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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

Paul's a few months older than Godzilla, watched the original Astro Boy series, and has been a fan of anime ever since. When he's not writing and tuning SQL, he collects geeky hobbies and writes. His first published book 'Building Arts & Crafts Furniture” sold 30K copies. The novelette... Read More →
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Cassandra Morgan

Author, White Whisker Publications
Author, Writer and Speaker Extraordinaire! | | Cassie is the author of the YA Epic Fantasy series the Kingdoms of Chartile, and the brand new Paranormal Cozy Mystery series the Silver Fox Mysteries. | She has participated in a number of small films including Shadows of the Shadows... Read More →


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