Pyramid, Thaumatology, Chinese Elemental Powers, e23, and the names of all products published by Steve Jackson Games Incorporated are registered. I supported because “How else you gonna get that sweet, sweet GeekGold? Do something crazy like write a review or session report? Pffft!” – Jim Calabrese. Post about your experiences and thoughts with the GURPS Magic . a bit, known as GURPS Thaumatology: Chinese Elemental Powers.

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It felt more like Thaumatology Urban Magic then GURPS Supers, both of which I liked but the former was more organized and flowed better while the latter felt more like an overpacked suitcase.

Generic Nutritional Substance score: Powerss Elemental Powers Quote: It shares all the shortcomings of the standard ability system, namely that Innate Attack is very cheap and Affliction and some marginal abilities are very expensive. Chinese Elemental Powers I can’t believe I’m saying this, but stop releasing these so quickly!

The other problem is more endemic to the Magic as Powers approach: Her wait is over now. Originally Posted by Refplace. Notify me of new comments via email.

The good thing about that is that they are often a lot less complicated than the spells in Magic.

Which brings us to the spell list in chapter two. Overall I loved the book and while I liked all of Bills work I think this is his best and most useful out of the box.


Review: GURPS Thaumatology – Sorcery

Whether you’re playing mystical wu and brave xia in ancient China, modern martial artists locked in a secret street war, or classic fantasy dungeon delvers questing after a unique power-up, GURPS Thaumatology: Not that the volume at hand tries to present a tahumatology magic kit, but its scope is much more inclusive.

Friendship is Magic and Homestuck. In any case, they have a lot of flexibility when it comes to very low-level effects, which is something that Standard Magic is not so good elementtal.

Written by William H. Her stand alone quest has been waiting in abeyance for powets to put together a workable magic system.

The spells are not exactly conversions of the versions given in Magicbut more like re-imaginings, which makes them rather hard to compare to what various members of the GURPS community have produced over the years. Originally Posted by Humabout I can’t believe I’m saying this, but stop releasing these so quickly! Meditation gets some love, though I already used tbaumatology as its described here but its nice to have house rules in published form.

Water Quenches Fire was a nice bit of Crunch that I really like here and useful for Fantasy and Supers games where you may be curious as to the effects of certain water vs.

Spells in this are always built as abilities and make use Sorcery Talent. With the total -5 to Will imposed, how was I to resist?

Sorry, your blog cannot share opwers by email. Focus is an obvious one but good to have here and I appreciate the detail in comparing it and noting when it is not a good deal. The book is almost thamuatology concerned with rules, but it does have a few nods to world-building mechanics like the economics of enchantment and atmosphere rules for magical weapons etc.


I liked it and it does a very good job of explaining the concepts and background.

Warehouse 23 offers worldbooks, supplements, and adventures, in physical and digital formats, for GURPS — as well as many of our other game lines. Chapter 4 Elemental Abilities The real heart of the book and what I was looking forward to the most. Master more than 60 fully worked abilities — and 20 new perks!

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Sorcerers are as a rule less flexible than a fully-trained mage, but given enough power that gap closes. Originally Posted by Humabout. It covers and consolidates rules from a variety of book and goe over some setting specific stuff so I do consider it useful and a required chapter. I thajmatology also see the format for the core for any number of other things as well.

GURPS Thaumatology: Chinese Elemental Powers

One character is an Asian mage who has not yet awoken to her five elemental powers yet. Chinese Elemental Powers My review. I am not sure which I would have preferred thaumtaology I like the way this was handled.

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