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Re: MWO Thanatos announced!
« Reply #1 on: 03 August 2017, 21:04:35 »
Yay for Felix!
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Re: MWO Thanatos announced!
« Reply #2 on: 04 August 2017, 12:48:17 »
Very nice!
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Re: MWO Thanatos announced!
« Reply #3 on: 04 August 2017, 14:57:34 »
Boring.

Always looked like a saggy ass/butt-cheeks with arms and leg to me.

Could've been worse I guess, but wish it was something else.

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Re: MWO Thanatos announced!
« Reply #4 on: 05 August 2017, 02:24:05 »
I enjoyed that little bit of fluff.
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Re: MWO Thanatos announced!
« Reply #5 on: 08 August 2017, 12:23:41 »
This is the first mech I've wanted to purchase in a very, very long time.
Someone please talk me out of it-- quick. Before I start playing again... ;)
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Re: MWO Thanatos announced!
« Reply #6 on: 12 September 2017, 22:42:46 »
Very cool, always like this mech.

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« Reply #7 on: 12 September 2017, 22:45:39 »
I enjoyed that little bit of fluff.

Well, they stole borrowed from the best - the Thanatos Felix was one of the successful entries in Record Sheets: Unique 'Mechs.

Hope they say something nice to the fan who came up with the idea, way back when.

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Re: MWO Thanatos announced!
« Reply #8 on: 01 November 2017, 01:42:53 »
Boring.

Always looked like a saggy ass/butt-cheeks with arms and leg to me.

Could've been worse I guess, but wish it was something else.
From MW4 I remember it looking like a bunch of boxes stacked together. Not cool enough to pilot myself like the Novacat, but throw it to a lancemate as a placeholder until you get thyself A Mad Cat, like god intended.
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Re: MWO Thanatos announced!
« Reply #9 on: 01 November 2017, 02:43:46 »
Man, my first large scale modding project was customizing each mech from that TRO.  I really should repaint a few of them though.

Well, they stole borrowed from the best - the Thanatos Felix was one of the successful entries in Record Sheets: Unique 'Mechs.

Hope they say something nice to the fan who came up with the idea, way back when.

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« Reply #10 on: 01 November 2017, 07:10:02 »
Well, they stole borrowed from the best - the Thanatos Felix was one of the successful entries in Record Sheets: Unique 'Mechs.

Hope they say something nice to the fan who came up with the idea, way back when.

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Woah I didn't realize they were using RS: Unique's Mechs stuff for MWO entry. That's pretty cool.
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Re: MWO Thanatos announced!
« Reply #11 on: 06 November 2017, 23:09:26 »
First in-game shot of Thanatos on the upcoming map.

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« Reply #12 on: 07 November 2017, 00:48:12 »
Interesting looking map. Any idea what the theme/concept is?
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« Reply #13 on: 07 November 2017, 01:08:37 »
Interesting looking map. Any idea what the theme/concept is?

Rubellite Oasis - combination of various map assets, post-nuclear disaster theme it seems based off the video preview

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« Reply #14 on: 08 November 2017, 00:40:56 »
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Re: MWO Thanatos announced!
« Reply #15 on: 08 November 2017, 10:06:57 »
Wow, that's alot lasers for something that hodge podge of Missiles and medium lasers.
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« Reply #16 on: 08 November 2017, 17:16:05 »
Interesting looking map. Any idea what the theme/concept is?

i'd be more interested in what the layout is like- MWO has always had awfully lopsided maps for a game that's just arena shootan'.  #P
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« Reply #17 on: 08 November 2017, 18:54:12 »
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Re: MWO Thanatos announced!
« Reply #18 on: 09 November 2017, 08:26:35 »
By looking at all these pictures. You'd would think Thanatos was OmniMech.  ;D  In your face Great House budget cutters, Thanatos living the dream!

Rasalhague and Liao Color schemes are very nice
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Re: MWO Thanatos announced!
« Reply #19 on: 09 November 2017, 13:28:03 »
...and Liao Color schemes are very nice."

Blasphemy!! I only see Fed Suns Brigade of Guards, and Lyran Guard RCT schemes. I have no idea what else you're on about... ;)
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Re: MWO Thanatos announced!
« Reply #20 on: 09 November 2017, 23:45:13 »
Scale Comparison day = XL VERY UNSAFE - view the countdown page at MWO for more - https://mwomercs.com/news/2017/11/1949-countdown-to-thanatos-release-nov-14th




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« Reply #21 on: 10 November 2017, 01:14:26 »
Well, PGI, way to completely obsolete the Black Knight. At least we get a dual Gauss Stealth Armor mech out of the deal.
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« Reply #22 on: 10 November 2017, 01:27:49 »
MWO Black Knight isn't obsolete already. There will always be a place for slow 'Mechs with low weapon mounts that can nonetheless tank and tank and tank and tank and tank forever. I think the point is that you do everything you can to make your BL7 indestructible and then go nose to nose with crunchy assaults. Not sure your going to want to do alot of that with Thanatos.

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« Reply #23 on: 10 November 2017, 11:36:06 »
one the one hand, those dual gauss mounts on the effective top of the 'mech make me slightly nervous this thing's gonna reward those stubborn hillhumpers, on the other, i don't see an angle where you can protect your side torsos.....it came out pretty at least!
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« Reply #24 on: 10 November 2017, 12:41:41 »
Well, PGI, way to completely obsolete the Black Knight. At least we get a dual Gauss Stealth Armor mech out of the deal.

I think you'll run into a crit problem with that. ECM is in the side torso on the Thanny in MWO. Then you need two more slots for stealth armor, and then a Gauss rifle. Thats 11 Crits.

That means standard engine only. In MWO, that is going to run you too many tons to have any meaningful ability to re position. Snipers that can't re position.....well, you know what happens to them.

I'm sure some pilots will try this build, but I don't think a Stealth armored slug with two gauss rifles is going to be fun to pilot. When those 8 LMG Mist Lynxes find you, you'll be tearing your hair out.

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« Reply #25 on: 10 November 2017, 19:07:48 »
Quirks announced aaaaaaaaaaaaand it still very XL unsafe







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« Reply #26 on: 11 November 2017, 18:22:04 »
Cockpit preview - new map sounds very loud...

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=MOAKXHUAy_E

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« Reply #28 on: 17 November 2017, 00:07:20 »
As far as IS 75 tonners go... The only mech as severely underwhelming to me as the Thanatos is the post-nerf Black Knight.
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