Attributes help your character to complete tasks and make up a bulk of your character.
Strength: Your brute strength. Good with using melee weapons, damage and winning arm wrestles.
Perception: This is how well your character can sense what is around them. Helpful for spotting, initiative and observing.
Endurance: This is how much pain your character can take. It effects your health, resistance to things and how your body reacts to natural disasters.
Charisma: Your natural charm. Useful for persuading, charming and generally good in social situations.
Intelligence: Your knowledge and quick thinking. Helpful with logical thinking, creating items and magic wielding.
Agility: Your speed and dexterity. Helpful with initiative, dodging and getting to places.
Luck: Your general luck. Useful when gambling, critical hits, and rolling again.