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Chapter 10: Game Mastering / Environment


Source Core Rulebook pg. 512 2.0
The main challenge in an arctic environment is the low temperature, but arctic environments also contain ice and snow. The disasters that most often strike in arctic environments are avalanches, blizzards, and floods.


Source Core Rulebook pg. 512 2.0
Icy ground is both uneven ground and difficult terrain, as characters slip and slide due to poor traction.


Source Core Rulebook pg. 512 2.0
Depending on the depth of snow and its composition, most snowy ground is either difficult terrain or greater difficult terrain. In denser snow, characters can attempt to walk along the surface without breaking through, but some patches might be loose or soft enough that they’re uneven ground.