The idea of the Wizard who value the Art above all else is an enduring archetype across fantasy stories, and one that I wanted to put a slight twist on in my game. I recently found notes from an old campaign that included an idea of a Wizard who was able to cheat death without actually meaning to, and the effects that it had on his obsession with magic. At about the same time, I discovered Vampire: the Masquerade Second Edition, so the notion of declining humanity was a new concept to explore and my Ravenloft games were never quite the same again.
This week you can download an NPC with some ‘Side Trek’ ideas for your own home game.
Until next time, game hard!
Download: Living spellbook [589KB]