Character Creation

Character creation for In Darkness follows the normal rules for Fate Core. An outline is provided below – see the SRD for more detailed descriptions.


  1. Character Idea
    1. Aspects: Come up with your character’s high concept and trouble aspects.
    2. Name: Name your character.
  2. Phases
    1. Phase One: Describe your character’s first adventure.
    2. Phases Two and Three: Describe how you’ve crossed paths with two other characters.
    3. Aspects: Write down one aspect for each of these three experiences.
  3. Skills and Stunts
    1. Skills: Pick and rate your skills.
    2. Stunts: Pick or invent three to five stunts.
  4. Final Touches
    1. Refresh: Determine how many fate points you start play with.
    2. Stress and Consequences: Determine how much of a beating your character can take.

Character Creation

In Darkness Basileus Basileus