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      Topic: Dungeon 151 Lost Caverns Ch. 1 Published
    Lassiviren

    Replies: 33
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    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Wed Oct 17, 2007 6:44 am   Subject: Dungeon 151 Lost Caverns Ch. 1 Published
    First off, regarding us making Tsojcanth a fiend, that wasn't just something we did for the heck of it. That fact ties into events that occur in the third part of the adventure. If, having read that, ...
      Topic: Dungeon 151 Lost Caverns Ch. 1 Published
    Lassiviren

    Replies: 33
    Views: 15625

    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Tue Oct 16, 2007 11:47 am   Subject: Dungeon 151 Lost Caverns Ch. 1 Published
    If you look at the old WoG folio the migration arrows show a big path of Suel heading down into the Amedio. Which is where all those pale and naked Suel tribesmen come from.

    To me it makes much mo ...
      Topic: Dungeon 151 Lost Caverns Ch. 1 Published
    Lassiviren

    Replies: 33
    Views: 15625

    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Tue Oct 16, 2007 8:48 am   Subject: Dungeon 151 Lost Caverns Ch. 1 Published
    When running the SCAP Surabar and Tsojcanth were the same person. I didn't particularly like the name "Spellmason" and I always envisioned Tsojcanth to be a Baklunish wizard from the days before the ...
      Topic: 4e Points Of Light & Greyhawk
    Lassiviren

    Replies: 89
    Views: 47896

    PostForum: Greyhawk- D&D 4th Edition   Posted: Fri Sep 07, 2007 5:54 am   Subject: 4e Points Of Light & Greyhawk
    You can, under the D&D rules, create commoners capable of such things whereever, though the GP limit rules could be an issue. The problem is one of verissimilitude and any semblance of 'realism' ...
      Topic: Expedition to the Ruins of Greyhawk
    Lassiviren

    Replies: 72
    Views: 32490

    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Wed Aug 29, 2007 12:29 pm   Subject: Expedition to the Ruins of Greyhawk

    What I did, basically, was introduce a subplot that made Robilar's betrayal of his best friend a little more understandable while leaving issues of whether Mordenkainen should or shouldn't have been ...
      Topic: Greyhawk no longer Core D&D world!
    Lassiviren

    Replies: 28
    Views: 17959

    PostForum: Greyhawk- D&D 4th Edition   Posted: Sun Aug 19, 2007 5:50 am   Subject: Greyhawk no longer Core D&D world!
    You know it must have been killing them to have such a huge player base without any crossover setting books to sell to them.

    To be honest I am surprised they didn't try to kill it sooner.

    The pr ...
      Topic: Gleemax vs Canonfire
    Lassiviren

    Replies: 36
    Views: 17824

    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Tue Aug 07, 2007 1:35 pm   Subject: Gleemax vs Canonfire
    I certainly don't plan on going the route of Gleemax nor do I post on here much either, but I think people are probably getting bent out of shape for no reason.

    Although I don't think WotC is above ...
      Topic: About the nine swords of Kelanen
    Lassiviren

    Replies: 27
    Views: 11158

    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Fri Jun 15, 2007 6:28 am   Subject: About the nine swords of Kelanen

    One other thing that I don't like about Kelanen creating these swords is that Kelanen is about the Balance above all else, yet each of the answerer swords are aligned weapons.

    Yes but if he wre ...
      Topic: How big is your White Plume Mountain?
    Lassiviren

    Replies: 7
    Views: 4265

    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Thu Jun 14, 2007 4:26 am   Subject: How big is your White Plume Mountain?
    Reminds me of a story I heard about the Keoish earth elementalist who walked up a hill and down a mountain...

    Ghu Tarng, I think his name was. Laughing
      Topic: Sad News: Dungeon and Dragon are cancelled as print mags
    Lassiviren

    Replies: 36
    Views: 17821

    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Thu Apr 26, 2007 9:34 am   Subject: Sad News: Dungeon and Dragon are cancelled as print mags
    Ironically I was about to let my subscription lapse because I wasn't really all that interested in the way the AP's were going.

    I switched my sub over to Pathfinder and will see how it goes through ...
      Topic: Baklunish Won the War
    Lassiviren

    Replies: 43
    Views: 26039

    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Fri Feb 16, 2007 6:47 am   Subject: Baklunish Won the War
    I always assumed that the initial Suel migrants were those that over a period of time could no longer stomache the decadent and gradually more pervasively evil ruling class.

    If you were an ardent w ...
      Topic: Expedition to the Ruins of Greyhawk
    Lassiviren

    Replies: 66
    Views: 34519

    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Wed Dec 20, 2006 1:30 pm   Subject: Expedition to the Ruins of Greyhawk

    I think that if Gygax was seriously interested in collaborating on CGH for WotC, Erik and the crew would have openly welcomed him. IIRC, as well, various folks at WotC offered Gygax, formally or inf ...
      Topic: Expedition to the Ruins of Greyhawk
    Lassiviren

    Replies: 66
    Views: 34519

    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Fri Dec 01, 2006 8:47 am   Subject: Expedition to the Ruins of Greyhawk
    I don't think I'm in danger of violating my NDA to say that there is a good deal more of the Castle than the City in the book (perhaps 2/3 vs. 1/3). It was originally going to be called "Expedition to ...
      Topic: Core Beliefs: Wee Jas
    Lassiviren

    Replies: 62
    Views: 25358

    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Tue Nov 28, 2006 7:36 am   Subject: Core Beliefs: Wee Jas
    For a Core deity, this seems very odd, as Core deities are usually more universal regarding their worshipper base. The message here is that only the Suel–blooded are important to Wee Jas. What is more ...
      Topic: Slavers - Slave lords supermodule
    Lassiviren

    Replies: 15
    Views: 8740

    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Tue Nov 21, 2006 9:58 am   Subject: Slavers - Slave lords supermodule
    Not only did our DM take our stuff for A4 but when we got out of the caverns and started kicking the slavers around he had them jump in their sailboat and take off as if it was a cigarette boat on Mia ...
      Topic: New Info on Southern Oerth
    Lassiviren

    Replies: 14
    Views: 6247

    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Tue Nov 21, 2006 6:21 am   Subject: New Info on Southern Oerth
    This AP is the deathknell to my Dungeon subscription...I extended it by 6 issues just to have the complete AP but I really don't like the direction of the magazine.

    Although the adventures themselv ...
      Topic: Religion in Furyondy
    Lassiviren

    Replies: 11
    Views: 6484

    PostForum: Readers Workshop   Posted: Tue Oct 24, 2006 1:08 pm   Subject: Religion in Furyondy
    As for Fharlanghn, I always had him as a more significant deity during the migrations. People moseying 5,000 miles or more are definitely going to benefit from having a patron deity of moseying. Obvio ...
      Topic: The Savage Tide premieres at Paizo
    Lassiviren

    Replies: 141
    Views: 61042

    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Fri Sep 22, 2006 7:34 am   Subject: The Savage Tide premieres at Paizo
    Every town in Montana with at least 500 people has three taverns...

    Of course with 9 brothels, I am not sure why an STD hasn't wiped everyone out.
      Topic: The Savage Tide premieres at Paizo
    Lassiviren

    Replies: 141
    Views: 61042

    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Wed Sep 20, 2006 9:56 am   Subject: The Savage Tide premieres at Paizo

    My idea is that Alran was settled early in the pre-cataclysms migrations, but later, when volcanic activity increased in the Hellfurnaces, the city was lost, buried under flowing lava from the Cauld ...
      Topic: The Savage Tide premieres at Paizo
    Lassiviren

    Replies: 141
    Views: 61042

    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Tue Sep 12, 2006 7:16 am   Subject: The Savage Tide premieres at Paizo
    The origins of the town location are due to the vision of a follower of Wee Jas, and not due to some sort of ignored (for PC reasons) slave trade. The town is way too populated to be "mostly unknown" ...
      Topic: The Savage Tide premieres at Paizo
    Lassiviren

    Replies: 141
    Views: 61042

    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Mon Sep 11, 2006 12:43 pm   Subject: The Savage Tide premieres at Paizo

    Exactly how would they do that, without resorting to some cheesy idea about weird monsters or tons of powerful spellcasters?

    Well fortunately for me if you use the SCAP you have a huge 'cheese' g ...
      Topic: The Savage Tide premieres at Paizo
    Lassiviren

    Replies: 141
    Views: 61042

    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Mon Sep 11, 2006 12:38 pm   Subject: Re: negativity getting carried away
    Finally, I think you guys are overestimating the necessity of the role of olman/slaves. For example, south carolina used indentured servants long before slaves in their fields. The poorer french set ...
      Topic: Why the GK Attacked Sasserine
    Lassiviren

    Replies: 12
    Views: 9438

    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Mon Sep 11, 2006 9:25 am   Subject: Why the GK Attacked Sasserine
    The GK might have an interest in the undocumented larger WESTERN portion of Oerik however. As far as vested interest goes, Sasserine cannot remotely compare to the wealth in raw materials and land tha ...
      Topic: The Savage Tide premieres at Paizo
    Lassiviren

    Replies: 141
    Views: 61042

    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Mon Sep 11, 2006 9:18 am   Subject: The Savage Tide premieres at Paizo
    Sasserine was founded 700 years ago, the Suel Imperium was destroyed 1000 years ago, there never was any trade there.

    Actually Sasserine existed previous to Cauldron. Cauldron was said to be foun ...
      Topic: The Savage Tide premieres at Paizo
    Lassiviren

    Replies: 141
    Views: 61042

    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Mon Sep 11, 2006 9:13 am   Subject: The Savage Tide premieres at Paizo
    Indeed, because these areas were mapped from the start but only now reveal significant non-Olman habitation, the "hidden kingdom" approach has a certain logic to it.
    So we're to just ignore anything ...
      Topic: The Savage Tide premieres at Paizo
    Lassiviren

    Replies: 141
    Views: 61042

    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Mon Sep 11, 2006 8:59 am   Subject: The Savage Tide premieres at Paizo
    I finally got #139. It really didn't clear up any reservations that I had from reading the Players Guide. A few things that baffle me completely...

    Sasserine can only possibly exist originally as ...
      Topic: Why the GK Attacked Sasserine
    Lassiviren

    Replies: 12
    Views: 9438

    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Fri Sep 08, 2006 7:31 am   Subject: Why the GK Attacked Sasserine
    The outline of the STAP has Vandeboren turning into a Death Knight ala GK's Death Knights so that all certainly makes an interesting tie-in.

    Of course if Sasserine were more directly tied to the GK ...
      Topic: The Savage Tide premieres at Paizo
    Lassiviren

    Replies: 141
    Views: 61042

    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Fri Sep 08, 2006 7:25 am   Subject: The Savage Tide premieres at Paizo

    So. You don't like Sasserine? By Mona and Jacobs and Paizo? They you obviously don't know Greyhawk. If you don't believe it, ask the slobbering Mona/Jacobs/Paizo fanbois and grrls on the Paizo/E ...
      Topic: The Savage Tide premieres at Paizo
    Lassiviren

    Replies: 141
    Views: 61042

    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Thu Sep 07, 2006 8:33 am   Subject: The Savage Tide premieres at Paizo

    The idea of the GK assaulting an obscure port in Jeklea Bay is intriguing. I am personally pleased it was not just The Usual Suspects - the SB and Keoland. So I have no problem with this.


    My ...
      Topic: The Savage Tide premieres at Paizo
    Lassiviren

    Replies: 141
    Views: 61042

    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Thu Sep 07, 2006 8:23 am   Subject: The Savage Tide premieres at Paizo
    As for a comparison to Venice, a bit of checking, and there is no comparison. Venice sits in the middle of an open lagoon.
    That map of Sasserine has some sort of peculiar confluence of three rivers ...
      Topic: The Savage Tide premieres at Paizo
    Lassiviren

    Replies: 141
    Views: 61042

    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Wed Sep 06, 2006 9:35 am   Subject: The Savage Tide premieres at Paizo
    I will repeat, the background information in issue 139 says the port was hidden. The Sea Princes went around destroying all maps and references to the place, and subverting or killing any pilots who k ...
      Topic: Greyhawk Webcomic 2.0
    Lassiviren

    Replies: 178
    Views: 66305

    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Fri Sep 01, 2006 8:25 am   Subject: Greyhawk Webcomic 2.0
    And behind the curtain is the Wizard of... um Paizo, Erik Mona wearing a Vecna mask. Happy
      Topic: Cataclysmic Geography - Glacial Lake Yeomani
    Lassiviren

    Replies: 21
    Views: 5369

    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Wed Aug 23, 2006 11:57 am   Subject: Cataclysmic Geography - Glacial Lake Yeomani
    Very cool, I looked for somewhere to buy it online and couldn't find anything. Happy

    Its worth 12 bucks if you like those kinds of maps.

    I live in Missoula by the way, and used to work for th ...
      Topic: Cataclysmic Geography - Glacial Lake Yeomani
    Lassiviren

    Replies: 21
    Views: 5369

    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Tue Aug 22, 2006 8:40 am   Subject: Cataclysmic Geography - Glacial Lake Yeomani
    I am not sure if you can still find it but the USDA and USFS released a topographic poster map (it's hanging in my office) of Glacial Lake Missoula and the Channeled Scablands its digitally rendered b ...
      Topic: Cataclysmic Geography - Glacial Lake Yeomani
    Lassiviren

    Replies: 21
    Views: 5369

    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Mon Aug 21, 2006 9:20 am   Subject: Cataclysmic Geography - Glacial Lake Yeomani
    I am not sure if you can still find it but the USDA and USFS released a topographic poster map (it's hanging in my office) of Glacial Lake Missoula and the Channeled Scablands its digitally rendered b ...
      Topic: Beastmen
    Lassiviren

    Replies: 7
    Views: 2304

    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Mon Aug 14, 2006 9:12 am   Subject: Beastmen
    Living Greyhawk Journal #5.

    I think lossels are in this same one. It had a few other Amedian things in it like some sort of gutworm thing.
      Topic: Drow Armour and Weapons
    Lassiviren

    Replies: 15
    Views: 5199

    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Tue Aug 08, 2006 8:57 am   Subject: Drow Armour and Weapons
    I thought the whole point of his rant was that the radiation was a simple mechanic for "cheesing" players out of their magic loot.

    Perhaps I missed something?

    I agree that the leveling and monet ...
      Topic: Xerbo and Osprem
    Lassiviren

    Replies: 30
    Views: 9749

    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Fri Jul 28, 2006 7:51 am   Subject: Xerbo and Osprem
    I'd say both to the Suel having contacts beyond mountains ringing their homeland AND that mountain-ringed basin having an inland sea (makes sense with high ground all around...).


    Sounds good to m ...
      Topic: The Antipodes of Oerth or Designing Anakeri
    Lassiviren

    Replies: 205
    Views: 73463

    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Thu Jul 27, 2006 1:54 pm   Subject: The Antipodes of Oerth or Designing Anakeri

    I don't understand your objection here. It seems to me that quite a few empires and the races that occupied them were identically named. The Roman Empire, the Persian Empire. Siamese from Sia ...
      Topic: Xerbo and Osprem
    Lassiviren

    Replies: 30
    Views: 9749

    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Thu Jul 27, 2006 1:23 pm   Subject: Re: Xerbo and Osprem
    2) The Suel empire was bigger than we thought and they had substantial oceanic commerce with......someone.


    Good topic. I definitely subscribe to #2 for several reasons.

    1> I think if the S ...
      Topic: The Antipodes of Oerth or Designing Anakeri
    Lassiviren

    Replies: 205
    Views: 73463

    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Wed Jul 26, 2006 9:03 am   Subject: The Antipodes of Oerth or Designing Anakeri
    I guess to me it would be like calling yourself Caucasian because the vast majority of your racial type came from the Caucasian Imperium. And if it truly was the Baklunsih Empire then why not name it ...
      Topic: The Antipodes of Oerth or Designing Anakeri
    Lassiviren

    Replies: 205
    Views: 73463

    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Tue Jul 25, 2006 1:28 pm   Subject: The Antipodes of Oerth or Designing Anakeri
    Actually, the FR doesn't really do much in terms of differentiating humans. That sort of ethnic information does exist now, but it was introduced years after the setting was first published.

    As ...
      Topic: Under the Microscope: Mayaheine
    Lassiviren

    Replies: 72
    Views: 19866

    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Tue Jul 25, 2006 12:46 pm   Subject: Under the Microscope: Mayaheine

    Although, making her the sole survivor of a dead world has the odd side-effect of giving her essentially the same origin story that Superman has.

    Raised by humble Yeoman farmers, Mayaheine Zor-El ...
      Topic: The Antipodes of Oerth or Designing Anakeri
    Lassiviren

    Replies: 205
    Views: 73463

    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Mon Jul 24, 2006 8:13 am   Subject: The Antipodes of Oerth or Designing Anakeri
    I think new players of GH campaigns will (should?) be introduced to the setting via the Flanaess. In that regard they are similar to GH fans.

    Nevertheless, I offer that few, if any D&D campaig ...
      Topic: Under the Microscope: Mayaheine
    Lassiviren

    Replies: 72
    Views: 19866

    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Mon Jul 24, 2006 7:44 am   Subject: Under the Microscope: Mayaheine

    The Nightworld of Vlad Tolenkov...a sunless world where plant life is only sustained by ancient magics. The vampire Vlad has been recruited by Lolth and is content on harrying the peoples of this Ni ...
      Topic: The Antipodes of Oerth or Designing Anakeri
    Lassiviren

    Replies: 205
    Views: 73463

    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Fri Jul 21, 2006 8:52 am   Subject: The Antipodes of Oerth or Designing Anakeri
    See also several threads on here where we kicked about a good outline for the history of the Oerids and the Bakluni (and a probable common root in central Oerik).

    If you incorporate Chainmail into ...
      Topic: Under the Microscope: Mayaheine
    Lassiviren

    Replies: 72
    Views: 19866

    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Fri Jul 21, 2006 7:58 am   Subject: Under the Microscope: Mayaheine
    In chat we discussed the possibility that Mayaheine came from a bizarro parallel Oerth where evil and good were reversed, so that bizarro Iggwilv mated with a solar to create bizarro good-aligned Iuz ...
      Topic: The Antipodes of Oerth or Designing Anakeri
    Lassiviren

    Replies: 205
    Views: 73463

    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Thu Jul 20, 2006 9:25 am   Subject: The Antipodes of Oerth or Designing Anakeri

    From a design standpoint, any use of a single race or people as a signature aspect of a world has to be done very, very carefully.

    I completely agree that the Suel don't work as Oerth's headlin ...
      Topic: The Antipodes of Oerth or Designing Anakeri
    Lassiviren

    Replies: 205
    Views: 73463

    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Wed Jul 19, 2006 8:56 am   Subject: The Antipodes of Oerth or Designing Anakeri
    Likely the illithid had writing -- probably not developed independently but seeming that way when they fled from the future.


    Actually if they always had some form of mental communication it would ...
      Topic: Under the Microscope: Mayaheine
    Lassiviren

    Replies: 72
    Views: 19866

    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Tue Jul 18, 2006 8:10 am   Subject: Under the Microscope: Mayaheine
    I tend to be a hard-**** when I DM Greyhawk as far as deities and their followers alignment and which deities allow paladins, etc. I didn't play a lot of 2nd ed. so I am not sure how 'loose' the rules ...
      Topic: Working forum for “Broadside: The Restatement of Canon”
    Lassiviren

    Replies: 49
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    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Mon Jul 17, 2006 6:52 am   Subject: Working forum for “Broadside: The Restatement of Canon”

    2nd - The use of Greyhawk as the "core" setting for D&D continues in 3.5 as one finds the GH deities still ensconced as the "default" deities for D&D. The same "core" GH is on display in th ...
      Topic: Greyhawk Webcomic 2.0
    Lassiviren

    Replies: 178
    Views: 66305

    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Fri Jul 14, 2006 1:39 pm   Subject: Greyhawk Webcomic 2.0
    Heironeous: Dammit, Tritherion! You said, "Have a little fun, see Iggwilv's hot daughter, slay some demons..." Nothing about a boooooooring riddle trap, I am soooo out of here.
      Topic: The Price of Things to Come (Quiz/Help)
    Lassiviren

    Replies: 191
    Views: 18869

    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Fri Jul 14, 2006 7:19 am   Subject: The Price of Things to Come (Quiz/Help)
    I have no desire to learn or play 3E, but I would fork out a few bucks just for the fluff in KEO3-01 The Tomb of Tloques-Popolocas, COR4-03 Tropical Intrigue, and probably many others.

    I have Tropi ...
      Topic: The Price of Things to Come (Quiz/Help)
    Lassiviren

    Replies: 191
    Views: 18869

    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Thu Jul 13, 2006 6:22 am   Subject: The Price of Things to Come (Quiz/Help)
    It sounds like you've rejected tSB's explanation that the Olman migrated to the Amedio because their expanding empire was losing the war with the Touv. And it also sounds like you've rejected the var ...
      Topic: The Price of Things to Come (Quiz/Help)
    Lassiviren

    Replies: 191
    Views: 18869

    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Wed Jul 12, 2006 6:58 am   Subject: The Price of Things to Come (Quiz/Help)
    I think Greyhawk history loves to move civilizations around en masse far too frequently. I will accept the mass migrations of the Suel and Oeridians because I have to, but the Olman moving from Hepmo ...
      Topic: The Price of Things to Come (Quiz/Help)
    Lassiviren

    Replies: 191
    Views: 18869

    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Fri Jun 30, 2006 1:13 pm   Subject: The Price of Things to Come (Quiz/Help)

    Can you explain this for me? I do not own SCAP. Is there some date tied to the introduction coffee in Cauldron?

    There is no date for when coffee was introduced to Cauldron (like I said it is si ...
      Topic: The Price of Things to Come (Quiz/Help)
    Lassiviren

    Replies: 191
    Views: 18869

    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Fri Jun 30, 2006 7:07 am   Subject: The Price of Things to Come (Quiz/Help)

    Wolfsire pointed out the Hepmonaland option as well, earlier in the thread. This would make a fine explaination for how coffee got to the Amedio, as Hepmonaland is right next door (work out the det ...
      Topic: The Price of Things to Come (Quiz/Help)
    Lassiviren

    Replies: 191
    Views: 18869

    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Fri Jun 30, 2006 6:59 am   Subject: The Price of Things to Come (Quiz/Help)
    Just to interject here again, I think you guys are blowing the coffee thing out of proportion. After all it is one line in the HUGE SCAP hardcover.

    The other stated industries are sugarcane, obsidi ...
      Topic: Coffee in the Flanaess
    Lassiviren

    Replies: 19
    Views: 8160

    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Thu Jun 29, 2006 6:33 am   Subject: Coffee in the Flanaess
    Yeah, I actually tracked down that old In "A Return to Falcon's Bazaar" by Noel Graham, Dragon 271, May 2000, there is a substance called kaffet that is essentially coffee from the Yatil Mountains and ...
      Topic: Coffee in the Flanaess
    Lassiviren

    Replies: 19
    Views: 8160

    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Wed Jun 28, 2006 2:27 pm   Subject: Coffee in the Flanaess
    Not wanting to thread jack GVD, more than what has already been done...

    Gary Gygax had coffee in his novels (don't remember the name or place) and there was a couple other canon sources for coffee ...
      Topic: The Price of Things to Come (Quiz/Help)
    Lassiviren

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    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Wed Jun 28, 2006 1:50 pm   Subject: The Price of Things to Come (Quiz/Help)
    Coffee is a prime export for the environs of Cauldron according to the SCAP hardcover.

    As far as where it is naturally occuring in the Flanaess...? My guess is that it probably came eastward wit ...
      Topic: Blue Bugbears?
    Lassiviren

    Replies: 9
    Views: 4652

    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Tue Jun 13, 2006 8:51 am   Subject: Blue Bugbears?
    I suspect Philidor the munchkin, escapee from the Forgotten Realms has something to do with it.

    {And yes I know about the construct, Pelor-Corellon BS reason for that stupid NPC.}
      Topic: Wimpy Demon Princes from Wotc
    Lassiviren

    Replies: 33
    Views: 16000

    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Thu Jun 08, 2006 12:12 pm   Subject: Wimpy Demon Princes from Wotc
    I personally think 3rd edition rules completely break down once characters get above 15th level. Challenge Ratings are of dubious utility at the lower end of things, and complete bunk once you get int ...
      Topic: Poll: Why I didn’t participate in Postfest:
    Lassiviren

    Replies: 30
    Views: 10225

    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Wed Jun 07, 2006 7:44 am   Subject: Poll: Why I didn’t participate in Postfest:
    I don't come to this site more than once a week and don't really remember a Postfest listing... Not that I have time for such. Perhaps it needs more emphasis?
      Topic: Beyond the Flanaess - Oerth Expands South (Canon?)
    Lassiviren

    Replies: 44
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    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Mon Jun 05, 2006 6:35 am   Subject: Beyond the Flanaess - Oerth Expands South (Canon?)

    This is actually an opportunity to show the SB as they should be - shadowy pullers of strings whose motives and affiliations are largely unknown and unclear. So in a way - you can turn your poser i ...
      Topic: Beyond the Flanaess - Oerth Expands South (Canon?)
    Lassiviren

    Replies: 44
    Views: 16725

    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Fri Jun 02, 2006 6:27 am   Subject: Beyond the Flanaess - Oerth Expands South (Canon?)

    The Scarlet Brotherhood has a role in Sasserine, but they do not control the city in any meaninful sense. In fact, the Scarlet Brotherhood will be a PHII-style affiliation that characters will be ab ...
      Topic: Beyond the Flanaess - Oerth Expands South (Canon?)
    Lassiviren

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    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Wed May 31, 2006 10:45 am   Subject: Beyond the Flanaess - Oerth Expands South (Canon?)

    And that would be worse.
    Why even bother using them if you are going to strip every standard element of the race away?


    If the SCAP is anything to go by there will be a town paragraph with race ...
      Topic: Beyond the Flanaess - Oerth Expands South (Canon?)
    Lassiviren

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    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Thu May 25, 2006 7:51 am   Subject: Beyond the Flanaess - Oerth Expands South (Canon?)

    PS: There's been some discussions on this forum and at Wizards about fitting Cauldron and Sasserine into GH canon. Something along the lines of outpost of the Imperium, took a bit of a dive after th ...
      Topic: Beyond the Flanaess - Oerth Expands South (Canon?)
    Lassiviren

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    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Wed May 24, 2006 9:17 am   Subject: Beyond the Flanaess - Oerth Expands South (Canon?)
    Unless you want to run the SCAP you can pretty much ignore the book for Greyhawk canon purposes. The majority of adventures are contained in dungeons or are contained in Cauldron and the outer planes. ...
      Topic: Ring of Five - what's their agenda?
    Lassiviren

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    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Thu May 11, 2006 9:44 am   Subject: Ring of Five - what's their agenda?
    Both Age of Worms and the Shackled City Adventure Path mention agents of Tenser that work with the PC's in order to defeat evil. These aren't fully developed but by the end of the AoW's the PC's are ...
      Topic: THe Flan Kingdoms
    Lassiviren

    Replies: 31
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    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Tue Apr 11, 2006 7:42 am   Subject: THe Flan Kingdoms

    Alternatively, since we know the Wind Dukes buried their dead in the Cairn Hills, Pesh might have been around the region of modern Urnst or Greyhawk City. Of course, 15,000 years ago the Nyr Dyv wou ...
      Topic: What God did the Knights of the March follow?
    Lassiviren

    Replies: 49
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    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Thu Mar 30, 2006 10:37 am   Subject: What God did the Knights of the March follow?

    For the whole "Vecna is a big secret that not many people know about" point to even remotely work the Malgari/Darkwatch (or forerunners of this group) would have had to have been in action ...
      Topic: Destroying Greyhawk
    Lassiviren

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    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Wed Mar 29, 2006 8:09 am   Subject: Re: More on an Age of Exploration for the Flanaess

    There's also the possibility that the rise of the Madhi and the belligerance of the Keoish has cut off trade with the Far West (Komal and beyond). So, just as in Europe, where the severing of the Si ...
      Topic: What God did the Knights of the March follow?
    Lassiviren

    Replies: 49
    Views: 12695

    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Tue Mar 28, 2006 7:32 am   Subject: What God did the Knights of the March follow?
    Judging from their titles (::snicker::) I wouldn't be surprised if they didn't have some common elements with the Suloise Arcanamach. Of course the arcane elements of the order would have been purged ...
      Topic: Greyhawk Weather Generator
    Lassiviren

    Replies: 5
    Views: 1352

    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Tue Mar 21, 2006 10:41 am   Subject: Greyhawk Weather Generator
    I believe that java utility was built from the TAB book (or whichever book has an error with moon phases). If I am remembering correctly the book only lists quarter moons when there should have been ...
      Topic: Steward of the Great western Gate
    Lassiviren

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    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Thu Mar 16, 2006 1:12 pm   Subject: Steward of the Great western Gate
    Don't quote me but I am pretty certain that the Marchioness is specifically stated as being from Zahind. Zahind being the non-Gygax place name for Zindia/Jahind that is mentioned in other sources.
      Topic: Gradsul
    Lassiviren

    Replies: 31
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    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Thu Mar 16, 2006 12:58 pm   Subject: Gradsul
    In my game the Amedians (Amedio Suel) are all but dead. Either through strife, disease, or rampant slavery they are pretty much unknown except for the hill people settlements along the Hellfurnaces. ...
      Topic: THe Flan Kingdoms
    Lassiviren

    Replies: 31
    Views: 10323

    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Mon Mar 13, 2006 8:38 am   Subject: THe Flan Kingdoms
    Perrenland I believe was originally a mountainous Flan society. I think this was in the LGG if I am remembering correctly.

    I tied this to the Duchy of Berghof and Tostenhca but I don't think there ...
      Topic: Teeth of Dahlver Nar
    Lassiviren

    Replies: 5
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    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Mon Mar 06, 2006 1:17 pm   Subject: Teeth of Dahlver Nar
    I agree completely with cwslyclgh.

    I haven't ever used The Teeth in a campaign but if I ever did I would definitely stick to the 'teeth from a saint' line that is given in 1st edition DMG. I reall ...
      Topic: Rapiers
    Lassiviren

    Replies: 37
    Views: 11065

    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Tue Feb 28, 2006 9:04 am   Subject: Rapiers
    I still have my saber and I have no idea if it is anything similar to what was used in the 1700's. It certainly looked cool at the Marine Corps ball though. Smile

    Once I saw the elven thinblad ...
      Topic: Gradsul
    Lassiviren

    Replies: 31
    Views: 7360

    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Tue Feb 28, 2006 8:58 am   Subject: Gradsul
    If you want something approaching Constantinople in the known Oerth - then I'd plump for Zeir-i-Zeif in terms of wealth, size, opulance, foreign trade, political importance and age. By comparison, Lop ...
      Topic: Webcomic
    Lassiviren

    Replies: 236
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    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Mon Feb 27, 2006 8:31 am   Subject: Webcomic
    Kalman Andrasofszky is awesome. I always wondered why he doesn't show up in Dungeon more considering Erik has already used him.
      Topic: The WORLD OF GREYHAWK® Deitybase
    Lassiviren

    Replies: 3
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    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Fri Feb 24, 2006 12:47 pm   Subject: The WORLD OF GREYHAWK® Deitybase
    I promise to get you Mayaheine as soon as possible! I whipped out Vatun pretty quickly but sometimes life (and procrastination) get in the way. Also if I get a chance I will tackle some of the those ...
      Topic: Gradsul
    Lassiviren

    Replies: 31
    Views: 7360

    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Fri Feb 24, 2006 12:43 pm   Subject: Gradsul
    I pretty much disdain anything Eberron but GVD waxes on so poetically about Sharn I might just have to check it out.

    Sounds like it might be a great city to place in Greyhawk's version of Constanti ...
      Topic: Grazzt is Everywhere
    Lassiviren

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    Views: 35055

    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Fri Feb 24, 2006 10:12 am   Subject: Grazzt is Everywhere
    Wow, very interesting thread. My take on Iggwilv was she was from the Baklunish west although that was based only on her description.

    I glanced at the Incarnum stuff but I didn't find it overly usa ...
      Topic: Suel Emperors
    Lassiviren

    Replies: 12
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    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Thu Feb 23, 2006 2:01 pm   Subject: Suel Emperors
    Why is it whenever I read about the emperors of the ancient Suel I am reminded of those old Zork games?

    I should track those down - a whole trove of Suel names. Happy
      Topic: Aquaria
    Lassiviren

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    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Wed Feb 08, 2006 10:03 am   Subject: Aquaria
    Yeah I never liked that all the pre-history stuff for the Oerids always stems from either Ull or during their migrations to the Solnor from Ull.

    You basically have an entire continent that is named ...
      Topic: The Winds Dukes of Aaqa, Oriental Adventures and Zahind...
    Lassiviren

    Replies: 27
    Views: 6580

    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Fri Feb 03, 2006 11:09 am   Subject: The Winds Dukes of Aaqa, Oriental Adventures and Zahind...
    Sorry for taking this thread on a tangent....

    As you know my Oerthography was in a boggle. Happy

    So what do think of the LGG entry of "longish faced men" in and around Lake Aaqal? Vaati?
      Topic: The Winds Dukes of Aaqa, Oriental Adventures and Zahind...
    Lassiviren

    Replies: 27
    Views: 6580

    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Thu Feb 02, 2006 12:13 pm   Subject: The Winds Dukes of Aaqa, Oriental Adventures and Zahind...
    Sasserine would be on the opposite side of the bay from the Sea Princes, I am pretty sure it is on those maps that Dungeon put out but I haven't looked at them recently, so I forget the exact placing. ...
      Topic: Edition Conversion
    Lassiviren

    Replies: 18
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    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Thu Feb 02, 2006 8:45 am   Subject: Re: Editions


    For example, as we design the network of herbalists that live in every town and village of the Gran March we want it to be a useful fiction. We dont want to discuss in the text how every healer i ...
      Topic: The 12 Lairs of the Zodiac
    Lassiviren

    Replies: 8
    Views: 2672

    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Wed Feb 01, 2006 11:36 am   Subject: The 12 Lairs of the Zodiac
    Actually this will skew all the zodiacs, similar to Earth's astrology. Instead of being an even 28 days they will have to be set up around every 30 days and after three months you will have an extra ...
      Topic: The 12 Lairs of the Zodiac
    Lassiviren

    Replies: 8
    Views: 2672

    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Mon Jan 30, 2006 3:34 pm   Subject: The 12 Lairs of the Zodiac
    I certainly wasn't looking forward to this issue of Dragon Mag. [I simply have no interest in astrology et. al.]

    I was pleasantly surprised, the sun and moon articles are great and the zodiac arti ...
      Topic: Required Reading
    Lassiviren

    Replies: 27
    Views: 8217

    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Mon Jan 30, 2006 3:25 pm   Subject: Required Reading
    I always liked Three Hearts and Three Lions by Poul Anderson, although it might seem cliched now, back when it was written in 1953 it was pretty much a brand new genre.

    If you do read it, you might ...
      Topic: The Winds Dukes of Aaqa, Oriental Adventures and Zahind...
    Lassiviren

    Replies: 27
    Views: 6580

    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Thu Jan 26, 2006 9:07 am   Subject: The Winds Dukes of Aaqa, Oriental Adventures and Zahind...
    As far as the Touv goes with relation to the Suel it would go a long way to explaining someone like Ankhin Taskerhill in Cauldron.

    For those that don't have the Dungeon adventures, Ankhin is basica ...
      Topic: where does I6 ravenloft fit in on greyhawk?
    Lassiviren

    Replies: 25
    Views: 10499

    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Thu Jan 26, 2006 8:25 am   Subject: where does I6 ravenloft fit in on greyhawk?
    Although this would require quite a bit of conversion and retconning -- if I were to run the module now and in Greyhawk I think I would set the module in the Bone March and have Strahd be one of the f ...
      Topic: The Winds Dukes of Aaqa, Oriental Adventures and Zahind...
    Lassiviren

    Replies: 27
    Views: 6580

    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Tue Jan 24, 2006 2:33 pm   Subject: The Winds Dukes of Aaqa, Oriental Adventures and Zahind...
    Hmmm....so when Erik says southern portion of the Flanaess does he mean directly south of the current Sea of Dust and past the mountains?

    If thats the case do we assume the Suel controlled a much l ...
      Topic: The Winds Dukes of Aaqa, Oriental Adventures and Zahind...
    Lassiviren

    Replies: 27
    Views: 6580

    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Tue Jan 24, 2006 2:18 pm   Subject: The Winds Dukes of Aaqa, Oriental Adventures and Zahind...
    I agree with the Anakeris bit, I forgot where I first heard that. I think it might have been something from Roger Moore on the Greytalk or AOL stuff.

    Who's to say they didn't?
    Erik Mona in his B ...
      Topic: Edition Conversion
    Lassiviren

    Replies: 18
    Views: 8191

    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Tue Jan 24, 2006 1:48 pm   Subject: Edition Conversion
    I have played all editions, playing 1st edition the most and 2nd edition the least. Having said that I think you guys should just pick an edition and go with it. Otherwise you are leaving yourself a ...
      Topic: The Winds Dukes of Aaqa, Oriental Adventures and Zahind...
    Lassiviren

    Replies: 27
    Views: 6580

    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Mon Jan 23, 2006 10:17 am   Subject: The Winds Dukes of Aaqa, Oriental Adventures and Zahind...
    (I like all the points you have above, Woesinger, my remaining confusion with the area is how the Oeridians fit in and why they moved all the way across Oerik seemingly peacefully only to come into co ...
      Topic: The Winds Dukes of Aaqa, Oriental Adventures and Zahind...
    Lassiviren

    Replies: 27
    Views: 6580

    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Thu Jan 19, 2006 8:09 am   Subject: The Winds Dukes of Aaqa, Oriental Adventures and Zahind...
    Yeah, that's exactly what I was thinking. Xan Yae and Zuoken with their dai'shon wuxia-type stuff must have come from somewhere and this seems like a perfect spot to place it's origins. I agree that ...
     
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