GURPS Basic Set, Third Edition The current version of the Basic Set is the Fourth Edition. GURPS Lite – A page distillation of the basic GURPS rules. Steve Jackson Games; /; GURPS; /; GURPS 3rd Ed. GURPS Lite Third Edition is a page distillation of the basic GURPS Third Edition rules. It covers the. From the publisher’s website: GURPS Lite Third Edition is a page distillation of the basic GURPS Third Edition rules. It covers the essentials of character.

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Try to make it fit inside his campaign description. The templates can be Framed easily as either. In my experience, you can mostly get away with eyeballing or approximating a lot of things in the translation between editions. Thank you for this!

I downloaded GURPS lite first and read all of that and then picked up the character and campaign books. The recent update to 4th edition lote made this harder than it used to be. We started out at pnt and the campaign ended with the group hitting the mark.

I think this makes more sense, since the reductivity of the GURPS ruleset is barrier 1 for new customers. Let me look through my collections and see what Gurps I have.

Image and looks If your character has an exceptional appearance, great charisma, a resonant voice or one or more odious personal habits then specify them 3rs.


Game in the Brain: GURPS Lite Constructive Review

Initial interest was good but petered out by the second and third sessions. I ran a superhero gurps game for over 6 yrs and that was crunchy. If you are interested in a low fantasy survival game, we got a single spot open that you may want to check out.

Shadowrun had a wonderful setting until the one-upsmanshipped themselves to death but the rules had too many things where characters of a certain class play with the GM while everyone else makes a beer run.

What is with the lack of GURPS?

I’m already doing 8 GM sessions and 6 play sessions per month. We then got the original Gurps Fantasy which was, among other things, their magic system and world setting. Grand Moff Vixen said: Here’s the 3 to 4 conversion pdf. Is it difficult to pick up the general rules of gurps?

Not like today where “hackers” are 15 y. All they really need to know if during combat you can attack or defend. Give a sample of bacterial infection and allegen toxins since these are the most common and give notes on making varieties. Ok, seriously, anyone up for a game fridays or saturdays after 7pm central? So they went to 4e also? Those battlemaps that you got to layout and use an erasable markers on was the rage.

Yes for a GM its lots of reading and I will have to come up with what skills and such players can take. TLDR; Megarant at the end of the night after a long session of awesome gurps. Roll20 is a great platform for running a GURPS game if you’re interested – I’ve run a six month long game here and then played in another. Combat Opt-for Abstract Combat. I will agree that the statblock presentation of the 4e books is terrible for new players.


Ive always run epic type of games in Pathfinder. But why even bother putting out a product like the 4th edition when it so clearly does nothing to expand your market base? It was one of the most easily understood and used pnp systems ever.

February 25th, at 6: From a personal experience standpoint, GURPS 3rd Edition, with all of its flaws, made me want to do things because it was easier to envision a character, a game world design, and doing things in that world.

All rights are reserved by Steve Jackson Games. Of course, Steve Jackson has a profound solution to that: Wed Jun 23, 5: Luckily we are playing a modern game and the GM is lenient about this sort of stuff.

We’re all familiar with the “dungeon-crawl” style which works equally well in most game systems, but what about the more flexible, skill based enviroments that GURPS allows?

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