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You've read the books, watched the TV Series & Films...

Now grab some dice and friends, and




A universal story system

Any genre, any story, anywhere, any time

Fast and easy no-nonsense Rules

Enjoy our exciting interactive Cinematic Combat System

Play the odds by improving chances to win in our Opposed Dice System by using Tactical Decisions, Specialisations and Perks

Countless Heroes, Villains, Powers and Spells, Limited only by your imagination...

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Richard S August 18, 2020 7:58 pm UTC
Hi all I just wanted to add my 2 pence worth on this kickstarter I backed a while ago. In my honest opinion I've never purchased an rpg in my 30 years of roleplaying that actually covers all genres of gaming but this one actually does and it works to. The rules seem complex at first but once you flick through the book you find out how simple it really is. The artwork is absolutely amazing and cant wait for any additional books to follow, I have the hardback and the Softback so the hardback will definitely go into dry storage as I believe it will be worth a few quid in the future.
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James S August 07, 2020 7:17 am UTC
I received my physical copy just under a week ago and I could not be happier with my decision to back this project. GMD Core RPG like many universal games presents some unique takes on the D20 dominated RPG genre. The system is light on rules and focused on Player and GM interface, so it is easy to learn and uses degrees of success to award points for purchase of bonus actions. Player combat is based on a 2-action economy, that again is straight forward. My intent for this game was to replace my current Genesys RPG and I do not regret the decision in the least. The Game Masters section contains a super light Bestiary allowing the GM to tailor each encounter in the game. If you want your Player’s rival to be a 1/2 Elf, no problem, just average the stats from the Elf on Page 161 and Human on Page 166 mix and match their Specializations, Perks & Abilities based on how you want the Ancestry, and Nurture to play into them. This is a great system to bring in your wargaming friends, as like many of those...See more
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terence H August 06, 2020 7:56 pm UTC
Several things to say about this product but i cant leave a review, so leaving it here instead... Bought thru the Kickstarter. Fast delivery in less than a month for my hardback version. It has wonderful art throughout. The system is not overly complicated and plays well, is fast and fun, and covers every genre i can thing of. There will be add-on products, and i fully intend to buy those funds allowing. The overall presentation of text / art / examples is well done, with plenty of examples throughout. Its really good value for money, and questions asked to the creator were answered fast and accurately. This is a pleasure to own...
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August 06, 2020 6:53 pm UTC
These rules are pretty easy to get the hang of. You can literally run any Ip on this system without all the complications and drawbacks of most other universal RP systems. The rules work on roiling multiple dice and picking the highest. The cool thing is if you roll a max/crit on a dice, you roll that dice again, and add the two numbers together, if you roll max/crit again then add again, and again and so on. Making the dice system very open ended and dynamic. Ive backed this project on kick starter and its well worth the buy
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Keith J August 06, 2020 9:52 am UTC
I have backed GMD and help to test this RPG to bring some thing new to the role playing world. To bring tactical options for those who want to think outside of the normal RPG and to create situations that might be fun and enjoyable.
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Andrew B August 06, 2020 9:34 am UTC
After my first read through of the book and it's mechanics, it took me about 20 minutes to build a character. Fast, simple to learn but has plenty of depth for newcomers and older gamers alike, innovative but simple dice conventions, interesting yet unrestrictive classes, novel but well constructed settings. Future publications seem to be being worked on almost constantly at GMD. They have a Discord site where you can meet the Dev's and a Patreon scheme that gives you access to freebies like a fully interactive character sheet among other things. (Purchased as a Kickstarter backer).
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Joshua K July 27, 2020 2:35 am UTC
Can't buy without a preview.
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GMD O August 06, 2020 9:17 am UTC
A preview has been added showcasing 5 pages. As mentioned below I totally overlooked this part of the form. Also, feel free to jump on our Discord server come say hi and I am more than happy to discuss with you more about our products.
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July 25, 2020 6:51 pm UTC
I recently ran across GMD Core RPG but I can't find enough information to determine if I'm interested. The web site for the game won't let you see the mechanics without being a Patreon subscriber and DriveThru does not contain a preview. I don't expect to see everything but it would be nice to be able to see the basic game mechanics (skill/combat rolls, action mechanics, char creation summary/example, etc), the character sheet, and maybe a few sample details.

Oh well, guess I won't be giving GMD my money...
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Lee S July 25, 2020 10:20 pm UTC
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GMD O August 06, 2020 9:15 am UTC
Hi there, Preview has now been added to the product. I totally overlooked this section of the listing form. All corrected now, 5 pages available to view.

Yes, the book is behind Patreon access as Patreons have access to the full rules. That said we are working on a promotional video to showcase more pages and give an overview of the game in action.

We are a new small family run business and figuring a lot of this out as we go. Videos take a little longer to create. A massive learning curve.

If you want to know more come talk to me on our Discord channel, access can be found at the bottom of our website. I can be found on their most days and times.
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Lee S July 17, 2020 4:44 am UTC
Christmas in July discount?
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