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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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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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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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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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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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 ...