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Old 11-09-2017, 08:21 PM   #10
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Default Re: The Fantasy Trip

Originally Posted by Anaraxes View Post

GURPS has some pretty substantial differences from TFT.
GURPS probably owes more to Hero than to TFT. While TFT was certainly a learning experience for the designer of GURPS, I'd hesitate to say it's a direct ancestor, any more than an Apple IIe is a direct ancestor of an iPhone. I played a lot of TFT . . . and when I started playing GURPS, the only thing that made me think of TFT was the name "Steve Jackson" on the cover.
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