Carpe Blogiem: The Chronicles of Ceteri Primer – Extrinsic Magic Part I

The last of the paranormal powers posts for The Chronicles of Ceteri is extrinsic magic (it might take two or three entries to do). Extrinsic magic (called “gramarye”) is probably the most common form of magic in the Chronicles setting. It can be understand by anyone willing to learn and meet its harsh requirements. These casters […]

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Carpe Blogiem: The Chronicles of Ceteri Primer – Intrinsic Magic

In The Chronicles of Ceteri magic is broken up into two forms: extrinsic magic and intrinsic magic. Extrinsic magic is essentially ritual path magic, while intrinsic magic (often called “rote magic”) encompasses everything else. This includes racial magical powers, chi skills, imbuements, logos (magical words of power), and wyrdling aptitudes (the ability to perform a specific […]

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Carpe Blogiem: The Chronicles of Ceteri Primer – Geotrinsic Phenomena

Geotrinsic phenomena includes any paranormal effect not caused by humans, but rather the environment or reality itself. This includes ley lines, ley line nexuses, super nexuses, “dragon wells” (where raw magic comes from), astrological occultations, “places of power”, “Bad Places”, and other similiar phenomena. Three key ands important phenomena that are technically artificial is the […]

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Carpe Blogiem: The Chronicles of Ceteri Primer – Psychic Powers

Psychic ability in The Chronicles of Ceteri use the rules from GURPS Psionic Powers with a few tweaks (because of course I did). But why? Well, first, I love the Victorian idea of psychic ability. Not everything was about spirits and contacting them. There were some interesting ideas about animal magnetism, telepathy, and other abilities that just have neat spins […]

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The Middle Kingdom – B-Team – Season 1, Session 3

Dramatis Personae Eiji Kurokaze, Taijutsu Stylist (402 points) (played by Merlin A.): TBA. Tagline: “TBA” Huoshan Shao, Wudong Stylist (491 points) (played by Chris G.): Half-fox spirit, all sass. Petter dabbler of the dark arts and practitioner of the ancient Wudong tradition. Tagline: “Before I become a star, I will leave my mark on this […]

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