NCE outlander weapon lists

Discussion in 'Rules, Mechanics & Skills' started by gamepimp, Dec 4, 2018.

  1. gamepimp

    gamepimp Juve

    So the rules allow outlander gangs to purchase alternative house weapons at the cost of a rare trade. By this logic, can a standard gang purchase outlander weapons? i.e can my goliaths purchase an eviscerator? what about an exterminator? Could my Orlocks purchase a pitslave buzzsaw?
     
  2. Ben_S

    Ben_S Hive Guilder
    Honored Tribesman

    I couldn't point to anything in the rules, but I'd definitely say no.
     
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  3. gamepimp

    gamepimp Juve

    Flavour wise I agree but like you just said, nothing is mentioned in the rules
     
  4. Malo

    Malo YakTribe Mechanicum
    Staff Member Yak Founder

    If the rules are for outlander gangs, logic doesn't dictate that those rules apply for and in reverse for standard gangs.
     
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  5. hellodarren

    hellodarren Ganger

    It says in the gang's outlander rules at the top of their gear that other gangs can't use them.
     
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  6. Kitcar

    Kitcar Gang Hero

    HelloDarren we haven't met. If its available at the outlaw trading post and a gang can shop there?? That might get them outlawed. :eek:
     
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  7. Jacob Dryearth

    Jacob Dryearth Gang Hero

    I always liked the idea of House gangs going to the outlaw trading post but taking a penalty the next time they roll on the outlaw chart...
     
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  8. Kitcar

    Kitcar Gang Hero

    The penalties could add up to.
     
  9. gamepimp

    gamepimp Juve

    Thanks again for the rules clarification Malo. As it was written at the top of the pages I missed it as being fluff text, not rules
     
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  10. Blood Donor

    Blood Donor Executive Officer in Charge of the 2014 Bake Sale
    Staff Member Necromunda Custodian Yak Philanthropist

    I always thought that the Outlaw Status roll was downplayed. Maybe if going to the Outlaw trading post was a very stiff fine but not an immediate outlawing then it would promote more use of it...
     
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  11. Tiny

    Tiny Hive Guilder
    Tribe Council

    Common weapons are listed in the NCE rulebook. Outlander specific weapons are not common weapons outside of their own weapons list so cannot be purchased by other gangs.
     
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  12. Tiny

    Tiny Hive Guilder
    Tribe Council

    I could see the merit of a change there. Would certainly open up some under-utilised options. Perhaps just a -1 on the outlaw roll if a gang uses the outlaw trading post? Maybe increase costs slightly for non-outlaw gangs?
     
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  13. gamepimp

    gamepimp Juve

    At the moment I thought you had to be an outlaw gang to even have access to the outlaw trading post? Having played a legit gang that was forced into being an outlaw one of my few solaces was knowing I could find trades that regular gangs couldn't access :p
     
  14. Tiny

    Tiny Hive Guilder
    Tribe Council

    At the moment, that is indeed correct. The suggestion was that perhaps it could change to allow everyone access with higher risk of becoming an outlaw. A person doesn't have to be known to police to try to search out illicit items, but doing so can certainly draw attention of the authorities.

    The main side effect being that hopefully you would see more of the cool stuff like narcotics and whatnot.
     
    #14 Tiny, Feb 5, 2019
    Last edited: Feb 5, 2019
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