An interesting character, moreso for being a great contrast to the classic "fool-around, good-for-nothing" Pooka...
His personality is realistic (for a fae:) and there are many ways to include him in an adventure.
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I *Love* it!. Extremely well detailed and the personality overflows the writing. I will certainly add him to my fantasy world, and perhaps eventually to the Urban fantasy that we are talking of making. Go to Comment
Travel into a book or image is a common theme in mythology, folklore, and modern fantasy (Narnia anyone?). Zelazny made it most fashionable. Then Myst made it cool.
Remember it is not the plot that is cliche, it is the execution that determines if it is cliche. The story of Romeo and Juliet had been around for a few centuries in a variety of forms before some guy...Shakespear did it just right. Then someone did Guys and Dolls. There are a couple of others, but you get the idea. Go to Comment
Yup, Amber it is - had just to read on. Quite difficult to GM, though.
This post is difficult to rate, because it cannot be rated without rating the forum topic. On its own, it is not so special, but combined with the background, it acquires a wholly new dimension. Go to Comment
There are no scrolls in this world, but there are crystals of various sizes, colors and qualities. Every spell has a requirement on the amount and characteristics of crystals that must be held in order for the spell to be cast, crystals which would shatter should the cast be successful. Now picture a land where crystals are scarce except for high concentrations of them in specific spots throughout the land. A number of scenarios could occur, such as benign companies selling the mined valuable for cheap, a region in constant magic-intense war zone, an area of crystals in the quicksand, or an undiscovered patch next to a town...
Ideas ( System ) | August 3, 2005 |