Some rpg systems have skills list for player characters. Examples of these are 3.x and 5th edition Dungeons and Dragons, GURPS, Champions, Basic Role-Playing, and quite a few more. Whereas there are some older games as well as some modern OSR-based games that do not have skills inherently built into the system. Non-skill based systems abstract it out through the use of ability checks or even using character backgrounds – something Dungeon Crawl Classics does. We talk our preference.
Session zero, we talk about how we handle it for our games. We don’t cover every detail, and you will find ways unique to your games and gaming style.
Player facing die rolls. Do they fix something that is missing from some tabletop rpg’s? Spurred by listener, Ace’s, email we talk about why we do or don’t like them.
We hit a goal on Patreon so you’ll hear Sean show off his accent skills.