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Can the Razor be taken out by conditions if they have any conditions crossed off?

Can an Avatar Legends: The Roleplaying Game player character with the Razor playbook be taken out by conditions while any of their conditions is crossed off? The rule for being taken out by conditions ...
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What happens when you Take Out yourself?

While checking the Space Combat system for Diaspora I ran into an interesting situation and I don't know how to deal with it, should it come up. There are a few options you can take during a Space ...
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Taking out main NPCs without exhausting all their stress and consequences

In my last session I had my players in combat against two of their NPC friends, which were being mind-controlled to fight them. These NPCs had been appearing a lot in the previous sessions and were ...
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What does it mean when my hero is taken out?

The Pocket Edition of Danger Patrol says that a hero is "taken out" when he rolls 6 danger at once. What does that mean? Is my hero out of the game for the rest of the session, or does it mean ...
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How many shifts are needed to take out a character with a single blow?

I am aware of the fact that Fate emphasis is on the narrative aspects of the play, but still we are rolling dice and using numbers to measure the outcome of some actions. I am trying to figure out how ...
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Can a character choose to be taken out?

Getting "taken out" in Fate seems relatively straightforward, at first. From p.168 of Fate Core: If you don’t have any stress or consequences left to buy off all the shifts of a hit, that means you’...
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What happens when an undead character is "Taken Out"

I tried finding this in the books, but I couldn't figure anything out. If you have an undead character, what happens when their physical stress track is filled and they don't take a consequence? Are ...
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