The Genesys Project: The Birth of Genesys

A project in Portland, OR by Gary Krieger- Genesys Games

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The Genesys Project is a Customizable Tabletop Miniatures game where you create your own faction and customize your equipment.
Backers: 218
Average Pledge Per Backer: $66

Funded: $14,296 of $10,000
Dates: Jul 12th -> Aug 11th (31 days)
Project By: Gary Krieger- Genesys Games
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Latest News

Down to the last Day of the Kickstarter

August 11th - via:
Thank you to everyone that is pledged to support The Genesys Project. We are down to our last day of the Kickstarter! Its been an exciting ride and I am very excited to get down to business to move forward with both the Core Rules and The Birth of... (Read More)

Stretch Goal Reached. QuickPlay Reference Sheets are here.

August 9th - via:
Just over 48 hours left and we passed our Stretch Goal adding additional content for the Humanoids. Remarkable, and I will be jumping on it right away. I also want to backers to know that yesterday in our meeting we decided to add a "Strategy Guide"... (Read More)

Coming Down To The Wire!

August 8th - via:
Coming Down To The Wire! We're coming toward the end of this Kickstarter campaign, and we're very appreciative of all the support, comments, and questions we've had so far. We've tried to give you some great insight into not only the gameplay, but... (Read More)


August 6th - via:
We are approaching the final days of the Kickstarter and showing off our final updates in the next few days. There has been a ton of information given to really highlight the game and its worth while to share with as many people as you can. There... (Read More)


August 4th - via:
PREVIEW: MECHA AND POWERED ARMOR IN THE 3RD AGE In The Genesys Project you can create and play your faction in any of the three ages, or create them in the 1st Age and play them all the way through to the 3rd Age.  The 3rd Age will take The Genesys... (Read More)


August 2nd - via:
PREVIEW: VEHICLE DESIGN IN THE 2ND AGE The 2nd Age will bring The Genesys Project to the Modern era and into the near future. Along with that will come new concepts and options for all Five Domains. One of the primary design elements of the 2nd Age... (Read More)

Creating a Faction: Norkraag Dwarves

July 30th - via:
PRIMER: LET’S CREATE A FACTION It is now time for us to create a faction, to get the feel for just how this works! Let’s dive in and create a Humanoid Faction and we begin with the Starting Characteristics.  Humanoid Starting Characteristics... (Read More)


July 28th - via:
PRIMER: WEAPONS AND EQUIPMENT, CUSTOMIZATION Weapons and Equipment are found in the Armory section of The Birth of Genesys book. The Armory is a compilation of gear open to all of the Domains for Primitive and Common Weapons and Equipment, and then... (Read More)


July 27th - via:
PRIMER: CHANNELING AND CUSTOMIZING MAGICAL POWERS Casting Magic in The Genesys Project is done by channeling energy from beyond our realm, drawing it through the thin veil of the Ethereal. Doing so comes at a risk to those channeling, as casters... (Read More)


July 26th - via:
PRIMER: CREATING THE FEY  The Fey exist outside of reality and are also the most different when it comes to creating a faction for them. These are the Angels, Demons, Elemental, and much more. They are Eternal.  WHERE THE FEY EXCEL The Fey are... (Read More)

Primer: Creating Reptilia

July 25th - via:
PRIMER: CREATING REPTILIA The Reptilia are tied to ancient lineages tracing back to the Great Leviathan that once protected the Genesys Worlds. These lineages provide the varied forms of Reptilia found in The Genesys Project. WHERE THE REPTILIA... (Read More)

Primer: Creating Insekts

July 24th - via:
PRIMER: CREATING INSEKTS We are jumping ahead to the Insekts these have not been covered as thoroughly as the other Domains. Both the Biests and the Insekts are often called the Wild Domains. Both have a wider set of Starting Characteristics and can... (Read More)

Primer: Creating Biests

July 23rd - via:
Here is the latest Primer for The Genesys Project: Creating Biests PRIMER: CREATING BIESTS While Biests are not the second or even the third Domain presented in the book, they are perhaps the most closely related to Humanoids with distinct... (Read More)

Primer: Creating Humanoids

July 22nd - via:
PRIMER: CREATING HUMANOIDS Humanoids are the first Domain presented in The Birth of Genesys and, if our playtesting is anything to go by, one of the most popular. Rightly so as they include not just humans, but Giants, Dwarves, and Elves and a... (Read More)

Primer: Creating Your Faction

July 21st - via:
We are funded! congrats to everyone here. Simply amazing. Lets jump right into the next primer! PRIMER: CREATING YOUR FACTION The signature feature of The Genesys Project is customization, and nothing shows it more than when you are creating your... (Read More)

The Genesys Project is Funded!

July 20th - via:
Thank you so much for getting us this far. Your support means everything for the project. We have a lot more planned, so continue to share with your friends and keep it up! This is an amazing project and we will be continuing with new stretch goals... (Read More)

Primer: Missions, Awards, and Progression

July 20th - via:
The Next Primer is here!     Missions, Awards, and Progression PRIMARY MISSIONS Pre-game: In games of The Genesys Project, each player will have their own Primary Mission. This is rolled for after the table is set up, Time of Day and any... (Read More)

Combat Primer

July 19th - via:
COMBAT IN THE GENESYS PROJECT Combat in The Genesys Project is essentially approached the same way for both Ranged and Melee action. Here’s a quick rundown of the Combat process. 1. The Active Player activates a squad and moves into (or is already... (Read More)

Gameplay Primer

July 18th - via:
Welcome to the first Primer for The Genesys Project. In this update I’ll present various points of The Genesys Project that make it special and often quite different from other games.  First up, Gameplay General Gameplay and Command  In games of... (Read More)

Stretch Goals Added!! Expanding the Humanoids and Fey

July 15th - via:
We're almost there! I'm very excited that we've almost reached our funding goal, and now it's time to reveal the first of our stretch goals that will help fund the expansion of The Birth of Genesys book.  The first Stretch Goal is an expansion of... (Read More)

New Concept Artwork for The Genesys Project- Core Rules

July 15th - via:
New Concept Artwork for the Genesys Project Core Rules! Of course this is just a sketch from the artist Manthos Lappas (who also did the cover artwork you see on this Kickstarter for the Birth of Genesys- The 1st Age). This was a quick set of 4... (Read More)

Primitive Age 48 hour giveaway Getting Close To Ending.....

July 13th - via:
During the first 48 hours of the Kickstarter Campaign the Primitive Age pdf will be added to your pledge for free! This means that there is only so much time to this left! On July 14th at 9am PST, 12pm EST, and 5pm BST this will no longer be... (Read More)

Just Getting Started!

July 13th - via:
We have had an incredible start and are nearly halfway to our funding goal. I wanted to say thank you to all of you for jumping in one what is an excellent game.   If you have not downloaded our Kickstarter rules promotion, you can do that here ... (Read More)

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