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Thornwood, School of Magic

So I've been working on an RPG design of my own for a while now. I haven't mentioned it here yet, and it is quite different from the style of posts I have done so far which are mostly OSR setting posts. This is a more narrative game about attending an oftentimes dangerous, always mysterious, magical school called Thornwood. It combines school / coming of age style drama's with magical mysteries and dangerous plots.

For today I thought I'd just share a WIP character sheet that I've made for it. I'm practicing my layout skills and trying to improve.


If you'd like to hear more about it or ask me questions, check out my twitter @rhysmakeswords


Posted on June 18th, 2018 by RhysHexmapping Tool | Twitter | Patreon


Inanimate Type ι
Wow, this looks fantastic! I can already see a lot of intriguing hints of mechanics just from the character sheet, and almost put together how I imagine it plays. The Motivation and Emotion mechanics seem very compelling just from these hints. I like the Skills, too. 'Extraction' is a very interesting type of Magic. I've been working on a similar school / coming of age drama, but mine is more focused on fantastical light-hearted adventure than mystery and plotting. Perhaps our games will pair nicely together! It is so interesting to see how similar our designs are in some respects, but so different in others. Can't wait to hear more about it!
Sun Jun 17 2018 18:23:41 GMT+0000 (Coordinated Universal Time)
Rhys McMillan
Thanks Inanimate! Extraction refers to things like potion making and herbology, tapping into innate magics. Is there anywhere I can read about your RPG?
Sun Jun 24 2018 02:06:27 GMT+0000 (Coordinated Universal Time)