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Forum: GURPS 01-10-2018, 03:59 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 370
Posted By dcarson
Re: help with an attack turret ability

From G. K. Chesterton

I keep feeling that there is a really interesting campaign in that quote. Maybe involving Reign of Steel.
Forum: GURPS 01-06-2018, 11:58 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 532
Posted By dcarson
Re: [Basic] Disadvantage of the week: Cannot Speak

Inspired by a couple of books I just read. Would Can't Speak with a Limitation work for a character that can't speak louder then a whisper and even then has to rest his voice after a few sentences...
Forum: GURPS 12-31-2017, 09:36 PM
Replies: 368
Views: 20,625
Posted By dcarson
Re: [IW] Ordinary Worlds with valuables!

And record every TV show broadcast to deal with the combination of live TV never recorded and kinescope recordings tossed to free up storage space.
Forum: GURPS 12-27-2017, 05:57 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 333
Posted By dcarson
Re: Which advantage for the protégé of the local Lord? (and other questions)

Patron plus Reputation favorite of Baron so you get better Reaction Rolls even if he isn't directly involved would work also.
Forum: GURPS 12-27-2017, 05:53 AM
Replies: 66
Views: 2,603
Posted By dcarson
Re: X-Files level characters

I didn't pick Fairbanks at random. From the Anchorage FBI webpage


Looking at the FBI main website



So the Fairbanks has a supervisory special agent. Possibly with no other agents to...
Forum: GURPS 12-26-2017, 03:13 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 429
Posted By dcarson
Re: Technical Grappling in Dungeon Fantasy

For niche protection I'd mainly let Martial Artist use it. Although the high strength things works for Barbarians also.
Forum: GURPS 12-26-2017, 03:09 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 2,603
Posted By dcarson
Re: X-Files level characters

Three agents, presumably at least a couple clerical people. How about the Fairbanks suboffice. That must get real lonely in winter.
Forum: GURPS 12-26-2017, 03:44 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 179
Posted By dcarson
Re: A GURPS Christmas Story

GURPS IOU is the book that is designed for silly campaigns as one option.

Don't forget if going Christmas silly to include NPCs like Olive the other reindeer, Carol the ancient yuletide troll and...
Forum: GURPS 12-19-2017, 06:46 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 933
Posted By dcarson
Re: Limited Insubstantiality

Since wearing a pair of gloves is a easy Mitigator to the Insubstantial to Metal I'd lower the discount for Always On a lot. Maybe to only -10%.
Forum: GURPS 12-17-2017, 04:40 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 229
Posted By dcarson
Re: Traits affecting morale rolls in combat

Units that break and run are more likely to get wiped out then ones that stand firm. If you stand you might convince the orcs attacking that yes they'll win but half of them will die so maybe they...
Forum: GURPS 12-15-2017, 11:26 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 433
Posted By dcarson
Re: Things to do with GURPS Banestorm

I played in a long running campaign where for a large part of the campaign to avoid the kind of suspicion a group of unattached armed PCs attracts we travelled as a troupe of entertainers. Started...
Forum: GURPS 12-15-2017, 10:57 PM
Replies: 3,126
Views: 419,773
Posted By dcarson
Re: New Reality Seeds

A minor side effect would be a lack of neon signs. With so many amateur astronomers skyglow would be unpopular so advertising your business with neon signs, floodlight etc. would be unpopular. Either...
Forum: GURPS 12-11-2017, 12:12 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 409
Posted By dcarson
Re: Design Discussion: Alternate Energy Systems

In GURPS Powers: Divine Favor the ability to ask the gods for favors is the expensive part. You can get Learned Prayers for commonly used things as Alternate Abilities. Things like Heal, Turn Undead...
Forum: GURPS 12-10-2017, 11:00 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 409
Posted By dcarson
Re: Design Discussion: Alternate Energy Systems

For Spirit/Divine powers something like Learned Prayers for the routine uses so that those don't cause problems might work. If you are asking a "good" Divine power for help the Corruption might not...
Forum: Roleplaying in General 12-09-2017, 03:01 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,910
Posted By dcarson
Re: Drinking During An RP Session

Who knew that Jack Chick could actually have a useful influence on the world.
Forum: GURPS 12-08-2017, 06:45 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 690
Posted By dcarson
Re: Extra heads and peripheral/360 vision.

Part of what makes SEALS so expensive and greatest chemist so cheap is templates that define all that a SEAL needs and the range of that need. A template for a combat character that just has Co,bat...
Forum: GURPS 12-06-2017, 06:09 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 964
Posted By dcarson
Re: Vampire Virus

Maybe some sort of hormone or enzyme dependency that the blood is the easy way to get.
Forum: GURPS 12-06-2017, 05:38 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 271
Posted By dcarson
Re: Modeling Social Nuances

While not directly on that NPC or PC character sheet it matters for the others NPCs that have Intolerance: Jumped up commoners or Delusion: Blood will tell. Or the ones that have Intolerance:...
Forum: GURPS 12-05-2017, 05:47 PM
Replies: 3,126
Views: 419,773
Posted By dcarson
Re: New Reality Seeds

The radiation threat from Fukushima was so bad that more people died from the evacuation then would have died if they hadn't.
Forum: GURPS 12-05-2017, 04:55 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 437
Posted By dcarson
Re: A Setting For an Information Elemental

In Saberhagen's Empire of the East books there is a prairie elemental. One is used on a group pursuing the hero. The key feature is distance, the pursuers have to cover a third? more distance then...
Forum: GURPS 11-28-2017, 05:01 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 663
Posted By dcarson
Re: World Building: Myths and Legends for a ringed planet.

The SF artist Ron Miller did a series of paintings of Earth with rings from various places on the ground. https://www.cnet.com/news/if-earth-had-rings-like-saturn-the-sky-would-look-like-this/
Forum: Dungeon Fantasy Roleplaying Game 11-27-2017, 03:57 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,376
Posted By dcarson
Re: This cleric kills Evil.

I misremembered, is actually called the GURPS Character Archive, is at http://www.gurpscharacter.com
Forum: Dungeon Fantasy Roleplaying Game 11-27-2017, 05:02 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,376
Posted By dcarson
Re: This cleric kills Evil.

I'm starting to enter these into GCS. Is it OK to put them in the GURPS character repository?
Forum: GURPS 11-26-2017, 06:47 PM
Replies: 331
Views: 17,227
Posted By dcarson
Re: Lucy's Choice: Let's make Lucifer Parallels!

Mecca was under at least nominal Ottoman control then and there was already unrest. I can imagine both sides claiming that it was a sign that they were right.
Forum: GURPS 11-25-2017, 01:45 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 573
Posted By dcarson
Re: List of New Monsters in DFRPG

Not in the box but they did Squirrel-pion in the Kickstarter updates. It says it is another update monster and I remember others but they don't seem to be mentioned in the update titles and I don't...
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