Setting Rules

The following setting rules apply to games in the Firmament:

Competent Extras & Mooks

This is a pair of Setting Rules that make the Firmament a bit less pulpy than most settings. Extras are split up into two types:

Getting Into Places

Security systems have moved on beyond traditional mechanical locks, but as long as there are systems to keep others out there will be people finding ways to get in. The security systems commonly used in the Firmament include:

Most locks that can be bypassed with Hacking can also be bypassed with Electronics, but it depends on whether you have physical access to the device responsible for securing the door. A keypad is fairly easy to take apart and rewire - a tiny facial recognition camera embedded in a marble wall would require a lot more work. Some doors are operated entirely by a computer system and don’t have any kind of user interface to tamper with.