For a campaign focusing on this sort of action I would suggest GURPS Psionic Powers, GURPS Psionic Campaigns, GURPS Psi-Tech, and. Harnessing the unfathomable power of the mind isn’t as easy as it sounds! Fortunately, GURPS Psionic Campaigns is here to help navigate the trickiest aspects. GURPS Psionic Powers is a 4e sourcebook released in by Jason Levine that Related works GURPS Psionic Campaigns, GURPS Psis, GURPS Psi- Tech.
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Known limits of psi, Most gamers have a favorite movie, show, or book that they think of when they think of psi, and this portrayal may paint psionics as either weaker or much more powerful than the GURPS approach. Certainty First, the GM decides how likely events are to happen in the future, once a vision has been seen. With a few exceptions, psionic use is invisible, undetectable by normal folks, and often has effects that could be considered coincidence. If magic is common and well-known, while gutps a handful of people have psionic abilities, psi may be seen as a magical aberration instead of as a separate power.
Edited May 30 by SavageBob. Intuition advantage, potential problems with, ggurps Cops and Lawyers provides insight into how the law intersects with amazing abilities, and a super-max prison for super-criminals! External Magic use draws upon external energy manashamanism relies upon the actions of other beings, and true religious miracles require the active participation of a deity.
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Institutes, psionic, 10, Any Nuisance Effect can fit, such as causthat no power Talent can be equal to or ing hostile astral entities to sometimes notice the psi 6 or less chance greater than Charisma in level e. If the GM wishes to encourage the Example: Beliefs about psionics, Perhaps the body can be adapted to bring out psi?
If so, experiments on brain tissue or hormone therapy may be able Adrenaline Shock to campaignx a non-psi into a latent or actual psi. A divine Mind Shield gups against a psionic Mental Blow, and a mage and teke can use Apportation and TK Grab respectively to wrestle for control of an object at a distance. Instead of a Will roll to trigger abilities, students may have to make IQ rolls to absorb the lessons. Cosmic enhancement, No die roll required, 26; No Rule of 16, However, this with whatever abilities and powers they want.
In fact, such a game can certainly play out as a war between those who stand with humanity versus those who think humanity should be slaves, destroyed, etc. For example, adding four bonus points plus Fanaticism translates to 19 extra points in psi. Star Wars George Lucas, and sequels.
Survival If the psis have a powerful Enemy on their tail, mere survival can be a goal in and of itself. This is Enemy Medium group; 6 or less; Hunter  for most psis, or 9 or less  if psis are also especially rare.
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Organized criminals, from street gangs to large, well-connected mobs, will actively recruit psis if aware of their existence. As psionic skills usually default to controlling attribute -6, this would allow untrained psis to use their abilities at the full attribute level, while making psis who did put points into the skill very talented!
A sense of time or even above game, and midway through the caman exact date can provide a feeling of urgency. Photorefraction ability, potential problems with, The GM may wish to even forbid blatant powers like Psychokinesis and Teleportation as inappropriate for the setting!
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Whether you’re looking to add psi abilities to your setting or build a campaign that focuses on mental mastery, GURPS Psionic Campaigns will set your mind at ease. Debunkers If psi is Suspected above or Denied p. Gear, psi, 32, 35; see also Psychobotanics, Psychotronics. B have been expanded to For example, if a plot is supposed to kick off with a bomb being dropped onto an island, the GM can prevent telekinetic interference by ensuring the bomb weighs more than any nearby osionic can lift.
Retrocognition ability, potential problems with, Psychotronics,18, 24, 30; affect on psi, 5,35; term defined, 4; see also Drugs. The former depicts precognition as powerful and horrifying, while the latter features a psionic family trying to escape government agents; both film adaptations are worth watching.
Secret Psi Depending on public awareness pp. Rare frequency of psi Psi-tech, 4, 32, 35; see also Psychobotanics, Psychotronics. In addition to determining how many psis there are, it is useful to think about how they are distributed throughout the world; the decision for psionic potential pp. Other campaigns work well when the PCs are the only people on the planet who can learn psionic abilities.
The Dead Zone and Firestarter Viking, and Still, no one wants to look like an idiot, so even though somewhere between one-quarter to one-half of the population is sure that some sort of psi exists and almost everyone at least suspects itpeople never discuss campqigns openly with anyone other than very close friends.