GURPS Mage The Ascension *OP (GURPS: Generic Universal Role Playing System) [Robert M. Schroeck] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying. Gurps Mage: The Ascension: Robert M. Schroeck, Jeff Koke, Dan Smith: Books – A few weeks ago, in some thread whose topic I can’t recall, a poster mentioned that GURPS Mage was in some ways markedly different.

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So if you want to play a Mage game, buy the original. Turning on the tap, she splashed some cool water on her face. That was one of the reasons that she had gone on this little vacation, although she had told her publisher that the primary goal was to give her “space” to work on her new book in some peace and quiet.

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Get to Know Us. Originally Posted by dataweaver Now that you mention it, the source material doesn’t charge energy costs at all ; but it makes extensive use of what Thaumatology calls Raw Magic, which MtA calls Quintessence. The Technocracy will keep watch on the site for any signs of the Node re-awakening and will move to sanitize it if it does.

The lowest-priced brand-new, unused, unopened, undamaged item in its original packaging where packaging is applicable. Then, Paradox will exert its full force once again, and the characters will suffer any Paradox effects they generated during the story. Please try again later. She will ask who the characters are and for an explanation of what is going on.

Anyone who is successful notices an aura of “strangeness,” ripples in the fabric of the Tapestry in the town. The amulet appears to have no real significance or power, although the players might suspect otherwise. I feel that this adaptation captures much of the feel of the original White Wolf game, while adding the ubiquitous game-mechanics of GURPS in an appropriate manner. The first, and simplest, is to have the player’s chantry involved in investigating the Node in Eastridge and attempting to prevent the Technocracy from sanitizing it and seizing the Quintessence for their own use.


They can also track the Node through coincidental magick Prime 1, difficulty 4 allowing them to “stumble” across it while wandering around the town. The player characters should try and recruit her for the Traditions, perhaps even taking her on as an apprentice for their Chantry. You may also like.

She will, of course, file a full report on the mages with her New World Order superiors, which may lead to the characters drawing ggurps unwanted attention. Find More Posts by johndallman. Once The Hierophant maye taken control of the town, the Men in Black will continue to follow Alyson Lane’s orders and make excellent cannon fodder for the goblins, the pack hounds and the chaotic magick of The Hierophant.

Alertness 2, Athletics 4, Brawl 4, Dodge 3, Tracking 3. His bright blue eyes burn with the fires of fanaticism and madness, but his outward demeanor is calm and composed most of the time. Correspondence 5, Spirit 5, all others 4. Plot The characters end up for various reasons in Eastridge, a small resort town in rural Vermont. Clever use of magick should allow the mages to escape from the goblins for a while, but they will discover that no use of magick is strong enough to allow mags to leave the transformed valley furps Eastridge rests or to communicate with anyone outside of it.

The Ascension rules, conversions are provided below. June Dano will be inspired with confidence and ideas for her book by her Awakening. Epilogue Alyson Lane will allow the Tradition mages to leave Eastridge unmolested, although she should by all rights attempt to have them destroyed for the Pogrom. The chaos caused by The Hierophant will rattle her at first; she doesn’t like things in her orderly world being disturbed.

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Although June is frightened and confused by the events in the story, her newly awakened mage nature revels in the tremendous wellspring of creativity and chaos she has been brought in contact with. She moves like a dancer and has a quick smile and a healthy sense of humor, which is under considerable stress during the events in the story.


A woman in her late 30s with a petite, lithe figure. When a Node was discovered in Eastridge, Alyson took charge as the senior Technomancer in the area. Now that you mention it, the source material doesn’t charge energy costs at all ; but it makes extensive use of what Thaumatology calls Raw Magic, which MtA calls Quintessence. There are 12 goblins in the book shop itself, with thousands in the entire town. The Ascension by Robert M. SchroeckPaperback Be the first to write a review.

Was it really necessary to make each “monster” so much more powerful than its predecessor?

The Gauntlet collapses and the Umbra and the real world begin to “overlap” and mingle in a way unseen before by any of the characters. A howling wind whips through the Never-Ending Story and the mages present within feel the Quintessence of the Node being “yanked” away, pulled through the Umbra to some other ascensiion in space.

Once the characters calm her down a bit and assure her that they mean to help through proper roleplaying or an appropriate ability checkshe will tell them what she knows about the situation in town.

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