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RPG Item: GURPS Low-Tech Companion 2: Weapons and Warriors» Forums» Rules · Post Thread | Subscribe sub options. So, for my previous article, I reviewed Low-Tech Companion 1, and now I’ll review Low-Tech Companion 2. From the subtitle, it is obvious that. Low-Tech Companion 2: Weapons and Warriors expands on the already- encyclopedic information on TL warfare in GURPS Low-Tech, adding: History.

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Low-Tech land travel doesn’t change much past the horse-drawn wagonbut Naval technology comes a long way. Privacy Policy Contact Us. The information is interesting and sometimes a gurpz piece is interspersed here or there; there is a described technique for some crazy chariot stunt fighting and a few described skill bonuses for gradually improving military technology.

There is a detailed multiple comanion section on customizing the standard pedestrian shields from low-tech and the basic set with extra options for sharpening edges or adding disarming catchesor even operating it without hands.

Preview of the PDF. A look everything from hasty ditches to walled cities. The time now is The master warrior doesn’t simply snatch up his sword and hurl himself into battle. Also called a bokuto.

GURPS Low-Tech Companion 2: Weapons and Warriors

Preview of the PDF. Typically shortsword-sized, falchions include the bolo Philippinesdan sang gum Koreafalcata pre-Roman Iberiaparang Indonesiasica Ancient Romesickle sword Universaland trombash Congo — and the butterfly sword Chinawhich sports a knuckle guard.


A fist load that covers olw knuckles. Fast-Draw Knife can reduce this to three seconds. Normally sharp-tipped, but blunt examples exist; change thrusting damage to crushing. Originally Posted by Prince Charon. 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. Why don’t you want to start to translate this material?

Folds compqnion or not at all. There is an article about blowpipes, but I don’t think it addresses scaling, for guns there’s nothing official yetbut there is the spreadsheet available from Gaming Ballistic Douglas Cole’s blog. Details about many common jobs, complete with new Professional Skills and practical advice on thriving as a merchant.

Lack of familiarity with a particu- lar gun-bayonet combination gives -2 to hit; see Familiarity p. Haladie — India, Sudan, Syria.

Let’s GURPS: Review: Low Tech Companion 2: Weapons and Warriors

Includes the fauchard France ; jedwart or jeddart stave Scotlandoften equipped with a hilt; and Lochaber axe Scotlandoften equipped with a hook. Find More Posts by Ulzgoroth. Adventurers may carry knives and swords in flexible sheaths of canvas, soft leather, etc.

He began to run, like a sailor cross- ing a shifting deck to reach the enemy. Also called a kau sin ke China. A heavy-bladed sword with an extra- long handle, used one-handed for chopping and stab- bing. As technology marches on, so does the machinery of death. Originally Posted by weso12 I checked that article but there isn’t an actual spreadsheet attached to it just says that a spreadsheet might help the process.


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I checked that article but there isn’t an actual spreadsheet attached to it just says that a spreadsheet might help the process. Society is built on the backs of people who gather resources and turn them into food, shelter, and compnaion goods.

The Best Defense Every low-tech fighter and every gamer! Every culture has its own name: Martialis looked up at the walls of the Museum, wondering if he was taking too much of a risk to prove his point. Privacy Policy Contact Us. lpw

Hafted weapons have a loop of leather or cord for securing them. Optionally, the GM may trade simplicity for realism and treat sheaths as explicit comppanion of equipment. This book is more up my alley than the first one, and now I’ll dive into the why and how. I immediately recommend this book for anyone who wants more sophisticated weapon customization or wants to run a low-tech military campaign on a personal level.