Monthly Archives: May 2014

Saturday Spell-Refresh

Aleck’s shoulders had begun to slump. He held his sword a little lower as sweat drenched his brow. He was mostly fighting defensively now, desperately fending off the waves of goblins as he barred the doorway. Liria, his charge,¬†knew some … Continue reading

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Magic Video Series 7: Stealth Healing Spell Construction

With all the technical videos out of the way, let’s look at a specific spell. Today’s spell is a healing spell from the Stealth school of magic, which has it’s own complications.

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Character Thursday-Illidss Karamas (Lizardfolk Assassin)

Illidss is the type of NPC that can play a small role in the story. Living in a small town as an operative, he can be dangerous to anyone thinking the village is easy pickings. He could also be a … Continue reading

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Divine Artifact-Allkey

“How does he get these locks so fast?” Julius grumbled. “Why are you complaining? It’s what we hired him for,” Taric chided. “I don’t trust him. He was supposed be a soldier with money problems and good hands, not a … Continue reading

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World Building Wednesday-The Black Shield and the Black Spear

  One of the oldest and largest evils still remaining in Trethal is the Black Order with it’s left and right hands, the Black Shield and the Black Spear. Though the Black Order’s composition has changed over time, it’s deistic … Continue reading

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Ability Tuesday-Anticipation

The sly Nekolyn warrior had tired Tarin out evading his slow, heavy sword. His magical armor had turned Farad’s daggers as he slipped in blows. Now it was Borick’s turn to leave the flood of smaller foes to the others … Continue reading

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Monster Monday-Lightning Bug

“These bugs won’t stop chasing us,” Karug moaned as another shocked him. “And they’re fast, owe!” Bilz cried as he was struck as well. “We have to fight them.” Karug stopped and swung, unsuccessfully, with his massive sword. They were … Continue reading

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Progress Update-Play Testing

Wow, vacation is just never a good time to code. I’ve gotten some thesis writing done, but not as much as I wanted. Tell you what, this week, I’ll really lock down and do more than my minimum coding goal … Continue reading

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Saturday Spell-Assassin Step (Stealth Teleport)

Darus climbed nimbly onto the low roof, pursuing his mark. The in the guild assassins in the guild looked down on him, but he knew things they didn’t. He began casting, eyeing a higher rooftop. With a silent shift he … Continue reading

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Magic Video Series 6: The Seven Schools of Magic

Here’s the fourth video in a series aimed at reducing the insane mess that is the Magic System Page to a more accessible format. This video discusses the schools of magic involved in learning and casting spells:

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