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Re: Clan Protectorate
« Reply #720 on: 07 March 2017, 00:06:43 »
I do not think that Sea Lion would fit a fast medium 'Mech.

By the way, how is it going with Built for War TRO?

Slowly but surely. Trying to accumulate some more funds in the war chest at the moment.

You could go with a new naming aesthetic.  Instead of something feline to denote a Spirit/Nova Cat origin, or something piscine to denote a Sea Fox mech... what about a name indicating a Protectorate origin? :)  Given the Protectorate is based from Marik, I suggest Aetos.  (Greek for Eagle)

I like it, will put it on the list.
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Re: Clan Protectorate
« Reply #721 on: 07 March 2017, 00:53:32 »
Trying to accumulate some more funds in the war chest at the moment.

You know, you could try to maintain a thread on this forum with the updates. I am not sure that your blog sees more traffic than this site.

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Re: Clan Protectorate
« Reply #722 on: 07 March 2017, 00:56:15 »
You know, you could try to maintain a thread on this forum with the updates. I am not sure that your blog sees more traffic than this site.

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Re: Clan Protectorate
« Reply #723 on: 07 March 2017, 01:08:20 »

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Re: Clan Protectorate
« Reply #724 on: 07 March 2017, 13:45:07 »
I need a name for a Protectorate-built fast medium 'Mec. Figured y'all might have some good suggestions.

Sabrecat.  Sabretooth.  Sabreclaw.  Sabreshark.

The warship that bombed Edo/Turtle Bay was the CSJ Sabre Cat, indicating that maybe there's a smilodon-like relative of the nova cat back on the Clan Homeworlds called the sabre cat.  Maybe Nova Cat refugees brought some sabre cats with them to the Clan Protectorate and the new mech was named after this species.

Sabretooth is a little less Nova Cat-centric.  Although no real-world shark has ever had true sabre teeth, it could be a general reference to the sharpness of both feline and shark teeth.

Sabreclaw could be a lower tech variant for export to former Marik sub-states.  Could also refer to the Nova Cats in addition to the Marik eagle.

And Sabreshark would be an obvious bow to the Diamond Sharks.  Maybe there's an actual sabre shark species on the Homeworlds.

The Juliano assault mech is built on Angell II in the Protectorate.  I've homegrown full Clantech variants that use these names.  Would also fit a mobile medium.

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Re: Clan Protectorate
« Reply #725 on: 09 March 2017, 18:25:07 »
The Mad Cat III  mech name joke i will continue with some MECH NAMES:

Corona Cat
Ghost Cat
Ghost Kitten
Madival Cat
Maniak Cat
Samurai Pizza Cat (a Joke  :D ;D )
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Re: Clan Protectorate
« Reply #726 on: 22 March 2017, 21:53:11 »
A little teaser from our fan TRO for my fellow Protectorate fans. Look closely!

Check out our blog for more stuff. There's another Protectorate mech coming, among other things.
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Re: Clan Protectorate
« Reply #727 on: 22 March 2017, 22:00:02 »
i like it

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Re: Clan Protectorate
« Reply #728 on: 02 April 2017, 06:39:24 »
The Mad Cat III  mech name joke i will continue with some MECH NAMES:

Corona Cat
Ghost Cat
Ghost Kitten
Madival Cat
Maniak Cat
Samurai Pizza Cat (a Joke  :D ;D )
Sun Cat

ohhh look at that, name one for me!!!

Anyone remember Bakeneko?  (Crazy Cat) 
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Re: Clan Protectorate
« Reply #729 on: 02 April 2017, 13:44:07 »
"Cat Monster" is probably what they were going for.
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Re: Clan Protectorate
« Reply #730 on: 05 April 2017, 13:29:27 »
bake = "Change, take the form of, monster"
baka = "Idiot"

Slight difference there. :)

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Re: Clan Protectorate
« Reply #731 on: 24 April 2017, 11:30:59 »
bake = "Change, take the form of, monster"
baka = "Idiot"

Slight difference there. :)

So you are saying "Bakeneko" is a shape changing cat such as a Were Tiger or Rakshasa. 

I rather like the "Demon Kitty" approach myself, though I can understand the attitude about charging into the middle of a Wolf Pack could be considered slightly insane if not actually suicidal.

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Re: Clan Protectorate
« Reply #732 on: 26 April 2017, 13:13:42 »
The bakeneko is a particular type of monster from Japanese folklore, actually. I was just giving the root of the words to show where the error was.

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Re: Clan Protectorate
« Reply #733 on: 12 September 2017, 17:36:57 »
given how little time has passed since they started doing that, i suspect it is just a temporary measure. shunting the refugees into their own formation makes it simplier to organize, and helps to avoid forcing the incoming people from having to choose allegiances blind.

i suspect the Spirit Cat leadership, and whatever Nova Cat leadership made it to the Protectorate so far, have been hashing out how to handle things. are the Spirit Cats a clan of their own or just the biggest Nova Cat fragment? what do you do with the Nova Cats that don't want to join the Spirit Cats officially? etc.
once the flow of refugees slows to a trickle, they'll officially integrate them into the Spirit Cats or reform the Nova Cats or whatever the outcome of those discussions decides.

It should be noted that Kev Rosse's goal was to save the Nova Cat Clan.  I think the Spirit Cats, once they are assured that they have done so, will be all too happy to drop the distinction.

The question is whether the Nova Cat survivors will be willing to acknowledge and give credit to the Spirit Cats for their survival, or consider to hold them separate.

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Re: Clan Protectorate
« Reply #734 on: 12 September 2017, 20:42:48 »
 . . . consider FM3150 has some of the survivors escaping to join the Protectorate . . . how can they not?  The Spirit Cats will be the dominate culture unless the Foxes overshadow their influence with the Novas.
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Re: Clan Protectorate
« Reply #735 on: 12 September 2017, 23:15:28 »
i think that by the time the Protectorate came about, the Spirit Cats had established a fairly distinct identity separate from their Nova Cat origins. while i suspect that the Spirit Cats would accept any Nova Cat refugees that wanted to become Spirit Cats, i doubt that either would be willing to force anyone to amalgamate under a given title.. the Nova Cat refugees are too weak and small a population to be able to force anything (plus they are living on Spirit Cat charity), while i doubt the Spirit Cats really want to force anyone to conform to their views.. since IIRC it was differences of opinion on how the Nova cats were developing socially that created the Spirit Cat/Nova Cat split in the first place.

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Re: Clan Protectorate
« Reply #736 on: 13 September 2017, 18:52:53 »
I never said they will force them . . . but as the dominate culture its very likely they will eventually be assimilated into the Spirit Cat culture.
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Re: Clan Protectorate
« Reply #737 on: 20 September 2017, 19:20:26 »
The Spirit Cats are Spirit Cats for a reason though. They felt like the Nova Cats had separated from their past and followed a spirit quest so they wouldn't get annihilated.

I can't see them going back now. But that's not a bad thing. The Spirit Cats are just a doubling down of the Nova Cats flavor.
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