I believe this came as an oversight on the part of the wizard who has been making magic xp easier to obtain, rather than a purposeful snub.

For me it raises the question of whether or not players should gain experience when they use spells in ways that are unsuccessful. I think there are very strong arguments on both sides (ranging from "I paid devs for it, it should give me xp" to "You don't learn anything by casting a spell that fails") and would like to hear everyone else's opinions.

As a side note, mxp is probably the easiest xp of all to obtain.
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