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      Topic: AD&D 2nd - Experiences using the psionics rules, compare
    Wolfling

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    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: 2573

    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: 10
    Views: 2178

    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: 2041

    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: 6
    Views: 1357

    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: 2850

    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: 12003

    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: 12003

    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
    Views: 668

    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: 608

    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: 3292

    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: 12003

    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: 3292

    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: 12003

    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
    Views: 718

    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: 664

    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
    Views: 765

    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: 937

    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
    Views: 2228

    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: 2228

    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

    Replies: 13
    Views: 1928

    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: 2111

    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: 1149

    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
    Views: 1149

    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: 2228

    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

    Replies: 16
    Views: 2228

    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

    Replies: 16
    Views: 2228

    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: 2111

    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: 2111

    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: 2228

    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: 2111

    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: 2228

    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: 2228

    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: 2111

    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: 3191

    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: 6
    Views: 1357

    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: 6
    Views: 1357

    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: 1345

    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: 1345

    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: 1798

    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: 2165

    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: 88
    Views: 39797

    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: 3574

    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: 1794

    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: 1794

    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: 4121

    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: 1636

    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: 2306

    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: 4625

    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: 1780

    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: 4152

    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: 2570

    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: 1946

    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: 2570

    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: 2570

    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: 1946

    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: 4152

    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: 2557

    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 ...
      Topic: New overnight healing system
    Wolfling

    Replies: 3
    Views: 2177

    PostForum: Greyhawk- AD&D 2nd Edition   Posted: Wed Apr 04, 2018 1:22 am   Subject: New overnight healing system
    I think the overnight healing system sounds like a good idea.

    I've been using a injury/strain system I pilfered from a 3rd edition optional rule I read somewhere. Regular damage is strain and repre ...
      Topic: Priestly Followers
    Wolfling

    Replies: 5
    Views: 3044

    PostForum: Greyhawk- AD&D 2nd Edition   Posted: Wed Mar 21, 2018 10:14 am   Subject: Priestly Followers
    Thanks everyone for the really helpful feedback.

    I like the pantheistic cleric idea that Cebrion uses and the idea of only permitting speciality priests for specific deities. And you're right - all ...
      Topic: Priestly Followers
    Wolfling

    Replies: 5
    Views: 3044

    PostForum: Greyhawk- AD&D 2nd Edition   Posted: Fri Mar 16, 2018 1:32 am   Subject: Priestly Followers
    Thanks for your feedback Lanthorn.

    I've been using the XP progression chart for specialty priests used in the the Forgottem Realms book, Faiths & Avatars. In there they advance like a druid and ...
      Topic: Priestly Followers
    Wolfling

    Replies: 5
    Views: 3044

    PostForum: Greyhawk- AD&D 2nd Edition   Posted: Wed Mar 14, 2018 3:42 pm   Subject: Priestly Followers
    In the PHB clerics gain followers at 8th level.

    Do specialty priests follow the same rules? I was under the impression that technically they're no more a cleric than a druid is so unless followers ...
      Topic: Scarlet Brotherhood
    Wolfling

    Replies: 7
    Views: 3908

    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Tue Feb 20, 2018 9:21 am   Subject: Scarlet Brotherhood
    On the topic of SB monks, I thought it was interesting looking at which Suel deities actually had levels in monk (as per Len Lakofka's articles in Dragon Mag). Syrul, Pyremius and Norebo are the only ...
      Topic: Against the Giants module
    Wolfling

    Replies: 14
    Views: 8384

    PostForum: Greyhawk- AD&D 1st Edition   Posted: Fri Aug 25, 2017 9:16 am   Subject: Against the Giants module
    I ran it as written originally, with the drow responsible and the PCs descending into the UnderOerth, rather than focus on the plight of Geoff. I think either could be fun depending on if you want an ...
      Topic: Against the Giants module
    Wolfling

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    PostForum: Greyhawk- AD&D 1st Edition   Posted: Mon Aug 07, 2017 12:17 am   Subject: Against the Giants module
    The whole EEG stuff is really interesting but if you read through both the ToEE series and Queen of Spiders series with a fine tooth comb the Elder Elemental God isn't actually a common theme.

    The ...
      Topic: Against the Giants module
    Wolfling

    Replies: 14
    Views: 8384

    PostForum: Greyhawk- AD&D 1st Edition   Posted: Sun Aug 06, 2017 1:17 am   Subject: Against the Giants module
    I think the original adventure (which I've had the luck to both play and DM) intends the transportation to be one-way, it's really just a lazy transition mechanism between modules!

    The method of tr ...
      Topic: The Temple of Elemental Evil (wolfling style!)
    Wolfling

    Replies: 165
    Views: 129307

    PostForum: Campaign Journals & General Online Play   Posted: Thu Feb 20, 2014 3:24 am   Subject: The Temple of Elemental Evil (wolfling style!)
    Hahah yeah, my version of the sword is a royal pain the butt. He's constantly brow-beating the party for not being worthy, for being cowardly, I think they secretly love him though although they do gi ...
      Topic: Ring of Animal Friendship
    Wolfling

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    PostForum: Greyhawk- AD&D 2nd Edition   Posted: Thu Feb 20, 2014 3:11 am   Subject: Ring of Animal Friendship
    Quick rules query regarding the Ring of Animal Friendship;

    i) Does the ability requiring animals to make a save to either avoid the wearer or follow him docilely continue to occurr after the ring h ...
      Topic: Speciality Priests & Deity Spheres
    Wolfling

    Replies: 48
    Views: 25403

    PostForum: Greyhawk- AD&D 2nd Edition   Posted: Thu Feb 13, 2014 3:37 am   Subject: Speciality Priests & Deity Spheres
    I'm sure we've had this debate before but personally I don't have a problem with limiting spell level access based on divine rank. I find it adds a certain level of dynamism to the theology also I ado ...
      Topic: The Temple of Elemental Evil (wolfling style!)
    Wolfling

    Replies: 165
    Views: 129307

    PostForum: Campaign Journals & General Online Play   Posted: Wed Feb 12, 2014 5:37 am   Subject: The Temple of Elemental Evil (wolfling style!)
    Session XLV

    After briefly questioning the human captives in the Fire cell and learning that they were generally from the Viscounty of Verbobobc you decided to release them for which they were all g ...
      Topic: The Temple of Elemental Evil (wolfling style!)
    Wolfling

    Replies: 165
    Views: 129307

    PostForum: Campaign Journals & General Online Play   Posted: Wed Feb 12, 2014 5:36 am   Subject: The Temple of Elemental Evil (wolfling style!)
    Session XLIV

    Lyria and X‚kestari decided to undertake an information gathering mission whilst the rest of you continued your down time. Using the mirror they travelled to Hommlet, Nulb, Verbobonc a ...
      Topic: The Temple of Elemental Evil (wolfling style!)
    Wolfling

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    Views: 129307

    PostForum: Campaign Journals & General Online Play   Posted: Wed Feb 12, 2014 5:35 am   Subject: The Temple of Elemental Evil (wolfling style!)
    Session XLIII

    Roused from your rest by a group of ogres that had stumbled upon you by chance you bravely fought them off with little harm to yourselves other than the threat posed by reduced magica ...
      Topic: The Temple of Elemental Evil (wolfling style!)
    Wolfling

    Replies: 165
    Views: 129307

    PostForum: Campaign Journals & General Online Play   Posted: Wed Feb 12, 2014 5:34 am   Subject: The Temple of Elemental Evil (wolfling style!)
    Session XLII

    As you prepared to attack the men in the room behind the secret door you had stumbled upon, Pan opened a portal from Gullscry to join you. As the portal closed a rippling affect occurr ...
      Topic: The Temple of Elemental Evil (wolfling style!)
    Wolfling

    Replies: 165
    Views: 129307

    PostForum: Campaign Journals & General Online Play   Posted: Wed Feb 12, 2014 5:31 am   Subject: The Temple of Elemental Evil (wolfling style!)
    Thanks mcneilk! I'm afraid my updates are well behind where we are at in the game so I'll try and catch up without bomarding the thread!!

    I agree rangnar - I think that ToEE gives the DM lots of sc ...
      Topic: Monster Mythology Update Project
    Wolfling

    Replies: 88
    Views: 39797

    PostForum: Greyhawk- AD&D 2nd Edition   Posted: Wed Feb 12, 2014 5:25 am   Subject: Monster Mythology Update Project
    Thanks for sharing AuldDragon. This is a wonderful project. Faiths & Avatars is one of my favourite D&D sourcebooks for many reasons and I'd always hoped to work on my own project doing someth ...
      Topic: The Temple of Elemental Evil (wolfling style!)
    Wolfling

    Replies: 165
    Views: 129307

    PostForum: Campaign Journals & General Online Play   Posted: Sun Feb 09, 2014 9:09 am   Subject: The Temple of Elemental Evil (wolfling style!)
    Session XLI

    Trapped by bugbears emerging from every direction you had little choice but to fight the attackers, who, garbed in grey kilts and cloaks emblazoned with a black square, you determined w ...
      Topic: The Temple of Elemental Evil (wolfling style!)
    Wolfling

    Replies: 165
    Views: 129307

    PostForum: Campaign Journals & General Online Play   Posted: Sun Feb 09, 2014 9:08 am   Subject: The Temple of Elemental Evil (wolfling style!)
    Session XL

    Opening a portal to Alrrem's chamber you returned to find the place ransacked and despoiled. Someone or something had obviously been here since your last visit. Deciding to return to the ...
      Topic: The Temple of Elemental Evil (wolfling style!)
    Wolfling

    Replies: 165
    Views: 129307

    PostForum: Campaign Journals & General Online Play   Posted: Sun Feb 09, 2014 9:07 am   Subject: The Temple of Elemental Evil (wolfling style!)
    Session XXXIX

    You rest in the chambers of the Fire Temple priests was interrupted a number of times by bugbears, ogres led by the officer bearing a flaming sword and finally trolls. Whilst the firs ...
      Topic: The Temple of Elemental Evil (wolfling style!)
    Wolfling

    Replies: 165
    Views: 129307

    PostForum: Campaign Journals & General Online Play   Posted: Sun Feb 09, 2014 9:04 am   Subject: The Temple of Elemental Evil (wolfling style!)
    Session XXXVIII

    Deciding to take the corridor leading south out of the hydra's lair you followed a long winding corridor that opened out into a room guarded by five bugbears wearing short scarlet c ...
      Topic: Speciality Priests & Deity Spheres
    Wolfling

    Replies: 48
    Views: 25403

    PostForum: Greyhawk- AD&D 2nd Edition   Posted: Sun Feb 09, 2014 8:51 am   Subject: Speciality Priests & Deity Spheres
    Sorry for the absence! ANyways, to get straight back into it I'll include what I'd come up with for Fharlanghn and Al'Akbar ...

    Al'Akbar (Demi)
    Guardianship, Faithfulness, Dignity & Duty
    AB S ...
      Topic: 0 Level NPCs
    Wolfling

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    PostForum: Greyhawk- AD&D 2nd Edition   Posted: Wed Aug 21, 2013 12:49 am   Subject: 0 Level NPCs
    Brother Smyth, Hommlet's blacksmith, is a 3rd level druid.

    The 1st edition rulebook had a few guides for 0-level NPC characters which I'll include even though this is the 2nd ed forum;

    *When rol ...
      Topic: Babau Query
    Wolfling

    Replies: 19
    Views: 13939

    PostForum: Greyhawk- AD&D 1st Edition   Posted: Mon Aug 19, 2013 2:14 am   Subject: Babau Query



    As for the other snippets you quoted, I would say that is not implying they can do these simultaneously. In addition to posting here in CF, I can ride a bike, but I cannot do both at the same ti ...
      Topic: Rest Between Spell Memorising
    Wolfling

    Replies: 17
    Views: 9084

    PostForum: Greyhawk- AD&D 2nd Edition   Posted: Mon Aug 19, 2013 2:07 am   Subject: Rest Between Spell Memorising
    I agree with you all about quality of sleep in a wretched damp dungeon. My only concern would be the effect being too realistic and harsh would have on continuity of play. In the Temple of Elemental E ...
      Topic: Greyhawk Runes and Glyphs
    Wolfling

    Replies: 20
    Views: 11644

    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Mon Aug 19, 2013 1:48 am   Subject: Greyhawk Runes and Glyphs
    I recently ran The Shroud of Karyne from the WGR2 Treasures of Greyhawk. That adventure uses the glyphs quite a lot as part of a puzzle for bypassings trapped doors in a tomb. Their inclusion did make ...
      Topic: Rest Between Spell Memorising
    Wolfling

    Replies: 17
    Views: 9084

    PostForum: Greyhawk- AD&D 2nd Edition   Posted: Sun Aug 11, 2013 4:03 am   Subject: Rest Between Spell Memorising
    It's definitely a valid point about the quality of rest whilst adventuring. Previously I was keeping a record of food and water supplies but the party had the luck to chance upon a mirror of mental pr ...
      Topic: Rest Between Spell Memorising
    Wolfling

    Replies: 17
    Views: 9084

    PostForum: Greyhawk- AD&D 2nd Edition   Posted: Fri Aug 09, 2013 3:23 am   Subject: Rest Between Spell Memorising
    Thanks.

    I'd assumed they could rest as much as they like but just wanted to check.

    You make a good point GreyMaus - all that resting gives plenty of time for the enemy to prepare and for rando ...
      Topic: Babau Query
    Wolfling

    Replies: 19
    Views: 13939

    PostForum: Greyhawk- AD&D 1st Edition   Posted: Fri Aug 09, 2013 3:21 am   Subject: Babau Query
    Thanks guys!

    Lanthorn - now that's just cruel. I'm not sure how the party will manage with the original type babau (especially if he manages to summon a mate to join the fray!).

    Evil Grin
      Topic: Language of Elementals & Other Creatures
    Wolfling

    Replies: 5
    Views: 3661

    PostForum: Greyhawk- AD&D 2nd Edition   Posted: Fri Aug 09, 2013 3:18 am   Subject: Language of Elementals & Other Creatures
    Thanks for the feedback everyone and good call on the Dragon articles BlueWitch - I completely forgot to check that source. I love some of the old 1st edition articles in that magazine.

    I came acro ...
      Topic: Rest Between Spell Memorising
    Wolfling

    Replies: 17
    Views: 9084

    PostForum: Greyhawk- AD&D 2nd Edition   Posted: Thu Aug 08, 2013 7:38 am   Subject: Rest Between Spell Memorising
    Thanks Lanthorn but you misunderstood my query.

    What I want to know is how many times a spellcaster can rest and learn spells within say a 24 hour period.

    For example - could a priest rest for 4 ...
      Topic: Language of Elementals & Other Creatures
    Wolfling

    Replies: 5
    Views: 3661

    PostForum: Greyhawk- AD&D 2nd Edition   Posted: Thu Aug 08, 2013 7:34 am   Subject: Language of Elementals & Other Creatures
    2nd edition seems to have hundreds of languages but also seems to gloss over some creatures in that regards.

    Do elementals have their own official tongue? If not - what language do they speak. It m ...
      Topic: Rest Between Spell Memorising
    Wolfling

    Replies: 17
    Views: 9084

    PostForum: Greyhawk- AD&D 2nd Edition   Posted: Thu Aug 08, 2013 2:19 am   Subject: Rest Between Spell Memorising
    Is there a rule anywhere that states spellcasters cannot memorise spells more than once within a certain time period? I can't find anything but I might just be looking in the wrong place!
      Topic: Babau Query
    Wolfling

    Replies: 19
    Views: 13939

    PostForum: Greyhawk- AD&D 1st Edition   Posted: Thu Aug 08, 2013 2:17 am   Subject: Babau Query
    My last session ended on a cliffhanger with the wizard triggering a trapped scroll that has summoned a babau demon into the room.

    Reading up on the babau it has a number of special spell-like abili ...
      Topic: Druids
    Wolfling

    Replies: 15
    Views: 8430

    PostForum: Greyhawk- AD&D 2nd Edition   Posted: Tue Aug 06, 2013 2:23 am   Subject: Druids
    I was similarly baffled Lanthorn. I found the canon material muddied and I didn't like the way speciality priests and druids seemed a bit interchangeable for some of the gods. That's is why I made the ...
      Topic: Fire the Canon! Issue 1!
    Wolfling

    Replies: 13
    Views: 11933

    PostForum: Canonfire! Chronicles   Posted: Sun Aug 04, 2013 11:35 pm   Subject: Fire the Canon! Issue 1!
    Heh, the ongoing issues of issue 1 ... I have no password either so that's strange. I'll look into it - from what page is it asking for a password? The download page on Canonfire! or somewhere else?
      Topic: Component Variations
    Wolfling

    Replies: 6
    Views: 3608

    PostForum: Greyhawk- AD&D 2nd Edition   Posted: Sun Aug 04, 2013 8:15 am   Subject: Component Variations
    I think it makes sense to allow geographical variation for your spell components. I like the idea that not all spells are taught exactly the same way.

    A wizard who learns the fly spell from a trad ...
      Topic: Druids
    Wolfling

    Replies: 15
    Views: 8430

    PostForum: Greyhawk- AD&D 2nd Edition   Posted: Sun Aug 04, 2013 8:08 am   Subject: Druids
    I've deliberated on druids and patron deities a lot and although I'm still not resolved on the issue this is how I do things at present;

    Druids, as a unique class, must worship; Beory (in whatever ...
      Topic: Fire the Canon! Issue 1!
    Wolfling

    Replies: 13
    Views: 11933

    PostForum: Canonfire! Chronicles   Posted: Sun Aug 04, 2013 7:59 am   Subject: Fire the Canon! Issue 1!
    Thanks for the feedback Adam - your 2 bullywug cents are most welcome and they were all valid points.

    I agree regarding the back cover but we were bound to a strict deadline and alas time ran out. ...
      Topic: Oeridian vs. Suel religions
    Wolfling

    Replies: 8
    Views: 5266

    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Wed Jul 31, 2013 9:36 am   Subject: Oeridian vs. Suel religions
    Great topic Rasgon. I've been thinking about the same thing myself lately but so far have been thinking about more physical and material differences.

    I've been treating 'modern' Oeridian faith (as ...
      Topic: The Temple of Elemental Evil (wolfling style!)
    Wolfling

    Replies: 165
    Views: 129307

    PostForum: Campaign Journals & General Online Play   Posted: Mon Jul 15, 2013 12:58 pm   Subject: The Temple of Elemental Evil (wolfling style!)
    No, they were too scared to investigate further - several sessions later (I'm behind on my posts) they returned to discover that they simply led up to the top floor hehe.
      Topic: The Temple of Elemental Evil (wolfling style!)
    Wolfling

    Replies: 165
    Views: 129307

    PostForum: Campaign Journals & General Online Play   Posted: Mon Jul 15, 2013 12:16 am   Subject: The Temple of Elemental Evil (wolfling style!)
    Session XXXVII

    Pondering the troll's ring you determined that it was indeed magical and deduced that it protected the wearer against fire, as you had suspected. The extent of the fire resistance wa ...
     
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