The book describes the technology of the River Valley, the famous characters who inhabit it, their aircraft and riverboats, and the alien Ethicals who created the place. The book includes rules for mass combat and guidelines for running a campaign, plus an introductory scenario, "Resurrection Day. This setting is an artificial planet where everyone who lived before a set date in history seems to have been resurrected. But much to my surprise, I found it an interesting and plausible setting for role-playing adventure, and the GURPS game is the perfect system to support it.
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GURPS Riverworld: Roleplaying in Philip Jose Farmer's Riverworld
You — along with other people, all around you — awake on the banks of a river. You have the body of a year-old, free from any physical defects you may have had in your Earth life. Welcome to the Riverworld, the scene of Philip Jose' Farmer's epic series about humanity's second chance. Farmer began the series as a short story in ; it has grown to five novels and a novella. Its premise is both simple and incredibly vast: Everyone who has ever lived is resurrected on the banks of a million-mile-long river which winds around the surface of its planet. Most people are resurrected in groups of their own language and culture. But this is not always the case!
At the end of that riverlies the ultimate secret of the universe — and the key to immortality! RPG Item Rank: Science Fiction. Campaign Setting game world. Dice Primarily d6. Point Based allocate points to get skills, powers, etc.
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Written by J. Welcome to the Riverworld, where everyone who has ever lived is reborn, from primitive cave-dwellers to astronauts. At the end of that river lies the ultimate secret of the universe — and the key to human immortality! Your character can be anyone who has ever walked the Earth — play famous historical figures, or even yourself! Meet people from all across history. The adventure is just beginning — on the wondrous Riverworld! It can also be used as a sourcebook for any roleplaying game.