Tagged: skills

Social Skills for Old School Games?

Social Skills for Old School Games?

New school games often include social skills (like Persuade, Intimidate, Seduce, Lie, etc.). I’ve never been a fan of such skills because they tend to eventually greatly reduce (or even completely replace) conversational roleplaying. Since in most such systems, the result of the die roll determines the success of what you are trying...

Another Skill System For Swords and Wizardry Whitebox

Another Skill System For Swords and Wizardry Whitebox

Someone asked for a simple skill system that would work with Swords and Wizardry Whitebox on one of the forums I read. I know there are a lot of this out there, but I’m sure there is room for one more. Here is a slightly edited version what I came up with (including...

An ACKS Style Skill System?

An ACKS Style Skill System?

I’m attempting to convert my standard skill system from Microlite74 and Microlite81 to work as Adventurer Conqueror King System “throws” instead of the D20-style rolls plus bonuses because the people who want to play in my upcoming Garland campaign want to use ACKS style attack rolls, etc. I’ve come up with the following...