Mage Lodge: Cartographers

Discussion on the 1879 roleplaying game.
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LexiLiegh
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Mage Lodge: Cartographers

Post by LexiLiegh » Thu May 30, 2019 2:41 pm

https://docs.google.com/document/d/14u1 ... sp=sharing

So I wrote this up for the game The Expendables.
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Re: Mage Lodge: Cartographers

Post by Slimcreeper » Thu May 30, 2019 8:05 pm

I like that. They really fit 1879.

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Re: Mage Lodge: Cartographers

Post by Andrew1879 » Thu May 30, 2019 10:11 pm

Interesting mix of Mages and technicians - the goggles requirement feels almost like Brassman verging into Heron. I like the Raven swooping down to translate. Does the Raven also offer sarcastic commentary?

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Re: Mage Lodge: Cartographers

Post by LexiLiegh » Fri May 31, 2019 2:58 am

I based the goggle use off other lodges use of items to lessen the strain.

As for the raven, it has not yet. It translates what the caster and target says for the duration of the casting.
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Re: Mage Lodge: Cartographers

Post by Andrew1879 » Fri May 31, 2019 2:09 pm

Sorry, I had a Vincent Price flashback there, to the opening scene of "The Raven", where Price's character asks the raven that's just flown in his window, will I ever see my lost Lenore? And the raven, in Peter Lorre's voice, says, How the hell should I know?

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Re: Mage Lodge: Cartographers

Post by LexiLiegh » Fri May 31, 2019 2:32 pm

The other part is they are really just developing everything. So I kind of imagine that what spells I have listed is the extent of their collective spell books at the moment. So if you utilize them and someone comes up with something more, feel free to add.
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Re: Mage Lodge: Cartographers

Post by AndiFASA » Fri May 31, 2019 3:35 pm

Andrew1879 wrote:
Thu May 30, 2019 10:11 pm
Interesting mix of Mages and technicians - the goggles requirement feels almost like Brassman verging into Heron. I like the Raven swooping down to translate. Does the Raven also offer sarcastic commentary?


It might now.....

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Re: Mage Lodge: Cartographers

Post by Slimcreeper » Fri May 31, 2019 10:50 pm

I wrote up a cartographer’s secret society for Earthdawn that was unwittingly working for Vestrial

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