A Spooky Selection of Fate Worlds for your Halloween Home Game

Since it’s Friday the 13th, we thought we’d share a few of our games and Fate Worlds of Adventure that are just ripe for a special Halloween one-shot. Most are quick reads featuring a ready-to-run sample adventure.

Blood on the Trail sets vampires loose in an alternate history of the Wild West. Your explorers must deal with weather, sickness, wild animals, and… the bloodthirsty undead. It’s American Vampire meets Oregon Trail.
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For a sci-fi bent, Ghost Planets sends members of the highly-skilled Xenohistory Corps off into the far reaches of the galaxy to investigate the mysterious Sigma Event which wiped out vast swathes of alien civilizations. Is humankind next?
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The zombie apocalyse has come! …and gone. Still, someone has to keep the undead in line. In Morts, you’re a Mortician facing down the undead for minimum wage with a shotgun, a couple chintzy rituals, and a chewed up leather jacket.
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For something a bit more whimsical, check out Loose Threads. On the edges of fairy tales live the forgotten misfits of the Company – the collateral damage of someone else’s Happily Ever After. Travel the In-Betweens and help other fairy tale characters who need rescuing from ogres, reversing of curses, and freedom from the evil clutches of bandits.
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When evil is on the rise, the Parliament of Cats stands ready to fight it. The Secrets of Cats depicts a world where the only thing standing between safety and the wrath of a foul Cthulhoid horror is the neighborhood stray and her pack of fellow feline guardians!
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Straw Boss is our latest Fate World of Adventure where the Scholars of the Hieroglyphical Monad bind the Bad Things into service in order to prevent the real world from crumbling into ancient evil. Fight to preserve Who You Think You Are as you tap the eldritch powers of The Thing Inside!
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Walk the twisted alleys of Mad City in Don’t Rest Your Head, a game of nightmares and insomnia, madness and exhaustion. The Paper Boys are closing in, and you’d better pray you don’t become a headline. There’s just one simple rule: Stay Awake. Don’t Rest Your Head.
(PDF – $5)

 

If shows like Supernatural, Buffy the Vampire Slayer, or The X-Files inspire you, grab a copy of Monster of the Week. Based on the popular Apocalypse World RPG, this standalone action-horror RPG contains everything you need to tackle Bigfoot, collar a chupacabra, and drive away demons.
(PDF – $12 or $25 Print + PDF )

Finally, if you’re just looking to enjoy a night of spooky boardgaming, check out Don’t Turn Your Back. Set in the sinister world of Don’t Rest Your Head, this combination worker placement and deck building game sets you loose on the streets of Mad City to extract dreams, buy favors from Nightmares, and compete for the Wax King’s favor, and the ultimate prize…escape! (Print – $40)