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Wooly Rupert
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Posted - 10 Jan 2010 :  14:20:01  Show Profile Send Wooly Rupert a Private Message
I've found the new locations of the tales. They moved them all to the Mirrorstone section of the site.

I don't know if this reflects not putting any effort into it, or if they have a tool that's supposed to automatically update all the links and they just never check them... But here's the real rub: all the stories that have intro pages, with links to the rest of the story -- those links point to the old location!

Even hitting Google didn't help... I managed to stumble across one of the new locations, and had to extrapolate from there. I've corrected my own page that leads to the stories, and tested every single link. I'll be updating my Spin A Yarn links thread in just a moment. All the links can be found there.

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quote:
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quote:
Originally posted by Menelvagor

Ho, another quick question, though this is a more general one: Does anyone know where the Spin a Yarn stories are? I've tried the links Wooly posted, but it ddn't work.



This is what I hate about the Wizards web folks... All of those links worked as recently as the last Spin A Yarn tale. But once more, they rearranged their website, and didn't bother to put any kind of redirects in place.
Though, I will note that one of the Wizards web guys noted, on their message boards, that a "temporary detour" page for redirection would be uploaded soon. Over course, that was over a month and a half ago, so...

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quote:
Originally posted by Wooly Rupert

I've found the new locations of the tales. They moved them all to the Mirrorstone section of the site.

I don't know if this reflects not putting any effort into it, or if they have a tool that's supposed to automatically update all the links and they just never check them... But here's the real rub: all the stories that have intro pages, with links to the rest of the story -- those links point to the old location!

Even hitting Google didn't help... I managed to stumble across one of the new locations, and had to extrapolate from there. I've corrected my own page that leads to the stories, and tested every single link. I'll be updating my Spin A Yarn links thread in just a moment. All the links can be found there.

I'm going to discuss with Alaundo maintaining a new section on the main site of Candlekeep which incorporates the updated links. Once that's done, I'll schedule quarterly reviews of the various "Spin A Yarn" links to ensure they're still active. At least then, we should be able to keep on-top of any future navigation changes.

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Wooly Rupert
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quote:
Originally posted by The Sage

quote:
Originally posted by Wooly Rupert

quote:
Originally posted by Menelvagor

Ho, another quick question, though this is a more general one: Does anyone know where the Spin a Yarn stories are? I've tried the links Wooly posted, but it ddn't work.



This is what I hate about the Wizards web folks... All of those links worked as recently as the last Spin A Yarn tale. But once more, they rearranged their website, and didn't bother to put any kind of redirects in place.
Though, I will note that one of the Wizards web guys noted, on their message boards, that a "temporary detour" page for redirection would be uploaded soon. Over course, that was over a month and a half ago, so...



I'd believe that if we had ever seen something like that in the past... I can think of at least a couple other site redesigns that left stuff stranded, with no links pointing to it... And that doesn't include the site redesign that left stuff like the original Roll of Years file floating in the ethers.

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Wooly Rupert
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quote:
Originally posted by The Sage

quote:
Originally posted by Wooly Rupert

I've found the new locations of the tales. They moved them all to the Mirrorstone section of the site.

I don't know if this reflects not putting any effort into it, or if they have a tool that's supposed to automatically update all the links and they just never check them... But here's the real rub: all the stories that have intro pages, with links to the rest of the story -- those links point to the old location!

Even hitting Google didn't help... I managed to stumble across one of the new locations, and had to extrapolate from there. I've corrected my own page that leads to the stories, and tested every single link. I'll be updating my Spin A Yarn links thread in just a moment. All the links can be found there.

I'm going to discuss with Alaundo maintaining a new section on the main site of Candlekeep which incorporates the updated links. Once that's done, I'll schedule quarterly reviews of the various "Spin A Yarn" links to ensure they're still active. At least then, we should be able to keep on-top of any future navigation changes.



What about other stuff? We've got a lot of links scattered around, pointing to stuff that Wizards has shuffled to other locations...

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sfdragon
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I have a Myth Drannor question, post spell plague, do they have cavalry and what do they have use mounts?

why is being a wizard like being a drow? both are likely to find a dagger in the back from a rival or one looking to further his own goals, fame and power


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The Sage
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Posted - 11 Jan 2010 :  00:12:13  Show Profile  Send The Sage an AOL message  Click to see The Sage's MSN Messenger address  Send The Sage a Yahoo! Message Send The Sage a Private Message
quote:
Originally posted by Wooly Rupert

I'd believe that if we had ever seen something like that in the past... I can think of at least a couple other site redesigns that left stuff stranded, with no links pointing to it... And that doesn't include the site redesign that left stuff like the original Roll of Years file floating in the ethers.
Indeed. It's been a history of errors for the Wizards site when it comes to their redesign efforts. I've got so many dead-links in my URL file that it would take at least a week to go through and properly ascertain which ones are still active and which need to be rediscovered.

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The Sage
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quote:
Originally posted by Wooly Rupert

What about other stuff? We've got a lot of links scattered around, pointing to stuff that Wizards has shuffled to other locations...

Hmmm. The "Spin A Yarn" stuff was my primary focus because it seems to be among the most itinerant of Wizards' FR online material.

I'll probably want to assign a new section for that material as well. As I said above, re-discovering which links still work and which are now dead will probably take some time, though.

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Ahem, Sage, Wooly can we get back to the topic at hand, not how WotC mismanages there website.

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Wooly Rupert
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quote:
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Ahem, Sage, Wooly can we get back to the topic at hand, not how WotC mismanages there website.



It's a relevant topic, since someone asked about the Spin A Yarn links.

But it brings up a minor, related question... Ed, as someone who contributes web content... When you get something published on the website, do they give you a link to it, or do you have to find it the same way everyone else does? And do they tell you when it's actually posted?

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quote:
Originally posted by Wooly Rupert

quote:
Originally posted by Brimstone

Ahem, Sage, Wooly can we get back to the topic at hand, not how WotC mismanages there website.



It's a relevant topic, since someone asked about the Spin A Yarn links.

But it brings up a minor, related question... Ed, as someone who contributes web content... When you get something published on the website, do they give you a link to it, or do you have to find it the same way everyone else does? And do they tell you when it's actually posted?

As an addendum to Wooly's questions, Ed, I'd also like to know whether you see the final edited article before it's posted on the Wizards site? Or do you simply have to take note of any editorial changes once the article is made publicly available?

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Hello Ed,

Do you ever get to simply PLAY a character in the Forgotten Realms?

Anything you could share about your favorite character if you do indeed get to play on more than occasion?

Many thanks.

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The Hooded One
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Hi again, all.
Ed is incommunicado for a day or two whilst he sorts out some family business, but Wooly and Sage: from my talks with him, I gather that Ed usually gets told AFTER an article goes up (and sometimes not at all). He doesn't get to see the final text or have any say in it, and until he recently got temporary access to D&D Insider, couldn't even see the articles unless someone copied out the text and sent it or attached it as a file and sent it (which Wizards staffers have in the past done, to aid Ed in writing followups). I'd say that the "constant back-and-forth phone calls and later e-mails" close daily relationship that Ed had in the "good old days" has faded over the years, with the loss of staff, change in ownership and management styles, etc.
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Menelvagor
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Ah, more questions, this time regarding Swords of Dragonfire:
I assume yassandra was a traitor (she killed a War Wizard for no reason, didn't follow Laspeera, etc.) So why does it seem as if Laspeera cared that Pennae had killed her and taken her belt, along with all the magic it held?
This actually refers to Swords of Eveningstar: Why were they knighted in the first place? Was it for foiling the Zhentarim in Arabel, or for agreeing to become Lords and ladies of Shadowdale and so help Cormyr?
What was the full story of Emmaera Dragonfire, and what happened to her treasure and Swords?
What is 'The Crown of the Slayer' and 'The Hunting Blade'?
Who was Rathgar (the young boy caught trying to break into a house, who was arrested and escaped), and how did he know about Alusair being in Arabel that night?
What is the meaning of 'alarphon'? That is, where does this word come from?
What was the end of Amarauna Telfalcon and Terentane?
Who was Ilmdrar of Zazzesspur referring to when he wrote in 'Dreams of a Dark Future: A Sage's Visions Regarding Fair Tethyr': "Oh, but the realm should tremble if ever the Knights go to war"? And what more can you tell us of his book?

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Menelvagor, I'm not Ed or THO, obviously, but some answers to your questions posted above:
- - The full story of Emmaera Dragonfire is NDA (according to Ed, last GenCon, which means obviously there are future fiction or game article plans).
- - "Rathgar" is the future Knight of Myth Drannor Torm. In this trilogy, you see brief glimpses of both Torm and his cleric friend, before they become Knights.
- - Ed invented the word "alarphon" for his "War Wizard internal investigator/military police" officers, as he has created or invented (or popularized, like the concept of deities having portfolios) so many of the words we use in the Realms and in D&D.
No doubt Ed will give you much better answers, in the fullness of time, but I can at least start to help with answers to these.
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And I'd say the Knights got their knighthoods for two reasons: Queen Filfaeril was trying to give them some measure of protection from nobles and commoners making accusations against them/framing them in Cormyr, by signaling that they had some royal approval, AND it was a case of "here's your knighthoods, now get out of town" on Vangey's part, to force them into the Dales and so advance Cormyr's influence in the Dales by their very presence. Influence later increased by sending a Rowanmantle to romance and marry Mourngrym, who had been made "the" Lord of Shadowdale by the senior Knights so they could go on adventuring.
THO? Ed? Disagreement? Corrections?
(I think this got discussed before at the Keep, back when the books were first published. I'm hoping we'll see more of Cormyr in ELMINSTER MUST DIE!, myself.)

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I recall Ed saying Shaerl Rowanmantle was Cormyr's envoy to Shadowdale, intended to spy on Mourngrym (and the Dales, from Shadowdale), and if possible to seduce him and so gain influence over him - - and she did all that, but also fell in love with him and married him, with the blessing of Azoun and the rest of the Obarskyrs (but not entirely to Vangerdahast's pleasure).
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Thanks for your answers. My suspicion regarding the Knighting was that it was everything together - both your reasons and mines.
Regarding alarphons - I was certain it was an invention of Ed's. However, it doesn't sound like a human word. Rather it reminds me of elvish. In fact I almost mistook it for 'Armanthor' when I first saw it, thinking Cormyr had stolen the name from Cormanthyr. So I want to know its origins.
Oh, and another question: What happened to Vangey's mind that he decided to demand Elminster, Khelben and Manshoon leave Cormyr immediately? It was hilariously funny, especially when the most Vangey could say was "This- this is not done!", but why did Vangey even try? Was it a temporary 'brain fart', as we call them, or pride and anger overtaking common sense?

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Hello Ed and Lady,

In your homebrew game do you have any lore on the oldest existing vampiric creatures in Faerun as of the year 1374, anything at all you can recollect.

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The Hooded One
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Hi again, all.
Menelvagor, you're quite right: "alarphon" originated as an elven word, already in use before Myth Drannor was opened to other races than elves. Back then, it meant something like "those who keep discipline within families" and was an expression of role, not a formal rank or a title.
After Myth Drannor was opened to all races, there were many cases of elves exploiting these non-elf newcomers by magically prying and eavesdropping - - and a few cases of human spellcasters doing the same to elves.
So "alarphon" became the unofficial title of a few spellcasters (led and appointed by the Srinshee) to police magical abuses, "undercover" and "behind the scenes."
These replies come from Ed's notes.
As for the hilarious scene with Vangerdahast you mention: that was a case of, yes, Vangey's pride and anger overcoming his prudence and worldly wisdom. He was protesting that, no matter what power El, Khelben, and Manshoon might wield, HE (Vangey) was in charge here (in Cormyr), his word was law, and if they cared about law and order at all, they should recognize his authority, respect his demand, and "take their fight outside."
It was, of course, a futile demand, but Ed was pointing out the difference between empty authority and real power, and the problems when the two don't match. Note that Elminster is the most chaotic of the three wizards Vangey wanted gone; both Khelben and Manshoon DO see the need for law, authority, and adherence to it, whereas Elminster sees most strongly the need to keep order/the peace . . . so you can also see Vangey's outburst as desperation; he KNOWS he can't match any of the three (he was Elminster's apprentice years back), but is trying to appeal to their better natures, because it's all that's left to him. He's just so angry that he does it very awkwardly.
Those are the sort of Ed scenes I love so much. He tackles very complicated issues and confrontations, and DOESN'T usually give us a narrator's "right" or "wrong" conclusion, just tells us what happened and leaves us to ponder and judge for ourselves.
love,
THO
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Hi Ed, LHO, and fellow scribes,

I've another salvo of questions from Ed and Elaine's The City of Splendors. Thank you so much for answering the last one about spell-sacrifices and prayers.

LHO, Your comment about Ed's deft handling of character interaction seems a good time to ask Ed about one of the Gemcloaks, Roldo Thongolir. I'm not sure whether Ed or Elaine will have more to say on this, but here goes.

Based on certain phrases and interactions with characters in a few chapters of the book, are Roldo Thongolir and/or his wife Sarintha Thann bisexual/gay/asexual? Theirs is an arranged marriage, hastily assembled in the wake of him becoming family heir after the Deepwater War, and under pressure to be a financial (if not filial) success. For these types of marriages mutual attraction is not a requirement, and Roldo admits theirs is not one of passion.

When Roldo and Korvaun Helmfast discuss the marriage and honeymoon, Korvaun offers the delicate observation that the marriage will work out, "as they find enjoyment in mutual interests."

In a scene between Roldo and Asper, Roldo declines the ownership of a slipshield, fearing that the device's shapechanging ability would sorely tempt one who is used to living behind a mask, and pretending to be someone else. Ed, in that scene is Roldo speaking generally or specifically about himself, and if so, does that refer to his sexual preference, or to the fact he is striving to mask the unexpected burden of being the Thongolir heir behind the "noble wastrel facade"?

There, I've laid out my case, under the most circumstantial of evidence . Interesting, that I'd never have considered such an angle, if not for last year's queries about the sexual activities of characters in Elminster in Myth Drannor and the Knights Trilogy.

Thank you in advance again Ed and LHO!

Edited by - Aysen on 13 Jan 2010 05:10:12
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The Hooded One
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Hi again, all.
Aysen, from my understanding (based on many chats with Ed, though several years ago, now), your supposition about Roldo is entirely correct.
However, all that is left in the published novel, thanks to the drastic shortening it had to undergo, are the hints you've mentioned.
I believe Elaine did most of the initial "drawing the characters" of the nobles as part of her lead role of plotting the novel, so Roldo and his "marriage of convenience" is probably her idea.
On the other hand, Roldo and ANOTHER, now entirely missing from the book due to the shortening, young noble MAY have been "telescoped" together in the editing, and this now-vanished noble may have originally been the "openly gay" character.
I'm not sure how overt any homosexuality would have been, in the unshortened mammoth first draft, because TSR/Wizards Realms books have tended to follow the "sexual matters if germane to the plot, absent if not" approach. I'm sure there would have been scenes that made the personal feelings of any gay character(s) clear, but I doubt they would have been "sex scenes" as North America generally uses that term.
I do know that Peter Archer (now long gone from Wizards) was the editor on this book. Ed is still out of touch catching up on real-world obligations (though your query has already been forwarded to him), and Elaine would probably be the best person to confirm all of this.
We should also bear in mind that "suggesting but not confirming" is a technique that Ed, Elaine, and many other writers like to use in storytelling, for some things but not others. This may have ended up being the way this was handled, even if it wasn't initially intended to be this veiled. Having to cut more than a third of a book means a LOT of stuff had to go.
love,
THO

Edited by - The Hooded One on 13 Jan 2010 16:29:08
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Dear Ed and THO,
Can you tell us any heraldic information about any Cormyrean nobles who might be seen hunting (or riding, for any other reason) in the westernmost reaches of Cormyr, pre-Spellplague (i.e. ending at the mountains, not reaching into Tunland).
Also, to createvmind: from what I've heard Ed say at some GenCon seminars, I'd guess that finding out "oldest" (or ANYTHING "most" or "least") about anyone in the Realms would be something discovered only through roleplaying. Ed likes to keep NPCs mysterious until players have their characters discover things about them.
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Friend Ed and lovely Hooded One, I find myself pondering situations of deific overlap... Let's say we have a mage named Tahm. Tahm finds himself in a desparate situtation. He has a spell that may save his backside, but he knows there's a good possibility that it won't work properly -- maybe it's too powerful for him, or he lacks the right components, or he's tired/wounded, whatever.

Tahm tosses a couple quick prayers at Azuth, Mystra, and Tymora. Then he casts the spell...

Who covers this situation? Some good luck would immprove his chances of getting the spell to work correctly. Azuth's guidance may help him better concentrate and/or compensate for whatever's going on. And of course it's Mystra's Weave he's calling on...

A similar overlap could be a warrior trying to make a tricky shot with a bow, or a ranger who hopes that he'll be lucky enough to have the orcs following him stumble into his hastily-prepared trap...

There's no rush on this one. I'm just curious about situations where more than one deity would have an interest in or the ability to influence the outcome.

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