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Play characters who are becoming something less human and more like the beings found in stories; the Fae, monsters, gods, and everything in between.

Fae Nightmares is a Modern Urban Fantasy setting for the Savage Worlds Deluxe system. Fae Nightmares combines the Urban Fantasy genre’s roots in detective and horror stories, and the wonder and fear found in Fairy Tales. Players and GMs alike can draw from a wide range of legends and myths: from Celtic Fae to Native American stories; from urban myths to lumberjack tall tales. There are so many stories and inspirations that are ridiculously cool and just don’t get enough recognition!

In the midst of a shadow war between two Fae Courts in your own city, you are thrown into a world of extremes and contradiction where you must to adapt to a new reality, or perish.

The setting, Arden, was build in modular pieces so that you can play in Arden or your own home. Each sub-location has its own flavor and personality (and encounters), making a rich tapestry of locations. While set in a big city, the courts have more of a small community feel - the number of Fae and Nightmares measure in the hundreds. This, and the shape-shifting nature of many characters, have contributed to the setting being particularly gender neutral, queer & LGBT friendly.

The Fae Nightmares Player's Guide contains:

  • 63 full-color pages
  • 4 flexible character "races"
  • 5 new arcane backgrounds
  • 14 new Hindrances
  • 32 new Edges, focusing on the progression of your character into something supernatural
  • over 150 magic and enchant-able items, along with tables for creating your own

Once combined with the Savage Worlds Deluxe rules, this book contains everything a Player needs to start in a campain, and nothing more. For the locations, bestiary, plot point campains, and further depth into the setting see the Core Setting Book. The Player's Guide is not necessary to play the game. It is a shortened book, to keep Arden’s precious secrets away from nosy players.

PDFs include a regular full-color version and a "Print-Friendly" version with backgrounds removed.

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A great product with a unique take on the fae. Using a north American view gves it an intriguing view point to work from I played in the playtest and was convinced of its merit to support the kickstarter. Good job [...]
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