The greatest requirements for playing this game are imagination and the desire to have fun. Beyond that, though, are a few materials that must be used:
Dice - Beyond the Yatzee type dice, there are several other kinds of dice that one may buy in most hobby shops. The notation for die rolling is simple. The [qty]d[type] is used for all die rolls; thus a "1d4" means rolling a four-sided die one time, a "3d6" is thus rolling a six-sided three times. To play a character in the World of Gaianar system, the Player will need one of each of the following kinds of dice:
- Four-sided die (1d4). Can be used as a 1d2 or odd/even die when result is divided by two. This die is primarily used for assessing combat damage from small weapons such as daggers.
- Six-sided die (1d6). The d6 is frequently used for assessing combat damage from bowshot, small swords, and firearms. It can also be used as a 1d3 if the result is divided by two. This die is also used in determining combat initiative.
- Eight-sided die (1d8). This kind of die is used in assessing healing points. It is used for assessing damage inflicted by many kinds of swords. It can also be used as a random compass rose directional generator.
- Ten-sided die (1d10). This die can also be used as a 1d5 when the result is divided by two. Large swords and clubs inflict damage based on a 1d10. Two d10's rolled concurrently can be used as a percentile generator, i.e. rolling numbers between 1 and 100. The percentile is used in many resistance rolls as well as most thief and tracking skills.
- Twelve-sided die (1d12). This kind of die is used for damage inflicted by powerful crossbows and large swords. It is also used for determining random encounters while the party of PC's travel.
- Twenty-sided die (1d20). Only one die of this type is required. This die is used for determining the outcome for most forms of attacks, parries, saving throws, and ability checks. It can also be used to calculate the damage inflicted by shotguns.
Character Record Sheets - A three-page form is provided that can be used to store all of the character's attributes, abilities, information, and possessions. The character record sheet template included with this gaming system may be photocopied as often as required.
Pen, pencil, and paper - useful for note taking and making maps.
Calculator - A useful device in calculating certain character attributes, falling damage, and the like.