Spot Talent

This is the first draft of a talent to replace the Spot skill in Echelon I’ve added a talent to replace the Spot skill in Echelon. I’m not entirely happy with how Shoot Around Corners works, it doesn’t feel right. I’m considering replacing it with the ability to see across …

Shield Proficiency Talent, Take 3

I took Justisaur’s suggestion to let shield proficiency grant some protection against gaze attacks (which is what the original aegis did). Shield Proficiency This talent allows you to use a shield to increasingly greater effect, ultimately providing impenetrable defenses,  defense against spells, and even the ability to turn spells on …

Shield Proficiency Talent, Updated

After discussion in a few places (here, IRC, IM) regarding the first cut at the Shield Proficiency Talent, I’ve tweaked it a bit. Shield Proficiency This talent allows you to use a shield to increasingly greater effect, ultimately providing impenetrable defenses,  defense against spells, and even the ability to turn …

Shield Proficiency Talent

GreyKnight wrote up some talents for Echelon and asked for my thoughts on them.  I’ll be reviewing them over the next few days, but his his suggestion for a Shield Proficiency talent (slightly modified in the wording) is such a shining example of what I’m looking for in a talent …

Flight in Echelon

I thought I’d take a look at flight. It’s a pretty common ability, even in real life. It should be possible for creatures to fly. Fairly close again, I think. 75% of the creatures can pay for their flight out of the slots available at their tier, and it’s not …