The five selected attributes (Intelligence, Wisdom,
Constitution, Strength and Dexterity)
are the primary attributes affecting general character ability. The scores for these
attributes are "selected" by the player, allowing each player considerable
influence on the type of character he/she will play. Select a whole number from one to
twenty, inclusive, for each of the five attributes, making sure that the total of the five
numbers selected is sixty (60) and that each number selected meets any strictures
indicated for that attribute.
Intelligence (1 - 20)
The ability to learn or to understand or to deal with new or trying situations; also
the skilled use of reason.
This attribute measures understanding, reasoning and the ability to remember past
occurrences and facts. A high rating reflects remarkable cognitive powers to deduce cause
and effect relationships and to calculate quantitative relationships. A low rating
reflects difficulties in remembering simple facts or following logical discourse.
Dependant attributes: Wisdom, Charisma, Charm, Art.
Wisdom (1 - 20)
Maximum = Intelligence + 10
Ability to discern inner qualities and relationships.
This attribute measures innate discernment of emotional and psychic demeanor and the
determination of correct action relative to same. A high rating reflects fairness and
intuitive insight in evaluating interpersonal conflict and a good sense of judgement as to
probable emotional and or psychological effects of environmental events. A low rating
reflects an inability to consider the ramifications of events in terms extending beyond
the immediately perceived needs of the individual. Dependent attributes: Charisma, Art.
Constitution (1 - 20)
The physical makeup of the individual comprising inherited qualities modified by
This attribute measures the relative cohesiveness of the body, mind and psyche. A high
rating reflects an individual who resists environmental stress with ease and aplomb. A low
rating reflects poor resistance to physical, mental and psychic stress. Dependent
attributes: Strength, Size (weight), Carrying Capacity, Body.
Strength (1 - 20)
Maximum = Constitution + 10
Power derived from muscular vigor.
This attribute measures the physical power available from limb, torso and neck. A high
rating reflects remarkable physical power to bend bars or lift heavy objects. A low rating
reflects difficulties in exerting sufficient physical power to move anything other than
self. Dependant attributes: Size (weight), Carrying Capacity, Body.
Dexterity (1 - 20)
Readiness and grace in physical activity especially skill and ease in using the
This attribute measures speed and accuracy of motor response. A high rating reflects
precise control over the placement and motion of the body. A low rating may reflect
inexact control of one or both aspects of the attribute resulting in clumsy and/or
indelicate movement of the body. Dependent attributes: Charm, Appearance.
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