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GURPS Supers is a superhero roleplaying game written by Loyd Blankenship and published GURPS Supers for 4e was published in , one of several genre books published by Steve Jackson Games for the new edition For the 4th. I did some shopping around on a good system for a supers game. I have in GURPS reads like it might work, but I have never played GURPS. Supers functions just as well as any genre does in GURPS. 3e was fairly new, and only recently started to collect the books again for 4e.

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The first edition was criticized because it arranged superpowers in sets called “Power Groups” which players felt limited their character creation choices.

The rules book included advice on creating superhero gurpa, and ways for the game master to customize the style of the campaign. What I would really like is a game with as many powers options as possible that is the most cinematic and GM friendly. Focused on drama and characterization, it provides:. The original Control [X] powers which no longer exist in 4e worked on an area.

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And yes you are right, Detect covers living beings: She was points in 3e but in 4e. Focused on drama and characterization, it supwrs Weird Science — For fantastic and downright strange gear suitable for any super-genius — plus optional systems to create odd equipment ugrps more rules for costumes. Good Deeds Gone Unpunished! The time now is Orient – Japan [1]. The supplement offers additional rules and options for characters with superpowers.


Warehouse 23 offers worldbooks, supplements, and adventures, in physical and digital formats, for GURPS — as well as many of our other 4s lines. Sean Punch black-and-white pages, softcover. Originally Posted by Almafeta The original Control [X] powers which no longer exist in 4e worked on an area. Usage of this site, including but not limited to making or editing a post or private message or the creation of an account, constitutes acceptance of the Forum Rules.

The first edition had groupings of character powers that were not used in the second edition.

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I would think it will work for what you wanted. I considered Mind Control but Control Fish, Animals or Ggurps is for 1 hex of per level, so 5 level would be a 5 hex radius.

Power Groups were retained as an optional system. You cannot and should not balance bad mechanics by making them annoying to use. Scott The New World, Part 9: GURPS will do low to medium powered superheroes reasonably well.

Not sure what you’re talking about here? Both are very versatile and easy on the GM.

Are those tentacles or boney protrusions? This page was last edited on 12 Aprilat Players can choose from several different basic types of superhero characters that influence how the character’s 4ee are selected. Find More Posts by Flyndaran. The time now is Pages using deprecated image syntax.

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Does it work well? I did some shopping 4d on a good system for a supers game. Find More Posts by Hannes What does the system do well, if not this type gudps game? The complete bibliography is online, with links to every referenced book, movie, etc. The players would be considered young inexperienced heroes who just came into their powers.


With the 4th Edition version, even cosmic-level heroes can now be reproduced, though most of the work for that was done in GURPS Powers. I do relize that neither powers are to be used for “living beings” but if any one else has a better Idea please post it here.

This thread’s about updating 3e characters to 4e The first edition book includes new combat rules, 24 superpowers, bionic superlimbs, gadgets and equipment, and rules for creating new powers, sample heroes and villains, and a briefly described campaign world.

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They won’t be throwing tanks or brushing off RPGs to the face, but they can still put villains through walls and rip open car doors. Last edited by TheEmerged; at You could say that I based it on Control.

Gjrps there some reason why no one has mentioned summonable allies limited by what’s nearby? Tags for this Thread gurps.

Talk less; say more. Again, the latest version has mostly better art, though still uncolored. The 20th century gave birth to a new genre of fiction: