Tag Archives: Magic and Powers

How magical are your magic items?

This rant brought to you by the +1 Sword

Bear with me because I’m going to use a singular, yet poignant and shining, example of one type of magical item that so epitomizes what I really hate about the nature of magical treasures in most high fantasy games. In … Continue reading

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Handling magic in a d6-lite horror setting

I put a spell on you....

Josh and Will turned the corner in the darkened hallway and froze dead in their tracks. There, in the living room, outlined by the thin light of the waxing moon, was the old hag. “It wasn’t possible,” they both thought. … Continue reading

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Love potion number…

Tomorrow Valentine’s Day will be upon us once more. And without further ado, here’s a little something for you to spice up your gaming tonight: d10 Random Love Potion Table Love Potion #1 The True Love potion. Grants the drinker … Continue reading

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The KORPG™ 2011 year in review

A year of great change for KORPG™

2011 was a year that can really only speak for itself. As with all things, there were highs and lows for KORPG™. Some were expected and others were quite unanticipated. There were some really insightful (in my opinion) posts, and … Continue reading

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Reinfusing the Magic into Magical Stuff

A dash of Magic and Mystery by Monte Cook and a bit of This by The Rhetorical Gamer. Seriously. Combining those two concepts would be something I’d try to recapture in my D&D redesign. But I’d steer clear of magic item … Continue reading

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