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Hand of Fate 2 update lets players make their own missions

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Hand of Fate 2 (opens in new tab), the choose-your-own-adventure/Arkham brawler/RPG with cards, recently updated to give players access to its "Game Master's Toolkit".  These are the same tools the designers at Defiant Development used to create the game's quests, each a unique mix of cards and combat encounters, and are also the tools they're using to make future DLC.

As they say, "With the Game Master’s Toolkit, you’ll be able to create anything from a simple encounter all the way up to a full-fledged challenge with its own win conditions, blessings, curses and artefact rewards."

The toolkit is still in beta, however, so expect some potential hinkiness. Full details and some useful links are included in their news post (opens in new tab) announcing the update.

If you just want to check out what other people are doing, Hand of Fate 2 now has its own Steam Workshop (opens in new tab) where you'll find their creations. It'll be interesting to see what players come up with, placed one the Dealer's side of the table.

Jody Macgregor
Jody Macgregor

Jody's first computer was a Commodore 64, so he remembers having to use a code wheel to play Pool of Radiance. A former music journalist who interviewed everyone from Giorgio Moroder to Trent Reznor, Jody also co-hosted Australia's first radio show about videogames, Zed Games. He's written for Rock Paper Shotgun, The Big Issue, GamesRadar, Zam, Glixel, and, whose cheques with the bunny logo made for fun conversations at the bank. Jody's first article for PC Gamer was published in 2015, he edited PC Gamer Indie from 2017 to 2018, and actually did play every Warhammer videogame.