04 June 2013

It isn’t about magic or fighting

As usual, the recent regularity of blog posts means that a lot of it is me sifting through old drafts, so the references aren’t exactly timely. Also, as usual, this isn’t really a critique of what JB wrote as much as the thoughts I had reading his comments.

“Magic in 5AK”

[...] the fact of the matter is a player wants to play a magic-user because he or she wants to USE MAGIC.

Actually, I don’t play a mage to use magic. I don’t play a fighter to fight. Instead, those class names describe what I fall back on when my brain fails me.

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