FOR a “GYGAXIAN” FANTASY WORLD

THE ESSENTIAL TOOL fOR FANTASY WORLD CREATION!

by
Gary Gygax
& Dan Cross

GYGAXIAN FANTASY WORLDS , Vol. II

Acknowledgements
Authors: Gary Gygax & Dan Cross Cover Artist: Matt Milberger

Contributing Authors: Carrie Cross, Michael Leeke, Title Logo: Matt Milberger
Jamis Buck, Tommy Rutledge, Josh Hubbell, Stephen Vogel,
Luke Johnson & Malcolm Bowers

Production: Todd Gray, Stephen Chenault Artists: Dave Zenz, Andy Hopp, &
& Davis Chenault Mark Allen

Dan Cross: Special thanks to my lovely wife Carrie Cross for the Complete Herbalist lists, John Troy for his
valuable suggestions and additions to the D20 material, and to Randall & Debbie Petras for their contributions to the
“human descriptors” lists.

And a very special thanks to Richard Cross for teaching his son how to write.

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there’s enough food for thought to make your fantasy world come alive as never before! The Enumeration of Meaningful Ordinary Things. especially in terms of transportation and luxury items-dining service. it is a simple matter to omit what seems inappropriate. insects. or an adventure from scratch. save in a few places. Considering the scope of language.com or troll@trolllord. etc. manor. Within these pages. and in places things from the 17 century are brought in. as well as to suggest additional subjects for a future edition. depth. Some things will be of ancient invention. listing items from the mundane to the arcane in categories useful to one building a fantasy world. developing regional maps in accordance with true earth-science. the reader is free to add such things as might seem proper for the milieu he or she is developing. watches. palace. Similarly. authors of both game works and fantasy stories. There are many helpful and unusual facts herein too. FOREWORD The utility of this book extends beyond a mere catalog of everyday facts and things common to a fantasy milieu based mainly on the historical medieval and Renaissance periods. For example. and as a matter of fact. and things. detailing the basic construction materials of each building according to style. It gathers into one volume a trove of useful information of descriptive sort and detailing persons. You will also note in examining the entries that the lists and information are not exhaustive. picking tree types by biome. the authors do not pretend it to be complete. we have added things from later historical periods. however. then in choosing the contents of myriad room types and appurtenant structures— castle. flowers are examples of this. Direct emails of this sort may be sent to ggygax@genevaonline. they invite readers to inform them of any words or items missed. some medieval. one can realistically describe the features of the wilderness. house. and so on.” all stuff common to the fantasy genre: spells and traps. and incredible detail to his fantasy world. archaic terms and nomenclature. exhaustive information on many of the entries herein would mean one or more separate books just to cover it—birds. A to Z in A Fantastic Medieval to Renaissance Environment This work is a book of lists and more. things. Also included are several sections of “facts. Also. Thus an author or game master can refer to these lists to add color. That is. enable filling in “facts”. this book aids in determining the characteristics of a city. In some areas the Renaissance is covered. places. The base time period considered is the later portion of the Middle Ages—say from around 1350 onwards. With this book. ancient and earlier medieval things are included. It is meant for the Game Masters of role-playing game campaigns. some of renaissance-like nature. The chapters are arranged thematically. In fact. The compilation is not one that strictly follows the historical. all information easily extrapolated into any existing game system. description. personal things. Where applicable and useful. To make the whole more interesting. learn the value of metals as a true metal-smith (ordinary to magical). describe alchemical brews according to extensive hermetic lore. assuming that a fantasy world is not technologi- cally advanced but development in other areas has and is proceeding. exhaustive. . it then follows that there will be anomalies in what is available. etc. That is because this is a reference work to stimulate ideas. campaign. and some beyond that.com. details and background in a fantasy world. If the reader does not choose to have more advanced things in his or her fantasy environment.

HOW TO USE THE WORLD BUILDER DESCRIPTIONARY

What the world builder IS: This is a book containing many types of lists; some of these are random generators (body
parts, personality, room decorations and more). Some are simply defined, such as arms and armor, shields and helms.
Some have been organized with a dictionary-encyclopedic entry. Others have random dice tables applied to them. The
illustrated armor/weapons section is followed up by a four page chart for d20 rules that give all the damage, AC bonus,
and so forth for most of the unique (non PHB) armor and weapons covered in the text. This book is advantageous when
creating a campaign setting. It is a diverse reference, aiding in creating geographic features of continents, or govern-
ment structures, the titles of a kingdom’s nobility, or when sitting down to create detailed locations for adventures; the
contents of dungeon rooms, or laying out terrain features in the surrounding wild. The herbs (250 types by magical
property), gems (with magic spell associations), and precious metals sections give you magical effects, definitions, and
so forth. There are lists of crimes (now more than just pick-pocketing is illegal). There are also charts for material strength
and hardness so you can more accurately portray the effects and strengths of differing woods, stones, gems and other
material (tensile strength of ropes). 60 different traps. 50+ occupations for craftsmen. A random chart for generic spell
effects. Stock-in-trade, Geographics, and Dwellings: Flesh to add to a world. Why lists of stuff? World building in a
fantasy game has much to do with describing the surroundings of the player characters in great detail from the mundane
to the bizarre. This book facilitates this important facet of design.

What the book is NOT: It is not a how-to manual. The World Builder is Volume II of a world-building series detailing the
typical “Gygaxian Fantasy World” and is a “descriptionary” giving the designer and the writer a plethora of information
he/she can use to grant the fantasy setting of his choice greater verisimilitude. The world builder in many areas is
organized in a hierarchal fashion. For example, the fantasy cities section lists first all of the different sorts of buildings
common to such a setting and then breaks that down into construction materials, and then into architectural elements,
then further down into window and door types and styles, and then moves into interior design. Interior deals with
everything from the ceiling to the floor, and lists “things” for reasons of placement in actual adventure locations,
arranged by room type. Torture chamber, wizards lab, etc.

Table of Contents

Book One: Stock-in-Trade 5 1:7 Cloth Patterns 45
Armor 8 1:8 Furs 48
Weapons 18 1:9 d20 Lodging & Board 55
Measurements 40 1:11 Ship’s Cargo 62
The Bazaar 43 2:1a Type of Rain & Visibility 64
The Tavern 56 2:1b Rainfall by Hour and Day 65
Transport 60 2:2 Ice Strength 66
2:3 Type of Snow & Visibility 66
Book Two: Geographics 63 2:4 Wind: Beaufort Wind Scale 66
Geography 64 2:5a Wind Pressure 67
Flora 82 2:5b: Wind Pressure on Sea 67
Fauna 100 2:6 Land Productivity 71
2:7 Water Spring Production 73
Book Three: Dwellings 103 2:8 MOH’s Hardness Scale 75
Materials & Construction 104 2:9 d20 Birth Stones Planet, Luck 76
Buildings 117 2:10 d20 Birth Stones 77
Rooms & Furnishings 127 2:11 d20 Metal/Stones/Gems 78-79
Populace 139 2:12 LA Metal/Stone/Gems 80-81
2:13 d20 Magical Affects of Herbs 97
Appendix A Random Generator 147 2:14 d20 The Horse 102
Appendix B Human Generator 155 2:15 d20 Other Common Animals 102
Appendix C Structures Generator 163 3:1 Tensile Strength Metals 105
Appendix D Colors 163 3:2 Melting Points Metals 105
Appendix E Light from a Flame 165 3:3 d20 Magical Metals 106
Appendix F Unusual Names 166 3:4a d20 Metals Value 107
Appendix G Gems 167 3:4b LA Metals Value 107
Appendix H Crimes Defined 174 3:5 Workmanship Value Addition 107
3:6 Hardness Scale (Extended) 108
Index 177 3:7 Common Uses for Wood 109
OGL 180 3:8 Materials Resistance to Crush 109
3:9 d20 Door Composition 110
Tables 3:10 d20 Weight of Things 112
1:1 d20 Armor 16 3:11 d20 Randomiz Concealment 114
1:2 d20 Head Covering & Helmets 17 3:12 Rope Strengths 114
1:3 d20 Shields 17 3:13 Construction Costs 115
1:4 d20 New Weapons 34-37 3:14 Computations 116
1:5 LA New Weapons 38 3:15 Person Based Measurements 120
1:6 LA Identifying Weapons 39 3:16 Cistern Capacity 124
3:17 Noble Coronets 140

A note from the editors

Silver, Gold and Money in a Fantasy World and d20

Coins or any other varying types of mediums of exchange have been a part of the human experience for many thousands
of years. Generally fashioned from small chips of various metals, shells, valuable stones, ceramic beads and even spices,
coins and their counterparts took on a wide variety of shapes and sizes, not to mention weight. Earlier societies made
coins from gold, silver, copper, bronze and other metals which they deemed valuable. The value of a particular coin and
its metal varied wildly from region to region. As history progressed two types of coins rose to dominance, bronze in
China and silver in Greece and Rome.* The overwhelming power and influence of these three societies in their regions
left an imprint on the all the adjacent regions. These metals were chosen for a wide variety of reasons far too numerous
to mention here, but frequently had, as their basis, some type of common medium of exchange. In Greece, for example
the Ox served as the universally prized commodity upon which the money systems was based. Suffice it to say, that
values ranged from area to area.

What then to do about money. Anyone creating or dealing with a fantasy world is met with the question of how to
establish a money market system. Is one to use coins or some of other medium of exchange? What are coins? What
metals are used in their making? How is value set? These are questions which, if realistically dealt with, are almost
impossible to answer unless you concentrate on one society, one culture, one people and one time. It is doubtful if the
Greek stater (silver or gold) would have meant as much to the Chinese merchant as to an Anatolian one. What then to
do?

Mr. Gygax chose the simplest approach. By following the modern standard of the dollar, he establishes a clear value in
dollar signs of any given metal. Gold for instance is worth $500. Silver, a less precious item is worth $10 and bronze,
at even less, at just under $1. His values are roughly based on those that dominated the Renaissance when gold began
to establish itself as the common metal with the greatest value and are set at a 1-10-500 standard.

As concerns the d20 game, there is no correct equation of the standard set by Mr. Gygax. This is largely due to the
established rate of exchange in d20 where a gold coin is only 10 times more valuable than a silver one.† Seemingly gold
in d20 is undervalued immensely or more plentiful than historically available on earth. However, the Core rule books
nowhere state how much of any given metal is in any given coin only that each coin weighs a third of an ounce. In order
to follow the clear and logical guidelines set down in the text we have developed a value of metals chart specifically for
the d20 game. You will find that chart on page 103. Furthermore the equations listed below allow for greater cohesion
between Mr. Gygax’s text and the d20 system. They are developed off of a silver standard. Silver being the base.

$1 is roughly equivalent to 5copper coins
$10 is roughly equivalent to 5silver coins
$500 is roughly equivalent to 25gold coins

This assumes that one silver coin possesses .2 ounces of silver in it and that one gold coin possesses .04 ounces of gold
in it. It can be assumed that gold coins are smaller than silver coins or are simply coated in gold.

* These notes reference the Sung Dynasty and it is recognized that the Chinese also produced iron coins. Greece used
gold and electrum and Rome bronze as well.

† As I write this gold is valued on the market at $240 per ounce, silver at $4 per ounce.

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Plate armor. The jacket may be Brigandine Cuir Bouille Leather Armor Ring mail Banded Links Chain Links Chain Mail 8 . riveted onto a canvas Plate armor. suit w/pauldrons: Plate armor with the Brigandine: Plates of tinned steel (or iron) lapped over addition of two single large plates covering each shoulder. Iron Helms. Plate of iron. few who manifest the courage in making it their business to Demi-Plate: Half-plate armor. these are foremost on the minds of those whose tanning is boiled in oil. Cataloged and illustrated below are armor. wage battle on your world’s fields of war. studded: Leather armor with reinforcing realm. the ends of each like riveted to close it securely. double mail. Each country. or thin leather jacket portion. the whole cross-stitched in Banded chain: Chain mail with lamellar strips at shoulder quilt-like pattern. Essential to any medieval fantasy setting are the there is very little space between links. three-quarter suit: Plate armor that inner jacket with rivet heads showing on the outer silk. Armor is oft times uppermost in the minds of those leather is then trimmed and fitted out as armor. and/or from waist to chest. extends only to the knees. The resulting hard task.Gary Gygax’s World Builder sleeveless. WORN outer portion typically canvas. but it has a waist and skirt often depending to armor the mid-thigh. Leather armor: Garments of thick leather. Each link Iron shod shields. With one’s armor reinforced with additional leather at shoulder and chest. shields. band or individual possesses their own form of plates or metal or horn beneath it and a lining material of armor. Plate armor. weapons. suit: Steel armor pieces that form a Banded mail: Chain mail in which small bars are linked complete covering. Padded/quilted armor: Clothing of tough material. castles and the Cuir bouille (boiled leather): Heavy leather that after like. the rivets holding the plates to the material and helms. and in the best. the ARMOR. Leather armor. Laminar armor: Scale mail of large metal plates. between each four rows of chain links as a reinforcement. velvet. then hammered into the shape (of business it is to lay low the wicked and bring the evil to the body) desired. come a wide variety of shields and helms. Chain mail: Mail made of interlaced links of steel wire. usually Armor comes in many shapes and forms. Armor. passes through four others. It is then dried. canvas. each other in upwards direction. Chain in links. accouterments of war. these fitted to the body of the wearer. with cotton or felt padding between it and an inner lining. showing through the outer leather of the garment.

Book One: Stock-in-Trade Plate mail. or sewn to a canvas or leather garment. Splinted armor: Overlapping metal plates or splints riveted together. Laminar armor Padded Studded Splint Mail Scale Mail Plate Armor Demi-Plate Plate 3/4 Plate Mail 9 . suit: A suit of pieces of plate armor that are connected together by pieces of chain mail so as to be flexible. Ring mail: Steel or like metal rings sewn onto a jacket or coat. for flexibility. Scale mail: Overlapping plates of metal sewn onto a jacket or coat.

) with reinforcing pieces of within it. chain. the wrist. Held with a tight band. Cuissards: Added defense for the thighs made of heavy typically the rear piece of a cuirass.v. or rings. underpadding for other armor in regards to knights and Courdiere: The segment of armor covering the elbow. usually square. The rivet heads show through protection.) with reinforcing pieces sewn Gambeson: An aketon (q. nobles. or arm bands by mail. plate covering the back of the hand. typically as part of a Cuirass: The combined backplate and breastplate suit of plate mail. the two hinged to form quilted cloth armor or cuir bouille. consisting of overlapping plates for the fingers. Avant-bras: Armor for the forearm.Gary Gygax’s World Builder ARMOR PIECES AND GARMENTS Chausses: The close-fitting leg pieces of a suit of plate mail. Later versions are of lames or solid steel plate and Bazu bands: A pair of curved plates that cover the outer become a part of the suit of plate mail. Camail: Chain mail that covers the neck and shoulders of Gauntlets: Glove-like metal armor for the hands. small plates of metal sewn within it. generally fastened to the helmet. the latter of horn.v. fastened to a pair of narrow wrist Demi-Brassarts: Half armor for the upper arm. points. Ailettes: Upright metal pieces worn on the shoulder of Coat of plates: A knee-length cloth garment of several plate mail. but possibly of other shapes. this riveted to a wrist guard. layers between two of which there are sewn and riveted Aketon (underpadding): A quilted garment for plates of metal. usually steel. a solid Chain mail shirt: The upper portion of a suit of chain mail. Demi-Vambraces: Half armor for the upper arm. the pieces worn above that. Brassart Camail Ailettes Chausses Byrne Cuirass Coat of Plates Aketon Backplate Breastplate Chain Shirt Cuissarts 10 . covering the wearer from shoulders to waist. the the outer layer. this plate the front top of the shoulder. Backplate: The solid metal plate protecting the back. Byrnie: An aketon (q. Epaulieres: Small shoulder plates that cover the front and Breastplate: See backplate above. the padded armor of the infantry soldier. leather. arms from wrist to elbow. fasted to the hauberk by lacing or armor. the wearer. Brassard: The plate armor for an entire arm. or hinged to a smaller inner plate at Demi-Jambarts: Half armor for the front of the leg.

or separate armor piece worn over. Plastron: A reinforcing metal breastplate worn over the gambeson and under the hauberk. but eventually forming a part of plate mail and Hauberk: The long coat of chain mail. Epauliere Courdiere Demi Brassart Upper arm Demi Vambrace Epauliere Lower arm Roundrels Demi Jambarts Gauntlets Gorget Taces Sabbatton 11 . usually reaching to plate armor. hip-length jacket made of quilted cloth or studded leather. such as at the joining of arm to shoulder. the knees. Plaquet Taces: Lames for protecting the thighs. originally worn under Hacqueton (var. Hoguine: Narrow lames riveted together and fastened Plastron de Fer below the cuirass that protect the buttocks of the man fighting on foot. other armor. these being hung from the breastplate. of aketon): See aketon. worn over other armor and held in place by straps. Jack: A leather coat generally reaching to the mid-thigh worn by common soldiers for protection. Roundrels: A round metal plate used to reinforce the Hauberk places where plate mail pieces are fastened together with chain mail. Plaquet: An addition to. Vambraces: Armor for the forearm. usually worn with and attached to a breastplate. the breastplate or worn alone to protect the stomach. cuirass. A gambeson is worn beneath this armor. Book One: Stock-in-Trade Gorget: Two pieces of hinged metal armor that cover the Tuilles: Pointed thigh guards depending from the neck of the wearer. Jerkin: A close-fitting. Pauldron Sabbatton: Broad plates of metal armoring the upper portion of the foot.

horizontal blows. covering Kettle Hat (Helm): One of the earliest non-riveted the head fully and with a movable visor. padded inside. The nose guard or comb is being similar to the burgonet with less facial protection. and one or more combs atop it. save in the full-armor version with visor. the wearer. with supporting cheek brim. guards. animal or totem design. but sometimes of metal cross pieces reinforcing completely covers the wearer’s head. wide brim. the sides of the latter being turned down. ornaments. An elongated piece of iron descends from the crest over Coif. and shoulders. HEAD COVERINGS AND HELMETS Helm. usually Gladiator Helmet: A helm generally of hammered worn under a chain mail coif. reinforcing cross-bands and a hollow neck guard off the Arming Cap Armet Bascinet Benin Cowrie Burgonet Casquetel Coif. pot: A flat-topped helmet or helm. This term refers to a leather. The Kettle Hat or War Hat is shaped from one Bacinet. neck. Coif. cheeks and is chiefly worn by common soldiery. This Nasal guards against covering the head. usually of solid Armet: A close-fitting helmet that conforms to and metal. generally for decorative purposes. eye and nasal guard. Chainmail Heaume Helm Helmet Kettle Hat 12 . closed: A helmet attached to the gorget. Roman Legionnaire Helmet: An iron skull cap with Helm: A helmet with earflaps. It offers little protection for the neck or snout of a pig. pig-faced: A bacinet whose visor resembles the piece of iron. Leather Celt Helmet Coif. Arming cap: A small steel cap. being similar to a morion. leather: A coif that is made of leather. Middle Eastern: The helm possesses a light chain mail Casquetal: An open helmet with a brim to protect the eyes. “skirt” attached to a skull cap. Celt Helmet: This helm generally followed the Roman Morion: A burgonet with high-peaked front and rear Legionnaire pattern in design. The plates are lowered and fastened with a completely covers the head and rests on the shoulders of holding pin when the helm is worn. helm of Italian design which possesses chin plates hinged Heaume (Hume): A huge. one plate to which are riveted one or all of the Bacinet: A light helmet covering the head and leaving the following: a crest. The wide Burgonet: An open helmet with a brim to protect the eyes brim affords some protection from mounted blows. hood-like piece of mail the forehead and nose. The helm is usually capped by some form of Norman Helmet: A helm possessed of a conical shape.Gary Gygax’s World Builder ARMOR. chain mail: A close-fitting. face piece or frontal face open. Helmet: An open-faced head covering. fully-enclosed helm that above the ears. Bacinet. bronze. helmets.

Salade. sometimes with a movable center. usually round. Consisting of single sheet of worked metal the knight wears the bulky shield as much as it is carried. Made of light wood or hides stretched over a frame. Heater: A small rectangular shield of various composition. for stabbing. with two straps for the arm or Ventail: The lower movable chin covering of a helmet arm-hand. A Morion sling supports the weight of the shield. Figure-eight (Grecian): A wood or wood and leather shield of this shape. The size of the shield affords good protection but restricted movement. Bull-hide: A round or figure-eight shield of heavy leather. extends Adaga: A shield and parrying weapon that is of two small in a long rear portion to cover the wearer’s neck. Iron cheek guards attach to the cross-bands fasten ARMOR. the bar barbed at the ends visor included. They are Zischagge: Also called the “Lobstertail. Central American: A hide or wood shield. down to protect the upper face. larger version of the buckler. shield held in the worn tilted back for full vision but protection for the hand by a single strap or handle. Jousting: The jousting shield complements a knight’s heavy armor. pikeman’s helm. Visor: The upper movable eye covering of head armor. War Hat (with sights): See Kettle hat above. Bronze is used for the frames or on rare occasions latticed wood. Salade: A close-fitting helmet at front and sides. It Middle Eastern The Shield Chief Honor Dexter Point Sinister Pig Faced Bascinet Fess Norman Helmet Point Nombril Point Pot Base War Hat Salade Sallet Zischagge Roman Legionnaire Helm 13 . round at the and two ear pieces. mentonniere: The salade with a visor slit. it has a circular plates or reinforced leather or metal joined in the front cover for the wearers face.” It serves as a fashioned in a wide variety of geometric shapes. top. Book One: Stock-in-Trade back. it being Buckler/targe: A small. with a bar holding them. The targe is a slightly forehead. square at the base. SHIELDS the helm under the chin. metal being the most common. It consists of a skull-cap with neck piece Egyptian: A long shield.

the bottom edge meant to rest on the ground. Zulu): Oval shield of medium to large size Buckler made of wood bound with metal or of leather. or wood.Gary Gygax’s World Builder sometimes possesses a circular indent to allow for better visiblity or served as a lance rest. but in other cases these shields are of leather or wood covered by leather. The tight weave of the wicker affords an amazing amount of protection against arrows and javelins. as used by the Normans and typically by footmen and mounted knights. Those with wood as a component are usually reinforced by a metal edge and central boss and metal pieces over them. Figure Eight Shield Jousting Shield Heater Shield Kite Shield Oval Tower Shield Middle Eastern Shield Round Shield Wicker Shield Targe Shield Pavisc 14 . Targe: See Buckler above. Wicker: A shield constructed of thin strips of wood woven together. laced into a thick wooden frame. the upper proper in that position by an attached rod hinged to the top edge. or with a flat upper portion and pointed bottom part. Pavis: A tower shield large enough to cover two persons. Central American Round (small to large): Small round shields might be of metal. Egyptian Tower (small to large): A large rectangular shield. These are typically made of leather-covered wood with metal reinforcements similar to those of a round shield. that covers the user from knee to chin. Oval (Roman. Kite (small to large): Shields of the indicated shape. often convex.

Book One: Stock-in-Trade The Armored Knight Sight Helmet Visor Haute Piece Pauldron Upper Cannon Lance Rest (Vambrace) Breast Plate Couter Fauld Gorget Gauntlet Lower Cannon Mail Poleyn Skirt Greave Cuisse Sabaton Kabuto (Helmet) Yuri. Japanese Armor Mempo (Face Plate) Sode (Shoulder Guard) Kote (Armored Sleeve) Do (Chest Protector) Kasa Zuri (Thigh & Groin) Haidate (Thigh Armor) Sune Ate (Shin Guards) Hachigane (Armored Headband) 15 .

15 ft.) (20 ft. 25 lbs. three 1000 gp +7 +1 -6 35% 20 ft. American Cloth 2 gp +1 +8 0 5% 30 ft. 30 lbs. 20 ft. 15 ft. 15 ft. 15 lbs. 10 lbs. 15 ft. 15 ft. leather MiddleEastern 170 gp +5 +2 -5 20 % 20 ft. 16 . 20 ft. Heavy Armor Banded Chain 220 gp +6 +1 -6 35% 20 ft. Spell Failure (30 ft. Gambeson 20 gp +3 +5 -1 15% 30 ft. Roman 265 gp +6 +1 -6 35% 20 ft. 15 gp +2 +6 0 10% 30 ft. 35 lbs. 5 lbs. 8 lbs. Plate. 12 lbs. 45 lbs. 20 ft. (boiled leather) English 210 gp +5 +3 -4 25% 20 ft. 25 lbs. Iron Age. 40 lbs. 40 lbs. 25 lbs. 20 ft. 20 ft. 15 ft. breastplate Central 15 gp +2 +6 0 10% 30 ft. metal 45 gp +4 +4 -3 20% 20 ft. 20 ft. Check Pen. Civil War Indian 165 gp +5 +2 -5 30% 20 ft. 15 ft. 15 lbs. 20 ft. 15 ft. Classical 250 gp +5 +3 -4 25% 20 ft. 18 lbs. Bison bone 10 gp +2 +6 0 10% 30 ft. 15 ft. Lamellar. Inuit 25 gp +3 +4 -3 20% 20 ft 15 ft. Lamellar. 15 ft. 50 lbs. Medium Armor Brigadine 75 gp +4 +4 -3 20% 20 ft. 30 lbs. 20 ft. European Ring Mail 40 gp +3 +4 -1 20% 30 ft. Egyptian 12 gp +2 +6 0 10% 30 ft. 25 lbs. 15 ft.) Weight Light Armor Aketon 5 gp +1 +8 0 5% 30 ft. 20 lbs. 35 gp +3 +4 -3 20% 20 ft. 40 lbs. 25 lbs. 15 ft.1 d20 Armor Armor Max Armor Arcane Speed Armor Cost Bonus Dex bon.Gary Gygax’s World Builder Table 1. Greece Cuir bouille 35 gp +3 +4 -3 20% 20 ft. quarter suit Polish Hussar 750 gp +7 +0 -7 35% 20 ft.

5% 3 S/P Helmet 9 gp +7 8 lbs. 5% 3 S/P War Hat 15 gp +7 8 lbs. leather 4 gp +2 2 lbs. 5% 3 S/P Roman 9 gp +7 8 lbs. 10% 3 S/P Zischagge 9 gp +7 8 lbs. 15 gp +7 8 lbs. 5% 3 S/P Coif. 10% 3 S/P Salade. closed 12 gp +7 8 lbs. Figure-eight 8 gp +2 – -2 15% – – 10 lbs. 5% 3 S/P with sights * Helmets AC bonus applies only to the head’s armor class. 15 gp +7 8 lbs. Spell Failure (30 ft. 5% 3 B/S/P Casquetel 10 gp +7 8 lbs. 5% 1 S/P Gladiator 9 gp +7 7 lbs. 5% 3 S/P legionaires Salade 12 gp +7 8 lbs. Heater 10 gp +1 – -1 5% – – 7 lbs. Oval 8 gp +2 – -2 15% – – 12 lbs. Bull-hide 10 gp +2 – -2 15% – – 12 lbs. chain mail 20 gp +4 5 lbs. Table 1:3 d20 Shields Armor Max Armor Arcane Speed Armor Cost Bonus Dex bon. * A Pavis grants the user cover. 5% 3 S/P Helm. Kite 18 gp +2 – -2 15% – – 13 lbs. 0% 2 S/P Bacinet 9 gp +7 7 lbs. 15% 5 B/S/P Middle Eastern 10 gp +7 8 lbs.) (20 ft. 5% 2 S/P Burgonet 10 gp +7 8 lbs. Book One: Stock-in-Trade Table 1:2 d20 Head Coverings & Helmets Armor Spell Subdual Armor Cost Bonus Weight Failure Damage Reduction Type Armet 10 gp +7 7 lbs. The Arcane Spell Failure for the Pavis is 70%. when carrying the shield. Check Pen. 5% 3 S/P Bacinet. 5% 3 S/P Heaume 20 gp +8 10 lbs. 5% 3 B/S/P Celt 9 gp +7 8 lbs. 10% 3 S/P mentonniere War Hat 8 gp +7 7 lbs. 5% 2 S/P Coif. 17 . 10% 3 S/P Arming cap 5 gp +5 5 lbs. Pavis 55 gp Special – -10 Special – – 90 lbs. 5% 3 B/S/P Morion 12 gp +7 9 lbs. pot 8 gp +7 7 lbs. 5% 3 B/S/P Norman 8 gp +7 7 lbs.) Weight Targe 15 gp +1 – -1 5% – – 6 lbs. 10% 3 S/P Bacinet. 10% 3 S/P pig-faced Benin 8 gp +4 5 lbs.

The head fashioned out of bronze. Axe. but deeply curved on the interior. battle: A single edge axe blade with curved edges up to twelve inches in length. Americans. using the weight of its head as much as the cutting edge of its blade. About 3 feet in length. but as a club or mace. cleaver. A single curved blade on the lower end handle and blade than the marks the head. It is used in close quarters combat or as a throwing axe. Axe. WEAPONS. The interior curve creates a deep bowl in the axe head. light (belt): A single edge axe blade with a single Weapons curve on the lower end of the blade. bearded: A formidable. piercing: An single edge axe blade and short to to the axe head. Axe. broad: A single edge axe blade with curved edges Hatchet: A short twelve to fifteen inches in length. Cleaver Wide. socketed metal axe blade thick blade: Sloping blunt/ fitted to a wooden handle and wielded two-handed. AXES & AXE LIKE Axe: A wedge. Up to 4 feet in length. thick blade: Sloping blunt/false edge at tip. Very light. 2 ½ feet long. slender blade slightly curved on the exterior face. Very powerful downward blows. The handle is generally fashioned at right angles Axe. Longer feet in total length. two-handed: As with the bearded axe but wholly curved on the lower and upper end of the blade. Francisa: There are many forms of this axe however they are characterized by a long. Cleaver. mounted on handed axe for chop- a curved haft 4+ feet in length. three-sided spear tip mounted atop a wooden shaft. Assyrian bronze: As above. Axe. ping wood. The haft is up to 3 ½ feet long. The hollow end holds a shaft or haft of wood. 4 ½ false edge at tip.Gary Gygax’s World Builder Axe. About 12+ inches in length with a single blade driven into split haft and bound with leather wraps. The blade ranges in size but not over 9 inches in Tomahawk: A light axe associated with the Native length. Axe. The haft is shorter than most axes. medium length. The weapon is heavy headed. Egyptian bronze: A single edge axe blade made of bronze. A loop is attached at the end of the haft. Axe. Requires two hands to use. honed at one extremity to a sharp edge and hollowed at the other. two-handed wide. 18 . A spike or chisel mounted on the opposite face of the head affords balance.

Jo stick (Asian): This weapon is a simple short maple Bludgeon: A short stick or club with staff. It is intended to slash opponents as well as bludgeon them. CLUBS & CLUB LIKE Hammer. sometimes three inches in Aclis (Club. Maul: A large hammer with a wooden or iron close quarters. 19 . military : a 2 ½ foot hammer with a wide heavy head. The flanges on the bushes may be wrapped tightly around the end. length and used two handed on foot. usually tapered. katana. with spikes attached. A staple of the Zulu armies it was thrown or used in melee combat. Club. the length cut down and given a knob at the butt so as to The head is disproportionately heavy to the haft and prevent throwing. Maquahuilt: This is wooden club that has embedded in it obsidian chips. barbed wire strands or even thorn armor plates and the bone beneath. approxi- mately five foot long spear for thrusting to stab opponents at Hammer. The cudgel also refers to a practice sword made of wood and fitted with a basket hilt used in broad- sword practice. made of wood or metal. very well balanced. Book One: Stock-in-Trade WEAPONS. socketed. Mace. Also. spiked. the end. mace serve to pierce armor as well as dent it. Billy club: A heavy wooden club. Godentag: A type of morningstar. The head is quite large. Mace: A descendent of the early clubs. Club: A heavy staff or stick. Belaying Pin: A belaying pin is a small wooden billet used on sailing ships to secure lines. and having the same length as a one thick or loaded end. against heavily armored opponents. spiked: As with Club above. it is balanced with a double edged curved blade spiked head. head. riveted or decorated for combat the mace’s heavy iron end crushed bound on the end. leather strap allowing it to be retrieved after it had been thrown. Knobkerrie: A short wooden club with mounted knob at Bo Stick (Japanese): A 6 to 9 foot wooden fighting staff. Wielded two handed with a haft about 3 ½ feet long. It is an adaptation from the throwing spear. and used primarily Club. As a weapon it is like a small wooden club. usually attached to the wielder’s arm by a several inches long and topped by a spike. two-handed: As above but generally 4 1/2 feet in Cudgel: By broad definition a cudgel is any small club. throwing): A throwing stick with a width. spiked. Often extensively The spikes were either driven into the club. Assagai: The Zulu Tribe in Africa used this short. throwing (acylis): A lighter club (as above) with heavier end for momentum (see above). forcing hand-to-hand use only.

The lower edge extends Sai: A Japanese parrying baton the full length of the consisting of an iron bar with leather covered grip and two blade. Warclub: A short club associated with the American Main gauche: A fencing Indian. The handle of this Usually a metal or wooden stud bound in leather attached punching dagger remains the to a springy handle. same as the katar. often engraved. cosh): A short hand held weapon. Hook: A curved tool. Sometimes cavely and pointed. and is usually bound with leather or wire. Used for chipping ice. 20 . green river: A bands as well to make it a more durable fighting weapon. These weapons are length of the blade. For use with the wielder’s off hand and fitted with a triangular guard. fighting knife with the single Stiletto: A slender dagger edged blades curving oppo. The handle is in the center of the weapon. the staff is reinforced with metal caps on the ends and metal Knife. KNIVES & KNIFE LIKE plate armor. It is about 2 for most large game. Ice pick: A hand tool with a sharp pointed spike. thin blade. with a blade that is thick in site one another. nesian or Malaysia. puncturing vital organs. Often featuring a bloodletting groove down the Arkansas toothpick: An 18" long double edged knife. often used in pairs. bowie: A single This weapon is carried by a wide edged knife with part of the variety of people. often depended on for hunting and fighting. Poniard: A dagger-like weapon with a thin blade. Dirk: A long thin dagger straight bladed dagger.Gary Gygax’s World Builder Morning star: A form of mace. feet in length with Kris: A dagger with a serpentine a side handle at a right angle. about 1 foot in length. Bottle: broken Self-explanatory construction. for cutting. Sai with edge extends along 1/4 triangular main blade are also known. proportion to its width. The body square or Greco Green River knife is big enough round. Dagger: A general term for all short thrusting bladed weapons with points or edges. associated with Indo- blocking attacks. Staff (fighting staff. pulling or holding. The length is back edge shaped con- approximately six feet and is made of wood. quarterstaff): Knife. dagger. whereas the upper small side hooks mounted parallel to the bar. useful for piercing chain mail or finding gaps in WEAPONS. it’s 2" blade. Mounted on a Haladie: A double ended short handle. Katar. double-edged with prongs designed to catch an opponent’s blade. preferred by foot soldiers. ranging in Sickle: A tool or weapon with a long metal blade curved length from 12 to 20 inches. knife. serving as a forearm guard for blade. generally used for with a spiked head for piercing armor. piercing. bifid blade: The blade of this weapon is notched (V- shaped) giving two points for Sap (blackjack. last ditch thrusting weapon. about 9 3/4" in Tonfa (Okinawan nightstick): The Tonfa is made of overall length with 4 1/ hardwood.

flesh-rending hooks behind. worn intended for pain and torture than as a by a hand clenched into a fist. Attacker usually closes in from sometimes small. piano wire. but with thin cutting haft to allow for even cutting. to form a loop. The martial variety pos. like the axe. about 7 feet in attached with a chain or leather thong. Hat pin: A long thin needle-like device. flicting deep cuts Cat-o-nine-tails: The usual variety of and abrasions. It weighs about six pounds weapon. A slender handle is attached blades set at right angles of the haft. The more recent this item is smaller than a bullwhip. WEAPONS. etc. Generally not used as to the haft to allow for better control. Hook. The blade is set at a right angle from the Adz: A piercing tool. two-handed: As above but longer. Kiseru (Iron Pipe): A heavy iron smoking pipe that tapers from the stem to the bowl. and has bronze (or iron) spikes. ranging from 6' to 25' in knuckle areas in- length. area around humanoids. intervals. Book One: Stock-in-Trade WEAPONS. held thong allowing for quick retrieval. These range from 2 to 2 1/2 feet in length. sesses an 18" handle controlling nine Garrote: Two handles of wood or metal affixed to a 18" whip strands of silk or leather strong line (trip wire. MISCELLANEOUS Scythe: A two to three foot long cutting blade attached to a wooden haft.) used for cord usually set with metal bits (or strangulation of a foe. and greater accuracy when throne. An attached bar sits in swell of palm. with a rope or chain attached to the shaft for serves as the handle while the shorter. the wielder Net: Cord laced and can be or knotted to- used to trip gether at regular and strangle opponents. the over his victim’s head and cat-o-nine tails deals actual damage pulling back with a deadly and is not restricted in effectiveness by snap. piece. hafted: The hafted hook is used to Flail. Generally four feet in diameter with metal Nunchaku: This weapon has two pieces of wood. usually heavier recovery of the weapon. FLAILS & FLAIL LIKE Cestus: The original cestus was a leather hand wrap with lead Bullwhip: A lash. 21 . Brass Knuckles: A set of metal finger rings or guards attached to a transverse piece and worn over the front of the doubled fist. Unlike the whip. Flail: The flail consists of two differing lengths of wood Harpoon: A barbed spear or javelin. a weapon but rather as a tool for cutting or shaping wood. The longer piece length. attached with rope or chain. serves as the weapon. taking pressure off the knuckles. Lasso: A rope Meteor hammer: A cone-shaped metal head attached to a or long thong of length of chain or rope. The meteor hammer threatens a 10 leather with a noose used especially for catching obstinate ft. made of leather weights at the interlaced strips. of equal weights attached to the cords. A long cord ran from the Whip: As with the Bull whip net’s center to a wrist or hand above. The weights give the net length and equally weighted. throwing the line with poison). more cestus is a heavy gauntlet. crossing the handles those having armor. catch on an opponent’s shield or parts of the body to rend flesh.

Crowbill: A 3 ½ foot beaked hammer mounted on a thick shaft of wood. brown bill: A broadly hooked blade damage armor as much mounted on a wood shaft which was derived from an as the flesh beneath. and is about 2 feet in length. Military pick: A 3 ½ foot pick. with a pairs of triple or quadruple barbed hooks. short piercing dagger blade set at a right angle. Used by law enforcement to subdue swordsmen. Bill Guisaume: A billhook which combines the long A three to four foot haft pointed thrusting power of the guisaume’s bat (spike on topped by a metal tool the back). nearly 9 feet in length. an axe blade of the wearer’s hand. Nearly 9 feet in total length. It is often used in weapon. The blade is three inches wide where attached to the handle Bardiche: A pole axe used as a chopping or cutting and tapers out to five inches in width. At its end are set two Axe. Jedberg: A pole axe. Water parting shield: This weapon has a thin blade attached at two ends of a wooden handle. It serves as the main striking end and is balanced out by a heavy notched hammer. the two feet on WEAPONS. Bec de Corbin: The Bec De Corbin is mounted on an ash shaft with a beak-shaped piercing spike as its primary attack form. It is used in combat to capture the weapon arm of an opponent. POLE ARMS the end metal. The “beak” is thick and often four bladed. but has twin sickle heads rather than just one. with a top spike for thrusting back an opponent— WEAPONS. PICK-LIKE and probably wounding him as a result. The little and mounted on a long shaft with a spike or hammer opposite. pointing backwards. The pointed ends are notched allowing for greater damage to the armor or shield when struck. alternately curving back and forward. Pick: A tool used for breaking ground or rocks. Chinese double-lune: As the lune. agricultural tool. and is about 7 feet in length.Gary Gygax’s World Builder Sleeve Tangler: A pole-arm of 6-7' length. excellent for piercing and splitting plate armor. pole: An weapon about 7 feet in length. pointed at one or both ends. Used against armored opponents. Dagger-axe (chinese): The dagger-axe is a hafted. claw-like blades extending from the base and outwards from the palm Axe. about 7 feet in length. Lochaber: A broad blade mounted on the end of a wooden shaft. the bar grasped in the palm. shaped. one of them hook opposite the blade. two feet in length. Axe. and also has spike to serve as a thrusting weapon. the other forwards. Considered a knightly weapon. billhook. Tiger claws (bagh nakh): The bagh nakh is a metal bar with 3-5 sharp. designed to Bill. the weapon is about 5-7 feet in length. forefingers fit through the rings. and set all-round with short spikes. 22 . its blade no less than 2 feet long and cleaver pairs.

23 . the inward curving blade often metal bat protruding at a right angle. Similar to a to push ladders from the walls during a siege. like the glaive. a lethal 2-tine fork. Guisarme-fork: The guisarme-fork is backed at its base Feather staff (long and two side blades hidden in staff): by a metal bat protruding at a right angle. or dismount an opponent.5 to 1 foot long set at the back of the Glaive-guisarme: Combining the long thrusting blade of fauchard blade to catch. to offer a wider opening between the two at the business end of the weapon. it. Book One: Stock-in-Trade Demi-lune (crescent-like. About 7 feet in length. however. It is used to pierce plate combination of spear and bill hook. the foot man as a pole arm and not as a throwing weapon. extends a long and pointed tine so as to form a fork. The and mounted to the top of a long wooden shaft. so as to offer a wider opening between the two at the business end of the weapon. it had the advantage as a thrusting fork has reach. military (bident): A polearm approximately 10 feet in length or longer. coming in a wide variety of shapes. It has a broader axe armor. hold. the “half-moon”): Crescent. in length. It the guisarme with the slender cutting blade of the glaive is about 9 feet in length. This weapon is usually wielded angle of the tine is somewhat away from the guisarme. but you can’t use it against an adjacent foe. Glaive (machete-like): This weapon is perhaps the earliest shaped blade mounted so that its tips are facing forward combination of the bill hook and the spear. Fauchard-guisarme: A fauchard with a small. The Glaive form the shaft (European) or so that its tips are facing the possesses a long slender blade mounted on a haft 5 ½ feet butt of the shaft (Chinese). The blade varies in length. from which bar straightened from its original curve to aid thrusting attacks. You can strike opponents 10 feet away with weapon as well. its heavy unusually long and heavy blade served capability. sometimes with a Halberd: The halberd. The 16 in. The military pole axe. developed from a shorter third point in the center. hook (fluke) added to improve the weapon’s thrusting However. hold off counted opponents or by castle defenders head and a longer. Still a unwieldy weapon requiring much space. concealed blades. this weapon served the footman as a formidable weapon as it can be used as a thrusting or cutting device. curved Guisarme: Considered a long and beautiful spear. Fauchard (sickle or scythe-like): The fauchard is a poleax readily made from simple grain scythes. its wooden shaft 7 Glaive-fork: The glaive-fork is backed at its base by a to 9 feet in length. a tine of . Fauchard fork: The fauchard fork has a forward pointing spike. from which bar The feather staff is a four to six foot walking stick with two extends a long and pointed tine so as to form a fork. Fork. so as two-handed. narrower spike on the top. angle of the tine is somewhat away from the glaive.

but also works as a counter weight when swinging the weapon. and with their upper portions pointed outwards in curved form. The bottom of the shaft is capped in metal which can be used for striking an opponent. Tiger fork: As a trident. Pike & Awl Pike: A sharp spearhead on the end of an 18 to 21 foot pole. saber-like blade of perhaps two-and-half foot length with a small head at its base.. the blades spring back to make escape difficult. with a metal hook and a scythe-like blade. Scorpion (bill-guisarme-like): A halberd with a long and thick dagger blade at its top end. Man-catcher: A polearm with two crescent-like blades set so that when thrust they encircle the opponent. Spontoon (c. but you can’t use it against an adjacent Monk spade: A small bladed spade on one end and a small foe. You can strike opponents 10 feet away with it. Spetum (korseke): A type of ranseur with a unusualy long and slender blade and fork spikes. Over Saber-axe (curved glaive-and pole-axe like): A heavy. crescent-shaped blade on the other end of a thick wooden shaft for a six foot length. about 7 feet in Partizan. 5’ . Spear-guisarme: A spear to which is affixed at the base of the head a large hook of guisarme-like sort for catching opponents. Korseke (spetum-like): A spear-like weapon of c. The weapon is about 6 feet in length. These weapons are long and unwieldly and generally best used in Kwan dao: A broad thin blade with a small crossguard large units of troops. good only as a thrusting weapon. 9 feet in length. point and usually side-mounted axe-heads reduced in size. Monk cudgel: A large mace-like metal head on top of a wooden haft five feet in length. Lucerne hammer: A polearm with a relatively small. and two or three back- spikes. about six feet in length. Partizan: A long spear. 24 . Ranseur (bohemian ear spoon. The spear-guisarme has reach. set on a wooden haft of four or so feet length.Gary Gygax’s World Builder Hook-fauchard: Wooden hafted weapon.7’): A type of pike with a shorter haft and a thicker head. placed on top of a thick wooden shaft. usually backed by a slightly hooked back-spike. Not used in mass formations. 8-foot length with side blades to block and catch opponent weapons. usually three-pointed hammer head at right angles to the shaft. ox-tongue: As partizan but with a broader spear length. and pulling mounted ones out of the saddle. runka): A type of spetum or partisan. to the base of the head of which are small axe-like side blades for striking or catching the weapons of an opponent. chauves souris.

The head of a lance despite this the spear saw wide spread use as the victims takes on any number of a variety of shapes or designs. Spear. Wolf teeth spiked trident: Similar to the trident. where the Spear. the boar spear with a broad leaf shaped head and short shaft to the string spear with an Voulge (cleaver-like): A cleaver blade on a pole. 25 . short (c. One is usually about seven feet long. were gnerally incapacitated through wounds or through the Later lances possessed hand guards called Vamplates. length. It ranges in length and haft thickness. stone or metal from 5 to 7 feet. used for throwing. long (c. tapered to the end and mounted with The spear proved burdensome and difficult to extricate. so as to offer a wider opening between the two at the business Spear. Particularly designed to cause more damage upon entry and exit. Ranges in length man.12’ – 14’): As above though with a longer haft than usual. usually with a top leafe shaped blade. wooden. Favored weapon with the bushi and monks by the twelfth century. Practitioners use a skill called “ha-kaishi”. by a metal bat protruding at a right angle. throwing (c. Spear. shape and design. Leaf headed: A hunting spear. heavier spike is replaced by a guisarme spear head. Voulge-guisarme: A cleaver blade on a pole. The middle Spear (c. Predominantly used for setting against cavalry. generally 1-3 inches in diameter. a small iron point akin to the pike head. from which bar extends a long and pointed tine so as to form a fork. Predominantly used for close quarters combat. Particularly designed to pin target and spike of short to dagger-sized length. usually attached cord allowing for retrieval of prey. There are many variations of the spear. Naginita: (Japanese) Technically a short sword blade attached to a long wooden staff. Boar: A shorter spear with a thicker haft. 5’): A lighter spear. 9’ – 11’): One of the oldest weapons known to prong is frequently longer the outer two. 6’ – 8’): A spear with a thicker. The short haft and end of the weapon. Used for but not always with a top spike of short to dagger-sized throwing or close quarters combat. Lance: A long pole. but the outer prongs are ridged with points. The throwing spear is a well balanced weapon with the head almost the same weight as the haft. It is backed at its base hold it. The spear point consists of a wide Voulge-fork: A cleaver blade on a pole. SPEARS & SPEAR LIKE Spear. The head is smaller and lighter than on wide head served much the same purpose as the boar spear. WEAPONS. at one end. which enables the wielder to slash with devastating sweeping arcs with impressive reach. Spear. Spined: The ridges or spines protruding from the head and point served to entangle both flesh and armor. spears ability to cling to armor. sometimes called a “woman’s spear”. The angle of the tine is somewhat away from the voulge. Snake: A thick hafted spear marked by the curved blade of the head and point. a plain voulge. A spear is a pole with a point. with a small. Spear. the ability to change blade position fast. slender head. head. and the shaft of the weapon is longer. Book One: Stock-in-Trade Trident: Any of the three pronged spears. The points range in size.

straight blade of extraordinary length. with one single edge and straight “flat” back. Bastard sword (hand-and-a half): Generally the bastard sword is used one handed. in order to lighten the blade and cause more damage to open wounds by tearing as much as cutting. built after the model of the standard long sword. but when in need the wielder can Dan-dao: Broad. often associated with a pirate’s Basket hilt broad sword: See broadsword. The end of the blade is wider than at the damage. The blade however is shorter and does not taper to a point but rather remains straight Falchion (machete-like): Generally a sword. with a sloping blunt tip. Estoc: The Estoc. Gladius (short): This Roman-style blade was approxi- mately 2. this 4 foot. drooping quillions terminating in three or four rings. Claymore (two-handed): A Scottish version of the two- handed sword. They range in a wide blade etched as to resemble a waving pattern. hand guard. These ranged from the simple thick cleaver swords to more graceful curved swords. The sword gains two handed grip. Chinese broad sword: A curved single edged fighting weapon. see scimitar below. tapered down to a point. thick curved. Claybeg (treat as broadsword): Called a Claymore before the 17th century.5 to 2”. single-edged cutting sword. SWORDS & SWORDS LIKE Cutlass: A cutlass is a curved sword about three feet in length with a broad blade. This is done variety of widths and lengths. weapon. about 3 feet in length and used primarily added momentum when used two handed inflicting more for executions. Celtic iron age sword: The ancestor of the medieval iron sword these were the first swords cast in iron and included such design changes as making the hilt out of the same Flameberge: This blade is a two handed weapon with the piece of iron as the sword itself. heavy. Broad sword: Much like the long sword the broad sword is doubled edged and straight. two-handed sword has Ghost head broad sword: See scimitar below.5 feet in length and 2 inches wide. It ranges about 3 to 3 ½ feet in a long sword. but with a thinner blade designed for piercing. length with a blade width of 1. Referred to as the Civic Sword. Foil: A fencing tool used to train in the use of the Rapier. 26 . Flatchet (machete-like): A short.Gary Gygax’s World Builder WEAPONS. British cavalry sword: See saber below. Recorded lengths range up to 5 feet and indicate that the sword is generally carried from a mounted position. single-edged blade with use two hands by way of an extended grip. refer to two-handed sword below. Epee: A slender. shorter than until it comes to a point.

It is an excellent weapon for scimitar is 4+ feet in length. The edges are separated by a small Hook sword: A thin bladed sword with a hook on the end ridge running down the center of the blade. The point is wider than the base allowing for a deeper cuts. double bladed weapon with central ridge. on the the pommel. only sometimes curved. Manopele (gauntlet sword with side blades): A two-foot gauntlet-sword with a double-edged blade and two short Katzbalger: See short sword below. Machete: A large straight-backed blade. for cutting through thick foliage. which is usually bound in leather. Rings are common accouterments to Oriental weapons. single edged and three feet in length. The rings can cause greater damage by making the cut "dirtier. end of the sword is a small spike. Just below the grip. The spine of the weapon heaver than most swords. The damage of this weapon is magnified because of the shape. wider at the last 8 inches of the weapon." 27 . which makes it a great cleaving weapon for its size. the blade edged on the inside for hacking damage Moorish long sword: See long sword above. Long sword: The long sword is the standard weapon of most men-at-arms and warriors. The blade of Great hurled. close quarter fighting. Kopesh (sickle-ended): A sickle-like weapon about 2 feet in length. On first appearance one would think that the kukri is a weapon to be Great scimitar: See scimitar below. this weapon has nine metal rings along the back. It is intended to be wielded with either one or two hands. The hilt and of the blade. Also used Katana (long sword): This weapon is slightly curved. though the has a hand guard around it that has a crescent shaped blade shape of the cross guard varies widely as does the shape of pointing out away from the grip. The extra rings protect the sword and add weight to its swing. The grip. large: A unique “L” shaped weapon of between 20- 24 inches in length. guard of a standard long sword produce a cross. see below. with the center of gravity centered along the blade. Khanda: See long sword below. Hanger: A variant of the saber. or on the outside curve for slashing wounds (or both). and serve as either a slashing or piercing weapon. Masai Sword: Short. Nine ring broad sword: A variation of the broadsword. The blade is long. but this is not the case. double edged and straight. Book One: Stock-in-Trade Great (two-handed): Refer to two-handed sword below. curved side blades. Kukri.

The back of the sword is flat and narrow The saber is preferred by cavalry and is used as a slashing Tachi (medium sword): This is cousin to the “Katana”. The tip broadens into a flat surface. could be used for thrusting.Gary Gygax’s World Builder No-dachi (hand-and-a-half): Similar to the katana. roughly 2 to 3 feet in length. but best Spatha: This refers to the main sword of the Roman for use on horseback. Sometimes the odachi was shortened and used as a katana. Tachi is directing the curve over. Short sword: A double edge sword ending in a point. Saber: A single edged sword about 3 feet in length ending in a sharp point. The Tulwar. the No-Dachi is usually a well cavalry. vicious sweeps with blades about 5 feet in length. Treat as a long sword. The weight of the blade is cast forward giving it far more force when striking an enemy than a normal saber. that job being left to the shield and in this vane later scimitars abandoned cross guards almost altogether. A slashing sword ranging from 2 to 3 feet in wrought sword about 4 feet in length. weapon of from 18-24 inches in length. Both blades are curved. pointed blade sheathed in a cane. but Tachi are more curved than Katana and have a rounder profile to the tip. double edged and pointed. Tulwar: A long curved blade similar to a scimitar. The blade is very unwieldly in the hands of inexperienced swordsmen. Sword breaker: A Rapier: A long slender blade. the base. length it much resembled the gladius. and Katana directs the curve under and through the target. with larger blades used only as ceremonial. thin. it has one edged Predominantly a thrusting weapon with a wide. designed for slashing. It can be as dangerous to allies standing near as enemies in the front. The fighting style is different between Tachi and Katana. Two-handed sword: An enormous sword with a long expanding blade. or thrusting weapon. Usually possesses a large hand guard. very sharp at the point. small: A small sword is a short and thin-bladed sword worn on “dress” occasions. It is about 3 feet in length. end than the base. Sword. The blade is carried on the back. The scimitar was not used to parry. Associated with Indian swords the blades Scimitar: A sword with a curved blade that is larger at the are often decorated with family histories and the like. 28 . though the angle is slightly more exaggerated. Earlier models were longer and 1” at opponents blades. delivering edges and being about 1 ½ inches wide at the base. It is best used mounted. deep basket side and the other is notched down its length to catch to protect the hand. having two keen O-dachi (two-hand): Two-handed swords. Some are exaggeratedly larger. Schiavona: This basket-hilt weapon because of the grip and hand protection is a favored weapon of the cavalry. Sword cane: A small.

and comes to a sharp point. It is 7 feet in length and well designed to fire from horseback. made with some manner of “D” ring attachment on the bow’s stave for greater power. Yatigan: A single-edged cleaving weapon with a slightly curved blade. Bow. These are normally from 2-2 1/2 feet in length. composite: The composite bow is a bow made in three pieces. self: As above but with a regular bow. The bow is then pulled backwards in order to make the arc of the bow. Long: Longbows are made of yew. but slightly large and This weapon is normally 24 inches in length. Bow. Bow. The staves are seasoned. foot. The string is usually made of some type of animal sinew. the staves being cut in winter when the sap isn’t running from either the the heartwood or the sapwood. Bows range from long to short. Japanese Long: An asymetrical long bow with the nocking point 1/3 of the way up from the bottom of the bow. It takes some mastering but a trained archer can shoot a dozen arrows a minute. The wings are bound with resin to the center and the whole reinforced with horn or sinew. The horn on the inside pushes forward as the sinew pulls creating far greater pressure and making the bow that much more powerful. Bow. English Long Bow Japanese Long Bow 29 . The 60 yards. They vary in size but the average long bow was about 70 in. being Zweihander: See Two-handed sword above. It must be fired from the prone position. curves inward. It also has a unique compound construction. Bow. in small to large size): One of the earliest tools and weapons a bow is simply a stave of wood. kill at 100 yards and penetrate armor at projectile darts that can be fired by force of breath. Bow. the center and wings. foot. hunting bows to composite bows. with a drawing pull of 75-100 lbs with arrows between 27-36 WEAPONS. bent by a string attached at its ends. darts are often poisoned. self (bamboo or wood. MISSLE inches long. Book One: Stock-in-Trade Wakizashi (short): The smaller version of the katana. The arrow can wound Blow pipe (in small to large sizes): A long tube holding at 250-300 yards. and worked on over a period of three to four years. The bow stave can be made from a variety of woods but is best made from wood that is somewhat flexible. made of five layers of bamboo. composite: As above.

Gary Gygax’s World Builder Crossbow: There are a wide variety of crossbows. This allows for far stronger bows than any nese repeating crossbow usually made of regular bow could achieve. usually small or hand held. were added seconds. Sling. An arrow. it catches the string and pulls it back into a firing incendiary missiles. hand. from Crossbow. The wielder attaches one end to the wrist and sets the stone in the strap and hurls it overhead. The sling consists of two straps and two long ends. position. with a rope or chain attached to the shaft for recovery of the weapon. repeating (magazine-cho-ko-nu): Chi- steel bows. MISSLE HAND- next bolt falls or rolls into place. The crossbow could be held in a firing position indefinitely. The weapon is spun around the head and then thrown at the target’s legs. employs a bow stave mounted horizontally on a stock. A trigger releases the string from the notch and the bolt is fired. A magazine is attached to the top of the crossbow. small. wooden points. Dagger: See above. The bolts of the repeating crossbow have smaller heads than most bolts. Dart (c. with of the crossbow. and each time the lever pulls the string back the WEAPONS. Club. in order to allow the archer to fire the weapon. Harpoon: A barbed spear or javelin. The string is pulled back across the stock and held in a notch. Bolts are often poisoned. So great is the pull of some bamboo that can fire up to 12 bolts in 15 crossbows that windlass’. 30 . usually being made of simple Axe: See above. The soldier pushes forward on size or somewhat larger stones. In general a crossbow pellet. but fires a small metal very small to extremely large. about 7 feet in length. creating to create a three- over 3' in length. small. whereby a stone or metal bullet is flung. in place. possibly Crossbow. Boomerang: A wooden throwing stick. The crossbow can be very simple device bulky and can be slow to load and fire. throwing: As above. pronged weapon. Club: See above. 1’-length weighted missile): A sharpened projectile. Can be thrown about 20 meters. that is hurled. The magazine holds 10 to HURLED 12 bolts. Weapons Club like. This can Magazine holds up to 12 bolts. pellet: As above. Later crossbows were improved by adding bridles and Crossbow. generally incapable of returning to the thrower. pulley mechanisms. Used primarily for hunting. Weapons Crossbow. A groove on the stock holds the bolt. repeating (magazine): The repeating incendiary): A four foot wooden staff or 3 foot crossbow utilizes a lever system that allows the soldier to rattan with a sling attached which can arc fist- pull back the string quickly. as well as the level. The gained momentum makes the missile far more accurate and deadly. small. Hand held: As with the normal Dagger like. shoot a variety of heavy bolts several hundred yards with Sling (throwing lead bullet or stone): A amazing penetrating power. staff (throwing large missile. A second cord with a stone on one end is a bolt and fire the weapon. crossbow above but gripped in one hand. or bolt is set on the stock against the string. “Hand” crossbow does not refer to the size Bolas: A cord or leather thong with stones attached. Weapons axe like. it is necessary to utilize two hands to load to each end. The weapon is generally just attached to the center of the first.

of course. Spear Like above. small crescent-bladed throwing axe. The base is intentionally handle). The number of points and size of the throwing star varies widely. Spear-Like above. combat. pyramidal iron head. the Hurlbat: One-piece. Pilum: A weapon with a long. Knife: See Weapons. The pilum sharpened on all points (axe head. Missle Engines. Javelin with launching stick (atlatl): See Weapons. a special sort of throwing stick. pick. end of the handle flat like the tang of a sword. The blade of the javelin is often a third again as long as the haft. Rock (stone): A mineral projectile weapon. deadliest toy. page 31) 31 . Book One: Stock-in-Trade Hatchet: See Weapons Axe-Like above. built weaker than the head so as to allow the pilum to bend Javelin: A lighter spear-like weapon. The boomerang is. A child’s Javelin. Throwing star (shuriken): Small star-shaped metal disks with sharpened edges used for throwing. thonged (for rotation and speed): See Weapons. top and bottom of is generally thrown as a javelin. Knife-Like Throwing Stick: Any number of forms of specially above. weighted and usually carved wooden billets used as missiles in warfare and also serving as a club in hand-to- hand combat. The Trebuchet (see Weapons. Spear: See Weapons. used for throwing in upon impact and weigh down an enemies shield or armor. Spear-Like above.

one to steady it while the second ignited the primer. The arquebus can be operated by a single invention allows for the first pistols to be made as the individual. Flintlock: An improved version of the Wheellock gun. is Wheellock: This weapon improves upon the arquebus’ ignited by a small match attached to the serpentin or firing mechanism in that it employes flint. The primer. The touch hole. Other versions of the culverin are shorter with an iron stock and can be mounted on a fork placed on the pommel of a saddle and fired while mounted. culverin in that it had a mechanism for firing the primer. moved to the side of the weapon.Gary Gygax’s World Builder WEAPONS. when struck fires the powder in the pan which adjusted and the primer ignited when the match is made to in turn ignites the primer and sets off the round. adds to the arquebus a more form fitting. Made of complexity and size of the arquebus match method of cast iron the long barrel is mounted on a stake. longer stock for the Arquebus (Matchlock): The arquebus improved on the barrel to rest in. hole near the breech holds the primer. EARLY FIRE ARMS and fire the powder in the pan. laid in the pan. A touch igniting the primer. introduction of the flint trigger greatly reduces the Culverin: The earliest form of hand held cannon. The musket however. the match fired and plate which. over a small covered pan. Musket: An improved arquebus in that it achieved greater Firing Mechanism for power and a larger caliber projectile. The musket Matchlock continues the practice of using a match to ignite the primer Arquebus Firing Mechanism for Flintlock Culverin Flintlock Wheellock Firing Mechanism for Wheellock Musket 32 . The plate is uncovered. fixed near the trigger. This strike the pan. rides Later flintlocks used cartridges. The culverin required two men to operate it.

weakening it considerably. requiring four men to braced on legs. the wood. The attacking bulky and required skilled technicians to properly operate. movable (siege tower): The Belfry is designed to dependent on the size of the engine. etc. Like the siege tower it is often covered Mangonel (a type of catapult): The mangonel is a with wet hides to make it more resistant to fire. Some however. were ported from one operates on the same principle as the crossbow but is location to the next. usually from the cover of a gallery drive the ram but despite this it was commonly used in the middle ages into a door and turn the screw. also called an Onager. as a catapult. The power of a ballista protect soldiery attacking a wall. Simple to construct Easier to maneuver than the sap roller or stuffed gabion. so as to cover the sappers from enemy fire. covered in shingles or hide. up to 400 yards. torsion engine. forces. SIEGE ENGINES Ballista: The ballista projects bolts or arrows sized Belfry. MISSILE ENGINES WEAPONS. Stones recorded as large as Screw: The screw is a form of ram 300 pounds up to 300 yards (this required a counter poise whereby a screwing mechanism of 20. Used as an attached to a wheeled carriage that was rolled in front of the anti-personnel weapon. The ram is at times Scorpion: This weapon is referenced as both a ballista and put in siege towers or galleries. Book One: Stock-in-Trade WEAPONS. Only relatively ram can be as simple as a log wielded small and/or light missiles can be propelled by these by men or be crafted from iron or devices. other metals. great distances. Wheeled forward on the field of battle it creates the master artillery man causes a heavy hammer to strike a a covered position from which archers can fire or sappers sharp blow. swung back and Onager: As an Mangonel above. A the missile and send it towards the target. forth to drill a hole in stone and masonry of a fortification. or pots of burning oil hundreds of feet. Pick (siege): Iron tipped battering ram. lever arms that ratchet back the piston. 33 . The troops. in that it uses counterweights to it which is lowered from the achieve the desired force. but mostly as a siege engine. It fires larges stones. releasing the arm to project the boulder hard can mine walls. Triggering releases Ram: This most basic siege engine is the cylinder so that the compressed air propels it to strike used to batter down doors or walls. The catapult is ideal against attacking soldiery. The length of the casting arm is castle walls in an attempt to disrupt proportional to the weight of the counterpoise and range or catch the ram. The counterpoise system allows lifted. Ram Catcher: A long pole Trebuchet: The trebuchet differs from its predecessors. carried by men. distances and more accurately. with a hook or loop attached to the catapult and ballista. Pneumatic catapult: An unusual siege engine. by the defending soldiery. whereas roof protection. catapults range in size from very small to very large and They are then in danger of being smashed into the wall. and if mounted on supports it the trebuchets to hurl larger. can hurl stones. Constructed on site these is derived from tightly twisted ropes or cords made of weapons took time to deploy and are generally built to the horse hair or the sinews of animal necks. heavier objects at greater can be damaged. It is operated larger. in comparison to the Ballista. The ballista can fire a were pushed forward or pulled forward using pulleys and projectile with a tremendous amount of force and over draft animals. named after a wild Manopele: A large. the mangonel is a common Mantlet: This large shield can be mounted on wheels or siege engine. Built on wheels for easy transport or fixed targets. differing in that it is on the compressed air and piston principle. This device takes plugs of wood out of a door.000 pounds and a 50 foot arm). They the crossbow is made of only one. and designed to attack masonry as opposed to by either hammering in the piston or working a pair of wooden doors. with pivoted constructed with two or more independent arms. The ram is then from small to very large. driving the mechanism into and used to devastating effect. up to 350 yards. They are many variants. It consists of a long Catapult: Like the ballista the catapult derives its power counterweighted pole which swings over the besieging from the tension created in twisting ropes or cords. soldiery. operating It is an assault engine like the sow. into its target. It is used as mobile cover for attacking operate. The ballista size of the castle. Sow: See Screw above. extension of a trench to a point beneath an enemy’s About 6 feet high. Once the arm is drawn down almost horizontal. hooking them and jerking them off the ground. the “scorpion” would fire heavy stones fortifications. pots of oil or other objects over great Gallery: A long covered walkway built to give cover for distances. mobile shield made of heavy lumber donkey but vaguely resembling a scorpion. It could be fired level Crow: This device is attached to the castle walls and used across an open field at approaching enemy. The trebuchet is replaces the ram.

large 10 gp 1d8 19-20/x2 – 4 lbs. Weight Type** Small Rock (stone) – 1d3 x2 40 ft. S Pilum 6 gp 1d4+1 x2 10 ft. Weight Type** Small Cutlass 10 gp 1d6 18-20/x2 – 2 lbs. P Small Arkansas Toothpick 5 gp 1d6 x2 – 2 lbs. Weapons-Melee Weapon Cost Damage Critical Range Inc. P Flatchet 5 gp 1d6+1 x2 – 6 lbs. Weight Type** Tiny Katar. B&S Large Harpoon 1 gp 1d6 x2 – 4 lbs. B Tulwar 15 gp 1d6 18-20/x2 – 4 lbs. P Martial. S&P Brass knuckles 1 gp 1d4-1 x2 – – B Cestus 10 gp 1d4/1d4+1 x2/x3 – 1 or 6 lbs. hafted 5 gp 1d6 x2 – 3 lbs. 5 lbs. S Yatigan 12 gp 1d6 18-20/x2 – 3 lbs. S 34 . S&P Medium-size Kukri. broken n/a 1d3 18-20x2 – – B&P Bowie knife 6 gp 1d6 x2 – 2 lbs.Gary Gygax’s World Builder Table 1:4 d20 New Weapons Simple Weapons–Melee Weapon Cost Damage Critical Range Inc. S Sword. 1 lb. S Gladius 10 gp 1d6 19-20/x2 – 4 lbs. S&P Belaying Pin 1 cp 1d3 x2 – 1 lb. – B Throwing stick – 1d4+1 x2 30 ft. B Bottle. S Francisa 10 gp 1d6 x2 20 ft. P Kris 4 gp 1d4 19-20/x2 – 1 lb. S Dagger-axe 10 gp 1d4+3 x2 – 1 lb. S Green River Knife 5 gp 1d6-1 x2 – 1 lb. bifid blade 3 gp 1d4+1 x3 – 1 lb. P Masai 12 gp 1d6 19-20/x2 – 3 lb. small 30 gp 1d4 x3 – 3 lbs. S&P Hook. B&P Cleaver 5 sp 1d4 x2 – 1 lb. S Maquahuilt 5 gp 1d8 x2 – 8 lbs. S Machete 3 gp 1d6 x2 – 2 lbs. S Dan-dao 10 gp 1d6 19-20/x2 – 2 lbs. two-handed 2 gp 1d4+2 x2 – 1 lb. 1 lb. S Cudgel 2 gp 1d6 19-20/x2 – 4 lbs. P Katzbalger 10 gp 1d6 19-20/x2 – 5 lbs. S Cleaver. S Main gauche (1) 20 gp 1d4+1 x2 – 1 lb. B&S Simple Weapons-Ranged Weapon Cost Damage Critical Range Inc.

S&P Axe. billhook 10 gp 1d6 x4 – 6 lbs. P Khanda 18gp 1d8 19-20/x2 – 5 lbs. S&P Voulge guisarme 14 gp 1d10 x2 – 7 lbs. S Fauchard-guisarme 10 gp 1d8 x3 – 6 lbs. S Bardiche 8 gp 1d10 x3 – 7 lbs. S Nine ring broad sword (2) 18 gp 1d6 18-20/x2 – 5 lbs. B Hook-fauchard 30 gp 1d12 x2 – 6 lbs. piercing 15 gp 1d8+1 x3 – 7 lbs. S Guisarme fork † 10 gp 2d4 x3 – 15 lbs. Jedberg 10 gp 1d8+2 x2 – 7 lbs. P Bill. B Voulge 12 gp 1d10 x2 – 6 lbs. P Egyptian bronze axe 6 gp 1d6 x3 – 5 lbs. S Chinese broad sword 15 gp 1d6 18-20/x2 – 4 lbs. P Saber-axe 10 gp 1d10 x3 – 6 lbs. P Tetsubo 8 gp 1d10 x2 – 10 lbs. S Knobkerrie 10 gp 1d10 x2 – 9 lbs. P Pike & Awl pike †ª 5 gp 1d8 x2 – 14 lbs. B Korseke ª 15 gp 1d6 x3 – 5 lbs. S Axe. S Fauchard fork 10 gp 1d10 19-20/x2 – 6 lbs. S&P Spear-guisarme † 12 gp 1d10 x2 – 5 lbs. 2 lbs. S&P Celtic iron age sword 10 gp 1d8 19-20/x2 – 7 lbs. ox-tongue 15 gp 1d12 x2 – 5 lbs. S&P Voulge fork 10 gp 1d10 x2 – 6 lbs. P Lucerne hammer 60 gp 1d12+1 x4 – 8 lbs. S&P Glaive guisarme † 12 gp 1d10 x3 – 8 lbs. 7 lbs. S Sling staff 5 gp 1d8 x2 40 ft. Partizan (5) 10 gp 1d10 x2 – 5 lbs. S&P Fork. S&P 35 . P Glaive fork † 10 gp 1d10 19-20/x2 – 6 lbs. S Fauchard 5 gp 1d8+1 19-20/x2 – 6 lbs. Claymore 100 gp 3d4 19-20/x2 – 6 lbs. S Clay beg. great 60 gp 2d6 19-20/x2 – 15 lbs. S Axe. S Axe. S Scimitar. pole 25 gp 1d12 x3 – 6 lbs. B Large Axe. S Crowbill 10 gp 1d6 x4 – 6 lbs. B&P Man-catcher (4) 45 gp Special x2 – 6 lbs. S Estoc 30 gp 1d10 19-20/x2 – 5 lbs. S Schiavona 20 gp 1d8 19-20/x2 – 5 lbs. S&P Gun stock club 12 gp 1d10 x2 – 10 lbs. S Scorpion 20 gp 1d10 x3 – 5 lbs. S Bec de Corbin (3) 60 gp 1d10 x3 – 3 lbs. military †ª 20 gp 1d10 x3 10 ft. S&P Basket hilt broad sword 20 gp 1d8 19-20/x2 – 8 lbs. Weight Type** Medium-size Assyrian bronze axe 6 gp 1d6 x3 – 5 lbs. S Demi-lune 30 gp 1d10 x2 – 5 lbs. S British cavalry sword 15 gp 1d8 19-20/x2 – 5 lbs. bearded 40 gp 2d6 x3 – 5 lbs. Book One: Stock-in-Trade Table 1:4 Continued Weapon Cost Damage Critical Range Inc. P Parizan. Lochaber 25 gp 1d10 x4 – 5 lbs.

S Kiseru (iron pipe) 3 gp 1d6 x2 – 3 lbs. P Small Adz 3 gp 1d4 x4 – 3 lbs. S&P O-dachi 150 gp 2d6+1 x3 – 10 lbs. 5 lbs. P spiked trident ª Large Chinese double halberd 15 gp 1d10 x3 – 15 lbs. P&S Kwan dao 30 gp 2d6 19-20/x2 – 15 lbs. B Lasso (15) 1 gp – Special – 1 lb.Gary Gygax’s World Builder Table 1:4 Continued Exotic Weapons-Melee Weapon Cost Damage Critical Range Inc. P Bo stick 2 gp 1d6 19-20x2 – 3 lbs. S Hanger 15 gp 1d6 19-20/x2 – 4 lbs. 5 lbs. B Ghost head broad sw (8) 12 gp 16d x2 – 4 lbs. B Feather staff 50 gp 1d8 18-20/x2 – 2 lbs. S Naginita ª 20 gp 1d6+2 19-20/x2 – 5 lbs. S&P Tiger fork ª 15 gp 1d8 x2 10 ft. 7 lbs. P Sword breaker (12) 15 gp 1d6 x2 – 5 lbs. P Tiger claws (13) 30 gp 1d4/1d8 x3 – 1 lb. S&P Hook sword (9) 18 gp 1d6 x2 – 4 lbs. B Medium-size Assagai 2 gp 1d6 x2 30 ft. S Cat-o-nine-tails (7) 9 gp 1d4 x3 – 1 lb. P Butterfly knife 8 gp 1d6 x2 – 2 lbs. P Sai 20 gp 1d6 19-20/x2 – 3 lbs. S Tonfa (14) 8 gp 1d4 x2 – 2 lbs.25 lb. B Poniard (11) 50 gp 1d4/1d8 19-20/x2 – 7 lbs. S&P Sleeve Tangler (17) 100 gp 2d4+2 18-20/ Special – 7 lbs. S Wolf teeth 20 gp 1d8 x2 10 ft. S Monk spade‡(16) 15 gp 1d4/1d6 x3 – 7 lbs. S Jo stick 6 gp 1d6+1 19-20/x2 – 1 lb. B Monk cudgel (10) 4 gp 1d6 x2 – 13 lbs. S 36 . Manopele 25 gp 1d8 19-20/x2 – 5 lbs. B Kopesh 35 gp 2d4 18-20/x2 – 3 lbs. P Water parting shield 12 gp 1d6 x2 – 3 lbs. S Tachi 50 gp 1d10 19-20/x2 – 3 lbs. S Meteor hammer 8 gp 1d4 x2 10 ft. Haladie‡ 5 gp 1d4/1d4 x2 – 1 lb. Weight Type** Tiny Garrote* (6) 2 gp 1d4 x4 – 1 lb. P No-dachi 100 gp 1d8+2 x4 – 9 lbs. 3 lbs. S&P Hat pin 1 gp 1d2 x3 – 0.

Monk cudgel: +3 bonus to parry and disarm opponents. Main gauche: When using the Two-Weapon Fighting feat. ‡Double weapon. 13. A failed escape inflicts 1d4 damage on the creature. P Arquebus†† 400 gp 1d12 x3 150 ft. B Boomerang 5 sp 1d4 x2 30 ft. 3 lbs. ª If you use a ready action to set this weapon against a charge. 10 lbs. you deal double damage if you score a hit against a charging character. 5. 1. Tonfa (Okinawan nightstick): +1 to a round spent in total defense. Nine ring broad sword: +3 bonus to parry and disarm opponents. 3 lbs. Hook sword: +3 bonus to parry. 10. P Dog leg musket 500 gp 1d12 x3 150 ft. 10 lbs. the weapon is both types. 4. P Bolas 5 gp 1d3 x2 20 ft. It may be considered a Monk weapon. +1 to AC against medium sword attacks. 9. 1 lb. trip and disarm and is often used in pairs. 6. P Medium-size Hand cannon†† 300 gp 1d10 x3 100 ft. P Caliver 450 gp 1d12 x3 150 ft. 1 lb. and is considered helpless. and +2 AC against rapiers or other fencing weapons. 15. Bec de Corbin: +2 to hit versus plate armor. an opponent must make Reflex save or Escape Artist check or be considered helpless. †† On a roll of one this weapon may backfire doing damage to the wielder. Partizan: +1 to AC against melee weapons when taking a full round action to fight defensively. B&P Blowpipe 1 gp 1 x2 10 ft. Weight Type** Small Flint lock pistol 200 gp 1d10 x3 50 ft. P crossbow Exotic Weapons (Early Firearms) . The DM may decide to allow no action other than to attempt an Escape Artist roll. Ghost head broad sword: +3 bonus to parry. trip and disarm. Tiger claws (bagh nakh): Does 1d8 versus unarmored or helpless foes. 17. Lasso: On a successful strike the target is may be entangled unless an Escape Artist or Strength roll is made. Does not gain a +2 to disarm as does the whip. 8. Sword breaker: +3 bonus to disarm and damage to medium size and smaller melee weapons. P ** When two types are given. 37 . Man-catcher: With a successful to hit roll the target must make a Reflex check or be caught. 16. or whatever he allows as a substitute. 12. and takes 1d4 damage each round until free. Sleeve Tangler: A critical hit disarms an opponent. P Wheel lock pistol 250 gp 1d10 x3 50 ft. 2. Book One: Stock-in-Trade Table 1:4 Continued Exotic Weapons-Ranged Weapon Cost Damage Critical Range Inc. 2 lbs. It may be considered a Monk weapon. Weight Type** Small Aclis 1 gp 1d4+1 x2 20 ft. 2 lbs S Repeating hand 350 gp 2d4+1 18-20/x2 200 ft. Garrote: On a successful strike. 1 lb. 11. † Reach weapon. 7. Poniard: Does 1d8 damage on a threat role and 2d8 on a critical hit (20% breakage vs. and may make only one attempt to capture per round. Monk spade: It may also be considered a Monk weapon.Ranged Weapon Cost Damage Critical Range Inc. 2 lbs. 10 lbs. Only simple actions may be taken while holding a victim. His attacker may attempt a coup de grace by the third round. B Hurlbat 5 gp 1d6 x2 20 ft. Cat-o-nine-tails: Deals actual damage and is not restricted in effectiveness by those having an armor bonus of +1 or better. 12 lbs. 14. metal armor). 3.

a staff-like cane of some four foot length.Gary Gygax’s World Builder Table 1. Harm Harm Range/ Speed Precision Missile Weapon Base Class Radius Penalty Bonus Arrow/ bow. with combustible apparel adding another 6-8 points to the total. When the head is twisted and the butt slammed down.5 LA New Weapons Harm Harm Range/ Speed Precision Striking Weapon Base Class Radius Class Bonus Axe. *** This weapon is concealed in a “gentleman’s walking stick”. sickle-ended 8-20 penetration 3 8 0 Sword. light rapier and dueling saber are in this class of swords. it both weighs down the latter and serves as a handle by which the opponent can get a hold on and then pull the shield aside. Thus it is not returnable as a missile. A pair of stiletto-like side blades also spring forth in a V-shape flanking the main one. two handed 9-20 penetration 4 9 0 Billet. the opponent thus disarmed. The two pieces are hurled as one. and a successful parry with it indicates the opponent’s hand-held weapon has been caught and torn free. staff-sling * 1-30 shock –/60/1808 –/0/0 Pilum ** 4-20 penetration & 30 4 0 shock * The staff is of some four foot length and the sling portion can hurl a large rock of up to five pound weight or a container of inflammable liquid (acid). 38 . and the iron head bends. 1-20 penetration 3 3 20 thrusting* * Epee. foot strong 6-20 penetration 160/480/960 5 10/5/0 Club. 3-20 penetration & 30 3 0 throwing shock Missile. roll 1d4 and multiply the result by 9-12 for total Harm delivered to a target. It is a two-handed weapon. Note that if the iron portion of the weapon is buried in a shield. thin. feather *** 3-20 penetration 4 3 10 Sword. For acid. ** This weapon is harpoon-like in that it is a soft-iron barbed shaft set in a wooden handle. a thin blade similar to a short thrusting sword shoots out of the top and locks into place. the opponent thus disarmed. but upon impact they separate. two handed 11-20 shock 3 9 0 Man-catcher 1-8 special ** 5 6 5 Sleeve Tangler 1-2 special ** 3 4 5 Staff. spiked. light 1-12 shock 2 3 10 Hand w/ 3-8 penetration 1 1 10 metal claws Mace. assume the volume of liquid thrown by this weapon is one quart. ** See weapon definition in text. **** As with a feather staff. For purposes of determining harm in the latter case. foil. gauntlet **** 1-20 penetration 2 3 5 Sword. the gauntlet sword has a pair of side blades. For naphtha use the same system as for acid. A successful parry with it indicates that the opponents hand-held weapon has been caught and torn free.

Pole Arms Yatigan (sword. bowie & green river (knife. thrusting. short) Tomahawk (belt axe) Hook-fauchard (pole-arm. long) Axe. long) Cudgel (club) Spear-guisarme (pole-arm. military (bident) (pole-arm. short) Morning star (club. sickle-ended. above) Stiletto (dagger. Book One: Stock-in-Trade Table 1:6 Identifying Name of Weapon Listed in the Fauchard-guisarme (pole-arm. brown bill (pole-arm. composite (above) Bill-guisarme (pole-arm. broad (battle axe) Guisarme (pruning hook-like) (pole-arm. thin. long) Godentag (club. cut & thrust) Knife. spiked) Voluge (cleaver-like) (pole-arm. shock only) O-dachi (two-hand) (sword. thrusting. long) Axe. short) Boomerang (throwing stick-returning) Bill. 8’) Manopele (sword. bearded (battle axe) Glaive-guisarme (pole-arm. ox-tongue (pole-arm. short) Bow. Jedberg (two-handed axe) Weapons. short) Gladius (sword. cutting. Missile Axe. Spears and Spear-like Weapons. self (above) Bardiche (cleaver. pellet (stone / rock-thrower) Axe. long) Weapons. broken (knife) Weapons. light) Pike. great) Bow. short) Bow. cutting) Tiger claws (bagh nakh) (hand w/ metal claws) Sword cane (sword. short) Weapons. cutting. bill hook. pole (two-handed axe) Weapons. long) Belaying pin (billet. Lochaber (two-handed axe) Crossbow. long) Cleaver. small. heavy) Claymore (two-handed) (sword. light) Spontoon (c. above) Cat-o-nine-tails (whip. various bows) Demi-lune (crescent-like) (pole-arm. cutting) Axe. foot. thrusting) Brass Knuckles (hand w/ brass knuckles) Saber (sword. short) Weapons. cutting) Cestus (hand w/ brass knuckles) Scimitar (sword. short) Sling. long) Jo stick (billet. above) Flail. Clubs & Club-like Lucerne hammer (pole-arm. heavy) Weapons. cleaving) Nunchaku (flail. Harm class penetration) Tulwar (sword. short) Weapons. short) Claybeg (sword. Daggers. thrusting. short) Aclis (spiked club) Partizan & Partizan. thin. piercing (battle axe) Guisarme-fork (pole-arm. cutting) Pick (military pick) Wakizashi (sword. light) Voulge-fork (pole-arm. light) Voulge-guisarme (pole-arm. Axes & Axe-like Glaive-fork (pole-arm. long) 39 . thrusting. Pick-like Tachi (medium sword) (sword. foot. Knives & Like Naginita (small glaive spear) (pole-arm. staff (throwing large missile) (above) Fauchard (sickle or scythe-like) (pole-arm. long) Warclub (club or spiked club) Weapons. cut & thrust) Dagger-axe (fang) (hammer. short) Bo Stick (staff) Scorpion (bill-guisarme-like) (pole-arm. awl (pike) Billy club (billet. short) Weapons. thrusting. two-handed (flail. long) Tonfa (billet. long) Foil (sword. Swords & Sword-like Dirk (dagger. short) Sap (blackjack. self (bamboo or wood) (arrow.7’) (spear. cosh) (billet. long) Fauchard fork (pole-arm. two-handed (great) Halberd (pole-arm. Miscellaneous Rapier (sword. above) Poniard (dagger. Missile Weapons Bec de corbin (pole-arm. cut & thrust) Bullwhip (whip 14’) Kopesh (sword. Flails & Flail-like Katana (sword. spiked) Spetum (korseke) (pole-arm. short) Bottle. long) Axe. long) LA Game Core Rules Fork. light) Ranseur (bohemian ear spoon) (pole-arm long) Bludgeon (club) Saber-axe (curved glaive) (pole-arm. gauntlet. long) Epee (sword. heavy) Main gauche (dagger. 5’ . long) Glaive (machete-like) (pole-arm. long) No-dachi (hand-and-a-half) (sword.

5 square inches volume by 2150.250 pounds weight) is 1 load process of choosing what is in those old dust covered Timber. new-mown 150 Hay. audience’s mind. These are followed Wood pile 8’ x 4’ x 4’ (128 cubic ft) is 1 cord by two random generating charts so that the laborious Earth. loaded from loft or stack into wagon 175 hold and how much they weigh. logs (40 cubic feet at 2. How much containers Hay. 1. sea island. Box or Wagon Box Cable length 240 yards (720 feet) To find the volume of a container multiply the length in Chain 22 yards (66 feet) inches by the width in inches by the depth in inches. 1 cubic yard (3.42 cubic inches Bushel. divide the number of Knot (speed) c.55 land miles Nautical mile 6086 feet To find the capacity in bushels. sack 300 pounds Box 8” x 8” x 4. new in windrows 200 Barrels. squared (50 cubic feet at 2. wagon load of 36 trusses Wagon bed 12’ x 3L’-4R’ slope x 3’ Straw.5’ 60 cubic feet/48.2 bushels capacity Wagon bed 8’ x 3. new.5’ 31.5” x 3” one-half bushel capacity Cotton bale 400 pounds Box 8” x 8” x 8.452 sq yards of these measurements vary.5’ x 1. truss of 60 pounds (rectangular bale) Box 4” x 4” x 4. clover. heaped 2748 cubic inches Container Capacity. Gill 4 ounces. Volume of Things What follows are a gathering of some measurements.440 pounds Wagon bed 10’ x 4’ x 2’ 80 cubic feet/64. use the largest and the Caldron 36 bushels smallest. 45.25 bushels capacity Straw. Wagons and Boxes. Bricks.1/2barrel Box 12” x 11.1 cubic inches (five bushels) See Ship’s Cargo Tonnage Weights. These are details which etch a tale in the Wey 5. On the other hand these seemingly simple things can add the touch of reality and even culture to your Wool weights story.75 cubic feet) is 1 perch Measurements.15 miles per hour square inches volume by 1728 (12 x 12 x 12). League 3 nautical miles. Timber.5’ x 1. 3.4” one peck capacity Cotton. seasoned. 1. 4. This gives the total capacity in Ell (of cloth) 27. square 16 sq rods.25’ 35 cubic feet/28. or 54 inches running yards square inches. truss of 40 pounds (rectangular bale) 126 cubic feet/101. The cloak draped the noble dwarf in over an ell of Tod 2 stone or 28 pounds the holy cloth. 154 lbs. Unusual Ship tonnage volume (42 cubic feet) is1 ton cargo Barrel 10. wagon load of 36 trusses = 1.605 cubic inches (about 23. average kind 100 generation.5 cubic feet/25.2” one gallon (dry measure) Hay. 11 stone. truss of 50 pounds (rectangular bale) Hay. clover.000 lbs) is 1 load barrels stacked in the small room is all the more easy. or c.Gary Gygax’s World Builder One cubic yard of the following things weighs in lbs Measurements Hay. ¼ pint Imperial gallon 1. 27 (8” x 4” x 2”) is equal to1 cubic foot weight and capacities of certain things. indeed even what is in Hay. old 175 Hay. divide the number of Peck (1/4 bushel) 537.42.5 tods.752.000 lbs) is 1 load Stone (24.1” one quart (dry measure) Hay.1 bushels capacity Wagon bed 6’ x 3.5 bushel capacity.2 gallons (77 ounces opposed to 64) To find the capacity in cubic feet. If any Chain. Ells. inches square) Examples of Capacity Box 16” x 24” x 28” 5 bushel capacity. added together and divided by two for the Clove 7 pounds (one-half stone) average of that dimension.3 bushels capacity Wagon bed 10’ x 4’ x 1. The region is much depressed and the merchants are Sack 22 stone or 308 pounds hawking a peck of wheat for as much as a bushel in other Pack (for horse) 17 stone and 2 pounds or 240 pounds lands.3 bushels capacity 40 .356 sq ft. above Bowshot 220 yards (660 feet) Bushel 2150. 1/2 sack. one barrel Weight of Certain Goods Box 24” x 24” x 14” 2. in loft or old haystack 250 them can be an exasperating block for any world Straw.

Gypsum Tierce 40 to 45 gallons 51. Brass ware items 68. Lumber (rare wood) 11. Potash 27. Charcoal 78. Acid 57. Ambergris 58. Armor 59. Library Items and Furniture (small) 9. Coins 85. tallow 74. Candles. Bath & Accessories 65. Games. Table or Surface Therein 34. Cloth & Clothing Material Types 82. Candles. Room Decoration. Cord 88. Bronze ware items 69. Nails 17. Lanterns 7. Personal Possessions. Lye 12. Bedding 67. Gravel Runlet 12 to 18 gallons 50. Jewelry 3. lamp 19. blowgun 92. Oil. Arms 62. Ink 1. Room Decoration. Pins 25. Book One: Stock-in-Trade Containers. Crystals 90. Drinking Vessels Cask very small to large 40. Clocks & Watches 81. Ivory 2. Hardware items 53. Sacks 93. Horsehair a Container 55. Camping gear 72. Hides Random Generator for what goods may be found in 54. Magical. Lamps 6. Beads 66. Musical Instruments 16. Items and Furniture 5. Quarrels 28. small 86. Costume jewelry 89. Household 79. Room Decoration. perfumed 21. Wall (small) 35. beeswax 73. Containers. Candles. Barrel-like 37.5 gallon 48. Handicraft Object Tun 252 gallons 52. Laboratory. Room Decoration. whale oil 76. Room Decoration. Furniture (small) Kilderkin 15 to 20 gallons 46. Clinkers (burnt coal) 80. Macabre/Odd 33. Metal sheets 15. Ribbons 30. Wall. Clothing 83. Furs Pipe 110 to 130 gallons 47. Armor. Sand 41 . Copper ware items 87. Room Decoration. Divination Objects Butt 175 to 190 gallons 39. Devotional Objects Barrel 30 to 45 gallons 38. Oil. Needles 18. Gaming Objects Pottle 0. Pitch 26. Armor. Darts. Coal 84. Candles. Arrows 63. General (small) 32. Floor Coverings (Floors and Floor Coverings) Keg 15 to 30 gallons 45. Oil. Resin 29. Bulbs (plants) 71. Brush 70. wax 75. Incense 56. Lime 10. Ceiling Decoration (small) 77. Feathers Firkin 7. Materia 13. Kitchen Utensils 4. Curios 91.5 to 15 gallons 43. Carried/Worn 23. Ceiling Hung (small) 31. Pewter ware items 24. Dye Cade 10 to 15 gallons 41. Dyestuffs Demijohn 5 to 8 gallons 42. Perfume 22. Hung 36. Fireplace Implements and Accessories Hogshead 100 to 140 gallons 44. Head Coverings & Helmets 60. Metal ingots 14. lubricating 20. Shields 61. Lead bullets (sling) 8. Cleaning Implements and Supplies. Gems (see The Complete Gemner section) Puncheon 70 to 85 gallons 49. Bags 64.

Herbs & Spices 105. Tools 15. Turpentine 20. names and values. Cocoa (beans) 99. Skins 97. Tiles. Dried fish 101. Tobacco Pipes et al. Salt fish 111. Seeds (for planting) found in a Container: 96. Trophy 19. Alcoholic 98. Tobacco 13. Flour (various sorts) 102. Toys 18. maple 114. 1. Smoking. Grain. Oil. Tin ware items 12. Molasses 108. Beverages. Salt meat 112. Wax 118. Torture Chamber Objects 17. Crown Mark Sovereign Though here is no way to Crusado Mina Tael relate to the relative value Denier Noble Thaler of ancient coins in a fantasy Doit Obol Tirce setting. Foodstuffs 103. Tallow 7.Gary Gygax’s World Builder 94. Eagle Ecu Abas Florin Akcheh Groat Akhter Guilder Argento Guinea Harf Itzebu Jrimilik Koban 42 . cooking 109. Stones (small) 2. Wool Coins Batz Kreutzer Rin Bezant Kroner Royal Coins replaced the system Candareen Laurel Sequin of barter many thousands of Cash Livre Sheckle years ago. ceramic 10 Lard 107. slate 11. Tools 14. Salt 110. Whalebone 119. Seashells Random Generator for what food or beverages may be 95. Roll a d20 and continue on 4. Vinegar 117. whole (various sorts) 104. Tiles. Coffee (beans) 100. corn 113. Torches 16. Syrup. Vanilla (beans) 116. Tack 6. Table Service 5. String 3. Doubloon Onza Vintem clude the use of those Drachma Pice Yuzluk archaic terms for both their Dreyling Pistole Zehner exotic flavor and their Ducat Quattle touch of realism. that does not pre. Thread 9. Tea (leaves) 115. Syrup. Honey 106. Tar 8. Wire 120. They have taken Chuckrum Mancus Shilling a wide variety of shapes and Condor Marchetto Sou sizes.

whisk setting or story. Compass Dust cloth Cord Dust mop Goods Cup Dust pan Fishhooks Duster. things of all shapes and sizes. drinking Mop. floor Box Sack Wax. Binoculars Cloth. Music Cleaning Implements and Supplies. rope. chamois Canteen Cloth. A host of Jewelry goods. striking and chiming Lock box quarter hours Music box Mantle clock. floor those folk who pass through your Axe. furniture Flask Hammock Pail Gourd Hatchet Polish. From the most trivial to Shadow Basket (cleaning item portage) the most necessary these goods form Basket (trash removal) the stock-in-trade of the lives of all Camping Gear Broom. These are the items Backpack Brush. Book One: Stock-in-Trade Box. metal animal. string or wire) Wash board Canister Telescope Wash tub Cash box Tent. small the bazaar Caddy Walking staff Casket Wallet Coffer Wineskin Phial. large Carriage. narrow-mouthed Knife. scrub tale. striking the hour Pillbox Small clock Pot (small) Powder box Puzzle box Sea chest Strong box Tinder box 43 . clock (portable) Case Carriage. upholstery strange items they may decorate their Belt pouch Bucket lives with. metal animal. clock (portable). cleaning Wine skin Rope Vinegar Rucksack Wax. small Cedar chest Tinder box Clocks & Watches Crate Trap. furniture Jar. string Ewer Ground cloth Oil. polishing Welcome to the Bazaar of Bazaars. striking Filing box and chiming quarter hours Foot locker Carriage. clothing that bring a touch of the concrete to Bag Brush. Zucchetto. feather Bottle Fishing line Holly stone Canteen Fishing pole Lye Carafe Flint & steel Mop. furniture Bread box Shoulder pouch Wax. what Bedroll Brush. clean Pitcher Pan Soap Pottle Pot Sponge. striking Hatbox the hour Jar Mantle clock Hope chest Mantle clock. cloth (rag) Decanter Gourd. Baldric. belt Broom. What folk eat and wear. clock (portable). cleaning Jug Lantern Rug beater Phial Machete Sand. sheath Rag. decorative Trap. stone Can Snare (cord. litter the everyday lives of the high Puzzle Household and low alike.

repeater. pocket. crocheted Suspenders (bracers) chiming quarter hours Lace. mid-calf. mid-calf. spiked Cloth & Clothing Material Types Satin Moccasins Buffalo hide Satin brocade Mukluks Bull hide Seersucker Sandals Burlap Serge Shoes. cotton or wool Sash. striking the hour Leather Footwear Wall clock Leather. soft Watch. large. ankle-top. pocket. hard Watch. woven Belt. chiming Organza Boots. reptile Slippers. knee. spiked Cheesecloth Shagreen Slippers Chenille Skin. large Organdy Boots. tatted Tall (floor) clock. small. shoddy Bonnet Elk hide Wool. soft Watch. raw Shoes. repeater. pin-on. music Pigskin Boots. woman’s Poplin Boots. striking and Lace. wide quarter hours Jute Harness Table clock. large. brocade Shoes. narrow Table clock. narrow Tall (floor) clock Knitted. knee. striking and chiming Horsehide Girdle.Gary Gygax’s World Builder Small clock. suede Boots. feathered Cap. fine Velveteen Arming cap Cotton. cleated Wall clock. wide Tall (floor) clock. riding Rawhide Boots. soft Canvas Sharkskin Shoes. hard Camels hair Silk. pig-faced Damask Wool. hip (soft) Wall clock. coarse Beret Doeskin Wool. hard Watch. skull 44 . metal Cap. fishing quarter hours Linen brocade Boots. wide nearest hour when string pulled Hemp Crossbelt Table clock Hide Girdle Table clock. pocket. worsted Busby Cap. hunting Cap. striking and Fur Balderic chiming quarter hours when string Gabardine Bandoleer pulled Gingham Belt. cleated Cambric Silk. striking and chiming Felt Clothing quarter hours Fishnet Small clock. striking and chiming Linen Boots. pocket. ankle-top. striking the hour Mohair Boots. mid-leg (soft) Watch. man’s Piping Boots. billed Cap. striking the hour Flannel Belting Table clock. small. jesters Cap. hard Calfskin Silk Shoes. striking the hour Kidskin Sash. striking the Hair. raw. hobnailed Watch. heavy Whipcord Bascinet Corduroy Wool Bascinet. dress Chiffon Taffeta Snowshoes Cloth of gold Tweed Tabi Cloth of silver Twill Zoris Cotton Velvet Cotton brocade Velvet brocade Headgear Cotton. ladies Netting Boots. fine Bicornered hat Denim Wool. pocket. soft Calico Silk brocade Shoes. angora Bearskin Deerskin Wool.

brimmed Hat. narrow. square crown (short to high). tented (soldier’s). *Motifs include: animals. or herringbone twill weave of two or more colors or shades oft he same color. brimmed Hat. cylindrical crown. mixed width): Self explanatory. square crown (short to high) Hat. a pattern of squares. brimmed Hat. vertical (thin. etc. fruits. Stripes. Stripes. Color spotted (tweed): A wool fabric with a rough surface. brimmed (narrow to Turban broad) Hat. brimmed Hat. brimmed Hat. butterflies. wide. wide. hemispherical crown Hat. narrow. Hat. oval crown (short to high) Hat. brimmed Hat. round. Embroidered: Fabric adorned with ornamental needlework or figures. conical crown (short to high). triangular crown (short to high). brimmed Cap. leaves and flowers. tented (soldier’s) Kepi Cap. onion-like crown. billed (campaign/sailor) Hood Cap. triangular crown (short to high) 45 . leaves. rectangular crown (short to high) Hat. hemispherical crown. in a plain. variegated. pagoda-style crown (short to high) Hat. brimmed Hat. Plaid: Cloth with a checkered or crossbarred pattern Plain: Not dyed. twill. Checked: A crisscross pattern. wide. weapons. mystical symbols. onion-like crown (short to high) Hat. or ornamented with a pattern or figure. pagoda-style crown (short to high). soft Helm Cap. Parti-colored: Having different colors indifferent parts of the fabric. billed Kerchief (babushka) Casque Scarf Coif Shako Cowl (of other garment) Tarboosh Crown Tiara Fez Torque Hat. Stripes. Dots (tiny to large): A pattern of spots ranging from tiny to large and often containing a combination of sizes. stocking Helmet Cap. conical crown (short to high) Tricornered Hat. or resembling or suggesting such a network as in heraldry. Stripes with faint checking in them: Self explanatory. narrow. mixed width): Self explanatory. medium. medium. pyramidal crown (short to high). rectangular crown (short to high). Printed*: Fabric printed with a design. a bearing of horizontal and vertical crossbars. Lozenged (diamond): Divided by transverse diagonal lines into equal lozenges or squares of different tinctures. colored. round (campaign/sailor) Hume Cap. horizontal (thin. Book One: Stock-in-Trade Table 1:7 Cloth Patterns Appliquéd: One material attached or fastened to another by sewing. brimmed Hat. birds. diagonal (thin. Latticed: Embroidery in imitation of a lattice. oval crown (short to high). flowers. geometrical shapes. pyramidal crown (short to high) Hat. medium. cylindrical crown Hat. mixed width): Self explanatory. brimmed Hat. flat crown.

and Usually long sleeved. leather. It can be worn without a Bases: An embroidered mantle worn by knights on gown indoors or while working. Pants: An outer garment extending from the waist to the Coat: A sleeved outer garment opening down the front and knees and ankles and separated to accommodate the legs. It is cut fairly close to the horseback. Codpiece: An ornamented bag or flap appended to the Pinafore: A sleeveless usually low-necked garment front of the tight breeches worn by men. with tails. It has a hood. Also. Lederhosen: Leather pants which extend to the knees. worn by men and women in the 16th and 17th centuries. warmth and protection. generally any clothing consisting of a skirt and waist. extending to just below the hips. a man’s dressing gown or night gown. as they are more Bib: A small piece of cloth worn by children. Jerkin: A close-fitting hip-length usually sleeveless Shirt: Any of various cloth garments worn by men. made of one piece. Scarf: A long broad piece of silk or other cloth worn about one made of leather. The most closely fitted kind of ordnance. Sometimes attachable to a coat. worn by peasants. Generally associated with Breeches: Trousers which reach to the knee. without cowl): An outer garment worn over Dressing gown: A loose robe for wear when one is other garments. with long. fastened in the back and worn as an apron or dress. the neck. or leather gaiter. dress (as opposed to cape. Skirt: That part of a garment as in a robe. inexpensive medieval coat of defense. Smock: A coarse linen frock or shirt especially of the kind worn over the coat by European farm laborers. but applies to suits or tuxedos. Cloak (with. Oilskin: A cloth made waterproof by treatment of oil. trousers and hose together. The hem is decorated with ornamentation. or shirt. short): A garment without sleeves. Gloves: Outer covering for the hands. Peignoir: A woman’s dressing gown. specifically to wrap around the body with one end over the head. Apron: A cloth or tunic wrapped around the front of the Kilt: A short pleated skirt reaching to the knees. Mantle: A long sleeveless cloak made of fine materials Caftan: This is a floor length garment with at least elbow and worn over clothing. a utilitarian garment worn to Cannons: A style of decorating breeches in the 16th and protect from cold and rain) it was usually fastened at the 17th centuries. Negligée: Evening wear for women. often lined Coat. the neck and hanging over the back and shoulders. body and tied in the rear. dress etc. Sometimes used as a ribbons but only extended to the knees or ankles. length. a women’s dress. Jupon: A sleeveless jacket worn over the armor. for the head. under a coat or jacket. head from the cold. Sari: A long cotton or silk garment worn by Hindu women Gown: A long generally loose outer garment. usually the chief garment. tailored and require help in dressing. Kirtle: A woman’s under-dress. in one garment. being waist undressing or lounging. esp. etc for East and North Africa. Though some are longer and have sleeves Frock: A monks cowl or habit. full skirts in front and back worn by men. a body. Doublet: The doublet is a close fitting jacket worn by a Poncho: A cloak-like a blanket with a hole in the middle man. 46 . head or shoulders as an ornament or to give Jacket: A short coat. Robe (with. without cowl): The cloak is an outer Pantaloons: Trousers fastened below the calf or strapped garment. reaching from the middle to below the knees. frock coat: A double breasted coat and with long neckline of a low necked bodice. top coat: As above. Blouse: A loose upper garment. Burnoose: The outer cloak or garment worn in the Middle Leggings: A covering of canvass. attached to the doublet by cords or over the shoulder for ornament. are supported by suspenders. Coat. styles are reserved for the wealthy. neck with ribbons or clasps. it is made with or without sleeves. overcoat: As above. They range in size from knee to floor length. cotton or silk. traditional German dress. can be the principle Ruff: A high frilled or pleated collar of starched muslin outer garment for a girl. Parka: A fur jacket or heavy long woolen shirt. Jack: A rough. usually with sleeves. below the boots. tail coat: As above. or a cloth strip wound spirally. symbol of distinction by men. legs and feet.Gary Gygax’s World Builder Outer Garments Jersey: A soft elastic cloth knitted of wool. that hangs below the waist. Dress: That which is used for covering or ornament of the Puttees: A covering for the lower leg in the form of a cloth body. They are generally good in bad weather. An integral part of noble court length but usually wrist length sleeves. tight sleeves. but covering other garmnents with pile or fleece with an attached hood for protecting the Coat. Partlet: A rectangular piece which fills in the square Coat. Hose: Formally a tight fitting outer garment covering the Sash (shoulder): A band or scarf worn around the waist or hips. They are generally short. Cape (long. The whole is usually protecting the legs. often jacket. such as a dress or gown. fastened at Mittens: A muff or a thick glove.

Also an insert or trimming ear flaps and ties under the chin. This vestment denotes rank and can be worn under associated with primitive societies. Sometimes refers to the as the maniple. under garments are made of some form of linen. Cap: A type of head covering that fits snugly over the head Vest: A short tight fitting sleeveless garment worn under a and brow. a large bow of material worn Cloak: The priestly cloak is hooded and worn over all the over the waist. A skull cap. The toes are sometimes exposed. a waistcoat. Ecclesiastical Alb: A white tunic or vestment that reaches to the feet. It Waistcoat (sleeved or sleeveless): Also called wescot. cotehardie/kirtle. roughly the length of a full Hood: A type of head dress that covers the whole head. Trousers: See pants above. worn as an outer garment or under the surplice or gown. The most basic of garb. Generally all medieval others have longer pointed tippets and so on. sometimes including the face. determined by how the stole is worn. worn by floor length. and Wrapper: A woman’s dressing gown. loose. narrow decorated scarf with fringed Apron: A cloth or tunic wrapped around the front of the extremities worn by officiating clergy. Garters: An elastic band or tie that is worn about the thigh Cotta: A short surplice (see below). Calotte: A small rimless. the chasuble. Book One: Stock-in-Trade Stole: A long. and suspended from the undergarment from which Cowl (of other garment): A hood that ranges in length stockings are suspended. priest’s other garments. combination of trousers and hose in one garment. fit. In the Roman Catholic Church a Cardinal wears Tabard: A name for the early garment (which existed a scarlet berretta. a loose short cloak projections on the top. Berretta: Also Birretta. 47 . and everyday circumstances. It is laced and or strapped to the ankle period. more sides. with Buskins: A boot or shoe which covers the ankles. worn under the bodice by women. Frock: An outer robe. Their color corresponds to the color of the women under their garments or as bed clothes. half: As above. pointed hood. Usually built on a “T” pattern. Also. They are of cloth. fastens in front. wide sleeved garment with open Loincloth: A cloth worn about the waist and loins. length and rather loose. the clergy. Tights: A tightly fitting garment for the legs. but specifically a skirt and weather resistant. Stockings: A close knit garment made to cover the feet and legs. Pantaloons: Tight trousers fastened below the calf or Fanon: A type of head dress. The ecclesiastical cap is generally one that has suit coat by men. A covers the head and shoulders. snug cap. but only waist long. even before Roman times) which evolved into the cote/ Black gown: See Gown below. A square cap with three Surcoat: An outer coat or gown. In some usage it is the same strapped under the boots. sized dress. other vestments. a Bishop a purple and a priest a black. Diaper: A cotton or linen cloth woven in a pattern formed Cope: Similar to a cap. and embellishment depending on halfway to the knee. They range in length from knee length to Chemise: A short slip or long undershirt. Chasuble: This hooded garment is a sleeveless. Chimer: Like the chasuble this garment is a long Bustle: A pad that woman wear on the lower back in order sleeveless tunic worn over the priest’s garments. The color often denotes the rank of worn over armor. outer Undergarments garment worn over the alb during religious ceremonies. with a long. Usually for young women and Gown: The official dress worn by clergy. Slip: A woman’s undergarment. rising various sleeves. Rank is often body and tied in the rear. Worn in both ceremonial Slip. Capuche: A type of cowl. floor children. Biretta. generally dark. Dalmatic: A floor length. A simple hood fits around the head. upper torso of the priest. Undershirt: A shirt worn beneath the jacket or blouse. the upper edge attached under the alb. It is pulled over the head. worn under a gown or dress. Associated with monks sleeveless garment which extends just below the waist and more than any other type of clergy. wrapping around the shoulders and by repeating small diamond shapes. Amice: An oblong white linen cloth worn like a collar around the neck. Usually loose fitting with front ties and full length sleeves. Worn by monks or nuns. or leg. and complexity. Linen: Any garment made of flax. to fill out the figure. The Amice can also be pulled up and worn as a hood. Long. made of wool and generally heavy Petticoat: This garment is a skirt. Cassock: A long close fitting garment. Also.

Mitre: The mitre is a kind of folding-cap. savanna occasional clothing. wall hanging Leopard. trimming (boots. subtropic. being waist length. seas occasional cape. lakes. It is often attached with a pin to the cuff shoulders and sometimes has a cowl. temperate. are generally short. The Mitre comes in a variety of sizes. Rabbit subarctic. trimming (boots. trimming (boots. trim (boots. waterways rare cape. floor. It is of plain white the other to the wrist. It consists of two Scarf: A long embroidered rectangular cut of cloth that is like parts. but are united above Shovel hat: A broad-brimmed hat. floor covering. scarce. mountain temperate. wall hanging Wolf arctic. Ermine temperate common cape. temperate. clothing) Fox temperate common cape. waterways common bedding. some being Stole: Also. jacket. temperate. subarctic. tropic. cloaks. wall hanging Chinchilla mountain regions extremely rare cape. It sometimes refers or sleeve of the alb. Robe: An outer garment worn over other vestments. higher clergyman. floor covering. jacket. wall hanging Otter temperate. to a badge worn by affiliates of certain religious orders. around his neck and hanging down in front of him or in Phylactery: A small leather case containing holy some cases it is worn over the left shoulder. cloaks (boots. worn about the neck or draped across the shoulders. subarctic rare clothing. tropic scarce clothing. Worn by the Pope in Roman Catholic tradition. Tunic: A loose. clothing) Puma See Mountain Lion.Gary Gygax’s World Builder Table 1:8 Furs Fur Type Where Available Rarity* Uses Bear arctic. particularly a bishop. wall hanging Lynx subarctic. savanna rare clothing. A long band which the Priest wears very large with high pointed peaks. subarctic. temperate common bedding. fabric with decorative work about the throat and hem. tropic rare clothing. Mantle: Any loose fitting garment that is worn over other consisting of two pieces of cloth joined by shoulder bands cloths. trimming (boots. They are attached Unless some form of stocking is worn the foot remains to the upper robes. jacket. floor covering. white ecclesiastical gown with Jewish faith one is fastened with leather thongs to the head wide sleeves. usually shorter and lighter than a cloak. Maniple: The glorified handkerchief worn on the left Scapular: A sleeveless outer garment that hangs from the wrist of the Priest. occasional. trimming (boots. subtropic. wall hanging Lion subtropic. subtropic. floor covering. temperate plentiful bedding. subtropic occasional clothing. each stiffened by a lining and rising to a peak. floor covering. temperate common cloak. clothing) * Order of rarity is as follows: extremely rare. Zucchetto: The cap worn by clergy under the berretta. and worn under the clothing on the chest and back. floor covering. lakes scarce trimming (cape. edges and folds. temperate extremely rare cape. snow arctic. lakes. shelter Beaver temperate. orarium. tropic occasional clothing. waterways plentiful cape. jacket) Mink temperate. Lawn sleeves: A term which refers to the sleeves of a Sandals: Light shoes laced or tied around the ankle. They Tiara: The triple pointed crown worn by higher clergy. these are sewn together on the sides. rare. clothing) Tiger subarctic. Two lappets and projecting in front like a shovel. jacket. clothing) Ocelot temperate. jacket Cheetah subtropic. tropic plentiful bedding. back. trimmed on the ends with a fringe hanging down from the Skullcap: A tight fitting cap. trimming (boots. scriptures. subtropic. wall hanging Lamb temperate. clothing. Though some are The tiara is tall and white with embroidery around the longer and have sleeves. tropic rare clothing. jacket. gown-like garment worn by men or women. turned up at the sides by a piece of material that can fold together. floor covering. tropic. exposed to the elements. clothing) Seal. clothing) Cougar See Mountain Lion. clothing) Sable subarctic. Tippet: The long hanging part of a hood or cowl. In the Surplice: A loose fitting. cloak. trim (boots. fur subarctic. temperate occasional clothing. wall hanging Lion. clothing) Jaguar subtropic. floor covering. common and plentiful. worn over a cassock. 48 . floor covering. lakes. They are carried or attached to the body. jacket. clothing Leopard temperate. oceans. wall. wall hanging Marmot subarctic.

tow Ivory carving Trunk Jewelry. metal. briar 49 . etc. nut Jewelry. Necklace Ashtray Pendant Cigar Pin Cigar cutter Ring Cigarette Tiara Cigarillo Toe ring Hookah Torque Humidor Waist chain Match Narghile Pipe. foot Handicraft Object Pot. stone Basket. Book One: Stock-in-Trade Containers. claws/teeth Jewelry. clay Bale Pipe. chewing Crate Tobacco (various kinds) Hamper Tobacco pouch Jar. woven Bag Sandals Bag. carpet Stone carving Bag. shell Container. large Locker. shoulder Basket Jewelry Box Ankle chain Box. large (ceramic. rucksack Button Saddle bags Choker Suitcase Collar Satchel Earring(s) Trunk Locket Valise Medal Wallet Medallion Navel jewel Neck chain Smoking. corncob Barrel Pipe. back Bangle Pannier Belt Portmanteau Bracelet Pouch Broach Sack Buckle Sack. calabash Bag Pipe. Tobacco Pipes et al. brass Pipe. hat Anklet Case Arm band Hamper Armlet Pack.) Basket/container. woven Sack Bone carving Sack. bushel Pipe reamer Bin Smoking stand Box Snuff Cauldron Snuff box Chest Tobacco. Large Pipe. meerschaum Basket Pipe. bone Tub Jewelry. duffel Wood carving Bag. Travel Mat.

a medicinal liquid meant for broad external application on some portion or the whole of the patient’s body. usually warm. Oils are liquid at healing or in anointing. A type of herb as well. chemical which was once believed to be the basis of all Salve: Any medicinal ointment applied to wounds. potion or similar substance form. One of the many Plaster: A pasty preparation spread upon the body for processes by which elixirs. is infused in water. Potion: A drink. draws a reaction out of the subject. to extract the flavor. matter suspended in some viscid substance. Also associated with quack medicines. substance made thus compounded. Emollient: A preparation or medicine that has a softening Refresher: A lotion. Wash: Wash. an admixture or tincture. essence etc. The a dose of medicine. Essence: A substance that keeps intact. used to set bones. disease or or as elaborately designed supports. Ointment: A fatty substance applied to the skin for Bracer: Something that binds or braces. potion or similar Extracts: The concentrated matter which remains after substance which restores bodily health. It also refers to magical substances. slows the spread of disease . resin. its solid phase. alcoholic solution of a small quantity of the drug or drugs Poultice: A mass of soft. particularly in case of muscular bruising. poultice. Cream: A cosmetic or emulsion made like a resin. Tincture: The medicinal substance within any given Lozenge: A type of pellet or pill that is generally solution. bran. magic potion. called Allheal. This could be things as simple as sticks Panacea: A supposed cure for any hurt. 50 . pulp. which is a collection of human body organs. Philtre: A portion or type of charm used to bring about Curative: A thing which is used in the act of healing. meals in order to stimulate the apetite. irritated skin and the like. from any number of sources (flour. curative reasons. room temperature but soluable in certain organic solvents Bolus : A large pill. poultice. It refers to herbal lore’s teaching that all vegetable matter Gel: A jellylike substance formed by a colloidal solution in possessed some type of medicinal quality. etc. associated with veterinary medicine. as in something healing or cosmetic purposes. associated with love potions. Liniment: An oil medicine. though can refer to human medication. Also can be used as an irritant. Infusion: The liquid extract that results when a substance Solution: To combine one or more substances together. Decoction: The act of boiling a substance in water in order Pill: A small ball or pellet of medicine to take orally. number of chemical solutions such as sulfur. Restorative: A lotion. particularly associated with alcohol. associated with curing ailments of the mouth or throat. such as ether or alcohol. mental or any substance is treated and broken down. Fortifier: A substance which strengthens the potency of an Simple: A medicine obtained from the extracts of an herb. most commonly referred as magical. etc. existing medicine through longevity or additives. poultice. such as Tablet: A small flat piece of medicine that is taken orally. salves and the like. a type of liquid ointment. Elixir: A tincture or medicine consisting of a sweetened Potions are also medicinal or poisonous. . poultice. Most commonly curing a disease or any similar action. potions. Most commonly associated with liquids. potion or similar substance or soothing affect on surface tissues. potion or similar substance which is commonly used to treat ailments of the skin. but not in water. animals or plants. usually for commercial Aperitif: An alcoholic drink that is generally taken before reasons. that. and applied to sores. Also. plant or body from which it was extracted. clean it or to stimulate some kind of action. Also referred to in alchemy as any plants dried and preserved. Digestive: Any substance which can aid digestion. magical affects. poultices etc are made. Oil: Any of a host of greasy substances obtained from the Balm: A fragrant or aromatic ointment which is used in extracts of minerals. ailments.Gary Gygax’s World Builder Medicines Nostrum: A medicine whose ingredients are kept secret in order to protect its contents. cures and otherwise. in a concentrated Represent: A lotion. Syrup: A thick liquid medicine that is generally Lotion: A preparation that is applied to the skin in order to sweetened with sugar in order to make it more palatable. Tonic: A lotion. etc) such as a philosophers stone. which refreshes strength. poultice. potion or similar substance Mixture: A liquid medicine which contains insoluble which is mentally or morally invigorating. Stimulant: A lotion. Also the physical. the fragrance. relieves exhaustion and so forth. Capsule: A small gelatinous shell or envelope containing Pastille: A pellet of aromatic paste used for burning. fumes are associated with curative powers. once applied. essence or any other property of the which numbs pain. vegetable matter. relieving pain and so forth. crippling ailment. Spirit: Any of certain substances which permeate the Herbal: Being the use of herbs.

Often seen in military processions. Striking the membrane plays the drum. Hautboy: Also known as the oboe. Basset Horn: A relative of the clarinet that is larger and Flute: A tubular wind instrument that produces high- creates a richer tone. These pieces form a but is slightly smaller and makes tones in a higher pitch. and beeswax is used to form a mouthpiece. instrument with a double reed. cut to different sizes. Clavier: A small accordion with a hexagonal shape that Harpsichord: A keyboard instrument that utilizes quills to uses buttons for keys. lute. The glass when struck. has been replaced with the tuba. Bells: Cup shaped instruments that emit metallic sounds Glass harmonica: Invented by Ben Franklin. Horn. low tones. It of the bowls. pieces of slate. Related to the tuba. it can also play simple melodies. causing them to vibrate and make sound. this instrument cylinder with membranes stretched tightly over one or both is a large oboe with a bulb shaped bell. signal. Glockenspiel: A percussion instrument consisting of a Bugle: A brass instrument that resembles a trumpet series of metal bars that is played with a pair of light without valves. Most often used as a bass. The sheer size of this instrument requires Cittern: A small-flat backed string instrument that is three performers to operate it. metal and wood played by inhaling or exhaling through its Celeste: A keyboard instrument that uses hammers that row of reeds. Bagpipe: A wind instrument consisting of a bag. wooden mallets. It can be straight or bent and is usually The double bass is larger and creates deeper tones than the around three to ten foot in length. The strings are plucked to create sounds. Fifes are most often seen Banjo: A string instrument with a hollow circular body accompanying drums in military processions. played by plucking the strings. Bandor: A stringed instrument consisting of six to seven Euphonium: A smaller and higher pitched version of the strings. stripped of its outer bark to reduce its length making it easier to use during hunting. Harmonicon: A Scottish instrument consisting of 65 Cello: A string instrument that looks similar to the bass. pitched sounds. The gittern has four strings and the rounded back of a lute. musical scale and are played by striking the stones with Chimes: A set of bells specially tuned to the musical scale. alpine: A horn made from wooden strips bound Double bass: A string instrument that resembles the bass. and one or more drone pipes. with birch bark. a double– Drum. The largest member of the violin family. or striking them with padded mallets. bass: A large type of drum that gives loud. Flageolet: Also known as the tin whistle due to its metal Bass: A large string instrument that produces very low construction. A whistle with six finger holes that is a tones. organ that uses metal reeds to create sounds. kettle: A drum consisting of a copper pot with a membrane stretched across the top opening. Dulcimers are played by either body. Calliope: An instrument that uses keys like a piano to play Gong: A percussion instrument consisting of a large metal steam whistles. disk. with strings. Drum. Dulcimer: An instrument with varying length strings. pluck the strings to make sound. mallets. Drum: A percussion instrument consisting of a hollow Horn. ends. A woodwind Cornets are typically slightly smaller than trumpets. Fife: A small high-pitched flute. member of the recorder family. or a horn. Harmonium: A keyboard instrument that resembles an Clarion: A type of trumpet with a clear and shrill. 51 . strike metal plates to make notes. and three strings. a fretted neck. The musician touches the rims carry the lowest tone of the brass family of instruments. Traditionally made of a eucalyptus branch wood or animal horn. that is covered with a diaphragm of vellum. and a scalloped body. It consists of a series of glass bowls without stems woodwind like keys along its side that was designed to that rotate in a tray of water. Book One: Stock-in-Trade Musical Instruments Drums. deep sounds when played. Bassoon: A long bodied wind instrument that produces Gittern: A plucked string member of the guitar family. Diggery-do: A straight natural trumpet without its own Horn: An ancient wind instrument originally made from mouthpiece. a fretted neck. Balalaika: A string instrument consisting of a triangular stretched over a sound box. highlander can do without it’s sweet sounds. snare: A drum with wires stretched across the reed melody pipe. plucking the strings. English: Neither English. Castanets: A rhythm instrument consisting of a pair of Harmonica: A small rectangular instrument made of shells that are clapped between the fingers to play. The horn evolved into a spiral shape that is hollowed out by termites. Cornet: A brass instrument that resembles a trumpet. Claves: Short hardwood sticks that are tapped together to Harp: A string instrument consisting of an upright frame make sound. harmonica is based on the principle of vibrating wine Bombardon: A brass instrument that has nine to twelve glasses. No bottom that increase reverb.

Air except for its large bell and larger piping. reed: Much like the pipe organ except that the produce a certain pitch. The disks jingle when the disk is struck. One form of the clarinet. with beans or other similar items that makes a rattling Tambour: A relatively generic French term for a wide sound when shaken. Within the head are disks that rattle when the stringed instruments. creating different the instrument. xylophone. similar to a Rebeck: A pear shaped bowed string instrument. The shawm was often used in civil Organ. various strings stretched across the top that are plucked or Tabor: A small drum fixed to the performer with a strap. Rebab: A small lyre shaped instrument formed from a Tambourine: A percussion instrument consisting of a single piece of metal with a small metal strip that forms a shallow wooden ring with a membrane stretched across the top. Mouth harp: A bow shaped instrument that is placed Sackbut: An ancestor of the trombone. passing through various lengths and combinations of pipe Sirene: A musical instrument that can also be used to to make sound. notes. instrument is struck. a round back. This drum was often used in conjunction with a small flute. The kanteel consists of a music box with various strings stretched across the top. It consists of a short fretted neck. A piano like travel through the performer’s mouth. The large conical bore that predates the oboe. Thearbo: A member of the lute family that has an elongated neck and two sets of strings. The than the standard flute. In the wooden ring a series of metal disks are suspended. of the instrument. Panpipes: An instrument consisting of a series of small Slide whistle: A flute like instrument with no finger holes. and a body with a shape something like a pear. reedy sound. instrument consists of a handle on which a carved. pipe: A large keyboard instrument that uses air ceremonies. thus changing the sound allowing for multiple notes to be played. The lyre consists of a sound box with strings strung perpendicularly to it. A soundbox with religious and temple ceremonies. A perforated rotating disk or disks pipes are replaced with reeds that make sound much like a produce the sounds of this instrument. Shawm: A double reed instrument made of wood with a Oboe: A woodwind instrument with a double reed. The instrument gripped with the teeth and the metal tongue is plucked with has the rounded back of a lute. Blowing across the ends of the pipes plays drawn from the body to change the pitch. To change the tone instrument. Most commonly is blown through the tube and the finger holes are covered seen in marching bands. Two arms connect the soundbox to the yoke. to change the tone. only with a mellower sound. Mellophone: A wind instrument similar to a trumpet A mouthpiece sits atop an open tube with finger holes. Kanteel: An ancestor of the dulcimer. 52 . creating different notes. the forefinger to make the tones. against the cheek and plucked causing the vibrations to Seraphina: Also known as a seraphine. It produces a oboe creates a mellow. Rattle: A percussion instrument consisting of a shell filled Taboret: A smaller version of the tabor. Piccolo: A smaller flute that creates much higher tones Systrum: A percussion instrument of African origin. a thin tongue of brass that play freely through a slot in a Musette: A simple small bagpipe. Lute: A plucked string instrument from the guitar family. hollow Plectrum: A piece of ivory or other material used to pluck head sits. sirene is steam operated and is used as a foghorn. to an ancient form of oboe. Marimbas: A percussion instrument. determine the number of sound waves per second that Organ. variety of drums of various different constructions. Musette can also refer plate. Mandolin: A plucked string instrument that has four strings that are tuned like a violin. Lyre: Related to the harp.Gary Gygax’s World Builder Horn. The fingerboard is tongue within the base. The yoke supports the strings opposite of the soundbox. pipes bound together from smallest to largest and stopped A plunger in the center of the instrument is pushed into or at the bottom. the seraphina is actually a wind instrument. The thin part of the instrument is fretted and played with a pick like a guitar. The systrum was originally used in Psaltery: An ancestor of the dulcimer. this instrument uses reeds that consist of of his mouth. loud nasal sound. Recorder: A simple wind instrument related to the flute. French: A horn with keys that change the length of the tubing. the performer simply changes the shape Instead of strings. bowed.

a short leather strap pumpkin. The viola is the Collar: The section of the harness that fits across the second highest pitched instrument of the violin family. Bit holes and a simple mouthpiece. Terret . around the horse’s neck.the horse’s blinder. Its main resonator is made of a the horse’s head down. and Bit .which are held by the rider to guide the horse. around the horses nose helping to hold the bridle on. Crownpiece . and when tied. runs behind the Virginal: A keyboard instrument similar to the ears.which attaches to the reins and the instrument had a sweeter sound than today’s violin family.which runs in front of the ears and helps to keep the a rasping sound.one of the two over which two sets of strings are stretched. Tack. This drum creates forehead and helps hold the bridle on. Blinker . mouthpiece. Cheek Strap. Noseband . horses jaw and attaches to the crownpiece helping hold the Viol: The ancestor of the double bass. make up the working gear of a draft animal. Five of the ropes. the tuba . produces very low tones. The halter fits bulged. The body is longer than the neck.a strap that fastens to the Zitar: A plucked string instrument of Indian origin.which fits over the horses ears and helps to Tympani: Also known as a kettledrum. sound.a round loop attached to the saddle of a harness and the reins pass through these. Bellyband.a wooden bars arranged in the manner of a piano keyboard. Noseband (see Bridle). low tones. keep the harness from slipping forward. Browband . traveling and to stop the horse. strings and is played with a bow or can be plucked. The weapon is still in an upright position and has only to be pulled up and out to be removed. only larger. Triangle: A percussion instrument consisting of a metal Bit: The mouthpiece of a bridle. Lance Rest (or Socket): A leather sleeve or wooden socket into which a rider may rest a lance. Throatlatch . 53 . chains or straps that wagon. one on each side Whistle: A basic wind instrument with few if any finger of the harness. An ancestor of the Cheekpiece . through a loop in the hame zitar is constructed of a long fretted neck with a round body fastening to the noseband. It has a set of strings that run parallel to the Harness: The combination of straps and bands which keyboard. harpsichord. attaching the trace to the hame. cheekpiece. runs between the forelegs. Sidecheck . The triangle produces the speed of the horse. Saddle . A membrane is hold the bridle on. Front with a serrated edge. (see Bridle).going under the ages. determine the direction the horse is a high-pitched sound when struck. Scraping the edge with a stick creates . Reins (see Bridle). Book One: Stock-in-Trade Tom-tom: A small drum with two heads.which sets on the horses stretched over a large copper kettle.fitting loud. Commonly used Saddle. while keeping the horses Trumpet: A brass instrument with three valves and a cup head in its natural position. Martingale . Viola: Similar to a violin. The girth. The pieces of Weiro: A percussion instrument made from a dried gourd the harness are as follows: Crownpiece (see Bridle). The violin has four for the purpose of restraint. This six-string bridle on. Throatlatch . Bridle: The bridle is made up of the following piece: Reins Tuba: A large member of the brass family.connects to the bit. Hame . The Halter: A rope or strap with a noose or a headstall for body of the instrument has sound holes and is slightly leading or restraining horses or cattle. Hip Straps. is drawn by a strings are used for melody while the rest are used for harnessed draft animal. down the head and forms a nose band.a leather strap that runs across the draft animal’s back and attaches to the bellyband. Most often used by the upper class of the middle and holds the bit to the bridle. etc. and runs back Xylophone: A percussion instrument with a row of along the body attaching to the harness.a leather strap used to harmony. harness on. & Harness in jazz music. Vielle: Also known as a hurdy-gurdy. which is used to steady and hold made of teak wood. cart. Trace . A favorite of beatniks.which attaches to the bit and the crownpiece violin. The blocks are struck with hammers to produce pieces lying on the collar that are attached to the traces. withers and over the shoulders of a draft animal that is used Violin: A bow stringed instrument. Collar (see above). Crupper . strap that runs under the horse’s throat and helps hold the The bars are supported with a metal frame over resonator bridle in place. Breeching - Zither: A string instrument consisting of a wooden frame passes around the horse’s haunches. Hame Tug . which is used to control bar bent into the form of a triangle.One of two tubes.

When using a side saddle. wood Hatchet Saw. cane Saw.Gary Gygax’s World Builder Lariat: A long rope ending in a noose used to catch as herding. wood Hook. Skirt . war (high back): This saddle is made more for seat. these bags are swinging weapons from a mount. and the seat is strap that runs underneath the horse that keeps the saddle in placed lower than in a normal saddle in order to keep the place. Yoke: The yoke is used for joining together draft animals. sometimes having a women. Panel .a leather flap on each side of the saddle staying on your mount than for simple comfort. pruning Saw. Stirrup Leather . The stirrup leathers are thicker as during riding. block Adz Fork.a leather strap that is secured under rider mounted whether from reaching out to attack another the skirt and hangs down holding a stirrup. usually curves upwards. splitting Hammer Rasp Bit & brace Hammer. the woman would sit knob. used to carry the rider’s possessions. stout stock. stone Hammer. each for holding the head of an one has a wider seat to be able to stay in the saddle better. rock Saw Chain-cutter Hammer. This will allow for the extra weight and Saddle bags: A large pair of bags.the part that runs under the Saddle. wood Pincers General Flail. abrasiveness of the saddle. coping Chisel. this saddle is made tougher for more endurance. hay Plumb line Awl. claw Rope Brush Hammer. two-man Maul Sawhorse Measuring line Scissors Measuring stick Scythe Mop Shears 54 . metal Cutters Knife. A rises a little higher for more stability. Seat. normally made of these can be extended to allow for balance and stability for leather. Drill Nippers Tools File. Saddle made of wood. threshing Plane. The skirt is more pronounced. sidesaddle: This saddle is made specifically for Pommel .to tie equipment to the saddle (rope or tools). as well as a lance rest Saddle blanket: A cloth pad placed beneath the saddle (see above). Also referred to as a lasso. The riding saddle consists of the following: Saddle. which is used to protect the horse’s back from the Traces: See Harness above. and extended from the stock is a short lash Strings . butcher Saw. warriors blade is usually attached. Saddle. Saddle pad: See blanket above. The area of covering the metal bar where the stirrups hang. Whip: See Quirt above. fine-tooth Clamp.the back part of the saddle which facing forward with both feet on the left side of the horse. animal. digging Pliers Auger Fork. manure Pruning hook Awl. Cantle . small Draw knife Mallet Saw.these run down the side of the saddle covering and Saddle (riding): A seat for a rider on the back of a horse or protecting the stirrup leathers. such fastened together with a yoke. A yoke can also refer to a pair of draft animals while performing more strenuous acts than just riding. ball-pin Right angle Broom Hammer. Flaps . hooked Gimlet Pry bar Axe Gouge Punch Axe. frame Chisel. hand Grindstone Rake Axe. metal Pickaxe File.the horseman or footman. The working saddle lariat is also a rope used to picket animals.the front part of saddle. or absorbing an attack himself and place where the rider places his foot to mount the horse and trying to stay mounted. Stirrup . metal Hoe Saw. and two ride.a the pommel and the cantle both flare up. also contains the following: Back Jockey . usually leather that runs under the seat for more support. roping/working: More than a seat for the casual normally a pair of oxen consisting of a crosspiece.a thick piece of Quirt: A riding whip with a short. This bow-shaped pieces. well as longer. straight Fork. of braided leather. Girth . large Crow bar Knife. keyhole Clamp. other animal. sledge Saw. tack Saw. A scabbard for the either hung from or laid over the saddle. and the cantle horses and other livestock.

wooden. Burglars. small. and large) Pin Lantern. hooded Balls and jacks Pin. with hook Vise. Furnished. skewing Dolls Gantry Figures. toy Rental Costs/Month. cotter Lantern. miniature. medium. cap for. wooden Inclined plane Figures. with spring clamp Vise. Book One: Stock-in-Trade Shovel Tools. and cord Banding Jack (screw. small Straight edge Brace & bits (metal and wood) Pole. Thieves Metal saw. two or more Balls. rocking Jack-in-a-boxes Kites Table 1:9 Lodging and Board in Gold Marbles. Large Villa: Same as Eight room 55 . wooden Castle. triangular) Saw. miniature Special Tools for Construction Chalk & slate Block & tackle Dollhouses Crane Dollhouse furniture Crane. large Nail Jimmy. toy. cap for. metal telescoping Wedge. wooden One Month 2gp 4gp 9gp 18gp Wagons. splitting Crowbar. miniature. small Spade Bolt/chain cutters Nippers. wooden Lever Hoop & stick Pulley Horses. wire blade with wooden handles Zax (slate axe) Glass cutter Screw driver Grappling hook & fine. glass Breakfast 5 cp 1sp 3sp 11sp Puppets Dinner 1 sp 3sp 10sp 2gp Ships. small Strapping Blocks. small Toys Peg Knives (small. animal. large Pole. strong rope Skeleton key(s) Fasteners Hammer Treble hook. human. with blade Tongs Chisel. City Room Poor Common Good Extravagant One Room 1gp 2gp 5gp 10gp Two Room 2gp 3gp 7gp 12gp Three Room 3gp 7gp 9gp 14gp Five Room 7gp 12gp 15gp 20gp Eight Room 12gp 15gp 20gp 28gp Small Villa: Same as Fiver room. wheeled bottom Lodging Costs/Person Soldiers. wooden. wooden (various kinds. round. metal (flat. large Sickle Awl. hooded bullseye Balls. metal Pole. clay Meal Poor Common Good Extravagant Marbles. metal Clamp(s) Pole. agate Board Costs Marbles. miniature. wooden One Week 11sp 1gp 6gp 9gp Vehicles. Wood Crowbar. floating Supper 5 cp 2sp 6sp 18gp Ships. wooden Washer Boats. small and up) Wedge(s) Bolt & nut Jimmy. straight Metal saw. foot Rivet Lock picks (assorted. large Screw instruments) Balls. small Razor Whetstone Files. cap for. Time Poor Common Good Extravagant mounted and afoot) One Night 3sp 6sp 11sp 2gp Swords.

white Whiskey. dry. barley White (grape). semi-sweet Brandy. dry Beer. aromatic Liqueur. straight. dry Beer. etc. herbed Red (grape). orange Cider. blended. All Pernod wine or liquor of some sort mixed finished off with the finest port gold Pulque with an infusion of a sweetener and can buy. pilsener Whiskey. flower. dark Whiskey. bitter Tavern Brandy. semi-sweet. sweet Grappa linen and cloth. golden Wine characters. straight whiskeys Sparkling (grape). nut. flavored (lemon. spiced Beverages. peach Mead. golden Liqueur. semi-sweet. white. pineapple drinking stout beer. resined Ale sweetened Rose (grape). conversation. white. armagnac Kummel Wine. golden Red (grape). orange) Liqueur. dry.Gary Gygax’s World Builder Brandy. “jawing. lager and neutral spirits Sparkling (grape). herbed Absinthe Crème de cacao White (grape). rye. Talking. herbed Stout (beer) Whiskey. fruit. Cheese. fresh from the oven. sitting around Rum. seed. flower. semi-sweet Beer. flavored (grape. plant. straight. to cloth them in more than Rum. sweet Ale. spice. grain spirits Sangria Beer Whiskey. semi-sweet Vodka. spiced give personality to your tale’s Rum. beet Brandy (sparkling wine) Crème de menthe Wine.” gives you the opportunity to Rum. dry Beer. mint. straight. berry. sweet Beer. cherry Liqueur. wheat White (grape). cognac Liqueur. walnut (nocha del strege) chicken basted in sweet ale. sweet Liqueur. almond Wine. dry your audience and more than any Tequila. crusty bread. pale Whiskey.) Red (grape). straight rye Vermouth. golden. herbed other tool draws them to the table and Tequila. brown sweetened and herbed Rose (grape). blended. malt. barley and malt (scotch). dark agents: fruit. Kumiss *Actually the same as a liqueur. Long table Gin Liqueur. semi-sweet Liquor and Liqueurs Cordial* White (grape). slow-roasted Gin. or redistilled creme. lemon. white Red (grape). barley. herbed 56 . sweet. chocolate Liqueur. fruited White (grape). sweet Aqua vita Crème de cassis Wine. Vodka Red (grape). bock Whiskey. sweet Malt liquor Whiskey. corn. red. resined the realities of the tale. dark. red Whiskey. sweet (various kinds) Brandy (wine) Crème de yvette Wine. ginger (wine-brandy based) Calvados (apple brandy) Liqueur. Vermouth. mint sauce and pastries. fruit. straight corn (bourbon) Vermouth. sweetened Peppermint schnapps cinnamon apples. feasting on Gin. Mescal or other neutral spirits. barley and malt (scotch) Rose (grape). Alcoholic Vodka. tea wheels of gouda cheese. light Port (fortified) essential to setting the atmosphere for Slivovitz Red (grape). pecan boards filled with comrades in arms Gin. dark. dry Mead Whiskey. sweet (various kinds) Liqueur. sweet root. dry. red. steaming loaves of Kirsh wasser Sloe gin hot. herbed. sweet Beer. fruit (any. sweet Whiskey. barley and malt (scotch). Food and drink are Rum. blended. Rose (grape). herbed. porter herbed and spiced Vermouth. semi-sweet. resined White (grape). Poultry. Rose (grape). straight whiskeys Sparkling (grape). Raki one or more of the following flavoring Rum. spiced Ale. straight corn (bourbon). banana Liqueur. barley. hard Liqueur. sweet (various kinds) Brandy. dry. dry Beer Whiskey. baked Gin. bitter Whiskey. semi-sweet Ale. wine-brandy) Liqueur. rye Sherry (fortified) Beer. grain Mounds of fresh-churned butter. herb. coffee Liqueur.

wine. milled. & Pastries by a regional name. boiled Vinegar. cot. milled. black Roll. sweet Cheddar Watermelon rind Bread. herbed Pudding. hot pepper Gelatin Gooseberry Torte Sauce. wheat Crowdie Dairy Products Shellfish below. goat’s Crabapple Pasta Sour cream Date Couscous Whey Durian Noodles (various kinds) Swiss Yogurt Fig Pasta dough. whole tiny. white Pudding. it is not Cauliflower Tart possible to properly name Cucumber. fried Mustard Cobbler Bilberry Coffee cake Oil Cookie (biscuit) Blackberry Cookie (biscuit) Relish. tomato Blintz 57 . A sample follows: Okra Hen Bread. ship’s erally made from cow’s Cucumber. boiled herbed Pudding. oatmeal Brie Peaches Quail Bread. whole. fish (anchovy) Fruit Dewberry Roll. wine. milled. boiled Vinegar. Book One: Stock-in-Trade Food Pastry (and Pastry-like) Chutney Candy Cake Horseradish Chocolate Berries Cake. Cranberry Doughnut Relish. ricotta) Cherry. black milk. Cherry. red Pastry (glazed) Sauce. rye Brin Vegetables. white. whole wheat Gouda Buttermilk Fruit Dumpling Limburger Cream Apple Muffin Marble Cheddar Cream cheese Apricot Pancake Pepperjack Cream. whole tiny. red Pudding Raspberry Oats. boiled Vinegar. croissant Curds (baker’s cheese. cider Pastry Mulberry Barley. Bread. heavy Banana Roll Qaurk Clotted cream Breadfruit Roll. black Porridge Vinegar. malt Petit fore Partridge berry Maize. mint Ice Hackberry Wafer Sauce. white Feta Butter Bread. sweet Eggs Biscuit. frozen Current. chili Flambé Current. unlevened Colby Fish: See Seafood & Bread. small Ostrich Bread. zucchini flan) Currant. black Éclair Salt Custard. spicy Meringue Lingonberry Cereal. sweet Sauce. sweet Goose Bread. corn (maize) Crème Brule Blueberry Cream horn Relish. boiled Vinegar. corn Airedale Onions. mixed Turkey Bread. milled. sour Wafer Bread (and Bread-like) cheeses for use in a fantasy Cucumber. wine. rice Strawberry Sherbet Whortleberry Cheese Pickles Soufflé As most cheese is identified Beets Sweetmeat Breads. Cheese is gen. plum Squawberry Wheat. rice Pie Pimento Millet. boiled Vinegar. black Serviceberry Rice. filled Teifi Tapioca (cassava) Desserts Condiments & Relishes Berry* Catsup. milled. Pudding. hard tage cheese. goat’s milk or sheep’s Cucumber. Biscuit (drop) environment. dill Duck Bread. pickle Custard (crème caramel. wine. black Fritter Sauce. bread Raspberry. soy Ice cream Huckleberry Sauce. fruit Beer Cheese Pears Pullet Bread. Pasta. milled. herbal Fruitcake Elderberry Strudle Sauce. red Tortilla Milk Coconut Milk. Cooked Vinegar. barley milk. whole.

mandarin Maize (corn) Venison. nuts) Alpaca Hickory nut Perch. pork. musk Grain Squirrel Dove Olive Barley Tapir Duck Orange Buckwheat Venison Finch Orange. buffalo. Other Partridge Pomegranate Bacon Dolphin Pheasant Prickly Pear Beef Frogs’ legs Pigeon Quince Bison (buffalo) Iguana Plover Tamarind Goat Porpoise Quail Tangerine Ham Seal Snipe Watermelon Hare Snail Swan Horse Snake Thrush Fruit. beefsteak Giraffe Guinea hen Kumquat Mushroom. yellow Jelly (virtually any berry or Antelope. green Pear butter Elephant Dove Grape. Beechnut Bass. white Jam (berry/fruit vegetables) Antelope Litchi Perch. snapping 58 . red Elk (moose). cantaloupe Truffle Rabbit Bustard Melon.) Brazil nut Bullhead Veal Butternut Carp Fruit. sausage Game hen Passion fruit Millet Vicuna Goose Papaw Oats Wapiti (elk) Grouse Peach Rice Wapiti (elk). shitaki Porcupine Bittern Melon. purple Preserve (any of berry fruit) Elk (moose) Duck Grape. puffball Opossum Mangosteen Mushroom. veal. Dried Kid Toad Turkey Apple Lamb Walrus Woodcock Apricot Llama Whale Cranberry Mutton Seafood and Shellfish Currant Pork Nuts Date (candied) Rabbit Acorn Fresh Water Fig Sausage (various kinds— Almond Bass. sausage Lark Pineapple Wild rice Zebra Moorhen Plantain Ostrich Plum Meat Meat. honeydew Raccoon Crane Melon. Game Medlar Mushroom. sausage Guinea hen Pear Rye Yak (or muck ox) Heron Persimmon Wheat Yak (or muck ox). common Hippopotamus Squab Loquat Mushroom. morel Monkey Turkey Mango Mushroom. Preserved. brown Hare Pigeon Lime Mushroom. sausage Macadamia Pickerel fruit) Bear Pecan Pike Marmalade(chopped citrus Beaver Pinon (pinyon) Salmon fruit rinds) Boar Pistachio Sturgeon Boar. Spreads: Cashew Catfish Apple butter Meat. black Groundhog (woodchuck) Peacock Lemon Mushroom. sausage Walnut Sucker Caribou (reindeer) Smelt Caribou (reindeer). brown Eland Chicken Trout. Agouti Hazel nut Panfish sins. shaggy mane Peccary Poultry. rai. rainbow Chicken. sausage Game hen Grape. sausage Poultry Trout. white Raisin venison. Game Chestnut Eel Conserve (berry/fruit. white Fungi Gazelle Goose Guava Mushroom. black Prune beef.Gary Gygax’s World Builder Grape. etc. capon Turtle.

butter Flounder Broth Bamboo shoot Bean. oil of Prawn Tea. sweet. beet Tuna Ragout Cress Sugar. green Cumin Miscellaneous Anise Pepper. Stew. minted Onion Cinnamon. yellow-eyed Red snapper Pease porridge Cauliflower Rockfish Poisson Celery Foodstuffs. corn (maize) Stock Endive Syrup. sweet. zucchini Whitebait Poppy Rosemary Sweet potato Pumpkin Sassafras Tomato Ocean Sesame Savory Turnip Amberjack Squash Spearmint Turnip green Anchovy Sunflower Thyme Watercress Bass. red Marzipan Squid Pottage Collard green Molasses (treacle) Swordfish Puree Corn (maize) Sugar. hot Clove. black Dolphin (fish) Bouillon Asparagus Bean. pinto Mackerel Grits Beet. et al. head Spices Crustaceans Oolong tea Lettuce. red Licorice root Sea urchin Bee balm Pepper. soy Ocean perch Matelote Broccoli Garbonzo (chick pea) Octopus Mush Cabbage Pea. spiced Parsnip Clove Shrimp Pepper. butternut Whitefish Caraway Rose hip Squash. red Bean. fuited Okra Cinnamon Lobster Tea. chili Grouper Chowder Bean. oil of Turtle Calendula flower Potato Mace Catnip Pumpkin Nutmeg Shellfish Chamomile Radish. maple Caviar Vichyssoise Garlic Lumpfish Kale Herbs & Spices: See Book Salmon Tea & Herbal Tea Kohlrabi Two Geographics Sturgeon Black tea Leek Green tea Lettuce. Sweeteners Roughy Porridge Chard Honey Shark Potpourri Chard. cane Turbot Slumgullion Cucumber Sugar. sea Yam Blow fish Soup. purple Ginger Sea cucumber Anise-hyssop Pepper. wax Bean. kidney Hake Consume Bean. lima Halibut Fruit soup Bean sprout Bean. green Bean. sweet. flowered Mustard green Angelica Crayfish Tea. red or white Pepper. black Paprika Abalone Cinnamon-basil Radish. red Cockle Lemon balm Salsify (oyster plant) Pepper. leaf Allspice Crab Tea. Vegetables & Legumes Zucchini Blue fish Aspic Bonita Bisque Vegetables Legumes Cod Borscht Artichoke Bean. yellow Licorice. acorn 59 . red Mullet Gumbo Beet. navy Herring Goulash Beet. oil of Herbal Tea Pepper. green Bean. Book One: Stock-in-Trade Walleyed pike Seeds Peppermint Squash. sugar Bean curd. black-eyed Pilchard Oatmeal Carrot Pea. white Conch Lemon thyme Scallion Mussel Lemon verbena Spinach Oyster Marigold Squash. black Clam Hyssop Rutabaga Pepper. maple Tunny Stew Eggplant Syrup. sweet.

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Canoe, outrigger: Any of a variety of frameworks
Transport extending beyond the rail of the canoe for balance or other
purpose.
Catboat: A one masted sail boat with its mast placed far
Rickshaw. Trawler. Longship. Movement is as vital forward.
measurement in any setting. How goods, packed in boxes, Cockboat: A small row as Bumboat above.
or sacks, loaded in barrels or carted in baskets are Curragh: This boat is constructed of animal skins
transported can set the level of technology of your setting attached to a wicker frame, often a circular shape and
or story. If they ply the waters in an old skiff or a lumbering operated by paddles.
cog, or thunder through the ocean’s waves on the long, Cutter boat: A term which embraces a variety of vessels,
sleek, shield-rimmed longship, these modes of transporta- has a mainsail and two foresails. It refers to old fashioned
tion are vital to knowing your world. rigs with vessels with a long bowsprit.
Dingy: A ships small boat used as a tender, the smallest
The following short catalogs address first land born boat on a ship of war.
transport and a listing of barges, boats and ships. Dory: A small narrow, flat bottom fishing boat with high
sides and a sharp prow.
Vehicles Ferryboat: A boat used to transport passengers or goods
across a body of water.
Buckboard Phaeton Flyboat: A swift flying sailboat.
Buggy Rickshaw Gaiassa (Nile): A wall-sided canal barge in build, with a
Carriage Sedan chair lofty and pretentious-looking stem, and a disproportion-
Cart Shay ately vast rudder. Of Asiatic origin, and Arab build and rig
Cart, dog Sled with splendid lateen sails.
Cart, goat Sledge Gigboat: A small boat from which fisherman trawl for fish
Chariot Sleigh with gigs, long lines with attached hooks.
Coach Sulky Gondola: A long, narrow canal boat with a cabin in the
Dray Surrey middle and a high pointed prow and stern. It is propelled
Hackney Trap, pony by a pole or oar at the stern.
Landau Wagon Hoy: A small sloop rigged coasting ship.
Jolly boat: A small ship’s boat, hoisted at the stern. Used
for rough work or minor tasks.
Vessels, Water Kayak: A boat made by covering a wooden framework
with seal skin with a hole in the center top of the boat.
Boats Launch: A large ship’s boat.
Life boat: Any of a number of small boats carried by
Barge: A large flat bottomed freight boat used on inland larger ships.
waters. Also a pleasure boat, used for state ceremonies Long boat: The longest boat carried by a sailing ship,
and pagents. especially a merchant ship.
Barge, canal: As above. Muletta : A double ended fishing craft, concave bottom
Barge, commercial: As above. giving it more stability and adjustable for achieving
Barge, sailing: As above. control over the hull when fishing.
Bull boat: A shallow saucer skin boat used especially by Nuggar (Nile): The traditional sailing vessel of the lower
plains Indians for transport of persons and possessions. Nile, they are two masted with a very large lateen sail on
Bumboat: A small boat used to pedal provisions to ships the mainmast and a smaller one on the mizen.
anchored off shore. Pinnace: A small vessel navigated with oars and sails and
Canal boat: A boat used on canals for carrying freight and having generally two masts which are rigged as is a
is usually long and narrow. schooner.
Canoe: Any light boat narrow in the beam and compelled Punt: A flat bottomed boat whose floor resembles a
by paddles. platform of a floating stage and used either in repairing the
Canoe, double: As above, for two people. bottom of ship.
Canoe, dugout: As above, but fashioned by hollowing out Raft: A number of logs, boards, barrels etc fastened
a log. together into a platform.
Rowboat: A small boat propelled by oars. Usually holds
one to four people.
Sampan: An Asian skiff, usually propelled by oars.
Scow: A large, flat bottomed boat, with square ends used
for transport.

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Shallop: A large, heavy boat with two masts and carrying Corvette: A sailing warship, smaller than a frigate usually
‘fore and ‘aft or lug sails. A small open boat fitted with armed with one tier of guns.
oars or sails or both used in shallow waters. Cutter: A sailing vessel with a main sail and two fore sails
Skiff: A long, narrow rowboat especially one with a center and have a long bowsprit.
deck, outrigger and a small sail. Dhow: A trading vessel of 150 to 200 tons, lateen rigged on
Smack: A fishing boat sailing under various rigs and often a single mast.
having a well, used to transport the fish catch to market. Dragonship: See long ship.
Stern boat: A boat set to the stern of a larger ship. Felucca: A small sailing vessel used for coastal transport
Trawler: A vessel used for trawling, dragging long fishing of trading, propelled by oars and/or lateen sails.
lines on the ocean floor or through the water. Frigate: A high speed, medium sized sailing war vessel
Umiak: See Kayak. with two or more tiers of guns.
Wherry: A decked, sailing vessel of shallow draught used Galleass: A three masted galley with guns on either side
for the transport of small quantities of freight. with sails and oars.
Zarrook: A small settee rig cargo carrier or fishing vessel. Galleon: A large three masted sailing ship, with a square
The rudder operated by a rope fastened to its lower part, rig. It has two or more decks. Used for mercantile or war
later replaced by a tiler. purposes.
Galley: A large, single decked medieval ship of shallow
Ships draft, propelled by sail and oars. Used for mercantile or
war purposes.
Baggala: A large craft between 100 and 400 tons used as Galliot: A light swift galley or light, flat bottomed singled
a cargo carrier or a man of war mounting 20 guns. Uses masted merchant ship.
two masts, the mainmast set forward. Junk (barge): A flat bottomed ship with flattened sails. It
Barque: A sailing vessel with three masts, square rigged has a high stern and square bows with two or three masts
on the fore and main and fore and aft rigged on the mizen. carrying lugsails often made of matting stiffened with
Barquentine: A vessel resembling a Barque but square horizontal battens.
rigged on the fore mast only. Ketch: A two masted, fore and aft rigged, sailing vessel
Brig: A two masted sailing ship, square rigged on both with a mizen mast stepped aft of a taller mainmast but
masts. forward of the rudder.
Brigantine: A two masted vessel with square rigged sail Longship: A double ended, single sailed vessel, with an
on the fore mast and fore and aft rigged on the main mast. open hold. Its low draft allows it access to rivers. Used
Caique: A small, sailing vessel used in the eastern extensively for long distance travel, raiding and transport.
Mediterranean. Also, as a row boat in the Middle East. Lorcha: A type of junk built on western lines.
Caracora (double-outrigged on one side): A long, Lugger: A sailing vessel with a lugsail rig normally two
narrow sailing boat or canoe. masted except when used for smuggling or as privateers,
Caravel: Any of several types of small, light sailing ships, when a mizen was stepped right aft.
especially one with two or three masts and lateen sails used Merchantman: Any type of galley.
by Spanish in the 15th and 16th centuries. Packet: A boat that travels a regular route between ports as
Carrack: A larger type of trading vessel developed as a along a coast or river.
compromise between the typical square rig of the northern Polacre: A ship or brig with three masts that are usually
European nations and a lateen rig of the Mediterranean. lateen rigged on the fore and mizen and square rigged on
Coaster: A vessel employed in sailing or in trading from the main.
port to port along a coast. Prahu mayang (cargo): A swift Malayan sail boat with a
Cog: A small sailing craft used for local commerce, mostly triangular sail and a single outrigger.
rivers. Prahu, flying: As above.
Sambuk: A fast, narrow gutted craft, close relation of the
caravel. Two masted, the huge main was hoisted on a
foward mast. Used as a man-of-war and slaver. A small
carrying capacity.
Schooner: A fore and aft rigged sailing vessel having at
least with a fore mast that is usually smaller than the other
mast.
Sloop: A sailing vessel with a single mast fore and aft
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Table 1:10 Ship’s Cargo Tonnage Weights
Item Actual Weight Item Actual Weight
(but counted as a ship’s ton) Ironwood actual weight
Beans, bulk 36 bushels Liquid, cask 200 gallons
Beans, cask 22 bushels Logwood actual weight
Beef, barrel, 6 196 each Ores, metal, general actual weight
Beeswax 49 cubic feet Peas, bulk 36 bushels
Biscuit, ship’s, bag 700 Peas, cask 22 bushels
Biscuit, ship’s, bulk 800 Pimentos, bag 1110
Biscuit, ship’s, cask 600 Pimentos, cask 952
Coal, sea, bulk 29 bushels Pitch, barrel, 6 196 each
Cocoa, bag 1307 Pork, barrel, 6 196 each
Cocoa, cask 1120 Potash actual weight
Codfish, dried, bulk 1600 Raw silk 800
Coffee, bag 1830 Rice actual weight
Coffee, cask 1568 Salt, cask 22 bushels
Copper ore actual weight Salt, coarse, bulk 31 bushels
Cotton 49 cubic feet Salt, fine, bulk 36 bushels
Dye wood actual weight Sugar actual weight
Fish, pickled, barrel, 6 196 each Tallow, barrel, 6 196 each
Flour, barrel, 8 196 each Tar, barrel, 6 196 each
Furs/pelts 49 cubic feet Tea, black 1000
Fustic (dye wood) actual weight Tea, green 800
Goods, cloth, baled 49 cubic feet Tea, oolong 900
Grain, bulk 36 bushels Tobacco, hogshead c. 122 pounds
Grain, cask 22 bushels Turpentine, barrel, 6 196 each
Hides, dry 1000 Wood, mahogany, square timber 49 cubic feet
Honey actual weight Wood, oak plank 49 cubic feet
Iron, bar actual weight Wood, pine and other boards 49 cubic feet
Iron, pig actual weight Wool 49 cubic feet

Snow: Generally the largest of all two masted vessels. The Xebec (chebek): A small three masted vessel with both
sails and the rigging of the mainmast and foremast are square and lateen sails.
similar to that of a ship except that there is a final mast Yacht: Relatively small sailing vessels with smart,
behind the mainmast which carries a sail resembling the graceful lines used for cruises or raising.
mizan of a ship. Yawl: A two masted fore and aft sailing vessel similar to
Sperona: A small, open boat with a single mast fitted the ketch with a smaller mizen mast stepped abaft the
forward and setting a spirit rigged sail. rudder.
Tartane: A small coasting vessel, a development of the
terrette with a single mast and a lateen mainsale and a small
foresail on the bowsprit and carried by about 30 men.
Tchektirme: A cargo carrier with a rig draws on at least
two traditions, being a mixture of easily handled sails and
complex sails.
Vinco: A three masted vessel but setting a large lateen
mainsail amidships, a smaller mizen aft with square sail on
her foremast.
Whaler: Any of the large two or three masted vessel with
large carrying capacities, used for long distance travel and
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Black: These dark clouds often form as a result of upper Stratus: Clouds formed in horizontal layers or bands. These are most often Brown: This cloud color is seen mostly in windy areas. ter. describe a raining cumulus or cumulo-stratus clouds. turning a black or bluish tint at the horizon. where dust is coloring the clouds after being blown up from Thunderhead: This is the swollen upper part of a thun- the earth. usually Atmosphere. Strato-cumulus: A form of clouds between cumulus and Clouds stratus. Sky & Weather rapidly. 64 . Cirro-cumulus: This cloud formation is a high altitude White: This color of cloud is most common. miles Cloud bank: Name given to a large layer of clouds viewed from a distance. likely not produce rain. Groves and ar. rain and other useful items that play into the creation of Red: This cloud color is seen in late evening. These clouds appear to be rolling over each other. often seen formation usually in the shape of ripples or grains. often covering the entire sky and close to the ground. It often appears like thin bands and has been called Roll d10 for variable affect. Table 2:1a Type of Rain & Visibility* Cirrus: This is the most elevated of all the cloud forma- tions. 5 Cloudburst 1 1/2 ing of great towers or pillars formed in the bank. Dome Mountains. Also when there is only a single layer of clouds which will most called mackerel sky. Geography is the root of your setting. Roll Rainfall Vis/max. These clouds 3 Drizzle 3 often layer over each other and carry rain. Purple: This cloud color is seen in evening often result- ing from gray or black clouds reflecting the setting sun’s What follows is an examination of clouds and storms. of all that comes after. Leaden clouds: Clouds of a gray color. producing lightning and thunder. often black. In order to construct a setting that is both fantastic found in areas with prolonged rain. both mare tails and cat-tails. Nimbus: This form of cloud is generally gray in tint and royos.Gary Gygax’s World Builder Lowering clouds: Dark clouds seen as being pushed geography closer to the earth. hazy and often produces a halo effect. 1 Intermittent 5 Cumulus: These are the large clouds. often this is accompanied by a thunderstorm. as the sun is just beginning to set. the building block cotton look. Often called leaden clouds. Rolling: Clouds being pushed along by the wind. 6 Shower 1 Golden: This cloud color often occurs in early to late 7 Downpour 7/8 morning. often giv- ing the clouds a gray color on bottom and a white color on top. Puffy: Name often given to cumulus clouds for their large. 9 Thunderstorm 1/4 Gray: This cloud color forms when the top layer of the 10 Torrential 1/16 cloud is blocking sunlight from the lower layers. giving them 8 Rainstorm 1/2 a golden appearance. the clouds at an angle. as the low sun shines through clouds. cumulo-nimbus clouds. 4 Mist 2 Cumulo-nimbus: Large cloud formations often consist. Whether your heroes tread through sylvan glades or live Pink: This cloud color is often observed in early evening upon a mountain’s rocky slopes the tone is set by the ter. rays. usually the physical setting for your fantasy adventure or soon to when the sun has already set and the last rays are striking be written novel. Also named cat-tails by sailors. dercloud. This is often a sign of rain. rain you describe and the language you use to describe it. often a sign of storm. Mares tails: Name given to Cirrus clouds by farmers and landsmen. layers blocking the sun and making lower clouds appear Thundercloud: A cloud charged with electricity. This is also used to and believable it is necessary to conceive the setting itself. Cirro-stratus: High altitude covering of clouds that is thin. often appearing 2 Sprinkle 3 hemispherical on top and level on the bottom. Torrential downpours.

324-0.1-4 / 0. drowns out shouting.98 Torrential 101-304 / 4. small droplets.164-0. Puts out bonfires. wets in minutes. light.g. or dust. Fog. on the sea.48 Moderate 13-20 / 0. Moderate rain for a day might fall either as continuous trace rain or as a single torrential storm. by a strong wind. wets in seconds. Puts out candles. Cyclone: A storm resulting from the rapid movement of air Miasma: Unhealthy or poisonous particles in the atmo- around a low- sphere. doesn’t preclude suspended moisture such as mist. medium droplets.12 Light 4-12 / 0. dampens rather = than wets things.044-0. wets in half an hour. Dust: Clouds of dirt and other particles blown into the air Smoke: A vapor composed of small particles such as ash. misty spray on roads. Downpour 8.82-1.60 Downpour 41-100 / 1.00-11.98 Cataclysmic 305+ / 12. fog. Mist: A mass of water vapor lying low in the air or in Often accompa- contact with the ground. limiting vision. Torrential 16.1-2 / 0. Book Two: Geographics Rainfall by hour 2:1b Type mm/in Description and Effects None 0/0 No rain. campfires burn with much smoke. Smog: Fog that has been polluted with smoke. soaks in a half hour. The notes on fires assume an hour of average rain (e. often smoke. etc. Puts out scrub fires.00+ Rain with an intensity above 60 mm/hr (2.52-0. The heaviest rainfall = in an hour is 285 mm (11.2 in). = and so on) are different things. Puts out forest fires.1+ / 0. often created through the burning of organic materials such Fog: A mass of clouds lying close to the ground and often as wood. Vapors: Barely visible mass of small particles such as Fogbank: A large mass of fog seen from a distance. wets in a quarter hour.1-16 / 0. Earth = heaviest recorded rainfall in a day is 1880 mm (74 in).1-1 / 0.4 in/hr) for at least 5 minutes is = known as a cloudburst: this is like standing under a small waterfall. The intensities of rain by day and by hour (trace. Moderate 2.320 Causes roaring noise on roofs. soaks to = the skin in seconds. Heavy 4.080 Typical of a summer sun-shower. Light 1.160 ‘Normal’ rain. 6 mm/h = for heavy rain).62-3. pressure center.084-0.= or low cloud Trace 0. often in the form of vapor. water.640 Large droplets.04-0. nied by destruc- 65 .1-8 / 0.16-0.040 Usually spitting.80 Heavy 21-40 / 0. soaks in minutes. drowns out speech.644+ Flattens vegetation. Puts out campfires. Wetting applies to the rained-on landscape in general as well as a normally = dressed man. Haze: Moisture or dust in the atmosphere that diminishes Storms visibility.004-0. like heavy fog or light drizzle. Type mm/in None 0/0 Trace 1-3 / 0.

a form of partially 1 88 .000 not necessarily produce visible lightning. such as rain. Gale: A strong wind with speeds from around thirty to Roll Snowfall Vis/max.180 Thunder & lightning storm: A storm which produces light.125 Thunderstorm: A storm that produces thunder but may 20 1760 2. often associated with rainstorms 10 880 . and counter clockwise in the Table 2:3 Type of Snow & Visibility* southern. 5 440 .000 fects of wind and wind speed consult Tables 2:4 and 2:5.000 wind.005 frozen rain or rain mixed with snow. 30 2640 4. 50 4400 12. Note: 4” inches of melted snow produce 1” water.000 Table 2:2 Ice Strength in lbs. and the opposite direction the latter part of Table 2:4 Wind Pressure per Square the year. 4 352 . a particle of 1 Flurry/Flurries 4 ice. Monsoon: A seasonal wind.000 Typhoon: A violent whirlwind or cyclone often found in 45 3960 10. which blows one direction part of the year.080 Tempest: A violent windstorm. Cyclones move clockwise in the northern hemisphere. Wind Speed ft per Minute Pounds Sleet storm: Any storm producing sleet.125 the sea. characterized by uprising winds. Ice of 2” thickness supports per square foot 200# Ice of 3” thickness supports per square foot 300# Ice of 4” thickness supports per square foot 400# Ice of 6” thickness supports per square foot 600# Ice of 8” thickness supports per square foot 800# Ice of 10” thickness supports per square foot 1. Often one direction of wind will bring nearly Foot of Exposed Surface Area constant rain. 15 1320 1. Lightning storm: An electrical storm. Roll d6 for variable affect. 6 Whiteout 1/20 Ice storm: Storms in which the rain or snow falling will freeze on contact forming layers of ice wherever it touches. which may be accompa.125 nied by other effects such as rain. 8 704 . snow. 25 2200 3. may be accompanied by other storms. 80 7040 32. Rainstorm: Any storm producing rain.125 Twister: An informal name for a cyclone or tornado. which may be ac. miles sixty miles an hour.500 ward spike of cloud that may or may not touch the ground.320 ning and thunder regularly. 35 3080 6. For the ef. ice crystals 3 264 . or hail. 100 8800 50. 3 Sleet 1 1/4 Hurricane: A severe tropical storm often in the form of a 4 Storm 1 cyclone traveling over the ocean.000# 66 .125 Tornado: A violent windstorm that can be seen as a down.Gary Gygax’s World Builder tive weather of other sorts.045 which collect wherever they land and remain frozen. Hailstorm: Any storm which produces hail. which can range in size from microscopic to inches in 2 Showers 2 3/4 diameter.500 Windstorm: Any storm that produces unusually strong 60 5280 18. 40 3520 8.020 Snow storm: A storm which produces snow. This classification is also 5 Blizzard 5/8 used for winds greater than seventy five miles an hour. 2 176 . 6 528 .500 as well. Movement in Pressure in companied by other effects as well. which produces much lightning and may or may not produce other effects * Visibility assumes flat terrain.

% Description mph Observations 1-10 Calm 0-1 Smoke rises vertically 11-25 Light Air 1-3 Smoke drifts 26-39 Slight Breeze 4-7 Wind felt on face. flags flap 57-62 Strong Breeze 19-24 Small trees sway 63-69 Strong Breeze 25-31 Large tree branches bend 70-78 High Wind 32-38 Whole trees bend. leaves rust 40-50 Gentle Breeze 8-12 Leaves and twigs in motion 50-56 Moderate Breeze 13-18 Loose paper raised. glassy crests 4-5 4-7 3 Gentle breeze 3' breaking wavelets. many whitecaps 15-18 19-24 6 Strong breeze 13' waves. structural damage 95-98 Storm 64-74 Widespread damage 99-100 Hurricane 75+ Severe and extensive damage Table 2:5b Wind: Beaufort Wind Force on Sea Beaufort scale Effects at sea knots mph 0 Calm Sea like a mirror 0-1 0-1 1 Light air Ripples on sea 2-3 2-3 2 Light breeze 1' wavelets. air full of foam and spray 60+ 74+ 67 . streaks of blown foam 31-37 39-46 9 Strong gale 30' waves. white with foam 45-51 55-63 11 Violent storm 50' waves. whitecaps 10-14 13-18 5 Fresh breeze 8' waves. some blown foam 25-30 32-38 8 Gale 25' waves. few whitecaps 6-9 8-12 4 Moderate breeze 5' waves. walking into wind difficult 79-84 Gale 39-46 Twigs break off trees 85-89 Strong Gale 47-54 Signs blown down 90-94 Whole Gale 55-63 Trees uprooted. white foam. Book Two: Geographics Table 2:5a Wind: Beaufort Wind Force Scale In order to determine the variable windspeed roll a percentile dice and consult the following table. and spray 19-24 25-31 7 Near gale Heaped sea. crests blown to froth 52-59 64-73 12 Hurricane Sea white. visibility gets worse 38-44 47-54 10 Storm Heavy rolling sea.

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and the small knob. but can Often formed after earthquakes. Foothills & Mountains Defile: A very narrow. a perature. crops. Annual rainfall is from 10 to 20 inches. In arctic deserts. Desert regions are formed by cooler. Shrouded in mist. forms of erosion that wear away softer rock. Foothill: A relatively low hill at the base of higher hills Valley: A broad. tions can obviously speed this process considerably. earth or in a glacier. When air rises. evaporating moisture from the soil. as in an arroyo or can. A wash suffers from occasional flash floods. usually a former surrounded by higher elevations. most powerful of which are rivers. Violent volcanic erup- Gap: A deep opening in or between mountains or hills. massive blocks of crustal Dry Wash: A waterless streambed. less than 10 inches of annual rainfall. or other hills. rocky sides. also a harder rock. Some sometimes serving as a pass. this region is extreme. Much more tain range. earth will sink. Deserts Knob: A conspicuous rounded hill or mountain. with very steep. faulting. Downs: An area of grassy. causing a loss of moisture in the form of snow shallow and gentle than a canyon. defile. In the daytime tem. Often more shallow than a able and sparse. but problems such as salt buildup and waterlog- Cut: A crack or slash in the earth. often used for grazing. almost vertical sides. especially one cut by running water. steep-sided pass through hills or Mountains are formed by the slow collision of tectonic mountains. Rainfall in the semiarid climate is unpredict- the point of a knife or sword. dry gully produced by flash-flooding winds flowing up and over the windward slope of a moun- streams. Desert areas in the interiors of some continents may form due to the prevailing winds being too far removed from the ocean or lakes. Gulch: A small gorge. Mesa: A broad. Crag: A steep. With irrigation. When air descends. plates. Dale: A valley. narrow and steep-sided valley or defile. a small hill. support grasses. a knoll. undulating. Semi-Desert (semi-arid): The range of temperature in created by running water. Depression Rain Shadows: Desert regions created by moisture-laden Arroyo: A deep. After the sun sets. picks up moisture. while during the winter the temperature can Crevasse: A fissure of great depth in the surface of the drop as low as 30° F. Often an entrance to a larger pass. slopes. Basin: A bowl-shaped depression of land. Canyon: A narrow cleft in the earth with steep cliff sides. Outcropping: A rock formation thrusting out from sur- temperatures are almost always numbingly cold. partly or wholly Salt Flats: A region of salt-encrusted land. mountains or hills. or arching up soar- Dingle: A small wooded valley. the pressure folding. its waters long since evaporated. especially one traversed by a river or stream. Rift: A narrow crack in rock. often containing a river or stream. Sometimes. low mountains are sculpted from the earth by a non-tec- Glen: A narrow and secluded valley in mountains or large tonics process. ing layers of rock. Knoll: A small hill. often in arid or semiarid environments. the land can support Crevice: A narrow split in the earth. which is not enough to support a forest cover. Also refers to the stream and rain. forcing land formations to tower above yon. relatively flat area of land surrounded by or mountains. The resultant dry air descends over the leeward found within such a gully. at least one side. lower 100°s F. these coasts are deserts. rounding land or features. it cools and looses moisture. them due to the rifting of plates. evaporation rate exceeds precipitation. rugged cliff or area of rock. often containing a torrential river. bringing mist and fog but little precipitation. leaving the Gorge: A narrow passage with steep. thus receiving little moisture. and dries out the land. crevasse or chasm. Book Two: Geographics Terrain Coastal Deserts: Air currents cool as they move across Placement notes for the Neophyte Cartographer cold water. lake. Summer temperatures often are in Chasm: A deep crack or fissure in the ground. one projecting sharply from its surroundings. 69 . dropping to near freezing temperatures. especially Ravine: A deep. treeless upland. appearing as if formed at ging do occur. especially one rounded in shape. high-pressure air- masses that descend into subtropical zones. the air Mound: A small heap or pile of earth. Vale: A valley. it warms. flat-topped hill with a steep cliff forming peratures can reach 131° F in the shade. the earth radiates heat back up into the atmosphere. Foothills Hollow: A small valley amidst mountains. Deserts are regions that have a high or low average tem. Hill: A well-defined elevated area of land smaller than a mountain.

by grasses. grassy plains consisting of short grasses oc- curring in sparse clumps or bunches. Peatlands: More common in northern regions. commonly an off.Gary Gygax’s World Builder Peninsula: A body of land surrounded on three sides by sedges. particularly one with an unusually sharp summit. also used to refer to an individual mountain. rocky cliff composing at least one side. decomposed plant material. to lower surrounding areas such as a valley or lowland. Bogs: Spongy. usually treeless upland with sparse soil. especially in hills or moun. oak scrub). rocky peak or hill.g mosses that form peat. and sedges. Plains/Grasslands Bottomland: Low-lying land near a river or stream formed Marsh/Swamp by sedimentary deposits from the river or stream. cat-tails. shallow margins of slow-moving rivers. grassy. Often used in the plural (e. or deep cracks in the ground. characterized by decaying Flat: A flat stretch of land. and Mountains along tropical to subtropical coasts. Peak: The pointed top of a mountain. Bush: An area dense with trees and/or shrubs. treeless plain. Bogs receive water only from rain salt flats). roll- Rolling Land: An expanse of relatively flat land that has ing lands usually covered with heather. water. grayish peat mosses) are abundant. along shallow lakes. accumulates be- Tor: A prominent. and have acidic. Plain: A generally flat.g. cause plants are produced more quickly than they can Upland: A relatively high area of land. Brush: Land covered in dense bushes and shrubs. Salt marshes oc- Rise: A long. spongelike. the vertically in great blocks. shoot of a lake or river in some lowland region that fre. Volcano: A mountain or hill that ejects. their leaves held above the Ridge: A long. or has ever ejected. broad area of raised land that climbs gently cur on coastal tidal flats. murky water. called peat. ash. its emergent vegetation typified steep. marshy wasteland. Marshland/Wetland: A marsh is a treeless region that Plateau: A broad. some. which can be present all year. often characterized by the name of the prin- ciple plant within (e. with steep vertical sides and at least one side extend. along river floodplains. lying between states or a state and wild lands. steam. rated with water if not in soil. 70 . The edges of the raised blocks then appear as mountains. small peaks and valleys reminiscent of small waves. or develop along the ing down. flat Savannah: A level grassland in tropical or subtropical marshy land is often more mineralized. Swamps: Swamps occur in a variety of flooding condi- tions. along faultlines. elevated. Downs: A rolling. lava. Freshwater marshes form when lakes and tains. particu. which are grasslike flowering plants. and the de- pressed edges as valleys. consisting of stone and dirt with generally steep sides and a relatively small summit. especially compared decay. water and connected to mainland on the fourth side. caused by the movement of rock result is a “jungle swamp”. its open. their roots satu- Prominence: A raised section of land. and dominated by climes. a thicket or area of woodland. Steppe: Vast. Fens: The groundwater sources in these areas of low. Mountain: A natural elevation of the surface of the earth. from its surroundings. often used in a proper name (e. although it will generally be wild on the outer portion. Bayou: A sluggish or stagnant creek. March: A frontier region. Moor: A tract of rolling. scattered shrubs. usually with a can be freshwater or salt. Terrain can be of any sort. The dominate veg- Dome Mountains: The surface is arched by a deep-seated etation are trees or shrubs. Mount: A single mountain or high hill. Scrub: An area of stunted vegetation. and/or other geothermal debris. partially what resembling the calm surface of the ocean. Massive earthquakes can speed this process considerably. wet ground.g. Pampas: A vast. that away from the state. quently flows through swampy terrain. ponds become filled with sediment. a thicket. and poorly mineralized water. narrow elevation. usually growing in standing intrusion of igneous or molten rock. reeds. flat area of land. or just a short part of Fault-Block Mountains: The crust of the earth is lifted the year. mostly treeless expanse of land. Where considerable tree growth is present. larly if sphagnum mosses (highly absorbent. Prairie: A large area of level to slightly rolling grasslands. Mount Erde). higher and bulkier than a hill.

where they graze over vast acres of open range. 71 . for food crops. feathers. also yielding calves. open grassland often used for grazing. broad. or rabbits nutritional support of family: 6 1 acre will support 20 geese remainder usable for cash: 1. and level region. (yield 0) assume that one acre of good. tain or mountain range. That still gives other substances—bones. $5.500 could be saved…unless disaster 4 acres will support one dairy cow strikes) 5 acres will support 1 horse 6 acres will support one head of beef cattle In the above example. 5 acres are used to support a plow horse (yield 0) noring such “pests” that also manage to live from the 8 acres are used to support 2 milk cows (yield 4) acre. so an low. Wastelands (barrens): Land that is without vegetation.000 could be had. but the excess that on average the human nutritional benefit from live.5 1 acre will support 40 chickens. but cash value stock raised for food is one-quarter that of vegetation. Tropical grasslands: These regions have marked wet and dry seasons. Frequently associated with dry climates. with sides. Book Two: Geographics and low trees. by faulting. Productivity of Example: A farmer has 40 acres of land. Tangle: A twisted and tangled area of vegetation. less frequently. The steppe occupies vast regions of semi. 1 acre will support 3 goats taxation and expenses: 7. Plateau: An elevated tract of more or less level land. and in.5 units of c. yield would rise to 25 units. sheep.500. including benefit from harvest of vegetable ones) to around $1. lichens. ration. or barren.000 rather than $7. Cattle. 4 acres are used to support poultry (yield 1) port annually approximately 200 pounds of mammalian 4 acres are used to support 3 goats and 6 sheep (yield 1) or avian life directly benefitting from its cultivation.000 value 1 acre will support 10 turkeys (after cash expenses and savings for livestock replace- 2 acres will support 1 average pig ment assume c. tal. ig. difficult Foothills: Low hills located at or near the foot of a moun- to penetrate. Milk cows. Fire is important in maintaining grasslands by preventing the encroachment of forests in moist regions and desert shrubs in semiarid regions. productive land will sup. and certain hardy herbs and flow- ers. annual savings of $5. then assume and expenses would rise to about 9 units. seasonal and/or annual droughts and a high rate of evapo. etc. Veldt: An elevated. fat. wool. a boar and a sow (instead of 5 sows). $2. of the yield available for cash rises to 10. uncultivated. The ground supports only small plants such as moss. thus releasing 8 acres If all land is not used to raise vegetable crops. Tableland: A high. that have been considered in the one. a cash remainder of $10. hides.000 per unit. ducks. are at one-half value. quarter cash value. and angora goats are adaptable to Escarpment: A steep cliff or slope formed by erosion. Tundra: A vast plain in arctic regions with permanently frozen subsoil. if pigs were reduced to only 2. or the steppe. Rolling Hills and Tablelands desert. skins. high plateau or flat tableland with steep terized by an annual rainfall between 10 and 30 in. and 1 acre used for buildings and non-productive purposes considering magical aids in agriculture and husbandry. would drop (animal products are more valuable than or 50 pounds per acre. Thus: 12 acres are used to support 6 pigs (yield 3) 6 acres are used to grow food crops (yield 6) 1 acre will support 1 adult or two adolescent humans 1 acre will support 2 sheep Total food value yield 15. Table 2:6 Land. Taxation stead animals are raised from its produce. For purposes of developing a fantasy environment. Mesa: A small. Temperate grasslands: These develop in regions charac.

The largest channels formed by this convergence of streams are rivers. Well: A sunken shaft leading to a source of usable ground ing to the sea. Loch: A lake or an arm of a sea similar to a fjord. Headland: A point of highland jutting out into the water. Sump: A boggy area of land or marsh. Inlet: A stream or bay leading inland from the sea. Firth (sea): A long. quarries. usually fed along its course by tributaries. Ocean: The great expanse of water that often covers most Runnel: A narrow channel or water. Sound: A long. called drain- age basins. areas of land. Beck: A small brook or creek. still body of water or a still place in a Torrent: A turbulent. Sike: A stream or gutter usually dry during the driest parts Peninsula: A portion of land nearly surrounded by water of summer. Body of Tam: A small area of marshy ground or standing water. small body of water. Rillet: A small rill. Lough: A lake or inlet of the sea. often accompanied by marshy ground. often a Cove: A small sheltered bay in the shoreline of a sea. Flow: The current within a stream of water. Surface and Underground portion of a planets surface. shallow body of running water. Water.Gary Gygax’s World Builder Geographical Features Re. Creek: A small. Cenote: A water filled sinkhole. A watershed divides the areas drained by a river or river system. or rills. of a planets surface. Run: A fast moving creek or stream. or river. and connected with a large body of land by an isthmus. water. Canal: An artificial waterway or river used for transport- Channel: The deepest part of a stream or harbor. Outlet: A stream that flows out of a lake or pond. best place for large boats. narrow trenches. Lake: A large inland body of water. a rivulet or a brook. slopes. the ocean. often becomes completely dry. often created by mining or Burn: The murmur or humming of a waterway. Rill: A small brook or rivulet. broad inlet of an ocean or sea that is gen. Brooklet: A very small brook. pond. called aquifers. Harbor: A sheltered part of a body of water deep enough Fjord (sea): A long deep inlet of the sea between steep to provide anchoring of ships. gions or on hillsides as long. Estuary (sea): A part of the sea that extends inland to meet Gulf: A large area of sea partially enclosed by land. Isthmus: A narrow strip of land connected to a larger land Frith (sea): A narrow arm of the sea or the opening of a area. point. Rain. often the ing ships and goods. Bay: A body of water partially Waterhole: A small lake or pond that is commonly used by enclosed by land but with a animals for drinking and may dry up in extreme drought. usually rainwater. A ridge or stretch of high land from which water contributes to only one stream or river is called a watershed. Pool: A small. also a long body of water con. Wash: A small stream created only after a heavy rainfall. Oasis: A fertile place in the desert usually consisting of a Rivulet: A small brook or stream. or marsh. the mouth of a river. forming streams. sea by sand bars or coral reefs. such as a Pond: A still body of water smaller than a lake. Stream: A flow of water in a channel or bed. The rills combine to form larger channels that even- mainland and an island. Strait (or Straits): A comparatively narrow passage con- garding Water necting two large bodies of water. or a wide bow formed Waterways by this bend. Bight: A bend or curve in the shoreline. snow. The largest drainage basins are then formed 72 . feed these necting two larger bodies of water passing between the waters. which or the name of rock and clay deposited by a stream or river. wide access mouth often lead. Sea: A continuous body of salt water covering a large Water Sources. or small springs emerging from an underground layer erally parallel to the coast. Cape: A point or extension of land jutting Brook: A natural stream of water smaller than a creek or out into water as a peninsula or a projecting river. swift flowing stream of water. brook or a rivulet. tually merge. narrow inlet of the sea. River: A large natural stream that empties into a lake or Mere: A small lake. Puddle: A small pool of water. or a large body of salt water The headwaters of a river often start in mountainous re- partially or completely enclosed by land. usually such a strip of land connecting two larger river into the sea. Gulph: See Gulf. Lagoon: A shallow body of water often separated from the Ostiary (sea): The mouth of a river into the sea. of porous rock containing water. stream. lake tributary to a river.

having water current. sand. Morass: A tract of soft.600 gallons per day Fountain 10 gallons per minute.200 gallons per day Fountainhead 90 gallons per minute. 600 gallons per hour. 180 gallons per day Brooklet 1 quart per minute. by continental divides. or snow- and silt. water.800 gallons per hour.g. the river may meet sewage has collected. the mosses of Inzae). peat. Sump: A hole or deep hollow in which dirty water or ing into the lake or sea. where the salty tide meets the fresh. sucking mud. characterized by the growth of certain grasses and leaf. a mo- The floodplain that borders a river. 5. Note: Several fountainheads will make a very large or even great pond (over 150 foot diameter) or large oasis (60 or more feet in diameter). sively smaller. the rocky material becomes mostly clay.5 gallons per hour. but as the landscape changes from Mire: Wet. Often used in the plural (e. such as a marsh or bayou. 6 gallons per day Trickle 1 gallon per hour Rivulet 1 pint per minute. 15 gallons per hour. deposited by floods. or it will make an oasis the size of a small pond (above). usually mountain ranges. 60 gallons per hour. narrow canyons an area of dry land. muddy earth. 3 gallons per day Slow Trickle 1 quart per hour. Artesian Fountain will make a large stream or maintain in soil a pond of about 30 to 32 foot diameter and likely something less than half that depth. 7. or it will make a small oasis the size of a little pond (above). Large boulders may cover the bed of a river as it often serving as a transition between an area of water and passes through many rapids in the steep. 14.400 gallons per hour. wet ground that sinks. Slough: A deep depression or hollow containing stagnant A river may form a triangular tract of flat land called a delta. Fountain will make a stream or maintain in soil a small pond of about 18 to 20 foot diameter and likely some- thing less than half that depth. formed from sediment rass. or it will make a small oasis the size of a small natural pool (above). As the land becomes Plash: A small. If no delta forms. The most Marsh: Soft. of the headwater zone. Small Stream will make a flow the sort named or maintain in soil a little pond of about 12 to 14 foot diameter and likely something like half that depth. A delta area of wetland. Brooklet will make a trickle of the sort named or maintain in soil a small natural pool of about six foot diameter and about that depth. will also widen. Wetland Bog: Waterlogged. Quagmire: An area of soft. the sea in an estuary. 129. changing from boulders to cobbles to gravel. Moss: An area of wetland containing peat. more woody plants than a marsh and better drain- age than a bog. 43.600 gallons per day Rivulet will make a tiny trickle of that sort or maintain in soil a small natural pool of about three foot diameter and perhaps twice that depth. mountains to plains its rocky material becomes progres. 150 gallons per hour. Fountainhead will make a large stream or maintain in soil a large pond of about 50 to 55 foot or diameter and likely about one third that depth. larger. Swamp: An area of flat land saturated with water. low-lying land covered partly or wholly by common type of drainage pattern looks like the veins of a water. or it will make a tiny oasis the size of a natural pool (above). and other vegetable matter. water and/or deep. Brook will make a flow the sort named or maintain in soil a natural pool of about nine foot diameter and about that depth. Fen: Low land partially or fully submerged. heavy rainfall. coarse grasses and other characteristic vegetation. supporting 73 . splits off into new channels called distributaries before feed. 3. a bog. Often part of a larger formed by deposits of soil and sand at the mouth. often produced by a flood. an ocean or lake. wet ground. 1.440 gallons per day Small Stream 10 quarts per minute. spongy ground choked with decaying moss. 360 gallons per day Brook 1 gallon per minute.400 gallons per day Artesian Fountain 30 gallons per minute. The mouth of a river is where its waters empty into melt. Book Two: Geographics Table 2:7 Water Spring Production Steady Drip 1 pint per hour. Many fountainheads will make a spring-fed lake of several square miles in area or very large oasis. 1. usually transient pool or pond of standing less steep.

Walnut. and usually or volcanic activities. 74 . There are three basic types of rock. durable wood. limestone. sometimes dry islands or hillocks and stands grasses and sedges. basalt. Fire or grazing and brows- subtropical climes characterized by large numbers of man. or animal or trees and other vegetation. ing mammals create some savannas. gions with a warm maritime climate. schist sandstones. Trees common to the re. are after the annual fall pageantry. slate. Forest: A large area of land covered with dense trees and undergrowth. especially Stones & Rocks one artificially maintained. minerals. fragments of rocks. Orchard: An area of land containing many fruit or nut Examples: Sandstone. and bromeliads. Examples: Obsidian (vol- camore. Maple. Copse: A small collection of trees and brush. The degree of compaction nature of occupy formerly glaciated regions. marsh): A deciduous tree hav. though quickly cooled rocks. at the edge of rivers. simple leaves. sedimentary. magnolia. a coppice. such as obsidian. Sy. sluggish area of a stream or river. usually small in area. larch. bordering wetter forests (known as chaparral). Everglade: A completely submerged area of flatland. Big vines are common. Many Timberland: An area of forest. though rainfall may be low. Rock Hardness scale and representative samples. cal actions. Igneous rocks are formed from melted rocks which have Deciduous Temperate Forests: A region of warm to hot cooled. slate. The most common This generally occurs deep under the earth’s surface. sandstones. shale. with smooth straight Very weak: Weakly compacted and weathered sedimen- trunks and large. shale. and andesite porphyry. chemicals or electri- and spruce trees are common to the northerly forests. Wood: A tract of land covered by dense trees and under- growth. and hemlock dominate further south. which have changed due to high pressures or intense heat. Elm. Medium: Competent sedimentary rocks. Fogs are frequent due to the moist. either in water or on land. igneous. Cedar. These forests surface and only change their orientation due to tectonic occur in association with rivers. tary rocks. its tree species wildly diverse. not. dot. Beech. Willow and Yew. often. All the trees but the ing near the surface. Sedimentary rocks are formed at the surface of the Earth. Usually found on seacoasts. Tropical Savanna Forests: This region is dominated by ted with small. The trees are oak. Northern Coniferous Forests: The northern tree line and mountaintops are dominated by gnarled scrub trees. canic glass). plant material.Gary Gygax’s World Builder Wetland-Woodland and the growth can become quite tangled. These are gions are Ash. sandstones. They are generally course grained evergreens shed their leaves to herald the snowy season. lime- stone. Stand: A small group of tall plants or trees. relieved seasonally by dry periods during which the trees shed their leaves. with widely spaced trees that are fre- of tall grasses. Deciduous Monsoon Forests: This region receives heavy and metamorphic. Weak: Weakly cemented sedimentary rocks. bogs. palms. Taiga (cold forest-marsh): A subarctic evergreen forest. The process can also separate the fine mineral evergreen trees. and formation processes. Woodlands Coppice: A small cluster of trees and brush. shale. ing needlelike leaves and heavy. Tropical Scrub Forests: A thicket of evergreen oaks. process transforms the rocks into denser and more com- Temperate Rain Forests: Dominated by broad-leaved pact rock. They generally form parallel to the earth’s pine. the parent material indicates the hardness of the rock. quently thorny. Grove: A small group of trees bereft of undergrowth. these forests are common on Mediterranean form pure minerals. fir and grains found in many sedimentary and igneous rocks to redwood. ocean-cooled air. created during the molten stage. Oak. and is often considered as intermediate Mangrove Swamp: An area of marshland in tropical and between forests and steppes. coasts. thorny bushes and shrubs that occur in regions of slight Tamarack (cold forest. lakes. spruce. They are layered accumulations Jungle: An area of land densely overgrown with tropical of sediments. often artificially planted and cultivated. cedar. rainfall. The heating occurs deep in the earth and the cool- summers and mild to cold winters. granite. Those. trees. Tropical Rain Forests: In this region the plant growth is profuse. Birch. Metamorphic rocks are sedimentary or igneous rocks Temperate Evergreen Forests: These are subtropical re. such as hemlock. daily rainfall. grove trees. such an area used rocks have varying strengths depending on parent material for the harvesting of timber. forming a jungle Bayou: A swampy. limestone. some low-den- sity coarse-grained igneous rocks. Most have crystalline structure in them. Fir They are held together by minerals.

retail worth. Slate: A hard metamorphic rock that fractures into rather Unique stones.5 is a bit harder. quickly cooled sume all values are for fine specimens of their type.5 to 3. the percent- strong or very weak.2 Your Fingernail steel alloy at 7. That is.5. Limestone: A soft sedimentary rock ususally formed on If you are not relying on gemstone values given in a role- the sea floor. not as a treatise on gemology. grouping. of fine grained igneous rock. basalt. clarity Conglomerate: A rock composed of compacted stones. limestone. durability (not neces- Chert: Usually a dark flint. playing game. 2 Gypsum: Just scratched by the fingernail. easily available and/or not popular. then this chart might be used as a base for Marble: A very hard crystalline limestone. (or other factor in translucent. Sandstone: A common sedimentary rock of various den. but the examples given should suffice Phyllite: A shiny. Remember that rare and desired stones will have Pumice: A very light. environment the make-believe worth of any gemstone is Greenstone: A fine-grained. basalt. They are always worth Tuff: A rock made of volcanic ash that can be extremely from about 70% to 120% of their retail value. steel file 6. in a fantasy ing in colors from pink to black. and demand—the popularity of the gemstone ma- Granite: A very hard crystalline metemorphic rock rang. terial in a particular culture and society. a commensurately higher value than similar ones that are Quartzite: A crystalline mineral with hexegonal forma. of various shades of green.0 Steak Plate 75 . 2. equal to brass at 4.5 to 5. color. 4 Fluorite: Not scratched by a copper coin and does not scratch glass. weight. All metemorphic rock. tion with cloudy to transparent coloration. but it is not meant Very strong: Quartzites. establishing the worth of the various sorts of stones. equal to iron at 4. 3 Calcite: Scratches and is scratched by a copper coin of 3. corrugated rock that slate turns into under for the individual to place any non-named stone into a heat and pressure. “Wholesale” value is about 25% retail worth. to reflect actuality. 5 Apatite: Just scratches glass and is easily scratched by a steel knife. opaque. slate. platinum at 4 to 4. but glass is 5. cavity filled volcanic rock. cut (or “skin” of a granite. This is a compilation of actual gemstones.0 Steel Nail 9 Corundum: N/A.5. marble. equal to a pencil “lead” 1-2 or plaster of paris.5 to 7. The variables involved in setting anything like a “real” Basalt: A dark gray to black dense stone. or various special Gneiss: A hard-core foliated metamorphic rock similar to gems such as opals.2 Copper Penny 8 Topaz: N/A. sarily linked to hardness). Types of Stone Suggested Values Alabaster: Smooth white translucent stone with a band. it is aimed at use in a fantasy diorite. similar to basalt in structure. granite. slate.5. Table 2:8 MOH’s Hardness Scale Hardness Material 1 Tale: Easily scratched by the fingernail. 5. rarity of the stone. pearl). 6 Orthoclase: Easily scratches glass and is just The following is alist of common scratched by a file. hard metamorphosed rock not fixed by actual market values. As- Obsidian: A very fine-grained. pearls). 7. “trade” or “wholesale value” at all. All values assume retail cost. such as huge jewels and the like have no thin slices. dense fine-grained igneous rocks. Thus. 3. equal to limestone or a seashell. limestone. items and the related hardness 7 Quartz: Not scratched by a file unless of hardened 2. “Trade” cost is about 50% sities and colors. gold or silver in the 2. steel. Book Two: Geographics Strong: Competent igneous rocks. iron pyrite 6.5 to 6. stones are not listed.5.5 Glass 10 Diamond: N/A. world environment. some metamorphic rocks Gemstones and fine-grained sandstones. marble. 5. worth for gemstones are: hardness.

500 to cut stone. garnet. and substances for each full carat above one. the greater the worth. Pearl Agate. color. There are 2. $1. ruby (blood red). Coral. Emerald Gemini (May 21-Jun 20) Chrysoprase. jadeite (other). emerald. $1 to $50 for a one-carat well- carats in weight is a jewel. lapis lazuli. Topaz Aquamarine. A carat weighs 200 milligrams. $500 to $1. Peidot Rock Crystal Virgo (Aug 23-Sep 22) Cornelian. black (precious) opal. add 10% cumulative to the per carat value for each full carat above one. For all stones in this category carat value for each full carat above one. Diamond Jasper Taurus (Apr 20-May 20) Amber. tour- Jewels: Diamond.000 per carat. Turquoise Diamond Quartz. spherical or pear-shaped and bright yellow—and are above 10 carats in weight add an fine). ing red in artificial light).835 milli- cause of their rarity. pearl (other than Black (precious) opal that is in cut form and above five noted above). stones (not otherwise noted above). Opal Chrysolite Opal. Pearl Topaz 76 . Sardonyx Amber. and general demand. zircon. $3. Beryl Garnet. Onyx. and are above 10 carats in weight add 15% cumulative per carat Ornamental Stones: Amber. For all stones in this category add ats due to their rarity. spodumene (both types). Jasper Cornelian. chrysoberyl.500 Uncut/rough material is assumed to be at 10% to 15% of to $2. peridot. Fancy Stones: Cornelian. Exceptions to this this category add 10% cumulative to the per carat value are very large crystals. For (blue)—also any very rare stones. sapphire (other than blue). moonstone (non-whitish). nephrite (other). jade (em- erald green).500 for a one-carat well-cut stone. spinel (red).Sapphire Amethyst Aquamarine Aries (Mar 21-Apr 19) Bloodstone. fire opal. Ruby Sagittarius (Nov 22-Dec 21) Topaz. garnet (not oth- mand. brilliance. the Precious Stones: Alexandrite chrysoberyl (green show- higher the percentage applicable. nephrite (pure emerald green). Diamond Bloodstone. and one pound (16 ounces) avoirdu- Table 2:9 Birth Stones. green. grams to an ounce. Sardonyx Citrine Libra (Sep 23-Oct 22) Lapis Lazuli. coral. spinel (other than red). where finishing does not dramatically reduce the weight of the material. Garnet. Moonstone Chalcedony Moonstone Leo (Jul 23-Aug 22) Onyx. color. Jade. 5% cumulative to the per carat value for each full carat above one. are of pigeon’s blood hue. $5. malachite. mineral-masses. spinel (red).000 for a all stones in this category add 5% cumulative to the per one-carat well-cut stone. amethyst and other quartz value due to their rarity. tanzanite (best blue). carat well-cut stone. Turquoise Topaz. any carat weight above 10 carats add an additional 10% cumulative per carat value above 10 be. green material is from 20% to 30% of the finished work. and so has a value of $3. Emerald Tigereye Cancer (Jun 21-Jul 22) Emerald. ivory. jadeite (pure green or violet). topaz. turquoise. sapphire maline. (common). moonstone (whitish).500 to $5.Gary Gygax’s World Builder age depending on total worth.000 for a one-carat well-cut stone. opal Diamonds that are “flawless”. $100 to $350 for a one- additional 10% cumulative per carat value above 10 car. brilliance. pearl (rare colors. Lucky & Planetary Stones by Astrological Sign Astrological Sign Birth Stone Lucky Stone Planetary Stone Capricorn (Dec 22-Jan 19) Agate. have a color—blue. precious opal (not black). Garnet Pisces (Feb 19-Mar 20) Bloodstone. Moss Agate Turquoise Amethyst. In such cases the worth of the uncut/rough Semi-Precious Stones: Beryl. and general de. For all stones in the price stated for finished material. color. Ruby Ruby Lapis Lazuli Aquarius (Jan 20-Feb 18) Amethyst. erwise noted). Rubies that are “flawless”. and general demand. Sardonyx Sapphire Scorpio (Oct 23-Nov 21) Aquamarine.

long time! For a complete list of gems. their wieght and properties see Appendix G.4 ounces (44.000 carat stone (or that many milligrams. while a massive. A one-carat gemstone.10 Birth Stones Month Arcane Western Eastern January: Emerald or Rose Quartz Agate or Garnet Garnet February: Onyx or Moonstone Amethyst Amethyst March: Jade or Rock Crystal Bloodstone Bloodstone April: Quartz or White Sapphire Diamond Diamond May: Chrysoprase or Golden Beryl Emerald Agate June: Moonstone or Common Opal Alexandrite or Moonstone Pearl July: Cornelian Ruby Ruby August: Jade Peridot or Sardonyx Sapphire September: Diamond or Chrysoberyl Sapphire. Book Two: Geographics pois is thus 45. So now you know why precious gemstones have carat stone comes in at 7. precious November: Citrine or Pearl Citrine Topaz Topaz December: Lapis Lazuli or Onyx Zircon or Turquoise Jade 77 .1 stone weighs about 0. on page 163-169. a 10-carat one-carat ones…) would top out at 705.07 of an ounce. Lapis Lazuli or Agate Moonstone October: Pink Tourmaline.41 long. Table 2.05 ounces. Aquamarine October: Tourmaline or Jasper Opal.000 carat gemstone.360 milligrams. pounds).705 ounces. thus weighs about 0. 10. 200 pounds). it wold weigh 70.54 ounces (4. If one came upon a been the means of carrying large amounts of wealth for a 1. while a massive 100.

Expand Spell. but this depends on your campaign and note that XP loss is a better form of limiting power for PCs than material loss. Protection from Chaos. Dominate Person Agate. Invisibility to Undead. Suggestion. Moss Bless. Amethystine Detect Chaos. Ethereal Jaunt. Agate Read Alignment. removal/protection from intoxicants Apatite Comphrehend languages. Animal Friendship. Calm Emotions Cornelean Divine Favor. Tongues. Healing Circle Iron pyrite Mislead. Shout. The gems could be used as optional power components. Alter Self. Anywhere from a +1 to +4 bonus to overcome spell resistance. Endurance. without requiring a higher-level spell slot. Vision. or perhaps powdered into the metal used to create it. Charm Person. if you use that variant rule to replace XP loss with the consumption of a costly item. anything that increases skill checks. the cost. Mind Fog Agate. Greater restoration. Green Any item or spell that directly boosts saving throws Jade. items that can help detect secret doors and traps. Restoration Agate. Major Creation. Dispel Chaos. You could use the gems as a sort of focus to boost spells—with the focus being consumed after the spell is cast. Aid. such as rare flora. elements of rare fauna. Water breathing. Remove Fear. Any item or spell that is of the illusion school Jade. with fossils Locate Object. Geode All psionic powers. Discern Location Amber Any spell or magic item that resists negative emotions Amethyst Wisdom-enhancing magics. Charm Monster. Red Any spell or item of the Protection domain 78 . Find the Path. Plane Shift. Remove disease Chalcedony. Invisibility to Animals. Blue Intellegence-ehancing magics. any language-dependent spell Apatite. Restoration. all enchantment spells Agate. Wounding weapons. or rare minerals. Secret Chest. without requiring a higher-level spell slot. Protection from Evil. Sanctuary Hematite Entropic Shield. Depending on the value of the stone and the spell being cast. and the properties of the gem. items that help rogues skills Bloodstone Lower level creation (healing) Cure spells. it might provide one of the following effects: Anywhere from a +1 to +4 increase in the DC to resist. The effects of the feats Extend Spell. Resistance. Major Creation. The effects of the Heighten Spell feat. It stands to reason that expensive components would likely be rare objects. Detect Thoughts Agate. Blue Laced Bestow Curse. Zone of Truth. a sunsword would probably have one or more topaz gems embedded in its pommel. Command. Anti-magic field. as well as game balance needs. or Empower Spell for the spell being cast. Clone. and General Game Effects In the core rules of the d20 game system dealing with magic. if the spell has a saving throw. Fabricate. magic items cost money to create. Undetectable Alignment. Dominate Person Garnet Neutralize Poison. Charm Person Citrine Quartz Any evocation that deals with energies. Tongues.Gary Gygax’s World Builder Table 2:11 Metal/Stone/Gems. Augury Diamond See Invisibility. Emotion. True Seeing Diopside Effects that improve ability scores as with Bulls Strength. Remove Fear. Use your best judgment based on the rarity. anything that protects one from gas attacks Beryl Intellegence boosting magic. limited to an increase of 1-2 levels. Break Enchantment. Dispel magic. Magic Items. Cats Grace etc. Divine Favor. Gate. any magic item dealing with other planes/dimensions Coral Emotion. Word of Chaos Agate. Charm Person or Animal Flint Dictum. Periapt of wound closure. Green Any spell or item of the Healing domain or the Emotion spell Jasper. Astral Projection. Spell Turning Iolite Magic Circle against Evil. d20 Spells. Aventurine Quartz. Disjunction. Another option would be a variant rule to allow spellcasters to use gems for a little extra help or power. Emerald Foresight. Chrysoprase Any item that increases Wisdom. The stone’s table provides you with suggestions to consider when developing magic items. Legend Lore. Yellow Any item or spell that directly boosts saving throws Jasper. For example. Fabricate. Blue Any psionic power Aquamarine Any spell that wards or dispells fear. Detect Animals or Plants. Botswana Minor Creation.

Resist Elements (Fire). most Druid spells. Detect Secret Doors. Polymorph Self. pro tection from diseases. Alter Self. virtually any spell or magic item dealing with the Necromancy or Evocation schools that cause damage/destruction Onyx. or beneficial Adjuration spells 79 . Wall of Force. Bless. Ring of Fire Resistance.general psionic powers. Pink Demand. Ring of Mind Shielding. Shield of Fire Resistance Opal. Quartz. Illusionary Script) Opal. Gray N/A Moss Agate Various spells affecting nature.Ring of X-ray Vision. magic circles Tiger’s eye Healing and Knowledge domains. Control Weather. Phase Door Labradorite Feldspar Various Divination Spells.any fear causing spell/item Rhodocrosite Any item or spell providing protection from surprise Rhodonite Any item or spell serving as protection versus fear or insanity Ruby Expeditious Retreat. Ring of Mind Sheilding. Smoky Emotion. Black Death Ward. Blindness.Gem of Seeing. Creation (minor & major) Onyx. that compels truth or detects lies Sapphire. Shield of Law Quartz. Prismatic Sphere. restoration of Wisdom or Intelligence points Lapis Lazuli Mind Blank. Tiny Hut. Fire Shield (Warm).Sleep and sleep based effects Moldavite True Seeing. Discern Location Moonstone. White Virtually all abjuration effects. Irresistible Dance Tourmaline. Freedom of Movement Sapphire. any Enchantment spell (including charms and compulsions). protection/immunity to fear. Armor of Fire Resistance. True Seeing. Glitterdust. Divination. Rutilated Any item or spell of the Conjuration school Quartz. Prismatic Wall. Plant and Animal Cleric domains Mother of Pearl Any item or spell of the Aburation school or Protection Domain Obsidian Dispel Evil. Book Two: Geographics Kunzite Passwall. White Enhances Creation (healing) and virtually any spell with the “good” descriptor Opal. Shape Change. Endurance. general magic items that use spells from the Evocation school. Various Illusions (Figments and Glamours). Continual Flame Tourmaline (any) Cat’s Grace. Green Mass Haste Tourmaline. evil Sulfur Virtually any psionic effect. Fabricate. Augury. Freedom. Rubellite Transformation. Restoration. Screen. Discern Lies Moonstone Sancutary. Abjuration spells vs. and Aid Quartz. Order’s Wrath. Clairvoyance Topaz Color Spray. Secret page. See Invisibility. Find the Path. Clear Crystal N/A Quartz. divination. Haste. Precious Emotion (hope). (Bulls Strength.Daylight. Mnemonic Enhancer Tourmaline. Death Ward Octahedron Mending. all Charm spells. divination magic that points in the direction of a solution like Commune. Gem of Seeing. Zone of Truth. Protection against ingested poisons Silver Protection from Elements. fire Endure Elements (Fire). etc. Blue Anything that enhances Wisdom or Will saves. Sanctuary. Black Mind Blank. other force-based protections. Golden N/A Moonstone. Blue-White N/A Moonstone. Cats Grace) Sodalite Enhances any Enchantment spell that is sonic or language dependent. anything that protects from scrying or detection (Misdirection. Remove Blindness. Iron Body Turquoise Any spell or item of the Healing and Good Domains. Reddish Augury. any spell that is part of the Conjuration (healing) school Malachite Change Self. or any positive Necromantic spell Tanzanite Any spell that affects NPC reactions to reduce hostility Tektite Banishment. Greater Restoration Obsidian. Black Anything that increases Wisdom or wisdom-based skills Obsidian. Secure Shelter Soapstone Effects that improve ability scores. Rose Divinations dealing with the future. Forcecage. Blue Spells that protect against enchantments. Periapt of Wound Closure Sunstone Any spell or item of the Healing or Good domain. Scrying (across planes) Pearl Anything that enhances Charisma based attributes or skills Peridot Anything that enhances Strength or Constitution Petrified Wood Protection from Chaos.

Blue laced Femininity. Golden Enhances Powers of Other Yellow to Red Minerals Moonstone. Blue-White Enhances Powers of Other Clear-White to Blue Minerals. Mental and Physical Strength and Healing. Impartiality. Change. Protection. Energy Diopside Muscular Fitness. Mental balance and calm emotion Labradorite Feldspar Balance Between the Mind and Spirit. Bring Happiness Amethyst Peace. Protection from Drowning. Understanding of Others and Circumstances. Intellect and Creativity. Concord with Others. Promotes sleep Moldavite Discerning . Geode Psionic Powers Agate. Lost Lore. Cools Moonstone. Strength Diamond Mental Power and Insight. Internal Health. Blue Psychic Invigoration and Power Aquamarine Courage. Red Attainment of Goals. Eyesight. Emotion. Green Happiness. Soothing of Mind. Blood and Breathing Aventurine Quartz. Children Malachite Transformation of Self. gray Enhances Powers of Other Dark Minerals Moss agate Attunement to Nature. Intuition. Chaos Agate. Wisdom Citrine Quartz Physical Energy. Beauty Jade. Anti-Toxin Iron Pyrite Deception and Misunderstanding Jade. Protection from Poisons. Balance of Energy. Sobriety. with Fossils Treasure. Harmony. Complacency Agate. Healing Jasper. and Relics Amazonite Feldspar Guards and Strengthens the Heart. Moss Peace of mind. Internal Health and Healing Beryl Understanding of Problems and Puzzles Bloodstone Healing of Wounds. Cleansing and Balance of Energy. Increase of Spirituality. Agate. Access to the Non-Corporeal Realms Coral Mental & Emotional Strength Cornelean Wards Against Deadly Sins. Chrysoprase Compassion. Black Common Sense Obsidian.Gary Gygax’s World Builder Table 2:12 Magical Affects of Metal and Stone for the Lejendary Adventure Game Metal/Stone Legendary Effects Agate Discernment. Small Pleasures. Determination Flourite Common Sense. Falsehoods Moonstone Serenity. Yellow Good luck Jasper. Psychic Awareness Apatite Clear Speech Apatite. Wards Against the Negative. Amethystine Moving. Botswana Gifts. Robust Health Hematite Cheerfulness. Clearing Confusion 80 . Internal Organs Garnet Contentment. Conviction. Self Worth and Confidence Amber Brighten Mood. Psychic Insight Lapis Lazuli Strength of Will & Clarity of Thought and Awareness. Mental Fitness Emerald Fertility and Rebirth. Green Decisiveness. Mental Healing Moonstone. Flora and Fauna Mother of Pearl Warding and Protection. Courage. Hope Iolite Inner peace. Spring. Purifying Agate. healing. Precognition Agate. Balanced Judgement. Green Good fortune. Fighting Internal Parasites Chalcedony. Love Flint Rational thinking. Blue Creativity. Calmness Kunzite Removes obstacles. Meditation and Spirituality. Reddish Decisiveness. Wealth Obsidian Dispel Negative Energy Obsidian. Lessening Grief Aventurine Quartz.

Power Direction Opal. Personal Influence Peridot Energy. White Protection Silver Survival & Impoverishmen Soapstone Adaptability. Power of Mind. Persistence. Health. Blue Divinity. Freedom and Mobility Sapphire. Heals Bones Topaz Sight. Petrified Wood Law. Cognitive Clarity Quartz. Blood and Courage Ruby Love. Speech. Fire and Warmth. Book Two: Geographics Octahedron Channels Energy into Work Onyx. Passion. Courage Tourmaline (any) Energy. Strength. Fire Action. Positive Mental Attitude and Sensing Opportunity Quartz. Warms Tanzanite Disposition and Cheerfulness Tektite Banishing.Wards Against Disease and Evil 81 . White Increase of Positive Energy. Rutilated Creativity Quartz. Sincerity Sapphire. Increases Vision. Black Resistance to Negativity. and Vigor. Green Vigor and Virility Tourmaline. Clear Thought. Wards Against Infections and Disease Sunstone Healing. Smoky Mental Control of Emotions Rhodocrosite Capacity to Deal with the Unexpected Rhodonite Love. Mental Clarity and Cleansing of Thoughts. Clear Crystal Amplify Other Personal or Mineral Energy Quartz. Observation and Sight into the Spiritual Realms Pearl Love. Focus and Control of Destructive/Negative Energy Onyx. the Sun. Wards Against Fears Quartz. Resolution. Wards Against Evil and the Negative Sulfur Mental power. Focus and Control of Constructive Energy Opal. Precious Hope. Black Mystery. Activity Tourmaline. Love. Wards Against Infernal Creatures Tiger’s Eye Seeing and Sensing. Daring Sodalite Oration. Pink Vigor and Femininity Tourmaline. Blue Moral strength. Rose Compassion. Protection from Fire Opal. Rubellite Strength of Will and Determination Turquoise Good health.

Finger-Comb Fuchsia Grass. Flyaway Furze Grass. Pin that breath life into a setting. Maidenhair PepperGrass tain. Mould Scotch well as a close examination of the Mushroom Sedge greatest of the flora. Squirrel-Tail Though something so small as a flower Holly Fern Hairgrass may seem trivial. Curly Grass Grass. and the most beautiful. Chain Fern Grass. Silk truth of the tale you are spinning.” These are the details Cliff Brake Grass. Bunch Cranberry Wrack Grass. Unusual Toadstool Ground Pine Algae Truffle Hair Cap Moss Benthon Yeast Leafy Liverwort Conferva Long moss Dulse Grasses Lycopodium Focoid Alfalfa Focus Alfilaria Shrubs Gulfweed Bamboo Alder Iceland Moss Bluegrass Azalea Irish Moss Bluejoint Barberry Kep Broomcorn Bayberry Lichen Buckwheat Blackberry Plankton Bulrush Blackthorn Pond Scum Cane Blueberry Reindeer Moss Durra Box RockWeed Eelgrass Bridal Wreath Sargasso Grass. Orchard “Yellow blooms of star shaped lily Bracken Grass. Crab Evergreen Bittersweet Baby Fern Grass. Slime Mold Club Moss Smut Flowering Moss Plants. Herd’s Flora Bladder Fern Grass. Ribbon ture of the soil all lend credence to the Grape Fern Grass. Climbing Fern Grass. Finger Frangipani Grass. Canary Currant Grass. Feather Fosythia Basket Fern Grass. growing in the bosom of an an. Cocksfoot Daphne Ferns Grass. the most Puffball used. . Hart’s Tongue Grass. Myrtle Boulder Fern Grass. The nu. Beard Caper Scum Grass. Buffalo Cotton Stonewort Grass. herbs. Hassock Genista 82 . .Gary Gygax’s World Builder Beech Fern Grass. Plume ances of color. Cotton Elder Adder’s Fern Grass. Gama Gardenia Grass. it carries the same Lady Fern HorseTail weight in meaning to an audience as Lip Fern Papyrus anything so great as a tree or moun. Bristly Foxtail Coffee Sea Wrack Grass. Bog Coca Seaweed Grass. Bengal Chokeberry Sea Lettuce Grass. the scents the very tex. Beach Broom Sargassum Grass. Palm-Leaved leeks. Pampus cient elm . the trees. Rust Moss the flowers. Four-Leaved Gale Grass. Bent Clove Tree Sea Moss Grass. . Reed Fungi Rush What follows is a catalog of plants as Mold.

English Fireweed Natal Plum Goatsrue Nettle Plant (perennial weeds of the Goldenrod nettle family with stinging hairs) Horsetail Pampas Grass Jimson Weed Poppy. cylindrical heads of Mustard Guava yellowish or purplish flowers) Nettle Guayule Thistle (prickly leaves and heads of Onionweed Haw Heather purple. white or yellow flowers) Pigweed Hemp Tree Thistles. Mullein. Foxglove Gorse having reddish. Nootka May Weed Rose. Prickly Knawel Prickly Currant Knotweed Raspberry Lady’s Thumb Rose. thorny (Thorns also and Begger ticks Thistles shall it bring forth to thee) Bindweed Acanthopanax (shrub with thorns) Bindweed. field (creeping jenny) Barberry Brake Blackberry Burdock Bramble (any prickly shrub or vine) Burr Broom (flowering shrubs) Cat’s Ear Burr (a weed or other plant with Cheeseweed Mallow burrs) Chickweed Cleomes (bee plant) Crabgrass Dewberry Creeping Buttercup Echinops (prickly like thistles) Dandelion Eryngium (sea holly) Devil’s Thorn Gooseberry. Fuschia Flowered Dock Holly. Little Wild Mallow Rose. Book Two: Geographics Gooseberry Salmonberry (a spineless raspberry. edible fruit) Mullein. Dog Locoweed Rose. Nightshade Greasewood Teasel (prickly. “Firethorn” Plantain Hibiscus Poison Ivy Holly Vines Poison Oak Hop Tree Bittersweet Poison Sumac Huckleberry Clematis Pokeweed Hydrangea Creeper Prickly Lettuce Indigo Dewberry Purslane Juneberry Grape Quack Grass Juniper Greenrier Ragweed Jute Honeysuckle Sandbur Kalmia Hop Scarlet Pimpernel Laurel Ivy (various) Sheep’s Sorrel Leatherleaf Jasmine Shepherd’s Purse Lilac Liana Skunk Cabbage Locust Mistletoe Smartweed Magnolia Morning Glory Speedwell Maguey Poison Ivy Spotted Spurge Manzanita Poison Oak Spurry Mescal Trumpet Vine Stinkweed Mesquite Wisteria Tarweed Milkwort Thistle Misletoe Weeds Tumbleweed Mock Orange Arrowhead Wiregrass Barberry Witchgrass Shrubs. Pearhip Mesquite Milkweed 83 .

Desert Tupelo. Buckeye-D Temperate 60-100’ 2-4' Devil Walkingstick-DTemperate 30' 8" Ebony.Gary Gygax’s World Builder Trees by Biome and Size Tree Name Biome Height Diameter The listing below breaks tree types down. deciduous and palm.5' Fir. Black Savanna 20-65' 2-3' Alder. Sea-E Sw/Flood 35' 2' Poplar. Black-D Temperate 80' 2' Cherry.5' Willow. Honey-D Desert 20' 1' Ash-D Temperate 130' 3' Paloverde. Serbian-E Boreal 115' 4' Prickly-Ash. Swampland Larch-E Boreal 130' 5' Beefwood-D Sw/Flood 150' 2-3' Pine. Temperate Juniper-E Desert 25' 6-12" Apple-D Temperate 30-40' 1-2' Mesquite. White-E Boreal 80-165' 3-7' Grape. Cholla-E Desert 15' 6" Willow. Cembran-E Boreal 100' 5' Cypress-E Sw/Flood 100-120' 3-5' Pine. Blue-D Desert 40' 6-12" Basswood-D Temperate 75-130' 2-3' Washingtonia-P Desert 50' 1-4' Beech. Lime-D Sw/Flood 25' 8" Willow.5’ Cactus. Norway-E Boreal 100-150' 3-5' Mangrove. Fluttering-D Temperate 65-80' 2-3' 84 . Giant-E Desert 20-35' 1-2' Cactus. Desert-D Desert 25' 6" Birch. English-D Temperate 100' 3' Elm. Savanna Deciduous Palm Evergreen Baobob-B Savanna 75' 30' Cottonwood-D Savanna 100' 3' Mesquite-D Savanna 50' 3' Tree Name Biome Height Diameter Peppertree-D Savanna 50' 3' Pinyon-E Savanna 15-50' 1' Trees. Common-D Temperate 60-80' 1-2. Water-D Sw/Flood 50' 2' Spruce. Red-D Boreal 95-130' 3-4' Willow. Bog-D Boreal 20' 4" Ramin-E Sw/Flood 140' 3' Sumac. European-D Temperate 50' 1' Casuarina-D Temperate 80-100' 2' Cedar-E Temperate 40-60' 1-2' Cherry. Poison-D Sw/Flood 25' 6" Trees. Swamp-D Sw/Flood 60-100' 1-2. Red-E Boreal 65-100' 3' Fish-Poison-Tree Sw/Flood 50' 3' Pine. Coyote-D Savanna 3-10' 5" Alder. Coastel-D Sw/Flood 30' 1' Cactus. Silver-D Savanna 50' 3' Fir. Gray-D Boreal 33-65' 1' Willow. Common-E Boreal 65-100' 2' Wattle. Brazilnut-E Rainforest 100-130' 3' Cacao-E Rainforest 25' 6-8" Colatree-E Rainforest 40' 1. heights and trunk diameter.5' Orchid-D Rainforest 17-23' 1' Purpleheart-E Rainforest 130' 3' Rubbertree-E Rainforest 100' 3-4' Saltree-E Rainforest 100' 5' Zebrawood-D Rainforest 165' 5' Trees. Douglas-E Boreal 300' 10' Trees. Balsam-E Boreal 40-60' 1-1. Sour-D Temperate 30' 8" Chestnut-D Temperate 60-100' 2-4' Chestnut. Rainforest into their appropriate biomes. Black-D Sw/Flood 120' 4' Aloe-E Desert 60' 5' Willow. dividing them Trees. Flood = floodplain) Catclaw. Almond-D Rainforest 40-60' 2-3' The E. Roemer-E Desert 3-6' 1' Trees. D or P following the name relates to the type of Balsa-D Rainforest 80-90' 12-14" tree it is coniferous. White-D Boreal 100' 2-3' Locust. Saguaro-E Desert 25-55' 1-2' (Sw = swamp. Persimmon-D Temperate 20-70' 1-2' Elm. Red-E Sw/Flood 25-80' 3' Spruce. Grieg-E Desert 3-20' 10" Catclaw. Boreal Tamarind-D Savanna 80' 7' Alder.

Royal-P Tropical 50-75' 2' Walnut. Ivory Nut-P Tropical 80-100' 2' Sequoia. Sugar-D Temperate 100-115' 3' Cinnamon-E Tropical 65' 3-4' Maple. Sycamore-D Temperate 130' 2-3' Jacaranda-D Tropical 30' 8" Oak. White-D Temperate 50-80' 2' Hercules-Club-D Temperate 40' 1' Yew-E Temperate 33-50' 1-2' Hickory. Tropical Horseapple-D Temperate 50' 2' Allspice-E Tropical 35' 1' Ironwood-D Temperate 20-50' 1' Avocado-E Tropical 60' 2-4' Locust. Bigleaf-D Tropical 165' 7' Oak. Coconut-P Tropical 50-80' 1-1. White-D Temperate 100' 3-4' Palm. Black-D Temperate 60-100' 5' Palm. Bur-D Temperate 65-130' 7' Mahogany-D Tropical 100' 1-3' Oak. Weeping-D Temperate 30-40' 3' 85 . Cabbage-P Tropical 65-80' 1. Sago-P Tropical 60-75' 1-2' Walnut. Betel-P Tropical 33-100' 2-3' Pear-D Temperate 40' 1' Palm. Latan-P Tropical 30' 1' Sycamore-D Temperate 60-100' 2-4' Palm. Black-D Temperate 40-80' 1-2' Banyan-E Tropical 100' 10' Locust. Pussy-D Temperate 20' 8" Willow. Date-P Tropical 100' 2-3' Prickly-Ash-D Temperate 20' 6" Palm. Honey-D Temperate 80' 2. Norway-D Temperate 80-100' 2' Cashew-E Tropical 33-40' 1' Maple. English-D Temperate 80' 5' Teak-D Tropical 200' 5' Willow.5' Hornbeam.5' Pecan-D Temperate 100' 3' Palm. Andes-P Tropical 100-130' 3-6' Peach-D Temperate 30' 1' Palm. Book Two: Geographics Tree Name Biome Height Diameter Tree Name Biome Height Diameter Hawthorn-D Temperate 30' 8" Willow.5' Camphor-E Tropical 30-50' 1' Maple.5' Plum-D Temperate 30' 1' Palm.-D Temperate 60' 1' Trees. Giant-E Temperate 200-350' 10-20' Palm. English-D Temperate 80' 2-3' Mahogany. Shagbark-D Temperate 80-100' 2.

Juniper protection their affects and their possible uses. their meanings. A little Ivy wedded love Hawthorne can bring hope to the hopeless where Foxglove. Reputed Symbolic Meaning Lilac first emotions of love Angelica inspiration Lily. Grape mirth. Pink love Coriander hidden worth Rose. Red passion Cowslip pensiveness Rose. Fuller’s misanthropy Geranium comfort Thyme activity Hairball grief Valerian accommodating disposition Hawthorn hope Vervain enchantment Heartsease tender thoughts Vine. bantering Evening Primrose uncertainty Spearmint warmth of sentiment Fennel worthy of praise Strawberry perfection Flax domestic industry Sweet Pea delicate pleasure Forget-Me-Not true love Tansy hostility Foxglove insincerity Teasel. good wishes Lupine dejection Bay Leaf unchanging affection Marigold sunny disposition Bay Tree glory Marsh Mallow uselessness Belladonna silence Mint virtue Betony surprise Motherwort conceal love Birch meekness Mugwort happiness Bluebell constancy Myrtle love Borage bluntness Nasturtium patriotism Broom ardor Olive peace Bugloss falsehood Orange Blossom chastity Buttercup promises of riches Parsley festivity Carnation pure love Passionflower religious fervor Cedar strength. Hyssop cleanliness These range from the mundane to the magical. modesty Apple temptation Lily of the Valley: return of happiness Balm sympathy Lime Tree conjugal love Basil sweet. can be deadly poisonous. incorruptibility Pennyroyal flee away Chamomile energy in adversity Peppermint warmth of feeling Chervil sincerity Pink perfection Chickweed rendezvous Poppy sleep and dreams Chicory frugality Primrose early youth Clover happiness Rocket rivalry Coltsfoot justice Rose. domestic virtue Dandelion oracle Snowdrop consolation and hope Eglantine simplicity Sorrel affection Elder zealous Southernwood jockeying. White purity. Laurel success Lavender acknowledgment of love Herbs/Flora.Gary Gygax’s World Builder Herbs Honeysuckle hope Houseleek fidelity Herbs have a wide variety of uses in any fantasy realm. Full Bloom secrecy Columbine folly Rose. What Jasmine amiability follows are several extensive lists of herbs. White purity Crocus youthful gladness Rosemary remembrance Daffodil regret Saffron marriage/mirth Daisy innocence Sage esteem. intoxication Holly domestic happiness Violet faithfulness Hollyhock ambition Wallflower fidelity in misfortune Weeping Willow forsaken Witch Hazel a spell Wormwood absence Yarrow war and healing Yew sorrow 86 . Jacob’s Ladder descend called Dead Man’s Bells.

Mother-in-Law’s Tongue: The leaves of this plant cause Apple (bitter): As above. Generally works as a sedative. An Calabar Bean: Also known as Chop Nut. confusion. Meadow: Also known as Naked Ladies. Any of a num- after contact with sap. A hawthorn or its apple like fruit. Trumpet. and throat. Any of several evergreen shrub. Green: Also known as Itch Weed or Indian tion. 87 . and respiratory failure. unusual color vi. Skin can be irritated Wake Robin: Also known as Dragon Root. violent convul. American sumacs. move- ber of vines from the gourd family. stomach pains. Poison Oak: Any of several American sumacs. When any Poison Sumac: Any of several American sumacs. irregular heartbeat and death in large depression. When dried their aroma causes diz. Black: Also known as Blackeye Root. frothing at the mouth. Can cause and Dead Tongue. causes muscle weakness. Causes nausea. a group of plants in the lily family. Hellebore. a climbing vine. Stavesacre: Also known as Lousewort. swelling of lips. Berries and roots can be toxic in large quantities white flowers. A type of nar- A plant of the poppy family. Book Two: Geographics Herbs/Flora. spasms and asphyxia. hood. Any of Bloodroot: Also known as Sweet Slumber or Tetterroot. Serves as a Hellebore. which lead to respiratory failure. A type of poisonous leaves having emetic and cathartic properties evergreen climbing shrub. Causes lose of voice. Poisonous Hemlock: Also known as Spotted Corobane. Causes part of the plant is consumed causes burning in the mouth skin irritation. faintness and heart failure. of a group of plants in the lily family. Any num. Bryony: As above. weakness and diarrhea. It is used as a Hellebore. Black: Also known as Petty Morel. Death fleshy roots are consumed. white. a variety of medicines. Sap used Yew: Also known as Ground Hemlock. The leaves are poisonous causing nausea. headaches. Strophanthus: A genus of tropical plants. in large doses. duces a toxic form of cyanide. twitching and paralysis. sap. any part of the plant is eaten it causes high blood pressure sions and delirium. paralysis. the leaves and roots. False: Also known as Pheasants Eye. Causes Clematis: Also known as Upright Virgin’s Bower. doses. Poppy. causing ulceres. Poke. Deadly (nux vomica): Also known as Dwell. Victims die. White: Also known as Common Poppy. The skin and Lovage. When the bean is consumed it causes Causes slowed pulse. and nausea. Black: Also known as Christmas Rose. Nervousness and trembling. Belladona or Devil’s Cherries. Any of a group of plants in the lily family. Causes red spots Saffron. Foxglove: Also known as Dead Man’s Bells or Fairy’s Spurge (all): Any plant of the genus euphorbia with a milky Glove. particularly death. A type of Poison Ivy: Also known as Poison Vine. so named for its red root and cotic that causes hallucinations. Oleander: Also known as Dog Bane or Rose Laurel. The whole of this plant is poisonous. choking on their own a number of related plants with poisonous berries colored vommit. Ignatius Beans: When the leaves are eaten it can cause ziness and nausea. It can be a Aconite: Also called wolfsbane. Any of a group of poisonous weeds of the carrot family. Causes skin irritation. juice and shrubby growth. Apple (balsam): Plant of the gourd family. woody climbing plant of the crowfoot family. causes muscle cramps and convulsions. A lark spur with Gelsemium: Also known as Wild Woodbine. like leaves and white or reddish flowers. Any of what on arrows. sions or can be fatal. Any of a number of plants of the figwart family. Nightshade. Nightshade. Any cardiac stimulant and can cause heart palpitations and death. Any of mausea and vommiting. Causes irrita- Hellebore. Cherry Laurel: Also known as Cherry Bay. Bryony. evergreen tree. Made from dried monks powerful sedative. Any of narcotic causing hallucinations. and leaves cause a severe skin irritation for a few hours. erratic behavior and eventually Baneberry: Also known as Bugbane or Toadroot. Death when the large ment in fingers and hands and bending of the back. a number of plants related to the potato. bloat and death. tongue and throat. or in small doses cause stomach cramps. When to appear on flesh followed by confusion. red or purplish-black with clusters of small white Mountain Laurel: A small evergreen shrub with pink and flowers. ventilation and death due to respiratory paralysis. Generally the hairs on the stem The flowers and seeds cause headaches. but is fatal in large doses. burning throat vomiting and blurred vision. A tall plant of the rose family with fern shallow breathing. Brown seed of evergreen shrub. A skin irritation. Water: An European herb known cultivated for seeds of the ripe fruit can cause headaches. ber of plants with leaves grouped in three. muscular writhing. a stupor and a coma in large doses. Every part of the plant is poisonous. White: Another name for False Hellebore. A potion derived from the leaves pro. Any part of the plant Thornapple: Also known as the Devil’s Apple and Devil’s causes nercousness and depression. Any of Dropwort (Water Hemlock): Also known as Horse Bane the genus papaver with pink and white flowers. hyper. Causes muscle cramps.

88 . Nepeta cataria. Persea americana. Juniper: Gin Berry. is a very potent potion for protection against seduction. Juniperus communis. Verbena officinalis. Part used: dried root. Anti-theft Cumin: Cumimum Cyminum. Part used: fresh sprig. Part used: sprig or berries. Part used: fresh juice. could serve as magic items. Courage Cohosh. Aquilegia Canadensis. and the cat may willingly become your familiar. Part used: fresh or dried bulbs. To prevent an item from being stolen from you. Juniperus communis. this gives courage. Some of the magic effects would be quite potent if used exactly as written. Garlic: Stinkweed. Crush a handful of fresh leaves before giving to a cat. or a few juniper berries with your possessions and they will not be stolen from you. Sunflower: Helianthus annus. Wear a sprig of fresh Juniper to be protected against attacks from wild animals. Hang over the door of your dwelling to protect your possessions against theft. granting saving throw bonuses or having charges with spell effects similar to each description. Part used: fresh flowers. Vetivert: Khus Khus. Part used: dried pit. Part used: rootstock. with stem and leaves. Carry whole pit as a charm to keep you beautiful. Cucumber: Cucumis sativus. Part used: fresh leaves. Holly: Bat’s Wings. Columbine: Lion’s Herb. Fern: Polypodiaceae spp. Chastity Camphor: Cinnamomum camphora. Part used: fresh gum or oil. when magically “activated”. You will develop a bond with the cat. grants ability to communicate with animals. Inhale to guard against seduction. Coconut: Cocos nucifera. fresh or dried. Verbascum thapus. oil. Or the GM can allow the herbs to substitute for components used in existing spells with effects similar to those listed in the chart. Cloth-of-Gold: Crocus augustifloia. Vetiveria zizanioides. Marigold: Calendula. The GM may wish to assign rarity. A spoonful of fresh fern sap brings eternal youth when ingested. Juniper: Gin Berry. Throw a fresh sprig of holly towards a wild animal and it will quietly lie down to let you safely pass. Hang fresh branches of rosemary on the door of your dwelling to protect the possessions therein from thieves. Parts used: fresh sprig of leaves and berries. increasing price for certain herbs with powerful magical effects if he intends to allow herbal magic to work as strictly indicated. Wear a corsage of fresh mullein flowers to gain courage. Calendula officinalis. potentially unbalancing for a role-playing game that utilizes a class-and-level system. As a brooch. Place a fresh marigold in your shoe (next to the skin) to be able to understand the languages of wild birds.Gary Gygax’s World Builder Herbs The following details the common magical folklore of herbs. Part used: fresh sap. Part used: fresh branches. Part used: milk. Drink a tea brewed from fresh myrtle leaves every three days and you will remain youthfully beautiful. Fresh vervain juice. Anointing the forehead with fresh Sunflower juice will guard against seduction. Part used: juice. when ingested. Drink fresh cucumber juice to guard against seduction. Vervain: Simpler’s Joy. pass it through the smoke of burning vetivert. Rosemary: Sea Dew. or will be more complicated than described. Part used: fresh flowers. Myrtle: Myrtus communis. Worn as a brooch. with these herbs used as the components. Ilex aquifolium or I opaca. Parts used: fresh sprig. Part used: fresh juice. Store a sprig of juniper. Parts used: fresh leaves. It should be at the GM’s discretion to determine whether the preparation of an herb for magical activation will be as described. Mullein: Graveyard Dust. Allium sativum. Or perhaps the herbs. Tinne. Black: Bugbane. Part used: seeds. Animal Magic Catnip: Cat mint. Rosemarinus officinalis. One recommendation is to use the chart as a guide to creating new spells. Drink coconut milk to protect against seduction. Part used: fresh flower. Carry a piece of fresh rootstock in a red cloth or wear a piece of dried rootstock on a red cord to promote courage. Cimicifuga racemosa. Hide a few cumin seeds in or with any item to prevent it from being stolen from you. Beauty Avocado: Persea.

Peppermint: Brandy Mint. Cypress: Death Tree. A handful of dried tealeaves. Solidago odora. Bleeding Heart: Dicentra spectabilis. Part used: fresh flowers. Meadowsweet: Bridewort. Part used: fresh flowers. Nettle leaves protect against fear. Coltsfoot: Bull’s Foot. Inhale the smoke to receive visions of the future. particularly those pertaining to the outcome of a battle or war. Place dried bracken root under your pillow to dream of the answer to a problem. Part used: dried root. Part used: wood. Part used: fresh or dried leaves. Spiraea filipendula. Marigold: Calendula. Urtica dioica. dropped onto a flat surface or into still water will show the future. Stillengia: Yaw Root. To know if someone loves you. Tie a fresh stalk around the base of a yellow candle to discover the identity of an evil mage who is plotting against you. A yes or no question can be answered by counting the number of seeds in an o range you are eating. Orange: Citrus sinesis. Part used: fresh fruit. they do. will enhance psychic abilities and give useful visions. Place beneath your pillow before going to sleep and you may dream of the future. place a fresh sprig of meadowsweet on the surface of a calm water. If it sinks. Belladonna: Banewort. Tea: Camellia spp. a man. Part used: fresh leaves. Heliotrope: Turnsole. Saffron: Crocus sativa. Stillingia sylvatica. Part used: fresh or dried leaves. Piper methysticum. Divination & Prophecy Angelica: Masterwort. Crocus: Crocus vernus. Schinus molle. Wear a piece to gain vision of the future. Deadly Nightshade: Dwayberry. Polygonum bistorta. americana. Bracken: Pteridium aquilinium. Part used: dried root. Part used: fresh leaves. Hibiscus: Hibiscus spp. Burn as an incense. Part used: fresh flowers. Ash: Nion. Achillea millefolium. Heliotropium europaeum. Solanum nigrum. Damiana: Turnera diffusa. assists in divination. Part used: dried leaves. Kava-Kava: Ava Root. Fresh leaves under your pillow will give you dreams of things to come. If it is white. Part used: fresh leaves. fresh yarrow flowers protect their bearer from fear. Part used: dried leaves. Part used: dried leaves. Place a stalk of fresh flowers under your pillow to have prophetic dreams (excellent for finding a thief). Part used: dried leaves. they do not. Part used: fresh sprig. Bistort: Dragon Wort. Calendula officinalis. Drink a tea brewed from fresh mugwort leaves to assist in Divination spells. when ingested. Buchu: Bookoo. Yarrow: Staunch Weed. A tea made from belladonna will bring visions of the future. The location of the item will appear in the smoke. Place a bouquet of fresh marigolds under your bed before sleeping to have prophetic dreams or to learn the identity of a thief who has stolen from you. Part used: dried bulb. Burn immediately prior to sleeping to dream of the future. Tussilago farfara. Drink a tea of buchu leaves and to see the future. The innocent will not bruise from the strike. Burn with alum powder to see in the smoke the face of one who has stolen from you. Cupressus sempervirens. A strong brew from fresh kava kava leaves. since it is poisonous. and an even number means no. Be warned. To locate a lost object. Ground Ivy: Cat’s foot. 89 . Part used: wood. Mixed with fresh Yarrow flowers and carried wrapped in red cloth. Part used: dried flowers. burn the dried root of stillengia. If it floats. Part used: fresh flowers. A Mallet made of cypress wood can be used to locate a thief. Mugwort: Artemisia. Part used: dried leaves. Worn against the skin. Part used: dried root. If the juice is red. Smoke the dried leaves to see the future. Book Two: Geographics Nettle: Stinging Nettle. especially in matters of love or betrayal of the heart. crush one of these flowers. Part used: fresh or dried leaves. the perpetrator is a woman. Part used: fresh flowers. Goldenrod: Wound Wort. Angelica archangelica. Atropa belladonna. though. Burn to provide visions pertaining to any problem the user focus on. Part used: fresh flowers. Agathosma betulina. Burned with Frankincense resin. Add a few fresh flowers to water in a dark-colored wooden bowl to use in divination. To determine the gender of one who has stolen from you. Part used: fresh flower. The answers you seek will appear on the surface of the water. Jasmine: Jasminum officinale. An odd number means yes. The person who was stolen from should hit the suspects with the mallet. it may also kill the user. Drink a brew of fresh saffron to be able to foretell the future. Part used: fresh stalks. Fraxinus excetsior or F. Nepeta glechoma. Artemisia vulgaris. Sprinkle a powder made from dried deadly nightshade leaves into the wind to receive a vision of the true motive at work in any situation. oil.

Part used: dried fruit. Stellaria media. or the wound will return. Part used: dried sprig. Part used: fresh flowers. soaked in water from a natural spring and placed on a burn will speed healing. Sweetpea: Lathyrus odoratus.Gary Gygax’s World Builder Eloquence Cinquefoil: Five-finger. Chickweed: Stitchwort. Stellaria media. To gain respect and eloquence. Chrysanthemum spp. Crumble on pinch of dried leaves and wrap in red cloth. Bury the charm at the end of that time. Part used: fresh or dried leaves and stems. Aloe: Burn Plant. Ocimum basilicum. A dried sprig of chickweed. Chili Pepper: Capsicum spp. Part used: dried leaves. Part used: fresh flowers. Sambucus canadensis. will ensure that your lover remains true to you. To quickly cure a wound. Part used: fresh rootstock. Joe-Pye Weed: Boneset. stems. Part used: Fresh Leaves. Eupatorium spp. Blackberry: Bramble. If they come untied. Place a dried sprig in a locket and give to a loved one to ensure their fidelity. Carry a fresh spring for luck when hunting. Part used: fresh berries and leaves. hang-overs. Gravelroot. Cratagus oxacantha. Part used: fresh bulbs. Part used: dried leaves. Part used: fresh flowers. Rubus villosus. Bury when cured. Hyacinth: Hyacinthus orientalis. Part used: fresh leaves. Fresh cucumber juice is a very mild healing potion. Boil the flowers in water and drink to against drunk- enness. Hunting and Fishing Fuzzy Weed: Tarragon. Touch an evil mage with a stick of elder and evil spells that he has cast on you will be lifted. Fidelity Basil: Witches’ Herb. Part used: fresh leaves. a sprig of cinquefoil will provide in- creased eloquence in dealings with nobility and legal officials. Carried ensures a good catch of fish. 90 . Place next to a sick bed to speed the healing of the ill. Chrysanthemum: Mum. Part used: dried leaves. Tie two dried peppers together in a cross-shape with red ribbon and place under your pillow to ensure the fidelity of a loved one. Yellow Primrose: War Poison. Aloe vera or A. Hang over the bed of one who is ill to speed healing. Place a slice of fresh burdock root on a cut or scratch to speed healing. carry with you three fresh leaves of Joe-Pye weed. Elder: Lady Ellhorn. fresh sweetpea flowers enhance the social graces and popularity of the wearer. Potentilla canadensis. Hawthorn: Hagthorn. Hex-Breaking Bay: Laurel. Eucalyptus: Eucalyptus globulus. Chickweed: Stitchwort. Drink ½ cup of fresh basil juice to aid flight. Part used: flowers. When worn. Erythronium americanum. Ocimum basilicum. Oenothera biennis. etc. Part used: dried leaves. Artemisia dracunculus. Part used: fresh sprig of leaves and flowers. and evil presences. Nine fresh blackberry leaves. Burdock: Beggar’s Buttons. Worn. Huckleberry: Gaylussacia spp. Lemon: Melissa. Part used: fresh or dried berries. Cucumber: Cucumis sativus. Bite into a fresh Leek and spit it out to be rid of curses. Parosela: Desert Rue. Wear over the heart as an amulet to ensure the fidelity of a loved one. It you’ve receive a sword wound. Arctium lappa. when carried. Part used: fresh juice. Melissa officianalis. soak whole herb in water and apply as a wet poultice. Part used: fresh leaves. and your wound will heal. Burn mixture of dried leaves and sandalwood power to remove hexes and evil spells. Part used: stalk and flower. attach a fresh sprig of lemon balm to the hilt of the weapon that pierced you. Rub the soles of your shoes with fresh yellow evening primrose flowers to ensure a bountiful hunt. Carry one week to break any spells that have been cast upon you. The leaf sap applied to a cut or burn speeds healing. Part used: wood. Part used: fresh or dried flowers. Parosela spp. Laurus nobilus. Flying Basil: Witches’ Herb. Healing Adder’s Tongue: Serpent’s Tongue. Gardenia: Gardenia spp. Part used: fresh flowers. your lover has been untrue. Part used: fruit. To cure someone who is under the influence of a glamouryhave him or her smell a fresh hyacinth bloom. Balm. Wear a stalk of parosela flowers while hunting to ensure a successful hunt. Leek: Allium spp. spp.

Mistletoe: All Heal. Amaranthus hypochondriacus. Barley: Hordeum spp. Locks and Bonds Celandine: Swallow-wort. Violet: Viola odorata. Wear on a silver cord around your neck to become Invisible. Fig: Ficus carica. To attract the love of someone in particular. A chaplet of fresh Aconite. Callistephus chinensus. Rub the fresh flowers over your clothing to find love. Part used: dried resin. Edelweiss: Leontopodium alpinum. Copal: Bursera odorata. Ginger: Zingiber officinalis. Part used: fresh flowers. spp. Poppy: Blind Buff. Part used: fresh sprig. Add a grain to a love potion to increase its potency. Part used: fresh leaves and stems. Carry a bull’s horn filled with heliotrope flowers confers invisibility. Part used: rootstock. Part used: seeds. To win someone’s heart. Placed in a locket with seven grains of wheat. make a strong brew from fresh rose flowers. Part used: dried buds. Part used: fresh root. Part used: fresh leaves. Part used: dried four-leaved clover. Moonwort: Botrychium spp. Part used: whole plant. and the chain will break.Viscum album. Part used: dried leaves. Part used: fruit. Place a piece of lotus root in your mouth and speak the phrase “Sign. Wear a circle of amaranth blos- soms on your person to become invisible. Luck Be-Still Seeds: Lucky Beans. Elder: Lady Ellhorn. Part used: Grain. Part used: fresh leaves. Part used: seeds. Part used: fresh flowers. A sprig of chicory that was harvested with a gold knife can be dried and worn as a charm to induce invisibility. Balm. Clover: Honeystalks. Wear a wreath of edelweiss to gain invisibility. tie a strand of his or her hair around the branch. Lavendar: Lavendula officinale. Coriandrum sativum. Part used: fresh leaves and ber- ries. Brew in white wine for a mild love potion. Part used: root. Hazel: Corylus spp. grants its wearer invisibility. Artemisia absinthium. Part used: seeds. Book Two: Geographics Invisibility Aconite: Monk’s Hood. Grind seeds and add to warm wine for a love potion. Mix with lavendar in a sachet and carry to attract love. Melissa officianalis. Add powdered seeds to warm wine to create an aphrodi- siac potion. To find love. B. Place a chunk in a poppet (magical doll signifying the person on whom your spell is being cast) stuffed with rose petals to attract the love of a particular person. Carry both roots in a small bag as a charm. A crown of hazel twigs when worn grants invisibility. They will fall in love with you before the first flower blooms. Part used: fresh flowers. Eat fresh ginger root prior to casting a love spell and your spell is sure to succeed. For a potent love potion. they will fall in love with you. Chelidonium majus. Part used: seeds. Popaver spp. Wormwood: Absinthe. Heliotrope: Turnsole. Chicory: Succory. Cardamom: Elattario cardamomum. To make someone love you. Touch it to a chain. Aster: Starwort. Coriander: Cilantro. Heliotropium europaeum. Part used: fresh flowers. Place a sprig of fresh moonwort in a lock and it will open. Cichorium intybus. Lemon: Melissa. To grant luck to another either speak their name and scatter fresh elder berries and leaves in the wind or throw fresh elder and leaves over them. Part used: fresh sprig. this gives the ability to see faeries and invisible creatures and spirits. when worn. Wormwood is the main ingredient in the famed love potion Absinthe. Wrap a few whole cloves in red cloth and carry in the pocket to attract the opposite sex. oil. Lotus: Nymphaea lotus. 91 . Love Adam and Eve Roots: Orchis spp. Part used: wood. celandine assists in escaping from bonds and unwarranted imprisonment. Part used: seeds. tie a strand of your hair around the branch of a blossoming cherry tree. Argis” to make a locked door open. Aconitum napellus. Trifolium spp. Part used: dried rootstocks. Part used: fresh flowers. Part used: fresh flowers. String on a cord to wear as a necklace. Thevetia nereifolia. Clove: Syzygium aromaticum. Amaranth: Velvet Flower. Brings the wearer luck. Rose: Rosa damascena. give him or her a fig fruit as a gift. Steep seeds in wine to produce a potion for invisibility. If they eat it. Sambucus canadensis. speak his or her name while planting a seed. Worn next to the skin. Cherry: Prunus avium.

Glycyrrhiza glabra. Part used: wood. Hamamelis virginica. The wood from a Pear Tree makes a good all-purpose magic wand. Periwinkle: Blue Buttons. Part used: fresh juice (sap). Part used: gum. Licorice: Sweet Root.and Item-Crafting Almond: Prunus Dulcis. Mandragora officinale. Verbena officinalis. Part used: dried sprig. Quercus alba. Rose: Rosa amascene. Willow wood makes a potent magic wand. Part used: dried leaves. Add a pinch of verbena to any sachet or incense to boost its power. Ebony wood makes for a powerful. Sorbus acuparia. Strengthen any magic blade by rubbing a bit of fresh hemlock juice onto it. Part used: dried rootstock. cinnamon will add power to any magical spell. gives heightened mental awareness and clarity. Mandrake: Gallows. Part used: wood. Marrubium vulgare. Dried rose hips bring luck and good fortune to their bearer. Add a pinch to boost the power of any sachet or incense. The wood from a witch hazel tree makes a power- ful divining rod. A large piece of dried licorice root makes a good magic wand. 92 . A tea made from fresh hore- hound. Rowan: Quickbane. Wood: Lignum. when ingested. Pass items through the smoke from burning myrrh gum before infusing them with magical energy to ensure success. Part used: dried fruit (rose hips). The wood from a cypress tree makes a powerful wand for healing magic. particularly for use in magic related to healing or water. Gazing upon a periwinkle plant that is growing naturally in the wild will cause you to remember things that have been forgotten. A whole mandrake root makes a powerful poppet (magical doll signifying the person on whom your spell is cast) for use in healing or protective magic. Hemlock : Beaver Poison. Part used: wood. Lemon Verbena: Cedron. Part used: live plant. especially for protection against magic. particularly for use in magic related to air orsSpirit. Part used: acorn. Willow: Saille. Add a pinch of mastic gum to any incense to enhance its power. When burned as incense. Gentian: Bitter Root. Part used: wood. Part used: fresh juice. Salix alba. particularly for use in magic related to love or wisdom. spp. Aquilaria agallocha. The wood of an almond tree makes a powerful magic wand. Horehound: Haran. Lippia citriodora. Use fresh pokeberry juice as ink in magical workings. Use as an ingredient in Love and Protection spells to give them added strength. especially for spells pertaining to love. Pear: Pyrus communis. Osier. Ash: Nion. Part used: dried rootstock. The wood of an ash tree makes a powerful magic wand. The wood from a rowan tree makes an excellent all-purpose magic wand. Hazel wood makes a good all-purpose magic wand. Part used: wood. Part used: fresh or dried leaves and flowers. Burn as an incense to assist in illusion spells. Conium maculatum. Magical Power Aloes. The hand-shaped root of the orchid plant is a potent good luck charm when carried. Cypress: Death Tree. Gentiana lutea. Part used: resin. Cupressus sempervirens. Drink a brew of eyebright for mental clarity and improved memory. Briony spp. Rose wood is excellent for making magic wands. Orchis spp. Part used: wood. Fraxinus excetsior. Part used: dried sprig. Part used: dried bark. Ebony: Diospryos lotus. Myrrh: Commiphora myrrha. Part used: fresh leaves. especially good for dowsing. Add to magical incenses or brews to strengthen their power. Vervain: Simpler’s Joy. An Acorn brings luck to one who carries it. Rose: Rosa damascena. Part used: wood. Pyrus malus. particularly those for use in love magic. Poke: Crowberry. Hazel: Corylus spp. Part used: dried root.Gary Gygax’s World Builder Lucky Hand: Hand Root. Phytolacca americana. Part used: wood. Vinca minor. Cinnamomum zeylanicum. Oak: Duir. Briony: Ladies’ Seal. Apple: Silver Bough. Witch Hazel: Winterbloom. Part used: dried leaves. Magical Tool. Mastic: Pistacia lentiscus. Part used: wood. The wood of an apple tree makes a powerful magic wand. P. all purpose magical wand. Cinnamon: Sweet Wood. Part used: rootstock. Witchwood. Mental Awareness Eyebright: Euphrasia officinalis. Ladykins. Part used: wood. Part used: wood.

Carry 5 almonds in your pocket and you will find treasure. Mentha spicata. Wrap in a cloth and carry with you while traveling over water for a safe journey. Part used: dried leaves and stems. 93 . A whole amaranth plant wrapped in white cloth and worn against the breast gives protection from missile weapons (arrows. Anthemis nobilius. Amaranthus. A necklace of ash twigs will protect you from snakebites. Birch: Beth. Punica granatum. Money Almond: Prunus Dulcis. Part used: fresh leaves. smell the fresh leaves of a spearmint plant. etc. With a red ribbon tied around it. Seaweed. Part used: fresh leaves. Part used: fresh leaves. Part used: brew of fresh flowers. like a dowsing rod. Dried basil leaves in your pocket attracts money. Carried as an amulet. Part used: wood. A fresh leaf in your wallet will attract money.) Arbutus: Arbutus unede. Pomegranate: Pound Garnet. Sorbus acuparia. Geum urbanum. Bladderwrack: Kelp. Witchwood. Betony. Place in the shoe to ensure enduring prosperity. Carry a bouquet of flowers to ensure success when searching for treasure. Part used: fresh leaves or juice. Wood: Bishopwort. cured beans. Carry in pocket for luck in gambling. Part used: nuts. Part used: dried root. Carry a piece for luck in gambling. Part used: dried leaves. bullets. Agrimony: Sticklewort. it draws customers to your business. Primula veris. It will also send any spells evil spells cast upon you back upon the caster. Part used: wood. Seaweed. A circlet of fresh. when carried. green bark protects against sorcery. Part used: whole plant. Hold a fresh goldenrod flower upright in your hand and it will bend in the direction of hidden treasure or lost objects. Place in a cash register to attract customers to your place of business. Part used: twigs. Amaranth: Velvet Flower. Flax: Linseed. Angelica: Masterwort. Rub money with patchouly Juice before spending to ensure its return to you. Chamomile: Ground Apple. Book Two: Geographics Spearmint: Yerba Buena. Vanilla: Vanilla aromatica. protects the bearer against being charmed. To gain enhanced concentration and mental faculties. Vetivert: Khus Khus. Angelica archangelica. Part used: gum. A branch of pomegranate wood. Part used: dried. Citrus bergamia. Fucus visiculosus. Part used: dried leaves. Linum usitatissimum. African Violet: Saintpaulia ionantha. Basil: Witch’s Herb. Ocimum basilicum. Bladderwrack: Kelp. Alpina officinalis. Galangal: Chewing John. Betula alba. Part used: whole plant. Bergamot: Orange Mint. To attract money into your home or busi- ness. Ash: Nion. This will also prevent insanity. Fucus visiculosus. Styrax benzoin. Vetiveria zizanioides. Part used: dried flower. Peggle. Devils Shoestring: Viburnum alnifolium. Carry in the pocket as an amulet to prevent intoxication or wear as a talisman to protect your soul as well your body. Part used: dried root. Part used: fresh sprig. Patchouly: Puchapot. will lead its bearer to wealth. Part used: wood. Part used: dried flower. Protection Acacia: Egyptian Thorn. Alyssum spp. Part used: dried stalk. oil. Part used: fresh flowers. A walking stick of birch wood will protect its owner from lightning. Fraxinus excetsior. Hang over bed to keep evil at bay while you sleep. Alyssum: Madwort. Betonica officianalis. Night-vision Rowan: Quickbane. Cowslip: Fairy Cup. Placed in a cash register. An incense of basil. Goldenrod: Wound Wort. Rub chamomile brew on hands before gambling to ensure good winnings. Sleep in a naturally forming circle of these and you will be protected from harm. Avens: Bennet. Acacia senegal. carry a vanilla bean. Part used: fresh leaves. Agrimonia eupatoria. Part used: dried root. Carry as an amulet to protect against poison or venom. Three fresh leaves carried on your person will keep you protected from goblins and poison. Wrap in a piece of leather with a silver coin for a charm that attracts money. To remember things forgotten and improve mental capaci- ties. benzoin and cinnamon will attract customers to a business. Place a fresh patchouly leaf in your wallet to attract money. place fresh kelp in a jar of whiskey. A walking stick of rowan wood gives safe passage to nighttime forest travelers by allowing them to see in dim light. Benzoin: Benjamin. A child wearing a fresh sprig of arbutus will be protected from harm. Part used: dried root. Part used: fresh flowers. Part used: fresh sprig. it will also provide protection from foul magic. Solidago odora. Pogostemon patchouli.

Part used: fresh sprig of leaves and berries. A warrior should smear fresh dragon’s blood resin over his chest to protect against sword wounds. Part used: fresh sprig. Part used: wood. and nailed into the window it protects against fire.. Dragon’s Blood: Daemonorops draco. Harvested with a silver blade. A few seeds carried in a red cloth will protect their bearer from evil sprits. Garlic: Stinkweed. Part used: dried leaves. Wear as a brooch. Part used: fresh or dried bulbs. Dill: Dilly. Wear to be protected against sorcery. Part used: milk (sap). Part used: root. 3 twigs of Hazel placed in a window sill guard against lightning. Edelweiss: Leontopodium alpinum. Hickory: Carya spp. Chrysanthemum spp. A line painted on the floor with this liquid cannot be crossed by evil. Part used: fresh or dried Flowers. Datura: Sorcerers’ Herb. Digitalis purpurea. Wear to protect against foul weather and monsters (including vampires). Wear in a sachet around the neck for protection against the “evil eye”. 94 . Part used: whole plant. Tinne. Lime: Citrus aurantifolia. Elm: Elven Tree. powered leaves around home to protect versus evil spirits. An amulet made from edelweiss harvested during the full moon protects against daggers and missile weapons. Part used: fresh flowers. Burdock: Cockleburr. Carry a bit of irish moss in your pocket while traveling to ensure a safe journey. Ulmus campestris. Eat a handful of fresh blueberries to fend off psychic attacks. Hang a branch from a linden tree over the door to your dwelling and you will be safe within. Part used: wood. Fennel: Foeniculum vulgare. Wrapped in a white cloth and carried. Part used: seeds. Datura stramonium. Anethum graveolens. Viscum album. A fresh flower protects against vengeful deities. Part used: fresh fruit. fresh or dried. including the evil eye. Figwort: Scrophularia nodosa. Foxglove: Fairy Fingers. Rub the windowsills and doorknobs of your dwelling and you’ll be safe within. Part used: fresh branches. Part used: dried beans. Eryngo: Sea Holly. Eryngium spp. euphorbia is a very powerful protective amulet. Chrysanthemum: Mum. Worn in a vial around the neck. Wear as an amulet to guard against hexes and malign magic. Part used: fresh or dried berries. Part used: dried flowers and leaves. Caraway: Carum carvi. club moss can be carried to provide protection and good favor from deities. seduction and illusion. Calluna spp. Marrubium vulgare. Cratagus oxacantha. Heather: Heath. Devil’s Bit: Scabiosa succisa. Wear on a necklace as amulet to protect against evil spirits. Part used: dried leaves and stems. Carry a few twigs from a lime tree to be guarded from hexes and evil spells.Gary Gygax’s World Builder Blueberry: Vaccinum frondosum. Allium sativum. Mistletoe: All Heal. Part used: seeds. Hawthorn: Hagthorn. Arctium lappa. Geranium: Pelargonium graveolens. and you will be free of trouble with the law. Fennel hung up at windows and doors wards off evil spirits. Lycopodium clavatum. Wear on a necklace against poisoning. Cascara Sagrada: Rhamnus purshiana. Linden: Tilia eoropaea. Carry as a talisman to absorb any evil spells that are directed at you. Sprinkle dry. Part used: dried leaves and stems. Ricinus communis. Part used: wood. spp. Fresh branches placed at doors and windows will protect from magic spells. or hang over your door to be safe from lightning and fire. An upright three-pronged staff of cedar wood will ward off evil. Part used: wood. Part used: dried leaves and stems. Buckthorn: Rhamnus spp. Part used: dried rootstock. Flax: Linseed. Protects against lightning and evil spirits when grown indoors. dried hore- hound leaves protect against sorcery. Wear as a necklace to protect yourself from evil. Protects against lighting strikes. Part used: burnt wood (ashes). poison and malign spirits. Part used: bark. Part used: fresh flowers. Add the ashes of a piece of burnt hickory to an equal part of cinquefoil. Part used: flower. Juniperus virginiana. Part used: dried leaves. Part used: dried or liquid resin. Place over the door of your dwelling. Part used: seeds. Linum usitatissimum. Used as an amulet to protect children. Part used: flowers. Chondrus crispus. Carry a piece of linden bark with you to be protected from the effects of poison or intoxication. Cedar: Cedrus libani or C. Carry to protect against shipwrecks. oil. Grind the fresh flowers into a liquid. Cut into chunks and string on red thread. Holly: Bat’s Wings. Irish Moss: Pearl Moss. Wear a fresh sprig of holly with three berries on it to be protected from lightning. Euphorbia: Spurge. Ilex aquifolium or I opaca. Euphorbia spp. Part used: fresh flowers. Devils Shoestring: Viburnum alnifolium. Castor: Palma Christi. Horehound: Haran. Carry as a talisman to protect against violent crime. Part used: fresh foliage. Carry for safety during traveling. Hazel: Corylus spp. Club Moss: Foxtail.

Hang branches of raspberry wood over the doors and windows of your dwelling to protect it from the intrusion of unwanted spirits. Laurus nobilus. Borage: Bugloss. because it smells bad . An ointment made with fresh mallow leaves will dispel spirits when rubbed onto the skin of one who is possessed. Witchwood. A brew made from tormentil. Lemon: Citrus limon. Part used: seeds. Part used: dried flowers. Throw a stalk of nettle into a fire and that fire will not burn you. Ferula foetida. 95 . Part used: fresh or dried leaves and flowers. Dandelion: Cankerwort. Part used: dried fronds (leaves). sprinkle it with a brew made from fresh hyssop leaves. To strengthen psychic powers. protects against possession. To banish negative energies from a place or object. To banish negative energies from a place or object. Part used: fresh juice. Fresh honeysuckle flowers. Frankincense: Boswellia carterii. To communicate with someone. Rub a brew of eyebright over the eyelids for clairvoyance or true-seeing spells. Thyme: Thymus vulgaris. Part used: fresh or dried sprig. Part used: dried leaves. Part used: fresh or dried stalk. Part used: fresh sprig. Burn to hallow and purify against evil spirits and negativity. Make a brew from fresh thyme leaves. Smolder as an aid in casting the scry spell. Part used: dried leaves. oil. Burn over open flame to purify an area of evil. Cytisus scoparius. Wear a fresh spring of deerstongue to increase psychic abilities. Pimpinella spp. Purification and Exorcism Asafoetida: Devil’s Dung. tied together in a cross formation with red string make a good amulet for protection. Eyebright: Euphrasia officinalis. improves psychic abilities. Periwinkle: Blue Buttons. Nettle: Stinging Nettle. A sprig of wormwood. Part used: freshly-picked seed-head. Part used: gum. Sorbus acuparia. Vinca minor. Mallow: Malva sylvestris. Part used: powdered gum. but do not use much. Part used: wood. sprinkle it with a mixture of fresh lemon juice and water. Book Two: Geographics Mugwort: Artemisia. Galangal: Chewing John. Part used: fresh leaves. Carry when going into battle for protection from harm. Part used: gum. Taraxacum officinale. Tormentil: Shepherd’s Knot. Sprinkle it around in an area that you wish to cleanse of negative spirits and energies. Part used: dried root. Honeysuckle: Woodbine. Hyssop: Hyssopus officinalis. Urtica dioica. when carried. An incense of star anise seeds. drink a tea made from fresh young borage leaves. Part used: wood. Part used: fresh sprig. when burned. Carried. young leaves. Burn dried leaves to see visions of the future. Rowan: Quickbane. Burn indoors to chase away evil spirits. Part used: dried root. Inula helenium. Frasera speciosa. Star Anise: Illicum verum. Two twigs of rowan. Deerstongue: Wild Vanilla. think of your message and blow the seeds of the dandelion toward them. Borago officianalis. To chase away spirits. Part used: wood. Bay: Laurel. venom. Sandalwood: Santalum album. Part used: fresh or dried leaves. Artemisia absinthium. A necklace made of Sandalwood beads provides protection from all manner of harm and evil to its wearer. Drink a strong tea of dried leaves to gain clairvoyance. Lonicera caprifolium. make a tea of broom flowers and sprinkle it around the affected area. Fern: Polypodiaceae spp. wild animals and fear. Aids in psychic development when worn over a long period of time. Part used: dried root. Psychic Power Acacia: Egyptian Thorn. Elecampane: Elf Dock. Carry a fresh sprig of periwinkle to be protected from poison. Wormwood: Absinthe. spp. oil. Broom: Besom. will strengthen psychic abilities when rubbed over the forehead. Acacia senegal. Gum Arabic: Indian Gum. when ingested. Mix with sandalwood powder for an incense to enhance psychic abilities. gently crushed. Alpina officinalis. a sprig of pimpernel is a potent charm to protect against deception. Purslane: Pigweed. M. Raspberry: Rubus idaeus. Part used: fresh or dried leaves. Potentilla tormentilla. protects its bearer from all manner of enchantment. Part used: fresh flowers. Pimpernel: Poorman’s Weatherglass.really bad. Carry a sachet stuffed with fresh mugwort leaves to be safe from poison. Part used: powdered gum. Part used: dried leaves. Part used: fresh leaves. Acacia vera. Part used: fresh. Portulaca sativa. Artemisia vulgaris. Throw a little asafoetida gum into an open flame to send a spirit back to its own world.

Part used: wood. Burn outside to cause rain to fall. Fucus visiculosusrs. Burn with fern fronds to bring rain. The steam will call spirits. Ginger: Zingiber officinalis. Saffron: Crocus sativa. Willow: Saille. Part used: dried leaves. Strength Masterwort: Imperiatoria ostruthium. Wormwood: Absinthe. Part used: dried root. Throw this powder made from dried lobelia into the wind of an approaching storm to change its course. Part used: dried leaves. Part used: dried leaves. To make one sleep like the dead. A flute carved from bamboo will call good spirits when played. Part used: fresh flowers. Lemongrass: Cymbopogon citratus. Part used: dried leaves and stems. To ask a question of a spirit. Throw into a natural body of water when summoning water elementals and spirits. Part used: fresh leaves. Pipsissewa: Ground Holly. Part used: wood. Thistle: Carduus spp. Bladderwrack: Kelp. A handful of seeds placed in a person’s pillow renders them sound sleep. Lobelia inflata. Celery: Apium graveolens. Agrimonia eupatoria. Southernwood: Lad’s Love. The smoke of burning southernwood repels snakes. Geranium: Pelargonium graveolens. Fucus visiculosus. This works best when looking out over water. Part used: fresh flower. To make the wind cease. Dandelion: Cankerwort. Part used: dried buds. Part used: fresh sprig. Part used: fresh leaves. Wear a fresh geranium flower to be protected against snakes. Make a tea from the dried and powdered root. Commiphora. Taraxacum officinale. Artemisia abrotanum. Spirit-Calling Balm of Gilead: Balsam. Weather Magic Bracken: Pteridium aquilinium. carve his or her name into the wood. Cytisus scoparius. Fern: Polypodiaceae spp. Part used: seeds. call the spirit you wish to contact and ask your question. Throw into the air while calling on air elementals. Calluna spp. Carry a fresh yellow evening primrose flower to be protected against snakes that would bite you. Bamboo: Bambusa vulgaris. Yellow Evening Primrose: Oenothera biennis. place a fresh sprig of agrimony under their head. Broom: Besom. They sleep until it is removed. Part used: dried flowers. Bladderwrack: Kelp. Elder: Lady Ellhorn. boil a whole fresh thistle plant. Osier. Snake-Repelling Fern: Polypodiaceae spp. While looking into the steam. A sailor faced with an oncoming storm can chew fresh ginger root and spit it out toward the storm to make it dissipate. burn the flowers and bury the ashes. Artemisia absinthium. Part used: whole plant. They will come. Powder and mix with sandalwood powder and burn outdoors to call spirits for aid. Spread fresh lemongrass in a circle and stand within to be safe from the attack of a snake that would bite you. Salix alba. Smoke from burning fern drives away snakes or protects from snakes. Part used: fresh sprig. Part used:fresh or dried flowers. Lobelia: Pukeweed. Cotton: Gossypium barbadense. Wear a fresh sprig of masterwort to physical strength. Burn in a moonlit graveyard to raise the spirits therein. To raise the winds. A flute made from elder wood when played will call forth spirits.Part used: fresh root. Part used: fresh plant.Gary Gygax’s World Builder Sleep Agrimony: Sticklewort. Your answer will come. Chimaphila umbellata. Part used: fresh flowers. Part used: wood or bark. Part used: fresh leaves. Burn dried leaves on a bonfire to cause rain to fall. Burn dried saffron flowers to raise the winds. Seaweed. Seaweed. swing a strand of fresh seaweed in a clockwise circle over your head while whistling. Burn to make rain fall. 96 . Part used: dried leaves. Part used: fresh leaves. Mix with rose hips and dried violet flowers for incense that is burned to call beneficial spirits. Heather: Heath. To call a specific spirit. Part used: dried fronds (leaves). Sambucus canadensis. Burn as incense when calling spirits to a séance.

Carry as a charm to repel were-creatures. Job’s Tears: Tear Grass. anti—inflammatory +1 to Diplomacy & Sense Motive checks for 1 hr. Nightshade Narcotic. aromatic 1d4gp gained in 1 week if down on luck. your wish may come true. Part used: seeds. astringent. You will have your wish by midwinter if you carry the handkerchief constantly until then. A wish written on fresh sage leaf and placed beneath your pillow for three nights will come true. anti-inflammatory +1 to Charisma-related skill checks. Thyme Antiseptic. Arnica montana. Book Two: Geographics Table 2:13 Herbs/Flora. tonic +1 to DC spells (1x). d20 Magical Properties Name Usage Magical Property Angelica Antispasmodic. Sprinkle in a circle beneath a full moon to conjure an elven spirit. purifying. skin problems. Rue: Herbygrass. Part used: wood. Charm Person or Animal. Dogwood: Cornus florida. stimulant. Anise sedative for insomnia. less before gaining spells Were-creatures Arnica: Wolf’s Bane. Ginseng: Panax quinquefolius. vitality Rest 1 hr. breathing problems +1 to Diplomacy checks. Laurel Tonic. sedative Extra % roll to stop bleeding if at death’s door. restlessness. Valerian Hypnotic. asthma. antiseptic. Carry fresh rue to be protected from poison and were- creatures. Hold seven job’s tears (seeds) in your hand and make a wish. is calming +1 to Spellcraft checks. Wormwood Gallbladder. sedative. Mandrake Love. appetite. Foxglove Cardiac. fever. Buckthorn: Rhamnus spp. sedative +1 to Spellcraft roll. vampire’s gaze. Carve a wish into a fresh ginseng root and toss into moving water. Henbane Narcotic. Mallow Swelling of eyes. Basil Anti-inflammatory. Part used: sap. and throw 1 seed as far as you can to each of the cardinal points of the compass. digestive. purgative Acts as the spell Calm Emotions. 97 . Wishes Beech: Bok. hay fever +1 to Skill check. Balm Skin purifier. Part used: powdered bark. Part used: seeds. Your wish will come true. and anti-spasmodic +1 to Diplomacy check. Aframomum melequeta. +1 to Heal checks. hypnotic +1 caster level. depression Extra save vs. Vervain Purifying. soothing. digestion +1 caster level. sedative (poisonous) +1 caster level. Write a wish on the wood and bury it. or brew into a potion to cure lycanthropy. skin exfoliant +1 to Diplomacy checks. Divination. digestive. liver. convulsions +1 to Concentration checks. pain Adds one question to Augury spell. Grains of Paradise: Guinea Grains. antiseptic. tonic Self restraint. Garlic Purifier. Fagus sylvatica. Elecampane Skin itch. Place on a handkerchief at midsummer while speaking a wish. digestive. sedative. cough. Skullcap Spasms. make a wish. Nettle Purifying. Control Weather. Part used: fresh sprig. antiseptic. Witch Hazel Purifying. Immediately throw the seeds into running water and your wish will come true. narcotic +1 to any Alchemy check. Druid add +2 to DC vs. Hold four grains of paradise (seeds). Part used: fresh leaves. Hellebore Heart stimulation. digestive +1 to Will saves vs. severing silver cord while Astral. Mugwort Sedative +1 to Intuit Direction checks . antiseptic. Burdock Antiseptic. Sage: Salvia officinalis. open sores. Part used: fresh or dried root. Coix lachryma. +1 Will Save. diuretic. Part used: fresh or dried flowers. Sage Astringent. Chamomile Wounds. Clairaudience. tonic +1 versus fear effects. unless Will save is made. Jimson Weed Narcotic. Rosemary Stimulant. Hawthorn Blood pressure and the skin. diuretic. Ruta graveolens. Rue Purifying +1 to Sense Motive checks. inflammation of lungs Prevents Rage for 1 hr.

pink. pink & white */18in Dry. in shade Perennial Trachystemon spring blue flowers with “beaks” 12in/indefinite Dry. white-eyed 20in/30in Alkaline Perennial Hellebore winter white or pink-tinted 12in/18in Alkaline Perennial Veronicastrum summer/autumn white flowers 6ft/24in Alkaline Perennial Pasque Flower spring white */8in Alkaline Perennial Spurge summer yellow 4ft/24in Alkaline Perennial White Mugwort summer/autumn tiny. or white 3ft/24in Dry. in sun Bulb Spanish Dagger summer/autumn panicle of ivory 6ft/3ft Dry. in sun Bulb Scarlet Windflower spring brilliant red 10in/6in Dry. yellow centered daisies */12in Acid Perennial Meadow Rue summer lavender-pink 4ft/12in Acid Perennial Meconopsis summer pale yellow 3ft/24in Acid Perennial Goldband Lily summer/autumn white/speckled crimson & striped gold 5ft/12in Acid Perennial Japanese Iris summer red-purple 3ft/18in Acid Perennial Lithodora spring/summer azure-blue 6in/36in Acid Perennial Gentian autumn trumpet shaped/blue 2in/12in Acid Perennial Pacific Hybrid Iris spring white/yellow stained 10in/12in Acid Perennial Shooting Star spring white/yellow beak 16in/10in Acid Perennial Horned Violet spring/summer white 6in/12in Alkaline Perennial Old-Fashioned Pink early summer white blossoms 16in/12in Alkaline Perennial Delphinium summer cornflower blue 24in/12in Alkaline Perennial Bellflower early summer white to dusky pink */16in Alkaline Perennial Bergenia spring white flowers/reddish calyces 18in/24in Alkaline Perennial Star of Persia early summer purple-pink 24in/6in Alkaline Perennial Bear’s Breech spring/summer rich pink 16/in/24in Alkaline Perennial Cranesbill summer deep clear blue. in sun Perennial St. cream 5ft/36in Alkaline Perennial Great Bellflower summer lilac-pink 5ft/36in Alkaline Perennial Bridal Wreath summer slender pink 36in/24in Alkaline Perennial Desert Candle summer pale pink 10ft/4ft Alkaline Perennial Foxtail Lily summer pale pink 10ft/4ft Alkaline Perennial Yellow Meadow Rue summer fluffy yellow 5ft/24in Alkaline Perennial Solomon’s Seal early summer greenish-white 36in/12in Alkaline Perennial Evening Primrose summer pale yellow 36in/6in Alkaline Perennial Tree Mallow spring/autumn white. in sun Perennial Tropaeolum summer deep yellow 4in/3ft Dry. clear pink */12in Dry. in sun Bulb Arum autumn white or yellow spathe 20in/12in Dry. in sun Bulb Dragon Arum summer velvety. in sun Perennial 98 . in shade Perennial Epimedium spring bright yellow 12in/24in Dry. in sun Bulb Belladonna Lily autumn trumpet-shaped. deep maroon-purple 36in/24in Dry. Bernard’s Lily spring/summer white flowers 36in/24in Dry. in shade Perennial Eryngium summer/autumn violet-blue 24in/20in Dry.Gary Gygax’s World Builder Flower Bloom Season Flower Color Height / Spread Soil Type Type New Zealand Daisy early summer white. in sun Perennial Oriential Poppy summer solitary white */36in Dry. in shade Perennial Piggy-Back Plant spring/summer brownish-green */24in Dry. in sun Perennial Pink Dandelion late summer dandelion-like. in shade Perennial Wood Spurge spring/summer greenish-yellow 30in/24in Dry. in shade Perennial Strawberry Geranium summer white 12in/8in Dry. in shade Perennial Stinking Iris summer yellow 30in/24in Dry. in sun Bubl Anomatheca summer red 8in/3in Dry. white 24in/4in Dry. red-eyed */6ft Alkaline Perennial Spring Vetchling spring pealike purplish 12in/18in Alkaline Perennial Siberian Purslane spring/summer small pink or white 8in/6in Dry. in sun Bulb Dublin smmer/autumn tubular red 12in/20in Dry. in shade Perennial Comfrey spring funnel-shaped. in sun Perennial Foxtail Lily summer spires of starry yellow. in shade Perennial Purple Gromwell spring/summer purple to deep blue 24in/36in Dry. in sun Perennial Widow Iris spring greenish-yellow 12in/4in Dry. in shade Perennial Hardy Geranium mid-spring white-yellow beaked 32in/18in Dry. in shade Perennial Hermann’s Pride summer yellow 24in/4ft Dry. in sun Perennial Asteriscus spring/summer daisy-like yellow 10in/36in Dry.

bell-shaped yellow 30in/12in Moist. in shade Perennial Summer Snowflake late spring white. in shade Perennial Maderian Orchid spring/summer bright purple 24in/6in Moist. in shade Perennial Jack-in-the-Pulpit spring dark-striped 16in-24in/6in Moist. in shade Bulb Lily Leek early summer star-shaped yellow 10in/4in Moist. in shade Bulb Double Bloodroot early spring white 6in/12in Moist. in shade Bulb Toadshade spring red or maroon */12in Moist. in shade Bulb Trout Lily spring yellow or pink. mauve-pink 8in/12in Moist. Book Two: Geographics Flower Bloom Season Flower Color Height / Spread Soil Type Type Wild Hyacinth early summer star-shaped. green-tipped 8in/3in Moist. purple-centered 20in/12in Dry. creamy-white 6ft/4ft Heavy clay Perennial Peony late spring white. in shade Perennial Bear’s Breech summer greenish white flower spikes */12in Sandy/drained Perennial Sea Lavender late summer deep blue-violet 24in/18in Sandy/drained Perennial Wandflower summer dark pink or purple 5ft/4ft Sandy/drained Perennial Globe Thistle mid/late summer bright blue 4ft/24in Sandy/drained Perennial Sea Holly summer white-green 12ft/6ft Sandy/drained Perennial Torch Lily summer/autumn deep orange-red 6ft/36in Sandy/drained Perennial Tree Mallow summer pink */6ft Sandy/drained Perennial Toadflax summer yellow */36in Sandy/drained Perennial 99 . in shade Bulb Glaucidium spring/autumn mauve or lilac */18in Moist. in shade Bulb Snowdrop late winter white. green-tipped 36in/4in Moist. in sun Bulb Frikart’s Aster summer/autumn lavender-blue 28in/16in Heavy clay Perennial Cup Plan summer/autumn yellow daisies 8ft/3ft Heavy clay Perennial Rodgersia summer creamy-white 5ft/36in Heavy clay Perennial Persicaria summer/autumn spikes of bright red 4ft/36in Heavy clay Perennial Light of Loddon summer/autumn yellow flowerheads 3ft/36in Heavy clay Perennial Perennial Sunflower summer/autumn lemon yellow. in shade Perennial False Bleeding Heart spring/summer blue flowers */12in Moist. in shade Perennial Daffodil spring pale yellow 14in/4in Moist. in sun Bulb Cupid’s Dart summer/autumn white. in sun Bulb Tulip spring star-shaped. in sun Perennial Lady Tulip spring white with crimson backs 12in/4in Dry. creamy-white 6ft/4ft Heavy clay Perennial Bellflower summer white. in shade Bulb Nodding Trillium spring white to pale pink or red 20in/12in Moist. pink petals & yellow center 30in/24in Heavy clay Perennial Double Buttercup spring/summer white 24in/18in Heavy clay Perennial Self-Heal summer soft pink 6in/12in Heavy clay Perennial Goldsturm summer/autumn golden-yellow daisy w/ dark centers 24in/18in Heavy clay Perennial Monkshood summer dark green leaves w/ blue & white 4ft/24in Heavy clay Perennial Hosta summer yellow-splashed leaves. white 28th/2in Dry. in shade Perennial Lily-of-The-Valley spring bell shaped. in shade Perennial Deinanthe summer blue */12in Moist. pink flushed 20in/3ft Heavy clay Perennial Goat’s Beard summer frothy. in shade Perennial Hacquetia spring yellow-green 6in/12in Moist. in sun Bulb Hardy Gladiolus summer spikes of vivid magenta 3ft/10in Dry. lavender 16in/28in Heavy clay Perennial Giant Lily summer creamy-white 8ft/18in Moist. dark centered daisies 5ft/36in Heavy clay Perennial Atropurpureum summer/autumn pink-purple 7ft/4ft Heavy clay Perennial Delphinium summer violet 5ft/24in Heavy clay Perennial Kamchatka Bugbane autumn tiny white 6ft/24in Heavy clay Perennial Globe Centaurea summer golden-yellow 4ft/36in Heavy clay Perennial Lamium spring/summer pinkish-purple */20in Heavy clay Perennial Bergenia winter/spring reddish stems w/ dark pink */18in Heavy clay Perennial Bugleweed early summer bronze-green w/ pink-green 6in/36in Heavy clay Perennial European Columbine spring/summer red w/ pale green tips 36in/18in Heavy clay Perennial Daylily summer/autumn golden-yellow 24in/18in Heavy clay Perennial Goat’s Beard summer frothy. in shade Perennial Great Merrybells spring pendent. yellow-centered 12-14in/4in Moist. in shade Bulb False Anemone late summer lilac & violet 30in/18in Moist. yellow 6in/4in Dry. in shade Perennial Brimeura spring/summer bright blue 8in/3in Moist.

stink Ladybug revisit the issue. Assassin bug Gnat Bedbug Grasshopper What follows is not an exhaustive list Bee Grub of animals. pure white 8ft/5ft Sandy/drained Perennial King’s Spear spring/summer bright yellow 5ft/12in Sandy/drained Perennial Oregano summer/autumn rich pink 20in/18in Sandy/drained Perennial Evening Primrose summer/autumn pale pink/yellow & white centers */12in Sandy/drained Perennial African Lily summer trumpet-shaped of dark blue 18in/12in Sandy/drained Perennial Borago srping/autumn pale blue. Sandy: Light. Bumblebee Louse Butterfly Maggot Caterpillar Mantis Chigger Midge Cicada Mole Cockroach Cricket Cricket Mosquito 100 . add organic matter and maybe gravel. Average: Hard to define. and suits widest range of plants. Limy or alkaline soils are usually pale. rich in organic matter. this soil is favored by plants not tolerant of alkaline soil and can be made more free-draining by adding coarse sand. This menagerie Borer beetle Leaf Hopper serves only to give you an idea of what Bug Locust can be placed in a setting. Difficult to work. stag Katydid rain that they live in for us to wholly Beetle. sticky when wet with poor drainage. Wilderness would not be so Firefly/Lightning Bug wild without the animals. Some plants may need frequent irrigation and feeding. Aphid Fruit fly ner of emotion.Gary Gygax’s World Builder Flower Bloom Season Flower Color Height / Spread Soil Type Type Russian Sage summer/autumn tiny lavender-blue 4ft/36in Sandy/drained Perennial Matilua summer large white poppy */6ft Sandy/drained Perennial Ornamental Sage summer/autumn deep blue 4ft/36in Sandy/drained Perennial Baby’s Breath summer white to pale pink 16in/3ft Sandy/drained Perennial Woolly Sunflower spring/summer bright yellow daisy */20in Sandy/drained Perennial Sea Holly summer blue 18in/12in Sandy/drained Perennial Narbonne Flax summer deep blue 20in/18in Sandy/drained Perennial Pink Pampas Grass late summer rosy lilac spikelets 8ft/6ft Sandy/drained Perennial Heartleaf Crambe early summer tiny. Ant Flea. but more of a sampling. with reasonable humus content. containing lots of nutrients. Peaty or acid soils are dark. rhinoceros Hoverfly many sources of animals and the ter. Alkaline: Free-draining. birds and more birds. well-drained. neutral to slightly acid pH. quick to warm up in spring. bombardier Hornet they alone can set a tone without dis. bell shaped */24in Sandy/drained Perennial Diascia summer/autumn apricot 10in/20in Sandy/drained Perennial Mullein summer soft yellow 4ft/12in Sandy/drained Perennial Basic Soil Types Acid: Acid in nature and moisture-retentive. Beetle Hellgrammite Birds are dealt with in more detail for Beetle. goliath Horsefly tracting from a story’s arc. There are Beetle. and stony. shallow. Beetle. fauna Arachnids & Myriapoda Centipede Damselfly Deerfly Millipede Diving Beetle Scorpion Dragonfly Birds. Clay: Usually very fertile. And though Insects & Larva Flea they pass through your setting in fleet. this soil warms up quickly in spring and is moderately fertile. Beetle. free-draining. What fills Spider Dung Beetle the skies mirrors what covers the Whip scorpion Earwig downs. but moist. Sand ing descriptive moments they carry an Ant lion Fly unusual weight for they elicit all man. Rock hard when dry.

Burrowing Wolf Weevil Pigeon Owl. short hair Buffalo Cowbird Tern Domestic. Mountain Ox Flycatcher Wren Lion) Pony Goose Tiger. curly hair Animals. peregrine Sand fly Nightingale Goshawk Wild Canines Silverfish Nuthatch Gyrfalcon Cape Hunting Dog Spring bug Oriole Hawk Coyote Tent Caterpillar Parakeet Kite Dhol Termite Parrot Osprey Dingo Walking Stick Partridge Owl Fennic Wasp Passenger Pigeon Owl. tailless Camel. Great Horned Cart Horse Birds Prairie Chicken Owl. Book Two: Geographics Moth Mourning Dove Eagle. Harpy Stag hound Pond Skater Mud hen Falcon Wolf hound Rove Beetle Night hawk Falcon. wild (feral) Camel. Northern (Siberian) Reindeer Grebe Flightless Tiger. Dromedary Crane Thrasher Domestic. Draft & Pack Cockatoo Swan Domestic. Great Gray Horses Plover Owl. Snow Goat Duck Warbler Lion Horse Finch Widgeon Lynx Llama Flamingo Woodcock Ocelot Mule Flicker Woodpecker Puma (Cougar. Barn Jackal Water Bug (also giant) Pheasant Owl. Golden Sled dog 101 . Southern (Bengal) Yak Grouse Cassowary Gull Dodo Dogs Heron Emu Bloodhound Hummingbird Moa Bull Dog Ibis Ostrich Bull Mastiff Java Temple Bird Penguin Mastiff Jay Rhea Pit bull Kingfisher Road Runner Pointer Kinglet Secretary Bird Setter Loon Sheep Dog Lovebird Owls & Raptors (medium-size) Magpie Eagle Shepherd Macaw Eagle. long hair Ass/Burro/Donkey Coot Swift Domestic. Snowy Fox Water Boatman Petrel Owl. Bald (large) Mocking Bird Eagle. Bactrian (two- Creeper Thrush Jaguar hump) Crow Titmouse Jaguarundi Dog Cuckoo Turkey Leopard Elephant Dove Vireo Leopard. Screech Charger (typical warhorse) Albatross Ptarmigan Courser (fast warhorse) Auk Puffin Scavengers Destrier (heavy warhorse) Bird of Paradise Quail Buzzard Draft Horse Bittern Rail Caracara Gelding (neutered stallion) Blackbird Raven Condor Jade (worn-out horse) Bluebird Robin Vulture Mare (female horse) Bluejay Sandpiper Mustang (wild horse) Bustard Shrike Cats Palfrey (riding mare) Canary Snipe Bobcat Pony (small horse) Cardinal Sparrow Cervil Stallion (male horse) Catbird Spoonbill Cheetah Sumpter (pack horse) Chickadee Stork Domestic Cockateel Swallow Domestic.

foaling stall 10 feet x 16 feet. minimum 4. White: White horse with light colored mane. Average Work 20 25 Elephant 1. average. with white mane. pack: carries 250 pounds over level ground 25 miles per day per eight hours Horse.600 pounds over typical good roads 20 miles per eight hours Horse. Strength 5 men Deprivation and life expectancy Horse.browns. ox 4) Stall length 10 feet.800 pounds using steel railway tracks 20 miles per eight hours Horse. Distance over level ground in 8 hours Camel.5 hours Life expectancy 16-25 years of age (camel 35 to 40. draught: draws 1.5 minutes with water. Miscellaneous Information Average weight 1. Dromedary 300 20 Dog. riding: carries 250 pounds over level ground 30 miles per eight hours Horse Colors Bay: A dark brown horse with a black mane. Dapple Gray: White to light grary horse. average.5 minutes gallop 400 yards in 1 minute Carrying/Draught Capacity & Movement Horse. Piebald: Black and white spotted. usually white socks with black mane. light or dark. Black: Dark. no food 25 days trot 400 yards in 2 minutes without food or water 17 days canter 400 yards in 1. Palomino: A dark blond with a lighter blonde mane. Roan: Chestnut. 8 feet average. tan horse with a black mane. draught: draws 58. Gray: Gray. Bactrian 350 15 Camel.500 25 Llama 80 20 Mule 300 20 Ox 300 10 Reindeer 40 20 Yak 300 12 102 . Stall width. Sorrel: A brownish orange to light brown.000 pounds Best speed for prolonged movement 2. ox 15-20) Maturity 5 years of age (camel 8. no water 5 days walk 400 yards in 4.Gary Gygax’s World Builder Table 2:14 The Horse Work. draught: draws 12. Pinto: A spotted calico.5 feet. average speed with food. Table 2:15 Other Common Draft Animals Animal Weight in lbs. Chestnut: A reddish brown with a black mane.000 pounds towing a barge 20 miles per eight hours Horse. average.5 mph and a working time of 11. blacks or whites. reddish brown or dark mane. average. Paint (a kind of splotched pinto): A horse with patches of different colors. Buckskin: A light brown. average. mottled with darker gray. bay or sorrel thickly sprinkled with white or gray.

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Depending on the parent material. light. This includes corrugated metal. The mud is smeared into structures. shack. Materials & They include tepees and all related constructions. These rocks are burning in a kiln. oil to help prevent weathering. etc. or what materials were used in its construction. insolation. hay. It is in that it is made from puddled mud which is later gathered. It is durable enough for light load widely in density and durability. Compaction is created by ramming. used for siding or where they live. Stone: Limestone. the interweave. sod houses in roofing in architecture. cotton and even Wattle & Daub: The employment of Wattle. Where men live. areas with extreme weather. These are generally heavier and more durable constructions. Felt (yurt): Similar to cloth and pole constructions. strength of the supporting poles and the conditions and density of the wattle. these constructions consist of poles and sticks interwoven with grasses and branches to form small structures. by brick and timber constructions. copper. walls etc. rather than load bearing. wickiup): construction Popular in very dry areas. deposited by rivers.Gary Gygax’s World Builder many shapes including circular. They are load bearing and durable depending on the baking process. Stone is used as material mixed with it for hardening (pebbles. drying the material. Rammed: Soils with high clay contents are pulverized moistened and dumped into frames or formed into walls. These are not very durable nor are they strong. parent material and the often lasting thousands of years or more. they build. facing. Mud and clay plasters are only use in drier tation that best suits your setting. granite. steel and aluminum or others. straw. Used in regions where there is little or no tree growth. Wrought iron. yurts use hides from animals instead of cloth. for internal support and augments or is augmented twigs ect). Bricks come in numerous shapes and altered and polished for specific needs and come in almost sizes. iron or bone and come in 104 . these can be long innovation of the builder. Brick & Timber: Mud brick is different than normal bricks Timber: The most widely used material for building. tent): Canvas. bearing and can be carved fairly easily after drying. Stone. mud and clay silk are placed on poles to form makeshift or temporary for the construction of buildings. these buildings survive for several hundred years or more. marble. Sod: A square or rectangular section cut or torn from the Materials surface of grassland containing the matted roots of grass. the like used for wrapping. sandstone and other Brick: A block of clay hardened by drying in the sun or durable rocks are used for construction. durable. climates. Earth. extreme weather conditions. square. Often times these structures are recessed into the ground several feet or more. All Wattle: Rods or stakes interwoven with twigs or tree external walls using this material are covered with linseed branches. Wattle is used for making fences. What they build can be as important to your setting as bronze. Sod Adobe: A sun dried brick derived from a yellow silt or clay houses tend to be squat but solid constructions. This makes a poor brick in Also refers to basket manufacturing. Shape and size are limited only to the weight of the wattle. covering floors. grass. Bricks come in numerous densities and hardness any shape imaginable. Plaster & Board/Timber: Wooden structures are covered Below you find terms laid out and defined and lists from in a moistened mud. Framing devices can be wood. Metal Sheet: Thin sheets of metal including gold. and hexagonal. These buildings are allowed to sun dry. Structurally sound and weather resistant. Woods range molded and sun dried. Timber. grass. These do not hold up well in lasting and fairly durable constructions. Whether they build squat. strong and easily managed. hemp. Grass and Poles/Sticks (hogan. clay or soil for added protection and which you can cull your own material and design the habi. the prairie where the bulrush grass grows or under the Sheet metal is used to protect exposed surfaces or for eves of the Larch trees upon the slopes of the Vorelberg aesthetic reasons. Mountains you must determine the type of habitation and Matting: A course fabric of rushes. Cloth and Poles (pavilion. hut.

Book Three: Dwellings

Metals
Table 3:2 Melting Points, Temperature in Degrees
Aluminum: A silvery metal, remarkable for its light weight Fahrenheit
and malleability and resistance to oxidation. It is found
abundantly in clay. Note: The heat of a common fire is 790 degrees F.
Antimony: A silvery white brittle metal used in alloys with The heat of an alcohol fire is 1700 degrees F.
other metals to harden them and increase their resistance The heat of a coal gas fire augmented by a blowpipe is
to chemical action. 2200 degrees F. The heat of an oxygen-hydrogen gas
Bismuth: A greyish-white, red tinted, brittle metal that is fire augmented by a blowpipe is 2400 degrees F.
often found in a crystalized state in other metals,
particularly cobalt. Chiefly used in making alloys of low Aluminum 1220
melting points. Antimony 1166
Brass: A yellowish metal that is an alloy of copper and Bismuth 176
zinc. Known for its hardness and durability. Brass 1900
Bronze: See following page. Bronze 1922
Copper: See following page. Copper 2160
Electrum: See following page. Gold 1983
Gold: See following page. Iron 2795
Iron: A white metal that is malleable and ductile. It is the Lead 594
most common and useful of all the metals. Magnesium 1202
Iron, Cast: A hard, rigid and strong, nonmalleable iron- Mercury -38
carbon alloy made by casting. Nickel 2647
Iron, Magnetic (Lodestone): A strong magnetic variety of Platinum 3221
the mineral magnetite. Silver 1763
Iron, Meteoric: Iron usually alloyed with nickel and Steel 2800
cobalt. Found in meteorites. Tin 421
Iron, Wrought: A soft, ductile, malleable iron containing Tin-bismuth alloy 283
some slag and some carbon. It cannot be tempered or Titanium 3020
easily fused. Zinc 787
Latten: Brass or a brass-like alloy hammered into thin
sheets. Mercury: A heavy silver, white metal liquid at ordinary
Lead: A heavy, soft malleable bluish-gray metal used in temperatures, quick silver.
piping an in numerous alloys. Nickel: See following page.
Lodestone: See Iron, Magnetic above. Nickel Silver (Nickel and Copper): See following page.
Magnesium: A light silver white metal, that is malleable Nickel Steel: A steel alloy made harder than ordinary steel
and ductile used in making several alloys. by adding small amounts of nickel.
Pewter (Lead and Zinc): An alloy of tin with lead, brass or
copper that takes on a grayish luster when polished.
Table 3:1 Tensile Strength per Square Inch Platinum: See following page.
The number of # of pressure required to break metal. Silver: See following page.
Steel: A hard metal composed of iron alloy with carbon
Metal # of pressure added. Steel made be alloyed with other metals to make
Brass 42,000 specific properties such as resistance to rust.
Copper wire 61,200 Tin: A soft silver white metallic element, malleable at room
Copper, cast 19,000 temperatures. Capable of a high polish and used as an
Copper, wrought 34,000 alloy.
Gold, cast 20,000 Titanium: A dark gray lustrous metal found in rutile and
Iron wire 103,000 other minerals, used as cleaning agent in molten steel.
Iron, bar 72,000 Zinc: Bluish white in color it is used as a protective
Iron, cast 27,000 coating for iron and as a constituent for various alloys.
Lead 880
Platinum wire 53,000
Silver, cast 40,000
Steel 120,000
Tin 5,000
Zinc 3,500

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Metals, The Complete Precious Metalsmith alloyed in equal proportions. It tarnishes somewhat be-
cause of the silver content of the alloy. Electrum looks
Pure metal is 24 carat, or .999 fine in regards to silver, and much like pale white gold.
alloys of it are indicated by the number in carats, or per- Silver: A moderately soft metal worth about 1/60 to 1/
centage of silver, of the main metal in the alloy. They are 100th its weight in gold. Silver tarnishes from exposure to
cataloged in order of value. air and other substances.
Nickel: A moderately hard metal that is the next to the
Platinum: The hardest of precious metals. It is worth c. least valuable of the pure ores of the group. It is worth
125% to 250% its weight in gold, even more if the smelting around 20% its weight in .999 fine silver. Nickel tarnishes
process employed in the fantasy milieu demands magical only slowly and to little extent, and polishing restores its
heat. It does not tarnish. It is a silvery metal with a soft shine. It has a soft silver-gray luster.
and lustrous sheen. Platinum is very seldom alloyed with Nickel Silver: A moderately hard metal because of the
other metals. combined metals used. An alloy of 50% copper and 50%
Gold: The softest of precious metals. It does not tarnish. nickel for increased hardness and little tarnishing. Value c.
Usually in an alloy with other metals to increase its hard- 17% .999 fine silver.
ness. There are three general sorts of gold used in jewelry: Copper: A moderately soft metal that is the least valuable
Yellow gold (18 carat): 75% gold, 15% silver, 10% cop- of the group. It is worth around 9% to 12% its weight in
per. Value c. 77% pure gold. silver. Copper tarnishes (corrodes) when exposed to air,
Red gold (18 carat): 75% gold, 20% copper, 5% silver. but polishing restores its shine.
Value c. 76% pure gold. Bronze: A moderately hard metal because of the com-
White gold (18 carat): 75% gold, 25% silver. Value c. bined metals used. An alloy of 50% copper and 50% tin for
78% pure gold. increased hardness. Tarnishing is common, with verdigris
Electrum: A fairly hard alloy when compared to gold. An apparent when oxidation of the metal occurs. Value c. 70%
alloy of 24 carat gold and .999 fine silver, usually in equal pure copper when used in equal proportions. Bronze had
proportions. It has a value of about 55% pure gold when a copper-brown, or sometimes golden-brown hue when
more copper is used (c.60%).

Table 3:3 Magical Metals for the d20 System
Metal Bonus Hardness Hit Points Weight ft. cubic Melts at F
Adamantite +4 20 40/inch of thickness 125# 3000
Mithril +3 15 30/inch of thickness 300# 3500
Oracalcum* +5 25 45/inch of thickness 225# 4500
Tilferium +3 14 30/inch of thickness 700# 3700
Xagium* +4 18 35/inch of thickness 100# 3850

Adamantite: Gives a +4 bonus to magical arms and armor made from this metal. If wearing armor made from this metal,
any electrical-based magical attacks do only half damage with no save, and no damage with a successful saving
throw.
Mithril: Gives a +3 bonus to magical arms and armor made from this metal.
Oracalcum: Gives a +5 bonus to magical arms and armor made from this metal. If wearing armor made from this metal,
any electrical-based magical attacks do only half damage with no save, and no damage with a successful saving
throw. Any cold or fire-based spells do half damage with no save, and one quarter damage with a successful saving
throw.
Tilferium: Gives a +3 bonus to armor made from this metal. If wearing armor or using another magic item of this metal,
it gives the user a Spell Resistance of 12 + caster level (up to 20, if the character is a spell caster).
Xagium: Gives a +4 bonus to arms and armor made fro this metal. If wearing armor made from this metal, any
electrical-based magical attacks do only half damage with no save, and no damage with a successful saving throw.
Also, If wearing armor or using another magic item of this metal, it gives the user a Spell Resistance of 15 + caster
level (up to 25, if the character is a spell caster).

* Items other than arms and armor, such as rings, rods, staves, wands, etc. can be made from these metals
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Fantastic Metals Table 3:5 Workmanship value addition
To determine the value of such an item, use the follow-
Adamantite/Adamantium: If not the hardest, certainly one ing formula: Take the Value of the weight of the pre-
of the hardest of fantastic metals. It accepts magical en- cious metal from Tables 3:3 and 3:4 and multiply it by
chantments, and it is worth at least five times its weight in the workmanship quality.
platinum. Its weight is about 25% that of steel. It does not
rust and is not a conductor of electricity. It holds an edge. Workmanship Quality and Value Multiplier
It is a deep indigo metal with a soft and lustrous sheen. Crude 0
Adamantite is sometimes alloyed with other metals, mainly Average 2
steel in armor and weapons. High average 3
Mithril: A very hard fantastic precious metal. It accepts Good 4
magical enchantments, and it is worth at least three times Very good 5
its weight in platinum. Its weight is about 60% that of Fine 8
steel. It does not rust or tarnish. It holds an edge. It is a Very fine 12
bright, silver metal near to chrome in its appearance. Mithral Superb 15
is sometimes alloyed with other metals, silver for ornamen- Masterwork 20
tation, steel for armor and weapons.
Oracalc/Oracalcum: A very rare, hard and flexible fantas- to allow the containment of magical energy placed within
tic metal with utmost tensile strength. It is worth at least 10 such objects as are ten forged from the alloy.
times its weight in platinum. Its weight is about 50% that Xagium: A very rare and very hard fantastic metal with
of steel. It does not rust or tarnish, and it is a non-conduc- incredible tensile strength and the capacity to “store” magi-
tor of electricity. It holds an edge. Although extremely cal force. It is worth at around four times its weight in
difficult to work, it can be forged as flexible or unyielding. platinum. Its weight is about 50% that of steel. It does not
It is a glowing, golden-copper color metal near to chrome it rust or tarnish, and it is a non-conductor of electricity. It
its appearance. Oracalcum is sometimes alloyed with other holds an edge of great keenness very well. Although diffi-
metals, silver for ornamentation, steel for strength etc. cult to work, it can be forged as flexible or unyielding. The
Tilferium: A rare and exceptionally hard fantastic metal metal has a dark metallic blue color that tints other metals
with great tensile strength and the capacity to “store” with which it is alloyed. One ounce of the metal contains,
magical force. It is worth at around two times its weight in and can contain, sufficient magical energy to power one
platinum. Its weight is about 20% that of steel. It corrodes spell of highest sort, or about 150% the energy of tilferium
very slowly when exposed to strong alkaline substances. (see above). Xagium is always alloyed with other metals,
It does not hold an edge well. the maximum part of any such mix being one-eighth, thus
giving that much blue color to the mixture. This is done to
It is a dull gray-green in node form. One ounce of the metal strengthen the alloy, give flexibility and durability to it, and
contains, and can contain, sufficient magical energy to to allow the con-
power one spell of middling sort. Tilferium is always al- Table 3:4b Value of Certain tainment of magical
loyed with other metals, the maximum part of any sucmix Metals per Ounce Lejendary energy placed
being one-tenth. This is done to strengthen the alloy and Adventure RPG within such objects
forged from the al-
Metal Value (approx) loy.
able 3:4a Value of Certain Metals per Ounce
Platinum $1000
(gold & silver) for the d20 system
Gold $500
Electrum $275
Metal Value (approx)
Silver $10
Platinum 50gp
Nickel $1.88
Gold 25gp
Nickel-Silver $5.00
Electrum 135sp
Copper $1
Silver 5sp
Bronze $0.63 to $1.00
Nickel 1sp
Adamantite $4,500
Nickel-Silver 25cp
Mithril $3,000
Copper 5cp
Oracalcum $10,000
Bronze 4-5cp
Tilferium $2,500
Adamantite 250gp
Xagium $5,000
Mithril 150gp
Oracalcum 500gp
Tilferium 100gp
Xagium 200gp

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Table 3:6 Hardness Scale (extended from Table 2:5 MOH’s Hardness Scale)
This scale represents a continuation of the scale in Book II above, expanding it to include
magical metals.

Hardness Material
0 Liquid
1-6 As indicated on the chart above
7 Vitreous pure silica—not scratched by a file unless of hardened steel at 7.5
8 Quartz—just scratched by magic-enhanced steel
9 Topaz—just scratched by powerfully magic-enhanced steel
10 Garnet—just scratched by mithril
11 Fuzed zirconia—just scratched by adamantite
12 Fuzed alumina—just scratched by tilferium
13 Silicon carbide—just scratched by magic-enhanced mithril
14 Boron carbide—just scratched by magic-enhanced adamantite
15 Diamond—just scratched by magic-enhanced tilferium

Wood Mahogany: A hardwood that is commonly used in
furniture, it varies in color from reddish-brown to yellow.
Alder: A tree which grows in moist land whose bark is Maple: A hard, close-grained wood used for furniture
used in dyeing and tanning. The wood is used for bridges making and flooring. Colors range from reddish to yellow.
and piles because it is resistant to underwater rot. Maple, Hard: See above.
Ash, White: Tough elastic wood with a straight, close Oak: The wood is hard, tough, relatively flexible, resistant
grain. to water and not too heavy. It bares weather changes far
Ash, European: See above. more than most other woods. It is valued in all manner of
Balsa: A very light, strong wood, used for raft construction from flooring, furniture, millwork, cross ties,
construction. mine timbers, fenceposts, houses and ships. The bark is
Basswood: A light soft durable wood. used in tannin.
Beech: A large-sized tree that produces hard woods. The White Plane: As sycamore.
smooth bark of a beech tree was used for writing upon. Poplar, European: These trees are tall and fast growing
Birch: A hard, smoot-grained wood whose bark strips off with soft wood. A hybrid poplar tree which produces a
in layers. Birch wood is most valued in furniture superior type of timber.
construction. Brazilian Rosewood: A hard, reddish-black streaked
Brazilwood: A reddish wood that is capable of yielding a wood with a rose-like odor. Used for making furniture.
red dye. Sycamore: A tree common in the middle east, growing
Cedar: Used for the durability of the wood. Associated large and to a great height. It is used in almost all facets of
with a fragrant building material as well. building construction.
Cherry: A hard, durable wood that is most commonly Sycamore, Indian: See above.
used in the construction of furniture, handles, toys, etc. Teak: A large tree with a yellowish-brown wood highly
Cocobolo: A hardwood tree that is used in cabinet work prized in ship building.
and tool making. Walnut, Black: A large hardwood, whose wood is highly
Elm, Dutch & English: Tall, hardy shade trees whose prized and used for furniture, gunstocks and vaneer.
wood makes a hard, heavy wood. The wood is fine- Yellow Boxwood: A yellowish, fine, close-grained wood
grained and valuable for its resistance to splitting. used in engraving, instrument making and in fine
Elm, Ebony: See above. woodwork.
Hickory, White: A tough wood used for construction of
houses, fences and the like.
Kingwood: A Brazilian wood used much in cabinet work
because of its streaks of violet tints.
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Fire 0. Used to Brick 0. Fir wood. Lime Wash: Powdered lime for cement was mixed with wa- ter to make a white wash that sealed and protected daub Product Wood and stone alike. flasks or decorative items. ships masts and so forth.7 Rattan: A form of palm tree used to make wicker work. Seasoned 6.8 for poles. producing ash) stronger beams this way than could be done by sawing. furniture and like items. water added for pliability. tack etc. Pine Wood. Yew for long bows Table 3:8 Materials’ Resistance to Crushing Material is crushed by the number of tons indicated. Wattle: The latticework of woven reeds such as cat-tails masts and spars.9 garments or household furnishings. Dyes Brazilwood. a farmstead attached the more common items and the wood generally used to to a monastery fashion them. hemp. and Iron. Seasoned 3. Bamboo produced by milling paid to the owner of the mill. The mixture used was water and urine. Seasoned 5. they were washed before being dried. and/or twigs and branches was typically from hazel or wil- Walnut for rudders low laced onto poles.0 Walnut Wood 3. Pine Wood.9 material. Yellow 2. rolled.3 makes basket work. The mature plant is used to build house frames.1 Bone: A firm.0 Leather: Material consisting of animal skin after tanning. clothing. Elm Wood. Brickwork 0. from 1/12th to 1/24th of the flour Paper Mulberry. here for quick reference are some of Grammercy: An isolated farm house.3 Wicker: A small pliant twig. dung. Then by mixing it with water and sand in proper proportions a concretion was made. Beech Wood. hard substance.4 build small furniture and or decorative items. ropes.3 of 100 feet. is Ship Building Elm for capstans and mastheads. and horsehair. instruments etc. beakers. Sycamore Wood. crimson and purple The payment was in kind. Granite 5. and stored Though each wood discussed highlights what it is most for later disposal. flax. Larch and fir for internal planking. Mahogany Wood 4. such as wool. Hickory for weapon hafts.1 Horn: An animal by-product. Cement: Cement was made by heating chalk or limestone in a furnace or oven. Oak Wood 2. Weapons Ash for spear shafts. porcelain etc.5 Ivory: An animal by product from tusks or horns. It was a mixture of water and dog feces. When woven together it Stone. Oak Wood. called riving. earthenware. cotton. Brick. Cast 49. dull white in color. 109 . Smaller stalks are used Birch Wood.5 furniture. tile. Used for Elder Wood 4. Book Three: Dwellings Fleece Wash: Because sheep fleece is full of lanolin (greasy Table 3:7 Common uses for wood oil). Ashlar Block 5. Oak for hulls. used to create weapons. Daub: The plaster-like material called daub is made from clay. commonly used for.0 handles for weapons. Pitch 3.4 drinking cups. an east Indian tree for Multure: Payment for milling grain was known as multure. Used to Iron. Plate 16. Seasoned 5.3 Cloth: A woven.9 Ceramic: Of pottery. Glassworks Beechwood (used to create wood Rive: The method of cutting timber with an axe.0 make any number of items from teeth to combs. Spruce 3.7 walking sticks. knitted or pressed fabric of fibrous Cedar Wood 2. Seasoned 9. hair. etc.9 Used to make armor. Other Materials Material Tons Bamboo: A tropical plant which reaches heights in excess Ash Wood 4. Brass 5.6 General Information of the Period Bate: The liquid for softening rawhide was called bate. thongs.

5 10. with small door inset Steel bars Loophole Double. solid 2 in. pull Double. 5 30 25* 25* 25 Wood. wood Curtain. 10 60 28 28 – Steel bars 1 in. horizontal Portal Coverings & Doors Bolt.Gary Gygax’s World Builder Construction Door Composition Chain Brass bars Handle How various materials are used is as Brass grating Knob germ to your setting as what those ma. Bronze grating Latch. walls. 12 60 25* 25* 32 Steel. 12 60 30 30 – Stone 4 in. metal (brass. 6 44 25* 25* 25 Brass. hidden Double large. solid 2 in. copper. 8 50 25* 25* 27 Bronze. metal pieces (choose) Bar (locking) Studding. What follows is a catalog Bronze bars Latch of a buildings. solid Knocker terials are. solid Spy hole. metal (choose) Door Additions Studding. bronze. bead Catch. 5 20 – – 18 Wood grating 3 in. 8 60 28 28 – Wood bars 2 in. solid Sheathing. solid 2 in. 23 15. upwards fastening Curtain. 10 60 25* 25* 30 Iron. floors. solid 2 in. vertical. roofs. hidden Table 3. shuttered Trapdoor Stripping. 8 25 – – 22 Bronze grating 2 in. solid Lock. Iron bars Lock Iron grating Lock plate Door (or Gate) Form Iron. steel) Bolt. double horizontal separation Steel grating Ring. solid 1. metal (choose) Double. 8 50 25 25 – Iron bars 1 in.9 d20 Door Composition Typical Hit Break DC Door Type Thickness Hardness Points Stuck Locked Bend or Burst ** Brass bars 1 in. 2 in. 25 – 110 . hidden dows and so forth and the materials or Bronze. Brass. 6 44 24 24 – Bronze bars 1 in. 6 22 – – 20 Brass grating 2 in. 12 30 – – 28 Steel grating 2 in. vertical. vertical separation Stone Spy hole Hatch Wood bars Spy hole. downwards fastening Covering (simple cloth) Bolt. with small door inset Wood. horizontal separation Steel. metal spikes (choose) iron. win. barred outside and shut- Single Wood grating tered Single large. 10 30 – – 24 Iron grating 2 in. solid Lever shapes they generally take. arras (an elaborate tapestry) Bracing. 20 13. metal points (choose) Binding. Studding.

jalousie (wood. Walls. leather Battlement Curtain. lifting up Tin sheeting Fence. hard. portiere Observatory Brick. slate Ditch Sliding upwards Shingle. glazed Honey Locust Brick. *General type: See Stone on page 100 Lean-to walks 10 yards along the hedge from for details. metal picket Trapdoor. field* Curbed Stone. Evergreen 111 . mud Curtain. soft. Building. Parting in the middle. thorn (bomba) Gable windowed Hedgerows Wall. mud Sliding sideways Shingle. Evergreen Curtain. cloth Roof Additions Norway Spruce. metal. valance (wood or metal) Widow’s walk Rail. hard* Curved Stone. wood (shake) Earth rampart/embankment Swinging from left side Sod Earth rampart/embankment. split Curtain. top half going Copper sheeting up. timber Flat. soft* wards or outwards if applicable) Board Wire Folding. field* Form of Opening (determine in. metal. that number is the age Bamboo Peaked (various shapes) of the hedge in hundreds of years. unmortered Flat Palisade. Roof Type Moat Conical Stone. board/plank Trapdoor. hard* Roof Covering Type Stone. spiked top Curtain. metal Curtain. unmortered Domed. palisade Swinging from right side Tarred Earthrampart/embankment. swinging down Fence. thorn Curtain. Mansard it. withes Gambreled Wall. field*. draw Belfry Fence Curtain. multiple folds Brush *General type: field. soft*. shutter Turret Picket Curtain. soft* Domed Stone. unmortered Dormered Building. drape. counting the number of tree Pagoda species (not common hedge shrub. see Folding. wattle & daub Hip It is said that if one marks a spot. bottom half going down Hide Wall or Fence Pivoting (middle) Lead sheeting Brick Sliding downwards Leaf Brick. sloping Hedge Plants Commonly Used for Wall. Book Three: Dwellings Curtain. Evergreen Curtain. Bark Stone. Venetian blind(s) Stone. ditch and Swinging upwards Thatching palisade Swinging/lowering downwards Tile Fence. glass) Belfry & widow’s Barred. pleated shade Dove Cot Mews Brick Curtain. purdah (East Indian) Penthouse Hedge Curtain. mini-blind(s) Catwalk Board Curtain. roller shade Tower Hedge. onion Stone. mud Buckthorn Cloth drapery Hawthorn Frame and paper Privet Lath and plaster Poplar Arbor Vitae. drape. Board Pavilion (pyramid-like) Brick Sloping front to back Osage Orange Brick. Interior Parapeted bery) passed. wood picket Firebrick Building. cloth (heavy) Bartizan Hemlock. lambrequin walk Barred. Fence or Wall Stone. hard*. single fold Cloth Stone for detailed kinds.

dry 95 Wood.5’ x 2’ ingot 25. Poplar 46 Diamond 220 Stone.37# Sulfur 129 Hematite 316 Tallow 59 Iron. wooden Shuttered. bronze Shuttered. Yew 49. steel Shuttered.5’-2. boards Stone. Oak 45-55 Clay. Slate 167 6’ x 3. split Skin. oiled Wood plank Open Wood strip Open embrasure(arrow-slit. Paving 150 Wood. sheep or goat. Alder 50 Aluminum 161 Lead 709 Wood. Pine.8 Glass 180 Stone. bronze Stone flags (Size varies from small to large. metal bound Timber (log) Clerestory Tin Glass Floors and Floor Coverings Wickerwork Glass. Ebony 83. Plum 49 Cork 15 Stone Limestone 165 Wood. boards. Pine 34-43 Copper 555 6’ x 3. Yellow 42 Coral 169 Steel 490 Wood. Mahogany 57 Charcoal. Salt 64.5’ x 2’ ingot 24. Beech 46 Bismuth 613 Malachite 241 Wood. Mica sheet Stone. stain Brick *General type: field. Granite 165 Wood.5 Amber 68 Lime.4 Coal. steel Dirt Grilled. Cast 454 Tin 456 Iron. Quick 50 Wood.3 weighs in pounds Jet 84 White Lead 198 Alabaster 170 Lapis Lazuli 169 Wood.5’-2. Marble 171 Wood. metal bound Tile Barred with spiked bars. hard.5’ x 2’ ingot 11.5’ x 2’ ingot 13. wooden Dirt. see Grilled. soft. Hardwood 18.5 Onyx Marble 169 Wood. loop hole) Oriental “Moon” window (circular) 112 . Fresh 62. Pear 41.37# Wood.Gary Gygax’s World Builder Table 3:10 Weight of Things Iron.3 Bricks 120-125 Nickel 556 Wood. Maple 46. iron Rattan Barred.8 Chromium 406 Platinum 1213 Wood. Grilled. iron Shuttered.5 One cubic foot of the following things Jadeite 209 Water. live 70 Coal. wood. Window Types Grilled. Cherry 44. field arched or linteled. solid Stone. Logwood 57. Common 124 Wood.62# Wood. Oak. soft* Barred with spiked bars. Softwood 18 Phosphorus 128 Wood.5’-2. iron Shuttered. Hard (Anthracite) 54 Sand. block square to rectangular or odd-shapes. Soft (Bituminous) 50 Silver 654 Wood. Pine. Hardpan 160 Quartz 166 Wood. White 30 6’ x 3. Sandstone 130 Zinc 439 Gold 1203 Stone. oiled Timber log Roof Timber log. Cedar 35 Borax 107 Mercury 848 Wood. Horn Stone. Mulberry 56 Clay 135 6’ x 3. Wrought 485 Turquoise 169 Ivory 114 Water.4 Charcoal.4 Chalk 174 Olive Oil 59 Wood. hard* Barred with spiked bars. wood. steel Shuttered steel Stone. solid. packed Building. wood. wood. bronze Roof window Rammed earth Barred. iron Clay page 174-75 for detailed kinds.56# Soil. Ash 48 Antimony 414 Magnesium 109 Wood. field* Barred.) Paper or parchment.1 Flint 162 Stone. Quince 44 Emery 250 Stone.5 Brass 520-525 Nephrite 188 Wood. Hickory 52. Rolled 487 Tungsten 1194 Leather curtain Barred.5’-2. Elm 44 Bronze 520-545 Obsidian 156 Wood. Apple 49. Sassafras 30.

) 16. escape means and trap activation rungs) 11. floor. Magnetic object pins all ferrous metals to it 1-2 Chart 1 9. Area is filled with noxious gas/stench to cause consumed/examined/touched weakening and debility 14. object. Fountain/pool overflows to fill room and drown 9. Book Three: Dwellings Traps. operate both 20. floor. Magical effects causes persons in area to Then. object. roll a d20 to determine the actual trap. ropes. Ceiling collapses to cause injury or death upwards to impact ceiling. Object in space causes morphing to a creature if 3. wall. head down 17. 1. Magical effects causes persons in area to in vast quantities in other volumes readily availabe to the quarrel and fight each other public. Apertures in which limbs or digits must be 12. ledge. trapping victims in ceiling “well” 2. Floor collapses to cause fall into pit below* upwards. door.) and/or collapses behind 18. Chains. floor. Net (heavily weighted) falls from above to trap 1.) 10. Door (heavy) falling outwards to crush those before it Trap Chart 3 12. Pressure plate in floor precipitates victim 8. become larger and thus trapped like” effect 4. object. Projectile***** shooting from anywhere from crushing (ceiling. Blade scything from anywhere (ceiling. etc. etc. 2 or 3 to consult. breaks underfoot (ceiling.) 10. etc. Gravity reversal (magical) causes fall upwards. walkway. Ball or cylindrical object rolling to cause consumed/touched injury/death by crushing 15. Space is suddenly filled magical darkness 20. with guillotine effect object. 5. Affects of become non-corporeal and thus trapped each individual trap are not given as these are cataloged 6. Ceiling moves/presses down to cause death 19. Door is sealed by dropping/sliding metal panel 3. Spear-like object thrusting out from anywhere victims (ceiling. etc. “mousetrap. harming/trapping them when so done examined/touched 2. Magical effects causes persons in area to become larger and thus trapped Roll a d6 to determine which chart. pulls. Object*** seemingly innocuous slams shut 5. Object in space causes petrifaction if 4. Space covered with adhesive to cause sticking crushing to one or more surfaces 19. Ladder rungs break or pull free to cause fall combination) 4. Magical effects causes persons in area to become smaller and thus endangered or trapped Roll 8. Snare closes on neck hosting victim upwards space revealed to the side* and strangling it thus 18. etc. Object**** seemingly inanimate animates and 6. Floor tilts down suddenly to cause precipitation 7. Razor edges where hands grasp (handles. levers. fire. 7. floor. Floor tilts/drops sideways to precipitate into a 5. Room (or floor thereof) sinks to lower level 14. Snare closes on lower limb hosting victim 16. Door springs open with crushing. Door disappears behind dropping or sliding 1. Spiked grillwork door(s) drop down to kill or Trap Chart 2 trap 1. etc. Heavy object (usually spiked) swinging down from above 113 . Typical (found singly or in 3. Floor moves/presses up to cause death from 6. Poison gas released from hole(s) anywhere 7. Bridge sways and/or portions break to as to attacks cause fall 17. floor. etc. wall. Catwalk. Object in space causes insanity if consumed/ thrust. sharp objects 9. Door is barred/locked so it can’t be re-opened 2. wall. Space is filled with webs to trap all within of those on it to a place lower down 8. wall. Area is cold or hot to cause weakening 13. Maze with moving wall panels to change its 3-4 Chart 2 form continually 5-6 Chart 3 10.) 13. wall. stairs. Magical effects causes persons in area to 15. Metal panel drops or slides to trap victims in an area** Trap Chart 1 11. Room portion or thing therein is a monster stone panel (ceiling.

Hemp of 1. with stretching from 15% to 20%.250# steam.800# Table 3:11 Randomized Concealment Manila of 7” diameter 5.5” diameter 600# 76-85 Concealed (hidden behind furniture. Stone block drops or slides to trap victims in an nution of diameter thus c. 10% to 15%. Stone block falls from above to cause death from crushing Hemp of 1” diameter 200# 16.600# side a fireplace or great oven. or wall) White of 5” diameter 7. suffocate. window.25” diameter 1.5” diameter 225# ****Chain. trap. etc. Stair steps break to cause fall 13. carpet. Trapdoor opening to cause fall into pit below* Hemp of 2. statue.200# floor.500# 94-00 Secret & Concealed (a secret panel door in. Traps (like bear traps) concealed in floor.Gary Gygax’s World Builder 11. wall Manila of 2” diameter 450# holder for torch. furniture. Manila of 2. be Horsehair of 1” diameter 500# buried in sand.200# 19.5” diameter 450# cause falls. creatures.800# shut to injure and entrap Hemp of 4” diameter 3. Wind blows so as to cause victim to move to Hemp of 7” diameter 9. Hemp of 2” diameter 800# 17.100# or wall hanging. rope. White of 8” diameter 9. etc. electricity.250# 18. lid.400# 86-93 Secret (made to look as a part of the ceiling. stone. or size) White of 1. Manila of 1” diameter 110# door. flame.5” diameter 350# Silk of .000# 114 .200# 20. etc. burning coals.650# Manila of 8” diameter 3.5” diameter 2. snap Hemp of 3” diameter 1.800# trapped place Hemp of 8” diameter 12. dimi- 14. or a pivoting White of 7” diameter 13. or similar to surrounding White of 2.000# Silk of .5” diameter 1. Manila of 4” diameter 1.000# crushing Hemp of 8” diameter 7.25” diameter 650# ***Door (including those of furniture). White of 2” diameter 1. spikes. etc. etc. bolt.5” diameter 1. etc. This depends on area** the quality of the rope.800# *Into or onto acid. 75% of the length figures shown. water Horsehair of . Wall(s) pressing in to cause death from Hemp of 5” diameter 5.75” diameter 375# **Possibly to be attacked by various means. fire. lava. Silk of 1. javelin. Manila of 1. Spiked grillwork falls from above to kill by crushing and piercing Table 3:12 Rope Strengths 12. spear. floor covering. 15. shutter.100# Manila of 8” diameter 6. position.75” diameter 550# Silk of 1” diameter 900# Silk of 1.700# Manila of 5” diameter 2.5” diameter 700# *****Arrow. bullet. Manila of 3” diameter 950# Also acid.900# surface) White of 3” diameter 2. dart. White of 4” diameter 4. Horsehair of 1. molten metal.000# stone panel on the side of a well shaft) White of 8” diameter 17. Stairs flattening to cause slide down their Practical breaking weight might be as little c. Surface underfoot slippery to slow movement.600# 01-45 None White of 1” diameter 300# 46-75 Obscured (by objects.

Fortification Costs: All costs given hereafter assume no labor or transportation costs are involved as the builder Battlements of 3-foot height and thickness. or $2. ft. or a murder construction is built upon solid rock.000 to $15. the outer A portcullis costs $50 per square foot.000 sq.000 per month Bartizans of 10-foot outer diameter. including transportation to the Table 3:13 Costs of Construction per Square Foot site. 2.000 per month Internal floors cost $10 per square foot of heavy wooden 4 carpenters @ $20. is $1. page 6) applicable. in a construction section.000 for 1. loophole piercing not adding any cost. The cost includes one loophole per Use the following ranges for per-foot cost to find the 10-foot section.000 for 1.000 per month 2 construction foremen @ $10. so $500 for mate.000 per month Stairways of stone cost $30 per riser. pierced with an entryway and three A 10-foot by 10-foot square section of mortared stone that loopholes are $3. $15. Embrasure shutter. Wall foundation to a depth of 10 feet costs the same as actual curtain wall above it. the 150% of curtain wall cost. or a beaked tower costs based on type of construction and building materials. $5. Book Three: Dwellings Cost of Construction 200% of basic curtain wall cost. thus total cost of $100 per square foot of height of the wall. Engineer @ $15.000 sq. If the merlons are pierced by the castle. iron-bound oak. and door cost is $10 per 1 square foot of one-inch- foot section.000 for the section noted. topped by two will be owed or given the service necessary. etc. as flooring and arching the ceiling above adds expense. of interior fill. overall cost for a completed structure without interior furnishings. A round or part round wall or tower or turret section costs 115 . Attic/Loft: $10 to $50 per square foot. Architect @ $25.shutter. window Splaying an outer wall base adds $750 to the cost per 10. Bars for such openings cost $20 per square foot.5-foot wall thickness. Thus.000 for 1. thick seasoned.000 per month Master mason @ $10.000 per 10-foot length of gallery) of basic curtain wall cost. This gives a Additional costs would include fortifications. plus $50 per square and inner walls for a 10-foot-thick curtain wall would have foot of the construction for the mechanism used to raise a base cost of $1.000 per month construction or paves laid atop a solid foundation.000 to $150. Although manual labor is discounted. ft. but are mainly A multi-sided tower or turret. merlons of 2. splay added to the base additional.000 for 1.000 sq. ft. 2 plumbers @ $10. Gate costs can be arrived at by using An Upper gallery in a wall section with two loopholes in it is 200% ($3. $15. this cost not including transportation to the construction site. This is unnecessary where the There is no cost for a window or door opening.000 to $50.700 with pierced merlons.500. 10-foot total height. The base cost includes one loophole per 10-foot section.5-foot width and of 3-foot height and it is assumed that the land belongs to the one constructing thickness cost $500. 10-foot length of 10. ft. the loopholes add $200. If the battlement is machicolated. rare interior woods. $20. $10.000 sq. Ground Floor: $20 to $200 per square foot.500 for six layers of stone per 10-foot and lower it. indoor plumbing. Variables include cost of labor. Additionally. A drawbridge costs the same as a portcullis. rial sufficient to fill a Upper Floor: $15 to $150 per square foot. ft. is of 1-foot thickness costs $250. total materials cost of ornamental stone interiors. splaying cost at $75 per foot of splay added to the base additional. $2. but $2.000 to $75. foot.000 per month Stairways of wood cost $20 per riser. 12 masons @ $60.000 to $200. the following minimum experts will be required to construct a cost is 500% base cost. splaying cost at $75 per foot of height of walls from floor to ceiling.25 per square Basement: $5 to $15 per square foot. hole. Cost opening protected thus.200 sq. omitting fill cost where (For Rates of Exchange see page Editors Note.500. including the mechanism used to raise and lower it.000 for 1. the same as a normal wall fortification: section. to achieve a 10-foot thickness. foot high double wall Roof: $15 to $75 per square foot.

ft. the upper stories of the towers might be 14 feet high. in depth = 190 ft.000 (rounded up to nearest 1. ft.000 6.200. This cost excludes green hides needed to protect Because of weight. the first story 12 feet in height.000 per 10-foot inch thickness. for the indicated cost. door. The cost for roofs atop towers or turrets is at the maximum Basic size of interior 75 feet in length by 40 feet in breadth cost for civilian construction roofs.000 sq. Basement and sub-basement each at (most expensive) $15/sq. ft. ft. total length at an average height of 4. window barring and interior shutters on the basement (metal shutters here) and ground floors (iron-bound wood shutters pierced with loopholes here) . ft. (parapet of 3 ft.000) 11. height and merlons of 3 ft. Adding Fortifications Structures built within the fortified place will cost one-half Here is a simple example of a building that has added to it the prices noted above for civilian buildings.) at (most expensive) $75/sq.218.000 13. the other 14 feet height. = $188. (parapet of 3 ft.Gary Gygax’s World Builder Table 3:14 Computations 1.000 4. such doors usually cannot exceed a the wood against fire.) at (least expensive) $15/sq. at (most expensive roof cost) $75 = $64. height spaced between crenels) for 720 sq. in depth = 150 ft. Alternately. or one only eight feet.000 3. ft.5 ft.000 9. standing separate from the main structures smaller loft story: each 20 feet square = adding 600 sq. 48 square feet of . thick plate. door costs. structure it is built upon. If desired.000. total length at an average height of 4.5 ft.000) 7. Battlements atop towers = 160 ft. section. Second floor of towers (800 sq. the second floor of the towers can be limited to eight feet. = $19. Second floor of towers (800 sq. the cost if then 72 x $100 = $7.000 5. in length by 25 ft. 2.000) 8. Battlement atop main building roof (55 ft.000) 10. and the loft story likewise 10 feet in height. at (most expensive roof cost) $75 = $54. = $720. height spaced between crenels) for 675 sq. house.ft.000 Total Cost: $2.000 14. computing it is the square footage of the top of the foot width is 72 feet square. ft. at (most expensive cost) $75 = $60. Example: A gate door of 12-foot height by 6. This computed as being fully square to account for the high includes all hardware for hanging and securing the gate cone-like roof used.000 (rounded down to nearest 1. Two towers. and loopholes as well as such window in the turret’s ground floors (where the basement is windowless). = $540. openings and steeply pitched roofing above it.) at (most expensive) $150/sq. circular or oblong structures inch thickness. height spaced between crenels) for 855 sq. so the rooftop of the main portion is 30 feet above the ground. iron-banded doors. Loft story at (most expensive) $150/sq. Assuming this valve is of 10.000 12.250 sq. height and merlons of 3 ft. total length at an average height of 4. but the basis for is 3.000 (rounded up to nearest 1. ft. Battlement atop loft story (50 ft. 116 . ft. First floor at (least expensive) $15/sq.000 (rounded up to nearest 1. Loft story 50 feet length by 25 feet breadth is 1. ft. = $120. = $210. lacking machicolation is at a cost of $1. in length by 40 ft.000 The fortified manor house has three-foot-thick stone walls. ft. heavy. This includes sufficient fortification so as to make it a fortified manor the construction of cellars beneath the interior buildings. Ground floor 2 ft. First floor at (most expensive) $150/sq. that the ground story is 14 feet above that. but included the two shuttered total of one cubic foot of iron. = $12. plus shutters on upper stories. Tower roofs of 800 sq. = $54.5 ft. ft. front left and rear right with one-quarter built into main plan from sub-basement to first floor. thick stone walls with barred and shuttered windows at (most expensive) $200/sq. at (most expensive roof cost) $75 = $51. height and merlons of 3 ft. ft. = $72.800 sq. $100 per square foot of one-inch thickness. ft. Ground floor at (least expensive) $20/sq. Hoarding to be assembled and placed outside curtain wall Doors of solid iron plate cost $25 per square foot of . One can assume the height of the basement is four feet above ground level.25-inch thickness plate. (parapet of 3 ft. ft. ft. ft. so as to allow some command of those places from atop the loft roof.25.ft. This sort of thing is simply a matter of common sense. 12 square feet of one-inch. Loft story at (least expensive) $15/sq. ft. Roof of main building and loft (2. = $54.

especially by the Plains tribes and consisting of a covering Cote: The holding of a cotter consisting typically of a usually of skins spread over a frame of poles. an inn. small farmer. open gallery or portico attached to the exterior of a building and Residential. Chalet: A cottage or house characterized by unconcealed Lodge: A small or temporary dwellin. staircase under the eaves. then yurts or wickiups and located in a private house. this usually a roofed. or adobe or sometimes made of Cabin: A structure of stakes with withes woven between stones. and roofed with sod. a structure of horizontal logs Igloo: A small house usually made of sod. but when building a city it is necessary to containing only such rooms or suites with necessary house its populace with structures for employment and passages and hallways. and balconies and an exterior roof. Hall: The largest room in a castle or the house of a Wigwam: A hut of the Indians of the region of the Great medieval aristocrat. a hotel. Whether they live in yurts in the wild steppes or rule a far flung land from a citadel high atop Residence a sea bound precipice. House: A structure intended or used for human habitation. Hostel: A house for lodging that is usually maintained by a public or private organization or institution. a building that serves as a residence or domicile especially as contrasted with a place of business. tone you wish to convey. Below are all you’ll need to build a society of simple con. or less land and a shed lodge. and surrounded by a veranda. or coop for small domestic animals. decorative carving. Boarding house: A private residence in which persons can pay a fee for lodging and board. a small hut or shack built as a temporary or ropes attached to pegs hammered into the ground. Teepee (tipi): An American Indian conical tent used Cot: A small house. and various personal services for the public. or a building must suffice. government. entertainment. Yurt: A circular domed tent consisting of skins or felt stretched over a collapsible lattice framework and used by Yurt. it having a roof with a wide overhang Pavilion: A large tent with a tall. farm harvesters. tent). the type of buildings you choose set the frequently set atop broad wagons. a cottage or hut. or stretched and sustained by poles. often conical at the front and sides. Lakes and eastward having typically an arched top and Hotel: A house licensed by the community to provide lodging and usually meals. Bungalow: A lightly built cottage or single-story house structions or one which includes the whole vast armada of (originally of the Far East) that is usually thatched or tiled urban life. pointed. or hides. Bunkhouse: A rough simple building providing sleeping Hogan: A conical. Book Three: Dwellings consisting of a framework of poles overlaid with bark. Tent: A collapsible shelter of canvas or other material Cottage: The dwelling of a rural laborer. If you take your reader into the wild steppe Apartment: A room or a set of rooms used as a dwelling lands where proud nomads live. wood. sometimes with outside that is typically elliptical in form and has a rough frame wooden piles to raise its roof higher. covered with reed mats or grass or brushwood. a kind of house or hut and five acres of land. sods. usually made fast by miner. Acropolis. Wickiup: A hut used by the nomadic Indians of the arid Dugout: A shelter or primitive dwelling excavated in a regions of the western and southwestern United States hillside or dug in the ground. or octagonal dwelling quarters with bunk beds such as provided for (characteristic of the Navaho Indian) made with a door construction workers. logging crews. them and a roof of thatch. when built for temporary purposes. a rude shelter or structural members that are often emphasized by abode (as a hut. buildings convey the time and place of your setting. rush Buildings mats. 117 . Like the fauna you choose the Kirghiz and other Mongol nomads of Siberia. or stone with clay and moss chinking between them and a roof of when permanent or of snow blocks in the shape of a dome various crude sorts. yurts are for your setting. covered with mud. occasional shelter typically for shepherds or hunters. cabin. and traditionally facing east and constructed of logs and sticks ranch hands. Tent/Temporary used for sitting out of doors. hexagonal. Haberdashery.

rushes. a landed estate. cookies. to be drunk on the premises (and sometimes to be carried Log cabin: A four-sided dwelling of roughly stacked logs off premises). and usually with provision for board at an extra charge. cock fighting. Commercial Lodge: A rustic building used by aristocrats when away from home while hunting or fishing. as well as shaving and Mansion: The house (manor house) of the owner of a trimming beards. its back wall that of a building against which it abuts. a house set apart for Abattoir (slaughterhouse): An establishment where residence in the hunting or other special season. dog fighting): Manor: The house and attendant land of a gentleman. caretaker. Usually a structure that contains a central place. Villa: A detached or semidetached residence with yard Hutch: A pen or coop for an animal. right to hold (low) court and usually having tenants of Bakery: The establishment where breads. the pit. metal into items such as horseshoes. such as an attic. dressing of (men’s) hair takes place. a large imposing residence serving as a dwelling or Bath house: An establishment. building. 118 . or hayloft. supported typically by two uprights at its corners. often in a house or lodging place. a poor cottage or hut. Baiting pit (bear. manor. and group entities is kept in safety. Ale house: A public structure where ale and beer are sold garret. equipped and used for persons paying a fee to Moat house: A fortified residence of manor house sort that bathe and cleans themselves. great noble. Log house: A large construction of well-fitted logs with Armorer (Armory): the place where armor or arms are multiple rooms typical of the north (Scandinavia) and made and sold. who works in iron with a forge. horizontal layers. this enclosure being surrounded by of rights over the land and tenants thereof. on an estate for the use of a gamekeeper. Accountant: The office room or rooms of one that is skilled or similar person. a regular sum of money Rooming house: A house where rooms are provided. its owner enjoying a variety which animals fight. Shanty: A small poorly built dwelling usually made of wood. lord. in knight. varying degrees of freedom and servitude (freeman. anvil. and hammers makes or of a high ecclesiastic. livelihood. in the practice of accounting and does so to earn a cabin. often somewhat arbitrarily defined for the purpose of regulation under a particular statute or ordinance. certain aboriginal peoples. Penny-rent: A public house for the lodging of workers or Boatwright: An establishment where the building of small travelers at a nominal rent. vellein) and marked by a large degree of economic self. etc. Manse: The house of the holder of a homestead. a house animals are butchered for market. including the places where the spectators can stand or sit. porter. usually with Apothecary: The place where medicinal drugs and a dirt floor. Hut: A structure that is usually meant to be temporary. pastries are made and sold. bull. Pension: Accommodations at a hotel or boardinghouse. Blacksmith: A smithy. tools. or the Barber: The establishment in which the cutting and residence of a clergyman. and baths. compounds for medicinal purposes are sold. is surrounded by a moat containing water. cakes. tent) used mainly by uncivilized natives. and garden space generally in the suburbs of a community Lean-to: A rough construction formed by a sloping roof or in the country.Gary Gygax’s World Builder Hovel: A shed or open-sided roofed shelter for human Sod house: A house with walls built of sod or turf laid in beings. and turf. a small or temporary dwelling (as a hut. chinked with clay and moss or like substance. the Vicarage: The house or benefice of a vicar (a simplest of which are conical and constructed of branches. cotter. watercraft takes place. Bank: The establishment in which money from individuals sufficiency. ecclesiastical representative or agent). nails. Loft: The uppermost portion of a building. an establishment where the one Palace: The official residence of a sovereign. Shack: A small roughly built and often crudely furnished single-story house.

the person owning it cheese is sold. thickens) cloth. Cutler: An establishment of one that makes. Doctor: The establishment of one that one skilled or Carpenter (shop): The place where those persons whose specializing in healing arts. things are the chief stock in trade. Cobbler shop: The establishment of one that is a repairer Fletcher: The establishment of maker and seller of arrows of shoes and other leather goods. jewelry. beer. insert replacements for lost or damaged parts. Carpenter (joiner. fashions and sells his wares. shop): The place where those persons Dress maker: An establishment of one that that is whose occupation is to construct fine articles by shaping involved in the trade of designing. ready-to-wear clothing. seafood. Gambling house: A business place where gambling is carried on. ivory. shell. etc. cast into objects for sale. Exporter: The establishment of one that that exports at Carter: The establishment of one that drives a cart that wholesale to merchants and similar customers in foreign can be hired for transport of goods. from fermented mash. and sold. making. sometimes also in clothing and dry goods. and Dairy: An establishment where milk. Book Three: Dwellings Book shop: An establishment where books and similar Cooper: The shop in which barrels of all sizes are made. horseshoes fitted and fixed in place. butter. charts. for fine furniture work and sell their goods. Gemner: The establishment of one who cuts precious stones to be sold as jewelry or for use in precious ornamentations. Fruitier: The establishment of one who sells fruits. Gaming house: As gambling house in which individual games for pairs or quartets of players are featured. Dry goods store: A place where one may purchase Carriage maker: The establishment where persons textiles. Cartwright: The establishment of one that makes and Fish monger: An establishment of one that sells fish and sells carts. bows and/or crossbows sells his wares. and notions as distin- construct horse-drawn vehicles of comfort and elegance guished from hardware. and/or religion. 119 . built and sold. custom-made women’s clothing. Dentist: An establishment of one whose profession it is Butcher (shop): An establishment where the flesh of to treat diseases of the teeth and gums and to make and animals is prepared for sale to customers. usually a master brewer. leather. wood. cream. the customer paying for the process. knives. trains hunting hawks for sale or for a fee. Coffee house: A place where coffee and other Fortune teller: The establishment of a person who for refreshments are sold. and Brass smith: An establishment of one who works in brass repairs edged or cutting implements such as scissors. Furrier: The establishment of one that buys and sells furs and fur products. groceries. Brewery: A building in which ale. and/or bolts and quarrels. aged. etc. etc. relics. malt liquor. Chandler: The establishment of one of the maker and Falconer: An establishment of one that breeds and/or seller of tallow and/or wax candles as well as soap. etc. shears. Cook house: A building for cooking food brought in for Fuller: The establishment of one that fulls (shrinks and such service. and eating utensils. the owner an artisan. Dance hall: A public hall offering for a fee facilities for Bronze founder: The place where bronze is alloyed and dancing.) are made and sold. sells. countries. Copper Smith: An establishment of one that works in Bowyer: An establishment where the person that makes copper fashions and sells his wares. Cartographer: The establishment of one that makes and Ferrier: The shop in which horses hooves are cared for. and selling and joining pieces of wood for the finishing of buildings or fashionable. Button maker: An establishment in which buttons made Distillery: A building in which alcoholic liquor is distilled from various substances (bone. sometimes an establishment similar payment uses various forms of divination to predict to a club that is a center for the dissemination of news and (claimed) future events and/or influences in the life of the for informal discussion of such things as literature. occupation is to construct buildings and rough articles of Draper: An establishment of one that deals in cloth and wood is or are housed. and stout are brewed. politics customer. are designed. sells maps.

¼ of an acre. dogs and/or hounds for sale. and houses gloves.630 square yards establishment of one Stone 14 pounds that makes and/or does glasswork. by various means for sale to customers. Goldsmith: The establishment of an artisan who makes Laundry: A commercial establishment where laundering is jewelry. Harness maker: The establishment of one that makes Limner: The establishment of one that paints signs and harnesses and tack for draft and riding animals. done (usually by laundresses). drink. or otherwise dressed for use to occupation is the dressing of women’s hair and giving render it resistant to putrefaction and relatively soft and beauty treatments. flour. cleans Locksmith: The establishment of a craftsman who makes and repairs hats and repairs locks. many services including food. household supplies. hides or skins. tawed (tanned by Hair dresser: The establishment of one whose immersion in alum or salt). that have been tanned. money for a fee based on the amount of coinage changed. Hatter: The establishment of one that makes. Money changer: The establishment of one whose Horse trader: The establishment of one who engages in occupation is the exchanging of kinds or denominations of buying. Herbalist: The establishment of one that collects and Mason: The establishment of a skilled workman who grows various medicinal and like herbs and prepares them builds with stone or brick. the length from one outstretched arm to the other) Glass blower: The Finger ¾ inch establishment of one Hand 4 inches that is skilled in the Palm 3 inches art of shaping a mass Pace 1 yard (a long stride) of molten glass by Span 9 inches (spread hand. and toilet waters. trains.) and practitioner of law. sugar. Hosier: The establishment of one who makes and sells Notary: The establishment of one appointed a public hosiery (hose. business meeting Painter: The establishment of one who paints on rooms. countries. Table 3:15 Person-based measurements ries a wide variety convenience goods Cubit 18 inches (elbow to fingertip) and provisions. sells. 120 . Fathom 72 inches (six feet. instruments. Occultist: The establishment of one that sells materials Inn: A usually large public house for the lodging of (material). 10. from iron. officer appointed so as to acknowledge or otherwise attest Hostel: A public house for entertaining and lodging or certify deeds and other writings or copies of them.890 square feet. Perfumery: The establishment of one that (sometimes) makes and sells perfumes. etc. usually under official seal to make them authentic and to Importer: The establishment of one whose business is the take affidavits. colognes. tights).5 feet) Glasser/glazier: The Rood 40 square rods. this travelers and is provided for a fee. banking and notary services. 3. and protests of negotiable wholesale importation and sale of goods from foreign paper. stockings. depositions. this establishment offering practices. and commission portraits or scenes or trains aspiring artists. similar work depicting drawings. selling and trading horses and mules. Glover: The establishment of one that makes and sells Kennel: The establishment that breeds. stabling. flexible when dry.5 yards (16. Rod 5. and other articles of gold and gold alloy.Gary Gygax’s World Builder General store: A business which car. Pawn broker: The establishment of one that loans money Iron foundry: The establishment where iron is refined in on the security of personal property given over as security blast furnaces. Pistol Shot c. or some part of such buttons or in men’s furnishings. goods storage. Grocer: The establishment of a dealer in staple foodstuffs Lawyer: The establishment of a specialist in and (dried and preserved food. 20 yards (10 paces per combatant) ing through a tube. vessels. Leather shop: An establishment that sells items made of Haberdashery: The establishment of one who deals in the hides and/or skins of animals. for the loan and retained in his keeping until the loan is Ironmonger: One who deals in iron and hardware made repaid. thumb to little finger) inflating it by blow. and tools integral to occult travelers for compensation.

Weapon smith: The establishment of one who manufac- Sawyer: The establishment of one that saws logs or tures various items such as axes. horses. and/or and broken wheels are mended. or other articles of silver. Poulterer: The establishment of one that deals in poultry Tinker: The establishment of one that is unspecialized in (chickens. particular holy entity devoted to meditation Tailor: The establishment of one whose trade is making or and prayer. ordinary or exotic. Stable & livery: A stable where one can also rent horses Bishop’s palace: A majestic abode. altering. this enclosure being surrounded by Thatcher: The establishment of one who covers rooftops places where the spectators can stand or sit. stage plays. ducks. or part of a building. Book Three: Dwellings Pewter smith: An establishment of one that alloys the rich bark or other agent (such as alum or salt) of similar metals that combine to form pewter and works in this metal effect. altering outer garments. Rope walk: A manufactory this is comprised of a long sells. Plumber: The establishment of a tradesman who makes Tea house: A public house where tea and light pipes and other plumbing equipment. whether domestic or imported. Wine merchant: The establishment of one that sells wine Shoemaker: The establishment of one that makes shoes. Religious Stable: The establishment of in a building.e. successively smaller openings. Seamstress: The establishment of a woman who sews by Wheelwright: The shop in which new wheels are made hand and whose occupation is making. Silversmith: The establishment of an artisan who alloys Wire drawer: The establishment of one who manufac- and makes vessels. the pit. in which small dogs are set loose to repairs things of tin metal. governed by an abbot. floors. maces. interlacing warp and filling threads. official residence of a and vehicles that are are kept for hire therein. manual procedures. in which domestic animals are lodged and fed in Abbey: The buildings that comprise a monastery and stalls. workers carry and lay the strands of fiber that form the Wagoner: The establishment of a person who drives and rope made thus. specialist practicing medicine concerned with diseases Cathedral: The church of a bishop—in a fantasy milieu and conditions requiring or amenable to operative or this would be a grand temple. timber (as in lumbering or in a sawmill). a craft where the mending of household furniture and Public house: A saloon or bar that is licensed by utensils is done. usually making it into thin flat slabs for roof shingles and siding. Tiler: The establishment of one who specializes in a flat or Potter shop: An establishment wherein pottery is made curved piece of fired clay (tiles) used especially for roofs. and sold. serving food and likely to have rooms above for sleeping. items repaired. curtains. to fashion wares and purvey them. a place where one can have edges community authority to conduct such business. geese.). or Wainwright: The establishment of one who makes and sells saddles and other furnishings (tack) for saddle repairs wagons. buys. (mainly from grapes) in bottles and larger containers. Tanner: The establishment of one that converts hides and skins into leather by treatment with an infusion of tannin- 121 . repairs. or walls and often for ornamental work. and household linens. new and used. Rat-killing arena: Usually a small structure that contains Tin smith: The establishment of one who makes and a central place. straw supported by a fabrication of poles kills the most rats in the time set being the winner of the interwoven with slender branches. or reeds. tures metal wire by heating and drawing it through Slater: The establishment of one who works with slate. sharpened. (The dog that with thatch. pole-arms. repairing garments. adjusted. i. Weaver: The establishment of one who forms cloth by Scrivener: The establishment of one who is a professional interlacing strands of thread or yarn on a loom by or public copyist or writer. such places generally exhibitions. and trades various forms of personal and similar narrow building containing a long path down which the goods. Saddler: The establishment of one that makes. etc. withes. jewelry. transports goods by wagon. bishop of archbishop—in a fantasy milieu this would be a Surgeon: The establishment of one who is a medical high priest or archpriest. or worked upon. installs and repairs refreshments are sold. such things. kill rats placed therein. and like leather footwear. Tavern: An establishment where alcoholic beverages are Playhouse: A building used for commercial dramatic sold to be drunk on the premises. Chapel: A small religious structure temple-like sort for Swordsmith: The establishment of an artisan who forges worship services.) Trader: The establishment of a person who stocks. also a room in a larger structure or a swords and similar weapons with a long blade for cutting recess in a church (temple) separately dedicated to a or thrusting. boots. contest. etc.

and containing a pinnacle that enshrines sacred relics or the bodily remains chamber in which a relic or relics are housed and of a deity and/or other objects of veneration. Nunnery: See convent. a great temple dedicated to all the gods of a particular religion. in relies upon tithes and donations for its support. In general a Also known as the vaulted semi-circular or polygonal re- priory has no income from rights. These serve as sparse living quarters. One of the oldest constructs and Cella: The inner part of an ancient Greek or Roman temple. Hostel: Housing for travelers typically maintained by a religious institution. such as sacrifices and offerings to an ancestor or god. Parsonage: A parish church (area fane) and the income Temple. and/or stone Dagoba: A dome with a spire on top that is crowned by a that is surmounted by a spire or umbrella. or an unroofed space in a building consecrated to ing in which prayers are said continually.) Cell (room): A small room or cubicle as in a convent or Pyramid: A structure with a square base and four monastery. under religious vows to teach and preach. and rents and cess at the east end of the choir or chancel of a church. Friary: The buildings that comprise a monastic Tope: A kind of shrine that is similar to a stupa. (In the which the altar is placed. held by a rector. Pantheon: All of the deities of a particular religion. and tithes). for persons Apse: In ancient churches. provided by a parish or Altar: A table. Temple: An edifice dedicated to the worship of a deity or Dewal: A sacred place of rest. stand. Choir: The gallery area of a church designated for the singers of divine service. cathedral. 122 . glebes. the house. usually secluded from the world. association of preaching and teaching monks that lack land to support its operation and so relies on donations. Pagoda: A tower-like structure of several stories usually richly decorated and displaying projecting concavely curved roofs at the division of each story that terminate in sharp points turned upward. the bishops seat or throne. one not secluded from the world. with a large church. provisions. Sacellum: A small monumental chapel in a church Chantry: A small fane or large shrine-like room of a build- (temple). Manse: The residence of an ecclesiastic. usually and usually under a building. Monastery: The buildings that comprise a place of religious retirement. a sort of shrine. Christian faith one ranks immediately below an abbey. mound or tower constructed of earth. Chapel: A secondary place of worship often attached to a large church or cathedral. Possible Portions of attached to it (as from rights. a sort of venerated. shrine. typically decorated with deities—in the fantasy world such a place is synonymous wall paintings and intricate carvings. etc. Oratorian: A religious society of dedicated and ordained ecclesiasts that live a community life but do not take special vows to an order or society. as grand or great temple coincide with Fane: A small temple. a hemispherical or cylindrical Convent: A monastery for females governed by an abbess. Rectory: An estate granted to an ecclesiastic for life only Cellar: A room or group of rooms below the ground level and held on the mere good pleasure of the donor. a deity. in a Priory: The buildings that comprise a place of religious place of worship. or the house and land. Joss House: A shrine or fane for worship. any religion. separately dedicated . the place being governed by a prior. brick. such a place is a grand shrine or temple that is in isolation or as an adjunct to other sacred buildings. triangular sides. that is used for sacred purposes. lands.Gary Gygax’s World Builder Church: A place of divine worship or religious service for Sanctum: A sacred place free from intrusion. congregation for its pastor’s (priest’s) use. and de- voted to special services. for persons under religious vows. generally built as a temple or tomb. often used for storing fuel. association. exclusive of the porticoes. Stupa: A kind of shrine. etc.

building Nave: The middle part of the body of a church. Acropolis: The upper fortified part of a (historically an tents and others not admitted to the church itself. where relics are kept and shown. outer: An uncovered area wholly or partly sur. a vestibule within the church for the same purpose. ancient Rome especially for a court of justice and place of Peristyle: A row of columns forming a enclosure or sup. Court. a building such as a central part of the structue. with Governmental and Military one or more projecting balconies. reading. open court. Alcazar: A (Spanish) fortress or palace. Crypt: That part of a basilica or cathedral below the floor. a cupola. a desk and similar furnishings. or any place or enclosure. building that serves as a place for the performance of reli- Colonnade: An series or range of columns placed at cer. Vestibule: A small entrance to a hall or room. Book Three: Dwellings Clerestory: The wall of a church rising above the roofs of Sacrarium: A shrine or sanctuary in a temple or building the flanking isles and containing windows for lighting the that holds a sacred object or objects. Castle: A large walled and fortified building or set of Porch: A covered entrance to a building. gious services. building or a room within a building. Narthex: An area at the west end of the church for peni. Library: A room or building where a collection of books. Sanctum: A sacred or private place such as a study or Court. etc. Study: A room designed for study. Diastyle: An area supported by columns that are spaced wide apart. Basilica: An oblong. the living quarters of a church sexton. either to a rounded by buildings or walls adjoining a castle. but private room where one is not to be disturbed. Donjon: A massive inner tower in a medieval castle. or porticoes and ending in a semicircular apse (as used in Oratory: A small chapel. a hall or apartment in a a castle. etc. Sanctuary: A place within a church or temple set aside for the worship of a god or gods. taining a skylight.. a sacristy. etc. public assembly). where the clergy put on their Set apart for burial purposes. Hypostyle: An area supported by columns. either a separate struc- of certain portions of ecclesiastical and monastic build. and the sacred vessels are kept. which serves as a dining hall. any church vestibule leading to the nave. porting a roof. sometimes used as a chapel. usually with books. and also referred to as the holy area around the altar. Minaret: A high slender tower attached to a temple. Zita: Zita: A small parlor with a stove in it. dancing. Dome: A roof surrounded by a series of arches or vaults. extending typically with a broad nave flanked by colonnaded aisles from the baluster or rail. ing from the wall and having a separate roof. Reliquary chamber: A place within a temple. vestments. ture or an area within a larger religious structure or private ings. often religiously dedicated. buildings. These are usu- ally found on stately or majestic buildings such as cathe- drals or temples. eating . which serves the keep or citadel. so Casbah: A castle or fortress of Arabic sort. usually project. are kept for reading or reference. as a court. Vestry: A room in a church. Hall: A large public or semi-public room for gatherings. writing. a withdrawing room. inner: An area somewhat like an outer court. shrine or fane erected for the performance of religious rites Cloister (and garden): An arcade or collonade around an by a sacred person. one especially for private prayer. convent or monastery. tain intervals. entertainments. and later ancient Greek) city (such as Athens). of the choir to the main entrance. 123 . as a shrine. formed. on a round or many-sided base. an arched way or covered walk along the walls Shrine: A small place of worship. within a castle or other large building and normally con. Citadel: A fortress that commands a city or that lies within Refectory: A room of refreshment. Also.

Diameter in Gal.5 main room. or in disgrace.4 25 3060. one of refuge or survival buildings of a group or runs round an open court in a such as a castle or fortress. a place occupied or dominated monastery or collegiate structure. are kept. Capacity Atrium: An open court having a covered way on three or in Gallons of Water per 10 inches Depth all sides. Rooms and Appurtenant Structures Cold room: A room in which a low temperature is maintained through being below ground or heavily Aisle: The side of an interior space separated by piers or insulated and filled with ice or else magically kept cold. wine. sometimes a and surrounded with such works as a ditch. lord.0 20 1958. and it is usually on a higher level castle.Gary Gygax’s World Builder Fort: A fortified place occupied only by military personnel a roof so as to have a good view.0 124 . a home for those who Cloister: A covered passage or ambulatory. castle.5 11. Coal room: A room for the storage of coal. often near an entrance for 1 4. chambers. tallow and wax are made into candles. such as an are destitute. a sanctuary for arcade.5 271. typically the place of residence of the lord of the than areas in which worshipers gather. Cylindrical.0 15 1102. a place of located the altar/table and the lectern or pulpit. roof. grown. reserved for the clergy and serving laity such as a choir Keep: The strongest and securest part of a medieval during religious services. halls and passageways). also an arched passageway or avenue. Arcade: An arched or vaulted place roofed above and Dove cot (roof): A small building of shed-like sort on the open on one side. security detachment thrown out at some distance to Cistern. columns of other sort from the main space proper. a this usually in the ground below a structure. homeless. etc. it being in effect a large bin. into the ground. encompasses a town. one side walled and the other an open arcade or Safehold: A refuge that is safe from attack. knight. a mountain hut or cabin erected to serve as and hung.5 99. 1. wall: A cistern built into a wall rather than sunk protect an area from observation or surprise by the enemy. and summerhouse./ per Bartizan: A small turret overhanging or projecting from a Feet 10” Depth wall or building structure. Buttery: The room in which butts and like containers of Fortress: A large and permanent fort that sometimes ale.6 building or of the whole building that projects from the 2. rooms. on the side of an open courtyard. Cistern: A well-like space for the collection of rain water.3 Belvedere: A structure such as a copula that is built upon 4. beer. sleeping quarters for mountaineers. and the 3 44. Chandlery: A candle storage room. these leading to covered spaces (chambers and rooms. otherwise an arched building or gallery roof of a larger structure with roosts in which doves or of some size.0 Bay: A compartment of the walls. Anteroom: A room that is before or forms an entrance to Corridor: Typically a covered passageway or narrow hall another room or chamber.1 5 122. rampart. parapet.5 60. a landed estate. Table 3:16 Cistern. a cloister typically connects different Stronghold: A fortified place. or other part of a 2 19. by a special group or faction. It is usually security or survival. covered passageway or way along which rows of shops are located. also sometimes a room with lavatory and toilet. and a waiting room. Refuge: A place of shelter and/or protection from danger Cloak room: A place for outer garments to be taken off or distress.0 divide the building into bays. Conservatory: A building or enclosed chamber with many Alcove: A recessed part of a chamber or room or a smaller windows and possibly a glass roof in which plants are room opening into a larger one.4 7.0 10 490.9 lookout and defense. Chancel: The part of a religious structure in which is Hold: A place of temporary shelter or refuge. colonnade. or a pigeons are kept. typically such a place is used as that connects or opens into compartments.5 30. typically having wildlife. also a place where Manor: The house and attendant land of a gentleman.0 transverse ones and adjacent piers form an arcade to 3. where Gothic arches are found. 4 78. Outpost: A position that is away from main civilization.

sometimes an annex. sometimes with a staircase. counter. and in the latter case opens at the outer edge superior medieval residence). Rotunda: A round building with a like central chamber Drying room: A large and airy space in which are hung covered by a dome. hall-like chamber. ladies withdraw while men drink and smoke. lobby. Oubliette: A dungeon shaft of well-like sort with an opening only at the top and typically having a concealed pit below the floor. also the floor beneath the performing stage of a unobstructed view. or an open court. also an interior space of round sort. various foodstuffs or laundry so as these things will dry. Foyer: The initial anteroom. windowed bay that is semi-square or semi- hexagonal in construction that projects from the face of a wall and is supported by brackets or a corbel. building that forms an integral part of it. logs are kept dry for burning in fireplaces. and light refreshment service. or room for and other discarded articles are kept. or window. an upper chamber. Portico: A covered ambulatory such as a colonnade that forms the way to the main entrance of a building. theater from which trapdoors and other pieces of stage Withdrawing room: A parlor. conversation. or a chamber in Wood room: A chamber or room in which firewood and a larger structure for an indoor swimming pool. or scholastic or religious complex. structure. a like apartment building or group of buildings. interior rooms. usually covered by a dome. Garderobe: Typically a privy.. exposed to the sun. garret that has many windows. an intermediate or fractional story Widow’s walk (roof): A balustraded or railed observation that projects in the form of a balcony over the ground platform built above the roof of a dwelling for an story. floor and the first story. the entrance room leading into a house. Oriel: A large. a covered space more serving table that is between the dining room and the or less open at the sides for walking. Penthouse: A smaller dwelling structure atop a larger one. a platform or passageway above ground level Solar: An upper room or apartment with many windows resembling a corridor inside of or projecting from an through which sunshine enters (for family use in a outside wall. stored. Parlor: A sitting room principally used for the reception of guests. is specially constructed to be fireproof and burglarproof. Forecourt: The outer or front court of a fortification or a Salon: A spacious and elegant chamber. also any storage place in which unused furniture Water closet: A closet. Servery: A service alcove with a buffet. a roofed promenade kitchen. or a private Solarium: An apartment with many windows that are room. defecation and urination. generally facing Vestibule: An open entrance court. Privy: A small compartment or detached building with a bench-like seat with one or more round or oval holes through which defecation and urination can take place. or a or having there only a rail or balustrade. salon. Natatorium: An enclosed swimming pool. chamber between the outer door and the interior of a Lumber room: A room in which wood for building is building. or solar into which machinery are worked. loft. a shed or roof attached to and sloping from a wall or building that shelters equipment or a passage. or Scullery: A chamber of a household in which the dishes vestibule. Book Three: Dwellings Pantry: The room in which bread and like foodstuffs are stored. Refectory: A dining hall in a fortress. and leading to the and kitchen utensils are cleansed. a passage. as an attic without Strong room: A room for money and other valuables that perpendicular walls. immediately under or within the roof. compartment. Lavatory: A place for washing the hands and face. entrance hall. Plumbing shop: The place where pipes and other plumbing devices are made. the receptacle for such waste Mezzanine: A low-ceilinged story between the ground having means for flushing it away with water. Veranda: A open gallery or roofer portico attached to the Loggia: A roofed open gallery or arcade in the side of a exterior of a building and used for sitting out of doors. also a wardrobe. hall. or living room. or Gallery: A long. door. 125 . a like apartment on the roof of a large Garret: A generally unfinished part of a house dwelling.

bullet-shaped. Pergola (arbor. often with one side open. or large cage for confining round. footmen. Aviary: A house. Grotto: An artificial recess or structure that is made of rock and stones and arched so as to resemble a natural grotto (cave). Used to passage over or around areas not otherwise traversable. horned. give relief from the weather for people drawing water. Cistern. domestic animals. Usually at an angle from the wall. Coup: A small structure for keeping poultry. equipment. Bartizan: See above. and others concerned with these vehicles. access to places otherwise inaccessible. Coach house: An outbuilding for coaches and carriages. Smoke house: A small building that is windowless and so constructed as to be nearly airtight. 126 . are sheltered. and feed. Shed: A small structure. also a range of stables usually with carriage houses and living quarters above that is built around a courtyard. Inside it contains a fireplace from which woodsmoke will fill the interior when the fire is lit. usually of wood. Arbor: A shaded retreat formed by arches and latticework Terrace (gallery. in which equipment is stored. trellis): An openwork series of arches or other coverings for a walk or passageway over which climbing plants are trained. and this smoke then curing and preserving meat hung inside the place. Mews: A small structure that contains within it cages for hawks. Turret: A smallish tower projecting from a building or Barn: An outer building for housing agricultural tower. roof: A reservoir or tank for holding rainwater. above which there are usually apartments for the coachmen. rectangular. Vinery: A greenhouse in which grapevines or other vines Catwalk: A narrow walkway. or domestic animals such as sheep. or else affording Well house: A small house surrounding the well. portico): A colonnaded porch or open upon which vines or climbing shrubs grow.Gary Gygax’s World Builder Appurtenant Structures & Places Sty: One or more small structures abutting a pen in which swine are kept. giving are grown. also a natural promenade adjacent to a residence. bower of braches. Tower (beaked. length and width. square): A structure that is relatively high for its live birds other than poultry. enclosure. these often clustered together to form a sort of shed or hut. Hutch: A small cage for keeping hares and rabbits.

China Bowls dors and commons.) Bar (never with stools near it) ings Tin Tortoise Shell Barrel. wall (peg rack or pegs) Iron Shell. liquor Ceramic Pottery Rack. Hair Keg. Wall Tin Skin. Rock Wood. wine Hemp Kegs (empty. felt Cash box setting to life. Item Hide. rock Dry sink with a depth which gives it life. free-standing Copper Rope Rack. liquor Fur Flagons Below are several types of rooms and Glass Forks what one might find in them. Electrum Wood. as stools) Construction Materi. the Cord Cups tankard. Sea Common Room. ale Barrel. begins you’ll need to furnish the Bone liqueur great halls. soft Glass Wool Gold Gourd Horn Leather (mainly drinking) Nickel Silver 127 . Laboratories. lacquered Beakers Taverns. Nickel Surface. coat. soft white spread or codex Crystal (glass) Darts and dartboard(s) lying on the table imbibe your setting Crystal. Table or into) Silver. Hide Lamps als. Silver Stone (Select some. Inn or Tavern Furnish. Sea Rags Hide/leather (hot stones dropped Silver Room decoration—General. Like the blue sea holly Copper Chairs growing beneath the terrace. Book Three: Dwellings Pewter Rooms Rooms & Pottery Shell. reptile Sideboard Steel Steel Spoons Stone Stand Drinking & String Stools Eating Items Tin Table cloths Bone Tortoise Shell Tables (matching or China Wicker varied) Copper Wire Tankards Crystal Wood. hard Weapon(s) (out of sight) Crystal. not all. coat. That is Gold Games followed by a great catalog of Gourd (dried) Jacks (drinking) furnishings. Flax Firkins. stout Wood. beer Wood Barrel. Torture Benches chambers. The Electrum Fireplace core of world building is detail. Wheresoever your tale General Bottles. Jute Plates Leather (mainly drinking) Platters Cooking Items Pewter Pottles. These are the Cloth Candles & holders intimate details which bring the Cloth. the corri. throne rooms. Raw Lanterns Horn Mugs The following lists catalog the most Iron Napkins common materials used for specific Ivory Pitchers indoor items. lacquered .

free-standing unlikely to have all. wall Bags Astrolabe Commode Barrels Athame (dagger). open Bin Book. Rat wheel (horizontal. not all. Main Room Furnish. kitchen Carpet Bar (see Common Room for items Lamps Chairs possible to include with this) Lanterns Chandeliers Card tables (various games) Mop Couches Cashiers cage Oven/stove Decorations Chairs Pail Divans Chandeliers Pans Lamps Chips. crystal Mat(s) Butcher’s block Ball. as a location is Apron Coat rack. Wardrobe Kitchen utensils (other) ings Wardrobe cabinet Knives. wall (other) Basin. water Cleaver(s) Basin. colored Stand Furnishings wedges with holes) Stool(s) (Select some. tea Towel & washcloth Kettles Bawdy House. floor Cabinets Barrel Mirror (on commode) Cleaning implements and supplies Basin Mirror. Main Room Knives.Gary Gygax’s World Builder Pallets(s) Cups Pitcher (of water) Dry sink Rug Fireplace Soap Foodstuffs Stand. mineral Mat. gambling Pastry table (marble top) Lanterns Decorations Plates Magical illumination Dice tables (various games) Pot.) Armillary Coat rack. Inn. wall Sofas Magical illumination Saucers Stairway Money (coins) Saw.) Roulette wheel Tables. bone or ivory-handled Ewer (of water) Bowls Athanor (magical furnace) Fireplace Boxes Balance Hammock(s) Brazier Balance weights Lamp Bucket Ball. wall Crates Beaker Cupboards. Items and Candle and candlestick Furniture Chair Inn or Tavern Alembic Chamber pot. covered (Select only some. Tavern. wood-handled Cot(s) Baskets Athame. carving possible to include with this) Gambling House. work Basin Sofas Trays. small Herbs. free standing Settees Lanterns Racks. Hostel. coffee Musicians Divans Pots Rugs Lamps Racks. butcher Bar (see Common Room for items Knives. gilded-handled Cup Bins Athame. serving Bed(s) Stands Wet sink with tubs Bedding Tables Bunks(s) Tile game tables (various games) Laboratory. meat Stands Over & under (seven) dice game Sideboard Tables table Spices Rat race table Spits Bedroom. etc. Magical. alchemy 128 . cooking Stool Kettle.

magical Brazier Matches (tinderbox with flint & Burner steel) Library Items and Furniture Burette. arm. tin) Candelabrum Centrifuge Parchment Candle Chair Pen. record book Jar* spaces other than the central-most Book. sand Chart. magnifying Dagger. Book Three: Dwellings Book. w/stand Materia Blotter Cabinet Minute Glass Book Candle in holder Mirror (crystal. arcana Hour glass crystal. points Spatulas Couch touching it. a pentacle** Sand glass Chart. magical tome Ink (various colors) glyphs. pictograms. or iron) Bottle. metal) Glass. double-terminated crystal Journal Filters Wand. paper Fireplace Water clock Knife. hieroglyphs. work book Jar. stirring Desk touching it. invisible. magnifying Gloves 129 . dropper. iron. with a square within. Book. points Ring stand Chart touching it. Book. upholstered touching it. astrological Pipettes Chair Circle Pitcher Chair. Book. within a circle. glass Globe. a thaumaturgic triangle** Stand Diary Circle. cloudy Bookcase Cauldron (bronze or iron) Mortar Bookcase. a magic circle** Sword. bronze. apothecary’s one of the figure. navigational Circle. points Quern Chair. metal bound and locked Ink. glass Knife Bowl* Lamp. world Demijohn Tubing. carved wood Knife. occult secrets Ink. with a pentagram within. sigils. ancient lore Herbs—see separate heading. liquid Folio Coat Trivet Gazetteer Crucible Tube Glass. Boots Jug Bottle* Kettle (bronze. with a hexagram within. points Rags Chandelier touching it. a square of incantation** Spoons. squid’s and offerings) can also appear in Book. incense Book. magician’s Encyclopedia Cloth Tank. with a septagram within. alcohol Box Lamp. metal Grimoire Desk Urobouros Hassock Divination device Vat Ink Dish* Wand. magician’s Tubing. or stone. metal. copper. lemon juice or milk objects (such as candles. Herbs Work bench Book. upholstered Circle. built in Censer Pan (brass. arm Circle. points Spoons. symbols— and also Book. points Sand shaker Codex touching it. copper. alchemical Pestle Cellar. a octacle** Retort Charcoal stick Circle. lampblack runes. with a triangle within. quill Catalog Chart. glass. a hexacle** Rack Chair. grimoire Ice chest Additional figures—characters. pen Flask* Ladder Funnel (ceramic. glass. Book. silver) Book rack Carboy Mirror. measuring Cyclopedia Circle. glass. a septacle** Shelf Compendium Circle. astrological also Facts Section for same Material construction of ceramic. notebook Ink. with a octogram within. runes and Stool Dictionary symbols between.

engraved. triptych Chains Box Kneeling bench Cressets. suit of Volume Coins Clock. blank Symbol. embroi. wall Clock Offertory dish Fetters Cloth (spread) Finger stocks Coffer Gags Collection Hoist Curio Iron boot Cushion Decanter 130 . score Symbol worn as jewelry-like object Rack Music. etc. painted. painted. pottery. sheet Symbol. foot Lantern Table. Ceiling Seal. free standing Table Paper. various kinds—branding. Dice Pedestal* Temple. Tongs Pen knife dered. and stand. bust. etc. scrying standing Velum Cards Armor.) Torches Pin. Letter Prayer wheel poker. flowers in container. on body by scarring. sealing (various colors) Crystal ball Gong. etc. flag. Idol Brazier (of hot coals) Incense Buckets Room Decoration. step Picture/painting Iron maiden Lamp Prayer book Irons. page 135. portable Pressing board & weights Music. object d’art. library Mobile Tablet Vigil light Plant (in pot) Text Wind chimes Tome Divination Objects Torchere Bones Room Decoration. etc. official Hung Seal.Gary Gygax’s World Builder Ladder. Devotional Objects Incense Statue Banner. book Lamp Stool. paper Whips Quarto Register Room Decoration Ribbon Scroll Room Decoration. inlayed. pennant Ogham sticks Trophy** Candle Rune stones Urn Candleholder Tea Leaves Vase Consecrated oil Adornment: Bird perch. Free- Treatise Bowl. tall Wax. striker. Lexicon Relic Knives Libram Reliquary Manacles Log book Rosary (prayer beads) Needles & pins Manuscript Rug (prayer) Pincers Map Sacred text Pliers Monograph Shrine. Table with fetters Parchment tattooing. personal Chandelier Stand Dried herbs Stand. fish Consecrated water Torture Chamber Objects bowl. written Symbol. Holy object Barrel See Trophy hereafter. Ropes Octavo or mounted in/on surface Salt Paper. light Font Acid source. Thumb screws Pen Symbol. Incense burner Cage General Icon Cat-o-nine-tails whip Aquarium Icon. Floor. on clothing (dyed.

stone Lamp with chimney. Wall. music Sheathing. pull Pillow Mummified animal Fresco Plant. fish. cloth Lantern. such as a globe of crystal or a Platter Fur portion of the ceiling or a wall. potted Mummy Gilding Statuette Petrified body Inlay. candle. Flowers Eyeballs preserved in a jar ceramic. oil. Painting Live poisonous amphibian in a Pet. dried wood Handicraft object Human head preserved in a jar See Trophy hereafter. bowl Live poisonous reptile in a container Bell. inlaid tile Candle. tile Teeth Inlay. metal. in container Cross-stitch cloth ordinary listed sort. aquarium container Column. ivory Terrarium Shrunken head Inlay. in container Arass Taper (thin wax candle) Fruit. Hung Rush light Flowers. and stand. Fruit Finger. oil Decanter Wall. page 135. parafin Ashtray Niche Candle. magical* Figurine Room Decoration. dark (or hooded) Doily Wallpaper Lantern. glowing. small Candelabrum Wall sconce with multiple candles Insect in amber Cloth Wall sconce with single candle Jar Cresset Basically in the form of another Nuts. fat Coffer Trophy Lamp. Torture instrument Mirror. bird. metal Trophy Skeleton Inlay. striker. stone Vase Skull Inlay. wax Basin Mural Candle stick with candle Basket Paint Chandelier Bell. Light Source. glass. polished stone. caged container Room Decoration. Object d’art Drawing A thing or area that sheds illumina. page 135. dark (or hooded) Egg* See Trophy hereafter. chair Fireplace Box Sheathing. burning. wall Pet. oil Driftwood Whitewash Lantern. Macabre/Odd Terrarium Driftwood Ashes (human) Trophy Ewer Bone Urn Figurine Death mask Vase Flagon Ear. wood Candelabra with multiple candles Room Decoration. wood. burning fat Bottle Paneling. Light. half Pet. dried Composition: actual egg (blown out). perched Live poisonous insect/arachnid in a Basin. candle Box. Table or Surface Molding. Plate Flag tion. tallow Aquarium Mosaic. plaster Brazier Molding. candle Dish covering Lantern. Wall Pet. hand Paneling Cresset. burning oil Book Pilaster Fire pit Bowl Rail. beeswax Therein Mosaic Candle. bird. carved Candle. magical* Ewer Light. oil Cloth Tile Lamp. metal Lamp with chimney. fish. Book Three: Dwellings Dish Room Decoration. Statuette 131 . inset Artificial Whip Molding. in container Armorial bearings Torch Geode Bird cage Torchere Gong. wood Room Decoration. half Cresset.

mechanical. fur Mask. tile Sandals. animal Looking glass Cover. free-standing Mat. large. exotic 132 . ship therein Comb Wrapper Bottle. fur Chandelier Trophy Rug. cotton. cotton Gem. feather Mat. fine weapon Sheet. clothing Sconce Razor (bone. small) Tile Brush. linen Mirror Perfume Sheet. sculpted Brush Stool Tented cloth Brush. exotic Quilt Necklace. hide Cloth (covering) Weapon Rug. cloth Coverlet Mask. rough Map Pitcher Sheet. skin Mask. dressing Paint Bottle Slippers Painting (pictorial) Bowl Soap Paper Box Sponge Relief. animal Mirror. sunken Curios Brush. dressing Blanket. carved wooden Jar Comforter. hair Tub. medium. sunken Spread Plant Rack. back Tub (huge. demonic Mat. fiber Cushion Mask. pumice Relief. animal Rug Beam Tapestry Rug. wood Bath & Accessories Scissors Mirror Basin Scraper Mural Bench Screen. bath Pillow Miniature painting Pillow. skin Dome Weaving Sachets Gilt Sacking Inlay. scented Bottle. nail Towel (huge. soft Idol.Gary Gygax’s World Builder Hide Pail Sheet. building therein Chair Water. stuffed Ordinary small object with concealed Sheet. woodland scene therein Cosmetics Drake’s or similar creature’s scale Cremes. wool Headdress. rough Pottery. singing Bucket Wash cloth Bottle. tubular Miniature scene in a nutshell Pillow case Miniature weapon Pillow cover Musical instrument. creature Mirror. small. exotic Cuttlebone Blanket. bath Sort Skin. Including Hung Shield Robe. molded Brazier Stone. down Insect in amber Lamp Cover. wall Mattress Miniature figurine. Epsom Inlay. felt Kaleidoscope Locker Cover. medium. exotic Gown. cotton. large. carved Ewer Blanket coarse Gem-crystals formation Fireplace Blanket. exotic deity Hanger. makeup Tweezers Bird. metal. bath Inlay. claws or teeth Ruffle Nut. or shell) Ceiling Decoration. silk Painting Pool. sleeping Miniature figurine. small) Brush. exotic Mat. small Mirror Futon Miniature figurine. small. human Nail file Pad Miniature building Oil. clothing Comforter Insect. rope Feather bed Meteorite. body Bedding Fly whisk. mineral Furnishings Salts. wool. carved or engraved Sack.

work Kettle Bin Log rack Book stand Log tongs Bookcase Oven (inset) Box Poker Box. silk Statuette. rock Mat. Rug. armed and backed. exotic Stone. trundle Horn Bench Jack (drinking) Bench with back Jar Bench with back. free standing. or tin. ordinary Rug. bunk Cup Bed. Book Three: Dwellings Puzzle box or colored) Mat. cotton Carpet. hemp Rattle. upholstered Hooks. copper. exotic Fireplace Implements and Accesso.) Rug. malachite. a top section Beaker Brush. exotic Wood. curtained & canopied Glass Bed. ordinary (alabaster. backed. wool Eggs. iron hanging Bench. inset Snifter typically brass. ancient. lapis lazuli. marble. Rug. burlap Tumbler Carpet. gold. polished. onyx. copper. inscribed Skin Stuffed bird. Decorative Cloth. 133 . Mat. cotton Shrunken head serpentine. Rug. canopied Flagon Bed. ashes possibly lifting up) Bottle Cauldron Barrel Bumper Coal shovel Bed Chalice Curtain. exotic electrum. grotesque Wood. polished. clear. armed and backed Jug Bench. padded Grate Bench. polished. canvas China. padded Foot warmer Bench. woven rush Religious object. etc. Furniture Tooth or tusk. upholstered Jigger Bench. cast (hollow—brass. metal mesh screening Bed. rare Rushes Tablet. strange Stone. silver) Mat. tinted. grass Puzzle object (interlocking pieces) Metal. backed Nipperkin Bench. rag creature jasper. wool Stuffed animal. etc. woven. enclosed Goblet Bed. shelves in back. firewood Noggin Poker. polished. metal* Pot Shovel. coal-mover Brazier Pipkin Pot Buffet table Pitcher Screen. felt Glass (plain or crystal. obsidian. painted Fur Cinnabar Grass Cloisonné Hide Crystal. ornamental (agate. braided Ring with secret compartment granite. mechanical Andirons Armor stand Bed-warming pan Bar (long sideboard. carved or engraved ries Armoire Toy. oriental Skull of unidentified.) Rug. ashes Schooner Spit. Stein Stoup Floor Coverings Tankard Carpet. padded Mug Bench. woven. front usually Drinking Vessels Bellows solid. curtained Flask Bed.

Bureau Divan small) Butcher’s block Dresser Table (round—large. wall Bench. wall Hammock chair Table. floor Stool. shelves in back. clothes Armor stand Chest Rack Bar (long sideboard. free standing Screen. wall Case. liquor Footstool. front usually Chest (trunk-like) Rack. folding Cabinet. medium. dish Dressing table Table. Torchere Chair. upholstered. bakers solid. corner Loveseat Trunk. upholstered Table. rocking. game (various sorts) Cabinet. standing. smoking Cabinet. floor Hamper Table. goods Cloak stand Screen. spice Hammock Table. wash Cabinet. china Dressing mirror Table. framed. linen Rack. kitchen (usually open) Sink. medium. small) Bunk Desk. cabinet above Stand. coat. half Cabinet. coat. break-front. candle Cabinet. small) Cabinet. drop leaf Cabinet. wall. half round Chair Locker Taboret Chair of state Locker. wine Screen Bin. vanity Case clothing Table.Gary Gygax’s World Builder Buffet with mirror Desk. buffet Cabinet. foot Candle stand Stool. china Davenport Stand Cabinet. barrel Locker. upright Chair. banquet Cabinet. drawers above Stand. fireplace Book stand Clothes rack. display Swing Case. free-standing Bench with back Chest. foot Trunk Chair. small) Cabinet Dresser with mirror Table (square—large. Business Type Chair. wall Table (rectangular—large. trestle Candle stand Hanger. table Table (oval—large. upright Rack. rocking Night stand Vanity Chair. shelved Hutch Table. shelved Table Cashier’s cage 134 . standing. folding Mirror. hall Chair. free-standing possibly lifting up) Chest of drawers. arm. work Chest. upholstered arms Tree. free-standing Barrel Chest of drawers. free-standing Urn (stand) Chair. drop-front Stool Candelabrum. upholstered Pastry table (marble top) Chair. wingback Press. upholstered Ottoman Wash stand Chair. clothing. medium. folding. step Case Stove Case. low Rack. half oval Case. wall (peg rack or pegs) Bench Chest. Table. throne/chair of state Pallet Weapons rack Chair. break-front. side Candelabrum. glass front Footstool Table. high Rack. a top section Chest of drawers Rack. folding Bookcase Clothes rack. sewing Glider swing Table. wall Buffet with mirror Cupboard Sideboard Butcher’s block Cupboard. wall. display Hassock Table. fireplace Box Coal scuttle Serving cart Box. firewood Commode Settee Brazier Cot Shelf Buffet table Couch Shelf. glass front Desk Stand. wingback Pedestal Furniture. wall Desk. merchandising Desk. spice Desk. medium. dry Cabinet Dais Sofa Cabinet. wall hung Screen.

wall Gnu Bison (buffalo) Display case Hippopotamus Boar Display rack Hyena Caribou Dressing mirror Moose (elk) Cat Hamper. wall Creature/monster (fantasy) Water buffalo Sideboard Ermine/weasel Wolf Stand Fish Yak Stand. polar. free-standing Hyena Rack. folding Bear Okapi Serving cart Beaver Rhinoceros Shelf Bird Snake Shelf. merchandising Musk ox Cattle Mirror. cabinet above Eland Hide/Pelt/Skin Desk. drop-front Gazelle Antelope Desk. Book Three: Dwellings Cashier’s desk Trophy Fox Chair Martin Chair. polar. giant Chest. display Creature/monster (fantasy) Wolverine Desk Deer Desk. upright Antelope Porcupine Cloak stand Bear (black. brown.) Desk. merchandise Table. wall hung Boar Skunk Coal scuttle Caribou Snake Counter Cat Squirrel Counter. barrel Head Mink Chest (trunk-like) Alligator/crocodile Panda. candle Fisher Zebra Stool Stool. wall Fully Mounted Moose (elk) Screen Badger Musk ox Screen. game Table. trestle Torchere Trunk. brown. coat. clothing. free-standing Okapi Creature/monster (fantasy) Pastry table (marble top) Rhinoceros Deer Pedestal Walrus Eland Rack Water buffalo Elk (wapiti) Rack. bakers Wolf Gazelle Rack. free standing Bison (buffalo) Reptile Clothes rack. break-front. upright Weapons rack 135 . etc. wall (peg rack or pegs) Zebra Hippopotamus Rack. free-standing Yak Gnu Rack. step Stove Table Table. framed. etc. free-standing Wolverine Giraffe Rack. coat. table Giraffe Bear (black. break-front. drawers above Elk (wapiti) Alligator/crocodile Desk.) Raccoon Clothes rack.

butcher Book (see Library) Cordial Knife. punch Grater (various sized holes) Bowl. hock Scoop (various sizes) Stuffed animals Wine. various sizes) Coins (and medals) Iced beverage (tea) Knife.) Shears Wine.) Skewer (various lengths) Wine. and standards Tankard Ladle (various sizes) Insect Tumbler (6 oz. white (8 oz. desert/fruit (small. claret/red (8 oz. cooking Bowl. cooking Spoon.5”) Fork. white (6 oz. flute Rolling pin Sculpture (busts. long-handled Brush. c. champagne. kitchen (utility.) Mortar & pestle Pottery Wine. bread Arms Carafe Knife. chopping Spoon. strainer Canisters Strainer Chopper Tongs (various sizes) Churn Whetstone Cleaver (various sizes) Whisk (various sizes) Colander Cup.) Crystal Drinking Glasses & Service Collections Brandy snifter (6 oz.) Spatula (various shapes) Spatula.) Meat grinder (various bits) Minerals Tumbler (10 oz. paring (small) Devotional objects Iced beverage (tea). skinning Divination objects Parfait Knife.) Knife. long-handled Boxes. large (12 oz. measuring Bowl. saucer Saw. long-handled Bowl. walrus) Foot (elephant. heads. slotted. vegetable Figurines and statuettes Sherbet/sorbet Jars Flags. hippo. slotted (various shapes) Kitchen Utensils Spit (various lengths) Beater Spoon. footed Knife. cooking Bowl. tulip Scissors Sea shells Wine. finger (4”) Funnel Bowl.) Meat pounder (cleated hammer) Musical instruments Tumbler (12 oz. champagne. filleting Clocks and watches Ewer Knife. shields.) Armor Brandy snifter. 4”) Fork.Gary Gygax’s World Builder Other Table Service Horns (including cattle horns) Antlers Barbaric Claws Trencher.) Molds Paintings Tumbler (14 oz. etc. balloon (8 oz. wooden Puzzles Wine. carving Boxes Goblet (12 oz. claret/red (12 oz. wooden Tusks (elephant. meat statues) Wine. chopping Butterfly Decanter Knife. small Spoon.) Paddle. sherry Sieve (various meshes) Wine. metal Teeth Trencher. 4.) Knife. champagne. serving (sized) 136 . measuring Silver or China Eating Service Cutter molds Bowl. port Shakers (various sorts) Trophies (hunting/fishing) Wine. and Wine.) Masher Kaleidoscopes Tumbler (8 oz. monster. mixing Spoon. c.) Sharpening rod Wood carvings Wine. bread Jawbones with teeth Trencher. cereal (small.) Arachnid Brandy snifter (8 oz.) Pastry bag Puzzle boxes Wine. balloon (10 oz.

small Server. cream with saucer Cheese serving knife Spoon. preserve (deep) Chocolate pot. pierced Dish. sardine Server. salad Spoon. serving. individual salt (2”) Knife. fish Tongs. individual condiment. ice cream Spoon. master Spoon. cracker Spooner Scoop. large Fork. serving. salad. oval (8”) Ladle. soup. covered Server. desert Candelabrum with bobaches Fork. desert Skewer Pitcher Knife.5”) Fork. sugar Mug. asparagus. strawberry Spoon. large Fork. service/table Compote Fork. tea Pepper shaker Knife. individual (2”) Knife. large Spoon. soup Gravy boat Knife.5”) Fork. cake Tongs. serving. punch Table cloth – 7”) Ladle. small Spoon. soup Silverware Shears. serving. asparagus.5” – 12. salad—6” Ladle. covered Server. grill Spoon. lobster Spoon. large. butter. large Cup. master (with or without Knife. ice Cruet. table Spoon. cranberry Tankard Server. demitasse Candelabrum Fork. small. ice cream Candlestick with bobache Fork. soup. carving. fruit Candlestick Fork. serving Spoon. with saucer Fork. bread. serving. cream with cover and Cheese cleaver Shears. sugar (shell) Pepper cellar Knife. tea. fork Tureen. mustard Lobster cracker Salt cellar Nut cracker Sauce boat Nut pick Saucer Scoop. relish. soup Pot. serving. berry Bowl. bonbon Cruet. slicing. jelly Chocolate pot Fork. rectangular (16"-30") Server. dinner (10” . carving. grape Bowl. tomato. soup. spoon Tureen. serving. poultry saucer Cheese plane Spoon. serving Plate. pasta Tray. pierced 137 . rice Dish. butter. soup. seafood Spoon.11”) Knife. serving. iced tea Charger. covered Knife. individual Plate. pastry Tureen. individual Spoon. fruit Tongs. dressing/stuffing Cup Fork. carving. salt Coffee pot Fork. sauce Table runner Plate. (2. fish Spoon. Book Three: Dwellings Bowl. ice cream Sugar bowl (with or without cover) Server. butter. grill Tongs. pickle Spoon. pastry Plate (4"-30") Knife. pie Tureen. serving Creamer Fork. lug Cheese scoop Spoon. large Fork. tea Pitcher. small Knife. small Spoon. fish Strainer. master Tongs. bouillon Mug Knife. ice cover) Knife. gravy Napkin Plate. small Fork. salad. large Server. desert Spoon. plate (11. serving. cold meat Spoon. master Coffee pot. salt. honey Ladle. butter. desert. steak Plate. carving. tureen Pot. other (bread. cake Sugar shaker Server. coffee Bowl. lemon Jelly slicer Spoon. large Spoon. lemon Spoon. meat Teapot Server. sugar Plate. table Table Linen Plate. olive Spoon. luncheon (8” – 9 “) Ladle.

very politely. so will the wart. and even things you might not imagine that raw.Gary Gygax’s World Builder Herbalist’s Lore & Remedies golden color you’d expect. or ‘ergot’. Like.about ev. If you flavorful.the cause of many near herbs gives them a stronger and more aromatic and cases of village-wide ‘dancing madness’ attacks. Your address should begin “Honored bees. Then you bake bread. cord..if you look very closely . rub a piece of beef fat on the you can see . and eat the stuff ion and rub over the afflicted area.that some of the afflicted spot then hang it up outside. change the Head Cold: For a head cold. you want to move plants around in the garden. if plicate this effect. I have come to inform you that. Dancing Madness: The cause of this is a fungus by the Hemp: A hedge of hemp planted around a garden keeps name of Claviceps purpurea. which infests grain. slice an on- make flour with it.” not grow on it. they’d care about like telling them that someone in the Honey: Consuming local honey will alleviate most pollen house has died. The hemp can thereafter be har- It is small enough to infiltrate unnoticeably into the ear of vested for making string.. away many insect pests. and bacteria and mold will your majesties. allergies. Warts: If you have warts. eat a clove of garlic . they value that . Honey is antiseptic. the grain (wheat or rye) and gets ground up when you Stinging Nettle: If stung by stinging nettles.whole & use of a field. Damp weather during mid-late stages Bee Keeping: If you keep bees you should always keep of the growing period can enhance the little devil’s growth.] We also suspect that evil spells du- erything that goes on in and around your house. 138 . and rope. wander through a field of wheat that has been infested. Stinging nettle planted which causes temporary derangement . [True botanical fact. As the beef fat melts grains have turned a deep purplish-black rather than the away. them informed .

states with legitimate governments under a singular leader These range widely from the autocratic to democratic. In theory it is a simple form of government whereby the one who owns land farms sections of his land out to others for payment in services. Dictatorship: A form of Autocracy whereby an individual has seized power illegitimately. war. secular and temporal. Feudal: There are no feudal governments but rather a society or region wherein feudalism is the dominate social. everyday folk and a sampling of nicknames. It entails a plethora of rights and duties between “superiors” and “inferiors. Monarchy: A form of government whereby rule is held by one man or woman. etc. Matriarchy: Generally speaking this is an oligarchy occupations. land ownership. 139 . their rule is a King. finance. lay aside direct rule and empower chosen or elected Colonial: Government set up to rule a foreign territory by a representative citizens to rule. or governing concept. the state. ownership. Peopling your Manorialism: An outcropping of feudalism. There are two forms of Autocracy: whereby males rule the state. plants and animals. “parent” state. monastery. and military service and duty to the lord’s demesne replaced monetary payments. Generally these achieve power people who have social position as well as political power. Though these governments may reflect the Theocracy: Government by a priesthood. Choosing an and for their right to live on the land. vassals and peasants. however.” where social rank is determined by one’s land rights. occupation is part of that substance. What follows are catalogs of government types. political. To make them believable it to tend the lords crops. Aristocracy: Government by a class of people who have Oligarchy: The rule by a group of persons. As with feudalsim. families or attained power due to birth or wealth. Government. Autocracy: Government by one person who possesses Patriarchy: Generally speaking this is an oligarchy unlimited power. manorialism becomes complicated with hereditary rights. Peasants are required in and out of the setting’s plot. It implies a complicated arrangement that governs the personal relations of lords. Autocratic Monarchies and Autocratic Dictatorships. which setting is as important as geography. Aristocrats are commercial groups. The economic what those societies and who rules them. generally around structures and technology. whereas the latter is one of seized or assumed generally referred to as a plutocracy. occupations for the whereby females rule the state. Beyond that it is arrangement between the lord and vassals is not a military important to note what secondary characters are to weave one but rather one of service only. In order to anchor your tale in a town. Plutocracy: When a state’s wealth is concentrated in the The former is commonly accepted as the legitimate rule of hands of a few and these few form an Oligarch. Despotism: A form of Autocracy whereby an individual has seized power illegitimately. bring wood etc for his protection is necessary to give them substance. they usually assume some form of oligarchy. whereby the church or religious leaders control oligarchy or dictatorship. Occupations. a hereditary or elected king or emperor. Republic: A form of democratic rule. a form of Aristocracy. Governments Generally associated with autocracy. whereby the people Clan: See Tribal hereafter. Confederacy: These refer to the grouping of two or more Tribal: Government of primitive sort acting under a chief. Democracy (pure): Government whereby all eligible citizens gather on common grounds to vote on matters of state. a form of parent government. Magocracy: Government my those able to employ magic. concerns the local feudal arrangements. Names. power. feudal societies are generally horribly entangled populace in hereditary rights. monarchial governments often share power with oligarches. aristo- Anarchy: Society without formal government crats and the people. manor or any other small form a setting where there are societies you must determine of settlement which possesses a lord. economic and military organization. village. etc. through heredity or wealth. vassalage to two or more lords and so forth. Book Three: Dwellings However.

or the like. German: Graf)/Countess (German: bandry and collecting rents. Landgraf (German)/Landgraffine pastry. etc. Chaplin: A clergyman or layman appointed to perform religious functions in an institution. an Neck chain important officer of the king’s household. executing writs and processes. balls. and performs certain duties in church. leaves. balls. Captain: An organizer. ecclesiastic. summoning juries. Nobility Bailiff: An administrative official of a district. Count (palatine)/Countess (palatine) Auditor: A person appointed and authorized to audit Crown Prince/Crown Princess accounts. balls. Viscount/Viscountess ( German: Waldgraf/Waldgraffine) Brewer: One whose occupation is to brew malt liquors Baron/Baroness such as ale. Duke (palatine)/Duchess (palatine) (German: Herzog) to feed and pature. the warden of a fortress or Sword castle. Coronet Chef: A head cook. within an area. of State all letters and other official writings of a monarch. Western European Offices. balls. Accountant: A person trained in inspecting. The duties may Marquis (German: Margrave)/Marquise (German: entail collecting fines. Belt prison. leaves. biscuits. Lord (Don)/Lady Butler: an officer attached to a royal court. balls. Typical items used by nobles as heirlooms or regalia. Emperor/Empress Admiral: A naval officer of the highest rank or a specified King/Queen (German: Konig) high rank that is the commander of a navy or fleet. or the like. Orb Constable: The highest ranking official of a royal Scepter household. Counselor: A person appointed to examine facts. Girdle Clerk: A clergyman. Also. as a royal court. Chancellor: A high official invested with judicial powers. or the like. etc. and particularly with the superintendence of Jewelry. keeping and Royalty adjusting accounts. Baron: 4 points with acorns. Crown Chief clerk: A person appointed to oversee the duties of Dagger the clerks. or the like. constable of a castle. etc. Also. Also. steward. or the like. superintendent or one having authority over persons acting in concert. Medallion Cofferer: A person appointed as treasurer. Count/Earl: 8 points with acorns. court. a Baronet: A plain circlet only. Chamberlain: A person charged with the direction Lord: 2 points with acorns. leaves. or the like. leaves. Prince Royal/Princess Royal Auditor General: A person appointed to organize and oversee the actions of other auditors. and management of the household of a ruler or lord. Graffine) Baker: One whose occupation is making bread. etc. Royal Titles given in order of Rank. etc. serve as a magistrate. balls. Archduke (palatine)/Archduchess (palatine) Agistor: An officer of the king’s forest who has the care. usually Baronet/Baronetess entrusted with the wine cellar. or other who can read Mace and write. 140 . with power Duke (German: Herzog)/Duchess to collect taxes. leaves. Medal government or both. attending Margravine) assizes. of agisted cattle and collected the Prince (palatine)/Princess (palatine) (German: Prinz) money for the same. a judicial hearer in an audience court. tableware and dining-room arrangements and to supervise the other servants. Cup-bearer: A person who fills and serves the wine cups. Table 3:17 Noble Coronets Captain of the Guard: The commander of all guards Duke: 12 points with acorns. directing hus- Count (English: Earl. and render advise or counsel on the subject. Castellan: A person appointed to be governor or Viscount: 6 points with acorns.Gary Gygax’s World Builder Titles of Royalty and Nobility. leaves. overseer. opinions or circumstances. club. beer. Marquis: 10 points with acorns. Carver: One who cuts meat at the table.

Keeper of the Stables. or to make the chase and take charge of the hounds. and in this case the officer would be under an ambassador. Judge: An official invested with authority to hear and decide civil and criminal cases within his appointed Servants/Staff jurisdiction. This type of office sometimes requires being sent to a foreign land as a representative. Usually works with huntsmen or carries Majordomo: A man in charge of a great. opens the doors. Horn-bearer: An honorary position Treasurer: An officer who has charge of all funds and Hornblower: A person who sounds the fanfare within the finances. coronations. any hunt. court. a bailiff or steward. etc. challenge to battle. that has upkeep of the coach(es) and who drives it. and conduct shire. Marshal: A high official of a royal household or court in charge of military affairs. A butler is in charge of all the household’s Keeper of the: An official that oversees the maintenance servants. Usher: A person whose official duty is to precede Huntsman (chief): The man whose office it is to manage someone of rank. Also overseer of a manor. and sometimes of higher rank. etc. supplies. the officer would marshal. Keeper of the Royal Seal the kitchens. the kitchens and dining room and assigns duties to other Justicer: See judge above. Forester (chief): A person in charge of a forest. Usually served as a page and squire. Keeper of the Wardrobe. or noble that title as well. Coachman: The one responsible for maintenance and Knight (royal order): A man. He is generally involved in and executive powers. as in a procession. than a general. Secretary: See clerk above. 141 . Seneschal: A powerful official in the household of a noble Gamekeeper: A person who takes care of birds and who is in charge of administering justice and managing the animals on public lands or private estates. Reeve: The chief officer of a town or district. bear messages. creation of new Steward: An officer appointed to oversee lands belonging noble offices. Verderer: See forester. Sheriff: The chief administrative and judicial officer of a Also. order. ceremonies. Dispenser: One who deals out or dispenses provisions. and he represents his lord in General: The senior or highest rank of a military’s army. Keeper of the Mews. and proceeding in the courts. attends guests in the common areas. etc. Herald: An official whose duty it was to proclaim war. trials. Porter: One who has charge of a door or gate. bailiff. to Sergeant: A servant who serves his master in battle. introductions between those unacquainted with one Jester: A professional fool employed to amuse with another. domestic affairs of the estate. antics. then is raised to the possesses a good command of the region. tricks and jokes. etc. one in charge of the wine cellar. qualified lord that holds land on promise that he serve his Footman: A servant who waits on tables. a bailiff. This office is equivalent to. superior when needed. Regarder: An officer whose job is to inspect the forest. household. court of a noble. Magistrate: A minor official who is empowered to Gamekeeper: The individual who protects the hunting administer and enforce the law with certain limited judicial grounds of any demesne. Notary: A person employed to take notes of contracts. honorable military rank of knight by a king or other Cook: One who works in the kitchens. etc. etc. officer. usually of high birth. servants. Justiciar (Justiciary): The chief political and judicial Butler: The chief servant. to proclaim peace. royal marriages. Parker: A person whose job is the overseeing of an enclosed area of land held by prescription . a chief steward. and upkeep of certain items of importance such as: Keeper Chef: The individual or individuals who run and operate of the Keys. to the king. a doorkeeper or gatekeeper. royal. Book Three: Dwellings Minister: A person appointed to act for another and carry out his orders or designs. stocked and preserved for hunting. Pantler: An employee in a great household that has charge of the bread and pantry. cavalcades.

Deacon (deaconess): A layman appointed to help the Maid in waiting: A maid in waiting is attached to an minister. Guardsman: Any individual who is employed to protect a Bishop: A prelate superior to the priesthood. wealthy enough to employ minstrels full time. but rather appointed to carry out religious functions. Prelate: A high ranking ecclesiastic having authority over Porter: Someone who carries gear. Dean (schools): A subordinate to the bishop. bishopric or see. etc.Gary Gygax’s World Builder Gardener: The one in charge of the gardens. Provost (grounds): One who is the head of a cathedral Stable master: The individual in charge of the stables. grooming Reverend: A title of respect for etc. serving: A maid who is attached directly to one Metropolitan: As an arch-bishop. bishopric or arch-diocese. particular room or set of rooms in working order. High Priest: See priest. Housekeeper: Cleans the manor or house. recites poetry. to a church’s or temple’s relics. Kennel keeper: One in charge of the dogs and hounds. offices. or a clergyman noble birth. cleaning. Patriarch: A bishop in a church who holds the highest Page: A boy serving one of high rank. Religious Institutions plans for all seasonal changes and is therefore very knowledgeable about plants and so forth. consecrated person or place. are looked upon as noble attendants. Chancellor: See Government Officials. Works and Offices. particularly in secular matters. produce. the bishops of a certain region. Serves a captain. entering knighthood at a very early age. the lower clergy as an arch-bishop. or the charge of procuring and keeping the hang on to royal households. as in storing and Usher: An official doorkeeper. Arch-Bishop: A chief bishop who presides over an arch- Groundsman: Works with the gardener. or someone rank after a pope or pontiff. who could serve Curate: A clergyman who gives assistant to another. or carries that title as voice in the conclave at the election of a pope.. Treasurer (treasure): See Royal Offices page 140. provisions. as in their ladies better than common folk. Elder: Any of certain leaders in a church organization. serving: See Maid. Cardinal: An ecclesiastical prince in a church who has a Usually works with the Gamekeeper. Sexton: A church official who is required to attend to the church’s business as in taking care of the vestments. chamber: The person in charge of keeping a Friar: A member of any number of religious orders. priest and authorized to minster sacraments or religious Scullion: One who cleans pots and pans. Valet: A manservant who takes care of clothes. Lackey: A close servant or servant’s apprentice. They are not considered servants. guard. Abbot (Abbess): A superior or governor of a monastery. and histories. merchandise. for the spiritual government and direction of a diocese. Cellarer: An official in a monastery who has the care of Jester (fool): One of the many entertainers who dwell or the cellar. having authority over individual and waits on that person. Laundress: One who does the lanundry. These are usually travelers as few are obedience and chastity. Monk: A man who joins a religious order living in Minstrel: One who sings. keeping the horses groomed and fed. chapter or church. in charge of keeping the whole place orderly and clean. a clergyman. Maid. Groom: Works for the stable master tending the horses. 142 . A presiding Maid: One who works with or in a domicile and is generally official of a cathedral or collegiate church. a deacon. Maid. Also. pontiff or well. Priest: A clergymen ranking beneath a bishop or high Potboy: See scullion below. the grounds etc. Lady in waiting: Those ladies who attend a woman of Chaplin: A clergyman attached to a chapel. individual’s person and waits on that person’s needs. arch-bishop. Reliquarian (relics): One who attends. recounts tales retirement according to a rule and under vows of poverty. Sergeant at arms: The official in charge of the on duty Precentor (music): A choir director. Huntsman: The one who organizes hunting expeditions. Man. serving above.

of ale and wine were kept. Gong Farmer: The privy emptier. Sewer: The food taster used to show dishes were not Cellerer: The keeper of the wine cellar. all perfumed. Coxcomb: A fool’s or jester’s cap. books and accounts. one with an incurable disease. an taste. Scutifer: The assistant warrior in charge of the shields of Callet: A woman of bad character. a hussy. Groom: Any sort of a servant. Unusual Pantler: The servant in charge of the pantry where bread Names for was kept. on the sleeve. the staff of office. Quean: A contemptible wench. Blowse: A ruddy. Chuff: A low-born miser. one who assists in a superior. Cordwainer: A shoe maker. poisoned. assistant fool. Book Three: Dwellings Verger: A lower ranking clergyman who is appointed the Milliner: A dealer in fancy articles for adornment of task of carrying the verge. a small-time peddler. Pedant: A schoolmaster. Cockney: An assistant to a cook. one who is a torchbearer. Whitster: A person who bleaches linen and other cloth. Conner: The one in charge of testing ale by touch and Zany: A subordinate buffoon aping the main clown. Cooper: A maker of barrels. Usually clothing and person. Nuncle: Term or address used by a fool when speaking to Vicar: An office held by a lower clergy. a royal messenger. weapons of the knight. Keech: A butcher’s boy. Purveyor: A royal officer going ahead to secure food for Beebe or Beeby: One who is a bee keeper. Atilliator: A maker of crossbows. Boggler: An inconstant woman. Occupations and Persons. Cuttle: A cutpurse. a masterless man. Botcher: A mender of old clothes. Cutter: A sculptor. Costermonger: An apple or fruit seller. Chamberer: An effeminate man. via backpack. Barber monger: A fop. Lackey: A footboy. 143 . a mean servant. a kitchen servant. a “Gold Finder” or “Tom-turd-man”. Sutler: One selling provisions and drink to a military Chapman: A pedlar of merchandise. Jack: A low-born man. Feodary: One holding land from another in return for service to that superior. or cart or wagon. animal. fat-faced wench. the knight. Vestry clerk: The clerk appointed to keep the church’s Nuncio: A messenger of important sort. the church services. Post: A messenger. the night. Tercel: A male hawk used for hunting. Collier: A man selling and delivering coal. Palmer: A pilgrim. Questant: One on a quest. Armiger: The assistant warrior in charge of armor and Poltroon: A coward. a keeper and seller of poultry. a seeker. Butler: The servant in charge of the buttery where butts Scrivener: A professional scribe. Harbinger: A royal officer going ahead to secure lodgings for the night. Monger: A peddler of goods. Lazar: A leper. pack camp. walks in front of the ranking priest or bishop. Badge: A noble’s servant wearing the arms of the master Publican: The keeper of a public house. servant. Lynk: Also linkboy. Ouph: An elf. not merely one caring for horses. Catiff: A wretch. Yeoman: A freeman not of gentle birth. Runagate: A vagabond. Swasher: A bully. Pursuivant: A lesser herald. Fuller: A cleaner of cloth. Malkin: A kitchen wench. Poulter: A poulterer.

gambling Chamberlain Paine/Payne Dog act Hawking Chancellor Painter/Paynter Escape Artist Hunting Chandler Planter Fireeater Joust Chaplain Plumber Freak Musical performance Chapman Porter Fool Music hall Clark Potter Fortune Teller Party. etc.Gary Gygax’s World Builder Occupations. horse. Glover Waterman Singer/Vocalist names Harper Weaver Skald (Storyteller) Hayward Webber Strong Man Archer Hornblower Webster Sword-swallower Armor(er) Host Wheeler (wheelwright) Thespian Baker Hunt(er) Woodward Tightrope walker Barber Hunter Trick Rider Beebe/Beeby Joiner/Joyner Entertainers Trick-shot Archer Bloomer Link/Lynk Tumbler Boatman Loomer (Dancing) Whip Wielder Boatwright Marshal/Marshall (Drinking) Bowman Mason Acrobat/Animal-Trainer Entertainments Brewer Mercer Balancing Act Ball Butcher Merchant Band (musical) Banquet Butler Miller Bard Boating Button(er) Milner Buffoon Coach journeying Carpenter Miner Clown (coaching) Carter Minter Comedian Dancing Cartwright Nutter Contortionist Games Carver Page Dancer Games. tea Conner Prentice (apprentice) Jester Puppet theater Constable Reeve Juggler Racing (foot.) Cook Rider/Ryder Knife thrower Riding Cooper Roper Magician Sports event Cordwainer Sailor/Saylor Mime Theatrical play Cotter Saddler Minstrel Yachting Coward (cowherd) Sandler Mummer Cutler Sawyer Musician (soloist) Cutter Scrivener Musician Dyer Sergeant Musical Ensemble Elder Sexton Orchestra Poet Falconer Shepherd Orator Farmer Shoemaker Poet Farrier Singer Prestidigitator Fish(er) Skinner Puppeteer Fisher/Fischer Slater Fletcher Smith Flowers Steward/Stewart Forester/Forrester Tailor/Taylor Fowler Tanner Franklin Thatcher Fuller Tiler/Tyler Gardner Tinker Glasser Turner Usher Verger Wainwright 144 . private Collier Poulter Harpist Party. as Glazier Waggoner Ringmaster Common Sur.

horse double (four player). Gaming Objects Bad Flash Skinny Backgammon Badger Flint-eye Slick Badminton Bags Fop Slim Billiards Baldy Fox Slimy Blind man’s bluff Barks Foxy Slow Bowls Barrel Freckles Smalls Cards Basher Fuzzy Smokey Caroms Bear Gentleman Smooth Charades Big Ghost Snake Chess* Bigfoot Gimpy Sneaky Coin (or washer) pitching/ Bigmouth Goldie Snotty lagging Big-nose Gorilla Spook Counters (chips) Black Gray Spooky Croquet Blackie Green Darts Blondie Grouchy Dice Bloody Grumpy Draughts (checkers) Blue Half-pint Go Bones Happy Golf Bony Hawkeye Hide & seek Boss Horse Hoop and stick Boy Hungry Hop scotch Brass Ice Horseshoes Brat Iron Jacks (game) Brown Itchy Jump rope Bruiser Joker Mah jong Buck Junior Mumblety-peg Bug Kid Naughts & crosses (tic. sulky “old”. great. Edge Rocky Throwing. courier. and shogi. Book Three: Dwellings Sports & Sports Events Parcheesi Chips Lightning Archery Pool Chopper Little Badminton (shuttlecock & Pots & stones (mancala) Chops Lucky battledore) Put & take Chubs Lump Bear and bull fighting Questions (20 questions) Chubby Lumps Bear bating Quoits Chuckles Mad Bowling. Chinese. Devil Pretty Boy Racing. 10-pins Roulette Clout Monk Bowling. Dirty Quick Racing. javelin Common Fat Rooster Weight lifting Fats Round Wrestling Action Fast Rusty Ape Fingers Shorty Games. 9-pins Senet Clubber Monkey Boxing Shovel (shuffle) board Crazy Mop Bull baiting Skittles Creeper Mouth Cock fighting Snooker Creeps Old Dog fighting Tennis Creepy Ox Fencing Tiddledy winks Curley Pig Football Tops Dandy Poker Golf *Types played besides Dangerous Pokey Jousting “modern” include Demon Preacher Jumping chaturanga. Eagle-eye Rail Tennis Ears Red Throwing. foot circular board. hammer Nicknames. Bull Killer tac-toe) Bulldog Knots Nine men’s morris Cat Laughing Boy Nine pins Chip Lefty 145 . Digger Pudding Racing.

Key(s) Carried/Worn Female Basket Belt Boots Chatelaine Clothing 146 . belt Stumpy Hatpin Pouch. walking Torch Poniard Sword Twig Pouch. belt Walking stick Twiggy Pouch. pocket Wart Sash Wig Warts Shawl Weasel Shoes Wee Slippers Whelp watch Whiner Wig Whiney Whip Male Whiskey Baldric Whisper Belt Whitey Boots Wide Cane Wildcat Cigar case Windy Clothing Winkie Comb Winks Dagger Worm Ear spoon Yellow Handkerchief Jewelry Personal Possessions. shoulder Suds Headdress Purse Sweets Key(s) Sandals Tall Jewelry Shoes Tiger Makeup compact Slippers Tiny Mirror. small Snuff box Toad Perfume vial Staff. shoulder (short staff) Twit Purse Wallet (scrip) Twitch Rouge Watch chain Twitchy Rouge. pen Sticker Girdle (belt) Match box Stinky Gloves Matches Stretch Hand bag Opera stick Strong Handkerchief Pocket book Stony Hat Pouch.Gary Gygax’s World Builder Squints Comb Knife Stick Fan Knife. lip Watch fob Ugly Sandals Watch.

spiked. Appendixes Appendix A: Random 68-76 Weapons. broken 39-41 Glaive-fork 36-56 Heater 08-14 Dagger 42-44 Glaive-guisarme 57-69 Kite (small to large) 15-21 Dirk 45-47 Guisarme 70-75 Oval (Roman. Engines of War 29-42 Chain the careful selection based on logic 43-57 Flail and common sense. military (bident) 26-30 Bull-hide Weapons. two-handed 23-33 Garrote consistent world with a sense of 65-73 Cleaver 34-44 Hook. Flails & Flail-like Charts 77-84 Weapons. Jedberg 50-56 Padded/quilted armor 46-50 Hammer 04-05 Axe. or room 38-46 Axe. Flails/Flail-like 78-84 Sais (punching daggers) 71-73 Partizan 34-41 Weapons. Miscellaneous weapons. throwing Weapons. hafted verisimilitude is the desired goal. Missile Hurled 15-28 Cat-o-nine-tails Although the focus of this book is for 93-00 Weapons. light (belt) 01-11 Brass Knuckles contents. piercing 12-22 Cestus not to rely on such charts if a 56-64 Axe. Knives/Knife like 36-38 Glaive (machete-like) 31-35 Figure-eight (Grecian) 01-07 Bottle. Pole Arms 59-67 Weapons. Pole Arms 44-49 Leather armor. with the authors’ caution 47-55 Axe. Zulu) 22-28 Hook 48-50 Guisarme-fork 76-93 Round (small to large) 29-35 Ice pick 51-52 Halberd 94-00 Tower (small to large) 36-42 Knife 53-55 Hook-fauchard 43-49 Knife. Maul 06-08 Axe. broad Weapons. traps. Use the charts 19-27 Axe. Pick-like 93-00 Stiletto 51-58 Weapons. Axe/Axe-like 57-63 Main gauche 62-64 Lucern Hammer 09-16 Weapons. brown bill 75-80 Plate Mail. battle 87-00 Whip imminent game. spells. Clubs/Club-like 64-70 Poniard 65-67 Man Catcher 17-25 Weapons. bowie 56-58 Korseke (spetum-like) Weapons 50-56 Knife. Lochaber 57-62 Plate Armor. ox-tongue 42-50 Weapons. sometimes the Weapons. Spears 147 . two-handed 17-18 Chinese Double Halberd 88-94 Scale Mail 76-80 Morning Star 19-21 Demi-lune (crescent-like) 95-00 Splinted Armor 81-85 Sap (blackjack. Pick-like 07-12 Banded Mail 11-15 Billy club 01-25 Dagger-axe (fang) 13-19 Brigandine 16-20 Bludgeon 26-50 Pick 20-25 Chain mail 21-25 Bo Stick 51-75 Military hammer 26-31 Cuir bouille (leather) 26-30 Club 76-00 Military pick 32-37 Laminar armor 31-35 Club. 74-82 Cleaver. cosh) 22-23 Fauchard 86-90 Staff 24-26 Fauchard fork Armor. Axe & Axe-like 58-71 Flail. bill hook. suit 51-55 Hammer. Swords Weapons. Clubs & Club-like 90-00 Tiger claws (bagh nakh) Basic Types 01-05 Aclis 01-06 Banded Chain 06-10 Belaying pin Weapons. bearded below for quick determination of 28-37 Axe. suit 66-70 Mace 15-16 Bardiche 81-87 Ring Mail 71-75 Mace. spiked 38-43 Leather armor 36-40 Club. two-handed 45-55 Lasso 83-91 Hatchet 56-66 Net 92-00 Tomahawk 67-78 Scythe ARMOR 79-89 Sleeve tangler Weapons. two-handed beleaguered DM will find it useful 01-09 Axe 72-86 Nunchaku randomly determine material for an 10-18 Axe. Knife/Knife like 71-77 Razor 68-70 Monk Spade 26-33 Weaons. pole 63-68 Plate Armor 56-60 Jo stick 09-11 Bec de corbin 69-74 Plate Armor. 3/4 suit 61-65 Knobkerrie 12-14 Bill. Shields 91-95 Tonfa 27-29 Fauchard-guisarme 01-05 Adaga 96-00 Warclub 30-32 Feather staff 06-25 Buckler/targe 33-35 Fork. Miscellaneous 85-92 Sickle 74-76 Partizan. studded 41-45 Cudgel 01-03 Axe. green river 59-61 Kwandoa 01-08 Weapons. Missile 01-14 Bullwhip 85-92 Weapons.

6’ – 8’) 10-17 Bow. 5’) 18-26 Bow. Swords & Sword-like 43-50 Crossbow. Engines of War 55-61 Pilum 62-69 Spear (c. Spears and Spear-like 72-74 Short sword 68-73 Knife 01-07 Dart 75-77 Small sword 74-78 Pilum 08-15 Harpoon 78-80 Sword cane 79-83 Rock (stone) 16-23 Javelin 81-84 Tachi (medium sword) 84-88 Spear 24-31 Lance 85-88 Tulwar 89-94 Throwing star (shuriken) 32-39 Naginita (glaive spear) 89-92 Two-handed sword 95-00 Throwing stick 40-47 Pike 93-96 Wakizashi (short) 48-54 Pike. awl 97-00 Yatigan Weapons. repeating 87-00 Trebuchet 04-07 Broad sword 60-68 Crossbow 08-10 Cane knife 69-76 Crossbow. 5’ . small. small. throwing (c. 9’ – 11’) Weapons. Missile Hand-hurled 58-72 Ram 26-28 Flatchet (machete-like) 01-05 Axe 73-86 Screw 29-31 Gladius (short) 06-10 Bolas 87-00 Sow 32-34 Great (two-handed) 35-37 Katana (long sword) 148 . movable 14-16 Claymore (two-handed) 85-92 Sling 16-29 Crow 17-19 Cutlass 93-00 Sling.7’) 27-34 Bow. foot. thonged 68-71 Scimitar. self 44-57 Onager 35-42 Bow. pellet Weapons.12’ – 14’) 01-09 Blow pipe 01-15 Ballista 77-84 Spear. hand 73-86 Scorpion 01-03 Bastard sword 51-59 Crossbow. self 58-72 Pneumatic catapult Weapons.Gary Gygax’s World Builder 77-79 Ranseur 38-40 Kopesh (sickle-ended) 11-16 Boomerang 80-81 Saber-axe 41-43 Long sword 17-21 Cleaver 82-84 Scorpion 44-46 Machete 22-27 Club 85-87 Spear-guisarme 47-49 Manopele 28-33 Club. composite 16-29 Catapult 85-92 Spear. spiked and thonged 88-89 Spetum (korseke) 50-52 No-dachi (hand-and-a-half) 34-38 Dagger 90-91 Trident 53-55 O-dachi (two-hand) 39-44 Dart 92-94 Voluge (cleaver-like) 56-60 Rapier 45-49 Hatchet 95-97 Voulge-fork 61-64 Saber 50-55 Javelin 98-00 Voulge-guisarme 65-67 Scimitar 56-61 Javelin. hand. foot. Siege Engines 11-13 Claybeg 77-84 Crossbow. composite 30-43 Mangonel 93-00 Spontoon (c. Missile Engines 70-76 Spear. short (c. staff 30-43 Mantlet 20-22 Epee 44-57 Pick 23-25 Falchion (machete-like) Weapons. long (c. Missile Weapons. repeating 01-15 Belfry. Great 62-67 Javelin with launching stick Weapons.

37-38 Assumption of attack form of an “undead” creature for self or another person or creature ture it is necessary to imbue them with powers 39-40 Become gaseous in form but retain physical that are peculiar. 62-64 Cause aging/decay/rotting in a non-living thing by touch 65-66 Cause aging/decay/rotting in a once-living thing 01-20 Table 1 at a distance 21-40 Table 2 67-68 Cause aging/decay/rotting in a once-living thing 41-60 Table 3 by touch 61-80 Table 4 69-71 Cause combustion in a specified area 81-00 Table 5 72-73 Cause combustion in an object 74-75 Cause death by touch to a subject Table 1 76-77 Cause death in a single subject at a distance by 01-02 Air creation some magical link 03-04 Air destruction 78-80 Cause death to all subjects in specified area 05-06 Air/cloud becoming like ground for a person or 81-83 Cause disease in specified area persons 84-85 Cause disease in subject 07-08 Alteration of self or another person to another 86-87 Cause disharmony/quarrelsomeness in specified person area 09-10 Alteration of self or another person to look like 88-89 Cause disharmony/quarrelsomeness in subject another person 90-91 Cause fear to overwhelm a specific subject 11-12 Alteration of self or another person to some 92-93 Cause fear to overwhelm all creatures in a animal form specific area 13-15 Alteration of self or another person to some 94-95 Cause immediate hail in specified area monster form 96-98 Cause immediate ice in specified area 16-17 Animate a corpse/a creature’s remains by touch 99-00 Cause immediate rain in specified area 18-19 Animate an inanimate non-living object by touch 20-21 Animate an inanimate non-living object in a Table 2 specified area 01-03 Cause immediate rock-rain in specified area 22-24 Animate corpse(s)/creature’s(s’)-remains in a 04-05 Cause immediate wind in specified area specified area 06-07 Cause mental instability/insanity in another by 25-26 Animate flora by touch touch 27-29 Animate flora in a specified area 08-09 Cause mental instability/insanity in one or more 30-31 Assumption of attack form of a dangerous others in a specified area animal for self or another person or creature 10-11 Cause pain in another by touch 32-33 Assumption of attack form of a monster for self 12-13 Cause pain in one or more others in a or another person or creature specified area 149 . elf. You will find yourself forced to create crea. crafty or altogether coherency deadly. 50-51 Bring light to fill a specific area 52-53 Cause a wound by touch to a subject What follows is a series of charts which allows 54-55 Cause a wound in all subjects in specified area you to randomly roll the spell like powers of any 56-57 Cause aging/decay/rotting in a living thing at a distance creature. retain physical tures that are beyond the pale and not held by the coherency. and travel at the speed of the wind standards or norms and because of this must have 43-45 Bring cold to a specific area 46-47 Bring darkness to cover a specific area powers above and beyond those available to oth. man or beast. Appendixes Spell Types Generator 34-36 Assumption of attack form of a spirit for self or another person or creature In creating creatures of a mythic or magical na. Of if you truly wish to leave an impres. at a distance sion. they defy definition. 60-61 Cause aging/decay/rotting in a non-living thing nition. dwarf. 41-42 Become gaseous in form. wondrous. 48-49 Bring heat to a specific area ers. Some hold 58-59 Cause aging/decay/rotting in a living thing by true to spells that may or may not be commonly touch used. others are simple strange and require defi.

invisible 67-68 Engender magical shielding 73-74 Create a moderate-sized shelter. visible self or other 79-80 Create an automaton (golem) from animal 73-74 Engender superior audial sensory capacity in 81-83 Create an automaton (golem) from some self or other mineral substance 75-76 Engender superior olfactory sensory capacity in 84-85 Create an automaton (golem) from some self or other vegetable substance 77-78 Engender superior sense of taste in self or other 86-87 Create bonds of magical energy 79-80 Engender superior tactile sensory capacity in 88-89 Decipher arcane/magical writings self or other 90-91 Delay a magical event for a specified time 81-83 Engender superior visual sensory capacity in 92-94 Delay a magical event until a specified event self or other 95-96 Destroy the remains of a dead being or beings 84-85 Engender the ability to see infrared spectrum 97-98 Detect ambush by foes energy in self or other 99-00 Detect magical creature 86-88 Engender the ability to see untraviolent spectrum energy in self or other Table 3 89-90 Enlargement of a creature or creatures 01-02 Detect magical force in operation 91-92 Enlargement of a non-living thing or things 03-04 Detect magical object 93-94 Enlargement of flora (one or more specimens) 05-06 Detect magical person 95-97 Enlargement of self and/or another person(s) 07-08 Detect mundane non-living traps 98-00 Fire/flame becoming like air for a person(s) 09-11 Diminution of a creature or creatures Table 4 01-02 Flying ability for an otherwise inanimate object 03-04 Flying ability for self and/or another person(s) 05-07 Force compliance/cooperation (by geas) 08-09 Generate a blast of wind (air missile) 150 . invisible 71-72 Engender premonition (sixth sense) capacity in 77-78 Create a small shelter. visible 69-70 Engender magical weapon 75-76 Create a small shelter.Gary Gygax’s World Builder 14-16 Cause sickness to overwhelm a specific subject 12-13 Diminution of a non-living thing or things 17-18 Cause sickness to overwhelm all creatures 14-15 Diminution of flora (one or more specimens) 19-20 Cause silence in a specific area 16-17 Diminution of self and/or another person(s) 21-22 Cause silence surrounding self and/or one or 18-19 Dismiss a demon or similar entity more others 20-21 Dismiss a spirit or spirits of dead beings 23-24 Cause sleep to come to one or more creatures 22-23 Dismiss a visible creature/monster 25-27 Cause wakefulness for one or more creatures 24-26 Dismiss an animal or animals 28-30 Convey a magical effect at a distance by an 27-28 Dismiss an invisible creature/monster object (such as a wand) 29-30 Dismiss the remains of a dead being or beings 31-33 Convey a magical effect by consumption of 31-33 Earth/soil becoming like air for a person(s) liquid or solid (foodstuff) 34-35 Empower two magical events at one time 34-35 Convey a magical effect by gaze 36-38 Enable hearing at a distance (clairaudience) 36-37 Convey a magical effect through touch of a 39-40 Enable hearing and seeing at a distance creature or thing 41-42 Enable hearing at a distance and sending a 38-39 Convey greater Wisdom to self or other magical effect to the area 40-41 Convey greater Dexterity to self or other 43-44 Enable seeing at a distance (clairvoyance) 42-43 Convey greater Intelligence to self or other 45-46 Enable seeing at a distance and sending a 44-45 Convey greater Constitution to self or other magical effect to the area 46-47 Convey greater Strength to self or other 47-48 Engender bravery in all creatures in a area 48-50 Create a blocking plane (wall) of flames 49-50 Engender bravery to fill a specific subject 51-52 Create a blocking plane (wall) of ice 51-53 Engender climbing ability for self /others 53-54 Create a blocking plane (wall) invisible/energy 54-55 Engender a desire to comply/cooperate (charm) 55-56 Create a blocking plane (wall) of living flora 56-58 Engender greater movement speed by touch 57-58 Create a blocking plane (wall) of metal 59-60 Engender greater movement speed in self or 59-60 Create a blocking plane (wall) of stone another person by touch 61-62 Create a blocking plane (wall) of wood 61-62 Engender greater physical health by touch 63-65 Create a cage of magical energy 63-64 Engender greater physical health in self or 66-67 Create a cube of magical energy another person by touch 68-69 Create a globe of magical energy 65-66 Engender magical armor 70-72 Create a moderate-sized shelter.

reflecting/returning harm 03-04 Remove a magical force to self or other 91-92 Ward of object. or 25-26 Send an animal or animals to a specified person touch or locale 28-30 Generate poisonous gas in a specified area 27-28 Send an invisible creature/monster to a speci 31-33 Grant a considerable wish fied person or locale 34-35 Grant a small wish 29-30 Receive thoughts to and from another 36-38 Guard of person. expectoration. reflecting/returning harm specified person or locale 45-46 Guard of person. warning 35-36 Send thoughts to another 47-48 Illuminate a person/creature/object by a 37-38 Servant force obeying mental command glowing outline at a distance 39-40 Slow movement brought upon one or more 49-51 Illuminate an area with a soft glow other volitant creatures 52-53 Invisibility for an object or objects in area 41-42 Stone/mineral becoming like air a for person or 54-55 Invisibility for all persons in an area persons 56-57 Invisibility for self and/or other 43-44 Summon a demon or similar entity 58-60 Jumping ability for self and/or other 45-46 Summon a spirit or spirits of dead beings 61-62 Levitation ability for self and/or other 47-48 Summon a visible creature/monster 63-64 Make all invisible creatures and/or things 49-50 Summon an animal or animals within a specified area visible 51-52 Summon an invisible creature/monster 65-66 Make an invisible creature visible 53-54 Summon hailstorm to area 67-69 Make an invisible thing visible 55-56 Summon lightning storm to area 70-72 Make marks of passage over an area invisible 57-58 Summon rainstorm to area 73-75 Make normal armor magical 59-60 Summon snowstorm to area 76-78 Make normal weapon magical 61-62 Summon the remains of a dead being or beings 79-80 Move objects (small-light to large-heavy) by 63-64 Summon windstorm to area force of will 65-66 Transfer by thought an object or objects to or 81-83 Open a “portal” to a distant place so that one or from your location to another one more can enter and be there 67-68 Transfer by thought another creature to some 84-85 Open a “portal” to a special space so that one or other location more can enter and be there 69-70 Transfer by thought self or another person to 86-87 Prevent a creature from attacking some other location 88-89 Prevent a magical event from occurring 71-72 Turn flesh to stone 90-92 Rapid movement of self and/or others 73-74 Turn stone to flesh 93-94 Read another’s thoughts 75-76 Understand unknown spoken language(s) 95-96 Read kind/meaning of magical force 77-78 Understand unknown written language(s) 97-98 Receive thoughts from another 79-80 Ward against a demon or demons or similar 99-00 Remove a curse/hex on a person/creature/thing/ entity or entities place by ritual 81-82 Ward against a spirit or spirits of dead beings 83-84 Ward against the remains of a dead being(s) Table 5 85-86 Ward of object. delivering harm place by touch 89-90 Ward of object. warning owner 05-06 Remove poison from a creature or object 93-94 Water becoming like air for a person or persons 07-08 Remove poison from self or another person 95-96 Water becoming like air for person or persons 09-10 Restore a quality of a creature lost 97-98 Water breathing ability for self and/or other 11-12 Restore a quality of a object lost 99-00 Water-walking ability for self and/or other 13-14 Restore a quality of a person lost 15-16 Restore mental health in self or other by touch 17-18 Restore physical health in self or other by touch 151 . absorbing harm 31-32 Send messages by magical voice 39-41 Guard of person. absorbing harm 01-02 Remove a curse/hex on a person/creature/thing/ 87-88 Ward of object. Appendixes 10-11 Generate a bolt of electricity to a distance 19-20 Send a demon or similar entity to a specified 12-13 Generate a bolt of magical energy to a distancea person or locale 14-16 Generate a fiery explosion at a distance 21-22 Send a spirit or spirits of dead beings to a 17-19 Generate missile(s) of fire specified person or locale 20-22 Generate missile(s) of ice 23-24 Send a visible creature/monster to a specified 23-24 Generate missile(s) of stone person or locale 25-27 Generate poisoning by breath. delivering harm 33-34 Send the remains of a dead being or beings to a 42-44 Guard of person.

in container 32-35 Drawing 80-82 Pillow 59-61 Fruit. inlaid tile 04-07 Box (See Box listing for 96-00 Whip 54-57 Niche final result) 58-60 Mural 08-11 Clock (See Clock listing for Room Decoration. tall 50-54 Live poisonous reptile in a 22-24 Inlay. dried 01-04 Basin. in a container 12-14 Fresco standing 44-49 Live poisonous insect/ 15-17 Gilding 01-13 Armor. General 86-90 Teeth 48-50 Mosaic 01-03 Aquarium 91-95 Torture instrument 51-53 Mosaic. suit of arachnid in a container 18-21 Inlay. fish. fish. Table or 61-63 Paint final result) Surface Therein 64-67 Paneling 12-15 Cloth (spread) 01-03 Aquarium 68-70 Paneling. music 97-00 Whitewash 44-46 Figurine 31-33 Cloth 47-50 Flagon 34-35 Coffer Room Decoration. animal 89-91 Terrarium 83-86 Tapestry 152 . perched 50-52 Ewer 24-27 Cresset 72-75 Pet. wood 81-85 Skull 45-47 Molding. Ceiling Hung Room Decoration. striker. aquarium 53-55 Figurine 28-31 Cross-stitch cloth 76-79 Pet. Macabre/Odd 92-94 Trophy (See Trophy listing 01-15 Chandelier 01-05 Ashes (human) for final result) 16-29 Dried herbs 06-10 Bone 95-97 Urn 30-43 Lamp 11-15 Death mask 98-00 Vase 44-57 Lantern 16-20 Ear. Wall 72-85 Plant (in pot) 27-32 Finger. hand 81-84 Sheathing. plaster 88-00 Vase 75-80 Skeleton 42-44 Molding. wall 86-00 Wind chimes 33-38 Human head in a jar 05-07 Column. half 39-43 Live poisonous amphibian 08-11 Bell. stone 27-30 Cushion 16-18 Bottle 85-87 Tile 31-33 Decanter 19-21 Book 88-90 Trophy (see below) 34-36 Dish 22-24 Bowl 91-93 Wall. stone 39-50 Pedestal 55-59 Mummified animal 28-30 Inlay. carved Room Decoration. Hung 51-54 Flowers 36-38 Decanter 01-05 Arass 55-58 Fruit 39-41 Dish 06-10 Armorial bearings 59-61 Handicraft (see below) 42-43 Doily 11-14 Bird cage 62-65 Painting 44-46 Driftwood 15-18 Candelabrum 66-68 Pet. striker. bird. Free. Floor. bowl 56-58 Flowers. 45-49 Hide 91-94 Terrarium 68-70 Insect in amber 50-54 Mirror 95-97 Trophy (See below) 71-73 Jar 55-58 Map 98-00 Vase 74-76 Nuts.Gary Gygax’s World Builder Room Decoration. wood. potted 62-64 Geode 40-44 Fur 87-90 Statuette 65-67 Gong. and stand. dried 58-71 Mobile 21-26 Eyeballs preserved in a jar Room Decoration. Wall. ivory 14-25 Clock. in container 59-63 Painting 77-79 Object d’art 64-68 Plant 80-82 Plate 69-73 Sconce 83-85 Platter 74-78 Shield (see belowt) 86-88 Statuette 79-82 Skin. pull Room Decoration. metal 24-26 Curio 13-15 Bell. tile 51-62 Statue 60-64 Mummy 31-33 Inlay. in container 36-39 Flag 83-86 Plant. inset 76-87 Urn 70-74 Shrunken head 38-41 Molding. half 16-19 Coffer 04-06 Ashtray 71-74 Pilaster 20-23 Collection (See Collection 07-09 Basin 75-77 Rail. bird. wood 63-75 Trophy (see below) 65-69 Petrified body 34-37 Mirror. metal 26-38 Gong. caged 47-49 Egg 19-23 Cloth 69-71 Pet. container 25-27 Inlay. chair listing for final result) 10-12 Basket 78-80 Sheathing. and stand. cloth covering 37-40 Driftwood 25-27 Box 94-96 Wallpaper 41-43 Ewer 28-30 Box.

shell 92-96 Weapon (arms) 66-70 Table clock. repeater. clock (portable) 37-40 Divination objects 78-80 Walrus 06-10 Carriage. striking/ 73-76 Puzzles 06-10 Bear hour 77-80 Puzzle boxes 11-15 Beaver 31-35 Small clock 81-84 Sculpture 16-20 Bird (see below) 36-40 Small clock. striking the 26-30 Crate hour Head 31-34 Case 01-04 Alligator/crocodile 35-38 Filing box Watches 05-08 Antelope 39-42 Foot locker 01-14 Watch. ladies 09-12 Bear 43-47 Hatbox 15-29 Watch.. Appendixes 87-91 Trophy (see belowt) chiming quarter hours 56-64 Jewelry. 53-56 Kaleidoscopes 93-96 Yak striking the hour 57-60 Minerals 97-00 Zebra 16-20 Mantle clock 61-64 Musical instruments 21-25 Mantle clock. pocket. woven 55-59 Mink 51-55 Table clock. bone 70-74 Raccoon 56-60 Table clock 38-46 Jewelry. striking 92-00 Wood carving and chiming quarter hours Box 81-85 Tall (floor) clock. clock (portable). striking and 47-55 Jewelry.. large 16-19 Boar 53-57 Hope chest 45-58 Watch. nut 153 . large 20-23 Caribou 58-62 Lock box 59-72 Watch. large. man 28-31 Creature/monster (fantasy) 67-71 Pillbox 87-00 Watch. pocket. 97-00 Wood carvings 38-42 Fisher striking and chiming 43-48 Fox quarter hours when string Handicraft Object 49-54 Martin pulled 01-09 Basket/container. claws/teeth 61-65 Table clock. striking Trophy 01-05 Bread box the hour 01-25 Head 06-10 Can 86-90 Wall clock 26-50 Fully Mounted 11-15 Canister 91-95 Wall clock. pocket. giant striking the nearest hour 19-28 Ivory carving 65-69 Porcupine when string pulled 29-37 Jewelry. 41-44 Figurines and statuettes 81-84 Water buffalo striking and chiming 45-48 Flags. striking and 65-68 Paintings Fully Mounted chiming quarter hours 69-72 Pottery 01-05 Badger 26-30 Mantle clock. striking the 65-73 Mat. pin-on. woman 32-35 Deer 72-76 Pot (small) 36-39 Eland 77-81 Powder box Collections 40-43 Elk (wapiti) 82-86 Puzzle box 01-04 Arachnid 44-47 Gazelle 87-91 Sea chest 05-08 Armor 48-51 Giraffe 92-95 Strong box 09-12 Arms 52-55 Gnu 96-00 Tinder box 13-16 Book (see Library) 56-58 Hippopotamus 17-20 Boxes 59-62 Hyena Clocks & Watches 21-24 Butterfly 63-65 Moose (elk) 25-28 Clocks and watches 66-69 Musk ox 01-50 Clock 29-32 Coins (and medals) 70-73 Okapi 51-00 Watch 33-36 Devotional objects 74-77 Rhinoceros 01-05 Carriage. large 13-15 Bison (buffalo) 48-52 Jar 30-44 Watch. woven 97-00 Weaving hour 74-82 Sandals 71-75 Tall (floor) clock 83-91 Stone carving Sub-tables 76-80 Tall (floor) clock. striking & 85-88 Sea shells 21-26 Creature/monster (fantasy) chiming quarter hours 89-92 Stuffed animals 27-32 Ermine/weasel 41-45 Small clock. pocket. striking/ hour 93-96 Trophies (hunting/fishing) 33-37 Fish 46-50 Table clock. 10-18 Bone carving 60-64 Panda. sm. striking and 51-75 Hide/Pelt/Skin 16-20 Cash box chiming quarter hours 76-00 Other 21-25 Cedar chest 96-00 Wall clock. pocket. music 24-27 Cat (see below) 63-66 Music box 73-86 Watch. pocket. repeater. clock (portable). shields & standards 85-88 Wolf quarter hours 49-52 Insect 89-92 Wolverine 11-15 Carriage. sm.

Gary Gygax’s World Builder 75-79 Reptile 27-32 Domestic. walrus) 45-47 Crow 75-77 Tern 87-00 Foot 48-50 Cuckoo 78-79 Thrasher 51-52 Dove 80-81 Thrush Sub-tables 2 53-55 Duck 82-84 Titmouse 56-58 Finch 85-86 Turkey Cats 59-60 Flamingo 87-88 Vireo 01-06 Bobcat 61-62 Flicker 89-90 Warbler 07-11 Cervil 63-65 Flycatcher 91-92 Widgeon 12-16 Cheetah 66-68 Goose 93-95 Woodcock 17-21 Domestic 69-70 Grackle 96-97 Woodpecker 22-26 Domestic. curly hair 71-72 Grebe 98-00 Wren 73-74 Grouse 75-77 Gull Flightless 78-80 Heron 01-11 Cassowary 81-83 Hummingbird 12-22 Dodo 84-85 Ibis 23-34 Emu 154 . short hair 88-90 Jay 86-90 Snake 38-43 Domestic. snow General 2 04-07 Antelope 70-74 Lion 01-02 Magpie 08-11 Bear 75-79 Lynx 03-04 Macaw 12-15 Bison (buffalo) 80-84 Ocelot 05-06 Mocking bird 16-19 Boar 85-89 Puma (cougar. northern (Siberian) 09-10 Mud hen 24-27 Cat (see below) 96-00 Tiger. tailless 91-92 Kingfisher 91-95 Squirrel 44-48 Domestic. southern (Bengal) 11-12 Night hawk 28-31 Cattle 13-15 Nightingale 32-34 Creature/monster (fantasy) Birds 16-17 Nuthatch 35-37 Deer 01-20 General 1 18-19 Oriole 38-41 Eland 21-40 General 2 20-22 Parakeet 42-45 Elk (wapiti) 41-60 Flightless 23-24 Parrot 46-49 Gazelle 61-80 Owls & Raptors 25-26 Partridge 50-53 Giraffe 81-00 Scavengers 27-29 Passenger pigeon 54-57 Gnu 30-32 Petrel 58-61 Hippopotamus General 1 33-35 Pheasant 62-65 Hyena 01-02 Albatross 36-37 Pigeon 66-69 Moose (elk) 03-05 Auk 38-39 Plover 70-73 Musk ox 06-08 Bird of paradise 40-41 Prairie chicken 74-77 Okapi 09-11 Bittern 42-43 Ptarmigan 78-81 Rhinoceros 12-13 Blackbird 44-45 Puffin 82-85 Snake 14-15 Bluebird 46-48 Quail 86-89 Water buffalo 16-17 Bluejay 49-50 Rail 90-92 Wolf 18-20 Bustard 51-52 Raven 93-96 Yak 21-23 Canary 53-54 Robin 97-00 Zebra 24-25 Cardinal 55-56 Sandpiper 26-27 Catbird 57-58 Shrike Other 28-29 Chickadee 59-60 Snipe 01-14 Horns (including cattle 30-32 Cockateel 61-62 Sparrow horns) 33-35 Cockatoo 63-64 Spoonbill 15-28 Antlers 36-37 Coot 65-67 Stork 29-43 Claws 38-40 Cowbird 68-69 Swallow 44-57 Jawbones with teeth 41-42 Crane 70-72 Swan 58-72 Teeth 43-44 Creeper 73-74 Swift 73-86 Tusks (elephant. wild (feral) 93-95 Kinglet 96-00 Wolverine 49-53 Jaguar 96-98 Loon 54-58 Jaguarundi 99-00 Lovebird Hide/Pelt/Skin 59-64 Leopard 01-03 Alligator/crocodile 65-69 Leopard. long hair 86-87 Java temple bird 80-85 Skunk 33-37 Domestic. mountain) 07-08 Mourning dove 20-23 Caribou 90-95 Tiger.

peregrine use minimal rolls to reach maximum 01-10 Average 35-39 Goshawk descriptive effect. dwarfs etc. 16-20 Fine slight muscular development 21-25 Firm 01-11 Average 26-30 Flaky 12-22 Frail 31-35 Furry 23-33 Gawky 36-40 Gnarled 34-44 Lanky 41-45 Hairy 45-55 Scrawny 46-50 Leathery 56-66 Slender 51-55 Loose 67-78 Slender. 89-00 Stocky. 18-23 Eagle. muscular 07-11 Eagle. upper back 91-00 Toned 86-90 Owl. lower back 01-08 Ape-like (no ectomorphs) 81-90 Torso. elves. very Skin/Complexion Musculature 01-33 Ectomorph Skin 34-67 Endomorph 01-05 Chapped 68-00 Mesomorph 06-10 Coarse 11-15 Creased Ectomorph: Light body build. upper front 91-95 Owl. heavy 75-79 Owl. Too much of a 11-20 Buff 40-45 Gyrfalcon good thing is distracting to players. very 86-92 Square (no ectomorphs) 72-85 Tall 93-00 V-shaped (mesomorphs) 86-00 Tall. snowy 21-30 Head 71-80 Muscular. lower front 09-16 Average Scavengers 91-00 Legs 17-24 Heavy-hipped 01-25 Buzzard 25-32 Heavy-legged 26-50 Caracara Overall Body Type 33-39 Pear-shaped 51-75 Condor 40-47 Rail-like (ectomorphs only) 76-00 Vulture Height 48-55 Rotund (endomorphs only) 01-14 Average 56-62 Slab-like (no ectomorphs) 15-28 Diminutive 63-69 Spare (ectomorphs only) 29-42 Miniscule 70-77 Stick-like 43-57 Short 78-85 Squat (no ectomorphs) 58-71 Short. wiry 56-60 Lumpy 79-89 Thin 61-65 Oily 90-00 Willowy 66-70 Pocked 155 . bald to form a complete physical descrip. golden tion for humans. great gray 51-60 Torso. sometimes the belea. screech 71-80 Torso. very muscular 12-17 Eagle. 21-30 Built 46-51 Hawk 31-40 Cut 52-56 Kite Body Areas 41-50 Muscular 57-62 Osprey 01-10 Overall body type 51-60 Muscular slender 63-68 Owl 11-20 Skin/Complexion 61-70 Muscular. tendency to become fat 57-67 Penguin 01-12 Average 68-78 Rhea Although the focus of this book is for 13-25 Corpulent 79-89 Road runner careful selection based on logic and 26-37 Fat 90-00 Secretary bird common sense. muscular 24-28 Falcon NOTE: It is recommend that the DM body build 29-34 Falcon. corded 69-74 Owl. great horned 61-70 Arms Body Shape 96-00 Owl. 38-50 Obese guered DM will find it useful to 51-62 Plump Owls & Raptors randomly determine material for an 63-75 Stocky 01-06 Eagle imminent game. Appendixes 35-45 Moa Appendix B: Human Endomorph: Heavy rounded body 46-56 Ostrich Physical Traits build. Use the charts below 76-88 Stocky. barn 31-40 Neck 81-90 Ripped 80-85 Owl. harpy Mesomorph: Husky. burrowing 41-50 Torso.

dull (dirty) 72-73 White. pale 18-19 Blonde. mahogany 65-73 Oval. mouse-colored 86-90 Splotchy 01-14 Size 60-61 Brown.Gary Gygax’s World Builder 71-75 Scaly Head 51-53 Brown. bronze 37-46 Long Texture/Growth 10-12 Brown. olive 83-91 Round 68-84 Thin 25-27 Brown. dark 31-32 Blonde. long 17-33 Coarse 16-18 Brown. dark 01-03 Bald. chestnut 43-44 Brown. light 06-07 Black. muddy 74-82 Pointed 51-67 Thick 22-24 Brown. sandy 44-57 Face Shape 67-68 Brown. ash 92-00 Wavy 69-71 White. cinnamon 47-55 Lumpy 01-16 Average 13-15 Brown. albino 10-12 Blond. golden 03-05 Black. Shaven 47-48 Brown. blush 31-33 Red. dark 01-02 Black. honey-colored 13-24 Bobbed 80-82 White. platinum 25-37 Clipped (burr cut) 83-85 White. pink cast 20-21 Blonde. carrot 57-67 Pallid 35-67 Small 85-86 Red. straw 38-50 Long 86-88 Yellow. sun kissed 25-33 Downy 45-47 Red. tan 24-25 Blonde. iron 13-23 Fair 87-00 Ears 75-76 Red 24-34 Freckled 77-79 Red. raven 67-75 Ringleted 60-62 White. brick 46-56 Grayish 01-34 Average 82-84 Red. auburn 35-45 Ghostly Size 80-81 Red. chocolate Hair Style 45-46 Brown. yellow cast (sallow) 28-30 Blonde. brownish Head Hair Hair Types 34-36 Red. ebony 59-66 Poker Straight 57-59 Tan. light 56-64 Oval. yellowish Hair Color 34-41 Feathery 48-50 Tan. wide 34-50 Fine 19-21 Brown. pale 40-42 Brown. ruddy 22-23 Blonde. brown 42-50 Kinky 51-53 Tan. tan Complexion 58-72 Facial Features 69-71 Gray 01-12 Dark 73-86 Facial Expression/Look 72-74 Gray. red 91-95 Warty 15-29 Shape 62-64 Brown. flaxen Length 74-76 White. crimson 35-67 Shaved 09-16 Cowlicked 40-41 Red. rusty 79-89 Rosy 90-91 Red-henna dyed 90-00 Tanned Shape 92-93 Salt & pepper 01-09 Bullet-shaped 94-96 Silver Complexion Color 10-18 Egg-shaped 97-98 Streaked (find colors) 01-03 Black. tawny 92-00 Square 85-00 Wiry 28-30 Red. coppery 01-34 Bald 01-08 Bushy 37-39 Red. coppery 68-78 Porcelain 68-00 Large 87-89 Red. dull 51-58 Pepper-corned 54-56 Tan. light 81-85 Smooth Head 57-59 Brown. towheaded 63-75 Short 92-94 Yellow. golden 33-35 Blonde. dun 04-06 Bangs 49-50 Brown. ebony 28-36 Irregular 07-09 Brown. ruby 68-00 Ear-back fringe 17-24 Curly 42-44 Red. muddy 38-39 Brown 88-00 Waist-length 98-00 Yellow. coal 19-27 Flat-skulled 99-00 White 04-06 Black. honey 76-80 Scarred 54-56 Brown. olive 08-09 Black. florrid 13-15 Blonde 84-91 Straight 66-68 White. olive cast 16-17 Blonde. ivory 36-37 Blue-Black 76-87 Shoulder length 95-97 Yellow. rusty 96-00 Wrinkled 30-43 Head Hair 65-66 Brown. titian (strawberry) 51-62 Medium 89-91 Yellow. golden 01-12 Average 77-79 White. golden 07-09 Bouffonted 156 . brassy 76-83 Spiky 63-65 White. tanned dark 26-27 Blonde.

right 34-66 Thick 16-29 Curley 42-45 Parted. two 71-80 Moustache joined to beard 64-70 Pointed 16-18 Braids. braided 86-00 Wide 58-60 Scalplock 35-51 Long. down curve at 71-85 Square 83-91 Tangled bridge of nose 86-00 Wide 92-00 Unkempt 47-52 Gull-wing 53-59 Lowering Facial Features Moustache 60-66 Slanting upwards 01-07 Bristling 67-73 Slanting upwards Facial Hair 08-14 Bushy 74-80 Straight 01-10 Beardless 15-21 Curled 81-86 Turning downwards 11-20 Beardless. tangled 61-63 Scalplock. left low 43-56 Pointed (reverse triangle) 64-72 Ringleted 34-39 Continuous. Roached 52-67 Medium Forehead 64-66 Sides long. straight 57-70 Round 73-82 Spaded 40-46 Continuous. wrapping head 81-90 Moustache joined/sideburns 71-77 Sides of upper lip 19-22 Corn-rowed 91-00 Sideburns (porkchops) 78-85 Thick 23-25 High and Tight (crue cut) 86-93 Thin 26-29 Mullet Beard 94-00 Under nose (sides shaved) 30-32 Pageboy 33-35 Parted. long muttens 36-42 Handlebar 41-50 Beard 43-49 Joined to beard 51-60 Full beard 50-56 Joined to sideburns 157 . in need of shave 22-28 Drooping 21-30 Beardless. top short 68-84 Short 01-11 Broad 67-69 Sides shaved 85-00 Stubble 12-23 Bulging 70-72 Spiked 24-34 Flat 73-76 Swept back Style 35-45 High 77-79 Tonsured 01-08 Braided 46-56 Low 80-82 Top knot 09-17 Bristling 57-67 Lumpy 83-85 Tousled 18-25 Bushy 68-78 Narrow 86-88 Twist/bun. reverse 55-63 Goat-like 28-33 Cocked. left Growth Sideburns 36-38 Parted. Appendixes 10-12 Braided. multi 61-70 Moustache 57-63 Parted 13-15 Braided. top of head 34-42 Forked 90-00 Widow’s-peaked 92-94 Uncombed/tangled 43-50 Fu Manchu 95-97 Unkempt 51-59 Goat-like Eyebrows 98-00 Windblown 60-67 Joined to mustache 01-14 Absent/shaved 68-76 Joined to sideburns 15-28 Average Face Shape 77-84 Ringleted 29-42 Bushy 85-92 Spaded 43-57 Penciled Plane 93-00 Van Dyke (lower lip only) 58-71 Plucked 01-20 Angular 72-86 Thick 21-40 Average Full beard (mustaches and 87-00 Thin 41-60 Dished sideburns included) 61-80 Flat 01-09 Braided Eyebrow Shape 81-00 Sharp 10-18 Bristling 01-07 Arched 19-27 Bushy 08-14 Average (downward curve) Shape 28-36 Combed 15-21 Boomerang-shaped 01-14 Heart 37-45 Curled 22-27 Cocked. zig-zag 67-00 Thin 30-43 Fuzzy 46-48 Piled 44-57 Joined to beard 49-51 Pony tail Length 58-71 Joined to mustache 52-54 Pony tails each side 01-17 Long 72-85 Narrow 55-57 Que 18-34 Long. back of head 26-33 Curled 79-89 Rough 89-91 Twist/bun. right high. middle 01-33 Average 01-15 Boot-shaped 39-41 Parted. shaved 29-35 Hairline 31-40 Beardless. left higher than 15-28 Oval 46-54 Forked right (find shape) 29-42 Oval.

bright Eye Lids 16-22 Bug-eyed 36-37 Brown. golden 46-54 Fat 55-63 Flat 64-72 Hollow 73-82 Puffy 83-91 Round 92-00 Sunken 158 . sky Eyeball (White of the Eye) 51-63 Round 19-20 Blue-green 01-20 Blood-shot 64-76 Slanted 21-22 Blue. pale 35-45 Drooping. midnight 87-00 Small 26-38 Hooded 15-16 Blue. iron Eye Lashes 93-00 Wild-eyed 58-59 Gray. ice right) 56-57 Gray. ice 73-86 Slit (cat-like or reptilian) 13-25 Down-slanted 13-14 Blue.Gary Gygax’s World Builder 87-93 Turning upwards Eye Color Eye Pupils 94-00 Upward-curved 01-02 Black 01-14 Average 03-04 Blue 15-29 Large Eyes 05-06 Blue to gray 30-44 Lightless 07-08 Blue. pale 01-13 Average 60-61 Green 14-25 Curly Eye Setting 62-63 Green to hazel 26-38 False 01-14 Average 64-65 Green. pale 63-74 Short 43-56 Deep 70-71 Green. Kelly 51-62 Mascara-coated 29-42 Close 68-69 Green. periwinkle 39-50 Long 17-18 Blue. dark 01-12 Average 23-29 Cross-eyed 38-39 Brown. long 01-12 Almond-shaped 11-12 Blue. dark 59-72 Oval. watery 21-40 Bright 77-88 Slitted 23-24 Blue-lilac 41-60 Nearly absent 89-00 Squarish 25-26 Blue-violet 61-80 Surrounds iris widely 27-28 Brown (staring effect) Optional Descriptors 29-31 Brown to hazel 81-00 Yellowish 01-07 Blind 32-33 Brown to yellow 08-15 Blind. one only 46-53 Saucer-like 44-45 Brown. gold flecks 26-50 High 01-16 Average 83-84 Irises different colors 51-75 Protruding 17-33 Beady 85-86 Irises ringed with different 76-00 Wide 34-50 Big color (find color) 51-67 Large 87-88 Milky (blind) Cheeks 68-84 Small 89-90 One iris split (find colors) 01-09 Average 85-00 Uneven 91-92 Pink 10-18 Cherub 93-94 White 19-27 Chubby 95-96 Yellow 28-36 Dimpled 97-98 Yellow to brown 37-45 Drooping 99-00 Yellow. one eye 34-35 Brown. light 24-34 Drooping 38-45 Goggling (pop-eyed) 42-43 Brown. bright 45-58 Oval. Seafoam 88-00 Thin 72-86 Uneven 74-75 Hazel 87-00 Wide 76-77 Hazel to brown Cheekbones 78-80 Hazel to green 01-25 Average Eye Size 81-82 Hazel. pea 75-87 Thick 57-71 Sunken 72-73 Green. reddish 46-56 Folds at ends 54-61 Squinting 46-47 Gray 57-67 Folds at inner sides 62-69 Staring 48-49 Gray to blue 68-78 Heavy 70-76 Unblinking 50-51 Gray. green tint 90-00 Wide open 85-92 Wandering eyed (left or 54-55 Gray. bright 39-50 Long 15-28 Bulging 66-67 Green. blue tint 79-89 Painted 77-84 Wall-eyed 52-53 Gray. golden 13-23 Creased 30-37 Glaring 40-41 Brown. high Descriptors 09-10 Blue.

near lipless 65-73 Pointed 29-35 Flat 74-82 Red 36-43 Hawk-like Teeth 83-91 Speckled 44-50 High-bridged 01-07 Average 92-00 Wide 51-58 Hooked 08-14 Broken 59-65 Long 15-21 Buck-toothed Chin 66-72 Narrow 22-28 Crooked 73-79 Pointed 29-35 False Size 80-86 Roman 36-42 Gap-toothed (front) 01-33 Average 87-93 Sharp 43-49 Gap-toothed (general) 34-67 Large 94-00 Upturned 50-56 Large 68-00 Medium 57-63 Missing teeth Nostrils 64-70 None (toothless) Shape 01-11 Average 71-77 Perfect 01-08 Average 12-22 Elongated 78-84 Small 09-15 Cleft (find shape) 23-33 Flared 85-92 Snaggled 16-23 Dimpled (find shape) 34-44 Gaping 93-00 Straight 24-30 Double (find shape) 45-55 Hairy 31-37 Lantern-jawed 56-66 Large Color 38-44 Pointed 67-78 Pinched 01-07 Blackish 45-51 Prognathus 79-89 Slitted 08-14 Brownish 52-58 Receding 90-00 Small 15-21 Gold 59-65 Receding. near-chinless 22-28 Grayish 66-72 Rounded Mouth 29-35 Greenish 73-79 Square 01-13 Average 36-42 Ivory 80-86 Strong 14-26 Compressed 43-49 Pearl 87-93 Wattled (find shape) 27-39 Full 50-57 Stained 94-00 Weak 40-51 Large 58-64 White. thin Descriptors 76-88 Small 47-53 Out-thrust (find type) 01-09 Blotchy 89-00 Tiny 54-60 Parted (find type) 10-18 Coated 61-66 Pouting 19-27 Forked Nose Shape 67-73 Pursed 28-37 Lolling 01-07 Bridgeless 74-79 Sunken 38-46 Normal 08-14 Broken 80-86 Thick 47-55 Odd-colored 15-21 Bulbous 87-93 Thin 56-64 Pink 22-28 Down-turned 94-00 Thin. gold 51-00 Table 2 94-00 Coated. dull 52-63 Puckered 65-71 White. sparkling Facial Expression/Look 64-75 Slack-jawed 72-79 Wooden 76-88 Small 80-86 Yellowish 01-50 Table 1 89-00 Wide 87-93 Coated. silver Shape Table 1 01-12 Average 01-03 Angelic 13-25 Down-curved (frowning) Condition 04-06 Angry 26-38 Drooping 01-25 Average 07-09 Authoritative 39-50 Square 26-50 Fang-like canines 10-12 Avaricious 51-63 Cornes turned down 51-75 Filed 13-15 Benign 64-75 Turned up at the corners 76-00 Rotting 76-87 Up-curved (smiling) 88-00 V-shaped 159 . Appendixes Nose Lips Tongue Nose Size 01-07 Average 01-13 Average 08-13 Bee-stung Size 14-26 Button 14-19 Blubbery 01-33 Average 27-38 Cherry 20-26 Cupid’s bow 34-67 Long 39-50 Huge 27-33 Down-pointing lower lip 68-00 Short 51-63 Large 34-40 Full 64-75 Nub 41-46 Long upper lip.

swan-like 01-12 Average 68-83 Short 13-24 Barrel-chested/buxom 84-00 Virtually none 160 . upper front 50-52 Smiling 81-00 Pierced 53-55 Smug Length 56-58 Sneering Neck Same as upper back 59-61 Sour 62-64 Stern Length Shoulders 65-67 Surprised 01-17 Abnormally Long Same as upper back 18-34 Average 35-51 Long Chest (Breast) 52-67 Long. lizard-like holes 01-15 Bent 25-27 Peaceful 61-80 Sticking out fully 16-30 Crooked 28-30 Prudish 81-00 Sticking out partially 31-44 Curved 31-33 Reptilian 45-58 Hairy 34-36 Retarded Ear Condition 59-72 Hump 37-39 Saintly 01-20 Average 73-86 Scarred 40-42 Sanguine 21-40 Cauliflower 87-00 Shoulder blades prominent 43-46 Savage 41-60 Distended by insertions 47-49 Sexy 61-80 Notched Torso.Gary Gygax’s World Builder 16-18 Bird-like 68-70 Suspicious Size 19-21 Bored 71-73 Tired 01-15 Average 22-24 Bovine 74-76 Unctuous 16-29 Fat 25-27 Cat-like 77-79 Vulpine 30-43 Slender 28-30 Cheerful 80-82 Wide-eye 44-57 Thick 31-33 Cherub-like 83-85 Wild 58-72 Thick. long 01-34 Average 83-85 Haunted 46-56 Pointed 35-67 Long 86-88 Hawkish 57-67 Round 68-00 Short 89-91 Hostile 68-78 Shell-like 92-94 Inquisitive 79-89 Small Shoulders 95-97 Jovial 90-00 Square 01-25 Average 98-00 Lascivious 26-50 Broad Ear Lobes 51-75 Narrow Table 2 01-25 Attached 76-00 Sloping 01-03 Laughing 26-50 Average 04-06 Leering 51-75 None Back 07-09 Mad (insane) 76-00 Pendant 01-33 Average 10-12 Malign 34-67 Broad 13-15 Maternal/Paternal Ear Prominence 68-00 Narrow 16-18 Mischievous 01-20 Average 19-21 Mobile 21-40 Flat to head Unusual Features (optional) 22-24 Pained 41-60 None. upper back 74-76 Friendly 12-22 Large 77-79 Hard 23-33 None Length 80-82 Haughty 34-45 Oval. corded 34-36 Child-like 86-88 Wise 73-86 Thin 37-39 Clouded 89-91 Wizened 87-00 Thin (pencil-like) 40-42 Compassionate 92-94 Wolfish 43-45 Confused 95-97 Worn Condition 46-48 Craggy 98-00 Young 01-14 Adam’s apple prominent 49-51 Cruel 15-28 Creased 52-54 Cunning Ears 29-42 Flabby 55-57 Demonic 01-33 Average location 43-56 Leathery 58-60 Devilish 34-67 High on head 57-71 Smooth 61-64 Diabolic 68-00 Low on head 72-86 Wattled 65-67 Distant 87-00 Wrinkled 68-70 Dog-like Ear Size 71-73 Foxy 01-11 Average Torso.

long. or short 89-00 Wasp-like 71-80 Sunken length) 81-90 Tight Hips 91-00 Washboard-muscled Size 01-10 Average 01-33 Average 11-20 Boyish Arms 34-67 Long 21-30 Broad 68-00 Short 31-40 Fat Length 41-50 Hippo-like 01-25 Ape-like Descriptor 51-60 Lean 26-50 Average 01-08 Banana-like 61-70 Narrow 51-75 Long 09-16 Bony 71-80 Rounded 76-00 Short 17-25 Bulbous 81-90 Slender 26-33 Clawed 91-00 Wide Descriptor 34-42 Delicate 01-09 Beefy 43-50 Fat Buttocks 10-17 Bulging 51-59 Hard 01-05 Apple 18-26 Corded 60-67 Nimble 06-09 Average 27-34 Fat 68-75 Sausage-like 10-14 Bag-like 35-42 Flabby 76-83 Spatulate 15-18 Drooping 43-50 Muscular 84-92 Thick 19-22 Fat 51-58 Shapely 93-00 Thin 23-26 Flabby 59-66 Smooth 27-31 Flat 67-74 Stick-like Fingernails 32-35 Gigantic 75-83 Thin 36-40 Ham-like 84-92 Toned Length 41-45 Heart-shaped (inverse) 93-00 Wiry 01-33 Average 46-49 Hot 34-66 Long 50-54 Lean Hands 67-00 Short 55-59 Lumpy 60-64 Muscular Size Descriptor 65-68 Onion 01-33 Average 01-12 Claw-like 69-73 Peach-like 34-66 Large 13-23 Discolored 74-78 Plump 67-00 Small 24-34 Horny 79-82 Rounded 35-45 Manicured 161 . Appendixes 25-36 Broad/full-bosomed Descriptor 46-56 Ragged 37-49 Flabby/drooping 01-08 Ape-like 57-67 Sharp 50-62 Flat/small-breasted 09-16 Big-knuckled 68-78 Talon-like 63-75 Gaunt/skinny 17-25 Bony 79-89 Thick 76-87 Muscular/outstanding 26-33 Calloused 90-00 Yellowed 88-00 Sunken/flat-breasted 34-41 Crooked 42-49 Delicate Torso. lower back Unusual Features (optional) 50-57 Fat 01-16 Concave area 58-66 Hairy Length 17-33 Hairless 67-75 Ham-like 01-33 Average 34-49 Hairy 76-83 Hard 34-67 Long 50-66 Pigeon-breasted 84-92 Slender 68-00 Short 67-83 Scarred 93-00 Soft 84-00 Superfluous nipple Waist Palms 01-11 Average Belly 01-17 Broad 12-22 Broad 01-10 Average 18-33 Calloused 23-33 Fat 11-20 Fat 34-50 Long 34-44 Lean 21-30 Flat 51-66 Hard 45-55 Narrow 31-40 Gorilla-like 67-83 Moist 56-66 Thick 41-50 Gut/ Beer belly 84-00 Soft 67-77 Thickly muscled 51-60 Hard 78-88 Thin 61-70 Paunchy Fingers (Average.

soles 01-20 Calloused Other Descriptor 21-40 Delicate 01-20 Birth-marked 01-10 Average 41-60 Flat 21-40 Burn-marked 11-19 Bony 61-80 Hard 41-60 Mutilated 20-28 Bulging 81-00 Soft 61-80 Scarred 29-37 Curvaceous 81-00 Tattooed 38-46 Fat Toes 47-55 Muscular 56-64 Plump Size 65-73 Thick 01-33 Average 74-82 Thin 34-66 Long 83-91 Scrawny 67-00 Short 92-00 Shapely 162 .Gary Gygax’s World Builder 83-87 Sexy Legs Descriptor 88-91 Skinny 01-09 Bony 92-95 Small Length 10-18 Bulbous 96-00 Steatopygic 01-33 Average 19-27 Callused 34-66 Long 28-36 Clawed Torso. lower front 67-00 Short 37-45 Delicate 46-54 Fat Length Descriptor 55-64 Hammer-like 01-34 Average 01-09 Average 65-73 Hard 35-67 Long 10-18 Bony 74-82 Spatulate 68-00 Short 19-26 Bulging 83-91 Thick 27-34 Curvaceous 92-00 Thin Abdomen/Loins 35-42 Fat 01-14 Average 43-50 Hairy Toenails 15-29 Fat-rolled 51-58 Muscular 01-12 Claw-like 30-43 Muscular 59-67 Potato-like 13-24 Discolored 44-58 Plump 68-75 Scrawny 25-37 Horny 59-72 Scrawny 76-83 Shapely 38-49 Manicured 73-86 Smooth 84-91 Thick 50-62 Ragged 87-00 Thin 92-00 Thin 63-74 Sharp 75-87 Thick Legs Feet 88-00 Yellowed Optional Descriptors Size Optional Adjustments 01-20 Bandy legged 01-33 Average 21-40 Bent-kneed 34-67 Large Missing Part 41-60 Bowlegged 68-00 Small 61-80 Knock-kneed 01-11 Arm 81-00 Pigeon-toed Descriptor 12-22 Ear 01-17 Broad 23-33 Eye Thighs 18-34 Delicate 34-44 Finger 35-50 Hairy 45-55 Foot Length 51-66 Hard 56-66 Forearm 01-33 Average 67-83 Slender 67-77 Hand 34-66 Long 84-00 Thick-ankled 78-88 Leg 67-00 Short 89-00 Toe Feet.

fish Bronze Emerald 75-77 Pool. Appendixes Appendix C: Appurte. kitchen Spark blue (electric blue) Pearl gray 33-35 Gate house Turquoise blue Pewter 36-37 Gazebo Ultramarine Salt & pepper 38-40 Grotto Silver 41-42 Guard house Blue-black Slate 43-45 Kitchen Dark blue Smoke 46-48 Lodge Indigo Stone 49-51 Mews (for hawks) Navy blue 52-54 Moat Green 55-57 Orchard Brown Apple-green 58-59 Patio Adust Aquamarine 60-62 Pen Auburn Beryl 63-65 Pergola Bay Bottle-green 66-68 Pool Baise Celadon 69-71 Pool and fountain Bistre Chartreuse 72-74 Pool. bullet. garden Crow Lucid 68-72 Laundry Ebony Pure 73-77 Mason shop Ink Translucent 78-82 Shrine Jet Transparent 83-88 Smoke house Pitch 89-94 Stables Raven Gray 95-00 Summer house Sable (heraldric) Ash-gray Soot Bat Structures Blue-gray 01-03 Arch Blue (and Indigo) Chiaroscuro 04-06 Bartizan Aqua Dingy 07-08 Catwalk Aquamarine Dove gray 09-11 Cistern. horned. rectangu Hazel lar. 87-89 Terrace Ecru nant Structures & 90-92 Tower (beaked. roof Azure (heraldric) Drab 12-13 Coach house Cerulean Dun 14-16 Coop Cyan/cyanic Dusky 17-18 Courtyard Periwinkle Heather 19-21 Curtain wall Robin’s egg blue Iron-gray 22-24 Dove cot (for pigeons) Royal blue Lead/leaden 25-26 Fountain Sapphire Livid 27-29 Garden Sky blue Mousy 30-32 Garden. swimming Chocolate Grass-green 81-83 Poultry coup Cinnamon 84-86 Privy Dapple 163 . square) Liver-colored Places 93-95 Turret Mahogany 01-05 Abattoir 96-98 Vinery Nut brown 06-10 Arbor 99-00 Well house Ochre 11-16 Bakery Puce 17-21 Barn Sepia 22-26 Blacksmith forge/shop Appendix D: Colors Tan 27-31 Bower and Associated Colors Tawny 32-36 Carpentry shop Toast 37-41 Chapel Color (Hue) Umber 42-47 Dairy Black: 48-52 Drying house Blue-black Clear 53-57 Hermitage Charcoal Crystalline 58-62 Kennels Coal Limpid 63-67 Labyrinth. garden Chestnut Glaucous 78-80 Pool. round. Fawn Places (randomized) shaped.

Gary Gygax’s World Builder Hunter Lilac Rust Glittering Kelly Magenta Sorrel Glossy Leaf-green Mauve Metallic Lime Plum White Shining Malachite Puce Alabaster Moss-green Purpure (heraldric) Argent (heraldric) Dark Olive Violet Chalk Dull Pea-green Ivory Dusty Pine-green Red Lily Muddy Reseda Beet-red Milk Muted Sage Blood-red Paper Pale Sea-green Brick-red Platinum Shade Spinach-green Burgundy Silver Tint Slime-green Carbuncle-red Snow Undertone Turquoise Cardinal Watery Verd Carmine Yellow Verdigris Carnation Amber Blotched Vert (heraldric) Cerise Banana Mottled Cherry Beige Spattered Opalescence—Color Cinnabar Buff Stained Play Claret Chartreuse Streaked Iridescence Cochineal Chrome yellow Luminous Crimson Citrine Pearlesent Damask Crocus Phosphorescent Fuchsia Cream-colored Radiant Gules (heraldric) Fallow Scintillating Lake Fawny Sheen Madder Flaxen Striated Magenta Gamboge Rainbow Mulberry Gilt Variegated Murrey Gold Pink Golden Orange Raspberry Honey Apricot Red ochre Lemon Bright rust Rose Or (heraldric) Burnt orange Rouge Primrose Carrot-orange Ruby Saffron Coral Ruddy Sallow Flame Rust-red Sandy Peach Sanguine Straw-yellow Red-yellow Scarlet Sulfur Salmon Strawberry Topaz Tangerine Terra cotta Yellow ocher Tenne (heraldric) Vermilion Wine-red Descriptive & Modifying Purple Terms for Color Amethyst Red-Brown Bright Blue-red Bronze Brilliant Eggplant Copper Clear Heliotrope Henna Deep Lavender Khaki Intense Maroon Pure Roan Sharp Russet Vibrant Vivid 164 .

Battle: A division of an army. heavy tapestry. . Terminology Lantern.written Beaver: The lower part of the helmet. Bases: Embroidered knee-length skirt worn by a knight Foot-candle (fc): One Foot Candle equals the total in full-dress and mounted. ado. and distinguish writing on a page. but rather explains the Campfire. Without further Fireplace Fire: 30 candlepower on average. Buckram: Coarse linen cloth stiffened with glue. small: 25 candlepower on average.2 Bolter: A sieve for sifting and straining meal. In Cresset: 20 candlepower on average. Bating: To cause a falcon to flutter or flap its wings. one can see with a given source. All of the examples of lighting included in this essay are in Bauble: The fool’s or jester’s stick or “rod of office. Candle. plane used is 3’ (36”). Camlet: Light and fine cloth made from camel’s hair. foot candles the sentences were readable but with great Bolter-House: A meal-straining outbuilding. and distinguish writing on a page. other words the value of the light itself. Lantern. Barbed: Armed and armored (harnessed) for warfare. Unusual/Archaic Reflectance: Reflectance is the ratio of luminous flux Names for Things (with defini- (lumens) reflected from a surface in relation to luminous tions) flux (lumens) incident onto the surface. with great difficulty. were written with a hand-dipped calligraphic pen. Brook: To loose a falcon to hunt.5 foot-candles are the Bavin: Light wood and brush that burns away quickly. quanitity of light that certain sources may produce. Arass: A fine. but Cambric: Fine white linen cloth.1 foot-candle it Bombard: A leather vessel to hold and carry liquor. large: 60 candlepower on average. The Bilbo: A fetter used to confine a prisoner aboard a ship. light and dark colors.2 foot-candles allows you to tell the difference between Bulk: The protruding part of a shop upon which goods light and dark colors. The dark colors would be indiscernible from one another Brusing iron: A heavy mace. The dark colors would distinguishable from one another and the writing on the page would be easily readable. are displayed. minimal amount of light needed to read hand. another and the writing on the page would be readable. . Types of surface reflectance range from specular (mirror like) to the diffuse Antre: A cavern or large cave. difficulty and many mistakes made. words on a piece of paper without any difficulty.” foot-candles. Oil: 2 to 6 candlepower depending on wick height. and distinguish writing on a page. Appendixes Appendix E: Light from a Flame Projecting Illumination from other Light Sources: This short appendix is not designed to establish how far Campfire. (lambertian). with many objects exhibiting combinations. Brace: Armor worn on the arm. The dark colors would be almost indiscernible from one Buskin: A high-heeled boot worn mainly for hunting. Cater-Cousin: A distant relative or a close friend. intensity of light that falls upon a one square foot surface Bat-Fowling: Netting birds at dusk. in a beam. Lumen: The basic unit of measurement used for light. . Oil. usually hung a short Reflectances are important when calculating illuminances. At . with Reflector: 3 candlepower directed in a beam. At . Task Height: The plane at which the work is performed Ban-Dog: A fierce and vicious guard dog held fast by (readings taken). Argosy: A large merchant ship. and the writing on the page would be unreadable. Bot: A small worm. Unless it is otherwise specified the work bands or a chain. A 60.1 foot-candles allows you to tell the difference between Brach: A female hound. It was determined that . a thieves’ trick to that is placed 1 foot away from a point source of light that distract victims in the evening. distance away from the wall. 165 . prepare to be enlightened. watt Soft White bulb is much more powerful producing Torch: 15 candlepower on average. that’s all. Appendix F Names.5 foot-candles allows you to tell the difference between light and dark colors. 855 lumens. with reflector: 6 to 15 candlepower directed dinner candle produces approximately 12 lumens. sentences on the paper were one-quarter inch in height and Bodkin: A dagger. could be determined that there was writing on the page and Bombast: Cotton stuffing for lining of garments. A Lantern. equals 1 candle power.

Gary Gygax’s World Builder Cheap: A market. a net set to snare woodcock. Wind. Weed: A garment. Mead: A fermented alcoholic drink made from honey. Gest: A stage of a royal journey. Maund: A hand basket. Distaff: A spinning wheel. it being fast or loose. called a score. Pitch: The apex of a falcon’s flight in hunting. uniforms were made. Inkle: A kind of tape. the bull’s eye. Limbec: An alembic or still. Fitchew: The polecat. Synod: An assembly of the gods. Dancing Rapier: A decorative sword. Pilch: A leather coat. Stoop: The dive of the falcon as it goes after its prey. Consort: A company of musicians. Jauncing: Making a horse prance. Truckle Bed: A bed on wheels so as to be stored under Jack: The small bowl aimed at in lawn bowling. Fosset: A tap to drain liquid from a container. Quern: A hand mill for grinding mostly grain. sugar and spice. Grange: A solitary farm. those lacking horns being palled. words. Gloze: Empty. Puttock: A kite. Pouncet Box: A small. also a term for a butcher boy. Leaguer: The camp of a besieging army. dishes are cleared for new ones. Painted Cloth: A large canvas hanging painted or Domestic Offices: Buttery. Durance: The strong material from which prison bread crumbs. thus “winks” is slumbering. Clout: The center of the target. a cutpurse. Gyves: Fetters. Jakes: An outside privy. usually deceitful. written upon used to decorate a wall. Orts: Innards. Tally: A notched stick used to keep count. Harness: Armor. something. Meiny: Household retinue. Fast and Loose: A cheating game of Gypsies based on Pox: A disease. Quarry: A heap of slaughtered game. Measure: A stately dance. perfume is kept for smelling. a table made from planks set Horologe: A clock. Hive: A conical bonnet. Draff: Food scraps fed to swine. Posset: A drink made of boiled milk. Wink: Shut the eyes. and pantry. Curtle-Axe: A cutlass. Paddock: A toad. Chine: A joint of beef. Furred Pack: A leather container with the hair side Remove: One of several courses at a dinner where old outwards. upon something akin to saw horses. Urchin: A hedgehog. Upwind: The direction a falcon is sent after prey. Fardel: A backpack or similar bundle. Linsey-Woolsey: Fabric made of linen and wool blend. Cock-Shut: Evening time. Moocher: A truant or petty thief. being freed. the time of stay at a Stone Bow: A pellet crossbow. either epidemic (the plague) or venereal. Pageant: A theatrical exhibition or performance. 166 . Wassail: Revelry. Maintenance: A carriage. Luce: A pike (fish). Toils: Nets or snares used to capture. Drollery: A puppet show. Vizard: A face mask. Wind. Water-Galls: Secondary rainbows. Jesses: Straps tied between a falcon’s legs & the arm. Pot: A wooden drinking vessel. a trifle. Daubery: The art or practice of impersonation. Frippery: An old-clothes shop. Crare: A small ship with both fore. Galligaskins: Loose breeches. cellars. Cuttle: The knife used by a cutpurse. Tike: A small dog.and sterncastle. Downwind: The direction a falcon is sent if Leaping House: A brothel. Lop: Small branches cut off for burning as faggots. Holy-Ales: Rural religious festivals. Orisons: Prayers. Dibble: A pointed stick to make holes for seed planting. each mark Haggard: A wild hawk. place by a royal party. feasting and drinking with merriment. plenty. Rouse: A bumper. scraps. Cheveril: Kidskin. Keech: A roll of beef fat. Foison: A rich harvest. Rascal: A lean and worthless deer. a full measure of drink. Coranto: A quick and lively dance. Trestle Table: Basically. eggs. Neat: Horned cattle. thus “weeds” are garments. kitchen. Demi-Wolf: A cross between a wolf and a dog. usually a higher bed. Doit: A small coin (originally half of a farthing). a knot. Drench: A mixture of bran and water. Lag: The lowest class of people or things. ale or sherry. Sweetmeat: A candied fruit. Kirtle: A jacket with attached skirts. Puling: Whining and begging for something. perforated box in which musk or Farthingale: A hoop. Tuck: A rapier.

Precious Opal (quartz mineral base at 5. black.5) opaque with a play of metallic Common Opal (quartz mineral base at 5. Aventurine Feldspar (6-6. Gen. “Pale Violet” after “Violet”. red. blue. color colored as follows red. inclusions of flecks/spatterings of blue. between them. yellow. blue. green. orange with a blue color play Pearl (with a pearlesent luster called “orient” at 3-4) colored red-brown a blue color play as follows orange with a green color play red-brown a green color play black. dark gray with a green to gold color play brown color.5-6. red. Hemispherical pearls are worth approximately 75% of the value of spherical ones. Colors named follow as closely as possible the light spectrum from white to black with the hues violet. but it is not gray tint. inclusions of flecks/spatterings of blue.5) colored as fol- lows Average skin texture lowers pearl value by approximately 25%. rine ones. pink. inclusions of flecks/spatterings of blue. inclusions of flecks/spatterings of blue. orange. cream. whitish translucent yellow. blue ground. pink color. spherical fine skin Note: This is a compilation of actual gemstones. blotches and/or swirl inclusions of blue. green. black. very pale dove gray translucent green. pink. whitish translucent cat’s eye white. red. spherical fine skin brown tint. dark gray ground. green. pink. dark green ground. pink. black with a blue to green color play brown-yellow.5-6. pale tan-yellow translucent green. strong blue-white sheen green. pink color. milky ground. pink. spherical fine skin red-brown a red color play rose tint. indigo ground. black. yellow. black with a full-spectrum color play whitish. Baroque (irregularly shaped) pearls are worth approximately 50% of the value of spherical ones. pale dove gray translucent green. spherical fine skin erally Named in Order of Relative silvery tint. indigo. dark gray with a full-spectrum color play pink color. blue-white ground. red. inclusions of flecks/spatterings of blue. soft gray translucent cat’s eye white. spherical fine skin Value yellow tint.5) opaque with a play of metallic grass green. pink. whitish clear. red. red. pale tan-yellow translucent cat’s eye white. inclusions of flecks/spatterings of blue.5) with a turbid transparency black. spherical fine skin pink tint. blue. yellow. inclusions of flecks/spatterings of blue. inclusions of flecks/spatterings of green. spherical fine skin green tint. black ground. yellow. green. colored as follows yellow. Oval and pear-shaped pearls are worth approximately 75% of yellow. The number after the name of a stone indicates its relative hard- ness on the Mohs’ Scale. Labradorite Feldspar (6-6. black. green. Of the value of spherical ones. soft gray translucent green. inclusions of flecks/spatterings of blue. pale dove gray translucent cat’s eye white. variations of color are interposed. Appendixes Appendix G Gemstones by Color. blotches and/or swirl inclusions of blue. red. and so forth. pale blue ground. That is. very pale dove gray translucent cat’s eye white. blotches and/or swirl inclusions of whitish. spherical fine skin 167 . it is aimed at use in a fantasy world environment. pink. deep blue ground. course. Pearls with a weight over 100 carats add 1% per carat to the carat weight value of the specimen. Fresh water pearly have approximately 50% of the value of ma- green. yellow. pink color. yellow. not as a treatise on gemology. such as “Colorless” before “White”. red. Moonstone (feldspar at 6-6. spherical fine skin orange with a red color play dark green. yellow. blotches and/or swirl inclusions of whitish. inclusions of flecks/spatterings of blue. spherical fine skin meant to reflect actuality. pink.5) colored as colors colored as follows follows pale gray with a strong blue color play milk white. dark gray with a blue to green color play green. and brown). Coarse skin texture lowers pearl value by approximately 50%. black with a green to gold color play pale yellow-brown. red. yellow. green. red. pink. red. blotches and/or swirl inclusions of blue. pink. pale green ground. red. pink. (purple.

quartz (6. quartz (6.5) White (Inclusions Resembling Green Flora/Ferns with Reds.5-7) jadeite (6.5) zircon (6-6.5) danburite (7-7.5) sapphire (9) sapphire (9) /yes/yes sapphire (9) iolite (7-7. siberite tourmaline (7-7.5-7) diamond (10) nephrite (6-6. Grays): indigolite tourmaline (7-7.5) /yes/no Colorless (transparent not showing great “sparkle” from light refraction): Violet: hambergite (7.5-7) apatite (5) apatite (5) /yes/no amber (2-2.5) amber (2-2.5-7) lazulite (5-6) lazulite (5-6) cat’s eye quartz (7) /yes/no cat’s eye quartz (7) nephrite * (6-6.5) indigolite tourmaline (7-7. or pattern of darker color.5) zircon (6-6.5) nephrite (6-6. White with Gray-Blue Banding: Deep Blue to Clear (in one stone): chalcedony quartz (7) tourmaline (7-7.5-7) Violet Red: sapphire (9) sapphire (9) /yes/yes sapphire (9) Colorless(Inclusions of Red and/or Brown.5) Pale Violet: cassiterite (6-7) cassiterite (6-7) siberite tourmaline (7-7. Grays): dendritic agate.5) amber (2-2.Gary Gygax’s World Builder Colorless (showing “sparkle” from light refraction): Transparent Trlcnt/Cat’s Eye/Star Opaque Transparent Trlcnt/Cat’s Eye/Star Opaque Blue-White: diamond (10) lazulite(5-6) lazulite(5-6) sapphire (9) euclase (7. ***Flecked with gold-colored pyrites.5-8) siberite tourmaline (7-7.5) indigolite tourmaline (7-7.5-7) tanzanite (6-6.5-8) Browns.5) amber sapphire (9) sapphire (9) /yes/yes sapphire (9) (2-2. 168 .5) sanidine orthoclase (6) spodumene.5-7) jadeite (6.5) *Often with flecks.5-6) Landscape): lazulite (5-6) lazulite (5-6) scenic agate.5) Deep Blue: coral (3-4) diamond (10) amber (2-2. brown or black. Resembling a spinel (8) Landscape): scenic agate.5) nephrite * (6-6. quartz (6. spots.5) spinel (8) phenacite (7.5-7) jadeite (6.5-8) ivory (2-3) topaz (7-7.5-7) jadeite coral (3-4) (6.5) Ivory (White): beryl (7.5) benitoite * (6-6.5-7) Indigo (very dark “navy” blue): sapphire (9) sapphire (9) /yes/yes sapphire (9) White: spinel (8) hambergite (7.5) iolite (7-7.5) White (Inclusions of Red and/or Brown. and most stones smaller.5) benitoite * (6-6. **Veined with green.5) grossular.5) Colorless (Inclusions Resembling Green Flora/Ferns with Reds.5-7) scapolite (6-6. aquamarine (7.5) tanzanite (6-6.5) iolite (7-7. Resembling a hauynite lapis lazuli (5. kunzite (6-7) amblygonite (6) jadeite (6.5) beryl (7.5) petalite (6-6.5) jadeite (6. leuco garnet (7-7.5) chalcedony quartz (7) turquoise (5-6) turquoise ** (5-6) lapis lazuli *** (5-6) *No larger when cut than 10 carats.5-8) topaz (7-7.5) dendritic agate.5) scapolite (6-6.5) spodumene.5-6) lazulite (5-6) lazulite (5-6) White with Blue Banding: lapis lazuli * (5-6) chalcedony quartz (7) *Flecked with gold-colored pyrites.5) scapolite (6-6.5-7) tantalite (5-6) violane diopside (5-6) violane diopside (5-6) /yes/yes hypersthene (5-6) apatite (5) apatite (5) /yes/no diopside (5-6) apatite (5) Violet-Blue: rock crystal (7) sapphire (9) sapphire (9) /yes/yes sapphire (9) iolite (7-7. hauynite lapis lazuli (5.5) iolite (7-7.5) Browns. quartz (6.5) White with Green: Blue: jadeite (6.5) jadeite (6. kunzite (6-7) labradorite feldspar (6-6.5) iolite (7-7.

5-8) “jardine”chry* (8.5-8) tourmaline (7-7.5) **With stripes or bands of lighter green color.5-4) tourmaline (7-7. brown or black. and it is thus called flowering anchorite tourmaline (7-7. Appendixes Transparent Trlcnt/Cat’s Eye/Star Opaque Transparent Trlcnt/Cat’s Eye/Star Opaque Blue with White Banding: quartz (6. Deep Green to Clear (in one stone): Blue to Green (in one stone): tourmaline (7-7.5) wardite (5) verdalite tourmaline (7-7. hiddenite (6-7) turquoise * (5-6) smaragdite (6. or pattern of lighter or darker color. Deep Green (Emerald Green): Light Blue to Clear (in one stone): emerald (7.5-4) aquamarine (7.5) moldavite (5.5-8) emerald (7.5) obsidian **** (5-5. sapphire (9) sapphire (9) /yes/yes sapphire (9) ****Most valuable is with golden or silver luster.5) diopside (5-6) diopside (5-6) /yes/ yes zircon (6-6. or pattern of lighter or darker color.5-8) emerald (7.5) indigolite tourmaline (7-7.5) Green-Blue: jadeite * (6. brown or black.5) /yes/no lazulite (5-6) lazulite (5-6) demantoid garnet (6.5) /yes/yes chalcedony quartz (7) anchorite tourmaline (7-7.5) smaragdite (6.5-8) *Typically with flecks. brown or black.5) *No larger when cut than 10 carats. diopside (5-6) diopside (5-6) /yes/ yes dioptase (5) Blue-Green (Sea Green): malachite ** (3.5) * /yes/yes enstatite * turquoise (5-6) dioptase (5) turquoise ** (5-6) moldavite (5.5) obsidian.5-8) emerald (7.5) Blue to Clear to Pink (in one stone): malachite *** (3.5) *Typically with flecks.5) enstatite (5.5) jadeite * (6.5) obsidian **** (5-5. and most stones smaller. spots.5) whitish.5) uvarolite garnet (7.5) enstatite (5.5) kornerupine (6.5-8) anchorite tourmaline (7-7.5) A stone of solid coloration is the most valuable.5) actinolite (5.5) tourmaline (7-7. topaz (7-7.5) cat’s eye quartz (7) /yes/no moldavite (5.5) Bottle Green: benitoite * (6-6. spots.5) peridot (6-6.5) Gray-Blue with Brown Flecks and/or Swirls: smaragdite (6. *Displays a metallic sheen **Veined with green. heliotrope 169 .5-7) turquoise (5-6) spodumene.5) *Veined with green.5-7) chalcedony quartz (7) Moss Green: Gray-Blue: chrysoberyl (8. Light Blue: **This stone has a metallic iridescence.5) moldavite (5. aquamarine (7.5-6) apatite (5) apatite (5) /yes/no Dark Olive Green with Red Flecks and/or Spots: chalcedony.5) chalcedony quartz (7) diopside (5-6) diopside (5-6) /yes/ yes apatite (5) apatite (5) /yes/no Blue to Clear (in one stone): aventurine quartz ** (7) tourmaline (7-7.5) verdalite tourmaline (7-7. euclase (7. wardite (5) turquoise (5-6) Deep Green to Bright Pink: turquoise * (5-6) tourmaline (7-7.5) diamond (10) sapphire (9) sapphire (9) /yes/yes sapphire (9) Olive Green: emerald (7.5) clinozoisite epidote (6-7) clinozoisite epidote (6-7) idiocrase (6. diamond (10) ***With stripes or bands of lighter green color.5-8) flower-shaped inclusions. another variety has euclase (7. amazonite feldspar (6-6.5) chrysoberyl (8.5) *Veined with green.5) Blue to Clear to Pink (in one stone): Green: tourmaline (7-7.5) benitoite * (6-6.5) spinel (8) uvarolite garnet (7.5-7) jadeite * (6.5-7) Gray-Blue with White Flecks: clinozoisite epidote (6-7) clinozoisite epidote (6-7) chalcedony quartz (7) epidote (6-7) epidote (6-7) kornerupine (6.5-7) aquamarine (7.5-7) jadeite * (6.

5) amber (2-2.5) chrysoberyl (8.5) /yes/no grossular garnet (7-7.5) nephrite * (6-6.5) **Typically with flecks. amber (2-2.5-8) nephrite * yes/no (6-6.5-7) jadeite * (6. prehnite (6-6.5) kornerupine (6.5-2) Deep Yellow: diamond (10) sapphire (9) sapphire (9) /yes/yes 170 .5) amblygonite (6) Light Green: apatite (5) apatite (5) /yes/no diamond (10) citrine quartz (7) sapphire (9) sapphire (9) /yes/yes sapphire (9) *Sometimes with flecks.5-8) emerald (7.5-8) diamond (10) chrysoberyl (8. or spodumene.5) spodumene.5) grossular garnet (7-7.5) grossular garnet (7-7.5) beryl (7.5) *This stone will show a commensurate hue of red in artificial light.5) amber (2-2.5) demantoid garnet (6.5-7) sapphire (9) sapphire (9) /yes/yes sapphire (9) turquoise (5-6) beryl (7.5) Green to Pink (in one stone): andalusite (7.5) andalusite (7.5-7) jadeite * (6.5) grossular garnet (7-7. demantoid topazolite garnet (7.5) tourmaline (7-7.5) amazonite feldspar (6-6.5) kornerupine (6.5) anchorite tourmaline (7-7. andalusite (7.5) /yes/yes chrysoberyl (8.5) sulphur (1.5) cat’s eye quartz (7) /yes/no cat’s eye quartz (7) kornerupine (6.5) Green Exterior.5-7) brizalianite (5.5-8) danburite (7-7.5) /yes/yes chrysoberyl (8.5-8) emerald (7. or pattern of lighter or darker color. or idiocrase (6. Red Interior (in one stone): Wine (very pale) Yellow: tourmaline (7-7. spots. hiddenite (6-7) citrine quartz (7) kornerupine (6.5) amber (2-2.5-8) grossular garnet (7-7.5- 8) Yellow: beryl (7.5) grossular garnet (7-7.5) amber (2-2. or demantoid garnet (6.5) /yes/yes chrysoberyl (8.5-7) grossular garnet (7-7.5-7) prasiolite quartz (7) clinozoisite epidote (6-7) clinozoisite epidote (6-7) prase quartz (7) zircon (6-6.5) beryl (7.5) sapphire (9) sapphire (9) /yes/yes sapphire (9) topaz (7-7.5) nephrite * (6-6.5) tourmaline (7-7.5-8) chalcedony.5) tourmaline (7-7.5) amber (2-2. chrysoprase diamond (10) quartz (6. Red Interior (in one stone): brizalianite (5.5-7) white.5) verdalite tourmaline (7-7. or pattern of lighter or darker color.5) quartz (6.5) emerald (7.5) verdalite tourmaline (7-7.5-7) jadeite ** (6.5) amber (2-2. jadeite * (6.5) /yes/no topaz (7-7. spots.5-8) verdalite tourmaline (7-7.5) hydro Leek Green: anchorite tourmaline (7-7.Gary Gygax’s World Builder Transparent Trlcnt/Cat’s Eye/Star Opaque Transparent Trlcnt/Cat’s Eye/Star Opaque (8.5) nephrite * (6-6.5) Apple Green: amblygonite (6) jadeite * (6.5) nephrite * (6-6.5) verdalite tourmaline (7-7.5) grossular garnet (7-7.5-7) jadeite * (6.5-8) emerald (7.5-4) beryl (7.5) Yellow-Green: diopside (5-6) diopside (5-6) /yes/ yes sapphire (9) sapphire (9) /yes/yes sapphire (9) sphene (5-5.5) smaragdite (6. emerald (7. hiddenite (6-7) white.5) *Typically with flecks.5) Light Green to Clear (in one stone): (8. hiddenite (6-7) idiocrase (6.5) Green to Clear (in one stone): Green-Yellow: tourmaline (7-7.5) **With stripes or bands of lighter green color.5-7) andalusite (7.5) Green Exterior.5) phenacite (7. brown or black.5-8) *Sometimes with flecks. Clear Middle Band.5) peridot (6-6. spots. or pattern of lighter or darker color. or pattern of lighter or darker color.5-8) turquoise ** (5-6) topaz (7-7.5) grossular garnet (7-7.5) apatite (5) apatite (5) /yes/no zircon (6-6.5-8) emerald (7.5) peridot (6-6.5-7) **Veined with green.5) jadeite * (6.5) nephrite * yes/no (6-6.5) /yes/yes chrysoberyl (8.5-7) nephrite * yes/no (6-6.5) jadeite ** (6.5) beryl (7.5) amber (2-2.5) chrysoberyl (8.5) amber (2-2.5) spodumene. nephrite * yes/no (6-6.5-7) diopside (5-6) diopside (5-6) /yes/yes demantoid garnet (6.5) Lemon Yellow: malachite ** (3.5) grossular garnet (7-7. chrysoprase chrysoberyl (8. spots.5) Pale Yellow: chalcedony.5) white.

5) sphene (5-5. Pink with White Bands: rhodochrosite (4) rhodochrosite (4) Pale Brownish Gold (Champagne color): scapolite (6-6.5) coral (3-4) amber (2-2.5) fire opal (5.5) Pale Orange: Bright Pink with White Bands: scapolite (6-6.5) coral (3-4) citrine quartz (7) rose quartz (7) rose quartz (7) /no/yes chalcopyrite * (3.5-8) *With a violet tine and white and/or black inclusions in spots and/or spinel (8) swirls.5) topaz (7-7. kunzite (6-7) beryl (7.5) anchorite tourmaline (7-7.5) amber (2-2.5) idiocrase (6.5-4) sapphire (9) sapphire (9) /yes/yes sapphire (9) *Shows a brassy luster.5-4) *Shows a brassy luster.5) coral (3-4) Golden Yellow: Pale Pink: sapphire (9) sapphire (9) /yes/yes sapphire (9) spodumene.5) scapolite (6-6.5-6.5) /yes/eys topaz (7-7.5) /yes/yes chrysoberyl (8.5-6. topaz (7-7.5) scapolite (6-6. Appendixes Transparent Trlcnt/Cat’s Eye/Star Opaque Transparent Trlcnt/Cat’s Eye/Star Opaque sapphire (9) piemontite epidote (6-7) cancrinite (5-6) amber (2-2.5) Golden with Golden Brown Bands: rubellite tourmaline (7-7.5-8) cancrinite (5-6) rubellite tourmaline (7-7.5) **Shows a metallic luster.5) rubelilite tourmaline (7-7.5) rose quartz (7) rose quartz (7) /no/yes citrine quartz (7) cat’s eye quartz (7) /yes/no cat’s eye quartz (7) Pale Pink with White Bands: Greenish Gold: rhodochrosite (4) rhodochrosite (4) chalcopyrite * (3. hessonite garnet (7-7. Pink: Golden: diamond (10) beryl (7.5) enstatite (5.5) Scarlet to Strawberry Red: fire opal (5.5) amber (2-2.5-8) sapphire (9) sapphire (9) /yes/yes sapphire (9) spinel (8) beryl (7.5) amber (2-2.5-5) Red-Orange to Scarlet: sapphire (9) sapphire (9) /yes/yes sapphire (9) spessartite garnet (7-7.5) amber (2-2.5) Golden Orange: coral (3-4) sapphire (9) sapphire (9) /yes/yes sapphire (9) rhodochrosite (4) beryl (7.5) fire opal (5.5) Bright Pink to Brown (in one stone): citrine quartz (7) tourmaline (7-7.5) amber (2-2.5) /yes/no Pink to Golden Brown (in one stone): orthoclase feldspar (6-6.5-8) phenacite (7.5-8) chrysoberyl (8.5) /yes/yes tiger’s eye quartz (7) tugtupite * (6) tugtupite * (6) purpurite ** (4-4.5) amber (2-2.5) zircon (6-6.5) amber (2-2.5) rubellite tourmaline (7-7.5-6.5) amber (2-2.5) sapphire (9) sapphire (9) /yes/yes sapphire (9) spessartite garnet (7-7. cornelian quartz (7) spessartite garnet (7-7.5) zincite (4.5) fire opal (5.5) 171 .5) scapolite (6-6.5-6.5-4) *Shows a brassy luster.5-6. zircon (6-6.5) coral (3-4) grossular.5) spessartite garnet (7-7.5) fire opal (5.5) scapolite (6-6.5) topaz (7-7.5) tourmaline (7-7.5) amber (2-2.5) /yes/no rhodochrosite (4) amblygonite (6) apatite (5) apatite (5) /yes/no Light Red: sapphire (9) sapphire (9) /yes/yes sapphire (9) Orange: rubellite tourmaline (7-7.5) spinel (8) dravite tourmaline (7-7.5) beryl (7.5) /yes/no sphene (5-5.5) amber (2-2.5-8) topaz (7-7.5) amblygonite (6) apatite (5) apatite (5) /yes/no Bright Pink: chalcopyrite * (3.5) grossular.5) amber (2-2. spinel (8) anchorite tourmaline (7-7. hessonite garnet (7-7.5) chrysoberyl (8.5-6.5) fire opal (5.5) danburite (7-7.5) enstatite (5.5) chalcedony.5) amber (2-2.5) amber (2-2.5) petalite (6-6.

5) grossular.5) grossular.5) amber (2-2.5) amber (2-2.5-6.5-6. cornelian quartz (7) Purple-Brown: rhodonite (5.5-7) rhodonite (5.5) spessartite garnet (7-7.5) nephrite * (6-6.5-7) Dark Purple: cassiterite (6-7) cassiterite (6-7) sapphire (9) sapphire (9) /yes/yes sapphire (9) zircon (6-6.5) axinite (6.5) chalcedony.5) tantalite (5-6) almandine garnet (7.5-6.5) chalcedony.5) zincite (4. spots. and it is thus called flowering obsidian. spessartite garnet (7-7.5-7) axinite (6.5) sanidine orthoclase (6) labradorite feldspar (6-6.5) ruby (9) ruby (9) /yes/yes ruby (9) cassiterite (6-7) cassiterite (6-7) rubellite tourmaline (7-7. hessonite garnet (7-7.5) obsidian ** (5-5.5) idiocrase (6. hessonite garnet (7-7.5) amber (2-2.5) Deep Red: topaz (7-7. another variety has whitish.5) amber (2-2.5-6.5) rubellite tourmaline (7-7.5-5) jadeite * (6.5) rhodonite (5.5-7) grossular.Gary Gygax’s World Builder Transparent Trlcnt/Cat’s Eye/Star Opaque Transparent Trlcnt/Cat’s Eye/Star Opaque Strawberry Red with Black Inclusions: axinite (6.5) Purple: smoky quartz (7) smoky quartz (7) /no/yes sapphire (9) sapphire (9) /yes/yes sapphire (9) cat’s eye quartz (7) /yes/no cat’s eye quartz (7) gahnite spinel (8) chalcedony.5) chalcedony.5) idiocrase (6.5) amethyst quartz (7) zircon (6-6.5) Violet-Red (Crimson to Carmine): amber (2-2.5) zincite (4.5) nephrite * (6-6.5) amethyst quartz (7) Red: *Shows a metallic luster. hessonite garnet (7-7.5) spinel (8) sinhalite (6.5) piemontite epidote (6-7) Golden Brown: cuprite (4.5) ruby (9) ruby (9) /yes/yes ruby (9) *Sometimes with flecks.5) amber (2-2.5) amber (2-2.5) amber (2-2.5) tanzanite (6-6.5) amber (2-2.5) citrine quartz (7) *Displays a metallic shimmering when cut in a cabochon.5-7) axinite (6.5) Violet-Red: cassiterite (6-7) cassiterite (6-7) ruby (9) ruby (9) /yes/yes ruby (9) idiocrase (6. **Most valuable is with golden or silver luster. ruby (9) ruby (9) /yes/yes ruby (9) spinel (8) Pale Purple: rubellite tourmaline (7-7.5) nephrite * yes/no (6-6. sard quartz (7) tanzanite (6-6.5) axinite (6.5) purpurite * (4-4.5-6.5) fire opal (5.5) fire opal (5. flower-shaped inclusions.5) spessartite garnet (7-7.5) Copper Brown: cassiterite (6-7) cassiterite (6-7) grossular garnet (7-7.5-6. cornelian quartz (7) smoky quartz (7) smoky quartz (7) /no/yes aventurine quartz * (7) Brown-Red: c at’s eye quartz (7) /yes/no cat’s eye quartz (7) ruby (9) ruby (9) /yes/yes ruby (9) *This stone has a metallic iridescence. Red-Purple: sapphire (9) sapphire (9) /yes/yes sapphire (9) Brown: diamond (10) Blue-Purple: dravite tourmaline (7-7.5) rhodonite (5.5) amber (2-2.5-6.5) grossular.5) amber (2-2.5) rhodonite (5.5) obsidian ** (5-5.5) *Shows a metallic luster.5) smoky quartz (7) zincite (4.5-5) amethyst quartz (7) amber (2-2. cornelian quartz (7) binghamite quartz * (7) amber (2-2. 172 .5) topaz (7-7.5-6. rubellite tourmaline (7-7.5-7) axinite (6. or pattern of lighter or darker color.5) *Sometimes with flecks.5) purpurite * (4-4. hessonite garnet (7-7.5-7) jadeite * (6.5) sinhalite (6.5) amber (2-2.5-6.5-7) nephrite * yes/no (6-6. hessonite garnet (7-7. or pattern of lighter or darker color.5) amethyst quartz (7) sphene (5-5.5) amber (2-2. spots. coral (3-4) Light Brown: Red with Black Inclusions: diamond (10) rhodonite (5.5) amblygonite (6) grossular.5-5) dravite tourmaline (7-7.5) zircon (6-6.5) rhodonite (5.

5) smoky quartz (7) spessartite garnet (7-7. Gray: enstatite (5.5) amber (2-2.5-4) andalusite (7.5-4) *Shows a metallic luster.5) diamond (10) *Sometimes with flecks.5-6.5) garnet.5) *Most valuable is with golden or silver luster. ilmenite (5-6) flower-shaped inclusions.5) /yes/yes enstatite (5.5) amber (2-2.5) Black: amber (2-2.5) obsidian ** (5-5.5) * /yes/yes enstatite * (5.5-6.5) amber (2-2.5) obsidian * (5-5.5) enstatite (5. chrysoberyl (8.5-7) whitish.5-7) whitish.5) nephrite * yes/no (6-6.5) rutilite (6-6. Appendixes Transparent Trlcnt/Cat’s Eye/Star Opaque Transparent Trlcnt/Cat’s Eye/Star Opaque Brown with Golden Brown Striations: Pale Gray: hawk’s eye quartz (7) sanidine orthoclase (6) jadeite * (6.5) sapphire (9) sapphire (9) /yes/yes sapphire (9) *Displays a metallic sheen spinel (8) **Most valuable is with golden or silver luster. zircon (6-6.5) chrysoberyl (8.5-7) jadeite * (6.5) jet (2.5-7) axinite (6. or pattern of lighter or darker color.5) nephrite * (6-6.5) tantalite (5-6) amber (2-2.5-7) Red Brown: coral (3-4) topaz (7-7.5-7) jadeite * (6. and it is thus called flowering obsidian.5) clinozoisite epidote (6-7) clinozoisite epidote (6-7) Pale Gray with Blue and White Banding: sinhalite (6. cassiterite (6-7) cassiterite (6-7) flower-shaped inclusions.5) smoky quartz (7) smoky quartz (7) /no/yes cat’s eye quartz (7) /yes/no cat’s eye quartz (7) chalcedony quartz (7) nephrite * yes/no (6-6.5) hematite (5.5) obsidian * (5-5. another variety has axinite (6.5-7) jadeite * (6.5) enstatite (5. or pattern of lighter or darker color.5) peridot (6-6. flower-shaped inclusions. **Most valuable is with golden or silver luster.5) amber (2-2. another variety has whitish.5) * Most valuable is with golden or silver luster.5) nephrite * (6-6. pyrope (7-7.5) spessartite garnet (7-7.5) citrine quartz (7) aventurine quartz ** (7) hematite (5.5) amber (2-2.5) diamond (10) obsidian ** (5-5. spots.5) grossular.5) garnet. spots. and it is thus called flowering obsidian. spots.5) amber (2-2. and it is thus called flowering obsidian. 173 .5) obsidian ** (5-5.5-7) Green-Brown: nephrite * yes/no (6-6.5) obsidian ** (5-5.5) amber (2-2.5) /yes/yes chrysoberyl (8.5) amber (2-2. or pattern of lighter or darker color. hessonite garnet (7-7. another variety has jadeite (6. flower-shaped inclusions.5) chalcedony quartz (7) kornerupine (6. **This stone has a metallic iridescence.5) jet (2.5) grossular garnet (7-7.5) grossular garnet (7-7.5) hematite (5.5) jadeite * (6. Gray-Brown: smoky quartz (7) smoky quartz (7) /no/yes obsidian * (5-5. demantoid melanite garnet (6. and it is thus called flowering obsidian. another variety has whitish. Black-Brown: epidote (6-7) epidote (6-7) hypersthene (5-6) purpurite * (4-4.5) obsidian * (5-5.5-6.5) *Sometimes with flecks.5) amber (2-2.5) kornerupine (6.5) *Sometimes with flecks.5) nephrite * (6-6. pyrope (7-7.5) enstatite (5.5) amber (2-2.5-7) sphene (5-5.

a claim for money. knowing that an Burglary: Any unlawful entry into. nor present at its metal. Highway robbery refers to banditry just demand. intentionally sets fire to or burns something. or the person of the public service. Endangering property by careless use of magic: Bribery of an Official: Giving. the creation of Adulterating Food or Drink: The introduction of foreign same without national. reputation. usually within city something of value to a public official. present ability to Disorderly Conduct: Disturbing the public peace or carry out the threat and presents a dangerous or grievous decorum. see also Treason. of violence or other criminal means to cause harm to person. Desecration: To violate the sacredness of a place or Arson: A criminal offense occurring when a person object. It may denote any kind of a weapon or device. or or unlawful use of magic that poses an immediate and piercing. confronted. assistance to a hostile foreign power or a member of such Criminal Trespass: To commit an unlawful injury to the a force. by the use of violence or intimidation. without leave. offering or promising Careless and/or unlawful use of magic. and the person Desertion: An offence which consists in the abandonment acted wrongfully and without justification. or rights of another. It must be either wilfully committed. and also has an apparent. penetrating. or pointing a dangerous weapon or device at the other. relieves. which makes a willful attempt or threat to injure does not counter locally observed law. Cowardice in the Face of the Enemy: Fleeing from. property. or royal consent. property unusable by neglect or intent. or Adultery: Voluntary sexual relations between a married not acting against. violence and a felonious intent. Disobeying a Lawful Order: Ignoring an officers Assault with a Deadly Weapon: Whenever one person directive. with the present Debt: A sum of money due by certain and express ability to carry out the threat by the use of a dangerous agreement. agents into food or drink for gain. without licensure. generally taking place upon remote or unpatrolled roads. or any other substance put in motion by Drunk & Disorderly Conduct: Disturbing the public him. or having a reasonable opportunity to resist Aiding/Comforting an Enemy: The provision of their intent. or the express or implicit threat of the use. but is some way concerned therein. did something which was a substantial step toward Destruction of Private Property: The rendering of committing the crime. is an accessory after the person is by physical force compelled to do an act contrary fact. with actual or Armed/Highway Robbery: The act or an instance of implied force or violence. in the army or navy. or note in likeness to local monetary units. Accessory to a Crime: Whoever is not the chief actor in Coin Shaving: The act of debasing coins with a lessar the perpetration of the offence. local. or property as a means to obtain property from someone else with his consent. want of due care. Assault: Whenever one person makes a willful attempt or Destruction/Theft of Government Property: The threat to injure someone else. comforts building with the intent to commit a crime. to their will. or proceed from peace or decorum while intoxicated. either Counterfeiting: Passing.Gary Gygax’s World Builder Appendix H: Crimes agent to omit to do an act in violation of the agent’s lawful duty. with intent to defraud. as a door or window. removal or dissolution of property involving a present ability to carry out the threat such as by flourishing governmental agency. 174 . usually through touch or presence. Disrespect to a Noble or Ecclesiastic: Acting in a manner Battery: The unlawful touching of another person by the insulting to the dignity of one or the other. Embezzlement: The wrongful or willful taking of money Begging without License: The solicitation of assistance or property belonging to someone else after the money or from others. aggressor himself. weapon likely to seriously injure or kill the other. a known enemy of the state. especially to enter onto unlawfully taking the property of another another’s land wrongfully. someone else. or bursting through the same with credibly realistic danger to anothers life. such as the debts of a bankrupt. or remaining in. Breaking & Entering: Parting or dividing by force and Endangering life by careless use of magic: Careless and/ violence a solid substance. receives. when person and another person who is not their married spouse. without consent. any offense has been committed. with the intent to limits. of the person taking it. either armed forces or civil. performance. with property has lawfully come into the possession or control entreaties or pleas. and also has an apparent. that poses an immediate and possibly catastrophic influence an official act by the agent or to persuade the danger to another property. as a means of income. Accessory after the Fact: Whoever. or assists the offender in order to hinder or prevent his Coercion: Positive or direct coercion takes place when a apprehension. any coin before or after the fact committed. trial or punishment. person. Extortion: The use.

who is uninvolved in the Harboring a Slave: Giving shelter and/or aid to the primary action taking place. who is uninvolved in the primary action taking place. under the king’s peace (e. usually passing Incest: Sexual relations between persons who are so goods as perfectly sound. without consent. or other internment site without way concerned therein. either apparant or not. either though the loss of limb or loss of use of said limb. willfully and detain and confine a person against his or her will. Flight from/to Avoid Bond Servitude: Fleeing from an Mental Control/Domination by Magic: The unlawful agreed upon indenturement to avoid the *** subjugation of another. written instrument for the urpose of fraud or deceit. activity between spouses. 175 . to control Forgery: The act of criminally making or altering a via magical means. escapes from a place where he is lawfully in defamatory statement is about someone who is identifiable custody. said defects to the prospective buyer. without their consent. slave. or other confinement. Pocket Picking: The removal of another’s belongings generally with a sexual intent or desire. nor necessarily at its performance. by force material is defamatory either on its face or indirectly. to one or more persons. the body for sexual activity for hire but excludes sexual published. Flight from Slavery: Fleeing from master(s) who have distinguished from murder. not in wartime). either express or implied. Murder. i. limb or loss of use of said limb. or state. Lewd Conduct: Conduct which is obscene or indecent. and. or on pretense of sovereign of a state or of a state itself. either though the loss of incarceration. which is made without licensure Maiming of an Innocent: The disabling or disfigurement of the local authority. the scene of a crime. or established religious beliefs. e. knowingly not fulfilling said promise. Petty: To assume the character or Passing off of Shoddy Goods: The sale of goods. dealings. distinguished from slander. The and violence. Harboring a Felon: Giving shelter and/or aid to a known Mutilation of an Innocent: The disabling or criminal. generally fleeing from disfigurement of an individual. from their person without their knowledge. either before or after the fact consent. intent.e. grave. but is some from a tomb. keep. of an individual. or or consent. generally custom. under color of any commission Lese Majesty: An offense against the dignity of the from any foreign prince. with malice Gaol-Breaking: The unlawful removal of persons being aforethought either express or implied. usually a bystander present at the scene of a crime. Accessory: Not the chief perpetrator of the Grave Robbery: The unlawful removal of burial goods offense. held within a prison. committed. authority from any person. and of chance without licensure from a local authority. Impersonation. competent tribunal. the raising of commotions and disturbances on board of a Horse Theft: The felonious abstraction of a horse of ship against the authority of its commander. Perjury: When a person. having taken an oath before a Kidnapping: To forcibly and unlawfully hold. which requires malicious legally bought and/or obtained said person. or person. Heresy: An opinion or a doctrine at variance with Mutiny: The unlawful resistance of a superior officer. gaol jail). or any act of hostility against the principality. against any citizen thereof. or in the army another. usually a bystander present at known property of another. Gaming (gambling) without License: Purveying games unlawfully kills any reasonable creature in being. usually of well known locals or without known defects. The material must be Prostitution without License: The giving or receiving of distributed to someone other than the offended party. without disclosing fraudulent intent. of. closely related that their marriage is illegal or forbidden by Pedaling without a License: The sale of items. contrary to such oath states or subscribes any material Leaving area of Villeinage: A villein (a freedman in all matter which he does not believe to be true. a Impersonation: To assume the character or appearance revolt. with appearance of. but with their lord) who has removed themselves Piracy: The commission of any murder or robbery on the from the demesne of their liege lord without prior approval high seas. generally for monetary gain. Appendixes Flight from Arrest: Fleeing from officers of the law Manslaughter: The unlawful killing of a being without intent upon siezure of said person. without licensure Inciting a Riot: Urging or instigating other persons to from a local authority. a sedition. riot.g. an fficer of the law or Oath Breaking: The giving of a promise and then establishment. without benefit of a store front or shop. knowing of inherent defects. Libel: Published material meeting three conditions: The Prison Breaking: The act by which a prisoner. especially fraudulently. officer. malice or premeditation.g. Murder: When a person of sound mind and discretion. in opposition to the authority of the officers.

Treason: Betrayal. Theft: The secret and felonious abstraction of the Rape: The carnal knowledge of a woman by a man (or property of another for sake of lucre. obstruction of justice. in their attempt to apprehend said person. of evil spirits. Soliciting for Prostitution without License: The proferring of sex for hire. without their consent. Rustling: The theft of livestock. robbery. against any who shall oppose them. vice versa) forcibly and unlawfully against their will. Robbery: The felonious and forcible taking from the person of another. Conducting of: To person without their knowledge. whether the act intended were of itself lawful or unlawful. goods or money to any value. Selling Goods without a License: The sale of any manner of goods. without licensure from a local authority. or payment of taxes dealing with dangerous drugs. Selling Alcohol without a License: The sale of beverages of an alcoholic nature. by three weights of known value with intent to defraud. murder. as by storm or collision. Tax Evasion: Willfully attempting to evade or defeat the gambling. or the power of commanding evil spirits. persons or more assembling together of their own Vagrancy: Living idly without any settled home. loansharking. kidnapping. treachery against.Gary Gygax’s World Builder Purse Cutting: The removal of another’s purse from their Swindling/Confidence Games. determines the price. mutually to assist each other especially those who refuse to work. goods which do not belong to the proffering entity. conduct consisting of levying war against said state or of Resisting Arrest: Failure to cooperate with an officer of adhering to its enemies. without licensure from a local authority. whose weight such. and afterwards actually malevolent intent. merchandise which is lawfully prohibited. cheat or defraud of money. by violence or putting him in fear. authority. usually with regard to nationality or fealty. where conditions are preset to provide an activities involving crimes such as extortion. Sorcery: Divination by the assistance. or out of it. giving them aid and comfort. bribery. executing the same in a violent and turbulent manner. or breach of Receiving Stolen Goods: The knowledgable taking of allegiance. or to cause a passenger or sailor on a ship to suffer shipwreck. to the terror of the people. Shop Lifting: The theft of merchandise from a store or vendor that is open for business. 176 . advantage to the “house” or performer. having identified themselves or being obvious as Use of False Weights: The sale of goods. with an intent. To bring something into a location secretly or by fraud. in the execution of Witchcraft: An act of employing sorcery. especially cattle. Shipwrecking: To cause a ship to be destroyed. dealing in obscene materials. Sedition: Conduct which is directed against a government and which tends toward insurrection but does not amount to treason. without licensure from a local authority. especially with some enterprise of a private nature. Sale of Stolen Goods: Knowledgable passing of goods which were not obtained through legitimate means. and the exercise of supernatural powers. or supposed assistance. or go about begging. Smuggling: The fraudulent taking into a country. especially with games of Racketeering/Protection: Carrying on of illegal business chance. Slander: Oral communication of false statements injurious to a person’s reputation. the law. by substituting heavier weights for Riot: A tumultuous disturbance of the peace.

Appendixes Birthstones 76. Bronze Axe. sting.Residential Container Contents Door Composition 110 Bacinet.35. billhook. month 77 Fauchard-guisarme 23 Berries 57 Cement 109 d20birthstones. Colors (Hue) 163.36. Materials Desserts 57 Axe. Large 49 Door (or Gate) Form 110 Bardiche 23 Building Construction Containers.121 115.37 Aketon 10 Box Capacity 40 Clothing.120. Divination Objects 131 Axe. pole 22 109 Item 127 Dogs 101 Bacinet 12 Building . stone. Cooked 57 d20concealment 114 Fence 111 bill 22 Cestus 21 d20door composition 110 Bill-guisarme 22 Chain (measure) 40 d20draft 102 Billy Club 19 Chain Square(measure) 40 Birds 100 Chausses 10 177 . Decorative 43 47. Materials.118 Generator 41. gem 76. brown Cereal.Religious 121. Materials.Residential. remedy 138 Catapult 33 Culverin 32 Fasteners 55 Beer 56 Cats 101 Curios 130 Fathom (measure) 120 Belaying Pin 19 Ceiling Decorations 132 Cutless 26 Fauchard 23 Belfry 33 Celt helmet 12 d20armor 16 Fauchard fork 23 Belting 44 Celtic Iron Sword 26 d20birthstones.Commercial Construction Costs Depression 69 Avant-bras 10 118.47 d20weapons 34.44 d20metal. & Like Animals.49 Door Additions 110 Bacinet. Music 144 Battle Axe 18 Cable Length 40 Crowbill 22 Entertainments 144 Bazu bands 10 Caldron (measure) 40 Cubit (measure) 118 Epaulieres 10 Bearded Axe 18 Camail 10 Cudgel 19 Epec Sword 26 Bec de Corbin 22 Camping Gear 43 Cuircass 10 Estoc Sword 226 Bedding 132 Casquetal 12 Cuissards 10 Galchion Sword 26 Bee. Other Construction.77 Adamantite Metal 107.77 Cheese 57 d20fur 48 Index Bludgeon 19 Chinese Broad Sword 26 d20helms 17 Bo Stick (Japanese) 19 Cistern Capacity 124 d20herbs 97 Boats 60 Claybeg Sword 26 d20horses 102 Aclis Club 19 Bola 30 Claymore 26 d20lodging &board 55 Adaga 13 Boomerang 30 Cleaning Implements 43 d20metal.164 Demi-jambarts 10 11 Egyptian 18 Composit Bow 29 Demi-lune 23 Arquebus 32 Buckler 13 Condiments & Relishes 57 Demi-vambraces 10 Assagai 19 Building .42 Door Concealment 111 Ballista 33 Building . shield 13 Courdiere 10 Eggs. value 107 Ailettes 10 Bow 29 Cloth Patterns 45 d20sheilds 17 Algae 82 Box 43 Clothing 44. Knives.111 Barrel-like Containers 41 Materials 104 Cooking Items Drinking Vessels 132.9 Broad Sword 26 Collections 136 Demi-brassarts 10 Armor Pieces or Piece 10. Decorative 133 26 Burgonet 12 Crimes 172 Egyptian 13 Bastard Sword 26 Bushel 42 Crossbow 30 Ell (measure) 40 Bate 109 Bushel.48 Daggers.124 104 Devotional Objects 131 Axe.46.116 Deserts 69 Axe & Axe-like 18 Building . closed 12 Building . pig-faced 12 117. Assyrian.42.111 Bamboo 109 Tent/Temporary 117 Containers. planetary.20 Dairy Products 57 Armet 12 British Saber 26 Coif 12 Dan-dao Sword 26 Arming Cap 12 Broad Axe 18 Coins 42 Daub 107 Armor 8. Heaped 40 Crossbow Hand Held 30 Entertainers 144 Bath & Accessories 132 Byrnie 10 Crow 33 Entertainment. Barrel-like 41 Door Coverings 110. Ecclesiastical d20weight of things 112 Animals 100-102 Box. magical 106 Adz 21 Bottle 43 Cloth & Cloth Material 46 d20metal. Feather staff 23 Beverages 56 Ceramic 109 lucky 76 Felt 104 Bill.133 Barrel (measure) 40 Building Materials 104 Cordials 56 Eggs 57 Basket Hilt Broad Sword Bull-hide.Government & Construction. Draft & Pack 102 Brass Knuckles 21 Clouds 64 Weapons 20 Appurtenant Structure 124 Brassard 10 Clove 40 Dagger-ax 22 Arachnids 100 Bread and Bread-like 57 Clubs & Club-like 19. Lochaber 22 Building.119. Jedberg 22 Military 123.122 Containers 41. 108 Bone 109 Clocks 43. Travel 49 Doors 110. Containers.45.

Business Herbs. unusual.52.169. two-handed 19 165.168. Magical. 65 Halberd 23 Kitchen Utensils 135 40 Foil Sword 26 Hammer. Metal 105 Francisa Axe 18 Hardness. 87. Spreads Harpoon 21 Kukri Sword 27 Metamorphic Rock 74 58 Hatchet 18 Kwan dao 24 Meteor Hammer 21 Fungi 58 (food). military 23 Handicraft Object 49 Knot (speed) 40 Melting Points. Construction Flail & Flail-like 21 Governments 139 Jewelry of State 140 104 Flamberge Sword 26 Grain 58 Jo stick (Asian) 19 Materials. occupa- Ice 66 Main gauche 20 tions 143 Igneous Rock 74 Man-catcher 24 Names.94. MOHs 75 Kris 20 Metals.13 Library Items & Furniture Morning star 19 Gallery 33 Headgear 44. hardness. gems Middle Eastern Helm 12 Furnishings & Accesso. occupational 144 Ghost Head Swrod 26 Horses 99.128 Manopele 33 Net 21 Manopele Sword 27 Nine Ring Sword 27 178 .170.31 Tavern 128 Herbs 86.101 Mantlet 33 Figure Eight Shield 15 Gladius 26 Ivory 109 Maquahuilt 19 Finger (measure) 120 Glaive 23 Jack 11 Marsh 70 Firearms 32 Glaive-fork 23 Japanese Long Bow 29 Masai Sword 27 Fireplace Implements 131 Glaive-guisarme 23 Javelin 31 Materials.146 Imperial Gallon 40 Mangonel 33 Nautical Mile 40 Inn 127. Flightless.101 Mithril Metal 106.41 Missile Engines 33 House 128 Helm 12 Laboratory. Artificial 135 Musical instruments Games143 Hoguine 11 Lime wash 109 51. Item Construc- Flatchet Sword 26 Grasses 82 Jousting Shield 13 tion 104 Fleece wash 109 Grasslands 70. Bawdy Heaume 12 LA weapons 40.134 Heater 13 LA metal value 107 21. Inn.135 Herbs Poisonous 87 Leather 109 Moorish Long Sword 27 Furniture Materials 127 Herbalist Lore 138 Legumes 59 Morion 12 Furs 48 Head Coverings 12. Pot 12 Items 128. Meaning of 86 League 40 Monk Spade 24 134. Person Floors 112 Hacqueton 11 Kiseru 21 based 120 Flowers 98.129 58.76. Nicknames 16. Missile Weapons 29.130 Moss 80 Gambeson 10 Helmets 12.Gary Gygax’s World Builder Ferns 82 Gladiator Helm 12 Insects 100.13 Light 165 Mountains 68 Gambling House.173 Horn 109 Lucerne hammer 24 Names. 130. Hostel. etc. 90.96. Game 58 Foodstuffs. 82 (plant) Hatpin 21 LA metal. Seafood & Shellfish Godentag 19 Jerkin 11 128. archaic Gill (measure) 40 Human Descriptors 155 Mace.131 91.106 Fruit 57. military 19 Kite Shield 14 Meat 58 Foothills 69 Hammer. Hand- Furnishings. Main Highland see Foothills Light Axe 18 Multure 109 Room 128 Hills see Foothills Light Source. Resistance.100 Mace 19 Names. stones.58 Hardness. 88.107 Fruit. Larva 100. Other 58 Footwear 44 Hanger 27 Knobkerrie 19 Medicine 50 Fork.99.92.77 Hook.71 Katana 27 Materials.81 Miscellaneous Weapons ries 131. Dried 58 Hardness. Unusual Fog.30 Furnishings. 89. Helmet 12 Land.93. Hafted 21 Long Bow 29 Myriapoda 100 Gems. Maul 19 Khanda 27 Meat.95.22 Furnishings. Hauberk 11 80.172.97 Lasso 21 Monk Cudgel 24 Furniture.100 Haladie 20 Kitchen 135 Measurements.53 Garrote 21 Hook-fauchard 24 Liquor & Liqueurs 56 Musket 32 Gemstones 75.132. Sweeteners 59 Hand (measure) 120 Knives & Knife-like 20 Meat. 107 Furniture 128. Extended 108 Kopesh 27 Metals 105. 59 Gorget 11 Jewelry 49 Materials.171. Birds 101 Gratuitous Picture 138 Katar 20 Crushing 109 Flintlock 32 Guisarme 23 Kaltzbalger 27 Maul 19 Floor Coverings 112 Guisarme-fork 23 Kettle Hat 12 Measurements.166 Hurlbat 31 Machete 27 Names. Stone 74 Korseke 28 Metals.129 Missile Weapons. Productivity 71 hurled 30. Magical 106.133. unusual. Value 107 Fruit. Hook Sword 27 Long Sword 27 Naginita 25 167. Alchemy Fish. Bedroom 128 Helm.45 129. Preserved.

155. Construction 55 Xagium Metal 106.126 Water Parting Shield 22 Piercing Axe 18 Sai 20 Tea & Herbal Tea 59 Water Spring Production Pike 24 Salade 13 Temple.14 Tonfa 19 Wine 56 Random Generators 147. Devotional 73 Pilum 31 Salade. Wall Stone 74.44 Pick-like 22 Saddle.54 Tavern 125. 149.73 Pistol Shot (measure) 120 Sap (blackjack.131 Stone (measure) 120 Volume of Things 40 Owls 101 Room Decoration. General Spices 59 Value Metal 107 O-dachi 26 130 Sports & Sporting Events Vambraces 11 Offices. Game 58 Servants & Staff 139.29 Wakizashi Sword 29 Pasta 57 Round Shield 16 Sword Breaker 28 Wall 111 Pastry (and Pastry-like) 57 Roundrels 11 Sword Cane 28 Walls.143 Room Decoration. 105 Wheellock 32 Pole Arms 22.62 Tools 54. thorny 81 Torture Chamber Objects Yatigan 29 Rapier 28 Sickle 20 131 Zischagge 13 Raptors 101 Siege Engines 33 Tower Shield 14 Zweihander 29 Rattan 109 Siege Weapons 33 Toys 55 Rive 109 Sleeve Tangler 22 Traps 113. 151. ox-tongue 24 Rope Strength 114 26. 163 Shrubs 80. Short Sword 28 55 Woodland 74 160. Certain Goods 40 Plastron 11 Scorpion 33 Tensile Strength.75 Vines 81 Oval Shield 16 130. Ceiling Spatha Sword 28 Tulwar 28 Noble Coronets 140 Hung 130 Spear-guisarme 24 Two-handed Axe 18 Norman Helmet 12 Room Decoration. Divination Waterways 72 Plains 70. Ships 61.61.141 Macabre/Odd 130 Staff (fighting staff.85 Rood (measure) 120 Snow 65 Trident 25 Roman Helmet 12 Soil 100 Trophies 137 Roof Additions 111 Soup.24.110 Peck 40 Sabbatton 11 Table Service 133. 150.140 Throwing Stick 31 Wind Force 66 Rain 64 Scythe 21 Throwing Star 31 Wind Pressure 66 Ram 33 Shellfish 58. Burglars & Thieves Wood. Water 60.123 Weight. Table quarterstaff) 19 Ventail 13 Oracalcum metal 106.28.25 like) 24 Tiger Claws 22 Whip 21 Poniard 20 Screw 33 Tiger Fork 24 Wicker 109 Portal Coverings 110. Possible Officials Weeds 83 Plaquet 11 Scimitar 27 of 122. 156. & Harness Targe Shield 14 Water.111 Seafood 58. cosh) 19 Temple. Mentonniere 13 Objects 129 Water Sources 72. 107 Ranseur 24 Shrubs.81 Tools. 153.107 Wicker Shield 14 Poultry 58 Sedimentary Rock 72 Titles of Royalty 140 Wind 66 Poultry. Royal 140. siege 33 53. Metal Wetland 73. Body of 72 Pick. 162.74 Pneumatic catapult 33 Scorpion (bill-guisarme. common uses 109 148. 49 Trees 84. 59 Tuilles 11 Roof Covering Type 111 Sow 33 Roof Type 111 Span (measure) 120 179 .134 Warclub 19 Personal Possessions 146 Saber 30 Taces 11 War hat 13 Pickles 57 Saber-axe 26 Tachi 28 Watches 43.62 Outer Garments 46.59 Tomahawk 18 Window Types 112 Ram Catcher 33 Shields 13. Interior 111.55 Wood.27. Ships Cargo 62 Tools. 152. Tack. Religious 142. Unusual 82 Schiavona Sword 28 Temple.112 Rock 74.125 Swords & Sword-like Wagon Capacity 40 Partizan. et al. 158.23. Wall Storms 65 Voulge 25 Pace (measure) 120 Hung 131 Swamp 70 Voulge-fork 25 Palm (measure) 120 Rooms and Appurtenant Sweeteners 59 Voulge-guisarme 25 Partizan 24 Structures 124. Tobacco Pipes Trebuchet 33 Rod (measure) 120 et al. Appendixes No-dachi 28 Room Decoration.47 Room Decoration. 145 Vegetables 59 Offices.107 130 Stiletto 20 Vessels. Vehicles 60 Onager 33 Room Decoration.71 Scavengers 101 Objects 129 Wattle 109 Plants. 159.59 Tilferium Metal 106. types 108 154. Floor Spears & Spear-like 25 Two-handed Sword 28 Nunchaku 21 130 Spetum 26 Under Garments 47 Nuts 58 Room Decoration. 161.75 Smoking. 157. Stew.

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