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Ready your megawatt beam rifle, fire up your plasma-sword, and prepare to launch off into your own mecha-sized adventures! Mechasys is a Genesys supplement that empowers players to create fantastic, towering robots for use in their campaigns. The mecha construction system parallels that of Genesys character creation. Mecha characteristics, equipment, and talent-like upgrades create a mecha of your own unique design.

This 54-page supplement includes:

  • A complete process for designing and building mechanized robotic vehicles.

  • Twelve mecha chassis, forty-eight mecha-sized weapons, and thirty-five unique upgrades to customize and personalize your mecha design.

  • Five new player character archetypes to create your mecha pilots.

  • Seven new mecha operator careers.

  • Six new skills, including Mecha Operation.

  • Twenty-five new talents.

  • Five example mecha, with additional stat blocks for use as adversaries.

  • “Session Zero“ guidelines and recommendations to create your own mecha-themed campaigns.

  • New rules for mecha combat, including a mecha Critical Hit table.

Check out our custom weapon creation rules with Mechasys: Big Guns and Blazing Swords.
 
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Zachary C July 04, 2021 2:33 am UTC
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Hey, this came strongly recommended to me, and I was wondering how well this might work with smaller mechs/battlesuits? Something more like Hulk buster armor or the Apu's from Matrix movies?<br /><br />
Thanks in advance
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Studio 404 G July 05, 2021 1:22 am UTC
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Hi Zachary,

Mechasys currently works better with mecha of car or truck size or larger, either realistic (Battletech) or anime style (Gundam/Macross). We're currently working on a power armor supplement for Mechasys. It's being designed to address the delicate balance between fighting opponents in both personal and vehicle scales. Battlesuits are probably a few months before they're ready for publication, but we're hoping to start playtesting the mechanics very soon.
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Gabriel H May 29, 2021 12:49 pm UTC
PURCHASER
I'm really excited to give these rules a whirl. Any plans of a PoD version at some point?
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Studio 404 G June 01, 2021 12:55 pm UTC
CREATOR
Hi Gabriel, we hope you enjoy playing Mechasys.

Unfortunately, the Foundry agreement does not permit Print on Demand at this time.
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Jason H May 19, 2021 7:17 am UTC
PURCHASER
On page 43 under the Zero G rules it says to add a triumph to all skill checks while in zero g. Is that correct? It later reads ignore the skill penalty if equipped with vacuum sealed.
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Studio 404 G May 19, 2021 1:02 pm UTC
CREATOR
Hi Jason,
Thanks for pointing that out. It's supposed to be 2 setback dice. We've fixed that in the most recent file.
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Jason H May 19, 2021 9:03 pm UTC
PURCHASER
I love this supplement! I’m planning a grim dark space campaign and will be utilizing this. <br />
Found another typo or lack of type in this case. <br />
Pg 45 under crews and co-pilots. Under the Npc crew. <br />
“Assist maneuver and granting the pilot on an appropriate skill check.”
Pg 46 On Your Six appears to be missing some symbols as well.
“ —- may be added to the check depending on the size and scope”
“And warships could add as much as — to the check”
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Studio 404 G May 19, 2021 11:14 pm UTC
CREATOR
That's great to hear. Please let us know how it goes.
Thanks again for pointing out the lack of a Boost die. We've updated the document.
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Chris M May 10, 2021 11:39 pm UTC
PURCHASER
I know a lot of people were waiting for a mech supplement. This was definitely worth that wait. If your setting involves mecha at all, this title is a must-have.
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