UPDATE (11 Aug. ): The Kerberos Club (FATE Edition) is now available IN PDF and IN PRINT WITH FREE PDF. The first copies of the. I loved the Savage Worlds edition, but the Fate edition of The Kerberos Club really grabbed gamers’ imaginations. The Fate crowd was already. The Kerberos Club (FATE Edition) is a game of superheroic roleplaying in Victorian London, written by Benjamin Baugh, adapted for the FATE system by.
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FATE and its Branches d6ideas. The Club serves as the cornerstone for the campaign. Just picked up the Fate version and looking forward to reading it all.
The Kerberos Club (FATE Edition) Is Here!
Several additional sub-systems add even more options- such as campaign aspects and the ability for characters to create legacies between stories. Fate Edition is the latest version of this clun setting, with Arc Dream having previously published culb as a sourcebook for Savage Worlds and Wild Talents. He blogs, mostly about games, at Age of Ravens. Here the characters can interact and exist outside of the staid and prejudiced attitudes of Victorian society.
Of course each version of Fate offers its own tweaks and takes on the system.
Players start with one customizable Gift and can purchase more later; these include Companions, Equipment, Impact a boosted SkillSignature Aspect, Skilled more skill pointsand Theme minor bonuses related to a circumstance. Finally, while the the game defines super-powers through skills for the most part, Gifts offer a flexible system for players to add an additional special detail to their character.
The authors work to make the game accessible- providing that two page mechanics overview right at the beginning of the book. Posted October 14, at 6: GMs will find excellent inspiration here. New players may find it overwhelming- but they can simply fall back to the common skill list.
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The chapter wraps up with a four-page summary of the history of the Club throughout the 19 th Century- broken into the three major sections, each with a different level of The Strange. No Comments Sep 4, Your NPC simply has a trapping “Power Transfer” which is a plot-enabler – it constitutes an excuse for the character being able to gain, lose or change a power at a milestone.
Fate takes kwrberos changes in stride. The game also allows Strange skills- representing the unusual powers of those touched by the Strange. Kerberos Club members, themselves strange, operate more openly. Britain wars with and then brings the faerie into the Empire.
There are a number of steampunk and Victorian games available now- FsteUnhallowed MetropolisForgotten Futures for example. The layout is solid and clear.
But the century continues to press on and with it, an unrelenting tide of change. Steampunk and supernatural games at GenCon Gene’s Worlds. Every subject of Victoria’s vast Britannic empire knows how “the Strange” has touched our world.
Every item will include ideas for incorporating it into an ongoing campaign and for building larger adventures around it. Of course, most of those good Victorians consider the Club to be the worst sort of disreputable, but Kerberans all have their own reasons for doing things.
The rules offer several different kinds of these, beginning with a list of 28 Common Skills Athletics, Intimidation, Stealth.
All of these offer plenty of hooks and plots for a GM wanting to build a campaign. We often tend to think of modern steampunk literature as first applying a layer of fantasy to the period, but the works of that time already presented a range of early sci-fi, fantasy and pulp tropes. No Comments Mar 14, He decided early on to enhance and expand the skills system rather than using a variation on the stunts and powers that appear in many FATE games.
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Fellow players may do this as well. Kerberos Club does more than just offer Victorian Supers- it offers an impressive toolkit for GMs wanting very different kinds of campaigns. This begins with character creation. Kerberos uses an open skill system- players can choose from a relatively small list or create their own.
Scenes can have aspects as well- so if the group enters a darkened warehouse expecting an ambush, they may have to deal with the aspects Shadowy Corners, Teetering Shelving, and Stacks of Crates.
Tabletop Review: The Kerberos Club: FATE Edition
Players fzte want to print a copy of that out. So Mike built a new set of skill rules for The Kerberos Club to allow gamers to add incredible superpowers to their characters.