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Fate RPG Game of the Month

Game of the Month: Icons

Icons, a Fate-based superheroes game, was January’s game-of-the-month. It’s published by Adamant Entertainment and was designed by one of the designers of Mutants & Masterminds, another popular super hero RPG. Like other games using the Fate system, Icons has relatively light-weight and open-ended mechanics. Most actions are resolved by rolling 1d6-1d6, an alternative to using […]

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Dungeons & Dragons Fate RPG

Aspects as Alignment

As I mentioned in my post about the Dresden Files RPG, I really like how well aspects from fate work as a mechanical system for character traits particularly personality and motivations. The open-ended design and ability for aspects to work either for or against a character seem to make them a great alternative to the alignment system […]

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Fate RPG

An Accidental Aeromancer

After a TPK ended my Dragon Age game, one of the players in that game offered to run a Dresden Files game in the same time slot. I had heard plenty of good reviews of the system and I’m always eager for a chance to sit on the other side of the GM’s screen, so […]