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For questions about the Fate RPG. If you're asking about a specific game publication that uses Fate for its engine, please include that system's tag also/instead.

Fate is a free system available at http://www.evilhat.com/home/fate-core/. It is derived from the system and developed by Evil Hat.

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Many different games are built on the Fate engine, and they may be very different depending on the setting of the game and the era the game was designed in. The semi-official term "Fate 3.0" describes the implied Fate engine used by games from Spirit of the Century through The Dresden Files RPG. The post-3.0 engine began with the Fate Core and Fate Accelerated Edition (FAE), codifying Fate rules for use in any setting or genre.

These are the Fate-related games/systems we have tags for:

Both Fate Core and Fate Accelerated Edition are dual-licensed under Creative Commons and the Open Gaming License (OGL), as is the Fate System Toolkit. If you want to link to rules in your questions and answers, Fate-SRD.com is a relatively stable resource. (Remember to add context around the link and always quote the most relevant part of an important link! Never rely on a link to do your explaining for you.)

Nota bene: Although "FATE" originally stood for "Fudge Adventures in Tabletop Entertainment" and then "Fantastic Adventures in Tabletop Entertainment," it is no longer an acronym and technically should not be written in all-caps.

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