Re: The Matrix

From: Martin Ling (
Date: Wed May 31 2000 - 11:07:34 MDT

On Wed, May 31, 2000 at 12:07:29PM -0400, Ross A. Finlayson wrote:
> Hi,
> I think one good idea is Steve Jackson's GURPS, Generic Universal Role-Playing
> System. Another thing to keep in mind is Shadowrun, although its VR/Matrix rules
> were more abstracted to computer metaphors.

I'm aware of GURPS, and have used it a little. Most of the tabletop
gaming I do at the moment is Storyteller (White Wolf) based.

I'm pretty sure I'm going to be introducing Jammy Action Points to
whatever I use in the end.

The factor that bothers me with many systems I've seen is that it's
sometimes hard to work out what the actual percentage chance of you
achieving a task is. For this reason, I may go for a probability based
system utilising modifications on a single D20 roll.

Rolling vast pools of dice for Storyteller is great fun, but...


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