Dune is the best selling science fiction/fantasy novel of all time. . Someone made a homebrew GURPS Dune splatbook which can be found. *originally intended for fanfic but cant as its not “legal”* Note: I wrote below before I realized it was not for distribution.(except bottom). This is a forum to discuss Frank Herbert’s marvelous Dune series.

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It is provided to Mentats training at school, and can be found with little difficulty on the open market.

GURPS Dune – how would You do it? – Steve Jackson Games Forums

The David Lynch movie absolutely sucked saying this out loud is a good way to troll hipsters Not really. Most often a single dose suffices to cause severe physiological addiction.

The more expensive version of this disadvantage is exactly as per Combat Paralasis B32 when confronting a potential combat situation without a shield.

If you’ve read the book, the butchery is even more hilarious cringe-worthy full of lulzthough I suggest you don’t watch the movie first. Natural hair is replaced with a liquid crystal strand which responds to varying temperature by changing color. This raised the ocean level several feet; coastal devistation was extrodinary.

It is due to the action of the spice on the K-K cells that melange is addictive. Roll a Quick Contest of Skills: The size of the arms and legs can be increased somewhat through controllable edemas. Geidi Prime Geidi Secondus Population While people with physical disadvantages are not usually invited to join the Sisterhood, some diadvantages are common among the order.

Jalin possesses a spectacular ring system, 11 moonlets, 6 small moons, 6 medium moons, and 1 large moon. Final Days of an Empire. But even with these caveats, Generalists are very difficult people to work with. Some called it the “Movement of Infinity,” and regard it as the final stage of the Order, a breaking of the chains of servitude to practicality; but others think it is a death-trap: Five normal, internal G-seats.


The best defense against Babble is further training to categorize the data. These are essentially the Fremen encountered at the beginning of the book, Dune, but their culture already has begun to change by the end of that book — change in very significant ways. Ingestion of the spice stimulates the growth of K-K cells so that the individual becomes more aware of his time-space environment.

Find More Posts by Novembermike. The life of the desert leaves very little time to put on weight. When the subject achieves maximum growth, tubes of artifical tissue are implanted connecting the repiratory system to the celomic sacs.

This sorting, sifting, and retrieving of information, as well as the ability to connect it with specific names, places, or events, is valuable beyond estimation in the anti-computer culture of the times. The disguise is completed by the voluntary control the subject possesses over cremaster muscles in the scrotum, which allows the retraction of the testes into the abdomen. There are three boardgames worth mentioning that were based on Dune. Generalists are expected to possess broad and accurate knowledge of at least As for the voice, Dunw think studying people happens fairly quickly, and it’d be difficult to adjust the times according to who you’re studying.

Feudal Fief of House Harkonnen Starports: Per tone of starship it would require. What follows is a description of the original planet, much as the Zensunni wanderers, the Dund, and House Atreides found it.



The Personal Sune Shields of the Dune Universe are not round projections of force, but full-body shields which permit objects to pass through them, only slowly. Further alterations and expansions can be developed to cover other areas of the Dune universe.

Bene Tleilax are experts in genetic engineering, and can design a human with any physical or mental advantage or disadvantage. In the early fetal stage of development hormonal stimulus prevents the urethral groove from closing at the proximal end. Ingestion of spice also imparts an immunity to many common poisons. Less efficient versions dkne the suits produced in village factories by the Arrakeen peons are greatly inferior and offer no such level of protection.

Paracompass A navigational aid dume Fremen design and manufacture used on planets with weak or chaotic magnetic systems.

It uses a modified Holtzmann wave to relay commands. As far as plot Holtzmann shields drive sandworms into a frenzy, and even a small personal shield operating on the surface of Arrakis will call worms from miles around.

It’s like a textbook, only far cooler. Skilled in wisdom and diplomacy, possessing the abilities of all the lower ranks, adding sophistication and understanding, an Advisor is the equal in price and value of a Sardaukar legion or a bloc of CHOAM shares. Social Engineering is of paramount import, I’d wage, but other than that?

Experts in the terms of kanly, and the Great conventions, a House’s Master Assassin is as valuable as a legion of seasoned warriors.