A science-fantasy game of post-apocalyptic adventure first released by TSR in 1978.

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What are the main differences between Gamma World and D&D 4e?

I just got Gamma World and want to try it out with my D&D 4e (Essentials) players. Clearly to a great portion, a re-skin of 4e, but not completely. Obviously character generation is completely ...
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Is there an online interactive character sheet for Dungeons & Dragons 4E?

Is there an interactive web-based character sheet for Dungeons & Dragons 4E like there is for Gamma World? I'm not looking for a character builder.
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In Gamma World, what is the difference between a short and extended rest?

From the Gamma World rulebook: Short Rest A short rest requires about 5 minutes. During a short rest you renew your encounter powers, refresh your Alpha Mutation(s), and regain all your hit ...
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Taking a weapon away from an opponent? (Gamma world, & 4e)

In our gamma world campaign a player wanted to knock a gun out of the hands of an opponent. To our surprise, neither the new Gamma World rules, nor the D&D 4e rules have anything about disarming ...
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Are 4e monsters compatible/level equivalent without adjustment in Gamma World?

I plan on running a brief Gamma World campaign with my group, and I am wondering if 4E monsters are compatible between systems without any sort of level adjustment? From a quick perusal, it seems like ...
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Gamma World 7e - without player card decks

What game changes are there for using a single set of decks which all players draw from during the game session? I'm in a group where we don't want to purchase individual decks of Alpha and Omega ...
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What are the major differences between 1st and 2nd edition Gamma World?

Or are there any? I'm trying to figure out which to run. I see that 3rd and 4th are pretty different, but could someone give me a run down on 1st/2nd?
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Gamma World - Can a Doppleganger use salvaged omega tech?

I'm trying to solve this before it becomes a question in my group. As I read it, Salvaged omega tech "Becomes" just a normal weapon/slot item with extra damage. In this case, I would think that a ...
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What does the soldier role mean in Gamma World?

I will be playing Gamma World (the 4e version) for the first time soon - and I'll be the GM. I'm pretty comfortable with it, but I have one question: What's a soldier, when speaking about monster ...
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Are all player characters in Gamma World expected to wear armor?

I'm looking over the rules for Armor in the Gamma World 7e Core Book on page 72. It states that light armor, which grants a +3 bonus to AC still allows you to move around, and indicates no penalties. ...
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Gamma World 7e: Clarification on Mutant powers attack values

Our group realized we had a confusion on how mutant powers really work. Do we use the actual stat value or the stat bonus? Here is an example (almost all powers are like this): Page 37 - Cockroach ...
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Are PC powers only used once per encounter?

In Gamma World 7e, are PC powers only used once per encounter? If so, how about monster powers, are they only used once per encounter? I know it states "you renew your encounter powers" during a ...
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What's the difference between the “Gamma World RPG” and the “Gamma World Box”?

I'm interested in Gamma World, and I see several different products out there. While I can see that e.g. "Famine in Far-go" is a supplement, I don't understand what's the difference between the ...