Character creation for In Darkness follows the normal rules for Fate Core. An outline is provided below – see the SRD for more detailed descriptions.
- Character Idea
- Aspects: Come up with your character’s high concept and trouble aspects.
- Name: Name your character.
- Phase One: Describe your character’s first adventure.
- Phases Two and Three: Describe how you’ve crossed paths with two other characters.
- Aspects: Write down one aspect for each of these three experiences.
- Skills and Stunts
- Skills: Pick and rate your skills.
- Stunts: Pick or invent three to five stunts.
- Final Touches
- Refresh: Determine how many fate points you start play with.
- Stress and Consequences: Determine how much of a beating your character can take.