Master of Mutant Design
What is a spell engine?
It is called the Warlock's Wheel in Niven's The Magic Goes Away series. Basically, in these stories, the source of magic -- "mana" -- is a finite resource in any location. The Warlock realizes this, and creates a gadget for use in emergencies to use up all the mana in the vicinity, thus creating a dead-magic area where no spells work.What is a spell engine?
Goes to show how old the badwrongfun meme is.The forum: Michael D Selinker thinks that while there's nothing wrong with changing the game to suit your group, you ought to at least try playing it as written first, to make sure it isn't to your taste. If you can't handle playing AD&D as written, maybe you ought to go back to basic D&D instead.