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Venture 4th: By Skill Alone

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Skills make up an important part of any role playing game. A character’s skills are what make him or her versatile and unique.

In 4E, skills are broken down into a small number of broad categories, with each able to be used in a number of creative ways. The latest incarnation of the game has also introduced us to the skill challenge, a dramatic encounter where the situation is resolved through a series of skill checks instead of the combat system.

By Skill Alone includes notes on designing your own skill challenges, presents a collection of new skill challenges suitable for parties of all levels from the heroic to the epic tier, gives new uses for every skill found in the 4E player's book, and also includes three new Rituals whose results are based on skill usage.

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December 23rd, 2010
I happened on this during a Cyber-Monday sale and honestly even at full price this little diddy is well worth the price of admission. This small 27 page PDF carries with it a nice punch as it offers some great Skill Challenges, a small section on how [...]
May 9th, 2009
THE GOOD: The skill challenges presented run the full gamut of heroic through epic tier, and some of them offer interesting and inventive situations. Even the typical or predictable ones would save a harried DM time designing them for himself or hersel [...]
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This title was added to our catalog on May 04, 2009.