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In appreciation for Erik Jensen letting me use spells from Wampus Country, I figured I’d make a couple to give back. They are both grounded in the unusual mechanics and style of his setting (to the best of my ability.) … Continue reading
Erik Jensen put out a fantastic book, the Wampus Country Arcane Abecediary. I really liked his non-standard magic with all its charm and utility (beyond raw combat thumpery.) Additional background: in “Crumbling Epoch” the story is that the winds of … Continue reading
When I started on the idea of making schools of magic, I didn’t get it balanced just right. The Magic User 5 talents were neat, but not cohesive, showing a limited range of what a wizard could be. So, I … Continue reading
I have always winced a bit at the term “magic user.” It takes the most esoteric and mysterious of classes and turns it sort of utilitarian; like calling a fighter a “weapon/armor user” and a cleric a “god user.” They … Continue reading
Scrolls and potions! I’ve drafted up some possibilities for how they work in Old School Hack, to take greatest advantage of the unique flavor of the system. Labled scrolls or potions are worth 200-300 gold pieces. Unlabeled (and unidentified) are … Continue reading