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From:     James Perry <jperry@??.net>
Date:     Thu, 27 Jun 1996 10:01:44 -0500
Subject:  Re: Krynn in Spelljammer...
>
>
>On Thu, 27 Jun 1996, James Perry wrote:
>
>> >> However, I do think I might have an explanation for hat happened to the
>> >> constellations (if anybody actually wants to hear it)
>> > Of course we're willing to hear it! Unless it involves.. er.. nevermind,
>> >I don't want to give you any ideas. :)
>>
>> Well, its really simple, if you look in the 9th Monstrous Compendium (the
>> 2nd SpellJammer one) you find the Constellates...in Krynn, they either went
>> with the Gods, or were killed by them, or were transformed by them into the
>> new constellations.  At least, thats my explanation.
>
>    If a person has chosen to make the official TSR stance on Krynn part
>of their campaign (I haven't), then they will, of course, want to explain
>certain things.  But, I doubt that Hickman and Weis particullarly cared
>about the Spelljammer setting when they wrote DoSF.  In their minds Krynn
>probably had no connection to SJ.
>    In my own campaign I had a hard time believing that Krynn could be
>used with the SJ setting without some serious reworking.  They have tried
>to tell us that a SJ ship-building dock exists in Palanthus.  Oh really?
>I don't think the War of the Lance would have gone the way it did if one
>side had just one ship.  The floating citadels wouldn't have been nearly
>as fearsome.
>    In my own campaigns I have said that there is a huge shield, the
>Godshield, around Krynn, put there by the gods after the Cataclysm.  Part
>of their punishment was cutting off Krynn from the rest of the Multiverse.

Which cataclysm?  The 1st, or the most recent?

Ziggy



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Krynn in Spelljammer...    Leroy Van Camp III    27 Jun 1996 02:20:02
Re: Krynn in Spelljammer...    James Perry    27 Jun 1996 15:01:44
Re: Krynn in Spelljammer...    Leroy Van Camp III    27 Jun 1996 19:24:03
Re: Krynn in Spelljammer...    Kevin Scardino    27 Jun 1996 21:41:06
Re: Krynn in Spelljammer...    Kevin Scardino    27 Jun 1996 21:45:40
Re: Krynn in Spelljammer...    Leroy Van Camp III    27 Jun 1996 22:12:56
Re: Krynn in Spelljammer...    James Perry    29 Jun 1996 22:14:28
Re: Krynn in Spelljammer...    Leroy Van Camp III    30 Jun 1996 07:09:52

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