Alright, the twinning factor is certainly interesting but there has to be some sort of limiting factor to prevent the ubiquitous assault by millions upon millions of temporally manipulated berzerker warriors.
The whole area should be handlted judiciously and misuse should invoke the legendary Wrath of the DM! Go to Comment
It looks like you put alot of effort into this, but im afraid time travel and such things have no place in any of my campains and i will not be using this. I also think you could have simplified some parts of the item. Go to Comment
I understand that not many people are happy about using time travel elements in a game - with good reason, usually! Personally, I wouldn't give either item to a PC, but I think they have promise when in the possession of the villain, or used as a quest goal.
Time travel can be very effective, when employed with restraint and kept out of the hands of munchkins. I once ran a campaign when the evil force terorising the city was a corrupt far-future version of the party's Paladin. It made for an interesting showdown, I can tell you.
Oh, and I understand the Prince of Persia comparison, but what on Earth is Joe Viewful? ;-) Go to Comment
A man that is not inherantly evil but goes under the assumption that all that is will be changed and undone when he travels back to the past. I love that motivation for an "evil" guy and the PCs may even be swayed by that argument to help the goal thinking everything will go back the way it was.
Opens up some philosophical talkings about the nature of time and how it may work in the group too.
Even though he is not the all powerful evil magician archetype either. His studies concentrate on a certain field so he may not be a great mage in other respects. He definately has to use his wit to get what he needs and is probably a master manipulator.