Today I sat down with GURPS Traveller and the Third Edition rulebook and completely failed to start playing. Instead, I started reading… and because everything is play, arguably I started playing. But I didn’t roll any dice (yet). That’s because I got scared: too much of a detailed universe, too many options.
Then I remembered a video playlist recommended to me by a friend – namely “Learning GURPS” by Chris Normand (aka Nose). I started watching and found some much-needed confidence. He reminded me how simple GURPS is to play. He also reminded me that it’s ok to just choose a genre and begin.
I want to play some Science-Fiction. While I am inspired by Traveller, I want to explore and the real genius of GURPS is that you can adapt any tools you like to the game you want to run. I just want to begin…
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