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Masters of the Universe as game inspiration

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Much of the original art for the Masters of the Universe /toy/s was painted by Earl Norem and Esteban Maroto, who also did art for Marvel's Conan. This makes MotU look like a Kitchen Sinkier version of Sword & Sorcery. Good gaming inspiration?
Let's brainstorm:

Year 1
The He-Man archetype is a Strength hero, either the son of a king or from a jungle tribe who advances from hunter-gatherer to user of armor and other technology as he encounters it by making allies.
The Man-at-Arms is a mace-wielding smith or engineer in a loincloth and fur boots who makes the setting's advanced tech: bronze plate armor? Automatons?
Teela is a warrior demigoddess, unknowing daughter of a snake goddess or inhuman sorceress with a falcon theme.
Stratos is a winged ape from a mountain population of same. Probably have more cache if you made him a bad guy like the degenerate winged ape who killed Belit in "Queen of the Black Coast".
Beast Man is a regular ape man, who has the power to command any beast. If you treat Jungle He-Man as a Tarzan type, I see potential to trade him to Team Good for Stratos.
Skeletor is basically Thulsa Doom from Howard's King Kull. Take game rules for a lich but let them be buff.
Merman is the Deep One/Gillman archetype, standing out from his kind by being a sea-themed Summoner.
Zodac is a "cosmic enforcer", a hairy-chested dude with feet like Skeletor's, in a helmet and light body armor with a high-tech gun. They probably got around to lore explaining what a "cosmic enforcer" is, but we can be creative.
Castle Greyskull is the above-ground part of a megadungeon. Secrets of ultimate power were buried here.
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This explains so much.
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/wbg/ Worldbuilding General - Shitty Wizards

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Welcome to /wbg/, the official thread for the discussion of in-progress settings for traditional games.

Here is where you go to flesh out the details of your worlds such as lore, factions, magic and ecosystems. You can also post maps for your settings, as well as any relevant art (either created by you or used as inspiration for your work). Please remember that replying to other posters is what keeps the thread alive, not dumping walls of text.

Official Discord: https://discord.gg/yrp9saR

Resources for Newfags: https://sites.google.com/view/wbgeneral/

Previous Thread: >>67477703

Thread Questions:
>Can magic spells or reserach backfire or cause unwanted consequences in your setting?
>How royally screwed can people get around bad Wizards? Are the negative effects mostly regulated to the caster, their surroundings, or the laws of reality themselves?
>Have any new species, races, self-replicating curses, cursed magic items, or other phenomena occurred due to a bad or at least flippant Wizard?
>Have any institutions; magical, secular, religious, or otherwise, sought to regulate or limit magic use and abuse? How do they enforce these laws?
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Serious question

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Why does it annoy so many players that women in some systems/settings are superior users of magic compared to men?
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So was the Emperor always 8ft tall, or did he just grow to suit the battles during during the techno-barbarian age? And he isn't just tall like Shaquille O'neal, he's massively built


I'd imagine a unusually huge man would stand out in whatever secretive circles he entered prior to the year 10'000.
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/edhg/ - EDH/Commander General

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Emrakul Did Nothing Wrong Edition

Previously: >>69727079

RESOURCES
>Official Site: Contains deck building rules and the current ban list.
http://www.mtgcommander.net

>Deck List Site: You can search for decks that other people have made. Authors often have comments that explain their deck strategy and card choices.
http://www.tappedout.net

>Statistically see what everyone else puts in their commander decks based on what is posted to the internet.
http://www.edhrec.com/

>Find out what lands you can add to your deck, sorted by category, based on a chosen color identity.
http://mtglands.com/

CARD SEARCH
>Official search site.
http://gatherer.wizards.com/

>Unofficial, but has GOAT search interface, more cards, and a deckbuilder.
http://scryfall.com

>Thread Topic
What unpopular opinions do you have about EDH, and about Magic in general? (I don't to hear "Bring back tuck" or "change hybrid" or "Seb McKinnon is overrated." Give us something actually unpopular.)
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Hey guys, I noticed this place was looking kinda messy lately, so I asked a few other boards if I could borrow their cleaning crew to help. /b/ was too busy with her own board, /d/ kept molesting herself with the mophandles, and /x/ kept mumbling "the only way to be clean is to destroy them all", which was really just creepy.

But /v/ said they could send someone over...
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Warhammer 40,000 General /40kg/

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/erpg/ - ERP General

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We Are Many Edition
>bundles of fun
>packages of ecstasy
>why won't you love us
>You cannot escape, anon-kun.

To get started
>Pick F-List or IRC or both as your preferred method

>Go to #1001Lewd_Nights on Rizon for IRC
>Make a character and jump into /tg/ chat under "Private Channels" for F-list

>Go to http://www.f-list.net
>Create a username.
>Create a character profile on that username.
>Click chat -> chat now and enter the chat (Experimental chat slightly advised). You'll be on the frontpage.
>Click "channels" on the bar up the top and click "private rooms" and navigate down to /tg/ chat.

>Post contact info
>Get help from friendly old hands
>Be chill
>ERP like a whore!

Lewd images will get you banned for a day or 3. No, seriously, it will.
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Fertility Magic II

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What is your opinion on magic related to fertility and connected topics?

>Do you have any in your setting? If you do, what are its rules and limitations? If you don’t, why not?

>If you don’t have a setting of your own, what about existing settings, do you have any examples from them?
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