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11-29-2006, 11:22 PM
Check out this new article from the Daily Illuminator that Steve Jackson Games posted:

November 30, 2006: Playtest Call: GURPS Supers (http://www.sjgames.com/ill/archives.html?m=November&y=2006&d=30)



GURPS Supers is a genre source book for GURPS Fourth Edition written by William Stoddard, scheduled to appear soon as a PDF at e23.</p>

The GURPS Supers playtest will be a closed mailing list playtest. Participation in the playtest does not guarantee credit in the published book, and is limited to people with valid Pyramid (http://www.penandpapergames.com/forums/) subscriptions. (You can purchase a Pyramid subscription directly from e23 (http://e23.sjgames.com/).) A sizable but still limited number of playtesters will be chosen to participate based on a variety of criteria to represent the diverse GURPS player base; previous playtest experience and genre knowledge are valued, but a portion of spots will be assigned at random to allow new but genuinely interested people to enter the pool. The playtest is expected to run until January 1.</p>

Some simple rules and posting guidelines, based on the usual playtest rules here:</p>

www.sjgames.com/pyramid/playtest.html (http://www.penandpapergames.com/forums/www.sjgames.com/pyramid/playtest.html)www.sjgames.com/pyramid/login/playtest/playtest-rules.html (http://www.penandpapergames.com/forums/www.sjgames.com/pyramid/login/playtest/playtest-rules.html)</p>

will be in effect during the playtest to help the authors and staff keep track of everyone's contributions, and will be provided as part of the playtest materials.</p>

List membership is limited to 40 people. Interested parties willing to follow instructions should apply by sending an e-mail to the Lead Playtester, Jeff Wilson, at jwilson@io.com. The subject should say "SUPERS Playtest" and the first line should have the applicant's real name followed by their e-mail address in brackets like so:</p>Jeff Wilson

Applicants are encouraged to include a short statement of their relevant background and other qualifications for playtesting GURPS Supers.</p>

The deadline for applications is December 7, 2006 (next Thursday).</p>

-- Thomas Weigel (thomas@sjgames.com)</p>