Complete List of Adventures (GURPS)

This page acts as an index for all the free GURPS adventures available on the blog. If you enjoy one of these adventures, please leave a comment or tweet me @SageThalcos. Enjoy!

AMETHYST REIGN (Cyberpunk)
When revenge-happy gang leader Fickle Reefurb found out his girl was stolen by celebrity musician Amethyst, he hires dozens of street toughs, wannabe gangsters, and legit assassins to kill the star before the release of his big new album. Complicating the PCs’ mission are violent competitors, betrayals, and corporate minions who have their own ulterior motives. Learn More.

BEYOND THE VALE OF MADNESS (Fantasy Solo Adventure)
Once every seven years, a mysterious castle emerges in the icy mountains. A lone adventurer sets out to find her fortune… Learn More.

THE BLACK MINE OF TEIHIIHAN (Old West Horror)
While traveling to Arkansas City, a band of travelers becomes stranded in the desert. Just when they think feuding outlaws are the worst of their problems, they soon discover an ancient curse that threatens to bring darkness and madness to the new settlements in Kansas. Learn More or watch the YouTube summary.

A BOMBSHELL OF TOMORROW (Superheroes)
A full-scale, Nazi temporal invasion interrupts the day, and soon a maniacal German scientist and his chronal duplicates seeking to trigger World War III! Too afraid that temporal accidents will fling modern weaponry back to the past, the government calls in an expendable supers team to stop the villain and clean up this mess before his vision of doomsday is triggered. Learn More.

CANYON OF THE SNOW CAIRNS (Ice Age Horror)
Set 30,000 years ago, somewhere in Europe, long before the dawn of civilization. Weeks before winter sets in, the PCs witness their tribal leader captured by a mysterious, rival tribe. Fearful that their tribe will be doomed without his leadership, they set out to rescue their chief in the haunted Forest of Howling Sorrows. Learn More or watch the YouTube summary.

THE CLEAR LIGHT OF DOOMSDAY (Star Trek)
While en route to Ectair IV to settle a tense standoff between the planet’s independent oligarchs and the Gorn, the Federation starship makes a shocking the discover — the return of the planet-destroying Doomsday Machine. Can they stop the weapon before it wipes out a planet and starts a three-way war? Learn More.

COLD BOUNTY (Fantasy)
On the trail of a vile criminal, the PCs become stranded in a frigid mountain range that is home to both a legendary lost vault and an unaging wizard seeking newfound glory. Learn More.

DINOSAURS AT THE ALAMO (Old West Horror)
Days before the Alamo is doomed to fall, Commander Travis sends some of his best scouts out to raid one of Santa Anna’s supply trains. Soon, the heroes discover a nearby valley where Santa Anna lost three big ol’ cannons – cannons big enough to save the Alamo. But there’s surprises to be found in the lost valley…

THE DRAGON’S DEMISE (Fantasy Solo Adventure)
No one has a good reason to explore the Vast Vermin Swamp. No one except for you. The treacherous swamp claimed the life of your grandfather a few weeks ago. Your grandfather had dug up the fabled Celestial Emerald from a sunken temple, and then was unceremoniously eaten by a black serpent dragon. The dragon was slain days later… and the emerald still lies in its carcass… Learn More.

FEAST OF ODOACER (Roman Horror)
In the last days of Rome, Ravenna is on the very precipice of collapse. To prevent catastrophe and save the empire, King Odoacer sends the PCs on a desperate and secret mission, even as spies, cults, and an enemy army converge on the city. Learn More.

THE FESTERING LOCUSTS OF FENMORE (18th Century Horror)
In 1758, the wilderness of northern New York is scarred by war. Desperate to get his father and sister to move south, a colonial militiaman asks his closest friends to help. Soon, the PCs find themselves alone, surrounded by foes, and embroiled in the man’s dark secrets. Learn More or watch an Actual Play.

THE FINAL VOYAGE OF DRAENGR THAR (Vikings)
Bjørgvin’s greatest raider has been stranded in a cold inlet far to the north, his longboat splintered and his best men wounded. A group of Vikings sets out to bring him home, but once they reach this lonely place, they discover that they’ve walked into the haunted land of an old king that defied the gods. Learn More.

A FLAW IN THE LENS
In 1974, a renowned ornithologist invites his family to a remote Mexican island to celebrate a new discovery. However, soon after arriving on the island, the family members discovers that their beloved uncle has become a pawn for forgotten, cosmic forces. Learn More.

HARRY POTTER AND THE WARLOCK’S TUNNEL
A beloved prefect has disappeared and a sinister force has found a secret way into Hogwarts… only a handful of brave second year students can prevent tragedy at Hogwarts. Learn More.

THE HONEY TREE OF PELION (Mythic Greece)
A festival to the gods has gone terribly awry, and the heroes must journey far across the land to save their kingdom. Their destination is the legendary Mt. Pelion, home to the divine tree that can remove the curse that has fallen upon the land. Learn More.

LANDS OF THE DARK WICCHE (Medieval Horror)
Set in 15th century Germany, the PCs discover that an insidious witch has taken vengeance against a powerful bishop and his illegitimate son. Forced to find the bishop before the witch strikes again, the PCs must travel a dangerous road infested by outlaws, traitorous rebels, and bizarre creatures from folklore. Learn More, watch the YouTube summary, or watch an Actual Play.

THE LOST JEWELS OF EIRE (Pulp / Cliffhangers)
Thrust into a frantic race to find the long-lost Irish Crown Jewels, the PCs must escape vengeful gangsters, fend off a mysterious cult, rescue a Romanian princess, and then infiltrate a secret cabal of master thieves… all before the Third Reich can get their hands on the legendary treasure! Learn More or watch the YouTube summary.

MARTIAN AWAKENINGS (Steampunk)
Inspired by the old videogame Martian Dreams, the PCs awaken on the distant planet of Mars, where they discover that some of Earth’s greatest minds have been kidnapped! Learn More.

MINUTES… NOT HOURS (Action / DC Comics Suicide Squad)
A raucous and dysfunctional set of villains from Task Force X are sent on an international rescue mission, in an attempt to free a reckless U.S. senator from a revolutionary group that has uncovered an impossible, game-changing device. Learn More.

THE MOON OF THORNS (Fantasy)
Carac the Thorn is the most wanted man in Tredroy, a byzantine and cosmopolitan city which lies at the border of three great nations. Having assaulted a baron and embarrassed his soon-to-be wife, Carac has disappeared into the shadows. Fresh to the city, the PCs are asked to track down the hoodlum. Little do they know that they are about to stumble into the plans of a secretive death cult, which is finalizing the scheme they started centuries ago. Learn More.

THE MOUND IN THE YARD (Slasher Horror)
In 1981, a small rural town in Tennessee experienced unexplained phenomena. Several bone-ridden, dirt mounds erupted in the yards of its residents, causing a local man to go mad and suddenly die. This investigation-heavy adventure lets PCs uncover the town’s decade-old secrets and prevent the return of its most notorious killer – “Longhandle.” Learn More or watch the YouTube summary.

NEVER FORGET TO DIE (1960s Espionage)
The Soviets have sourced a powerful amnesia drug, lethepoxide from a secretive inventor. After months of searching, MI:6 has discovered the middleman for the drug. Elite agents must parachute on to a luxury cruise ship to find the name of the inventor. From there, the agents are embroiled in a global race with the KGB to find the scientist and stop him from selling the drug… or persuade him he’s selling to the wrong side! Learn More.

THE PHANTOM JUNGLE (Pulp / Cliffhangers)
After being betrayed and stranded in the jungles of Peru, the heroes are desperate to return back to civilization. However, standing in their way is not only the wilds of the jungle, but also desperate revolutionaries, a ruthless jetpacking mercenary, an old Confederate ironclad, and a shocking secret sealed inside a forgotten temple. Can you survive The Phantom Jungle? Learn More or watch the YouTube summary.

QUEEN OF THE RED CITY (Savage Fantasy / Conan)
Years ago, the vile pirate captain Jal Z’thngora vanished on a primordial island said to hold the treasures of ancient Zhemri princes. In this Hyborian sandbox adventure, the PCs rediscover this lost jungle island, where they hope to discover – and avoid – his black fate. Learn More.

ROAR OF THE TERRORGHORGER (Savage Fantasy)
A fearless band of merchants has sailed all the way to the Vampire Coast, where they hope to sell a hundred crates of rare wine to a gracious vampire lord. But such deals are not made easily, and soon the merchants find themselves stranded in the jungles of Lustria. Now, they are surrounded by primeval monsters, stalked by savage lizardmen, and desperate to make their way back home. Learn More.

SHADOWS OF THE OLD SUBWAY (Solo Horror Adventure)
In 1918, the New York City subway system was still under construction. A lone engineer is sent into the new tunnels to find the source of an unusual series of electrical fires. What they find in the darkness, however, is a nightmarish secret… Learn More

THE SIREN’S CITADEL (Pirate Swashbucklers)
Fresh off a disastrous privateering expedition, the heroes are stranded on the Caribbean island of Nevis and pressured to perform a dangerous hostage exchange for the desperate English governor. However, they soon end up in a race to discover the island’s mysterious Secret Citadel, where they are drawn into one of the world’s most scandalous events! Learn More.

SPECTRAL TIDES: THE GOBLIN-THING (1980s Action Horror)
The teens of Oak Harbor all know the legend of the Goblin-Thing, a creature that swims in the nearby waters, eats the heads of seals, and collects treasure from the sunken wreckage of the Mosquito Fleet. But when their best friend has vanished after claiming to have found the Goblin-Thing’s loot, they have to spring into action to rescue him, dodge a dangerous fugitive, and avoid a century-old curse.

ST. CECILIA’S BLASPHEMOUS BORDELLO (Old West Horror)
A small town’s famous bordello was suddenly shut down and purchased by a group of nuns – who promptly reopened the site as an orphanage. A few weeks later, the old bordello has become the site of two ghastly decapitations. Not having time to get involved, the sheriff asks the PCs to help investigate. Soon, they discover the existence of a horrible supernatural entity created through the town’s anger and shame… Learn More or watch the YouTube summary.

THE STRANGE & SUNKEN FATE OF KARL HEINRICH (Lovecraftian Horror)
A sequel to H.P. Lovecraft’s The Temple, the PCs dive deep into the ocean to recover a German submarine thought to be lost. Little do they know that their expedition will awaken a mysterious god’s servants. Learn More.

THE THIRD HALL OF UZRAH (Arabian Nights / al-Qadim)
The legendary prince Uzrah left seven great halls filled with fantastic treasure. No one has ever found any of his halls… until now. The PCs must travel into a mysterious and dangerous canyon to find the hidden location of Uzrah’s wondrous hall. Learn More.

THOSE THE COMET BRINGS (1950s Atomic Horror)
A car full of teenagers heads to the Jersey Shore for some fun, sun, and waves. Suddenly, strange radiation brings their car to a halt in the Pine Barrens… and they stumble on to a horrible scene involving dead bodies, a mysterious meteor, and dangerous creatures from another star. Learn More or watch the YouTube summary.

THRUSHER MANOR (17th Century Horror)
In 1680, Duke Montmorency was exiled from Versailles to St. Médard, a private island where hedonism, black magic, and vice ran rampant. Years later, when contact with St. Médard is lost, the PCs are dispatched to find out what happened to the island’s infamous guests Learn More or watch the YouTube summary.

THE UNCANNY CURSE OF SEKHMET (Pulp / Cliffhangers)
After chasing a notorious bank robber across fascist Italy, the heroes stumble into the plans of a desperate and dangerous society of global conspirators. Soon, they are sent tomb raiding across Egypt in a race to find a secret that has been buried for thousands of years. Learn More or watch the YouTube summary.

THE UNKNOWN COMMAND (Star Wars)
A band of rogues assemble to pull off the heist of a lifetime. The Imperials are evacuating the mining planet of Kortatka, and a vault of precious yellow spinpria is left nearly unguarded. And the one person in the galaxy with the keys to the vault just got stranded on the planet. Can the they pull off the perfect heist? Learn More.

WHO TRACKS THE STEPS OF GLORY? (Star Trek)
While patrolling the edge of the Romulan Neutral Zone, a Federation starship receives a mysterious distress signal, which quickly entangles the crew in the scheme of a Romulan commander desperate to reclaim lost glory and honor. Learn More.

BLANK CHARACTER SHEETS
If you’re interested in some blank copies of the themed character sheets that are included in these adventures, you can download them here.

Standard disclaimer: The material presented here are original creations, intended for use with the GURPS system from Steve Jackson Games. This material is not official and is not endorsed by Steve Jackson Games.