[Runequest] Cross Perspective Requirements and Magical Social Development (RQIII)

Tony Den postmaster at runequest.za.org
Fri Aug 20 00:20:29 EST 2010

One could play it like a case of what a character is good at and bad at.
Such as one cant really be an extrovert and an introvert at the same time.
So if one leans towards sorcery, one would per design not be compatible
with spirit etc. Kind of ther eis not enough space in this vessle for mor
ethan one style.

Phil Hibbs wrote:
>> Hrm. IKWYM, but not 90% with the shaman's perspective and 90% with the
>> priest's perspective.
> They're the same perspective.
>>> I think the Aeolian Church gets both, not sure, I haven't seen an
>>> official writeup of it. Thanatar gets sorcery.
>> Not through the cult, at least according to the write-ups in Shadows on
>> the Borderland and Lords of Terror. They can get sorcery spells from
>> heads that they've consumed.
> Maybe I'm thinking of Vivamort. But in any case, they don't get both
> divine and sorcery. I think it's generally true to say that sorcery
> and divine don't overlap as much as, say, divine and spirit do. Maybe
> it's because the God Learners tried to bend things too far, and the
> universe reacted by forbidding mixing the two ever again. Mysticism
> doesn't overlap much with divine either, maybe because of the EWF's
> similar transgressions mixing the two.
> My theory on why the EWF failed is that they included some ducks in
> their ranks, and so the Great Dragon To Be found it couldn't fly.
> Phil.
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