Aptitude Qualities

The Basics

Aptitude Qualities advance a character’s competence in broad stroke terms, advancing their Attributes, Talents, or Skills in addition to allowing retests to increase the chance of success on tough rolls. It allows a player to create a unique level of specialization for their character.

For the purposes of retests, the option of retests stacks together, permitting a character a set of 3 retests in a session, and can apply them to the same roll.

Quality Descriptions

  • Combat Style
    A character can learn to fight better as a Special Quality, allowing them special benefits with that style of combat only. A character who has the Sniper Combat Style does not get the benefits with every use of the Rifle, but rather under the normal conditions of acting as a sniper. Find specific Martial Arts here.
    • Level 1: Attack rolls receive a retest once per session
      • Level 2: Attack rolls increase the die type of the Attack roll by one category
        • Level 3: Damage rolls increase by one die category
          Example Combat Styles: Duelist, Gunslinger, Karate, Kung Fu, Sniper, Soldier, Sword and Shield.
  • Exceptional Attribute
    • Level 1: Attribute Die Type increases one category
      • Level 2: Attribute rolls receive one retest per game session
        • Level 3: Attribute Die Type increases one category
  • Innately Talented
    • Level 1: Talent increases by +.5
      • Level 2: Rolls based on the Talent receive one retest per game session
        • Level 3: Talent increases by +.5
  • Movement Style
    This Special Quality reduces a character’s Action Point cost for Movement actions by increasing amounts, allowing a character faster movement when using the style.
    • Level 1: Reduces AP cost of Movement by 1
      • Level 2: Reduces AP cost of Movement by 3
        • Level 3: Reduces AP cost of Movement by 5
          Example Movement Styles: Loping, Parkour, Running, Semi-Bipedal
  • Skill Expertise
    • Level 1: Skill increases by +1
      • Level 2: Skill receives one retest per game session
        • Level 3: Skill increases by +1

Aptitude Qualities

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