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Kuje
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Posted - 03 Apr 2006 :  05:58:12  Show Profile  Send Kuje an AOL message  Click to see Kuje's MSN Messenger address  Send Kuje a Yahoo! Message Send Kuje a Private Message
quote:
Originally posted by Dargoth

Hooded One: Do you and Ed have Excel? (Or a means of viewing Excel Spreadsheets?)



I don't believe they do, since Ed once commented that he couldn't open/read my NPC file, which is why I started, and am working on, turning it into HTML as well.

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Believe it or not, Microsoft does offer free viewers for some of their Office products. I've never tried them, but I doubt you can do anything more than view and print (kinda like with Adobe Reader). Anyway, they are here:
http://www.microsoft.com/office/000/viewers.asp

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Dargoth
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Hmmm I might have to use an MS Word Doc and use a table then.....

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quote:
Originally posted by Wooly Rupert

Believe it or not, Microsoft does offer free viewers for some of their Office products. I've never tried them, but I doubt you can do anything more than view and print (kinda like with Adobe Reader). Anyway, they are here:
http://www.microsoft.com/office/000/viewers.asp

While I would recommend the free viewers for those scribes without access to Excel... I would caution you all to have your virus software up-to-date with the latest definitions and such. There have recently been quite a few coded nasties working their ways through Microsoft sites over the last week or so (I just got another update at work this morning about the problem)... and the section the Furry Hamster linked to above was one of the areas listed as affected by the recent outbreak.

If you choose to download them directly to your PC... make sure you take all possible protection considerations that are necessary. Do not be lulled into the fact that just because it is Microsoft... it is safe!

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Feanor
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A question for Ed : at what age do elves reach adulthood ? I know that Ed said something about this, but in his answer he refered more to puberty and this is not what I have in mind, because puberty is not adulthood. To be more specific : all the manuals (Cormanthyr - Empire of the Elves, Complete Book of the Elves, Races of Faerun, FR campaign setting) specify the age of adulthood for elves around 100. There is only one notable exception, Races of the Wild, which says : "the starting age for elves is simply the age at which many elves feel ready to leave their forests and roam the world". When I first saw this statement, I was simply shocked by the total lack of logic and sent immediately a message to Steve Schend to ask him if this what he meant in Cormanthyr - Empire of the Elves. He said :

"Any elf under 50 is socially and PHYSICALLY a child, though bear in mind that elven adolescence (i.e. they're starting to look like mature adults) is slow and ponderous and goes probably from age 40 through
age 100. After 100, I'd say they're able to have kids et al. An example--I'd say Legolas of LOTR strikes me as an elven late-adolescent palling around with humans and the like and not nearly the serious mien of an adult elf."

But this an important issue, which causes unrest among many players, so I want to adress this to the creator of FR, so we can settle this once and for all. So, at what age do elves reach adulthood or, to be more specific, at what age an elf would be physically capable of becoming an adventurer ?

When Ed shall answer, I humbly ask Ed to take into consideration 4 points which raise serious doubts about the theory of the "elves who mature slower due to the social influence of their kin" and, which, IMO, make quite hard to swallow what Races of the Wild says :

1. If humans and elves mature at the same rate, we reach a very strange situation where we have a race which has a lifespan ten times longer than humans, but a childhood (biologically speaking) as long as them ; which would be quite unbelievable ; moreso, the childhood of the elves would represent only 2-4% of their total lifespan ; which would be a percent less not only than all the other intelligent races, but less even than the non-inteligent races, which mature quickly, for obvious reasons.


2. It would be quite unbelievable that elves would let their youngster, after they become physically fully developed, to "play around" when we all know the breeding problems which they face. What thing which I constantly hear is "unlike humans, they have time". Sorry, they don't have time. Elves are severely outnumbered by all their rivals, so it is in their best interest that their youngster to become adventurers immediately after they were physically capable of wielding weapons. Having in mind the constant pressure they have to face on the mainland and the numerical superiority of their enemies (too many too count), it would be totally iresponsible from their leaders to delay the starting of the adventuring career of their youngsters for more than 80 years. If a race did that, I would have to wonder if they are not mentally retarded. Even if the elvish communities would allow their youngsters this, the orcs, drow and humans have different ideas. If elves are physically developed at the age of 25, as Races of the Wild suggests, then all the manuals should set the starting age at 25, not at 100 : because elves who start adventuring at 25 would form the majority in Faerun, more than those who start later, by sheer necessity, if not for other reasons, having in mind the constant threats elves have to face on the mainland. Keep in mind : while FR is not an medieval Earth, at least from this point of view, of the constant warfare which sweeps the land, it is very much ressembling to Middle Ages, where the age for adulthood was earlier because of this reason.


3. Winterfox says : " also understand that elves physically mature at the same rate as humans. They're just allowed to be children much, much longer". Well, this raises a problem : why all the books indicate 100 as the starting age for adventuring ? The standard answer ("they are allowed to be children much longer") does not satisfy me at all. Because it uses a cultural criterias, while for all the other races the books use a biological standard. The starting age for humans is 15 ; then they reach adulthood from a biological point of view ; but then why they would use a cultural criteria for the elves ? That would be a bad mark for the authors, because a cultural criteria is not set in stone : it can change - and quite often I would say. Maybe there are human societies which allow their youngsters to be children until around 20 (as we do today). Second, if an elf is phisically developed at the age of 20, I don't understand why the books don't set the starting age much earlier. There is something which you all seem to miss : *the books don't set the age when someone becomes an adventurer, they specify the age when that person CAN become an adventurer*. A human can become an adventurer at the age of 15, but that does not mean they all do it at that age. If an elf is PHISICALLY DEVELOPED AT THE AGE OF 25, this should have been the age pointed by the manuals, not when their society says they are ready or "when they feel capable to leave their forests" because the opinion of the society can be changed.


4. The manual Cormanthyr - Empire of elves shows that, during their childhood, which last until 40-60 years for surface elves, they have great penalties to strength, dexterity and constitution. This indicates a body not fully developed.



If Ed agrees with Races of the Wild, then I gently ask him to express his opinion on the 4 points above.

Edited by - Feanor on 03 Apr 2006 19:33:34
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Kuje
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Myself, I'd go with FR sourcebooks over core sourcebooks since Races of Wild isn't a FR sourcebook and it has info that clashes with established Realmslore and comments from Ed. :)

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Feanor
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I know, but I also want to hear Ed's opinion on this issue as well, because there are many who claim that elves of Forgotten Realms reach physical adulthood at the same age as humans. Or, to be more clear, there are many who share the opinion of Races of the Wild in regard of the FR elves (see the thread "Too young for an elf" as evidence).

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Zsych
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I believe that there's a version of Open Office for Windows as well that is free and has almost all of the functionality of MS Office.
I recall seeing the ad at www.fanfiction.net

As for humans vs. elves. Elves are in their own way a somewhat more civilized race than humans, and much higher on tradition than humans. So humans in some areas may leave by 15, while elves typically would not be allowed to make such a decision in any elven society(at 25)

As for mass producing kids. Different species have different instincts. Having children has more to do with sexual instincts(plus culture to some degree) in a race than what is most suitable logically.

Without birth control, people in the US would probably be having kids at the same rate as people in the past would have.

(Plus, if there was another species around that was going into mass production, would any civilized society choose to turn women into breeding machines? i seriously doubt it)

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And just so my question for Ed doesn't get drowned in the sheer number of requests, i'll ask it again :)

How far had the Netherese evolved a technological attitude? Prices were lower so that everyone could afford magical items, and they probably had some degree of mass-production, but in their thousands of years, had they realized the benefits of making things using standardized components to make things cheaper(and easier to mass produce, customize)?

I personally assume that an artifact class magical item cannot be made directly(at least by one person) or in one go. You'd make it in pieces, you'd create better materials for use in the construction. It would be a multi-stage process.... etc. etc.

.... And how many specialized NPC classes would have been there in the magical industry, providing the basis for the better lives of the people, and the greater power of the Archwizards?
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Jamallo Kreen
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quote:
Originally posted by Zsych

I have a question for Ed about Netheril.

I've been having an arguement over on the wotc boards about just how advanced the Netherese were technologically speaking.

(snip)




Many of these questions are answered in the boxed set, Netheril: Empire of Magic, which includes the dates of invention of many common adventuring items and specifies which were not available (full plate armor, Greek fire, and telescopes, among other things). The Netherese were not unfamiliar with spacefaring, but they abandoned spelljamming because it was easier and cheaper for them to travel magically than by spelljamming ship. (The exception which demonstrates the rule, Halruua's founders came there by airship, and they still use them.)

The adventure How the Mighty Are Fallen (which is now a freebie, I think) describes the Yeoman's Loft workshop of Netheril's first aeronautical engineer (which became a museum and tourist attraction) and describes some of his inventions, some of which were quite sophisticated. He did not, however, ever succeed in making a true spelljamming helm, which remained a monopoly of the Arcane (3E's Mercane).

A major reason the Netherese did not go in big for technology (and some were true Luddites, such as the archmage who developed the only known spell for sealing off a crystal sphere to non-magical travel) was that within the area of effect of an enclave's mythallar "quasi-magical" items could be easily created. These functioned as magical items within a mythallar's area, but became mundane once they were carried a certain distance from an enclave. The Netherese thus made surprisingly few permanent magical items (but the ones they did make were doozies!). I read just yesterday or the day before that most Netherese magical sigils and tatoos were animated, but they ceased cycling through their motions when the magic died, and thus are now only found as static (and presumably not fully-functioning) images.


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Netheril: Empire of Magic is also available for free on the Wizards downloads page.

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quote:
Originally posted by Wooly Rupert

Netheril: Empire of Magic is also available for free on the Wizards downloads page.

As is How the Mighty Are Fallen, as Jamallo suggested above. 'Tis also available at the same URL Wooly indicated above.

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The Hooded One
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Hi, all. Yes, I'm back. Didja miss me?
Ed tackles Bendal’s question: “A general question about the Silver Marches geography. How wide is the Surbrin River downstream of Silverymoon? Is it narrow enough that a giant on one of the banks could throw a boulder and hit a barge anywhere in the river?” which he restated as: “How wide is the Surbrin River between Silverymoon and Yartar, in general? Is it narrow enough that a giant on one bank could hit a barge anywhere in the river with a boulder?”
Ed replies:



Below Silverymoon, the Surbrin is generally sixty to eighty feet wide. Ninety in a very few places, but none of the gorges one can find well upstream of Everlund. The river is cold, steadily fast-flowing, and boulder-scoured for centuries so that it now has a rock-and-pebble bottom (very few sandbars, no oxbows, back swamps, and not all that many “lazy” curves; it’s flowing through hard rock and so isn’t meandering all that much). So, yes, a giant could certainly hurl a boulder far enough to hit a barge anywhere in the flow (the DM would have to judge the accuracy), and there are boulders in plenty available near the banks and in the river for most of its flow. A sixty-to-seventy-foot-width will be more often encountered than other widths.



So saith Ed. Chief Surveyor and Navigator of the Surbrin. Who will pop on another hat and return tomorrow with Realmslore on a different topic.
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Kes_Alanadel
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Greetings Ed and THO,

Upon the prodding of two (actually more ) of the scribes herein, I am attempting to produce some recipes of the Realms. I have decided to work mainly within the Silver Marches/The North, and have run into some questions.

What is the availability/approximate cost of citrus fruits in the North?
What kind of oils are used?
When baking, what leavening is used? Is baking powder, baking soda, yeast available? My thoughts were that most breads that are made in the Realms would be sourdough, but just wanted to make sure.
Are Indian (India, not Native American) type spices readily (cheaply) available, or are they so cost prohibitive, that no one uses them?

I live in the Pacific Northwest, and from what I can gather it is not unlike parts of The North, so the native fruits/vegetables would be similar, (hopefully my conjectures aren't too far off ).

I have looked through the Silver Marches sourcebook, Volo's guide to The North, The North box set, and past answers to questions (in which I did find some information in as well), but unfortunately don't have Aurora's Whole Realms Catalog to check in.
If there are other sources as well that I could check, a point in the right direction would be appreciated as well.

Thanks in advance for any and all help that you can give.
~Kes

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An addendum to Kes's question. What kind of sweetener is used most commonly in the Realms: honey or sugar?

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Hi, all. Yes, I'm back. Didja miss me?


Indeed! I had no one to flirt with! And Big Al was wandering around looking forlorn, dragging a whip behind him...

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quote:
Originally posted by Wooly Rupert

quote:
Originally posted by The Hooded One

Hi, all. Yes, I'm back. Didja miss me?


Indeed! I had no one to flirt with! And Big Al was wandering around looking forlorn, dragging a whip behind him...





Aye, welcome back, THO. Ye have been missed

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The Hooded One
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Why, thank you. Alaundo, don't hide that whip behind your back; use it!
Right here! And (ahh) here! And over here, too!
That's better. Purr.....
Ahem. Hello again, fellow scribes. This time Ed answers Wooly Rupert’s query: “Menus in taverns. We know that some places have multiple items on the menu; there’s a nice one for the Inn of the Dripping Dagger in Volo’s Guide to Waterdeep. My question is, what form do these menus take? Are they actually printed, or are they painted on a big sign, or do the tavern lasses simply remember it all, or what?”
Ed replies:



It varies. Small wayside inns and taverns who are the only ‘public dining’ in town don’t bother with menus: whatever’s “On” tonight is whatever’s “on,” and the choices are usually so simple that the platter-maid just verbally imparts them (“What’ll it be, goodsirs? The fish or the joint?” or “Full meat or the stew?”) and outlines the drinkable and dessert - - the REAL “treat worth paying for” for most commoners and farmers in the Realms - - choices.
Most feasthouses and feast halls in inns and taverns located where there’s ‘real’ competition (that is, all ‘market towns’ and cities; I’m distinguishing real-competition situations from locales where there’s a temple that serves food only to pilgrims and night guests, an inn that serves different sort of fare only to guests, and a tavern that serves only sausages, cheese, and hot hardbread with lot and lots of ale to everyone who comes in the door and pays: three different food sources, but they are NOT competing with each other), and all places where food sources change often (fresh fish landed at ports, for example) chalk up their menus, typically on a board beside the bar, and another on a pillar not far inside the front door.
However, royalty, nobility, and wealthy wannabe-nobles have always regarded beautiful printed menus (often taken home as “remembrances”) as a mark of “proper” or “superior” dining, and as a result all “highnose” feasting halls (what we real-worlders might call “fine dining restaurants”) and inns who have haughty feastchambers (again, what we might call “fine dining restaurants”) or agreements with feasthouses and dining clubs, tend to prepare handsomely calligraphic “provender bills” (both sides of one sheet of heavy paper; menus are a field in which exotic papers are the rage, not parchment). In Waterdeep, darn near every eatery in North Ward, Sea Ward, Castle Ward, and Trades Ward west and north of the City of the Dead has such printed menus. Even some of the more exclusive “upstairs clubs” in Dock Ward, frequented by young nobles, use either printed menus (done by the broadsheets printers) or handwritten calligraphic cards.
There are also a very few establishments (mainly in Calimshan and the Tashalar, but in a few places in Amn, coastal Tethyr, and the Vilhon, too) that do what we would recognize as “coated paper, multi-panel foldout menus.” (The coating is wax, to keep stains from curries and sauces off the paper, and the paper is usually shield-shaped rather than rectangular.)
The old tradition around the shores of the Shining Sea (still seen in some places there, and flourishing in Var the Golden) is to have a “banner maid” - - a provocatively or grandly-dressed lass or pair of lasses who comes to a table of diners with the platter-maid for that table. The banner maid is literally wearing the menu, as a fore-and-aft stiffened fabric, close-in-to-the-body (rather than jutting out sideways much) variant of our real-world “sandwich boards.” She stands and moves as diners direct, they choose, the platter-maid records the orders, and off they go to the next table (good-looking or very scantily-dressed banner maids often get called back several times throughout a meal). It’s considered good fun and perfectly acceptable to “call out” the banner maid once or even several times as one eats, but NOT considered good form to dally over the initial order, or call her back multiple times immediately after making that order. Some restaurants also use their banner-maids for rowdy-diner-patrol: they have bulbs of sleep gas or liquid drugs that act as sedatives when mixed with wine or ale hidden within their boards (or, in certain Calishite establishments, even magic wands!).



So saith Ed. A gourmet (oh, all right: glutton) of the first order.
love to all,
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Hey,

'Feasthouse' median Realmsian for 'restaurant'?

What's Realmsian for 'doggerel'?
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Ed has already given us a term for 'restaurant' in his "Dragonwing Stew" The Adventures of Volo DRAGON article. Off the top of my head it was something like 'skaedarr' - it was in the footnotes.

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quote:
Originally posted by Faraer

'Feasthouse' median Realmsian for 'restaurant'?



Not to be confused with "festhall", where you'd go for that special dessert.

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quote:
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Ed has already given us a term for 'restaurant' in his "Dragonwing Stew" The Adventures of Volo DRAGON article. Off the top of my head it was something like 'skaedarr' - it was in the footnotes.

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Skaethar according to my word-file with the text. Could be I misread though, I seem to recall throwing out that issue due to a kebabsauce-related accident

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quote:
Originally posted by Wooly Rupert

quote:
Originally posted by Faraer

'Feasthouse' median Realmsian for 'restaurant'?



Not to be confused with "festhall", where you'd go for that special dessert.



Does it include whipped cream?

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Kajehase is right, it is 'skaethar'.

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quote:
Originally posted by Kajehase

quote:
Originally posted by Wooly Rupert

quote:
Originally posted by Faraer

'Feasthouse' median Realmsian for 'restaurant'?



Not to be confused with "festhall", where you'd go for that special dessert.



Does it include whipped cream?



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Lord Rad
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Posted - 05 Apr 2006 :  08:29:51  Show Profile  Visit Lord Rad's Homepage  Click to see Lord Rad's MSN Messenger address Send Lord Rad a Private Message
Greetings, Hooded One and Ed

I wondered if Ed were at liberty to answer a question I have about The Pride of the Lion?

I know that he didn't have time in his schedule to write this concluding novel to the Sembia series, but did he get as far as to have any ideas of what the novel would cover and what it would be about? I don't know if he had to pull out in the early stages before the preceeding novels had been written and therefore the overall flow not been established.

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