Resource Gathering

Spile

TYPE: Tool
SUBTYPE: Resource Gathering

DESCRIPTION:
Spiles are used to tap trees for sap. Commercial ones are made of metal, but they can be fashioned from wood. Basswood suckers are particularly good for this.

Tapping Trees

TYPE: Skill
SUBTYPE: Resoure Gathering

Fracturing Boulders

TYPE: Skill
SUBTYPE: Resource Gathering

DESCRIPTON
Getting usable rocks out of parent material is exteremly hard work. Any way you can use external energy helps. A simple way is to build a long, hot fire on or beside the parent rock, and then, after it is very hot, douse it with cool water to make it fracture.

COST: 100 LP ,

Felling

TYPE: Skill
SUBTYPE: Resource Gathering

DESCRIPTION:
The process of cutting down a standing tree.

COST: 50 LP

Mucking

TYPE: Skill
SUBTYPE: Resource Gathering

DESCRIPTION:
Once soil becomes waterlogged, digging becomes an entirely different experience, It is slightly easier to dig into, but it sticks to everything, especially when decaying organic matter builds up in a low-oxygen environment.

Digging Up

TYPE: Skill
SUBTYPE: Resource Gathering

OPTIONAL TOOLS: Digging Stick

DESCRIPTION:
There are many reasons to move dirt: to make a hole, to make a mound, to put stuff in the ground, or in this case, because you want stuff out of the ground, which includes the soil itself. How you go about it changes with the different goals, so they are disstinct but related skills.

COST: 10 LP

Gathering

TYPE: Skill
SUBTYPE: Resource Gathering

VITAL FACTORS: DEX, STR, VIS
SKILLS REQUIRED: Walking

DESCRIPTION: This is one of the most basic skills there is, and is the beginning of processing materials. No tools are required, just your hands. Proficiency in this skill means being able to pick up more, faster, and being able to discern better quality materials.

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