Star Wars – Talents of the Galaxy
Passive Talent – Speaks Binary – Improved
- Source: Edge of the Empire – Special Modifications (sw-ffg-ee-sm-39)
- Fantasy Flight Games Rules
- Genesys Rules
- Design Details
- Content Updates
When the character directs a Non-Player Character droid to assist any character with a check, that droid provides an additional Boost (Blue) dice to the check for which it is assisting (beyond the usual benefits of assistance).
You can only take this talent once per tier, and it counts as being taken in all other specialisations in that tier.
- Tier 3 Talents – Droid Tech (tba)
Specialisation – Droid Tech (Crafting)
Edge of the Empire Special Modifications (sw-ffg-ee-sm-30)
- SW Career Skills – Computers (Int), Cool (Pr), Mechanics (Int), Leadership (Pr)
- SR Career Skills – Computers – Hacking (Int), Cool (Pr), Mechanics (Int), Leadership (Pr)
- Starting Character gains one rank in two career skills of their choice.
- These skills become additional Career skills.
- Tier 1 Talents – Grit (PR), Hidden Storage (PR), Machine Mender (PR), Speaks Binary (PR)
- Tier 2 Talents – Deft Maker (PR), Eye for Detail (AR), Grit (PR), Speaks Binary (PR)
- Tier 3 Talents – Grit (PR), Hidden Storage (PR), Speaks Binary (PR), Speaks Binary – Improved (P)
- Tier 4 Talents – Deft Maker (PR), Machine Mender (PR), Redundant Systems (A), Speaks Binary – Supreme (PR)
- Tier 5 Talents – Deft Maker (PR), Eye for Detail (AR), Machine Mender (PR), Reroute Processors (A)
(A) Active Talent (P) Passive Talent (R) Ranked Talent
Fantasy Flight Games Rules
- Talent – Speaks Binary – Improved – 15 XP
- Activation – Passive
- Ranked – No
- Trees – Droid Tech
- When the character directs a Non-Player Character droid to assist any character with a check, that droid provides an additional Boost (Blue) dice to the check for which it is assisting (beyond the usual benefits of assistance).
In the Genesys system this becomes a Tier 3 talent.
- Talent Tier 3 – Speaks Binary – Improved – 15 XP
- Activation – Passive
- Ranked – No
- 2022-06-28 – Linked to the Droid Tech tree.
Tier 1 – Adversary (R), Bacta Specialist (R), Black Market Contacts (R), Brace (R), Bypass Security (R), Command (R), Convincing Demeanour (R), Cutting Question, Defensive Stance (R), Dodge (R), Expert Tracker (R), Fearsome (R), Feral Strength (R), Forager, Frenzied Attack (R), Gearhead (R), Good Cop (R), Grit (R), Galaxy Mapper (R), Hard Headed (R), Hard-Boiled (R),Hidden Storage (R), In the Know (R), Intimidating (R), Iron Body (R), Lethal Blows (R), Machine Mender (R), Outdoorsman (R), Overwhelm Defences (R), Parry (R), Point Blank (R), Positive Spin (R), Precision Strike, Rapid Reaction (R), Rapid Recovery (R), Second Wind (R), Shortcut (R), Side Step (R), Smooth Talker (R), Stalker (R), Speaks Binary (R), Stimpack Specialisation (R), Street Smarts (R), Surgeon (R), Toughened (R), Up the Ante (R)
Tier 2 – Bad Cop (R), Bought Info, Confidence (R), Debilitating Shot, Deft Maker (R), Disorient (R), Durable (R), Eye for Detail (R), Full Throttle, Hunter (R), Jump Up, Jury Rigged (R), Knockdown, Martial Grace, Planet Mapper (R), Positive Spin – Improved, Precise Aim (R), Quick Draw, Quick Strike (R), Second Chances (R), Spare Clip, Strong Arm, SurSwift
Tier 3 – All-Terrain Driver, Anatomy Lessons, Armour Master, Bad Motivator, Bad Press, Double or Nothing, Enduring (R), Field Commander, Fortune Favours the Bold, Grapple, Heighten Awareness, Loom, Offensive Driving, Precision Strike – Improved, Skilled Jockey (R), Sniper Shot (R), Speaks Binary – Improved, Street Smarts – Improved, Stim Application, Stunning Blow, Talk the Talk, Targeted Blow, Unarmed Parry, Well Rounded (R)
Tier 4 – Blooded (R), Clever Solutions, Contraption, Deadly Accuracy (R), Double or Nothing – Improved, Field Commander – Improved, Hunter’s Quarry, Informant, Let’s Ride, Mind Over Matter, Nobody’s Fool (R), Overbalance, Redundant Systems, Speaks Binary – Supreme, Stim Application – Improved, Stunning Blow – Improved, Tinkerer (R), True Aim (R), Unrelenting Skeptic, Walk the Walk
Tier 5 – Amour Master – Improved, Bring it Down, Coordination Dodge, Crippling Blow, Double or Nothing – Supreme, Hard Headed – Improved, Heroic Fortitude, Hindering Shot, Hold Together, Hunters Quarry – Improved, In the Know – Improved, It’s Not that Bad, MASTER (Doctor, of Shadows), NATURAL (Brawler, Charmer, Doctor, Enforcer, Hunter, Marksmen, Negotiator, Outdoorsman, Rogue, Tinkerer), Reconstruct the Scene, Reroute Processors, Shortcut – Improved, Soft Spot, Stim Application – Surpreme, Superior Reflexes, Supreme Precision Strike, Unrelenting Skeptic – Improved
Free – Dedication (R)
R – Ranked
Game Management: Annotated Stat Block, Character Creation, Choosing a New Campaign, Creating a Galaxy Map, Ending three year campaign, GM’s Luck Roll, Running Games over Skype, Tracking Experience, 2016 Campaign
Character Builds: Bounty Hunter (Karlid – Assassin, Vanna – Gadgeteer, Kyanna – Martial Artist, Jed – Operator, Theya – Skip Tracer, Cadkia – Survivalist), Smuggler (Ebaya – Gambler), Technician (B1-337 – Droid Tech)
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