I love DnD Next, but I want some more from intelligence…
In 3.5 and Pathfinder, characters received skill points based on their intelligence. In 4th Edition, this was dropped. I didn’t like this. I present a system for start sill training based on the intelligence of the character
|Class||Base Trained Skills|
In the above table, characters receive starting skills based on the base trained skills value plus their intelligence bonus. Some classes will have fewer skill, but some will have many more. I think intelligence should matter more as in 4e and the current rendition of DnD Next intelligence has no real barring on the characters outside of the wizard.
I also think the skill training feat should be
You devote your free time to bettering yourself outside of combat
Benefit:Gain training in a number of skills equal to 1 + 1 or half you intelligence bonus rounded up , which ever is higher.