My Fantasy World: “Classes” – basics

Class/power groupings

Gifted

Special powers.

  • Can select from any power grouping up to d10, some up to d12
  • Can choose relevant sfx
  • Can select talents up to d8
  • Can select Specialties up to d10

Talented

Exceptionally Skilled. Technically Gifted, but much more subtle.

  • Can select from certain power groupings up to d8
  • Can choose relevant sfx
  • Can select talents up to d12
  • Can select Specialties up to d12

Special

Even more gifted, but with disadvantages of some kind.

  • Can select from any power grouping up to d10, some up to d12, and one restricted power upto d12
  • Can choose relevant sfx
  • Can select talents up to d8
  • Can select Specialties up to d10
  • Must choose extra limits and relevant distinctions

 

How to replicate Classes/Careers/Character Types

Strength – Fighting

Skill – Ranged combat, stealth

Will – Magic

Wits – Perception, Charisma

 

D&D standard – see FHR

Assassin – Talented (or gifted for some types)

Barbarian – Talented. Rage sfx

Bard – Talented or Gifted if using magic

Cavalier – Talented, Ally as power or resource

Cleric – Gifted. Note no gods – so really just mages

Druid – Gifted

Fighter – Talented

Paladin – Gifted – Cleric, but no sorcery, more combat

Ranger – Talented. Ally resources or powers

Rogue – Talented

Sorcerer, Summoner, Wizard, Warlock – Gifted

Witchhunter – Gifted or Talented

Other types

Martial Artists, wuxia – Talented

Gunslinger – Talented

Ninja (Naruto) – Gifted or Talented (depending on type of jutsu)

Dragon rider – Talented or Gifted. Dragon as power or Ally

Solar Exalted – Talented, unless using sorcery – gifted

Lunar Exalted – Gifted

Mistborn – Gifted

Fury Crafters – Gifted or Talented depending on element (Air = gifted, metal = talented)

I don’t intend to specifically have all these classes. IT’s more a case of design what you want – here’s how it might work.

D&D is (C) WOTC, Mistborn (C) Brandon Sanderson, Fury Crafters (C) Jim Butcher, Exalted (C) WW, Naruto (C) ???

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