GURPS Riverworld

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ISBN 101556341601
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Riverworld is a fictional planet and the setting for a series of science fiction books written by Philip José Farmer (–). Riverworld is an artificial "Super-Earth" environment where all humans (and pre-humans) are books explore interactions of individuals from many different cultures and time periods.

Its underlying theme is d by: Philip José Farmer. The adventure is just beginning – on the wondrous Riverworld. This book is designed for the Generic Universal Roleplaying System; you need only the GURPS Basic Set, Third Edition, to play. It can also be used as a sourcebook for any roleplaying game.

GURPS books in general are known for thoroughness and attention to detail, and this one is no exception. Besides providing a plot synopsis of the novel series (Philip Jose Farmer) and wrietups for its major characters, there are sections on the physical circumstances on riverworld, tips for character creation, rules for aircraft & watercraft (major plot points in some of the books), a simple /5(5).

Welcome to the Riverworld, where everyone who has ever lived is. “Roleplaying in Philip Jose Farmer’s Riverworld” From the back cover: “Welcome to the Riverworld, where everyone who has ever lived is reborn, from primitive.

Buy a cheap copy of GURPS Riverworld: Roleplaying in Philip book by J.M. Caparula. Welcome to the Riverworld, where everyone who has ever lived is. “Roleplaying in Philip Jose Farmer’s Riverworld” From the back cover: “Welcome to the Riverworld, where everyone who has ever lived is reborn, from primitive.

Buy a cheap copy of GURPS Riverworld: Roleplaying in Philip book. Rules for creating three types of Riverworld characters -- original PCs from any time period, famous historical characters, and Riverworld versions of yourself and your friends. GURPS statistics for major characters of the novels: Sir Richard Francis Burton, Sam Clemens, Alice Hargreaves, the alien Monat, and many others.

The adventure is just beginning – on the wondrous Riverworld.

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This book is designed for the Generic Universal Roleplaying System; you need only the GURPS Basic Set, Third Edition, to play. It can also be used as a sourcebook for any roleplaying game.".

The Rivervalley (excerpt GURPS: Riverworld) Most of the variety present along the river is GURPS Riverworld book cultural (created by the random mixture of predominant and then a secondary historical society sample), not topographical as such, and what I was really looking for was ideas for river travel eg hazards, encounters, varying conditions, unique.

This item is for GURPS Fourth Edition. W Buy the physical item from Warehouse WD: Abbreviations for GURPS titles. Books by Name: A 3E AADA Road Atlas V1: The East Coast (#SJG) – Out of Print 3E Riverworld (#SJG) – Out of. GURPS Riverworld: J.M. Caparula:: Books.

The roleplaying book follows the books as written by Philip Farmer very accuratly. I enjoyed the genre, but believe that it is still limited to a subculture of drugs, alcohol, and smoking of America in the late s and s.

GURPS Riverworld book world view is a little limited since the people of Riverworld are suppose to be. GURPS - Riverworld, Mass Suggestion There were three books in the original series though I think one or may two more have been written. This world would pose a great collaborative fiction setting if allowed.

The game is very good the books are great. Both deserve a place on your shelves. Details about GURPS Riverworld. GURPS Riverworld. Item Information. Condition: Good.

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Price: US $ GURPS Riverworld. Sign in to check out Check out as guest. Adding to your cart. The item you've selected was not added to your cart. Wiley Pub Book GURPS Seller Rating: % positive. Tales of Riverworld () Quest To Riverworld () There was also a GURPS setting adapting the novels (copies of it were given to the writers of the anthology stories as references), and two adaptations on the Sy Fy Channel.

Aside from the basic concepts, neither had much to do with the original. Tales of Riverworld () Quest To Riverworld () There was also a GURPS setting adapting the novels (copies of it were given to the writers of the anthology stories as references), a video game and two adaptations on Syfy.

Aside from the basic concepts, neither had much to do with the original. Riverworld: | |Riverworld| is a |fictional planet| and the setting for a series of |science fictio World Heritage Encyclopedia, the aggregation of the largest online encyclopedias available, and the most definitive collection ever assembled.

Then again, a lot of GURPS settings were licensed from the last years' greatest sci-fi and fantasy novels - Riverworld, Lensman, Hellboy, Wild Cards, etc.

- and there are plenty more cool settings where that came from (GURPS Xanth. Spellsinger. Niven's Known Space?). I'm pretty sure those weren't GURPS' best-selling books, of course. The GURPS Third Edition book series by multiple authors includes books GURPS Traveller: Far Trader: Profit and Pitfalls Among the Stars, GURPS Steampunk, GURPS Robots: Bold Experiments, Faithful Servants, Soulless Killers (GURPS 3E), and several more.

GURPS Riverworld: J.M. Caparula:: Books. Contact the seller – gur;s in a new window or riverwolrd and request a shipping method to your location. Write a customer review. Learn More – opens in a new window or tab.

This world is a mystery. Learn more – opens in a new window or tab. I enjoyed the genre, but believe that it is still limited. "GURPS: Basic" is a book of the core rules which are used by a massive number of other GURPS books. Whether you want to play modern day intensely realistic spy adventures, wild futuristic space opera, heroic sword and sorcery fantasy, four-color super heroes, tales from the Wild West, or anything in between, GURPS will let you do it.

GURPS Riverworld, Roleplaying in Philip José Farmer's Riverworld by Steve Jackson Games. I don't know anything about roleplaying games but this book goes into great detail about the story line of and technology available in Riverworld. Here is an article about the game. Gurps Illuminati, Gurps Mars, Gurps Places Of Mystery, Gurps Voodoo, Gurps Riverworld, Gurps Warehouse 23 To name but a few favourite books.

dbm Registered User. Validated User. Jun 3, You can expect any GURPS historical book to. GURPS Riverworld by J. Caparula: GURPS Special Ops: Counter-Terrorism, Hostage Rescue and Behind-the-Lines Action by Greg Rose: GURPS the Prisoner by David Ladyman: Based on Gene Wolfe's Book of the New Sun Series by Gene Seabolt: GURPS Ogre: The World Is at War.

The Ogres Are Winning. by Jonathan Woodward: GURPS. How to do this under GURPS including a Quick and Dirty version Appendices Extensive bibliography with a paragraph on each book, references and sheets for the main characters including 5 versions of Conan. No really great art but it is in keeping with the theme.

I'm no Conan scholar but I'd say it's a pretty nice book. List of GURPS books is a listing of the publications from Steve Jackson Games and other licensed publishers for the GURPS role-playing game. Fourth Edition. *"GURPS Riverworld", a setting in the fictional world described in the novels of the "Riverworld" series by Philip José Farmer.

This setting is an artificial planet where everyone who. GURPS Riverworld allowed roleplaying in Philip José Farmer's Riverworld series in GURPS Classics. It appears the license for this work has expired as the book is no longer available through Steve Jackson Games.

GURPS Riverworld allowed roleplaying in Philip José Farmer's Riverworld series in GURPS Classics. GURPS: Riverworld (great book covering the unusual and fun novel series source material) GURPS: Cabal (a terrific concept that hasn't been explored as thoroughly as it could be in 4th) level 2.

Krinberry. 3 points 5 years ago. GameOver game review- Riverworld (c) Cyro Interactive GURPS Riverworld - Roleplayer newsletter article The SF Site Featured Review: The Riverworld Saga Return to Home Page - Denver Science Fiction & Fantasy Book Club.

E-mail: [email protected] This. A licensed guidebook outlining the setting for use in the GURPS role-playing game was released by Steve Jackson Games. Copies of this guidebook were provided to the authors of the stories published in Tales of Riverworld and Quest To Riverworld, as this book summarizes the chronology, characters.

Philip Jose Farmer is a three time Hugo award winning American writer of Science Fiction. Inhe was awarded the Grandmaster award from the Science Fiction Writers of America.

He is best known for his Riverworld and World of Tiers series.

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His first major work was The Lovers, published in   I still have a copy of the GURPS Riverworld role-playing game. My memories of the Riverworld books are pretty jumbled, but I spent a lot of time thinking about what I would do if I were, in fact, resurrected naked along the banks of a huge river with a.

Play famous historical figures, or even yourself! Based on the books by Phillip José Farmer. Game Editions [ Add Edition] Game Editions [ Edit Edition ] # Title: System: Publisher: Released: Stock: Status: 1: GURPS Riverworld: GURPS 3: Steve Jackson Games: Comments & Reviews: Your Thoughts.

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