Re: Really old stuff...

From: Roderick and Ellen Robertson <rjremr_at_t6xyJvCqQxAM5gauEha0WUJQepJOFRTRR_qA4YjBd52fzCw-95Kgb49L0ZTf-wbYX0IMv>
Date: Tue, 17 Jun 2008 19:33:57 -0700

The concept of Pure Rune metals and Iron suppressing magic dates all the way back to RQ1, though hidden in the section on "Use of Iron" on page 61.

I don't ever recall a pure rune metal allowing use of a specific type of spell, though (Gold allowing Fire magic, frex). That may have been in a magazine article that I haven't read, however.

He was born with the gift of laughter and the sense that the world was mad R. Sabatini, Scaramouche
>>Does anybody remember an article where it was explained that pure
>>runic metals inhibit the use of magic. Somebody holding pure runic
>>gold, could only use magic tied to the fire rune, and so on.
> I think pretty much every Gloranthan rule book touches on this.
> HW.233 or HQ.78 come to mind, and I'm sure it was in RuneQuest. Not
> necessarily as you remember it though.

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