User:Onisuzume/Rotary Large Laser

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Rotary Large Laser
Custom Design
Designer
Production information
Type Energy
Tech Base Inner Sphere
Year Availability c2750(Star League), c3050 (Inner Sphere)
Technical specifications
Heat 8/shot
Damage 8/shot
Minimum Range -
Short Range 1-5
Medium Range 6-10
Long Range 11-15
Tons 15
Critical Slots 6
Ammo Per Ton
Cost (unloaded) 400.000
Ammo Cost (per ton)
BV (1.0)  ???
BV (2.0) 325




Description[edit]

The Rotary Large Laser is a relatively simple upgrade to the Large Laser. It is done by taking a standard Large Laser and give it multiple barrels linked to a rotating unit set to rotary whenever the trigger is pulled. To prevent the weapon from ruining its own barrels, the laser is set to fire whenever the next barrel is aligned with the emission array. This allows the small laser to fire more rapidly at the cost of increasing heat and a chance of jamming when fired at higher rates.

Associated Rules[edit]

The Rotary Large Laser may fire up to six shots per turn. When firing only one shot, it is treated identically to a normal Large Laser. When firing at higher rates it follows the same rules as for rotary autocannons, except that due to the massive heat generated, the Rotary Large Laser suffers a +1 to-hit penalty.