Fred Hicks
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How Do Core and Accelerated Resolution Mechanics Differ?
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No differences were intended. The issue with Create Advantage is one of minor phrasing and largely a consequence of Accelerated being written semi-in-parallel to Core getting its final revisions at ...

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How can I mechanically create a "Zone of Truth"?
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There's no reason you can't use an aspect on an area to compel, so the premise of #2 is a bit flawed. :) That said, #4 is a solid option, because aspects provide rationale for active opposition. ...

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Is there any simple way to migrate player characters from FAE to Fate Core?
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6 votes

I put all my thoughts on converting between the Accelerated and Core defaults in an official downloadable from Evil Hat, found on DriveThruRPG: http://drivethrurpg.com/product/177639/Fate-Accelerated-...

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What do I focus on in a Fate Core one shot to showcase its differences to my D&D group?
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Fate Core supports diving right in (focusing on actual playing), just as much as it supports collaborative story-building. First off, it's important to remember that collaborative world-building ...

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Is it true that Fate Core 'Replaces updates and revises' 1st and 2nd edition FATE?
9 votes

No system is ever objectively better than another system, so frankly the answer to your question no matter what you swap into positions "A" or "B" will be "no". It's 100% subjective 100% of the time. ...

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How can I model the weakening and strengthening of a relationship?
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Consider having each member of the relationship contribute 1 point of their refresh to the relationship. (This will help limit the number of capital-R Relationships folks develop in a game, which can ...

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Should I include Fate Core in my Fate world book?
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One thing folks don't realize about the Fate Accelerated SRD is that — because it's Fate Core, don't get distracted by the funkiness of those approaches, you can replace that part with whatever you ...

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Do Fate's licenses allow including core rulebook text in a for-profit expansion?
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25 votes

I run Evil Hat and am one of the originators of Fate, so I've got some XP to spend on this one. :) In either case you can include the entire content of the SRDs available on the Fate licensing site (...

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What skill can be used to oppose undodgeable energy weapons' attack rolls?
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A couple grab-baggy ideas — Make perception operate defensively without making it something you roll for your defense. In order to use Athletics to seek cover/whatever before the shooter gets a ...

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Can a character choose to be taken out?
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31 votes

So far, we have two answers, which appear to contradict each other. I tend to think in practice they're not that far apart from each other, tho. When you're taken out, you cede control over your fate ...

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Is Fate Accelerated Edition lighter in tone than Fate Core?
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32 votes

You can run dark gritty games in Fate Accelerated, and light games in Fate Core. Fate Accelerated is Fate Core in a lot of ways—it's built out of that engine—it just shows you how to run the game with ...

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