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      Topic: Population Centers of the Dark Ages
    Gman75

    Replies: 19
    Views: 16412

    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Wed Feb 24, 2016 5:45 pm   Subject: Dark Ages Population
    I've been reading a lot of books on the Middle Ages lately, and your question brought mind some of the points brought up in the books.

    When in the Dark/Middle Ages are you focusing on?

    After R ...
      Topic: And now..... FLan Poetry!!!
    Gman75

    Replies: 5
    Views: 6194

    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Mon Mar 16, 2015 6:50 pm   Subject: Flan Poetry
    I like the idea in your poem.

    I'd posted a while back on an idea equating a Flan kingdom in the Rakers with a roughly Inca like empire. One idea I was toying with was that the ruler (Inca) was a ...
      Topic: Crusader Kings 2 modded for Greyhawk?
    Gman75

    Replies: 3
    Views: 6374

    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Mon Nov 24, 2014 7:56 pm   Subject: Crusader Kings 2 modded for Greyhawk?
    I always wondered about that. I know zip about licensing and all that. Wouldn't any mod in a game system (MTW 2, Crusader Kings 2, Civ 5, whatever) that was on the web be seen as copyright infringeme ...
      Topic: Where is the Hobgoblin Nation?
    Gman75

    Replies: 21
    Views: 18245

    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Mon Nov 24, 2014 7:49 pm   Subject: Where is the Hobgoblin Nation?
    Slightly off topic, I always wondered the same thing about the Hobgoblins. They are described as big, strong, stoic, militaristic and organized, with a well developed martial culture. Empires have b ...
      Topic: Should everyone have a pantheon?
    Gman75

    Replies: 9
    Views: 8160

    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Sat Nov 01, 2014 9:29 am   Subject: Should everyone have a pantheon?
    I'm more a lurker than much of a poster on here, but I think I have a little bit different take on the pantheons. I've always thought if there were going to be human racial pantheons, there should be ...
      Topic: A Flan Culture of the Rakers
    Gman75

    Replies: 14
    Views: 10858

    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Tue Apr 29, 2014 7:12 pm   Subject: A Flan Culture of the Rakers
    Lanthorn, I'm not Gman he just looks like me.

    Argon, I'm just a Conan fan, liked the avatar. Happy

    Thanks for the ideas, I've got a one or two I'll try and flesh out, and then post on CF.
      Topic: A Flan Culture of the Rakers
    Gman75

    Replies: 14
    Views: 10858

    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Sat Apr 26, 2014 7:16 am   Subject: A Flan Culture of the Rakers
    Long time since I've posted, wanted some input to help me flesh out an idea. From various posts and articles, it s seems there isn't a consistent view on the culture of the Flan. My take on them is t ...
      Topic: Perryville?
    Gman75

    Replies: 16
    Views: 12106

    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Sat Mar 06, 2010 12:50 pm   Subject: RE:Perryville?
    Oddly enough, Perryville is the name of my hometown. I wonder if your DM is from Missouri?
      Topic: Cuisine of the Suloise Empire
    Gman75

    Replies: 27
    Views: 14452

    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Sun Dec 27, 2009 12:10 pm   Subject: Cuisine of the Suloise Empire
    Must the imperial suel constantly be dragged through the depths of depravity no people would function let alone create a relatively stable empire if everyone within it seems to be a power mad lunatic. ...
      Topic: Christmas and dungeon&dragons story's
    Gman75

    Replies: 12
    Views: 9047

    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Thu Dec 24, 2009 12:55 pm   Subject: Christmas and dungeon & dragons stories
    My one D&D story is Christmas of 1986. I had explicitly told my folks I wanted the DM's Guide. At $30, it was pretty hefty for 1986 money, and it was an hour drive to the nearest store that had i ...
      Topic: Large island north of Ice Barbarians
    Gman75

    Replies: 15
    Views: 8750

    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Sat Dec 12, 2009 11:45 pm   Subject: Large island north of Ice Barbarians
    Okay...it was the remote lair of an evil bardic avatar of Tharizdun...bwahaha

    Mortellan, you've got me hooked. Spill the beans on Tharizdun the Bard, please! I'd picture him as a Scandinavian Dea ...
      Topic: Your Greyhawk Campaign Theme
    Gman75

    Replies: 28
    Views: 18537

    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Sun Dec 06, 2009 10:03 am   Subject: Your Greyhawk Campaign Theme
    I really like seeing the different directions everyone explores, the feedback has been interesting, and has given me some adventure ideas to try to explore. My campaign is pretty low magic, but I've ...
      Topic: Your Greyhawk Campaign Theme
    Gman75

    Replies: 28
    Views: 18537

    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Sat Dec 05, 2009 2:13 am   Subject: Your Greyhawk Campaign Theme
    This is for my own curiosity/education. What is the general theme/"atmosphere" of some of the site members' Greyhawk campaigns? I'm wanting to see how other DM's orient their world.

    For instance, ...
      Topic: Drug use in the Flannaes
    Gman75

    Replies: 42
    Views: 22146

    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Mon Sep 14, 2009 8:14 am   Subject: DrugUse in the Flannaes
    Wow, I never expected the direction this thread took off to. I guess it hit a nerve. As I've said before, I orignally got interested in these games in high school, then lost interest because of job, ...
      Topic: Drug use in the Flannaes
    Gman75

    Replies: 42
    Views: 22146

    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Sun Sep 13, 2009 10:18 am   Subject: Drug use in the Flannaes
    I'm really not interested in adding a "drug scene" to my fantasy world,

    Mystic-Scholar- I understand, not a subject I particularly want to glamorize either as my players are my teen age sons and my ...
      Topic: Drug use in the Flannaes
    Gman75

    Replies: 42
    Views: 22146

    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Sun Sep 13, 2009 3:03 am   Subject: Drug use in the Flannaes
    Mortellan-

    Guess I had a memory dump, I read that article and totally spaced that it existed!
      Topic: Drug use in the Flannaes
    Gman75

    Replies: 42
    Views: 22146

    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Sun Sep 13, 2009 12:26 am   Subject: Drug use in the Flannaes
    The idea for this post came from the "Kracky the Hoooded" comment in another thread. How is drug use seen in the Flannaes? Are hallucogenic drugs widely used as part of religious ceremonies? Are "fee ...
      Topic: The Grognard Rules
    Gman75

    Replies: 24
    Views: 17950

    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Thu Aug 27, 2009 9:42 am   Subject: The Grognard Rules
    I have to admit to being a novice here, although I've been interested in the Greyhawk setting since I was 14 (many moons ago!). I've only played D&D a little bit, though I've had the books and re ...
      Topic: Town of Greatrock
    Gman75

    Replies: 31
    Views: 20962

    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Thu Aug 27, 2009 8:28 am   Subject: Town of Greatrock
    Fishing = business and business = taxes, and when did a lord ever say "Bah, that village is small. Lets' not collect taxes from them." ;)


    Now that you mention it, how many of the governments wher ...
      Topic: Alignment Interaction in Societies
    Gman75

    Replies: 14
    Views: 8778

    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Tue Aug 25, 2009 6:56 am   Subject: Alignment interaction in Societies
    THanks everyone for your ideas. My take is that an "normal" fantasy society would not be some kind of street gang style warfare between different alignment groups. Different people would simply have d ...
      Topic: Sea Barons Campaign
    Gman75

    Replies: 17
    Views: 13422

    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Sat Aug 22, 2009 11:17 pm   Subject: Sea Barons Campaign
    Thanks all for the tips! I've got the LGG, and I've been using that as a guide. I'm basing them on Asperdi Isle, and I think one of the mid to high level goals will be having the PC's participate in t ...
      Topic: Alignment Interaction in Societies
    Gman75

    Replies: 14
    Views: 8778

    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Sat Aug 22, 2009 9:28 am   Subject: Alignment Interaction in Societies
    Icarus-

    This isn't strictly on point for the post, but I think it's a good example of what you're trying to say. You picked the Swedes as an example. Many years ago and in a different life, I had t ...
      Topic: Alignment Interaction in Societies
    Gman75

    Replies: 14
    Views: 8778

    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Sat Aug 22, 2009 1:22 am   Subject: Alignment Interaction in Societies
    In everyone's campaign, how do they handle alignment interaction within a single society? In most of the campaign/adventire material I've read, the society seems to have fairly homgenous groups of ali ...
      Topic: Sea Barons Campaign
    Gman75

    Replies: 17
    Views: 13422

    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Sat Aug 22, 2009 12:47 am   Subject: Sea Barons Campaign
    My players are wanting to have a sea going/pirate type campaign, which after a little reserach, I decided to put into the Dominion of the Sea Barons. I've decided to tinker with the society a little b ...
      Topic: Ratik
    Gman75

    Replies: 25
    Views: 21420

    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Thu Jun 18, 2009 11:55 am   Subject: Ratik
    I ran a quick Ratik campaign using the 1st edition rules. I had the North Province Aerdy rulers as the evil antagonists, spurring on Bone March humanoid attacks on the kingdom. IMC, Ratik was somewhat ...
      Topic: Scarlet Brotherhood
    Gman75

    Replies: 14
    Views: 9485

    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Tue Dec 30, 2008 9:54 am   Subject: Scarlet Brotherhood
    I think I should probably have re-phrased what I was asking here. Do most DM's play the SB as described in the Scarlet Brotherhood accessory? Do they usually weaken it? Strengthen it? Make it enemy n ...
      Topic: Scarlet Brotherhood
    Gman75

    Replies: 14
    Views: 9485

    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Mon Dec 29, 2008 1:31 pm   Subject: Scarlet Brotherhood
    I was just reviewing "The Scarlet Brotherhood" accessory for 2nd edition, in my opinion, they are way too powerful and too organized to be stopped as written. Looking at the looser, vaguely feudal sta ...
      Topic: What GH Deity would you be?
    Gman75

    Replies: 38
    Views: 25322

    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Fri Dec 05, 2008 4:44 pm   Subject: What GH Deity would you be?
    I have always been partial to Hextor, I picture him as a Klingon type honorable warrior without all the Heironean goodie two shoes stuff. Not evil for the sake of being bad, or mindlessly vile, but a ...
      Topic: A place called home
    Gman75

    Replies: 6
    Views: 4613

    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Wed Nov 19, 2008 2:32 pm   Subject: A place called home
    I read in a Dragon article once that halflings tended to mimic the society of the larger peoples around them, and that there were cases of halfling tribes living in orc territories becoming evil war m ...
      Topic: Castle Greylode
    Gman75

    Replies: 7
    Views: 5809

    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Sat Oct 25, 2008 11:20 am   Subject: Castle Greylode


    Just don't re-enact the shower scene from Americn History X!

    Any Orcs/half-orcs /humanoids could form themselves into "ethnic" gangs based upon tribe, along the lines of actual US prisons.
      Topic: Undead Realm in the Flanaess
    Gman75

    Replies: 18
    Views: 11733

    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Sat Oct 25, 2008 11:14 am   Subject: Undead in the Flannaes
    You know, the undead as farm labor seems to be a part of at least Hollywood lore about voodoo, if not part of voodoo myth itself. I saw an old Bella Lugosi movie, "White Zombie", with just that theme. ...
      Topic: Does evil have to mean vile?
    Gman75

    Replies: 20
    Views: 11900

    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Fri Aug 15, 2008 5:43 am   Subject: Does evil have to mean vile?
    As others have said above, evil is very much a point of view. The Spanish Inquisition always believed they were serving the good of the church and there are countless similar real-world examples from ...
      Topic: Does evil have to mean vile?
    Gman75

    Replies: 20
    Views: 11900

    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Thu Aug 14, 2008 8:54 pm   Subject: Does evil have to mean vile?
    Detailing the ways in which different bloodthirsty cults and evil...ahem, decadent nations get their hooks into people at a young age might add a (rather depressing) element of realism to campaigns. O ...
      Topic: Does evil have to mean vile?
    Gman75

    Replies: 20
    Views: 11900

    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Thu Aug 14, 2008 6:27 pm   Subject: Does evil have to mean vile?
    I like the Death Guard idea, as well as the Paladins of Pholtus. The reason I posted this topic was to try and get how the evil tribes/groups/nations would fit in to the larger picture. I can see indi ...
      Topic: Does evil have to mean vile?
    Gman75

    Replies: 20
    Views: 11900

    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Thu Aug 14, 2008 10:44 am   Subject: Does evil have to mean vile?
    I've a question for the group, how do each of you handle how evil as represented in your campaigns? Given that D&D grew out of board wargaming, the game seems to represent evil with a fairly cardb ...
      Topic: Conflict between the Ethnic Pantheons
    Gman75

    Replies: 11
    Views: 8621

    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Sat Aug 02, 2008 6:28 pm   Subject: Conflict between the Ethnic Pantheons
    Does anyone use the racial/pantheon groupings in their campaign as a basis for conflict? Based on this, Good and Evil deities of the same pantheon would cooperate w/ each other, while opposing deities ...
      Topic: Highland Clans Question
    Gman75

    Replies: 16
    Views: 9089

    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Thu Jul 03, 2008 9:10 pm   Subject: Highland Clans Question
    I like the Scottish Dwarves thing actually. Of course a bunch of Dwarves in kilts "going regimetal" isn't where I was thinking of taking the campaign...
      Topic: Highland Clans Question
    Gman75

    Replies: 16
    Views: 9089

    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Thu Jul 03, 2008 4:05 pm   Subject: Highland Clans Question
    Are there any areas of the Flannaes where I could plausibly fit a Scottish style Highland clan culture? I see just about every other type of culture, but always thought this would be an interesting in ...
     
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