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      Topic: Is it weird that prevailing winds blow from the east?
    SirXaris

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    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Tue Jan 24, 2023 2:10 pm   Subject: Is it weird that prevailing winds blow from the east?
    In Agnosco Adventum, I mentioned that the ocean currents from the Azure Sea round the northern tip of the Amedian Penninsula and move in a clock-wise direction around Jeklea bay to exit back into the ...
      Topic: Is it weird that prevailing winds blow from the east?
    SirXaris

    Replies: 14
    Views: 1737

    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Sun Jan 15, 2023 5:35 pm   Subject: Is it weird that prevailing winds blow from the east?
    . . . seeing the weather on the news you remember that weather patterns generally move from California eastward across the continent to the Atlantic states.

    If someone would just expliain that to h ...
      Topic: Is it weird that prevailing winds blow from the east?
    SirXaris

    Replies: 14
    Views: 1737

    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Sun Jan 15, 2023 1:14 pm   Subject: Is it weird that prevailing winds blow from the east?
    https://greyhawkonline.com/greyhawkwiki/images/thumb/b/bb/DarleneMap01.jpg/575px-DarleneMap01.jpg

    Addendum:

    This all makes sense when you look at the Darlene map of the Flanaess. You'll see tha ...
      Topic: Is it weird that prevailing winds blow from the east?
    SirXaris

    Replies: 14
    Views: 1737

    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Sun Jan 15, 2023 1:01 pm   Subject: Is it weird that prevailing winds blow from the east?
    http://www.photographers1.com/Sailing/PrevailingWindsLarge.png

    The above image shows how the prevailing winds on earth generally move. As you can see, for the first 30 degrees north and south of o ...
      Topic: Dispel Evil
    SirXaris

    Replies: 3
    Views: 300

    PostForum: Greyhawk- AD&D 2nd Edition   Posted: Tue Jan 10, 2023 6:48 pm   Subject: Dispel Evil
    That being said, if the creature makes its Magic Resistance roll, does that mean the spell for its FULL duration is ineffective, OR does that mean the creature is immune to that individual attack and ...
      Topic: Dispel Evil
    SirXaris

    Replies: 3
    Views: 300

    PostForum: Greyhawk- AD&D 2nd Edition   Posted: Mon Jan 09, 2023 9:08 pm   Subject: Dispel Evil
    I'm going to agree with you for game balance reasons.

    Usually, a spell requires either a To Hit roll from the caster or a saving throw by the target, not both. It is a 5th level spell that has two ...
      Topic: Cataracted Rivers
    SirXaris

    Replies: 5
    Views: 512

    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Mon Jan 09, 2023 7:00 pm   Subject: Re: Cataracted Rivers
    I don't remember any mention of cataracts in the description of any river in the Flanaess. If there was one, it would make the river unnavigable at that point and would require a portage point, or may ...
      Topic: Chronology between GDQ et T1-4
    SirXaris

    Replies: 11
    Views: 588

    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Sat Jan 07, 2023 9:42 am   Subject: Chronology between GDQ et T1-4
    The 'sharp check' dealt to Lolth could refer to the defeat of Lareth, the Beautiful in ToEE. Which makes it happen before GDQ.

    Otherwise, you can chalk it up to the inconsistency of the early days ...
      Topic: 2e Greyhawk and Moral "Gray Areas"
    SirXaris

    Replies: 9
    Views: 3551

    PostForum: Greyhawk- AD&D 2nd Edition   Posted: Sat Dec 17, 2022 8:01 pm   Subject: 2e Greyhawk and Moral "Gray Areas"
    I have always considered demi-humans, including drow, to have agency. The alignments given to them in the Monster Manual(s) are no more than generalities.

    As Califor and Lareth mentioned, the non- ...
      Topic: Major guilds in your campaigns
    SirXaris

    Replies: 6
    Views: 511

    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Wed Dec 14, 2022 8:43 pm   Subject: Re: Major guilds in your campaigns
    Thus, my post—and final question: what guilds are most influential IYC, and why?

    Well, my campaign is usually based in the northern Vesve forest, but Sir Xaris has brought his favorite guild with h ...
      Topic: Hello.
    SirXaris

    Replies: 2
    Views: 901

    PostForum: Welcome to Greyhawk!   Posted: Sat Dec 03, 2022 5:05 pm   Subject: Hello.
    Welcome, MistMaster!

    We hope you can find lots of fun information to convert to your favorite rules edition. Happy

    SirXaris
      Topic: The Prophecy of the Six and the Twelve
    SirXaris

    Replies: 5
    Views: 571

    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Sat Nov 26, 2022 10:14 am   Subject: The Prophecy of the Six and the Twelve
    That's quite a prophecy, Grodog! Happy


    A good prophecy can kick of a campaign well, but it cannot be too specific, and has to leave room for interpretation... the best prophecies, like riddles ...
      Topic: The "Introduce Yourself" Thread
    SirXaris

    Replies: 405
    Views: 274979

    PostForum: Welcome to Greyhawk!   Posted: Thu Nov 17, 2022 8:12 pm   Subject: The "Introduce Yourself" Thread
    Welcome to Canonfire!, Mike and Daryl!

    We hope you will join in the forum threads with enthusiasm. Also, be sure to check out the Articles link at the top of the page. I'm sure you'll find much o ...
      Topic: Contract with Assassins' Guild
    SirXaris

    Replies: 15
    Views: 1020

    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Mon Oct 31, 2022 7:34 pm   Subject: Contract with Assassins' Guild
    The reason I mentioned the potential contract between the Church of St. Cuthbert and the Assassin's guild is because of the Lawful nature of the two entities. (St. Cuthbert's clergy are generally LN ...
      Topic: Contract with Assassins' Guild
    SirXaris

    Replies: 15
    Views: 1020

    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Sun Oct 30, 2022 5:19 pm   Subject: Contract with Assassins' Guild
    Well, what's the point of having a guild if not to uphold the reputation of the members?

    Yes, the guild would see to it that the contract was fulfilled. Otherwise, potential clients will go elsewh ...
      Topic: Saints in the Flanaess (according to Pluffet Smedger)
    SirXaris

    Replies: 6
    Views: 1109

    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Sun Sep 25, 2022 8:30 pm   Subject: Saints in the Flanaess (according to Pluffet Smedger)
    IMC, Mayheine is originally from Oerth. She attains the status of a Hero-deity and travels/is sent by her divine sponsor to other worlds to further his agenda there. Eventually, she attains the stat ...
      Topic: Thassalos creation
    SirXaris

    Replies: 6
    Views: 1345

    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Mon Aug 01, 2022 6:57 pm   Subject: Thassalos creation
    It could also be interpreted to mean that a 14th level mage can complete all the requirements for the creation of a lesser thassalos - as long as he has the help of a 16th level buddy to cast the perm ...
      Topic: Learning about our real world via the WoG
    SirXaris

    Replies: 16
    Views: 1810

    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Fri Jul 29, 2022 1:00 pm   Subject: Learning about our real world via the WoG
    I believe it was in a Dungeon Magazine adventure, but it may have been in Rary, the Traitor, the desert nomads were called something like, "Twaregs". Later, I discovered that there is a real desert n ...
      Topic: D&D Movie?
    SirXaris

    Replies: 2
    Views: 977

    PostForum: The Backalley   Posted: Sat Jul 23, 2022 6:21 pm   Subject: D&D Movie?
    After so many failed attempts at a quality D&D movie, I am optimistically hopeful about this one.

    From the teaser, I fear that it may be a bit over-the-top, again, like the others before it, bu ...
      Topic: The Mystery of Iggwilv
    SirXaris

    Replies: 24
    Views: 1963

    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Tue Jul 12, 2022 3:32 pm   Subject: The Mystery of Iggwilv
    The last official write-up of Iggwilv that I am aware of was in The Savage Tide AP, wherein she is a 26th level Wizard/4th level Arch-Mage (30th level spell-caster) living in the Abyss to further her ...
      Topic: The Greyhawk Logo
    SirXaris

    Replies: 5
    Views: 1086

    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Tue Jun 21, 2022 8:29 pm   Subject: The Greyhawk Logo
    Great work, Doc! Happy
      Topic: The Traveling Zoo Comes to the City of Greyhawk
    SirXaris

    Replies: 14
    Views: 1635

    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Thu May 12, 2022 7:31 pm   Subject: The Traveling Zoo Comes to the City of Greyhawk
    b) Where in Greyhawk City does one buy licenses and permits?

    I suggest you look for this information in Maldin's Greyhawk. A link may be found on the Canonfire! home page.

    SirXaris
      Topic: The Traveling Zoo Comes to the City of Greyhawk
    SirXaris

    Replies: 14
    Views: 1635

    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Mon May 09, 2022 7:27 pm   Subject: The Traveling Zoo Comes to the City of Greyhawk
    Once the party believes they have paid all necessary bribes and obtained all necessary permissions and permits, they will find that the People's Constables are drawn to them like lead to a loadstone! ...
      Topic: New to forum
    SirXaris

    Replies: 4
    Views: 1396

    PostForum: Welcome to Greyhawk!   Posted: Fri May 06, 2022 11:21 am   Subject: New to forum
    Welcome to Canonfire! Doc!

    We're all happy to help answer any questions we may have an answer for and enjoy offering helpful suggestions whenever they are sought.

    SirXaris
      Topic: Location of Gaxxmoor in Greyhawk
    SirXaris

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    Views: 2098

    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Tue Apr 12, 2022 6:16 pm   Subject: Location of Gaxxmoor in Greyhawk

    -350 CY: The Aerdi appear on the border of the Oeridian Kingdom. After extracting an exorbitant payment from the Southern Confederation they attack the Oeridian Kingdom. (3)


    Let me see if I am ...
      Topic: Greyhawks Maps
    SirXaris

    Replies: 6
    Views: 6432

    PostForum: Welcome to Greyhawk!   Posted: Sun Apr 03, 2022 6:23 pm   Subject: Greyhawks Maps
    Soulsong,

    That sounds like a great project! Please contact Cebrion directly, if you don't get an answer to your question on this thread. Smile

    SirXaris
      Topic: Location of Gaxxmoor in Greyhawk
    SirXaris

    Replies: 15
    Views: 2098

    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Sat Apr 02, 2022 8:35 am   Subject: Location of Gaxxmoor in Greyhawk
    Thank you for that clarification, Rasgon. Somehow, I was under the impression that the parent empire of Gaxmoor was The Oeridian Kingdom of Aerdy. Your clarification makes much more sense. Happy ...
      Topic: Location of Gaxxmoor in Greyhawk
    SirXaris

    Replies: 15
    Views: 2098

    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Thu Mar 31, 2022 7:47 pm   Subject: Location of Gaxxmoor in Greyhawk
    That's an interesting background, Rasgon, though I am uncertain if the reference I quote below should instead say 'East' (toward Rauxes) instead of "West".

    The lack of any safe communication
    with ...
      Topic: The "Introduce Yourself" Thread
    SirXaris

    Replies: 405
    Views: 274979

    PostForum: Welcome to Greyhawk!   Posted: Thu Mar 31, 2022 7:39 pm   Subject: The "Introduce Yourself" Thread
    Welcome Jeff!

    You began D&D the same year I did, though you were about three years younger. Smile

    We're thrilled to have you become a part of our community. Enjoy perusing the various ...
      Topic: Greysmere & Fionor the Rude: Advice Sought
    SirXaris

    Replies: 10
    Views: 1629

    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Fri Mar 11, 2022 10:32 pm   Subject: Greysmere & Fionor the Rude: Advice Sought
    I'm also trying to imagine if Fionor the Rude were a modern day celebrity, who would he be? He needs a strong portrayal at the table and I'm not yet sure who to model him on.

    It might be difficult ...
      Topic: Robin Hood type scenarios in Greyhawk
    SirXaris

    Replies: 7
    Views: 1463

    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Mon Mar 07, 2022 8:50 pm   Subject: Robin Hood type scenarios in Greyhawk
    All good suggestions above.

    Additionally,

    The Fellreeve - against a Bandit Kingdom lord or against a despot in the Horned Society.

    The Phostwood - against the Church Militant in the Pale.

    ...
      Topic: Eclavdra's level in GDQ1-7
    SirXaris

    Replies: 7
    Views: 7417

    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Wed Feb 23, 2022 7:14 pm   Subject: Eclavdra's level in GDQ1-7
    Personally, I think that if you are using any edition of D&D up to 2nd Ed., you should consider her a C/F 10/10. If you are using any edition of D&D 3.0 or later, or are using Pathfinder rule ...
      Topic: Hello
    SirXaris

    Replies: 7
    Views: 1885

    PostForum: Welcome to Greyhawk!   Posted: Fri Feb 18, 2022 12:21 am   Subject: Hello
    Welcome to Canonfire! JoeGambe and cinemak! We hope you enjoy the show. Happy

    SirXaris
      Topic: Help with Celenian Demographics
    SirXaris

    Replies: 7
    Views: 1384

    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Wed Feb 02, 2022 7:52 pm   Subject: Help with Celenian Demographics
    Adding to Rasgon's point about elves dying due to violence, disease, etc., you could simply determine how many elves die from such things yearly, on average, and add that number to the successful birt ...
      Topic: I'm Slow Sometimes: Wolf Nomads = Uyghurs
    SirXaris

    Replies: 7
    Views: 1708

    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Thu Jan 27, 2022 8:16 pm   Subject: I'm Slow Sometimes: Wolf Nomads = Uyghurs
    So what would that make the Tiger Nomads?

    These guys, though I can't remember the website I found this picture on.

    https://i.pinimg.com/736x/46/56/04/46560479fdd83002b3b079d43e2d6a82.jpg
      Topic: Monarchs of Celene
    SirXaris

    Replies: 6
    Views: 1495

    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Tue Jan 18, 2022 5:46 pm   Subject: Monarchs of Celene
    Prince Melf Brightflame.

    SirXaris
      Topic: Subjects for Greyhawk Artwork
    SirXaris

    Replies: 2
    Views: 1162

    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Sun Jan 16, 2022 9:52 pm   Subject: Subjects for Greyhawk Artwork
    I see many portraits of famous NPCs. What I would like to see now are action pieces of these famous NPCs interacting with other NPCs/opponents.

    For example, Warduke in the midst of a huge battle, ...
      Topic: Hello
    SirXaris

    Replies: 7
    Views: 1885

    PostForum: Welcome to Greyhawk!   Posted: Mon Jan 10, 2022 10:10 am   Subject: Hello
    Welcome to Canonfire! Taffy. Sounds like you're about my age. :)

    I am surprised that you haven't gotten into Greyhawk if you began playing that long ago. Did you begin in a home campaign world, ...
      Topic: Which Greyhawk City/Town would you most like to see detailed
    SirXaris

    Replies: 22
    Views: 2850

    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Sat Jan 08, 2022 8:21 am   Subject: Which Greyhawk City/Town would you most like to see detailed
    I agree that Irongate would be a fantastic city to have more detail on as a base of operations, like the City of Greyhawk.

    But, from a purely adventuring point of view, I would choose Molag, Rauxes ...
      Topic: Which Greyhawk NPCs would you most like to see detailed?
    SirXaris

    Replies: 6
    Views: 2084

    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Sat Dec 18, 2021 9:40 am   Subject: Which Greyhawk NPCs would you most like to see detailed?
    I would like to know more about what Iggwilv has been up to lately.

    Likewise, I am interested in the further development of Eclavdra and Obmi, Tzunk, and Keraptis.

    I would like to know more abou ...
      Topic: New Login
    SirXaris

    Replies: 4
    Views: 1755

    PostForum: The Backalley   Posted: Wed Dec 15, 2021 6:58 am   Subject: New Login
    I only did it once. Laughing

    SirXaris
      Topic: The births of Fharlanghn and Celestian
    SirXaris

    Replies: 3
    Views: 1736

    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Sun Dec 12, 2021 7:43 pm   Subject: The births of Fharlanghn and Celestian
    You are a funny man, Rasgon! Laughing

    SirXaris
      Topic: Curse of Strahd with one post a day
    SirXaris

    Replies: 54
    Views: 7474

    PostForum: Campaign Journals & General Online Play   Posted: Sat Dec 11, 2021 5:10 pm   Subject: Curse of Strahd with one post a day
    Umm...

    "The Realms." "Waterdeep." ???

    You may have posted this on the wrong website. Wink

    SirXaris
      Topic: Vecna Adventure Help?
    SirXaris

    Replies: 5
    Views: 1737

    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Fri Dec 03, 2021 3:17 pm   Subject: Vecna Adventure Help?
    I remember the greater mummy being a more powerful version with clerical spell-casting abilities from earlier editions, but 5th edition has a version of its own.
    https://www.5esrd.com/database/creatu ...
      Topic: Curse of Strahd with one post a day
    SirXaris

    Replies: 54
    Views: 7474

    PostForum: Campaign Journals & General Online Play   Posted: Mon Nov 01, 2021 8:01 pm   Subject: Curse of Strahd with one post a day
    That was a fun read, Kirt! Thank you for sharing it with us. Smile

    SirXaris
      Topic: Monster Ecology Template
    SirXaris

    Replies: 2
    Views: 1319

    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Sat Oct 30, 2021 6:22 am   Subject: Monster Ecology Template
    Religion/gods
    Reproductive rate/age of maturity
    Relationships with various other races/monster types

    SirXaris
      Topic: Were the Oeridians from Lynn? (Discord discussion)
    SirXaris

    Replies: 2
    Views: 2074

    PostForum: Beyond the Flanaess   Posted: Tue Oct 26, 2021 5:46 am   Subject: Re: Were the Oeridians from Lynn? (Discord discussion)
    Interesting stuff, Artharn.

    well here we come into the dilemma of these territories being just too damn large. it would be the equivalent of gifting a people a territory the size of China

    Perhap ...
      Topic: Black Moon Chronicles Map Q
    SirXaris

    Replies: 10
    Views: 2545

    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Sat Oct 23, 2021 7:05 am   Subject: Black Moon Chronicles Map Q
    Icarus is probably the most knowledgeable person on Canonfire! when it comes to the Blackmoon Chronicles and their association with Greyhawk.

    If you can't reach him here, you might try at the Oerth ...
      Topic: Ghost Tower of Inverness backstory
    SirXaris

    Replies: 3
    Views: 2430

    PostForum: Published Material Reviews & Discussion   Posted: Sat Oct 23, 2021 7:02 am   Subject: Ghost Tower of Inverness backstory
    Wasn't there also a troglodyte kingdom worshipping demogorgon that pre-dated the Flan? I believe it was in the area of Sunndi/The Great Kingdom, as I remember the early Flan of Ehlissa coming into co ...
      Topic: Postcards from the Flanaess error
    SirXaris

    Replies: 0
    Views: 1172

    PostForum: Canonfire! & GreyTalk Support and Feedback   Posted: Fri Oct 22, 2021 7:48 pm   Subject: Postcards from the Flanaess error
    The link when clicking on the Sea of Dust takes the viewer to the postcard for the Shield Lands.

    There may be more errors, but I haven't taken the time to check them all.

    SirXaris
      Topic: Grey Company - Mercenary groups of Oerth Part 1
    SirXaris

    Replies: 1
    Views: 1279

    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Fri Oct 08, 2021 8:01 am   Subject: Grey Company - Mercenary groups of Oerth Part 1
    I have played in, and DM'd campaigns that began with the PCs as either soldiers or mercenaries.

    It is a great way to get them set up with some basic equipment and into battle quickly. It is easies ...
      Topic: Regional Products of the Flanaess By Nation (Expanded)
    SirXaris

    Replies: 7
    Views: 1755

    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Fri Sep 24, 2021 2:22 pm   Subject: Regional Products of the Flanaess By Nation (Expanded)
    Ket is then the go between in trade between west and east, shipping out silk and importing linen (with hemp, wool and cotton, being produced both east and west).

    Where in the Baklunish lands do you ...
      Topic: Regional Products of the Flanaess By Nation (Expanded)
    SirXaris

    Replies: 7
    Views: 1755

    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Fri Sep 24, 2021 10:08 am   Subject: Regional Products of the Flanaess By Nation (Expanded)
    Ket is then the go between in trade between west and east, shipping out silk and importing linen (with hemp, wool and cotton, being produced both east and west).

    Where in the Baklunish lands do you ...
      Topic: (Un)Holy water...faith specific?
    SirXaris

    Replies: 7
    Views: 2045

    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Sun Sep 19, 2021 6:44 pm   Subject: (Un)Holy water...faith specific?
    My take isn't exactly any of the above mentioned options.

    First, I do agree with Jason's point that (Un)Holy Water is a magical item once created, albeit divine in nature rather than arcane.

    Sin ...
      Topic: The "Introduce Yourself" Thread
    SirXaris

    Replies: 405
    Views: 274979

    PostForum: Welcome to Greyhawk!   Posted: Thu Sep 16, 2021 8:41 pm   Subject: The "Introduce Yourself" Thread
    Welcome, Peregrine!

    We are always pleased to hear that our website has provided inspiration and joy to another Greyhawk fan - new or old. We are also happy to meet you and include you in our club. ...
      Topic: City, town and village mapping project
    SirXaris

    Replies: 723
    Views: 13246

    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Tue Sep 14, 2021 12:20 am   Subject: City, town and village mapping project
    Blackwell

    See also "Agnosco Adventum" from Canonfire! Chronicles Vol. I. There is no map of the town, but some of the buildings are described, and its wall, gatehouse, and docks are mentioned.
    ...
      Topic: New Infinities and their Greyhawk Equivalents
    SirXaris

    Replies: 4
    Views: 1955

    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Fri Sep 10, 2021 10:44 pm   Subject: Re: New Infinities and their Greyhawk Equivalents
    Cool, cthaeh! Happy

    But...

    Jade Bay Jerlea Bay

    It is "Jeklea Bay". Wink

    SirXaris
      Topic: Castle Project
    SirXaris

    Replies: 3
    Views: 1473

    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Tue Sep 07, 2021 11:42 am   Subject: Castle Project
    Krak de Chevalier is no small keep! It is probably the most powerful non-concentric castle in the world. It is a wonder that would require an incredible concentration of man-power and/or magic and ...
      Topic: City maps! Now available!
    SirXaris

    Replies: 3
    Views: 1867

    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Mon Sep 06, 2021 11:13 am   Subject: City maps! Now available!
    You guys are awesome!

    Thank you Longetalos, Gary Holian, and Jason Zavoda, for doing so much work to make our fun easier. Happy

    SirXaris
      Topic: Greatest Mysteries of Greyhawk
    SirXaris

    Replies: 8
    Views: 2398

    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Mon Sep 06, 2021 12:07 am   Subject: Greatest Mysteries of Greyhawk
    What is Iggwilv up to?

    Did Iuz free himself from Zagyg's imprisonment, or did Robilar free him?

    Who killed Ren O' the Star?

    Does King Snurre Ironbelly really look like Hulk Hogan? (I saw it ...
      Topic: Great Religious Rivalries of Greyhawk
    SirXaris

    Replies: 3
    Views: 1588

    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Sun Sep 05, 2021 10:04 am   Subject: Great Religious Rivalries of Greyhawk
    St. Cuthbert vs. Iuz
    Demogorgon vs. Orcus
      Topic: Adventures and Module location in the Flanaess map
    SirXaris

    Replies: 46
    Views: 15196

    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Sun Aug 29, 2021 10:37 am   Subject: Adventures and Module location in the Flanaess map
    It appears that none of the three adventures in the Canonfire! Chronicles are listed on the map. Those are all, obviously, Greyhawk adventures.

    SirXaris
      Topic: NPCs from My Campaign
    SirXaris

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    Views: 16651

    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Mon Aug 23, 2021 4:13 pm   Subject: NPCs from My Campaign
    Ah, thanks, Jason! Somehow, I missed the (un)enchanted part of that statement. Razz

    SirXaris
      Topic: NPCs from My Campaign
    SirXaris

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    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Sat Aug 21, 2021 8:37 am   Subject: NPCs from My Campaign
    http://www.canonfire.com/cf/u/6089/bold_1.jpg

    I love Mads Mikkelson! Is this photo from King Arthur?


    Gauntlet of crushing grip:
    ... It can easily crush a flagon or snap an unenchanted blade. ...
      Topic: Where is Gygax's Peak of the Nightlord?
    SirXaris

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    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Sat Aug 14, 2021 9:56 am   Subject: Where is Gygax's Peak of the Nightlord?
    Per the last portion of the description, I suggest the following:

    Within Perrenland, west of the Ulsprue Mountains.

    Within Sterich, west of the Jotens.

    In Geoff, southeast of the Hornwood in ...
      Topic: NPCs from My Campaign
    SirXaris

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    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Tue Aug 10, 2021 5:52 pm   Subject: NPCs from My Campaign

    In truth the Beggar King is a ranger-lord, sometimes an avatar of the land itself. Those of the Old Faith, from the most common believer to the most powerful of druids has dreamed him into existence ...
      Topic: NPCs from My Campaign
    SirXaris

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    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Tue Aug 10, 2021 9:24 am   Subject: NPCs from My Campaign

    In truth the Beggar King is a ranger-lord, sometimes an avatar of the land itself. Those of the Old Faith, from the most common believer to the most powerful of druids has dreamed him into existence ...
      Topic: Looking for Greyhawk One Shot
    SirXaris

    Replies: 6
    Views: 2169

    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Sat Jul 31, 2021 4:20 pm   Subject: Looking for Greyhawk One Shot
    The Adventure Cards in the City of Greyhawk boxed set are perfect for this. They are two pages of adventure (front and back on card-stock) and can be run easily in 3 or 4 hours.

    One of my favorite ...
      Topic: NPCs from My Campaign
    SirXaris

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    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Fri Jul 30, 2021 3:52 pm   Subject: NPCs from My Campaign
    Your description of The Raven Queen reminds me of one of the characters in The Black Company novels. Smile

    SirXaris
      Topic: The Greyhawk feel?
    SirXaris

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    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Thu Jul 22, 2021 10:15 am   Subject: The Greyhawk feel?
    Here are some contrasts to other campaign settings that make Greyhawk special to me.

    1) High fantasy vs. low fantasy.

    High fantasy worlds are full of magic. It is commonplace and seen by every ...
      Topic: Clergy of Zilchus: Views on Taxation
    SirXaris

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    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Wed Jul 14, 2021 11:15 am   Subject: Clergy of Zilchus: Views on Taxation
    I agree with Rasgon's assessment, but want to add a further consideration.

    Despite being Lawful Neutral, Zilchus and his clerics may not hold tightly to any rigid philosophy regarding taxation, in ...
      Topic: Well met, good folk of Canonfire!
    SirXaris

    Replies: 2
    Views: 1870

    PostForum: Welcome to Greyhawk!   Posted: Wed Jul 14, 2021 11:04 am   Subject: Well met, good folk of Canonfire!
    Welcome to Canonfire! DimensionalRambler! We are glad you are here. Smile

    The Forums are always a great place to ask questions about Greyhawk. You'll get answers from longtime Greyhawk fans ...
      Topic: Hello
    SirXaris

    Replies: 2
    Views: 1934

    PostForum: Welcome to Greyhawk!   Posted: Tue Jul 13, 2021 5:51 am   Subject: Hello
    Hello cthaeh, and welcome to Canonfire! Smile

    You began playing D&D the same time I did. We hope you find a wealth of information to improve your gaming here and are glad you have joined ...
      Topic: Homebrew Castle Greyhawk
    SirXaris

    Replies: 4
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    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Sat Jul 03, 2021 6:19 am   Subject: Homebrew Castle Greyhawk
    The above two mentioned versions of the ruins of castle Greyhawk are very good!

    Like you, Ralf, I enjoyed the Greyhawk Ruins module, but for my campaign, it requires more than just the seeming rand ...
      Topic: The Growth of Canonfire! Over the Years
    SirXaris

    Replies: 3
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    PostForum: Canonfire! & GreyTalk Support and Feedback   Posted: Sat Jun 19, 2021 7:55 am   Subject: The Growth of Canonfire! Over the Years
    Those are some inspiring numbers, Cebrion. I am glad to see that Canonfire! is providing Greyhawk entertainment to a growing number of people.

    Thank you for providing this information.

    SirXaris
      Topic: Help Needed with an Adventure
    SirXaris

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    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Fri Jun 18, 2021 2:05 am   Subject: Help Needed with an Adventure
    I just remembered that the Kron Hills are infested with camprats, which are burrowing mammals.

    Could gnomes become werecamprats?

    That is as far as that idea has gone, and is perhaps terrible.
    ...
      Topic: Help Needed with an Adventure
    SirXaris

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    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Thu Jun 17, 2021 2:05 am   Subject: Help Needed with an Adventure
    A more difficult scenario would be one where the kidnappers are politically connected.

    For example, a young elven lord in Celene has been sending his advisor (a low-level wizard) to the gnome villa ...
      Topic: Sisters of the Scarlet Brotherhood
    SirXaris

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    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Tue May 18, 2021 9:02 pm   Subject: Sisters of the Scarlet Brotherhood
    Great minds think alike, fellas!

    I included Sister Aspinet, a Scarlet Brotherhood monk, as a spy and saboteur in the city of Blackwell in Agnosco Adventum.

    Female monks seem to be a fun NPC to s ...
      Topic: Best of Other Magazines
    SirXaris

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    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Mon May 10, 2021 10:27 am   Subject: Best of Other Magazines
    ...Dungeon #130, which detailed Kuluth-Mar, doesn't mention Elatalhuihle at all. The Scarlet Brotherhood says only that Kyuss is said to have spent time in Elatalhuihle.

    Some possibilities:

    1. K ...
      Topic: Rift Canyon maps and info
    SirXaris

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    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Sun Apr 11, 2021 4:46 pm   Subject: Rift Canyon maps and info
    The link above works: the link on that page to the map doesn't.

    SirXaris
      Topic: Ring of Five Questions @Greyhawkery
    SirXaris

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    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Sat Mar 20, 2021 4:12 am   Subject: Ring of Five Questions @Greyhawkery
    therabyd: Wee Jas, Five Shall be One, Iggwilv and Baba Yaga's Hut! Those are all my answers. Are we related? Laughing

    Iggwilv and Baba Yaga's Hut were mine, as well. Happy

    https://greyhawkery. ...
      Topic: Question: Cynidicean version in Greyhawk?
    SirXaris

    Replies: 4
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    PostForum: Greyhawk- Other Game Systems/Editions   Posted: Fri Mar 19, 2021 3:01 pm   Subject: Question: Cynidicean version in Greyhawk?
    Hey, I found the answer I was looking for! An old 2007 thread. This is perfect. https://www.enworld.org/.../cynidicea-lost-city-masque.../

    Very interesting, but the link is dead.

    SirXaris
      Topic: The "Introduce Yourself" Thread
    SirXaris

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    PostForum: Welcome to Greyhawk!   Posted: Fri Mar 05, 2021 8:55 am   Subject: The "Introduce Yourself" Thread
    Welcome to Canonfire! and the World of Greyhawk, SammanthaRoss! We are always happy to meet new youngbloods. Happy

    SirXaris
      Topic: Rime of the FrostMaiden in Greyhawk?
    SirXaris

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    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Mon Mar 01, 2021 9:21 am   Subject: Rime of the FrostMaiden in Greyhawk?
    I did find out one thing that I need a little help with. One of the Arcane Brotherhood is neutral and can be a patron for the party. They are from a famous wizard family (Harpell). I'm trying ...
      Topic: The "Introduce Yourself" Thread
    SirXaris

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    PostForum: Welcome to Greyhawk!   Posted: Sat Feb 20, 2021 2:14 am   Subject: The "Introduce Yourself" Thread
    Awesome, Jimmy! You sound like you run my kind of game. Happy

    SirXaris
      Topic: POSTFEST: Greyhawk’s Underdark
    SirXaris

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    PostForum: Postfest Forum & Archive   Posted: Fri Feb 19, 2021 3:56 am   Subject: POSTFEST: Greyhawk’s Underdark
    Fantastic! Happy

    SirXaris
      Topic: What age are Greyhawk Fans?
    SirXaris

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    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Mon Feb 01, 2021 3:14 pm   Subject: What age are Greyhawk Fans?
    I am 51. Smile

    I have been playing since 1981, when I was 12 years old.

    SirXaris
      Topic: High Elves
    SirXaris

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    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Tue Jan 26, 2021 5:14 am   Subject: High Elves
    I recall that Thiondar's Legacy, from Dungeon Magazine #30, included a history of the Grey Elves and their founding, which was a separating from the High Elves. Though it wasn't set in Greyhawk, spec ...
      Topic: Keoland's RW Analog
    SirXaris

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    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Mon Jan 25, 2021 5:15 am   Subject: Keoland's RW Analog
    ...but it's very clear that there is magical tampering with the climate of the Flanaess (perhaps on the Oerth as a whole).

    Clear, how? I am curious what evidence you have come across that makes th ...
      Topic: How advanced were the Pre-Cataclysmic western empires?
    SirXaris

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    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Thu Jan 21, 2021 9:37 pm   Subject: How advanced were the Pre-Cataclysmic western empires?
    Recent threads on Canonfire! have me reconsidering a conundrum that has been bothering me for years now.

    Apparently, the Suel Empirium, the Baklunish Empire, and the Oeridians, based in what is now ...
      Topic: The "Introduce Yourself" Thread
    SirXaris

    Replies: 405
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    PostForum: Welcome to Greyhawk!   Posted: Thu Jan 21, 2021 5:17 am   Subject: The "Introduce Yourself" Thread
    Welcome to Canonfire! Ranxaeroth, and well met! Smile

    It sounds like there is a fine tradition of Greyhawk in your family. My own children and I are about the same age as you and yours. I ...
      Topic: Map of Gorna
    SirXaris

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    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Mon Jan 18, 2021 4:35 pm   Subject: Re: Gorna Map
    I dled the map and was wondering if anyone knew how the topography works.

    The topography is very good, in my opinion.

    The river is the lowest level. Cliffs rise on each side of it. To the west ...
      Topic: The source of greyhawk magic
    SirXaris

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    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Mon Jan 18, 2021 4:10 pm   Subject: The source of greyhawk magic
    Things like this, where magic vanished and non-human races disappear with it, always leave a bad taste in my mouth.

    Why should I be invested in the plights and passions of the elves or dwarves if ...
      Topic: Keoland's RW Analog
    SirXaris

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    Views: 10910

    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Sun Jan 17, 2021 11:21 pm   Subject: Keoland's RW Analog
    I don't recall any canon statement that Oerth's winds are opposite Earth's winds. Page five of the WoG Guide holds that, "Prevailing winds tend to be from the northeast in the winter and autumn, from ...
      Topic: Keoland's RW Analog
    SirXaris

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    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Tue Jan 12, 2021 2:52 pm   Subject: Keoland's RW Analog
    I see your point, Vulcan, but I will argue that it is not ash from the volcanic Hellfurnaces that maintains the Sea of Dust,

    It is in part. As Greyhawk Adventures detailed, different regions of the ...
      Topic: Keoland's RW Analog
    SirXaris

    Replies: 45
    Views: 10910

    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Tue Jan 12, 2021 1:46 am   Subject: Keoland's RW Analog
    Wait, the prevailing winds on Oerth are moving in opposite directions to those of Erath, at similar latitudes?

    Yep, though I don't remember the source material. It's just something I remember rea ...
      Topic: Keoland's RW Analog
    SirXaris

    Replies: 45
    Views: 10910

    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Mon Jan 11, 2021 1:01 pm   Subject: Keoland's RW Analog
    With the predominant easterly winds of Oerik, the Hold of the Sea Princes has a tropical monsoon climate with less pronounced dry seasons. Consequently, Saltmarsh and the rest of the Keoish coast get ...
      Topic: Ring of Five Questions @Greyhawkery
    SirXaris

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    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Thu Jan 07, 2021 4:16 pm   Subject: Ring of Five Questions @Greyhawkery
    Oonga! Now, that's an original answer! Happy

    SirXaris
      Topic: Cities of Greyhawk - Verbobonc
    SirXaris

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    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Thu Dec 31, 2020 10:34 pm   Subject: Cities of Greyhawk - Verbobonc

    Recently she has been seen near the aband

    I think we're missing something here. ;)

    SirXaris
      Topic: The Seer
    SirXaris

    Replies: 9
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    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Tue Dec 22, 2020 7:35 pm   Subject: The Seer
    The Seer features in Kirt's campaign blog linked below. I remember that he is the one the PCs seek out in their search for the Ghost Tower of Inverness, but you'll have to ask Kirt where to find it. ...
     
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