The Hotness
Games|People|Company
Legacy of Dragonholt
Dungeon Master's Guide (D&D 5e)
Player's Handbook (D&D 5e)
Xanathar's Guide to Everything
Genesys Core Rulebook
DCC #079: Frozen In Time
Star Wars: The Roleplaying Game
Blades in the Dark
The GameMaster's Apprentice
The Princess Bride Roleplaying Game
Player's Handbook (D&D 3.5e)
Advanced Melee
Masks of Nyarlathotep (3rd & 4th edition)
Dungeons & Dragons Adventure Game
Hero Kids Fantasy RPG
Monster Manual (D&D 5e)
Tales from the Loop
Green Lightning Alpha Edition
Players Handbook (AD&D 1e)
Dungeon Masters Guide (AD&D 1e)
Spirit of the Century
Dungeons & Dragons Rules Cyclopedia
Advanced Wizard
Twilight: 2000
Pathfinder Roleplaying Game Core Rulebook
Justice, Inc.
The Great Pendragon Campaign
Champions 4th Edition
Twilight: 2000
Into the Green: A Guide to Forests, Jungles, Woods, and Plains
Into the Blue
Dungeon Crawl Classics Role Playing Game
Horror on the Orient Express (2nd Edition)
The Gentle Ladies' Tea & Monstrosity Destroying & Quilting Circle Auxiliary
Hillfolk
Old School Adventures Accessory AX2: d30 Sandbox Companion
The One Ring Roleplaying Game
Dungeons & Dragons Starter Set
Princes of the Apocalypse
Book 1: The Legion of Shadow
Sword Coast Adventurer's Guide
S. Petersen's Field Guide to Lovecraftian Horrors
Curse of Strahd
Tales from the Yawning Portal
Conan the Thief
The Tragedy of GJ 237b
The Princess Bride Roleplaying Game Quick Start Rules
DDAL00-02: Lost Tales of Myth Drannor
Mordenkainen's Tome of Foes
Monster Manual (AD&D 1e)
Information
Primary Name
GUMSHOE
Alternate Names
 Corrections
 Clone
 Customize View
xml RSS Feed 
Facebook Twitter Delicious Google
ObjectID: 1264
Description Edit | History

Publisher blurb:

In many investigative games, important clues are missed because of failed dice-rolls, resulting in play grinding to a halt. Using a “point spend” system, the GUMSHOE rules revolutionize investigative scenarios, by ensuring that players are never deprived of the clues they need to move the story forward.

The GUMSHOE System is player-facing, putting die rolling in the hands of the players whenever possible. It also contains full guidance on designing your own investigations.



The GUMSHOE System is a role-playing game system created by Robin Laws, designed for running investigative scenarios. The premise is that investigative games are not about finding clues, they are about interpreting the clues that are found. The GUMSHOE System is used in various games published by Pelgrane Press.

Source: Wikipedia, "GUMSHOE System", available under the CC-BY-SA License.

More Information Edit | History

Related Microbadges
mb Gumshoe System fan

Linked Items
Relationship: Sort: Mechanic:
Pg. 1
Rank 117
Num Ratings 24
Average Rating 7.46
Num Owned 50
Prev. Owned 2
For Trade 0
Want in Trade 1
Wishlist 10
Comments 6
Rank 0
Num Ratings 3
Average Rating 7.33
Num Owned 9
Prev. Owned 1
For Trade 0
Want in Trade 0
Wishlist 5
Comments 1
Rank 0
Num Ratings 1
Average Rating 10.00
Num Owned 2
Prev. Owned 0
For Trade 0
Want in Trade 0
Wishlist 1
Comments 0
Rank 178
Num Ratings 41
Average Rating 6.96
Num Owned 59
Prev. Owned 2
For Trade 2
Want in Trade 2
Wishlist 5
Comments 4
Rank 306
Num Ratings 17
Average Rating 6.88
Num Owned 40
Prev. Owned 1
For Trade 0
Want in Trade 1
Wishlist 4
Comments 2
Rank 0
Num Ratings 2
Average Rating 8.50
Num Owned 4
Prev. Owned 0
For Trade 0
Want in Trade 1
Wishlist 3
Comments 0
Rank 172
Num Ratings 23
Average Rating 7.20
Num Owned 49
Prev. Owned 2
For Trade 0
Want in Trade 2
Wishlist 11
Comments 1
Rank 31
Num Ratings 35
Average Rating 8.10
Num Owned 85
Prev. Owned 3
For Trade 0
Want in Trade 5
Wishlist 13
Comments 6
Rank 337
Num Ratings 6
Average Rating 8.17
Num Owned 24
Prev. Owned 0
For Trade 0
Want in Trade 0
Wishlist 7
Comments 1
Rank 3
Num Ratings 186
Average Rating 8.17
Num Owned 315
Prev. Owned 6
For Trade 1
Want in Trade 6
Wishlist 38
Comments 18
Updating...
Thumbs Up
Images
Gallery:
1 « Pg. {{module.params.pageid}} » {{data.config.endpage}}
No images found
Updating...
Thumbs Up
{{data.config.moduletitle}} Relationship:
[] [Forums »] [Post »] [Search »]
1 « Pg. {{module.params.pageid}} » {{data.config.endpage}}
No threads found
{{thread.numrecommend}} {{thread.subject}}
Last Post {{thread.lastpostdate|truncate:"10"}} Posted {{thread.postdate|truncate:"10"}}
{{thread.user.username|truncate:"10"}} {{thread.numposts-1}}
Updating...
Thumbs Up
{{data.config.moduletitle}} Relationship:
[] [Forums »] [Post »] [Search »]
1 « Pg. {{module.params.pageid}} » {{data.config.endpage}}
No threads found
{{thread.numrecommend}} {{thread.subject}}
Last Post {{thread.lastpostdate|truncate:"10"}} Posted {{thread.postdate|truncate:"10"}}
{{thread.user.username|truncate:"10"}} {{thread.numposts-1}}
Updating...
Thumbs Up
{{title}}
1 « Pg. {{module.params.pageid}} » {{data.config.endpage}}
No posts found
{{post.numpositive}} {{post.title}}
by
{{post.numcomments}}
Updating...
Thumbs Up
GeekLists
[Browse »] [Summary »]
1 « Pg. {{module.params.pageid}} » {{data.config.endpage}}
No lists found
{{list.numpositive}} {{list.title}} {{list.username|truncate:"10"}} {{list.numitems}}
{{list.lastreplydate|truncate:"10"}} {{list.postdate|truncate:"10"}}
Updating...
Thumbs Up
Web Links
Category: Language:
1 « Pg. {{module.params.pageid}} » {{data.config.endpage}}
No Web Links Found
Link {{cat}} {{lang}}
{{weblink.postdate|truncate:"10"}}
Front Page | Welcome | Contact | Privacy Policy | Terms of Service | Advertise | Support BGG | Feeds RSS
Geekdo, BoardGameGeek, the Geekdo logo, and the BoardGameGeek logo are trademarks of BoardGameGeek, LLC.