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GURPS Lite (Fourth Edition)


GURPS Lite is a 32-page distillation of the basic GURPS rules. It covers the essentials of character creation, combat, success rolls, adventuring, and game mastering for GURPS Fourth Edition.

The purpose of GURPS Lite is to help GMs bring new players into the game, without frightening them with the full GURPS Basic Set and a stack of worldbooks! With GURPS Lite, you can show your players just how simple GURPS really is.

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A. B June 24, 2022 4:25 am UTC
Seems to be working now.

The description doesn't mention this, but GURPS Lite is only mundane humans - it doesn't include any material for magic, superpowers, or non-human characters. Enough for, for instance, detective stories, Wild West adventures, or spy stories, but not for doing fantasy or sci-fi, unless you make up your own house-rules for that. If you downloaded GURPS Lite as a free trial to see what GURPS is like and were disappointed by this, no need to panic, it's not all like that - the full GURPS Basic Set has lots of material for magic, psychic powers, superpowers, far-future gadgets, and material for building non-human characters from robots to elves to talking toads.
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Johnn D April 21, 2022 7:47 pm UTC
As of the moment the download link isn't working.
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This title was added to our catalog on March 13, 2018.
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