GURPS101: Intermediate Range Modifiers

Yet another “micro-rule” – this time playing with Range modifiers for GURPS. First, let’s look at the current existing range bands: Short-Range (-1/yard like a spell, p. B239) Normal-Range (per p. B550) Long-Range (p. B241) No Penalties GURPS Powers (p. 108) says each step up is worth +50%, while each step down is worth -10%. Interpolated Range […]

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GURPS101: Preparation Required New Modifiers

A real quick “micro-rules” post on Preparation Required from stuff I had in one of my own campaigns. Intermediate Levels of Preparation RequiredIf we play with the values we can interpolate different required times with a given value for each one: Preparation Required, 5 seconds (-5%) Preparation Required, 30 seconds (-10%) Preparation Required, 1 minute […]

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GURPS101: Attribute Synergies

Another of my “micro-rules” this time expanding on the idea of Complementary Rolls (GURPS Action 2: Exploits, p. 5; GURPS: Social Engineering, p. 21, 31, 48), but using attributes instead. How It WorksAttribute synergy uses the same rules as complementary skills rolls – make a roll and give a +1 to another roll if you succeed, -1 […]

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GURPS101: Battle Fatigue

GURPS After the End 1: Wastelanders brought us the amazing rules modification “Long-Term Fatigue Points.” A system which allows the GM to assess penalties for lack of food, water, sleep, or a comfortable environment without the hassle the regular rules may pose to some. I’ve repurposed these rules a lot on my blog and in my […]

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