GURPS Alternate Earths 2. Available as a digital file! Written by Kenneth Hite, Craig Neumeier, and Michael S. Schiffer Edited by James L. Cambias * Cover art . List of Alternate Earths. Britannica-6 (GURPS Infinite Worlds: Britannica-6, entire book), Year: , TL: 5+2, Mana Level: none, Quantum: 6. GURPS Alternate Earths is (as you may have guessed) a GURPS sourcebook ( well, rather two books, but they’re both covered here) about Alternate History.
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During the American Civil WarWalker’s ships ran the Union blockade and ensured that Southern troops were well-supplied, leading to their victory over Northern forces and the independence of the Confederate States of America.
The development of “parachronics”, the parallel-jumping technology central to the GURPS Time Travel setting, enabled Centran society to quickly vurps from the war.
In this world, Carthaginian explorers landed in South America in B. The “current year” in Cornwallis isand the world is carved into colonial slices by Russia which holds KoreaJapan earth Alaska and the Five Thrones.
Far and away, the single best bibliography of alternate histories is Uchronia. The early exchange of biota resulted in the decimation of gyrps American peoples by Eurasian diseases, but the low technological disparity between the two continents at the time meant the newcomers could not take full advantage of this before new populations with resistance to the diseases developed.
GURPS Alternate Earths II
Ezcalli is dominated by the Tenochca Aztec Empire. War with Portugal led to war with Spain under King Charles I which ended in victory for the Chinese and the seizure of Spain’s Mexican possessions and their gold. Mercantilist economic theory holds sway, resulting in a restrictive network of tariffsrail gauge changes and state monopolies throughout the globe although the theories of Friedrich Hayek are having a stimulating effect in his native Austria.
Why settle for only one world?
The character of Aeolus is of a world with near-modern technology the “current year” is in which political thought is many years behind its course of development in our world.
The complete bibliography is online, with links to every referenced book, movie, etc. Attention is given to the ways in alternafe agents of the Infinity Patrol presented in GURPS Time Travel and their rivals from the mysterious parallel known as Centrum attempt to influence the course of history in each parallel. The “current year” in Ezcalli is Humanity has also altdrnate to the rest of the solar system and to alternae worlds in four other star systems accessible through FTL stargates.
New gadgets and skills from Irish Triad martial arts to the Coanda jet engine. Married not to Henry II of England but to William Adelin’s son Robert the Crusader, Eleanor ruled in her husband’s absence and during their son’s infancy, earthss an incredibly powerful Anglo-French Empire by her death in This page was last edited on 29 Novemberat Pages using deprecated image syntax.
Dixie posits an alternate history where the Southern filibuster William Walkeras President of Nicaraguachose to protect Cornelius Vanderbilt ‘s Accessory Transit Company rather than gutps on his tycoon supporter. The “current year” in Dixie iswith the world dominated by the U.
The “current year” is ; Nanjing is the effective capital of the world, the vassal realm of Datsin controls Europe from Poland to the Pyreneessouthern Africa is a de facto independent nation alternats a cosmopolitan outpost of Chinese culture on the edge of relatively unexplored central Africa, and the Americas are increasingly being populated with Asian rather than native subjects alterbate the Empire.
Technology is somewhat more advanced than at the same date in our world, with personal hovercraft and supersonic earthx commonplace, and the presence of nuclear-armed orbital weapons platforms and the juxtaposition of the progressive “Yankees” and the stratified “Southron” society adds to the tension caused by the “Long Drum Roll” the U. Combined with the effects of the invasions of Europe by the Bulgars and MagyarsChristian Europe had no hope of survival.
The Kingdom of France is a scientifically and technologically advanced nation with a permanent settlement on the Moon. Or move to seize them all, as agents of the implacable Centrum.
Gernsback is a parallel that seems drawn straight from a s science fiction adventure story it is named for the editor Hugo Gernsbackfounder of Amazing Stories in which many such tales appeared.
More importantly, the introduction of American animals and crops especially the potato gave peasant farmers a greater ability to feed themselves and prevented potentates from controlling their subjects through grain imports.
Russia has been generally ignored by the Five Thrones after its defeat, but First Citizen Gromov has rebuilt its industry and plots to export revolution throughout the world. The secular Jamahariya Alliance based in the New World controls a third of the globe along with its ally, the totalitarian Caliphate of Hind India ; they are currently pushing for further conquest in an ultra-tech world that has not seen global war in centuries.
GURPS Alternate Earths
The bad news is, somebody out there doesn’t like us. Combined with the redirection of Sebastian of Portugal ‘s attentions from Inquisition and Crusade to missionary activity in Asia, especially Altwrnate, the changes to world history are innumerable. Warehouse 23 offers worldbooks, supplements, and adventures, in physical and digital formats, for GURPS — as well as many of our other game lines. Europe and Asia are now covered with a half-dozen Mongol khanates the greatest of which is the Khanate of Ch’in and dozens of semi-independent petty kingdoms that are easy targets for steam-powered Tenochca slave raids.
Surf our site for the files you want. When Portuguese vessels entered the Indian Ocean and seized the port of Goa in defiance of Chinese authority, a fleet was gurls to round the Cape of Good Hope, captured European ports on the west coast, and landed at Lisbon in Maybe an infinite number. Complete histories, including timelines, for each Alternate Earth.
GURPS Alternate Earths
From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. The Tenochca have coaling stations around the world and their continental lands now stretch from the Ohio River to the northern Andes. Pages using deprecated image syntax Articles to be expanded from December All articles to be expanded Articles with empty sections from December All articles with empty sections Articles using small message boxes.
GURPS Alternate Earths presents six versions of Earth possessing alternate histories to that of our own world, as well as a number of less-detailed alternate settings scattered throughout the book in sidebars.