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…

31 Days of Halloween, Day 7

One more strange day of writing for Halloween… This time we entered the basement of a serial killer courtesy of Little Spaces: Scary Basements. And I have to admit that I was a little disturbed when I figured out what was in the jars my muse suggested based on the terms Taste, Glass, and Lumpy… It…

Setting Concept: The Veil

For as long as we can remember, there have always been myths and stories of magic and monsters. Some explain them away as ways to explore phenomena in the natural world or assuage the fears of the young and weak. Others know that stories are often based on the truth. They are the ones who…

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