Robilar and Iuz

Memories from the Greyhawk Campaign.

Robilar and Iuz

Outlaw658
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06 Oct 2004, 22:09 #1

I was doing some refresher reading in the Living Greyhawk Gazetteer for some adventures I'm writing for next year and I saw that it said Robilar was the person who freed Iuz from beneath Castle Greyhawk.
Did this actually happen or was it a 3e explanation of how Iuz was freed?
Thanks.Outlaw
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The Pied PiperRJK
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06 Oct 2004, 22:21 #2

Yes indeedy! Robilar by himself released Hextor, which in turn caused the whole panoply of the nine to be released, to fight each other and then flee to separate ways.
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"How now, varlet!" said Ralibar Vooz... "Who are you that speak so churlishly to a magistrate of Commoriom and a cousin
to King Homquat?" -- C.A. Smith's, The Seven Geases.
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07 Oct 2004, 05:45 #3

I trust that the statues of the Nine will be worked into Castle Zagyg somehow... ^__^
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07 Oct 2004, 10:50 #4

It seems almost foolhardy that Robilar, deep in the dungeons, reckons that the strange but probably powerful beings will be released by his actions - and then proceeds!
I wonder how Gary had intended for that encounter to play out.
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07 Oct 2004, 11:01 #5

Ah, but the nine were not "deep" in the dungeons; they were on one of the newly expandedlevels (Core levels went straight down, then there were 8 for each N, for S, for E, and for W, which made about 44 (12 core plus 8x4 for the N-W levels, plus there were many sub-levels and specials). The encounter occurred on one of the N-W (can't remember correcty, think it was E) levels, range 4-6 at a guess, probably the 4th, IIRC).
Wish I hadn't lost my copy of the castle to a fire.... erh.
After Hextor properly chopped me up I retreated from the room to later hear more sounds of battle issuing from it as I hung around a little distance from it. I returned to find all nine pedestals empty. The statues had animated and fought, then fled.
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"How now, varlet!" said Ralibar Vooz... "Who are you that speak so churlishly to a magistrate of Commoriom and a cousin
to King Homquat?" -- C.A. Smith's, The Seven Geases.
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07 Oct 2004, 14:18 #6

Too bad Robilar wasn't able to "disarm" Hextor! ^__^
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07 Oct 2004, 21:14 #7

Didnt Erac's Cousin free Graz'zt in a similar fashion in Castle Greyhawk?Paladin of Mayaheine
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07 Oct 2004, 22:27 #8

GT--
The likelihood of disarming Hextor then is equal to the possibility now of squelching your puns... ; )
"How now, varlet!" said Ralibar Vooz... "Who are you that speak so churlishly to a magistrate of Commoriom and a cousin
to King Homquat?" -- C.A. Smith's, The Seven Geases.
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08 Oct 2004, 03:01 #9

That was Fraz-Urb'luu... Graz'zt was freed (apparently) from some carelessness on the part of Iggwilv (who had bound him in the first place--and produced Iuz as a result)! ^__^
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08 Oct 2004, 03:04 #10

...and that was the famous "talking face" episode, partially inspired by A. Merritt's "The Face In The Abyss"--IIRC!
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