The Fate Codex is a mostly-monthly e-zine featuring Quick Start Adventures and more for the Fate roleplaying system. The project, funded through Patreon, grows and swells as more patrons support our work. We've been lucky to have lots of folks pledge, and we're now entering our third year of production!
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A premise is the heart of a story summed up in a single sentence. It should provide a general overview of what happens, without spoiling anything. A good premise contains, explicitly or by implication, four key elements of the story: who the protagonists are, what the goal of the story... [click here for more]
GUMSHOE Zoom: Mind ControlYou are growing very interested.
The GUMSHOE Zoom: Mind Control is intended to model the sorts of stories in which mind control – and especially the contest in and over human minds – takes center stage. This might be a single novel such as George du Maurier’s Trilby or Dan Simmons’Carrion Comfort,... [click here for more]
Issue #4 of Ken Writes About Stuff Volume 3
Ten years after the ghost flu hit, the world is changed — but the secret world stays the same. Enemies of your country still plot, terrorists still scheme — but now they might have superpowers. An espionage-specops frame for Mutant City Blues takes the super fights into the shadows.
Mutant City Spies... [click here for more]
The supervillain Stargazer has a plan. He’s getting old and villainy just isn’t as rewarding anymore, and he’s come up with a way to make everything better. He just needs a hand from some fellow supervillains.
The superheroine Chainsaw Sue has a plan, too. Her plan is to chainsaw supervillains. And disturbers of the peace. And pretty much anybody else who annoys her. Chainsaw Sue... [click here for more]
In the stories of the ancient Vikings, Thor is a warrior without equal, who wields his mighty hammer in battles against trolls, giants, and dragons. He is the god of storms and thunder, who rides to war in a chariot pulled by goats, and who is fated to fall in battle with the Midgard Serpent during Ragnarok, the end of all things. This book collects the greatest myths and legends of the thunder god,... [click here for more]