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Old 07-21-2021, 11:32 AM   #13
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Default Re: Technique: Cutting Out

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Originally Posted by awesomenessofme1 View Post
Isn't that just what Fortune-Telling, you know... is in GURPS? It's not supernatural at all. It can be used to supplement actual magical divination, but the skill itself is entirely about studying someone and making reasonable-sounding or manipulative "predictions". It defaults from Fast-Talk and is boosted by Empathy.
It's at least somewhat setting-dependent. The default is that it's a mix of cold reading and knowledge of one specific type of 'divination' per required specialization, but in settings where some or all forms of divination are not nonsense, the utility of the skill is affected.
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