Views: 2366

    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Sun May 17, 2020 8:43 am   Subject: Good Scarlet Brotherhood?
    On another forum, a poster mentioned an unpublished 3e Greyhawk deity sourcebook and made an odd comment. They were talking about their participation in playtesting and how the details of various cle ...
      Topic: Box Set
    Armitage

    Replies: 3
    Views: 7882

    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Sun Apr 12, 2020 10:26 am   Subject: Box Set
    Well, except mistletoe is hunted in winter, towards Christmas (Solstice).

    The 1e Player's Handbook said that greater mistletoe was harvested on Midsummer's Eve, cut with a gold or silver sickle, an ...
      Topic: White Plume Mountain Lower Level
    Armitage

    Replies: 9
    Views: 6649

    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Wed Apr 08, 2020 3:06 pm   Subject: White Plume Mountain Lower Level
    My plan is to eventually adapt S1-3 (and maybe S4). Expedition to the Barrier Peaks should work well as a massive Dwemer ruin. Someone created a Tomb of Horrors mod years ago, but it barely resemble ...
      Topic: White Plume Mountain Lower Level
    Armitage

    Replies: 9
    Views: 6649

    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Wed Apr 08, 2020 1:21 pm   Subject: White Plume Mountain Lower Level
    I'm actually working on a Morrowind mod based on White Plume Mountain for the upcoming May Modathon. It's something I've wanted to do since the game came out in 2002, and I want to include a final ba ...
      Topic: White Plume Mountain Lower Level
    Armitage

    Replies: 9
    Views: 6649

    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Wed Apr 08, 2020 12:29 pm   Subject: White Plume Mountain Lower Level
    Does anyone know of any fan-created versions of the lower level of White Plume Mountain? Keraptis' Indoctrination Chamber and his actual lair, referenced, but not included in the original adventure. ...
      Topic: Oerth Journal #27 has arrived!!!
    Armitage

    Replies: 22
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    PostForum: The Oerth Journal   Posted: Thu May 12, 2016 2:01 pm   Subject: Oerth Journal #27 has arrived!!!
    Some errata I noticed.

    In the Baklunish section, the Elemental Focus feat reproduces the text from Saddle Born. Assuming it's the same feat that was in Dragon #319, it should say:

    "The Baklunis ...
      Topic: Alternate Divine Realms
    Armitage

    Replies: 5
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    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Fri Apr 29, 2016 9:39 am   Subject: Alternate Divine Realms
    Over on rpg.net, there's a Where I Read thread for the 1e Fiend Folio. It's reached the section on the Elemental Princes of Evil, which has resulted in a digression into a discussion of the structure ...
      Topic: Soul Husk Caverns
    Armitage

    Replies: 2
    Views: 3179

    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Sun Apr 17, 2016 10:53 am   Subject: Soul Husk Caverns
    If it's the same adventure that's in the Downloads section here at Canonfire (which I just recently downloaded and read), there are several rooms filled with magical darkness that I would recommend re ...
      Topic: Adventures from other sources converted to Greyhawk
    Armitage

    Replies: 22
    Views: 16059

    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Sat Aug 22, 2015 4:34 pm   Subject: Adventures from other sources converted to Greyhawk
    Not an adventure per se, but the Scarlet Brotherhood sourcebook mentioned that there's a bay near Hepmonaland that's prone to patches of mysteriously toxic water and attacks by strange monsters. This ...
      Topic: Pantheon and Gods of Greyhawk
    Armitage

    Replies: 21
    Views: 16316

    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Sat Jan 24, 2015 3:43 am   Subject: Pantheon and Gods of Greyhawk
    Distinct regions where the god of death is Wee Jas instead of Nerull makes more sense to me and I wish there was some sort of demographic map of Flanaess.


    Wee Jas and Nerull are different types o ...
      Topic: Pantheon and Gods of Greyhawk
    Armitage

    Replies: 21
    Views: 16316

    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Sun Jan 18, 2015 6:03 am   Subject: Re: Pantheon and Gods of Greyhawk
    However, the 1983 World of Greyhawk boxed set did label certain gods as "common," meaning they were worshiped in most areas, and certain gods were not designated common, implying they were worshiped o ...
      Topic: Hasbro in talks to buy Dreamworks
    Armitage

    Replies: 19
    Views: 11926

    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Fri Nov 14, 2014 3:41 pm   Subject: Hasbro in talks to buy Dreamworks
    It seems that I was wrong about the desire for a live action movie.
    According to this article about the Dreamworks situation:
    http://deadline.com/2014/11/dreamworks-animation-hasbro-merger-negotiati ...
      Topic: Iuz before Greyhawk War Campaign - Help?
    Armitage

    Replies: 28
    Views: 19466

    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Thu Nov 13, 2014 8:46 pm   Subject: Iuz before Greyhawk War Campaign - Help?
    I've never heard of a module called EE3, and neither has google.

    Part of the Elder Elemental God pentology, a set of adventures that used to be on the Codex of Greyhawk site.

    They appear to st ...
      Topic: Hasbro in talks to buy Dreamworks
    Armitage

    Replies: 19
    Views: 11926

    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Thu Nov 13, 2014 8:53 am   Subject: Hasbro in talks to buy Dreamworks
    With the first D&D movie being terrible, and the second and third being direct-to-video/SyFy Channel (but better than the first), I would question whether D&D is considered a viable movie prop ...
      Topic: The nature of Iuz
    Armitage

    Replies: 7
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    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Sun Nov 09, 2014 7:46 pm   Subject: The nature of Iuz
    Iuz gained his divinity before Zagyg's trap.
    Is there a definitive source for this?

    In Sargent-era products, Iuz didn't attain godhood until his imprisonment/freedom.


    I was going by the order ...
      Topic: The nature of Iuz
    Armitage

    Replies: 7
    Views: 5261

    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Sat Nov 08, 2014 9:29 am   Subject: The nature of Iuz
    Iuz gained his divinity before Zagyg's trap.

    According to more recent sources, clerics of trapped deities can gain spells if they're in proximity to something sacred to their deity.

    The Living G ...
      Topic: D&D View-Master story (1983) on YouTube
    Armitage

    Replies: 5
    Views: 4475

    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Fri Sep 12, 2014 2:40 pm   Subject: D&D View-Master story (1983) on YouTube
    I don't recognize the paladin, the dwarven cleric, or the white-robed, good wizard.


    The extra characters are from the 1982 D&D action figure line.

    http://i107.photobucket.com/albums/m294 ...
      Topic: Celestian and Far Realms
    Armitage

    Replies: 4
    Views: 3882

    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Tue Sep 09, 2014 2:11 pm   Subject: Celestian and Far Realms
    During a discussion on another forum about what makes Greyhawk "different", someone referred to Celestian as "The God of Space (and the Far Realms per Living Greyhawk)".

    Is this something that was ...
      Topic: Knights of Luna
    Armitage

    Replies: 6
    Views: 4431

    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Mon Dec 09, 2013 3:16 pm   Subject: Knights of Luna
    I was thinking a musical instrument of some kind.
    The article featured a magical harp and a magical flute used by high-ranking members of the orders. Not the Knights of the Serenade, of course...
      Topic: Knights of Luna
    Armitage

    Replies: 6
    Views: 4431

    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Sun Dec 08, 2013 7:03 am   Subject: Knights of Luna
    The closest that I can find is an article by Eric Boyd and Joe Katzman which used to be online but seems to be gone now. Fortunately, I printed a hard copy years ago.

    This article didn't mention h ...
      Topic: Red Hand of Doom
    Armitage

    Replies: 5
    Views: 5019

    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Mon Sep 30, 2013 1:42 pm   Subject: Red Hand of Doom
    There's this one.

    http://smg.photobucket.com/user/ripvanwormer/media/Sterich.jpg.html

    From this thread.
    http://www.thepiazza.org.uk/bb/viewtopic.php?f=11&t=8469
      Topic: Dragonborn and Warforged in Flanaess
    Armitage

    Replies: 21
    Views: 25200

    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Sun Sep 29, 2013 6:52 pm   Subject: Dragonborn and Warforged in Flanaess
    The Oerth is largely unknown, but one known place it makes sense for Dragonborn to be found is the Pinnacles of Azor'alq.

    Dragonborn are easier to incorporate if you use the original 3.5 Dragonbo ...
      Topic: Dragonborn and Warforged in Flanaess
    Armitage

    Replies: 21
    Views: 25200

    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Sun Sep 29, 2013 9:37 am   Subject: Dragonborn and Warforged in Flanaess
    Change their appearance slightly and make them a product of Baklunish clockwork magic, like the Apparatus of Kwalish.
    Far rarer than they are in Eberron, obviously.
      Topic: City of Molag - Horned Society
    Armitage

    Replies: 2
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    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Wed Jul 24, 2013 1:35 pm   Subject: City of Molag - Horned Society
    "Iuz the Evil" has a map in the Horned Lands chapter.
    It doesn't seem to be online though.
      Topic: New AD&D Module: The Last Slave Lord
    Armitage

    Replies: 18
    Views: 12676

    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Sun Jun 30, 2013 6:11 am   Subject: New AD&D Module: The Last Slave Lord
    It happened right after WotC cancelled Paizo's publishing license for Dragon and Dungeon magazines. They switched to online-only digital magazines.

    Kind of like when they cancelled Code Monkey's l ...
      Topic: Vampires & Editions
    Armitage

    Replies: 34
    Views: 27665

    PostForum: Greyhawk- D&D 3.0e/3.5e/d20/Pathfinder   Posted: Sun May 05, 2013 4:14 am   Subject: Vampires & Editions
    I do believe that is the hint of a smile forming on her lips as she drops down in the midst of the PCs with closed fist raised menacingly. Here comes the Whirlwind Attack at + AWESOME!!! to hit! Now ...
      Topic: Vampires & Editions
    Armitage

    Replies: 34
    Views: 27665

    PostForum: Greyhawk- D&D 3.0e/3.5e/d20/Pathfinder   Posted: Mon Apr 29, 2013 3:14 pm   Subject: Vampires & Editions
    The principal reason as I recall was game balance so that PCs who happened to not bring along or have the appropriate magic/silver/cold iron weapon still had a chance to defeat such creatures

    I've ...
      Topic: Clerics of pantheons
    Armitage

    Replies: 9
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    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Fri Apr 26, 2013 2:04 pm   Subject: Clerics of pantheons
    In the aforementioned Dark Ages article, a pantheon priest was any non-chaotic alignment because, in that specific setting, their primary concern was serving their community by acting as an intermedia ...
      Topic: Clerics of pantheons
    Armitage

    Replies: 9
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    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Wed Apr 24, 2013 5:32 pm   Subject: Clerics of pantheons
    There's an article in Dragon (I forget the issue, but it had a Flaneass article in it) which details the Anglo-Saxon pantheon, and includes general pantheon clerics.

    Dragon #263.
    "Hearth & Swo ...
      Topic: What, in the name of Rao, is a Buckler Wand?
    Armitage

    Replies: 3
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    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Tue Apr 23, 2013 2:22 pm   Subject: What, in the name of Rao, is a Buckler Wand?
    As jamesdglick indicated, it originated in The Land Beyond the Magic Mirror, and it also appeared in the 1e Unearthed Arcana and the 2e Encyclopedia Magica.

    From the latter:
    This is a short, thick ...
      Topic: The Serpent and Magic
    Armitage

    Replies: 10
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    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Thu Mar 21, 2013 1:16 pm   Subject: The Serpent and Magic
    The Shadow Weave isn't generic, I just sometimes adapt elements of other worlds for Greyhawk use.
    e.g. Eberron Artificers adapted as Kwalish-esque Baklunish clockwork mages or some of the titan blood ...
      Topic: The Serpent and Magic
    Armitage

    Replies: 10
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    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Wed Mar 20, 2013 2:48 pm   Subject: The Serpent and Magic
    Assuming that the Serpent is more than just a delusion rattling around in Vecna's skull, has anyone experimented with adapting some of the Shadow Weave material from the Forgotten Realms as a twisted ...
      Topic: Changes of State
    Armitage

    Replies: 4
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    PostForum: Greyhawk- AD&D 2nd Edition   Posted: Sun Jan 13, 2013 9:25 am   Subject: Changes of State
    The description of Ectoplasmic Form in the 3.5 Expanded Psionics Handbook says "You also can't manipulate objects or activate items, even those carried along with you.", so no throwing ectoplasmic wea ...
      Topic: Slavs of Greyhawk?
    Armitage

    Replies: 35
    Views: 17739

    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Sat Jan 12, 2013 7:18 am   Subject: Slavs of Greyhawk?
    I read on Grayhawk Wiki there is there the Baba Jaga's Hut and Iuz himself is decedent to her.

    It's was generally accepted by fans that "Natasha the Dark" an adopted human daughter of Baba Yaga wh ...
      Topic: Hochoch in Dragon 418
    Armitage

    Replies: 6
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    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Mon Jan 07, 2013 7:22 pm   Subject: Hochoch in Dragon 418
    Mortellan posted a review over on his blog and was pretty positive.

    http://greyhawkery.blogspot.com/2012/12/new-article-hochoch.html

    The new article in Dragon #418 is Backdrop: Hochoch by Claudi ...
      Topic: Orc-ogre crossbreeds?
    Armitage

    Replies: 12
    Views: 6452

    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Sat Jan 05, 2013 10:02 pm   Subject: Orc-ogre crossbreeds?
    There were also 3e Ogrillons in The Tome of Horrors, the book from Sword & Sorcery Studios that updated a huge number of 1e monsters to 3e (mostly B-list monsters that WotC had no intention to upd ...
      Topic: Psionics question..
    Armitage

    Replies: 33
    Views: 15418

    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Sun Dec 30, 2012 8:04 pm   Subject: Psionics question..
    I ignore the "he can use 10 powers in one round" thing because the vast majority of mortals don't have that kind of concentration. Not even Psionicsts.

    "Okay. I'm going to hit him with Ballistic A ...
      Topic: Psionics question..
    Armitage

    Replies: 33
    Views: 15418

    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Sat Dec 29, 2012 10:27 pm   Subject: Psionics question..
    It's been a while since I've read the 1st edition rules on it. Does it really say each can be used once every ten seconds? If so, I think it was an oversight in the editing. As far as I know, a charac ...
      Topic: Let's place psionic races on the map!
    Armitage

    Replies: 3
    Views: 2886

    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Sat Dec 22, 2012 4:02 am   Subject: Let's place psionic races on the map!
    Not really relevant to this topic, but I thought it would be interesting to share.

    I recall someone on another forum (rpg.net?) sharing their interpretation of the Elan that was quite interesting. ...
      Topic: Skaven Anyone?
    Armitage

    Replies: 13
    Views: 5759

    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Tue Aug 28, 2012 1:59 pm   Subject: Skaven Anyone?
    The Slitheren from the Scarred Lands (White Wolf/Sword & Sorcery) could work too.
    At least 6-8 different sub-breeds of rat-men filling different roles in their society, and they're already statte ...
      Topic: Forum Search Issue
    Armitage

    Replies: 2
    Views: 4787

    PostForum: Canonfire! & GreyTalk Help and Feedback   Posted: Thu Aug 09, 2012 3:24 pm   Subject: Forum Search Issue
    I just noticed that if I do a forum search and get multiple pages of results, I can only view the first page.

    Clicking on "Next" or any of the page numbers results in "No topics or posts met your s ...
      Topic: " ... re-birth of a fantasy setting ..."
    Armitage

    Replies: 99
    Views: 43415

    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Thu Aug 09, 2012 3:16 pm   Subject: " ... re-birth of a fantasy setting ..."
    ...cannabalistic halflings from the underdark...

    At least they're not cannibalistic halflings from...the bayou. Wink



    On the topic of bashing WOTC if it screws up GH, we can go back to t ...
      Topic: Material Components from Spell Effects...Double Dipping?
    Armitage

    Replies: 21
    Views: 7597

    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Sat Jul 21, 2012 3:37 am   Subject: Material Components from Spell Effects...Double Dipping?
    As for me, I solved the problem with this spell:

    Conjure Spell Component

    There was a Conjure Spell Components spell in the 2e Tome of Magic.

    Unfortunately for this discussion, it avoided the ...
      Topic: The D&D Cartoon
    Armitage

    Replies: 19
    Views: 9549

    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Fri Jun 22, 2012 2:33 pm   Subject: Re: The D&D Cartoon
    4) The party of 1st level characters fights not only Venger in every episode, but their list of opponents includes, a beholder, a 200 foot tall iron golem, Tiamat, Lolth, Warduke, and a host of dozen ...
      Topic: The D&D Cartoon
    Armitage

    Replies: 19
    Views: 9549

    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Tue Jun 19, 2012 2:11 pm   Subject: Re: The D&D Cartoon
    There are all sorts of hidden lessons in the cartoon, and even the whiny, annoying, self-preserving Cavalier character has his redeeming qualities.

    The Cavalier served the specific purpose of being ...
      Topic: How do you handle spell components if you're not OCD?
    Armitage

    Replies: 22
    Views: 8855

    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Fri Jun 08, 2012 7:23 pm   Subject: How do you handle spell components if you're not OCD?
    Nerdcav ...
    In 3rd Edition and Pathfinder, the PHB lists a "Spell Component Pouch" (2lb, 5gp).

    Given that the Healer's Kit specifically says how many times it can be used before it needs to be ...
      Topic: Role-Playing CN
    Armitage

    Replies: 18
    Views: 6150

    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Wed Apr 25, 2012 3:14 pm   Subject: Role-Playing CN
    The town of Restenford (Secret of Bone Hill/Assassin's Knot) is mostly chaotic neutral, but the guidance in the adventures is limited.

    "The garrison is provided to maintain some degree of order thr ...
      Topic: The Doors of Oerth
    Armitage

    Replies: 25
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    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Mon Mar 12, 2012 2:30 pm   Subject: The Doors of Oerth
    I forget what scale the main geographical area map is in Desert of Desolation, but it may be small enough to drop into just part of the Erypt area.

    Approximately 600 miles x 190 miles. The Skys ...
      Topic: Canonical Holidays
    Armitage

    Replies: 6
    Views: 2879

    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Sat Mar 10, 2012 6:23 am   Subject: Canonical Holidays
    Dragon Annual #4 had the "Campaign Holidays" article, which included a number of Greyhawk holidays.

    Ones that aren't in other books:

    Frost Days: Fireseek 1-7. Especially holy to priests of Telc ...
      Topic: Greyhawk Map Scale from Dragon Magazine
    Armitage

    Replies: 6
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    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Mon Oct 10, 2011 4:29 pm   Subject: Greyhawk Map Scale from Dragon Magazine
    According to Erik Mona in [url=http://paizo.com/dungeon/messageboards/generalDiscussion/greyhawkMapScale]this post on the Paizo boards, it's 30 miles per hex, the same as the Darlene map.
      Topic: Greyhawk Trade Routes
    Armitage

    Replies: 18
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    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Fri Aug 05, 2011 2:16 am   Subject: Greyhawk Trade Routes
    There have been different conceptions of how the dirawaen work. Some have speculated that there is a magical effect that actually makes travel much faster on those roads. I just presume that they're l ...
      Topic: Greyhawk Trade Routes
    Armitage

    Replies: 18
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    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Tue Aug 02, 2011 8:47 am   Subject: Greyhawk Trade Routes
    The Great Kingdom has the magical Dirawaen roads, described in Ivid the Undying.

    "A notable special case are the magical roads, the dirawaen in Old Oeridian, crafted by combat mages using earth ele ...
      Topic: Heironeous' meersalm
    Armitage

    Replies: 8
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    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Tue Feb 01, 2011 8:21 am   Subject: Heironeous' meersalm
    Thanks for you research. Was this from a DRAGON also?

    It was from Heironeous' statistics in the World of Greyhawk boxed set, and Dragon #67, which I believe was prior to WoG.
      Topic: Heironeous' meersalm
    Armitage

    Replies: 8
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    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Mon Jan 31, 2011 8:56 pm   Subject: Heironeous' meersalm
    How much meersalm does it take to embalm someone anyways?

    The article doesn't say. Since the procedure is "a carefully protected secret of the church", I guess the answer is "however much the DM wa ...
      Topic: Heironeous' meersalm
    Armitage

    Replies: 8
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    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Mon Jan 31, 2011 7:43 pm   Subject: Heironeous' meersalm
    I'm not aware of the application procedure being detailed, but in 1e, meersalm provided immunity to weapons under +2 in power, shattering them when they score a hit. +2 weapons only cause 25% damage, ...
      Topic: Oliphant Hunt
    Armitage

    Replies: 26
    Views: 12577

    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Sun Jan 09, 2011 5:48 am   Subject: Oliphant Hunt
    As for elephants; who knew that would be an exotic creature for the populace of the flanaess. However let us not make it near mythical as a figurine of wonderous power (elephant) does exist so some kn ...
      Topic: Oliphant Hunt
    Armitage

    Replies: 26
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    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Thu Jan 06, 2011 8:03 pm   Subject: Oliphant Hunt
    1e and 2e both list elephant ivory as being worth 4 gp per pound, with a typical tusk being worth 100-600 gp.

    I don't recall seeing a value in 3e. I thought it might be in Draconomicon, since it ha ...
      Topic: Zagyg's Godtrap
    Armitage

    Replies: 6
    Views: 4366

    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Mon Oct 04, 2010 6:46 pm   Subject: Zagyg's Godtrap
    I forget the source, but I seem to recall Gygax once intimated that Hieroneous and Hextor were part of Zagyg's plan.

    Oerth Journal #12. Thus Spake Gary Gygax: Ye Secrets of Oerth Revealed

    Q: In ...
      Topic: Village of Hommlet 4e adventure
    Armitage

    Replies: 5
    Views: 3605

    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Thu Aug 26, 2010 4:16 pm   Subject: Village of Hommlet 4e adventure
    This thread inspired me to go ...{ahem} find... a copy and I'm looking through it now.

    The town and moathouse maps look the same.
    Reminiscent of the ToEE computer game, a half-dozen of the town lo ...
      Topic: Whither Orlane Before the War?
    Armitage

    Replies: 8
    Views: 6855

    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Sat Feb 13, 2010 5:53 am   Subject: Whither Orlane Before the War?
    The region is definitely part of Gran March, though not always clearly. The March also has ownership of the Rushmoors, as it is a region the Keoish dont want. It is kind of like northern Mexico and ...
      Topic: Tenser, Robilar and the Green Dragon Inn (long)
    Armitage

    Replies: 20
    Views: 11031

    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Sat Feb 06, 2010 9:44 am   Subject: Re: Bilarro - Greyhawk Wars
    Bilarro and his eponymous Iron Bands of Bilarro have been in D&D - and causing mayhem in Greyhawk - as long as I can manage to get my sometimes blurry memory to go back.

    And there has been at l ...
      Topic: I know its here somewhere
    Armitage

    Replies: 3
    Views: 2866

    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Sat Feb 06, 2010 8:24 am   Subject: I know its here somewhere
    Oerth Journal #11, "Repair of the Keep on the Borderlands", recommended Hex E5/1, just north of the Tors and west of the Javan River.

    "The existing location of the keep is probably inappropriate-- ...
      Topic: Greyhawk in 4th edition true or urban legend?
    Armitage

    Replies: 17
    Views: 8971

    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Mon Jan 25, 2010 4:02 pm   Subject: Greyhawk in 4th edition true or urban legend?
    If you're referring to the various posts that include such things as...

    4e Greyhawk (coming earliest 2010, latest 2012) will restart the setting in circa 576CY.

    There will be no timeline advance ...
      Topic: Baba Yaga
    Armitage

    Replies: 10
    Views: 5347

    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Tue Dec 08, 2009 7:48 pm   Subject: Re: Baba Yaga
    Does anyone know if there's a write-up of her stats for 3E / 3.5? I know there is speculation that Iggwilv is Baba Yaga for GH and I have her stats, but this is not what I'm looking for.

    I thought ...
      Topic: Power Word spells
    Armitage

    Replies: 11
    Views: 4103

    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Tue Dec 08, 2009 7:38 pm   Subject: Power Word spells
    And here, by the way, is the best description of how the Power Word spells fit into the D&D magic system.



    Did you mean this one?

    http://www.giantitp.com/comics/oots0306.html
      Topic: Terms/things that should never,ever apply to AD&D
    Armitage

    Replies: 22
    Views: 11341

    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Wed Dec 02, 2009 4:40 pm   Subject: Re: AD&D isn't even First
    I've followed the editions of D&D for a long time - and like you feel that some things are just plain wrong and do not fit into Greyhawk (ebberon for one - there are no WARFORGED).

    They might w ...
      Topic: 3.5 Circle of Eight
    Armitage

    Replies: 4
    Views: 2877

    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Sun Nov 29, 2009 9:00 am   Subject: 3.5 Circle of Eight
    A Wand of Steam & Vapor (Unearthed Arcana) has two functions:
    A 10'x30'x50' cone of steam that does decreasing damage for 3 rounds: 6d6, 4d6, 2d6.
    A 40'x60'x80' cloud of warm vapor that duplica ...
      Topic: List of canon material
    Armitage

    Replies: 6
    Views: 2430

    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Sun Nov 22, 2009 8:21 am   Subject: List of canon material
    For Dragon Magazine, there's the DragonDex.
    http://www.aeolia.net/dragondex/

    It's a complete index of every Dragon Magazine article, from Strategic Review #1 to Dragon #359. Every article involvin ...
      Topic: Exag, info needed
    Armitage

    Replies: 7
    Views: 4151

    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Mon Oct 26, 2009 7:48 pm   Subject: Exag, info needed
    "Exag: City of Clay", in Dungeon #145.

    "Explore the ancient streets of Exag, a secluded city whose secrets and mysteries are among the oldest in history."
      Topic: Ex Keraptis Cum Amore
    Armitage

    Replies: 7
    Views: 3459

    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Mon Oct 26, 2009 7:40 pm   Subject: Ex Keraptis Cum Amore
    Well, the adventure does specify that it requires the Encyclopedia Magica and the Wizard's Spell Compendium. It's not really to their advantage to reprint multiple pages of material from other books. ...
      Topic: Vancian Magic in Greyhawk
    Armitage

    Replies: 16
    Views: 7382

    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Sat May 02, 2009 8:10 pm   Subject: Vancian Magic in Greyhawk
    Armitage - I recommend trying other gaming systems where they use a Spell Point system mechanic. The two that come to mind are Rifts (or any Palladium system) and Exalted.

    To be honest, I lean mor ...
      Topic: Vancian Magic in Greyhawk
    Armitage

    Replies: 16
    Views: 7382

    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Thu Apr 30, 2009 3:48 pm   Subject: Vancian Magic in Greyhawk
    Do you think that Vancian magic is essential to the "feel" of Greyhawk?

    If so, why?
    If not, what sort of magic system would you use if you were creating Greyhawk from scratch?

    (I suppose the "i ...
      Topic: Castle Zagyg News
    Armitage

    Replies: 13
    Views: 12636

    PostForum: Greyhawk- Other Game Systems/Editions   Posted: Thu Oct 30, 2008 6:25 pm   Subject: Castle Zagyg News
    And now, Gygax Games has withdrawn all licenses from Troll Lord Games.

    [url=http://trolldens.blogspot.com/]Here.
      Topic: [Fantasy Hero] Greyhawk Magic Items
    Armitage

    Replies: 4
    Views: 5948

    PostForum: Greyhawk- Other Game Systems/Editions   Posted: Sat Oct 25, 2008 12:13 pm   Subject: [Fantasy Hero] Greyhawk Magic Items
    Staffs


    Cost  PowerEND  Skull Staff of Hepmonaland 13  1) Cause Fear: Mind Control 10d6 (Human class of minds), Area Of Effect (5" Radius; +1) (100 Active Point ...
      Topic: [Fantasy Hero] Greyhawk Magic Items
    Armitage

    Replies: 4
    Views: 5948

    PostForum: Greyhawk- Other Game Systems/Editions   Posted: Thu Aug 28, 2008 5:26 pm   Subject: [Fantasy Hero] Greyhawk Magic Items
    Rods

    Cost  PowerEND  Diplomacy Rod of Furyondy 1  1) Magical Diplomacy: +1 with Conversation, Oratory, and Persuasion (3 Active Points); Independent (-2), OAF (- ...
      Topic: [Fantasy Hero] Greyhawk Magic Items
    Armitage

    Replies: 4
    Views: 5948

    PostForum: Greyhawk- Other Game Systems/Editions   Posted: Mon Aug 25, 2008 5:55 pm   Subject: [Fantasy Hero] Greyhawk Magic Items
    Swords


    Cost  PowerEND  Equalizer of the Gran March 8  1) Enchanted Blade: Killing Attack - Hand-To-Hand 1 1/2d6, Reduced Endurance (0 END; +1/2) (37 Active Poi ...
      Topic: [Fantasy Hero] Greyhawk Magic Items
    Armitage

    Replies: 4
    Views: 5948

    PostForum: Greyhawk- Other Game Systems/Editions   Posted: Mon Aug 25, 2008 2:32 pm   Subject: [Fantasy Hero] Greyhawk Magic Items
    The magic items from Greyhawk Adventures, starting with Rings.

    Cost  PowerEND  Admundfort Ring of Leadership 1  1) Flock to Your Banner: x2 Followers (5 Active P ...
      Topic: WotC Senior Manager of DDI Kills Wife and Self
    Armitage

    Replies: 1
    Views: 2784

    PostForum: The Backalley   Posted: Mon Aug 04, 2008 2:25 pm   Subject: WotC Senior Manager of DDI Kills Wife and Self
    [url=http://kotaku.com/5032443/xbox-developer-dead-in-murder+suicide]Here

    Sad
      Topic: GSL has finally been Posted
    Armitage

    Replies: 17
    Views: 10331

    PostForum: Greyhawk- D&D 4th Edition   Posted: Wed Jun 18, 2008 3:51 pm   Subject: GSL has finally been Posted
    The Oerth Journal has contained stats on all manner of things for many years prior to the release of 4e, as have all manner of D&D fan sites. All of these things have supported TSR/WotC products ...
      Topic: 2nd and 3rd edition game play combinations?
    Armitage

    Replies: 9
    Views: 4904

    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Mon Jan 21, 2008 7:21 am   Subject: 2nd and 3rd edition game play combinations?
    I can't stand the progression 3.5 offers. The XP chart goes up way to quickly for me and the monsters are worth more than they should be.

    When they were doing research during the design stages of ...
      Topic: Rhennee and character classes
    Armitage

    Replies: 7
    Views: 3709

    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Sun Jan 13, 2008 10:13 pm   Subject: Rhennee and character classes
    That Rhenfolk donít have divine casters is, indeed, a fact. ...The obvious question that follows is: How on Oerth can they survive without it? It is akin to asking how someone can survive in the mode ...
      Topic: Expedition to the Ruins of Greyhawk
    Armitage

    Replies: 72
    Views: 35654

    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Wed Jul 25, 2007 2:01 pm   Subject: Expedition to the Ruins of Greyhawk
    I'm not comfortable with the size of Castle Greyhawk versus one 224 page book
    From "First Watch in the penultimate issue of Dragon:
    Since detailing the entire dungeon was unrealistic, the authors t ...
      Topic: Expedition to the Ruins of Greyhawk
    Armitage

    Replies: 72
    Views: 35654

    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Wed Jul 25, 2007 3:24 am   Subject: Expedition to the Ruins of Greyhawk
    It's probably just coincidence, but I always found it interesting that when Rary turned traitor, Mordenkainen condemned his with a speech that was almost a word-for word duplicate of Hanse Davion's co ...
      Topic: Hackmaster Greyhack???
    Armitage

    Replies: 11
    Views: 5144

    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Thu Jul 05, 2007 6:01 pm   Subject: Hackmaster Greyhack???
    And I just found this on the Kenzer boards, dated December 2006.

    Posted by Jolly Blackburn himself:
    The truth is we danced hoops around WOTC and made a lot of money off of them.
    They thought when ...
      Topic: Hackmaster Greyhack???
    Armitage

    Replies: 11
    Views: 5144

    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Thu Jul 05, 2007 5:50 pm   Subject: Hackmaster Greyhack???
    A thread I found at Paizo's site.
    http://paizo.com/paizo/messageboards/paizo/websiteFeedback/hackMasterGreyhack

    4/11/06
    HackMaster: Greyhack
    A friend of mine pointed out that the pre-order optio ...
      Topic: A question of levels
    Armitage

    Replies: 6
    Views: 2591

    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Thu Jun 14, 2007 8:53 pm   Subject: Re: A question of levels
    The only thing I don't like about 3E's advancement system is that they set the experience levels so low that it encourages powerleveling. I could see a 2E game being run with 3E advancement rules, but ...
      Topic: Wee Jas-Goddess of Death and Magic
    Armitage

    Replies: 11
    Views: 8031

    PostForum: Greyhawk- D&D 3.0e/3.5e/d20/Pathfinder   Posted: Mon Aug 07, 2006 9:27 pm   Subject: Wee Jas-Goddess of Death and Magic
    According to the Living Greyhawk Gazeteer, Wee Jas was originally just the goddess of magic and law. The survivors of the Rain of Colorless Fire started praying to her to look after the souls of their ...
      Topic: New Sourcebook, sort of
    Armitage

    Replies: 3
    Views: 2751

    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Fri Apr 14, 2006 3:02 pm   Subject: New Sourcebook, sort of
    I guess this could go here. It's not d20, and it could be adapted to any edition.

    http://paizo.com/store/games/roleplayingGames/h/hackMaster/modules/v5748btpy7ckw

    It makes me a little nervous.
      Topic: What's YOUR take on GHd20?
    Armitage

    Replies: 12
    Views: 8785

    PostForum: Greyhawk- D&D 3.0e/3.5e/d20/Pathfinder   Posted: Tue Feb 14, 2006 7:26 pm   Subject: What's YOUR take on GHd20?


    Rage is not a class ability of barbarians; it is a feat...Thus Tiger and Wolf Nomads develop Mounted Combat and related feats, Rovers of the Barrens the same or Run/Endurance combinations, the Sul ...
      Topic: Human Sub-Race/Cultural Bonuses
    Armitage

    Replies: 14
    Views: 11175

    PostForum: Greyhawk- D&D 3.0e/3.5e/d20/Pathfinder   Posted: Tue Feb 07, 2006 8:29 pm   Subject: Human Sub-Race/Cultural Bonuses
    Rhenee +1 str, -2 cha

    The problem with this is that the Cha penalty was meant to represent the antipathy non-Rhenee feel toward them. I seem to recall that it even mentioned that the penalty wouldn ...
      Topic: Christmas in Greyhawk
    Armitage

    Replies: 6
    Views: 3652

    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Fri Dec 16, 2005 9:04 pm   Subject: Christmas in Greyhawk
    Dragon Annual #4 had an article detailing holidays on Oerth.
    According to City of Greyhawk, celebrating Pelor's Day/Giving Day involves giving toys to needy children, but that's Midsummer, Richfest 4 ...
      Topic: Blades of Corusk
    Armitage

    Replies: 11
    Views: 6699

    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Thu Oct 20, 2005 2:18 pm   Subject: Blades of Corusk

    So in my opinion the blades can free Vatun but last time the ritual was made to go wrong by Iuz.


    And Iuz scattered them for a very good reason.
    I can't remember where I read it, and I can't se ...
      Topic: Iggwilv Background
    Armitage

    Replies: 16
    Views: 6729

    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Thu Sep 29, 2005 1:57 pm   Subject: Iggwilv Background
    No comments on Dragon #336?

    I don't recall any of the background from previous material.

    Iggwilv a former apprentice of Zagig Yragerne (in the middle of her career).
    The two of them binding Fra ...
      Topic: Codex of Erde
    Armitage

    Replies: 10
    Views: 3063

    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Tue Sep 20, 2005 2:47 am   Subject: Codex of Erde
    Well, I believe that this is the setting that contains The Lost City of Gaxmoor.
    A product with such fine design elements as EL 4 and 5 wilderness encounters for 1st-level characters, a CR 20 final o ...
      Topic: Blood of Ranet
    Armitage

    Replies: 3
    Views: 2315

    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Tue Sep 13, 2005 3:08 pm   Subject: Blood of Ranet
    I don't know if anyone is familiar with the Scarred Lands setting from White Wolf. The premise is that 200 years earlier there was a war between the gods and the Titans (equal parts gods and Great Old ...
     
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