On paper, this guy looks tough. Combined with the fact that when the party attacks him, klaxons scream and the entire deck comes to help. At this point in the adventure my group had been avoiding fights so I expected a TPK. But they avoided it by nuking the ship and ending the campaign. BASTION […]Read more "ROBOTS & ANDROIDS: BASTION, Noqual Horror"
I described these are elephant sized AT-ATs. Of course, one of my players took the time to shrink themselves, get on a broom, attach a rope of climbing to the leg of the pulsepounder and proceeded to circle it in an attempt to trip it. </faceplant> I brought it on myself for describing it the […]Read more "ROBOTS & ANDROIDS: PULSEPOUNDER"
A clear reference to the original Expedition to the Barrier Peaks exercise robots. A shame I never got to use them 😦 WARDEN ROBOT Customised Mannequin Robot Medium Construct (robot), neutral Armour Class 18 (reinforced skymetal frame) Hit Points 280 (13d8 +39) Speed 80 ft. STR 24 (+7) DEX 18 (+4) CON 16 (+3) INT […]Read more "ROBOTS & ANDROIDS: WARDEN ROBOT"
My players didn’t tango with these guys. They made sure not to do anything that would in any way be seen as “disturbing their work” and got by them just fine. The tractor beam is inspired by the original Workerbot from Expedition to the Barrier Peaks. I added it as a nod to the original adventure. HEAVY REPAIR DRONE […]Read more "Heavy Repair Drone"
The iron angels of UNITY. EVALUATOR ROBOT Medium robot, neutral Armour Class 17 (natural armour) Hit Points 200/55 (16d8 + 64) plus forcefield Speed 30 ft., fly 90 ft. STR 18 (+4) DEX 18 (+4) CON 18 (+4) INT 17 (+3) WIS 10 (+0) CHA 10 (+0) Skills Insight +7, Perception +9 Damage Resistances bludgeoning, […]Read more "Evaluator Robot"
I described these as “drider robots” to the PCs. They only ever saw them on monitor screens and never actually tangled with any. DIRECTOR ROBOT Large construct (robot), neutral Armour Class 17 (skymetal chassis) Hit Points 220 (12d10 +60) Speed 40 ft., climb 30 ft. Str 22 (+6) Dex 17 (+3) Con 21 (+5) […]Read more "DIRECTOR ROBOT"
Converted to 5e from The Palace of Fallen Stars. Another mob bypassed! THE DOCTOR Surgeon Robot Medium construct (robot), neutral Armour Class 18 (combat hardened skymetal frame) Hit Points 254 (18d10+80 plus 75 hp force field) Speed 30 ft., fly 60 ft. STR 22 (+6) DEX 25 (+7) CON 11 (+0) INT 14 (+2) WIS […]Read more "SURGEON “THE DOCTOR” ROBOT"