|Publisher(s)||Steve Jackson Games|
GURPS Cliffhangers is a GURPS supplement and campaign setting describing pulp-hero adventures in the 1930s. "The Era" covers politics, technology, etc., of the time. "The Settings" briefly describes locations for adventure around the world. "The Hero" describes 16 character types (daredevil, explorer, gangster, masked vigilante, etc.), with new advantages and disadvantages. Other new rules cover equipment, vehicles, and "gadgeteering," creating superscience items. The book also covers scenario design and campaigns and includes an introductory scenario that's continued in Black Diamond 1, Amazon Adventure.
GURPS Cliffhangers was reviewed in Alarums & Excursions #322.