Magical Mondays: Spell Utility, Plot, And You! Part 1…

Very nice assessment and idea(s).

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In a previous Magical Mondays article I wrote about something called Story Specific Spells.  Basically, I was talking about the ability to use the ability to use spells, rather than the ability to use spells, and how you could use the ability to use the ability to use spells to do things other than spells.  This might make more sense if you read the previous article, but I can’t make that kind of promise.  In D&D 3.5 and Pathfinder terms, it basically comes down to using spell slots to create magical effects that you don’t have a spell for.  (Fair warning: this article’s going to mostly involve Vancian magic of the sort that can be found in Dungeons & Dragons, Pathfinder, and other OGL style games.)  Anyway, a friend of mine suggested that I do a bit more to describe the sorts of things I have in mind for Story…

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About Jack

BRIEF BIO: Jack Gunter is a writer of fiction, non-fiction, poetry, and songs. He is the co-owner of Open Door Communications, a copywriter, an inventor, and a former broker and private investigator. He is a naturalist and an amateur scientist and cryptologist. He likes to compose music and to design and play games and puzzles of all types. He homeschooled his children. He lives in the Upstate of South Carolina with his beautiful wife, talented two daughters, his old friend and Great Dane Sam, and his three Viking Cats.

Posted on March 17, 2015, in Uncategorized. Bookmark the permalink. Leave a comment.

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