I clearly understand how instant sympathetic casting functions, as sympathetic penalties apply in the same way that penalties are applied for changing the secondary Factors of the spell ...
So, a mage of the Pentacle and a Seer of the Throne meet in a bar. I know this is very subjective and depends on a lot of in-game and character factors. Let's just assume that we're talking about ...
Are there official / good unofficial rules for the new World of Darkness that would support actually and gradually playing through, over the course of a few stories, the transformation of a PC from ...
What's the average power level ("rank", p.55 MtAw) of mages in Mage: The Awakening?
What's the official stance on mage population density in Mage: The Awakening? Also, what are the best unofficial alternatives (and where can we read about them)?
The last time I ran a game with Mages in it, they were obsessed with only using rotes, leafing through the book to see how they could combine their magic to cast Rotes. They never once even considered ...