When I adapted GURPS Werewolf: The Apocalypse from the White Wolf original in , it — like many of my manuscripts — ran a little long and. GURPS – Generic Universal RolePlaying System. “The time of the Apocalypse draws corruption of the Wyrm is strangling the Great sacred . So i have this love hate relationship with Apocalypse. I love the setting to death but i hate the mechanics, i hate OWoD combat as i think is.
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This is because this is a reconstruction of my original work; when I went searching for my notes the first time someone asked, I could not find them, and had to recreate the racial package from scratch.
You may also recharge one point per day in a method linked to your power origin garou need to look upon the moonor instead at most three days per month you may instead recharge all your ER in a wereqolf linked to your power origin looking upon the moon while it is in your phase.
I think it’s a pretty good piece of work, and with Phillip’s permission I’m including it here. If you can get the conversion guide, Forsaken can be a nice start, and I fully endorse it. Personal tools Log in. I am very happy with how it’s turning out: The former is kinda useless when you got the latter.
I havent read Mutants and Masterminds. The same is true with backgrounds.
Homid  Garou  Gnosis 1  Shapeshifting: One of the very few oddities I encountered with buying abilities in 4e was the Link enhancement. I’m disinclined to maintain the breed-based differences between the forms. The vision-based Terror in Crinos form is the dreaded Delirium, finally settled in Fourth Edition as a net advantage. While I will be referencing Werewolf terms of art, a player will apocalypsee to own the Werewolf ggurps to make much sense of this and in particular the revised edition of Apocalypse.
Everything else is just fluff and ideas on how to implement UP rules. Your average garou is ignorant enough that they might never realize they fought Inbetweener Cat People rather than evil Bastet and this sort of mistake is certainly contributing to general garou prejudice against the apocalyps shifters.
Garou Racial Package Frequently-used Discounts For anything — advantages and disadvantages alike — that is not shared by all forms, the following limitation discounts apply: Resistible normally only applies to attack powers, but it seemed more reasonable than Malediction apocaypse getting a Contest-style mechanic in there.
Available to 4 forms: It adds to power that uses social stats and as a big chunk of garou politics are handled by challenges that include raising rank and fights it ends up being a cheap background that doubles as both a social, supernatural and combat stat.
As for rage, basically it is a limited use and with slow recharge you can use it more than that number of times per apoca,ypse.
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Therefore, I did not reduce the cost of the Garou package by giving points back as Schroeck did ! Fangs  Temperature Tolerance 1: This material is also not endorsed by White Wolf or Paradox Interactive AB, and does not represent an official work by them.
However, see the Alternate Garou Package below.
Also, the skill list is an 80s skill list, often differentiating various concentrations of skills into slashes of general category and tech level category.
I don’t get what you mean with “Let the child of Gaia vulnerable to attack” when werewolr didn’t mean a specific gift but a series of gift that do the same thing but render the previous ones redundant.
It’s really more of a collection of charts and racism. The Apocalypse Nice, but very complicated Then there is the whole cluster fuck of what you can and cant soak because you can soak silver while in Breed form but can soak anything lethal and viceversa.
Purebreed is the worst mechanic ever designed in gaming.
GURPS Werewolf: The Apocalypse
Revised edition tried to harmonize things, with varying success. I used the point costs right out of WW for simplicity considering the two game systems give the game xp roughly guprs game session Grps, you’re overpaying for some advantages: The time now is Disturbing Voice; Reduce Appearance -1 lvl. So many of the problems i can fix. In fact, you might be getting way more of them, if you have any characters using automatic weapons. Silver Fang albinos and all.
Previous 1 2 Next. This is a player choice made at character creation time — the PC’s mass will not fluctuate between uses of the Glabro form. Notably, I use no White Wolf artwork, and will not be including content from any of the Werewolf books. GURPS is solid for its wargaming roots, but you’re going to need to get 1 a copy of the core book, which may be rather pricey, and the only pdfs on Drivethru alocalypse for a new edition, and 2 a fairly large hexsheet, since it relies heavily on positioning, and you’ll have apocapypse tinker with the old GURPS Werewolf: These combine an FP-like quantity and a skill-like quantity, to emulate the way these powers worked in the source material.
Regardless I would separate these out. Originally posted by monteparnas View Post. Common to all forms: I didn’t look at all the postings, so this might have already been mentioned, but IMO, I think that Gifts should be a flat point per Level The Apocalypse has been out of print for a while but you can still request it from Amazon.
Rock solid simulationism has downsides, and it comes in the form of a default sprawling skill list, as well as the question of how to convert animal forms; GURPS W: Forsaken is good mechanically but it has a different design philosophy for the Werewolves. Not a whole cluster, you can soak silver only if it is from a bludgeon weapon, like a spoon or blunt supper knife, you can’t soak sharp blades or silver bullets, they do lethal in breed form, but they can kill you even if you don’t shapeshift.
Advanced rules in GURPS never require anything more than passing familiarity with Algebra 2 maximizing an equation with only one variable is not even remotely comparable to third order integrals of an object to determine center of gravity as it loses mass due to multidirectional outflowand that was only in 3E, and only with vehicles.
Following supplements slipped into a shared “World of Darkness” kind of thing sloppily.
It doesn’t really pass the reality check, but it’s a lot easier to handle that way. This material is not official and is not endorsed by Steve Jackson Games. I also make people “justify” their choices of backgrounds when making a character.