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Delayed magic

Video game concept

Use of magic requires incantation, gestures, or some other thing that takes time to perform, at the end of which the magic is activated.

35
games
7
platforms

Alternate names: Incantations, Charged magic
Name variations: channeled magic

The first video game about Delayed magic was released on December 21, 1998.

Beamdog , MacPlay and Bethesda Softworks has published most of these games

Does not imply anything about the power of the magic, only that casting it requires some undefined length of time to "prepare".
[ Sorcery ]
Manner: Instant - Delayed - Held
Safety: Safe - Hazardous
Variants: Ingredients - Pre-casting

Parent:
* Magic > Sorcery

Related:
* Interrupting

Parent group

Magic

Platforms

Windows 16
Linux 7
Mac OS X 5
Mac OS Classic 4
PS 1
X360 1
PS3 1

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