[Sca-cooks] OP OT Maguffin was SCA Publication was Unmitigated bullpucky
t.d.decker at att.net
Thu Aug 16 16:36:06 PDT 2012
A maguffin is an item that all the action revolves around. A bag of magic
groats sounds good. What's it do for yah?
Cow? Nah. First you steal a horse...
With a horse, you catch the cow (property of the sheriff), sell the horse to
a Rom at a cut rate to fund the operation, then you're off. Except Sir
Boris Badinoff has swiped your bag of groats replacing it with crushed
acorns while Lord Pettyfog and his merciless cut-throats are out to make you
tell them where you hid the groats, so you set up Lord Pettyfog for stealing
the horse, und so weiter.
> You mean, the quest object, or an object that you are questing for repair
> or construction parts, or what? Around here, most wars appear to be about
> food; groats, honey, acorns, etc. Perhaps a bag of magic groats?
> Now you need to get a cow....
> On Thu, Aug 16, 2012 at 12:43 PM, Terry Decker <t.d.decker at att.net> wrote:
>> It is truly amazing what people will put up with to get in on a good
>> quest. So what's your maguffin?
> Ian of Oertha
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