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8-24-2010 @ 5:23PM
Maybe you just don't understand how these things work. But I've been studying ancient texts for a long time, and if there's one thing that everybody knows about being a wizard, it's that you can only cast the good spells once a day. "If this wasn't intended to be a FFOne reference, I will be sorely disappointed.
8-24-2010 @ 5:31PM
And here I thought it was a nod to an obscure little indie game (you might have heard of it) that goes by the initials D&D.
8-24-2010 @ 6:19PM
D&D? Nope, not ringing any bells. Is it anything like AD&D?
8-24-2010 @ 6:28PM
8-25-2010 @ 1:49PM
It's called Pathfinder now. .>
8-24-2010 @ 7:26PM
AD&D? Accidental Death & Dismemberment?
8-24-2010 @ 7:59PM
Attention Deficit (and?) Disorder I believe.The one spell a day thing is probably from the Baldurs gate gamesor Neverwinter Night games...Or the dragonlace books...Or the Greyhawk novels...Or the Dungeons & Dragons.... Miniatures Game .
8-25-2010 @ 1:51AM
I suspect it was a reference to 8-bit Theatre's early days.
8-25-2010 @ 2:04AM
Going on one foot here, but aren't NWN and BG part of the D&D multiverse?
8-25-2010 @ 6:00AM
@KasapinaYes, and Dragonlance is in the style of D&D.And Greyhawk is a campaign setting for D&D.
8-25-2010 @ 8:42AM
According to TvTropes, this style of "Fire and Forget" magic first originated in the book The Dying Earth by Jack Vance; hence why TvTropes refers to it as "Vancian Magic".http://tvtropes.org/pmwiki/pmwiki.php/Main/VancianMagicAlso of note is that the Wizards in the Discworld books use this system.
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