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      Topic: Announcement: Search through Dragon Magazine and others
    lamashtu

    Replies: 21
    Views: 3756

    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Sun Oct 06, 2019 5:39 pm   Subject: Announcement: Search through Dragon Magazine and others
    Good hear it was useful, makes me super happy to see a real use case!

    With a new job, and more or less leaving the world of gaming again, I haven't worked on this much recently. I'm aware that the ...
      Topic: How many in the queue, Ceb?
    lamashtu

    Replies: 10
    Views: 1775

    PostForum: Readers Workshop   Posted: Thu Jul 11, 2019 9:02 pm   Subject: How many in the queue, Ceb?
    Perhaps lamashtu can do it. Not sure what permission level he has.

    Oh I missed this, my apologies.

    For the record I have no access to anything, other than perhaps the various incarnations of the ...
      Topic: Order of the Hart membership (esp. Veluna)
    lamashtu

    Replies: 16
    Views: 3036

    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Wed Jul 03, 2019 5:16 pm   Subject: Re: Order of the Hart membership (esp. Veluna)
    Greetings,

    1) If the Order is truly independent, who, or what, pays for the aforementioned stipend, mounts, and tabard?

    In my mind, I wonder if this is like joining a union. Knights are expecte ...
      Topic: Publication Dates
    lamashtu

    Replies: 5
    Views: 1331

    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Sat Jun 29, 2019 10:59 am   Subject: Publication Dates
    Turns out the easiest option may be to perform a search at the US Copyright Office catalog, which provides the means to export their records. Then I can write a program to extract the publication dat ...
      Topic: Publication Dates
    lamashtu

    Replies: 5
    Views: 1331

    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Sun Jun 23, 2019 7:12 pm   Subject: Publication Dates
    Check out

    Looks like it maybe is missing something I might need at some point - but seems like an excellent start.

    Thanks!
      Topic: Publication Dates
    lamashtu

    Replies: 5
    Views: 1331

    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Sun Jun 23, 2019 12:13 pm   Subject: Publication Dates
    I'm looking for (reasonably complete) list of dates of publication (or year of copyright) for all TSR and WotC Dungeons and Dragons products. It would be a tremendous help if these dates were in as s ...
      Topic: Announcement: Search through Dragon Magazine and others
    lamashtu

    Replies: 21
    Views: 3756

    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Thu Jun 20, 2019 3:22 pm   Subject: Announcement: Search through Dragon Magazine and others
    After a some research, I implemented a new processing chain for OCRing the sources. Took about 200 hours of every core running flat out, but the result should be a reduction in false-negatives of aro ...
      Topic: Bridge and Road Tolls
    lamashtu

    Replies: 8
    Views: 1785

    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Thu Jun 20, 2019 8:26 am   Subject: Bridge and Road Tolls
    I'd expect to find a small guard post or fort, with its take being sent along to the settlement that built or maintains it. In an environment where treaties tend to be honored, the two settlements (o ...
      Topic: Bard colleges or schools?
    lamashtu

    Replies: 5
    Views: 1421

    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Wed Jun 19, 2019 4:39 pm   Subject: Bard colleges or schools?
    Using my tool at http://wait-wtf.com:3001

    I find references to "college" in Oerth Journals #3, 7, 8, 9, 10, 12, 14, 15, 16, 19, 20, 21, 22, and 27.

    I checked volume 15 and find:

    Bardic Colleg ...
      Topic: Bridge and Road Tolls
    lamashtu

    Replies: 8
    Views: 1785

    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Wed Jun 19, 2019 4:27 pm   Subject: Bridge and Road Tolls
    No idea if there's anything written specifically to Greyhawk, but historically we've seen toll forts/castles covering for river traffic and roads, and toll booths on bridges. Longer roads might have ...
      Topic: Why aren't we discussing more here?
    lamashtu

    Replies: 10
    Views: 1893

    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Wed Jun 19, 2019 12:51 pm   Subject: Why aren't we discussing more here?

    Yeah, there's fewer collaborative zines and forums and more content creators striking out alone to seek fame and fortune. Guys spam five GH facebook groups every time their weekly game convenes to g ...
      Topic: Why aren't we discussing more here?
    lamashtu

    Replies: 10
    Views: 1893

    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Sun Jun 16, 2019 5:31 pm   Subject: Why aren't we discussing more here?
    I've been posting, blogging, and getting in flame wars about Greyhawk, old video games, politics, and music since 1996 and the internet has never been a bastion of scholarship, but reading comprehensi ...
      Topic: Why aren't we discussing more here?
    lamashtu

    Replies: 10
    Views: 1893

    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Fri Jun 14, 2019 4:59 pm   Subject: Why aren't we discussing more here?
    There have been various proposals to revitalize the website, including my own offer to host and develop it on my own dime - even to include a contract binding me to ensure the community has access to ...
      Topic: Why aren't we discussing more here?
    lamashtu

    Replies: 10
    Views: 1893

    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Thu Jun 13, 2019 10:27 am   Subject: Why aren't we discussing more here?
    Some of us don't like the services mentioned, and some of us don't like mobile apps, and I don't like either. As one of those cranks who values his privacy too much, and doesn't trust free services, ...
      Topic: Announcement: Search through Dragon Magazine and others
    lamashtu

    Replies: 21
    Views: 3756

    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Mon Jun 10, 2019 9:05 am   Subject: Announcement: Search through Dragon Magazine and others
    As an experiment I've change the nature of searches over 4 characters in length to attempt to capture results that were being excluded due to bad OCR.

    An example of the problem being solved can be ...
      Topic: Announcement: Search through Dragon Magazine and others
    lamashtu

    Replies: 21
    Views: 3756

    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Fri Jun 07, 2019 7:31 pm   Subject: Announcement: Search through Dragon Magazine and others
    Yes, it would be great if it sorted sources numerically/alphabetically.

    But...getting stuff to appear at all is at the least very useful.

    The effort is greatly appreciated. Cool

    I decide ...
      Topic: Announcement: Search through Dragon Magazine and others
    lamashtu

    Replies: 21
    Views: 3756

    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Fri Jun 07, 2019 2:55 pm   Subject: Announcement: Search through Dragon Magazine and others
    ...and whatever, figured I'd improve the sorting a bit. It's still... weird in a way that isn't yet making sense to me. But I think you'll find it improved.
      Topic: Announcement: Search through Dragon Magazine and others
    lamashtu

    Replies: 21
    Views: 3756

    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Fri Jun 07, 2019 11:57 am   Subject: Announcement: Search through Dragon Magazine and others
    Just testing it out... I did a search for "Iuz." Lots of hits, but nothing going back prior to Dragon #103. Is this due to OCR problems with early issues?

    This should be corrected now. Some issues ...
      Topic: Announcement: Search through Dragon Magazine and others
    lamashtu

    Replies: 21
    Views: 3756

    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Fri Jun 07, 2019 10:31 am   Subject: Announcement: Search through Dragon Magazine and others
    Just testing it out... I did a search for "Iuz." Lots of hits, but nothing going back prior to Dragon #103. Is this due to OCR problems with early issues?

    I'm investigating this, however I believe ...
      Topic: Announcement: Search through Dragon Magazine and others
    lamashtu

    Replies: 21
    Views: 3756

    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Thu May 16, 2019 7:04 am   Subject: Announcement: Search through Dragon Magazine and others
    That's correct Icarus, the backend is (mostly) the same as what boccob was using in IRC.

    For you and anyone following the thread, and as I say in the [url=http://wait-wtf.com:3001/faq]FAQ, I can ad ...
      Topic: Announcement: Search through Dragon Magazine and others
    lamashtu

    Replies: 21
    Views: 3756

    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Sun May 12, 2019 8:40 am   Subject: Announcement: Search through Dragon Magazine and others
    Now with a web (and mobile-friendly) interface.

    Instantly search through Dragon's full run of issues including The Strategic Review, the Best of issues, and the Annuals; Oerth Journal; the LGG; and ...
      Topic: Fallen Heironean: John McCain
    lamashtu

    Replies: 8
    Views: 3505

    PostForum: The Backalley   Posted: Tue Aug 28, 2018 8:13 pm   Subject: Re: Fallen Heironean: John McCain

    2) In hearing so many tributes about Senator McCain and his long, distinguished military and political service to our country, as well as footage taken from personal interviews, it occurs to me that ...
      Topic: Old Con Adventures
    lamashtu

    Replies: 5
    Views: 2747

    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Thu Aug 09, 2018 2:15 pm   Subject: Old Con Adventures
    Searching boccob in IRC for "Lerara" only shows hits in Issue 241 (and Oerth Journal)...
      Topic: Backup Greyhawk Wiki down for maintenance
    lamashtu

    Replies: 3
    Views: 2458

    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Mon Jul 30, 2018 6:24 pm   Subject: Backup Greyhawk Wiki down for maintenance
    The wiki is up and serving pages.

    If you are trying to login, please use https and not just http. Recent server upgrades have caused a redirect problem I've been unable to resolve so far.
      Topic: Newish Greyhawkish Modules Published, ish
    lamashtu

    Replies: 10
    Views: 4760

    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Sun Jul 15, 2018 8:34 am   Subject: Newish Greyhawkish Modules Published, ish
    Sweet.

    Ladies & Gentlemen of our Community,

    The full catalog of casl Entertainment's modules are now available on DriveThruRPG.com!

    You can order them on either PDF or Print Format (or bo ...
     
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