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Questions about the Genesys (2017) RPG system from Fantasy Flight Games.

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How should invisibility be handled in Genesys?

Every Genesys sourcebook mentions invisibility, but there's no consistent definition. The Genesys Core Rulebook says (p. 212) that an Augment spell could turn a character invisible with at least a ...
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How are minions affected by a blast?

With minions I know that if I have 5 soak, 5 wound threshold minions in a group of 3 that if I have a single attack doing 11 damage....I kill 1 and 1 has 4 wounds left. Now though if those minions ...
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Is there any way to mitigate crits?

When I ran a testround the tank char of the group (8 soak!) got hit by a 4 dice attack with a pistol that managed to do 9 damage and due to rolls got 2 triumphs (npc was attacking). Now that resulted ...
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Preliminary System Introduction: Where to Start?

Genesys has been recommended to me as a system that potentially matches some of the things I've been looking for in RPG systems. I'd like to get a feel for it and do some sort of evaluation of its ...
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Is there any cost key for creating new archetypes?

When I read over the archetypes and races examples in the Genesys Core Rulebook I noticed that I was NOT able to find any calculation key for how many XP are left for a character hailing from this ...
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Looking for a system for creative people with little time [closed]

Which system allows creativity for masters and players while cutting time on preparing and studying rules? However, it should still have rules and material. I tried FATE and Savage Worlds. Liked FATE ...
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If you own the FFG Star Wars books, do you need the Genesys Core Book to start playing it?

As a long time player of the FFG Star Wars games (Edge of the Empire, Age of Rebellion, and Force and Destiny), I was very excited to hear about the release of FFG's new RPG Genesys, which uses the ...