Wednesday, March 31, 2010

On Dotting T's and Crossing I's

Before I go further, I figured I should drop in the Open Game License to make things official. All of the content on this blog is declared to be product identity unless specifically designated as open game content.

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Basic Fantasy Role-Playing Game Copyright (C) 2006-2007 Chris Gonnerman.


Castles & Crusades: Players Handbook, Copyright 2004, Troll Lord Games; Authors Davis Chenault and Mac Golden

Castles & Crusades: Monsters & Treasure, Copyright 2005, Troll Lord Games; Authors Robert Doyel and Stephen Chenault

Castles & Crusades: Players Handbook, 2nd Printing, Copyright 2006, Troll Lord Games; Authors Davis Chenault and Mac Golden

Land of Nod, Copyright 2010, John M. Stater; Author John M. Stater

Monster Compendium: 0e, Copyright 2008, Matthew J. Finch

Monster Encyclopaedia Volume I copyright 2004, Mongoose Publishing Ltd.

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Swords & Wizardry Core Rules, Copyright 2008, Matthew J. Finch




Apparition from the Tome of Horrors, Copyright 2002, Necromancer Games, Inc.; Authors Scott Greene and Clark Peterson, based on original material by Underworld Oracle.


Aurumvorax from the Tome of Horrors, Copyright 2002, Necromancer Games, Inc.; Author Scott Greene, based on original material by Gary Gygax.

Baric from the Tome of Horrors, Copyright 2002, Necromancer Games, Inc.; Author Scott Greene, based on original material by Jean Wells.


Barrow Wight from the Tome of Horrors, Copyright 2002, Necromancer Games, Inc.; Author Scott Greene.


Basidirond from the Tome of Horrors, Copyright 2002, Necromancer Games, Inc.; Author Scott Greene, based on original material by Gary Gygax.

Belabra from the Tome of Horrors, Copyright 2002, Necromancer Games, Inc.; Author Scott Greene, based on original material by Ed Greenwood.
 

Bhuta from the Tome of Horrors, Copyright 2002, Necromancer Games, Inc.; Author Scott Greene.


Brain Rat from the Tome of Horrors, Copyright 2002, Necromancer Games, Inc.; Author Scott Greene.

Caryatid Column from the Tome of Horrors, Copyright 2002, Necromancer Games, Inc.; Author Scott Greene, based on original material by Jean Wells.


Charonadaemon from the Tome of Horrors, Copyright 2002, Necromancer Games, Inc.; Author Scott Greene, based on original material by Gary Gygax.
 


Coffer Corpse from the Tome of Horrors, Copyright 2002, Necromancer Games, Inc.; Author Scott Greene, based on original material by Simon Eaton.

Crypt Thing
from the Tome of Horrors, Copyright 2002, Necromancer Games, Inc.; Author Scott Greene, based on original material by Roger Musson.
 

Death Watch Beetle from the Tome of Horrors, Copyright 2002, Necromancer Games, Inc.; Author Scott Greene, and Clark Peterson, based on original material by Gary Gygax.

Demiurge from the Tome of Horrors, Copyright 2002, Necromancer Games, Inc.; Author Scott Greene.
 


Demon: The "Faceless Lord" from the Tome of Horrors, Copyright 2002, Necromancer Games, Inc.; Author Scott Greene, based on original material by Gary Gygax.

Ear Seeker from the Tome of Horrors, Copyright 2002, Necromancer Games, Inc.; Author Scott Greene, based on original material by Gary Gygax.

Eblis from the Tome of Horrors, Copyright 2002, Necromancer Games, Inc.; Author Scott Greene, based on original material by Gary Gygax.

Ethereal Rat from the Tome of Horrors, Copyright 2002, Necromancer Games, Inc.; Author Scott Greene.

Eye of the Deep from the Tome of Horrors, Copyright 2002, Necromancer Games, Inc.; Author Scott Greene, based on original material by Gary Gygax.

Fire Drake from the Tome of Horrors, Copyright 2002, Necromancer Games, Inc.; Author Scott Greene, based on original material by Dave Waring.

Flail Snail from the Tome of Horrors, Copyright 2002, Necromancer Games, Inc.; Author Scott Greene, based on original material by Simon Tilbrook.

Froghemoth from the Tome of Horrors, Copyright 2002, Necromancer Games, Inc.; Author Scott Greene, based on original material by Gary Gygax.

Giant Clam from the Tome of Horrors, Copyright 2002, Necromancer Games, Inc.; Author Scott Greene, based on original material by Gary Gygax.

Greater Medusa from the Tome of Horrors, Copyright 2002, Necromancer Games, Inc,; Authot Scott Greene, based on original material by Wizards of the Coast.
Groaning Spirit from the Tome of Horrors, Copyright 2002, Necromancer Games, Inc.; Authors Scott Greene and Clark Peterson, based on original material by Gary Gygax.
 


Lionwere from the Tome of Horrors, Copyright 2002, Necromancer Games, Inc.; Author Scott Greene.

Mercury Ooze from the Tome of Horrors, Copyright 2002, Necromancer Games, Inc.; Author Scott Greene.

Mihstu from the Tome of Horrors, Copyright 2002, Necromancer Games, Inc.; Author Scott Greene, based on original material by Gary Gygax.


Mist Dragon from the Tome of Horrors, Copyright 2002, Necromancer Games, Inc.; Author Scott Greene, based on original material by Gary Gygax.
 
Monadic Deva from the Tome of Horrors, Copyright 2002, Necromancer Games, Inc.; Author Scott Greene, based on original material by Gary Gygax.

Movanic Deva from the Tome of Horrors, Copyright 2002, Necromancer Games, Inc.; Author Scott Greene, based on original material by Gary Gygax.

Mudman from the Tome of Horrors, Copyright 2002, Necromancer Games, Inc.; Author Scott Greene, based on original material by Gary Gygax.

Ogrillon from the Tome of Horrors, Copyright 2002, Necromancer Games, Inc.; Author Scott Greene and Erica Balsley, based on original material by R. K. R. Chilman.

Phycomid from the Tome of Horrors, Copyright 2002, Necromancer Games, Inc.; Author Scott Greene, based on original material by Gary Gygax.

Piercer from the Tome of Horrors, Copyright 2002, Necromancer Games, Inc.; Authors Scott Greene and Clark Peterson, based on original material by Gary Gygax.

Poltergeist from the Tome of Horrors, Copyright 2002, Necromancer Games, Inc.; Author Scott Greene, based on original material by Lewis Pulsipher.

Rot Grub from the Tome of Horrors, Copyright 2002, Necromancer Games, Inc.; Author Scott Greene, based on original material by Gary Gygax.

Shadow Rat from the Tome of Horrors, Copyright 2002, Necromancer Games, Inc.; Author Clark Peterson and Scott Greene.

Slithering Tracker from the Tome of Horrors, Copyright 2002, Necromancer Games, Inc.; Author Scott Greene, based on original material by Gary Gygax.

Spinal Leech from the Tome of Horrors, Copyright 2002, Necromancer Games, Inc.; Author Scott Greene.

Stegacentipede from the Tome of Horrors, Copyright 2002, Necromancer Games, Inc.; Author Scott Greene, based on original material by Gary Gygax.

Stymphalian Bird from the Tome of Horrors, Copyright 2002, Necromancer Games, Inc.; Author Scott Greene.

Throat Leech from the Tome of Horrors, Copyright 2002, Necromancer Games, Inc.; Author Scott Greene, based on original material by Ian Livingstone.

Vulchling from the Tome of Horrors, Copyright 2002, Necromancer Games, Inc.; Author Scott Greene, based on original material by Gary Gygax.


Wolf-in-Sheep's-Clothing from the Tome of Horrors, Copyright 2002, Necromancer Games, Inc.; Author Scott Greene, based on original material by Gary Gygax.


Yellow Musk Creeper from the Tome of Horrors, Copyright 2002, Necromancer Games, Inc.; Author Scott Greene, based on original material by Albie Fiore.


Yellow Musk Zombie from the Tome of Horrors, Copyright 2002, Necromancer Games, Inc.; Author Scott Greene, based on original material by Albie Fiore.


The Grand OGL Wiki, http://grandwiki.wikidot.com Copyright 2008-2009 Purple Duck Creations; Authors: Mark Gedak, Alex Schroeder, Joel Arellano, George Fields, Yair Rezek, Mike Whalen, Shane O'Connor, Mike Rickard, John Whamond, Bill Browne, Eric Williamson, Slatz Grubnik, Charles R. Wenzler Jr, John Fraser.

Open game content from Monster Encyclopaedia Volume 1 copyright 2004, Mongoose Publishing Ltd.

Open game content from Monster Encyclopaedia Volume II Dark Bestiary copyright 2005, Mongoose Publishing Ltd.

Open game content from Epic Player's Guide - Renegade Cleric's Spellbook is copyright 2006, Mongoose Publishing Ltd.

Open game content from Epic Player's Guide - Renegade Wizard's Spellbook is copyright 2005, Mongoose Publishing Ltd.

Spells & Magic Copyright 2002, Bastion Press, Inc.

Tome of Horrors II Copyright 2004, Necromancer Games, Inc.; Author Scott Greene; Additional Authors: Erica Balsley, Kevin Baase, Casey Christofferson, Jim Collura, Meghan Greene, Lance Hawvermale, Travis Hawvermale, Bill Kenower, Patrick Lawinger, Nathan Paul, Clark Peterson, Bill Webb and Monte Cook.

Tome of Horrors III. Copyright 2005 Necromancer Games, Inc. Author Scott Greene, with Casey Christofferson, Erica Balsley, Kevin Baase, Lance Hawvermale, Travis Hawvermale, Ian S. Johnson, Patrick Lawringer, Nathan Paul, Clark Peterson, Greg Ragland, Robert Schwalb, and Bill Webb.

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