World of Greyhawk Fantasy Game Setting

World of Greyhawk Fantasy Game Setting

The "World of Greyhawk Fantasy Game Setting" and the "World of Greyhawk Fantasy World Setting" are two closely related publications from TSR, Inc. that detail the "World of Greyhawk" campaign setting for the "Dungeons & Dragons" fantasy roleplaying game. The "Fantasy World Setting" was first published in a folio format in 1980, and is often referred to by fans of the setting as the "World of Greyhawk Folio"Citation| last =Johnson| first =Forrest| title =Review: World of Greyhawk Fantasy Game Setting| journal = The Space Gamer| volume = | issue =33| pages =1| date =1980-11-01| year =1980
url = | doi = | id =
] or as the "1980 folio." The folio was supplanted in 1983 by the "Fantasy Game Setting" in a boxed set format, and is often referred to by fans as the "World of Greyhawk Boxed Set", or as the "1983 boxed set."

Both publications were authored by Gary Gygax and were the first stand-alone offerings to provide detailed, comprehensive information regarding the campaign setting. The 1983 boxed set provides the more detailed treatment of the two works, containing a 48-page "Glossography" and an 80-page "Catalogue," which significantly augmented the more limited 32-page "Gazetteer" from the 1980 folio version. Both publications included full-color maps of the Flanaess, the geographical area that defines the campaign setting.

etting updates

Although these are the original publications that outlined the "Greyhawk" campaign setting, many subsequent works have updated or modified the information contained in them. The most significant of these include:
* The 1988 hardback book "Greyhawk Adventures"
* The 1992 boxed set "From the Ashes"
* The 1998 sourcebook "" (winner of the 1996 Origins Award for "Best Roleplaying Supplement" [cite web| url=|title=Origins Award Winners (1998)| publisher=Academy of Adventure Gaming Arts & Design| accessdate=2007-09-30] )
* The 2000 sourcebook "Living Greyhawk Gazetteer"


*Gygax, Gary. "The World of Greyhawk" (TSR, 1980), ISBN 0-935696-23-7.
*Gygax, Gary. "World of Greyhawk Fantasy Game Setting" (TSR, 1983), ISBN 0-88038-344-5.

External links

*" [ World of Greyhawk] " at
*" [ World of Greyhawk Fantasy Game Setting] " at the TSR Archive.
*" [ World of Greyhawk (folio] " at the TSR Archive
* [ of the Flanaess] (as depicted in these publications)

Wikimedia Foundation. 2010.

Look at other dictionaries:

  • Game - получить на Академике рабочий купон на скидку Fanatical или выгодно game купить с бесплатной доставкой на распродаже в Fanatical

  • World of Greyhawk timeline — This is a fictional timeline of the World of Greyhawk campaign setting for the Dungeons Dragons role playing game. All dates use the Common Year (CY) reckoning established by the Great Kingdom of AerdyFact|date=October 2007.Historical AgesThe… …   Wikipedia

  • Greyhawk Wars (game) — Primarysources|date=October 2007 Infobox Game subject name=Greyhawk Wars image link= image caption=Game cover designer=David Cook players=2 to 6 ages= setup time= playing time=180 minutes complexity= strategy= random chance= skills=Dice rolling,… …   Wikipedia

  • Greyhawk — This article is about the role playing game setting. For other uses, see Greyhawk (disambiguation). Greyhawk Designer(s) Gary Gygax Publisher(s) TSR, Inc. Wizards of the Coast Publication date …   Wikipedia

  • Greyhawk Adventures — Primarysources|date=October 2007 Infobox Book name = Greyhawk Adventures title orig = translator = image caption = author = James M. Ward illustrator = cover artist = Jeff Easley country = United States language = English series = subject = genre …   Wikipedia

  • Greyhawk Calendar — The Greyhawk Calendar is a fictional calendar used in the World of Greyhawk campaign setting for the Dungeons and Dragons role playing game. It is the most common system for tracking the days and months of the Common Year in the Flanaess. The… …   Wikipedia

  • Greyhawk literature — The following books, poems, plays, music, and myths exist in the fictional World of Greyhawk campaign setting for the Dungeons Dragons roleplaying game.Writings* Acererak s Libram by Acererak * Alterations of Tangibles and Intangibles by Yagraxx… …   Wikipedia

  • Greyhawk Ruins — DnDmodule| module title = Greyhawk Ruins module module code = WGR1 module rules = 2nd Ed AD D module character levels = 2 15 module campaign = Greyhawk module authors = Blake Mobley Timothy B. Brown module first published = 1990 series = WGR1… …   Wikipedia

  • World of Eberron — Eneko redirects here. For the Spanish triathlete, see Eneko Llanos. The World of Eberron consists of a number of features for the Eberron campaign setting for the Dungeons Dragons fantasy role playing game. Contents 1 Setting 1.1 Cosmology …   Wikipedia

  • Free City of Greyhawk — Greyhawk Realm Free City of Greyhawk Domain of Greyhawk Motto Gem of the Flanaess, City of Hawks, City of Thieves Region Central Flanaess Ruler Lord Mayor Nerof Gasgal (571 ) …   Wikipedia

  • Blackmoor (Greyhawk) — Greyhawk Realm caption = name = Archbarony of Blackmoor motto = region = Bitter North ruler = Archbaron Bestmo government = Unknown established = capital = Dantredun major towns = Dantredun provinces = resources = Walrus ivory, copper, gems… …   Wikipedia

Share the article and excerpts

Direct link
Do a right-click on the link above
and select “Copy Link”

We are using cookies for the best presentation of our site. Continuing to use this site, you agree with this.