Spirit of the Century

Spirit of the Century


the award-winning roleplaying game from 2006 that introduced the world to the Fate system


The deadly Doctor Methuselah seeks to unravel time itself with his solution to the Eternity Equation… Gorilla Khan stalks Africa from conquered Atlantis… Mad scientists, strange sorcerers, and power-hungry dictators all seek to undo the fate of humanity. It’s the final century of the second millennium — and you are our last hope!

Spirit of the Century is a complete, stand-alone pulp role-playing game based on the award-winning Fate system (Indie RPG Awards include: Best Free Game of 2003, Best Support, and Andy’s Choice). Spirit features a heavily revised, revisited, and reimagined vision of Fate. Character creation can be done as quickly as a few minutes, or expand to take up an evening; adventure design is a snap with three methods for creating relevant, flavorful, player-focused stories at a moment’s notice. Spirit‘s mission is to deliver an evening of fun, a “pick-up” game that requires little preparation, but provides hours of

All you will need to play are some friends, some dice, and this book.

420 pages – 6×9 format – black and white

Reviews & Actual Play

Spirit of the Century Review by John Harper on The Mighty Atom

Review by Chris W. Richeson on RPG.net (5/5)

Actual Play: The Curse of the Black Spider!

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