Skip to main content

GURPS Karthun: Magebound Weapon

I've started work on a GURPS translation of Karthun: Lands of Conflict, coming soon from Exploding Rogue Studios and Evil Hat Production. In that world, mages have the ability to manifest an elemental weapon based on the spirit which forms half of the mage's soul. I wrote up this weapon as an Innate Attack advantage.

Magebound Weapon

3/5/9/11/14/17 points
The mage conjures a melee weapon comprised of the source’s element. This weapon deals damage based on Magebound Weapon level. Air, Earth, and Water weapons deal crushing damage. Fire weapons deal burning damage.

Magebound Weapon Level123456
Weapon Damagethr+1thr+2thr+4thr+5thr+6thr+7

Statistics: Burning or Crushing Attack 1 pt (Magic, -10%; Melee, C,1, ST-Based, +80%; Nuisance Effect, Requires an empty hand, -5%) [3]. Level 2 increases to 2 pts [5]; level 3 to 1d [9]; level 4 to 1d+1 [11]; level 5 to 1d+2 [14]; and level 6 to 2d. Dice of damage are converted down to a flat bonus according to “Modifying Dice + Adds” (p. B269).

Popular posts from this blog

Voting Is Live For The 2016 Ennie Awards

The 2016 Ennie Awards are now open for voting. Go to http://www.ennie-awards.com/vote/2016/ to vote for the great gaming products in two dozen categories.

While you’re there, I hope you’ll consider voting for It’s Element-ary! for Best Family Game. I’m up against some very worthy competition, and I’m honored just to be nominated. But who knows what could happen, right?

Dungeon Crate, May 2016

For my birthday last month, my friends got me a subscription to DungeonCrate.  This service is the RPG-focused entry in the current "crate" craze, where you pay a subscription fee and a box of themed stuff is sent to your home monthly, quarterly, or whatever. Well, my first crate arrived today, and I thought I'd go through it here on the blog.





Let's Make a Character: Atomic Robo

I forgot to post this last Friday, but I had my third episode of Let's Make a Character. I made an Action Scientist (light on the Action) for the Atomic Robo RPG (powered by Fate Core). Check it out!