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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Dec 28, Posts: Thu Jun 24, 6: Combat Opt-for Abstract Combat. Same with the Dwarf race.

This is an awesome exercise in design and strategizing how best to propagate and spread a system. Like I said, there are bad and good sides to this element of realism.

GURPS Lite (Third Edition)

In a reddit thread I started on the topic, I proposed a publishing-level solution that is practical and removed the burden of rules reduction from the new GM, giving him a complete ruleset that works within a genre with the seeds of flexibility.

As I have seen this in other games I unclear if it was disinterest in the mechanics, setting, GM or a general prevalence in hosted games on Roll So other people could jump online and quickly grab a Solider, Solider Sniper and a Diplomat to get quick games happening on the fly.

A style out for some 10 years. You can make it that the NPC rolls an IQ or Per roll looking at the appearance of the PC and in context if he recognizes reason to be act favourably, indifferent, or negative to the PC.

Try to make it fit inside his campaign description.

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The errata sheet inside my 3rd edition basic rules is dated October 24, ! Only the Groggiest of Grognards. If a character has a high IQ and a bunch of languages at one point each going to 6 or 4 points each makes a big difference. I’m going to have to decline, I’m more in the one shot category as well, class start next week. If its a large object that two hands can throw it x2 strength.


Tweak it to fit the world not the system. This just gives you a framework that allows for ANY story. If you’d like to adjust your advantages and disadvantages you can. A better term for highly unrealistic games might be “consistency.

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.

What is with the lack of GURPS?

Its a simple system, and I would say player friendly, and I am willing to demo it if anyone is interested. On the plus side, I now know what albedo is thanks, wikipedia. Wed Jun 23, 8: Note this works much better with someone who has an open mind and it works best if you have an established group that someone is joining but I suspect I could convince a group of people to try a very basic complete GURPS game as long as I made the world fascinating with plenty of room for the player to create a character they liked.

The kind of material that makes me want to write and not just GM. Works for the government? Fri Jun 25, 5: The only serious problem I had was converting Languages.

No historical myth or background myth, it’s created as history as the GM says so. Just fill out gurrps character sheet, if you have javascript the values will automatically recalculate as you enter information.


Now, all this may well be moot anyway. I editiin however be very interested in playing in one. If it can fit 40 words its worth side panel.

But why even bother putting out a product like the 4th edition when it so clearly does nothing to expand your market base? I may be the only one that consciously realizes there is a bit of the Stockholme syndrome in there. What does your character want to do? When you’re happy with the skills you can. PM me if anyone wants to get a game going Fri or Sat night around 8pm central time.

At least I can find players eager to actually play that. But to be honest, an endless dungeon crawl is probably the worst sort of RPGing — if you just want to play with dice, I would suggest craps, which you can make some money at besides.

Another is giving more people access to edit and remake this litr they can customize the “Core” document to suit their needs.

The nice thing is the people who know the crunchy bits can use them if they want, and the players who are more novice don’t have to and it doesn’t impact their enjoyment. You could actually build a superhero without breaking all semblance of balance. In 3e Caravan was specifically designed to run with Lite rules; not sure if that’s different in 4e. October 26th, at Now it is one of my favorite if yet least used systems. Of course, Steve Jackson has a profound solution to that: