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Amazing Engine was a series of role-playing game books that were published by TSR, Inc. from 1993 until 1994. Each publication employed the same minimalist generic rules, as described in the Amazing Engine System Guide, but each world book had an entirely different setting or genre. David "Zeb" Cook was credited with the design of the game rules.
In Amazing Engine, player characters are generated with a set of four core statistics. The core stats were intended to be migrated from book to book, keeping a general character design concept. These stats were then used to build random ability scores, basic characteristics, and skills. The skills have prerequisites which must first be learned. Skill checks are made using percentile dice.

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The System Guide (AM1) was required for play, and was edited into the later rule sets.

The released products, their codes and TSR product codes are:

-TSR No-
-Series-
-Description-
2700
AM1
Amazing Engine System Guide
2701
AM2
For Faerie, Queen and Country
2702
AM3
Bughunters
2703
AM4
Magitech
2704
AM5
The Galactos Barrier
2705

a bundle of Faerie, Queen and Country and the System Guide.
2706

a bundle of Bughunters and the System Guide
2707
AM6
Once and Future King
2708
AM7
Metamorphosis Alpha to Omega
2709
AM8
Kromosome
2710
AM9
Tabloid!
2711

a bundle of Magitech and the System Guide
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