GURPS Autoduel was one of the first worldbooks ever published for the GURPS system – over ten years ago! Its post-apocalyptic world, based on the classic Car . A few things to make car-design easier and more Car-Warsish in GURPS Autoduel. In the 96 pages of GURPS Autoduel, you’ll find: Detailed vehicle design rules. Choose your own tires, engine, suspension, weapons, and accessories — to fit.

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Grenades come in frag, tear gas, smoke, concussion, but also paint to obscure helmets and windshields. The Free Oil States It notes that the governments here are struggling, and though oil makes them prosperous, things are still unstable.

GURPS Autoduel

Active autoduellists in a city may also be held accountable for property damage, or just shot on sight. The GURPS game is strong in game values Steve Jackson Games has always been strong in game valuesand the Car Wars game, the inspiration for Autoduel material, has been a very successful board game, so I wasn’t surprised to find lots of detailed rules for blowing cars, driver, passengers, innocent bystanders, and neighboring real estate into tiny bits.

Quebec Like Canada, only with more French.

However, that doesn’t mean that corporate America isn’t on the rise again. I won’t go over his actual numbers, because it’s a pretty standard well-rounded GURPS build, and nothing particularly unusual.

It also gives the Murphy’s Rules that ordinary drivers should be used to skidding and fishtailing regularly, since it’ll be happening to them every third turn or so. Parachuting is used for ejection seats. But unless the book was printed with four-point typesetting a resounding “No! Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in: During the chaos at the turn of the city, multinationals saw many of their assets nationalized.

To find out more, including how to control cookies, see here: Beautiful landscapes, poor people, oceanfront desalination plants. Civilized society doesn’t make for very stimulating roleplaying. The doesn’t make a world of sense, because it doesn’t seem the infrastructure to really enforce taxation – or distribute unemployement benefits – is widespread. When the smoke grenade cleared, the construction rules were removed and several weeks of number-crunching went into the trash.


It notes that archaic weapon skills are more common than in modern day due to the prevalence of things like professional gladiatorial fighting. On the other hand, if you don’t find out the guy’s dead until the following morning. Once again, gangs and raiders are an issue, along with the general corruption of local authorities. In the end, though, we managed to cover every state and at least one city in every state, and numerous adventure seeds.

First, move the trailer in a straight line along its long axis the same distance the tractor moved – if the tractor moved one inch, the trailer moves straight ahead one inch. Not only has the Anarchist Relief Front has been around since the early ’80s i.

The Supreme Court eventually declares the mindless clone to be “experimental material” and Sardusky is freed and immediately hired by Amalgamated Meditech.

This doesn’t make a lot of sense, and I’m not sure why it was done, since magic will barely be mentioned otherwise. Obviously few tables will be able to contain a map of the size necessary have cars driving traveling at that speed, unless you’re willing to play on the floor.

Entertaining, impressive, and just plausible enough as a setting for vehicular homicide on an epic scale, this supplement is definitely worth a look. A hazard can be debris in the road, an oil slick from an oil jet or the impact of getting hit with a rocket, while a turn is literally any turn. Some private owners maintain toll roads and charge extremely high tolls hundreds of dollars that maintain safety through patrols by private security.


Your character is such a person, willing to face the guns and rockets of outrageous fortune in order to live his own life. Trying to ward off lasers is a bit hilarious, though, since most of those are vehicular and will burn right through your dorky little suit.

Skilled and honest mechanics tend to get a lot of support from duellist community. Thankfully, most vehicles give a bonus to Driver rolls.

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Loads of campaign ideas for everything from a corporate autoduelling team to a lone wolf vigilante, and more! Subcompacts were pushed aside for submarines. Even though the U.

Roads are in bad repair and mostly vanish under the weather, and a lot of travel has to be done by expensive plane. We also get weapon accessories, tools, electronics, survival gear, etc. The well-presented background and the emphasis on role-playing rather than combat makes the GURPS Autoduel game much more than it first appears. He likes to play God and watch the carnage! The choice depends on what the vehicle will be used for.

PI, peace officer, or investigative reporter. Austin is the capital, though it also has dangerous ruins where law holds no sway.

Pyramid: GURPS Autoduel (2nd Edition) Designer’s Notes

Something along the lines of Tom Clancy’s Debt of Honor might be possible, but a sneak attack which assassinates the President Macauly Culkin?! The focus, of course, is the duelist character … standing in a world in flames. And though that’s a logical simplication – the ugrps, simultaneous movement of Car Wars slows the game down demonstrably – you end up with some weird Murphy’s Rules because of it. There was no question which way was forward.

Where “legitimate” means “vigilante” or a driver in a rough enough area or line of work that self-defense is common.