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A Skill for Everything

A Skill for Everything

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Why are ability checks only ability checks, while untrained skill checks are skill checks? Why can't your massive fighter learn to be good at breaking down doors, and therefore get more than his Strength bonus to the attempt?

A Skill for Everything presents mechanics that allow ability checks, saving throws and attack rolls to have nearly the same degree of flexibility and customization as skill checks. While this is a significant addition to the most popular OGL game system, the design is modular - allowing you to adopt either the new ability check / saving throw mechanics, the attack roll mechanics, or both - and can be applied to existing characters and campaigns with minimal fuss.

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May 30th, 2009
The best part of this book is how they have split the Base Attack Bonus into several sub skills.This book provides a good framework for skill use in any d20 game. [...]
March 5th, 2007
A Skill for Everything exposes what some might see as a flaw in the D&D 3.X system: that attack rolls, saving throws, and ability checks are handled differently than skill rolls, despite being essentially the same kind of thing (it would seem to me [...]
Nathan C. [Featured Reviewer]
December 22nd, 2006
It seems that with the release of every supplement from Fifth Element Games, they seem to further break down and reinvent the 3.5 gaming system. With A Skill for Everything, the publishers once again create another intelligent benefit to the gaming wor [...]
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February 04, 2008
This title was added to our catalog on December 12, 2006.