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Story Mechanisms

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All-in-One Story book

This story mechanism book has keyword(s) tools to help create story plots, twists, theme, mood, motive, foe, story seed, scene action, transition scenes, narrative, and work with the main conflicts.

The tools may be used separately, together, or selective.

This meant to aid or take the place of a Gamemaster (GM) for creating stories, twists, and quests. 

This Story Mechanisms brings together 9 prior existing tools and adds 4 new tools to total 13 story making tools.

Current length is 49 pages including cover, front matter, and table of contents. the generators are 2 pages each — one of them is the table turned sideways for printing.

This book either suggest, or refer to tables (a few which are not included in this text) for story ideas, design, and actions. Its generic enough for any game or story genre. 

The 13 included products:

  1. Three Conflict Chain RPG: expands Flash RPG.
  2. Deep Dive Engine: expands the RPGs further.
  3. Scene Action Generator: adds action words to a scene.
  4. Transition Generator: adds transition scenes to a story.
  5. Solo Game Engine: Used to make decisions and take place of GM.
  6. Flash RPG: used to create micro stories, adventure seeds, or background stories.
  7. Plot Generator: 144 plots
  8. Twist Generator: 144 story twists arranged by type and question word. 
  9. Theme Generator: 144 sets of themes.
  10. Foe Generator: 144 antagnists or foes.
  11. Motivation Generator: 144 motivations arranged by need, morality, personality, etc.
  12. Mood-Emotion Generator: 12 types of feelings arranged by degree of intensity.
  13. Modifier Generator: 144 modifier words to modify plots, actions, or almost anything.

Mechanism Series & Bundles

Mechanism Series
Core Sets
[Bundles]
Solo RPG Tools 2-pack [BUNDLE] RPG Tools: Story & Character [BUNDLE] Mechanism Series:Character, Story, and Setting - 4 pack [BUNDLE] Mechanism Series: Characters, Story, Setting, Violence [BUNDLE] RPG Tools: Character, Setting, Story, Words, & Violence [BUNDLE]

Buy the 7-core set (with the Grammar Fuel Parts of Speech, Phrases, & Idioms) with Violence Solo & RPG Tools: Character, Setting, Story, Words, & Violence [Bundle]

Buy the 5-core set (with the Remnant RPG Tools = Descriptive Violence & Blood) in the Mechanism Series: Characters, Story, Setting, Violence [BUNDLE]

Buy the 4-core set only (Character 1 & 2, Story, and Setting) in the Mechanism Series:Character, Story, and Environmental Setting - 4 pack [BUNDLE]

Super Savings Buy the 3-core set only (Character 1 & 2 and Story) in the RPG Tools: Story & Character [BUNDLE]

Buy the 2-core set only (Character 1 and Story Mechanisms) in the Solo RPG Tools 2-pack [BUNDLE]

Or click on the image below.

Title, Cover, & link Character Mechanisms Character Mechanisms II Story Mechanisms

Environmental Mechanisms

Remnant RPG Tools, All-in-One
Description Character creation, dialogue
& behavior
Character attributes, traits
thinking, relations, & reactions
Story plot, theme, mood, foe,
and twist. Flash (fiction) RPG
Setting tools for outdoor, indoor,
& animals
Descriptive violent and blood combat system; skills; otherworld beings
The Mechanisms volume books includes the following and even * titles
  1. Relationship Generator
  2. Character Behavior Engine
  3. Dialogue Engine
  4. Motivation Generator
  5. Mood-Emotion Generator
  6. Body Language Generator
  7. Character Generator
  8. Fact Generator - with an additional page full chart
  9. Modifier Generator
  10. Human Generator
  11. Character Communicator
  12. Knowledge Generator
  13. Career Generator
  14. Dream Generator
  15. Sound Generator
  16. also includes a combined engine
  1. New Mechanism Master Screen (GM screen)
  2. Character Reaction Engine
  3. Emotional Reaction Generator
  4. Character Thinking Engine
  5. Thinking Generator
  6. Character Flaws
  7. Character Relationship Engine
  8. Social & Emotional Trait Generator
  9. Physical Trait Generator
  1. Three Conflict Chain RPG
  2. Deep Dive Engine
  3. Scene Action Generator
  4. Transition Generator
  5. Solo Game Engine
  6. Flash RPG
  7. Plot Generator
  8. Twist Generator
  9. Theme Generator
  10. Foe Generator
  11. Motivation Generator
  12. Mood-Emotion Generator
  13. Modifier Generator
  1. Fact Generator 1e
  2. Minimalist Fantasy Worlds
  3. Color Generator & Wheel
  4. Sound Generator
  5. Minimalist Descriptive Coniferous Forest
  6. Minimalist Descriptive Deciduous Forest
  7. Minimalist Descriptive Rainforest
  8. Minimalist Descriptive Grassland & Shrubland
  9. Minimalist Descriptive Mountains
  10. Minimalist Descriptive Cave
  11. Minimalist Descriptive Wetlands
  12. Minimalist Descriptive Desert
  13. Minimalist Descriptive Tundra
  14. Minimalist Force of Nature: Ground
  15. Minimalist Force of Nature: Air & Heat
  16. Wing Generator
  17. *Description Generator 1e, via Setting All-in-One
  18. *Outdoor Setting Generator, via Setting All-in-One
  19. *Indoor Setting Generator, via Setting All-in-One
  20. *Animal Generator, via Setting All-in-One
  1. 1d12 Descriptive Combat System (based on the Complete Minimalist Descriptive Combat)
  2. Slicing Critical
  3. Crushing Critical
  4. Piercing Critical
  5. Minimalist Descriptive Skills
  6. Minimalist Elemental Effects
  7. Minimalist: Fear, Disgust, & Madness
  8. Minimalist: Ghosts, Angels, & Demons

Precursors, Mergings, and Assembler bundle
The Assembler bundle contains the individual tools, mergings, and precursors separately and the plus Mechanisms book for a little bit more. A merging combines tools to be used in a assembler bundle.
A precursor is a group of basic separate tools found in one
or more mechanism books.

Buying a Mechanism book and ignore the other types of bundles includes all the tools listed numerically on a Mechanism book product page.

Precursor: Solo RPG Tools bundle or Precursor: Basic Solo RPG Gaming & Writing Tools bundle

Which were used in the main assembler bundle:
Character Tools bundle

Precursor formerly: portions of NPC (AI) Behavior, Dialogue, & Reactions
bundle

Which were used in the main assembler bundle:
Character Tools 2 bundle

Precursor: Solo RPG Tools bundle or Precursor: Adventure Seed Engine bundle, or Precursor: Basic Solo RPG Gaming & Writing Tools bundle

Which were used in the main assembler bundle:
Story Tools bundle

Precursor: Basic Solo RPG Gaming & Writing Tools bundle

Precursor merging: Setting All-in-One bundle
Which were used in the main assembler bundle:
Environmental Setting Tools bundle

Precursor merging: Complete Minimalist Descriptive Combat bundle
Which was used in the main assembler bundle:
Remnant Tools bundle

Story Mechanisms

Story Mechanisms

This story mechanism book has tools to help create story plots, twists, theme, mood, motive, foe, story seed, scene action, transition scenes, narrative, and work with the main conflicts.

Character Mechanisms

Character Mechanisms

This character mechanism book has tools to help create characters, character behavior, dialogue topics, voice qualities, character motivation, character sensory data, emotions, body language, human physical descriptions, character knowledge, careers, subconscious dreams & interpretation, and circles of relationships.

Character Mechanisms II

Character Mechanisms II

This character mechanism II book has tools to help create descriptive character traits, flaws, thoughts, reactions, and relationships. Includes a section called Mechanisms Master Screen - 6 page GM Screen covering important action & reaction scene tool information from both Character Mechanisms books and helping to connect the tools to the Story Mechanisms at a scene level.

Environmental Mechanisms

Environmental Mechanisms

This environmental mechanism book has tools to help create brief descriptive mostly outdoor setting, weather, terrain, natural disasters, Earth-like animals, and even fantasy worlds. The focus of the tools are to create description in brief-but-unique sentence descriptions made with keywords. Each of the tools focuses on using specific biome, terrain, type of environmental event, sensory experience, or life type keywords or details.

Remnant RPG Tools, All-in-One

Remnant RPG Tools, All-in-One

This remnant RPG tools book has tools to help have more descriptive violent combat. One strike kills and limb severence are possible with this tool. Because of this, this book is for more mature gamers at least teen age, because of the violence or gore. This also brings together a revised and slightly expanded combat system from the minimalist system, three descriptive combat critical tables, minimalist skills, minimalist elemental effects, minimalist: fear, disgust, & madness, and minimalist: ghosts, angels, & demons.

 
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Customer avatar
Kim F May 03, 2020 8:50 pm UTC
Which tables are referred to but not included?
Customer avatar
ken W May 05, 2020 1:02 am UTC
PUBLISHER
Hi.
None of the suggestions or mentioned tools are required to play.
The expansion tools are optional expansion tools to provide further results for mostly Flash RPG and one for Deep Dive Engine.
The included tools are made with mostly 6-result d6 tables, whereas expansion material is 144-result d12 tables.

The three volumes of this Story Mechanisms, along with Character Mechanisms and the four-tool, Setting All-In-One were the original sets of tools in the first 3-pack.
Flash RPG mentions tools in the other two volumes as suggested expansion material—from Character Mechanisms and Setting All-In-One.
Customer avatar
Kim F May 05, 2020 12:34 pm UTC
Oh! Its a system dedicated book. I was thinking it was system agnostic. Thanks!
Customer avatar
ken W May 05, 2020 4:22 pm UTC
PUBLISHER
Its a book of 13 tools.

The tools Flash RPG and sometimes Three Conflict RPG are the only pieces that vaguely works like a 1d6 system in a very loose sense to create flash fiction and expand to short stories. They, however, may be used as a tool to create quick background stories or adventure seeds for other game systems.

The other 11 tools are system agnostic.

9 of the tools are random tables.

The 1e flexible Solo Game Engine (which differs from the 2e SGE) has support for 1d6, 1d8, Fate/Fudge, 1d10, 1d12, 2d6, 3d6, 1d20, 4d6 JAGS, and 1d100.
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