Every member of a team can choose one piece of equipment that gives them an advantage in the Ruins. Each team can only have one of each starting item. Although, it's possible to trade for items that are almost as good as the starting gear during the game.
The starting Gear you can choose from is:
This heavyweight protective gauntlet protects your hand from damage from
dangerous fluids and energy.
A large riot shield to provide portable cover from ranged attacks.
These handy tools make it easier to work out the combination on a lock.
A bow and arrows to allow you to hurt your enemies. You can retrieve
A large shoulder bag that lets you get more of that useful stuff out of the
Bring light to the dark and dingy ruins with this battery powered lantern.