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freddieflatline

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« on: (22:31:34/10-24-10) »
Hey does anyone know if they are going to put rules for Powered Armor in the War book?

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« Reply #1 on: (01:09:43/10-25-10) »
As far as I know they haven't released much info beyond the initial "It's coming out!" announcement.





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« Reply #2 on: (16:40:31/10-25-10) »
So how would you guys run Powered Armor?  I was thinking just have it be beefed up Milspec armor with Str enhancements and build in mods.

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« Reply #3 on: (18:02:48/10-25-10) »
Or modify a big anthroform drone to have a passenger compartment/rigger cocoon (sp?).
There is no overkill.

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« Reply #4 on: (01:00:47/10-26-10) »
Or any other vehicle for that matter. After all, each one is designed to represent a whole class of vehicles. So the Nighsky is kind of a typical limo, the Westwind is a typical high end sportscar etc. Here's one for amusement value. Its probably more of a mech than battle armor and a bit silly. Depends on where you draw the line.



Ares Riotbuster
based on an Ares Citymaster

Add the following mods:
2 Full Mechanical Arms
Enhanced Rigger Coccoon
Walker Mode
Termination System: Self Destruct
Two normal, external, fixed, manual weapon mounts (1 in each arm)
3 Ammo bins (1 for each weapon mount)

Final results:
Handling: 2
Accel: 3/15
Speed: 60
All other stats remain the same

Cost: 74,900
Avail: 20R without weapons

Standard loadout would include a grenade launcher in the turret fitted with teargas The arms both fit full auto weapons loaded with gel rounds and/or the notorious Stick'n'Shock. This baby breaks up riots FAST.

Edit: If your GM allows you to put Cyberware type mods in the arms, then the two extra weapon mounts can be replaced with cyberware mounts and a single normal, external, flexible, manual mount on the body.
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« Reply #5 on: (02:11:56/10-26-10) »
That is utterly ridiculous nomadzophiel.

utterly ridiculous





I love it.
squeeeeeee
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« Reply #6 on: (02:13:42/10-26-10) »
Not nearly as bad as my new idea for a spoiled rich corp kid who uses Mimic drones to run the shadows anonymously.  ;D

Oh, and remember that the Riotmaster has the same crew capacity as the Citymaster, so it also carries a full riot squad inside.

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« Reply #7 on: (03:30:34/10-26-10) »
Just make them all anthroform assassin drones.

Hilarious!
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« Reply #8 on: (03:39:12/10-26-10) »
That is utterly ridiculous nomadzophiel.

utterly ridiculous





I love it.
squeeeeeee

I'm planning a Horseman Caterpillar Transformer Mech for my Hobbit Technomancer.
It allready has (with the enhanced Cargo Version) 2 Arms.
Walkermode[2] Advanced Anti Theft[2] Rigger Control[1] Pimp 1(essentially so It looks like a Mech[1]
maybe (with "overmodding" )a Magnetic System on the Back for the Kull Drone for Flight cababilities ;)

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« Reply #9 on: (07:30:22/10-26-10) »
I'd have to look at teh rules for Elemental armor in CBT, But I don't think the rules would bend to far from what those are. :-\
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« Reply #10 on: (10:37:06/10-26-10) »
I'd have to look at teh rules for Elemental armor in CBT, But I don't think the rules would bend to far from what those are. :-\

That seems like it might be a little much, judging by the stats from A Time Of War... I'm thinking more along the lines of the power armor from the Fallout universe for Shadowrun.
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« Reply #11 on: (10:41:56/10-26-10) »
Since there's rules for adding 'ware to full body armor, can't you just use the capacities of the augmentation ratings to make the exoskeletons?

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« Reply #12 on: (12:11:44/10-26-10) »
That seems like it might be a little much, judging by the stats from A Time Of War... I'm thinking more along the lines of the power armor from the Fallout universe for Shadowrun.
I didn't participate in ToW so I don't know what they did for BA in it. I was thinking about the last edition of CBT:RPG. Then again since I didn't play it I could very well be wrong. ;)
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« Reply #13 on: (12:46:15/10-26-10) »
Speaking of power armor... wanted to ask how someone would handle this.

Players got a hold of Ares RnD, and the GM basically said 'make a wish'. Someone in the group (not me) suggested power armor for biodrones, or for shifters in their natural form.

I turned it down (I'm a mage, power armor doesn't quite help that much) but can you imagine a barghest or hell hound with power armor?

Battlelords SSC has some pictures that can kind of relate. Cizeraks with power armor (image) and a massive gun on their backs. niiice kitty...

(BTW, Copyrights for the image go to SSDC, INC)
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« Reply #14 on: (13:04:34/10-26-10) »
how's this for a Barghest power armor? ;D

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