Author’s Diary for Feb. 29, 2020: Traits Appendix (Part 6)

(Don’t forget to tune in to the latest episode of the Radio Free Covenant podcast!)

Well, I’m done with the traits appendix! I’m just going to dump what I wrote here and write a debrief on it later, ’cause there’s a lot I want to talk about here. Click through for the dump.

  • Stealth: Hiding, avoiding detection, smuggling
    • Suggested Uses:
      • Advising others with hiding
      • Assisting others with hiding
      • Avoiding surveillance or security sweeps
      • Avoiding detection from sensors
      • Hiding yourself from detection
      • Hiding an item from detection
      • Knowing how to hide or sneak
      • Preventing your vehicle from being detected
      • Smuggling something past guards
      • Sneaking into a secured area
    • Negative Uses: None
  • Tactics: Attacking or defending more effectively. Includes everything from small squad tactics to theatrewide strategy.
    • Suggested Uses:
      • Advising others with their tactics
      • Assisting others with their tactics
      • Discerning a distraction from a main assault
      • Figuring out an enemy’s tactics
      • Knowing tactics and how to implement them
      • Outmaneuvering an opponent on foot or in a vehicle
      • Setting up and attacking defenses and fortifications
      • Setting up communication and intelligence networks
      • Setting up supply lines and support networks
      • Using and defending against traditional and irregular warfare
    • Negative Uses: None
  • Trickery: Lying, deception, running con jobs, making the truth dance a merry jig
    • Suggested Uses:
      • Advising others on using trickery
      • Assisting others in using trickery
      • Creating and using a disguise
      • Distracting an opponent
      • Feinting in combat
      • Forging documents
      • Knowing how to trick and deceive
      • Lying convincingly
      • Palming and hiding items
      • Picking pockets
      • Taunting an opponent
      • Using sleight of hand and “street magic”
    • Negative Uses: None

That’s it for now. Talk to you later.

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A podcast about the science-fiction roleplaying game "Covenant" and the urban fantasy novel "Crossing the Line", soon to be published by Black Opal Books.

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