I’ve setup an interactive map of in-game locations which will be featured in the Dragon in Bologna, Renaissance adventure for the Fate RPG.
In other news, we now have about 90 pages for the adventure written and are beginning the playtest this week.
Today’s post will introduce how the humans of the world of Asiyah will be handled in Leaves of Chiaroscuro for Fate.
Humans are the most prevalent of intelligent species on earth, and are an older one than the various celati. Indeed, the other species owe their existence to humankind, as they can trace their origins back to humanity.
Humans in Leaves of Chiaroscuro for Fate will be broken down into three subtypes, each of which will be given their own abilities to distinguish them.
- Children of Albion are born of lineages of mages and thus magic is in their very blood. As a consequence it is most often such lineages which become potent mages, but their innate ties to magic can make them more vulnerable to supernatural forces.
- True Mundanes are untouched by supernatural and magical forces. They will struggle to grasp the use of magic (if not simply fail) but have a stronger resistance to such forces.
- Preturnatural Humans, sometimes just called preturnaturals can trace their lineages back to something else, whether one of the celati, or some other sort of supernatural being. Their unusual heritage is strong enough to mark them in some way (granting them some ability, such as perhaps the ability to see in complete darkness), but is not strong enough for them to them to truly be celati or something else truly apart from humankind (whatever some purists might say). They are despite their strange heritage ultimately human beings, albeit unusual ones. All humans of this sort have some sign of their unusual heritage. The sign is often, but not always subtle.
The public playtest for the LoCo ruleset is now available
Leaves of Chiaroscuro Public Playtest
I’m shifting direction a bit now, as I have decided I don’t want the ruleset to be my first release. That means that though I would say it is close to complete as far as the rules go, I am not placing a date on its official release, as I’d rather have a chance to get my other projects out into the world.
Thus, I have a few other things in the work.