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      Topic: Age Before Ages Info
    Woesinger

    Replies: 11
    Views: 5589

    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Fri Nov 30, 2007 1:34 am   Subject: Age Before Ages Info
    How does the date of the Battle of Pesh here jive with its mention as having occurred in the Flanaess in the LGG apocrypha?

    P.
      Topic: Thornward
    Woesinger

    Replies: 14
    Views: 6983

    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Fri Nov 30, 2007 1:20 am   Subject: Thornward
    If your payday at the end of the caravan is big enough - it'd be worth the pain of the bribes they'd need to pay in Thornward. The kind of goods that would be transported along the Great Western Road ...
      Topic: [LG] Doomgrinder
    Woesinger

    Replies: 27
    Views: 12476

    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Wed Oct 10, 2007 8:46 am   Subject: [LG] Doomgrinder
    What you said:

    The article does not "fail to mention a clockwork warmachine", it explicitly says that such a notion is ridiculous. It therefore does not assume an outcome for the module, it states ...
      Topic: [LG] Doomgrinder
    Woesinger

    Replies: 27
    Views: 12476

    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Mon Oct 08, 2007 8:34 am   Subject: [LG] Doomgrinder
    It is not the place of WotC web articles to invalidate canon material.

    **Looks in contract. Fails to find this clause anywhere. Shrugs.**

    If you want to read that the article invalidates the c ...
      Topic: [LG] Doomgrinder
    Woesinger

    Replies: 27
    Views: 12476

    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Fri Oct 05, 2007 4:03 am   Subject: [LG] Doomgrinder
    Well - the article doesn't actually nerf anything the (terrible, terrible) Doomgrinder module says. It just says that most sages consider the warmachine theory to be fanciful.

    The article actually ...
      Topic: The Witch Hunters of Greyhawk
    Woesinger

    Replies: 18
    Views: 7822

    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Wed Sep 12, 2007 5:37 am   Subject: The Witch Hunters of Greyhawk
    As others have said, the Theocracy of the Pale is the perfect setting for zealous witchhunters.

    A friend of mine ran a very interesting couple of campaign sessions in the Pale. He depicted it as a ...
      Topic: Expedition to the Ruins of Greyhawk
    Woesinger

    Replies: 72
    Views: 32490

    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Wed Sep 12, 2007 5:09 am   Subject: Expedition to the Ruins of Greyhawk
    You realize you just created Mordy in the best tradition of Elminster except he doesn't sleep around? The "Mordy's Masterplan" thing can be overdone and your hypothesis, IMO, overdoes it to a fairth ...
      Topic: Expedition to the Ruins of Greyhawk
    Woesinger

    Replies: 72
    Views: 32490

    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Thu Aug 30, 2007 2:09 am   Subject: Expedition to the Ruins of Greyhawk
    My thoughts jive along with Woesinger and Erik and how I envisioned things to have gone down in my campaign is that Mordy had a bone to pick with Otiluke and Tenser was simply trying to tip things too ...
      Topic: It's Available: Expedition to the Ruins of Greyhawk
    Woesinger

    Replies: 46
    Views: 22872

    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Mon Aug 20, 2007 4:36 am   Subject: Re: Mondo Bilarro
    I'll note that Bilarro is also the name of the former ruling house of Highport, as referenced in Slavers.

    ::Snip ::

    Who knows? It might be a cooincidence -- the Bilarros of Highport may be tota ...
      Topic: The Death of Living Greyhawk
    Woesinger

    Replies: 12
    Views: 5894

    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Mon Aug 20, 2007 4:00 am   Subject: The Death of Living Greyhawk
    LG was always going to have a cut off point. It was always a matter of when and not if (and it was always very likely that 4e would be that when).

    Reflecting on LG's legacy, it has to be said it's ...
      Topic: Expedition to the Ruins of Greyhawk
    Woesinger

    Replies: 72
    Views: 32490

    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Wed Aug 15, 2007 7:16 am   Subject: Expedition to the Ruins of Greyhawk
    I haven't got Expedition yet, but the Internet didn't get where it is today by letting ignorance of the facts get in the way of a good post. :)

    The Robilar evil twin Skippy theory (in the last form ...
      Topic: It's Available: Expedition to the Ruins of Greyhawk
    Woesinger

    Replies: 46
    Views: 22872

    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Wed Aug 15, 2007 6:24 am   Subject: Mondo Bilarro
    I'll note that Bilarro is also the name of the former ruling house of Highport, as referenced in Slavers.

    Cat, meet pigeons. :)
      Topic: Settlement Patterns in the Yeomanry?
    Woesinger

    Replies: 18
    Views: 8235

    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Mon Jul 16, 2007 1:54 pm   Subject: Settlement Patterns in the Yeomanry?
    Baking hot summers on the central Yeoman plain, retreat to the cool hill stations the only recourse - I like it.

    It's exactly what happened in India during the British Raj. To avoid the unbearable ...
      Topic: Settlement Patterns in the Yeomanry?
    Woesinger

    Replies: 18
    Views: 8235

    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Fri Jul 13, 2007 6:08 am   Subject: Settlement Patterns in the Yeomanry?
    Water is not present as surface water due to the geologic nature of the soil.

    No lakes or rivers on the Darlene map doesn't mean no lakes or rivers at all, it means no major rivers or lakes on th ...
      Topic: Settlement Patterns in the Yeomanry?
    Woesinger

    Replies: 18
    Views: 8235

    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Wed Jul 11, 2007 2:58 am   Subject: Settlement Patterns in the Yeomanry?
    Perhaps because the heartlands are (a) safe - therefore there's no need for the population to huddle together in numbers for security and (b) primarily agrarian - therefore little in the way of indust ...
      Topic: Vecna & Circle of Eight vs. Greyhawk Wars
    Woesinger

    Replies: 12
    Views: 6081

    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Thu Jul 05, 2007 6:02 am   Subject: Vecna & Circle of Eight vs. Greyhawk Wars
    LGJ 0 deals with this explicitly, saying that Mordenkainen (who conveniently phoned in sick that day) cloned them all back to life, getting them up and running just for the start of the Wars (but, als ...
      Topic: [OWDP] The Ancient Oeridians
    Woesinger

    Replies: 3
    Views: 4956

    PostForum: The Oerth Journal   Posted: Mon Jul 02, 2007 4:43 am   Subject: [OWDP] The Ancient Oeridians
    Sorry - not ignoring this. Just haven't had the time to get to it. Will attempt to do so this week.

    P.
      Topic: Beyond the Flanaess: The Oerth World-Development Project
    Woesinger

    Replies: 49
    Views: 25169

    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Thu Jun 28, 2007 7:04 am   Subject: Beyond the Flanaess: The Oerth World-Development Project
    The Baklien could work if you assume that the Baklunish and Oerids shared a common ancestor people that inhabited the steppes north of the Celestial Imperium way back in the when. Some Baklunish and ...
      Topic: [OWDP] Nippon
    Woesinger

    Replies: 20
    Views: 14502

    PostForum: The Oerth Journal   Posted: Tue Jun 26, 2007 6:36 am   Subject: [OWDP] Nippon
    Some grist for your mill perhaps?

    Another tropical island kingdom from the real world that you might be able to draw some cool unique elements:

    http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/History_of_Sri_Lanka ...
      Topic: [OWDP] The Ancient Oeridians
    Woesinger

    Replies: 3
    Views: 4956

    PostForum: The Oerth Journal   Posted: Tue Jun 26, 2007 6:30 am   Subject: [OWDP] The Ancient Oeridians
    I have an incomplete High History of the Aerdi that delves into the legends and wanderings of the Oerids before the Great Migrations.

    In short: Led by Rasgon's work on this, I place the ancient Oe ...
      Topic: Sfirta & Berhodt
    Woesinger

    Replies: 12
    Views: 6438

    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Tue Jun 26, 2007 6:24 am   Subject: Sfirta & Berhodt
    Here's the quote from LGG (106): While the Fruztii were historically the most persistent in their raids upon the Aerdy, the Schnai explored the seas and the northern isles. Their discovery of Fireland ...
      Topic: How big is your White Plume Mountain?
    Woesinger

    Replies: 7
    Views: 4265

    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Mon Jun 18, 2007 8:31 am   Subject: How big is your White Plume Mountain?
    If it's supposed to be a volcano - I think you need to aim bigger, rather than smaller.

    If it were 800 feet high, it'd be White Plume Hill. Happy

    2 mile diameter and 8,000 feet (2,438 m) sou ...
      Topic: House of Yust
    Woesinger

    Replies: 2
    Views: 2116

    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Fri Jun 08, 2007 6:35 am   Subject: House of Yust
    I'm certain that the House of Yust hasn't appeared in relation to the Great Kingdom anywhere else in Canon.

    It's possible they could have been a minor house that found temporary favour with some o ...
      Topic: Who are the Zahindi?
    Woesinger

    Replies: 15
    Views: 8993

    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Tue May 15, 2007 5:23 am   Subject: Who are the Zahindi?
    ::delurk::

    It's almost certain that the Suel had significant contact with Zahind before the RoCF. Zahind offered a route to a sea, trade, spices and therefore wealth. And as the Turks say - "The Re ...
      Topic: axe of heironeous
    Woesinger

    Replies: 16
    Views: 8217

    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Mon Mar 26, 2007 3:46 am   Subject: axe of heironeous
    Axes don't preclude organised battle tactics - look to the Saxon huscarls and the Varangians. They're fearsome and effective weapons, and that, along with cultural (the Oerids may have a bias towards ...
      Topic: The Complete *Ivid*
    Woesinger

    Replies: 28
    Views: 8679

    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Tue Mar 20, 2007 7:59 am   Subject: The Complete *Ivid*
    Raf,

    If the History of the Great Kingdom mentions mad twin overkings, then it's sadly heretical. Good, but heretical.

    P.
      Topic: The Antipodes of Oerth or Designing Anakeri
    Woesinger

    Replies: 205
    Views: 73463

    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Mon Mar 12, 2007 2:44 am   Subject: The Antipodes of Oerth or Designing Anakeri

    I believe I was looking at a map of the Oerth drawn up by Pluffet Smedger (Gary Holian, of this parish). There is another map showing an incomplete Anakeris:

    http://www.peldor.com/world/oerthlarg ...
      Topic: The Antipodes of Oerth or Designing Anakeri
    Woesinger

    Replies: 205
    Views: 73463

    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Fri Mar 09, 2007 3:14 am   Subject: The Antipodes of Oerth or Designing Anakeri

    If you look at Anakeris in terms of latitudes, it ranges from roughly 10 S to well nigh 70-80 S.


    10 degrees south latitude? Did you get this from some map I'm unaware of? The only map I've see ...
      Topic: Baklunish Won the War
    Woesinger

    Replies: 43
    Views: 26039

    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Fri Feb 16, 2007 5:57 am   Subject: Baklunish Won the War
    I'd go with the supposition that the Suel were not winning and that the ID was their last ditch effort to win the war.

    Reasons for refugees fleeing:

    If the refugees were simply fleeing the Bakl ...
      Topic: Cuthbert, Not As Old As You Think
    Woesinger

    Replies: 18
    Views: 9166

    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Fri Feb 02, 2007 3:47 am   Subject: Cuthbert, Not As Old As You Think
    Complete aside - do we know that Urnst was a kingdom pre-Aerdi occupation?

    I thought there was mention of a Senatorial structure in LGG? Not to say that's incompatible with a monarchy (see the ear ...
      Topic: Emirates of the Bakhoury Coast
    Woesinger

    Replies: 4
    Views: 1300

    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Sun Jan 28, 2007 7:31 am   Subject: Emirates of the Bakhoury Coast
    Not sure how canon that map is or whether the climate described in, say LGJ 5, jives with a climate moist enough to support a forest there.

    Did you get answers to those questions in the first post ...
      Topic: Sharifate of Risay
    Woesinger

    Replies: 7
    Views: 3395

    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Sun Jan 28, 2007 7:29 am   Subject: Sharifate of Risay
    Excellent bit of detective work! Certainly worth a write up in the OJ (hint-hint).

    Two thoughts occur (and that's overtime for me on a Sunday!):

    1: The lands west of the Baklunish empire and eas ...
      Topic: Irongate in Dragon 351
    Woesinger

    Replies: 19
    Views: 6653

    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Fri Jan 26, 2007 3:34 am   Subject: Irongate in Dragon 351
    LG Onnwal didn't really get into the details of the Iron Hills too much actually (though, like a hundred other things, I often meant to).

    P.
      Topic: The Rain of Colorless Fire
    Woesinger

    Replies: 25
    Views: 11728

    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Fri Jan 26, 2007 3:32 am   Subject: The Rain of Colorless Fire
    There's records of large volcanic eruptions cooling the climate slightly over decades in the real world. Certainly the RoCF may have caused cooling though I think Ice Age is a bit strong a term for it ...
      Topic: Mur
    Woesinger

    Replies: 7
    Views: 2593

    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Wed Jan 24, 2007 1:34 am   Subject: Mur
    Yeah - I got the vibe that the Brazen Horde nomads and the settled Komali didn't get on. In fact, I've speculated here before that the BH came from the western side of the mountains (where the map of ...
      Topic: Irongate in Dragon 351
    Woesinger

    Replies: 19
    Views: 6653

    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Wed Jan 24, 2007 1:29 am   Subject: Irongate in Dragon 351
    Is there any info on the nearby dwarf kingdom - I can recall only a few articles on magical sites in the hills...

    No big chunks of canon aside from what's served up in the various gazetteer entries ...
      Topic: Mur
    Woesinger

    Replies: 7
    Views: 2593

    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Tue Jan 23, 2007 1:37 am   Subject: Mur
    I'd always assumed the Bakhoury Coast included the far side of the Gulf (that's the way I've been using the term), but aside from that I largely agree with you. Except - as I said - the coastline itse ...
      Topic: Mur
    Woesinger

    Replies: 7
    Views: 2593

    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Mon Jan 22, 2007 3:36 am   Subject: Mur
    The coastal

    If there were indigenous horsemen, how could the Bakhoury Coast have been originally settled by Baklunish refugees? Smile

    I think you mean that the Emirates were founded by Baklu ...
      Topic: Irongate in Dragon 351
    Woesinger

    Replies: 19
    Views: 6653

    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Fri Jan 19, 2007 8:06 am   Subject: Irongate in Dragon 351
    Perhaps he didn't spend his entire time in a library?

    :)
      Topic: Knightly Orders
    Woesinger

    Replies: 11
    Views: 4404

    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Mon Jan 08, 2007 6:42 am   Subject: Knightly Orders
    The Glaives are an Onnwal-based chivalric order that arose out of LG and then made it into the Living Greyhawk Journal (which means that their canon status is arguable - and I say that as a co-creator ...
      Topic: Motley Questions
    Woesinger

    Replies: 14
    Views: 8256

    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Mon Jan 08, 2007 6:30 am   Subject: Motley Questions
    Ephealy: I'm inclined to agree with you that the title "Celestial House" probably refers to the original founding houses, with the others - the Atirrs, the Virs etc being secondary.
      Topic: Motley Questions
    Woesinger

    Replies: 14
    Views: 8256

    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Mon Jan 01, 2007 5:55 pm   Subject: Re: Motley Questions
    (1) Celestial Houses of the Aerdi: I've got six on my list (Cranden, Darmen, Garasteth, Haxx, Naelax, and Rax). Am I missing any?

    Torquann and Atirr, as pointed out above.
    The Haxx may be regarde ...
      Topic: Expedition to the Ruins of Greyhawk
    Woesinger

    Replies: 66
    Views: 34519

    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Thu Dec 21, 2006 9:18 am   Subject: Expedition to the Ruins of Greyhawk
    If we can get past the blind frickin' reverence for the Great Old Ones and get thinky about this:

    1: WotC are money-grubbers? Woo! Someone make that a crime, why doncha? They're a corporation - of ...
      Topic: Theory for Iuzís captive apotheosis (Thurs. Night chat?)
    Woesinger

    Replies: 28
    Views: 12661

    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Mon Dec 18, 2006 1:40 am   Subject: Theory for Iuzís captive apotheosis (Thurs. Night chat?)
    I always worked on the assumption that the imprisonment of the nine demigods was the final trial that Zagig had to undertake to become divine.

    Whether or not, given his patronage of Zagig, The Unca ...
      Topic: GH Dictionary
    Woesinger

    Replies: 61
    Views: 34388

    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Tue Dec 12, 2006 6:20 am   Subject: GH Dictionary
    "-ond" - as in Nyrond, Ferrond, Furyondy etc appears to be Old Oeridian for something like "land" or "realm".

    "Ker" appears in Ivid in the name of Ker Bazainn, a castle/fortress in the South Provin ...
      Topic: The political wranglings of the Principality of Ulek
    Woesinger

    Replies: 3
    Views: 1884

    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Fri Dec 08, 2006 2:02 am   Subject: The political wranglings of the Principality of Ulek
    That said, I imagine that Gryrax would have an extensive number of liberties granted by the Prince in its charter, given that it is a largely human enclave.
      Topic: The political wranglings of the Principality of Ulek
    Woesinger

    Replies: 3
    Views: 1884

    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Fri Dec 08, 2006 2:01 am   Subject: The political wranglings of the Principality of Ulek
    That said, I imagine that Gryrax would have an extensive number of liberties granted by the Prince in its charter, given that it is a largely human enclave.
      Topic: The Expedition Series
    Woesinger

    Replies: 15
    Views: 7344

    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Thu Nov 23, 2006 4:37 am   Subject: The Expedition Series
    What do you all think the "big payoff" will be?

    - Freeing Zuoken
    - Destroying the Earth Stone and, with it, the Oerth
    - Becoming a god like Zagyg
    - Getting to use guns like Murlynd
    - Becoming m ...
      Topic: The Expedition Series
    Woesinger

    Replies: 15
    Views: 7344

    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Wed Nov 22, 2006 7:46 am   Subject: The Expedition Series
    Ok, wheather you like Mona or not (and I have liked his work to date) what do we know of James Jacobs and James Bulmahn? Are they GH fans?

    JASON Bulmahn is an ex-LGH Circle dude (formerly in charg ...
      Topic: Do the public know who's on the GHC Oligarchy?
    Woesinger

    Replies: 16
    Views: 7184

    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Sat Oct 28, 2006 10:37 am   Subject: Do the public know who's on the GHC Oligarchy?
    The Guild of Thieves and Guild of Assassins wouldn't be regarded the same way as real trade guilds. They'd be known of, in the way that people know of the Mafia, but like the Mafia, they don't have of ...
      Topic: Greyhawk City Arena and blood sports
    Woesinger

    Replies: 33
    Views: 10982

    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Mon Oct 23, 2006 11:17 am   Subject: Greyhawk City Arena and blood sports
    The alignment system is a fairly screwy and artificial construct to begin with, but let's work with it for the sake of argument.

    There's an assumption that Lawful Good is somehow always sweetness, ...
      Topic: Greyhawk City Arena and blood sports
    Woesinger

    Replies: 33
    Views: 10982

    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Mon Oct 23, 2006 3:58 am   Subject: Greyhawk City Arena and blood sports
    One thing to remember is that gladiatorial games have been established as a feature of Oeridian culture since forever and a day, probably deriving from tribal ritual combat or trial by combat.

    Or ...
      Topic: The inspiration for the Wanderer (and the Spectre)?
    Woesinger

    Replies: 8
    Views: 4439

    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Sat Oct 21, 2006 9:05 am   Subject: The inspiration for the Wanderer (and the Spectre)?
    Isn't the storm giantess of Goldbolt waiting for eastern Aerdy to fall into the sea? Coincidence? Somebody stop the Walker - quickly!

    Ah - no - she's waiting to Chathold to fall into the sea.
    ...
      Topic: The inspiration for the Wanderer (and the Spectre)?
    Woesinger

    Replies: 8
    Views: 4439

    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Fri Oct 20, 2006 1:13 am   Subject: The inspiration for the Wanderer (and the Spectre)?
    According to a bit of apocrypha, the Walker is walking with a purpose. He is tracing out a symbol on the ground that will remove Medegia (the city) and its taint from the Oerth.

    I think it's the en ...
      Topic: Question about LG adventures
    Woesinger

    Replies: 29
    Views: 15457

    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Fri Oct 20, 2006 1:02 am   Subject: Question about LG adventures
    Or some kind soul could post a card?

    P.
    Cardless and soulless, alas Smile
      Topic: Womtham
    Woesinger

    Replies: 10
    Views: 5989

    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Thu Oct 19, 2006 1:06 am   Subject: Re: Womtham
    I've read the history on Womtham that I scouted on this site. Is that THE definitive history of that town? Because in building the module I am, I've made a lot that's quite different.

    Could you pro ...
      Topic: Womtham
    Woesinger

    Replies: 10
    Views: 5989

    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Thu Oct 19, 2006 1:05 am   Subject: Re: Womtham
    I've read the history on Womtham that I scouted on this site. Is that THE definitive history of that town? Because in building the module I am, I've made a lot that's quite different.

    Could you pro ...
      Topic: Castle Greyhawk Campaign: Sources?
    Woesinger

    Replies: 7
    Views: 2624

    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Thu Oct 19, 2006 1:00 am   Subject: Castle Greyhawk Campaign: Sources?
    GH Ruins is it, I think - though there's probably tangential mentions of the castle and its environs in the City of Greyhawk boxed set, From the Ashes and The Adventure Begins.

    Castle Greyhawk (the ...
      Topic: Greyhawk City Arena and blood sports
    Woesinger

    Replies: 33
    Views: 10982

    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Wed Oct 18, 2006 8:01 am   Subject: Greyhawk City Arena and blood sports
    They are bad, but bad things happen in the real world. If you want some sort of verisimilitude you should include them. The distinction to be struck is between not sanitising on one hand and not glori ...
      Topic: The inspiration for the Wanderer (and the Spectre)?
    Woesinger

    Replies: 8
    Views: 4439

    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Wed Oct 18, 2006 7:57 am   Subject: The inspiration for the Wanderer (and the Spectre)?
    Ivid the Undying mentioned two enigmatic and deathless characters - the Wanderer, who roves the roads of shattered Medegia with his dog, and the Spectre, an ancient elf who dwells in a mansion that se ...
      Topic: Womtham
    Woesinger

    Replies: 10
    Views: 5989

    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Wed Oct 18, 2006 7:48 am   Subject: Re: Womtham
    I've read the history on Womtham that I scouted on this site. Is that THE definitive history of that town? Because in building the module I am, I've made a lot that's quite different.

    Could you pro ...
      Topic: Iuz's Citadel
    Woesinger

    Replies: 12
    Views: 5787

    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Wed Oct 18, 2006 4:16 am   Subject: Iuz's Citadel
    With the likes of the Boneheart around him, Iuz would do well to be paranoid.
      Topic: Mail carriers and carrage service in the Flanaess?
    Woesinger

    Replies: 10
    Views: 4489

    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Tue Oct 17, 2006 5:42 am   Subject: Mail carriers and carrage service in the Flanaess?
    It depends on who's door. If it's the Count of Mowbrenn, then you can bet they'll deliver door to door. Ditto wealthy merchants. Jozan Q Peasent - not so much (which is fine, since Jozan Q Peasent can ...
      Topic: Mail carriers and carrage service in the Flanaess?
    Woesinger

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    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Sun Oct 15, 2006 3:18 pm   Subject: Mail carriers and carrage service in the Flanaess?

    Peter The Peasant is unlikely to write a letter to his cousin or parents 200 kilometers away, as he probably can't write, can't afford to buy the costs of the parchment or ink, can't afford the cost ...
      Topic: Mail carriers and carrage service in the Flanaess?
    Woesinger

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    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Sat Oct 14, 2006 10:04 am   Subject: Mail carriers and carrage service in the Flanaess?
    Marklands mentioned that the mail service was breaking down IIRC. I think that the LGG mentioned that it was back in operation.

    Nyrondese mail riders would probably only operate within the borders ...
      Topic: DMGII Saltmarsh
    Woesinger

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    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Fri Oct 13, 2006 1:38 am   Subject: DMGII Saltmarsh

    FtA had its points. The treatment of the Hold and Wild Coast in FtA, however, imposed preambles on the consideration of adventures in both areas - the SB and orcs respectively - where prior to FtA b ...
      Topic: DMGII Saltmarsh
    Woesinger

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    Views: 14722

    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Thu Oct 12, 2006 9:09 am   Subject: DMGII Saltmarsh
    Where FtA substantially constricted the Hold of the Sea Princes as an adventure incubator, James Jacobs, and I believe Erik Mona, are working to make the general area once again an area, much like th ...
      Topic: DMGII Saltmarsh
    Woesinger

    Replies: 38
    Views: 14722

    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Wed Oct 11, 2006 9:16 am   Subject: DMGII Saltmarsh

    The advice is all most excellent! I have decided to develop my Saltmarsh wholecloth, as the DMGII version does not reflect a 14th century fishing town in my estimation; rather, it is more akin to a ...
      Topic: The City of the Summer Stars
    Woesinger

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    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Wed Oct 11, 2006 9:12 am   Subject: The City of the Summer Stars
    Yup - they're the fellas.
      Topic: The City of the Summer Stars
    Woesinger

    Replies: 14
    Views: 10414

    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Wed Oct 11, 2006 5:26 am   Subject: The City of the Summer Stars
    The Vecna connection isn't canon. That comes from the OJ1 timeline. I remember having a long discussion with Montand on GTalk about this and eventually having to concede that Vecna was based in the Sh ...
      Topic: Number of Countries
    Woesinger

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    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Wed Oct 11, 2006 3:12 am   Subject: Number of Countries
    Oerth or the Flanaess?

    The first is hard to answer as everything beyond the borders of the Flanaess is scetchy at best.

    The second a little easier - though you can get tied up in the definition ...
      Topic: The City of the Summer Stars
    Woesinger

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    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Tue Oct 10, 2006 12:26 pm   Subject: Re: The City of the Summer Stars
    FWIW, maximum age for gray elves would be 2380 under 1e (using the 2000 Venerable + rolling max additional age adjustment of a 19 on d20 for 380 additional years lived, per DMG p. 13). Assuming no ma ...
      Topic: The City of the Summer Stars
    Woesinger

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    Views: 10414

    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Mon Oct 09, 2006 3:37 pm   Subject: The City of the Summer Stars
    Early. Early. Early. Smile
      Topic: Running the blockade!
    Woesinger

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    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Mon Oct 09, 2006 3:28 am   Subject: Re: Running the blockade!

    1) What would be some good wines available?

    2) What other goods would be worthwhile to transport, in either direction?

    3) Since only one ship penetrated the blockade from Rel Astra and at a la ...
      Topic: Associations and Greyhawk
    Woesinger

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    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Sun Oct 08, 2006 2:08 pm   Subject: Associations and Greyhawk
    Off the top of my head:

    The Royal Guild of Merchants of Aerdy.
    The Moqollad Consortium.
    The Brotherhood of the Bronze (Nyrond)
    The various ranger organisations mentioned in the Adri and Grandwoo ...
      Topic: Comets & Astrology
    Woesinger

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    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Sun Oct 08, 2006 2:02 pm   Subject: Comets & Astrology
    Rary's tower in the Bright Lands has an observatory on top. And if I recall correctly, there's a observatory of Celestian just outside Greyhawk City.
      Topic: 'Hawk gets a little face time in Complete Mage
    Woesinger

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    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Fri Oct 06, 2006 5:08 am   Subject: 'Hawk gets a little face time in Complete Mage
    Yeah, nothing at all exciting about Mordenkainen's Disjunction.... Mad
      Topic: Canon
    Woesinger

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    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Thu Oct 05, 2006 5:42 am   Subject: Canon
    all the other classic GH mods bar Castle Greyhawk, Puppets and the other awful one I can't recall).

    I think Child's Play is the one you're thinking of...

    That's the one! Smile
      Topic: Canon
    Woesinger

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    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Thu Oct 05, 2006 12:56 am   Subject: Canon
    I'd add:

    The Greyhawk City Boxed set
    Iuz the Evil
    The Marklands
    Ivid the Undying
    Rary the Traitor
    City of Skulls
    The Adventure Begins
    Players Guide to Greyhawk
    The Scarlet Brotherhood
    Slav ...
      Topic: Lum, Tuerny, Leuk-o, Ehlissa
    Woesinger

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    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Tue Oct 03, 2006 3:41 pm   Subject: Lum, Tuerny, Leuk-o, Ehlissa
    The adulation of the Oeridians in Ivid the Undying does seem a bit hyperbolic at times.

    Surely not! Cool
      Topic: Lum, Tuerny, Leuk-o, Ehlissa
    Woesinger

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    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Tue Oct 03, 2006 1:11 am   Subject: Lum, Tuerny, Leuk-o, Ehlissa
    Don't have the books to hand so I can't quote chapter and verse, but I think it's mentioned somewhere that Lum was Oerid. The Hestmarks are just over the river from Medegia, which would have been part ...
      Topic: Question about LG adventures
    Woesinger

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    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Thu Sep 28, 2006 8:58 am   Subject: Question about LG adventures
    IP is at the heart of any consideration of the utility of collating material from regional LG scenarios (ie those not owned by the RPGA/WotC).

    Because regionals, metaregionals and a lot of the regi ...
      Topic: Why the GK Attacked Sasserine
    Woesinger

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    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Mon Sep 25, 2006 8:00 am   Subject: Why the GK Attacked Sasserine
    The Orb of Sol would do it alright!

    P.
      Topic: Why the GK Attacked Sasserine
    Woesinger

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    Views: 9438

    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Sun Sep 24, 2006 4:25 am   Subject: Why the GK Attacked Sasserine
    I stand by the privateer get-around plus perhaps one private (and presumably failed) expedition by the Knights Protector to squish some Demogorgon people, though that does seem very extreme unless the ...
      Topic: A Geographical and Historical Survey of the Duchy of Berghof
    Woesinger

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    PostForum: Readers Workshop   Posted: Sun Sep 24, 2006 4:16 am   Subject: A Geographical and Historical Survey of the Duchy of Berghof

    Woesinger, thanks for the article. Iím not big on the Berghof being Suel, but other than that, I though it was great. I definitely has much that I want to look into further; particularly the Jekle ...
      Topic: A Geographical and Historical Survey of the Duchy of Berghof
    Woesinger

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    PostForum: Readers Workshop   Posted: Sun Sep 24, 2006 4:14 am   Subject: A Geographical and Historical Survey of the Duchy of Berghof

    Of course, this means I'll have to respond with more rantings about Aerdy. Laughing

    That's what you get for messing with Nyrond.

    Lynwerd's got a posse! Laughing
      Topic: The Savage Tide premieres at Paizo
    Woesinger

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    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Fri Sep 22, 2006 1:00 am   Subject: The Savage Tide premieres at Paizo
    In this city of 15,650 there are 35 taverns and 9 brothels.

    Sounds about right.

    P.
    Dublin, Ireland. Laughing
      Topic: A Geographical and Historical Survey of the Duchy of Berghof
    Woesinger

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    Views: 4485

    PostForum: Readers Workshop   Posted: Fri Sep 22, 2006 12:57 am   Subject: A Geographical and Historical Survey of the Duchy of Berghof
    Much obliged, sir. ::tips hat::
      Topic: The Savage Tide premieres at Paizo
    Woesinger

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    Views: 61041

    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Wed Sep 20, 2006 3:36 pm   Subject: The Savage Tide premieres at Paizo
    My idea is that Alran was settled early in the pre-cataclysms migrations, but later, when volcanic activity increased in the Hellfurnaces, the city was lost, buried under flowing lava from the Cauldro ...
      Topic: Lum, Tuerny, Leuk-o, Ehlissa
    Woesinger

    Replies: 69
    Views: 26831

    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Tue Sep 19, 2006 1:05 pm   Subject: Lum, Tuerny, Leuk-o, Ehlissa
    Nice map - though I'd include the Medegian Bladelands as part of the Aerdi principalities. I reckon that's where the Naelex started out before they went north to carve out their own lands.

    I see M ...
      Topic: Valley of the Mage
    Woesinger

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    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Mon Sep 18, 2006 12:03 pm   Subject: Valley of the Mage
    Regular elves hate valley elves because the valley elves were right and the elves of celene were wrong.

    That and their, like totally, annoying speech patterns. Happy
      Topic: Lum, Tuerny, Leuk-o, Ehlissa
    Woesinger

    Replies: 69
    Views: 26831

    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Mon Sep 18, 2006 1:38 am   Subject: Lum, Tuerny, Leuk-o, Ehlissa
    Basing Tuerny in Thalland and assuming its placement along the upper Thelly (Due to Woesinger placing him around Rel Deven)

    I could be wrong - but I think Return of the Eight places him in that re ...
      Topic: Valley of the Mage
    Woesinger

    Replies: 23
    Views: 10116

    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Mon Sep 18, 2006 1:22 am   Subject: Valley of the Mage
    The reference in the LGG specifically mentions that releasing Jaran was unusually lenient. That said, they did torture the hell out of him.
      Topic: Yapa Yaya: Mary Vale and the Olman of Monmurg
    Woesinger

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    PostForum: Readers Workshop   Posted: Sun Sep 17, 2006 3:09 pm   Subject: Yapa Yaya: Mary Vale and the Olman of Monmurg

    Have you imagined retconning the Green Man into the Flan (or Olman) pantheon?

    Isn't that pretty much Obad Hai, give or take? If it's not, then it's a few minor tweaks away.

    P.
      Topic: Lum, Tuerny, Leuk-o, Ehlissa
    Woesinger

    Replies: 69
    Views: 26831

    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Sat Sep 16, 2006 7:53 am   Subject: Lum, Tuerny, Leuk-o, Ehlissa
    I saw the Flamni lands before the formation of Aerdy as being a loose confederation of tribal territories. Thalland could have been Tuerny's patch, the Medegian Bladelands another. There's nothing to ...
      Topic: Lum, Tuerny, Leuk-o, Ehlissa
    Woesinger

    Replies: 69
    Views: 26831

    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Fri Sep 15, 2006 2:20 am   Subject: Re: Lum, Tuerny, Leuk-o, Ehlissa

    I got it from a document called "TheHistoryoftheAeredi.doc" whose provenance I didn't record.


    Ah - I remember that - it was a very comprehensive fan doc on the old Codex of Greyhawk site. Some ...
      Topic: Noble Ranks in Furyondy
    Woesinger

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    PostForum: Readers Workshop   Posted: Thu Sep 14, 2006 9:27 am   Subject: Noble Ranks in Furyondy
    Interesting. The only point I have any real objection to is:

    First in order of precedence was the Viceroy, appointed by the Overking of the Great Kingdom in Rauxes. While the Viceroyalty eventually ...
      Topic: The Savage Tide premieres at Paizo
    Woesinger

    Replies: 141
    Views: 61041

    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Thu Sep 14, 2006 1:41 am   Subject: The Savage Tide premieres at Paizo

    Sorry. I am not persuaded and stand by my previous textual analysis.


    The vigour and detail of your counterargument is noted. ::shrugs::

    All inapposite in my view. All to one degree or ano ...
      Topic: The Savage Tide premieres at Paizo
    Woesinger

    Replies: 141
    Views: 61041

    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Wed Sep 13, 2006 5:09 pm   Subject: The Savage Tide premieres at Paizo
    The idea that Keoland took, "conquered," the entirety of the Hold (especially if the islands are included) and then held it in absolute terms is, to me, contraindicated by the text and, as against any ...
      Topic: Lum, Tuerny, Leuk-o, Ehlissa
    Woesinger

    Replies: 69
    Views: 26831

    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Wed Sep 13, 2006 4:39 pm   Subject: Re: Lum, Tuerny, Leuk-o, Ehlissa
    This is why I was hoping you would reply. I see the Rel Astra reference in the Living Greyhawk Gazetteer (Ivid the Undying seemed to imply that Rauxes had always been the capital). If Tuerny wouldn't ...
     
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