Item Code: #MGP1011
Title: Encyclopaedia Arcane: Star Magic - Wisdom of the Magi
Type: Accessory
Author: Shannon Kalvar
Published: 2002
Publisher: Mongoose Publishing
Format: 64-page perfect-bound book
Mortals look up at the midnight sky and see the stars, eternal and changeless. They have worshipped them, feared them, hidden from them and tried to understand them. They are the one constant promise that, in a world of constant chaos, there is something innately ordered and beautiful about the universe.

Star magic is a school of magic that harnesses the hidden order of the universe. In form, it is a science based on repetitive experiments and the constant expansion of knowledge. In effect, it is magic channelling energy from mysterious forces to alter the world. In application, it is poetry requiring creativity, insight and inspiration for maximum effect.

Inside you will find:

Playing With Fire:
Explaining the basic structure of star magic and the various levels of commitment that a magician might have towards it. Including details of the base arcane spellcasting classes and how to adapt star magic for other types of arcane spellcasters.

Star Magic Mechanics: How to make use of the stars, including the Stars and Constellations that magi channel to work their power.

Feats: New feats to add to the power of the stars, including a selection of birth feats that reflect being born 'under a lucky star'.

Prestige Classes: Four new prestige classes specifically designed to take advantage of the power of the stars. From the astrologer to the Nomad Shaman, each has their own outlook and view on the powers they harness.

Illuminated Items: From blazing swords to armour of journeying, new magical items that bring the power of the stars to hand.

Using the Calendar: How to customize your game year to reflect the ascent and descent of the stars and the effect that has on those who use them.

Help for Games Masters: Adventure hooks and location ideas to help incorporate star magic into your games.


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