An RPG where classes are only guidelines for effective builds, and skills are trained and require earlier skills. Kinda like a huge diablo-esque skilltree.
Also, skills aren't used directly in combat, instead skills are various martial arts-like stances, that when combined do stuff in combat.
Any action would then be going from the stance you're in, through a second stance and end in a third.
Stance A: Stand relaxed
Stance B: Stretched fist
Basic attack: A -> B -> A
Magic would work by starting from a Channeling stance*, and then entering any regular stance.
Each regular stance would have some effect on the magic, and some of them would release the magic in some way.
A channeling stance could be:
Casting a fireball could then be:
Channel Fire -> Stretched Fist -> x
Channel Healing -> Stretched Fist -> x
would heal a distant target a small amount.
And then we'd have the possibility of custom ritualistic magic dances in a videogame. Wouldn't that be something?
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