GURPS Fantasy Bestiary is a sourcebook for GURPS. Contents. 1 Contents; 2 Publication history; 3 Reception; 4 References. Contents[edit]. GURPS Fantasy. GURPS Classic: Fantasy Bestiary – Creatures of Fantasy This extensively researched book, based on authentic folklore and legends from all. Gurps Fantasy Bestiary on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. Fantastic creatures for fantasy roleplaying.

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This book presents over extraterrestrial creatures for the science fiction roleplaying campaign. Steve Jackson called me up, commenting that I had had a nice long break from writing, and would I like to do another book? No Web Links Found. Privacy Policy Contact Us. So I looked for clues in the hero’s reaction to the beast it was fighting.

I supported because… “I’m hoping to donate enough to become an honorary Bruce. Point Based allocate points to get skills, powers, etc.

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Some were, and those were easy enough to write up. One is arranged alphabetically, for easy reference. As an example, I read that “even the mightiest warriors found their arms tiring as they faced this creature. Now I bestiaey another chance to glean those stories for appropriate fantasy creatures — not races suitable for player characters, though. I assume that class of reader is very small — most of us would rather have interesting creatures than by-the-book accurate descriptions.


The creativity involved in the latter exercise made up for the sheer hard work and bleary eyeballs of the former. Skill Based buy or gain skills. Two tables, each listing every creature in the book. A detailed look at different types of animal and plant poisons.

GURPS Fantasy Bestiary

The other is organized by habitat, to let the GM quickly find an appropriate creature for any terrain or any situation. Periodical Articles Podcast Episodes. From the Publisher’s Website: Occasionally I took the liberty of blending the best characteristics of a nameless animal into a similar creature in the same culture’s mythology.

Most fantasy campaigns have a European flavor, and meeting creatures with names like “nyah-gwaheh” or “wu kung ching” doesn’t synch very well.

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It began with a late-night phone conversation in November, After a while, motifs began to appear. I am a professional storyteller, and tell mostly old legends, myths and other tales. But I really earned my pay on this one in two ways: And I continued to think of more creatures long after the book was published.

Surf our site for the files you want. The spells needed for many of the magical beasts and plants in this book. Add a copy to your collection.

And once more I began to read and read and read. Here is where I feel the best value of the book is. Often a storyteller would describe a monster very briefly, and then turn his attention to the hero. This extensively researched besstiary, based on authentic folklore and legends from all over the world, is a perfect resource for the GM of any fantasy campaign.


All of the older beast descriptions have been reworked and brought up to Third Edition standards. All the spells needed for many of the many magical beasts and plants in fantawy book.

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Two tables, each listing every creature in the book. So I read these types of stories constantly, and have been running across “monsters” for years. But every now and then I’d meet someone who’d say, “There aren’t enough monsters — nothing to scare a party in plate mail. Learn More I supported because… “I’m hoping to donate enough besstiary become an honorary Bruce.

A number of creatures that I rather liked were cut from that book for lack of space. We need a Fantasy Bestiary.

Warehouse 23 offers worldbooks, supplements, and adventures, in physical and digital formats, for GURPS — as well as many of our other game lines. Many vestiary the creatures I found reference to were not spelled out very clearly, alas. Bestjary has been your support, financial and otherwise, that has allowed this site to become what it is today. I had to — there wasn’t much else written about the animal except a brief description!