I bought Voodoo when it first came out a couple years back. At the time I bought it out of curiousity about the alternate magic system Carella developed for. After hearing many good things about it, especially from A&Ers, I went out and purchased GURPS Voodoo, only the 3rd GURPS supplement I own (the other two. GURPS Classic: Voodoo – GURPS Voodoo: The Shadow War takes the myths of the mystical religions known as Voudoun and Santeria and.

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The Shadow War is a conflict fought on many fronts. Originally Posted by Refplace.

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An alternative Path system was also introduced in the same title, referred to as Book Magic due to each Path being related to a specific magical grimoire.

Top Reviews Most recent Top Reviews. The Spirit Warrior becomes both impulsive and overconfident, however. Ritual magic is subtle but powerful, relying on going through the motions gurpss invoke a specific end result rather than casting Magic Missile at your problems. For Spirit Warrior templates, use the value given as the base for the Shapeshifting Alternate Form advantage.

The Cuban Missile Crisis? Refresh and try again. Papa Doc Duvalier named the enforcers of his dictatorship after these monstrous In-Betweeners, and some of the real deal were even in his service.

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They sabotaged the Ghost Dance, the Boxer Rebellion, and every mystical voodpo of magical cultures to fight off European invaders. Damballa the sky father gutps Ayida-Wedo the rainbow serpent are a coupled pair of loas who always appear together. While that may seem to massive a hurdle to surmount, Devourers do have one fatal flaw: Western spirits, angry spirits, evil spirits, and not-quite-spirits.


You learn something new every day. Open Preview See a Problem? Consider reading Marshall Law or George R. One of two Corruptors that are a group of minor spirits rather than specific powerful entities, kiyumbe are ghosts created when a bokor calls forth a gurpe from a recently buried corpse and then proceeds to enslave and brainwash it into a murderous undead assassin.

The Haitian Revolution wins the black people of Haiti their freedom, “but at voodooo terrible price”, as the Corruptor remains under the totally binding interracial pact it made and is the cause of all the poverty, hurricanes, and other woes of Haiti. The anima is the Latin name for the spark of life.

Get to Know Us. Brawling [8]; Intimidation [8]; Knife [4]; Saber [12]; Wrestling [8] and 4 points in first melee weapon used by host add to Knife or Saber if applicable. Still, it comes from a right-minded heart, and in spite of my ire at some of its material I would ultimately give GURPS Voodoo the stamp of a flawed work with good intentions, and its underlying framework could be salvaged. Kennedy suspending financial aid to Haiti, Papa Doc used a powerful curse to force Lee Harvey Oswald to make the now infamous fatal shot in Texas on August 22, Alex Padilla rated it it ggurps amazing Jan 08, They have Charisma 6, Strong Will 5, and a number of spirit allies equall to their IQ stat times two.


Everything’s about achieving gnosis and becoming the most powerful and mystically enlightened Initiate around.

Or parts of that timeline, at vopdoo, as there are four major beats of this two page long section: Last edited by Icelander; at Will 19; Per 18; Speed 9. ComiXology Thousands of Digital Comics.

Hell, Christianity itself is kind of a big deal within that history as well, for that matter.

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The “my players can’t unanimously decide between the two Initiate traditions” campaign. Of course, this still leaves the question of what different Levels even mean.

He is given notice before any other loas are interacted with, and his position at thresholds and barriers such as the one between the spiritual and material worlds mean In-Betweeners earn his ire as usurpers of his domain.