How to Survive the Apocalypse & Other Simple Tasks
Game Master Guide
11. A "knock-off is an exact or close to exact copy by another
manufacturer. However, most knock-offs are cheaper versions that use
inferior (cheaper) materials or labor, so while they may cost the same
or a bit less (typically 10-20% less), the quality of the product is also
less – it does not look as nice, is likely to have !D6xlO% less M.D.C.,
is likely to be !D4xlO% heavier, may jam more frequently, etc.
12. The M.D.C. of typical weapons: Unless stated otherwise, the
average energy pistol or Vibro-Blade has 15-25 M.D., an energy rifle
30 to 50 M.D.C., a rail gun 75-100 M.D.C., while giant-sized weapons
for cyborgs, robots and power armor usually have 100 M.D.C.