Wednesday, August 29, 2007

Armageddon I 2037 - Div30 Van (Obsolete)

First update here. Revised write-ups: Armageddon II & Armageddon III.

Van, Xhvy Ch., Hvy Sus., Super PP, driver, 4 SD rear 2 PRR tires front, 3 space turret with TL, LGL to 3 HR each with 3 space Rocket Magazines (12 HR total), TL front, LGL to linked MFR F, plus a further link to 13th HR front, Targeting computer; 99 pts. plastic Armor: F20 R19 L19 B20 T11 U10; Acc 5, HC 3; 7191 lbs., $27,470

  • Option 1 - switch rear tires from SD to PR, Infrared TL in turret, all rockets linked in 3s and 2s (8 links total), replace front TL, HR & MFR (and LGL links) with 2 linked HDFOJ back right and left corners (10 shots in 1, 9 shots in another). Targ. to Hi-Res Computer. Add 20 pts. armor & FP: F30 R20 L20 B20 U4 T25, 7193 lbs., $33,800  

  • Option 2 - Like Option1 but keep SD tires, replace HR with 24 Light rockets, LGL all, full load in HDFOJ, and add 15 more pts. Armor, 7198 lbs. $35,990

Design Notes - This is a common enough design - the exploitation of laser guidance and Heavy Rockets (see Phobos). It's good for weight management (especially with a regular Rocket Launcher), which makes it ideal for vans. I don't remember playtesting this design or not, but sending 9 dice of damage with a 4 to hit can ruin anyone's day. Even more so if I make the rockets incendiary or armor-piercing.

Name Notes The original name was "Doyhap" then "Thanos" - I'm not sure why I dropped that in favor of Armageddon.

UPDATE -  Nov 5, 2013: looking at this write-up, I think that I edited it on the fly, because it doesn't match so well the scans I just made.  Rather than amending it here, I will rewrite it wholly.

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