Thread: Create Gods
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Old 10-05-2017, 12:26 PM   #3
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Default Re: Create Gods

Originally Posted by David Johansen View Post
Okay, so the Banestorm 11 years later has me thinking about fantasy deities.

While I know you can hand wave them I want a mechanical solution.

Build me the relationship between the gods and their worshipers. Ideally, the god has some responsibility / dependency on their worshipers and the worshipers can access some degree of their god's power. Not quite a patron or dependant relationship. What've you got?
Well, I wrote up a sketch of a basic "minor deity" trait—not formally either a template or a meta-trait, but more like the latter—in GURPS Fantasy. That could be a starting point. It covered much of what you're talking about.

Alternatively, you can just define a deity as a Patron and not bother with a character sheet.
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