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From:     Truls Rostrup <Truls.Rostrup@???.???.no>
Date:     Wed, 31 Jul 1996 17:41:10 +0200 (MET DST)
Subject:  Re: Create Helms
> In our last episode, Shelby Michlin said:
> >Well, since you ask, yes. Why not maintain the Arcane monopoly on helms?
> >Create all the types you want, nothing stops you no matter who you say built
> >it. But if the Arcane don't have their monopoly, you've changed a very
> >significant part of the way the Spelljammer universe is set up. The feel of
> >things would be altogether different!

Well, the Arcane have their monopoly on selling helms, but what about
buying/selling used helms? Do they at all care? Does anyone else care? PCs
usually have ample opportunity to capture helms which can be sold for a
not insignificant amount of cash.

Von Camps idea about the Arcane's use of the excess energy from the helms
was brilliant, it can easily be worked into a Planescape campaign, too.
PCs could happen upon a magnificent city floating in the Astral plane,
where everything is powered by the magical energy from the zillions of
helms in the multiverse. Of course, the Arcane would have a cover, perhaps
stating that the fantastic city was powered by their own innate magic or
something. Eventually the PCs might tumble to the true state
of things, giving PCs familiar with 'jamming quite a nice surprise.

With Leroy's permission, perhaps I could expand upon the idea for a
cross-post on the Spelljammer/Planescape-lists...

Truls



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SubjectFromDate (UTC)
Re: Create Helms    Ken Lipka    23 Jul 1996 18:45:35
Re: Create Helms    Shelby Michlin    24 Jul 1996 00:54:13
Re: Create Helms    Eugene Shumu1insky    24 Jul 1996 02:56:55
Re: Create Helms    Ken Lipka    24 Jul 1996 12:06:07
Re: Create Helms    Thomas O. Magann Jr.    24 Jul 1996 21:04:10
Re: Create Helms    Kevin Scardino    24 Jul 1996 21:23:41
Re: Create Helms    Thomas O. Magann Jr.    24 Jul 1996 21:56:18
Re: Create Helms    Shelby Michlin    25 Jul 1996 01:02:24
Re: Create Helms    Steven R. Martindale    25 Jul 1996 05:06:56
Re: Create Helms    Thomas O. Magann Jr.    25 Jul 1996 05:15:07
Re: Create Helms    James Perry    28 Jul 1996 20:50:15
Re: Create Helms    Ivan A. Finzen IV    29 Jul 1996 03:55:46
Re: Create Helms    James Perry    30 Jul 1996 18:52:22
Re: Create Helms    Truls Rostrup    31 Jul 1996 15:41:10
Re: Create Helms    George Hernandez    31 Jul 1996 16:55:05
Re: Create Helms    Eugene Shumu1insky    31 Jul 1996 17:08:52
Re: Create Helms    James Perry    31 Jul 1996 19:04:08
Re: Create Helms    George Hernandez    02 Aug 1996 15:07:00
Re: Create Helms    Eugene Shumu1insky    02 Aug 1996 17:17:29
Re: Create Helms    Thomas O. Magann Jr.    02 Aug 1996 19:12:11
Re: Create Helms    Eugene Shumu1insky    02 Aug 1996 19:23:38
Re: Create Helms    Thomas O. Magann Jr.    02 Aug 1996 19:33:39
Re: Create Helms    Paul Westermeyer    02 Aug 1996 19:45:59
Re: Create Helms    Eugene Shumu1insky    02 Aug 1996 19:37:34
Re: Create Helms    Thomas O. Magann Jr.    02 Aug 1996 19:48:20
Re: Create Helms    James Perry    03 Aug 1996 19:40:28
Re: Create Helms    Thomas O. Magann Jr.    03 Aug 1996 20:22:01

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