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Game Design: Start With Nothing, End With Awesome

Previously, Joshua had talked about starting a game in a Dark Room. The basic premise is you start with literally nothing and everyone creates a story from that. I (Taylor) wanted to work with that idea and come up with my own version and give you all the tools you need to make a good story. As with his example, I will be using the Fate Core system but this could just as easily be used with FAE.


We will start with the normal stuff:

  • Fate Dice
    • If you don’t have any you can convert regular d6
  • Character Sheet
    • Regular Fate Core Character Sheet
    • I used a modified version you can find Here (I really like Social Stress)
  • Pencils
  • Pieces of paper for notes and Aspects
  • Storytelling attitude

Now that you have your normal supplies, we will start with the unique items for this game:

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