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      Topic: Naval Strengths of the Realms of Greyhawk
    rasgon

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    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Thu Aug 13, 2020 10:51 am   Subject: Naval Strengths of the Realms of Greyhawk
    -Maybe, but the Touv are clearly inspired by sub-Sahara Africans, who weren't noted for their sea-going navies.

    In a quick search, it seems the [url=https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Kingdom_of_Aksum#F ...
      Topic: Baalphegor, the Artificer of Hell
    rasgon

    Replies: 4
    Views: 710

    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Tue Aug 11, 2020 6:09 pm   Subject: Baalphegor, the Artificer of Hell
    Note that Baalphegor was the primary villain in "Caermor" in Dungeon #2, which was reprinted in the Dungeons of Despair anthology (1999).

    Dungeon #135 gave her a personal guard of erinyes known ir ...
      Topic: Gunpowder on Oerth
    rasgon

    Replies: 10
    Views: 1832

    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Tue Jul 28, 2020 7:19 am   Subject: Gunpowder on Oerth
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      Topic: Gunpowder on Oerth
    rasgon

    Replies: 10
    Views: 1832

    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Tue Jul 28, 2020 7:18 am   Subject: Gunpowder on Oerth
    If it does not exist then extracting it from manure would be impossible. If we can add mithryl as a material, we can remove potassium nitrite as occurring on nature.

    Adding mithral as an element do ...
      Topic: Map of Seaton?
    rasgon

    Replies: 10
    Views: 1977

    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Tue Jul 14, 2020 6:47 am   Subject: Map of Seaton?
    [url=https://www.reddit.com/r/GhostsofSaltmarsh/comments/c4uqai/how_to_buildflesh_out_the_towns_of_burle_and/]Here's a discussion on Seaton and Burle on Reddit, with some suggested maps.
      Topic: Map of Seaton?
    rasgon

    Replies: 10
    Views: 1977

    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Tue Jul 14, 2020 6:43 am   Subject: Map of Seaton?
    https://i.ibb.co/fF7hH2t/seaton.png
      Topic: Dark Istvin 576 CY
    rasgon

    Replies: 9
    Views: 1235

    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Mon Jul 13, 2020 6:22 pm   Subject: Dark Istvin 576 CY
    From my reading, and the basis for my query is that the heroes are hired at the beginning of Steading, IIRC, by a group of Merchants outside Istvin instead of by the Earl because the city had been sim ...
      Topic: Dark Istvin 576 CY
    rasgon

    Replies: 9
    Views: 1235

    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Mon Jul 13, 2020 11:57 am   Subject: Dark Istvin 576 CY
    Yeah, the above quote is from the worst case ending.
      Topic: Dark Istvin 576 CY
    rasgon

    Replies: 9
    Views: 1235

    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Mon Jul 13, 2020 10:35 am   Subject: Dark Istvin 576 CY
    From GDQ1-7 Queen of the Spiders, page 121:

    "The black bubble that has engulfed Istivin becomes transparent 1-10 days after Lolth weaves the gateway between the worlds. Individuals may move freely ...
      Topic: Dark Istvin 576 CY
    rasgon

    Replies: 9
    Views: 1235

    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Mon Jul 13, 2020 10:20 am   Subject: Dark Istvin 576 CY
    From The Eyes Have It by Rose Estes, page 8:

    "Lolth's methods for gathering a world to her cause began with spinning a web, weaving a bridge between her abysmal plane and a point on Oerth—in this c ...
      Topic: Up the Hool River, pre-war (long)
    rasgon

    Replies: 15
    Views: 5237

    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Mon Jul 13, 2020 9:19 am   Subject: Up the Hool River, pre-war (long)
    On a different subject (but related to this thread), what module introduced H’Thiss Kaa?

    I think the source is [url=http://www.canonfire.com/cf/modules.php?name=News&file=article&sid=445]Ke ...
      Topic: Oerth Journal #33 is out
    rasgon

    Replies: 6
    Views: 1584

    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Sat Jul 11, 2020 7:04 pm   Subject: Oerth Journal #33 is out
    If I'm not wrong, Seragrimm's kingdom would look like this on Anna Meyer's map:

    https://i.postimg.cc/rm5Wv3y7/avesta.png
      Topic: Fort Blackwell questions.
    rasgon

    Replies: 22
    Views: 6849

    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Tue Jul 07, 2020 10:55 am   Subject: Fort Blackwell questions.
    Maria Deltorre posted an alternate origin for the name "Sasserine" on Amedi, the namesake of the Suloise barbarian savages in the jungle, was a suel mage of power who resigned that position to expand ...
      Topic: Adventure Paths from Dungeon Magazine
    rasgon

    Replies: 12
    Views: 2240

    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Tue Jul 07, 2020 9:59 am   Subject: Adventure Paths from Dungeon Magazine
    The Oerth connections were more explicit in the hardcover version. That, and the maps provided in the Flanaess map inserts and Savage Tide path later on, are why the fan community associates Cauldron ...
      Topic: Up the Hool River, pre-war (long)
    rasgon

    Replies: 15
    Views: 5237

    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Sat Jul 04, 2020 6:38 pm   Subject: Up the Hool River, pre-war (long)
    David Arun Del, the bishop of Sybarate Island (whose names resonate with Hebrew, Sanskrit, and Italian or Spanish), the wizard of Sybar, Pareesh Riest (whose names resonate with Sanskrit and possibl ...
      Topic: Stone Circles of the Flanaess?
    rasgon

    Replies: 13
    Views: 1100

    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Sat Jul 04, 2020 6:14 pm   Subject: Stone Circles of the Flanaess?
    Though it doesn't take the appearance of a megalith or stone circle, the Fountain of Good Health from L1 The Secret of Bone Hill seems to have some connection to them.

    From the module: "Upon comma ...
      Topic: Stone Circles of the Flanaess?
    rasgon

    Replies: 13
    Views: 1100

    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Fri Jul 03, 2020 11:34 am   Subject: Stone Circles of the Flanaess?
    Oh, and the Maze of Menhirs on Tilagos Island in the Nyr Dyv, as detailed in "The Library of Lost Resort" in Dragon #132.

    The Faerie Court of Rings in the Welkwood.

    And conceivably the Blood Ob ...
      Topic: Stone Circles of the Flanaess?
    rasgon

    Replies: 13
    Views: 1100

    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Fri Jul 03, 2020 11:25 am   Subject: Stone Circles of the Flanaess?
    I suppose Atienne's Grove from WG10 Child's Play is another example. "When the PCs arrive at the druid’s grove, they see a large hill with ancient oak trees growing on its slopes. The hill is crowned ...
      Topic: Stone Circles of the Flanaess?
    rasgon

    Replies: 13
    Views: 1100

    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Thu Jul 02, 2020 6:51 pm   Subject: Stone Circles of the Flanaess?
    The Twisted Forest in the Pomarj.

    Possibly the Screaming Valley in the Cairn Hills, though I think those "stone monoliths" are supposed to be of relatively natural origin.

    The "circles mentioned ...
      Topic: Eclipses
    rasgon

    Replies: 17
    Views: 855

    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Thu Jul 02, 2020 4:36 pm   Subject: Eclipses
    There's a Greyspace, it assumes that Celene is both larger and further away than Luna.
      Topic: Ages of Oerth
    rasgon

    Replies: 3
    Views: 818

    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Thu Jul 02, 2020 4:13 pm   Subject: Re: Ages of Oerth
    Side question: Does anyone know what Year One of the Olven Calendar commemorates?

    There's no canon here, but in the Oerth Journal #1 timeline it represents the year the "Four Elven Realms of the E ...
      Topic: Ages of Oerth
    rasgon

    Replies: 3
    Views: 818

    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Thu Jul 02, 2020 4:07 pm   Subject: Ages of Oerth
    Dungeon #124, page 15: "Since the beginning of history, humanity has measured time in Ages. Ages of Glory, of Dreams, and even of Great Sorrows mark the human tally of years, giving a sense of order t ...
      Topic: Eclipses
    rasgon

    Replies: 17
    Views: 855

    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Thu Jul 02, 2020 3:51 pm   Subject: Eclipses
    A double solar eclipse would only happen on Goodmonth 11.

    Why that day?

    Because it's [url=https://ghwiki.greyparticle.com/index.php/Dark_Night]Dark Night, the only night of the year that has a d ...
      Topic: Eclipses
    rasgon

    Replies: 17
    Views: 855

    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Wed Jul 01, 2020 9:52 am   Subject: Eclipses
    Yeah, I think we're meant to assume that Liga appears the same size in Oerth's sky as Earth's sun appears from Earth, and somebody just didn't do the math.
      Topic: Eclipses
    rasgon

    Replies: 17
    Views: 855

    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Sun Jun 28, 2020 6:45 am   Subject: Eclipses
    A double solar eclipse would only happen on Goodmonth 11.
     
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