Sapient Intelligences I

SAPIENT INTELLIGENCES It started with the development of what were eventually coined “SIs” — “Sapient Intelligences”. In Elias Duran’s seminal thesis “Search for True Intelligence” (mid 21st century, ~2050), Duran presented his research into the physical limitations of artificial intelligences at the time. His observation was that physical geometry and timing limitations would present a […]

Tournam Arctura Lore – Magic IV

Aura strengths dissipate according to functions of proportionality dependent on distance. There are a few general formulae for calculating the strength of a mage’s aura at a particular distance; however, every mage exhibits unique, individual manifestations of these functions depending on countless variables, ranging from emotion, focus, time of day, weather, type of magic being […]

Tournam Arctura Lore – Magic III

Most mages have some degree of affinity towards altering the space around their bodies. They are able to enhance their strength, speed, and stamina fairly intuitively. Mage Doctors and Healers are especially trained to aid in bodily functions and cellular recovery. They usually specialize either in fluids (blood, etc) or solids (organs, bone, muscle). Mages […]

Tournam Arctura Lore – Magic II

Different mages have different physical and field affinities, giving rise to unique individual magical abilities. Why different mages have differing affinities is still unclear. A mage’s affinity limits both their magical abilities (how and what they are able to manipulate) and the range they are able to operate at. For example, Serrellious can only manipulate […]