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DM Greg
June 13th, 2005, 22:26
All,

I'm starting to work on a tournament-style Fantasy Grounds adventure. I'll be using A1 Slave Pits of the Undercity as the adventure. Knowing that not everyone has played this gem yet it should be a great way to get into a game.

Here's the teaser advertisement I'm working on - www.naturaltwenty.com/downloads/gregcon1.pdf

I am also recruiting DM's to assist. I am footing the bill for the prize (yes...prize) so nothing but time is required.

Later,

Greg Volz
Natural Twenty Gaming
www.naturaltwenty.com
Forums - www.naturaltwenty.com/bbs

richvalle
June 14th, 2005, 02:20
Wow, that sounds like fun.

rv

msd
June 14th, 2005, 02:44
I'll be using A1 Slave Pits of the Undercity as the adventure.

I'm not sure I understand how you are going to use this mod. Do you expect each DM to convert his own version of the mod to FG?

I guess I am asking because that seems to be the only way to avoid copyright issues...obviously distributing a conversion you made is trouble, and yet I don't see how a tournament is going to work without some standardization.

Sorry...am I just being dense and not seeing your point?

DM Greg
June 14th, 2005, 12:33
What I am doing is already authorized (and has been for years) by WotC. I have purchased 4 copies of the adventure. Each DM (including myself) will have it and the conversion doc that I am in the process of creating. Encounter add-ons are my creation so they are exempt as long as I don't include any IP per normal d20/OGL compliance. The add-ons are optional and will not reference the ESD.

The FG module will contain recreated maps (using Dunjinni fan-based art or Gridsmith), counters with art from one of two sources which I am waiting for approval, the enounter material, and pictures from various purchased sources (Mad Elf, Ronin Arts, Ed Bourelle, all of which I have purchased and can include in any project I wish per the licensing agreement).

So yes, each DM will receive the same module and there will definitely be a standard way the game is run. Prior to the event I will run the GM's through the game per normal slot 0 RPGA-type rules.

Later,

Greg Volz
Natural Twenty Gaming
www.naturaltwenty.com




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DM Greg
June 14th, 2005, 14:50
I am in discussions with WotC (see quote below) regarding running this event at UnCon 2005 - http://wizo.wizards.com/uncon/pages/welcome.php. We're talking prize support, Fantasy Grounds demos, and advertising/promotion. The UnCon organizers are busy with Origins and GenCon right now but will start to focus on UnCon in July.

They are looking for events to be held during this so I cannot help but think this would be an excellent place for Fantasy Grounds DM's to showcase what the product can do.

I hope that other DM's will inquire about running events or demos. Drop a line to [email protected] with event submissions or questions.

Later,

Greg Volz
Natural Twenty Gaming


Email from Wizards of the Coast

Hi!
It sounds like an excellent idea. I will start dealing with UnCon
events in July since I am still finishing our GenCon Indy
preparations. However, I can already assure you that we can support
your event and hopefully turn it into something to remember.
I'll get back to you in July.

Cheers,

WizO_Hydragon
admin lead

richvalle
June 14th, 2005, 18:02
Greg, that link to wizo.wizards.com/uncon... is dead.

rv

DM Greg
June 14th, 2005, 18:12
Fixed. Pesky "."

Later,

Greg V.


Greg, that link to wizo.wizards.com/uncon... is dead.

rv

hicksms
June 23rd, 2005, 04:19
I would love to try the Torny. Keep me posted on it. I have been playing for years but never played in a tornament. It sounds like fun.

Michael

wavecutter
September 9th, 2005, 14:24
Whats the word on this?