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Jellico

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10 Mastodons vs 20 Victims
« on: 11 January 2022, 23:29:36 »
I don't do this very often.

I just downloaded the new MegaMek Dev so decided to put it through its paces with a Princess vs Princess battle. Having just had a frustrating defeat which saw my fast moving Ghost Bears crushed by slow moving, low BV forces I decided to send in a Ghost Bear 'Mech designed exactly for that. The Mastodon.

 Mastodon Prime (Princess)
 Mastodon Prime #2 (Princess)
 Mastodon Prime #3 (Princess)
 Mastodon A (Princess)
 Mastodon A #2 (Princess)
 Mastodon A #3 (Princess)
 Mastodon B (Princess)
 Mastodon C (Princess)
 Mastodon D (Princess)
 Mastodon D #2 (Princess)
 
The weight is carried by Primes and As. B and C are there for specialist effects. D is fire support.

Getting a bit over 40K of BV I auto rolled 40K of  Inner Sphere 'Mechs spread over 20 units.

 Hermes HER-4M (Princess1)
 Wolverine WVR-10V2 (Princess1)
 Catapult CPLT-K3 (Princess1)
 Thunderbolt TDR-10S (Princess1)
 Gallowglas GAL-2GLSA (Princess1)
 Warhammer WHM-9S (Princess1)
 Dragon Fire DGR-6FC2 (Gregory) (Princess1)
 Rakshasa MDG-2A (Princess1)
 Perseus P1P (Princess1)
 Thug THG-13K (Princess1)
 Zeus ZEU-5T (Princess1)
 Zeus ZEU-11S (Princess1)
 BattleMaster BLR-1Gc (Princess1)
 Viking VKG-2G (Princess1)
 Viking VKG-3W (Princess1)
 Yu Huang (Carson) (Princess1)
 Emperor EMP-6D (Princess1)
 Emperor EMP-6L (Princess1)
 Sagittaire SGT-8R (Princess1)
 Thunder Hawk TDK-7S (Princess1)

The pilots were a bit inferior, but you can't complain about 11 assaults.

3 x 3 map. Combination of Battletech and Desert Hills 1&2 so no great stretches of clear LoS.


Both sides banged away at each other for about 20 turns. The Mastodons lost 5, 1 head hit, 2 ejections, 1 retreat and one hard death. 13 Inner Sphere 'Mechs remained.

Round 26. Another head hit, 10 vs 4.

Round 32. Gyro destroyed, eject, 7 vs 3.

Round 40. Gyro destroyed, eject, 2 vs 2.

By round 42 it was all over with two Mastodons remaining with 290 points of armor between them. MegaMek leaves burnt out corpses on the map. The trail of destruction was awesome to see. A carpet of black.
 
Given the armor difference I was downright shocked to Clan 'Mechs get the win.

I am attaching the entitystatus so you can see the details. Converted the gamelog to txt. Now it fits.
« Last Edit: 11 January 2022, 23:58:34 by Jellico »

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Re: 10 Mastodons vs 20 Victims
« Reply #1 on: 11 January 2022, 23:42:27 »
Very neat. Interesting to see how much ammo was used by the different Mastodon variants. Thought forsure the As would have used everything
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Re: 10 Mastodons vs 20 Victims
« Reply #2 on: 11 January 2022, 23:52:43 »
Everything had ammo. It was interesting how the Princesses handled their forces in both sides. Three or four were sent forward and got smashed. Similarly three or four were held in reserve and often didn't get to fire. So you would get three or four turns of brutal combat with Mechs dying every turn, followed by a few turns of shuffling to get the next wave into play.

Figured out how to get the gamelog in.
« Last Edit: 11 January 2022, 23:59:02 by Jellico »

 

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