Author Topic: Roc OBE: Don't let them wobbie ghosts near your protomechs!  (Read 1610 times)

Liam's Ghost

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What if Rocs, but also Ghosts of Obeedah?

Well, battle armor energy weapons can forego heatsinks if you give them a limited ammo supply, and the ammo is so light that it gives the definition of "limited" a real workout, so... 

Technology Base: Mixed Clan (Experimental)
Tonnage: 7
Battle Value: ???
Equipment                                         Mass (kg)
Internal Structure                                  700
Engine                        65                  2,000
    Walking MP: 6
    Running MP: 9(12)
    Jumping MP: 6                                   600
Heat Sinks:                   0                       0
Cockpit:                                            500
Armor Factor:                 38                  1,900

                          Internal   Armor   
                          Structure  Value   
     Head                    2         5     
     Torso                   7         14   
     R/L Arm                2/2       4/4   
     Legs                    4         8     
     Main Gun                1         3     
and Ammo                   Location        Mass   
Protomech Myomer Booster      BD            175
Roc OBE 1
BA-Medium Pulse Laser         MG            1000
Ammo: BA-Medium Pulse (304)   MG            125
Roc OBE 2
BA-ER Medium Laser            MG            1000
Ammo: BA-ER Medium (500)      MG            125
Roc OBE 3
BA-Heavy Medium               MG            1000
Ammo: BA-Heavy Medium (500)   MG            125
Good news is the lab boys say the symptoms of asbestos poisoning show an immediate latency of 44.6 years. So if you're thirty or over you're laughing. Worst case scenario you miss out on a few rounds of canasta, plus you've forwarded the cause of science by three centuries. I punch those numbers into my calculator, it makes a happy face.

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Re: Roc OBE: Don't let them wobbie ghosts near your protomechs!
« Reply #1 on: 08 November 2023, 19:37:04 »
This is what happens when you create too many scales in your game system... ::)


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Re: Roc OBE: Don't let them wobbie ghosts near your protomechs!
« Reply #2 on: 22 November 2023, 23:19:26 »
Right? Would it be too hard to make a unified construction system?

The answer, of course, is no. I've done it with Excel--with a system that can make a wheelchair to a dump truck to a RenLeg grav tank--so it can be done.

Of course, it helps if your various subsystems, from armor to ammo and everything else, makes reasonable sense. The BTU is a little bit unreasonable in that regard.

As a design, I lack the understanding of the core conceits to truly appreciate it. But is has a lot of firepower, mobility, and protection for its size. I mean, better than or at least equal to BattleMechs nearly three times its mass. Which is a problem, as I see it. But that is not specifically your fault or problem, Liam.
Thought I might get a rocket ride when I was a child.          We are the wild youth,                                And through villages of ether
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