Make sure your cover identity has been observed in the right quarters

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From: Your Cabinet Noir: The Back Room


It is always useful to have people who will confirm you are who you say.

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

Unlocked with Cover Identity: Elaboration

Locked with Cover Identity: Witnesses 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, Dreaded 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 of both rolls increase by 1 per point of Cover Identity: Witnesses.

Success

Often seen

You know how to make people notice you, and how to turn that notice towards respect or fear, as the situation demands. Your cover identity needs to be seen and remembered, but imperfectly; to be unquestionably part of the scene […]

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Failure

Too much!

You want your character to be known, trusted, and vouched for. It is also useful if they are slightly feared. But terrify anyone too deeply and they are likely to remember things about your cover identity that are better forgotten.