Category: Background Info

Feb 20

SDH-22 Corsair

For many years, the Corsair was the main battle mecha used by the Terran Defense Force. The Corsair was designed to fulfill every possible combat role. It exemplifies the “multi-purpose battroid” model that was popular in the 120s: a handheld ranged weapon, a collar mounted support weapon, a shield, and a secondary movement mode. The …

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Jan 23

THD-36 Thorshammer

The Thorshammer is a heavy weapons battroid produced by RegEx Corporation. It is that company’s most popular model, being used by the Federation Defense Force, the Pro Duelist Association, the Bohemian Collective, and various other organizations throughout the solar system.

Jan 15

Z45-60 Zerosaiko

The Zerosaiko is one of the most popular mecha in the GearHead universe. It is designed for mobility and maneuverability. The basic version lacks firepower, but this is easily fixed with a little modification. Originally the Zerosaiko was produced exclusively by Zero Tech, a family-run company in Namok. In NT160 Zero Tech was acquired by …

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Dec 30

Competing Goods: Cavalier Virtues

GearHead Caramel will not feature the Heroic/Villainous morality scale used in previous GearHead games. Typically, games that feature a good/evil scale use it to divide up the content: play a hero and you get one story, play a villain and you get a slightly different story. The moral choices you get to make tend to …

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Nov 21

ITM-01 Claymore

Once it was king of the battlefield; now its name is synonymous with obsolete. The Claymore is the oldest mecha design still in common use on Earth. This longevity comes from its rugged durability and ease of manufacture. The standard ITM-01 configuration comes with a heavy autocannon, a shield, twin light autocannons in the torso, …

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Jun 14

Divisions of Aegis Foreign Service

Though every Aegis citizen would agree that Luna is the pinnacle of human civilization, there are always a few brave or misguided souls who long for exploration and adventure. Aegis Space Force The ASF operates primarily in the L5 Region. Their primary stated mission is to defend the Lunar trade fleet from pirates and hostile …

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Apr 13

The Cavalier Code

Obviously, when you have a large number of people walking around in colossal death machines, you’re going to need a few ground rules. The Cavalier’s Code is an honor system followed by cavaliers. It regulates many aspects of the job such as combat and employment. There are several local variants, such as the Crihna Rede …

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Apr 05

Being a Cavalier

Cavaliers are the wandering adventurers of the GearHead universe. The only things you need to join their ranks are a mecha and a blatant disregard for your own personal safety. Being a cavalier is more than simply being a pilot; it is a way of life, a statement of personal freedom, and quite often a …

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Mar 29

Kettel Industries

The town of Gyori is nominally part of the Federated Territories, but the real power in charge is Kettel Industries. This company has divisions for everything from real estate to toothpaste. It is the wealthiest corporation on Earth, and consequently one of the wealthiest in the solar system. Tybog Kettel was a warlord in the …

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Mar 24

CBG-87 Ice Wind

The Ice Wind is a light general-purpose battroid produced by Cobolt Battle Group of Wujung. It comes equipped with twin laser cannons and a variety of externally mounted weapons. Despite being the second most common chassis in the solar system, the Ice Wind is not popular with pilots, and is frequently denigrated as a “henchman’s …

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