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Old 08-20-2011, 01:15 AM   #1
DrFaust
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Default [Thaumatology] Hermetic Realm Magic with a Threshold

I'm assembling a realm magic system that uses Hermetic astrology, sympathy, contagion and all that fun stuff to slot into a Cabal game in place of the standard spells.

And then the thought struck me: instead of using FP, why not make the magic threshold-based? That would put it on the players to manage how suffused their characters became with decanic energy, which seems appropriate to the concept of Hermetic astrology.

Perhaps I could also hybridize the calamity table with the reality-warping critical failure table. That might be more time-intensive than I can manage before the test run, though.
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