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Year: 1986
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Product Code: 6000
ISBN-10: 1556340516
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From the back of the box:

"Steve Jackson, designer of Car Wars, Ogre, and other award-winning games, now brings you the most flexible, realistic roleplaying game ever.

"GURPS is the system that lets you play any sort of campaign. You can re-create any roleplaying background – use one system for all your campaigns."

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Table of Contents

Books

  • A 72 page Characters book with sections on creating a character, attributes, appearance, background, advantages, disadvantages, skills, equipment, encumbrance, development, and random character generation. Also includes forms and a character sheet.
  • An 80 page Adventuring book with sections on success rolls, basic and advanced combat, injuries, illness, fatigue, game mastering, background, animals, and writing your own adventures. Also includes a glossary and index.

Supplementary Material

  • A 24 page booklet of Charts and Tables with hex maps.
  • A back-to-back booklet with a 14 page solo adventure, "All In a Night's Work" and an 18 page game-mastered adventure, "Caravan to Ein Arris".

Other Goodies

  • A full color set of 28 Cardboard Heroes with additional weapons and equipment markers.
  • A strip of black plastic base material for Cardboard Heroes.
  • A double-sided sheet of Cardboard Heroes instructions, order form, and special offers.
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A Simple Critical Hit System for any RPG

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