The Art of Lesser Wizardry, or How to Dabble in Magic Without Singing Your Eyebrows…

What is Lesser Wizardry? Does it mean you’re less of a wizard than someone who practices something greater? Not at all. Think of Lesser Wizardry as the training wheels for a beginning wizard. Lesser Wizardry provides an opportunity for apprentices and students to learn the basics of wizardry without setting their hair on fire attempting…

A Kind of Magic…

Hi there… No matter what form the magic takes – arcane, divine, or raw natural magic – it is a combination of concentration, ritual, and belief. Ritual components can be anything from gestures and words to actual physical or even spiritual elements. Physical components may even be tied to beliefs or holy symbols as opposed…

What if… Magic was made new again?

Hi there! Recently I’ve been reconsidering the role of magic in a roleplaying world and how a character might take advantage of it. In traditional RPGs such as D&D, Palladium Fantasy, GURPS, and so on, magic is a static thing. In the name of game balance, system creators have chosen to create schools of magic…

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