Tuesday, November 22, 2011
Different Worlds #27, Repulsion
The Magazine for Adventure Role-Players
Urban Adventuring Issue
Cover price: $3.00
Cover: Mark Roland
* "FRP Town Design Survey" by Ken Rolston
* "An Introduction to the City of RuneQuest Pavis: Threshold To Danger" by Greg Stafford & Steve Perrin
* "Thieves' World Mini-Supplement: The 'Empty' Buildings of Sanctuary" by Anders Swenson
* "Antagonists for the Gangster! and Call Of Cthulhu role-playing games: Mob Leaders" by Glenn Rahman
* "Call Of Cthulhu Scenario: Thoth's Dagger" by William Hamblin
* "In the City of Tenochtitlan, a Man Used to be ... Dressed for a Flowery Death" by Ernest Hogan
* Books & Role-Playing
The King Arthur Companion (Reston)
The Sun, He Dies (Signet)
Tomoe Gozen (Ace)
Golden Naginata (Ace)
Swordbearer (Heritage USA)
Daredevils (Fantasy Games Unlimited)
The Trail of the Sky Raiders (FASA)
Starport Module One: Hotel Complex (FASA)
* "Metal Marvels Presents: Heritage's Conan Line" by John T. Sapienza, Jr.
* "Adventure By Design: Designer, Entertain Thyself" by Greg Stafford
* "The Sword of Hollywood" by Larry DiTillio
* Film Review
* "A Letter From Gigi" by Gigi D'Arn
Published by Chaosium, Inc.
Duration: 1 Round/Level
Area of Effect: One Creature
Casting Time: 3 Segments
Saving Throw: None
When this spell is cast the magic user causes the hands of the target creature to be enveloped in a field of energy. The field will have no immediate detrimental effect on the target and will be invisible to the naked eye.
The field will cause the hands of the victim to repel any items that they might try to pick up. If the target is currently holding any items they will need to make a roll versus their strength at a +4 or drop the item. If they do retain possession of the item anytime they move it they will need to make another save. If it is a weapon being held any attacks will be at -4 to hit. If they are not holding anything they will be unable to grasp any items for the duration of the spell as their hands or the items will be pushed away from any other object.
The material component of this spell will be a pair of bar magnets. The magnets will need to be of equal size and shape. They will not be destroyed with the casting of the spell and may be reused.
Disclaimer: The spells that you will see, for how ever long the write ups last, were all written up or conceived of back in the 80's so the terminology may not appropriate for anything other than 1e and depending on how well I did back then it may be slightly off for that as well. If there is any duplication of spells that exist now it is most likely I wrote mine first :) Please feel free to comment on them but try not to be too hard on me. If anyone wishes to use these in anything they print please let me know in advance and all I ask is proper credit.
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