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Void Engineers & the Masses

For the next in cut content from Convention Book: Void Engineers, a little snippet that was painful to cut: the first part of the relationships with the world section — The Masses and Extraordinary Citizens. Again, this isn’t edited text. The Masses For all your rockstars and hot shots out there, check your attitude when it

Void Engineers: Void U

The following is a sidebar that was going to be in chapter 2 of Convention Book: Void Engineers, but was cut for space[1] — one of the many cuts that were made to bring the book from nearly 60K words to somewhere around 52K[2]. This was written by the awesome Jeremy Tidwell, who wrote the

Convention Book: Void Engineers is Live!

Many of the people who are interested in Convention Book: Void Engineers have already heard at this point, since it came out on Friday and I had already set up my blog post for that day hours before it was launched. If you haven’t heard about it, here’s some stuff that might interest you: The

Convention Book: Syndicate is Live!

Friends, do I have a hell of a deal for you. Convention Book: Syndicate is live! This book was hard to do — far harder than Progenitors — because the mandate of the line is counter to the way the Convention’s portrayed. They’re villains, ranging from Mr. Potter from It’s a Wonderful Life[1] to mafioso types.

Separating Aptitude from Capability

A couple weeks ago, I riffed on an idea about using Fate Core for Mage: the Ascension. And based on a conversation with the ever-Enlightened Travis Stout, I’m revising the idea some. What I’m about to talk about will address a specific case, but the topic behind it is worth understanding in general. At the

Mage: the Coreing

Some of my alpha readers for the Technocracy books I’m working on are also Fate Core fans, and one in particular wants to run a Void Engineer game after reading the Void Engineer pre-edit. This morning in the shower, I mused on how to convert my Cortex+ Action hack of Mage: the Ascension into Fate