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  • The Dinocalypse Trilogy kickstarter is off and running. We’ve hit our first goal ($5k), ensuring that backers will get the first two novels of the trilogy. When we hit $10k, we’ll get the third and final novel. Along the way we’ll see a free (if we hit $7,500) Spirit of the Century adventure set during [...]

    Spirit of the Century Gets a Trilogy!

    The Dinocalypse Trilogy kickstarter is off and running. We’ve hit our first goal ($5k), ensuring that backers will get the first two novels of the trilogy. When we hit $10k, we’ll get the third and final novel. Along the way we’ll see a free (if we hit $7,500) Spirit of the Century adventure set during [...]

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  • Not strictly Fate, but tangentially related — we’re going to be launching a kickstarter campaign for the Dinocalypse Trilogy, a Spirit of the Century themed series of novels, this coming Tuesday. You can check out a few of the sneak-peeks o...

    Spirit of the Century gets a Novel

    Not strictly Fate, but tangentially related — we’re going to be launching a kickstarter campaign for the Dinocalypse Trilogy, a Spirit of the Century themed series of novels, this coming Tuesday. You can check out a few of the sneak-peeks o...

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  • Fred here. The following is an excerpt of a post I made to the FateRPG Yahoo Group, where someone was trying to wrap their head around the whole “On Fire is an Aspect” thing that pretty much comes up every time someone’s talking about aspects with folks who are less familiar with them. High time [...]

    It’s On Fire

    Fred here. The following is an excerpt of a post I made to the FateRPG Yahoo Group, where someone was trying to wrap their head around the whole “On Fire is an Aspect” thing that pretty much comes up every time someone’s talking about aspects with folks who are less familiar with them. High time [...]

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  • Fate Core’s full text rough draft is complete.
It enters into editing  starting February 1st.

    Phase 2

    Fate Core’s full text rough draft is complete. It enters into editing  starting February 1st.

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  • We’ve added a stripped-of-IP version of the Dresden Files’ Character Creation chapter to the body of DF-derived OGL stuff out there. Enjoy!

    And One More

    We’ve added a stripped-of-IP version of the Dresden Files’ Character Creation chapter to the body of DF-derived OGL stuff out there. Enjoy!

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  • We’ve made some new additions to our Resources page tonight, featuring some of the material, scrubbed and genericized, from the Dresden Files RPG: Advancement Aspects The Basics The Living City (City Creation) Stunts A few important things to make note of: This is not all the stuff we’re putting into open content. It’s all the stuff we’re [...]

    Some New Additions to Fate’s Open Content

    We’ve made some new additions to our Resources page tonight, featuring some of the material, scrubbed and genericized, from the Dresden Files RPG: Advancement Aspects The Basics The Living City (City Creation) Stunts A few important things to make note of: This is not all the stuff we’re putting into open content. It’s all the stuff we’re [...]

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  • Over the course of the last month, Leonard Balsera has been writing Fate Core. He’s been doing a bunch of other stuff, too, but still, we’re on track for about 10-15k words this month, and more in the months to come. He’s juggling Fate Core duties together with his other Evil Hat responsibilities (and other [...]

    It Has Begun

    Over the course of the last month, Leonard Balsera has been writing Fate Core. He’s been doing a bunch of other stuff, too, but still, we’re on track for about 10-15k words this month, and more in the months to come. He’s juggling Fate Core duties together with his other Evil Hat responsibilities (and other [...]

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  • In the past week I’ve had two different third-party publishers asking me if I know any freelancers who are available  and are wise to the ways of Fate. But the people who I could list confidently are either already working on stuff for Evil Hat — or they’re already working on their own projects. So [...]

    Are You a Fate Freelancer?

    In the past week I’ve had two different third-party publishers asking me if I know any freelancers who are available  and are wise to the ways of Fate. But the people who I could list confidently are either already working on stuff for Evil Hat — or they’re already working on their own projects. So [...]

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  • This may have been covered already in some prior posts on the site, but I’ve found myself typing something like it in an email again, so I thought I’d put this out there in a post of its own: That’s the “secret” of assessment, declaration, and maneuvering, in fact — they’re all the same action, [...]

    The Grand Unified Theory of Maneuvers

    This may have been covered already in some prior posts on the site, but I’ve found myself typing something like it in an email again, so I thought I’d put this out there in a post of its own: That’s the “secret” of assessment, declaration, and maneuvering, in fact — they’re all the same action, [...]

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  • The idea that Fate’s consequences are a kind of currency isn’t new. Many of you are already familiar with the -2/-4/-6 consequences approach we use and recommend, as seen in the Dresden Files RPG and other places. Along with the stress track, they add a tiny resource-management aspect to Fate, and they tie into the [...]

    Consequences as Positive Currency

    The idea that Fate’s consequences are a kind of currency isn’t new. Many of you are already familiar with the -2/-4/-6 consequences approach we use and recommend, as seen in the Dresden Files RPG and other places. Along with the stress track, they add a tiny resource-management aspect to Fate, and they tie into the [...]

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