Tuesday, December 11, 2018

Robots as Spaceships: Robot Attributes

A robot is in a weird classification somewhere between a vehicle and a person. This makes them tricky to handle in a lot of RPG's, and Gurps is no exception. One of the hardest challenges is that both characters and vehicles ST and HP, but characters get DX, while vehicles have handling. In this post, we're going to explore how to make machines into characters. We essentially do this by separating the AI pilot from the vehicle they are driving.