The Wizard Clearing House of House Rules

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Re: The Wizard Clearing House of House Rules

Postby mitchiemasha » Tuesday August 8th, 2017 11:54am

Jade wrote:HeroQuest is actually the only thing I'm aware of that bans Wizards from using swords.


Only full blown wizards, not the casual users of magic, such as the ELF. To a dedicated wizard it would seem as insulting to their power to rely on such primitive things.


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Re: The Wizard Clearing House of House Rules

Postby Jade » Tuesday August 8th, 2017 12:09pm

Gold Bearer wrote:
Jade wrote:HeroQuest is actually the only thing I'm aware of that bans Wizards from using swords.
D&D ;)


I had forgotten; they are able to use swords in 3rd.
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Re: The Wizard Clearing House of House Rules

Postby cynthialee » Tuesday August 8th, 2017 12:28pm

Yeah D&D and AD&D were very adamant in the rules no swords or armor for wizards, so it is pretty much a thing at every game table I have been at.
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If you only know yourself, but not your opponent, you may win or may lose.
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Re: The Wizard Clearing House of House Rules

Postby Gold Bearer » Wednesday August 9th, 2017 5:12am

Because D&D wizards are god-like judging by an old computer game I had. They were a lot of fun though.
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Re: The Wizard Clearing House of House Rules

Postby cornixt » Wednesday August 9th, 2017 9:34am

Seems a bit odd, given that the biggest inspiration for fantasy wizards is Gandalf, who has a pretty big sword.


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Re: The Wizard Clearing House of House Rules

Postby Gold Bearer » Wednesday August 9th, 2017 11:06am

cornixt wrote:Seems a bit odd, given that the biggest inspiration for fantasy wizards is Gandalf, who has a pretty big sword.
He was quite the pansy magically though, he didn't do much except act all wise. Where were the fireballs, lightning bolts and genies?
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Re: The Wizard Clearing House of House Rules

Postby knightkrawler » Wednesday August 9th, 2017 4:09pm

He was a demi-god well aware of the fact and used to act responsible.
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Re: The Wizard Clearing House of House Rules

Postby j_dean80 » Wednesday August 9th, 2017 4:41pm

Gold Bearer wrote:
cornixt wrote:Seems a bit odd, given that the biggest inspiration for fantasy wizards is Gandalf, who has a pretty big sword.
He was quite the pansy magically though, he didn't do much except act all wise. Where were the fireballs, lightning bolts and genies?


Using powerful magic drains your energy quickly. He had the magic, but if you can wield a sword with the rest of them...then why not?
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Re: The Wizard Clearing House of House Rules

Postby cynthialee » Wednesday August 9th, 2017 6:16pm

knightkrawler wrote:He was a demi-god well aware of the fact and used to act responsible.

yeah, but his wisdom in such maters made him look like a weeine
So it is said that if you know your enemies and know yourself, you can win a hundred battles without a single loss.
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Re: The Wizard Clearing House of House Rules

Postby Gold Bearer » Tuesday August 22nd, 2017 10:15am

If you don't want to change the spirit blade you could add a Wizard Sword to the armoury. Wizard only magical broadsword, 500gp.
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