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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Find More Posts by Flyndaran. I would think it will work for what you wanted. The original Control [X] powers which no longer exist in 4e worked on an area. How would it do a supers game of about points allowing points of flaws? All times are GMT 4d Players can choose from several different basic types of superhero characters that influence how the character’s powers are selected.

What does the system do well, if not this type of game?

The time now is Disads and Quirks 90 points in both versions. And here she is as I converted her. Page 1 of 2. GURPS will do low to medium powered superheroes reasonably well. Another problem the books had was the artwork; it was crude and uncolored, except on the covers. Warehouse 23 offers worldbooks, supplements, and adventures, in physical and digital formats, for GURPS — as well as many of our other game lines.


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I still haven’t played it, but I’ve heard supefs Spirit of the Century is possibly the best pulp game ever made, and I’m pretty sure it covers the exact timeframe you want. The first edition was published in Yes, if you buy from one of these links, Amazon pays a percentage to SJ Games! Get Known if you don’t have an account. Find More Posts by David Johnston.

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Cops and Lawyers provides insight into how the law girps with amazing abilities, and a super-max prison for super-criminals! By using this site, you agree to the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy. The 21st century edition handles powers and abilities completely differently again, in line with the significant changes in the core GURPS rules.

This thread’s about updating 3e characters to 4e The 20th century gave birth to a new genre of fiction: Martin, Kirkman, and Joss Whedon walked into a bar. But I’m not a comic book person most of my superhero knowledge is from cartoons and what I hear my comic book friends talk aboutso maybe pulp is more like Watchmen? Not sure what you’re talking about here?

She was points in 3e but in 4e. With the 4th Edition suers, 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.

Gurps Supers 4e IST members. – Steve Jackson Games Forums

If GURPS is not ideal, what would be a better system that would be relatively easy to pick up and play for a supers game? This was fixed in the second edition, so that powers could be bought individually. None of them seemed to be exactly what I was looking for. Forest Grove, Beaverton, Oregon.


Meltdown and Fallout lets you add radioactive excitement and danger to your super-heroic campaign. Are those tentacles or boney protrusions?

The players would be considered young inexperienced heroes who just came into their powers. I have looked over Heroes Unlimited, Mutants and Masterminds, and even a few retroclones.

Weird Science — Gurpz fantastic and downright strange gear suitable for any super-genius — plus optional systems to create odd equipment and more rules for costumes.

Written by William H. The complete bibliography is online, with zupers to every referenced book, movie, etc. The first edition was criticized because it arranged superpowers in sets called “Power Groups” which players felt limited their character creation choices. Originally Posted by scarmiglionne4.

GURPS appealed to me because of the options, but I am honestly intimidated at the idea of running the game. Pages using deprecated image syntax. Originally Posted by Flyndaran Is there some reason why no one has mentioned summonable allies limited by what’s nearby? GitP Player Registry Entry. I did some shopping around on a good system for a supers game. Preview of the PDF Bibliography.