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  • Basics

    h3. Frequently Used Terms * Campaign - A connected series of gaming sessions, adventures, story arcs, etc. * Campaign setting - The (fictional) world in which a _campaign_ takes place. * Dungeon - One of the three broad categories of spatial …

  • Setting

    YAOSC is designed with a common "default setting" in mind -- a fantasy world with multiple intelligent species, technology levels approximating that of Classical or early Medieval Earth, moderately controllable supernatural forces, active deities, …

  • Rolls

    h4. Checks Roll a *check* when a character attempts an action and its success is in doubt due to fixed or environmental factors, or limited largely by the skill of the character. Most [[Skills|skill]] rolls are checks; [[Saves|saves]] are checks; a …

  • Core Stats

    While YAOSC is by its nature full of numbers, there are a few that form the backbone of play, both in and out of combat. Three of these in particular -- Hit Points[1], Endurance[2], and Stability[3], represent a character's physical and mental reserves. …