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Pets in Fate

I once ran a campaign where one of the players had the goal that their character’s pet goat would kill a dragon. It came from a long discussion about how there were always goats around dragon nests in Skyrim so they were probably the secret guardians of humanity that…well, I’d probably better not try to explain it actually. That would take a whole other post.

For this post I would like to talk about pets, specifically having a character pet in Fate. We love them as players, we agonize over them as GMs, and we talk about them years after the campaign is over. Fate Core actually does a very good job of making sure that you can build a variety of pets depending on what you want them to be able to do, mechanically.

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Star Trek Fate: Character Stunts

As with all games of FATE, characters can choose to spend some of their Refresh on Stunts. These allow the characters to either be proficient at some skill that others are not (Doctor), or give them bonuses to doing particular things. Here are just a few examples of stunts for every skill in Star Trek FATE.

Examples of Stunts for each skill

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