Still reading rules so I can run that Mecha campaign, but apparently in 3rd edition GURPS you can parry a mech's punch or other melee attack with a dagger.

Maybe I should switch to 4th, but I kinda don't want to convert stuff in the Mecha sourcebook (which is for 3rd)?


I can probably just pull in the 4th edition rule about max parryable weapon weight, but I wonder what else is missing.

Oh wait a sec. That applies only to parrying, so the players could still use a shield or buckler or something to block the giant robot super sword or whatever.

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@expiredpopsicle I believe 3rd has optional rules for damage to shields, if that helps.

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