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Game Unfolding Machine (GUM) is a generic and modular Game Master’s assistant that helps you set up and play your favorite tabletop roleplaying games with less effort by providing you with ideas for creating and playing your game.

It is essentially made of two parts, a game creation guide that helps you set up engaging plot seeds and open up to world building elements, and a second part with a set of inspiring random tables to enrich your game further, or get ideas on the fly, such as items, enemies, battle strategies, clues, and more.

This supplement has been created for Solo or GM-Less playstyle. GUM can be a perfect addition for your solo games, which will help you setup richer games and give you plenty of ideas for whenever you get stuck.

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Features

  • Game creator - World truths, campaign goals, plot hooks
  • Scene design - Get ideas for exploration and combat scenes
  • Plot discoveries - Figure out what your PCs can discover next
  • Generators like for creatures or locations - Prompts for coming up with stuff
  • Motivations and deeds for Good or Evil character backgrounds
Languages: English, Spanish

Tools to play digitally:

Difference between PUM, GUM, and SUM?

PUM is a GM emulator, SUM is a supplement for any GM emulators, and GUM v2 is a set of abstract random tables and generators. You can use all three together, or however you prefer with other systems.

Difference between GUM v1 and GUM v2?

GUM v1 is a bulky all-in-one GM emulator that went a bit over the board. It tried to do everything and encompasses everything I ever played around with in my homebrews. GUM v2 is a concrete content generator that works better along PUM and SUM and has a better defined purpose, representing my current vision for it.

This video explains these differences much better.

Have fun and happy gaming

JeansenVaars


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Todd S August 17, 2023 1:51 pm UTC
Does this contain PUM and SUM?
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Saif Addin E August 17, 2023 4:13 pm UTC
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Hi Todd. No, PUM and SUM remain to be separate solo systems. They are one-pagers, and reduced in scope. GUM is more comprehensive, and has 20 pages of random tables for you to use, which include ways to generate plots, NPC responses, or plot discoveries. The principles of all three are, however, similar in foundation, and some concepts are common across all three games. GUM v2 is yet a condensed version of v1. I hope this helps. Best regards!
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