Knowledge Skills

Knowledge (Intelligence, Trained Only)

Description: This skill encompasses several categories, each of them treated as a separate skill.

Information: A character makes a Knowledge check to gain any general information associated with the skill.

Check: The DC for answering a question within the character’s field of study is 10 for easy questions, 15 for basic questions and 20 to 30 for tough questions.

The Knowledge categories and the topics each one encompasses are as follows.

Art

Fine arts and graphic arts, including art history and artistic techniques

Antiques, modern art, photography and performance art forms, such as music and dance, among others

Behavioral Sciences

Psychology, sociology and criminology.

Business

Business procedures, investment strategies and corporate structures.

Bureaucratic procedures and how to navigate them.

Civics

Law, legislation, litigation, legal rights and obligations.

Political and governmental institutions and processes.

Current Events

Recent happenings in the news, sports, politics, entertainment and foreign affairs.

Earth and Life Sciences

Biology, botany, genetics, geology, paleontology, medicine and forensics.

Physical Sciences

Astronomy, chemistry, mathematics, physics and engineering.

Pre-war

Customs, products, personalities, and forms of entertainment from before the war.

Streetwise

Street and urban culture, local underworld personalities, events and urban legends.

Tactics

Techniques and strategies for disposing and maneuvering forces in combat.

Technology

Current developments in cutting-edge devices, as well as the background necessary to identify various technological devices. This also encompasses the use and programming of computers and other technology (See below).

Knowledge Skills

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