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    Windwalking Magic System

    Hello! This is my first post and I have a draft idea of a magic system :] This is a magic system centering around the usage of air and breathing. This system is called Windwalking, and those who are able to use it are called Windwalkers. Windwalking is not an innate or a learned ability. Rather...
  2. BlufftonSWK

    I would appreciate feedback on my Magic System

    Hello! I used to use these forums years ago, though I lost my original username and the email associated with it. I recently got back into writing, and I'm going back to a story I've worked with on and off for a few years. I'm working on the magic system for my story, and I was hoping I could...
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    Magic ability ideas?

    Basically I have a fantasy world I created and I need more ideas for abilities. The premise, put simply, is about a world made up 8 different realms, each with different climate, governments, and cultures. Everyone in this world (with some exceptions) has one of twelve magical abilities. These...
  4. Mothyards

    Magic in my main story

    Finally wrote up a thing about magic in my primary story, MagicBound! Wanted to get someone else’s opinion on it! This is from a project I’ve been working on for 11 years since I was 15 lol any questions and of course constructive criticism welcome! Laws of Magic 1- Magic can both create...
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    Magic System

    Hi! My favorite world, that I've been working on for quite a while, was mostly built around the political system that I've developed. I'm now stuck at trying to figure out how to incorporate magic into it. so far in what I've written I've used elemental magic - a system in which people with...
  6. Dare Pelletier

    Which Magic system best suits my World?

    My world is a high fantasy secondary world inspired by the Roaring Twenties and the Great Depression. The world has the technology of this time period and also will have a magic system which coexists with the technology. I have several ideas for my magic system, but can’t decide which one to...
  7. Mothyards

    A new idea brings new world build potential! An idea for magic

    Hi! One of my preferred pass times is to world build a bit! I ended up writing a short piece of fiction that I hope to share with y’all soon that I never meant to be anything special, however I’ve been thinking about it and it’s been expanding a bit. Recently I thought of how magic might work in...
  8. RiverNymph

    Magic and regulations.

    So I have plans to have a magic system in place, I have ideas and how I want the magic to work / I know where the magic comes from. Where I'm stuck is how to regulate it and what sort of worldly and or bodily consequences this magic would have. In most fantasy shows and movies I've watched...
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    How do you handle Elemental Magic Systems?

    Before I get to the meat and potatoes of this subject, I just wanna quickly thank everyone who looked over and commented on my last thread about converting caloric energy into fuel for fire users to draw from. I got some extremely helpful answers from quite a few different people and for that, I...
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    Necromancy rules

    so, I just wanted to post how necromancy works on my world, so it may help you: 1 . revival: reviving something is fairly simple with necromancy, you can easily revive a corpse, but, it depends in which state is the corpse to be revived, if its only bones (aka a skeleton) the energy that is...
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    New Magic System - The Will

    Hi all, new magic system idea. Popped in my head and I ran with it. There is a dimension between different words known variously as The Else, Abyss, The Other. It is a realm inhabited by spirits and from where magic originates. It is separated from the Mortal Worlds but can be ‘perceived’ by...
  12. Mari More

    Which of These is the Strongest Element

    Hi! I'm writing this story where everything revolves around magic users and there are ONLY five elements (but each has many sub elements) namely fire, water, earth, air, and light and shadow. The first four elements are what we're all familiar with while the fifth element is called light and...
  13. Mari More

    Help! My Magic System is a mess and I need to allocate my sub elements :)

    Hi, I'm a new member of this community but I've been going in and out of this page for months now. Anyways, I'm a wannabe writer who writes about fantasy world stories. This time, I'm writing about a world revolving around magic and has no correlation or connection to 'Earth'. My world has no...
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    Attempting to create a Magic System that generalizes all types of magic

    Im trying to use all types of magic in story and i am trying to come up with a formula for it (it just came naturally) and I having a tough time calling it. Magic used by wizards, warlock, witches, arcane users, or elemental magic, and the like from Harry Potter and Avatar to Fairy Tail and...
  15. S.T. Ockenner

    New Attempt At A Magic System

    So, I want there to be different types of magic- I already have elemental magic, it is casted by using special elemental orbs that are very rare and look like Skyrim spells (a bit of fire in someone's hand) but I need other types of magic too. I am not doing a spell system, I'm doing a more...
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    Magic system thoughts?

    Hi all, Toying with a new idea for a magic system surrounding the use of the mind. Here it goes; Some are born with the innate ability to use their minds at a higher level than others, they possess mental powers and abilities. Just like with intelligence, memory etc not everyone is born equal...
  17. S.T. Ockenner

    Magic System Idea

    Thaumturgic energy is a force in the universe that causes strange things to happen, and it can defy the laws of physics. Sorcerers are natural conductors of this force (nicknamed magic). Sorcerers can either channel raw magic to have a random effect, or they can create spells. Spells are...
  18. S.T. Ockenner

    Group Magic System Building

    1: Magic is a natural facet of the universe, and is found everywhere as an ambient force
  19. A shadowy portifolio

    Weird Magic System

    Magic requires pixie dust. It can turn people into donkeys whenever you want on Tuesday, and nothing else. You have to decide how long the effect will last one minute before turning someone into a donkey. In order to use it, you must be the seventh son of the seventh daughter, or vice versa. You...
  20. Akira444

    My Elemental Magic System

    So, I think I made a similar thread about this a year or two ago when I first joined this site, but this is something new I wanted to throw out there for people to see. This magic system is of the elemental flavor, and is something that I based off of the Witchery magic system from the...
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