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Publisher(s) Steve Jackson Games
Publication date 1985
System(s) GURPS

Orcslayer is a sourcebook for Steve Jackson's Man to Man and later GURPS.


Orcslayer includes nine fantasy combat scenarios, linked by role-playing interludes. The land of Caithness is threatened by the invading Orcmen; the heroes are sent to determine the extent of the threat.[1]

Publication history[edit]

Orcslayer: A Combat Supplement for Man to Man was written by Warren Spector and Steve Jackson, and was published by Steve Jackson Games in 1985 as a 48-page book.[1]

Orcslayer followed soon after Man to Man (1985) - the first GURPS product - and introduced the fantasy world of Yrth, which would be used in later GURPS fantasy supplements.[2]


Orcslayer was reviewed in Different Worlds #43.


  1. ^ a b Schick, Lawrence (1991). Heroic Worlds: A History and Guide to Role-Playing Games. Prometheus Books. p. 394. ISBN 0-87975-653-5. 
  2. ^ Shannon Appelcline (2011). Designers & Dragons. Mongoose Publishing. p. 105. ISBN 978-1-907702-58-7.