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Re: Vehicle of the Week Schedule
« Reply #360 on: 31 July 2015, 19:38:59 »
Withdrawal symptoms already setting in...

Go build some Badger variants that don't suck and discuss them in the thread, then ;)

(There's already too many that DO suck)
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Re: Vehicle of the Week Schedule
« Reply #361 on: 04 August 2015, 12:49:40 »
Sorry guys, it's been a busy early week and I haven't had a chance to get this knocked out- it IS my project for today to get this out the door, which will be followed Sunday by a smaller article (you know, something that doesn't have a dozen-odd variants!). Apologies on the delays- RomeCon, a family problem, and a bit of a migraine have done me no good in terms of writing time.

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Re: Vehicle of the Week Schedule
« Reply #362 on: 04 August 2015, 22:35:09 »
The beatings will continue until your morale improves!  [whipit] :worktroll:

Remember, you are doing this as a voluntary exercise. Or, as my old CSM would say, "In your own time, you horrible little man!"

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Re: Vehicle of the Week Schedule
« Reply #363 on: 17 August 2015, 15:11:30 »
I have noticed that no-one has taken up my request for the Yellow Jacket.

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Re: Vehicle of the Week Schedule
« Reply #364 on: 17 August 2015, 16:57:33 »
I have noticed that no-one has taken up my request for the Yellow Jacket.

About that... Guess what I was posting this evening when I got home from work... Right up until you started a thread about it?

So, that article is out the window... Plan B sometime tonight or tomorrow. :-\
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Re: Vehicle of the Week Schedule
« Reply #365 on: 18 August 2015, 18:39:17 »
It's worth remembering, folks, that JHB and others do these fan articles out of the goodness of their hearts.

They're not employees, they do this for their own purposes. We're all welcome to register requests. These are not orders or instructions.

We appreciate the work of JadeHellBringer, and all the other -otW authors of all types, for the pleasure, detail and experience they bring to us all.

If you've registered a request, and you're wondering when/if it will be covered, please feel free to post a polite question wondering if your request is somewhere on an authors' current plans.

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* The Housebook series is from the 80's and is the foundation of Btech, the 80's heart wrapped in heavy metal that beats to this day - Sigma
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* Because Battletech is a conspiracy by Habsburg & Bourbon pretenders - MadCapellan
* The Hellbringer is cool, either way. It's not cool because it's bad, it's cool because it's bad with balls - Nightsky
* It was a glorious time for people who felt that we didn't have enough Marauder variants - HABeas2, re "Empires Aflame"

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Re: Vehicle of the Week Schedule
« Reply #366 on: 18 August 2015, 20:34:41 »
To further Worktroll's comments (d'awwwwww, you're making me blush here, boss!), unlike other authors I really don't keep a schedule more than two weeks in advance or so usually. I openly admit that a long, pain in the ass article like the Bandit is something on a week-by-week basis- if I have most of an afternoon to put it together, great, but I'll hoard smaller article ideas like the Shun (mmmmm, ,Shun) so I can get something brief-ish out the door when things are busy.

That said, I do work my way through requests as quickly as I can- if you haven't seen me cover yours, send me a note and ask me if you're on the list, and I'll at least let you know if you're on there or not. Promise.

The irony on the Yellow Jacket, again, is that the article was all but done, and just needed a few edits, to be copied and pasted onto a thread, and get the image added, and it would have been up five minutes after getting in the door. I did all the work on it- and just a couple of hours prior to posting, I got sniped. Doh! So that article is on ice and will probably not get posted for a long time to come- no point having two threads about it, after all. These articles tend to die out a few days after posting anyway, to my dismay- the last thing I want to do is post one that already had its discussion run its course before I ever post it!
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Re: Vehicle of the Week Schedule
« Reply #367 on: 18 August 2015, 20:37:15 »
I don't consider a "Talk to me about X" to be a proper substitute for an *otW covering X.  Plus, I rather like your style, Hellbie.  I vote you still put up the finished article. O0
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Re: Vehicle of the Week Schedule
« Reply #368 on: 18 August 2015, 20:44:57 »
It's worth noting - just for completeness - I'm only allowed to think I'm JHB's boss when it comes to moderation duties. As far as -OTWs are concerned, I'm just another forumite.
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* The Hellbringer is cool, either way. It's not cool because it's bad, it's cool because it's bad with balls - Nightsky
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Re: Vehicle of the Week Schedule
« Reply #369 on: 18 August 2015, 21:19:21 »
It's worth noting - just for completeness - I'm only allowed to think I'm JHB's boss when it comes to moderation duties. As far as -OTWs are concerned, I'm just another forumite.

To totally complete that thought, he's not much of a boss when it comes to moderation duties either.  }:)

(joking, obviously)
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Re: Vehicle of the Week Schedule
« Reply #370 on: 19 August 2015, 01:17:54 »
Working hard, or hardly working?

(Why have a pack of hounds, and put bees in my own mouth?  O:-) )
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* Because Battletech is a conspiracy by Habsburg & Bourbon pretenders - MadCapellan
* The Hellbringer is cool, either way. It's not cool because it's bad, it's cool because it's bad with balls - Nightsky
* It was a glorious time for people who felt that we didn't have enough Marauder variants - HABeas2, re "Empires Aflame"

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Re: Vehicle of the Week Schedule
« Reply #371 on: 19 August 2015, 16:29:23 »
Hellbie, don't make me send out my canon ninjas to raid your computer for the article. Post it!
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Re: Vehicle of the Week Schedule
« Reply #372 on: 19 August 2015, 16:32:52 »
Hellbie, don't make me send out my canon ninjas to raid your computer for the article. Post it!

It'll get put up eventually, but like I said having two threads going about it just means this one would die off that much sooner. I've got it saved, and it'll go up someday when I need an article and don't have time to do one. (Ideally I'd post it while on vacation at the holidays rather than take a week off).

It'll get done sometime. Just not right now.
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+Larry and his Flask, 'Blood Drunk'+

"You know, basically war is just, like, a bunch of people playing pranks on each other, but at the end they all die."

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Re: Vehicle of the Week Schedule
« Reply #373 on: 19 August 2015, 17:23:06 »
Just don't let it get Comstar "lost"
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Re: Vehicle of the Week Schedule
« Reply #374 on: 24 August 2015, 23:41:00 »
Due to problems outside of the article itself, I'm going to be putting VotW on hold for a bit. This WILL return (and in fact if people want to take over during my hiatus please let me know and I'm happy to hand it over), but at least for a while there won't be anything out of me. I apologize for this, but sometimes things just don't go the way you want them to.

See you all soon.
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But the warrior knows the true meaning of his life."
+Larry and his Flask, 'Blood Drunk'+

"You know, basically war is just, like, a bunch of people playing pranks on each other, but at the end they all die."

+Crow T. Robot+

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Re: Vehicle of the Week Schedule
« Reply #375 on: 25 August 2015, 09:40:45 »
Hope things are all good, JH. Or at least get better.
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Re: Vehicle of the Week Schedule
« Reply #376 on: 03 September 2015, 09:58:05 »
I was reading through some older VotWs(am I the only person that pronounces that as "vitwah"?), and at one point Moonsword mentioned a desire to compare all the Age of War MBTs together. Did this ever happen?
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Re: Vehicle of the Week Schedule
« Reply #377 on: 14 September 2015, 00:27:19 »
I'd like to put in a request for the Light SRM Carrier.

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Re: Vehicle of the Week Schedule
« Reply #378 on: 07 October 2015, 01:41:39 »
What would be all the Age of War MBTs?

Merkava Mk?, Marsden I?, Estevez, Augustus, T-12 Tiger, Korvin?  Unless it is their hover, we are missing anything serious from the Dracs?
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Re: Vehicle of the Week Schedule
« Reply #379 on: 07 October 2015, 11:54:43 »
I had actually gathered all of those I could think of with an eye towards doing an Alpha Strike of the Week article on them, but feel free to do it yourself, as I'm proving quite lazy. :)

The vees I gathered for it are:

Merkava Mk VI, VII, and VIII
Marsden I, II (primitive), II, and II-A
Estevez Standard and AA
Tiger Medium Tank
Korvin KRV-2 and KRV-3
Augustus A3
Sabaku Kaze and Sand Devil
Gallant Urban Assault Tank
LTV-4 Hover Tank
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Re: Vehicle of the Week Schedule
« Reply #380 on: 21 October 2015, 05:04:15 »
Actually it's on the list already for an upcoming article. Good call  O0
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Re: Vehicle of the Week Schedule
« Reply #381 on: 21 October 2015, 08:40:43 »
You did read that the VotW series is on indefinite hiatus, right?

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Re: Vehicle of the Week Schedule
« Reply #382 on: 21 October 2015, 09:43:00 »
 :-[  See, that's what I get for only checking the thread every few months and trying to skim the 2-3 pages since I last checked.
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