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Sunday, April 30 • 09:00 - 09:50
Mechanics of Magic in Fantasy & SF

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Does a magical system for a story need rules? Costs, unintended consequences, social factors? What about reliability issues? How can we avoid worn-out tropes? How should magic in an RPG and story differ? Is some of the tech in SF "magic" and should the same considerations apply?

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avatar for Paul Kemner

Paul Kemner

I was born sometime after the last Ice Age. In school, I was a space and biology geek, keeping freshwater aquariums, playing in the band, and reading all the SF I could get my hands on. I tend to collect odd hobbies. | I first attended Penguicon 2010, and decided to finally sta... Read More →
avatar for Cassandra Morgan

Cassandra Morgan

Owner/Author/Actress, White Whisker Publications
Author, Writer and Speaker Extraordinaire! | Voice Actress, small film actress, film production assistant. | Hello, everyone! I am the author of the YA series, Chartile, the first in the series being Prophecy. I have a new Mystery Novella series on the horizon soon as well... Read More →


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