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Re: Shrapnel Issue #1 Sniper Rifles for TW
« Reply #90 on: 17 January 2021, 10:26:56 »
Am I the only one who thinks those stats are for a completely different game than CBT...?

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Re: Shrapnel Issue #1 Sniper Rifles for TW
« Reply #91 on: 17 January 2021, 10:34:07 »
I think they do fit, albeit at the edge.

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Re: Shrapnel Issue #1 Sniper Rifles for TW
« Reply #92 on: 17 January 2021, 10:43:12 »
Infantry rifles with longer range than the longest-ranged AC (ignoring HVACs... ::) )?

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Re: Shrapnel Issue #1 Sniper Rifles for TW
« Reply #93 on: 17 January 2021, 10:47:49 »
For half a point of damage.  Edge cases like this are why I've long advocated for consistency in the foundations of the game.  I think he AP/BD curve is a firm foundation, and it would be firmer if it was more rigorously applied.

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Re: Shrapnel Issue #1 Sniper Rifles for TW
« Reply #94 on: 17 January 2021, 11:00:51 »

Personally it is my opinion that if it doesn't do a full point of damage each then Bar10 gets to ignore it.
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Re: Shrapnel Issue #1 Sniper Rifles for TW
« Reply #95 on: 17 January 2021, 11:04:24 »
Understood (we've had this conversation before).  As I said above, I think the AP/BD curve gets it largely right.  BT is a weapons universe, not an armor one.

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Re: Shrapnel Issue #1 Sniper Rifles for TW
« Reply #96 on: 27 June 2021, 15:16:00 »
So have you taken a look at the other weapons that have come out of Shrapnel?

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Re: Shrapnel Issue #1 Sniper Rifles for TW
« Reply #97 on: 27 June 2021, 16:41:56 »
Not yet... waiting to have spare cash to buy more issues.  I heard there are pistols... anything else?

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Re: Shrapnel Issue #1 Sniper Rifles for TW
« Reply #98 on: 27 June 2021, 17:26:41 »
Pistols in 3. SMGs in 5.

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Re: Shrapnel Issue #1 Sniper Rifles for TW
« Reply #99 on: 27 June 2021, 17:43:13 »
Cool... I'll work up their TW stats when I get those issues.  Thanks!  :thumbsup:

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Re: Shrapnel Issue #1 Sniper Rifles for TW
« Reply #100 on: 11 June 2022, 14:13:09 »
Just for completeness, the SMG thread is now up (and linked in my sig block), and the Pistol thread will go up by next weekend.  Thanks again to Maelwys for the tip!  :thumbsup:

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Re: Shrapnel Issue #1 Sniper Rifles for TW
« Reply #101 on: 14 June 2022, 07:32:30 »
Combat shotguns in Shrapnel 7, but thanks for the work, I'll check out the data and comment later :)

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Re: Shrapnel Issue #1 Sniper Rifles for TW
« Reply #102 on: 14 June 2022, 17:17:50 »
I'll have to get that one too, then... thanks again for the tip!  :thumbsup:

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Re: Shrapnel Issue #1 Sniper Rifles for TW
« Reply #103 on: 16 June 2022, 15:49:13 »
And 9 adds Laser weapons...both pistols and rifles.

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Re: Shrapnel Issue #1 Sniper Rifles for TW
« Reply #104 on: 16 June 2022, 16:37:10 »
And 9 adds Laser weapons...both pistols and rifles.

And a fair number of those rifles hit a friggin ton.
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Re: Shrapnel Issue #1 Sniper Rifles for TW
« Reply #105 on: 16 June 2022, 17:47:21 »
Fine... I'll buy TWO more issues...  ::)

And slightly more seriously: darn, I was working on infantry lasers myself...  :-\

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Re: Shrapnel Issue #1 Sniper Rifles for TW
« Reply #106 on: 16 June 2022, 21:58:12 »
Considering they're being released every other issue, it wouldn't surprise me if these were written long ago and are sitting already submitted and in the queue even before Shrapnel 1 was released (or atleast well in advance). Especially considering how often the author appears in Shrapnel.

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Re: Shrapnel Issue #1 Sniper Rifles for TW
« Reply #107 on: 17 June 2022, 03:20:29 »
Good point... I wonder what #11 will have for us...  8)

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Re: Shrapnel Issue #1 Sniper Rifles for TW
« Reply #108 on: 17 June 2022, 03:44:42 »
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Re: Shrapnel Issue #1 Sniper Rifles for TW
« Reply #109 on: 17 June 2022, 07:27:04 »
One thing I don't get is why the availability codes don't have the Dark Ages information...unless these were originally submitted a really really really long time ago.

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Re: Shrapnel Issue #1 Sniper Rifles for TW
« Reply #110 on: 17 June 2022, 13:54:58 »
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Re: Shrapnel Issue #1 Sniper Rifles for TW
« Reply #111 on: 17 June 2022, 17:53:52 »
One thing I don't get is why the availability codes don't have the Dark Ages information...unless these were originally submitted a really really really long time ago.
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Re: Shrapnel Issue #1 Sniper Rifles for TW
« Reply #112 on: 22 June 2022, 01:58:50 »
So, just for my own mental image, what would be the closest real-world equivalent to the FNF-J12 rifle?  Shrapnel describes it as being used for defense and for hunting by the Dark Caste, and I'm not clear on whether it's bolt-action or semi-auto.  Tech Readout 3085 has the Dark Caste bandits using "bolt-action rifles" which, somehow, results in this:



That...I guess could be bolt-action?  And TR3085 obviously uses the generic weapon since the FNF-J12 hadn't been published yet, but in theory, that could be a picture of it.  Still feels off though.

Reason I ask is I'm considering using the FNF-J12 for my Niops infantry as a primary weapon, with a single Support PPC vehicle per squad in a motorized infantry platoon, and I'm trying to picture what all this would look like in my head.
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Re: Shrapnel Issue #1 Sniper Rifles for TW
« Reply #113 on: 22 June 2022, 03:25:03 »
My guess is the image on page 81 of Shrapnel #1 is it, and I don't see a bolt.  It's still a bullpup, though...

 

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