Weapons of the Amerind Empire: Grenade Launcher

Grenade Launcher





Range: 60 m
Length: 104.5 cm
Operation: Recoilless launched Grenade
Miuzzle Velocity: 45 m/sec
Penetration: 200mm at 30 degrees
Diameter of Grenade: 150 mm
Warhead: 1.59kg (TNT)
Weight (Grenade): 3.06 Kg
Weight (Total): 6.1 Kg
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Weapons of the Amerind Empire: 107mm Howtar

Amerind Empire Heavy Artillery

<a title="M98 Howtar" M98 Howtar

This is the main Heavy Artillery Piece of the Amerind Empire: a copy of the M98 Howtar (the M2 107mm mortar placed on the 1920’s era M33 carriage for the 75mm howitzer).

The original Howtar was found in a military museum and eventually adopted by the Amerind Empire as a very effective method of deterring attack on their strongpoints. The Howtar is relatively small, is easy to transport and can be towed by a light vehicle or even a horse. An additional advantage is that – true to its mountain howitzer heritage – it can also be disassembled and carried by 7 mules.
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'Chrome' for Amerind Empire: Glasscrete

“In Sacagawea, the new buildings are made from concrete blocks that are slick, and smooth”

Continuing the use of broken glass as a building material, glasscrete is a mixture of concrete and ground glass (up to 80% glass). If ground to a fine powder, glasscrete can also be used as a cement replacement. Unlike conventional cement, glasscrete has a fairly smooth surface and can be polished for ornamental purposes.

'Chrome' for Amerind Empire: Bloodwood

“In Sacagawea, all plastic items are very smooth and shiny, and very, very dark red.”

The first plastics weren’t made from oil. An early one was “Bois Durci” [first used in the 1850’s]. It used scrap from the sawmill and industrial waste from slaughterhouses

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‘Chrome’ for Amerind Empire: Glassphalt

Glassphalt: “The streets of Sacagawea gleam and glitter at night. They shine like silver”
The Amerind Emoire has limited access to oil but they do trade for oil products like asphalt, which they obtain from the city-state of Cody, Wyoming (one of the New Presidencies).

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Sacagawea and Amerind Weaponry: sidearms & rifles

Sacagawea produces a limited range of weaponry

Pistols: for the forces are usually revolvers – considered only as concealable backup weapons. The Amerind Empire uses a copy of the snubnose S & W Model 10, in 38 special. Wealthy individuals sometimes possess semi-automatic pistols, but this is more a question of fashion.


The Sacagawea paramilitary forces use a 6-5mm bolt action rifle.

Sacagawea: Laws & Law Enforcement

In Sacagawea, there are few laws – except for those that concern property. Penalties are harsh. beginning with flogging, or a day tied to a post in the Market. The more serious penalties include branding, mutilation or death. Citizens can be exiled for crimes against the City or the Empire.

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Sacagawea: Social structure and government

Sacagawea has a Chief, who is selected by vote from all citizens. Only landowners above the age of 35 can stand for election. The Chief serves for 5 years – and cannot be re-elected.

The Sacagawea upper class is composed of those who are major landowners and have a claim to Amerind ancestry. Most come from the Nez Perce tribes, but there are also members of the Coeur d’Alene, the Kootenai, and the Shoshone-Bannock Tribe.

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