Tracking

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  1. pitttbulll

    pitttbulll Member

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    Just wondering, what use or benefit does tracking give?
    I see it gives enemies and location, but other than that I can't really see any use for it.
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  2. Nightcanon

    Nightcanon Garrulous Halfling

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    In TOEE, Tracking is subsumed into the Survival skill, which I believe increases your chances of turning down random encounters on the worldmap, and possibly dictates how far away from them you start the encounter.
    In tabletop D&D, while the ability to track has been a part of the Ranger class since first edition, it's always seemed to me to be heavily modified by plot-based circumstance modifiers:
    DM (rolls dice behind screen) : You *do* manage to track the campaign hook to the next encounter location, and it takes you (rolls dice) *until the next session, when I've written the encounter* for you to do so!
     
  3. pitttbulll

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    thanks again for your info Nightcanon!
     
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