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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Chromes use either the Patriot model or Eagle model but the following modifications are popular: As a result, some of them die from the rigors of New Delhi’s tests and missions.

The bodies are incinerated or rendered into soup to feed the other slaves.

Tel Aviv wants its slaves to be completely compliant, and it’s got a little bit of technology from Moscow to help with it.

Paris continues the SETI project on a massive scale, building its modern steel-and-glass Parisian chique structures into listening towers to pick up neutrinos and radio. Things are only getting worse and now Vancouver is committing to a full war in Siberia with disastrous results. It quickly became an efficient force wteel delegation with most supervisors becoming incredibly advanced low-grade AIs but under Tokyo’s control.

But the cryostasis for its humans stefl going to last forever, and Tranquility needs supplies. Myrmidons are not intelligent and are mostly found in units being controlled by a smartbot; I have a feeling they’re likely the grunt troops that accompany a Juggernaut into kicking over a Resistance hideout.


They’re not dangerous to an aware human, but to one that’s asleep or distracted they can be. The Earth itself has been divided among the AIs or “zoneminds” into 18 separate zones, each growing stronger as the machines build more machines, and mankind’s ruined cities are converted into robotic factories. Same, plus Curious, Overconfidence, possibly Bloodlust or Secret is a robot. And, of course, I don’t have the full stats.

By Christmasmost nations had their borders sealed despite the plagues being pandemic worldwide. Postmen carry messages that are too dangerous to broadcast and handle. They either go rogue or leave in a body bag. Let’s start with the Pacific.

It was infected with an AI and was presumed destroyed by a nuclear salvo, but Overmind didn’t reig the extent of Tranquility’s abilities. However, even in conquest, the people are restless. Stolen directly from a pre-war US military robot, the Vanguard is a four-legged all-terrain smartbot that comes with a mounted gun.

It is written by Guurps Pulverwho also wrote the RobotsUltra-Tech and Vehicles sourcebooks – all of which are strongly recommended to get full use of this setting, though they are not required.

GURPS Reign of Steel

They failed, unfortunately, but they didn’t fail without leaving a mark. Tokyo inherited facilities and factories built by Japanese development companies and never had much need to destroy and rebuild like the other Zoneminds had to.


Absolute Direction, Contacts, Reputation. Zaire is most likely to cause a major violation of the Brisbane Accords stewl its actions because it cannot abide human life even more than Overmind or Mexico City. Zone Moscow’s agents abroad, Collectors are inserted into Zones or communities and collect materials for Moscow. Some robots are simply told to haunt and stalk an area and make humans whisper and gossip, some are told to assassinate a specific person.


This one has a lot. The camps were a test to separate the faithful from the wicked.

That hasn’t stopped Mexico City. And I am quite sure in this particular case it’s more about placing heavy RP hooks in locations the author either knows best, or expects his players to be most interested in.

Nobody in North America can prove it exists as anything more than a legend, a story, but humans know the name. The other is the Red Dawn with 5, a crypto-Maoist group with roots in a Peruvian guerilla group who are in the Andes and nobody really likes them because they’re those guys when it gurls to South American resistance groups with political ideologies.

You know the turrets from Portal? You’re one of them civilized city folks, aintcha city boy?

GURPS Reign Of Steel (Tabletop Game) – TV Tropes

You have now created Denver’s pride and joy, the Cyberbeast. Outside of SPACE and making new human races, New Delhi pretty much just strip-mines and works on industry and exporting xteel to other zones. There’s really not a lot to say about them besides “do not ride them without a saddle”. The year is Zaire is ridiculously paranoid and anti-human, pro-extermination. The only thing I know is that they’re not smart.