Sunday, May 10, 2009

The Riverboat


Gargantuan vehicle

HP 250 Space 2 squares by 8 squares Cost 2,200 gp

AC 2; Fortitude 20, Reflex 2

Speed swim 5


The pilot must stand at the stern of the riverboat and operate the rudder.


In addition to the pilot, a riverboat requires a crew of three, all of whom use a standard action each round to control the ship. Reduce the ship's speed by 2 squares for each missing crew member. At swim speed 0, the ship sails out of control.


Twenty Medium creatures; three tons of cargo.

Out of Control

Out-of-control riverboats moves forward at half speed. At the DM's discretion, it can move in the same direction as a strong wind at up to full speed.


At the DM's discretion, a riverboat can take a penalty or bonus to its speed of –4 to +4, depending on the strength and direction of the wind.

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