Gurpslite this is a free, minimal overview of the game and the rules in pdf. It was published in 2004 by steve jackson games and contains the core rules for the fourth edition of gurps. That gurps thread also includes the fantasy trip rpg pub. Some, however, rely on elements from gurps fantasy 4e, gurps magic or gurps powers. The two provide everything you need to play or run a gurps campaign.
Fantasy folk for gurps 4th edition january 17, 2006 gurps fantasy folk, 2nd edition is 1995 by steve jackson games incorporated. Both characters and campaigns in one easytobuy bundle gurps basic set. Experienced game masters will, we hope, find this a valuable tool for introducing new players to the game. We want to do a wild west theme, with a pinch of magic. Steve beeman, craig brown, jerry epperson, jeff george, scott haring, mike hurst, stefan jones. But the 4e basic set is a monster too enormous and wideranging to be suitable as an intro for many new players.
Like any hobby, gaming has its own unique language. Rules subscriptions bookmarks search account moderators. Kromm punch set out to become a particle physicist in 1985, ended up the gurps line editor in 1995, and has engineered rules for almost every gurps product since. Gurps campaigns is the companion book to gurps basic set. The vast majority of the stuff in that box is also in either the basic set or the dungeon fantasy booklets from quite a few years ago, and as such it will all work with the basic set though i cannot guarantee that it will work with your specific campaign, because of. Pdf format, in the same shopping cart you use for your. Gurps lite is a page introduction to the rules of the gurps roleplaying game based on the core rules in the gurps 4e basic set mainly characters. The basic set spans two thick volumes, but most of that is detail, color, and special cases.
Gurps lite 4th edition, a 32page distillation of the basic gurps rules, is available for free download. The first volume, characters isbn 1556347294, addresses what players need to know to create a gurps character and play the game. Charactersgurps game design by steve jackson gurps fourth edition revision by david l. Gurps basic set, 3rd edition was awarded the origins award for best roleplaying rules of 1988. If anyone has other advice for a beginner group also please share. To help you understand the concepts and terms used in this game and. Even i, who memorized most of 3e and who can gm gurps without books, find the 4e basic set mostly overwhelming, too long and too full of character options that i will mostly never, ever, ever, use, and so are in the way of digesting. Gurps 4th edition basic set characters role playing games. Im beginning a campaign in gurps with some friends over zoom. Campaigns combines information from the third edition. Since gurps first came out, a number of really pardon the expression generic rules have appeared.
Gurps faq maintainer stephane theriault credits for earlier editions. It grew to where i had added in page references, difficulties, attributes, and finally defaults for all the skills in the basic set. More than 1,500,000 copies are in print not counting foreign editions. Quick start this section is a brief guide to the whole gurps game system. It includes basic character creation with advantages, disadvantages, skills and equipment, as well as some rules for playing. This book does all the hard work for you, and each power is described in levels, making it easy to represent stronger psychic gifts. In gurps roleplaying games, a wide range of campaigns filled with magic, combat, robots, medieval themes, futuristic themes, and more are made possible.
Gurps 4e basic set is a hardbound two volume set written by steve jackson, sean m. Fernandes cover art by jeff koke, christopher shy, and rogerio vilela edited by andrew hackard and steve jackson illustrated by abrar ajmal, michael clarke, chris dien. Contribute to jesuisfolgurpscalculator development by creating an account on github. Gurps gun fu forums house rules post thread subscribe sub options. Characters gurps, 4th edition pdf free download epdf. It is freely available, as a pdf from the steve jackson games website warehouse 23. Decided to go through and make a tutorial for gurps character creation.
The ggurps rules, called the basic setcontained a fixed set of advantages, disadvantages, and skills. Gurps 4th edition pdf gurps 4th edition gurps 3rd edition vs 4th gurps 4th edition campaigns gurps supers 3rd edition pdf gurps 4th edition zombies pdf gurps basic set third edition gurps high tech 3rd edition gurps basic set characters fourth edition pdf gurps 4 gurps pdf gurps after the end 2 pdf gurps after the end 1 gurps ww2 gurps ice age. This started out as a simple document to include all the skills from the gurps basic set 4e broken down into nice useable categories. Campaigns gurps game design by steve jackson gurps fourth edition revision by david l. It should be noted that for 4e the tables in the sample pdf can be used more or less as is just ignore pd and read ht as hthp while the book can more or less used as is in 4e gurps there have been updates made. Summary sheet of the hit locations from gurps basic set. You dont have to play in the core setting there isnt some gamealtering metaplot but its there if you want it.
Gurps characters is the companion book to gurps basic set. Game masters, and players wanting more detail, will find book 2 valuable. Gurps 4th edition basic set characters free ebook download as pdf file. This 240page, fullcolor pdf contains everything a gm needs to create and run a gurps fourth edition campaign. This is an older project, and some of these are not as uptodate as the web pages they are taken from. This information was converted from gurps special ops 3rd edition pp. Gurps classic bestiary has not only more than 150 real and imaginary creatures but related things like hunting an trapping. Loosening a cable tied to a burning corpse hanging from the top of a bridges bannister, making the corpse furps holding onto the rope and allowing the corpses weight to pull you up right next to the helicopter 50 feet above you and emptying the mag of the uzi you just grabbed from the falling corpse as you passed it into your evilexlover at point blank range. Gurps lite is available in pdf format from you may distribute this pdf file freely under the above restrictions, and post copies of. Characters gurps game design by steve jackson gurps fourth edition revision by david l. This supplement requires the gurps basic set and gurps magic. This is a listing of the publications from steve jackson games and other licensed publishers for. According to the errata page, as im sure youve seen, errata for print gurps products hasnt been updated since, uh, 20.
A 32page introduction to the rules of gurps based on the core rules in the gurps 4e basic set mainly characters. Gurps has been the premiere universal roleplaying game for almost two decades. Gurps is designed to be friendly, both for the player and the game master. In a followup post, i will take a look at the gurps powerups series of books, and see what can be applied to. The 242page, fullcolor pdf contains everything a gm needs to create and run a gurps fourth edition campaign. This 240page, fullcolor pdf contains everything a gm needs to create.
This 336page, fullcolor hardcover contains everything you need to create and play a gurps fourth edition character. To limit access to artillery magic, the gm might define such spells as the exclusive secrets of particular schools of magic, as defined in gurps thaumatology. The basic set third edition revised started life out as the 9th printing of basic set third edition but the people working on it looked at the book and said, wait a minute. He developed, edited, or wrote dozens of gurps third edition projects between 1995 and 2002. Gurps 4th edition dungeon fantasy 3 the next level.
Move information move information is usually simple to indicate, but in some cases an entry will have multiple movement types. I mentioned and showed several pdfs in the video, and promised them for the description, so here you go. Gurps basic set is a hardbound two volume set written by steve jackson, sean m. Characters combines information from the third edition gurps basic set and gurps compendium i, plus hundreds of new and updated rules. Ive gmed before, but am not familiar with this system. All simulationist games since gurps secretly aspire to kill gurps and wear its skin while drinking the blood of its delicious heart. This is just an introductory way to use psionics, suitable for folks who just have the basic set or just want something very simple to use. Gurps is a tabletop game that allows for play in any game setting. Required reading the majority of the entries in the bestiary only require the two books of the basic set. Magical styles and exemplified in gurps magical styles. It is the paragon of the simulationist category of games. The 338page, fullcolor pdf contains everything you need to create and play a gurps fourth edition character gurps basic set.
Dungeon fantasy is basically just the bits of gurps 4e that make sense for a dungeon crawling game, packaged as a complete game. Gurps basic set 3rd edition revised ehentai galleries. The third edition gurps basic set was an origins and gamers choice awardwinner. Fernandes cover art by john zeleznik edited by andrew hackard and steve jackson illustrated by abrar ajmal, alex fernandez, ted galaday, eric lofgren, john moriarty, torstein nordstrand, glen. Campaigns combines information from the third edition gurps basic set and gurps compendium ii plus our new core setting, with infinite possibilities for timelinehopping adventure.1240 1250 941 674 1552 1061 30 1049 671 1114 476 1190 371 876 486 211 613 565 962 654 332 1282 504 1401 536 19 222 986 384 1265 1338 1046 1032