Just thought I’d present my thinking on the matter of Mages and Priests in the DJ Guides and how a Persona qualifies for them;
Note first that the Guide in question has to have castings available. No castings, no practice of any sort. What are castings? I’m going to have to figure that out.
Even if castings are available that doesn’t mean that full practice is. Maybe nobody has the talent, maybe the gods are against it, or maybe everybody’s under a curse. It all depends on the guide and the setting.
But let’s say some Personae can be Full Practitioners, what are the basic qualifications?
Those are first a minimum trait. Then making a successful check against an Attribute relevant to the Trait
Now should the Persona qualify to have full practice he gains certain benefits. Exactly which ones depends on the Guide in question, and on what he is a Full Practitioner in.
Please note that there may be exceptions in a particular guide. In the far future world of Abyss—far future—there may be casters roaming around. In fact an Abyss HP may learn how to cast, with the Guide’s permission and a period of role playing—there is a price for this sort of thing.
All I’m going to do is to offer basic guidelines, it’s up to the individual Guides as to what they will allow exceptions in, why, and how.
Now I’ve got more work to do, and I want to try out Word 16 where blog posting is concerned. I’ll be back.
After some searching I found that it would cost me $225 to register a trademark. There are places where it could be done cheaper, but I don’t know how reliable they are. So I’m paying retail just to make sure.
So that’s my goal, $450 for two registered trademarks, because it looks like I’m going to need to register at least two just to be sure. You will be kept up to date.
I am making progress on the DJ SRD, and coming to the conclusion that Gary was rushed. When you consider Gary’s talent for typos, you really don’t want to rush somebody like him. Or me for that matter.
That is to say, when you tell a story you are talking about things that have been done, that have occurred. When you are talking about what you are doing even imaginary—my emphasis—you are not telling a story. In short, even when events are imaginary the fact that they are occurring means that story can play no role in the matter. When you play a sage in an RPG you are a sage for all intents and purposes. That it’s an imaginary sage means fuck all insofar as you are doing things. The is takes precedence over the fiction.
Just remember that the fact it is fiction doesn’t make it story.
I’ve started taking B12 and that seems to have improved my energy, now I have motivation to do stuff. In other news I m now working on the Dangerous Journeys SRD, but that’s going to take a while to get done. Now I get to fiddle with a plug in, after which I have another post to write.