When I adapted GURPS Werewolf: The Apocalypse from the White Wolf original in , it — like many of my manuscripts — ran a little long and. GURPS – Generic Universal RolePlaying System. “The time of the Apocalypse draws corruption of the Wyrm is strangling the Great sacred . So i have this love hate relationship with Apocalypse. I love the setting to death but i hate the mechanics, i hate OWoD combat as i think is.

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Make the Quirks, Delusions, etc. Purebreed is the worst mechanic ever designed in gaming. A specialized Super Luck? For information on the original Werewolf game, check out its home page gurpe the website of White Wolf Games Studio. What do you mean by ”broken system”? Last modified March 12, Where as if they took a high level of Pure Breed, Ancestor, and Fetish, with the Reputation or Notable Heritage merit to signify that they’re someone with a strong family heritage, and have an heirloom passed down from generation to generation, it would begin to feel more like a character and not just “Pure Breed is really strong so I want it.

Go to my bookstore page via the menu above to order any or all! I’m interested in characters feeling fleshed out werwwolf like real people, and not just stats on a character sheet. I like customization of character and small deal of system mastery.

Not sure how best to model that, yet. The same is true with backgrounds. All three powers have the same origin Gaiatheir own Talents, and their own Energy Reserve.


The Apocalypse Seeking comments! This was probably a bad idea, as at least twice a year since then, I get an email asking how I did it, usually because someone is trying to adapt one of the other WoD lycanthropes apocalypsee GURPS. I’m disinclined to maintain the breed-based differences between the forms. It would seem to me that linking to a limited-use ability should be a limitation for an advantage that would otherwise be “always on”.

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Anyway, for everyone who needs to know, here is how the Garou package is built. It’s closely related to the cost of being a Garou, and apocalypae prove helpful to both players and GMs alike. For reference, an assault rifle does about 7d aapocalypse it only takes ten points of damage to seriously injure the average person and make the loose consciousness; anything more risks death, which is automatic either if you hit someone in an area that would kill them i.

My issues are damage rolls. I already run a Vampire chronicle in it, and it went pretty well. I think it’s a pretty good piece of work, and with Phillip’s permission I’m including it here. But I think you’ll be maybe better served by yet another system. Resistible normally only applies to attack powers, but it seemed more reasonable than Malediction for getting a Contest-style mechanic in there.

And as for anything unofficial that I might assemble These rules will generally be inspired by the Revised edition: Common to all forms: These are issues that can easily be solved by description, the examples you pointed out can easily be solved.

GURPS Werewolf: The Apocalypse

Rage breaks an already clunky system. Search in titles only. This is because this is a reconstruction apocalype my original work; when I went searching for my notes the first time someone asked, I could not find them, and had to recreate the racial package from scratch. Whats the good and the bad system wise? I plan to have Rites use 3e Spirits-style Ritual Magic.


Given how heavy weapons and high explosives turn soft targets into hamburger, you’re going to need to play with guros system to keep that under control.

Switching to GURPS has the benefit of shaking out core rules contradictions everyone has the same attributes but doesn’t cure contradictions in lore or wildly different power levels.

But is not the same, in the former, your PC the defender didn’t avoid damage because of any ability apoclypse good roll on his part but just because the other rolled a shitty roll. Find More Posts by BeUrgaust. GURPS is solid for its wargaming roots, but you’re going to need to get 1 a copy of the core book, which may be rather pricey, and the only pdfs on Drivethru are for a new edition, and 2 a fairly large hexsheet, since it relies apocaoypse on wrrewolf, and you’ll have to tinker with the old GURPS Werewolf: Do werewolves revert on unconsciousness?

As a category of creature, all the World of Darkness shapeshifters fit best as a new category that is a variation on Inbetweeners with a salting of Cryptid.


They’re difficult to kill. But then in combat regardless of what kind of damage my PC got he still has to make another Stamina diff 8 roll and can be botched and forgo regeneration for the rest of the combat. The Wyrm Appears onx2 [] Reputation Find More Posts by SabreCat. I also make people “justify” their choices of backgrounds when making a character. I seem to be missing the “Remain Active” Rage power.

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