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      Topic: How is 5th edition different from 1st/2nd edition
    Denakhan

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    PostForum: Greyhawk- D&D 5th Edition   Posted: Sat Apr 11, 2020 4:02 pm   Subject: How is 5th edition different from 1st/2nd edition
    Hiya!

    A *bit* late, but still reasonable I think. :)

    With regards to magic items...the 'bonuses' from them are vastly scaled down. Weapons and armour, for example, range from +1 to +3. There are ...
      Topic: Faerun has superheroes and Flananess has heroes
    Denakhan

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    PostForum: Greyhawk- D&D 5th Edition   Posted: Sun Dec 29, 2019 12:15 pm   Subject: Faerun has superheroes and Flananess has heroes
    Hiya!

    I agree 100%.

    To us, Forgotten Realms always...and I mean ALWAYS ...made us fell like we were playing"fanboi wannabe's with no skill, potential, or worth". Don't get me wrong, we still had ...
      Topic: Wondering About the Fantastical Parts of Greyhawk
    Denakhan

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    Views: 3750

    PostForum: Welcome to Greyhawk!   Posted: Tue May 15, 2018 10:49 am   Subject: Wondering About the Fantastical Parts of Greyhawk
    Hiya!

    First...welcome to Oerth! You're in for a helluva ride!

    Second...Greyhawk is definitely humanocentric. There are a few areas where demi-humans or non-humans have sizable communities, but t ...
      Topic: Find Familiar - Where's my Nerfbat.
    Denakhan

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    PostForum: Greyhawk- D&D 5th Edition   Posted: Sun Jul 31, 2016 1:55 pm   Subject: Find Familiar - Where's my Nerfbat.
    Hiya!

    First...WOW! I had *no idea* it was that...borked! I've only have one player choose Find Familiar as a spell. I'll have to do a serious read of it...so far when we have encountered something ...
      Topic: Weapons by Country?
    Denakhan

    Replies: 14
    Views: 9798

    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Fri Jun 10, 2016 12:27 pm   Subject: Weapons by Country?
    Hiya!

    Excellent info guys. :) Thanks! I can definitely use it to, hopefully, my advantage in presenting Greyhawk to one, shall we say, "reserved" player who doesn't think Greyhawk has any 'flare' o ...
      Topic: I find Oeridian nobility a bit confusing
    Denakhan

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    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Thu Jun 09, 2016 5:37 pm   Subject: I find Oeridian nobility a bit confusing
    Hiya!

    Sorry for the thread-raise...but figured I'd just make a quick comment. :)

    I've always seen the 'pure' Oeridians as Celtic/Scottish sort of folk. For how they have their "nobility" I see i ...
      Topic: Weapons by Country?
    Denakhan

    Replies: 14
    Views: 9798

    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Thu Jun 09, 2016 5:15 pm   Subject: Weapons by Country?
    Hiya!

    Just started a new Greyhawk campaign (5e base, with 1e/HM attitude and expectations). I was curious if anyone has written up a list of "most favored" weapons and armor by country?

    Every we ...
      Topic: Favorite Monsters (from DM's seat)
    Denakhan

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    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Tue May 19, 2015 6:50 am   Subject: Favorite Monsters (from DM's seat)
    Hiya!

    Skeletons: I've used all manner of variants of them...some tougher, some faster, some on fire, some that emanate a cloud of putrescence, etc. :)

    Ogre: I don't know what it is about them. C ...
      Topic: Thoughts on 5e
    Denakhan

    Replies: 14
    Views: 13102

    PostForum: Greyhawk- D&D 5th Edition   Posted: Sat Feb 28, 2015 11:00 am   Subject: Thoughts on 5e
    Hiya!

    Thanks Denakhan and nice house rule.

    You're welcome! Overall, 5e is being found to require very little "house rules". Very few games I DM get away "house rules free" (I can't really think ...
      Topic: Treasure in 5th Edition.
    Denakhan

    Replies: 6
    Views: 7947

    PostForum: Greyhawk- D&D 5th Edition   Posted: Thu Feb 19, 2015 9:30 pm   Subject: Treasure in 5th Edition.
    Hiya!

    Yeah, the DMG has all the info you need. That said, here's my thoughts on it. :)

    Any item with a + is pretty rare. Currently the best of the best (re: 'artifact' level stuff is +3.

    ...
      Topic: Thoughts on 5e
    Denakhan

    Replies: 14
    Views: 13102

    PostForum: Greyhawk- D&D 5th Edition   Posted: Thu Feb 19, 2015 8:56 pm   Subject: Thoughts on 5e
    Hiya.

    Oh yeah, the Wand/Staff/Rod(?) thing. It's still taking us time to get used to. It still seemed kind of odd, the whole "recharge at dawn" kind of thing, so I added a house rule.

    A Wand ...
      Topic: Thoughts on 5e
    Denakhan

    Replies: 14
    Views: 13102

    PostForum: Greyhawk- D&D 5th Edition   Posted: Tue Feb 17, 2015 8:04 am   Subject: Thoughts on 5e
    Hiya!

    May as well add in my 2 coppers as well. :)

    I ran a 5e campaign for a few months and everyone at the table got along with the rules quite smashingly I must say. There were a few little h ...
      Topic: 5e House Rules for Greyahwk Campaigning
    Denakhan

    Replies: 13
    Views: 12432

    PostForum: Greyhawk- D&D 5th Edition   Posted: Sun Sep 14, 2014 8:39 pm   Subject: 5e House Rules for Greyahwk Campaigning
    Hiya.

    Just a few...

    *Healing No "poof it's morning so your arm grew back" 100% healing stuff. GH isn't that kind of setting. Characters will heal a number of HD equal to whatever they have left ...
      Topic: Where are you placing Phandalin from the boxed setadventure?
    Denakhan

    Replies: 10
    Views: 9634

    PostForum: Greyhawk- D&D 5th Edition   Posted: Sun Sep 14, 2014 8:03 pm   Subject: Where are you placing Phandalin from the boxed setadventure?
    Hiya.

    I kept it in the FR, but I seriously considered putting it South-West of Highport along the Wild Coast. I would have changed the Goblins to be Kobolds too. I did briefly consider placing it ...
      Topic: Cost of Leveling up
    Denakhan

    Replies: 29
    Views: 20973

    PostForum: Greyhawk- AD&D 1st Edition   Posted: Thu Dec 05, 2013 2:04 pm   Subject: Cost of Leveling up
    Hiya.

    Just to semi-necro this.... ;)
    What I plan on doing for my next 1e campaign, which will start this Sunday, is making training Optional. The PLAYER can decide if they want to train fo ...
      Topic: Players Handbook and DMG Screen
    Denakhan

    Replies: 9
    Views: 6804

    PostForum: Greyhawk- AD&D 1st Edition   Posted: Mon Nov 16, 2009 1:43 pm   Subject: Re: Players Handbook and DMG Screen
    Hiya


    Not a TSR one, although IIRC the Kenzer folks did write such an adventure for Hackmaster (though I don't know which one).

    Not a full-fledged adventure. In "The Little Keep on the Border ...
      Topic: The Rising Cost of D&D
    Denakhan

    Replies: 26
    Views: 21081

    PostForum: The Backalley   Posted: Mon Jun 02, 2008 7:02 pm   Subject: The Rising Cost of D&D
    Hiya.

    Denakhan said:
    Hiya back at ya:

    Has the increasing price changed your D&D spending habits at all?

    Nope. I never spent much on (A)D&D stuff since....2nd edition? And even tha ...
      Topic: The Rising Cost of D&D
    Denakhan

    Replies: 26
    Views: 21081

    PostForum: The Backalley   Posted: Sat May 31, 2008 8:33 pm   Subject: The Rising Cost of D&D
    Hiya.

    Yeah, kinda nutty. However, my thoughts are that WotC 'blinders' are starting to slip with regards to 4e. I frequent about a half-dozen RPG forums...and one thing is blatantly obvious; peop ...
      Topic: Semi-Greyhawk'ish...artist Q.
    Denakhan

    Replies: 6
    Views: 3246

    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Mon Mar 17, 2008 11:37 am   Subject: Semi-Greyhawk'ish...artist Q.
    Hiya.

    Does anyone know what happened to Valarie Valusek? She had one of the coolest art styles. I always liked her 'down to earth' type of character, equipment, etc. design, and her use of line t ...
      Topic: Jus Cogens & The Nature of Evil in Greyhawk
    Denakhan

    Replies: 28
    Views: 11928

    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Mon Mar 10, 2008 12:02 am   Subject: Re: Jus Cogens & The Nature of Evil in Greyhawk
    Hiya.

    I'm going to make this short. :)


    For the purposes of jus cogens in Greyhawk I am asking what is considered fundamentally an evil act by the good and neutral powers (gods, celestials, e ...
      Topic: R.I.P Gary Gygax
    Denakhan

    Replies: 58
    Views: 33298

    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Tue Mar 04, 2008 4:50 pm   Subject: R.I.P Gary Gygax
    Hiya

    Now that I can type and see the monitor (too much cryin'), I honestly have no words for how sad I am. All I can say is, thanks Gary! Almost 30 years ago I started on this wild ride, and have ...
      Topic: 4e Greyhawk wishlist
    Denakhan

    Replies: 12
    Views: 7110

    PostForum: Greyhawk- D&D 4th Edition   Posted: Wed Feb 20, 2008 8:22 am   Subject: 4e Greyhawk wishlist
    Hiya.

    Honestly? I don't like my Greyhawk to have 'lotsa stats'. To me, the most perfect 'stats' are defined by the list of rulers in the old 1e boxed set, Glossography, page 17 "Rulers of Greyhawk ...
      Topic: Ouch.. the "Quests" post is hurting my brain..
    Denakhan

    Replies: 16
    Views: 8826

    PostForum: Greyhawk- D&D 4th Edition   Posted: Sat Dec 01, 2007 11:26 am   Subject: Ouch.. the "Quests" post is hurting my brain..
    Hiya.

    As posted...

    One of the suggestions in the 4th Edition Dungeon Master's Guide is to give players a visual, tactile representation of a quest as soon as they begin it. At the start of the ...
      Topic: WOTC 4th Edition Forums, Saving Throws and Blogs
    Denakhan

    Replies: 44
    Views: 23610

    PostForum: Greyhawk- D&D 4th Edition   Posted: Mon Nov 19, 2007 1:25 am   Subject: WOTC 4th Edition Forums, Saving Throws and Blogs
    Hiya.

    Just an FYI...waaaaaay back in the days of 1e, there was a Dragon magazine article that had a "group saves" system. I can't remember the Dragon mag number, but it was somewhere after 100, bu ...
      Topic: Paladins in Oerth
    Denakhan

    Replies: 4
    Views: 4976

    PostForum: Greyhawk- AD&D 1st Edition   Posted: Wed Oct 03, 2007 6:42 pm   Subject: Paladins in Oerth
    Hiya.

    Best paladin pic I've ever seen:

    http://paratime.ca/v_and_v/pics/jeffdee/paladin01.jpg

    (I used him for one of my characters, "Pholtius, Protector of the Faith"; a 1e half-elf paladin/ ...
     
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