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Old 08-22-2017, 05:57 AM   #1
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Default GURPS at GenCon - Any visibility?

Not just from SJG (which I gather was concentrating on Munchkin) but at the tables? Any one run GURPS, play GURPS, Mention GURPS at panels etc?

Just what was the signature of GURPS at this GenCon?
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Old 08-22-2017, 06:56 AM   #2
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Of course SJGames was demoing DFRPG combat all GenCon...so that was a big level of visibility on their end. I didn't check out the demo, because I never had time...and I know how to do GURPS combat.

I was in a GURPS game not connected to SJGames that was a sort of riff on Romeo and Juliet. It was excellent.
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Old 08-22-2017, 06:56 AM   #3
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Well, Christopher Rice ran in and/or played in a lot of GURPS games, mostly GURPS DF from the sounds of things, so it seems there was actually quite a GURPS presence. I get the impression a lot of people bought GURPS DF products too, or at least I saw some pictures of it and now we're getting reviews of them.
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Old 08-22-2017, 06:57 AM   #4
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I don't think DF was being sold, but it was being demo'd and there were things to look at.
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It could be people are reviewing their backer PDFs
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Old 08-22-2017, 07:14 AM   #6
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I don't think DF was being sold, but it was being demo'd and there were things to look at.
And pre-ordered. That was a big enough thing that some folks were playing the demo game and pre-ordering them on the spot.
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Old 08-22-2017, 07:16 AM   #7
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It could be people are reviewing their backer PDFs
The DFRPG box was not on sale, but it appears that the backers who paid for the "play a game with Kromm" level got their sets early, and, yes, there are people reviewing the PDFs.
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And pre-ordered. That was a big enough thing that some folks were playing the demo game and pre-ordering them on the spot.
Pre-Orders! Ah! That is cool to hear.
There was one GURPS newbie at our game table who seemed to like it--but our game was definitely not DF
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Old 08-22-2017, 09:11 AM   #9
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We had one standing table dedicated to a short combat demo, and I saw it full more often than not.
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Old 08-22-2017, 09:16 AM   #10
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What did people say about it? And how many people did you see that either never play GURPS before, or even never heard about it?
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