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Rhymes for Quest for Glory spells

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#1 Zachski


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Posted 04 January 2014 - 11:53 PM

So we've seen in the Quest for Glory universe that quite a lot of magic (especially spells used by Baba Yaga) includes quite a bit of rhyming.  Free-form rhyming, too, as spells don't necessarily have to be said the exact same way each time.  And it seems that repeating a spell that you've cast recently is simpler than casting it for the first time.


So I was thinking... since our hero is basically a silent protagonist, we could probably invent rhymes for his spells that he uses (and why not?)  The simpler the spell, the shorter the rhyme.


Of course, it's not that all magic in the QfG verse needs rhymes (look at the Leopardmen spells in QFG3), but it's just something for fun.


And of course, just because someone came up with a rhyme doesn't mean you can't come up with one for that spell yourself :D


So, here's my rhymes.



Give my fight

An electric bite


Fire Dart:

Flaming bolt, fierce and brash

Turn my opponent into ash



Magic marker lingered how

Spell that's spun here triggered now



Invoke do I the spirits high

Make me fly up in the sky

All is well!~

#2 Mrs McLaren

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Posted 05 January 2014 - 05:16 PM

Cute :D


But somehow I can't picture the Hero or caster talking every time he would cast flame dart ;)

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#3 Rath Darkblade

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Posted 08 January 2014 - 08:29 AM

Hmmm? *curious* Why Mrs McLaren, Elsa? ;)


It's a cute idea - rhyming couplets for spells...!  Here are some more....



This won't turn your foes to wax,

but freeze a dragon in its tracks!



Well, Ad Avis this spell would ban,

but as Salim would say - "Peace, man...!"


Thermonuclear Blast:

Oh, my word - this spell is hot;

Duck and cover? I forgot!


...and so on. <grin> I shouldn't hog them all - have fun, everyone! :)

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#4 Paladinlover


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Posted 22 January 2014 - 02:54 PM

Electric ball:


He hasn't been shocked in a while

Give him the treatment from the Green Mile!


Force Bolt:


Fire can be such drain

Make him feel like hitting an express train




Reaching is such a stretch

Give me a ring that will fetch!



Till next time stay cool :cool: 

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