Pyramid: Previous 'Past' Issues

About every third month, Pyramid devotes itself to a theme that ties in, roughly, to "times of yore." (In GURPS terms, this is anything from TL0 to TL4 – from the dawn of time through 1700 or so.) Since fantasy gaming is so popular, most of these issues also contain magical or fantasy-related ideas. Topics include historical exploration, magic on the battlefield, and tools for clerics.

Pyramid #3/104: Dungeon Fantasy RPG

Pyramid #3/104: Dungeon Fantasy RPG (June 2017)

The dungeon beckons; dare you answer the call?

It's never too soon to prepare for adventures of a lifetime! This issue of Pyramid, the PDF magazine for roleplayers, is devoted to the Dungeon Fantasy Roleplaying Game. Learn the basics of the game with "Trapped in the Living Tomb" -- a complete, ready-to-play solo adventure. Make a random heroic background with David L. Pulver, or devise a complete campaign framework with the roll of some dice. With this issue, the world of dungeon-delving excitement is closer than ever!

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Pyramid #3/103: Setbacks

Pyramid #3/103: Setbacks (May 2017)

Not all challenges can be solved with a sword or blaster.

To rise against adversity, you must first understand the problems you face. This issue of Pyramid, the PDF magazine for roleplayers, presents a variety of setbacks and obstacles for adventurers to overcome. David L. Pulver offers a system for GURPS Spaceships malfunctions to endure and fix. Matt Riggsby gives designer's notes for GURPS Hot Spots: The Silk Road that includes a handful of new mythic monsters perfect for that historical setting. With this issue, it's the right time for things to go wrong!

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Pyramid #3/102: Epic

Pyramid #3/102: Epic (April 2017)

The impossible is all in a day's work.

Sometimes you just want to take your games to the extreme, where too much of a good thing makes it even better. Behold, this month's epic issue of Pyramid, the PDF magazine for roleplayers! Forge mighty weapons and useful artifacts in GURPS with the power of imbuements. Face fearsome armies amid all-out war in GURPS Dungeon Fantasy. Repel an alien invasion using bleeding-edge GURPS Spaceships vessels. With this issue, the unimaginable has never been easier!

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Pyramid #3/101: Humor

Pyramid #3/101: Humor (March 2017)

Embark on a journey of a thousand smiles.

The gaming table is a perfect place to laugh with friends . . . and comedy is more accessible than ever with this month's issue of Pyramid, the PDF magazine for roleplayers. Craft GURPS heroes who embrace their humorous potential with Phil Masters' "What Fools These Mortals Be?" This month's column from David L. Pulver includes three ready-to-use GURPS Dungeon Fantasy encounters that each have a comedic hook. Enjoy a one-shot humorous change of pace or build an entire campaign around funny business with this issue!

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Pyramid #3/100: Pyramid Secrets

Pyramid #3/100: Pyramid Secrets (February 2017)

Treasures await the intrepid.

For years, Pyramid – the PDF magazine for roleplayers – has delivered monthly delights to your gaming table. On this, our 100th issue, we bring you material that spans the possibilities of GURPS in all its amazement. "Infinite Weapons" arms you with new GURPS High-Tech firearms you might find across the GURPS Infinite Worlds setting. This month's column from David L. Pulver reveals new organizations and possibilities conjured from the pages of GURPS Ultra-Tech. Secrets and surprises are waiting for you in this issue!

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Pyramid #3/99: Death and Beyond

Pyramid #3/99: Death and Beyond (January 2017)

Embrace the hereafter.

For some worlds, death isn't the end; it's the beginning of new and exciting possibilities. We spring beyond this mortal coil with this month's issue of Pyramid, the PDF magazine for roleplayers. "Necro-Psi" by Christopher R. Rice unleashes necromantic abilities through a lens of psionic might. This month's column from David L. Pulver lets players become personifications of death. Whether unchaining death's potential in dungeons, harnessing strange negative energies, or donning the robes of the Grim Reaper, this issue will add new life to your campaign!

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Pyramid #3/98: Welcome to Dungeon Fantasy

Pyramid #3/98: Welcome to Dungeon Fantasy (December 2016)

Adventure awaits the brave.

The most difficult part of the heroic journey is often the beginning. We make embarking easier than ever for GURPS Dungeon Fantasy adventurers in this month's issue of Pyramid, the PDF magazine for roleplayers. With "You All Meet at an Inn," expectations flip when the heroes find themselves desperately defending a tavern. In this issue's included bestiary, a dozen new monsters threaten would-be treasure-hunters. Designed for the core GURPS Dungeon Fantasy supplements, most of this issue can be used with the forthcoming Dungeon Fantasy Roleplaying Game as soon as the boxed set is cracked open. Welcome to the dungeon-fantasy experience; heroes wanted!

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Pyramid #3/95: Overland Adventures

Pyramid #3/95: Overland Adventures (September 2016)

Not all paths are paved. Or safe.

In a low-tech world, travel can be dangerous. Explore the perils of getting from here to there in this monthÕs issue of Pyramid, the PDF magazine for roleplayers. In "The Emerald Hell," you'll discover the adventure potential of jungles, with ideas for travel, survival, combat, dangers, and even campaigns. This month in David L. Pulver's column, encounter a caravan of monsters with their ill-gotten loot. Whether you're looking for realism or cinematic excitement, this issue is worth the journey for all overland adventurers!

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Pyramid #3/93: Cops and Lawyers

Pyramid #3/93: Cops and Lawyers (July 2016)

When Law and Order Hang in the Balance

The peal of a squad-car siren. The banging of a judge's gavel. These sounds can spell sweet relief . . . or stomach-dropping doom. This month's Pyramid brings the forces of the police and the legal systems to your gaming table. This issue includes "Mass Combat in the City," a bullet riddled guide to police vs. large criminal groups from GURPS Mass Combat author David Pulver!

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Pyramid #3/92: Zombies

Pyramid #3/92: Zombies (June 2016)

The Dead Strike Back!

You thought it was safe to walk past a graveyard? The dead have other ideas! This installment of Pyramid is dedicated to exploring a single versatile threat: zombies. This issue's pulse-pounding pages contain "Unlife Support," a discussion of various GURPS options for including playable free-willed zombies in a campaign, from GURPS Zombies author Sean Punch. Let the heroes use Partial Resurrection, a "restart" serum, or other options. The PCs may die, but the fun lives on!

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Sample Articles

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