"But this long run is a misleading guide to current affairs. In the long run we are all dead." - John Maynard Keynes

Defaults: IQ-4 or Research-4

Current Affairs (IQ/Easy) is the skill to assimilate quickly whatever qualifies as “news” in your world, and to recall it as needed. Requires specialization.


It is mentioned in GURPS Social Engineering on pages 22, 34, 55, 57, 58, 60, and 80. GURPS Power-Ups 3: Talents refers to Current Affairs on pages 11, 14, 15, and 16.

Kromm QuotesEdit

Sean Punch has commented on Current Affairs in the following posts to the SJG GURPS Forums:

  • As an element of gathering information [1]

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