For this outing, the authors opted to include a full set of rpg rules, adapting the FATE system. The book offers a fully fleshed out Victorian setting with superheroes. We often tend to think of modern steampunk literature as first applying a layer of fantasy to the period, but the works of that time already presented a range of early sci-fi, fantasy and pulp tropes. Kerberos Club does more than just offer Victorian Supers- it offers an impressive toolkit for GMs wanting very different kinds of campaigns.
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The Kerberos Club brought the action back to the middle and late s and placed it in the British Empire. In Victorian London, the greatest empire of the colonial era was at the zenith from which it would soon tumble in conflicts with the other colonial empires. And of course, that fall would usher in the Twentieth Century, the era of Spirit of the Century. Supernatural and Superhuman One key difference is that The Kerberos Club features an explicitly superheroic world.
It begins its superheroism a hundred years before the traditional dawn of comic book superheroes. Britain needs heroes! Having a Power Tier in a task means far greater impact on the course of the story.
At the same time, basing them on a die roll keeps a degree of randomness, which makes for more interesting play than simply taking a huge, static value in a skill. Custom Skills with far-ranging effects are more expensive to gain in character creation. Lady Constance is supremely gifted and bears an ancient magical sword that can cut through any armor that the industrialized world can forge. When Lady Constance unsheathes her sword, it has profound effects on the adventure.
You can see Lady Constance in detail, along with three of her Kerberan companions, in the free Quickstart Guide. That lets you pay what you want for these incredible games, which is a truly superhuman gift for any gamer. One might almost call it Strange.
Tabletop Review: The Kerberos Club: FATE Edition
The extensive treatment merberos the class system and its implications offer modern players significant challenges. In short, wonders and the fantastic begin to appear. About What Is a Roleplaying Game? Players next pick their aspects, using the choices they made earlier to help decide.
The Kerberos Club