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First fruits

Adventure ideas can come from anywhere: this one comes from a podcast I was listening to. A farmer in South Africa mentioned that because his orchards are in the mountains, his apples ripen two weeks earlier than everyone else’s, and this gives him a price premium. 1,372 more words

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Games From Folktales Transcripts

Transcripts 11- 16 are now up in pdf at https://wp.me/aVOkQ-1el

In future, transcripts will likely be monthly collections.  The software I’m using (Canva) has trouble with the larger file sizes.

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A Miscellaneous Destruction spell

Rego Terram acts as the default form for moving miscellaneous items around, and destroying small things of all forms is almost as handy – so this spell is Perdo utility spell for generic destruction. 215 more words

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Guarin, a Redcap philanderer

A sample Redcap character, Companion, for Ars Magica.


Two senior Redcaps lookout from a balcony in Harco to the covenant below. They have been reviewing the recent unassigned messengers and are down to the last of them; the troublesome ones. 1,233 more words

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Meinong's ontology: a new model for the Realms

Hank Green explains Meinong’s Ontology in a clever and concise way.  Basically Absistence is Faerie, Subsistence is Magic, and Existence is Mundane.

Meinong’s Jungle is Arcadia.

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On Letter to Sura

An excerpt from the writings of Pliny the Younger.

Our leisure furnishes me with the opportunity of learning from you, and you with that of instructing me.
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Intersexuality and Essential Nature

One of the earliest controversies I can remember from Ars fandom is this: given that magic can’t affect your essential nature, can it change your gender? 755 more words

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