Questions tagged [logic]

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How can a time-resetter prove the range of their ability?

Consider the magic power of being able to 'reset time' in the style of Groundhog Day or The Edge of Tomorrow, ie revert one's environment and physical state to that of an earlier time while retaining ...
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Any new technologies that are ready to be discovered? [closed]

As an electronics engineer, (sort of), I understand how transistor gates (AND, OR, NAND, NOR, XOR, etc.) are combined to create all of our digital devices. The first computers were created in the mid-...
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How does a luck spell work? [closed]

Don has been a royal pain to Harry, who just so happens to be an aspiring magician, and decides to get some of his own back: he casts a curse of bad luck! Now whenever Donald rolls dice, draws cards, ...
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I'm designing a magic system and need some help [closed]

I have been trying to design a magic system for a while now that I'm going to base a project off. And I'm having a bit of trouble. I want the system to be applicable to the creation of an entire world ...
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What entity executes magical spells? [closed]

In a lot of stories to cast a spell one must say some words or draw symbols on the ground etc. Now it seems like logically, in order for such things to work something has to ever presently watch for ...
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Rules for Geological Structures [closed]

I'm trying to create a Random World Generator. To create this, I need to be able to generate geological structures like mountains, volcanoes, etc. What rules (i.e.: min 200 miles between 2 islands) ...
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What would a Medieval Logic Machine (Computer) need to be feasible?

I just want to clarify that I'm not talking about electronics. What I'm speaking of is closer to a Jacquard loom combined with the Analytical engine to a massive scale. Basicly would a hand driven ...
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What are some spells for a philosophy based magic system? [closed]

Basically my world is this: MAGIC EXISTS MAGIC is only LOGIC If you can PROVE something it is TRUE Now what do I mean by that? Basically in a traditional magic system to cast a shield you would ...
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What if we discovered a real paradox? [closed]

On an elementary school in the US, there was a teacher who used to give the pupils math exercises he invented himself. One day, they calculated the cathetus of a right triangle and magically, they got ...
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What Kind Of Operators or Functions Should A Magic Language Have?

I am going into considerable detail designing a magic language for a game system. The world is a classical high fantasy type world, with most of the tropes that might be expected from old school D&...