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Magic Monday: AI Magic 6

Week 6: Offensive Magic What do angry witches and wizards do? Curse people! This week we’re looking at a series of spells that are likely to give somebody a really bad day. Cursing Wink You inflict an obsession on your … Continue reading

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Magic Monday: AI Magic 5

Week 5: Power Play Magic is a tool, and people tend to find ways to use tools for amusements or relatively trivial tasks; it’s not all killing curses and raising new islands out of the depths of the sea. This … Continue reading

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Magic Monday: AI Magic 4

Week 4: Tools of War Many say that the best magicians are those with a wide repertoire of spells that allow them to control a situation without any need for violence. But many also say that the longest-lived magicians are … Continue reading

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Magic Monday: AI Magic 3

Week 3: Magical Happyfun Singalong Time This is the old magic, the magic of voice and drum. Words are magic, and math is magic, and some spells combine these in the sorcery of song. Strict GMs may require a Perform … Continue reading

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Magic Monday: AI Magic 2

Week 2: Unnatural nature Why would you, the discerning magician, be satisfied with normal plants and animals when you could make things weird? Conjure Bark You enclose yourself, or somebody you touch, in a magical semblance of a tree, which … Continue reading

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Magic Monday: AI Magic 1

(I’ve mentioned before that I’m a fan of Janelle Shane’s “AI weirdness” blog. Recently, I followed a link to this old post, in which the neural network created a list of spell names for D&D, and this has inspired me … Continue reading

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Magic Monday – God-eaters

(An outline for a CoaEG-style campaign) Last summer I posted about a “campaign core” idea based on player characters gaining power, not through traditional blood-and-gold leveling, but through stealing the essence of “legendary entities.” Recently I rediscovered the post and … Continue reading

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