The Hotness
Games|People|Company
Shadowrun: Anarchy - Alternate Ruleset
Project Rainbow
Heroes & Other Worlds
Blades in the Dark
CRGE: Conjectural Roleplaying GM Emulator
My Little Pony: Tails of Equestria, The Storytelling Game
Asylum
Blowback
Mouse Guard (2nd Edition)
Tales from the Yawning Portal
Blue Rose (2nd Edition)
Kaiju Incorporated: The Roleplaying Game
Tales from the Loop
Crypts of Indormancy
Numenera
Players Handbook (AD&D 1e)
Power Behind the Throne
Mouse Guard Roleplaying Game
S3: Expedition to the Barrier Peaks
A Song of Ice and Fire Roleplaying
The Enemy Within
Gatecrasher
Pathfinder Roleplaying Game Core Rulebook
Degenesis
4th Edition Core Rulebook Collection
Lace & Steel
Warhammer Fantasy Roleplay Core Set
Fading Suns (Revised Second Edition)
Gamma World Roleplaying Game
Flynn's Guide to Alien Creation
Microscope
Pathfinder Roleplaying Game: Beginner Box
Player's Handbook (HackMaster 5th Edition)
Dungeons: A Solo Adventure Game
Wrath of the Autarch
Metamorphosis Alpha Deluxe Collector's Edition
Cepheus Engine System Reference Document
Adventures in Middle-earth Player's Guide
Adventures in Middle-earth Loremaster's Guide
Rockalypse
SOLO: Solo RPG Campaigns for the Cepheus Engine
Barbarian Conquerors of Kanahu
Rise of the Dungeon Master: Gary Gygax and the Creation of D&D
Paranoia: Red Clearance Edition
Toxicity
Schemes of the Autarch
Monsterhearts 2
The Synod of Worms, 1076
Book of Exalted Darkness: Killing the Golden Twins
Player's Handbook (D&D 4e)
Information
RPG
Genre
Series Code
 
Category
Mechanic Show More »
Designer
Artist
Production Staff
Publisher
Year Published
1995
Primary Name
GURPS Basic Set (Third Edition - Revised)
Alternate Names
 Corrections
 Customize View
xml RSS Feed 
Facebook Twitter Delicious Google
ObjectID: 43918
Versions
Pg. 1
Nick: 
PDF version
Publisher: 
Year: 2008
Electronic (PDF, DOC, eBook, HTML, etc.)
Product Code: 30-6031
276 pages
Size: Letter
English
View
Corrections
Link Image
Nick: 
Hardcover (5th printing)
Publisher: 
Year: 2002
Hard Cover
Product Code: 6031
ISBN-10: 1556343574
272 pages
Size: Letter
2.16 pounds
English
View
Corrections
Link Image
Nick: 
Hardcover (4th printing)
Publisher: 
Year: 1999
Hard Cover
Product Code: 6031
ISBN-10: 1556343574
272 pages
Size: Letter
English
View
Corrections
Link Image
Nick: 
German Version 2nd Printing
Publisher: 
Year: 1998
Hard Cover
ISBN-10: 3930635441
320 pages
Size: A4
German
View
Corrections
Link Image
Nick: 
2nd Printing
Publisher: 
Year: 1996
Soft Cover
Product Code: 6022
ISBN-10: 155634127X
256 pages
Size: Letter
English
View
Corrections
Link Image
Nick: 
First printing
Publisher: 
Year: 1995
Soft Cover
Product Code: 6022
ISBN-10: 1-55634-127-X
272 pages
Size: Letter
English
View
Corrections
Link Image
Nick: 
GURPS Libro Básico (Tercera Versión - Revisada)
Publisher: 
Year: 1995
Soft Cover
Product Code: LF00101
ISBN-10: 8488966040
349 pages
Size: A4
Spanish
View
Corrections
Link Image
Nick: 
German version 1st printing
Publisher: 
Year: 1994
Soft Cover
Product Code: 6022G
ISBN-10: 393063500X
312 pages
Size: A4
German
View
Corrections
Link Image
Description Edit | History

From the back of the book:

There are no limits!

GURPS, the Generic Universal Roleplaying System, is THE most flexible roleplaying system ever created. With just this Basic Set, you can adventure in any world you can imagine. Rules are included for all types of weapons from clubs to lasers ... for wizards and magic, with more than 100 spells ... for psionic powers.

No more switching game systems whenever you want to change campaigns! GURPS lets you learn one set of clear, comprehensive rules to cover any background.

And the GURPS system is fully support. Over 80 different worldbooks, sourcebooks and adventures are available for all kinds of campaigns.

GURPS makes the Game Master's job easy and fun. All rules are carefully organized, indexed and cross-referenced. Charts and tables are clear and legible. There's even a "Quick Start" section, with a solo adventure, to help you introduce new players to the system.

And the rules let you choose the level of complexity that you want.

GURPS is user-friendly for players, too. The character rules are detailed and flexible.

There are no "classes" or "levels". Instead, you can create exactly the character you want to play ... your favorite fictional hero, or your own original invention.

Choose from dozens or Advantages and Disadvantages, and over 130 Skills. Customize your character with some personal Quirks, and you're ready to play.

This revised edition adds an 18-page appendix of new material - over 50 additional Advantages and Disadvantages and Skills to give you even more options for creating unique, exciting characters.

GURPS is the roleplaying game that everyone can enjoy. You can create the game world that's perfect for you. See for yourself...

More Information Edit | History

Revised added 18 pages of advantages, disadvantages, skills, and few other things that had been found to be needed for most settings. Dropping them into Revised allowed them to gain room in all the other books by not repeating them there all the time. These 18 pages were created by dropping a GM adventure, "Caravan to Ein Arras" that had been included with the rules since the first edition of Basic Set.

However, to keep all the page number references in other books the same, the new material was not dropped into its normal sections, but put in an 'Appendix' in the back, in the very same pages the adventure had used before.

Updating...
Thumbs Up
Marketplace
1 « Pg. {{module.params.pageid}} » {{data.config.endpage}}
No items found
{{product.numforsale}} for sale {{product.price}}
{{product.prettycondition}}
{{product.listdate|truncate:"10"}}
Updating...
Thumbs Up
1 « Pg. {{module.params.pageid}} » {{data.config.endpage}}
No items found
{{item.title}} {{item.timeleft}}
{{item.currentprice}}
Updating...
Thumbs Up
Images
Gallery:
1 « Pg. {{module.params.pageid}} » {{data.config.endpage}}
No images found
Updating...
Thumbs Up
{{title}}
Category: Language:
1 « Pg. {{module.params.pageid}} » {{data.config.endpage}}
No videos found
{{video.numrecommend}} {{video.title}} {{video.language}} {{video.username|truncate:"10"}} {{video.numcomments}}
Updating...
Thumbs Up
{{data.config.moduletitle}} Relationship:
[] [Forums »] [Post »] [Search »]
1 « Pg. {{module.params.pageid}} » {{data.config.endpage}}
No threads found
{{thread.numrecommend}} {{thread.subject}}
Last Post {{thread.lastpostdate|truncate:"10"}} Posted {{thread.postdate|truncate:"10"}}
{{thread.user.username|truncate:"10"}} {{thread.numposts-1}}
Updating...
Thumbs Up
{{title}}
1 « Pg. {{module.params.pageid}} » {{data.config.endpage}}
No posts found
{{post.numpositive}} {{post.title}}
by
{{post.numcomments}}
Files
Title | Hot | Recent
[Browse »]  [Upload File »] Language:
Pg. 1 of 1
No Files Found.
Linked Items
Sort: Pg
Relationship:
Pg. 1 of 5 » 5
Pg. 0
Action Movie Advantages for GURPS

Some additional advantages to give your charactes some flare.

Edit
Pg. 0
Artifacts for GURPS

Two new artifacts for your GURPS game: a raincoat and a bandana.

Edit
Pg. 0
Audra Daine

Introducing a new villainess, a tall and striking human female who views all other people as potential test

Edit
Pg. 11
Converting The Fantasy Trip Characters to GURPS

Conversion methodology

Edit
Pg. 24
Dinner at Brimstones

Everyone in town is going to eat at the new tavern. The food is amazing. Perhaps it's too good to be true.

Edit
Pg. 2
Editorial

[I]t is with some pleasure that this edition of RPG Review is dedicated (although, not exclusively, as always) to

Edit
Pg. 7
Entity Encounters

"Chip PCs" - recording a person's essence in the cyberpunk milieu, and then restoring it after

Edit
Pg. 5
Entity Encounters

Cats and lizards - a symbiotic race-pair

Edit
Pg. 0
Fighting With Your Hands Full

Introducing a few weapon-oriented maneuvers for GURPS that should be as cool for medieval sword-and-axe fighters

Edit
Pg. 8
Genérico

GURPS - Saiba um pouco mais do sistema genéro de Role-playing mais jogado no Brasil

Edit
Updating...
Thumbs Up
GeekLists
[Browse »] [Summary »]
1 « Pg. {{module.params.pageid}} » {{data.config.endpage}}
No lists found
{{list.numpositive}} {{list.title}} {{list.username|truncate:"10"}} {{list.numitems}}
{{list.lastreplydate|truncate:"10"}} {{list.postdate|truncate:"10"}}
Statistics
RPG Item Rank: 767
Num Ratings: 130
Average Rating: 6.91
Standard Deviation: 1.69
Num Views: 4850
GeekBuddy Analysis: Analyze
Similarly Rated: View
Avg. Game Weight: 3.5
Fans: 8
Personal Comments: 38
Users Owning: 511
Users Wanting: 0
Users Trading: 15 [find trade matches]
Price History: View
Total Plays: 117
Plays This Month: 0
Tags
Your Tags: Add tags
Popular Tags: [View All]
Updating...
Thumbs Up
Web Links
Category: Language:
1 « Pg. {{module.params.pageid}} » {{data.config.endpage}}
No Web Links Found
Link {{cat}} {{lang}}
{{weblink.postdate|truncate:"10"}}
User Information
Use this tool to rate games, save comments, and manage your collection.
Front Page | Welcome | Contact | Privacy Policy | Terms of Service | Advertise | Support BGG | Feeds RSS
Geekdo, BoardGameGeek, the Geekdo logo, and the BoardGameGeek logo are trademarks of BoardGameGeek, LLC.