GURPSDay Summary January 11, 2019 – January 18, 2019

Thursday is GURPSDay, and this one shows up on Friday. I swear, the first thing I’m doing when I finish writing Citadel is to try and implement my ideas around making this happen in a more automated fashion. More on that later.

I am busily writing The Citadel at Nordvorn, a mini-setting with far too much going on for its my own good, but it’s over 30,000 words and I will be doing a lot of writing for it in the next four days.

In personal Gaming Ballistic News:

  1. If you liked Hall of Judgment, and either also play or have friends that play Fifth Edition or Dragon Heresy, the Lost Hall of Tyr (2nd Edition) campaign closed having raised roughly the same amount of money as the 1st edition. That left us short of the offset print run stretch goal at $6,000 . . . but the Backerkit Phase is going very well, especially thanks to a few folks who ordered Viking-style shields! If you can show your D&D-playing friends the link, pitch it to your FLGS, it would go a long way. We’re something like $100-400 from that stretch goal, with two weeks left in the Backerkit phase. The more I can get product out there, the better stuff I can do for the Dungeon Fantasy RPG, as rising sales lift all boats.
  2. There’s been a lot happening “under the waterline” over at GB, and more will be revealed soon. I will say that several varieties of product, not written by me, are all simmering on the mid-stove. Some of these will really excite SJG fans!

GURPSDay is in its fifth year – GURPSDay started in February 2013,  a year after I started Gaming Ballistic. Things have slowed down a bit, and I’ll be considering how to revitalize this weekly activity. I’d like to see an average of 100 posts here per week – one per blog, ish – so we’ll see what we can do to get creative juiced flowing.

The Dungeon Fantasy RPG, Powered by GURPSIf you just started a GURPS blog – and I know that some of you have – email me and get on the list! With the advent of the Dungeon Fantasy RPG, Powered by GURPS, there’s even more reason to write.

How? Two action items: post more, recruit more. It’s really that simple. More posters is more posts, and more interest in GURPS.

Below you can find the blog activity for the last week. There’s a whole lotta awesome GURPS going on. Read all the posts.

Not every blog posts about GURPS every week, but some are ridiculously prolific! The list is randomized, so different bloggers will be highlighted at the top of the post each week.

As always, if you’re interested in having your blog consolidated here, navigate over to The Instructions Page and drop me a line. Take special note of the RSS Settings Fix if you’re on WordPress.

Above the Flatline (Timothy Ponce)

RogerBW’s Blog (Roger Bell-West)

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The Lands of Nandeme (Charles Saeger)

The Gaming Musings of a Mad GM (Ken DeLyzer)

UbiquitousRat.net (Che Webster)

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Gaming Ballistic (Douglas Cole)

Mailanka’s Musings (Daniel Dover)

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Dungeon Fantastic (Peter Dell’Orto)

Olympus RPG Group (The Olympus RPG Group)

  • GURPS: Banestorm: Embers of Defiance, Book III, Session 2.14 (1/15/19) – Precis – Fourteenth episode of the second “season” for our ongoing GURPS: Banestorm campaign using Fantasy Grounds and streamed on our Olympus Twitch channel. Having discovered the fabled Lost City of Yaqut min Alraml, the warband must now look to exploring it … and uncovering its hidden dangers…

Frak Frel and Other F Words (Rigil Kent)

  • Game Prep: ConsOps Session 01a (1/14/19) – Additional prep-work on the GURPS: Action game. No stats abused this time, but I’ll definitely abuse them next time.

Generic Universal Eggplant (Enraged Eggplant)

Ravens N’ Pennies (Christopher R. Rice)

DF Whiterock (dripton)

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Dark Paths and Wandered Roads (Jason Woollard)

  • Wandered Roads 50 (1/16/19) – The Heroes of Sandpoint leave Magnimar for far Kaer Maga on the magical riverboat Lucky Jenny. The first planned stop is in Wartle for some Pathfinder business. The first UNplanned stop is sooner. The ongoing adventures of the Heroes of Sandpoint in our Wandered Roads of Varisia GUPRS campaign.

Noh RPG Group (binn05)

Dr. Kromm’s GURPS Livejournal (“Sean “”Dr. Kromm”” Punch”)

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