[Let’s Study: RuneQuest Roleplaying in Glorantha] Part 7c: Rune Cults and Rune Magic

Today we’re looking at the second of the three major magic systems for Glorantha: Rune Magic. If Spirit Magic and Shamanism is essentially Animism, Rune Cults and Rune Magic is religion centered on the worship of Gods as opposed to Spirits. Gods are the most powerful being in Glorantha, existing outside the mortal realm and […]

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[Let’s Study: RuneQuest Roleplaying in Glorantha] Part 7b: Spirit Magic, Shamans and The Spirit World

I’ll be honest. I was blown away by how surprisingly thorough the treatment of Spirit Magic, Shamanism and Spirits is in RuneQuest Glorantha. I’ve been pretty public about how much of a Mage: the Ascension and Awakening fan I am in this blog, so checking out the magic sections of RPGs is always something I […]

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[Let’s Study: RuneQuest Roleplaying in Glorantha] Part 7a: Introduction to Magic

If you have a setting where everyone has access to magic like Glorantha does, you’d probably dedicate nearly half the book to the subject too. Types of Magic RuneQuest has three different forms of magic: Spirit Magic – Involves communing with spirits that reside in the Spirit World. Rune Magic – Involves sacrificing living things […]

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