Greyhawk, grodog Style. Introduction and Intent I grew up on Greyhawk, like many gamers who began to play D&D as kids. The first module that I ever purchased was A1 Slave Pits of the Undercity, and the A series still ranks near the top of my favorites among all of the old D&D modules. I remember searching through The Dragon indices to guide my purchases of past issues, seeking Kuntz's "Demonic Knights of Doom," the various Greyhawk's World updates, and the elusive issue 37 (which, when discovered, I found also contained another favorite article, Ed Greenwood's "From the City of Brass to Dead Orc Pass: The Theory and Use of Gates"). Ah, the good ol' days! In addition to waxing nostalgic over my gaming youth, I intend to use this site to publish and explore some of my ideas about why Greyhawk is the way it, from the perspective of both a research scholar and a fan. The grodog's Greyhawk Offerings I divide my Greyhawk site into seven primary sections: The grodog Explores . . .
The grodog's Greyhawk Compendium. RPG Tools. Mad Irishman Productions Dungeons & Dragons Basic Set Publications. Gary Gygax’s Whitebox OD&D House Rules. At the beginning of our World Oranj Whitebox OD&D game I started picking through various common house rulings in order to put together my own initial set of house rules. My personal list is based on rules I use in Classic D&D games (currently, Labyrinth Lord) and also on rules I've read about but never tried (see the excellent house rule lists by Philotomy and Delta).
During this exercise I paid special attention to Gary Gygax’s house rules, which I attempt to compile here. The topic of Gygax’s OD&D house rules pops up on a regular basis in game forums, and some of what I summarize here will be old hat to many readers. My goal was to sift through the chit-chat and identify some of the specific rulings originating from Gygax himself.
An important caveat is that Gygax was constantly tinkering with his house rules, meaning that any reported house rules should not be considered the final word. I found two main sets of Gygaxian house rules. . * Ability scores rolled as best 3 out of 4d6. Old School Star Trek Role-playing - Home. TSR & WotC Font FAQ. TSR & WotC Font Usage FAQ This is a FAQ in that the question "What font did/do they use? " is frequently asked; it is (obviously) not a standard FAQ question & answer session. None of these fonts are available here for download, nor do I plan to make them available, for copyright reasons. Please don't ask me for them! In most or all cases, as long as you know the name of the font in question, you can find it somewhere on the net, either as freeware, shareware, for-sale-ware, or pirateware. . * = Confirmed by TSR and/or WotC Some D&D/Fantasy Font-related URLs (In no particular order...)
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