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      Topic: Theory for Iuz’s captive apotheosis (Thurs. Night chat?)
    Lefto

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    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Mon Dec 25, 2006 10:50 am   Subject: Theory for Iuz’s captive apotheosis (Thurs. Night chat?)
    I was just browsing through OJ8 again and noticed something interesting relating to this debate. In an article about Wastri, Russell Timm wrote of Wastri's imprisonment by Zagyg:

    "Based upon what ...
      Topic: Greyhawk the movie
    Lefto

    Replies: 20
    Views: 16485

    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Fri Feb 10, 2006 10:14 am   Subject: Greyhawk the movie
    Jeremy Irons as Mordy.

    Al Pacino or Gary Oldman as Nerof.

    Jack Nicholson as Iuz.

    Robin Williams as Zagyg.

    Angelina Jolie as Jallarzi? (I don't care, as long as she's in the movie!)

    And ...
      Topic: Hextor ponderings
    Lefto

    Replies: 53
    Views: 26482

    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Tue Nov 15, 2005 5:54 pm   Subject: Hextor ponderings
    Weren't Hextor and Heironeous both imprisoned by Zagyg at the same time? That supports my crackpot theory too, if you trap one the other personality would have to be there too! And of course that woul ...
      Topic: OJ Website Warning
    Lefto

    Replies: 2
    Views: 5522

    PostForum: The Oerth Journal   Posted: Mon Oct 10, 2005 4:13 am   Subject: OJ Website Warning
    Using the link in Duicarthan's announcement of what's in OJ 17, I got a "download trojan" virus warning from Norton AV.
      Topic: Bridges of the Flan....
    Lefto

    Replies: 14
    Views: 10085

    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Tue Sep 06, 2005 5:30 pm   Subject: Bridges of the Flan....
    Here's another:

    In Saga of Old City, Gord and Chert "marveled over the Highbridge, which spanned the Duntide River just below Rel Mord." (p. 283)

    That Gord marveled over the Highbridge suggests ...
      Topic: Dump tzelios
    Lefto

    Replies: 11
    Views: 10944

    PostForum: The Oerth Journal   Posted: Mon Jul 25, 2005 5:45 pm   Subject: Dump tzelios
    Oh my...I imagine I speak for many other lurkers when I say your posts are greatly appreciated.

    So when you've finished sulking <EDIT>, I'll really look forward to your next post.

    EDITED B ...
      Topic: Print GH, Electronic GH, CF, Canon and You (Long)
    Lefto

    Replies: 15
    Views: 9722

    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Sun Jul 10, 2005 10:37 am   Subject: Print GH, Electronic GH, CF, Canon and You (Long)
    A superb example of the trends being discussed here is Kirt Wickford's piece in OJ16. In his article on Keoland, he examined the different treatments given certain topics (particularly Vecna) by diff ...
      Topic: Secretive Knightly Orders
    Lefto

    Replies: 8
    Views: 5262

    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Sun Jun 12, 2005 12:43 pm   Subject: Secretive Knightly Orders
    Have you considered making the society so secretive that your player and his PC don't know which order it is? Some NPC feeds info to the PC (a la Deep Throat) or engages the party to go on adventures ...
      Topic: Anvil of the Lortmil Mountains
    Lefto

    Replies: 10
    Views: 6458

    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Tue Aug 10, 2004 3:44 pm   Subject: Anvil of the Lortmil Mountains
    Did anyone else find the regional magic items in GH Adventures idiotic as a concept? I've never been able to use any of them because the memory of reading that book makes me cringe.

    Not to dispara ...
      Topic: Classic Modules
    Lefto

    Replies: 11
    Views: 10284

    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Thu Jun 24, 2004 5:21 pm   Subject: Classic Modules
    U1-3 is a good series, and I think (assuming the PCs are ready for it) could easily hook into the Against the Giants series. If they manage to make a name for themselves by completing the U-series, t ...
      Topic: Iuz's vice-roys?
    Lefto

    Replies: 5
    Views: 5873

    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Tue Jun 15, 2004 2:31 pm   Subject: Iuz's vice-roys?


    Now that the Boneheart is mentioned, I have a question about it. Did the Boneheart existed before Iuz was imprisoned, or it was created after his release?


    From everything I've read, when Iuz ...
      Topic: GH Pronouciation
    Lefto

    Replies: 22
    Views: 14993

    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Sun Jun 06, 2004 8:34 am   Subject: GH Pronouciation
    I'm fascinated by the various pronunciations of Furyondy. I always thought that it was pronounced Fur (as in fur coat) Yondy (as in yonder).

    Maybe someone could get Gygax to pronounce these words ...
      Topic: WG7: Castle Greyhawk. Why isn't this canon?
    Lefto

    Replies: 50
    Views: 29624

    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Sun Jun 06, 2004 8:01 am   Subject: WG7: Castle Greyhawk. Why isn't this canon?
    What one person considers official canon isn't necessarily accepted by another person. This is a miss use of the term "official canon".

    what one person condisers offical canon doesn't matter in the ...
      Topic: Politically correct Greyhawk?
    Lefto

    Replies: 12
    Views: 8842

    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Fri Jun 04, 2004 3:36 pm   Subject: Politically correct Greyhawk?
    I might add that political correctness could be dangerous. My party was once captured and sold into slavery by a large (and enterprising) patrol in North Province. Considering the fact that the alte ...
      Topic: Greyhawk Folio Question
    Lefto

    Replies: 12
    Views: 8956

    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Mon May 31, 2004 4:54 pm   Subject: Greyhawk Folio Question
    I think Dungeon is going to publish an updated map shortly, with loads more locations on (such as from the Marklands etc).



    Interesting! I wonder if Dungeon would include the locations mention ...
      Topic: Greyhawk Folio Question
    Lefto

    Replies: 12
    Views: 8956

    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Mon May 31, 2004 4:47 pm   Subject: Greyhawk Folio Question
    The Runes? Were these an addition in the boxed set?



    No, the Folio includes the runes. I don't own the 83 box set, just the Folio, but my understanding is that the Folio contains runes that the ...
      Topic: Legality of Slavery in the Flanaess
    Lefto

    Replies: 42
    Views: 32353

    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Thu May 27, 2004 3:04 pm   Subject: Legality of Slavery in the Flanaess
    Some disjointed thoughts:

    The City of Greyhawk - a city run by thieves - is surely willing to wink at slave trading for the right price. I recall in some portion of the boxed set it mentions some ...
      Topic: Commandant Osson-What Was He After?
    Lefto

    Replies: 8
    Views: 9517

    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Wed May 26, 2004 5:31 pm   Subject: Commandant Osson-What Was He After?
    After finishing "Osson's Ride", I now realize that the story continues. Katzman describes the events in North Aerdy, the Pomarj, and, most notably, the Scarlet Brotherhood's take over of the Lordship ...
      Topic: Commandant Osson-What Was He After?
    Lefto

    Replies: 8
    Views: 9517

    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Wed May 26, 2004 4:49 pm   Subject: Commandant Osson-What Was He After?
    Osson's Ride (part 2) (by Joe Katzman and Sean Copeland):

    With speed and surprise on their side, the horsemen brushed away Ahlissa's ill-trained troops and plunged into the South Province. The lan ...
      Topic: Commandant Osson-What Was He After?
    Lefto

    Replies: 8
    Views: 9517

    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Wed May 26, 2004 4:29 pm   Subject: Commandant Osson-What Was He After?
    This thread inspired me to rummage through some boxes and I discovered that I still have a printed version of Katzman's history of the Wars. Here is the portion on Osson's Raid (it seems a bit long f ...
      Topic: Outrage! Elminster could easily kick Mordy's butt!
    Lefto

    Replies: 21
    Views: 18699

    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Mon May 24, 2004 3:25 pm   Subject: Outrage! Elminster could easily kick Mordy's butt!
    I believe Ivid the Undying places Philidor at 30th level. In addition to appearing in the City of Greyhawk, he is connected to both the Grandwood and the Vesve.
      Topic: Commandant Osson-What Was He After?
    Lefto

    Replies: 8
    Views: 9517

    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Mon May 24, 2004 3:11 pm   Subject: Commandant Osson-What Was He After?
    Your fellow Canadian Joe Katzman had a LONG e-version of the Greyhawk Wars text, with add-ins from his own campaign. It went into detail about Ossan. You should try to find a copy.

    Kirt

    I read ...
      Topic: Outrage! Elminster could easily kick Mordy's butt!
    Lefto

    Replies: 21
    Views: 18699

    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Fri May 21, 2004 12:59 pm   Subject: Outrage! Elminster could easily kick Mordy's butt!
    I happen to like the fact that we don't have any almighties running around Greyhawk, except Tharizdun.. blek!


    Well...I think Greyhawk has plenty of almighties running around - Mordy, Philidor, Ra ...
      Topic: Iuz: Why is a demigod allowed on Oerth?
    Lefto

    Replies: 21
    Views: 14544

    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Wed May 19, 2004 4:42 pm   Subject: Iuz: Why is a demigod allowed on Oerth?
    IIRC, Iuz gained his demi-god status at least in part from his use of the Soul Husks (in the Howling Hills, I think). Whether Iggwilv and/or Grazzt played a role is anyone's guess. Zagyg channeled th ...
      Topic: What edition of D&D do you play?
    Lefto

    Replies: 29
    Views: 21483

    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Tue May 18, 2004 7:12 pm   Subject: What edition of D&D do you play?
    I still play 1e with alot of 2e thrown in (inevitable with so much Greyhawk material published in 2e format). I've been playing 1e since it was released (still have my original books), and it's just ...
      Topic: Paladin of Ehlonna
    Lefto

    Replies: 5
    Views: 6671

    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Thu May 13, 2004 2:19 pm   Subject: Paladin of Ehlonna
    I think Kirt makes an interesting point. Along a similar line, one might argue that all magic is natural in a sense - Greyhawk is a highly magical world. I think your question in part reflects our p ...
      Topic: A little White Plume Mountain trivia
    Lefto

    Replies: 3
    Views: 4714

    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Mon Apr 26, 2004 3:06 pm   Subject: A little White Plume Mountain trivia
    Thanks for the replies! This is precisely the info I needed.
      Topic: A little White Plume Mountain trivia
    Lefto

    Replies: 3
    Views: 4714

    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Sun Apr 25, 2004 10:24 am   Subject: A little White Plume Mountain trivia
    It's been more than a decade since I survived to tell the tale of this wizard's dungeon. I recall that there were three magical weapons hidden in the mountain. I believe there was a trident named Wa ...
      Topic: class level limits for demi-humans
    Lefto

    Replies: 16
    Views: 14342

    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Wed Apr 14, 2004 12:40 pm   Subject: class level limits for demi-humans
    Thanks for the response, I figured the rule was arbitrary. I think a better approach to balance would have been to more severely limit demi-human races in certain ability scores, but I suppose the tr ...
      Topic: class level limits for demi-humans
    Lefto

    Replies: 16
    Views: 14342

    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Tue Apr 13, 2004 3:18 pm   Subject: class level limits for demi-humans
    Does anyone have a rational explanation for the level limits imposed on demi-humans (at least in 1e and 2e)? It just doesn't make sense to me that an elven mage that lives for 5-600+ years can't equa ...
      Topic: Steel (greyhawk) dragon
    Lefto

    Replies: 5
    Views: 5266

    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Fri Apr 09, 2004 1:23 pm   Subject: Steel (greyhawk) dragon
    Thanks for the heads-up wes. I looked at the article and it's very good. I would still like to find a list of "official" Greyhawk dragons (names, lairs, etc.). Is there any reference that detail speci ...
      Topic: This Tharizdun thing has gotten out of hand.
    Lefto

    Replies: 26
    Views: 22105

    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Mon Feb 16, 2004 11:45 am   Subject: This Tharizdun thing has gotten out of hand.
    MTG makes a good point with regard to Vecna and Tharizdun. If Tharizdun's power could be made to work in Vecna's self-interest, I would not be surprised to see Vecna revere that dark power. "Worship ...
      Topic: OJ15 Feedback and Reaction. Discuss it here!
    Lefto

    Replies: 20
    Views: 17901

    PostForum: The Oerth Journal   Posted: Sat Jan 17, 2004 10:19 am   Subject: OJ15 Feedback and Reaction. Discuss it here!
    OJ 15 is excellent, and 18 months is far too long between issues (although it's worth the wait)!

    The article on bards was the first rendition I've seen that made sense of a bard's progression from ...
     
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