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Fate 101: Introduction to Fate Roleplaying

Fate Core System, FATE on Roll20

Fate Core System

Roll20

About the adventure

This game is an introduction to the Fate system, using a few different Fate Worlds to showcase the flexibility and possibility of the system. From fantasy to sci-fi to superheroes to urban weirdness, Fate works well for all kinds of stories cinematic action and strong narrative. --Masters of Umdaar is a post-apocalyptic fantasy in the vein of Thundarr the Barbarian and John carter of Mars. Help prevent the evil Masters from enslaving the Lands of Light! --Atomic Robo is alternate science action adventure with strong flavors of Buckaroo Banzai and Indiana Jones. Great pyramids as landing platforms for alien spaceships? Don't be silly--they're moving weapons platforms channeling odic energy, jeez.

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40 years as a TTRPG player

40 years as a Game Master

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Brings An extensive library of games, featuring Fate, Powered by the Apocalypse, Forged in the Dark, GUMSHOE, Pathfinder & D&D 5e, indie spotlights, and games that are still in Kickstarter production or playtesting. I also bring VTT assets, and stream production tools even to private games. to the table

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Additional Details

How to prepare

Players will need a webcam, a microphone and a Roll20 account. Everything else will be provided in the VTT. If a player *wants* to read ahead, Fate Core is available on drivethrurpg.com at a pay-what-you-want level, so you can check it out & see if it's your jam.

What I provide

I intend to bring a solid knowledge of the game, and an ability to teach the basics in a fun way. My goal is that everyone will be able to take away a fun experience, and a better understanding of how the system works and it's potential to tell lots of stories!

Gameplay details

We will take the first few minutes to go over safety, using Lines and Veils, and to cover using Script Change and X-Card macros in the Roll20 VTT.

Content warnings

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Safety tools used

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How will character creation work

Character creation is quick and painless, though I will have a few pre-generated characters to choose from as well. Part of learning the system is learning how a character works, so we'll go through that as part of the process.

Players can expect

  • Combat/Tactics: Medium
  • Roleplay: Medium
  • Puzzles: Low
  • Experience Level: None

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Fate 101: Introduction to Fate Roleplaying

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Price per player-session
You will be charged when a session starts

$25.00

Information
  • Duration: 2.5 to 3.5 hours
  • Number of players: 2 to 6 players
  • Experience required: None
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