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    Fri Mar 19, 2010 12:31 pm  
    Wee Jas Favoritism

    Hi all -
    COMPLAINT TIME......did you see the WoG Comic main page? The icon section leading to the latest comic is of Wee Jas, that little tart. So this is some conspiracy - putting her sexy little tartness on the front page so that people will subconsciously vote for her. Well NO. I won't stand for this non-sense. Mort either puts Pholtus on the cover page or he does something else - but I will not stand (or sit at the desk and rant with my keyboard) for this crap.
    I didn't notice this in my last post or else I would have ranted in that post - but if this isn't changed, then I'm going to use my very delusional Theocratic powers on the WoG comic Web site and then you'll all be sorry. And trust me...we don't want that - because if we want Mort to go back 300 episodes, he needs all the support we can give him - but that won't be necessary if I don't get my way.

    Be Well. Be Well Pholtused.
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    Fri Mar 19, 2010 5:38 pm  

    So? Sixteen picks, eh? A "winner" from each? Ok . . .

    Wee Jas, Kord, Norebo, Lendor, Zilchus, Heironeous, Fharlanghn, Oldamara, Zagyg, Mayaheine, Obad-hai, Pelor, Rao, Boccob (duh) and for my friend, the all powerful Theocrat -- Pholtus! Evil Grin

    The sixteenth pair is a coin toss, but I'll go with Wastri, since he seems to like humans. rolleyes
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    Fri Mar 19, 2010 9:22 pm  

    Theocrat: Whoops! Hey other media don't get chided when they show their marquee talents. Would the PGA not show Tiger Woods for the Masters? Unthinkable! Well okay, thats a bad comparison but you get my drift.

    Mystic: Thanks for the entry. Good to see Theocrat has someone on his side. ;)
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    Sat Mar 20, 2010 2:35 am  

    Quick question here, Mort: Are we supposed to vote for our favorite deities, or which ones we honestly think would win?

    Also, you're mean for pitting Fharlanghn and Delleb against each other. I like them both, plus, they're buds!....ish.
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    Sat Mar 20, 2010 6:00 am  

    I voted for my favorites, Talin, if that helps any. Wink

    But that's just me . . . I root for my favorite "team." Evil Grin
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    Sat Mar 20, 2010 6:45 am  

    Talin: What Mystic said. There is no good way to gauge it. For example if Theocrat wants to start a drive to get Pholtus to win his bracket, more power to him. We know which are more popular in fandom, but online polls/contests can sometimes surprise ya.
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    Sat Mar 20, 2010 7:29 am  
    Starting a Drive

    Hi all -
    Oh, I'm not starting a drive for Pholtus to win...I'm pushing some threats here...Lets get that right, right now. I don't want no hussy tart winning when she shows some leg and Cleveland (yeah, that's what I call it so I don't get busted when looking at that sweet spot between the boo...oops).
    If you don't vote for Pholtus to win the whole damn tournament...there's going to be some damage done. Let Me Tell You. I'm not just ranting my delusional rants here....Pholtus will win, or you will all be damned...

    Be Well. Be Well in Cleveland!
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    Sat Mar 20, 2010 1:26 pm  

    Alrighty...

    Wee Jas vs. Bralm: Wee Jas (Bralm? Seriously?)

    Kord vs. Vatun: Kord. Chaotic Good is more awesome than CN. Also, not trapped in some undisclosed location.

    Norebo vs. Syrul: Norebo. Fortune favors the bold...

    Lendor vs. Pyremius: Enh, I'll say Lendor, cuz he fathered a number of other deities for whom I'm casting my vote. But he's not really a riot at parties, I'd wager.

    Tharizdun vs. Olidammara: Olidamarra! Gee, do I cast vote for the being that will end EVERYTHING, or the charming cutie who just bought a round of drinks for everyone? This is a tough one.

    Incabulous vs. Boccob: Boccob. Boccob may not care, but that means he also doesn't care enough to go out of his way to spread disease and misery. This is a plus in my book. Also, I dig the art for him in Deities & Demigods.

    Zagyg vs. St. Cuthbert: Zagyg. Zagyg is a loon, but Cuthbert's hats are silly.

    Wastri vs. Raxivort: Heehee, okay, this is probably the fairest matchup so far. I'll say Wastri, because the phrase "The Hopping Prophet" cracks me up just about every time.

    Hextor vs. Zilchus: Hextor. LE villains are often the most interesting, IMHO, and since they, too, are interested in preserving order, this can lead to one of those "teaming up with your enemies against a greater threat" plotlines. That said, if we could keep Hextor in his pale, dark-haired bishonen form, rather than his, er, less esthetically pleasing "war form," that would make me all the happier.

    Pholtus vs. Celestian: Celestian. Sorry, Theocrat. I have enough confidence in your rallying abilities that I realize Celestian may not stand a chance, but I must vote with my heart.

    Heironeous vs. Erythnul: Heironeous. His followers can get a bit smite-happy at times, but a true embodiment of justice has to trump mindless carnage.

    Fharlanghn vs. Delleb: They are both so awesome I seriously don't know which one to choose. I'll abstain for the time being.

    Iuz vs. Mayaheine: Mayaheine. Cute ascended hero-goddess FTW. Iuz gets tricked and trapped so often that he'd be the Distressed Damsel of the gods, if anyone liked him enough to rescue him, that is. ;)

    Obad-Hai vs. Beory: Wha? No Ehlonna? Blasphemy. Anyway, I'll vote Beory, since she seems like slightly less of an uncaring d-bag than Obad-hai.

    Nerull vs. Pelor: Pelor. Pelor brings light, hope, and the possibility of redemption. Nerull may win out in the end, but Pelor shows us that life can at least temporarily triumph over death.

    Vecna vs. Rao: I want to vote Rao because of what he represents, but Vecna just brings so many interesting aspects to the world. Vecna then. Subtle corruption based on finding the "seed of evil" in all beings is creepy and cool. He serves as a reminder of the truly destructive power of lies and secrets.

    Phew! That was a heckuva lot of gods!
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    Sat Mar 20, 2010 2:48 pm  

    Well played Talin. I will only comment that Ehlonna wasn't added because she is comsidered a 'common' deity on the lists not Flan. I could've had her go up against Wastri sure, demihuman vs amphibian-man, but in the end I couldn't resist using Raxivort either. Tough choices for 32. Imagine Theocrat's ire if Pholtus had been omitted!
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    Sun Mar 21, 2010 11:07 am  

    You need to get a link to this thread on the CF front page somewhere so more folks will participate. Have you had many people email you with responses yet?
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    Sun Mar 21, 2010 10:39 pm  

    Bralm over Wee Jas - Just because "Wee Jas" is such a baaaaad name.
    Vatun over Kord - 'Cuz I've never really liked jocks.
    Norebo over Syrul - Because 'Syrul' always makes me think of the FR for some weird reason.
    Lendor over Pyremius - Because I never get tired of those old Lendore Isles mods.
    Zilchus over Hextor - Because I'm soooo tired of hearing about Hextor. He sucks.
    Pholtus over Celestian - Because Pholtus gets a bad rap due to the heretics in the Pale. He's actually a great guy.
    Hieroneous over Erythnul - Because he deserves to win. SOMEBODY needs to stand up for what's right and good on Oerth.
    Fharlanghn over Delleb - In spite of the fact that LG overused him.
    Tharizdun over Olidammara - Because I don't like drunken pretty-boys, either.
    Boccob over Incabulos - Though this one is pretty close.
    Zagyg over Cuthbert - Out of respect for Gary, and because I dig Zagyg's hat collection.
    Wastri over Raxivort - Because I'm always pulling for the short fat guy.
    Iuz over Mayaheine - Because I hope to kill him myself someday.
    Obad-Hai over Beory - Because I'm always pulling for the henpecked, underappreciated outdoorsy type, too.
    Pelor over Nerull - (see Hieroneous above)
    Rao over Vecna - Because he's the closest analog to my own deity (and see Hieroneous above)
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    Mon Mar 22, 2010 4:54 am  

    Talin wrote:
    You need to get a link to this thread on the CF front page somewhere so more folks will participate. Have you had many people email you with responses yet?

    It's been a slow but decent enough turnout to work with. I am looking into a new method of voting for round 2 where the stakes are greater.

    Thanks for the entry bubba. Any more takers? Keep em coming.
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    Mon Mar 22, 2010 12:53 pm  
    Pholtus has a Movie Career

    Hi all -
    OK, since I can't just vote Pholtus on all boards...although it is by a wide margin a no contest, I'll add a bit more.

    Bralm over Wee Jas - hot tartness with firey red hair with massive attitude or Bralm 2.0 called Calistra in WoG 2.0 in which she is a hooker? Easy...always take the easy girls. Wee Jas would make you take her to a nice resturant, dinner and a movie and still won't put out on the drive home. If she did, though, I think she'd be hot in the back seat.

    Kord over Vatun - I like how Mort draws Kord and I repainted the WotC Aspect of Kord miniature. Plus isn't Vatun made up by Iuz anyway.

    Norebo over Syrul - I like that Norbebo hooks up with many goddess - Quantity over Quality

    Lendor over Pyremius - Lendor runs a Pathfinder game and allowed Pholtus to take over Heironeus's character Iomedae's and begin the schism and inquisition in Mendev that begins to take place. Besides, I don't see a Pyremius picture.

    Olidammara over Tharizdum - because Oly is mentioned in the D&D movie. Plus who wants a dark, creepy guy to win?

    Incabulous over Boccob - mainly because it's cooler to say Incabulous over Bobcob (which I always do), besides Boccob is likely reviewing his own March Madness chart after all the upsets this weekend to even notice that he was also in a contest.

    Zagyg over st. cuthbert - He's not even a real god, he's just some churches saint. Besides, look in the rules from 2e to 3e - he frickin' outright stole Tritheron's folder. Same with that hussie Wee Jas stealing stuff, and cuthie is supposed to be a good guy? They walk around knocking on people's heads - just minding their own business (I know your counter argument - the Pholtine's go around throwing people on the fire - yes, but they are HERETICS, convert or die). Plus who doesn't like the old crazy coot uncle that stands up at the Thanksgiving Dinner and says "I gotta pee" and he attempts to climb on the table?

    Raxivort over Wastri - A human that thinks he's a toad? Come on, Man! Plus Raxi is cool, a little blue rodent looking thing. Besides, it looks like Wastri is mostly naked and only wears pants because Wee Jas threatened him with John Wayne Bobett syndrome.

    Zilchus over Hextor - Zilly would just say something like "By rule number 16, subsection A13, testament 4a you must give me a head start on initiative by three times the number of fingers on your left arms and four times the number of fingers on your right arms divided by the total number of arms you have on both sides plus the number of toes that are on your right foot multiplied by the number of toes on your left foot - and you must also include any and all Aspects that also have your powers. While I realize that this may take some time, I will permit you to take all the time you need to figure this out. Plus don't forget to roll your d20 and subtract your weapon speed on each weapon." [Zilchus would most likely mix 1st and 3rd edition rules on initiative, himself rolling a d10 and going for the lower number]

    Pholtus for the WIN. Plus remember that choose your own adventure DVD movie? It has a priest of Pholtus. What's Celestian got? Besides, a whole nation of 'heretics' really isn't hereitical anymore when there are more LN followers than there are of the other churches. Besides, only Pholtus allows clerics of LG, LN and LE to get spells - not even the "greater gods" can match that. So Suck It.

    Erythnul over Heironeous - I always spell Heronenous wrong. Plus Erythunul's WoG saying is Covet Thy Neighbor...which if he has a hawt wife/girlfriend/dog/short sword/whatever I say go for it.

    Delleb over Fharlanghn - Dellb should have gone against Boccob as both are book lovers. Although, I should say that Delleb would most likely also be checking his references to see if UNI would really beat Kansas in a statistical battle and would likely not even notice that he'd gone on to the next level. However, Fharly would likely have walked away from the court after Delleb started with "By Rule number 16, subsection A13......."

    Mayaheine over Iuz - remember when CanonFire didn't exist and we all used GreyTALK e-mail? Well back in the mid-90's we all called her Myhinnie because she was cute. Sure she's only cute on Rao, but she's still a looker. Downside is that in the WoG comic she looks like Joan of Arc. But then that movie was OK and she was hawt.

    Obad-hai over Beory - Beory is in the kitchen makin' me some Pie. Obad-Hai was elevated to Greater God of all Nations in Dungeons and Dragons the movie and Dungeons & Dragons Wrath of the Dragon King. Him and Jublilex were mentioned like every other word. You even had to burn the Obad-Hai journal/bible/Mage's book. I mean Mage's were worshiping this dude. Must be the tree's - because there were a lot of tree's back in the day, unlike now.

    Nerull over Pelor - Well like in Legend of the Seeker, the Keeper gets everybody in the end...which really makes no sense. You worship and work towards a goal of the Maker, but the only way to really support the Maker is to have babies, which will end up dying thus giving the Keeper more people. Plus you keep killing people, which seems counter to the overall goal of the Maker and only furthers the Keeper's powers. Pelor can shine his light right on down to the Keeper's cottage.

    Vecna over Rao - Vecna For the Win, Hands Down! Pun! Remember the Graphic Novel about Pholtus and Vecna? I only remember bits of it and I'm not going to go out and dig it out. But who else has hand their own graphic novel published by some foreign company?

    Be Well. Be Well Bracketed.
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    Mon Mar 22, 2010 4:38 pm  
    Re: Pholtus has a Movie Career

    TheocratIssak wrote:
    Oly is mentioned in the D&D movie . . . Pholtus for the WIN. Plus remember that choose your own adventure DVD movie? It has a priest of Pholtus . . . Obad-Hai was elevated to Greater God of all Nations in Dungeons and Dragons the movie and Dungeons & Dragons Wrath of the Dragon King. Him and Jublilex were mentioned like every other word. You even had to burn the Obad-Hai journal/bible/Mage's book. I mean Mage's were worshiping this dude.


    "Scourge of Worlds," "Dungeons and Dragons" and "Dungeons and Dragons: Wrath of the Dragon God" -- good stuff! Evil Grin

    I really liked the interactive "Scourge of Worlds," only one path led to a winning scenario. And the fighter/warrior Regdar -- from the T.H. Lain novels Embarassed -- was trained by the Pholtan warrior cleric. Wink

    And I can attest that Bubbagump really does get along well with short fat people! Evil Grin Laughing Laughing Laughing
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    Thu Mar 25, 2010 4:50 pm  

    http://www.greyhawkonline.com/wogcomic/title/wogstrip268a.htm

    Plenty of reading ahead, plus round two of the Tournament of GH Deities!
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    Thu Mar 25, 2010 6:05 pm  
    Pholtus Is a Movie Star...helps his Theocrat

    Hi all -
    As Pholtus is a Movie Star, he hooked me up with the movie quotes.

    'you're going to need a bigger gun' - is a spoof of the line ''you're going to need a bigger boat'. Bigger Gun is used by Roy in the movie Jaws.

    'I'm terrified beyond the capacity for rational thought' - Dr. Egon says this to Peter Venkman in Ghostbusters.

    Because of this, Pholtus gets 2 extra votes for him. But he should be able to earn some extra votes for next week's battle - one of the twins will be on the chopping block next.

    As The Greyspace Sphere is 16 Billion miles across - with Oerth squarely in the middle, it's a quesstimate that Ginsel is the planet that is about 3 Billion miles away. Besides, it has a giant hamster sized bite taken out of it.

    Be Well. Be Well Quoted.
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    Sat Mar 27, 2010 8:57 am  

    Holy Pelor fell to Nerull!? Shocked

    There is no hope left for the world! Evil Grin

    *You beat me to the punch, Theocrat. Wink *
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    Theocrat: Your connections with Pholtus never cease to amaze me. ;)

    Mystic: It was a hard first round matchup sorry to say. Good is not ascendant in Greyhawk evidently, St. Cuthbert lost as well.
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    Sat Mar 27, 2010 2:14 pm  

    Yeah, saw the St. Cuthbert loss, but I favored Zygyg for the obvious reasons. Wink

    But I believe that good will still prevail . . . if the Holy Theocrat has his way, that is. Wink Laughing Laughing Laughing
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    Sat Mar 27, 2010 10:07 pm  

    Regarding the God-Off....
    Wow!! I think I missed only ONE in that last competition! Since I'm feeling so prescient (comes with the territory, ya know, I mean with me having the Codex and all), let me make some predictions about the next competition that show a spooky pattern. Its gonna be...
    The Tart vs. the Father Figure
    Brother vs. Brother
    The Master vs. the Student
    The New Evil vs. the New Good (as far as the ages of the gods go)

    Cool.

    But what's SUPER-cool, is that mort finally pulled off my suggestion months ago for the cultists/Gods-in-Space crossover! As I pitched it to him last year... what could ever be cooler than Tharizdun, the Codex, and Spelljammer all in the same comic. A Perfect Storm!!!! Bwaahahahahaa!!!!

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    Wed Mar 31, 2010 1:58 am  

    Maldin: I'm glad I could pull off that improable crossover. It only gets stranger next episode.

    As for your predictions, Maldin, well you may be onto something there...but as of this posting it is Wednesday morning and a few of the matches are still knotted up-close. Anyone who hasn't voted go to the last comic and check it out. The gods of GH need you!
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    Thu Apr 01, 2010 1:14 am  

    http://www.greyhawkonline.com/wogcomic/title/wogstrip269a.htm

    Enjoy!
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    Thu Apr 01, 2010 3:30 pm  

    Nice, Mort. Really nice. Cool

    I see that the Holy Father -- err, I mean the Holy "Theocrat" -- is trying to upset the process . . . again! Reminds me of the Spanish Inquisition's Tomás de Torquemada. Razz Evil Grin

    I bookmarked the Ull page you provided, I'll return to it often. Thanks! Cool Happy
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    Excellent Mort! You had me there for a second, and more than made up for it. Cant wait to read the pdf.
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    Fri Apr 02, 2010 9:51 am  

    mort... 3 out of 4??!!! Wait a minute! I correctly predicted 7 out of 8 match-ups. That's DAMN good! ;)

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    Maldin wrote:
    Denis, aka "Maldin the Prognosticator"


    Shades of Pawksatawny Phil! Shocked

    All hail Maldin, the new "Prognosticator of Prognosticators!" Laughing
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    Fri Apr 02, 2010 2:53 pm  

    Oh well yeah I guess you did. Somehow I got latched on the predicted third round matchup titles not individual results. Be ready for some more bold predictions then.
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    Thu Apr 08, 2010 1:03 am  

    http://www.greyhawkonline.com/wogcomic/title/wogstrip270a.htm

    3rd round is over, on to the final four!
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    Thu Apr 08, 2010 7:22 am  

    Zagyg!? Shocked

    Over Boccob!? Shocked

    Really? Question

    Hextor over Heironeous!? Exclamation Question Shocked Maddness! Evil Grin

    Love the comics Mort. Your just too much my friend. I think all the "love" is going to carry Zagyg to the top.

    But that's just me. Wink
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    Fri Apr 09, 2010 1:23 pm  
    Can Vote Multiple Times

    Hi all -
    I totally didn't realize that with Mort's new voting scheme that you could vote multiple times. As such, Pholtus should be back, because I woulda voted like a BAZILLION times.
    So, again, this is all a sham. PHOLTUS WINS.

    Damn, that little tart bytch is still alive in the tournament.

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    Fri Apr 09, 2010 2:12 pm  
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    I totally didn't realize that with Mort's new voting scheme that you could vote multiple times. As such . . . I woulda voted like a BAZILLION times.


    Damn! That didn't occur to me! Evil

    Boccob would still be in the running too! Evil Grin

    Theocrat, we'll get him next time he tries this! Wink
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    Fri Apr 09, 2010 3:43 pm  

    It didn't even occur to me to vote multiple times. Cuz that would be dishonest, right? (maybe Good is a little dumb, at that, she suggests self-deprecatingly.) And a victory by cheating would be a hollow victory indeed...unless the god is evil, I guess. Then they might like a victory by cheating even better...

    This has been a fun event, Mort! Thanks for hosting it. I think it would be cool if we continued to have the occasional event 'round these parts, to drum up a little excitement every now and then.
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    Good vs. Good

    Hi all -
    Voting multiple times equates to evil? No way, sister...we're in a contest for the GREATEST GOD OF GREYHAWK....it's either vote your way out of a paper bag or get the car door slammed against your head multiple times.

    Had I noted the multiple votes earlier, I would have voted a bazillion times for Pholtus and Vecna, and not told anybody so that then Pholtus could beat Vecna out in the end. Thus the rest of this contest is a sham. Although, I do hope Mr. Xagyg wins, after all, his patron did vote for him, and well he was Governor of Greyhawk City and imprisoned nine gods (but not Pholtus). Xagyg vs Nerull is how I have the final count coming down.

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    Ah Theocrat, you wiley character you. The fact is I had to sign up for a new (free) account to handle the entry load for the next two rounds of the tourney. When I did I forgot to set the form to one vote per IP number. As such tonight I had to sign up for -another- free account to get us through this round and we'll see about the last. I'd be fine with open voting but the site only allows me so many entries per account per month. Not enough for one week contests if you ask me.
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    Life is often unfair Mort, I feel your pain! Evil Grin

    I'm riding with the Theocrat on this one!

    Long live Zagyg! Down with Nerull! Evil Grin Laughing
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    Mystic-Scholar wrote:
    Life is often unfair Mort, I feel your pain! Evil Grin

    I'm riding with the Theocrat on this one!

    Long live Zagyg! Down with Nerull! Evil Grin Laughing


    I honestly don't care that much who wins at this point, all my favorites have already been voted off the island. I voted for Wee Jas because she showed some skin. ;)

    And I feel like "riding with the Theocrat" should be a euphemism for something, but I haven't figured out what that something is yet.
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    If you noticed my "signature," you'll know that my favorite has been voted off too.

    And its a western euphemism Talin. It refers to being on horseback and riding the range together as friends, through thick and thin. Jesse James and Cole Younger "rode together."

    And I believe that you were dishonest and are well aware of your Brokeback Mountain analogy. That was both ugly and completely uncalled for. And has no place on CF.

    I give everyone the benefit of the doubt, but you've certainly gone down a couple of notches in my esteem with your -- as I perceive it -- unprovoked verbal attack.
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    Shocked

    Confused

    ...

    ...um, what? I was making a light-hearted comment of a very general nature (still haven't even seen Brokeback Mountain, btw); what you read into it is your deal, not mine. Not really feeling as though I'm benefiting from your doubt over here.

    For the record, I was thinking "riding with the Theocrat" might make the most sense in a phrase like, "Weep not for him, Martha; he rides with the Theocrat now," or something in that vein. (Not like I think Theocrat = Death either, I just thought it sounded funny.) It is always of course my great hope that someone else will find an amusing innuendo to read into something, which I freely admit. Smile No attack on ANYONE, though. I will attack to defend myself, if necessary, but (forum?)wars of aggression aren't really my scene.
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    Thank you Talin. I freely and sincerely offer my apologies for my misunderstanding. Embarassed

    My euphemism steams from Saturday morning westerns. And I haven't seen -- and don't intend to see -- Brokeback Mountain either. Wink

    Again, I thank you for your clarification and apologize for any affront I may have given. Embarassed

    Nice analogy by the way. Cool
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    *Reads the exchange*

    *Scratches head and sees it worked itself out*

    *Goes back to counting votes*
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    *Mystic-Scholar ask Boccob to give Mortellan more faith*

    Even though Mort booted Boccob from the contest! Evil Grin
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    Aw, man!

    I wish I'd been back to W.O.G. to see this contest going on sooner! Well, congrats, Mort, you made something interesting enough happen to get me to come back and post on Canonfire again!

    This got me to thinking about which is my favorite Greyhawk god and I was surprised to find I not only can't choose one -- I can't narrow my list below 15!

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    Scottenkainen (and others), which gods are your favorites? 15 seems like a pretty long list, but to each his own, I s'pose. If this would be considered thread derailment, I can start one up elsewhere, but, you know, since we're all here and thinking about GH gods, it seems as good a place as any.

    Mine are, in no particular order: Olidammara, Rudd, Lirr, Lydia, Fharlanghn, Mhyriss, Zodal. These are the deities I would worship, were I native/transported to Oerth. I also like Hextor and Heironeous (and I totally dig the heretical sect that worships them both), and have recently become a bit of a fan of Vecna. Hextor and Heironeous are fun because under certain circumstances, one could count a Hextor-worshipper as an ally; under others, a Heironean could be a terrifying foe. I've never been in a game which featured Pholtus, but I'm sure he and his clergy could also fill an interesting ally/antagonist role. I never gave much heed to Vecna before, but after my experiences in the Age of Worms campaign, I have come to understand the destructive power of secrets. Thanks, Darl Quethos, you Magnificent Bastard you.
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    Hey Scott! Glad to see I have sparked your Greyhawk thinking muscles. 15 eh? Yeah I think I'd have a hard time choosing a definitive favorite too. My choices as it is are divided between comic appeal and game appeal. Thinking back, I have a bias for certain gods in the comic for various reasons(like they are easy to draw or make fun of) but there are many that I've never used or maybe just once. And half of those I'm sure I've never even touched in a game situation! Sometimes I get tired of certain deities in comic and game. I used to do alot of comic with Vecna and before that he was also in my games alot in 2e, now I hardly use him in either. Then there is Iuz, who I do like, but I overused him so much in my campaigns that it led to his general exlusion in the comic from the very start.
    I think overall I like the neutral deities more than evil or good, and possibly good the least. And further muddling the choices If I were like Talin and had to actually worship one, I'd love to revere one of the quasi-deities before most full gods. Who wouldn't want to be a swordsman of Kelanen or a gun toting paladin of Murlynd?
    Now if I could BE a greyhawk deity that's easy. I'd be Norebo. ;)
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    ,,,I'd be Norebo. ;)


    I guess that might mean we'll get an amimated gif of Wee Jas Poll dancing when she wins. Razz

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    My list

    Beory, Pelor, Rao, Zilchus, Cyndor, Wee Jas, Celestian, Delleb, Ehlonna, Fharlaghn, Gesthai, Heironeous, Hextor, Pholtus, and Zagyg -- and I didn't even think about quasi-deities! As for why those, I'm saving that for a blog entry.

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    It should be pointed out that Lendor was showing more skin than Wee Jas, but in the end that was not enough.

    What GH diety would I actually worship? Hmm...

    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7Mp7Ikko8SI at 6:05...
    "Ogrčmoch, scriber of the divine earth circle..."

    I have also always been kind of partial to Wee Jas' lesser-known brother,
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    Scott: Cyndor, that's a rare choice. Why him if I may ask?

    Kirt: Hah! Yes indeed Lendor does show more skin. Hm, I wonder if his hair was always white?

    Hugh Jas? She does not speak of him, he is a stain on her reputation.
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    Hugh Jas

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    Motto: More kin than kind
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    http://www.greyhawkonline.com/wogcomic/title/wogstrip271a.htm

    Blast off for more Greyhawk action!
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    Holy Pelor! Shocked

    They landed ON Wooly Rupert! Evil Grin

    Hehehehehehe! Laughing
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    Cyndor, that's a rare choice. Why him if I may ask?

    Because Cyndor was the intermediate deity before there was an intermediate deity category. Because he's an enigma that doesn't fit in with any pantheon. He's the outsider with all the answers that only time can reveal. If the Crisis of Infinite Earths ever came to Greyhawk, Cyndor would be Monitor.

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    The Monitor, intriguing correlation. And by that line of reasoning if he were in Marvel, I'd say Cyndor is Uatu the Watcher.

    Then again I like to use him as Mr. Peabody.
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    Cyndor as Mr. Peabody?

    Then who is Sherman?

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    Re: Cyndor as Mr. Peabody?

    Scottenkainen wrote:
    Then who is Sherman?

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    http://www.greyhawkonline.com/wogcomic/title/wogstrip223a.htm
    and
    http://www.greyhawkonline.com/wogcomic/title/wogstrip247a.htm

    A third installment coming soon to a comic near you!
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    Got to love those Feghoots, Mort. Incidentally, I grew up on the originals, but you've got to love those re-runs too! Evil Grin
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    http://www.greyhawkonline.com/wogcomic/title/wogstrip272a.htm

    Gasp! It's finally finished!
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    Very nice Mort. Happy

    I like the inclusion of the FR stuff. I think a Goddess of Dreams will need to be found among the Elven Pantheon. But that's just my opinion. Cool

    And Tharizdun definitely dreamed Ravenloft. Only he could. Evil Grin
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    No surprise on the winner. "Alas, poor Wee Jas! I knew her well..." Laughing

    The new comic is awesome too. A Phanaton. A Doom Lord. Rocky the Flying Squirrel. What's not to love? Happy
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    As a Catholic, I boycotted once St. Cuthbert was eliminated Razz ... Next year in Lindesfarne! Laughing

    Seriously, though, I can see Wee Jas as the winner.

    I dunno about Ravenloft, though... given that it seems that Ravenloft is more-or-less a realm that's like "The Village" from the old "Prisoner" TV series, but for the baddest of the bad (Strahd, Lord Soth [expecting flak for mentioning...], etc. ...) and there seems tro be a structured reason for its existence, I don't see a totally random and chaotic god like Tharizdun creating that.
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    Tharizdun isn't totally random and chaotic. He's neutral evil. The idea that his dreams might subconsciously pull other evil beings toward him and torment good ones doesn't sound too far off.

    As for the good goddess of dreams, I've mentioned it before in chat (though I think Mystic was the only one awake). I direct you to Sehanine Moonbow. Humans could worship her under the name Celene, personifying the aquamarine moon. Ehlonna, of course, takes care of Luna in her Artemis-like aspect, with her unicorn horn and bow representing a silver lunar crescent.
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    Pat_Payne wrote:
    As a Catholic, I boycotted once St. Cuthbert was eliminated Razz ... Next year in Lindesfarne! :lol.


    Are you Billets, Chapeaux or Stars? Wink
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    rasgon wrote:
    As for the good goddess of dreams, I've mentioned it before in chat (though I think Mystic was the only one awake). I direct you to Sehanine Moonbow. Humans could worship her under the name Celene, personifying the aquamarine moon. Ehlonna, of course, takes care of Luna in her Artemis-like aspect, with her unicorn horn and bow representing a silver lunar crescent.


    Gah, yeah should've figured it would come down to a demihuman. Celene-Sehanine is good. I still don't understand how Sehanine infiltrated GH in the first place. Isn't she a FR creation?

    As to humans, the Touv have 'Vara' evil goddess of nightmares. Yay, thanks Scarlet Brotherhood, yet another aspect of Incabulos I guess. Mad
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    mortellan wrote:
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    As a Catholic, I boycotted once St. Cuthbert was eliminated Razz ... Next year in Lindesfarne! :lol.


    Are you Billets, Chapeaux or Stars? Wink


    Chapeaux, of course Wink There are many a villain who need a cudgelin'... Laughing
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    http://www.greyhawkonline.com/wogcomic/title/wogstrip273a.htm
    This one was a long time coming... Razz
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    Excellent Mort. Loved it! Happy
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    From WoG273b, referring to the runes on the Bronze Doors in the Temple of Elemental Evil -

    "6. I haven't taken the time to translate the runes on the Bronze Doors, but I'd be keen to hear from anyone who has done so."

    Here's what I worked out. Some runes appear different in different sources and I've noted these.

    Line 1 - Regeneration / Holy (’80 WoG Gazetteer) / Warning
    Line 2 - Good (’80 WoG Gazetteer) or Demoniac (’83 WoG Guide) This rune is most likely Good rather than Demoniac, since the others conform to the runes given in the '80 WoG Gazetteer.
    Line 3 - Private / Thrall, Prisoner / Fire? (’80 WoG Gazetteer) / Sulfur, Infernal / Key
    Line 4 - Death
    Line 5 - Opposition, Opposed / Demoniac (’80 WoG Gazetteer) / Evil / Evil
    Line 6 - Possession
    Line 7 - Danger, Deadly / Darkness / Insanity / Insanity / Insanity (’80 WoG Gazetteer) / Earth (’80 WoG Gazetteer)
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    Well done Smillan!

    Here is some new stuff for you to ponder...

    http://www.greyhawkonline.com/wogcomic/title/wogstrip274a.htm
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    First, I never knew that Boccob was bald! Shocked

    Second, I guess I'll have to check out Ghost Tower, since I never actually got to play it. Wink

    Another excellent job, Mort! I just love your work and appreciate your wonderful efforts on behalf of us all, but especially on behalf of the continued life of Greyhawk. Cool Happy
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    http://www.greyhawkonline.com/wogcomic/title/wogstrip275a.htm

    R.I.P. Frank Frazetta
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    Nice, Mort. Mr. Frazetta shall be missed. I remember those Conan's and Tarzan's. He'll be hard to replace. Sad
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    Thanks for the tribute. I had not heard. I appreciate the links too. I have seen much of his work, but not all. I'll take the time to enjoy looking at them.
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    http://www.greyhawkonline.com/wogcomic/title/wogstrip276a.htm

    get better Mort.
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    "So the poison is working...."

    (*bubbagump rubs his hands in satisfaction, smiling at another job well done and muttering praises to the Dark One.*)
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    Thanks Wolfsire, I'm back on my feet.

    BG: Urgh, was this plot for your regular Dark One or are you moonlighting for Incabulos now? Razz
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    Does it matter? Dark is dark!
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    . . . but Tharizdun is Tharizdun! Wink
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    And don't you forget it!
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    http://www.greyhawkonline.com/wogcomic/title/wogstrip276a.htm

    A week overdue, but well worth it! Wink
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    Hilarious! And I thought I was the only person in the world who remembered the quazar dragon.

    (Incidentally, I have actually used the quazar dragon in my game, as a means of getting rid of a certain annoying rules lawyer. And I ran the accompanying "Nogard" adventure for him once, too, since it didn't work!)
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    Another excellent job, Mort. Happy

    Loved the link to Thor #380, never saw that one. Or the Reynold's rant. Thanks lots! Cool
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    Werewolves and Comeliness.
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    I actually still use Comeliness for my PCs, though not always. I use the Perception score, too. They work pretty well in my case. Thanks for the treks into yesteryear, Mort.
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    Quid Pro Quo.
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    I'm a Quaff Pro Kid.
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    http://www.greyhawkonline.com/wogcomic/title/wogstrip279a.htm

    Because you -didn't- ask for it...more sword puns!
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    Fri Jun 25, 2010 11:10 am  

    Nothing wrong with a little flametongue-in-cheek humor every now and then.
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    Fri Jun 25, 2010 9:42 pm  

    (Also without looking it up but) I would think that detect invisible would show things that were naturally difficult to see, even if not using magic.

    For example, I am currently reading return to the tomb of horrors, and it mentions that the vampires in gaseous form in the fog may be seen with a detect invisible, even though they are not actually invisible. Gaseous form is an "innate ability" and would not be detectable as magic, I suppose.
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    Fri Jun 25, 2010 11:48 pm  

    Good point Kirt. I guess there are many creatures that have innate invisiblities. Will O Wisps? Pixies? Now what is your thoughts on Detecting Illusions?
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    http://www.greyhawkonline.com/wogcomic/title/wogstrip280a.htm

    Stuff.
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    http://www.greyhawkonline.com/wogcomic/title/wogstrip281a.htm

    Back to your regularly scheduled program.
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    Mon Jul 12, 2010 11:06 am  

    Excellent punch line. I enjoyed the stuff too.
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    Mon Jul 12, 2010 9:36 pm  

    I was personally pleased with the drug ad, which I threw in at the last minute on a brainstorm. Sometimes stuff I come up with off the cuff beats out things I've written on for weeks.
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    Tue Jul 13, 2010 11:07 am  

    "A thief slinging a gem from the crypt will cause 1 damage per 10,000gp value, shattering the gem in the process. (Oh that Gygax is a sly DM)"

    Too sly for my tastes in this case, which is my overall impression of both 1E and 2E Tomb of Horrors.

    It is great that the gems can damage him, but how are the PC's supposed to know this? To me, it is not the mark of a "superior player" that they can use a strategy for which there is no in-game reason supplied - it just means they used out-of-game knowledge...
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    http://www.greyhawkonline.com/wogcomic/title/wogstrip282a.htm

    Be sure to read BOTH versions...;)
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    Mon Jul 19, 2010 12:35 pm  

    Awesome stuff Mort! As usual. Loved that last one!

    I've missed your work! Always look forward to seeing more of it! Wink
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    http://www.greyhawkonline.com/wogcomic/title/wogstrip283a.htm

    KRAKA-BOOM!
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    Fri Jul 23, 2010 11:20 am  

    I sure hope Camazots is OK Shocked
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    Look closer, Wolfsire... Wink
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    Gotta love it Mort! Happy

    How do you find the time? I seem to be busy these days! Evil Grin
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