System(s), GURPS 4th Edition. GURPS Basic Set is a hard-bound two volume set written by Steve Jackson, Sean M. Punch. 4th Edition is the latest edition of GURPS, released on August 19, By Sean Punch in the Thinking about switching from 3rd to 4th thread in the. From the publisher’s website: With GURPS, you can be anyone you want – an elf hero fighting for the forces of good, a shadowy femme fatale on a deep-cover.

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Some of the premium books such as GURPS Fantasy are no longer in print, and will likely never see print as a premium book again. Abstraction replaces complexity and they tend to wrap around their genre. Each book is counted in the category closest to premium it achieves. Then Andrew came in behind me and — in his capacity as our editor — did that again, just to be sure.

WD 4E Spaceships 6: Although it never cracked into the top three for RPG sales, GURPS 3rd Edition became — and remains — one of the most successful lines of role-playing material ever published. I agree that Steve Jackson should probably open up the system.

I’ve been so disappointed in the magic system for some time. Don’t get me wrong.

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You are most correct when you say that these are different products. This is used to provide data on traffic to our website, all personally identifyable data is anonymized. I did most of the work of coordinating that project.

So it’s accurate to say gurpw 4e is something that the majority of gamers wanted, Steve approved, David and I breathed life into and made consistent, and Andrew Gurpx and I streamlined. I supported because… “Still Geek Crazy after all these years I’m listing that here because, yes, I’ve actually done gudps writing for it. I do agree that GURPS is a solid system my preferred one, still and that a 5th edition would be awesome, but only if the system was sold to another company focused on doing it right.


Role playing is far from dead! I consider it as an outcome of the society of today.

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Here are the last 15 GURPS supplements including reprints and new editions we have releasedeither in print or electronically. As one of the authors of the 3e Bestiary, I think it is as core to the rules as the combat system. Sparrials SJG — Get it from: It covers historical gear, speculative tech, and outright mad science for Steam Age heroes and villains to use and invent.

First, we need to establish some assumptions so let us recap some points from above: But 4e is no hunger for pen and paper roleplaying now. Wastelanders SJG — Get it from: Where there existed fantasysci-fihorrorand even super-hero role playing games, GURPS went in the direction if being all of those and more; saw both the 1st and 2nd editions of the system.

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Privacy Policy Contact Us. Summoners SJG — Get it from: A streamlined ruleset would be very much welcomed, but now that online gaming has taken off thanks to Roll20 and FantasyGrounds it would be interesting to see a game system designed from the ground up to run purely inside an online system.


I may be in the minority here, but I don’t use hardback books anymore. The optional systems — those things that make GURPS the flexible tool-kit that it is — were left out completely.

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And this is a good thing! You cannot argue with success like that. Assuming this were to happen, a 5th Edition should be created. WD 4E Power-Ups 5: The Basic Set devotes one-third of the space to animals as it does to magic. The problem gueps that these products consist of: It makes a full-scale Telepath unbelievably expensive to build.

That should be the customer’s choice.

4dd If you want a fine RPG, get this game. Monster Hunter – the Enemy, Zombies and lots of stuff in other books speaking about how to create an animal, demon, goblin etc. GeekGold Bonus for All Supporters at year’s end: It represents the latest iteration of a game evolving to become better, not a revision for revision’s sake needless to say, life would’ve been easier without the multi-year headache!

The problem is that these products consist of:. Limitations SJG — Get it from: The Pagoda of Worlds — Get it from: