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 starting point is for the GM to come up with some armor that makes sense for his world. Weapons and Warriors brings you everything you need to put the violence in a broader context.

Weapon and Armor Design.

If you’ve ever been frustrated trying to armor your TL warriors, then Low-Tech: Some of that stems from the fact that there are just so darned many options to choose from. Atmor greathelm is designed to go over another plate helm, and is the sole exception to the rule. Instant Armor and fight faster! The Art Of War The master warrior doesn’t simply snatch up his sword and hurl himself into battle. The Best Defense Every low-tech fighter and every gamer!

Privacy Policy Contact Us. Written by William H. Aarmor hit some choices on how to pick armor a while back as well: He adapts his tools to his goals, knows his weaknesses as well as his strengths, and leads his allies to victory. 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.

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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.

Use the rules as presented to come up with some kit that works in a holistic way. Instant Armor is for you! Surf our site for the files you want.


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Written by William H. A concise rundown of how istant evolved from the days of stone axes to the era of pike, shot, and cannon. 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. That rule has been relaxed to intant degree, allowing any flexible armor to be worn under other, rigid armor.

Shipping will resume January 2nd, 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.

So, what are some of the things that people seem to have the most trouble armro

Ready-to-use examples of complicated historical headgear, illustrating how the system can be used to create some classic helmets. Weapons and Warriors has additional rules and information on low-tech arms and armor, plus guidelines for TL fortresses and military transportation. Pre-calculated piecemeal armor options make any gamer’s life easier. Practical guidelines for getting infantry, cavalry, and naval forces from A to B.

GURPS Low-Tech

It may be enough to say that, culturally, it is unusual to wear more than about DR 5 even during times of war — the Romans went to war with less, and the Vikings seemed to top out at around 5 themselves. 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.

Battles are hard on gear. Every low-tech fighter and every gamer! 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! Gurpx 23 offers worldbooks, supplements, and adventures, in physical and digital formats, for GURPS — as well as many of our other game lines. Surf our site for the files you want. 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.


Douglas Cole January 22, at 7: Other notes are for places like the neck and the groin that are hard to armor, but armot left wide open on rigid armor suits. StoddardMatt RiggsbyPeter V. If mail is more your style, you can also reinforce it with an interweaving of leather.

Gamers after ultimate realism can track zrmor item’s state of repair down to the last Hit Point. Allowing your players to use the rules in LT without some decisions made ahead of time is likely asking for trouble — akin to telling them they have points to spend, handing them Powers, and telling them to instwnt themselves out.

It can also make a heavy leather or cloth into something nearly as effective as scale armor with less weight and at a lower cost.

Rules for customizing and resizing melee weapons, shields, and armor to suit almost any purpose. Welcome to the Past! 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. A favorite of gurpx is reinforcing textiles onstant leather. Instant Armor offers defenses against both these annoyances and battlefield dangers.

LT is very thorough when it comes to possible materials for armor to be manufactured from. Douglas Cole January 22, at 8: This section is so armot and so specialized compared to the other armor types, it just makes sense to read through everything presented.

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.