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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

What’s in Achtung! Cthulhu Fate Edition?

Acthung! Cthulhu is available now in PDF, and Chris Birch of Modiphius tells me to follow them to see an announcement of physical books later in July. People have been asking about what’s in it for Fate fans, and let me tell you this: there are around 70,000 words that are in it for Fate

Handling Operation Overlord in Fate

Today marks the 70th anniversary of Operation Overlord: the World War II operation where the Allied forces invaded Normandy. Probably better known as “D-Day” (though that’s a general

Fateful Concepts: Character Aspects

I have the first in what I’d like to be a new line of Fate-oriented chapbooks, called Fateful Concepts. Fateful Concepts extends the stuff I tend to write about on this

Success at a Cost with Attacks in Fate

One of the thorns in Fate’s side is that success at a cost works wonderfully well[1] for overcome actions and creating advantages, but it doesn’t work for attacks.