Armor and Weapon Equivalencies

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I'm writing a large list of examples for the GW weapons.
Feel free to post your own that you've thought of and I will add them to the list.

Thanks
















Light Armor



Heavy Armor



Shield



Leather Duster
Umpire’s Padding
Steel belted Radials
Half of Kevlar Vest
Sports Pads
Sewn Motherboards
Hubcap Vest & Hat
Oriental Rug Poncho
Bee Suit
Kendo Spar Gear
Fireman Suit
Sewn Credit Cards
Sewn Tin Can Lids
Sports Mascot Suit
Racing Jumpsuit and        Helmet 
Animal/Mutant Hide
Cosplay Costume 



Riot Gear
Antique Medieval Armor
Sewn Pots & Pan Coveralls
Overalls stuffed with Lucky Bibles
Bomb Suit
Lead Enforced Winter Jacket
Sewn Coins on Jump Suit
Cast Iron Stove Pieces Tied
   Together
DeepSea Diving Suit
Mutant Insect Carapace 
Hollywood Space Armor Prop 



Road Sign
Winter Tire
Snowboard
Garbage Can Lid
Cabinet Door
Hubcap
Large Pot Cover
Cookie Sheet
Over Door
Tailgate
Flat Panel Monitor/TV
Ironing Board
Car Door
Kitchen Sink
Chessboard 
Fridge Door 


















Light One Handed Weapons



Light Two Handed Weapons



Large Scissors
Bowie Knife
Short Rebar 
Machete
Ice Skate
Rope-a-Dope
Turkey Carver
Tire Iron
Sushi Knife
Handheld Taser*
Envelope Opener
Nightstick
Glass Shiv
Crochet Needles
Vehicle Antennae
Broken Bottle
Silverware
Insect Mandible
Fan Belt
Cat-5 Cable Flail
Yo-yo
Stapler



Louisville Slugger
Souvenir Katana
Long Chain
Pitchfork
Cricket Bat
Cattle Prod
Aerosol Can and Lighter*
Long piece of Barbwire
Microphone and Cord 
Wet Towel
Weighted Cloak
Garden Hose
Pruning Shears
Golf Club
Extension Cord
Blowtorch* 
Large Stinger* 

















Heavy One Handed Weapons



Heavy Two Handed Weapons



Nail n Board
Iron
Lamp
Gauntlet
Cleaver
Meat Pulverizer
Frying Pan
Robot Arm
Bonesaw 
Brass Knuckle
Weighted Boxing Glove
Hand Shovel 
Bowling Ball and Bag 
Lawn Ornament
Lunchbox
Dumbbell
Bowling Pin
Award Trophy
Jaw Bone 



Parking Meter
Sledge Hammer
I-Beam
Television
Chain Saw
Road Sign and Post
Guitar
Candelabra
Chair
Boat Paddle
Anchor
Jackhammer
Vacuum
Ironing Board
Bicycle
Christmas Tree
Car Axle
Large Lawn Ornament
Coat Rack
Muffler
Oriental Rug
Gumball Machine
Large Bone 
Riveter
Corpse



 














Light One Handed Ranged Weapons



Light Two Handed Ranged Weapons



Throwing Knife
Darts
Sling
Icicle
Replica Shuriken
Boomerang
Fireworks
Nail Gun
Pellet Gun
Sharpened Frisbee
Silverware
Die cast toy cars
Glassware
Lawndarts
Playing Cards
Compact Disc
Vinyl Records
Eggs*
Rusty Batteries*



Compound Bow
LaCrosse Stick
BB Gun
Crossbow
Slingshot
Acid Filled Supersoaker*






 














Heavy One Handed Ranged Weapons



Heavy Two Handed Ranged Weapons



Throwing Axe
Large Rock
Table Saw Blade
Baseball
Discus
Jai alai Scoop and Ball
Horseshoes
Brick
Pool Balls 



Bowling Ball
Potato Gun
Olympic Hammer
Complex Longbow
Pitching Machine
Blunderbuss
Harpoon Gun 
Manhole Cover 
Water ballon launcher



Note you can always use two one handed weapons to count as a two handed weapon.

 * These weapons could deal non-physical damage depending on GM approval.

Fantastic idea.  Possibly suitable for a Gamma World Wiki contribution?

I'll submit anchor (tethered by chain, or not) as a heavy 2-handed ranged weapon.  LaCrosse stick is amazing. 
Tailgate: Shield  /  Heavy 2-handed weapon

Vaccum: 2-hand wpn; Lt. / Hvy

Flat Panel Tv: Shield

Ironing Board: Shield / Heavy 2-handed weapon

Suitcase: Variable melee depending on size and contents.

Kitchen Sink (stainless steel): Shield  /  Heavy 2-handed weapon

Microphone w/chord: 2-hand Light (1-hand light w/out chord)

Tricycle: 1-hand / 2-hand Hvy


* Size and strength can alter the use of an item, thus my multiple categories.
Yup. The fun part is that almost anything can be a weapon and a shield, depending on how you hold it.

Shields can include

Manhole covers
Garbage can lids
Stock pot lid
End tables
Fridge/freezer doors
Washer/dryer doors
Cabinet doors
Hubcaps
Wooden chessboard
Planks
AlexandraErin: If last season was any indication, I think Encounters is pretty much the elemental opposite of "organized" play!
Another thing to keep in mind is dual wielding -- if someone wants to use a pair of katanas or something, just count it as a two-handed weapon. If they lose one of the weapons, it drops to the stats for a one-handed weapon.

ETA:

This is also how you go John Woo with a pair of pistols.

Caoimhe Ora Snow

Game Designer, The Queen's Cavaliers

5e D&D Stuff: Birthright Conversion

Another thing to keep in mind is dual wielding -- if someone wants to use a pair of katanas or something, just count it as a two-handed weapon. If they lose one of the weapons, it drops to the stats for a one-handed weapon.


Good call there. I can't even begin to count the number of times I've had to facepalm when people feel the need to ask about dual weilding weapons (in any game system).
For those who want to translate GUNS into GW stats.


LIGHT 1 HANDED GUN
Most handguns and revolvers.
9mm, .38 special, Glock

LIGHT 2 HANDED GUN
Assault Rifle (M-16)
Submachine Gun (Uzi)
Small/Light hunting rifle (.223)
Precision Sniper Rifle (H&K PSG1)

HEAVY 1 HANDED GUN
Heavy handgun or revolver
Any magnum, Colt .45, Desert Eagle

HEAVY 2 HANDED GUN
Heavy Assault Rifle (AK-47)
Light Belt-Fed Machinegun
Shotguns
Large Hunting Rifle (30-06, .303)
Powerful Sniper Rifle (Barret Model 82)

And I do like the rule that using paired weapons simply counts as a 2-handed weapon of the relevant type.
AlexandraErin: If last season was any indication, I think Encounters is pretty much the elemental opposite of "organized" play!
This weekend I'll try and post the list of make-shift weapons I had developed for my own conversion of D&D 4E to Gamma World before I learned that there was to be a 7th edition of GW.  You might get a few good ideas for the list.
_________________________________________________________ Craedus - Gatherer of new GW locales for the GW Community Atlas
Another thing to keep in mind is dual wielding -- if someone wants to use a pair of katanas or something, just count it as a two-handed weapon. If they lose one of the weapons, it drops to the stats for a one-handed weapon.

ETA:

This is also how you go John Woo with a pair of pistols.




This is an excellent idea thanks.

/releases doves
Light One-Handed Ranged Weapon: BB Gun/Pelet Gun

*snap*, already there...
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