When I started creating my high fantasy world of Macalgra, I stumbled onto a serious issue very early. I went into things with the intention of creating a medieval world (spoiler: it didn't happen). But I'd created a magic system that rendered the classic staples of a medieval world defunct. Plate armor, knights on horseback, … Continue reading Castles Don’t Make Sense In High Fantasy
Where do you draw the line between white and black magic? You probably thought of necromancy and curses when black magic was mentioned. But mechanically is a curse any different to a blessing spell? We've talked about developing your magic system but black magic deserves its own blog post. When creating your own magic system, … Continue reading What is Black Magic?
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