Equipment of South America
Besides the equipment in the main book, the following stuff is also here for color text and additional options (once I figure out the crunch):
This incredibly shiny suit is made of a lattice like material. While virtually impossible to sneak in, it is so flashy that it dazzles and blinds most people without adequate eye protection. Additionally, its shiny nature acts as a disruption when it comes to diffusing energy weapons.
Sequins-6184421018.jpg 24 September 2011, 23:15:39 Julia Koefender Creative Commons Attribution 2.0 Generic license.
Using a rubber like substance and jacking up the stickiness, a net has been developed that is strong, sticky and difficult to break as it bounces back from feats of strength.
Netting (8045632475) (2).jpg 7 September 2012, 03:33 psyberartist Creative Commons Attribution 2.0 Generic license.
This series of bolas made of round weights tied with connecting cords. While it is mainly for tripping animals by hunters, it has been used by bounty hunters as well.
By (14744945816).jpg Wood, John George, 1827-1889 Flickr's The Commons.
In South America, many traditional weapons are made with Dinosaurs parts. Claws, jaws, and teeth can be nailed or shaped into all sorts of hand weapons, such as axes, clubs, flails and maces. Often swords are made with tough wood and lined with dinosaur teeth, not unlike the macahuitl of Aztec fame. Stegosaurus plates and thagomizers are a favorite for enchantment.
Hesperosaurus Thagomizer Museum of Anchient Life.jpgEtemenanki3 e Creative Commons Attribution-Share Alike 4.0 International license.
Latin America is the land of the E-clip. The Cybercult’s influence is this is a land of energy weapons of all sorts and most of the major powers are obsessed with energy consumption:
Arc Blaster Rifle
This charged particle blaster unleashes its fury and by arcing, has an area of effect on its blasts.
Prototype Poulsen arc converter.jpg Valdamar Poulsen Public Domain
This high-tech version of the light lance can generate a laser charge and energize itself for a charge.
Sainte Lance de Rome.jpg La Sainte Lance de Rome. D'après F. de Mély (1904). Public
This fat revolver pistol fires a small rocket. It is known for having multiple options for ammo.
Liberator pistol.png GNU Free Documentation License, Version 1.2
This is looks like a revolver rifle and has a larger payload as the pistol but uses the same ammo.
XM-26 Shotgun.JPG From www.centcom.mil copyright holder of this file allows anyone to use it for any purpose, provided that the copyright holder is properly attributed.
Mount/Mecha Weapons and Equipment
This is a heavy single blast heavy ion blaster that discharges a single e-clip into a powerful blast. It usually has 2 separate e-clips in case the first shot misses. It is used by “big game hunters” and is commonly used as a first response weapon by mecha.
585gehringer.JPG Stefjenkins Public Domain
This is a gargantuan cattle prod used for directing dinosaurs during “dino drives”.
Electric cattle prod.jpg Public Domain
Jet Assist Pack
Pretty much used with Euarthropods and Theropods, this gives additional leaping capabilities to any Dinosaur trained in its use.
SuperDraco engine jet pack.jpg SpaceX Creative Commons CC0 1.0 Universal Public Domain Dedication
Sub-Sonic Frequency Sound Generator
These large speakers are usually mounted into the shoulders and are used for directing dinosaurs.
Mosquito Noise Device.jpg Sunmist Creative Commons CC0 1.0 Universal Public Domain Dedication.
Tow Cable and Grappling Hook
Used on the biggest quadrupeds as their weight and bulk makes a great counterbalance.
Towing cables 2.jpg Fanny Schertzer GNU Free Documentation License, Version 1.2
These modular pods come with straps and are designed to primarily provide protection to riders on larger Dinosaurs that are used as mounts. They were then weaponized with the following for self -defence.
Examples of such weapons pods include ATW - Rocket pods, Grenade launchers, Laser cannons, Machine gun pod Aand Recoiless rifles
Weapon pod, Sukhoi Su-25.JPG Panther Pink Creative Commons Attribution-Share Alike 3.0 Unported license.
These head guns are usually a mid-sized laser that is easy to aim.
Reflection of gun and mountains in helmet visor.jpg Staff Sergeant Matthew Smith/4th Combat Camera Squadron/438th AEW/PA Public Domain
Second Chance Sauroskin:
This barding is customized barding that is designed as a ceramic/mesh composite. It is a rudimentary protection against bullets and other wear and tear.
Kevlar with paintballs.jpgTrumpkinius
The Andes are not very useful for most armoured tanks, but this one is designed for such an environment. It is a small 1-man tank that can hop over difficult terrain. It is armed with a main gun and a secondary Copula turret for those targets that are more manoeuvrable.
One-man mini-tank (24102143715).jpg Thomas Quine Creative Commons Attribution 2.0 Generic license.
Service Update Cargo Plane
While there aren’t many, several oversized cargo planes are used by the cybercult to drop heavy duty loads anywhere on the continent. It’s best described as a rebuilt Consolidated PBY Catalina that can land on either ground or water.
PBY Catalina landing.jpg Public Domain
This modification on a vehicle uses the venting of exhaust to wipe out its tire tracks making it difficult to track.
Car styling exhaust.jpg Unknown author Public Domain
In South America, relatively small mecha are common. These are not generally weapons of war, but are used in construction, farm work and ranching. Because of the sheer versatility of these devices, they are often used by adventurers and the military and are “upgraded” with weapons and armour.
This Crab shaped mecha is designed for carrying cargo and is often used for transport logistics in war torn areas.
GakkenMechamoCrab.jpg Photo by PlusMinus GNU Free Documentation License, Version 1.2
This smaller mecha can-do low-level flying. While a light design, it is one of the most manoeuvrable things in the air due to its inspiration on quad wing insect design. This is used in rescue operations.
125Y5101 - Flickr - Lip Kee.jpg Lip Kee from Singapore, Republic of Singapore Creative Commons Attribution-Share Alike 2.0 Generic license.
This humanoid, yet small mecha is designed for dinosaur herding. It long gait is able to keep up with most herds and comes with sonic screamers: A weapon designed to direct and distract such creatures while doing minimal harm.
Timpo Toys Cowboys02.JPG Stefan97 Creative Commons Attribution-Share Alike 4.0 International license.
Essentially a giant butt rocket jetpack attached to an exoskeleton frame. It is designed for extreme racing.
Martin Jetpack - AirVenture 2008 02.jpg Michael Pereckas from Milwaukee, WI, USA Creative Commons Attribution 2.0 Generic license.
This was created once by a mad scientist and is honestly just insane. Somebody built a huge mechanical Tyrannosaurus Rex bristling with weapons. It has arisen many times, sometimes in mad pursuit of power, sometimes to defend the continent against the arising of one of the 7 TerrorSaur Lords.
Toys-R-Us T Rex (8501318957).jpg Eden, Janine and Jim from New York City Creative Commons Attribution 2.0 Generic license.
An all-terrain robot mecha design that is loosely based on sauropods moves quickly over any terrain. These are commonly raced in the southern parts of the continent.
UK tests life-saving chemical detection robots and drones MOD 45164469.jpg licensed under the Open Government Licence version 1.0 (OGL v1.0).
This snake like mecha is used for traveling in the rainforest where it’s unique shape and fairly light weight allows it to be used for rainforest exploration.
Robosnakes.jpg Steve Jurvetson Creative Commons Attribution 2.0 Generic license.
These tall, thin mecha are the default construction vehicle in most urban areas. Their long tube-like mechanical tentacles have interchangeable parts that clamp on the end, not unlike a vacuum cleaner. The tubes are also hollow and allow for vacuuming and spraying of substances when a tank is attached.
Total-Robotic-Station.jpg Pierre5018 Creative Commons Attribution-Share Alike 4.0 International license.
This was an attempt to applicate drugs with the use of biomonitoring at appropriate times and allows for rapid deployment of drugs into the blood stream. This is available in both man-sized and dinosaur sized designs where it is commonly used as tranquilizer systems, but some substitute adrenaline for aggression.
Grasshopper wearable robotic.jpg IHMC Creative Commons Attribution-Share Alike 4.0 International license.
Magic items are found in South America and range from locally enchanted items, to TerrorSaur artefacts.
Dino Skull Mask
These large facemasks attempt to merge with part of the dinosaur’s spirit and to gain it’s power, to varying degrees of effects.
Saurosuchus skull.jpg ProjectManhattan Creative Commons Attribution-Share Alike 3.0 Unported license.
The Hungry War Club
This war club is built with the jaw of a jawbone of a carnivore dinosaur or the club of an Ankylosaurus and will bite down on a successful strike.
Tail club of Saichania 958.JPG Conty Public Domain
Snake Utility Suit
These living serpent harnesses cover the waist and head. These are magically enchanted to have another set of eyes and a means to strike with deadly venom if your hands are full.
A note about Necromancy
Those that practice Necromancy often prefer to use Dinosaur components for their size, strength and connection to the Hallowed Earth.
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