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Mental Stunts

Some Stunts represent a characters extra developed intelligences, wisdom, or cognitive skills.

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Coping Mechanisms: You have an extra Mild Mental Consequence.

Your ability to keep things in perspective allows you to quickly process and get past minor mental stresses.

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Educated Advantage: You gain +2 when using Academics to create an advantage.

You are able to contextualize a large body of received knowledge and apply it in real time situations to give yourself an edge

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Elephantine Memory: You gain +1 to any situation where your perfect recall might help you.

You never forget anything (at least nothing important), and are able to capitalize on that in lots of situations.

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Astute: You may use Investigation instead of Notice to create an advantage or overcome.

You are sharp witted and a disciplined observer. Your active observation allows you to pick up on things and see possibilities that others might miss.

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Extra Astute: You gain +1 when using Investigation.

Requires Astute

It's elementary...

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Saw It Coming: You may use Investigation instead of another Skill to avoid being surprised or disadvantaged by a plot twist.

Your ability to follow the clues and see patterns leaves you seldomly surprised.

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Perceptive: You gain +1 when using Notice to create an advantage.

You are more perceptive than normal.

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Extra Perceptive: You gain +1 when using Notice with all actions.

Replaces Perceptive (Refresh Cost is combined total)

Your perceptiveness is likely remarked upon by others...assuming they notice...

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Rationalization: You recover from Mental Consequences 2 time increments faster than normal.

You have a knack for making everything ok in your own mind, and get over mental and social discord extremely quickly. Nothing gets you down for long.

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Smart: You gain +1 whenever your prodigious intelligence is a factor.

You've always been brighter than most.

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Extra Smart: You gain +2 whenever your prodigious intelligence is a factor.

Replaces Smart (Refresh Cost is combined total)

Your street name well could be Smarty McSmartybritches

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Willful: You have an extra Mental stress box.

Some call you stubborn, but you prefer to think of yourself as normal rather than the sort of weak willed simp that goes around calling other people stubborn.

Note: the maximum number of Mental Stress boxes a character can have is 5.

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Extra Willful: You have an extra Mental stress box.

Requires Willful

People tend to use terms like 'pushy' and 'cannot be argued with' when talking about you. You know, those weak willed people who you have to herd all the time.

Note: the maximum number of Mental Stress boxes a character can have is 5.