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Publisher: Kobold Press
Author(s): Wolfgang Baur, Tim Pratt, Kenneth Hite, Jeff Grubb, James Enge, Steve Winter, James Jacobs, David Chart, Richard Pett, Amber E. Scott, David "Zeb" Cook, Ed Greenwood
Brand: Kobold Press
Item Dimensions: Array
Label: Kobold Press
Manufacturer: Kobold Press
Manufacturer Minimum Age: 15
MPN: black & white illustrations
Number Of Items: 1
Number Of Pages: 160
Publication Date: 2014-03-06
Publisher: Kobold Press
Studio: Kobold Press
Kobolds Work a Little Magic
The popular and wildly useful Kobold Guide series tackles the biggest subject in fantasy: Magic!
What makes a fantasy fantastic? Magic, of course! Whether it’s unearthly beasts, scheming sorcerers, legendary swords or locales that defy logic and physics, a compelling fantasy story needs magical elements. The tricky part is that in order for the story to work, you have to get your reader or player to believe the unbelievable.
The Kobold Guide to Magic takes you behind the scenes to learn the secrets of designing and writing about magic from 20 top fantasy authors and game designers. Find out how to create more compelling, more interesting, and more playable magic at your table or in your stories—with the word from some of the most talented creators working today.
The topics are wide-ranging, from the secrets of Irish magic to tricks of impractical magic, from how to generate a sense of wonder at the gaming table to how to rejigger the teleport spell for stronger adventures tohow to sell a character's soul and how to run a game with visions and prophecies. There's even sections on the magic of J.R.R. Tolkien and the tools available to a game master for making magic their own.
The Essential Guide to Magic in Fiction and Games
This essential companion for fantasy gamers and readers alike feature essays by:
This latest volume in the best-selling and award-winning series of Kobold Guides tackles the mystery at the heart of the fantasy genre. Improve your game and expand your magical power with the Kobold Guide to Magic!
This book ships early in 2014 and will be in high demand. Don't miss out, and get it in print before everyone else!
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