You’ve learned most of how the game is played already in the past few chapters. We’ve already talked about how skill rolls work, and how magic works, and this is going to cover most of the situations the players find themselves in.
Before you get to work, especially on things like abilities and combat specialties, let’s talk about what “combat” means in Harmony Drive.
We call it an Encounter system, because it’s used for combat, but it’s also useful for a variety of other situations. Any time the players are in a crisis, where time is of the essence and there’s an element of danger, it’s time to have an Encounter.