DM Genie

Average User Rating:
4.2
out of 13 votes

Quick Specs

  • Version:
    2.1
  • Total Downloads:
    12,715
  • Date Added:
    Oct. 22, 2002
  • Price:
    Free to try (60-day trial); $29.95 to buy
  • File Size:
    6.58MB
  • Downloads Last Week:
    1
  • Platform:
    Windows

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5 stars

"Really awesome"

July 28, 2005  |  By upsilonaries

 |  Version: DM Genie 2.1

Pros

Does monster advancement automatically, and makes skill calculations and placement a snap.

Cons

cannot go beyond lv20 in any one level

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3 stars

"It's good, but it can't handle epic campaigns at all and it has its quirks."

June 22, 2005  |  By ronoxQ

 |  Version: DM Genie 2.1

Pros

It makes DMing up to level 20 easy as heck.

Cons

It has some quirks (for example, it gives monks Stunning Fist as a bonus feat at level 1, and doesn't let them pick it up until level 8), the psionic feats really should be seperated into their own category since they overrun the other stuff, and at epic levels, the thing falls apart.

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4 stars

"Great Program for any GM!"

April 11, 2005  |  By DJ OPM

 |  Version: DM Genie 2.1

Pros

I found this program a few years ago, and haven't had the occasion to use it much, but when I have used it, it has been a great help to me. If you've ever had players that move so fast that it is hard to keep up with the action, such as how long that spell lasts or what the weather is like, or how many days travel it would take by foot or by steed, then this is the program for you.

Cons

The program will require you to read the instructions and do the tutorial, as it is anything but intuitive. But once you learn the ropes, you'll wonder how you ever did without it.

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5 stars

"f'ing awesome program"

August 29, 2004

 |  Version: DM Genie 2.1

Summary

I am theroughly impressed with this program ,it even comes with an adventure editor ,a definate must have piece of software .

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5 stars

"A must have for nay DM"

June 12, 2004

 |  Version: DM Genie 2.1

Summary

Although the tool clearly need some manipulation before one reach an acceptable play fluidity, I(ve mastered it after 3 games sessions and a few hours preparing my scenarii.
I'm wondering how could I've mastered without this tool !

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1 stars

"DEVALS GAME!"

April 12, 2003

 |  Version: DM Genie 2.1

Summary

I used too plays Dungons and Dargons until I saw "Mazes and Monstars" with Tom Hancks and tehn I stopped becuase hey, I DONT WANT TO BE STABBED IN MY HEAD BY AN ELF WITH A SWORD OF +5!!!

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5 stars

"Too Much in one program"

February 18, 2003

 |  Version: DM Genie 2.1

Summary

Overall its a very good program, but it seems as if they tried to squeeze too much into one program.
Half the time you're trying to figure out how to do this and that, than playing the game.

I still use it for its individual purposes, but there just is too much thrown together

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5 stars

"A detailed and accurate companion to the d20 system, if you can take the time to master it."

December 30, 2002

 |  Version: DM Genie 2.1

Summary

After having downladed the DM Genie and played, edited, and fiddled with, Iv'e become quite convinced I couldnt have possibly DM'ed games with out it. Just when you think you've come up with a situation too far out in left field, theres a varible for it in the Genie. The downside to the program is its steep learning curve (off set by very user friendly, interactive tutorials) and cluttered look that dominates every screen and sub-screen. Minor fault, though, in an otherwise indespensible DMing tool.

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5 stars

"If you dont try it, you'll be missing out!"

December 18, 2002

 |  Version: DM Genie 2.1

Summary

Tracks so much...so easily. I no longer have to just wing it when it comes to combat and hope I get the modifiers right. No longer will I have to worry about forgetting when a spell wears off. DM Genie does it for me!

I have given (as well as many others) ideas to the Developer and he has responded and added them into the program. There are frequent updates and it's a tremendous value.

I have never bought a shareware program before.

I bought this one.



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1 stars

"Not all d20 games"

December 03, 2002

 |  Version: DM Genie 2.1

Summary

Please note that this tool is useful for 3rd edition D&D. However, if you another d20 title in mind (such as Wheel of Time, Star Wars, or d20 Modern), it takes a lot of tweaking. I couldn't find out how to edit or create PC classes in this program. So it's not an actual d20 System tool; it's more suited for just D&D (but it's still pretty good).

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Full Specifications

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General
Publisher Mad Scientist Studios
Publisher web site http://www.dmgenie.com
Release Date October 22, 2002
Date Added October 22, 2002
Version 2.1
Category
Category Games
Subcategory Role-Playing
Operating Systems
Operating Systems Windows Me, Windows NT, Windows 2000, Windows 95, Windows 98, Windows, Windows XP
Additional Requirements Windows 95/98/Me/NT/2000/XP
Download Information
File Size 6.58MB
File Name DMGenie_Setup.exe
Popularity
Total Downloads 12,715
Downloads Last Week 1
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License Model Free to try
Limitations 60-day trial
Price $29.95

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