GURPS Psionics. From the subtle card-guessing and dice-nudging of real-world psychics, through the full-fledged telepathy found in classic sci-fi, to the. GURPS, Warehouse 23, and the all-seeing pyramid are registered trademarks of Steve Jackson Games Incorporated. Pyramid, Psionic Powers, e23, and the. GURPS and the all-seeing pyramid are registered trademarks of Steve Jackson Games Incorporated. Supers, Pyramid and Illuminati Online and the names of all.

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There are a number of ways to approach psionics in 4e, depending on which books you’ve acquired. For example, hyperspectral vision does not have a skill because you just turn it on and you can see in an extended spectrum. It is the same as 4th edition apart from the underlying mechanics and the cost of the powers. My understanding is that you do this It operates gurpw is” from the Basic Set. New Age mysticism merged with ultra-technology. Find More Posts by psionice. Find More Posts by munin.

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Originally Posted by lachimba I am not sure what you mean. Find More Posts by kdtipa.

GURPS Psionic Powers

Complete Campaign Background — in which powerful psis struggle with secret with secret government agencies and globe-spanning conspiracies in a world eerily like our own. I don’t have much to add, the explanations given above have been excellent. GURPS Powers covers all of the mechanics from this book, though it doesn’t include the setting information.

More Rules — featuring gestalts, group minds, latent psis, ghosts, psionic combat and poltergeists. Mind powers can be disrupted with countermeasures, etc. This is just an introductory way to use psionics, suitable for folks who just have the basic set or just want something very simple to use.


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Perhaps I’m too entrenched in the power controlled by skill paradigm of 3rd Edition. Originally Posted by MissAmber Right, Talents modify your roll from what I can tell, but what exactly are you rolling against?

Mass minds of terrible power. You could concievably apply a negative modifier to perception for different types of vision based on how recently a character aquired it, how often they use it, and things gurrps that, I suppose. Find More Posts by Fred Brackin. I’m sure it’s all there, but it’s just not clicking for some reason. Already converted to Fourth Edition? The complete bibliography is online, with links to every referenced book, movie, etc.

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GURPS Psionics

GURPS Powers introduces many new concepts — including the Requires Attribute Roll limitation which can be added to a trait for example, thus requiring a roll to use telekinesis, which otherwise doesn’t need itand the mechanic of exchanging a skill roll for an attribute roll Skills For Everyonep.

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And I can see a need for pdionics skill level for hyperspectral vision It looks like the default for the main powers chi, psionic, super, ets. Seeing is not a skill.

Mind Over Matter Spies and police who can read your thoughts. It includes a complete world background — and the GM can use it as a resource for campaigns in any background. GURPS Psionic Powers demonstrates one way to use this toolkit by presenting a worked example of psionic powers that reflects the author’s favorite aspects of 3e psionics.


The good part of all this is that there are rules for fine-tuning psionic abilities. Sean Punch pages. Spies and police who can read your thoughts. One can use a Talent to improve the overall control, but without skills, there is no fine-tweaking of the abilities, no techniques, etc.

If you haven’t read that book, that could be the reason for your confusion. Anyway, that’s my take on it. Find More Posts by Bruno. Originally Posted by kdtipa I saw a special on british sniper training However, a wild advantage will have no talents, no skills, no special techniques, etc. Find More Posts by Corlock Striker. That would just be a perception check. Written by David L. This means one can only rely on the raw power of the mind IQ, Will, etc.

Those guys could spot ridiculous things under insane circumstances. If all you have is the Basic Setthen psionic abilities are just the advantages as written up in the Advantages chapter, with a power modifier added that reflects psi’s drawbacks Using Psi Abilitiesp.

Right, Talents modify your roll from what I can tell, but what exactly are you rolling against?