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by Hrolfgar
Mon Aug 02, 2010 12:33 am
Forum: Open Discussion
Topic: What is Your Favorite Part of Gaming?
Replies: 25
Views: 1421

Egg of Coot wrote: I guess I'm a bit odd, but I really enjoy the prep time leading up to the game. Whether it's working up the plot, writing up notes, or painting miniatures - these are the times I enjoy the most. The Egg I enjoy the prep time as well. I'm apparently a bit odd as well, like the fea...
by Hrolfgar
Sun Jul 11, 2010 12:50 pm
Forum: Out of Print
Topic: Castle Zagyg/ Upper Works trivia game
Replies: 102
Views: 47007

Carry on lads if you like, I'm going to be away from board for awhile.
by Hrolfgar
Wed Jul 07, 2010 1:10 pm
Forum: Out of Print
Topic: Castle Zagyg/ Upper Works trivia game
Replies: 102
Views: 47007

A brilliant cut ruby, which can be found in the Pentagonal Tower South in the garderobe shaft.(7-b)
by Hrolfgar
Wed Jul 07, 2010 1:06 pm
Forum: Other Games
Topic: Help!
Replies: 53
Views: 9467

Re: Help!

DangerDwarf wrote: Dammit. I'm starting to be taken in by the nWoD books. Will likely even begin running a side game in the coming weeks. If I start dressing like a whiney emo punk somebody drive on out to Texas and slap me please. I'll try not to cry all angsty-like. Aaaaaaaaaaaaaaah! checks calen...
by Hrolfgar
Wed Jun 30, 2010 2:29 pm
Forum: Castles & Crusades Open Discussion: General, The Rules, The Law & the Chaos
Topic: Favorite Online Print RPG Store
Replies: 16
Views: 1179

Relaxo wrote:
I hate you because I'm trying to STOP buying games complusivly.

I'm trying as well

I like Noble Knight Games and Troll and Toad, but I prefer to buy from (somewhat) local gameshops- usually get a better price at the shops.

I have never bought anything off of ebay.
by Hrolfgar
Wed Jun 30, 2010 2:16 pm
Forum: Castles & Crusades Open Discussion: General, The Rules, The Law & the Chaos
Topic: Top 5 - Troll Lord Games products!
Replies: 51
Views: 5375

<t>My top 5<br/> <br/> 1. Castle Zagyg: Upper Works<br/> <br/> 2. Castle Zagyg: Yggsburgh<br/> <br/> 3. Assault on Blacktooth Ridge<br/> <br/> 4. Shadows of the Halfling Hall<br/> <br/> 5. Dark Chateau<br/> <br/> HM- Engineering Dungeons, Codex of Erde, World Builder, book of Extraordinary Names, an...
by Hrolfgar
Mon Jun 14, 2010 10:15 pm
Forum: Other Games
Topic: Sell me on Basic Roleplaying.
Replies: 38
Views: 8556

<t>I would recommend picking up a copy of one the BRP systems instead, unless you just want a generic system. I not much into 400 page plus books. Actually the older Chaosuim box sets included a booklet called Basic Roleplaying (16 pages long)<br/> <br/> Chaosium products like Joe said above were ab...
by Hrolfgar
Wed Jun 09, 2010 12:28 pm
Forum: Out of Print
Topic: Castle Zagyg/ Upper Works trivia game
Replies: 102
Views: 47007

Rhuvein wrote:
Excellent artwork by Peter.

I agree, and I appreciate even moreso after finding this passage.
by Hrolfgar
Wed Jun 09, 2010 12:24 pm
Forum: Out of Print
Topic: Castle Zagyg/ Upper Works trivia game
Replies: 102
Views: 47007

Correct Rhuvein, well at least I think that is correct
Hey isn't a a +2 flaming sword just laying on the floor , I thought Gary's dungeons were suppose to be tough
Next question Count Rhuveinus!
by Hrolfgar
Tue Jun 08, 2010 12:05 pm
Forum: Open Discussion
Topic: Beware of caterpillar (worm)
Replies: 2
Views: 213

Nice video

giant velvet worms will be appearing in my next dungeon crawl and likely will be more feared carrion crawlers or giant centipedes.
by Hrolfgar
Tue Jun 08, 2010 11:50 am
Forum: Out of Print
Topic: Castle Zagyg/ Upper Works trivia game
Replies: 102
Views: 47007

Rhuvein wrote: Very nice (heh, assuming I'm correct in my thinking)! I'll wait and see if anyone else wants to take a shot at this. cinderblock wrote: can't remember the room number and my boxed set is at home! But I know what you can find there . I'll have to look it up when I get back to the home...
by Hrolfgar
Wed Jun 02, 2010 4:23 am
Forum: Other Games
Topic: Dark Dungeons RPG and Dark Dungeon RPG
Replies: 95
Views: 16982

Treebore wrote: I like this one far better than LL, ordered it in HC too. This one reminds me of my own copy far better than anything else has, and I like how he did several of the tables better, and I like a number of the alterations he did. In other words, I think he did the "truest" adaptation o...
by Hrolfgar
Mon May 31, 2010 2:24 am
Forum: Out of Print
Topic: Castle Zagyg/ Upper Works trivia game
Replies: 102
Views: 47007

What area is depicted in the cover of the Mouths of Madness ?
by Hrolfgar
Fri May 28, 2010 6:22 am
Forum: Open Discussion
Topic: DUBYA TEE EF?
Replies: 50
Views: 1135

mgtremaine wrote:
But would you "Envy them" that's really all that matters!

-Mike

I envy the people who have the money to throw away on this product.

But who resist a craving?
by Hrolfgar
Fri May 28, 2010 6:09 am
Forum: Out of Print
Topic: Castle Zagyg/ Upper Works trivia game
Replies: 102
Views: 47007

Yib-Gub is a goblin carpenter. He cowers and soils himself if threatened.

Or maybe it just the dwarven whisky he drinks. I recommend hiring a different carpenter, he doesn't seem to very skilled or reliable.
by Hrolfgar
Thu May 27, 2010 4:16 am
Forum: Open Discussion
Topic: What RPG did you cut your teeth on?
Replies: 78
Views: 3700

<t>I started playing wargames in the early 1970's games like Panzerblizt by Avalon Hill , and SPI games even had a Strategy and Tactics subscription.<br/> <br/> My first rpg was OD&D w/Greyhawk supplement, (c.1976)a game ran by my uncle. My first character was an elf named Otis <br/> Soon after ...
by Hrolfgar
Thu May 27, 2010 4:07 am
Forum: Open Discussion
Topic: What was your first Gaming Convention?
Replies: 52
Views: 1732

My first con was SpartaCon in East Lansing Michigan, played miniature wargames. The year was c.1982

My first GenCon has in the early 90's in Milwaukee.
by Hrolfgar
Thu May 27, 2010 4:00 am
Forum: Open Discussion
Topic: What gaming stuff are you reading?
Replies: 2021
Views: 595580

cinderblock wrote: Rereading Aces & Eights. After playing Red Dead Redemption my group has got a hankerin' to hit the dusty trail. I reckon I need to rustle up a group willing to play cowboys. Or knights, I hate leaving my copy of Aces and Eights on the shelf unplayed. Same goes for my copy of Pend...
by Hrolfgar
Wed May 19, 2010 4:20 pm
Forum: Other Games
Topic: Mongoose Runequest 2
Replies: 14
Views: 3135

dutch206 wrote: Glorantha is a different kind of world. It is flat, and the sun chariot rises out of the ground every morning. The sky is actually a dome which separates the god realm from the mortal realm. The stars are the remains of dead gods. Elves are plants who refer to everyone else as "Meat...
by Hrolfgar
Tue May 18, 2010 3:56 pm
Forum: Open Discussion
Topic: R.I.P. Ronnie James Dio
Replies: 32
Views: 2333

<t>"When there's lightning - it always brings me down<br/> <br/> Cause its free and I see that its me<br/> <br/> Who's lost and never found"<br/> <br/> One my favorite rock song lines of all time<br/> <br/> Stomach cancer is rough way to go.<br/> <br/> No matter how well known or popular he was, he ...
by Hrolfgar
Sat May 15, 2010 7:27 pm
Forum: Out of Print
Topic: Castle Zagyg/ Upper Works trivia game
Replies: 102
Views: 47007

cinderblock has given the correct answer, he gains 50 xp and it is now his turn to ask a question.
by Hrolfgar
Tue May 11, 2010 7:58 pm
Forum: Out of Print
Topic: Castle Zagyg/ Upper Works trivia game
Replies: 102
Views: 47007

Within the castle ruins who or what is represented by a 400lb boulder?
by Hrolfgar
Sun May 09, 2010 4:25 am
Forum: Out of Print
Topic: Castle Zagyg/ Upper Works trivia game
Replies: 102
Views: 47007

Visit Eggler Greggle Glegger's workshop and buy a new pair of boots.

He located in the craftsmans workshop area of the courtyard.
by Hrolfgar
Sun May 09, 2010 3:52 am
Forum: Open Discussion
Topic: What gaming stuff are you reading?
Replies: 2021
Views: 595580

serleran wrote: Not reading them yet because they're not here, but when they are... oooo boy! A major chapter of the book of serleran's collecting has been closed. Link-a-dink Congratulations, serl I've been reading The Majestic Wilderlands, Codex of Erde, and my old Judges Guild Wilderlands bookle...
by Hrolfgar
Fri Apr 23, 2010 1:16 pm
Forum: Open Discussion
Topic: NECROMANCER GAMES IS ALIVE!! Sort of....
Replies: 76
Views: 2902

serleran wrote: Yeah, me too, actually. But with space at a premium and no more places to add bookshelves until I get my own house, I have to be real damn careful I buy things I'm going to use. I guess I could sell off stuff I know I won't... hmm. I've filled all my closets to the point I don't hav...
by Hrolfgar
Thu Apr 22, 2010 12:30 pm
Forum: Out of Print
Topic: Castle Zagyg/ Upper Works trivia game
Replies: 102
Views: 47007

Rhuvein wrote:
Superior Kovosko.

Correct answer!
by Hrolfgar
Mon Apr 19, 2010 11:25 pm
Forum: Open Discussion
Topic: 1st ed DMG
Replies: 10
Views: 728

Yes like the other said.

I think the red devil is supposed to be an efreet, perhaps with a preference for blondes
by Hrolfgar
Mon Apr 19, 2010 11:23 pm
Forum: Out of Print
Topic: Castle Zagyg/ Upper Works trivia game
Replies: 102
Views: 47007

Name the dangerous denizen of the Upper Works that has an enchanted tooth. Enchanted with a fireball spell
by Hrolfgar
Sun Apr 18, 2010 12:11 pm
Forum: Castles & Crusades Open Discussion: General, The Rules, The Law & the Chaos
Topic: Two silly spells
Replies: 8
Views: 388

The second spell may have the secondary effect of the Stinking Cloud spell if the number of creatures in the area is quite high
by Hrolfgar
Sun Apr 18, 2010 12:07 pm
Forum: Other Games
Topic: Gonna Play OSRIC Tonight...
Replies: 46
Views: 8291

<t>Back in the early 80's when I occasionally ran AD&D, I always figured out if the players rolls where good enough to hit. It was just easier and some players cheated.<br/> <br/> Most DM's in my experience ignored or modified many rules. I often kept running the game the same way I had when usi...