I would love to sit down and pick this, apart disaggree with minor points, suggest a removing of the really esoteric stuff that clogs an already esoteric article, on as you point out a fairly exclusive, forum for a people with a very specific hobby. I found this article in turn condescending, amusing, refreshing and I had one "well said moment" while reading the Aerith and Bob section. Everything you would expect in an op-ed piece. All in all, I think this article hits it mark, makes it point and engages the reader. Well done, I accept your 100-word challenge and thanks for again spurring my interest in this cite.
Fanboydom is about passing baton. Role-playing is the purest form of the relay race, if the one handing you the baton got to you with purpose and grace, then your race will have the freedom and confidence that you can only get from a head start. This one is a good start.
I like these posts that give depth and details to little items. Things like this don't make your game or your plot but they make the world richer. Also the more detail an item has the more a PC can take to manipulating it and problem solving with it.
I assume from EM's comment that this a warhammer unit with warhammer stats and warhammer considerations regarding functions and abilities. But where is the fun? Where is second dimension? I am sure some guys could use it, but there is no story, no detail regarding the nature of its power and no hook that makes it any scarier or cooler than its stats and abilities.
Oh those middle east boys and their harems, when will they learn that female sexuality is really dangerous and women should use less magical thicker vei......never mind.
Could this go in the fantasy fabric codex? I wonder if really focused and esoteric items should be packaged more as plots than stand alone items? This seems more like a kick off for an unpleasent or uncomfortable situation then an item that can be used or manipulated closely. What if a dude wore it or a Gorgon? Maybe a Gorgon could use this to hit some social events.
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