Category Archives: Role-Playing Games

I Ate Someone’s Character Sheet

Last month at PaizoCon, something came over me. I ate someone’s character sheet. Let me back up. I discovered something inside of myself at PaizoCon that I didn’t

Success at a Cost with Defending in Fate

A couple months ago, I wrote about how to do success at a cost with attacks in Fate. At the time, I figured there wasn’t a good way

The Limitations of the Bronze Rule

Many people who get entranced by Fate do so in part because of the Bronze Rule (also known as the Fate Fractal): In Fate, you can treat anything

You Don’t Have to Remember Every Aspect

Recently, I saw a person weakly trashing on Fate and telling someone to play a different system instead. That person’s chief point: “If you play [other system], you don’t have to remember everyone’s aspects.” Certainly Fate’s not perfect — no system is, and there’s stuff I definitely look at in Fate as places where we

Fate*World!

You may have seen that Dungeon World won RPGGeek’s Best of RPGs Tournament, with our own Fate being the final game it defeated. That means Fate is passe,

HK-TK: A New Beginning

Years ago, I started playing around with a game that celebrates what I love from the psychic action movie Push. I called it HK-TK, and wrote a stab of