History PlayingWith / SufficientlyAnalyzedMagic

19th Nov '16 11:53:15 AM ZombieAladdin
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** Magic is used in mundane home-use appliances, raising the quality of living to such an extent that it ushers in the magic equivalent of the Industrial Age, and later on, the Space Age and the Information Age, with all of their problems.

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** Magic is used in mundane home-use appliances, raising the quality of living for utility on a massive scale, institutionalizing society to such an extent that it ushers in the magic equivalent of the Industrial Age, and later on, the Space Age and the Information Age, with all of their problems.



** ** Magic is used in mundane home-use appliances, raising the quality of living to such an extent that it ushers in the magic equivalent of the Industrial Age, and later on, the Space Age and the Information Age, with all of their benefits.

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** ** Magic is used in mundane home-use appliances, raising the quality of living to such an extent that it ushers in the magic equivalent of the Industrial Age, and later on, the Space Age and the Information Age, with all of their benefits.
19th Nov '16 11:50:54 AM ZombieAladdin
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** Bob devises a spell, contained in a small flat metal rectangle with one side of glass, that when put to his ear, allows him to listen to and speak with other wizards who have this device. Over time, the wizards offer these devices to everyone who wants one, A few villagers and artisans learn spellcasting to create elaborate spells to create interactive displays on the glass, one of which depicts [[VideoGame/AngryBirds birds being thrown at castles with pigs in them]].

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** Bob devises a spell, contained in a small flat metal rectangle with one side of glass, that when put to his ear, allows him to listen to and speak with other wizards who have this device. Over time, the wizards offer these devices to everyone who wants one, one. A few villagers and artisans learn spellcasting to create elaborate spells to create interactive displays on the glass, one of which depicts [[VideoGame/AngryBirds birds being thrown at castles with pigs in them]].



** Magic is used in mundane home-use appliances, raising the quality of living to such an extent that it ushers in the magic equivalent of the Industrial Age, and later on, the Space Age and the Information Age.
* '''Reconstructed''': Magic is transformed into being another branch of science, [[ScienceHero just as exciting as]] physics and biology.

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** Magic is used in mundane home-use appliances, raising the quality of living to such an extent that it ushers in the magic equivalent of the Industrial Age, and later on, the Space Age and the Information Age.
Age, with all of their problems.
* '''Reconstructed''': '''Reconstructed''':
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Magic is transformed into being another branch of science, [[ScienceHero just as exciting as]] physics and biology.biology.
** ** Magic is used in mundane home-use appliances, raising the quality of living to such an extent that it ushers in the magic equivalent of the Industrial Age, and later on, the Space Age and the Information Age, with all of their benefits.
19th Nov '16 11:49:09 AM ZombieAladdin
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* '''Parodied''': Bob, in a HighFantasy setting, wears a labcoat and has a {{Magitek}} laboratory that looks exactly like a modern one.

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* '''Parodied''': '''Parodied''':
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Bob, in a HighFantasy setting, wears a labcoat and has a {{Magitek}} laboratory that looks exactly like a modern one.one.
** Bob devises a spell, contained in a small flat metal rectangle with one side of glass, that when put to his ear, allows him to listen to and speak with other wizards who have this device. Over time, the wizards offer these devices to everyone who wants one, A few villagers and artisans learn spellcasting to create elaborate spells to create interactive displays on the glass, one of which depicts [[VideoGame/AngryBirds birds being thrown at castles with pigs in them]].



* '''Exploited''': Gods put traps in the cosmo rules so that specific not practical uses of magic will kill the agent using them. No scientific experimentation for you, mortal.

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* '''Exploited''': '''Exploited''':
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Gods put traps in the cosmo rules so that specific not practical uses of magic will kill the agent using them. No scientific experimentation for you, mortal.mortal.
** On the other side of mortality, humans have learned magic to such an extent that they can create [[{{Magitek}} magic-powered machines]] and sell them.



* '''Deconstructed''': Magic is reduced to being [[MundaneFantastic just another branch of science]], no more exciting than physics or biology.

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* '''Deconstructed''': '''Deconstructed''':
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Magic is reduced to being [[MundaneFantastic just another branch of science]], no more exciting than physics or biology.biology.
** Magic is used in mundane home-use appliances, raising the quality of living to such an extent that it ushers in the magic equivalent of the Industrial Age, and later on, the Space Age and the Information Age.
19th Nov '16 11:40:42 AM ZombieAladdin
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** The dominant government in charge prohibits the further study of magic. With magic study forced underground and in secret, progress is slow and discoveries cannot be made public.
1st Sep '14 2:56:28 PM MarkLungo
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* '''Played For Drama''': Bob is studying magic via TheScientificMethod, but it blows up in his face killing/injuring him or a [[MyGodWhatHaveIDone loved one]]

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* '''Played For Drama''': Bob is studying magic via TheScientificMethod, UsefulNotes/TheScientificMethod, but it blows up in his face killing/injuring him or a [[MyGodWhatHaveIDone loved one]]
1st Sep '14 2:55:49 PM MarkLungo
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'''Basic Trope''': Mages discover how magic works by using TheScientificMethod

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'''Basic Trope''': Mages discover how magic works by using TheScientificMethodUsefulNotes/TheScientificMethod.



* '''Double Subverted''': It turns out that Bob has to discard many assumptions of modern science in order to account for magic, but TheScientificMethod still works as he rebuilds science from the ground up.

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* '''Double Subverted''': It turns out that Bob has to discard many assumptions of modern science in order to account for magic, but TheScientificMethod UsefulNotes/TheScientificMethod still works as he rebuilds science from the ground up.
6th Mar '14 9:23:09 AM ChaoticNovelist
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* '''Conversed''': "What was wrong with magic being mysterious? Why did they have to try to ''[[DoingInTheWizard explain]]'' it?"

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* '''Conversed''': "What was wrong with magic being mysterious? Why did they have to try to ''[[DoingInTheWizard explain]]'' ''explain'' it?"
7th Sep '13 4:33:46 PM dvorak
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** Magic can be reduced to [[FormulaicMagic a set of equations]]. Anyone (including a [[WhatMeasureIsANonHuman "soul-less]] [[RidiculouslyHumanRobots machine"]]) who can write these equations can do magic.

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** Magic can be reduced to [[FormulaicMagic a set of equations]]. Anyone (including a [[WhatMeasureIsANonHuman "soul-less]] [[RidiculouslyHumanRobots machine"]]) [[PowersAsPrograms who can write these equations can do magic.]]
7th Sep '13 4:30:54 PM dvorak
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** Magic can be reduced to [[PowersAsPrograms a set of equations]]. Anyone (including a [[WhatMeasureIsANonHuman "soul-less]] [[RidiculouslyHumanRobots machine"]]) who can write these equations can do magic.

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** Magic can be reduced to [[PowersAsPrograms [[FormulaicMagic a set of equations]]. Anyone (including a [[WhatMeasureIsANonHuman "soul-less]] [[RidiculouslyHumanRobots machine"]]) who can write these equations can do magic.
31st Jul '13 6:33:25 PM henry42
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** Gods, or some cosmic design actively prevent any scientific method, eventually modifying magic rules on the spot.



* '''Defied''': People who try and study magic GoMadFromTheRevelation.

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* '''Defied''': People who try and study Gods, or some cosmic design actively prevent any scientific method, eventually modifying magic GoMadFromTheRevelation.rules on the spot.
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