As they say, “Imitation is the sincerest form of flattery.” A corollary for RPGs might suggest that adaptation (or in modern parlance, “hacking”) is the ultimate sign of esteem.

If so, then the FATE roleplaying system is apparently very well regarded. The number of derived games continues to grow, with the latest being Strands of Fate. This 400+ page ebook is designed to present a generic toolbox for applying the FATE system to any number of roleplaying game genres—medieval fantasy, space-faring sci-fi, pirates, superheroes, modern mystery, etc. Strands of Fate includes rules for vehicles, character advantages, strategic-level conflicts, non-human races, equipment, crafting, and many other topics.