Heavy Gear is a combination science-fiction role-playing game and tactical wargame set on a distant planet. It, like all of Dream Pod 9's games is based the Silhouette game engine, a simple, fast and fairly realistic system based on six-sided dice only. Heavy Gear's setting is a rich, well-developed one with an advancing storyline which is slowly revealed as its supplements are published. A unique method of identifying key players in this ongoing storyline helps those running the game to avoid stepping on events to come. Heavy Gear Silhouette Universal Genres Roleplaying Games.
Heavy Gear is a game universe published since 1994 by Canadian publisher Dream Pod 9. It includes a tabletop tactical wargame, a role-playing game and a lesser known combat card game ( Heavy Gear Fighter ). (wikipedia)
- Wikipedia: Heavy Gear is a game universe published since 1994 by Canadian publisher Dream Pod 9. It includes a tabletop tactical wargame, a role-playing game and a lesser known combat card game. The setting is also known through the PC-game incarnations published by Activision in 1997 and 1999, developed after Activision lost the rights to the Battletech/MechWarrior series. It also spawned a 40-episodes, 3D-animated TV series in 2001, which featured a much simplified version of the universe developed in the role-playing game.
- Canadian role-playing games
- Dream Pod 9 games
- Mecha role-playing games
- Role-playing game systems
- Miniatures games
- Science fiction role-playing games
- Computer-animated television series
- Television series by Sony Pictures Television
- Heavy Gear MUX www
Official site. Gear MUX. Contains maps, character and new player information, resources, forums, gallery, guides, and game policies, settings, and system information.
- Group WebRing.com: Heavy Gear Players Ring www
Group of interlinked sites. WebRing.com: Heavy Gear Players Ring.
- Previews Other Suns Online www
Previews of the 2nd Edition of FGU's sci-fi game, Suns Online, plus a new species and a description of a Khromat city. Other Suns Online.
- Complete Forgotten Futures www
Complete adventures for the role playing game based the science fiction and fantasy of the Victorian and Edwardian Era. Forgotten Futures.
- Alexa: Heavy Gear Silhouette
Alexa Directory Top Sites: Heavy Gear Silhouette
- DMOZ: Heavy Gear Silhouette
dmoz.org Directory: Heavy Gear Silhouette