Armour

(( At the moment there are no definitive changes or benefits to having ‘different’ armours other than the advanced ‘Donning Armour’ rule I’m going to introduce. Depending on how the game progresses and working with the bounded accuracy system there could be tweaks made in the future. Also I would like to make piecemeal armour a thing at some point ))

Armor (or clothes, for that matter) can take a while to put on, and you will be vulnerable when you are trying to don armor in the midst of a fight. As a basic rule, it takes 1 minute per 5 lbs of Armor weight to don a suit of Armor. This means that a 60 lb suit of Armor will take 12 minutes to put on. If you have assistance, then you can cut the amount of time it takes in half.

The Armour on this list is described by the ‘suit,’ in effect a complete outfit that is usually called a harness. Armour is not that different from clothing (and indeed clothing is included on this list), in the sense that it not only has a function to protect the wearer but also reflects the style and fashions of the material Culture in which the wearer lives. Each harness may have Exposed body parts (with no protection), Weak Points, and Strong Points. The Armour listed here is pre-manufactured munition Armour – bought off the rack, so to speak. Custom fitted Armour costs 10% more than the list price, and weighs 5 lbs less. Masterwork Armours also weigh less than the standard reducing the weight by a further 5lbs per +1.

Simple Clothing
Culturally appropriate mild weather gear: a shirt or sleeved tunic with breeches or pants for men, blouse and skirt or dress for women, with leather-soled shoes.
Weight 5 lbs.

Reinforced Clothing
Culturally appropriate layered clothing: perhaps pourpoint doublets for men or brocaded or embroidered outer dresses for women, providing somewhat better protection. Can include outdoor gear, work clothes, and elaborate Courtly clothing.
Weight 10 lbs.

Winter Clothing
Culturally appropriate winter clothing: a thick jacket or overcoat or wool sweater, and includes boots, a hat, and perhaps a scarf.
Weight 15 lbs.

Leather Clothing
Culturally appropriate leatherwear, either as outdoor gear, hunting wear, or even tooled and embossed Courtly wear in some Cultures: a leather jacket or tunic, leather breeches or pants, and light boots, or perhaps a padded jacket with leather sleeves.
Weight 12 lbs.
Exposed: Head, Face, Neck, Hands

Leathers and furs
Barbarian-wear from the Far North: leather clothes either layered or backed by fur, designed primarily for winter weather and usually including a plushy fur hat.
Weight 30 lbs.
Exposed: Face, Hands

Leather Hauberk
Perhaps the most basic kind of armor: a leather hauberk worn over a light layer of quilted cloth, with wrist guards and stiff leather boots.
Weight 18 lbs.
Exposed: Head, Face, Neck, Hands

Cuirboilli Panoply
An archaic form of Armour that can still be found amongst barbarians or in treasure troves or as heirlooms: a cuirass with tassels (protection for stomach and thighs), vambraces (for the forearms), greases (for the legs), and a casque helmet, all made from boiled leather.
Weight 30 lbs.
Exposed: Face, Neck, Shoulders, Hands, Thighs

City Company harness
Light infantry Armour common to urban militias in the Middle Kingdoms and the League of Cities: a jack with a few plate pieces such as poleyns or elbow cops tied to quilted cloth, with a light celata.
Weight 30 lb.
Exposed: Face, Neck

Brigandine
Light field Armour for poor soldiers or brigands: a brigandine with quilted sleeves, perhaps plate or cuirboilli pieces, leather pants and boots, and a light helmet such as a bascinet or casque or a mail hood.
Type: Scale.
Weight 33 lbs.
Exposed: Face, Neck

League Pikeman’s harness
Buff coat with steel cuirass, reinforced leather gauntlets, morion or kettle hat, and leather shoes; generally found only in the League’s city pike companies.
Type: Plate (helmet & cuirass only).
Weight 35 lbs.
Exposed: Face, Neck

Light Irregular harness
A patchwork Armour often worn by poor soldiers, bandits, brigands, or pirates; a Penny-plate coat or heavy reinforced lamellar hauberk with vambraces and boots, worn over light quilted cloth or leathers, with hat or bandana.
Type: Scale.
Weight 30 lbs.
Exposed: Face, Neck, Hands

Heavy Irregular harness
A basic Armour for poor soldiers: a mail hauberk or jack with leather backings and boots and a simple bascinet or mail hood.
Type: Mail.
Weight 40 lbs.
Exposed: Face, Hands

Mail harness
A slightly better Armour for irregular foot soldiers: a mail hauberk with leather backings or quilted gambeson, greaves, and open helmet.
Type: Mail.
Weight 45 lbs.
Exposed: Face, Hands

Plate-and-mail
Armour on the cusp of full plate protection, but still with an antiquated air: a mail hauberk with wrought-iron plate or cuirboilli bracers, cuisses, poleyns, and greaves, and an open helmet.
Type: Mail.
Weight 50 lbs.
Exposed: Face, Hands

Light Imperial Line harness
Armour made for the foot soldiers of the Aquilonian Empire: a mail-and-plate hauberk worn over a gambeson and greaves, with reinforced boots and a mail-coifed nasal-bar helm.
Type: Mail.
Weight 43 lbs.
Exposed: Hands

Highland pike harness
Foot Armour for pikemen common to the Rus Highlands: a full collar w/spaulders, reinforced gambeson or brigandine, cuisses and poleyns, leather gauntlets and boots, and a bascinet or casque.
Type: Scale (some Plate pieces).
Weight 40 lbs.
Exposed: Face

Plate and brigandine
Armour built around a brigandine: a long brigandine, plate collar, bracers, cuisses, and poleyns, leather gauntlets and boots and a casque helmet.
Type: Scale (some Plate pieces).
Weight 45 lbs.
Exposed: Face

Horseman’s Plate and brigandine
Armour built around a brigandine: a long brigandine, plate bracers, cuisses, and poleyns, leather gauntlets and boots and a visored bascinet with mail aventail.
Type: Scale (some Plate pieces).
Weight 48 lbs.

Panoply
An archaic form of Armour once popular throughout the Acheronian Empire during the Golden Age, of either bronze or wrought iron: cuirass with tassets, tassets at the shoulders, vambraces, greaves, and barbuta.
Type: Plate.
Weight 45 lbs.
Exposed: Neck, Shoulders, Hands, Thighs

Infantry half-harness
Common form of plate Armour for foot soldiers: a half-harness with reinforced breeches, leather boots, and a bascinet or casque.
Type: Plate.
Weight 40 lbs.
Exposed: Face, Hands

Infantry officer harness
Superior form of plate Armour for foot soldiers: a half-harness with mail or jack skirt, gauntlets, cuisses & poleyns, light leather boots, and a bascinet or casque.
Type: Plate.
Weight 48 lbs.
Exposed: Face

Rus three-quarter harness
Armour common to the Rus Highlands: a three-quarter harness over pourpoint with leather boots and gauntlets and a casque or open helmet.
Type: Plate.
Weight 55 lbs.
Exposed: Face

Rus three-quarter bannerman’s harness
Armour common to the Rus Highlands, often worn by Citadel bannermen: a three-quarter-harness over pourpoint with leather boots and gauntlets and a visored bascinet, with or without aventail.
Type: Plate.
Weight 59 lbs.

Legionnaire foot harness
Infantry Armour for the Aquilonian legions: a laminated three-quarter Copper harness with anime cuirass over pourpoint with leather gauntlets and boots and a burgonet.
Type: Plate.
Weight 54 lb.

Legionnaire horse harness
Cavalry Armour for the Aquilonian legions: a laminated three-quarter heavy Copper harness with anime cuirass with plate gauntlets, leather boots, and a burgonet.
Type: Plate.
Weight 58 lb.

Legionnaire heavy harness
Heavy Armour for the Aquilonian legions: a laminated full field Copper harness with full plate cuirass and a burgonet with buffe.
Type: Plate.
Weight 66 lb.

Nemedian Spiked three-quarter harness
Slightly antiquated Knight’s and men-at-arm’s Armour common to the Eastern Middle Kingdoms: a three-quarter harness with non-articulated pauldrons or guardbrace, with or without spikes, over pourpoint with plate gauntlets, leather boots and a visored sallet.
Type: Plate.
Weight 55 lbs.

Nemedian Spiked field harness
Slightly antiquated Knight’s and men-at-arm’s Armour common to the Eastern Middle Kingdoms: a full field harness with non-articulated pauldrons or guardbrace, with or without spikes, over pourpoint with plate gauntlets and a visored sallet with bevor.
Type: Plate.
Weight 62 lbs.

Sun Court Knight’s three-quarter harness
Knight’s and men-at-arm’s Armour common throughout the Middle Kingdoms and League of Cities: a three-quarter harness over pourpoint with plate gauntlets, leather shoes and a visored sallet.
Type: Plate.
Weight 53 lbs.

Sun Court Knight’s heavy three-quarter harness
Heavier Armour for knights found in the Middle Kingdoms and League of Cities: a three-quarter harness with or without haute-pieces over pourpoint with plate gauntlets, leather shoes and a visored sallet with bevor.
Type: Plate.
Weight 60 lbs.

Cavalonian Knight’s field harness
Heaviest field Armour for knights found in the League of Cities and imported into the Middle Kingdoms: a full field harness, with or without haute-piece, over pourpoint with plate gauntlets and a visored sallet, usually with bevor.
Type: Plate.
Weight 65 lbs.

Zingaran-style field harness
A slightly archaic form of full field armor: a full field harness with deep shell fauld over pourpoint with plate gauntlets and a visored bascinet with or without a mail aventail.
Type: Plate.
Weight 66 lb.

Argossean Field Harness
Heavy Knight’s Armour from Argos: a full field harness over pourpoint with plate gauntlets and a close-helmet.
Type: Plate.
Weight 62 lb.

Tournament Foot harness
Heavy Armour for the Tournament for fighting in the lists, found usually in either the Middle Kingdoms or the League of Cities: a heavy full harness with visored close-helmet.
Type: Plate.
Weight 70 lb.

Tournament Jousting harness
Heavy Armour for the Tournament for jousting, found usually in either the Middle Kingdoms or the League of Cities: a heavy full harness with visored Great Bascinet.
Type: Plate.
Weight 85 lb. (only custom made, weight and cost already factored).

Heavy Tournament Jousting harness
The heaviest Armour made: a heavy full harness with a bolted-on Jousting Helm.
Type: Plate.
Weight 95 lb. (only custom-made, weight and cost already factored).

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