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#57853
"I Cast Detect Magic..." 12 Months ago  
I don't know where I got this idea from, and I know I have seen it...maybe Biowizard?

Anyway, I was running a module a few weeks ago for my players, and in order to whet their appetites, I bought a wax sealing set, and parchment looking envelopes, and sent them all a letter to their houses (using their PC names.)

What they DIDN'T know was that I wrote, on each envelope, a Symbol of Chaos on each envelope.....in blacklight ink. Only one player figured it out before the game session, and he was awarded additional XP for his discovery and tenacity.

So here is my thought:

www.amazon.com/Fortune-Invisible-Ink/dp/B005X8PKBI/ref=sr_1_4?ie=UTF8&qid=1382723472&sr=8-4&keywords=invisible+ink

This is the EXACT product I bought, and used, and it TRULY does dry invisibly. There was NO residue on the paper, and it would have been VERY obvious if it was.

So what I am thinking is: paint up the game tiles as normal, and then, as a final step, use this ink to make symbols, words, etc. on the walls. You would have a set of walls that look normal, and can be used under any conditions. But when you hear the fateful words:

"I cast Detect Magic."

You then hand your player a blacklight, and they can see the ink.

The ONLY problem I am having right now is: I don't know that I would consider this stuff paint, and I have NO idea how it would react on the game tile. The last thing I would want is to spend some time making a cool symbol to have it not "dry" properly, or easily rub off.

Do we have any feedback on sealers so far? I would imagine that if the piece was painted, inked, and then sealed, it would go a long way in protecting the blacklight ink...

But I would love to know the thoughts of anyone who has done something like this already.

Thanks, in advance, and CHEERS!
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#57858
Re:"I Cast Detect Magic..." 12 Months ago  
That's pretty cool, but I think personally I'd rather it be washable. That way I can make whatever glyphs I want, wash them off, and make different ones the next time if I need to
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#57867
Re:"I Cast Detect Magic..." 12 Months ago  
Wouldn't "washable" remove the existing paint, too, though?

I'd be pretty wary of that, sealer or no.
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#57868
Re:"I Cast Detect Magic..." 12 Months ago  
I JUST saw a thread some where on here, too. I don't remember who did it but I ALSO made a rather large mental note of doing it myself, soon. I think they used an actual paint though, and not an ink. Someone has to have a better memory than us though, and they'll chime in.
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#57877
Re:"I Cast Detect Magic..." 12 Months ago  
I wouldn't mess around with washable, but I would make sure that I put a permanent mark on the bottom of the piece so I could find it again without using the black light.
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#57890
Re:"I Cast Detect Magic..." 12 Months ago  
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