Character Creation

We are using the Fate System. The Core rule book PDF1 can be gotten here

  • Default Aspects/Phases2
  • Use Columns for Skills (Just like in Dresden)
  • Skill Cap: Great (+4)
  • Starting Refresh: 3
  • Starting Stunts/Special Abilities: 3 (more costs Refresh)
  • 3 Stress Tracks: Physical, Mental, Wealth
  • Starting Skill Points: 20
  • Available Skills:
    • Academics (Gives additional Languages, see below)
    • Alertness
    • Athletics
    • Art
    • Burglary
    • Contacts
    • Crafts
    • Deceive
    • Drive
    • Empathy
    • Endurance (increases Physical Stress Track)
    • Engineering
    • Fists
    • Gambling
    • Intimidation
    • Investigate
    • Lore
    • Might
    • Rapport
    • Resources (increases Wealth Stress Track)
    • Shoot
    • Stealth
    • Survival
    • Weapons
    • Will (increases Mental Track)
  • Languages: Start with 2 (Trade Tongue & 1 ‘Native’ Language) + 1 per level of Academics3
    • Arcanos
    • Celestial
    • Ceorthish
    • Eldlan
    • Gnomish
    • Gobbledegook
    • Infernal
    • Lemeth
    • Oogish
    • Ostine
    • Pixilian
    • Senpolese
    • Thieves’ Cant
  • PC Races: (For the most part, if you want to be a non-human race, including crossbreeds, just include it in an aspect, though I may suggest certain skills or stunts for certain races) (Note: no pixies allowed for PCs, as they’ve gone into hiding and are being hunted down)
    • Human
    • Elf
    • Dwarf
    • Vaati (Must take ‘Psionic Potential’ stunt)
    • Goblin
    • Ogre
    • Gnome
    • Halfling
  • Stunts/Special Abilities: You can build your own using the rules in the Fate Core book. You can also use the samples in the book, or in the Dresden rules (as long as they fit in the setting. The Spellcasting powers would not be allowed, since magic works differently), or on the internet (with approval, of course). There are several samples here: SoTC SRD
  • In order to use magic of any sort, you’ll need to take the appropriate stunt: Magical Potential, Psionic Potential, or Divine Connection (for Arcane, Psionic, or Divine magic, respectively). At character creation, you cannot take higher than the beginning level, which allows you to use only very simple magic. Later, you can add higher level stunts which allow better magic use.

1 and other useful things, like the character sheet and a cheat sheet that shows the difference between Dresden Files Fate and this version.

2 High Concept, Trouble, Your Adventure, Crossing Paths (1 & 2)

3 Language Descriptions

Character Creation

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