[Runequest] Skill Categories (was Re: Slightly OT: Ringworld?)

lev at rpgreview.net lev at rpgreview.net
Mon Jun 25 10:31:17 EST 2012

> So taking Ride for example,..does it stay as a generic "Ride, Anything"
> until I advance the skill to 40% and then becomes "Ride, Horse"?  If I
> want
> to learn to "Ride, Zebra" at that point does that new skill start at 40%,
> my
> base "Ride, Anything"?

That's absolutely correct. Indeed, I wouldn't even bother differentiating
between horse and zebra at an expert level of skill category. At that
level one would use animal family levels (e.g., Ride (Equine), Ride
(Camel), Ride (Rhino) etc).

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