Skills

Return to Table of Contents

Skills


Skills can be specialized once the skill reaches 3. 5 and up can have two specializations.

Brawl

Specialties: Dirty Fighting, Strikes, Submission Holds, Throws, Boxing, Wrestling,
1 – You were picked on as a kid

2 – You participate in the occasional barroom tussle

3 – You’ve fought regularly and routinely, and generally walked away in better shape than your opponents

4 – You could’ve been a serious contender on the MMA circuit

5 – Somewhere on the Internet, there’s a video of you taking down three men in four seconds

Bow & Arrow

Specialties: Trick Shots, Speed Shooting, Precision, Heavy Weight Strings, Crossbows
1 – It was a childhood hobby

2 – You’re able to land bull’s eyes most of the time

3 – People trust you to shoot apples of their heads

4 – Robin Hood

5 – “Haha, no I’m not the god of war, silly.”

Drive

Specialties: High-Tech Vehicles, Military Vehicles, High Speed, Motorcycles, Off-Road, Chases
1 – You know how to work an automatic transmission.

2 – You can drive stick shift

3 – Professional cargo trucker

4 – High-speed daredevil or Tank Pilot

5 – Whether it’s a Fiat or Ferrari, you can make it sing

Etiquette

Specialties: Business, High Society, Formal Dinners, Parties
1 – You know when to keep your mouth shut

2 – You’ve been to a black tie event or two

3 – You know you’re way around even obscure tableware

4 – Her majesty would consider you charming

5 – If the right people came to dinner you could end wars, or start them

Firearms

Specialties: Fast-Draw/Reload, Gunsmithing, Marksmanship, Small Arms, Rifles, Heavy Weaponry, Video Games, Alien Technology
1 – You had a BB gun as a kid

2 – You while away the occasional hour at the shooting range

3 – You’ve survived a few firefights

4 – You could pick off people for a living

5 – You’ve killed 3 men with one bullet

Larceny

Specialties: Hotwiring, Lockpicking, Misdirection, Pickpocketing, Safecracking, Escape, Forging Documents, Cheating, Arson
1 – You can pick a simple lock

2 – You could run a shell game hustle on the corner

3 – You can open a standard locked window from the outside

4 – You can “retool” a passport or ID card

5 – You could get into or out of a multi-national banks central vault

Martial Arts



Specialties: Snake Style, Dragon Style, Leopard Style, Crane Style, Tiger Style Leg Sweeps, Chops
1 – Beginner

2 – Student

3 – Brown Belt

4 – Black Belt

5 – Shaolin Monk

Melee

Specialties: Disarms, One-Armed, Two-Armed, Pole arms, High-Tech Weaponry, Riposte, Improvised Weaponry
1 – You know the right way to hold a knife

2 – You may have been in the occasional street fight

3 – You could lead a fencing team

4 – You could keep order in the Prince’s Court

5 – Your enemies would rather face a SWAT team than your blade

Performance

Specialties: Acting, Dancing, An Instrument, A Genre of Music, Singing, Comedy
1 – You could sing in a church choir

2 – Your internet videos get hundreds of thousands of views

3 – You almost always have a gig booked

4 – You have a talent to be a national sensation

5 – You are a Virtuoso without peer

Pilot

Specialties: Small Aircrafts, Mechs, Power Suits, Air Ships
1 – You can pull the landing gear up without shutting off the engines

2 – You can fly the basics without crashing

3 – You can fly high-tech jets and engine propelled choppers without problems.

4 – You can fly choppers upside down

5 – You fly zeppelins upside down to mess with your friends.

Stealth

Specialties: Blending in Crowds, Hiding, Shadowing, Silent Movement, Camouflage, Hiding in Plain Sight, Spying
1 – You can hide in a darkened room

2 – You can shadow someone from streetlight to streetlight

3 – You have little difficulty stalking targets from evening to evening

4 – You can move quietly over dry leaves

5 -You can sneak up on covert op teams

Torture

Specialties: Psychological, Razor Blades, Avoiding Accidental Deaths, Flaying
1 – Bamboo under the fingernails

2 – You can adjust your technique to your specific aims

3 – You could make a mute scream

4 – Cultivator in the Torture Gardens

5 – He begins to beg for death before you even begin

Skills

Post-Apoc Dinny Cruuvo