This week our hosts discuss how wearing the right protective gear can make all the difference in an encounter. Straight armor and differences between systems is noted plus protective gear vrs hazards such as fire, noxious fumes, and nerve gas.
We also discuss the best defense: a good offense - Weapons. Each host lists his favorite weapon loadouts and why for both general exploration and mellor hunting.
00:01:30 – Equipment as feats that you can buy.
00:02:30 – How body armor works.
00:10:35 – Armoring your vehicle.
00:14:00 – Other aspects of body armor.
00:16:00 – Armor Proficiency.
00:16:30 – Protection Against Gas
00:24:20 – Favorite Weapons of John Reiher.
00:26:05 – Favorite Weapons of Blix
00:28:15 – Favorite Weapons of Bruce Sheffer
00:30:15 – Specialty hi-tech rounds.
00:35:00 – Blix talks assault weaponry.
00:36:00 – What’s your weight load?
00:37:10 – John talks about the GE XM-214 Mini-Gun
00:39:50 – What about explosives?
00:43:10 – 20mm and other big weaponry
00:46:00 – How would you defend your platform?
00:54:00 – What melee weapon do you prefer?
01:00:00 – What is your favorite Mellor hunting weapon?
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Challenge: How do you equip you characters for combat? Send us your weapon load and we’ll post it in the show notes or talk about it on an upcoming show!