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Relic of Power: Visionary Goggles

Is this Phineas the gnome? Maybe. Maybe not. (Artist: Jazep Drazdovič)Phineas Cooperbotham was a finicky old gnome, even for a powerful wizard. He liked everything to go smoothly and got rather irate when things didn’t go as planned. So one day he set out to make sure that if something drastic did go wrong, he could fix it. In fact, he determined that if it went so wrong as to require that level of adjustment then he might as well “do it again and do it right this time.” And thus were born his Visionary Goggles.

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Lost Magic: Cone of Many Curses

Portrait of a Scholar - Domenico FettiDo you need some more magic in your game? Perhaps you want to make your foes less effective in combat and other areas of potential conflict. Take a look at what Lost Magic entrant Gary provided us with. Imagine how you could make this spell work in the story of the game, too, in terms of how to describe what the curse feels like to one affected by it.

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Relic of Power: Soul Sanctuary

NASA's Spitzer Space Telescope has imaged a wild creature of the dark — a coiled galaxy with an eye-like object at its center.Punishment. Eternal punishment. The prospect of an eternity of Hell weighed heavily on the mind of Black Harran in his final years. He could not undo a life of sin, but he could seal himself away from the consequences.

Soul Sanctuary

Aura strong abjuration and conjuration; CL 20th

Slot none; Weight 1 lb.


Tiny silver and cold iron tubes surround and feed into a fist-sized diamond. Dark patches churn through the diamond’s core, marring its beauty. An effect similar to a continuous mind blank affects the soul sanctuary, shielding the device from prying eyes. By succeeding on one or more consecutive Knowledge (arcana) checks (each check requires a move action to perform), the owner of the soul sanctuary can unleash several magical effects.

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Battle Magic of Valkyries and Shield Maidens Groups

The Valkyrie's Vigil by Edward Robert Hughes (1851-1914)

The Order of the Broken Rune

An organization that came into being soon after the capabilities of runic magic began to be revealed, the Broken Rune is a chaotic group of women who prefer the wild life to a sedate existence in the cities. Indeed, most of them were born far from any form of civilization (though the occasional member joins from more settled lands), out where they can worship the land, praise the sky, and enjoy the thrill of the hunt. This order’s members tend to be cheerfully violent, but respect displays of strength, and some travel the world to test their mettle. They are often visited by true Valkyries because of their way of life.

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Lost Magic: Blind Faith

Portrait of a Scholar - Domenico FettiDo you need some more magic in your game? Maybe your character needs to find a path through the darkness of the world. If so, this spell might work for you. See how Mike Myler added an option for seeing in dark places to his game!

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