Gamemaster’s Guidepost: Ten Tips for Starting Campaigns With Ritual Path Magic

Ritual Path Magic is arguably one of the most popular magic systems out there. It started as the “on-board” system for GURPS Monster Hunters 1: Champions and gained such popularity that it got its own book, GURPS Thaumatology: Ritual Path Magic. It’s been explored dozens of times over in in Pyramid and has its own […]

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Carpe Blogiem: Author, Patreon, and Blog Highlights – August 2021

  Authorial Highlights GURPS Dungeon Fantasy Denizens: Thieves aka Marl Ankh-3 has been revealed. Playtest will be in mid-September some time so keep a weather eye out for it. Nibelung aka Nordlond Magic Items – is still being stewed upon. I currently have two outstanding contracts: GURPS Dungeon Fantasy Denizens: Thieves and Nibelung. I wrote up a […]

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A Thousand Tiny Gods B-Team: Season 1, Session 2 – The Sea In the Desert

Dramatis Personae Adelphin “Adel” Jean-Baptiste (played by L.A.): Godling of Werethekau and Baron Samedi. Machiavellian meddler. Power unto herself. Adelphin can kill with a glance, manipulate magic as if she were born to it (and she was), and doesn’t seem to be able to actually die. Tagline: “There is a fine line between life and […]

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A Thousand Tiny Gods C-Team: Season 1, Session 1 – Adventures in Kidnapping

Dramatis Personae Ekaterini Tsakalidis aka The Lady of Laundry (played by Chepe): Godling of Hygieia and Minerva. Face-changing clothes-horse with history as a Mob assassin and crime-scene cover-up artist. Tagline: “Never let them see you sweat.” Tercallus aka Callum “Cal” Parker (played by Will): Theogenic Demigod. Thrill-seeking, jaded, time-warping high stakes gambler coalesced into existence […]

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A Thousand Tiny Gods B-Team: Season 1, Session 1 – Comings and Goings

Dramatis Personae Adelphin “Adel” Jean-Baptiste (played by L.A.): Godling of Werethekau and Baron Samedi. Machiavellian meddler. Power unto herself. Adelphin can kill with a glance, manipulate magic as if she were born to it (and she was), and doesn’t seem to be able to actually die. Tagline: “There is a fine line between life and […]

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Boil and Bubble: Creating and Modifying New Ritual Path Magic Paths

GURPS Thaumatology: Ritual Path Magic remains one of the most popular magical systems in 4th edition GURPS. It started life in GURPS Monster Hunters 1: Champions quickly got its own book and then introduced in Dungeon Fantasy via GURPS Dungeon Fantasy 19: Incantation Magic. I know it’s spawned dozens, perhaps hundreds of posts here on Ravens and […]

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