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The GameMaster's Apprentice: Fantasy Deck

The GameMaster's Apprentice: Fantasy Deck

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The GameMaster's Apprentice: Fantasy is a system-neutral (compatible with any edition of any game!) deck of cards that can be used as either a supplement for traditional tabletop RPGs or as a complete game engine for GM-free solo or group RPGs.

You can view the cards' complete instructions for free by clicking the preview link beneath the thumbnail above, or view the Quickstart Guide and a set of quick-reference PnP/PoD Instruction Cards here on DriveThru if you prefer (if you wish to purchase the Print on Demand instruction cards to keep with your deck, be sure to combine the order with the deck itself! They are only six cards, and DriveThru will not print orders that small). You can also scroll down to view the card overview image and watch a video of the cards in use! 

On each card is a set of fifteen individual randomizers; with 60 double-sided cards, you can generate literally millions of possible adventures, all without having to hunt through a book or PDF for a single table!

With these cards, you can:

  • Instantly generate NPCs with randomized names, motivations, and backgrounds.

  • Create random events or story seeds.

  • Provide sensory details or random loot for characters searching or stealing.

  • Run games without a human GameMaster!

And more--they even work brilliantly as creative writing prompt generators, and have been playtested by 9th-12th grade students of both English and Game Design.

For more ideas and helpful videos, you can check out our website,, and follow the links under Publications!

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These cards exist thanks to the backers of both the original and the fantasy-deck Kickstarters! Thank you!

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March 4th, 2019
I got both the PDF's and the physical cards. It was a nice surprise when I went through the online material and found quite a lot of usefull information. There's a guidebook on using the deck for generating quests ideas, NPC's personalities (and nam [...]
March 8th, 2018
Great idea great cards one glaring problem, There are no backs to the cards. so when printed you have a deck of 60 cards and no idea how to randomize what side to use. I really like the idea and the card designs but it is hard to know what side is the [...]
October 11th, 2017
After purchasing and using the basic, scifi, and horror decks for some time now, it was a no-brainer to back the fantasy deck on Kickstarter. I use these decks in every game I run. I've always used the basic deck when running fantasy games, but now [...]
October 10th, 2017
I backed this on Kickstarter and can't say a bad thing about it. This is essential for both solo RPG and games mastering fantasy RPGs. As others have said there is so much information on each card with absolutely no wasted space: random names, direct [...]
October 4th, 2017
This is hands down the best RPG resource I have ever come across! Every inch of the card is used to maximize the space available. This deck has soooo many possible ways to use not just the cards themselves, but given pieces of info on the cards. While [...]
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