RPGGamer Menu
Home
        Editorials
        Old Updates

GM Tools

Reviews

RPG Hints
        Adventures
        House Rules
        Game Ideas

Star Wars D/6
        Campaign
        Starships
        Vehicles
        Equipment
        Planets
        Characters
        The Force
        Supplements
        Online Journal
        GM Screen
        Hardware
        NPC Generator

Star Wars D/20
        Starships
        Vehicles
        Equipment
        Planets
        Characters
        The Force
        Supplements
        Online Journal

Warhammer
StarGate SG1
Buffy RPG
Babylon 5
Farscape
Slaine
Star Trek
Lone Wolf RPG
Exalted
Earthdawn





Aranias

Aranias are a mysterious parasite found scattered across the
galaxy. Their planet of origin is unknown however they have
begun to plague shipping lanes more and more making mynocks
look like nothing.

These creatures grow to three meters in diameter and two in
height. They have large transparent bubble shaped carapaces
which cover odd internal organs which glow and pulsate with
energy. On the underside of the bulbous body are pincher like
mandibles which allow the Aranias to latch onto ships and
vehicles.

It is believed that a group of pirates is using these creatures
to help them attack and disrupt galactic shipping.

Type: Parasite
DEXTERITY 3D
        Dodge 5D
PERCEPTION 3D
        Search: energy Source 7D
STRENGTH 3D

Move: 8 (flying)        
Size: 3 meters in diameter 2 meters tall

Special Abilities:

Energy Drain: An Aranias can drain the energy out of nearly any
type of power system. Small power systems such as personal
weapons or a suit of power armor can be drawn upon from a
distance of 20 meters by a larva, an adolescent can draw upon
energy systems as large as a speeder scale vehicle from a
distance, adult can draw up to walker scale power systems from
a distance. Levels above their distance roof require the Aranias
to physically attach itself to whatever it's draining power from.
Also any energy weapon damage to them is reduced by one level of
effect if they are hit. Every round that a vehicle or starship
is drained for it loses 1D from all systems. Energy weapons
drained lose 1/4 their max ammo each round so after 4 rounds
all ammo will be gone. Powersuit armor drains in two rounds and
becomes nonfunctional still providing protection but the built
in gear and servomotors won't work.

Carapace: As they mature Aranias' carapaces harden and toughen
more and more protecting them.
Larva: +2 to resist
Adolescent: +1D+2 to resist
Adult: +3D to resist

Vacuum: Aranias don't breath and due to their somewhat unique
physiology they can easily withstand the vacuum of space.


Comments made about this Article!



There are currently no comments for this article, be the first to post in the form below



Add your comment here!

Your Name/Handle:

        Add your comment in the box below.



Thanks for your comment, all comments are moderated, and those which are considered rude, insulting, or otherwise undesirable will be deleted.

As a simple test to avoid scripted additions to comments, please select the numbers listed above each box.
9
8
6
7
4



Page designed in Notepad, Logo`s done in Personal Paint on the Commodore Amiga
All text and stats by Dave Maloney, HTML and logos done by FreddyB
Images stolen from an unknown website at some remote time in the past.
Any complaints, writs for copyright abuse, etc should be addressed to the Webmaster FreddyB.