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01-21-2016, 12:06 AM
Check out this new article from the Daily Illuminator that Steve Jackson Games posted:

January 21, 2016: Thursday Is GURPS-Day! (http://www.sjgames.com/ill/a/2016-01-21)

GURPS fans know that Thursday is new-release day at Warehouse 23 (http://www.warehouse23.com/). We don't release a new digital supplement or Pyramid (http://pyramid.sjgames.com/) issue every week but when we do, it's on Thursday. That has been a tradition for .*.*. well, my records show we were doing it in 2009, which means it's older than that.

But there's another tradition that GURPS fans might not know as much about. Douglas Cole (http://www.warehouse23.com/products?utf8=%E2%9C%93&keywords=&taxons%5B%5D=&search%5Bsearch_contributor%5D=Douglas+H.+Cole&search%5Btaxon_union%5D%5B%5D=&taxons%5B%5D=&taxons%5B%5D=&search%5Bsearch_order%5D=alphaAZ&from_advanced_search=1&commit=Search) has been blogging about RPGs on Gaming Ballistic (http://gamingballistic.blogspot.com/) since December 26, 2012, and he started setting aside Thursday as "GURPS-day" on February 7, 2013 (http://gamingballistic.blogspot.ca/2013/02/gurps-campaigns-common-pitfalls.html). Since then, many other bloggers have started reserving Thursday a.k.a. "GURPS-day," "GURPS Day," "GURPS Thursday," and "Thurpsday" for GURPS content, including (alphabetically!):

The Collaborative Gamer (https://thecollaborativegamer.wordpress.com/) (by Joseph North)
Dark Paths and Wandered Roads (http://darkpathsandwanderedroads.blogspot.com/) (by Jason Woollard)
Dungeon Fantastic (http://dungeonfantastic.blogspot.com/) (by longtime GURPS writer Peter Dell'Orto (http://www.warehouse23.com/products?utf8=%E2%9C%93&keywords=&taxons%5B%5D=&search%5Bsearch_contributor%5D=Peter+V.+Dell%27Ort o&search%5Btaxon_union%5D%5B%5D=&taxons%5B%5D=&taxons%5B%5D=&search%5Bsearch_order%5D=alphaAZ&from_advanced_search=1&commit=Search))
Game Geekery (http://www.themook.net/gamegeekery/) (by How to Be a GURPS GM (http://www.warehouse23.com/products/SJG37-0034) author Warren "Mook" Wilson)
GURPS Calculator (http://www.gurpscalculator.com/) (technically a tool and not a blog, but updated on Thursdays by creator Jeff Demers)
One Yard Hex (http://oneyardhex.blogspot.com/) (by Paul Stefko)
Ravens N' Pennies (http://www.ravensnpennies.com/) (by prolific Pyramid (http://pyramid.sjgames.com/) contributor Christopher Rice (http://www.warehouse23.com/products?utf8=%E2%9C%93&keywords=&taxons%5B%5D=&search%5Bsearch_contributor%5D=Christopher+R.+Rice&search%5Btaxon_union%5D%5B%5D=&taxons%5B%5D=&taxons%5B%5D=&search%5Bsearch_order%5D=alphaAZ&from_advanced_search=1&commit=Search))
Shooting Dice (https://shootingdiceblog.wordpress.com/) (by GURPS firearms-meister Hans-Christian Vortisch (http://www.warehouse23.com/products?utf8=%E2%9C%93&keywords=&taxons%5B%5D=&search%5Bsearch_contributor%5D=Hans-Christian+Vortisch&search%5Btaxon_union%5D%5B%5D=&taxons%5B%5D=&taxons%5B%5D=&search%5Bsearch_order%5D=alphaAZ&from_advanced_search=1&commit=Search))

You can keep up with these and other blogs by watching this sticky thread (http://forums.sjgames.com/showthread.php?t=113371) in the Steve Jackson Games Forums (http://forums.sjgames.com). Heck, why not join in and add your blog to the roll? Oh, and keep an eye on Gaming Ballistic (http://gamingballistic.blogspot.com/), too, because Doug is making plans to aggregate links to new blog content.

Here's a big "Thank you!" to Doug and to all the stalwart GURPS bloggers!

Sean Punch (http://dr-kromm.livejournal.com/)

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