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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I believe it is not on the forum but I remember people talking about it here. Schroeck and Scott D. In other words, he is a human sized brick.
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Sign In Don’t have an account? Last edited by Kymage; at Scientific knowledge was the key to the altered attitude of the U. His largest damage attack is done by flying himself into ghrps at high speed. Supers are poked, prodded and thoroughly investigated — and scientific knowledge accelerates accordingly.
The supplement offers additional rules and options for characters with superpowers. The first edition was published in Before I knew it, I had been asked to revise the timeline and write some accompanying material for the Supers book.
International Super Politics
Contents [ show ]. Divergence Point ; supers exist.
This would not kill him or knock him unconscious, but it could be a major wound. Views Read Edit View history. Greed and paranoia became the motivations of the member nations.
I found my answer in the flip side of the history. Of course, I had the advantage of being able to set the initial conditions, but what resulted from those conditions is, I hope, a very logical and realistic extrapolation.
I don’t know about a thread But for the most part, reality-checking demanded certain results. International Super Teams — Join the U. 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. I became, for several months, a student of international affairs. From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. This is an average of about points ixt damage.
You can now find the IST threads at http: It contains an entire IST embassy compound, completely staffed and equipped and ready to go. In the real world, if someone could throw lightning gurp, or teleport, or turn invisible, sooner or later someone is going yurps take him apart to find out what makes him tick. The original Warriors’ World was much too simplistic; in it, the many nations of the U.
The Wild Cards -like material was transformed into something less derivative, and the Warriors became a much larger body: A couple of grups later, in a fit of enthusiasm, I developed a history for the Warriors’ World.
Iet More Posts by Kymage. Radical political fringe groups gained wider support. Even as the U. Written by Robert M. Schroeck, and others – A mix of unofficial and rejected material. Its concept of a U. Set on the sunny shores lst tropical Jamaica, IST Kingston is a super-fortress disguised as a resort complex.
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All the way through the IST world’s history, people do that. The Edicts could not be reversed without damaging the U.
SJG was developing a superhero worldbook, and I thought people might be interested. Complete maps of the newest IST embassy.
That’s not to say it’s stodgy; a typical chapter is titled “Unnatural Multiple Limbs vurps Another World. Players can choose from several different basic types of superhero characters that influence how the character’s powers are selected. That’s what I recalled seeing in the past and was looking for.
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