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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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RPG Item: AM1: Amazing Engine System Guide
Rank 7836
Num Ratings 14
Average Rating 4.93
Num Owned 85
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Year Published 1993
RPG Item: AM2: For Faerie, Queen, & Country
Rank 7419
Num Ratings 12
Average Rating 5.58
Num Owned 64
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Year Published 1993
RPG Item: AM3: Bughunters
Rank 6034
Num Ratings 14
Average Rating 6.50
Num Owned 68
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Comments 3
Year Published 1993
RPG Item: AM4: Magitech
Rank 7687
Num Ratings 8
Average Rating 5.50
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Year Published 1993
RPG Item: AM5: The Galactos Barrier
Rank 7762
Num Ratings 8
Average Rating 5.00
Num Owned 23
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Year Published 1993
RPG Item: AM6: Once & Future King
Rank 6574
Num Ratings 5
Average Rating 6.40
Num Owned 25
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Year Published 1994
RPG Item: AM7: Metamorphosis Alpha to Omega
Rank 6353
Num Ratings 11
Average Rating 6.09
Num Owned 40
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Year Published 1994
RPG Item: AM8: Kromosome
Rank 0
Num Ratings 3
Average Rating 6.33
Num Owned 22
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Year Published 1994
RPG Item: AM9: Tabloid!
Rank 7435
Num Ratings 5
Average Rating 5.60
Num Owned 28
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Year Published 1994
RPG Item: Book 45: Galactic Challenge
Rank 0
Num Ratings 0
Average Rating 0.00
Num Owned 5
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Comments 0
Year Published 1995
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