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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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. Written by William H. Written by William H.

Instant Armor offers defenses against both these annoyances and battlefield dangers. The benefits of layering added DR are quickly met with drawbacks. Weapons and Warriors W23! A look at everything from hasty ditches to walled cities. And started a full third of them. Douglas Cole Burps 22, at 8: Privacy Policy Contact Us. It also includes additional work on helms – which is worth a whole section unto itself.

They have mail sewn in to the inner elbow and armpits, giving you the protection of light mail in those gurpz open spots. These can make a very light armor light layered cloth or leather, for example a bit more durable while maintaining flexibility. He adapts his tools to his goals, knows his weaknesses as well as his strengths, and leads his allies to victory.

This section is so different and so specialized compared to the other armor types, it just makes sense to read through everything presented. The additional weight of that second layer is not inconsiderable. Sean Punch pages. For GURPS players, this book also covers the skills and traits that let adventurers make the best use of their equipment.


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. Weapon vurps Armor Design.

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The GURPS Fantasy-Tech line features innovations that might have been feasible, creations that never caught on, far-fetched jnstant crazy weapons, and other impossible possibilities. Other notes are for places like the neck and the groin that are hard to armor, but not left wide open on rigid armor suits.

Warehouse 23 offers worldbooks, supplements, and adventures, in physical and digital formats, for GURPS — as well as many of our other game lines. A favorite of mine is reinforcing instan and leather.

Things like this work fine as PDF only | GURPS Low-Tech: Instant Armor | RPGGeek

Materials and Modifications Tables. Some of that stems from the fact that there agmor just so darned many options to choose from. Answers to a variety of questions, from “How much does it cost to armor only my vitals?

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. If mail is more your style, you can gyrps reinforce it with an interweaving of leather.

GURPS High-Tech — Descriptions and stats for hundreds of kinds of historical weapons and personal armor, vehicles from the stagecoach to gups helicopters, and much more. Sean Punch 21 pages. Preview of the PDF. The information on the military history, siegecraft, and warships would be useful in any campaign that involves historically accurate warfare.


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. Armog hit some choices on how to pick armor a while back as well: I, myself, have probably participated in half of them.

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Weapons and Warriors brings you everything you need to put the violence in a broader context. Low-Tech LT is not, by any means, a book entirely about historical or fantasy armor, but ugrps the amount of time that gets spent talking about that particular chapter over all of the others, you might suspect it was. 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.

Battles are hard on gear. Weapons and Warriors deliver handsomely in that department.

GURPS Low-Tech covers the basic tools used by historical adventurers from the Stone Age to the Age of Sail — and still used by modern survivalists and post-apocalypse survivors when the high-tech toys fail. Surf our site for the files you want.