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From:     James Perry <jperry@??.net>
Date:     Tue, 1 Oct 1996 15:44:24 -0500
Subject:  Re: SJ on Worlds
>At 10:16 AM 9/23/96 GMT, you wrote:
>
>>	This reminds me of a discussion on a different list.  Does magic
>>*replace* technology?  If it does, then why isn't it *used* more.  For
>>instance, where is the communication network (phones)?  Personal
>>transportation (cars)?  Indoor plumbing and water (bathrooms)?  If magic
>>is used to produce weapons (ei. things that players like to do damage
>>with), why isn't it used to raise the quality of life for all (ei. misc.
>>things for NPCs)?
>>
>>	But, this discussion is starting to drift (again) towards un-SJ
>>topics.  The above paragraph is just there to help put things in perspective
>>and stimulate thought.  I am *not* trying to start a discussion on magic
>>(yet again)... (:
>>
>>-Static
>>Hoping this thread will drift back to a more SJ-like existance.
>>
>
>   I know this is old but I just had to add.
>  My old group with there improved galleon finished a mission and they some
>magic stuff. Well to there great disapointment what they had thought was a
>bag of holding was a Bag of Devouring. Well after feeling mighty satisfied
>at removing much wealth from them, I was wondering what they were going to
>do with the bag. I though mabey destroy it or try and pawn it off, or just
>keep it around for that occasional dead body. Well one of the players is
>much into conservation/anti-polution so he took the bag and attached it to
>the err... waist disposal (I.E. Toilet) plumbing.
>  Now I say that is a way to use something magical for a high-tech purpose.

I believe the Dragon had an article on using cursed magic items in positive
ways...the bag of devouring was used as a trashcan, I believe.  An
interesting twist seems to have arisen. (yeck)


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Re: SJ on Worlds    ADEPT@???.com    22 Sep 1996 00:24:11
Re: SJ on Worlds    Paul Westermeyer    22 Sep 1996 13:18:34
Re: SJ on Worlds    ADEPT@???.com    22 Sep 1996 15:41:05
Re: SJ on Worlds    Eugene Shumu1insky    22 Sep 1996 06:22:07
Re: SJ on Worlds    Joe Kirby    01 Oct 1996 09:01:48
Re: SJ on Worlds    James Perry    01 Oct 1996 20:44:24

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