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Scrasamax
January 3, 2015
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The Cattle Raid    Plots  (Hired)   (Mini-Campaign)

The holovids are full of stories about mecha garrisons bravely battling dastardly pirate raiders. It's a pretty picture for the propaganda films, but its a long way from the truth of the pirate raids.

Scrasamax
January 3, 2015
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Comments: 4
Ideas: 0
Votes: 1 / 4.500000
30 Military Vehicle Flaws    Articles  (Rules and Advice)   (Gaming - Genre)

Extracted from the 30 Mecha Design Flaws submission. Edited and reconfigured as a setting neutral piece for use in military aspected settings and most if not all flaws can be used on any vehicle or large piece of hardware.

axlerowes
March 23, 2014
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Comments: 5
Ideas: 0
Votes: 3 / 4.666667
The Martell Griffin and the 8th Plague of Lake Superior    Lifeforms  (Unique)   (Plains)

All you need to stop a brain is a bullet.

Scrasamax
February 15, 2014
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Votes: 5 / 4.100000
30 Mecha Design Flaws    Systems  (Combat/ Warfare)   (General)

30 generic problems to dole out for homebrew, custom made, and scratch built machines

Scrasamax
December 30, 2013
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Comments: 5
Ideas: 1
Votes: 4 / 4.375000
Variable-Frame Aerospace Fighter    Items  (SpaceShips)   (Combat)

Quite simply, the most sophisticated and pound for pound most dangerous vehicle in the skies of the Cosmic Era

Scrasamax
December 18, 2013
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Comments: 1
Ideas: 0
Votes: 1 / 4.000000
Assault Mecha in the Cosmic Era    Items  (Armor)   (Combat)

The walking siege engines of the Cosmic Era

Scrasamax
December 17, 2013
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A/BM-1 Stoudenmire    Items  (Ranged Weapons)   (Combat)

The Rocky Mountain Republic owes in large it's existence to a single limited run of primitive mechs, the Assault/Bombard Mech model 1.

Scrasamax
August 7, 2013
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Ideas: 0
Votes: 2 / 4.500000
The Battlemech    Articles  (Setting Building)   (Gaming - Genre)

I have attempted several articles about the mecha of the Cosmic Era, and all of them have either died in development hell or were simply deleted. This, I hope, will be the one that I see through to the finish.

Scrasamax
July 27, 2013
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Comments: 6
Ideas: 0
Votes: 3 / 4.000000
Mechadrome    Locations  (Fortification)   (Any)

The home base of the mighty mech

Scrasamax
April 13, 2013
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Comments: 4
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Commercial Armor    Items  (Materials)   (Combat)

Not all armor is created the same, some is made from sterner stuff, others, not so much.

Scrasamax
February 27, 2013
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Comments: 4
Ideas: 0
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SR/L-1 Ostrich    Items  (Armor)   (Combat)

A common light mech of the Atlantic Federation

Scrasamax
January 13, 2013
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Comments: 3
Ideas: 0
Votes: 2 / 3.500000
Union Aerospace Corporation    Society/ Organizations  (Mercantile)   (Trans World)

The leading Megacorp of the Atlantic Federation

Scrasamax
November 3, 2012
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Comments: 3
Ideas: 0
Votes: 2 / 3.000000
The Whirlwind    Items  (Ranged Weapons)   (Combat)

The Sperry-Colt 7.5 cm automatic rifle, standard weapon of battlemechs for the Atlantic Federation

Scrasamax
June 2, 2012
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Comments: 11
Ideas: 0
Votes: 6 / 4.583333
Queen Stavarang    NPCs  (Major)   (Combative)

The Sogans were a mystically aware technological society. Queen Stavarang is the last surviving Sogan in the galaxy

Scrasamax
November 27, 2011
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Red Armor Mk. VII    Items  (Armor)   (Non-Magical)

A specialized suit of power armor designed for peacekeeping and urban roles

Scrasamax
October 21, 2011
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30 Armored Vehicles    Items  (Armor)   (Combat)

a disposition os 30 types of armored combat vehicles

Scrasamax
June 4, 2010
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Comments: 9
Ideas: 3
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Non-Combatant Mecha    Items  (Tools)   (Non-Magical)

While the glory goes to the battlemechs, during the height of the Star Empire, the martial machines were said to be outnumbered 20 to 1 by their menial brethern, the industrial mechs

Scrasamax
June 4, 2010
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Votes: 4 / 4.125000
Jordan Westron Heavy Industries    Society/ Organizations  (Technical)   (Trans World)

The pre-eminent industrial power of the Carinelle Cluster and the Confederation of Stars

Scrasamax
May 17, 2010
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Comments: 13
Ideas: 0
Votes: 6 / 3.750000
Pre-Con Tactical Base    Locations  (Fortification)   (Any)

One day nothing, two weeks later they had a pre-con base deployed and instead of a stagnant zone we had a category three offensive breathing down our neck, damn the bastards who came up with that monstrosity, and our own bastards for not having any of our own!

Scrasamax
May 17, 2010
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Comments: 9
Ideas: 0
Votes: 7 / 3.357143
SuperFortress-01    Items  (Transports)   (Combat)

I've seen a lot of things in my time lad, six legged mechs, tanks with arms, jets that turn into mechs, but I've never seen anything like that.

Never?

Never.

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