GURPS The Prisoner Roleplaying In The Village [David Ladyman, Steve Jackson ] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. The authorized. GURPS The Prisoner has 29 ratings and 1 review. The authorized roleplaying worldbook for The Prisoner, the classic British series starring Patrick McGooh. Authorised roleplaying worldbook for The Prisoner, the classic British series starring Patrick McGoohan. It describes The Village and its inhabitants, both warders.

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There is one brief game mechanic how to play the game Kosho – the rest is source material that could be used with any game. The second and third adventures are tentatively based on “A, B and C” and “It’s Your Funeral,” two other television episodes.

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One of the most important things to do in a Prisoner game is to keep the PCs off their balance. Wt marked it as to-read Jan 08, In some respects, The Village is restricted as a roleplaying arena — it is less than half a mile across, its buildings and people are fairly mundane, and PCs don’t have access to much in the way of magic, superpowers or firearms.

William Maxwell rated it it was amazing Nov 08, Jamie Revell added it May 22, It describes The Village and its inhabitants, both warders and prisoners. The Village is a guilded prison of the mind. Akira Okawada marked it as to-read May 09, Meanwhile, a double for the PC has entered Village life, as part of No.


It also covers the weird sciences available to No. Reinsel Reading added it Jun 21, Players must use their heads, rather than prisoned sackful of handy gadgets.

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The “It’s Your Funeral” adventure will be the most straightforward of the lot if anything in The Village can be said to be straightforward. Just a moment while we sign you in to your Goodreads account. Who do I trust? There is also a large amount of material on the series itself, with hundreds of dialog excerpts running along the margins of each page. Skill Based buy or gain skills. Marlo marked it as to-read Sep 08, Travis rated it really liked it Feb 20, Want to Read Currently Reading Read.

I am much more pleased when problems require clever solutions, than when they have to be treated with fire, lightning or a cloud of death. And if the warders ignore them, the jammers might just pull off a plot of their own. Please select a support frequency. At one point he mentions that he assumes every inconsistency in rhe series was intentional. Briefly summarized, the worldbook is based on the British television series of the same name, starring Patrick McGoohan.

If both are trustworthy, vurps PC’s planned escape goes much easier, but can either one be trusted?

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As usual, the solo adventure doesn’t require the worldbook for play, but prjsoner you GM it, you’ll probably want to refer to the worldbook, also.


Scott von Berg rated it liked it Feb 08, Jonathan Hill added it Jan 16, He is a spy who suddenly resigns without explanation; he is soon kidnapped and taken to The Village until he reveals why. This first one, “The Schizoid Man,” is based on the television episode of the same name.

Find More Posts by Mark Skarr. Periodical Articles Podcast Episodes. D rated it it was amazing Feb 08, However, the most interesting things I have to say in that respect are included in the book’s Introduction, so I’ll spend a few minutes here describing the book to you and perhaps convince you to check it out. Find More Posts by AmesJainchill. You won’t get it.

Frankly, a solo adventure of this sort is a pain to write; we hope the effort proves worthwhile. This is the first time SJG has tried combining the best aspects of solo and GMed play — give it a shot and tell them what you think. Nis rated it really liked it Jun 19, Mixu rated it it was amazing Sep 21, Which isn’t to say that I’m looking down my nose at all other roleplaying genres.

Dragon Issue – Feb And, as I write this, Steve Beeman and I are finishing the first of what we hope to be three adventure supplements.

A situation and potential allies are presented to the PCs; they must each decide who they can work with in solving the prisoned to their best advantage.