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Face down a dragon as a brave knight, hack into a corporate security system as an elite runner, set sail in your airship. Unlimited adventure awaits you in Genesys,  a new roleplaying system designed for a variety of settings and limited only by your imagination.

The Genesys experience begins with the Genesys Core Rulebook, which features an explanation of the innovative narrative dice system and core mechanics of the game, an overview of five different settings in which to place campaigns, and advice for Game Masters to craft a myriad of adventures with unparalleled freedom.

 
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Johnathan K May 01, 2018 12:24 pm UTC
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I am unable to rate this book even though I purchased the off. I really would like to.
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MR. S April 30, 2018 3:51 pm UTC
Would this game be good for running a Star Wars themed game. (I prefer pdfs, fyi, and don't like pirated content, so SW is a pain for me.)
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Justin Y May 15, 2018 1:41 am UTC
Yes. Genesys is basically the Toolkit System version of their trilogy of Star Wars RPGs.
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Donnald J April 12, 2018 3:43 am UTC
For any who have concerns over just how flexible this is, There was a GI Joe game ran with this at Gamer Nation Con 5 this last weekend, and it went marvelous.
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Joshua G June 17, 2018 6:43 pm UTC
GI JOE!!!! Is your work available somewhere!!??!! Yo JOE!!
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Ame G April 05, 2018 7:39 pm UTC
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I can't open the pdf with Moon Reader pro on my Android, but I can with others readers. Any one else has this issue ?

This technical glitch aside, I juste love this game and the design of the book !
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Dani J May 12, 2018 10:06 am UTC
I think that's because of update to watermarking and encrypting method DTRPG chose.
I had the same issue and had to address to the customer's service but to no avail. As of now, you can only read books that are not locked/encrypted.
Secondly, being a 3rd party program for pdf, it does not read the image like adobe acrobat, so it must have something to do with password and special treatment that pdfs get before downloading it from the website.
It is a bummer because moon reader's one of the most organized and comfortable pdf reading app out there, and recent change to dtrpg makes it difficult for us to read through it.
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Joshua E April 04, 2018 4:21 pm UTC
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Can I play a game with one game master and one player. I’m new and my 6 year old is getting into rpg with me and already did hero kids.
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Ron B April 06, 2018 1:01 pm UTC
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Absolutely! As the game master, you are in complete control of every aspect of the game. Especially since you will be responsible for creating every bad guy and scenario from scratch under this system, at least for now.
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Donnald J April 12, 2018 3:38 am UTC
As a side note to Ron B's completely correct answer, with the nature of the dice mechanic this could be played without a game master, and a completely cooperative story could be told with both player's telling their stories, and making the world as they go along.
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Shannon L February 27, 2018 12:20 pm UTC
I really like this game system heck of a lot. I liked it in its early form in WHFRP 3e and I liked it Star Wars (all the versions). This version is the best yet.
HOWEVER - it's sitting at the number one Superhero option and I'm afraid to say having used it for a superheroes game, that as it stands right now without an add-on supplement specifically targeting four-colour action, masked & costumed heroes etc. the game can _at best_ do cinematic action movie heroes but its not going to approach the the Adventures of our favorite "assembled" heroes or those who are League unto themselves. The main reason for this is there is not enough talents and not enough support in this book for a Supers game. So if your only buying this for that be cautious. It's a great game and a great system yet right now it has some way to go to become a Superhero game.
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Tyler F May 25, 2018 12:55 pm UTC
It has a way to go to become anything. It's an amazing system, but without additional sourcebooks it is entirely incumbent on a GM to come up with basically EVERYTHING.
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Shannon L May 27, 2018 5:47 am UTC
Agreed. Terenoth is a good effort. id love to see an Andriod:netrunner book in the same fashion. Maybe a Twilight Imperium one too. Mostly though I'd like to see FFG land the Marvel rpg licence and do a whole range of properties and rpg extension, board, card and most assuredly miniatures game play.
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Chay W May 31, 2018 11:09 pm UTC
Yeah. I'm waiting on an Android source book before taking the plunge on this one
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Shannon L June 25, 2018 1:02 pm UTC
Say news on Netrunners discontinuation. I wonder if they do an Android LCG like LOTR or Arkham.... Yes very much looking forward to a full coverage Andro'verse core book. Genesys on its own is worth it just not as a supers game or a detailed say transhuman setting but you can fantasy and basic sci fi out of the book RAW so its worth picking up if you like the FG house system. Sort of annoyed that L5R isn't a plug and play to Genesys. I find that odd.
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Robert R February 08, 2018 2:13 am UTC
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I like Career - Specializations in the EofE game. Also Obligations. Any hope of supplements with these? Will Realms of Terrinoth have these elements or something like this?
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Brian S January 25, 2018 3:25 am UTC
does this product include a printer friendly version, or at least a background layer that can be disabled for home printing?
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Dan A February 03, 2018 7:03 pm UTC
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Hi Brian,
The background is practically white, and there´re not a lot of illustrations through the book. Additionally, I don´t think that those illustrations are too ink-heavy anyways. Take a look at the full size preview.
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Jacob W January 09, 2018 2:58 am UTC
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Does this require proprietary dice?
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chris D January 09, 2018 7:31 pm UTC
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yes this uses the narrative dice system made popular but their star wars line of rpgs. if you already own some of those dice then your set.

there is a conversion guide to convert standard dice over but that's just a headache.

while yes it does use a proprietary dice system it's really well done and not everyone needs a set. you could get two sets for sure and that should cover most sessions. 3 sets with higher xp characters may come in handy.

At first I was against a dice proprietary dice system until the first time I played and was hooked from there.
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chris D January 13, 2018 12:23 am UTC
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oh and there is also a app available to purchase on both Android and iOS if you don't mind digital.
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William H March 13, 2018 3:59 am UTC
Yes, it uses custom dice. If you have the Star Wars dice, however, the symbols may be different, but the result meanings and probabilities are the same.
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Justin S May 26, 2018 12:58 am UTC
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I have a ton of WHFRP 4E dice. Would they work?
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Graham L June 23, 2018 11:58 pm UTC
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you can also find 3D Printable dice for it on Thingiverse
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Dan M December 17, 2017 6:18 pm UTC
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I'm missing an image on p232; anyone else with the same issue?
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Jeffrey K December 18, 2017 2:50 pm UTC
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Not me
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Harry B December 20, 2017 11:53 pm UTC
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Just downloaded and yes its missing.

The funny thing is (Just checked in my print version) the missing image is a computer showing an Error message :-)
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Harry B December 21, 2017 12:06 am UTC
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P239 is missing the City picture. It appears to be a problem on Apple devices
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Dan M December 25, 2017 11:41 pm UTC
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I’ve experienced this with some PDFs in the past - weird.
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Joshua S February 05, 2018 9:49 pm UTC
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GoodReader is my iOS pdf reader of choice, but it is missing the graphics on page 232 & 239.

Adobe Acrobat for iOS on the other hand does show them just fine.

Hopefully GoodReader 5 will fix the problem when it gets released.
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Peter C December 17, 2017 9:32 am UTC
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So far so good-I am quite inspired by a generic rpg using those crazy star wars dice
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Jamahl L December 14, 2017 9:37 pm UTC
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Yay. This will tie me over until my book arrives late next week!!
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Pierre S March 06, 2018 10:44 pm UTC
Just FYI, the expression is "tide you over". :-)
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Chris P December 14, 2017 2:16 pm UTC
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Any "Evil Hat-style" discounts for those of us who purchased the physical book already? An additional $20 seems a bit steep for the convenience of an electronic copy for reference when we've already bought into the core book and 2 sets of dice.
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Stefan H December 14, 2017 4:42 pm UTC
Would be nice, but given that it is FFG and the game is selling like crazy, I doubt it
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Dani J December 14, 2017 6:09 pm UTC
Comp copies.. hmm I remember dark hehresy 2nd edition had literally broken spine of the book and some had traded off for a new copy. But yeah, I don't think they would do comp copies... of course you gotta find it out for yourself in the end to make sure.
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david G January 07, 2018 10:56 pm UTC
jeeesus, mine too the spine broken after very short amount of usage...
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Shannon L May 27, 2018 5:52 am UTC
Yeah same problem. A Digital-to-deadtree owners bonus would be ideal.
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