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Please Note: The Mecha Hack has everything you need to play! This game is based on The Black Hack, but it’s a full, standalone game, and does not require any additional products in order to use.

Suit up with The Mecha Hack!

If you’re a fan of Gundam, Robotech, Pacific Rim, BattleTech, or Transformers, this is the rules-lite robot RPG you’ve been waiting for.

The Mecha Hack is a tabletop roleplaying game of titanic warmachines and their intrepid pilots, made with The Black Hack.

The Mecha Hack is fast, fluid, and fun, with a focus on cinematic, narrative gameplay inspired by anime and other mecha properties. Inside this A5-sized, 40-page book, you’ll find the complete Mecha Hack ruleset; four mecha chassis and four pilot archetypes; over a dozen add-on modules for your unique mecha; GM tools and mission generators; more than 30 enemy statblocks; printable monsters, mechs, and objects; and so much more!

  • Jump into a full, standalone mecha RPG with everything you need to run a variety of missions – from all-out war, to stealthy skirmishes, to base defense, and more.

  • Overcome challenges with a speedy and simple d20 roll-under resolution mechanic.

  • Form-fillable character sheet PDF and printable A-stand paper miniatures included!

  • Includes unit and terrain tokens for use with virtual tabletops like Roll20!

  • Build your own unique mecha by choosing your chassis, pilot, and modules.

  • Customize your mecha with tons of add-on options: weapons, armor, and consumables.

  • Battle more than 30 unique enemies, including hostile mecha, monstrous kaiju, enemy factions, and more.

  • Capture the tone of the super robot genre like never before with simple rules for overheating reactors, supporting allies, and tactical combat with cover and difficult terrain.

  • Prep games in minutes using the robust GM tools with mission generators and sample challenges.

  • Discover the mini-setting of Lodestar Alpha – a war-torn world of the far future.

  • Enjoy gorgeous, thematic art by Brandish Gilhelm of Runehammer Games.

Build your mecha. Form a fireteam. Drop into the combat zone.

It’s time to suit up, pilots.

 
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Sebastián P May 28, 2018 4:32 pm UTC
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Have you thought on getting this translated into other languages?

I am particularly interested in Spanish.
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Matt C May 29, 2018 1:12 am UTC
PUBLISHER
Hey there! We hadn't really thought about that, but we will definitely consider it!
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Scott B May 27, 2018 4:30 pm UTC
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Are there any plans for a print version of this book? Or for Print on Demand to be made available?
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Asher S May 27, 2018 6:53 pm UTC
Here's the print version :) https://absolutetabletop.com/the-mecha-hack-print-book
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Matt C May 27, 2018 7:04 pm UTC
PUBLISHER
Hey there Scott! As Asher pointed out, we do have a print version available for pre-order on Absolute Tabletop's online storefront, which includes a free copy of the PDF. We will be offering print-on-demand copies here on DTRPG as well eventually. Thanks for the question!
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