LiveZilla Live Chat Software
Register/Login Login Contact UsContacts BlogBlog
Cart Items : 0 | Cart Total : R0
Books > Humor & Entertainment > Puzzles & Games > 1556340893
  1. Gurps Aliens: Nonhuman Races for Interstellar Roleplaying
    Image(s) provided for illustrative purposes and may differ from the actual product
  2. Gurps Aliens: Nonhuman Races for Interstellar Roleplaying

    Delivery: 10-20 Working Days
    Customer Ratings (5 reviews)
    Price R923.00

Additional Information

First edition, autographed by Steve Jackson.

Similar Products

GURPS Robots (GURPS: Generic Universal Role Playing System)GURPS Ultra-Tech 2 *OP (GURPS: Generic Universal Role Playing System) (No. 2)GURPS Fantasy Folk *OP (GURPS: Generic Universal Role Playing System)GURPS Ultra-Tech: A Sourcebook of Weapons & Equipment for Future AgesGURPS ReligionGURPS Bio-Tech *OP (GURPS: Generic Universal Role Playing System)GURPS Black Ops (GURPS: Generic Universal Role Playing System)

Chris W. McCubbin
GURPS 1st-3rd Edition - Characters
Steve Jackson Games
Steve Jackson Games
Steve Jackson Games
Steve Jackson Games
Most Helpful Customer Reviews

I am a role-playing enthusiast, and play all sorts of game systems. Of the many RPG accessories and books I have seen, GURPS Aliens ranks in the top three of hundreds.
The alien races described are mostly NEW, yet at the same time fresh and original. A lot of thought went into creating original races that will fit in well to a wide variety of science fiction adventures.
In addition to a number of interesting PC races there are also quite a few races well-suited as opponents or NPCs. My personal favorite is the race of intelligent chlorine-breathing radioactive octopi that are taking over the galaxy, one business at a time, in a series of leveraged hostile buyouts.
Another race, the Verms, bear a striking resemblence to the acid-blooded Aliens of Sigourney Weaver fame. Even here, though, the Verms are different enough that they are interesting.
I give this book my highest rating.
Bruce Stephenson
GURPS Aliens is, as it says on the cover, "A collection of non-human races for Science Fiction roleplaying".
There are only 28 different races here, but each has full statistics for GURPS roleplaying campaigns. These statistics give enough information for GM's to give life to totally alien races, some of which the players are bound to have never seen or met before.
From the rather friendly and pig-like "An-Phar", and the benevolent super-powerful "Auroras", to the energy draining "Gloworms", and very versatile "Xenomorphs", GURPS Aliens gives two or three pages for each alien race, each page packed with info like their psychology, their ecology, their culture, their politics, and some ideas for adventure seeds with each race.
The book also has a short section at the beginning that has some small details on Alien campaigns, and creating alien races that are not in the book. This section allows GM's to create new alien... Read more
This book contains all that you need to create ANYTHING you want in GURPS, be it flesh-eating, fire-breathing avacadoes, or happy little squirrels. This book was one of the better purchases I have made recently, and the best ever for GURPS.
Please Note

The authorised South African distributor of this product is under no obligation to honour the manufacture's guarantees/warranties or to provide after-sales service.

Please note that this item is imported from the USA, and is designed to be used in the USA. In addition, if the unit is powered it will come with a US plug and an adapter/transformer may be required. Please click here for more information on power requirements, or check with us if you are unsure or need any assistance!

Please also note that certain items cannot be imported, these include Alcohol, Animals, Batteries, Flammable Materials, Currency, Food, Furs, Chemicals, Explosives, Medications, Plants, Seeds, Supplements, Pressurized Cans, Tactical Equipment, Vitamins, Weaponry and Weaponry Accessories. In these cases, the item and information is displayed for reference purposes only. If you are not sure if we are permitted to bring an item, please send us an e-mail with a link to the item to confirm.

Please also ensure that you are ordering the correct item for your particular application as returns to the USA are costly. Product reviews are also provided for most of our items, which can give you a good idea for possible things to look out for and the quality of the item. By clicking Add to Cart, you are confirming that the item is correct and you accept the conditions listed here.