Skills in old school games

Making skill checks in old school games is often glossed over in certain versions of D&D-alikes, and Dawnrazor has created a post at Nerd-O-Mancer of Dork regarding various different ways to handle skills in games. A number of different options are explored, looking at specific games that implement them, before Dawnrazor presents a system that you may want to consider for use in your games as well as a table for how to convert between a few of the different previously detailed systems.

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