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Old 12-15-2020, 08:29 PM   #31
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Thaumatology also considers it as one college.
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Old 12-15-2020, 11:00 PM   #32
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Technology only appears a handful of places in Thaumatology once in the “Skills to Salvage Critical Failures” box (and Engineer works quite well as a stabilizing skill for Machines, Power, and Materials; it's only awkward when it comes to Radiation) and again in the Astrological Modifiers, which was largely lifted directly out of GURPS Cabal with little in the way of modification.

And again, as a practical matter it's too wide-ranging for it to be a good idea to treat it like a to single college.
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Old 12-16-2020, 12:34 AM   #33
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It is mentioned as a single college for the Decans and the Bagua.
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Old 12-16-2020, 06:19 PM   #34
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It is mentioned as a single college for the Decans and the Bagua.
It looks to me like you're saying 'the books say X,' and dataweaver has acknowledged that and then pointed out why that doesn't matter in this context. Twice.
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Old 12-17-2020, 08:47 AM   #35
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More wizards' names based on their College:

Fire - Blaise
Air - Aaron
Light/Darkness - Lucius
Movement - Travis
Plant - Herb
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Old 12-17-2020, 09:19 AM   #36
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Plant - Herb
Plant: Woody, Russell!

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Old 12-17-2020, 10:14 AM   #37
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To clarify, this thread isn't about individual Mages who's personal names match their colleges. It's about what to call a practitioner of a particular college. The equivalent of engineer or mechanic or driver.
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If you'd like linguistically rigorous names, you might consider the meanings of -mancy and -urgy, which come from Greek. -mancy has to do with divination (a necromancer is someone who speaks with and learns things about the dead), and -urgy is about doing work.
And mageia ("-magy") is magic.
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Old 12-17-2020, 05:27 PM   #39
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Necromagy is an interesting word. Would someone who practiced necromagy be a necromage then? Or would they more properly be a necromagi?
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Old 12-17-2020, 05:35 PM   #40
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As long as they don’t get mistaken for a necrophage.

More seriously, magi is the plural form of magus
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