Each Gadget Guide in the series takes a look at a particular type of devices in Mutants & Masterminds game terms, putting together the effects and modifiers from the Hero's Handbook to present different a wide variety of gadgets of that type. It also looks at specific concepts related to creating and using those devices in play. The Guide is a catalog of ready to use toys for your M&M game!
Since the days of pulp heroes armed with "ray guns" various types of directed energy weapons have been part of the superhero genre. Heroes and villains are frequently armed with them, and minions from uniformed agents to robots wield them. This Guide looks at energy weapons from lasers to blasters and energy blades.