Questions tagged [fate-condensed]

For questions about Fate Condensed, an updated and streamlined version of Fate Core that was released by Evil Hat in February 2020. (See also: the overall [fate] tag.)

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Nonviolent "social conflict" in Fate - which skills opposes rapport?

I'm running a campaign with a few nonviolent characters. I understand how to handle physical fights, but am a bit at a loss how to deal with "social conflict", where characters need to ...
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Applications of Will in Condensed vs. in Core

Some months ago, I noticed a difference between the Core and Condensed editions in the way the Will skill is described. I would like to know whether this is an intentional change between editions (or '...
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Scope of Character Aspects and Hostile Invocations

Core of the Problem Reading Condensed, I'm unsure of what scope of Aspects is supposed to be covered by the term 'Character Aspect' (officially described on page 23, but not without ambiguity; see ...
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Cost/Value of Scale

Scale (as described on page 67 of the System Toolkit and page 52 of Condensed) is a rather useful tool for modelling certain kinds of discrepancies of power between entities in a campaign. It seems ...
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Who 'Owns' Consequence Invocations?

For a while, I assumed that all Free Invocations, just like FP-powered Invocations, are 'owned' by players and GMs (not characters), and can always be passed around at will to benefit another ...
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Using Contests for Chases (not Races)

After several attempts throughout a previous campaign, I am repeatedly having problems when using Contests specifically for chases (as distinct from races). Perhaps I'm applying the rules incorrectly, ...
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Skill for Card Games

While the Condensed skill list seems to me to be (and its Core predecessor to have been) comprehensive enough to cover nearly all 'adventuring' activities with little to no alterations required, I ...
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