I absolutely love that as potential backstory. Very cool!Cervator said:The magic people could be descended from forerunners injected with nanobots which explain their ability to affect matter in a different fashion, but generations ago they forgot why. Then they built a divine creation story on top of it, consider nature sacred, and fight viciously to protect it - just on normal terms they're peaceful.
I think glas and I are thinking from both an art/story perspective in terms of "what does this culture look like today". And keeping them as "distinct" from each other as possible up front / on the surface.
As woodspeople and others have suggested, I think having an initial "game mode" in mind will help us feel out the possibilities of the engine.