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      Topic: Alternative Warlock Patrons?
    surfarcher

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    PostForum: Greyhawk- D&D 5th Edition   Posted: Mon Dec 22, 2014 3:18 pm   Subject: Alternative Warlock Patrons?
    The DMG should also help you with this.
      Topic: So do you roll Monster Lore or something?
    surfarcher

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    PostForum: Greyhawk- D&D 5th Edition   Posted: Sun Nov 16, 2014 3:53 pm   Subject: So do you roll Monster Lore or something?
    I use my judgement on whether to roll for lore. If I believe that some aspects of the monster would be common knowledge I share it freely. The rest certainly does require knowledge checks.
      Topic: 5th Ed Greyhawk spells?
    surfarcher

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    PostForum: Greyhawk- D&D 5th Edition   Posted: Mon Nov 10, 2014 3:51 pm   Subject: 5th Ed Greyhawk spells?
    The main real differences are in the damage scaling and the mitigation of some of the old-school effects (like save or die).

    If anyone wants to propose some for porting I'll pitch in and help do th ...
      Topic: 5th Ed Greyhawk spells?
    surfarcher

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    PostForum: Greyhawk- D&D 5th Edition   Posted: Thu Oct 30, 2014 3:14 pm   Subject: 5th Ed Greyhawk spells?
    It actually looks pretty easy. Did you have any particular spells in mind??
      Topic: D&D Next and Greyhawk!
    surfarcher

    Replies: 24
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    PostForum: Greyhawk- D&D 5th Edition   Posted: Sun Oct 12, 2014 5:24 pm   Subject: D&D Next and Greyhawk!
    FWIW I am running a campaign using the 1e/2e Greyhawk material with the 5e rules. I've not yet bothered to port anything to 5e, I simply use the equivalent monsters. It's gone very well so far and the ...
      Topic: 5e House Rules for Greyahwk Campaigning
    surfarcher

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    PostForum: Greyhawk- D&D 5th Edition   Posted: Tue Sep 09, 2014 4:44 pm   Subject: 5e House Rules for Greyahwk Campaigning
    The Sorcerer is very weak.

    Here's what we are doing to compensate...
    Allow pure Spell Point casting without penalty. PCs simply convert all slots to Spell Points and add the base Sorcery Points ...
      Topic: Canonfire! URL change - some users think the website is down
    surfarcher

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    PostForum: Canonfire! & GreyTalk Help and Feedback   Posted: Sun Sep 07, 2014 10:44 pm   Subject: Canonfire! URL change - some users think the website is down
    Thread subscription notifications also seem to have the same issue :-(
      Topic: Your thoughts on D&D 5E
    surfarcher

    Replies: 19
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    PostForum: Greyhawk- D&D 5th Edition   Posted: Wed Jul 09, 2014 8:26 pm   Subject: Your thoughts on D&D 5E
    I am on the fence! I want to like it ....
    You aren't alone here.

    I don't like this whole short, long rest concept makes the game feel to much like you playing a video game.
    We like it quite a lo ...
      Topic: D&D Next and Greyhawk!
    surfarcher

    Replies: 24
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    PostForum: Greyhawk- D&D 5th Edition   Posted: Sun Jul 06, 2014 5:01 pm   Subject: D&D Next and Greyhawk!
    I've not seen anything from WotC indicating that they plan on releasing any new Greyhawk content and the Forgotten Realms is still their default and flagship setting. That doesn't mean it won't happen ...
      Topic: How do I subscribe to a forum?
    surfarcher

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    PostForum: Canonfire! & GreyTalk Help and Feedback   Posted: Sat Jul 05, 2014 7:17 pm   Subject: How do I subscribe to a forum?
    Thank you for moving this thread to the appropriate forum. And my apologies, I didn't see that forum or I would have posted it there!

    I used the direct phpBB URL http://www.canonfire.com/cf/module ...
      Topic: How do I subscribe to a forum?
    surfarcher

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    PostForum: Canonfire! & GreyTalk Help and Feedback   Posted: Sat Jul 05, 2014 3:49 pm   Subject: How do I subscribe to a forum?
    Thanks, I'll try Cebrion.
      Topic: Products Schedule Rundown
    surfarcher

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    PostForum: Greyhawk- D&D 5th Edition   Posted: Sat Jul 05, 2014 12:41 am   Subject: Products Schedule Rundown
    I will be definitely be buying the core rules - PHB, MM & DMG.

    You can get basic for free right now [url=http://www.wizards.com/dnd/Article.aspx?x=dnd/basicrules]here.
      Topic: Your thoughts on D&D 5E
    surfarcher

    Replies: 19
    Views: 14930

    PostForum: Greyhawk- D&D 5th Edition   Posted: Sat Jul 05, 2014 12:37 am   Subject: Your thoughts on D&D 5E
    I've been in the playtest since the very beginning and have been fortunate enough to have some ongoing involvement with 5e.

    I ran two I6 Ravenloft one-shots under the playtest. The first time was a ...
      Topic: How do I subscribe to a forum?
    surfarcher

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    PostForum: Canonfire! & GreyTalk Help and Feedback   Posted: Sat Jul 05, 2014 12:00 am   Subject: How do I subscribe to a forum?
    I want to subscribe to our new 5e forum!

    Every new thread, every new post... I want an email!

    Normally with phpBB there's a "Subscribe Forum" button atthe bottom left corner of the page... But i ...
      Topic: Personal Page
    surfarcher

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    PostForum: Canonfire! & GreyTalk Help and Feedback   Posted: Mon Jan 20, 2014 3:26 pm   Subject: Personal Page
    Why yes. Yes! You can be our scapegoa... Uh... "Mayor". Yes. Done.

    *starts looting the safe*
      Topic: Bleredd's Holy Symbol
    surfarcher

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    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Thu Jan 16, 2014 2:46 pm   Subject: Bleredd's Holy Symbol
    FWIW I'm all for multi-symbology. If you look at our "real" world multi-symbology is pretty common amongst our varied spiritual beliefs. I think that's a good case for using it in Oerth...
      Topic: Bleredd's Holy Symbol
    surfarcher

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    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Mon Jan 13, 2014 5:34 pm   Subject: Bleredd's Holy Symbol
    What takes precedence? A single reference in an older module, which may have been overlooked? Slightly later references in the same edition? Meh, not my call - though I'm sure most punters will miss t ...
      Topic: Bleredd's Holy Symbol
    surfarcher

    Replies: 14
    Views: 10570

    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Mon Jan 13, 2014 4:45 pm   Subject: Bleredd's Holy Symbol
    http://www.canonfire.com/wiki/index.php?title=Bleredd
      Topic: Bleredd's Holy Symbol
    surfarcher

    Replies: 14
    Views: 10570

    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Mon Jan 13, 2014 2:07 pm   Subject: Bleredd's Holy Symbol
    Glad I could help! I figure something like the symbol at the bottom would be commonly used by his followers, for example when consecrating something in Bleredd's name...
      Topic: Bleredd's Holy Symbol
    surfarcher

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    Views: 10570

    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Sun Jan 12, 2014 2:34 pm   Subject: Bleredd's Holy Symbol
    You mean the actual symbol his clerics would carry?
    http://img1.etsystatic.com/000/0/5952451/il_340x270.256770865.jpg
    http://cdn.iofferphoto.com/img/item/539/894/412/l_lxzHdonkey-mule-still-bank-cas ...
      Topic: Favorite trap and why?
    surfarcher

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    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Sun Jan 05, 2014 5:23 pm   Subject: Favorite trap and why?
    Room. Big red button. When the PCs enter the room goes into lockup and a countdown starts.

    Dress it up with a big ole dragon statue, inactive portal to the Abyss or something similar and foreboding ...
      Topic: Anna's Atlas of the Flanaess
    surfarcher

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    PostForum: World of Greyhawk Discussion   Posted: Wed Dec 18, 2013 6:36 pm   Subject: Anna's Atlas of the Flanaess
    Wewp! 576CY! Thank you so much!
      Topic: D&D Next (5th Edition) Greyhawk
    surfarcher

    Replies: 11
    Views: 11836

    PostForum: Greyhawk- Other Game Systems/Editions   Posted: Wed Dec 04, 2013 2:35 pm   Subject: D&D Next (5th Edition) Greyhawk
    Yeah I figured that would be best, lol.

    I'll be starting with a generic "1e/2e -> 5e conversion guide".
      Topic: D&D Next (5th Edition) Greyhawk
    surfarcher

    Replies: 11
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    PostForum: Greyhawk- Other Game Systems/Editions   Posted: Tue Dec 03, 2013 4:21 pm   Subject: D&D Next (5th Edition) Greyhawk
    So I can start to post "conversion" notes on here and they'll end up in the 5e forum? Cool!!
      Topic: D&D Next (5th Edition) Greyhawk
    surfarcher

    Replies: 11
    Views: 11836

    PostForum: Greyhawk- Other Game Systems/Editions   Posted: Mon Dec 02, 2013 4:49 pm   Subject: D&D Next (5th Edition) Greyhawk
    You mean there's no Greyhawk for "Next" yet? Well there wasn't for 4e, but we have a forum for Greyhawk on 4e.

    Or maybe you mean "Next" isn't released? Well, the materials are freely available from ...
      Topic: Forum bugs
    surfarcher

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    PostForum: Canonfire! & GreyTalk Help and Feedback   Posted: Mon Nov 25, 2013 3:06 pm   Subject: Forum bugs
    Well after 21 years working in IT/IS it's something I don't accept :-)

    Someone has broken part of the phpBB implementation, but it can be fixed. It shouldn't be that hard... Well it's not that hard ...
      Topic: Forum bugs
    surfarcher

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    PostForum: Canonfire! & GreyTalk Help and Feedback   Posted: Sun Nov 24, 2013 2:43 pm   Subject: Forum bugs
    I'm finding it a bit trying to use the forums due to a couple of apparent bugs.

    1. New Posts aren't staying "new". That is, the forums main page shows sub-forums as having new posts. But opening th ...
      Topic: Purifying Food, Water, and...a Corpse?!
    surfarcher

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    PostForum: Greyhawk- AD&D 2nd Edition   Posted: Sat Nov 23, 2013 10:38 am   Subject: Purifying Food, Water, and...a Corpse?!
    I'm not saying you need an spell equivalent to Gentle Repose to contraindicate using Purify in the manner we are discussing. I am saying the existence of an equivalent would support not using Purify i ...
      Topic: Purifying Food, Water, and...a Corpse?!
    surfarcher

    Replies: 22
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    PostForum: Greyhawk- AD&D 2nd Edition   Posted: Thu Nov 21, 2013 2:40 pm   Subject: Purifying Food, Water, and...a Corpse?!
    Yes it was Raise Dead I was thinking of, not Resurrection. Apologies for the mixups, it's been too long since I worked closely with 2e spells :) I'm preparing to run the 1e/2e Greyhawk material under ...
      Topic: D&D Next (5th Edition) Greyhawk
    surfarcher

    Replies: 11
    Views: 11836

    PostForum: Greyhawk- Other Game Systems/Editions   Posted: Wed Nov 20, 2013 9:06 pm   Subject: D&D Next (5th Edition) Greyhawk
    I'm starting a campaign running Greyhawk on D&D Next - first game is 30-Nov! I'm using 1e/2e Greyhawk - pre "From The Ashes" material. It fits great and the monsters (especially 1e) are so easy to ...
      Topic: Purifying Food, Water, and...a Corpse?!
    surfarcher

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    Views: 10083

    PostForum: Greyhawk- AD&D 2nd Edition   Posted: Wed Nov 20, 2013 9:00 pm   Subject: Purifying Food, Water, and...a Corpse?!
    I like the out-of-the-box thinking.

    Certainly I'd allow it to make the dead fellow's meat suitable to eat, and hence not decay, so long as they can cast it on that volume of flesh.

    Resurrection ...
      Topic: The "Introduce Yourself" Thread
    surfarcher

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    PostForum: Welcome to Greyhawk!   Posted: Wed Nov 20, 2013 7:20 pm   Subject: The "Introduce Yourself" Thread
    Thanks for the warm welcome folks! Yes, the wiki is very useful, as is the forums... Er. I'm actually hard-pressed to pick something on Canonfire that is not useful! LOL!

    Now I'm picturing that. C ...
      Topic: The "Introduce Yourself" Thread
    surfarcher

    Replies: 382
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    PostForum: Welcome to Greyhawk!   Posted: Tue Nov 19, 2013 10:38 pm   Subject: The "Introduce Yourself" Thread
    First Name? Surf. You can call me Surf.
    Age? 42
    Location? Australia
    When you started playing D&D? 1981
    What rules you started with? BECMI (Moldvay D&D)
    Where does your Forum Nick come fro ...
     
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