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Old 11-17-2015, 02:39 PM   #2
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Default Re: [Spaceships] Two-handed Mecha Weapons

Originally Posted by Sciencezam View Post
To my understanding, a Robot Arm system can hold one handheld major battery (or some combination of weapons in a smaller battery, that are fused together as part of the same mount). And I think there's something on Oversized weapons, which take 3 system slots (three hands?) to carry a Spinal Battery. So what does a 2 system slot/two handed weapon count as?
I think it's fair to treat two Robot Arms as being able to carry a handheld Spinal Battery if it is braced against the mecha's shoulder like your typical rifle — which your example weapon appears to be, from the statement that it looks more-or-less like an oversized MG3.
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