Results for tag: fate
Posted by: Prom on Dec 24, 2012 at 08:39:27 AM
Dungeons and Dragons FATE RPG
Once upon a time in a far away land there was a band of heroes…
I’ve been planning to write this blog for a while, particularly with the development of Dungeons and Dragons Next. Just to warn you, this blog is not actually about the new D&D. The actual development of D&D Next looks promising, with a long period of open play-testing ahead. A simple core rule system with modular rules that can be added or excluded are all very smart goals to keep D&D tabletop games competing with video games. I would like to point out that a role play game called FATE, not to be confused with the video game, has been around for some time. It does much of what D&D Next is trying to achieve. I’ve talked about this system before in a past blog, but will...
Posted by: Prom on Apr 21, 2012 at 07:25:23 AM
Star Wars FATE RPG
A long time ago in a Galaxy far, far away..... heroes developed a fate.
The FATE system is an open gaming license product that you can get free online. What a shocking idea, but how cool for RPG fans. Evil Hat Productions first put out the FATE system, which means 'Fantastic Adventures in Tabletop Entertainment' in 2003; it was written by Fred Hicks and Robert Donoghue.
The system of play is very different to d20, Saga or D6. You can use props and miniatures if you like, but you don't need them. You will only need one type of dice, a fudge dice or D6. The player is encouraged to affect and provided ideas to the game-master about what will happen during the adventure. It is a character driven system where success and failure are encouraged, whatever makes...