I was listening to the Dead Games Society podcast on the drive to work this morning and they were talking about Holmes Basic and Magic Missiles came up as a topic.
In Holmes, the magic user needs to roll to hit with MM, and as all weapons do 1D6, and MM does 1D6 in Holmes if I recall correctly, why would one even bother to memorize the spell? Just throw a dagger with the same chance to hit and damage.
As for the Sleep spell, it's always been the low level nukes, but that's a topic for later.
So, do you prefer your magic users to roll for their Magic Missiles?
"And why beholdest thou the mote that is in thy brother's eye, but considerest not the beam that is in thine own ..." - I should just leave this alone, but ... hey, when is this going to come up again, to this degree? This time around, however, let's forget the particulars....
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