Magick vs. Ghost, Who Wins?

Now that we’ve covered a little bit about magick (What is Magick?) and ghosts (Ghosts in an Insubstantial World), let’s talk a little bit about using magick and how a character might go about using magick (and a little practicality) against a ghost with an attitude problem. First, let’s set the stage and say that…

What is “magick”?

If you ask ten people to define “magic,” you will probably get ten different answers like: Casting a spell like Merlin or Gandalf. Performing illusions and sleight-of-hand tricks. Mesmerizing a crowd with a song or story. A saint performing a miracle of faith. The funny thing is that they’d all be right. Like art, magic…

A New Playtest Begins…

We began playtesting Tattered Magicks on the first Tuesday in September 2019, which is more than two years since we started playtesting Aliens & Asteroids at the same place — our FLGS Petrie’s Family Games. In that back room we’re going to be playing a brand new adventure featuring ghosts, faeries, and magick in a…

Group of of the Week: Antimatter Matrix, Inc.

Science and technology in the Dominion has extended human life expectancy to well into a second century of living, but it can’t save everyone. Eventually the body and mind will give up. How do we achieve immortality then? AI Echoes Through the miracles of science and medicine, you may be able to keep your body…

Group of of the Week: Strand Hunters

In an era of genetic modifications, tissue printing, and whole cloth cloning, the search for new strands of DNA has grown exponentially. Many scientists believe that enhancing our own genetic code is the only way to truly thrive as we spread throughout the galaxy.   A group of independent DNA mercenaries has emerged at the leading…

Group of of the Week: Caro Imprina, Inc. (CII)

Medicorps has the medical kit market sewn up and is making strides into other areas of the medical device market with its medipods that handle more significant trauma repair and recuperation. But they are not the only game in town for medical devices. Caro Imprina, Inc. (CII) Caro Imprina, Inc. (CII) cornered the tissue printing…

Group of of the Week: The Duple Corporation

Human cloning. It’s inevitable, right? But not without its dangers… The Duple Corporation The Duple Corporation focuses on just-in-time delivery and storage of cloned human tissue. Though most well-equipped facilities have tissue printers on hand, many of the rich and powerful prefer the “whole cloth” approach to medical replacement parts, providing a lucrative market for…

Group of of the Week: Stella Ordo

This post did not go anything like I thought it would. It was one of those weird concepts that zigged when I zagged and somehow filled in a part of the A&A setting history that I wasn’t prepared to fill. Well, here it is! Stella Ordo and the Saga of Proxima Centauri “And God said,…

Group of of the Week: Hunting Glitches

One of the main themes in Aliens & Asteroids is the idea of sentient beings having the right to exist and seek happiness. Obviously it’s one that’s been explored in many fictional (and non-fictional) contexts over the years, including Marvel’s X-Men. As long as there are those who seek to use differences to separate us,…

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