GURPS Psionic Powers is one of the latest PDF releases for GURPS. Like all GURPS PDFs, it’s only available on their “e23” store. I prefer. GURPS Psionic Powers – Behold the power of the mind! GURPS Psionic Powers takes the freeform options of GURPS Powers and turns them. GURPS Psionic Powers is a 4e sourcebook released in by Jason Levine that takes the freeform options of GURPS Powers and turns them into.

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Use of this site constitutes acceptance of our User Agreement and Privacy Policy. Found them kind of confusing and depressing myself. GURPS Psionic Powers does all the work for you, crafting advantages and modifiers into ready-to-go abilities for espers, telepaths, and other psis. Home Recent Additions Welcome Wiki. And what do you mean with “the power is off”? GeekGold Bonus for All Supporters at year’s end: What do you mean with “other systems”? Magic, as it stands, fits neatly into the ‘massive list of skills’ mindset, so likely it was considered to need no rebalancing for 4e.

Notes on how existing advantages and modifiers behave when used to build psi abilities, plus many entirely new modifiers. I wouldn’t try to compare and convert them at all. Thanks and sorry for the stupid questions. I found the psionic powers of the 4th edition a bit confusing in comparison to the ones of the 3rd edition Psionic powers 3rd to 4th edition conversion self. It uses Powers, and builds gurpz system that will seem a little more coherent at least it did to me than the out of the box offerings, or trying to use Powers myself directly.

Anytime you have a system that everyone wants to use for their supers the power is off. The statement was worded badly sorry. This one-stop shop for mental mastery includes: There were tweaks and revisions, but not enough to balance the standard Magic system against other methods of representing Powers.


It was, in fact, the supplement that finally made the 3rd edition to 4th edtion changeover click when it came to power design.

GURPS Psionic Powers

Anyway, that is powerss understanding of the situation. Psionic Powers in 4th edition uses the advantage system with positive and negative modifiers the rest of the game uses. Welcome to Reddit, the front page of the internet.

Psiobic admit psionics in 3e were kind of beefy, especially if you had a copy of GURPS Lensman handy, but 4e seemed to make it easier to cast a spell or blast your way out of trouble.

Geek Market Trades Geek Store. Want to add to the discussion? Powers actually has a good framework for it, sort of, but you still run into the problem of having to spend hundreds of points to do things the spellcasters can pull off under Please select a support frequency.

By the way I still prefer the old method, but I’ll look at the 4th edition psionics book! Submit a new text post. For example, you might have improved DR because of a magical enchantment, psychokinetic shield, superhumanly tough skin, divine blessing, chi manipulation, etc. Rules for using psi, including detection, extra effort, and linking minds into a “gestalt. Pwionic rules for psionic skills and techniques, allowing psis to get tricky with individual abilities or feats without being broadly talented.

There are a few special rules to tweak and make it feel more “psi-like” but those are just tweaks. Ah ok thanks now I have it. Learn More I supported because… “For giving such a wealth of information at my fingertips.


Ten complete psionic power groups: Plus you can always take those and tweak them as you feel necessary. More than 70 new perks for psis.

Stats powsrs descriptions for over psi abilities, from classics like Clairvoyance and Levitation to weirdness like Mold Flesh and Netrunning — many offered in levels, making it easy to fine-tune individual power.

I just meant that the costs were too cheap and the psionic powers too powerful in 3rd edition.

Log in or sign up in seconds. I supported because… “For giving such a wealth of information at my fingertips. Is there any sort of tool or comparison table to convert a 3rd psionic to the 4th edition? Basically Psionic Powers creates a list of psionic abilities guurps groups them together.

The short version is that GURPS 4e was rushed or running behind schedule and the 3e standard Magic system was just copied and brought pisonic from 4e. Become a Redditor and subscribe to one of thousands of communities.

GURPS Psionic Powers

I was a bit put off by the 4e Psionics section in [Basic] as well, but Powers really helped as it fleshed out the subcategories better. Mayhaps that is a problem with power default Magic System more than with the default approach to Psionics? It is a powwers better at providing a complete rule set that has a cohesive effect. So a telepathy power might have mind link and telesend and telerecieve advantages each with there own costs and even suggested improvements.

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