Tabletop Game / Fan Adv

FanAdv is a d20-based fantasy RPG designed by Nicholas Fletcher. Designed with a stated goal of balance, the original version was released following a Kickstarter in 2014; the rules underwent a major revision in 2016.

The core rules are available here: fanadvsrd.com.


FanAdv contains examples of:

  • An Adventurer is You/Fantasy Character Classes: Naturally.
    • The Fighter is a master of combat styles.
    • The Barbarian is a savage warrior prone to rage.
    • The Monk is an unarmed master of Ki Manipulation.
    • The Rogue is a stealthy thief who strikes from the shadows.
    • The Expert is an unrivaled master of skills.
    • The Wizard and Sorcerer wield the mystic power of the arcane.
    • The Cleric and Favored channel the might of the gods.
  • Character Alignment:invoked The classic nine alignments are all present.
  • Character Level: Of course. Characters start at level 1 and advance to infinity and beyond.
  • Damage Reduction: Damage reduction is an important defense for higher level characters. Enchanted armor provides it if your Physical Prowess is high enough.
  • Loads and Loads of Rules
  • No Cure for Evil: Averted. All divine casters have equal access to healing magic.
  • The Six Stats: Present and accounted for.


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