Tag Archives: aspects

Leaving Situation Aspects Unstated

There’s something many of us Fate players typically do that I think we should dial back on: taking one of our aspect index cards or post-it notes out

Richer Character Aspect Compels

While working on a small project over the weekend, I finally articulated an idea that’s been kicking in my head for some time: What happens if we award fate points

Using Dixit for Session Aspects

Here’s a really weird, high-art idea for Fate: use Dixit cards as aspect inspirations. If you’re not familiar with Dixit, it’s a fascinating party card game that takes the

Using Psychogeography in Fate

I’ve mentioned before that I’m a fan of Ken and Robin Talk About Stuff, and that frequently I’ll get ideas as I’m listening to episodes and make notes to

Aspects vs. Information

Noodling over the Discover action yesterday lead to people making comments about how all information takes the form of aspects. Today seems like a good day to attempt

Decoupling Aspects from Phases

In Fate Core, character creation and aspects are meant to be a module you swap out for specific settings. But in reality, we didn’t really give a lot of space for that. The aspect dynamic in Core is: The core notion of the character’s role, and make an aspect Something interesting that makes the character’s