Wizards, Mages, Warlocks, Spellcasters, Magic Users...call them what you like, if I'm honest the character class has never really been my cup of tea.
Now before anybody places a hex on me or turns me into a frog, I like them just fine, no D&D or questing party / fantasy army is complete without at least one.
I'm certainly not anti beard or flowing robe, and I love books and reading...but when I read through the character classes in D&D as a wee lad and most certainly when I saw the 4 heroes from Heroquest, the magic user or wizard was the last "dude" I wanted to be.
If I can only use 4 spells per day or quest, I'll be extremely hesitant to use any at all, I barely even used magic when playing Golden Axe.
I had no problems putting the boot into those little thieving Gnomes or whatever they were that came and stole your s*%t when you were trying to sleep though.
But I digress...
I think he is trying to compensate for something...a "stuffer" so to speak.
I'd be lying if I said I didn't like disco music though.
The mad scientist known as Cheetor pointed out that this guy bears a striking resemblance to Kris Kristofferson, and I'll be damned if he wasn't on to something there.
Formerly owned by the most excellent Oldhammer community member Asslessman.
Suck it up buddy, you're carrying a scroll around so you've been lumped in with the magic users.
Formerly owned by the most excellent lybban from over at Warseer.
This miniature is also the current representation of Rambulge Dungaree Pastorious, my character in the D&D game we have going on at the oldhammer forum.
"But you said magic users aren't your cup of tea, Bruno you lying sod!?"
Well, he's a fighter/magic user, so it's OK.