The skill system is the heart of Infinite Horizons. Virtually everything your character attempts to do will be based on one skill or another. A thorough understanding of how skills work in general, and specifically the skills which apply to your character, is a necessity for the game.
Descriptions of basic skills may be found in the Skill Descriptions chapter of this rulebook, and more advanced skills are present in most other supplements.
This chapter will cover the following topics:
This chapter does not tell you how to use skills. For that, see the section on Skill Checks in the Introduction.