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From:     Skreyn@???.com
Date:     Thu, 13 Jul 1995 23:48:17 -0400
Subject:  Re: Several topics
> I expect that in a major trading city, all sort of magical alarm spells
> are sought.  Stuck discretely behind a door, it could be a sleepless,
> unbribable guard.  Not very useful versus a determined foe of course.

     Exactly.  A good trap or lock will not stop a skilled determined theif,
but it will rule out the fools and unlucky ones, which is 95% of those out
there.

> Back to using Magic Mouth Spells as a warning, the greater the distance
they
> can be set off, the less likely they will be spotted, or disarmed by a
> silence spell.

     Ah, true.

> Also, buying these in a market place might be cheap, but what if the mage
> works for the thieve's guild and has installed a back door 'don't trigger'
> condition?

     Ooh, sneaky!  I like it....

> Who guards the horse when you find an interesting hole in the ground to
> go into?

     Heh, nobody, usually.  I've often had parties just leave their mounts
outside.  Riding animals wander around when they get hungry, and are easy
prey for carnivores when tied up.

> I wouldn't mind a little attention to appearances and the
> necessity of cleaning clothes after spending weeks in the wilderness
> fighting rotting corpses. with no clean springs or soap in sight.

     Actually, I once had a dwarf PC in my game that refused to bathe until
he had completed the adventure, even if streams and such were available.
The party got so sick of his smell that they began to ambush his with Clean
cantrips, White Tornados, and Create Water spells.  :P

- Sean



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Several topics    Skreyn@???.com    12 Jul 1995 02:37:10
Re: Several topics    Michael Sandy    12 Jul 1995 16:45:18
Re: Several topics    Skreyn@???.com    13 Jul 1995 02:46:47
Re: Several topics    Michael Sandy    13 Jul 1995 05:27:46
Re: Several topics    Skreyn@???.com    14 Jul 1995 03:48:17

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