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Magarchy is a setting for Fate core 

MAGARCHY REIGNS!

The world is shaped by those with the means to shape it.  Wealth, power, smarts… and in your case magic.  You have seen the ills of this world and found them wanting.  You step forward to take your place in the annals of history.

Magarchy is an alternate history fantasy setting in which magic has existed since the dawn of time.  Having somewhat altered the faces and events of the past, magic takes center stage in the Italian Renaissance, when it allows for an early information and industrial age like no other.  Players are Magarchs, those with the magical abilities and will to take part in the major events of the world, whose drama is set in the 16th century England of Henry VIII. 

Magarchy takes its inspiration from both history and modern cyberpunk genre stories, posing a thought provoking juxtaposition of places and themes.  Hacking cybertechnologies and slinging powerful spells to fight or aid trans-kingdom companies bent on exploiting the peasant masses, Magarchs find themselves at the center of a timeless conflict between tradition and innovation, church and state, power and principle.

Welcome to the world stage, Magarch.  Hope you brought a weapon. 

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October 10, 2014 10:06 pm UTC
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Overall, this is an interesting setting, though I have a couple of issues with it. The first is that while invoking the diMedicis, and other elements of the Italian Renaissance, the setting appears to focus on England, while ignoring the English xenophobia of the period. Second, there appears to be no real attempt ot evoke the feel of the period, relying instead of modern themes and ambiance of the cyberpunk genre. I approve of the use of the Greek term, though I think 'twould have remained closer to "kybernentes" than to have been rendered "cybernetics."
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Patrick L October 10, 2014 7:05 pm UTC
Somehow the preview of this doesn't load at all for me.
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Ryan C October 13, 2014 8:40 am UTC
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Sorry about that. I suspect it's because there's more than one file (a character sheet is included). Here's a link to a small preview I put together: https://www.dropbox.com/s/djn4n1h17pxqn8m/Magarchy_sample.pdf?dl=0
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William C October 05, 2014 11:42 pm UTC
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You've got your rules sidebar wrong there mate. :)
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Ryan C October 05, 2014 11:49 pm UTC
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Thanks! The template loaded the cypher system one and I didn't think to change it. Duh.
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