I've decided to begin writing out my ideas for somethings I wish there were in video games.
Today I'll begin with a little of my ideas for games involving the practice of magic.
Magic in games is unfortunately boring most of the time, scarcely different from using other types of weapons, and altogether too easy and unmysterious.
I want magic in a game to be mysterious and quite spooky. The average player would have almost no ability to use it because they haven't taken the time to learn how, and it wouldn’t be at all obvious or easy to even get started. Also because making mistakes would be dangerous, as the supernatural power of the character is so meagre that they would have to utilize other supernatural agents to achieve much, and such agents have minds of their own.
So, I haven’t worked out how one would start to practice magic, but here are some ideas for after the initial learning had been done:
One form of magic would be for your character to