24 – Magic Systems in Roleplaying

The Mythcreant Podcast

Oren, Mike, and Chris dissect spell mechanics across roleplaying systems. They talk about the best and worst magic systems, and discuss the challenges inherent to building rules for magic workers.

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Opening and closing theme: The Princess Who Saved Herself by Jonathan Coulton. Used with permission.

Show Notes:

Star Wars D6


D&D Fourth Edition

Vancian Magic

Call of Cthulhu

Warhammer Setting



Mouse Guard

The Burning Wheel

Star Wars: Edge of the Empire by Fantasy Flight

7th Sea

Shugenja in Legend of the Five Rings

Rage Mage

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