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SERIES NAME?
Mekton Zeta: Headhunters

BASIC SERIES INFORMATION
PREMISE?
Mercs/Security/Explorers/Combat Archaeologist

GENRE?
Military Sci-fi

LIGHT, MEDIUM OR SERIOUS?
Medium

REALISM?
Reasonable realism maybe a little on the hardcore sci-fi.

TECH LEVEL?
Superconductor but no AIs

STARTING YEAR?
4000

MEDICAL TECHNOLOGY?
Full healing, not brain swapping or full clones

NEW TECHNOLOGIES?
Artificial worm holes speculated

SPECIAL RULES?
No “Let’s Activate” and “Ninja Leap”

PLAYER CHARACTER INFORMATION
ROLE OF THE PCS?
PCs are the some of the few who can operate frames due to their genetic heritage.

RANDOM, CONCEPT OR CINEMATIC?
Cinematic, competent

REQUIREMENTS?
Minimal mecha ops/piloting required.

LIMITS?
No hackers

PROS & TEMPLATES?
no forbidden skills, no ‘The Kid’ template

ESPERS?
Yes

ESPER PCS?
No PCs

ESPER POWER LEVEL?
low level at best

FREQUENCY OF ESPERS?
rare, tied to a generic gift

ALIENS?
No active alien races, but there have signs in the past

HOW COMMON?
Rare to extinct

ALIEN PCS?
None

GOVERNMENT & CULTURE INFORMATION
GOVERNMENT?
Given 4,000 AD, no Earth government is present.

CULTURE?
Human diaspora and post singularity

PLANETS?
Yes, mostly single systems

SYSTEMS?
Hundreds before the collapse

LANGUAGES?
National/native language at 8+ for free and ‘trade speak’ can be bought.

MECHA TECHNOLOGY
SUPERHEROIC OR MILITARY?
Military

ROLE OF MECHA?
Military/Security units are direct link, civilians use mechanical linkages

AVAILABILITY?
Rare, as expensive as construction equipment, military more-so

REQUIREMENTS?
Most mechs use fuel cells

WEAPONRY?
All ballistic, rocket, and missiles. Beam weapons are clip or battery operated.
No energy melee weapons, shock weapons or EMP possible.

MTS SYSTEMS NOT AVAILABLE?
Stupid Mekton Tricks and abuses systems will be limited to GM approval.

WEIGHT EFFICIENCY LIMIT?
-20% max

SPACE EFFICIENCY LIMIT?
-20 spaces max

STANDARDS?
Striker sized frames are the most common

SPACE TECHNOLOGY
STARSHIP AVAILABILITY?
None

SPACE TRAVEL AVAILABILITY?
On a per world basis

SUBLIGHT DRIVE?
Torch drives exist in some systems.

SPACE ENVIRONMENTS?
satellites, moons, colonies, habitats, etc.

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