GURPS International Super Teams may have one of the more unusual geneses of the many GURPS worldbooks. Its concept of a U.N.-sponsored super police. The name “Argurous Astraph” used in GURPS IST is not proper Modern Greek – though the intent is easily comprehensible. The proper way to say “Silver. GURPS, Illuminati, Roleplayer and the all-seeing pyramid are registered trademarks and Supers and International Super Teams are trademarks of Steve.
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I know this has been addressed somewhere before, but my search for the thread has been unsuccessful. This reality has a “near twin” known as Krypton-1 which is or perhaps was accessible by Centrum.
Originally Posted by JMason I don’t know about a thread The first edition had groupings of character powers that were not used in the second edition. The first edition was published in Even as the U. All times are GMT At his maximum speed he can do 65d damage to himself and the thing he collides with.
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Surf our site for the files you want. But for the most part, reality-checking demanded certain results.
Contents [ show ]. This would blow past his DR and do 52 damage to him after armor, resulting in taking gurpss to HP and no HT roll to survive.
The supplement offers additional rules and options for characters with superpowers. Before I knew it, I had been asked gugps revise the timeline and write some accompanying material for the Supers book. When Supers came out, the logical next step was a full worldbook for the ISTs, which left me with a problem.
That’s what I recalled seeing in the past and was looking for.
Of course, I had the advantage of being able to set the initial conditions, but what resulted from those conditions is, I hope, a very logical and realistic extrapolation. It didn’t matter if Captain Genius invented practical teleportation; it somehow never changed society. Divergence Point ; supers exist. A president’s successor lost an election. Players can choose from several different basic types of superhero characters that influence how the character’s powers are selected.
In a brief description, it was easy to say, “The U. Its concept of a U. Find More Posts by Refplace. Nationalism the world over began to rise. This is an average of about points of damage.
Retrieved from ” http: Damage he can take: All the way through the IST world’s history, people do that. Radical political fringe groups gained wider support. Warehouse 23 offers worldbooks, supplements, and adventures, in physical and digital formats, for GURPS — as well as many of our other game lines. His largest damage attack is done by flying himself into things at high speed.
They were very interested. A benevolent United Nations gkrps the International Super Teams to battle evil and keep the peace — at least, until the continuity shifts again. Find More Posts by LoneWolf23k.
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In the real world, if someone could throw lightning bolts, or teleport, or turn invisible, sooner or later someone is going to take him apart to find out what makes him tick. From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia.
Greed and paranoia became the motivations of the member nations. International Super Teams — Join the U. One thing I remember is there was a table of contents of the expansion. Not jst what I was looking for.
Of course, realism imposed after- and side-effects to the U. The Edicts could not be reversed without damaging the U. I found my answer in the flip side of the history.
IST Supers for 4th Edition. This would not kill him or knock him unconscious, but it could be a major wound.