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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So, the ideal layering to avoid the penalty is half of each limb and the head, with nothing on the torso, hands or feet. Pre-calculated piecemeal armor options make any gamer’s life easier. Weapons and Warriors brings intant everything you need to put the violence in a broader context.

Handy summaries that let you quickly determine the options available at your TL, how they affect cost, and how they adjust the stats in the armor tables.

GURPS Low-Tech

The additional weight of that second layer is not inconsiderable. Each table lists only the armor materials that suit the body part in question, and adjusts TL when a material is available earlier or later than usual in that role. Weapons and Warriors gjrps handsomely in that department.

Low-Tech LT is not, by any means, a book entirely about historical or fantasy armor, but from the amount of time that gets spent talking about that particular chapter over all of the others, you might suspect it was.

Notably, these are the backs of the knees, inside the elbows and the armpits, and the eye slits. Instang you go, a suit of heavy plate armor. A concise rundown of how fighting evolved from the days of stone axes to the era of pike, shot, and cannon. Jason Packer January 22, at 7: Materials and Modifications Tables.


Warehouse 23 – GURPS Low-Tech Companion 2: Weapons and Warriors

Weapons and Warriors W23! And started a full third of them. 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. Not only do you get great little benefits like padding underneath without DX penalties, but you get even more customization options for bars nasal, cheek plates and chin guards, as well as mail curtains to protect the neck.

He adapts his tools to his goals, knows his weaknesses as well as his strengths, and leads his allies to victory.

The only time you can violate this rule is in headgear. Warehouse 23 will be closed December 24th, January 1st, So, jnstant are some of the things that people seem to have the most trouble with? A favorite of mine is reinforcing textiles and leather.

That rule has been relaxed to a degree, allowing any flexible armor to be worn under other, rigid armor. 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.

Gift Certificates fnord23 Contact Us. I, myself, have probably participated in half of them. The Art Of War The master warrior doesn’t simply insatnt up his sword and hurl himself into battle.


I hit some choices on how to pick armor a while back as well: Gamers after ultimate realism can track each item’s state of repair down to the last Hit Point. Low-Tech starts with the basics that suit any setting. Vehicle stats for early naval insrant, from penteconters to frigates.

It also includes additional work on helms – which is worth a whole section unto itself. 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.

Welcome to the Past! StoddardMatt RiggsbyPeter V.

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A greathelm is designed to go over another plate helm, and is the sole exception to the rule. 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 and greaves for the shins in historical armor.

Gaps, Chinks and Openings. Douglas Cole January 22, at 8: This section is so different and so specialized compared to the other armor types, it just makes sense to read through everything presented. Instant Armor offers defenses against both these annoyances and battlefield dangers. The complete bibliography is online, with links to every referenced book, movie, etc.