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By Sword and Spell


By Sword and Spell is your Genesys toolkit for making your own fantasy setting! it has everything you need to make your own setting including:

  • 6 new species
  • 8 new talents
  • Generic crafting rules
  • 3 new magic implements
  • Rules for making your own magic implement
  • Guidance on making your own setting using just the Core Rulebook and the Expanded Player's Guide
  • 3 new adversaries
  • Guidelines for making your own fantasy adversaries using the EPG
Presented in a device-friendly A5 format, you won't need to pinch, zoom, and scroll while reading on your phone or tablet!
Please note: this is a setting toolkit designed to aid you in making your own setting: it does not include a setting!

Genesys Core Rulebook, Expanded Player's Guide, and either Genesys Dice or the Genesys Dice App are required to use this product.

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Dr. Lars D August 09, 2020 11:42 am UTC
Hi Chris, may I ask which software did you use to create your content? I would like to work on my own content, but I do not know which software to use best (as a non-professional). In advance thank you for your reply.
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Christopher R August 11, 2020 5:27 pm UTC
Hey Lars! I use Affinity Publisher to do make all of my PDFs, and I use Affinity Designer for the covers.

Also, it's Christopher, please
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Dr. Lars D August 22, 2020 6:34 pm UTC
Hey Christopher, I apologize for the wrong name. thanks for the reply and copy that.
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Chris M August 01, 2020 1:38 pm UTC
Really a great product. And a great idea! I love the A4 layout idea as well. Some really good stuff in here. Wish I was able to leave a proper review and rating! (publishers can't).
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Christopher R August 01, 2020 10:55 pm UTC
I hear ya on that, as a fellow publisher I can't review anything either!
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Dr. Lars D July 30, 2020 7:34 pm UTC
Sorry, It is me again. One question about the bow and long bow. The bow has unwieldly 3 and the long bow has cumbersome 3. is the correct?

In advance thank you for your answer.
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Christopher R August 01, 2020 11:10 am UTC
That's correct, yes. Bows require more finesse and the long bow needs the strength to manage the pull weight.
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Dr. Lars D July 26, 2020 3:05 pm UTC
One further comment: I would be very interested in a bestiary for generic Fantasy created by you. Just food for thought.
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Dr. Lars D July 24, 2020 9:23 am UTC
Hi, well Done! Exactly what i needed. short question about the Heavy robes : in your document heavy robes provide 2 defense. Is this correct? In Core rulebook and RoT it is only 1. thanks for your reply.
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Christopher R July 26, 2020 12:14 pm UTC
Hey Lars! That’s an error, yeah: heavy robes should be Defense 1.
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Dr. Lars D July 26, 2020 3:03 pm UTC
Hey! And the protective Aura? Should that be defense 1as well? Thanks
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Christopher R July 27, 2020 11:05 pm UTC
The protective charm is indeed Defense 2.
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Dr. Lars D July 29, 2020 4:10 pm UTC
Do you think you will do a bestiary considering the adversary rules of the core book and the expanded guide?
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Chris M November 18, 2020 1:53 am UTC
Not to answer for Christopher, but there are already a few free bestiaries with the more common fantasy monsters out there, so a bit tricky to do as a Foundry product (not to mention the art challenges). It's why my own bestiaries have focused on more setting specific creatures.
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This title was added to our catalog on June 18, 2020.