Starfarer’s Arsenal: Laser Grenades (SFRPG)
This installment of the Starfarer’s Arsenal-series clocks in at 6 pages, 1 page front cover, 1 page editorial, 1 page advertisement, 1 page SRD, leaving us with 2 pages of content, so let’s take a look!
What’s more awesome than blowing foes up with grenades? Laser grenades!
This pdf introduces 4 types of laser grenade: Excimer laser grenades cause targets that fail their saving throw vs. explode to also burn; discs are easier to throw; x-ray grenade ignore cover from objects with hardness 21 or more or force effects, and also cause burn – but pay for that by causing less damage. Pulse grenades have the new pulse weapon feature – which must always be paired with explode. It does damage immediately, and again at the end of your next turn – you can turn the second pulse off, if you choose to…and picking it up might allow capable Engineering-savvy characters to prevent the secondary pulse.
There is one grenade for every one of the 20 item levels, with three types of x-ray laser grenades, 4 types of excimer and pulse grenades, and 5 regular types of laser grenade.
Editing and formatting are top-notch on a formal and rules-language level. Layout adheres toRogue Genius Games’ two-column full-color standard for the series, and the artwork depicting the laser grenade? Love it. The pdf has no bookmarks, but needs none.
Owen K.C. Stephens delivers big time here – I mean, come on, the concept of laser grenades might not be scientifically-viable, but for a science-fantasy game like Starfinder? For that, it’s pitch-perfect and oozes coolness. The design of the grenades regarding prices, damage caused, etc. is meticulous, and pulsing grenades? Great addition that can really lead to tense scenes. Considering the low price point, this pdf delivers more than I dared hope for from it. 5 stars + seal of approval – highly recommended for any Starfinder game!
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