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Seasonal Skill Prompts - Spring, Year 15



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Seasonal Skill Prompts




Skill Prompts are a monthly feature that allow your character to gain skills in different ways. Each character can only complete ONE prompt per season, and can be completed either in a solo post or in a group thread. You cannot claim these posts for other skill points! Please note that as long as you complete the objectives, you're free to be creative with your posts and have some fun with these prompts!

For solo posts, you must complete the entire prompt in one post. Of course, you can use these posts as thread starters and continue the thread as usual, but no other skills may be claimed by you from that thread.

For group threads, the word count is cumulative and will be counted over all participants. However, participants must be ACTIVELY trying to complete the skill prompt for their words to count. Note that group threads have a maximum of 3 allowed participants unless otherwise specified.

This season, we're allowing you to mix prompts! While your character may only claim one skill, you are free to team up with others working on other prompts as long as your character focuses on their skill! Have fun!


Spring, Year 15 Seasonal Skill Prompts

Fighting

Sting Operation: Spring has sprung which means new meals and new threats while getting them!
Goal: Fend off some angry bees!
Word Count: 800 (Solo) or 1500 (Group)
Location: Anywhere with honey and bees!
Tasks:
1. Engage in a fight with some angry bees
2. Why are they even angry?
3. See the fight through to the end or run away!
4. The fight doesn't necessarily need to be judged, but it needs to be completed with a clear winner!

Reward: 30 Fighting Skill Points

Hunting

Buzz Off, Beekeeper: Hunting isn't always about taking down big, strong prey animals. Sometimes you might get tangled up in something a little more.. sticky.
Goal: Collect some bees!
Word Count: 800 (Solo) or 1500 (Group)
Location: Anywhere with honey and bees!
Tasks:
1. Stumble across a beehive... or maybe you're seeking it out on purpose. Figure out whether the hive is active or not.
2. What do you do with it? Jostle it to see what comes out? Maybe you're trying to get a taste of the honey inside?
3. Show the result of your inspection. Does a wild swarm of bees chase you away? Do you capture them?
4. Profit??? Or give up! Maybe bees are useless after all!

Reward: 30 Hunting Skill Points

Healing

A Spoonful of Honey: Similar to making snowy treats, many herbs can be mixed with rare honey to make it easier to eat. Honey itself can even be used to help wounds!
Goal: Find a way to mix herbs into a mixture with honey to make a tastier method of consuming them OR find a way to use honey to heal other wounds and sicknesses.
Word Count: 800 (Solo) or 1500 (Group)
Location: Anywhere with honey and bees!
Tasks:
1. Brainstorm how honey can help in the healing process.
2. Figure out how to use honey. In a paste? A tea? By itself?
3. Test out your method on yourself or someone else!

Reward: 30 Healing Skill Points

Navigation

Winging it: What is that sweet scent on the breeze and that buzzing in the air?
Goal: Find honey.
Word Count: 800 (Solo) or 1500 (Group)
Location: Anywhere with honey and bees!
Tasks:
1. Follow your nose, ears, and/or eyes as they lead you to honey!
2. Was it a bee? The scent of honey? What led you to the hive?
3. As soon as you've found the hive, that's it! Maybe it's time to enlist the help of some friends...

Reward: 30 Navigation Skill Points

Intellect

Not too Shab-Bee: How can you get that honey...? Harvesting resources is always a bit tricky, but what do you do when your snack is hanging off a tree or cliff with bees all around it?
Goal: Find a way to harvest honey.
Word Count: 800 (Solo) or 1500 (Group)
Location: Anywhere with honey and bees!
Tasks:
1. You found honey! How are you going to get it?
2. Is there any way you can even reach the honey?
3. What about those bees? Is there something you can do or craft to capture, subdue, or kill them?
4. Reap your reward! Or not? Maybe you couldn't get the honey after all!

Reward: 30 Intellect Skill Points

BONUS PROMPT?

TBA!

This month's bonus prompt will BEE a surprise! I heard a bunch of busy bees buzzing about someone named BuzzBee and the possibility of hive-like teamwork...? Don't worry, you can participate in both a regular seasonal prompt AND the bonus prompt for one character of your choosing!

Redeem prompts as usual in skill claims!