GURPS Traveller, Interstellar wars has arrived and is mostly a good product with, unfortunately, a few interstellar sized warts marring an. 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 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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Eugene Nomura rated it liked it Jan 19, Hardcoverpages. Space contains mechanics for system generation, including the presence or absence of gas giants in a system. To see what your friends thought of this book, please sign up. Looking for counters for starship combat? IW includes an overview of the Interstellar Wars era, along with a large amount of travekler on the Terran Confederationthe Vilani Imperiumand the alien races likely to be encountered near Terra. This sector map will help keep your space jockeys from making embarassing left turns on a cosmic scale.

GURPS Traveller: Interstellar Wars

Bryan rated it really liked it Feb 27, I wrote seven JTAS articles for it. Drye, Wiseman, and Ziegler manage to provide fans with just that. Danel rated it liked it Jan 29, Return to Book Page. This page was last modified on 21 Decemberat IW does mention the importance of gas giantsand wilderness refueling from them, there is no mechanic in the world-generating system for deciding if a gas giant is present in a interstllar.

Also proposed a “Hot Spot” supplement, but no response alas. You can help the Traveller Traeller by expanding it. Emory Susar rated it it was amazing Dec 10, The subsector maps, and information for each world are also included. The transition between the First Imperiumgoverned by the Vilaniand the Rule of Manled by the Interstelar Confederationhas always been a pivotal era in Marc Miller ‘s Traveller universe.


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GURPS Traveller: Interstellar Wars by Paul Drye

Although the strategic boardgame Imperium which predates Traveller was set in rtaveller same era, this is the first supplement for any of Traveller’s RPG incarnations which concentrates on this time period.

Between the 22nd century and the 24th, the upstart interstellar community of Earth fought a series of wars with the established empire of the Ziru Sirka founded by the Vilani, a human population anciently transplanted to a distant world and since grown to empire.

Navigation menu Personal tools Create account Log in. Interstellar Wars covers the years of war, peace, and overwhelming change as the ancient Vilani Imperium falls to the upstart Terrans.

Antonio Morena rated it it was amazing Feb 05, Now, for the first time in any game system, Traveller players can explore the depths of this rich setting.

This time of conflict presents many opportunities for adventure: Shannon Haddock rated it liked it Nov 17, Views Read Edit View history. Interstellar Wars covers the years of war, peace, and overwhelming change as the ancient Vilani Imperium falls to the upstart Terrans.

Tim Morgan rated it really liked it Feb 09, Or, at the very least, make your wall look just a little bit cooler. Defend the homeworld from invaders during the Siege of Terra.

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Views Read Edit View history. Feb 22, Randy Mcdonald rated it it was amazing Shelves: Additional details are required to complete the article. Justin Aquino rated it it was amazing Sep 02, Interstellar Wars is a Steve Jackson Games product. Though by Traveller ‘s present around the time of the 57th century the Interstellar Wars are literally ancient history, the story of how upstart Earth managed to overcome the Ziru Sirka has always interested Traveller fans.


Privacy Policy Contact Us. Noticeably absent are any statistics for weapons, with the quote; “The lists of melee and ranged weapons found in the Basic Set are adequate for the Interstellar Wars setting” being the bulk of the book’s treatment of them. 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.

Scott Andrews rated it liked it Apr 10, Gene rated it really liked it Sep 06, This article is missing content for one or more detailed sections. Jason rated it it was amazing Aug 19, Books by Paul Drye. Detailed statistics are present for 26 starships, and deckplans for the Crockett class picket ship, the Heroic Person class far-trader, Lightning class frontier merchant, and the Gashidda class Imperial patrol cruiser are included. Feb 14, Dom Mooney rated it it was traaveller.

Just a moment while we sign you in to your Goodreads account. Rules for generating characters for the setting, starship design, interstellar trade, exploration, and ship-to-ship combat, all updated for the 4th edition of GURPS, are provided.

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Much of the book is tailored towards a Terran-centered campaign.