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Genesys Initiative Tabs


This Genesys accessory provides a means to track and display initiative slots, PCs, NPCs, and their current conditions by placing these tabs on a GM screen or on the tabletop. The tabs, racks, and storage boxes are graphically themed to match the Genesys core rulebook, the Android Shadow of the Beanstalk setting, the Realms of Terrinoth setting, and now includes the KeyForge: Secrets of the Crucible setting. The tabs may be used with any setting.

Nominated for The Forge Awards Best General Supplement, 2020.

Click the Quick Preview link above to see all of the generic Genesys style tabs. Click the Full-Size Preview to view the instructions and pictures of the tabs in use.

Use the tabs in one of several ways:

  1. Use the PC and NPC tabs to track initiative order, along with a turn indicator showing the current character's turn.
  2. Use the same as above and then place generic NPC minion/rival/nemesis tabs on the NPC tabs, when those NPCs take their turn.
  3. Use the same as number 1 and add the detailed PC and NPC tabs to track vital stats as each character is played in turn. Use the condition tabs to track and serve as reminders for various effects such as +1 boost or setback dice and conditions such as unconcious.

Customize tabs by filling out blank areas by hand after printing, or use the PDF form features to add text and images before printing.

Keep organized and find the right tab quickly during the game using one of two rack types:

  1. GM Screen Tab Rack: Two racks designed to hang on the GM's screen to minimize loss of table space. The racks work with landscape or portrait oriented screens. 
  2. Tabletop Tab Rack: A simple rack folded into a sawtooth shape to hold the tabs. It sits on the table top.

Storage options: Assemble the included custom box to store the GM Screen Tab Racks with the tabs still in place. Other storage suggestions are also included.

Printing on thick, high quality paper or cardstock is highly recommended.

Cutting and folding is required to use the tabs and the racks. Assembly of the optional storage box requires glue or tape.

Formatted for US letter sized paper.

Use the layers to turn off the background art if desired to save printer ink.

Print using Adobe Acrobat Reader DC for best results.

About the Author: Sterling Hershey is a veteran roleplaying game designer for Star Wars Edge of the Empire, Age of Rebellion, Force & Destiny, Genesys, Android: Shadow of the Beanstalk, as well as previous editions of Star Wars RPGs (D6, d20, and Saga Edition), Dungeons & Dragons, Savage Worlds: The Last Parsec, and Numenera.

Sterling's other Genesys Foundry offerings include Instant Adversaries, an instant NPC generator aid for GMs, Power Play, an Android mini-campaign, and Systems & Servers, an Android network encounter supplement.

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January 20th, 2020
I wasn't sure about this product when I bought it or even when I first printed it out for an upcoming session I'm running for a group of my friends, but with just a small amount of playtesting this Initiative tracker is proving solid gold! Quick and si [...]
January 19th, 2020
I used this to run combat yesterday in my Android campaign yesterday and found it to be an absolut must have from now on. I makes the system work better because it's so easy to keep track of everything for both GM and players. I can't thank you enough [...]
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