Category Archives: Greyhawk

A New Dungeons & Dragons Campaign

For the first time in a little while, I started a new Dungeons & Dragons campaign on Friday. As with most of my home campaigns (as opposed to the store-based play where I run the published adventures in the Forgotten … Continue reading

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A Short Introduction to the World of Greyhawk

Historical Notes¬† The early history of Dungeons and Dragons is impossible to separate from the World of Greyhawk for, in the most part, they were the same thing. When Gary Gygax first heard of Dave Arneson’s fantasy campaign Blackmoor, he … Continue reading

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AD&D Review: The World of Greyhawk Fantasy Game Setting

The World of Greyhawk boxed set originally came out in 1983, a few years after the original folio edition of 1980. At the time, it was a really impressive product. Two big poster maps showing the world, and two softcover … Continue reading

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Starting a new 5E campaign: The Onnwal Rebellion

This Friday, I’m beginning a new Dungeons & Dragons campaign, the first homebrew campaign with the new 5E campaign system. As with my other homebrew campaigns, this will be set in the World of Greyhawk. However, I’m going to run … Continue reading

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My next Greyhawk campaign: Onnwal, 606 CY

The next few months are going to see my Friday night D&D game playing through the Starter Set adventure, getting used to how the new Dungeons & Dragons rules work, incorporating the additional features of the Player’s Handbook, Monster Manual … Continue reading

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Finishing off D&D 4E in style!

Last Friday, the Greyhawk D&D 4E campaign we began in June 2008 finished. Six years and over a hundred sessions since we started, the group stopped the cultists of Tharizdun from unchaining the Chained God, and thereby stopped the End … Continue reading

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A history – of sorts – of my Greyhawk campaigns (part 1)

It began back in the late 80s, when I was invited to play in a AD&D campaign run by a fellow, Bruce, from a school I’d left and my brother still attended. Thinking back all these years now, I have … Continue reading

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Under and over the (o)earth

My Greyhawk campaign had a fairly successful session yesterday, with Martin’s new character (a druid) being the perfect new character for the adventure I’d planned: a delve into the cairn of an old druid leader.¬† We were operating out of … Continue reading

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Greyhawk Campaigning

Our last session of the Friday Greyhawk campaign was not one of my better efforts. It didn’t help that I had a couple of players missing (pulling out at the last moment), nor that I was dreadfully tired. It was … Continue reading

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Greyhawk – In the County of Ulek

I ran two campaigns in the County of Ulek between 2001 and 2007, using similar themes: the invasion of the county by the “Fhoi Myore”, deformed giants (read Fomorians) with mystical powers, drawing heavily on Celtic mythology and the works … Continue reading

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