Omega Nest
The OMEGA nest is a little hive of artificially-grown organo-mechanical creatures about the of a large grapefruit. It attaches to one of your ship's auxiliary mounts, with the hive entrance facing forwards. The nest is kept in an agitated state via your PSI unit, and when the hive door is opened, a swarm of the creatures will launch themselves from the nest, attacking whatever they can find. They're capable of cracking through steel plate, hunting for liquids, heat sources, and of course, humans to kill. May attack your allies if you're not careful.
  • Creds: 6
  • Ammo: A number of OMEGAs, varying from 3 to 5; launched insects are regrown slowly over time utilizing a special pack and electrical energy
  • Requirements: PSI Unit +1
    Mounts on one of your ship's auxiliary slots
  • Rolls: Attacker's PSI Unit and Exotic vs defender's Intuition and Engines

Additional Details

  • Stands for Organo-Mechanical Entities Grown Artificially
  • Is attracted to heat, sound, and motion
  • Likes liquids; will consume if at all possible
  • May backfire and attack you
  • Cannot be psionically controlled
  • Your psionics determine how agitated the OMEGAs are
  • Overly agitated OMEGAs may attack your own ship
  • Does not differentiate between friends and foes
  • Probably not a good idea to fire when any allies are in the line of fire
  • Once launched, will not come back
  • Can take several minutes or more to regrow a full hive of OMEGAs

Ingame Example

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