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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This was fixed in the second edition, so that powers could be bought individually. Again, the latest version has mostly better art, though still uncolored.

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Orient – Japan [1]. And yes you are right, Detect covers living beings: Gurps Supers 4e IST members. Originally Posted by scarmiglionne4. She was points in 3e but in 4e. Privacy Policy Contact Us.

Originally Posted by Diskhotep. Usage of this site, including but not limited to making or editing a post or private message or the creation of an account, constitutes acceptance of the Forum Rules. Patreon DeviantArt Tumblr Fimfiction. Both are very versatile and easy on the GM.


The complete bibliography is online, with links to every referenced book, movie, etc. When roleplaying games appeared, supers quickly became one of their most popular genres — and one of the most challenging to do right. I played sulers a superpowered police officers game at that sort of point levelalthough I would be careful at the level of disads you are looking at it may well 4f more than GURPS works with.

Are those tentacles or boney protrusions?

GURPS 4e Supers Game: Does it work well?

Page 1 of 2. Is there some reason why no one has mentioned summonable allies limited by what’s nearby?

Results 1 to 11 of This page was last edited on 12 Aprilat Players can choose from several different basic types of superhero characters that influence how the ssupers powers are selected.

The rules book included advice on creating superhero campaigns, and ways for the game master to customize the style of the campaign. By using this site, you agree to the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy.

Tags for this Thread gurps. You need to login to do this. Yes, if you buy from one of these links, Amazon pays a percentage to SJ Games! Find More Posts by Flyndaran. What I would really like is a game with as many powers options as possible that is the most cinematic sjpers GM friendly.


The s editions had their own original settingdetailed in Gurps IST International Super Teams which featured an Alternate Universe where the United Nations effectively rules the world and uses superhero teams to keep the peace. I often start out hurps superhero campaigns on this level.

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All times are GMT gur;s GURPS appealed to me because of the options, but I am honestly intimidated at the idea of running the game. The supplement offers additional rules and options for characters with superpowers. So a really strong buff superhero that can take a shot from a cannon is going to need a lot of DR, which is a lot of points.

Sean Punch black-and-white pages, softcover. The first edition was gurpz in Like one guy’s power is being a good detective and can shoot a gun better than average, or maybe having a bow with “just the right arrow” at all times. Preview of the PDF Bibliography. On the other hand, GURPS Supers could handle the less absurd superheroes, and it produced many interesting original characters of its own.