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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, enough to finish up our first year--and volume--of The Fate Codex!

Now we've put together all the issues of that first volume of The Fate Codex into this one anthology. Inside, you'll find issues 1 through 7 of The Fate Codex, complete with the fiction, essays, systems, quickstarts, and art that make The Fate Codex great.

The pages of this volume fature the over 400 pages of original Fate Codex content produced by a massive miscellany of authors, including: Brian Engard, Leonard Balsera, Brie Sheldon, Mark Diaz Truman, Ryan Macklin, Phil Lewis, Quinn Murphy, John Adamus, June Shores, Christopher Ruthenbeck, Nick Bate, André La Roche, Phil Vecchione, Chris Sniezak, J. Huston Todd, Shoshana Kessock, Marissa Kelly, Tara Zuber, Kira Magrann, Rob Wieland, Steve Radabaugh, Carrie Harris, Brendan Conway, Eddy Webb, Cheyenne Rae Grimes, and Nicole Winchester. 

The art from the original issues is carried over to the anthology as well, with works by such artists as: Marissa Kelly, Juan Ochoa, Tom Miskey, Mike Mumah, Claudia Cangini, Liz Courts, and Jeremy Kostiew.

Now we're bringing this content to you on DriveThruRPG, so you can find and download the entirety of the first volume of The Fate Codex with ease. Pick up this anthology, and you'll be swimming in fantastic content for the Fate system, from systems for how to run zombies in fate or how to use skills like Survival in new and different ways, to essays on how to collaboratively construct your worlds with your group or adding Discover as a main action to Fate's system, to quickstarts featuring fighter pilots in space or lesbian crime noir.  

Huge thanks to our production team members who helped make these issues a reality--John Adamus, Amanda Valentine, Shelley Harlan, Thomas Deeny, and Sally Christensen, thank you all for your amazing hard work! And thanks especially to Thomas Deeny for making this anthology a reality! We hope you enjoy this first volume of The Fate Codex!

The Fate Codex is on its second volume! Click one of the images below to learn more about that issue.

; The Fate Codex Volume 2, Issue 1 The Fate Codex Volume 2, Issue 2 The Fate Codex Volume 2, Issue 3 The Fate Codex Volume 2, Issue 4 The Fate Codex Volume 2, Issue 5 The Fate Codex Volume 2, Issue 6

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Crystal S October 17, 2017 1:05 am UTC
Might this be released as an epub or mobi?
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Jason S March 02, 2016 5:42 am UTC
Any chance of a Fate Codex Anthology, Year Two?
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Mark T March 02, 2016 6:05 am UTC
Yup! We're adding some new pieces to it, but it will be out in the next month or two.
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Jason S March 02, 2016 8:35 pm UTC
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Benjamin A June 11, 2016 10:32 pm UTC
Any update on this?
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Mark T June 11, 2016 10:40 pm UTC
Almost there! We added a new Quick Start, which ended up delaying proofing and layout. We should have it out by the end of June.
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Matthew L June 24, 2015 10:58 am UTC
This looks great. Any chance it will be released in POD format in the future?
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Mark T July 29, 2015 4:50 am UTC
We're actually doing a short print run. You can find it on the Magpie Games website:
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