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      Topic: Expedition to the Ruins of Greyhawk
    Robbastard

    Replies: 8
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    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Tue Sep 27, 2022 4:15 pm   Subject: Expedition to the Ruins of Greyhawk
    Long time no post.

    Anyway, I plan on running EttRoG soon, likely sometime next month, and was looking to see if there were any threads or campaign journals out there from others who've already ran ...
      Topic: Living Greyhawk Highfolk
    Robbastard

    Replies: 1
    Views: 828

    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Mon Apr 25, 2022 4:10 pm   Subject: Living Greyhawk Highfolk
    So, I understand that the Living Greyhawk Triad once had a map of Highfolk town, but all the links I've found to it seem to be dead.

    Can anyone point me toward a copy of said map, as well as any ot ...
      Topic: Adventures and Module location in the Flanaess map
    Robbastard

    Replies: 45
    Views: 13138

    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Tue Jun 15, 2021 10:58 am   Subject: Adventures and Module location in the Flanaess map
    Another adventure that likely qualifies as Greyhawk is Dungeon #128's "Shut In," by James Lafond Sutter & F. Wesley Schneider.

    The adventure takes place in an unnamed city in the home of a decl ...
      Topic: Almost forgotten God of Hunt needed
    Robbastard

    Replies: 13
    Views: 3824

    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Wed Apr 21, 2021 7:47 am   Subject: Almost forgotten God of Hunt needed
    Or if you're looking for something more evil, you might consider Balan, "Master of the Infernal Hunt," in Green Ronin's Legions of Hell. He's a unique devil serving Belial.

    Also, Mammon is another ...
      Topic: Almost forgotten God of Hunt needed
    Robbastard

    Replies: 13
    Views: 3824

    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Wed Apr 21, 2021 7:39 am   Subject: Almost forgotten God of Hunt needed
    Another option might be the Master of the Hunt (Neutral, with evil tendencies), presented as a lesser god in Dragon #342.
      Topic: Vecna resources since 2009
    Robbastard

    Replies: 21
    Views: 5794

    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Thu Dec 10, 2020 7:58 am   Subject: Vecna resources since 2009
    Hey Rob. I recently got Mordenkainen's Book of Foes and read a couple mentions of Vecna:

    On page 13, it states, "rumors exist that Fierna Rip, I'm interested in your evaluation of this book's treat ...
      Topic: Seeing what interest in a Greyhawk music album
    Robbastard

    Replies: 14
    Views: 4678

    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Wed Dec 09, 2020 1:15 pm   Subject: Seeing what interest in a Greyhawk music album
    "O Blinding Light" is from a Firesign Theatre sketch. Gygax was purportedly a fan: https://doomsdaygames.proboards.com/thread/877/inside-temple-pholtus
      Topic: Placing "Citadel by the Sea" in the Flanaess
    Robbastard

    Replies: 15
    Views: 5669

    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Wed Dec 09, 2020 1:06 pm   Subject: Placing "Citadel by the Sea" in the Flanaess
    I placed Awad on the southern coast of the Nyr Dyv, several miles NE of Magepoint, IIRC.
      Topic: Vecna resources since 2009
    Robbastard

    Replies: 21
    Views: 5794

    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Wed Dec 09, 2020 12:29 pm   Subject: Vecna resources since 2009
    Secret College of Necromancy, a d20 sourcebook published in 2001 by Green Ronin, includes an obvious Vecna pastiche called the Ghoul. It's notable mainly for being co-authored by Vecna Lives! author D ...
      Topic: Vecna resources since 2009
    Robbastard

    Replies: 21
    Views: 5794

    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Wed Dec 09, 2020 12:26 pm   Subject: Vecna resources since 2009
    Hey, I noticed on Anna's map that ancient Fleeth would be in about the same location as Falsford (or possibly Fals Keep or Falsridge) today.

    Do you think these modern Velunese settlements might hav ...
      Topic: Adventures and Module location in the Flanaess map
    Robbastard

    Replies: 45
    Views: 13138

    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Fri Dec 04, 2020 11:03 am   Subject: Adventures and Module location in the Flanaess map
    One that you might want to add is Dungeon #84's "The Dying of the Light." IIRC, it's set near the Lortmils.
      Topic: Adventures and Module location in the Flanaess map
    Robbastard

    Replies: 45
    Views: 13138

    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Fri Dec 04, 2020 11:03 am   Subject: Adventures and Module location in the Flanaess map
    Witch of Serpent Bridge has a temple of Kord in it (page 47).

    It does, but it was written at a time when many GH gods were considered "generic" and could be used in any setting. Furthermore, there ...
      Topic: Adventures and Module location in the Flanaess map
    Robbastard

    Replies: 45
    Views: 13138

    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Fri Dec 04, 2020 9:51 am   Subject: Adventures and Module location in the Flanaess map
    Some locations appears to be off, and others appear to be modules that are not Greyhawk-specific.

    Among the later is "The Witch of Serpent's Bridge" (Dungeon #95).

    Among the former is "The Cradl ...
      Topic: Vecna resources since 2009
    Robbastard

    Replies: 21
    Views: 5794

    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Thu Dec 03, 2020 2:40 pm   Subject: Vecna resources since 2009
    Where is it? I was just thinking about that question!

    Fleeth most likely was in western Veluna, near where the Fals breaks the Lorridges, south of the river and tucked into that cozy little spot no ...
      Topic: Vecna resources since 2009
    Robbastard

    Replies: 21
    Views: 5794

    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Thu Dec 03, 2020 2:31 pm   Subject: Vecna resources since 2009
    I'm also curious if you're going with the earlier Steve Wilson Greychrondex chronology, where Vecna's depredations seem to cross the entirety of the Flanaess; or the later Vecna history from the Oerth ...
      Topic: Vecna resources since 2009
    Robbastard

    Replies: 21
    Views: 5794

    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Thu Dec 03, 2020 9:34 am   Subject: Vecna resources since 2009
    Sounds great, Rob!

    Do you have a copy of the Venca: Hand of the Revenant graphic novel already too?

    Allan.

    I do, and I've relied on it extensively. Using it, I've been able to narrow down Fle ...
      Topic: Vecna resources since 2009
    Robbastard

    Replies: 21
    Views: 5794

    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Wed Dec 02, 2020 8:57 am   Subject: Vecna resources since 2009
    Hey all.

    As some of you may be aware, several years ago, I began compiling a lengthy history of Vecna that I planned to submit to the Oerth Journal as a scholarly article, but abandoned it about te ...
      Topic: "Known" Drow in the Flanaess
    Robbastard

    Replies: 15
    Views: 5159

    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Thu Oct 22, 2020 8:51 am   Subject: "Known" Drow in the Flanaess
    Also, Drow of the Underdark (3.5 version) includes a number of drow characters located in and around Erelhei-Cinlu.
      Topic: "Known" Drow in the Flanaess
    Robbastard

    Replies: 15
    Views: 5159

    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Mon Oct 19, 2020 11:22 am   Subject: "Known" Drow in the Flanaess
    Dungeon #119 has the following drow:

    Shahng, weapons master of House Eilservs (female, Swashbuckler 3/ Ftr 4/ Dervish 5)

    Zurrock the Crawling Master (male, Ftr8)_

    Derakhshan (male, Clr14, Ele ...
      Topic: Expedition to the Barrier Peaks--"the only baron remain
    Robbastard

    Replies: 0
    Views: 2446

    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Fri Sep 11, 2020 10:05 am   Subject: Expedition to the Barrier Peaks--"the only baron remain
    So the intro to S2 speaks of "the only baron remaining in the area," whose fortress seems to be within a day's climb from the "Unoerthly cave."

    Looking at various maps of Geoff post-S2, no one seem ...
      Topic: Why Leomund left the Circle of Eight (a theory)
    Robbastard

    Replies: 3
    Views: 3274

    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Tue Jun 09, 2020 7:33 am   Subject: Why Leomund left the Circle of Eight (a theory)
    Leomund may have left because Mordenkainen is just not nice.

    Leomund: "Hey Mordenkainen! I created an awesome new spell! It's called Leomund's Secure Shelter! It's an even better version of my tiny ...
      Topic: Why Leomund left the Circle of Eight (a theory)
    Robbastard

    Replies: 3
    Views: 3274

    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Mon Jun 08, 2020 2:33 pm   Subject: Why Leomund left the Circle of Eight (a theory)
    While browsing through the PHB last night, looking at some of the "named" spells, I realized that Leomund's schtick is mostly creating "boxes," whether for items or people (he's more versatile than Bi ...
      Topic: The Troublesome Electrum Piece
    Robbastard

    Replies: 20
    Views: 6795

    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Thu May 14, 2020 7:53 am   Subject: The Troublesome Electrum Piece
    I use platinum coinage quite a bit IMC, as it's a lot easier to to imagine PCs shopping for high-end items with a pouch of 100 pp than a sack of 1000 gp. Yeah, gems can be used, too, but then you hav ...
      Topic: Merreck Purzell
    Robbastard

    Replies: 0
    Views: 2110

    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Wed May 13, 2020 9:49 am   Subject: Merreck Purzell
    This NPC is head of Thieves' Guild operations in the River Quarter, from 583 CY (IIRC) until no later than 597 CY (at which point Tirra has taken over, per EttRoG).

    Are there any other canonical re ...
      Topic: Moons et al of Greyhawk
    Robbastard

    Replies: 19
    Views: 7884

    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Wed May 06, 2020 9:05 am   Subject: Re: Moons et al of Greyhawk
    Note that Curley Greenleaf in Gygax's novel Saga of Old City contradicted this, claiming that Oerth revolved around the sun rather than the other way around.

    Curley knew what he was talking about. ...
      Topic: Best Dungeon Mags
    Robbastard

    Replies: 19
    Views: 6808

    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Wed May 06, 2020 8:54 am   Subject: Best Dungeon Mags
    I've got a bunch posted to my site at http://www.greyhawkonline.com/grodog/gh_dungeon_adventures.html#dungeon and have a draft blog post about my favorite magazine adventures to get back to work on... ...
      Topic: Greyhawk Time Line
    Robbastard

    Replies: 23
    Views: 7234

    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Fri May 01, 2020 10:29 am   Subject: Greyhawk Time Line
    IIRC, most of the modules before EGG left have been date to take place between 575 CY and 580 CY.

    L1 occurs in 575, L2 in 576, T1-4 in 579, with the reign of the Slave Lords taking place from 576-5 ...
      Topic: Monk variant: Monk of the Silver Hand (undead-slaying monk)
    Robbastard

    Replies: 4
    Views: 3585

    PostForum: Greyhawk- D&D 3.0e/3.5e/d20/Pathfinder   Posted: Thu Apr 30, 2020 1:35 pm   Subject: Monk variant: Monk of the Silver Hand (undead-slaying monk)
    I like it! Well done, Robbastard.

    I did note what may be an omission, though. Ki Strike never allows the Monk of the Silver Hand to treat her unarmed attacks as cold iron. This may be helpful ag ...
      Topic: Monk variant: Monk of the Silver Hand (undead-slaying monk)
    Robbastard

    Replies: 4
    Views: 3585

    PostForum: Greyhawk- D&D 3.0e/3.5e/d20/Pathfinder   Posted: Thu Apr 30, 2020 11:52 am   Subject: Monk variant: Monk of the Silver Hand (undead-slaying monk)
    One of the players in my 3.5 campaign is new to roleplaying. She's a big fan of BtVS and wanted a Buffy-like character. I knew enough about the show to know that Buffy uses a lot of martial arts moves ...
      Topic: Minor, obscure Deities
    Robbastard

    Replies: 40
    Views: 19903

    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Thu Apr 30, 2020 9:49 am   Subject: Minor, obscure Deities
    I seem to remember Chaav and Urbanus being in one of the D&D 3.5 expansion books, but I've never seen them for Greyhawk. Same thing for some of the non-human deities. I've never heard of Ayailla, ...
      Topic: Minor, obscure Deities
    Robbastard

    Replies: 40
    Views: 19903

    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Thu Apr 30, 2020 9:28 am   Subject: Minor, obscure Deities

    I seem to remember Chaav and Urbanus being in one of the D&D 3.5 expansion books, but I've never seen them for Greyhawk. Same thing for some of the non-human deities. I've never heard of Ayailla ...
      Topic: Greyhawk Time Line
    Robbastard

    Replies: 23
    Views: 7234

    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Thu Apr 30, 2020 9:20 am   Subject: Greyhawk Time Line
    IIRC, most of the modules before EGG left have been date to take place between 575 CY and 580 CY.

    L1 occurs in 575, L2 in 576, T1-4 in 579, with the reign of the Slave Lords taking place from 576-5 ...
      Topic: Greyhawk Time Line
    Robbastard

    Replies: 23
    Views: 7234

    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Thu Apr 30, 2020 8:26 am   Subject: Greyhawk Time Line
    IIRC, most of the modules before EGG left have been date to take place between 575 CY and 580 CY.

    L1 occurs in 575, L2 in 576, T1-4 in 579, with the reign of the Slave Lords taking place from 576-5 ...
      Topic: Recharging Wands (and Staves)
    Robbastard

    Replies: 8
    Views: 8650

    PostForum: Greyhawk- D&D 3.0e/3.5e/d20/Pathfinder   Posted: Wed Apr 29, 2020 12:35 pm   Subject: Recharging Wands (and Staves)
    I HR that wands can be recharged--I just divide the fully-charged retail price by 50 (max number of charges) to get my "price per charge."

    For 1st level spells, this works out to 15 gp per charge. ...
      Topic: Earthly Cultural Analogies In The Flanaess And Beyond?
    Robbastard

    Replies: 50
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    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Wed Apr 29, 2020 10:53 am   Subject: Earthly Cultural Analogies In The Flanaess And Beyond?
    IMC, "Flan" is a catch-all term applied to the pre-migration human inhabitants of the Flanaess. The cultures vary tremendously, from the Picto-Celt Flan of the Sheldomar to the Amerind Flan of the nor ...
      Topic: Origin of Eclavdra's name
    Robbastard

    Replies: 9
    Views: 6643

    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Thu Feb 27, 2020 8:41 pm   Subject: Re: Origin of Eclavdra's name
    That extra "e" may have either been added just to mix it up, or maybe he took it from "draculae," as in "Desmodus draculae," the massive extinct vampire bat of Central and South America.


    You migh ...
      Topic: Origin of Eclavdra's name
    Robbastard

    Replies: 9
    Views: 6643

    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Thu Feb 27, 2020 4:25 pm   Subject: Origin of Eclavdra's name
    Does anyone know if EGG ever revealed the origins of Eclavdra's name?

    I haven't seen it discussed anywhere, and Grodog doesn't even have it on his list of Anagrams, Puns, and Homages.

    While re-r ...
      Topic: Non-Scarlet Brotherhood monk organizations
    Robbastard

    Replies: 34
    Views: 14026

    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Tue Oct 29, 2019 5:16 pm   Subject: Non-Scarlet Brotherhood monk organizations
    On a related note, has the alignment discrepancy between monks (lawful) and Xan Yae and Zuoken (both true neutral) ever been explained?

    Sure, Xan Yae, being a goddess, can be explained away as not ...
      Topic: Deities and Demigods (hardback) in GH
    Robbastard

    Replies: 6
    Views: 3783

    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Tue Oct 29, 2019 1:40 pm   Subject: Deities and Demigods (hardback) in GH
    One of my fellow players in the infancy of my campaign played a magic-user who worshiped Arioch.
      Topic: Non-Scarlet Brotherhood monk organizations
    Robbastard

    Replies: 34
    Views: 14026

    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Tue Oct 29, 2019 1:10 pm   Subject: Non-Scarlet Brotherhood monk organizations
    On a related note, has the alignment discrepancy between monks (lawful) and Xan Yae and Zuoken (both true neutral) ever been explained?

    Sure, Xan Yae, being a goddess, can be explained away as not ...
      Topic: River traffic and fords along the Selintan
    Robbastard

    Replies: 12
    Views: 6014

    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Fri Sep 13, 2019 1:41 pm   Subject: Re: City of Greyhawk Boxed Set maps
    The map of the Domain of Greyhawk included in the City of Greyhawk boxed set shows a ford in the Selintan at the future sight of Fordkeep, a pair of ferries (but no ford) at Two Ford, and a ford at On ...
      Topic: River traffic and fords along the Selintan
    Robbastard

    Replies: 12
    Views: 6014

    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Thu Sep 12, 2019 6:47 pm   Subject: River traffic and fords along the Selintan
    Further, if you are transporting goods to market in a wagon, even 1 m of depth is probably too much, as the grain and other products that get wet will begin to rot. Lets assume all carts in the Domai ...
      Topic: River traffic and fords along the Selintan
    Robbastard

    Replies: 12
    Views: 6014

    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Thu Sep 12, 2019 6:43 pm   Subject: River traffic and fords along the Selintan
    My proffered solution... make them all into ferries. Thus One Ferry, Two Ferry, Ferry Keep. This retains the crossing points, allows commerce up and down the river, and allows you to introduce colorf ...
      Topic: River traffic and fords along the Selintan
    Robbastard

    Replies: 12
    Views: 6014

    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Thu Sep 12, 2019 3:26 pm   Subject: River traffic and fords along the Selintan
    This is something that's bothered me for awhile, but I don't recall anyone bringing it up in recent memory.

    A number of sources indicate that the Selintan is navigable by most deep-draft vessels fr ...
      Topic: The Mad God's Key (possible spoilers)
    Robbastard

    Replies: 4
    Views: 3296

    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Fri Aug 23, 2019 1:26 pm   Subject: Re: The Mad God's Key (possible spoilers)
    So, after a 10 year or so hiatus, I recently started playing again (3.5--I didn't want to buy a bunch of new books), and I've been running this adventure.

    Very cool, Rob!---you planning to resurrec ...
      Topic: The Mad God's Key (possible spoilers)
    Robbastard

    Replies: 4
    Views: 3296

    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Thu Aug 22, 2019 10:11 am   Subject: The Mad God's Key (possible spoilers)
    So, after a 10 year or so hiatus, I recently started playing again (3.5--I didn't want to buy a bunch of new books), and I've been running this adventure.

    For those of you who've ran it, there's a ...
      Topic: Graz'zt and Jack Chick
    Robbastard

    Replies: 2
    Views: 4251

    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Tue Oct 31, 2017 1:25 pm   Subject: Graz'zt and Jack Chick
    So, how many people knew Jack Chick had a copy of the Monster Manual II?

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Iw23e8zEBN8
      Topic: Greyhawk Events at Gen Con?
    Robbastard

    Replies: 13
    Views: 11978

    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Tue Jul 11, 2017 4:09 pm   Subject: Greyhawk Events at Gen Con?
    Dammit Rob!

    This year I won't be there. It was just Anna, me and my friends last time.

    Bloody hell! Well, I'll hoist one for you. Where have you guys been meeting since I was last there? I remem ...
      Topic: Greyhawk Events at Gen Con?
    Robbastard

    Replies: 13
    Views: 11978

    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Tue Jun 27, 2017 1:47 pm   Subject: Greyhawk Events at Gen Con?
    Speaking of which, are there any plans for a dinner/drinks meet-up like we've had in the past? I've missed the last 2-3 years, but I'll be there this time!
      Topic: GenCon 2015 meet and greet
    Robbastard

    Replies: 23
    Views: 18909

    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Tue Jun 09, 2015 4:29 pm   Subject: GenCon 2015 meet and greet
    Well, it looks like I won't be making GenCon this year after all. While lack of people to room with is what kept me away last year, this year it's due to them moving the date up by two weeks, which I ...
      Topic: GenCon 2015 meet and greet
    Robbastard

    Replies: 23
    Views: 18909

    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Sat Apr 18, 2015 3:41 pm   Subject: GenCon 2015 meet and greet
    I most likely will be there this year--Friday or Saturday works for me.
      Topic: GenCon 2014 Meet and Drink
    Robbastard

    Replies: 28
    Views: 24070

    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Sun Aug 31, 2014 11:47 am   Subject: GenCon 2014 Meet and Drink
    So how did High Velocity work out, as far as crowds/wait time?

    Sorry I missed this one! I'll try to do better next year!
      Topic: Most Unloved GH Canon
    Robbastard

    Replies: 98
    Views: 78093

    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Sun Jul 27, 2014 2:50 pm   Subject: Most Unloved GH Canon
    Greg A. Vaughan's Istivin trilogy in Dungeon Magazine #117, #118, and #119, which examined some of the repercussions of the Black Bubble, made it clear that the Black Bubble appeared in CY 576.

    Fr ...
      Topic: GenCon 2014 Meet and Drink
    Robbastard

    Replies: 28
    Views: 24070

    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Sun Jul 27, 2014 2:04 pm   Subject: GenCon 2014 Meet and Drink
    Hope you do make it Rob. My chances of going are near certain now.

    Alas, it doesn't look like I'll be making it this year, but raise one for me! And Mort, give my love to Alisha at the RAM! :)
      Topic: GenCon 2014 Meet and Drink
    Robbastard

    Replies: 28
    Views: 24070

    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Tue Jun 24, 2014 3:51 pm   Subject: GenCon 2014 Meet and Drink
    If I do make it this year, I also vote for High Velocity.
      Topic: GenCon 2014 Meet and Drink
    Robbastard

    Replies: 28
    Views: 24070

    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Wed May 21, 2014 7:23 pm   Subject: GenCon 2014 Meet and Drink
    In Greenwood (30 min south of Indy) there's a brewpub called Oaken Barrel. It doesn't get crazy crowded like the places downtown, but it is a bit of a drive.

    Also in Greenwood (on the north si ...
      Topic: Please could the sign up process for the wiki be sorted out?
    Robbastard

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    PostForum: The Great Library of Greyhawk Wiki   Posted: Thu May 15, 2014 3:33 pm   Subject: Please could the sign up process for the wiki be sorted out?
    I completely agree. I'll pm Gary and direct him to this thread. Hopefully he'll see it.

    Until them, I've added the signup info directly to the main page. Not sure why I didn't do this to begin with ...
      Topic: GenCon 2014 Meet and Drink
    Robbastard

    Replies: 28
    Views: 24070

    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Mon May 05, 2014 7:18 pm   Subject: GenCon 2014 Meet and Drink
    I agree with the Ram being problematic. I love the food and drink, but waiting for a table can be an issue.

    I suggested last year that we attempt to meet in one of the hotel's bar/restaurants. The ...
      Topic: Greyhawk Timelines?
    Robbastard

    Replies: 5
    Views: 5921

    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Mon May 05, 2014 6:43 pm   Subject: Greyhawk Timelines?
    http://www.canonfire.com/cf/ghchrondex.php
      Topic: A Flan Culture of the Rakers
    Robbastard

    Replies: 14
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    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Wed Apr 30, 2014 8:02 pm   Subject: Re: A Flan Culture of the Rakers
    Gman, here's an excerpt covering the areas you mentioned from my unpublished Vecna article that I had planned to submit to the OJ. I consulted several sources (most of them canon), and attempted to we ...
      Topic: A Flan Culture of the Rakers
    Robbastard

    Replies: 14
    Views: 10651

    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Wed Apr 30, 2014 7:08 pm   Subject: A Flan Culture of the Rakers
    I just blundered onto this:

    http://www.canonfire.com/cf/modules.php?name=Forums&file=viewtopic&p=207#207

    Ah, I hope someone is finding my take helpful!

    Here's the final version:

    Pa ...
      Topic: [Prince Thrommel - the ToEE & Greyhawk Wars Contradictio
    Robbastard

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    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Sat Nov 23, 2013 12:27 pm   Subject: [Prince Thrommel - the ToEE & Greyhawk Wars Contradictio
    Novels generally aren't regarded with the same level of canonical authority as modules & sourcebooks, so what takes place in a novel is not necessarily a reflection of "official events" in the set ...
      Topic: World Of Greyhawk Collection Video (some rare pieces)
    Robbastard

    Replies: 12
    Views: 9805

    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Thu Nov 21, 2013 6:43 pm   Subject: World Of Greyhawk Collection Video (some rare pieces)
    Did you ever eat that cheeseburger in the background?
      Topic: D&D Storybooks
    Robbastard

    Replies: 3
    Views: 4450

    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Tue Nov 19, 2013 9:39 pm   Subject: D&D Storybooks
    Mort's post about the TSR trading cards led me to searching the net for images them, for future additions to the wiki.

    Meanwhile, i stumbled on this page, which features 2 storybooks featuring char ...
      Topic: Greyhawk Trading Cards
    Robbastard

    Replies: 8
    Views: 8825

    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Tue Nov 19, 2013 9:13 pm   Subject: Greyhawk Trading Cards
    According to this, someone just gave a bunch of these away: http://www.listia.com/auction/986332-lot-of-6-1993-tsr-d-d-trading-cards
      Topic: Greyhawk City Military & Faithful Service
    Robbastard

    Replies: 16
    Views: 9983

    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Mon Nov 11, 2013 7:40 pm   Subject: Greyhawk City Military & Faithful Service
    In a world where magic is real, I think most governments would have compulsory service of clerics and mages at least in times of war and/or potential conflict. In peacetime, they would likely be expec ...
      Topic: Human naming conventions, what are they?
    Robbastard

    Replies: 12
    Views: 9466

    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Thu Nov 07, 2013 6:07 pm   Subject: Human naming conventions, what are they?
    When in doubt, let the real world be your guide: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Family_name#History
      Topic: Human naming conventions, what are they?
    Robbastard

    Replies: 12
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    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Tue Nov 05, 2013 4:46 pm   Subject: Re: Human naming conventions, what are they?
    It's a taboo to give a name that already exists. Therefore Greyhawk is filled with unique names. You can collect a hundred known Greyhawk characters from canon, and none would be the same. In our worl ...
      Topic: Human naming conventions, what are they?
    Robbastard

    Replies: 12
    Views: 9466

    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Tue Nov 05, 2013 3:52 pm   Subject: Human naming conventions, what are they?
    Player's Guide to Greyhawk, p. 48:

    Systems of naming are wide and varied in the Flanaess, with many local customs. Following are a few general guidelines.

    Common humanity: Most ordinary folk hav ...
      Topic: Is "Queen of Spiders" based on Sterichs history?
    Robbastard

    Replies: 11
    Views: 11945

    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Mon Nov 04, 2013 8:41 pm   Subject: Is "Queen of Spiders" based on Sterichs history?
    Rather than involve time travel, the most efficient thing IMO is to adjust the dates in the Istivin story arc.

    But how, as every Sterich NPC in game has mentioned that 15 years before there was a b ...
      Topic: Is "Queen of Spiders" based on Sterichs history?
    Robbastard

    Replies: 11
    Views: 11945

    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Sun Nov 03, 2013 2:30 pm   Subject: Is "Queen of Spiders" based on Sterichs history?
    I'm curious - what problems arise (other than conflicting with the 2E ordering of the supermodules) with setting GDQ prior to the other two?

    IIRC, the original T1 had an offhand comment to the end ...
      Topic: Greyhawk Blacksmith
    Robbastard

    Replies: 5
    Views: 6367

    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Wed Oct 30, 2013 5:01 pm   Subject: Greyhawk Blacksmith
    Manlin Osgood in Diamond Lake, whose distinctive "O" symbol on his work "is a regional sign of quality" (Dungeon #124.62).
      Topic: Before "Queen of Spiders"
    Robbastard

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    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Sun Sep 22, 2013 11:12 am   Subject: Before "Queen of Spiders"
    I will look in to this modules, but also I need couple of in game books about Abyss, demons and maybe Lolth. My PCs found cultist library in Caves of Chaos modul and want to desipher them. I can make- ...
      Topic: Is "Queen of Spiders" based on Sterichs history?
    Robbastard

    Replies: 11
    Views: 11945

    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Wed Sep 18, 2013 5:30 pm   Subject: Is "Queen of Spiders" based on Sterichs history?
    Regarding Queen of the Spiders: http://www.canonfire.com/wiki/index.php?title=Queen_of_the_Spiders
    "The original modules assumed these adventures were completed separately, however, as the pregenerat ...
      Topic: Do we need a new chivalric order?
    Robbastard

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    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Wed Sep 18, 2013 5:22 pm   Subject: Do we need a new chivalric order?
    You also have the Iron Nation Knights of Rel Astra, the Knights of the Chase, the Demonic Knights of Doom, the Knights of the Chalice, the Lords of the Gloaming, plus numerous other religious and nati ...
      Topic: Greyhawk Wars - War Criminals
    Robbastard

    Replies: 17
    Views: 11447

    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Wed Sep 18, 2013 4:52 pm   Subject: Greyhawk Wars - War Criminals
    ...I have no problem making up said villain, but if there is a name from canon that might fight this scenario I would like to include it. If you have one, let me know! Preferred would be a necromancer ...
      Topic: The Temple in Slave Pits of the Undercity
    Robbastard

    Replies: 10
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    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Sun Sep 01, 2013 2:36 pm   Subject: The Temple in Slave Pits of the Undercity
    Rip beat me to it!
      Topic: The Temple in Slave Pits of the Undercity
    Robbastard

    Replies: 10
    Views: 7582

    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Sun Sep 01, 2013 2:34 pm   Subject: The Temple in Slave Pits of the Undercity
    That's a good catch.

    Isn't it problematic that A1 says the temple was dedicated to a goddess, and Xerbo, is, ahem, not of the feminine persuasion?Where's the "goddess" reference in A1? I couldn't f ...
      Topic: Gencon 2013-Canonfire Meetup
    Robbastard

    Replies: 46
    Views: 36424

    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Wed Aug 28, 2013 8:42 pm   Subject: Gencon 2013-Canonfire Meetup
    Someone mentioned on Mort's blog that the RAM is too crowded.

    Anyone have any other suggestions for next year?

    While I agree the RAM gets crowded, chances are that any place we choose that doe ...
      Topic: Gencon 2013-Canonfire Meetup
    Robbastard

    Replies: 46
    Views: 36424

    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Thu Aug 01, 2013 2:33 pm   Subject: Gencon 2013-Canonfire Meetup
    Okay guys, I created a Facebook event. If you're on the Book of Faces, it's here: https://www.facebook.com/events/476597279100670

    Feel free to "friend" me if you haven't before--just let me know wh ...
      Topic: Gencon 2013-Canonfire Meetup
    Robbastard

    Replies: 46
    Views: 36424

    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Wed Jul 31, 2013 7:43 pm   Subject: Gencon 2013-Canonfire Meetup
    I'll be there all four days this year as well. RAM at 7:30 Friday sounds good. Hell, chances are I'll be there on other nights, too. We may want to create a meet-up event on Facebook & invite some ...
      Topic: The Serpent and Magic
    Robbastard

    Replies: 10
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    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Wed Mar 20, 2013 6:18 pm   Subject: The Serpent and Magic
    According to VHotR, the Serpent "gave the gift of wizardy to all the Ur-Flan people." Vecna's tribe was the last to revere the Serpent, as all other Ur-Flan tribes had forgotten or were "destroyed by ...
      Topic: Useful bits from Age of Worms?
    Robbastard

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    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Mon Mar 18, 2013 6:34 pm   Subject: Useful bits from Age of Worms?
    And I'm pretty sure the "official" start date is in 595, due to the dates on the tombstones of the Land family in "The Whispering Cairn," & scattered references of x event taking place x years ago ...
      Topic: Useful bits from Age of Worms?
    Robbastard

    Replies: 8
    Views: 6001

    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Mon Mar 18, 2013 6:31 pm   Subject: Useful bits from Age of Worms?
    IMC, I started it in summer of 595 CY, scheduled the Champion's Games for the week of Brewfest, & assumed the climax would fall in the early months of 596. YMMV.
      Topic: Useful bits from Age of Worms?
    Robbastard

    Replies: 8
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    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Sat Mar 16, 2013 9:12 am   Subject: Useful bits from Age of Worms?
    ...The latter parts of the campaign detail the city of Redhand in the Bandit Kingdoms in some detail as well as some dungeons around the Rift Canyon to the north. It also includes full stats (3.5E) fo ...
      Topic: Faerie Mysteries
    Robbastard

    Replies: 18
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    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Tue Mar 05, 2013 12:33 pm   Subject: Faerie Mysteries
    Given the fact that Queen Yolande of Celene "taken a number of consorts to with whom to engage in the Faerie Mysteries," my guess is that some sort of sex ritual may be involved.
      Topic: Banks
    Robbastard

    Replies: 15
    Views: 8441

    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Tue Feb 26, 2013 3:48 pm   Subject: Banks
    Greyhawk City, at least, does have a Union of Moneychangers and Pawnbrokers. The entries in the CoG boxed set (FFF, 35-36; GoF, 78) mentions that high interest is charged on loans, & issues credit ...
      Topic: Great Library of Greyhawk (the wiki) reaches milestone!
    Robbastard

    Replies: 6
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    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Sun Feb 24, 2013 2:54 pm   Subject: Great Library of Greyhawk (the wiki) reaches milestone!
    I just noticed that we have reached 1500 articles since starting on September 10th, 2007.

    Not too shabby for a handful of people.

    http://www.canonfire.com/wiki/index.php?title=Main_Page
      Topic: Map of the Pomarj
    Robbastard

    Replies: 20
    Views: 13099

    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Sun Feb 24, 2013 2:44 pm   Subject: Map of the Pomarj
    A good place to start for Greyhawk information is the Great Library of Greyhawk wiki. Though not every subject is covered, 1500 are, including the Pomarj: http://www.canonfire.com/wiki/index.php?title ...
      Topic: Oerth's Gutenberg?
    Robbastard

    Replies: 18
    Views: 11753

    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Sun Feb 17, 2013 3:12 pm   Subject: Oerth's Gutenberg?
    Given the fact that at least two cities in Greyhawk have serial publications, the Sinchaser Report in Alhaster (Dungeon #131) and the Greyhawk Grumbler in (Living) Greyhawk City, some sort of mass-pri ...
      Topic: A Song of Black Ice and Fire
    Robbastard

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    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Thu Feb 07, 2013 4:29 pm   Subject: A Song of Black Ice and Fire
    Rip, I'm pretty sure Nerof Gasgal is from commoner stock, as tAB mentions that he "will never gain acceptance among the nobility of the city because of his lowly birth."

    Other nobles of Greyhawk in ...
      Topic: Vatun and Dalt: Brothers or Bros?
    Robbastard

    Replies: 19
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    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Wed Feb 06, 2013 4:58 pm   Subject: Vatun and Dalt: Brothers or Bros?

    Dalt being 'long forgotten' I suppose Odin and Loki appearing around the time of the Suel Migrations is long ago enough to fit in with that. Dalt is CG though and Loki definitely comes across as CN ...
      Topic: Vatun and Dalt: Brothers or Bros?
    Robbastard

    Replies: 19
    Views: 10609

    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Sat Jan 26, 2013 12:10 pm   Subject: Vatun and Dalt: Brothers or Bros?
    I find it odd that SKR included Dalt and Vatun in tSB, as A) Vatun is far different from the Suel Imperium in both culture and portfolio (a god of winter in an empire that was most likely subtropical? ...
      Topic: Lum, Tuerny, Leuk-o, Ehlissa
    Robbastard

    Replies: 69
    Views: 38231

    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Thu Dec 13, 2012 2:32 pm   Subject: Lum, Tuerny, Leuk-o, Ehlissa
    Thanks, Scott!
      Topic: Lum, Tuerny, Leuk-o, Ehlissa
    Robbastard

    Replies: 69
    Views: 38231

    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Wed Dec 12, 2012 7:49 pm   Subject: Lum, Tuerny, Leuk-o, Ehlissa

    The 1st edition Dungeon Master's Guide said that Ehlissa created her Nightingale "some 17 centuries ago" (that's about -1125 CY, counting down from 576 CY) and then reigned for several centuries mor ...
      Topic: Lum, Tuerny, Leuk-o, Ehlissa
    Robbastard

    Replies: 69
    Views: 38231

    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Wed Dec 12, 2012 6:10 pm   Subject: Lum, Tuerny, Leuk-o, Ehlissa
    Yeah, that should read -144 CY--good catch, Rip!

    Edit:

    Okay, I spoke too soon, assuming I made a mistake when I calculated those dates so long ago.

    It turns out -145 CY is correct, due to the ...
      Topic: Lum, Tuerny, Leuk-o, Ehlissa
    Robbastard

    Replies: 69
    Views: 38231

    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Tue Dec 11, 2012 6:44 pm   Subject: Lum, Tuerny, Leuk-o, Ehlissa
    Re: Ehlissa & Ahlissa, here are a few dates derived from various sources:

    c. -1125 CY
    Xagy and Joramy create Queen Ehlissa’s Marvelous Nightingale.
    (Gygax, Dungeon Masters Guide, 160: “The ...
      Topic: Original Greyahwk Maps up for Auction
    Robbastard

    Replies: 10
    Views: 7653

    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Sat Oct 20, 2012 9:26 am   Subject: Original Greyahwk Maps up for Auction
    Ummm--I wouldn't refer to those as "original" maps--it seems she's selling her "artist's copies" of the 1980 folio maps, which I assume are no different than the ones that were sold to everyone else ...
      Topic: Brand confusion over wiki name
    Robbastard

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    PostForum: The Great Library of Greyhawk Wiki   Posted: Thu Oct 18, 2012 2:56 pm   Subject: Brand confusion over wiki name
    I just email Gary and await his response.

    If "Great Library of Greyhawk" is too long, I think "GLoG" would also work. Thoughts?
      Topic: Animal totems for Old Faith gods
    Robbastard

    Replies: 26
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    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Thu Sep 27, 2012 5:16 pm   Subject: Animal totems for Old Faith gods

    Lanthorn: As to which continent - mostly Europe, but only because the Flanaess is largely an analogue for Europe. Not that I care if there are animals from somewhere else; it's a fantasy world, af ...
     
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