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Orzel
2009-06-07, 11:44 AM
So I made a gadget system for my cousin's gadget hero PC. I didn't want to step on existing items made through Alchemy but he want's a whole belt.

Gadgeteer
Heroic Tier
Benefit: You can make gadgets of your level or lower and maintain up to 5 gagdets a day. You must have the correct formula.
Special: If you receive the Ritual Caster feat as a class feature, you can take the Gadgeteer feat instead.

Master of Utility
Paragon Tier
Benefit: You can maintain 2 additional gadgets a day.
Special: You may take this feat more than once. Each time you do you can maintain 2 additional gadgets to a limit up to your level.

Creating a gadget.
Creating a gadget on the field with a gadgeteer's kit takes 30 minutes. In a special laboratory, time time is reduces to 10 minutes.
Maintaining Gadgets.
Gadgets are very fragile. Without constant maintenence, a gadget will fall apart or break during an strenuous activity. Keeping a gadget in working condition is simple to the train but nearly impossible for the untrained. A trained gadgeteer can keep a number of gadgets in working condition a day before tiring. Gadgets not maintained for 24 hours break.
Using Gadgets with powers.
Some gadgets function as weapons and can be used with attack powers with the Weapon keyword freely. Heroic gadgets grant a +4 bonus to attack rolls, paragon +6, and epic +8. You do not add the weapon's proficiency or enhancement bonus to the attack roll when you use a gadget instead of a weapon..

Category
Each gadget formula has a category that defines the type of gadget it creates.
Grappler: Grapplers fire a hook or probe via a spring loaded or compressed gas launcher to provide various effects.
Suits: Suits allow additional forms of movement or end forced movement.
Sprays: A spray repels certain creatures or .
Scopes: Scopes allow vision and Perception bonuses
Other: Some gadgets create miscellaneous effects that donít fall into the other categories.

Grappling hook
Level: 1
Category: Grappler
Weapon Type: Crossbow
Market cost:: 90gp
Maintenence cost: -
Grappling hook pull you towards an item or person.
level 1 50gp
level 11 500 gp
level 21 10,500gp
Gadget
Power (Encounter) Move action. You move up to 10 squares. You can move vertically and ignore difficult terrain. If used via an attack, you must move towards the targets of the attack.

Pulling probe
Level: 3
Category: Grappler
Weapon Type: Hand crossbow
Market cost:: 125gp
Maintenence cost: -
Pulling probes pull items towards you.
level 3 65gp
level 13 700 gp
level 23 12,000gp
Gadget
Power (Encounter) Standard action. Make an attack: Ranged 10; +4 vs. Reflex. on hit, You pull an item 5 squares. If used via an attack, you pull the targets of the attack.
Level 13: Ranged 10; +14 vs. Reflex. on hit, You pull an item 6 squares
Level 23: Ranged 10; +24 vs. Reflex. on hit, You pull an item 7 squares

Quick chute
Level: 1
Category: Suit
Weapon Type: -
Market cost:: 90gp
Maintenence cost: -
Quick chutes slow falls
level 1 50gp
level 11 500 gp
level 21 10,500gp
Gadget
Power (Encounter) Free action. You gain resist 5 from falling damage until the end of your next turn.
Level 11 resist 15
Level 21 resist 25

Fey Spray
Level: 7
Category: Spray
Weapon Type: Throwing hammer
Market cost:: 90gp
Maintenence cost: 45gp
Fey spray annoys feykind
level 7 100gp
level 17 2500 gp
level 27 70,00gp
Gadget
Power (Encounter) Standard Atction. You gain resist 10 from attack from fey creature until the end of yourn next turn. If used via an attack againt a fey creature, you dazed the targets of the attack (daze ends).
Level 11 resist 20
Level 21 resist 30

any more ideas?