Baklunish Empire, Dungeons & Dragons, Greyhawk, Suel Empire

The Migration Routes of the Suel and Baklunish Empires

Last time we looked at the actual size of the Baklunish and Suel empires (see Where were the Suel and Baklunish Empires Located? for more); and this time I would like to look at the migration routes of the two empires as they moved east. Using the empire maps I created last time and the… Continue reading The Migration Routes of the Suel and Baklunish Empires

Baklunish Empire, Great Kingdom, Greyhawk, Suel Empire

Where were the Suel and Baklunish Empires Located?

When I first got into the World of Greyhawk I was tantalized by the Suel and Baklunish empires. These two great behemoths were the superpowers of the ancient world and they wielded magics that could, and would, reshape the world. But where were these empires located and how large were they? Our first real understanding… Continue reading Where were the Suel and Baklunish Empires Located?

D&D 4e, D&D 5e, Dungeons & Dragons, Forgotten Realms, Greyhawk, World Building

Let’s Go Exploring – If We Can Ever Find Somewhere Unexplored

Recently I started running a game of D&D set in the Forgotten Realms; and as I was describing where the players were in the world it occurred to me at how civilized the Realms (and my beloved Greyhawk for that matter) really are. The world still has wild spaces but there are clearly defined boarders… Continue reading Let’s Go Exploring – If We Can Ever Find Somewhere Unexplored

Greyhawk, Greyhawk Reconsidered

Where to Start with the World of Greyhawk?

Learning a new setting, especially one as old as the World of Greyhawk, can be a daunting task even when there’s only a single setting book to read; but when you’re looking at over fifty years of published material and different eras for the setting it can become paralyzing. Where do you start? What counts… Continue reading Where to Start with the World of Greyhawk?

Gods of Greyhawk, Greyhawk, Posters

Greyhawk, In Boccob Can We Trust Because Our Magic Never Fails Us

One of the things that I have always loved about the world of Greyhawk is it's gods. The earlier versions of them tend to have a clear purpose in the world, defined just enough to give you an idea of where their goals lie, while still being nebulous enough that you can invent their personalities… Continue reading Greyhawk, In Boccob Can We Trust Because Our Magic Never Fails Us