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Deep below the city of Arkham, Massachusetts unnamed horrors sleep, waiting for the day that they reawaken and reclaim their world.
Deep below the city of Arkham, Massachusetts unnamed horrors sleep, waiting for the day that they reawaken and reclaim their world.
Deep below the city of Arkham, Massachusetts unnamed horrors sleep, waiting for the day that they reawaken and reclaim their world.
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Arkham, Lovecraft and Cthulhu for Fate Core and Accelerated

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In the dark shadows of Arkham, Massachusetts live all manner of twisted evil things. There have been many games in the past, Call of Cthulhu, Trail of Cthulhu, Realms of Cthulhu, Cthulhu Dark, Realms of Cthulhu, etc, etc – but none with the depth of simplicity that is Fate Accelerated by Evil Hat Productions. And set up is simple—you can be playing in minutes. Whether you’re new to RPGs or an expert gamer, Fate Accelerated brings something special to the table.

Great Old One: Cthulhu
Great Old One: Cthulhu

In this book, Arkham, Lovecraft and Cthulhu Fate Accelerated Companion, and as a fan, you are contributing to bringing the book to life! We already have outlines and write ups for most of the companion, we just need you to help us get the artwork completed! The book will be in 6x9 format with a very similar layout to fit into anyone's Fate collection.

Backers Get Early Access!

As a backer, you will get exclusive updates available about the game, monsters and locations.

Key Features

The setting of Arkham, Massachusetts including: key locations with aspects and game seed ideas.

  • Miskatonic University, check. 
  • Witch House, check. 
  • Arkham Museum of Antiquities, check!

10 Sample Characters. Archeologist, Alienist, Researcher, Occultist, Cultist, and more! In addition there are rules for generating new character aspects, stunts and consequences that are in line with the dark mythos.

Generated Character Examples:

  • Extrovert Researcher who Found a Hidden Magic Book 
  • High Society Archeologist whose Partner Went Missing
  • Obsessed Alienist who Has Terrible Nightmares from Beyond

Great Old Ones

  • Cthulhu, check. 
  • Nyarlathotep, check. 
  • Mordiggian, Yig ,Yog-Sothoth? Check, check, check!

Monsters of the Mythos with full stat sheets (aspects, stress, etc).

  • Elder Things, check. 
  • Flying Polyp, check. 
  • Serpents of Yig, check. 
  • Deep Ones, double check!

Over 25 different monsters to keep your games fresh.

Rules for sanity or lack thereof.

Game Master tips on how to set the mood and the stage for your dark adventures in and around Arkham.

Starter Game Scenario Included!

Most Arkham folks don’t even know it exists, but a million forgotten souls are buried in mass graves dug by convicts on a tiny, forbidden island east of the Miskatonic river. Since 1869, still-born babies, the homeless, the poor and the unclaimed have been stacked one upon the other, three coffins deep, on Lone Tree Island.

Something is brewing on the island, and it's up you to, the investigators, to find out what is going on on the Island of Death!

What is Fate RPG?

Fate RPG is actually two systems - there is the quick and fast Fate Accelerated and the, marginally, more advanced Fate Core. Both systems are supported by this book!

What is Fate Core?

Fate Core is a tabletop roleplaying game about proactive, capable people who lead dramatic lives. The type of drama they experience is up to you. But wherever they go, you can expect a fun storytelling experience full of twists…of fate.

GAME INFORMATION

Number of players: 3-6 

Age of players: 12+ 

Length: 2-8 hours 

What is Fate Accelerated?

Fate Accelerated, or FAE, is a condensed version of the popular Fate Core system that brings all the flexibility and power of Fate in an easily digestible—and quickly read—package. With FAE, you and your friends can step into the world of your favorite books, movies, and TV or you can create a world of your own. And set up is simple—you can be playing in minutes. Whether you’re new to RPGs or an expert gamer, FAE brings something special to the table. My 6 year olds love it ;)

Fate™ is a trademark of Evil Hat Productions, LLC. The Powered by Fate logo is © Evil Hat Productions, LLC and is used with permission.

Risks and challenges

I've run other kickstarts in the past, some successful, some not. But each time we've hit our deadlines and even delivered. This kickstarter isn't about copywriting or game testing, it is about getting professionals to contribute artwork and to make the layout the best it can be.

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