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Re: Class Names

Mon 12 Feb 2018, 20:39

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Re: Class Names

Mon 12 Feb 2018, 23:40

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The only thing that I wish it will be in the rules is spellbinder and not sorcerer ;)

I going to chip in on this issue with an argument that might, might just persuade Tomas and the gang at FL...
The English term sorcerer more usually describes an upper class, gentleman wizard. Of course most of the characters in Forbidden Lands are not gentlemen as such, so maybe sorcerer is not the best term...  
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Re: Class Names

Tue 13 Feb 2018, 09:28

The1TrueFredrix wrote:
The English term sorcerer more usually describes an upper class, gentleman wizard. Of course most of the characters in Forbidden Lands are not gentlemen as such, so maybe sorcerer is not the best term...  

Sorry, have to disagree with you on this. Sorcerer is really just another name for a magician, and can change depending on setting. In most of my reading experience (and I consume a fair amount of fantasy fiction), sorcerer is often the opposite of what you describe - they're magic users who operates outside of the wider magical community. I've never (that I can recall) encountered a gentlemanly one, and am curious where you've seen this.
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Re: Class Names

Thu 01 Mar 2018, 16:34

I do like sorcerer - but I agree that it feels more 'upper class', or perhaps rather more formal than wizard - to me sorcerer evokes a tome-learned conjurer of demons and dabbler in deep arcane secrets whereas a wizard is more of a standard issue magic user - point hat and all.

How about Warlock? Like the idea of picking more 'rogue-ish' names for the classes :)
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Re: Class Names

Thu 01 Mar 2018, 19:19

"Sorcerer" to me is Merlin, whereas "Wizard" is Gandalf.
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Re: Class Names

Thu 01 Mar 2018, 19:20

I really like Warlock, but still think Spellbinder is the best.
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Re: Class Names

Thu 01 Mar 2018, 21:21

9littlebees wrote:
I really like Warlock, but still think Spellbinder is the best.


Agreed
 
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Re: Class Names

Fri 02 Mar 2018, 11:54

9littlebees wrote:
I really like Warlock, but still think Spellbinder is the best.


+1
 
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Re: Class Names

Fri 02 Mar 2018, 12:26

9littlebees wrote:
I really like Warlock, but still think Spellbinder is the best.

Another +1! :)
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Re: Class Names

Fri 02 Mar 2018, 14:37

Jurij 1138 wrote:
"Sorcerer" to me is Merlin, whereas "Wizard" is Gandalf.

At least Nicol Williamson's Merlin ;)
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