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50 Fathoms is a water-world setting for the Savage Worlds RPG.

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How do I define the average skills of a group in 50 Fathoms?

I'm trying to understand the rules of Savage Worlds. I plan on playing 50 fathoms. One thing I didn't get despite reading all the rules and googling my question concerns how I should define what level ...
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What powers do Elemental Mages start with?

In the 50 Fathoms players section it does not specify what a starting character gets when they select Arcane Background (Magic). This is unlike the other Arcane Backgrounds in the other rule book. Is ...
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Are the offspring of Wild Card creatures also Wild Cards?

If a creature is a Wild Card, are its young also Wild Cards, or do they only become Wild Cards once they have matured?
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How fast do Rocs grow?

A character has access to a roc egg. I would like to work out at what point it could be ridden, and when it stops being a cute bird and turns into a man-eating monster that locals might object to ...
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Kraken Dehydration preventing using Environmental Protection

In 50 Fathoms Kraken and a few other races have a hindrance of Dehydration, that means they must immerse themselfs in water for at at least hour, in every 24 hours, can the dehdyration be prevented ...
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Overcoming racial hindrances

Is it possible for a character to cancel out a racial hindrance using a edge from character improvement? For example, a player is playing a Grael, who has the 'All Thumbs' hindrance because of his ...
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50 Fathoms Quake Spell Effect

How big a hole does the Quake spell in 50 Fathoms produce? The description says that those who make their save, cling to the sides and may climb out.
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