Category Archives: World-Building

Magic Monday – Red Light

Dazayn Lock (Slow; Hold Person) This complicated spell exerts the caster’s will through the Shadow to place a target into a dreamlike state; their minds are trapped as their bodies become sluggish or even immobile. This spell has a base … Continue reading

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Magic Monday – Physical magic – I’m’a cut you!

    Hamonnoah Hahd (Embladen; Spirit Sword; Psiblade) Physical adepts of the Fells often fight bare-handed, and when resorting to weapons they often fight with sticks instead of metal weapons. That doesn’t mean they can’t cut things when they need … Continue reading

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Magic Monday – The Sorcerer’s Valet

Servant-Spell While many magicians preserve traditions of living within a community and working with their hands, others – especially the wealthy and antisocial – isolate themselves and try to meet their daily needs with magic as often as possible. The … Continue reading

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Magic Monday – God-eaters – The Stars

The Stars (The Dancers of the Astral Plain; the Lights) Description: It turns out that the world really is ringed in a shell, nest, or shield of rotating crystalline spheres. The innermost face of these – which we call the … Continue reading

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Magic Monday – YAOSC XP

At the end of each session, expedition or mission, everyone who participated gets experience points (XP). The recommended base value is three points, although this number may be changed according to the length of the session and the needs of … Continue reading

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Magic Monday – The Ultimate Duck Whistle

Call Beast Some beings are so powerful that merely invoking their names is enough to draw their attention. Most of the time this attention is brief and inconsequential, but many beings can be enticed to appear physically by appropriate ceremonies … Continue reading

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Magic Monday – Feeling a little Ouija

Speak with Dead (Seance) The caster summons nearby spirits of the dead for consultation. If interested, they may engage in ordinary conversation – or the caster may attempt to force them to answer questions. Specific spirits may also be called, … Continue reading

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