Evil Hat Productions is a company that produces role-playing games. Chief among them is the free indie RPG, Fate, which has won numerous awards. In 2005, the company began producing a series of Fate-based commercial role-playing games. The first one of these is Spirit of the Century, a pulp genre game set in the 1920s. Their next planned commercial release will be The Dresden Files RPG, based on the The Dresden Files series of novels by author Jim Butcher.