Riding the Mastodon

This is not a post about a cool new mount in some game that I found somewhere, though come on people I think it is obvious that there needs to be this somewhere. No, and if you've been paying attention to the world, you have probably seen that a certain trillionaire recently purchased an (already) defunct social media platform for an amount of money most people will never understand.

Magic in Whitehack

Magic casting is often a make it or break it for me in a game. One of my favorite systems comes from Whitehack by Christian Mehrstan... ...Whatever the result the conversation happens quickly, it is not meant to be a long drawn out process, referencing tables and charts looking up damage dice and rolling only to have your spell fizzle out, for a wasted casting and even worse a wasted turn for the wizardly character.