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The RPG that powers your ideas

ELEMENTAL is a fast and flexible roleplaying game for any character, any setting, any story.

The game is designed for the characters and stories you want to play. It features a very approachable game system and a wealth of playable content spanning multiple genres. So whatever movies, books, comics or TV shows you’re into, ELEMENTAL gives you the tools to quickly and easily turn any source of inspiration into an exciting game experience.

The ELEMENTAL Complete Guide is our flagship product. It is loaded with content and contains everything you need to play ELEMENTAL as a Player or Game Master:

  • Simple and flexible character creation
  • A universal resolution mechanic that generates exciting situations at the table
  • Support for the major genres: fantasy, horror, science fiction, pulp and superheroes
  • Nearly 100 skills and flaws, allowing you to create exactly the character you want
  • 250 spells, 40 psionic powers, 55 superpowers
  • 100 character archetypes
  • 140 monsters
  • GM advice for designing even more content and adventures of your own
  • Perfect for introducing new or young players to roleplaying

Go to the Gildor Games main page to see the expanding line of ELEMENTAL products. The Complete Guide gives you everything you need to play, and the Discovery Guide lets you check out the game and even try it for free.

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June 19, 2019 8:38 pm UTC
Missed the flash sale for just $9.99!
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Shawn C March 31, 2019 4:53 pm UTC
I noticed there isn't a general currency/economy/pricing structure in the core rules. I'm curious as to why that was skipped. It would be nice to have a baseline to work from for pricing equipment and outfitting characters.
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Gildor G April 01, 2019 5:14 pm UTC
Hi Shawn, thanks for the question. There are a few reasons for this, but it mostly boils down to ELEMENTAL aiming to be a universal, genre-agnostic game. This means we don't assume that shopping for supplies and tracking gold pieces (or dollars, euros, credits, bottle caps, etc) is necessarily important for the kind of story you're trying to tell. If these details are important (and sometimes they are), we assume they will be developed for the specific setting or scenario. That said, we want to be responsive to feedback so if enough people think a monetary system should be included, we would certainly consider adding it in the future.
Quick note to everyone: You can also reach us by sending an email to the address on the credits page of our products. Thanks for checking out the game!
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mark M February 06, 2019 7:42 pm UTC
I like the system , it is very similar too the one dice system by Talon Waite & Peter Cakebread , in fact the systems are so similar you can take the ideas back and forth from both systems and use both products with each other as sub support products for both systems.
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Robert R January 23, 2019 7:54 am UTC
I've been looking for something that I can play with my daughter and I saw this highlighted by Drivethrurpg. With a bit reading, and checking out the Discovery Guide, I decided it was definitely worth a shot. I'm glad I got it.

The system is uncomplicated enough that my daughter will be able to handle it with ease, and it's got enough substance and options to it that us adult types can have fun with it as well.

To be honest, I was a bit confused by the break system for a short time, but after I got some sleep, I saw that even that was incredibly easy and I had just been too tired to think straight the first time I looked at it. (My most common free time is way late into the wee hours of the morning, which isn't always great for clear thought.)

They have the basics of some of the most common genres, Fantasy, Horror, Sci-Fi, and Superhero. Setting specific things should be rather easy for people to create or convert, and there are plenty of spells/powers at your disposal...See more
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Lee S July 21, 2018 10:54 pm UTC
Well, crap. I had my eye on Elemental to get during Christmas in July. but they are not participating in the sale.
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Gildor G July 22, 2018 6:20 am UTC
Thanks for your interest, Lee. The timing of the site sale didn’t quite work for us because we wanted to have the final PDFs and print versions available before marketing the game. On the other hand, we hate the idea of anyone holding back because we’re not part of the sale. Also, we want to be a publisher that listens to its customers. Therefore, we’re putting the game on sale until the end of the month. We’re even making it a little sweeter than Christmas in July. It’s a flash sale!
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Lee S July 22, 2018 5:58 pm UTC
Wow!!! Thanks a lot; that was awesome!!
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Curt M May 30, 2018 3:30 am UTC
Can you build mecha with this system?
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Gildor G May 30, 2018 3:17 pm UTC
Hi Curt. There are no specific rules for building mecha, but the science fiction chapter has stats for six types of mechs. Enjoy the game!
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