(59?) When The Lights Go Out

Electricity is not just a convenience in modern lifestyles. Our ancestors may have gotten along fine without it, but many today can not.

(60?) Breakdown

Only in an automobile-centric society is a car breaking down an existential threat, but a significant portion of the world's population do live in such a society. The first line of defense against such an event is having the ability to call for help. This is adequate when the problem is an accident due to driver error or a mechanical problem, but does not work so well in cases of extreme weather or remote locations.

Walking

TYPE: Skill
SUBTYPE: Movement

DESCRIPTION:
The most basic way to get around. Most adults are fully competent in doing this, unless they are injured or are trying to do much else at the same time.

Wood Ash

TYPE: Material
SUBTYPE:

DESCRIPTION:
The end product of burning wood completely. It is stable as long as it is kept dry. Useful for making other things.

COST: 20 LP

Tags:

Felling

TYPE: Skill
SUBTYPE: Resource Gathering

DESCRIPTION:
The process of cutting down a standing tree.

COST: 50 LP

Acorn

TYPE: Material
SUBTYPE: Food
CATEGORY: Raw
SUBCATEGORY: Seed

DEGRADES: 90 days
DECAYS TO: Spoiled Food
DECAYS FROM: Moisture

DESCRIPTION:
The seeds of an oak tree. Inedible as is, but can be processed into a protein-rich meal.

COST: 20 LP

Oak Tree

KIND OF: Deciduous Tree
TYPE: Resource
SUBTYPE: Plant
CATEGORY: Tree
SUBCATEGORY: Deciduous

DESCRIPTION:

YIELDS:
Gathering, Acorns, Early Autumn - Late Autumn, Many, Perfect

COST: 20 LP

Swarm!

TYPE: Event
SUBTYPE: Calamity

DESCRIPTION:

SURVIVAL REWARD: 500 LP

COST: 50 LP

Spoiled Food

TYPE: Material
SUBTYPE: Food
CATEGORY: Rotten

DEGRADES: 20 days
DECAYS TO: Organic Rubbish

DESCRIPTION:
This is the product of decay. It is no longer suitable for eating, but it still has potential for other uses, like generating methane or making ethanol.

COST: 1 LP

Scree Pile

TYPE: Condition
SUBTYPE: Landscape
CATEGORY: Mountain
SUBCATEGORY: Rocky

MODIFIERS:
Rocks: +100%
Plants: -90%
Animals: -90%

DESCRIPTION:
A large pile of loose rocks at the bottom of a hill or mountain, consisting of the same kinds of rock that make up the underlying geology.

REFERENCE:
https://kidsgeo.com/geology-for-kids/scree-rock-falls/

COST: 50 LP

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