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by Ghul
Sat Mar 28, 2009 4:25 pm
Forum: Out of Print
Topic: Prices on CZ:UW starting to get out of hand.
Replies: 86
Views: 31835

<r>They're coming for me!<br/> <br/> Seriously, the whole thing stinks, and none of it has gone down as Gary, the Trolls, and I had carefully and painstakingly arranged. I'll leave it at that. For now I would recommend three possible solutions:<br/> <br/> 1.) Make it up yourself. That's right, bust ...
by Ghul
Mon Mar 16, 2009 6:43 pm
Forum: Out of Print
Topic: Upper Works Maps
Replies: 8
Views: 5574

Galadrin wrote: I believe there are 3 in the first run, 4 in the later boxes. The ones sold at GenCon have the two black and white (single-sided) Castle Zagyg area maps (one for above ground, one for below) and the double-sided Castle Zagyg environs map (featuring the Old Castle Track, with encount...
by Ghul
Mon Mar 09, 2009 3:57 pm
Forum: Open Discussion
Topic: GaryCon recap and pics
Replies: 15
Views: 856

serleran wrote: Yes, glad to hear there was much fun to be had, and lots of great gaming and socializing... that, to me, is more important than what conventions have become. Yeah, I understand. Commercialism and capitalism does taint the purity of it, but I was actually encouraged at the last Gen C...
by Ghul
Mon Mar 09, 2009 3:46 pm
Forum: Open Discussion
Topic: GaryCon recap and pics
Replies: 15
Views: 856

<t>Looks like great times were had by all. So jealous I couldn't be there! Gary would be happy about this event, no doubt, and kudos to Luke for putting it all together. <br/> <br/> Folks celebrating and having fun gaming together . . . <br/> <br/> That's what it's all about!<br/> <br/> Cheers,<br/>...
by Ghul
Wed Mar 04, 2009 5:08 pm
Forum: Open Discussion
Topic: Remembering our friend Gary Gygax
Replies: 25
Views: 942

Rest in peace, Gary. You are missed.

--Jeff T.
by Ghul
Sat Feb 07, 2009 12:40 am
Forum: Open Discussion
Topic: GaryCon Registration Page, sign up if you are coming
Replies: 39
Views: 2637

I am very jealous! I wish I could make this, but alas I can not.
I would've run Castle Zagyg nonstop the whole weekend. Many characters would have met their fate . . .

Have fun, mates!

Best,

Jeff Talanian
by Ghul
Sat Feb 07, 2009 12:35 am
Forum: Out of Print
Topic: Castle Zagyg: Yggsburgh
Replies: 38
Views: 16796

<t>LD -- Thank for the kind words regarding my work on CZ. I hope you've gotten some excellent use out of the adventure, or at the least some fun reading material. It was such a great joy to work with my boyhood idol, Gary Gygax, and I will forever cherish that.<br/> <br/> Paladin -- GT is mostly co...
by Ghul
Tue Dec 23, 2008 5:07 pm
Forum: Amazing Adventures
Topic: Pulp SIEGE info?
Replies: 142
Views: 69675

The Grey Elf wrote: Sure. I looked to old pulp magazines like Weird Tales, Adventure Stories, Oriental Stories, and Detective Stories, and to characters such as The Shadow, The Phantom, Doc Savage, and Philip Marlowe for classic influence. Authors like Lovecraft, Howard, Chandler, and Lester Dent (...
by Ghul
Tue Dec 23, 2008 4:46 pm
Forum: Open Discussion
Topic: Happy Holidays!
Replies: 21
Views: 1398

Merry Christmas and Happy Holidays to all my friends and fellow gamers here at the TLG forums. I hope everyone has a fun, safe holiday.

Cheers!

--Jeff T.
by Ghul
Tue Nov 25, 2008 3:53 pm
Forum: Open Discussion
Topic: What the SAMSQUANTCH?
Replies: 31
Views: 1204

<t>Fellows,<br/> <br/> I enjoy interacting with Castle Zagyg fans regarding the Castle Zagyg adventure and the Yggsburgh supplements as published by TLG. I enjoy reading the tales of adventure, seeing how the material is used and how some have ported the micro-setting to their home brew or other pub...
by Ghul
Fri Oct 10, 2008 4:52 pm
Forum: The Crusader
Topic: Yay!
Replies: 18
Views: 7713

Very solid piece by Mr. Wright. As evidenced by his home brew campaign posted on his site, the man has talent. Looking forward to more, Sir Seskis!
by Ghul
Fri Oct 10, 2008 4:48 pm
Forum: Open Discussion
Topic: Society chat tonight
Replies: 22
Views: 1025

Pretty good chance I'll pop by as well, as the wife has informed me she is "going out with the girls" for the night. So, put the beer on ice, mates.

Cheers,

Jeff T.
by Ghul
Fri Sep 12, 2008 12:47 pm
Forum: Open Discussion
Topic: Barbarians of the Wilderlands 1 PDF Now Available
Replies: 16
Views: 5996

Treebore wrote: The alternative Barbarian is of very minor interest to me, this: Plus, this PDF also includes details on nine barbarian nations of the Wilderlands of High Adventure: Altanians Amazons Karakhans Karzulun Mgona Moonrakers Skandiks Tharbrians Valonar is of extreme interest to me though...
by Ghul
Sat Sep 06, 2008 12:39 pm
Forum: Open Discussion
Topic: Live Society Chat -- Friday @ 7 PM EST --- XXXXX
Replies: 29
Views: 1159

Had a good time chatting, fellows. Sorry I wasn't able to answer all your questions about CZ. Looking forward to future chats!

Best,

Jeff T.
by Ghul
Thu Aug 28, 2008 12:22 am
Forum: Open Discussion
Topic: Sweet, my preorder Upper Works arrived!!!!
Replies: 39
Views: 1333

<t>Fellows,<br/> <br/> It brings me great joy to know you have begun to receive your CZ: UW sets after it has lingered so long in my computer. I sincerely hope you enjoy reading/playing/tinkering with the material as much as I did developing it. It was tough to send the manuscript to those pesky Tro...
by Ghul
Mon Aug 18, 2008 9:54 pm
Forum: Open Discussion
Topic: Congrats to Fat Dragon Games!!
Replies: 12
Views: 1043

Congrats, Tom. I forgot all about the ENies. Glad to see one of our buddies grabbed an award.
Jeff T.
by Ghul
Mon Aug 18, 2008 9:52 pm
Forum: Open Discussion
Topic: Troll Lord Stuff at GenCon - First Impressions
Replies: 44
Views: 1647

Breakdaddy wrote: Dont feel bad, chieftain. Talanian was travelling light for the plane ride and he didnt even get to snag his copy of the upper works box. The breakdaddy speaks truth. As I redeployed and redistributed myself back to the woodlands of New Hamp-shah, I was very light of possessions. ...
by Ghul
Sat Jul 26, 2008 12:04 am
Forum: Open Discussion
Topic: Wow - a note from Davis, by Davis
Replies: 15
Views: 684

<t>Davis, bro. Wishing you all the best for that precious little girl. Going through what you've been going through is every parent's nightmare. I'm glad everything is looking brighter now. <br/> <br/> On a lighter note . . .<br/> <br/> Looking forward to hanging with you at Gen Con. I'll even let y...
by Ghul
Thu Jul 17, 2008 12:42 am
Forum: Open Discussion
Topic: Green Ronin will not be signing the GSL
Replies: 40
Views: 1459

This is indeed and interesting transition for the P&P RPG industry. I'm curious as to what the state of affairs will be 10 years down the road . . .
by Ghul
Wed Jul 16, 2008 4:56 pm
Forum: Player's Haven
Topic: Really, REALLY out of touch...
Replies: 9
Views: 4996

Congrats, James! The woman must be a saint!
--Jeff T.
by Ghul
Sat Jun 28, 2008 1:54 am
Forum: Castles & Crusades Adventure Modules
Topic: Switching to Castle Zagyg?
Replies: 8
Views: 2888

Good call, Keolander. That's the spirit!
by Ghul
Mon Jun 23, 2008 4:35 pm
Forum: The Crusader
Topic: Got the new crusader yesterday...
Replies: 21
Views: 7341

Yamo wrote: I must say, I was expecting the CZ article to be much more substantial and less of a summary of the project history. Hello Yamo, Die-hard fans that frequent this site and who have read through Gary's Q&A sessions on the net over the years were not likely to "learn" a lot from the first ...
by Ghul
Thu Jun 19, 2008 1:11 pm
Forum: The Crusader
Topic: Has Crusader 9 gone out yet?
Replies: 28
Views: 8579

Hi Jackal,

Did the first installment of The Dweomercraefter's Den make it in #9? I'm looking forward to seeing this in print, as it was the last thing Gary and I collaborated on before he passed away.

Thanks,

--Jeff T.
by Ghul
Wed Jun 04, 2008 11:20 am
Forum: Open Discussion
Topic: Hemiplegic Migrane?
Replies: 34
Views: 861

Best wishes, JG, and a speedy recovery to you.

--Jeff T.
by Ghul
Sat May 24, 2008 1:46 am
Forum: Open Discussion
Topic: RIP: Robert Asprin.
Replies: 36
Views: 1051

Sorry to hear of his passing. He wrote some very entertaining S&S that I feel still holds today.
by Ghul
Fri May 23, 2008 1:13 pm
Forum: Castles & Crusades Open Discussion: General, The Rules, The Law & the Chaos
Topic: Were is the CK Handbook?
Replies: 56
Views: 1443

bighara wrote:
Nice werewolf smiley thingy.

And an awful pun.

Heh. The only thing it's missing is a Chinese menu in its hand.

Cheers!
by Ghul
Wed May 21, 2008 12:21 pm
Forum: Castles & Crusades Open Discussion: General, The Rules, The Law & the Chaos
Topic: Dark Elf Drow PC??
Replies: 17
Views: 1872

Relaxo wrote:
I was always like, Whatever, if you want to do it, lets have fun.

And that's what it's all about, dude. Good show!
by Ghul
Thu May 08, 2008 9:04 am
Forum: Castles & Crusades Open Discussion: General, The Rules, The Law & the Chaos
Topic: Excising Weapons & Armor descriptions from C&C
Replies: 27
Views: 909

Matthew wrote: Nothing really. Just some people prefer to use different statistics for their game for either aesthetic or preferential reasons. Castles & Crusades was designed to be open to these sorts of modifications, it's even expected, but it's not necessary. For my part, I just prefer broad an...
by Ghul
Wed Apr 30, 2008 11:18 am
Forum: Open Discussion
Topic: Holy Cthulhu!
Replies: 6
Views: 666

Julian Grimm wrote:
That's no squid. It's a space station!

LOL.
"You're gonna need a bigger boat . . ."
by Ghul
Tue Apr 29, 2008 12:14 pm
Forum: Open Discussion
Topic: Holy Cthulhu!
Replies: 6
Views: 666

Holy Cthulhu!