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Fate conflicts are taking too long due to players stacking advantages

Advantages shouldn't just be mechanical gatherings of numbers, they should meaningfully advance the story. Aspects, created by that move, are always true. which means they have narrative weight in the ...
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Fate conflicts are taking too long due to players stacking advantages

As a Fate GM, you shouldn't be nickel-and-diming Advantages in conflicts. There are actually three separate vectors here that have all plotted a collision course with your game to make it less ...
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Can multiple characters create an advantage using teamwork?

It doesn't mean that. If multiple characters are each using the Create An Advantage action, they're each creating their own free Invocation(s) of one or more Aspects, and with Teamwork, you can Invoke ...
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Can you use create advantage to get a free invocation more than one time on the same aspect?

Yes, to both When creating an advantage, you have the option to create an advantage on an existing aspect. Success give you 1 free invoke, and success with style gives you two. There is nothing in ...
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Can multiple characters create an advantage using teamwork?

Yes, multiple characters can create an advantage using teamwork This is covered under teamwork. Remember that multiple free invocations from the same aspect can stack. In the example Zird and ...
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When should Passive Opposition be 'free', and when should it cost a FP to create from an Aspect?

Yes, No, or Fate Point For a second, pretend Fate Points don't exist. Ask yourself "is this state of affairs going to present a dramatic obstacle?" If your first impulse is "yes, ...
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When should Passive Opposition be 'free', and when should it cost a FP to create from an Aspect?

If there is a situation aspect from any source which would definitively make a specific task more difficult, it should always provide opposition without spending fate points. For example, if a room is ...
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Can you use Create Advantage to create a story detail in FAE?

Not really. This isn't to say that you can't Declare a Story Detail in Fate Accelerated Edition. You could. See Can players spend Fate points to introduce story details in FAE? But can you use ...
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Can multiple characters create an advantage using teamwork?

The immediate benefits of teamwork are usually freely shareable. After that it can get complicated. When you succeed at creating an advantage, you "stick" a free invocation onto an aspect. ...
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