Credential your cover identity

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From: Your Cabinet Noir: The Back Room


Those who look respectable find it easier to get their paperwork in order.

Game Instructions: This will gain Credentials for your Cover Identity.

Unlocked with Cover Identity: Elaboration

Locked with Cover Identity: Credentials 6


Challenge information

Narrow, A Player of Chess 4

  • 0 - high-risk (20%)
  • 1 - high-risk (30%)
  • 2 - tough (40%)
  • 3 - very chancy (50%)
  • 4 - chancy (60%)
  • 5 - modest (70%)
  • 6 - very modest (80%)
  • 7 - low-risk (90%)
  • 8 and above - straightforward (100%)

Narrow, Respectable 6

  • 1 and below - almost impossible (10%)
  • 2 - high-risk (20%)
  • 3 - high-risk (30%)
  • 4 - tough (40%)
  • 5 - very chancy (50%)
  • 6 - chancy (60%)
  • 7 - modest (70%)
  • 8 - very modest (80%)
  • 9 - low-risk (90%)
  • 10 and above - straightforward (100%)

The difficulty ratings for both rolls increase by 1 per point of Cover Identity: Credentials.

Success

Credible

When someone like yourself writes in to Benthic to complain that your diploma has been misplaced, and […] you would like it reissued, the very perfection of your handwriting cows them into cooperation. Could any falsehood be written in such copperplate?

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Failure

A bit thick

Yes, one person might win a poetry prize, be an expert duelist, and also have served as viceroy […] But too many of these components at once, and […] they will (at best) assume you are more the beneficiary of nepotism than a naturally-occurring genius.

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