Re: Designer Diary: The Nile Empire Part 2
Posted: Fri Oct 12, 2018 4:18 pm
Spatula wrote:What overlap between science (hard sciences) and scholar (liberal arts) is there?
I expect there are a number of fields that overlap fairly significantly, but since the description says to make a ‘Scholar test’ I assumed characters would be limited to using the Scholar skill specifically. However, the word Scholar itself is somewhat vague (I would consider a theoretical physicist to be very much a scholar) so I can see the argument come up that “my character has five points in Science and three doctorates in physics and bioengineering, how am I not a scholar?” So trying to restrict that character to using Scholar skill untrained may cause hard feelings. As a GM I’d allow them to substitute. But a more specific description may help avoid the discussion entirely.