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      Topic: Warnes Starcoat
    Wolfling

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    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Mon Jul 12, 2021 4:37 am   Subject: Warnes Starcoat
    I've attempted a compromise of sorts;

    535CY Ė The future archmage Warnes is born (the first of 5 children) to a prosperous farming family living on the County of Urnst's border with the Bandit King ...
      Topic: Warnes Starcoat
    Wolfling

    Replies: 5
    Views: 633

    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Mon Jul 12, 2021 4:19 am   Subject: Warnes Starcoat
    "The man who would become Warnes Starcoat was born..." is such a strange phrasing. If you're going to be precious and emphasize that he wasn't who he'd eventually grow to be, I think it's more likely ...
      Topic: Warnes Starcoat
    Wolfling

    Replies: 5
    Views: 633

    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Sun Jul 11, 2021 11:18 am   Subject: Warnes Starcoat
    I was just doing some research regarding the Urnst States and came across a contradiction in Warnes Starcoat's origins.

    Return of the Eight, p.59 states:

    "Warnes was born fifty years ago (535CY ...
      Topic: Blazonry
    Wolfling

    Replies: 7
    Views: 1516

    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Wed May 19, 2021 6:52 am   Subject: Blazonry
    Thanks for the feedback. Both suggestions are really sound so perhaps the glyph could mean both these things; 'the Tenha people' and 'strength'?
      Topic: Blazonry
    Wolfling

    Replies: 7
    Views: 1516

    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Thu May 06, 2021 8:06 am   Subject: Blazonry
    Does anyone know what the symbol on Tenh's heraldry is? I can't find it amongst the glyphs in the Guide to the World of Greyhawk but it looks kind of anthropomorphic to me.
      Topic: 2e Greyhawk and Moral "Gray Areas"
    Wolfling

    Replies: 5
    Views: 1214

    PostForum: Greyhawk- AD&D 2nd Edition   Posted: Sat Apr 10, 2021 10:46 am   Subject: 2e Greyhawk and Moral "Gray Areas"


    I really, really hate WotC's corporate guff about 'not all drow are evil'. That is to confuse fantasy with reality & potentially devalues the seriousness of discrimination & oppression in ...
      Topic: The effect of Suel gods on the makeup of the Suel Imperium
    Wolfling

    Replies: 36
    Views: 4172

    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Sun Apr 04, 2021 6:45 am   Subject: The effect of Suel gods on the makeup of the Suel Imperium
    I finally made the time to review the entire thread. It's nice to see so much dialogue over the subject.
    Yeah it's been nice to have some good debate on the topic.

    My modest contribution is to rem ...
      Topic: Blazonry
    Wolfling

    Replies: 7
    Views: 1516

    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Sun Apr 04, 2021 5:32 am   Subject: Blazonry
    Thanks Cebrion. I wasn't sure how best to describe things that were crowned.

    Is there a need to describe that the crown on South Province's boar is gold or is it always assumed that it will be that ...
      Topic: Blazonry
    Wolfling

    Replies: 7
    Views: 1516

    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Sat Apr 03, 2021 8:03 am   Subject: Blazonry
    I was wondering if there are any blazonry expert out there? The wiki page has quite a few of the blazons listed but there are a few missing. I've tried to work them out but it's like learning a new la ...
      Topic: 2e Greyhawk and Moral "Gray Areas"
    Wolfling

    Replies: 5
    Views: 1214

    PostForum: Greyhawk- AD&D 2nd Edition   Posted: Sat Apr 03, 2021 2:26 am   Subject: 2e Greyhawk and Moral "Gray Areas"
    Personally I like an element of moral ambiguity. I think Greyhawk totally lends itself to that vibe too. For example, during the Greyhawk Wars Perrenland made a truce with the unabashedly evil Iuz. Pe ...
      Topic: The effect of Suel gods on the makeup of the Suel Imperium
    Wolfling

    Replies: 36
    Views: 4172

    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Sat Apr 03, 2021 2:16 am   Subject: The effect of Suel gods on the makeup of the Suel Imperium
    Ahhh, yeah that's a really good analogy CSL. I definitely like the idea of working class Suel saving up to try and send a child to receive formal education. "Why can't you be more like your brother an ...
      Topic: Almost forgotten God of Hunt needed
    Wolfling

    Replies: 13
    Views: 2221

    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Sat Mar 27, 2021 12:42 am   Subject: Almost forgotten God of Hunt needed
    He has not yet been depicted as having a bob haircut with blonde highlights.


    Hahaha! But he does drive an Abyssal SUV and always wants to grill the manager (both metaphorically and literally)
      Topic: The effect of Suel gods on the makeup of the Suel Imperium
    Wolfling

    Replies: 36
    Views: 4172

    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Fri Mar 26, 2021 4:51 am   Subject: The effect of Suel gods on the makeup of the Suel Imperium
    Thinking about it, I think some of the varying differences of views hinge around how we all see the class structure of the Imperium.

    A few models might be;

    i) The Suel were actually quite small ...
      Topic: The effect of Suel gods on the makeup of the Suel Imperium
    Wolfling

    Replies: 36
    Views: 4172

    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Fri Mar 26, 2021 2:14 am   Subject: The effect of Suel gods on the makeup of the Suel Imperium
    My depiction of Korenth Zan was heavily inspired by Robert Gould's illustrations of Elric, and so the Suel Imperium as I imagine it was heavily inspired by Michael Moorcock's Melnibone, in particular ...
      Topic: Adventures and Module location in the Flanaess map
    Wolfling

    Replies: 43
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    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Thu Mar 25, 2021 10:57 am   Subject: Adventures and Module location in the Flanaess map
    Totally didn't spot that this was a sticky thread so re-posting this where it actually belongs;


    Firstly, thanks for the hard work gone into the Adventures in Greyhawk section, it's a great resour ...
      Topic: Almost forgotten God of Hunt needed
    Wolfling

    Replies: 13
    Views: 2221

    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Thu Mar 25, 2021 10:54 am   Subject: Almost forgotten God of Hunt needed
    Here's one suggestion if you don't mind an evil god;

    Karaan (CE, possibly demi-god) - "a vile god of savage lust and wanton destruction, representing the dark side of nature. His symbols are gnawed ...
      Topic: The effect of Suel gods on the makeup of the Suel Imperium
    Wolfling

    Replies: 36
    Views: 4172

    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Thu Mar 25, 2021 9:47 am   Subject: The effect of Suel gods on the makeup of the Suel Imperium
    Iím just jumping in to defend poor Norebo. Heís Chaotic Neutral. I donít believe Len ever described him as having evil tendencies, unless that change was made by a later designer.

    To be fair to Nor ...
      Topic: The effect of Suel gods on the makeup of the Suel Imperium
    Wolfling

    Replies: 36
    Views: 4172

    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Thu Mar 25, 2021 9:42 am   Subject: The effect of Suel gods on the makeup of the Suel Imperium
    Reading through all these excellent posts has given me lots of food for thought! Rasgon makes really important points about considering the difference between the Suel people and the body of the Suel ...
      Topic: The effect of Suel gods on the makeup of the Suel Imperium
    Wolfling

    Replies: 36
    Views: 4172

    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Thu Mar 25, 2021 1:38 am   Subject: The effect of Suel gods on the makeup of the Suel Imperium
    I agree that the reputation of the migrating Suel as wicked and vile shouldn't be ignored but I don't think it needs to be indicative of the average commoner of the Imperium. My mind turns to Nazi Ger ...
      Topic: The effect of Suel gods on the makeup of the Suel Imperium
    Wolfling

    Replies: 36
    Views: 4172

    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Tue Mar 23, 2021 9:59 am   Subject: The effect of Suel gods on the makeup of the Suel Imperium



    Looked at through this lens, a very different picture emerges of the Suel Imperium. The old Suel Imperium was malicious, tyrannical and racist, with intrigues, double-dealing, murder and magical ...
      Topic: The effect of Suel gods on the makeup of the Suel Imperium
    Wolfling

    Replies: 36
    Views: 4172

    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Mon Mar 22, 2021 10:02 am   Subject: The effect of Suel gods on the makeup of the Suel Imperium
    I've often thought about how the Suel deities might reflect the culture and mindset of the Suel Imperium.

    A few things stand out for me;

    Maritime Deities: Despite the presence of Xerbo, Osprem a ...
      Topic: Zihindia
    Wolfling

    Replies: 8
    Views: 1907

    PostForum: Greyhawk- AD&D 1st Edition   Posted: Fri Feb 26, 2021 2:40 am   Subject: Zihindia
    Thanks for getting back to me on those queries.

    I'm happy to help out with a 1e WoG style alignment chart (and trade goods map if you like). If you want to send me the relevant info for the region ...
      Topic: Rime of the FrostMaiden in Greyhawk?
    Wolfling

    Replies: 19
    Views: 2700

    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Wed Feb 24, 2021 2:25 pm   Subject: Rime of the FrostMaiden in Greyhawk?
    I think Telchur is implicated in the imprisonment of Vatun and he also has some dodgy allies like the Archdevil Belial who most likely aided him in dealing with Vatun. As a result Llerg and Dalt are v ...
      Topic: Zihindia
    Wolfling

    Replies: 8
    Views: 1907

    PostForum: Greyhawk- AD&D 1st Edition   Posted: Tue Feb 16, 2021 1:52 pm   Subject: Zihindia
    Thanks for another great piece, I'm a big fan of these Beyond the Flanaess articles!

    I had a couple of questions;

    i) do you have in mind alignments for the various regional leaders and/or their ...
      Topic: Distribution Of High And Sylvan Elves?
    Wolfling

    Replies: 2
    Views: 1372

    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Tue Feb 09, 2021 3:34 am   Subject: Distribution Of High And Sylvan Elves?
    It's also worth keeping in mind that those encounter tables don't indicate numbers just how likely you are to encounter such creatures in relation to other creatures dwelling in those areas. They also ...
      Topic: Greyhawk specific art crowd-funding
    Wolfling

    Replies: 3
    Views: 1276

    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Mon Feb 01, 2021 9:35 am   Subject: Greyhawk specific art crowd-funding
    Hey Phalastar. I'm a freelance illustrator. I've been able to do a couple of Greyhawk related pieces which was great and when my current commissions are done I plan on finally doing some more Greyhawk ...
      Topic: Climate of the Flanaess
    Wolfling

    Replies: 14
    Views: 9257

    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Tue Jan 26, 2021 3:37 pm   Subject: Climate of the Flanaess
    And four versions of the rough climate zones based on the information in the Greyhawk Player's Guide. Obviously these zones don't really hug a straight latitude all the way across the globe, it's more ...
      Topic: Climate of the Flanaess
    Wolfling

    Replies: 14
    Views: 9257

    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Tue Jan 26, 2021 3:16 pm   Subject: Climate of the Flanaess
    The topic of climate is still coming up in a few different threads so I tried my hand at a few maps to attempt to make sense of all the various information. I am definitely not a climatologist so thes ...
      Topic: High Elves
    Wolfling

    Replies: 12
    Views: 2224

    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Tue Jan 26, 2021 1:28 am   Subject: High Elves
    Hey, I'm not sure I've seen anything in canon sources that describes the geographical origins of the various elven sub-species. If you can remember those sources I'd be really interested to see as it' ...
      Topic: Keoland's RW Analog
    Wolfling

    Replies: 45
    Views: 5861

    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Mon Jan 25, 2021 9:33 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: Keoland's RW Analog
    Wolfling

    Replies: 45
    Views: 5861

    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Mon Jan 25, 2021 9:33 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: Keoland's RW Analog
    Wolfling

    Replies: 45
    Views: 5861

    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Mon Jan 25, 2021 9:32 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: Keoland's RW Analog
    Wolfling

    Replies: 45
    Views: 5861

    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Mon Jan 25, 2021 2:43 am   Subject: Keoland's RW Analog
    To me, a lot of the Greyhawk nations' implied (or even outright stated, in the case of Saltmarsh being like a medieval English fishing town) "cultural equivalents" imply a significantly cooler culture ...
      Topic: How advanced were the Pre-Cataclysmic western empires?
    Wolfling

    Replies: 12
    Views: 2192

    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Fri Jan 22, 2021 3:47 am   Subject: How advanced were the Pre-Cataclysmic western empires?
    Good topic SirXaris!

    It frequently crossed my mind why an empire like that of the Suel people didn't seem too large. Technically an empire should constitute several territories and cultures but som ...
      Topic: Map of Seaton?
    Wolfling

    Replies: 14
    Views: 5782

    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Mon Jan 18, 2021 10:01 am   Subject: Map of Seaton?
    Just read an interesting reference to Seaton in L4C - The Lendore Isle Companion by Lenard Lakofka;

    It's described as a fairly simple town well known for its shipyards and is one of several main su ...
      Topic: The source of greyhawk magic
    Wolfling

    Replies: 69
    Views: 33525

    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Mon Jan 18, 2021 5:27 am   Subject: The source of greyhawk magic
    I would imagine that as originally published, Greyhawk would have used Gygax's 1E theory of the nature of magic found in the 1E DMG, p.40.

    As described, the verbal components are "charged with ener ...
      Topic: The source of greyhawk magic
    Wolfling

    Replies: 69
    Views: 33525

    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Mon Jan 18, 2021 5:25 am   Subject: The source of greyhawk magic
    I would imagine that as originally published, Greyhawk would have used Gygax's 1E theory of the nature of magic found in the 1E DMG, p.40.

    As described, the verbal components are "charged with ener ...
      Topic: The source of greyhawk magic
    Wolfling

    Replies: 69
    Views: 33525

    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Mon Jan 18, 2021 5:24 am   Subject: The source of greyhawk magic
    I would imagine that as originally published, Greyhawk would have used Gygax's 1E theory of the nature of magic found in the 1E DMG, p.40.

    As described, the verbal components are "charged with ener ...
      Topic: Climate of the Flanaess
    Wolfling

    Replies: 14
    Views: 9257

    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Sat Jan 16, 2021 8:51 am   Subject: Climate of the Flanaess
    Rather than starting a new thread I figured it made more sense to resurrect this one.

    Has anyone managed to come up with a simplified interpretation of prevailing winds and currents that makes sens ...
      Topic: Keoland's RW Analog
    Wolfling

    Replies: 45
    Views: 5861

    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Thu Jan 14, 2021 8:22 am   Subject: Keoland's RW Analog
    I love how varied the interpretations are for Keoland's feel and the detail of thought everyone has applied!

    I calculated Keoland lies at maybe 22 to 30 degrees North which I think matches to cent ...
      Topic: Crusader Class Info
    Wolfling

    Replies: 2
    Views: 1368

    PostForum: Greyhawk- AD&D 2nd Edition   Posted: Tue Nov 17, 2020 1:14 am   Subject: Crusader Class Info
    The Forgotten Realms supplement Faiths & Avatars also has details on the crusader, along with the mystic and a reworking of the monk.
      Topic: New AD&D Fanzine!
    Wolfling

    Replies: 1
    Views: 1373

    PostForum: Greyhawk- AD&D 1st Edition   Posted: Thu Oct 29, 2020 3:12 am   Subject: New AD&D Fanzine!
    Thanks for sharing this! I just had a look through and its great! Really nice to see fresh 1e content
      Topic: AD&D 2nd - Experiences using the psionics rules, compare
    Wolfling

    Replies: 4
    Views: 1907

    PostForum: Greyhawk- AD&D 2nd Edition   Posted: Wed Aug 19, 2020 12:56 am   Subject: AD&D 2nd - Experiences using the psionics rules, compare
    Hi nijineko, in my last 2e campaign I had a player who was desperate to use psionics. In the end I relinquished and allowed them to manifest a couple of psionic abilities and no ability to launch a ps ...
      Topic: Baalphegor, the Artificer of Hell
    Wolfling

    Replies: 8
    Views: 4876

    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Tue Aug 11, 2020 12:24 pm   Subject: Baalphegor, the Artificer of Hell
    Nice investigating Lareth. I find this really interesting as I've always considered the the 'consorts' of the Archdevils probably more interesting than the diabolic patriarchy and by necessary likely ...
      Topic: Map of Seaton?
    Wolfling

    Replies: 14
    Views: 5782

    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Wed Jul 15, 2020 12:58 am   Subject: Map of Seaton?
    "The Razing of Redshore" in Dungeon #92 which assuming they're meant to be the same place, details the city of Redshore which at some point has been placed in Salinmoor on the Anna Meyer map but could ...
      Topic: Specific Druids of the Flanaess
    Wolfling

    Replies: 27
    Views: 6600

    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Sun Jun 28, 2020 2:27 pm   Subject: Specific Druids of the Flanaess
    Here's a couple more from Hommlet;

    Jaroo Ashstaff [Druid 7] - T1
    Smith [Druid 3] - T1
      Topic: Multi-classing
    Wolfling

    Replies: 7
    Views: 3435

    PostForum: Greyhawk- AD&D 2nd Edition   Posted: Sun Jun 28, 2020 1:37 pm   Subject: Multi-classing
    I realised I never followed up on this thread ...

    Previously I usually used the double xp to attain each level above the racial cap option. However, in my last campaign I introduced the use of char ...
      Topic: 3e+ materials
    Wolfling

    Replies: 4
    Views: 4628

    PostForum: Greyhawk- AD&D 1st Edition   Posted: Sun Jun 28, 2020 1:26 pm   Subject: 3e+ materials
    Torque-Nomar, your thread completely reminded me that I'd mentioned in a different thread somewhere in the 2e board about some monsters I'd converted from 3e into 1e/2e.

    I'm not sure if it's of any ...
      Topic: Earthly Cultural Analogies In The Flanaess And Beyond?
    Wolfling

    Replies: 50
    Views: 18283

    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Thu Jun 25, 2020 6:28 am   Subject: Earthly Cultural Analogies In The Flanaess And Beyond?


    The Kozak's fit the bill of the Rover's to a T while tossing in an amalgamation of Amerind cultural tidbits seems ridiculously out of place. Save Amerind culture for a region near the Olman rather ...
      Topic: Earthly Cultural Analogies In The Flanaess And Beyond?
    Wolfling

    Replies: 50
    Views: 18283

    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Thu Jun 25, 2020 1:00 am   Subject: Earthly Cultural Analogies In The Flanaess And Beyond?
    When I first started exploring the various cultures of Greyhawk in depth I tried to apply a single defining cultural parallel to the various ethnicities, races and countries. It was very much like try ...
      Topic: Armor/Magical Bracers + Shield (spell)
    Wolfling

    Replies: 5
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    PostForum: Greyhawk- AD&D 2nd Edition   Posted: Sun May 17, 2020 3:25 am   Subject: Armor/Magical Bracers + Shield (spell)
    So the shield is a tangible barrier of force that can move to protect the wizard from frontal attacks only. In the same way a regular shield doesn't provide two separate ACs for an attack to bypass, I ...
      Topic: Druid Shapeshifting Frequency
    Wolfling

    Replies: 5
    Views: 2508

    PostForum: Greyhawk- AD&D 2nd Edition   Posted: Thu May 07, 2020 3:47 am   Subject: Druid Shapeshifting Frequency
    My first 2e character was a druid so I have many fond memories of shapechanging....and a goodberry jam cottage industry.

    In agreement with Cebrion and SirXaris, I think it's easier to go with sunri ...
      Topic: Bone March and North Province
    Wolfling

    Replies: 24
    Views: 6512

    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Fri May 01, 2020 3:22 pm   Subject: Bone March and North Province



    Bone March - California (San Diego to San Jose) (30 degree tilt) or Oregon (23.5 degree tilt).

    The Bone March is roughly 40 degrees latitude, similar to New Jersey on Earth.

    North Province ...
      Topic: Earthly Cultural Analogies In The Flanaess And Beyond?
    Wolfling

    Replies: 50
    Views: 18283

    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Fri May 01, 2020 3:50 am   Subject: Earthly Cultural Analogies In The Flanaess And Beyond?
    Thanks for the feedback mtg

    I've been looking for a good book on the Ottoman Empire. Do you, or anyone, have some to recommend? (I've been eying Jason Goodwin, Lords of the Horizons (1999, 2003).) ...
      Topic: Bone March and North Province
    Wolfling

    Replies: 24
    Views: 6512

    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Fri May 01, 2020 2:26 am   Subject: Bone March and North Province
    In response to your request in the Earthly Cultural Analogies thread I thought it would make more sense to respond here about my points of reference for this region.

    Historically, I have the tribes ...
      Topic: Earthly Cultural Analogies In The Flanaess And Beyond?
    Wolfling

    Replies: 50
    Views: 18283

    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Thu Apr 30, 2020 2:02 am   Subject: Earthly Cultural Analogies In The Flanaess And Beyond?
    This kind of topic has always been of great interest to me and I can see value to both CSL and rasgon's approaches. For me the key is to foster consistency in my gaming world to help create a strong s ...
      Topic: Stone Shape (for excavation)
    Wolfling

    Replies: 8
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    PostForum: Greyhawk- AD&D 2nd Edition   Posted: Tue Apr 28, 2020 8:39 am   Subject: Stone Shape (for excavation)
    My reading of the spell, based on the fact that it is alteration magic is that it doesn't 'delete' stone, it shifts the existing volume into a new shape. You could use it to create a tunnel but you wo ...
      Topic: Beneath the Temple of Elemental Evil
    Wolfling

    Replies: 5
    Views: 2627

    PostForum: Greyhawk- AD&D 1st Edition   Posted: Thu Apr 09, 2020 12:46 am   Subject: Beneath the Temple of Elemental Evil
    Thanks for sharing! I'm looking forward to getting a chance to re-run ToEE and to include this.
      Topic: Horn of Valhalla (aligned)
    Wolfling

    Replies: 7
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    PostForum: Greyhawk- AD&D 2nd Edition   Posted: Thu Apr 02, 2020 12:43 am   Subject: Horn of Valhalla (aligned)
    Going by the rules as written, the only time the beserkers don't "gladly attack anyone the possessor of the horn commands them to fight" are when the horn is blown by a class group unable to use the h ...
      Topic: Animal Summoning, Part 2
    Wolfling

    Replies: 5
    Views: 2894

    PostForum: Greyhawk- AD&D 2nd Edition   Posted: Thu Nov 28, 2019 9:41 am   Subject: Animal Summoning, Part 2
    I concur with jtylerk. I think that an open-ended request like "Guard the temple." would cause the spell to fail. I think that the stipulation should also be a concept the animal could understand such ...
      Topic: Giving Monsters Class Levels
    Wolfling

    Replies: 16
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    PostForum: Greyhawk- AD&D 2nd Edition   Posted: Wed Oct 23, 2019 1:09 am   Subject: Giving Monsters Class Levels
    Sorry Lanthorn, I probably should have checked the threads more thoroughly first.

    But yes, I find that some creatures seem to have their Strength considered in their damage dice others not so much. ...
      Topic: Giving Monsters Class Levels
    Wolfling

    Replies: 16
    Views: 5794

    PostForum: Greyhawk- AD&D 2nd Edition   Posted: Tue Oct 22, 2019 4:11 am   Subject: Giving Monsters Class Levels
    Okay, so another question about how you deal with your monsters ...

    Some creatures seem to do very little damage with their attacks. Especially demons and the like. For example, a big hulking glabr ...
      Topic: Questions about From the Ashes
    Wolfling

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    PostForum: Greyhawk- AD&D 2nd Edition   Posted: Tue Oct 01, 2019 12:25 am   Subject: Questions about From the Ashes
    Paladin In Hell is a great module, I ran a slightly modified version of it for the showdown in the last campaign I ran and it went down well.

    Depending on how purist you are you might consider allo ...
      Topic: 2e stats for Demogorgon
    Wolfling

    Replies: 14
    Views: 5561

    PostForum: Greyhawk- AD&D 2nd Edition   Posted: Tue Oct 01, 2019 12:21 am   Subject: 2e stats for Demogorgon
    Converting from one edition to another can be tricky but I do tend to find it easier converting back from 3rd to 2nd. xo42, I've done a few conversions from the Savage Tide AP, I'm happy to share thes ...
      Topic: Teleporting Onto A Moving Object
    Wolfling

    Replies: 6
    Views: 3216

    PostForum: Greyhawk- AD&D 2nd Edition   Posted: Thu Sep 12, 2019 6:45 am   Subject: Teleporting Onto A Moving Object
    Thanks for your input Lanthorn!! Lowering the familiarity leve for a moving 'place' makes sense unless the PCs go out of their way to create a special cabin for that purpose perhaps.
      Topic: Teleporting Onto A Moving Object
    Wolfling

    Replies: 6
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    PostForum: Greyhawk- AD&D 2nd Edition   Posted: Fri Sep 06, 2019 3:46 am   Subject: Teleporting Onto A Moving Object
    Can one teleport onto or into a moving object? In particular can one teleport onto a ship?

    I feel the answer is yes but I wonder what everyone else thinks?

    For the priest spell, Dimensional Fol ...
      Topic: Giving Monsters Class Levels
    Wolfling

    Replies: 16
    Views: 5794

    PostForum: Greyhawk- AD&D 2nd Edition   Posted: Sun Sep 01, 2019 2:31 am   Subject: Giving Monsters Class Levels
    Thanks digitalelf, those are both really helpful references!
      Topic: Giving Monsters Class Levels
    Wolfling

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    PostForum: Greyhawk- AD&D 2nd Edition   Posted: Fri Aug 30, 2019 2:15 am   Subject: Giving Monsters Class Levels
    Nah, you are probably right to begin with. Caster Level. Character Level. Challenge Level (er...Rating). Whatever. As long as you know what you're talking about, that's all that matters. Laughing


    Ha ...
      Topic: Giving Monsters Class Levels
    Wolfling

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    Views: 5794

    PostForum: Greyhawk- AD&D 2nd Edition   Posted: Tue Aug 27, 2019 4:57 am   Subject: Giving Monsters Class Levels
    Ohhh sorry for the confusion ... when I typed CL 10 I was lazily referring to Casting Level (a 2nd edition term I read somewhere although don't ask me to tell you where, I checked and failed so maybe ...
      Topic: 2e stats for Demogorgon
    Wolfling

    Replies: 14
    Views: 5561

    PostForum: Greyhawk- AD&D 2nd Edition   Posted: Sun Aug 25, 2019 6:31 am   Subject: 2e stats for Demogorgon
    Maybe this would be better in its own topic but looking for these stats has led me on to the stats of the deities in general. The World of Greyhawk boxed set has stats for a number of the deities them ...
      Topic: 2e stats for Demogorgon
    Wolfling

    Replies: 14
    Views: 5561

    PostForum: Greyhawk- AD&D 2nd Edition   Posted: Sun Aug 25, 2019 6:27 am   Subject: 2e stats for Demogorgon
    I've modified it heavilly to fit the PCs and their own stories but it's a fun AP! The part are currently in Divided's Ire.
      Topic: Giving Monsters Class Levels
    Wolfling

    Replies: 16
    Views: 5794

    PostForum: Greyhawk- AD&D 2nd Edition   Posted: Sun Aug 25, 2019 2:51 am   Subject: Giving Monsters Class Levels
    Actually, Lanthorn's suggestion of consulting Monster Mythology in my other query led me to a section about non-human priests that tackles this query directly and basically suggests as Lanthorn and Ce ...
      Topic: 2e stats for Demogorgon
    Wolfling

    Replies: 14
    Views: 5561

    PostForum: Greyhawk- AD&D 2nd Edition   Posted: Sun Aug 25, 2019 2:50 am   Subject: 2e stats for Demogorgon
    Thanks Lanthorn. The stats in Monster Mythology are for an avatar of Demogorgon. I was looking for the stats for the main dude himself as the PCs will be having a confrontation with him in his home pl ...
      Topic: Giving Monsters Class Levels
    Wolfling

    Replies: 16
    Views: 5794

    PostForum: Greyhawk- AD&D 2nd Edition   Posted: Sun Aug 25, 2019 2:41 am   Subject: Giving Monsters Class Levels
    Thanks for your feedback everyone, it was really helpful!!

    I think adding class levels to some monstrous creatures, especially those of the outer planes just opens up a lot more possibilities. I've ...
      Topic: Giving Monsters Class Levels
    Wolfling

    Replies: 16
    Views: 5794

    PostForum: Greyhawk- AD&D 2nd Edition   Posted: Sat Aug 24, 2019 12:49 am   Subject: Giving Monsters Class Levels
    How do you all deal with giving monsters class levels. For example, a succubus with levels of mage. Would you increase her HD by 1 for every level of mage? Would her casting level take into account he ...
      Topic: 2e stats for Demogorgon
    Wolfling

    Replies: 14
    Views: 5561

    PostForum: Greyhawk- AD&D 2nd Edition   Posted: Sat Aug 24, 2019 12:46 am   Subject: 2e stats for Demogorgon
    Hey,

    Just wondering if there are any official 2nd Edition stats for Demogorgon? Or any other Abyssal Lords?

    Looking at the official stats for Lolth and Zuggtmoy there is a HUGE difference in HD. ...
      Topic: Order of the Hart membership (esp. Veluna)
    Wolfling

    Replies: 16
    Views: 6166

    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Mon Jul 08, 2019 1:27 am   Subject: Order of the Hart membership (esp. Veluna)
    Regarding income, much like Rasgon mentioned, I'd imagine the the Orders have their own manorial holdings that generate income. Some land may directly belong to some of the Order's members whilst othe ...
      Topic: Multi-classing
    Wolfling

    Replies: 7
    Views: 3435

    PostForum: Greyhawk- AD&D 2nd Edition   Posted: Fri May 24, 2019 11:39 pm   Subject: Multi-classing
    Thanks for your feedback Cebrion, your advice was very helpful and I'm on the same page. It is definitely a case of whining! As you say the player was fully aware of level limits when he chose his rac ...
      Topic: Multi-classing
    Wolfling

    Replies: 7
    Views: 3435

    PostForum: Greyhawk- AD&D 2nd Edition   Posted: Thu May 23, 2019 3:18 am   Subject: Multi-classing
    So, one of my players is a multi-classed halfling and has inevitably reached the level cap of his priest class. I allow the optional rule of continuing to gain XP but at half the rate.

    The player ...
      Topic: Unconsciousness & Saving Throws
    Wolfling

    Replies: 5
    Views: 3141

    PostForum: Greyhawk- AD&D 2nd Edition   Posted: Fri May 17, 2019 1:59 am   Subject: Unconsciousness & Saving Throws
    Thanks for your feedback Lanthorn and Cebrion. It was my opinion also that unconciousness shouldn't preclude saves against mind-affecting spells, I just wanted to make sure I wasn't being harsh on my ...
      Topic: Unconsciousness & Saving Throws
    Wolfling

    Replies: 5
    Views: 3141

    PostForum: Greyhawk- AD&D 2nd Edition   Posted: Tue May 14, 2019 1:27 am   Subject: Unconsciousness & Saving Throws
    Hi folks,

    A quick rules question ... do unconscious targets get saving throws against spells that could reasonably affect them in that state or that have a duration that persists if they regain con ...
      Topic: Greyhawk City taxes and the Clergy
    Wolfling

    Replies: 6
    Views: 3371

    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Mon May 06, 2019 7:50 am   Subject: Greyhawk City taxes and the Clergy
    Stumbled across this in the From the Ashes Campaign Book (p5):

    "Temples must pay 5 sp per week for each resident priest; this has caused considerable friction with temples devoted to charitable wor ...
      Topic: Purify Water (spell): how flexible?
    Wolfling

    Replies: 9
    Views: 4745

    PostForum: Greyhawk- AD&D 2nd Edition   Posted: Sun Mar 24, 2019 5:58 am   Subject: Purify Water (spell): how flexible?
    Interesting question and I would tend to agree with Ragnar's appraisal of the spell.

    A neutralise poison spell should work on those substances however, making them potable.
      Topic: Monster Mythology Update Project
    Wolfling

    Replies: 103
    Views: 57267

    PostForum: Greyhawk- AD&D 2nd Edition   Posted: Mon Mar 04, 2019 1:31 am   Subject: Monster Mythology Update Project
    Thanks for all your work on this project AuldDragon!!
      Topic: Suel God of War
    Wolfling

    Replies: 16
    Views: 6567

    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Tue Feb 26, 2019 7:35 am   Subject: Suel God of War
    None of this is an any way canon but IMC pre-Cataclysm Syrul is perhaps the closest thing to a deity of warfare. My justification is as follows, that despite the obvious presence of Suel monks, Syrul ...
      Topic: Items of Protection
    Wolfling

    Replies: 3
    Views: 3295

    PostForum: Greyhawk- AD&D 2nd Edition   Posted: Mon Nov 19, 2018 2:56 am   Subject: Items of Protection
    Thanks Cebrion, that pretty much was my feeling on the topic but I wanted to check with you guys in case I was being stingy!
      Topic: Items of Protection
    Wolfling

    Replies: 3
    Views: 3295

    PostForum: Greyhawk- AD&D 2nd Edition   Posted: Wed Nov 14, 2018 1:23 am   Subject: Items of Protection
    Quick rules question ... does a ring of protection stack with other less common items of protection introduced later on, such as a collar of protection, shirt of protection, ankelt of protection et ce ...
      Topic: Flametongues
    Wolfling

    Replies: 13
    Views: 6789

    PostForum: Greyhawk- AD&D 2nd Edition   Posted: Fri Sep 14, 2018 6:28 am   Subject: Flametongues
    I always use flametongues pretty much like Cebrion. I guess finding a greater flametongue that does do extra fire damage could be an exciting find for players though.
      Topic: Reincarnation tables
    Wolfling

    Replies: 1
    Views: 2867

    PostForum: Greyhawk- AD&D 1st Edition   Posted: Sun Jul 15, 2018 4:07 am   Subject: Reincarnation tables
    Had a look but couldn't find any expanded reincarnation charts.

    This might help in your search though ...

    http://www.aeolia.net/dragondex/articles-subject.html#r
      Topic: Tithing: Paladins vs Clergy
    Wolfling

    Replies: 8
    Views: 3629

    PostForum: Greyhawk- AD&D 2nd Edition   Posted: Sun Jun 24, 2018 8:10 am   Subject: Tithing: Paladins vs Clergy
    Doesn't the Priest's Handbook mention tithes but in relation to the laiety? I didn't think there was a specific stupulation PC priests had to tithe their loot like a paladin should. I mean, it does ma ...
      Topic: Intelligent Weapons with Egos
    Wolfling

    Replies: 14
    Views: 7292

    PostForum: Greyhawk- AD&D 2nd Edition   Posted: Wed Jun 06, 2018 5:21 am   Subject: Intelligent Weapons with Egos
    It's an interesting topic Lanthorn, one which, to be honest, I haven't put much thought to in the past.

    I've always just run the rules pretty much as read, with the weapon emiting a charge of undef ...
      Topic: Lycanthropic Demi-Humans
    Wolfling

    Replies: 2
    Views: 3165

    PostForum: Greyhawk- AD&D 2nd Edition   Posted: Sun May 27, 2018 4:45 am   Subject: Lycanthropic Demi-Humans
    I actually have a halfling werebat in my band of players right now. I've just allowed him to continue applying any non-physical abilities he had as a halfling, partly for ease of play and partly becau ...
      Topic: Faerie Fire vs. Invisibility
    Wolfling

    Replies: 7
    Views: 5677

    PostForum: Greyhawk- AD&D 2nd Edition   Posted: Sat May 19, 2018 1:03 pm   Subject: Faerie Fire vs. Invisibility
    Good points Lanthorn, my gut feeling is that allowing faerie fire to counter mirror image opens a whole can of worms.
      Topic: Polymorphing Undead
    Wolfling

    Replies: 5
    Views: 4269

    PostForum: Greyhawk- AD&D 2nd Edition   Posted: Sat May 19, 2018 12:48 pm   Subject: Polymorphing Undead
    Good point about undead being immune to mind affecting magics. Part of me also thinks that some sentient undead are brought into unlife by an intense negative emotional state which goes beyond and eve ...
      Topic: Demonic Resistances & Powers
    Wolfling

    Replies: 3
    Views: 3312

    PostForum: Greyhawk- AD&D 2nd Edition   Posted: Sat May 19, 2018 12:43 pm   Subject: Demonic Resistances & Powers
    Thanks for the feedback Lanthorn. Is there a 2nd edition reference to specifying cold iron? I thought that was something later introduced in 3rd edition and beyond? The Monstrous Manual entry for tana ...
      Topic: Polymorphing Undead
    Wolfling

    Replies: 5
    Views: 4269

    PostForum: Greyhawk- AD&D 2nd Edition   Posted: Fri May 18, 2018 11:38 pm   Subject: Polymorphing Undead
    Thanks Vestcoat, Sage Advice covers the fact that corporeal undead can indeed be polymorphed but it's still leaving me pondering about the risk of change of mind and personality and the need for a sys ...
      Topic: Polymorphing Undead
    Wolfling

    Replies: 5
    Views: 4269

    PostForum: Greyhawk- AD&D 2nd Edition   Posted: Thu May 17, 2018 1:55 am   Subject: Polymorphing Undead
    Last question today!

    How does a polymoprh other spell affect corporeal undead? Does it only work on intelligent undead? Would an polymorphed undead creature still need to make a system shock roll t ...
      Topic: Demonic Resistances & Powers
    Wolfling

    Replies: 3
    Views: 3312

    PostForum: Greyhawk- AD&D 2nd Edition   Posted: Thu May 17, 2018 1:43 am   Subject: Demonic Resistances & Powers
    Part 1)
    I've always found myself a little confused about the physical resistances of demons (and devils for that matter).

    The 1st and 2nd edition rules say that demons suffer full damage from iro ...
      Topic: Faerie Fire vs. Invisibility
    Wolfling

    Replies: 7
    Views: 5677

    PostForum: Greyhawk- AD&D 2nd Edition   Posted: Thu May 17, 2018 1:24 am   Subject: Faerie Fire vs. Invisibility
    Rather than create a new topic I thought I'd just tack this question onto an existing faerie fire thread;

    Would a faerie fire spell cast on an opponent affected by mirror image reveal the caster? M ...
      Topic: Wizard Locking double doors
    Wolfling

    Replies: 4
    Views: 4315

    PostForum: Greyhawk- AD&D 2nd Edition   Posted: Mon Apr 09, 2018 3:35 am   Subject: Wizard Locking double doors
    Personally, I'd allow a double door to be affected by a single wizard lock. If you think about a mechanical lock, a double door still only needs one lock rather than a lock for each door involved so I ...
     
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