Questions tagged [classical-elements]

Classical elements typically refer to the pre-scientific concepts in Ancient Greece, of earth, water, air, fire, and aether.

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Turning medieval-style "elemental" effects into modern scientific ones

I'm building a near-future world on top of someone else's older world with not-entirely-well-thought-out "elemental" magic. I'm willing to use "because magic!" arbitrarily to answer questions of how ...
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What effect would elemental magic have on the work force

Imagine a society where everyone controls a variation of one of the four elements: earth, fire, water, and air. What I mean by variation is some might control metal, but not rocks. Others control ice, ...
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How do you get an elemental wind animal?

So we have the animal that breathes ice and the traditional fire-breathing dragon. We even have animals on Earth that can emit electricity of over 800 volts. But what about another element, wind? ...
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