Apologies for the summer news slowdown. We’ve been hard at work, as always, this time on the game’s NPCs, enemies and backgrounds.
We understand that it’s been a long wait - and we’re just as eager to release the game as many of you are to play it - but by delaying we’ve not only made time in which to add a bunch of new features, we’ve also improved the overall quality of the existing ones.
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Until then, we hope you’ll enjoy this character spotlight. This week we have a little more information about the PI.
Primary Attribute: Senses.
Melee Weapon: Blackjack.
Suggested Roles: Firearms, Search.
A reliable source of ranged damage, the PI can detect secret items and traps using his primary attribute, Senses. He can withstand more incoming damage than a standard ranged damage dealer, too, and boasts a passive resistance to psychological maladies such as fear and confusion.
- Detective: Search mode (toggled on/off via the UI) is always active while the PI is alive and in the group. Also, the party will suffer no combat penalties for searching while in combat.
- Interrogator: The PI gains a +5 bonus to Craft during dialogue sequences, unlocking bonus choices otherwise out of his reach.
- Hawk-eyed (Talent): Grants a minor boost to the Search skill (see below), in addition to the bonus he received from his primary attribute.
- Search: Investigators with the primary attribute of Senses (the Curator, Trapper and PI) gain a passive boost to the Search skill. This allows them to excel at finding objects hidden within the world, such as treasure, traps or secret doors.
- Firearms/Armor: The PI might not be able to critically hit like his ranged damage peer, the Trapper, but he more than makes up for it in fortitude. The PI has more health points than the average investigator, and has access to heavy armor. He can also hold his own at close range, dealing moderate damage with his blackjack.
- Spellcasting: Despite having a poor grasp of Arcane and Nature magic, he can eventually unlock beginner Priest magic if properly trained.
The next Marsh-Frog update will be landing in two weeks.
Until next time, thanks for bearing with us!