Jump to content

Welcome to Obsidian Forum Community
Register now to gain access to all of our features. Once registered and logged in, you will be able to create topics, post replies to existing threads, give reputation to your fellow members, get your own private messenger, post status updates, manage your profile and so much more. If you already have an account, login here - otherwise create an account for free today!
Photo

Gaming - Skill for expansion or sequel?

skills characters abilities

  • Please log in to reply
1 reply to this topic

#1
Nonek

Nonek

    Not of the Obsidian Order

  • Members
  • 3040 posts
  • Pillars of Eternity Silver Backer
  • Kickstarter Backer

Gaming.

 

Description: You have always been drawn to the roll of the dice, the turn of the card or the placement of the playing piece, and have at times won a fair amount of coin in such pursuits. In truth though your talent extends further than mere games however, you have an innate grasp of strategy and tactics, a calm calculating grasp of odds and chances, and how one may influence them.

 

Effects: Now this is where I come unstuck, I really can't think of a reasonable bonus for this skill, that slowly increases over time and doesn't unbalance anything. There are of course many chances to use such a skill, games of chance in a tavern for instance, but I can't think of any mechanical advantages. Perhaps something to do with the stronghold, or maybe a very small experience bonus?

 

Any ideas?



#2
EdwinP

EdwinP

    (4) Theurgist

  • Members
  • 216 posts

Knowledge of gaming aids you in bargaining with merchants and bluffing; convincing others that your statements are the truth.

 

Each level of advantage in gaming increases the selling price of an item by 5%.

Every 3 levels of gaming provides a -1 penalty to the NPC's perception skill, allowing the PC characters statement to be accepted as truth.







Also tagged with one or more of these keywords: skills, characters, abilities

0 user(s) are reading this topic

0 members, 0 guests, 0 anonymous users