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TheWanderingJewels
in Arsenal page 30...I'm seeing a mention of minguns and conversions for LMG's to HMG's.....is there a listing for a rough cost multiplier?
Yerameyahu
It's more a description of what a minigun is. You can't convert an existing non-minigun to a minigun; it's a fundamental, ground-up design feature. What the box says is that only machine guns (L/M/H-MGs) can be constructed as miniguns; i.e., miniguns are machine guns, never pistols/SMGs/ARs/sniper rifles/etc.
TheWanderingJewels
Okay...I was wondering about that....I was thinking it wasa weird HVAR conversion or something.
Dynamo Dave
The way they list it is pretty confusing. They do that a lot in different books. Organization of the rules has never been a strong point for shadowrun. 4th ed or otherwise.
Traul
QUOTE (TheWanderingJewels @ Jun 6 2010, 06:25 AM) *
in Arsenal page 30...I'm seeing a mention of minguns and conversions for LMG's to HMG's.....is there a listing for a rough cost multiplier?


You can figure out the cost by yourself: all you need is 6 machine guns and some glue biggrin.gif
KarmaInferno
QUOTE (TheWanderingJewels @ Jun 6 2010, 01:06 AM) *
Okay...I was wondering about that....I was thinking it wasa weird HVAR conversion or something.


It probably doesn't help that the barrel arrangement in previous artwork of HVARs seemed to imply a rotary minigun style mechanism.

Heck, anyone remember the minigun pistol from the aborted Shadowrun Assassin video game?



-karma
hobgoblin
who needs a minigun pistol when one have the metalstorm pistol?
Mx
QUOTE (hobgoblin @ Jun 6 2010, 05:32 PM) *
who needs a minigun pistol when one have the metalstorm pistol?

I'm still disapointed that Arsenal didn't have anymore metalstorm weapons, considering that Sakura Fubuki is said to be a flagship model of a new line of weapons.
KarmaInferno
QUOTE (hobgoblin @ Jun 6 2010, 11:32 AM) *
who needs a minigun pistol when one have the metalstorm pistol?


Not having to stop and swap out barrels every 6-8 shots for one.

Plus, rotating barrels looks cooler.



-karma
Sengir
QUOTE (Mäx @ Jun 6 2010, 05:51 PM) *
I'm still disapointed that Arsenal didn't have anymore metalstorm weapons, considering that Sakura Fubuki is said to be a flagship model of a new line of weapons.

A great announcement and then nothing, sounds exactly like the real thing biggrin.gif
TheWanderingJewels
Metalstorm Tech? I hadn't noticed...what page?
Yerameyahu
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Metal_Storm

The Sakura Fubuki uses 4 barrels of 10 stacked bullets to fire narrow bursts, so it's essentially a very limited Metal Storm-type gun.
Mx
QUOTE (Yerameyahu @ Jun 7 2010, 04:57 AM) *
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Metal_Storm

The Sakura Fubuki uses 4 barrels of 10 stacked bullets to fire narrow bursts, so it's essentially a very limited Metal Storm-type gun.

I wouldn't really call it limited, its pretty much same as the metal storm pistols they've been showing to us.
Yerameyahu
Maybe, I just meant in comparison to the big array-type concepts Metal Storm promo'd earlier, the LMG-scale robo-unit ones. smile.gif
TheWanderingJewels
RSS guns anyone?
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