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Old 09-25-2022, 03:20 PM   #1
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I consider Car Wars - Uncle Al's Catalogue from hell one of thee greatest equipment catalogues in rpg history.

However, it was also written in 1992.

So what technology has changed that would be added if it was written today?

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Old 09-25-2022, 03:29 PM   #2
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Hybrid ICE-Electric Battery Systems for Cars

Regenerative Brakes

Unarmed and Armed Flying Drones

Gasoline Alternatives including E85 Gasoline and Methanol

Biodiesel

Pepper Spray and Combination Pepper Spray / Tear Gas for Smoke Screen Weapons

Electrostatic Pulse Projector from 1990s TV series Viper

Explosive-Tipped Lances from 2015 movie Mad Max: Fury Road

Boltcutters from movies Mad Max 2: The Road Warrior and Mad Max: Fury Road
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Old 09-25-2022, 10:57 PM   #3
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LMFAO

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  • Electrostatic Pulse Projector from 1990s TV series Viper
  • Explosive-Tipped Lances from 2015 movie Mad Max: Fury Road
  • Boltcutters from movies Mad Max 2: The Road Warrior and Mad Max: Fury Road
I could swear these were in ADQ...
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  • Gasoline Alternatives including E85 Gasoline and Methanol
  • Biodiesel
These all need someone [nudge nudge, say no more, say NO more!] to write them up ;)
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Old 09-26-2022, 02:52 AM   #4
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Does article mean these modified Wheelguards on front wheels may no longer reduce Handling Class? :o)

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Old 09-26-2022, 02:44 PM   #5
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Does article mean these modified Wheelguards on front wheels may no longer reduce Handling Class? :o)

Ferrari Reinvents Closed Wheel Arches For Future Sports Cars
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Inflatable Wheelguards!!! Surely you jest :)
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Old 09-26-2022, 03:19 PM   #6
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These all need someone [nudge nudge, say no more, say NO more!] to write them up ;)
NOVA did that thirty years ago... and were told to "go away".
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Old 09-27-2022, 06:52 PM   #7
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Drones primarily

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