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Old 09-09-2017, 01:24 PM   #5
Join Date: Feb 2005
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Default Re: Fantasy Mecha and Giants Armor and Shields

Originally Posted by RyanW View Post
A SM +4 giant needs 25 times the metal just to cover himself with the same thickness of armor. Because muscle power scales with cross-section rather than volume, that will also be proportionally just as heavy to the giant as the original was to the human, despite being tinfoil to the giant. Cube-square law hates giants.
The solution is to ignore the square/cube law if you're going to have giants.
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