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Offline CharonIX

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Looking for ideas on Volkite weapons
« on: July 17, 2019, 11:49:47 AM »
My fellow Inquisitors I'm thinking of running a game set after the HH and was wondering if anybody has done any work on volkite weapons.

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Re: Looking for ideas on Volkite weapons
« Reply #1 on: July 19, 2019, 02:31:53 PM »
I did look into it at one point, but couldn't decide on any good way to handle them.

They fall into a category that doesn't really work well for Inquisitor, being more powerful than even bolters, but with few disadvantages that can really be played up to balance them (they're a little shorter ranged, but not by very much), and a special rule that's designed for a squad based rule set.

I got about as far as the idea of poor initial damage with bonus damage to organic targets if it got through armour, taking a bit of a liberty with its apparent focus on deflagrating organic matter, and using that as a way to inject something of a weakness to armour and cover... but given the man portable variants are basically extinct by the time of the Inquisition, I never got to doing enough testing to fit it into the Revised Armoury.
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