RogerBW's Blog

The Path of Cunning Issue 2 17 February 2020

The second issue of the GURPS fanzine The Path of Cunning is out.

This time we have a few more contributors: Sean Punch, Bill Stoddard and Phil Masters were all kind enough to give us Designer's Notes articles on their recent GURPS publications, and Paul Blackwell let us have a piece on improving skill defaults without going to the extent of actually buying the skills – an extension of the highly useful Dabbler perk.

John has written some articles on two big campaigns, his own Infinite Cabal and my occult-WWII Irresponsible and Right, and my big chunk of rules covers WWII-era dogfighting – like the basic space combat system in GURPS Spaceships, without going into the detail that a dedicated air combat wargame could offer, but allowing players some choices beyond "roll Piloting to get into position, roll Gunnery to shoot".

(This comes along with vehicle stats for most of the WWII aircraft I find interesting. I'm biased, of course, and more may follow.)

This issue is about twice as long as the last one, but took us about the same amount of time to assemble, which is encouraging. (LibreOffice is a pretty crude tool for this kind of layout, but at least it basically works.)

The second issue may be downloaded (in PDF, which is the primary format as far as layout is concerned, and in ePUB, for convenience in case you want to read on a small screen) from the fanzine's site.

Tags: gurps rpgs

  1. Posted by John Dallman at 01:21pm on 20 February 2020

    Any idea why this hasn't shown up on the GURPSDay feed?

Comments on this post are now closed. If you have particular grounds for adding a late comment, comment on a more recent post quoting the URL of this one.

Search
Archive
Tags 1920s 1930s 1940s 1950s 1960s 1970s 1980s 1990s 2000s 2010s 3d printing action aeronautics aikakirja anecdote animation anime army astronomy audio audio tech base commerce battletech beer boardgaming book of the week bookmonth chain of command children chronicle church of no redeeming virtues cold war comedy computing contemporary cornish smuggler cosmic encounter coup covid-19 cycling dead of winter doctor who documentary drama driving drone ecchi economics espionage essen 2015 essen 2016 essen 2017 essen 2018 essen 2019 existential risk falklands war fandom fanfic fantasy feminism film firefly first world war flash point flight simulation food garmin drive gazebo geodata gin gurps gurps 101 harpoon historical history horror hugo 2014 hugo 2015 hugo 2016 hugo 2017 hugo 2018 hugo 2019 hugo 2020 hugo-nebula reread humour in brief avoid instrumented life kickstarter learn to play leaving earth linux lovecraftiana mecha men with beards museum mystery naval non-fiction one for the brow opera perl perl weekly challenge photography podcast politics powers prediction privacy project woolsack pyracantha python quantum rail raku ranting raspberry pi reading reading boardgames social real life restaurant reviews romance rpg a day rpgs science fiction scythe second world war security shipwreck simutrans smartphone south atlantic war squaddies stationery steampunk stuarts suburbia superheroes suspense television the resistance thirsty meeples thriller tin soldier torg toys trailers travel type 26 type 31 type 45 vietnam war war wargaming weather wives and sweethearts writing about writing x-wing young adult
Special All book reviews, All film reviews
Produced by aikakirja v0.1