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Seasonal Skill Prompts - Spring, Year 20



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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.

Spring, Year 20 Seasonal Skill Prompts

Fighting

It Fuken Wimdy!: Sometimes you gotta deal with some unexpected complications during a fight and it's important for a warrior to be able to adapt as needed. Even if you didn't expect those complications being pelted by twigs the wind seems to have picked up. It's more annoying than painful normally but with wounds opening up? May be a bit more serious.
Goal: Participate in a fight while dealing with the wind
Word Count: 800 (Solo) or 1500 (Group)
Location: Anywhere in Auster
Tasks:
Take note of the way the weather could affect a fight.
2. Get into a fight.
3. See the fight to completion.

Reward: 30 Fighting Skill Points

Hunting

Dinner with friends: Sometimes you just gotta admit prey is too fast to catch by yourself, that's what friends are for!
Goal: Utilize group tactics to catch prey that would otherwise out run you.
Word Count: 1500 (Group)
Location: Anywhere
Tasks:
1. Identify a prey animal you want to catch.
2. Get a group together and come up with a plan.
3. See the hunt to completion.

Reward: 30 Hunting Skill Points

Healing

Refreshing: No matter what you do sometimes you just can't salvage everything, herbs, tinctures and poultices can all go bad. Just means it's time to clean out the old and replace with the new!
Goal: Clean out old stores so you can refresh them
Word Count: 800 (Solo) or 1500 (Group)
Location: Anywhere
Tasks:
1. Identity some supplies that need to be replaced.
2. Dispose of the old.
3. Either gather or craft replacements, or outline how you will.

Reward: 30 Healing Skill Points

Navigation

Spelunking is a fun word: The underground offers its own unique set of challenges when it comes to making sure you don't lose your way and nothing spurs on learning quite like necessity. Nothing says necessity like being lost with an immense amount of earth above your head!
Goal: Find your way out.
Word Count: 800 (Solo) or 1500 (Group)
Location: Any underground land
Tasks:
1. Find out you're lost.
2. Identify differences between navigating underground versus on the surface.
3. Get yourself out of there!

Reward: 30 Navigation Skill Points

Intellect

Which spoon do I use?: Sometimes instead of fighting on a battlefield, important battles are waged over a fancy dinner. It's important to know how to keep the mask on even when under pressure!
Goal: Practice your etiquette
Word Count: 800 (Solo) or 1500 (Group)
Location: Anywhere
Tasks:
1. Identify scenarios that would call for manners.
2. Identify any scenarios where you don't know how to respond.
3. Practice!

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.


It was this big!: Every hunter has the story, the one about the one that got away, or the catch that's sure to impress.
Goal: Tell a story of an impressive hunt
Word Count: 800 (Solo) or 1500 (Group)
Location: Anywhere
Tasks:
1. Gather a story telling group.
2. Tell the story, explain tactics, what failed, what succeeded?
3. Finish the story, how much you exaggerate is up to you!

Reward: 30 Hunting and 30 Intellect skill points!

Redeem prompts as usual in skill claims!