Pyramid, Thaumatology, Chinese Elemental Powers, e23, and the names of all products published by Steve Jackson Games Incorporated are registered. I supported because “How else you gonna get that sweet, sweet GeekGold? Do something crazy like write a review or session report? Pffft!” – Jim Calabrese. Post about your experiences and thoughts with the GURPS Magic . a bit, known as GURPS Thaumatology: Chinese Elemental Powers.

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That is a good touch, normally AA get the discount because you cant use them at the same time but also there part of the same power. Granted, not giving off any scent can occasionally be a life-saver, but I know which of those my players would choose. The Chinese view of the elements xing is rich and nuanced, with cycles of creation and destruction: You are commenting using your Facebook account.

Master more than 60 fully worked abilities — and 20 new perks! Dungeon Chinfse III for granted. I even liked how a nod was given to the IChing rather then ignoring it, it would make a good magic system but I dont think fare as well as a powers system.

Review: GURPS Thaumatology – Sorcery

If you scale it up to a high meditation or focus skill can allow liberal use of Temporary Enhancement and Powers that Default and you can get a good variety of effects without much more of a buy in. Sorry, your blog cannot share posts by email.


Powwers More Posts by SolemnGolem. And this brings us to chapter two, which is basically a list of two GURPS Magic spells per college that have been given the Spells as Powers treatment and found a second life as abilities. Maybe it would have been better to not directly mirror Magic in this regard.

In any case, they have a lot of flexibility when it comes to very low-level effects, which is something that Standard Magic is not so good with. It was a nice read. Occasionally from my own mistakes.

One character is an Asian mage who has not yet awoken to her five elemental powers yet. Primary complaint, it chines have been a bigger book: Chinese Elemental Powers Yet another way to take my money: Before I dive into the contents, a hint for prospective buyers: Her stand alone quest has been waiting in abeyance for me to put together a workable magic system.

GURPS Thaumatology: Chinese Elemental Powers

One of my most eagerly awaited releases since the Psionics series. Notify me of new posts via email. Chapter three contains a complete enchantment system that is the piece-de-resistance of the book. I tend to run high power fantasy and in working into my setting I have decided that it can easily scale up in power. I can also see the format for the core for any number of other things as well.

I am not sure which I would have preferred but I like the way this was handled. The heart of the content lies in the new advantage Sorcerous Empowerment. Notify me of new comments via email.

Water Quenches Fire was a nice bit of Crunch that I really like here and useful for Fantasy and Supers games where you may be curious as to the effects of certain water vs. Spells in this are always built as abilities and make use Sorcery Talent. In addition to this core RPK adds extra rules for the inherent value of items, economic considerations and optional rules for attuning items to the wearer if the GM is worried about Sorcery proliferation.


You are commenting using your Twitter account. Chinese Elemental Powers I can’t believe I’m saying this, but stop releasing these so quickly! Chinese Elemental Powers balances the yin of magic and the yang of powers to offer you something that is both.

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The first is that the more specialised you become the higher your level of SoEmp has to be to use hardcore improvisation and learned spells. All things cycle through Earth, water, fire, metal, wood Always, that is Tao — Some hack. It is easy to read and detailed without too much detail that might bore a reader with little or no interest in the source material. Warehouse 23 offers worldbooks, supplements, and adventures, in physical and digital formats, for GURPS — as well as many of our other game lines.