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Are Fudge/FATE skills swamped by the dice?

It's been my experience that the curve on 4dF is pretty much a sweet spot for "predictable unpredictability." Because most of the time the raw dice come in between -1 and +1, even a +1 on a skill ...
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Are Fudge/FATE skills swamped by the dice?

Actually the problem is the opposite of what you stated. A +1 bonus with 4DF when you are dealing with opposed rolls has a far greater impact than a +1 with 3d6 and 1d20. To see this, take a look at ...
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Are Fudge/FATE skills swamped by the dice?

That problem arises when the rolls are opposed and two sets of 4dF are rolled which is mathematically the same as someone rolling 8dF. If someone was rolling unopposed with a 1-point skill, they ...
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How do I model a fudge dice roll with re-rolls in Anydice?

Here's an alternative solution: ...
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How do I model a fudge dice roll with re-rolls in Anydice?

Here, use this code: ...
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What'd be the Fate/Fudge equivalent of the stunt mechanics from AGE System?

Boosts. The odds don't entirely line up, of course, but if you wanted something that occasionally happens on a Fate roll, boosts are right there for you, often on a success with style, sometimes on a ...
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How can I handle a mechanical justification for clerical magic in a world where gods are uncertain?

Difference in source of magic. While a difference in attitude to magic and the flavor around that could be enough I would argue that I would mechanically focus on the difference in the source of their ...
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What'd be the Fate/Fudge equivalent of the stunt mechanics from AGE System?

Since you explicitly state in the comments above that you don't feel you can "separate the gameplay experience from its mechanic" and that you expect to get "answers from different backgrounds", let ...
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