Man in Black Agt F
 member, 18 posts
Sat 21 Apr 2018
at 19:54
Mekton Zeta?
Is there any interest in a Mekton Zeta game?  It's an older anime style mecha game that uses the same system as Cyberpunk 2020.  I have a few ideas, but I want to know if there are players first.

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wolfgangx
 member, 8 posts
Sat 21 Apr 2018
at 20:31
Mekton Zeta?
I would be interested in Mekton Zeta.
TCArknight
 member, 60 posts
Sun 22 Apr 2018
at 04:09
Mekton Zeta?
I would be interested too! MZ (just Mekton) when I first got it, had been one of my favorite settings/games for a long while.
GreyGriffin
 member, 191 posts
 Portal Expat
 Game System Polyglot
Sun 22 Apr 2018
at 05:37
Mekton Zeta?
Oh man, I wonder if I still have that mecha building spreadsheet....

Update: I do not.  A thousand sadnesses for computers past...

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nauthiz
 member, 563 posts
Sun 22 Apr 2018
at 05:38
Mekton Zeta?
I would also be interested.  Would you be sticking with the base MZ book, or also including the various additions from Mekton Zeta Plus as well?

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Man in Black Agt F
 member, 19 posts
Mon 23 Apr 2018
at 03:58
Mekton Zeta?
That's good enough for me.  I'll start working on something, likely an older campaign I used to run.  There may be a copy of that spreadsheet on my laptop or Drive.  I need to go through the books again to come up with whatever limitations I need to keep things on a fairly even level, but I will be allowing material from the MZ+ book.  Give me some time to get everything set up.  You will hear from me again.
GreyGriffin
 member, 192 posts
 Portal Expat
 Game System Polyglot
Mon 23 Apr 2018
at 05:32
Mekton Zeta?
Do you plan on people starting or using a generic Mecha or mecha frame, or do you want to do ground up mecha building?  Pros and cons for each, naturally...
Man in Black Agt F
 member, 20 posts
Mon 23 Apr 2018
at 07:55
Mekton Zeta?
Everyone can make their own, but they'll start out in generics.  The first mission will be to steal the custom suits.
grimknight21
 member, 76 posts
Tue 24 Apr 2018
at 16:23
Mekton Zeta?
I'm also interested.
swordchucks
 member, 1483 posts
Tue 24 Apr 2018
at 17:09
Mekton Zeta?
I am torn... but think I'd probably want to give this a go.  As many problems as the Fuzion system had (and as big a trainwreck as Cyberpunk 3 was), I do have a nostalgic fondness for the old games.  Even the streetfighter one.
GreyGriffin
 member, 193 posts
 Portal Expat
 Game System Polyglot
Tue 24 Apr 2018
at 19:28
Mekton Zeta?
It's definitely a system of its time, but it seems like a little bit of polishing up via some modest house rules could go a much longer way towards modernizing it than a lot of its contemporaries.

Plus... robots, man.  Giant. Robots.
Man in Black Agt F
 member, 21 posts
Sat 28 Apr 2018
at 02:49
Mekton Zeta?
I might need a couple of weeks before I'm ready to put up a thread.  I promise you will not be forgotten.
Hunter
 member, 1437 posts
 Captain Oblivious!
 Lurker
Sat 28 Apr 2018
at 03:13
Mekton Zeta?
Wasn't that the system used for the original Bubblegum Crisis RPG?
Caranamon
 member, 163 posts
Sat 28 Apr 2018
at 04:11
Mekton Zeta?
In reply to Hunter (msg # 13):

Bubblegum Crisis uses the FUZION rules, but the hardsuit and vehicles were build with the MTS.
:)
Man in Black Agt F
 member, 22 posts
Sat 28 Apr 2018
at 17:35
Mekton Zeta?
MZ is more closely related to the original Cyberpunk game.  It's slightly different from CP2020 in which attacks are contests between attack rolls and dodge rolls.  The chief complaint I hear is how easy it is to munchkin out.  I expect it and plan accordingly.  It is an anime action style game so the PC's are expected to outclass large amounts of cannon fodder.  I do try to bring danger in other forms to keep it from being a boring kill-fest, though.
Man in Black Agt F
 member, 23 posts
Tue 8 May 2018
at 12:15
Mekton Zeta?
Still a few more details to work out before I open up a game.  Maybe this week if nothing else pops up.
Man in Black Agt F
 member, 24 posts
Sat 19 May 2018
at 19:34
Mekton Zeta?
I've got a thread up so people can start working on characters.  Been busier than expected so still some details to fill in.

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