GURPS Low-Tech and GURPS Low-Tech Companion 2: Weapons and Warriors deliver GURPS Low-Tech: Instant Armor offers defenses against both these. Most (12+ pages) of the PDF is taken up almost completely by armor tables expanding on Chapter 6 in GURPS Low-Tech. In that work, rules. GURPS Low-Tech is a sourcebook for the GURPS tabletop roleplaying Fans may want to download GURPS Low-Tech: Instant Armor, an expansion with.

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Weapons and armor from antlers and rawhide to warhammers and heavy mail; adventure and travel gear from simple stone knives to early submarines; everyday items and tools of every trade. And still, even in the face of all that support, there are regular posts on the official forum with questions. Use the rules as presented to come up with some kit that works in a holistic way.

Pre-calculated piecemeal armor options make any gamer’s life easier. The GURPS Fantasy-Tech line features innovations that might have been feasible, creations that never caught on, far-fetched and crazy weapons, and other impossible possibilities.

Warehouse 23 offers gurpe, supplements, and adventures, in physical and digital formats, for GURPS — as well as many of our other game lines. I don’t know that it qualifies for – it might be more of a level class – but I could see it falling under Melee Academy. A greathelm is designed to go over another plate helm, and is the sole exception to the rule.

LT adds a new optional rule for those that want realism in their armor that says that with rigid armor, there are several locations where those gaps can be targeted and bypass all armor entirely. Battles are hard on gear. But that’s not all!


Weapons and Warriors deliver handsomely in that department. Surf our site for the files you want.

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For GURPS players, this book also covers the skills and traits that let adventurers make the best use of their equipment. Whether the heroes are cavemen taking their first steps toward civilization, pirates on the Seven Seas, or anything in between, GURPS Low-Tech has the technology they need!

There you go, a suit of heavy plate armor. For game masters, the discussions of past technologies — based on up-to-date historical and archaeological research — will be valuable no matter what system is used. Vehicle stats for early naval vessels, from penteconters to frigates.

Weapon and Armor Design. Other notes are for places like the neck and the groin that instqnt hard to armor, but not left wide open on rigid armor suits.

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Shipping will resume January 2nd, Popular Posts December 12, And started a full third of them. The Art Of War The master warrior doesn’t simply snatch up his sword and hurl himself into battle. It also presents a number of optional rules that increase the realism at the expense of making things difficult for your gurrps and adding to the bookkeeping associated with these armors.

Preview of the PDF. That location in particular needs a lighter, more forgiving armor.

I hit some choices on how to pick armor a while back as well: A concise rundown of how fighting evolved from the days of stone axes to the era of pike, shot, and cannon. The standard rules allow for one to target gaps or weak points in armor, with a significant penalty, to reduce the armor value by half. StoddardMatt RiggsbyPeter V. Layering on more than half of any arm or leg the shin, or the knee and thigh; the shoulder, upper arm and elbow, or the forearm are the standard divisions is similarly binding — thus the prevalence of vambraces for the forearm insatnt greaves for the shins in historical armor.


GURPS High-Tech — Descriptions and stats for hundreds of kinds of historical weapons and personal armor, vehicles from the stagecoach to modern helicopters, and much more.

That rule has been relaxed to a degree, allowing any flexible armor to be worn under other, rigid armor. This section is so different and so specialized compared to the other armor types, it just makes sense to read through everything presented. The master warrior doesn’t simply snatch up his sword and hurl himself into battle.

Notably, armorr are the backs of the knees, inside the elbows and the armpits, and the eye slits. Privacy Policy Contact Us.

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Sean Punch pages. Visit the official web page for more info, gurpss, product support, and links. You sacrifice the flexibility, but also eliminate the reduced effectiveness against crushing damage. The heart of the work is a complete set of armor tables for torso, arm, leg, head, neck, hand, and foot armor; for sub-locations like the abdomen, groin, and bits of the arms and legs; and for five helmet patterns.

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