Some kind of nutritional ability for Monks

Humanitarians, healers and shepherds to the afflicted.
Post Reply
User avatar
Kent
Member
Posts: 517
Joined: Mon Feb 25, 2013 8:31 pm

Some kind of nutritional ability for Monks

Post by Kent » Sun Aug 24, 2014 12:15 pm

I got to thinking, it would be in line with what they do for monks to some how keep hungry characters from starving to death, where there is no food handy.

I'm not sure how exactly it would be best manifest, whether they should be able to make a loaf of bread appear (dropped by a raven?) or thaumaturgically fill your tummy in a light show similar to healing, or what.

All in all, it seems in line with monks' goals of helpfulness to somehow bring characters who are 'hungry' or worse up to 'content'. This is the essence of my suggestion.
- Kent "Gunney" Gunderman


A dirty woodsman frowns at you and suggests you return after getting cleaned up.

Helpful tips, commands, and hints for new CLOKers: viewtopic.php?f=6&t=2367&p=12822#p12822

User avatar
Lae
Member
Posts: 400
Joined: Tue Mar 06, 2012 12:05 pm
Location: Pennsylvania
Contact:

Re: Some kind of nutritional ability for Monks

Post by Lae » Sun Aug 24, 2014 1:10 pm

We already cook and magic isn't required for that.
http://i.imgur.com/SuO0Fej.gif
[FROM Rias (OOC)]: Jaster can now pick the lock on your bathroom door. I don't want any more details on that bug report.
You ask, "Are we there yet?"
Bryce angrily says, "I will turn this horse RIGHT AROUND."
Speaking to you, Jaster exclaims, "Compassion, Sister Lae!"

User avatar
Rias
Lore Hermit
Posts: 6082
Joined: Tue Aug 04, 2009 4:23 pm
Location: Utah
Contact:

Re: Some kind of nutritional ability for Monks

Post by Rias » Sun Aug 24, 2014 1:12 pm

Thaumaturgy doesn't have the ability to fill your stomach (or summon ravens), unfortunately. Thoughtful monks wanting to feed the hungry can carry extra food with them with the intent to share it. It shouldn't be hard, since they're not likely to be weighed down by weapons and armor as most others are.
The lore compels me!

User avatar
Kent
Member
Posts: 517
Joined: Mon Feb 25, 2013 8:31 pm

Re: Some kind of nutritional ability for Monks

Post by Kent » Tue Aug 26, 2014 12:37 pm

Lae wrote:We already cook and magic isn't required for that.
You told me thaumaturgy wasn't magic. Hmmmph.
- Kent "Gunney" Gunderman


A dirty woodsman frowns at you and suggests you return after getting cleaned up.

Helpful tips, commands, and hints for new CLOKers: viewtopic.php?f=6&t=2367&p=12822#p12822

criticalfault
Member
Posts: 125
Joined: Sun Apr 20, 2014 10:23 pm

Re: Some kind of nutritional ability for Monks

Post by criticalfault » Tue Aug 26, 2014 3:46 pm

I think as it is, food is the one thing magic can't make or fulfill because it would lead to never ending magic as some abilities cost fullness for restoration of energy and what not. Thaumaturgy historically wasn't considered magic (OMG! You mean people really practiced Thaum?! Yes, yes they did. http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Thaumaturgy) It was considered an extension of God's will. In our case its considered a manifestation of someones compassion solidified by the teachings of the Church of light! Its a "miracle" vs "Magic". For a lengthy discussion on why there needs to be a difference, please private message me for information regarding the ramifications of practicing "Magic" within the ear shot of a church in the middle ages. >:)

-D
Jhordon -(Struck by lightning) https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=X69NaSUdzzA
Cigano - (Friends on the other side) https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=yZAY-78zhmw

User avatar
Skjotur
Member
Posts: 368
Joined: Sat Feb 25, 2012 10:04 pm

Re: Some kind of nutritional ability for Monks

Post by Skjotur » Tue Aug 26, 2014 8:26 pm

Herb Garden Mastery.

User avatar
Kent
Member
Posts: 517
Joined: Mon Feb 25, 2013 8:31 pm

Re: Some kind of nutritional ability for Monks

Post by Kent » Wed Aug 27, 2014 10:02 am

criticalfault wrote:For a lengthy discussion on why there needs to be a difference, please private message me for information regarding the ramifications of practicing "Magic" within the ear shot of a church in the middle ages. >:)

-D

That's what I like about the game 'Maelstrom', you could choose to be a mage, but if you did you risked the ire of the authorities. You could also choose to be a witch-hunter and be rewarded for it. Too bad I couldn't form a group in town to play it.

viewtopic.php?f=6&t=1882&p=17752&hilit=maelstrom#p17752
- Kent "Gunney" Gunderman


A dirty woodsman frowns at you and suggests you return after getting cleaned up.

Helpful tips, commands, and hints for new CLOKers: viewtopic.php?f=6&t=2367&p=12822#p12822

User avatar
Rias
Lore Hermit
Posts: 6082
Joined: Tue Aug 04, 2009 4:23 pm
Location: Utah
Contact:

Re: Some kind of nutritional ability for Monks

Post by Rias » Wed Aug 27, 2014 10:08 am

Sounds like our sorcerers. Those scamps always seem to end up feared and loathed!
The lore compels me!

User avatar
Kent
Member
Posts: 517
Joined: Mon Feb 25, 2013 8:31 pm

Re: Some kind of nutritional ability for Monks

Post by Kent » Wed Aug 27, 2014 10:48 am

Rias wrote:Sounds like our sorcerers. Those scamps always seem to end up feared and loathed!
Not really, Rias. They are first-class citizens, enjoying a prominent location in Mistral Lake and a raising room in Haiban.

It would make sense if at least one or two factions in Arad were opposed to sorcerers and their gruesome practices and experiments, and not just 'the guys down the street'.
- Kent "Gunney" Gunderman


A dirty woodsman frowns at you and suggests you return after getting cleaned up.

Helpful tips, commands, and hints for new CLOKers: viewtopic.php?f=6&t=2367&p=12822#p12822

User avatar
Rias
Lore Hermit
Posts: 6082
Joined: Tue Aug 04, 2009 4:23 pm
Location: Utah
Contact:

Re: Some kind of nutritional ability for Monks

Post by Rias » Wed Aug 27, 2014 11:03 am

Ever see someone try to cast some eye-catching sorcery in Shadgard?
The lore compels me!

jilliana
Member
Posts: 936
Joined: Thu Jan 02, 2014 2:51 pm
Location: Texas
Contact:

Re: Some kind of nutritional ability for Monks

Post by jilliana » Wed Aug 27, 2014 11:36 pm

Rias wrote:Ever see someone try to cast some eye-catching sorcery in Shadgard?
Yet another thing I would add to my ever-growing list of reasons why I prefer Shadgard over Mistral Lake these days.
CHAT - Sir Alexander Candelori: Truly a man is an abomination that does not dip his french fries into his chocolate frosty.
Bryce flatly says, "Just fair warning: If one of those things webs me, I'm going to scream like a girl."

merin
CLOK Patron
Posts: 277
Joined: Fri Feb 07, 2014 6:49 pm

Re: Some kind of nutritional ability for Monks

Post by merin » Thu Aug 28, 2014 7:39 pm

Psssh. Mistral don't care, foo.

User avatar
Bryce
Member
Posts: 379
Joined: Thu Aug 18, 2011 11:18 pm

Re: Some kind of nutritional ability for Monks

Post by Bryce » Fri Aug 29, 2014 8:25 am

And look at their hellhole of a town! All that creepy mist everywhere all the time, and a canim-filled ruin right outside.
Speaking to you, Vaylon asks, "If I touch your hair, will I get some of your power?"
[CHAT - Helenna]: I don't know if it's funny or disturbing that you know which are the best water closets in the game.

User avatar
Jaster
Member
Posts: 718
Joined: Thu Sep 01, 2011 10:06 pm
Location: Eastern U.S.

Re: Some kind of nutritional ability for Monks

Post by Jaster » Fri Aug 29, 2014 3:32 pm

And a HOLE right in the middle.

Post Reply

Return to “Monastic Order”