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Blueblade
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Posted - 31 Oct 2007 :  22:32:54  Show Profile  Visit Blueblade's Homepage Send Blueblade a Private Message
Realms questions still popping into my mind, here. This time, an everyday one: In the Dales, Cormyr, and the Sword Coast lands (I realize this may mean three different answers), how easy is to find and buy new ropes, string, waxed cord, and wire? Are there lots of makers, everywhere? Or only in big cities? Does one usually place an order and wait? Or usually buy from reels of already-made stuff? (In other words, are supplies abundant, or can the makers not ever keep up?)
Thanks!
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Dalor Darden
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Posted - 31 Oct 2007 :  23:54:02  Show Profile  Visit Dalor Darden's Homepage Send Dalor Darden a Private Message
quote:
Originally posted by Blueblade

Realms questions still popping into my mind, here. This time, an everyday one: In the Dales, Cormyr, and the Sword Coast lands (I realize this may mean three different answers), how easy is to find and buy new ropes, string, waxed cord, and wire? Are there lots of makers, everywhere? Or only in big cities? Does one usually place an order and wait? Or usually buy from reels of already-made stuff? (In other words, are supplies abundant, or can the makers not ever keep up?)
Thanks!



While it may not be my place to say, I would venture a guess:

with the very low cost of these materials, I would say that they are plentiful in all areas. That is only a guess based on the price listed in the Player's Handbook.

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The Hooded One
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Posted - 01 Nov 2007 :  03:07:59  Show Profile  Visit The Hooded One's Homepage Send The Hooded One a Private Message
I'm inclined to agree, dalor_darden, though of course Ed may see things differently. The wire, however, may well be far rarer and more expensive than rope or cord, unless one is trying to purchase it near a plentiful supply of metal AND a skilled gnome or dwarf smith. I seem to recall strangling wire and jewelers' wire being expensive indeed when we Knights went looking (Torm made a handsome profit buying some "junk" and reselling just the wire, and most stranglers used fine rope, not wire).
As for the Realmslore, I haven't any. Ed is leaving in the morning to drive down to Pentacon in Fort Wayne, Indiana; he'll be there informally Friday night and doing events Saturday and Sunday. He leaves exhausted but upbeat, he tells me, having had glimpses of future Realms fiction and future game lore today that pleased him. He said to tell scribes: "The sky is not falling, folks. We may be bouncing up to meet it a couple of times, but view that as unusual but good fun, and we'll all be okay."
Any day in which he creates two new [NDA] and details enough [NDA] to last any campaign for four years or so is a good one.
I'm hoping he'll be back in touch this coming Wednesday - - but keep the questions coming, scribes. As long as you're asking, Ed knows he's wanted.
love to all,
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Cost was never a factor in availability, unless I am mistaken and Edward Greenwood did conside this. Core rules always had prices that made no sense.

Mr. Greenwood have you adderessed the issue of supply and demand in any of your writings?

I have seen in some D&D products a scarity of items, but no price increase.

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Dalor Darden
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Posted - 01 Nov 2007 :  20:52:21  Show Profile  Visit Dalor Darden's Homepage Send Dalor Darden a Private Message
Consider me lazy for asking this question:

Where can I find more information about Ed's works that are NOT related to the Forgotten Realms?

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Jamallo Kreen
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Posted - 01 Nov 2007 :  22:20:16  Show Profile  Visit Jamallo Kreen's Homepage Send Jamallo Kreen a Private Message
quote:
Originally posted by The Hooded One

Hello again, all. I just received a Realmslore reply from Ed re. this, from scribe Jamallo Kreen: "Hot on the heels of my astrological question for Ed, I ask another, spurred by my completion of one Realms novel trilogy. (snip)

Ed replies:

(snip)

So saith Ed. Who is hard at work on the Realms, on several fronts.
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Something for Ed to look at when he's coming back - the second question I've come up with due to my beard:
What kind of materials does the people of the Realms use to stem light bleeding? (And for anyone interested; yes, I allowed thriftiness to get the better of me and used a blade once too many)

And a real-life question that should be possible to answer in a yes or no fashion:
Is the saying that no-one is as bad at returning library-books on time as the librarians themselves as true in Canada as it is in Sweden? (I got the information from a friend from four weeks at information-science college when I returned a bunch of book a bit late).

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The Sage
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Posted - 03 Nov 2007 :  14:44:22  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
Ed, I found this question floating in the ether...
quote:
Originally posted by MalariaMoon

Dear Ed,
First off, Iíd just like to share my excitement at discovering the ďAsk Ed ThreadĒ at Candlekeep. Iím happily ploughing through the archives, feasting merrily on Realmslore. This exploration has triggered a couple of queries of my own Ė my apologies if these questions have already been asked.
First question: Could you expand a little on falconry in the Realms? In which areas of the Realms is falconry practised, and to what purpose (an idle pastime of the nobility, or a means of a procuring food for a commoner)? Which birds are favoured, and are there any interesting examples of raptors, owls or stranger beasts indigenous to the Realms he could share with us? Finally, does any kind of hierarchy of different birds for different ranks exist in any area, as per the 1486 Book of St. Albans? Feel free to limit your response to a particular kingdom or culture of Faerun if the scope of the question is too general.
Second question: The current edition of the D&D game puts a lot of emphasis on familiars and animal companions, but I notice that majority of Edís magic using characters do not have familiars. Is there any reason for this? Perhaps the unique powers of the Chosen of Mystra prohibit them from having familiars?

Many Thanks and keep the Realmslore flowing!

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Xysma
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Posted - 04 Nov 2007 :  05:18:26  Show Profile  Visit Xysma's Homepage Send Xysma a Private Message
quote:
Originally posted by dalor_darden

Consider me lazy for asking this question:

Where can I find more information about Ed's works that are NOT related to the Forgotten Realms?



You can find a bit here.


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Dalor Darden
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Posted - 04 Nov 2007 :  05:33:43  Show Profile  Visit Dalor Darden's Homepage Send Dalor Darden a Private Message
quote:
Originally posted by Xysma

quote:
Originally posted by dalor_darden

Consider me lazy for asking this question:

Where can I find more information about Ed's works that are NOT related to the Forgotten Realms?



You can find a bit here.





Thanks for the link Xysma. Which of those is an alternative campaign setting of his? Its Castlemourn right?

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Gelcur
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Posted - 04 Nov 2007 :  19:34:01  Show Profile  Visit Gelcur's Homepage Send Gelcur a Private Message
Greetings THO, Ed and all sages. I have been reading Ed's answers to questions for a long time but this is my first question so lets hope it is a good one.

My campaign may be heading to Berdusk and the party contains a cleric of Lathander. I see that a shrine to Lathander, the Roseportal House, exists there and I'm sure he'll want to pay it a visit. The catch is this does not seem like your standard road side shrine. The building that is marked on the Berdusk map is fairly large but I can not find any other information on it. The only reference I see is on page 160 in tsr9460, Volo's Guide to the Sword Coast.

Any additional information on this shrine would be much welcomed. I would like to think a large shrine would have some thing cool in it like a relic or some holy site.

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DM: Like what?
Rogue: Everything.
DM: There is a lot of stuff.
Rogue: Is there a cart outside?
DM: (rolls) Yes.
Rogue: We'll take it all, we may need it for the greater good.
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Verghityax
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Posted - 05 Nov 2007 :  15:58:35  Show Profile  Visit Verghityax's Homepage Send Verghityax a Private Message
Dear Ed and lovely Lady Hooded One,
I've got another cartographic question, this time concerning Elversult - one of those cities that made it into 2nd edition 'Adventures' sourcebook but haven't been updated since that time (except for the short note in FRCS, of course). Now, if it is possible I would like to know the exact location (on the map) of the following places:
1. The House of Hands (temple to Gond)
2. Shrine to Eldath
3. Shrine to Selune
4. Shrine to Tymora
5. The Axe and Hammer Inn
6. Splitskull Inn and Tavern
7. Frostshear's Fighters
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Kheris
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Posted - 05 Nov 2007 :  19:08:47  Show Profile  Visit Kheris's Homepage Send Kheris a Private Message
Dear Ed and Lady Hooded One,

My apologies for the double-post, but a person far wiser than I directed me here, and I hoped to share this question with you...

I was wondering if there's any lore floating about regarding the smiths of Cormyr and the makers' marks they use. I presume that they're forbidden use of draconic imagery (as the military companies are), so I would imagine that everything else is fair game? Also, assuming that the smiths (specifically what I'm dealing with) can't use draconic symbols normally, is it plausible for a great-great-great......-grandparent to have been granted that privilege for exceptional service, perhaps that ancestor was a knight of the realm who retired to become a smith?

Sorry if this is exceedingly obscure...
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Jamallo Kreen
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Posted - 05 Nov 2007 :  19:19:56  Show Profile  Visit Jamallo Kreen's Homepage Send Jamallo Kreen a Private Message
Well met, all!

This past Saturday I actually had a character take ranks in "Profession (Printer)," and I must now ask Ed what sorts of printing presses are in use in the Realms, and when they were introduced. This may have been answered in a more general way in Ed's other writings, such as "Small Presses of Waterdeep," but I need some basic information which I can implement in-game. For example, are large presses screw-operated, like Gutenberg's, or does a lever raise the paper platen to the type (or perhaps vice versa); i.e., is the force to join ink to paper applied straight downward by weights, does a screw transfer lateral energy into downward energy, or is a lever used to press paper and type together? (Inefficient though the latter system might be, since this is the early days of printing in Faerun, it might be an experimental type of machine.) Is the paper fed in by being slid under (or perhaps over) the type, or is the type moved over the platen? Are there mid-sized, portable presses of a couple of hundred pounds weight which can be carried from town to town on a wagon, set up there, and then moved on to the next town (American West style)? Are there very small and simple presses (like American toy printing presses -- for boys, mind you!) which can be caried by one person (essential for a mobile criminal operation or for printing flyers for freedom fighters battling a despotic regime)? We have a year-by-year timeline of when various types of firearm were introduced to the Realms, would you be so kind, please, Ed, as to supply us a timeline of when various types of presses were introduced on Toril, and the part the Uttermost East played in this process? I eagerly await your answers, so that I may dazzle my players with Realmslore which they probably never suspected could be acquired.

At the risk of making our Lady of the Hood roll her eyes back in despair, would Ed please also tell us a bit about papers and inks used specifically for printing, and whether or not it's possible to use specialty inks to create magical writings such as scrolls or mass-produced spellbooks? I thank you in advance, since I know Ed loves talking about inks!

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Hawkins
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Posted - 05 Nov 2007 :  19:35:27  Show Profile  Visit Hawkins's Homepage Send Hawkins a Private Message
quote:
Originally posted by Jamallo Kreen

Well met, all!

This past Saturday I actually had a character take ranks in "Profession (Printer)," and I must now ask Ed what sorts of printing presses are in use in the Realms, and when they were introduced. This may have been answered in a more general way in Ed's other writings, such as "Small Presses of Waterdeep," but I need some basic information which I can implement in-game. For example, are large presses screw-operated, like Gutenberg's, or does a lever raise the paper platen to the type (or perhaps vice versa); i.e., is the force to join ink to paper applied straight downward by weights, does a screw transfer lateral energy into downward energy, or is a lever used to press paper and type together? (Inefficient though the latter system might be, since this is the early days of printing in Faerun, it might be an experimental type of machine.) Is the paper fed in by being slid under (or perhaps over) the type, or is the type moved over the platen? Are there mid-sized, portable presses of a couple of hundred pounds weight which can be carried from town to town on a wagon, set up there, and then moved on to the next town (American West style)? Are there very small and simple presses (like American toy printing presses -- for boys, mind you!) which can be caried by one person (essential for a mobile criminal operation or for printing flyers for freedom fighters battling a despotic regime)? We have a year-by-year timeline of when various types of firearm were introduced to the Realms, would you be so kind, please, Ed, as to supply us a timeline of when various types of presses were introduced on Toril, and the part the Uttermost East played in this process? I eagerly await your answers, so that I may dazzle my players with Realmslore which they probably never suspected could be acquired.

At the risk of making our Lady of the Hood roll her eyes back in despair, would Ed please also tell us a bit about papers and inks used specifically for printing, and whether or not it's possible to use specialty inks to create magical writings such as scrolls or mass-produced spellbooks? I thank you in advance, since I know Ed loves talking about inks!



Small Presses of Waterdeep Parts One, Two, Three and Four might answer your question, at least in part. Or they may not. It has been awhile since I last read them.

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The Sage
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Posted - 05 Nov 2007 :  22:31:13  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
Jamallo, I'd also suggest you take a look at the type of 'printing press' used in the "Patronage" tale from Realms of Valor.

It should keep you busy until Ed gets back!

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Charles Phipps
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Posted - 06 Nov 2007 :  00:37:32  Show Profile  Visit Charles Phipps's Homepage Send Charles Phipps a Private Message
Odd question,

"What are the mating habits of Daemonfae?"

;-)

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Xysma
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Posted - 06 Nov 2007 :  04:03:33  Show Profile  Visit Xysma's Homepage Send Xysma a Private Message
quote:
Originally posted by dalor_darden

Thanks for the link Xysma. Which of those is an alternative campaign setting of his? Its Castlemourn right?



That is correct. As far as the non-Realms novels go, I've just now gotten into the Band of Four series and it's quite good. I picked up the audio book somewhere and listened to it at the gym for a couple of weeks, but ended up having to pick up the novels. There's just no substitute for holding the book in my hands.

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Posted - 06 Nov 2007 :  17:38:11  Show Profile  Visit Hawkins's Homepage Send Hawkins a Private Message
quote:
Originally posted by Charles Phipps

Odd question,

"What are the mating habits of Daemonfae?"

;-)

My guess would be that since it is matriarchal, like drow, that the girl-type deamonfey get to sleep with any boy-type gold elf captives or daemonfey that they wish.

This is just going from what I have read in Races of Faerun and Lords of Darkenss, I went to my local used book store and they still had books 1 & 2 of the Last Mythal trilogy, but not book 3. So I picked up books 1 & 2, then went to Borders, which had books 1 & 2, but not book 3. Grr...I need to find a copy of book 3 before I start reading it. Well, I have got awhile, I am almost done with book 1 of the Maztica trilogy, and have El's Daughter to read, I should be able to find a copy of it by then.

Apology for the rant.

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Jamallo Kreen
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Posted - 06 Nov 2007 :  21:21:39  Show Profile  Visit Jamallo Kreen's Homepage Send Jamallo Kreen a Private Message
quote:
Originally posted by The Sage

Jamallo, I'd also suggest you take a look at the type of 'printing press' used in the "Patronage" tale from Realms of Valor.

It should keep you busy until Ed gets back!




Ya, since now I have to buy it in order to read it!

Fair warning to all: I have several posts in a row ... er ... column following this one. Each deals with a separate topic, though, which I hope will make life a little bit easier for our Lady Hooded One.


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Jamallo Kreen
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Posted - 06 Nov 2007 :  21:50:19  Show Profile  Visit Jamallo Kreen's Homepage Send Jamallo Kreen a Private Message
Well met! I have three related questions for Ed relating to what goes on with crystal spheres:

If a person on Toril (or another body with an atmosphere within Realmspace) has a device which permits distant viewing (such as a telescope, crystal ball, etc.) or some racial or class ability which permits extraordinary distance viewing, do the stars on Realmspace's crystal sphere appear to exist at different distances from the observer, or does the observer see them as being equidistant? Also, do the stars on the inside of crystal spheres appear to "twinkle" from the perspective of someone on a body with an atmosphere within the crystal sphere? Do other non-stellar bodies within a crystal sphere (excluding suns) appear to "twinkle" from the perspective of someone on another such body? Enquiring astrogators want to know!

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Jamallo Kreen
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Hello all! I have some questions about the belief in Fate (capital "F") and Destiny (capital "D") on Toril. I hope they admit quick and easy answers, which might give us a foretaste of Ed's longer answers about philosophy! Aside from Zakhara, "the Land of Fate," have there been other cultures on Toril which have believed in an immutable Fate, which not even the gods themselves could escape? If it has been believed, what cultures, if any, have believed in an intelligent Power (capital "P") guiding, controlling or decreeing fates (lower case "f")? Labelas Whats-his-name and Chronepsis spring to mind. Have earlier cultures tended to believe in a rigidly deterministic fate, one which no one can avoid, and which has no free will, or have there been cultures which believed that Heroes (capital "H") could bribe, wheedle, cajole, or outright bully Fate (or the Fates) into (apparently) altering a personal destiny or that of the groups which the Heroes have championed? Enquiring epiphenomalists want to know!

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OMGs! That last tag line allows me to answer at least one sliver of the pending questions on Realms philosophy.

The Stanford Encyclopedia of Philosophy (http://plato.stanford.edu/entries/epiphenomenalism) states:

quote:
Epiphenomenalism is the view that mental events are caused by physical events in the brain, but have no effects upon any physical events. Behavior is caused by muscles that contract upon receiving neural impulses, and neural impulses are generated by input from other neurons or from sense organs.



The spell speak with dead would seem to strongly support epiphenomenalism, because the necromancer is not speaking to any "spirit" or "soul," but rather with the physical remains of a dead being, and data apparently recorded within the physical body itself; this also presupposes that the deceased must have been corporeal in life. HOWEVER, the spell magic jar completely refutes epiphenomenalism in the Forgotten Realms and any other game setting in which it works, because the spell separates a non-corporeal "spirit" or "soul" from the physical body; therefore, living beings on whom the spell magic jar works must have "spirits" or "souls." Quod erat demonstrandum.

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Jamallo Kreen
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Today BBC published some of the UK's most ludicrous laws (http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/uk_news/7081038.stm), with the champ being, "It is illegal to die in the Houses of Parliament," and the runner-up being, "It is an act of treason to place a postage stamp bearing the British king or queen's image upside-down."

Ed, are there any ludicrous laws in the Realms which a DM might want to inflict ... er ... introduce to PCs? (I mean "player characters," not "police constables.")


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The Hooded One
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There are LOTS of such laws, if my experiences playing with Ed as DM are anything to judge by.
Ed's back. He really enjoyed the workshop with AlorinDawn, won a First place medal playing Circus Imperium, and generally had a great time, but is at his day job now and digging out from under a MOUNTAIN of e-mails, library board hassles, and Wizards details; he'll post (via me) as soon as he can, he's promised me.
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Goodie, since Ed's back here's a question since I couldn't find the answer or maybe you can answer this THO.

What is the date, or even just the year if a full date isn't known, on when the Knight's closed the MD portal in the Burial Glen. I figured it had to be between 1348 and 1358 but even Sage said he didn't recall a date in any sourcebooks and I looked through Ruins of MD, the 1e campaign setting, the Grand History, and a few other books and didn't find a date either.

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Edited by - Kuje on 08 Nov 2007 01:57:53
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