GURPS101: Leeches, Vampires, and Succubi (Oh, my!)

“Listen to them. Children of the night. What music they make.”— Bram Stoker, Dracula (1897) The Leech advantage (GURPS Powers, p. 96) is the more generalized version of the Vampiric Bite advantage (p. B96) that appeared in the Basic Set. (Buckle your seatbelts up kiddies because this is a long post. Note I’m intentionally ignore the Vampiric Bite […]

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GURPS101: A Whole New World (of Dungeon Fantasy)

Guest Post by Scott “Rocketman” Rochat “Where’s Dungeon Master when you need him?”“Forget Dungeon Master, we need a SWAT team!”— Presto and Eric, in “Servant of Evil” from Dungeons & Dragons The crossworld visitor is a common sight in fantasy fiction. Whether it’s Dorothy arriving in Oz, Lucy coming to Narnia, or Thomas Covenant trying […]

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GURPS101: Injury Resistance

In GURPS there are three forms of damage: basic damage, penetrating damage, and injury. Basic damage is the amount rolled on the dice for the attack, penetrating damage is the amount after applying Damage Resistance and other protections (e.g., Injury Tolerance), and injury is the total amount of hit points you suffered from that attack. […]

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