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!
Our backers have enabled us to not only hire great authors, but also to include great... [click here for more]
More than simple plot hooks or adventure seeds!Click on Full Size Preview for a sample!
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]
Today's the day of the school's fund-raising fair. Every club has it's own booth up raising money for charity, for club activities or just to show off something they've done recently. You and your friends are set to be this year's best booth at the fair. Nothing will possibly go wrong. Except the issue someone might have when they're unknowingly not human and about to enter puberty. Or that reporter... [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]