We start by blowing the dust off an older board game, Cyclades, a deceptively straightforward, combat light strategy game with lots of cool miniatures that riffs on ancient Greek mythology.

For the main event, we discuss GURPS – Generic Universal Role Playing System – from Steve Jackson Games, the RPG that can be any kind of game you want, so long as you have the sourcebooks. And dear god, there are a lot of source book. We look at a couple of the stranger ones, talk about the appeal of the generic and reveal some of our old Supers characters.

We wrap up with Stu giving the rundown on character creation for his upcoming King Arthur Pendragon campaign.

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