How to Start a War

One of the settings for Skulduggery is Yes Wing. The PCs are cabinet secretaries or other high officials in the administration of recently elected US President Allard Bierce. Here, Hilary Wade illustrates one of the characters:


To build a character in Skulduggery, you select cards randomly from each of:

  • Identity, including goal
  • Style of persuasion
  • Style of rebuff
  • Relationships
  • Resistances (to temptations)
  • Tag lines

A slight “Yes Wing” spoiler follows.

For example in the case of this illustrations, the identity is Henry Doss, Secretary of Defense, and his goal is “Start a war”, allowing him to prove his unconventional theories about 21st century warfare. Here, his player makes an Impressive Success.

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