From Russia¸ With Blood
Enter a land of white snow¸ red blood and black humor. Explore the of Russian folklore and fairy tales¸ where all of interesting - and often chillingly malevolent - creatures dwell. Visit the many seats of Russian power¸ where a slip of the tongue won't lose an emissary his head - for that would be far¸ far too painless.
Within¸ you'll find the history¸ folklore¸ and daily life not of the Soviet Union or of the Imperial Age¸ but of medieval Russia - a culture all but forgotten in the 20th century. GURPS Russia offers a unique opportunity to explore these forgotten times and people from the mundane to the magical.
(This is a digital reprint of a GURPS Third Edition product.)
GURPS Russia presents the Russian world from its beginnings in the 10th century to its new beginnings in the early 18th. In this book¸ the GM will find complete details on the history¸ folklore¸ and daily life not of the Soviet Union or of the Imperial Age¸ but of medieval Russia - a culture that seems all but forgotten in the twentieth century¸ overborne and overshadowed by the U.S.S.R. To most Westerners¸ the word "Russia" is synonymous with communism¸ nuclear war¸ competing space programs¸ and WWI-level farm equipment serving in the fields of The People. This book puts characters into the Russia of the Middle Ages¸ from the 10th century to the 18th. It also opens up the world of Russian folklore and fairytales¸ where all sorts of interesting -- and sometimes frightening -- creatures dwell.