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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So Kerbros built a new set of skill rules for The Kerberos Club to allow gamers to add incredible superpowers to their characters. The extensive treatment of the class system and its implications offer modern players significant challenges. The Kerberos Club itself sits close to the heart of the city, and many campaigns will find that territory more than enough to play in.

The first part contains some specific characters such as The Elephantine Man and others more generic such as the Pre-Human Horror and Gentleman Adversary.

Leave a Reply Cancel reply. As the era moves on, that secrecy fades and the Club takes a more active role battling against dangerous Strangeness. In many ways, this kerbberos campaign frame feels most like the classic Steampunk campaign- with the uncanny existing, acknowledged and clkb to change how people live.

The authors have cleverly chosen these NPC backgrounds to illuminate certain parts of the world, from Automechanicals to the Faerie Courts. We hope you like it.


Sign up or log in Sign up using Google. Club membership comes with a price. All of these options make for a more involved character creation process than other rules-lite systems, or even than many other Fate games. The authors work to make the game accessible- providing that two page mechanics overview right at the beginning of the book.

So let the players reorganise their clb as need be, and your NPC is just the plot-enabling-excuse for being able to rearrange their powers. Misfits is about a bunch of young offenders who get super powers.


A Strange ‘Fate’ for ‘The Kerberos Club’

Having a Power Tier in a task means far greater impact on the course of the story. It earned raves from critics and gamers faet was nominated for an Ennie Award for Best Setting of Legends of the Guard series; he also wrote kfrberos DC mini-series Flashpoint: How can we wonder at Redcoats standing guard over British colonies in Faerie? Fate takes plot changes in stride.

The rich details here include everything from the lives of hired help, to the relations to the Queen, to changing public perceptions. By clicking “Post Your Answer”, you acknowledge that you have read our updated terms of serviceprivacy policy and cookie policyand that your continued use of the website is subject to these policies. Kerberso won’t be occurring every two seconds. Kerberos Club avoids the pitfalls of gaming alternate history- rewriting every key event through the lens of weirdness, changing every significant person into a supernatural or empowered character.


The rest of this page chapter presents NPCs.

Kerberos uses an open skill system- players can choose from a relatively small list or create their own. This Fate version in particular, because of the lightness of the rules detail makes an excellent choice to work from. That choice affect which of the four Social Classes the player may choose.

The book offers a fully fleshed out Victorian setting with superheroes. Fate is a relatively simple rpg, focusing on storytelling over heavy mechanics. In the ffate part of the century, the Kerberans quietly act and keep their identities and roles secret.

Britain wars with and then brings the faerie into kerrberos Empire. And the part of Kerberos Club I’m using is basically the one where you can build custom skills out of different trappings.

Tabletop Review: The Kerberos Club: FATE Edition

A campaign set in this early period looks like like Buffy or Call of Cthulhubut the situation changes as the years move on. Players coming to Kerberos Club from other Fate systems will have little difficulty. One might almost call it Strange. Of course each version of Fate offers its own tweaks and takes on the system.

Arc Krberos Publishing Page Count: Important for Kerberan characters, it covers matters of crime and law as well.