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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GURPS101: Expanded Higher Purpose Categories

Higher Purpose is one of the more interesting player-definable traits in GURPS. Originally, it was meant to give a game-mechanical bonus to characters whose raison d’etre was something specific like “Guard the King’s Bloodline.” In supplements like GURPS Horror or GURPS Dungeon Fantasy 1: Adventurers it was further expanded to give a bonus when fighting […]

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