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GENERALA is the gamified dungeon-crawling party game you never knew you wanted!

It takes its name from the dice game it's based on, one you already know - players roll a boat load of dice and try to make poker hands with the result. The better the hands, the higher the score, the higher the score the better you do. Sounds like a silly way to run a dungeon? That's because it is!

GENERALA is a goofy dungeon-plundering game where players take on the roles of big dumb heroes bashing their way through monster after monster in search of treasure. The system rewards exciting, over-the-top action and is easy enough for anyone to learn. 

Everything you need to play is included in this book!

  • An easy point-buy character system that gets you exactly the character you want
  • Skills are action-oriented, no social-interaction here!
  • No class limits on weapons, if you've got the stats you've got the weapon!
  • The GM's section walks game masters through designing dungeons suited to the party.
  • Pre-generated characters show character possibilities 
  • Three Three sample dungeons get you up and killing monsters right away -
    • The Cult of Ad Mac Mon pits players against a suicidal sewer-dwelling cult!
    • The Tomb of Han'ka Zaria is home to a magic mummy and his mummy dogs!
    • The Toast Tower of Arn Furnace is full of deadly robot dwarves!
  • Plus enough goofy skills for fighters, mages, rangers, thieves, bards, necromancers, psionicists, and clerics to satisfy the most curmugeonly old-school player!

This compiled PDF version is only available from DTRPG, but you can test out the system today at http://generala.playaarg.com

 
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Michael H September 16, 2015 1:48 am UTC
Nice design with plenty of support marred by gimmicky attribute titles.
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Kyle S June 05, 2017 8:41 pm UTC
My issue was more that, at character creation, it isn't even possible to have a character that can possibly succeed at a standard check for more than half their attributes. Not without expending resources. And if you pick as average an attribute spread as possible, your odds with the other half aren't great either.

Encouraging specialization is okay, and I haven't played so maybe the expending will dice to even be able to succeed works fine, but it still strikes me as odd that it's likely, not even just possible, but likely, that only one character in the party will have a decent shot at any given check.

I do really like the overall elegance of the system though. I just think the odds need tweaking to be a little more forgiving on things you haven't specialized for.
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This title was added to our catalog on July 03, 2014.