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For questions about Lancer, a mech combat TTRPG created by Tom Parkinson-Morgan and Miguel Lopez of Massif Press. It was crowdfunded on Kickstarter in early 2019, and was first released digitally in November of that year. Lancer is set in the far future, after humanity has spread to the stars; in it, players take the role of mech pilots. It combines rules-light narrative play, tactical mech combat, and modular, progression-based mech customization.

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Do you need to roll tech attack for all tech actions?

In the core rulebook p. 79, it reads: TECH ATTACK: The statistic used to make tech attacks and to take most tech actions. So from that, I understand that we have tech actions and some of them, ...
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How does the reaction from rank I of the Heavy Gunner talent, Covering Fire, work with area-of-effect attacks?

Rank I of the Heavy Gunner talent, Covering Fire, is described on page 97 of the Lancer Core Book First Edition PDF as follows (emphasis mine): As a quick action, choose a character within line of ...
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How does the Overkill weapon tag interact with critical hits?

The Overkill weapon tag is defined on page 105 of the Lancer Core Book First Edition PDF as follows: OVERKILL: When rolling for damage with this weapon, any damage dice that land on a 1 cause the ...
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Can you end up with less than 3 talents at License Level 1?

According to page 18 of the Lancer Core Book First Edition PDF, under "LL0" (emphasis mine): LL0 characters start with the following: A background, which provides bonuses on skill checks (p....