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Seasonal Skill Prompts - Fall, Year 16



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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.

Fall, Year 16 Seasonal Skill Prompts

Fighting

Fighting in the Rain: As an unusually wet autumn has arrived, you find it's not uncommon to get caught out in the rain.. and apparently a fight is no exception.
Goal: Engage in a (judged) fight in the rain.
Word Count: 1500 (Group)
Location: Anywhere
Tasks:
1. Initiate a fight in a rain storm. It can be a practice spar or anything else, as long as it's a judged fight.
2. Does the rain present any difficulties? How's your visibility? Is it harder to stay upright? Do you get filthy in the process?
3. Finish the fight and get it rolled!

Reward: 30 Fighting Skill Points

Hunting

Go Fish: The rainy season has caused rivers and lakes to run high; may as well take advantage of that and do some fishing!
Goal: Fish!
Word Count: 800 (Solo) or 1500 (Group)
Location: Anywhere with a body of water
Tasks:
1. Locate a body of water.
2. Find some fish! Are they common here? Do you have to swim out to find them, or can you find them on the shore?
3. Detail just how you go about fishing.
4. Are you successful in the end, or is fishing not your thing?

Reward: 30 Hunting Skill Points

Healing

Annual Checkup: After a very strange last year, it's not uncommon some might be feeling under the weather. Time for a checkup!
Goal: Do a checkup on a patient.
Word Count: 1500 (Group)
Location: Anywhere
Tasks:
1. Find a patient who isn't feeling great and needs a check-up (not an NPC)!
2. Do an examination! Does this require a verbal exam as well as a physical one?
3. Figure out what's wrong, if anything, and go over a treatment plan (if needed).

Reward: 30 Healing Skill Points

Navigation

Starry Nights: Though as autumn rolls around the nights are crisp and cool, the season offers a perfect view of the night sky.
Goal: Do some star-gazing.
Word Count: 800 (Solo) or 1500 (Group)
Location: Anywhere
Tasks:
1. Find a good view of the night sky.
2. What do you see? Stars, meteor showers, the moon?
3. Does any of it mean anything to you, or are they just stars?

Reward: 30 Navigation Skill Points

Intellect

Feelin' Crafty: Let's have an arts and crafts day!
Goal: Craft an item unrelated to other skills.
Word Count: 800 (Solo) or 1500 (Group)
Location: Anywhere!
Tasks:
1. Figure out something you want to craft.
2. Gather your supplies. Do you already have them, or do you need to go gather them?
3. Craft away!

Reward: 30 Intellect Skill Points

BONUS PROMPT- HUNTING / INTELLECT

Only one bonus prompt per PLAYER allowed each season. A character can only complete ONE prompt a season, whether it be a bonus prompt or a regular prompt, unless otherwise specified.


Changing Times: Prey animals have changed their behaviors since the ice age arrived, and tracking them down is a bit trickier now.
Goal: Prey animals have changed their behaviors since the ice age, so you have to work harder to find their dens, or follow where they've migrated to.
Word Count: 2500 (2 wolves), 3500 (3 wolves), 4500 (4 wolves)
Packs only (per pack): 5500 (5 wolves), 6500 (6 wolves), 7500 (7 wolves), 8500 (8 wolves), 10500 (10 wolves)
Location: Anywhere!
Tasks:
1. Figure out what prey animal you're looking for.
2. Where do you usually find these prey? It's likely they're not in the same places now, thanks to the unusual weather.
3. Use your senses to track them down! How has the ice age affected the prey animals?
4. Are you successful or not in your hunt?

Reward: 30 points to HUNTING and INTELLECT.

Redeem prompts as usual in skill claims!