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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International Super Politics
In the real world, if someone could throw lightning bolts, or teleport, or turn invisible, sooner or later someone isst going to take him apart to find out what makes him tick.
What if the U. The original Warriors’ World was much too simplistic; in it, the many nations of the U. But justifying the central motif was a challenge. This would blow past his DR and do 52 damage to him after armor, resulting in taking him to HP and no HT roll to survive. Tags gurps istinternational super teamssupers Thread Tools. This is an average of about points of damage.
Sign In Don’t have an account? Partly inspired by the Isy Cards series, it sought to explain the origin of superpowers, the state of advanced technology, and why the U. All the way through the IST world’s history, people burps that.
Set on the sunny shores of tropical Jamaica, IST Kingston is a super-fortress disguised as a resort complex. Fight drug smuggling in the international waters around Jamaica, combat metahuman criminals in and around Kingston, confront social issues in the slums of Trenchtown and the Jungle, go head-to-head with an apocalyptic Castro, or face down the super agents of non-U.
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But for the most part, reality-checking demanded certain results. Last edited by Kymage; at Find More Posts by JMason. In a brief description, it was easy to say, “The U. Written by Robert M.
A couple of years later, in a fit of enthusiasm, I developed a history for the Warriors’ World. Find More Posts by Refplace. SJG was developing a superhero worldbook, and I thought people might be interested. That’s what I recalled seeing in the past and was looking for.
The Wild Cards -like material was transformed into something less derivative, and the Warriors became a much larger body: It contains an entire IST embassy compound, completely staffed and equipped and ready to go.
I’m a comic book reader from way back. At his maximum speed he can do 65d damage to himself and the thing he collides with. Find More Posts by Kymage. Schroeck, and others – A mix of unofficial and rejected material. Other details were easy — just look at what happened in the real world, and tweak them for better or worse.
Greed and paranoia became the motivations of the member nations. Divergence Point ; supers exist. This is the way the world might have been. This would not kill him or knock him unconscious, but it could be a major wound.
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An extended adventure seed, in which gursp PC’s must save the new embassy from destruction by a mysterious attacking force! International Super Teams — Join the U. I found my answer in the flip side of the history.