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FREE d20 to FATE Conversion Guide


FATE (Fantastic Adventures in Tabletop Entertainment) is an award-winning RPG system that focuses on telling stories and balancing characters based on story significance, rather than points and cool powers. It's the system of choice for GMs who are looking for rules that get out of the way of the story, but still provide enough structure to get the job done. The most recent edition of the rules system, FATE 3.0, debuted in the pulp RPG Spirit of the Century from Evil Hat, and features in a number of other releases, including The Dresden Files RPG, also from Evil Hat, and the Starblazer Adventures RPG, from Cubicle 7 Entertainment.

The d20 System is the world's most popular rules system, behind such games as Dungeons & Dragons, d20 Modern and many more.

In the current RPG market, there are far more support products for d20 than there are for FATE. Yet FATE gamers should not be barred from such a wide array of useful material. To that end, Adamant Entertainment presents this free conversion guide, which provides suggestions for converting any of the hundreds of available d20-based adventures for use with FATE-based games.

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December 6th, 2018
This conversion guide is now somewhat dated. The guide was released in 2007 (11 years ago as I write this). That's right about when Evil Hat started using Fate (the word) instead of FATE (the acronym). More to the point, it's 6 years before Fate Core [...]
July 3rd, 2016
This is good if you want to convert games like Dungeons and Dragons to Fate Core. Most things translate easily. [...]
January 10th, 2011
So far so good.. Everything I've received from drivethru has been satisfactory. [...]
June 1st, 2010
This is a very helpful guide for those of us with d20 material that we want use for FATE system games. It takes 99% of the guess work out of the conversion process. [...]
September 30th, 2009
Exactly what it says on the tin. Convert your d20 games to FATE. [...]
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