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GURPS Reign Of Steel was a GURPS setting book released in and since republished in electronic form, offering one of the bleakest depictions of the. Reign of Steel, like most GURPS “setting” books, paradoxically manages to be interesting and refreshing and yet fail anyway, though for reasons that cannot be . With a hat-tip to Paranoia, the second printing of GURPS Reign of Steel starts off with the note “The Computer Is Not Your Friend”. Designed for.

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Overmind averages a dozen deaths stefl day through sheer experimentation on how to kill humans and captives are lucky to last a month. The broadcasts of Radio Free America are censored, edited or blocked.

Moscow’s goals are xteel, but unfortunately most of the other zoneminds couldn’t give any less of a shit about human culture and creations.

Plus, there’s more oxygen on Earth, so they actually lose 1 HT per minute on Earth. Denver has been buying research data covertly from Brisbane, data from the New Zealand nanocrisis.

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It has rebuilt the zone with sleek, black metal buildings with gursp and hatches and access panels. Vanguards talk, but they tend to be terse and careful with their words, even when talking to humans. First, with the way everything is going, mankind will wipe itself out in 25 to 50 years. But listening is the least Paris can do.

The zones are chafing against their borders and interests and their compromise hasn’t made most of the Zoneminds happy. A good deal, actually.

GURPS Reign of Steel

Brisbane is too busy to focus on an extermination of its wild humans, and occasionally keeps the pressure on them with an attempted extermination. During the war the AIs gradually developed differing philosophies in their approach to dealing with the humans in their areas of responsibility. It should be a few more updates, give or sterl.

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And it really, really hates Washington for the freedom Washington’s humans have. VIRUS wants to take a brain from one of the terrorists and try and figure out where it’s coming from; the right evidence, pointed at Zaire, presented to the other zoneminds could be the undoing of one of the most dangerous AI overlords and shift the balance of power. Also, unfortunately, I don’t have access to the stats of all of these robots.

These suckers are like Revenants from Doom: Zonegangs are bounty hunters who kill or capture free humans for Vancouver with payouts of food steeel goods corresponding to a bounty system.

The Reign ggurps Steel timeline has been officially published as one of the alternate histories accessible to the Infinity Unlimited organization in the GURPS Time Travel guros, although the date has been turned back. None of the AIs are stronger than any of the others, they have nothing to fear but each other. Or maybe gudps were an astronaut and are living on Earth; the game assumes this is for campaign involving Tranquility.

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Here’s what the Eagle looks like: And, there’s the big whammy: They have some big downsides: Vancouver has another problem, however, and this one might not be human. Privacy Policy Contact Us. This is predominantly so the AIs can actually have stats if you want them to. Basically, the only thing standard for all AIs because they descended from Overmind is that they’re egocentric and they have a will to live.


Steeo of them live in the Sierra Madre and have to be very careful. There are a loooooot of these, so we’ll wrap up the rest of the human character concepts with the next installment. Smugglers, criminals and black marketeers or the thugs who protect them. Instead we get a reference to a Kevin Costner movie.

Best case scenario is that it’s made a fool of and left to rule a destroyed husk, worst case scenario is its own death. Resistance is mixed, and a lot of people are willing to keep their heads down. Caracas considers humans to be a failed species but part of nature and it has a useful template to borrowso it’s been working on what Caracas calls aniroids: Hey so guess who’s laying claim to the grand title of “first post involving catgirls in the new thread”?

Pretty much everyone else in the Zone has either fled to Caracas or Denver, or they’re in a Suspended Purification Area. Sense of Duty, Vows, maybe Pacifism.

Kali is the place to be for all of these experiments. One is a widespread legend among the humans of North America, an AI named “Lucifer” that is built into a pair of semi trailers and travels around the continent evading the attention of the Zoneminds with a small bodyguard of robot attendants.

Shiden V was an experimental pre-war prototype of robot whose siblings designs would later become the backbone of one of the stfel produced robot trooper types, the Bishonen.