Re: a thread on about the HQ2.0 preview

From: David Dunham <david_at_...>
Date: Wed, 13 Aug 2008 09:43:36 -0700

Robin replied to Bryan

> > one of my favorite character
>> approaches: the character who is not skilled directly at what they'll
>> be doing, but who has lots of supporting abilities making them decent.
> > So the farmer who is not all that trained in weapons who is dragged
>> into the rebellion....but who is tall, strong, brave, dedicated, etc,
>> and so on.
>> It does not sound like that sort of character will work as well in the
>> new rules.
>The trick here is to sum this concept up in a brief
>phrase and then assign your high ability rating to it.
>"Hidden Strengths"? "Ordinary Hero"? "Resourceful

I'd just add that to keep things interesting, you'd probably describe Farmer Brown using "Hidden Strengths" by mentioning the other abilities (tall, strong, etc.), even if you're not using their ratings.


David Dunham
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