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Your next move can be deadly.

In this issue you will find:

  • Martial Styles in Fate;

  • Create groups, gangs and factions;

  • Define your combat style using Fate rules;

  • Create martial arts as extras.

Fate Plus is a monthly zine that creates new ideas, adventures, tools, and new rules for Fate Core and FAE (Fate Accelerated). Fate Plus was originally published in Brazilian Portuguese. Now it's getting its English version. We're at Patreon, publishing new material on issues with about 7000 words of original content every month. Support our work!

This work would not be possible without the Patrons' support and without the strength that my team has given me—thank you Cezar Capacle, Cassio Rodrigo Cavalcanti and Tiago Jedson.

 
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David D April 11, 2018 1:46 pm UTC
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Amazing, Fábio! Now i can play FATE like a Bruce Lee. <3
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Shain E April 10, 2018 7:05 am UTC
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I just started a Patron with you, and I'm getting this book on RPGNow. My question is, where can I get the previous 2 books?
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Fábio S April 10, 2018 8:59 am UTC
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Thanks for your support on patreon. This help me a lot. The issues #1, #2 and #5 are currently in translation. They are being done by different translators, so some of them getting done before others.
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Shain E April 10, 2018 1:40 pm UTC
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Nice to hear. Thank you for the quick update. I noticed that 'Martial Arts' has some very rough editing flaws. Do you have someone with English as a first language looking over it?

For Example Page 6:
"The system works as a toolbox which allows hin to merge and separate ideas, with the intent to simulate the adventures he desire."

I'm pretty sure should be:
"The system works as a toolbox which allows him to merge and separate ideas, with the intent to simulate the adventures he desires."
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Fábio S April 10, 2018 8:14 pm UTC
PUBLISHER
Thank you so much for your feedback. Just this week I got a professional proofreading and he will read and fix all editions already published (#3 and #4) and the ones currently being translated (#1, #2 and #5). If you find anything that needs fixing or that you think should be different, please feel free to comment and let me know.
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Shain E April 10, 2018 8:35 pm UTC
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I like the publication. I'm glad you are open to constructive criticism.
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Fábio S April 10, 2018 8:42 pm UTC
PUBLISHER
I think it is through the comment and suggestion of the people who read the product that it can improve and evolve more and more. I have already applied the correction you suggested and I am happy to know that Issue #3 has taken one more step in becoming a good Fate supplement. I'll update the file soon.
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A D February 11, 2018 11:14 pm UTC
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I went on the Patreon, and was a little sad that you did not have many Patrons yet. I can't afford another monthly donation, but I decided to at least give you the equivalent of a month in order in exchange for the issue. Keep up the good work and I'll keep an eye on your Patreon if I get a little more spending money.
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Fábio S February 12, 2018 9:08 am UTC
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Thank you for your comment. My Patreon really has few people, but positive comments (like yours) and constructive criticism are also a way of contributing and inspiring me to continue producing. I'm really happy to know that there are people who like my ideas and who use them in their Fate game or who use them as inspiration to create their own ideas.

I am very grateful for your help (any value it's really helps a lot, here on DriveThruRPG or on my patron) and once again thank you for your comment and for the positive words. I will do my best to continue to producing useful content. Keep an eye on my Patreon, even if you does not become a Patron, because I'm posting tips and news for GMs and PCs every Monday in the "post" tab. And all editions will be released in PWYW format. I'll be waiting for you in the next issues.
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Brady C January 30, 2018 8:06 pm UTC
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I am pleasantly surprised that you mentioned Keysi. I was the only certified instructor in California before their company split in 2012.
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Brady C January 30, 2018 8:06 pm UTC
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It was known as KFM (Keysi Fighting Method) back then.
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Fábio S February 06, 2018 12:18 pm UTC
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During the playtest, I called some friends who are experts in martial arts (one of them trained Keysi). They guided me about the arts and how they work, so that I could create something that was not so detailed (and complicated) but based on real martial arts. I am happy to know that you are a professional in martial arts and you have downloaded this issue. I hope you enjoy.
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Brady C February 07, 2018 5:40 pm UTC
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I met a few Italians while training KFM in Spain. I especially remember Ivor F. from Treviso. Your work is quite good and I appreciate the theoretical narrative model that you give. Representing martial arts in RPGs is especially tough because, at the end of the day, they break down to numbers (hit/damage). The narrative component, what I am looking for, is meant to drive the story forward. I am building out a homebrew of Steve Perry's Matador Universe and need to have clear rules about martial arts.
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Fábio S February 12, 2018 8:57 am UTC
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I played complex and simple RPGs and I felt that Fate is good at creating malleable narrative rules. I think that Fate helped a lot. But even in Fate, some may focus more on stress and shift (that is, on rules) than on narrative elements. I've tried to find a middle ground and hope it works well for most groups. Or that my ideas will inspire GMs and PCs to create their own ideas.

Many thanks for your comment. You inspired me to do my best and continue to produce content. Keep an eye on my Patreon, even if it does not become a Patron, because I'm posting tips and news for the GMs and PCs every Monday. And all editions will be released in PWYW format. I'll be waiting for you in the next issues.
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Fábio S February 12, 2018 9:17 am UTC
PUBLISHER
I made a typo. I meant "...even if you does not become a Patron." Sorry for this.

So, I'll posting tips and news for GMs and PCs every Monday in the "post" tab, on my patreon. So visit there whenever you can.
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David B January 29, 2018 12:37 am UTC
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Some how the publishers manages to equal the strength of content with exceptional art work.
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Fábio S January 29, 2018 9:03 am UTC
PUBLISHER
Thank you David! I'm glad you liked it. I worry a lot about the quality of the content and the text. I think it's important to value artists and I think it's worth investing in illustrations.
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