Rifts is a multi-genre role-playing game from Palladium Books and is the company's flagship game. The setting is a post-apocalyptic future after a nuclear causes a magical holocaust opening gates between Earth and other dimensions. It is a kitchen sink comic style universe where manga like robots ...

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Starting Percentage for Native Language?

In Rifts, how do you determine the starting percentage for your characters native language? The Language skill states "...other than your native language", so it seems like I wouldn't use those ...
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What is a good gaming system to convert RIFTS RPG into? [closed]

I've always loved the world of RIFTS and even the magic system, but MDC and game balance issues make it nearly unplayable in my opinion. What system’s rules would be the best fit for a Rifts game? It ...
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How do your attacks per round work in robot combat?

So I was always confused by how robot combat works in Rifts... Let's say I have weapons on my shoulder, both hands, and chest. And let's say 8 melee attacks per round. Do I only get to shoot one ...
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How much collateral damage would a 60,000MD bomb cause?

I'm writing a Rifts campaign, a portion of which revolves around the assassination of Lord Splyncryth. Yes, I know that sort of breaks the campaign world, but I'm winding up a decade long game and ...
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Power levels of RIFTS classes

Someone posted this link to a set of "tiers" for D&D 3.5 classes, and it got me thinking. I haven't played RIFTS in forever, and one of the reasons is the wide disparity in class power and ...