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From battle- suited space marines to giant walking tanks, GURPS. Mecha covers the entire mecha genre! In this book you’ll find: • An easy-to-follow, step-by-step. on and All those both for and against the sourcebook expressing their opinions on everything form the artwork to the. Ever eager to find new ways to roleplay anime style, I decided to grab a copy of the long-awaited GURPS Mecha, which would at long last bring giant robots into .

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Don’t hesitate to tell the people you care about the feelings you have for them, because they may not be there tomorrow. From battlesuited space marines making an orbital drop to cinematic Japanese anime action featuring giant walking tanks piloted by beautiful alien princesses, GURPS Mecha covers the entire genre of mecha action!

In the pages of Mecha you’ll find:. Designer’s Notes — Author David Pulver gives a look inside these giant robots, and a couple of extra mecha not in the book.

They should be made as characters with scads and scads of points. And a detailed campaign world, Cybermech Damocles! Sean Punch pages.

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That way I could let each player design a pilot character for non combat, but buy the mech as an expensive combat focussed ally. That would nicely model the highly cinematic nature of mecha combat, and keep human interaction believable.

All times are GMT How should a mech adventure differ mefha a typical advenutre in an Ultratech setting where one or more of the characters own Battle suits? Originally Posted by lachimba How should a mech adventure differ from a typical adventure in an Ultratech setting meha one or more of the characters own Battle suits?


In what situations is it actually useful?

PM me your email and I can see about sending you the wiki. The New World, Part 9: Find More Posts gurpx Verjigorm. Advice on using mecha in everything from alien invasions to superhero campaigns, and suggestions for running anime-themed adventures. Avatar of Furude Setsunaby Telasi.

Mecha are best emulated by super powers and a hearty suspension of disbelief. Think of it like a tank.


Advanced rules with a plethora of options like transforming and combining machines that can turn into cycles or fighter planes, overload boosters, psionic mecha, energy battlesuits, giant swords and shields, even steampunk mecha! Thread Tools Show Printable Version.

They could enhance advantages or skills, or correct mental disadvantages, of the pilot. The plots are fairly easy to adapt to a RPG. How should a mech adventure differ from a typical adventure in an Ultratech setting where one or more of the characters own Battle suits?

GURPS Mecha 3rd vs 4th Edition

Uhm, when you say mech I think of something larger than human-sized. If there is a murder where they work, or a kidnapping, or espionage or even terrorist who have infiltrated a building.

As for typical mech adventures, just a read a Battletech novel or two. Stats are meaningless since they’re specifically plot devices.

One problem that I can see with this is that the GM might have to come up with a lot of scenarios to get the players outside of their mechs. They wont really be able to use the mechs will they? Mark Skarr Forum Pervert If you have to ask.

Strong, but with no cheese in it. Originally Posted by Akagi. Hi all, While reading the basic set mscha powers last night i started thinking about how easy it would be to design Mechs and all vehicles with 4th edition rules rather than the vehicles rules from 3rd Edition. Written by David L. Mecha need a space opera style combat system. Find More Posts by zorg. Usage of this site, including gurpd not limited to making or editing a post or yurps message or the creation of an account, constitutes acceptance of the Forum Rules.


Scott The New World, Part 9: I’ll mostly ecco what others have said. My thoughts were to give the mechs some sort of AI and maybe modular abilites. GURPS Robots — Detailed rules for designing, building, and playing robots — from the tiniest nanobots to the mightiest megabots.

It’s all about the internal struggle of the pilots and their ability to learn from their mistakes.

GURPS 4e seems to have a bigger following, but it’s a marginal advantage. Gurps Mecha for 3E is nice, but it contains quite a lot of rules material aside from setting and campaign advice, so it wouldn’t be too useful, imo. Yes, if you buy from one of these links, Amazon pays a percentage to SJ Games! Find More Posts by zuldan.

Mfcha easy-to-follow step-by-step guide to building mecha. When you get mecha in your world, they become the de facto conflict resolution. Are you talking Mechs, like BattleTech or Chrome Hounds where they’re fairly slow and plodding and just an advanced tank.

That way you don’t have to have any trouble with point costs and abilities but can just assign them whatever you feel like. Privacy Policy Contact Us. The time now is Find More Posts by Maz.

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