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For questions about Cairn, the rules-light RPG by Yochai Gal.

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How do you identify a Relic?

There's nothing in the rulebook about how to identify what a Relic does, nor its recharge condition. Does a PC just learn these things upon acquisition of the item? Do they need to experiment with it ...
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What is the value of a creature's STR, DEX, or WIL if the attribute is not listed?

Cairn bestiary: Dog, Wild 3 HP, 12 DEX, bite (d6) Do I roll to create STR and WIL per-pup? Are the stats 10 (average)?
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How much health does a detachment have, and do they benefit from Multiple Attackers?

Cairn SRD: Detachments Large groups of similar combatants fighting together are treated as a single detachment. When a detachment takes critical damage, it is routed or significantly weakened. When ...
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I pick up a rock and throw it at a fast-moving target. Do I roll a DEX save, or an unarmed strike?

For context, the rabbit happens to be host to the alien jackalope fungus that has just been vomited from a possessed NPC. Cairn, page 11: Saves: A save is a roll to avoid bad outcomes from risky ...
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Impacts caused by attribute progression in Cairn/Mausritter?

What impacts will attribute progression cause in Cairn? In Cairn and Mausritter (based on Into the Odd), advancement is largely undefined or loose. I've decided to use the Mausritter attribute ...