GURPS Mage The Ascension *OP (GURPS: Generic Universal Role Playing System) [Robert M. Schroeck] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying. Gurps Mage: The Ascension: Robert M. Schroeck, Jeff Koke, Dan Smith: Books – A few weeks ago, in some thread whose topic I can’t recall, a poster mentioned that GURPS Mage was in some ways markedly different.

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Any Condition Any Condition. Customers who bought this item also bought. Alyson Lane – Technomancer Nature: It’s not really compatible with the then pre-existing magic system for GURPS, as this version is far more powerful, and if your GURPS game mixes genres, old-style wizards and magic-user types are liable to feel ripped off, as they will have paid more character points for less power.

The people of Eastridge are transformed as well, becoming bent and twisted goblin-forms of their true selves. There’s a problem loading this menu right now. I have both books. If none of the player characters have this level in the Sphere, Alyson Lane will attempt to drain the Node herself.

He will certainly carry a grudge against the willworkers who thwarted him the last time. Mages also cannot suffer from Paradox while they are within this altered reality. The mages should be discouraged from simply slaughtering them because they can.

Theme The theme of “The Outside Place” is an inquiry into the nature of reality and how it is affected by the human mind and imagination. The mountains seem to grow up all around the town, creating a deeper valley surrounded by cyclopean peaks that appear to moan and shed rivulets of tears from their sides.

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Amazon Advertising Find, attract, and engage customers. Find More Posts by johndallman. Both the characters and the Technomancers in town are trapped in the new reality and must set aside their differences and cooperate in order to overcome The Hierophant and prevent his new reality from expanding any further. When the Eastridge Node was discovered, a group of Men in Black were dispatched by the NWO and placed under Alyson Lane’s command to deal with cleaning up the Node and any other unusual ascenson that might accompany it.


Find More Posts by baakyocalder. Any 5 of the gamemaster’s choice. The mages may question at first if this is simply another manifestation of their own delusions, but it is not. The players should quickly realize that The Hierophant is a marauder who is using June’s ideas as a template for transforming reality using the energy of the Node.

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Any interference with the operation of the Qui La Machinae will gain the attention of Ms. Eastridge is a small Vermont town with a population hovering around 3, that makes most of its income from the skiing season.

Once the Node is drained, reality will seem to aascension like a taut rubber band being released.

Untitled by Reese WitherspoonHardcover 5. Vulgar magick will fly thickly as The Hierophant attempts to stop the mages, all the while commanding them to obey him and join his new reality where magick will be a true power and the Awakened will rule as kings.

When a Node was discovered in Eastridge, Alyson took charge as the senior Technomancer in the area. Draining the Node requires at least Prime 3. English Choose a language for shopping. Page 1 of 1 Start over Page 1 of 1.

Plot The characters end up for various reasons in Eastridge, a small resort town in rural Vermont. Even the dreaded Technocracy may hurps the best allies that the characters have during the adventure. Save on Other Books Trending price is based on prices over last 90 days. The Ascension rules, conversions are provided below. Paradox is modelled with mate Reality,” p Mages will recognize it as a Qui La Machinae, a Technocracy device used for “sanitizing” Nodes before they are taken over. The amulet appears to have no real significance or power, although the players might ascensipn otherwise.

Read more Read less. Maybe a break would help to clear her thoughts and get things back on track. This version strikes a balance between total game mechanics-oriented and free-form story-oriented magic.


The Hierophant uses these forces as a catalyst and causes the fiction of the writer to become reality. The first, and simplest, is turps have the player’s chantry involved in investigating the Node in Eastridge and attempting to prevent the Technocracy from sanitizing it and seizing the Quintessence for their own use. The books were never given to any students at the school, but instead were carefully processed by the Technomancers to extract their Tass.

Correspondence 3, Life 2, Matter 3, Mind 3, Prime 3. The proprietor of the shop, a large, jovial man named Andrew Orlando, is a Sleeper who is unaware of the special properties that his shop has taken on.

Now that you mention it, the source material doesn’t charge energy costs at all ; but it makes extensive use of what Thaumatology calls Raw Magic, which MtA calls Quintessence. Several characters can act in concert to drain the Node, or one character can attempt to gather the successes.

The characters will not be trapped in their own mindscapes there is no escape from The Heirophant’s domain but they can suffer thee manner of delusion and hobgoblins.

Things are not as they are expected to be. All of the transformations of the town are like the descriptions of the domain of The Hierophant from June’s novel.

Share your thoughts with other customers. She scooped up some half-melted ice from the bucket and poured herself a glass, letting the hissing sound of the bubbles soothe her thoughts. No ratings or reviews yet. See Mage, Second Edition, p.