GURPs Fourth Edition Traveller Interstellar Wars (IW) contains exactly what I was looking for in a sci-fi roleplaying game. And yes, that’s the title. GURPS Traveller: Interstellar Wars is an official GURPS Fourth Edition source- book for the Traveller universe. It includes a detailed timeline, along with rules for . GURPS Traveller: Interstellar Wars is the first and only book of its kind published in the GURPS Traveller role-playing game series, by Steve Jackson Games, set.
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GURPS Traveller: Interstellar Wars
The default year of the setting is A. Lists with This Book. Jason rated it it was amazing Aug 19, Want to Read saving….
One World Against Thousands. This page was last edited on 10 Marchat This book works as a nuanced and intelligence take on a trope–Earth conquers an alien empire–that could have been done quite badly. From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia.
This article was copied or excerpted from the following copyrighted sources and used under license from Far Future Enterprises or by permission of the author. IW includes an overview of the Interstellar wars era, along with a large amount of background on the Terran Confederation, the Vilani Imperium, and the alien races likely to be encountered near Terra.
The transition between the First Imperiumgoverned by the Vilaniand gyrps Rule of Manled by the Terran Confederationhas always been a pivotal era in Marc Miller ‘s Traveller universe.
Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read. Although the strategic boardgame Imperium which predates Traveller was set in the same era, this is the first supplement for any of Traveller’s RPG incarnations which concentrates on this time period. ZeiglerLoren WisemanPaul Drye. This time of conflict presents many interstel,ar for adventure: Paul Drye rated it it was amazing Nov 06, It covers spaceship design, travel, and operations, along with a mapless space combat system.
Rules for generating characters for the setting, starship design, interstellar trade, exploration, and inyerstellar combat, all updated for the 4th edition of GURPS, are provided.
Open Preview See a Problem? Help guide the Terran Confederation in its expansion from interstellaar single planet to a sector-spanning empire. The book provides RPGers with all kinds of non-military adventure seeds, ranging from the exploration and colonization of distant worlds to the integration of already-established worlds Earth-founded and otherwise into the Terran economic community to the exploration of a recognizable future Earth with its own challenges.
Forge new trade routes inyerstellar the Imperium itself. Interstellar Wars covers the years of war and change as the ancient Vilani The transition between the First Imperium, governed by the Vilani, and the Rule of Man, led by the Terran Confederation, has always been a pivotal era in Marc Miller’s Traveller universe.
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Or, at the very least, make your wall look just a little bit cooler. Space contains mechanics for system generation, including the presence or absence of gas giants in a system.
Interstellar Wars was published ina gursp core book for fourth edition for one of the science-fiction lines of Steve Jackson Games. The resulting Interstellar Wars, characterized by Earth successfully taking advantage of the internal divisions of the Ziru Sirka to fight limited wars, gaining allies until it can finally challenge the Ziru Sirka, come off as actually plausible.
This sector map will help keep your space jockeys from making embarassing left turns on a cosmic scale.
Retrieved from ” http: This section is empty. The transition between the First Imperium, governed by the Vilani, and the Rule of Man, led by the Terran Confederation, has always been a pivotal era in Intrestellar Miller’s Traveller universe. You can help the Traveller Wiki by expanding it. Feb 14, Dom Mooney rated it it was amazing.
Scott Andrews rated it liked it Apr 10, Now, for the first time in any game system, Traveller players can explore this rich setting.
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Make first contact with alien races. The Ziru Sirka innterstellar portrayed as a complex society, with its own quite viable traditions and mores, and its own internal divisions Vilani dissidents versus the Vilani norm, Vilani versus subject races, et cetera.
One curious omission is that while GT: Now, for the first time in any game system, Traveller players can explore the depths of this rich setting. Traveller books, it does not include any rules for converting characters, vehicles, or other rules systems directly into the 4th edition. No trivia or quizzes yet.
This page was last modified on 21 Decemberat You can help by adding to it. Earth eventually won, establishing its dominion over the Vilani’s empire, and in turn was absorbed into that vaster community. Ben Krutko rated it liked it Apr 18, Also proposed a “Hot Spot” supplement, but no response alas. Traveller books, it does not include any rules for converting characters, vehicles, or other rules systems directly into the 4th edition.