Magical Sword Empathy?

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TTTWLAM
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Magical Sword Empathy?

Post by TTTWLAM » Fri Aug 02, 2019 7:17 pm

How do you Judges handle magical swords with Empathy instead of Speech or Telepathy?

Does the wielder get a "positive vibe" when doing things the sword wants, and conversely, a "negative" one when doing the opposite?

Or does it impact the moods of the wielder over time to act more in accordance with the sword's desires?

I'm looking for "cool things" that empathy does over, say, the bombastic speech of a speaking sword.

Thanks in advance.

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Re: Magical Sword Empathy?

Post by Raven_Crowking » Sat Aug 03, 2019 5:33 am

"As you face the troll, you can feel your blade's hot anger....."
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Cathbad the Meek (herbalist Wizard 1): AC 9; 4 hp; S 7, A 7, St 10, P 17, I 13, L 8; Neutral; Club, herbs, 50' rope, 50 cp; -1 to melee attack rolls. Hideous scar.

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Re: Magical Sword Empathy?

Post by thogard » Mon Aug 05, 2019 6:30 am

I've used warm vs. cold, light vs. heavy, even had the item pull or drop for a big reaction.

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Re: Magical Sword Empathy?

Post by TTTWLAM » Mon Aug 05, 2019 1:25 pm

Thanks to you both. Great inspiration!

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