Another offering in the giant mecha genre, Heavy Gear is Dream Pod 9's RPG of 62nd-Century mech warfare:
"This is our second Dream Pod 9 offer, after the August 2016 Tribe 8 Bundle. Heavy Gear is DP9's flagship game of far-future warfare and interstellar intrigue. Starting as a tactical miniatures wargame of armored combat on the distant world of Terra Nova in the 62nd Century, Heavy Gear spawned two video games and an animated TV series. The RPG is renowned for exciting combat, a detailed and plausible setting, and an epic storyline that is often praised as "metaplot done right." This offer presents the 2003 Third Edition of Heavy Gear, along with the Silhouette CORE Deluxe Edition rulebook that drives the system, plus a generous range of 3E supplements and all five Storyline books. We provide each ebook complete in .PDF (Portable Document Format). Like all Bundle of Holding titles, these books have NO DRM (Digital Restrictions Management), and our customers are entitled to move them freely among all their ereaders. [Note: These .PDFs are image scans from the 1990s hardcopy originals. The print is readable but light. Most text can be copied; the optical character recognition (OCR) is generally good but not foolproof.]
Ten percent of each purchase (after gateway fees) goes to this offer's designated charity, Make-A-Wish International.
The total retail value of the titles in this offer at launch is US$86. Customers who pay just US$11.95 get all five titles in our Starter Collection (retail value $43) as DRM-free .PDF ebooks:
This isn't a setting and genre that particularly appeals to me, I generally prefer a smaller scale of interaction and more "human" plots, but if you like battles in your RPGs this is definitely one to go for, and I think you get good value for money. But as always your mileage may vary.
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