Spells have a special problem: they’re information. Spells are knowledge which, when learned, perform a specified effect.
Violence makes things messy and inconvenient. Corporations like things neat and convenient. And bureaucratic.
When I started designing games 4-5 years ago, I used to post all of my designs in public as I was working on them. As my life got busier, I started doing that less and less. I’ve recently realized that I need to do it more.
For years, gamers have wondered why two of the biggest fantasy brands in the world, Magic: the Gathering and Dungeons & Dragons, couldn’t come together, especially since they’re both made in the same building.
Survival mode pumps Fallout 4’s feel up to the right notch, adding a little something I missed without quite knowing it.
Algorithms become faster, smarter, and more efficient. Nastier. More aggressive.
It’s impossible to put a dollar value on the worth of a refrigerated semi carrying the data of an entire corporation. One file is valuable, sure. Maybe a few files are valuable. But an entire truck worth of files…
For strange reasons mostly associated with the vomiting hellmouth outside town and the theoretical quick riches found therein, the Diviner’s Guild in Drumport kept losing their working Diviners to mis-adventure.