101 New Skill Uses by Rite Publishing
This product is 24 pages long. It starts with a cover and credits. (2 page)
101 New Skill uses (18 pages)
This section has a list of skills with new uses for them. Below is a list of the skills with new uses.
Acrobatics – 9 new skill uses. Including Kipup (go from prone to standing quickly) and Le Parkour (if you don't know what this is google it, it's neat)
Appraise – 2 new skill uses, including determine bribe.
Bluff – 5 new skill uses including feign death.
Climb – 7 new skill uses including Brachiation(swinging on vines as a way to move) and Slide (descending rapidly in a controlled slide)
Craft Alchemy – 1 new skill use.
Craft – 2 new skills that can be used with any craft skill.
Diplomacy – 8 new skills including Calm Emotions and Seduction. (both are self explanatory)
Disable Device – 9 new skills including Enable Device (reactivating a trap) and Fast Disable.
Disguise – 2 new skills including Blend In.
Escape Artist – 2 new skill uses.
Fly – 1 new skill uses.
Handle Animal – 5 new skills including Throw Rider (by spooking a animal can make them throw their rider).
Heal – 3 new skills including autopsy.
Intimidate – 3 new skill uses including torture.
Knowledge – 2 new skills for any knowledge skill including Assist Research.
Knowledge Architecture/Engineering - 2 new skill uses.
Linguistics – 2 new skill uses including Intuit Language (reading someones body language)
Perception – 2 new skill uses including Read Lips.
Perform – 1 new skill use.
Ride – 3 new skill uses including Dismounting Charge (you dismount quickly during a charge and finish the charge on foot)
Sense Motive – 5 new skill uses including Predict Action (you learn what their next planned action is)
Sleight of Hand – 4 new skill uses including Plant Item (you slip a item in their pocket)
Spellcraft – 2 new skill uses including Analyze Magical Trap.
Stealth – 2 new skill uses including Tail (follow someone with out being noticed)
Survival – 12 new skill uses including Cover Tracks (hide your tracks) and Determine Distance(you can judge how far about things are when you can see both objects)
Swim – 2 new skill uses including Cliff Diving.
Use Magic Device – 4 new skill uses including Use Construct.
It ends with a OGL and ads. (4 page)
Closing thoughts. The art work is a mix of Black and White and color, it ranges from meh to pretty good. Layout and editing are good I didn't notice any errors. While I don't agree with all the skill uses I do like the vast majority of them. They add to the game while not adding to the complexity or introducing any new mechanic to the game. Both are a big plus when wanting to add interesting options to the game quickly. Really I have nothing negative to say about this product beyond I wasn't sold on all the new skill uses but I am sure others will like the ones I wasn't fond of and vise versa. So what's my rating? Well not find a flaw to speak of I am giving this one a 5 star review. It is just a well done and very easy to use product that can add a lot to a existing game.
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