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Gamemaster's Eclectic Toolbox


The Gamemaster's Eclectic Toolbox is an organized, interlinked, and bookmarked compilation of all the most effective house rules that have developed and evolved at my game table. I've crammed in just about everything I've discovered over years of running and playing Genesys that I wished I'd known starting out. The tools I value most are those that save the gamemaster time, and you'll find lots of them in the Toolbox. I also focus on providing mechanical support for long term, ongoing campaigns.

I'll be expanding this product a few times a year as the ideas I experiment with at the game table prove themselves worthy of inclusion.


  • 2 Methods to quickly create Adversaries

  • Comprehensive Guidelines for Awarding XP

  • Single page rules for using Maps & Miniatures

  • Single page rules for Adversary Morale

  • Single page rules for Random Character Creation

  • 3 pages of advice for running Skill Challenges

  • 4 pages of advice for designing New Talents

  • Simple Method for fleshing out Careers with Talents

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Shane S February 04, 2020 3:45 am UTC
Probably the most useful tool available from the Genesys foundry at the moment. While not everything will apply to every GM, there is something in here for every GM (and none of it is system or setting exclusive). I can personally see myself using almost everything in this book at some point.

There's very little in the way of fluff, it's entirely mechanically relevant, and the guide is very easy to navigate. If you or your group has a question as to "how should we make this mechanic work that isn't found in the rulebook," there's a solid chance you'll find it here. Nothing redundant, all very well displayed. The document itself is also organized into a navigable PDF with fully articulated table of contents. Nice touch, OC!

Definitely worth the price point, and definitely glad I have this in my RPG collection. Thanks for taking the time to make such a great utility!
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Jarrod C January 24, 2020 1:19 pm UTC
I personally really appreciate your words in the introduction about how unhelpful and deterring people in the community can be when someone is asking about introducing something into a game that is meant to be a creation kit. Spot on and encouraging.
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