Welcome to the Generic Universal RolePlaying System!
With GURPS, you can be anyone you want – an elf hero fighting for the forces of good, a shadowy femme fatale on a deep-cover mission, a futuristic swashbuckler carving up foes with a force sword in his hand and a beautiful woman by his side . . . or literally anything else! Thanks to its flexibility, quality writing, and ease of use, GURPS has been the premiere universal roleplaying game for over three decades!
More than 1,500,000 copies are in print – not counting foreign editions. GURPS Lite, a 32-page distillation of the basic GURPS rules, is available for free download. We also have dozens of GURPS adventures and e-books available on Warehouse 23.
Whatever your favorite roleplaying genre might be, GURPS can handle it. More about GURPS . . .
Here are the last 15 GURPS supplements (including reprints and new editions) we have released, either in print or electronically. Click on a cover to go to that product's page.
July 31, 2020: More Than Half Done
I am speaking, of course, of the year – we crossed the halfway point at the start of July. I think most of us are hoping that 2021 will be better. At least, we're hoping that it will see the global pandemic brought under control, and maybe have less in the way of brain-eating microorganisms and murder hornets, too. But more GURPS!
July brought one "regular season" new release for GURPS.
GURPS Magic: The Least of Spells (July 23, 2020; PDF)
Even low-powered spellcasters who use the least-impressive spells in GURPS Magic are fairly capable magic-users. Yet many game worlds are home to casual or impetuous dabblers, truly junior apprentices, and hedge magicians with minor-but-practical tricks up their sleeves. That's the focus of this expansion. It introduces trivial spells that work for anyone as long as there's at least normal mana. While these probably won't revolutionize society, they might just perk up your campaign!
Also this month, the GURPS 2020 PDF Challenge did far, far better than we had hoped, with 2,781 backers pledging $57,663, which was well past the amount needed to unlock all 12 PDFs. Thank you! And what were those PDFs? Here's the full list. The links are NOT live as I write this, but keep checking back; the supplements are already going out to backers, and should turn up on Warehouse 23 in the not-too-distant future.
Meanwhile, work proceeded on many other things. As usual, I can almost always provide author names, and often titles, but only rarely dates. Committing to a firm schedule is tricky at the best of times and nearly impossible with all that's going on in the world right now.
Another project has moved past the first-draft stage but been put on hold, while three more are in the process of being written. To keep tabs on all this stuff – and perhaps glean more clues! – check out the GURPS thread in my blog, updated Fridays.
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We remain swamped, so I still counsel would-be writers to use what remains of the summer to study our Submission Guidelines, the GURPS formatting guide, and the GURPS WYSIWYG template. Queries can come later . . . say, in the autumn, after I've cleared away the first-draft reviews and taken a vacation. When the time comes, see the Warehouse 23 Digital Wish List (updated May 4, 2020) and Warehouse 23 Wish List for GURPS (updated May 4, 2020) to learn our current needs. We continue to insist that you choose from those lists rather than pull ideas out of nowhere. Hopefully we'll be able to ease up on that restriction before the end of 2020. Thanks!Share This Post!