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The Manipulative Player's Guide to Sympathetic Magic


Heal your friends!

Curse your enemies! 

 Exorcize demons!

And never cast a single legitimate spell!


 That's right. With the Manipulative Player's Guide to Sympathetic Magic, you can take the real world concept of "mind over matter" and turn it on its head. This 7 page PDF has the complete rules for using Sympathetic Magic for your own underhanded purposes.

Learn what Sympathetic Magic is. Get the rules for faking spells. Learn how to bestow curses on unsuspecting enemies. Trick demons into leaving their hosts by performing a fake exorcism (um, but don't try that at home).

The contents of this PDF are published under the Open Game License for use as a supplement. Open Game License copyright Wizards of the Coast.

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March 12th, 2008
Quirky little product. I actually like the ideas in this a lot, and the basic rules would work really well, particularly if you are running a modern game where a con artist could really thrive. For the typical fantasy fare, I don’t know how useful th [...]
Shane O. [Featured Reviewer]
September 29th, 2005
The Manipulative Player?s Guide to Sympathetic Magic is a short PDF based around the idea of faking casting spells in order to convince the target that you?ve ensorcelled them (sympathetic magic). Characters need the Sympathetic Magic feat in or [...]
Mark C. [Featured Reviewer]
September 29th, 2005
Well hi, I'm the third staff member to review this product. It seems to have generated a lot of interest among us and this will give it a very solid three stars I'm sure. This is a clever little system that basically expands the scope of the Blu [...]
Josh B. [Featured Reviewer]
September 28th, 2005
With a name likely to set your group's resident munchkin to salivating, The Manipulative Player's Guide to Sympathetic Magic provides a new way for PCs to cause trouble. This book presents rules for the use of a new form of "magic". Po [...]
July 17th, 2005
I saw that this PDF was on sale today (July 17, 2005) for 50 cents, so I thought I'd comment. For fifty cents, I say pick this up. It's a clever idea and d20 mechanic for using sympathetic "magic" in a campaign - non-magic users can &q [...]
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