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Fair warning: the Ares has the Command Mech quirk on top of everything else, so unless you have your own command elements, I'm going to have a +3 Initiative until the tripod drops.

Also, how do folks feel about the enhanced flamers rule from BattleMech Manual? Under that optional rule, flamers deal heat AND damage at the same time, instead of one or the other.
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Post-holiday shopping was... fruitful.

523 pts of WaS stuff just showed up in the mail. 8)

Woohoo!  More aquatic destruction.
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Random toss out; if you are heading north and end up near Texas Toy Solider, they are going to start carrying CAV I think.  I've gotten everything arranged and will know for sure when we play tomorrow evening.  I may try to run some demos and games on a weekend as well.

I also believe a gentleman is running an Alpha Strike demo on the 12th out of that store...

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Sweet, that's awesome!
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"It's just that the Hegemony had one answer to every naval problem. 'I kills it with my battleships.'" - Liam's Ghost
"...finally, giant space panties don't seem so strange." - Whistler
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FYI, a friend showed me this, don't know anything more about it than what's posted.  An Alpha Strike demo over at Texas Toy Solider on Sunday.

https://www.facebook.com/events/2572717626148342/


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Well, that's definitely confirmation. I won't be able to make it (got an appointment with an Urbieload of Urbies), but thanks for the heads up!
"Thanks to Megamek, I can finally play BattleTech the way it was meant to be played--pantsless!"   -Neko Bijin
"It's just that the Hegemony had one answer to every naval problem. 'I kills it with my battleships.'" - Liam's Ghost
"...finally, giant space panties don't seem so strange." - Whistler
"Damn you, Weirdo... Damn you for being right!" - Paul
"...I was this many years old when I found out that licking a touchscreen in excitement is a bad idea." - JadeHellbringer
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Well, that's definitely confirmation. I won't be able to make it (got an appointment with an Urbieload of Urbies), but thanks for the heads up!

Yup, thats the one!

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Got my 4k force pretty much set up for UrbieHunting this weekend. Got 12 BV left over, is it okay if I use that for a single hex of mines?
"Thanks to Megamek, I can finally play BattleTech the way it was meant to be played--pantsless!"   -Neko Bijin
"It's just that the Hegemony had one answer to every naval problem. 'I kills it with my battleships.'" - Liam's Ghost
"...finally, giant space panties don't seem so strange." - Whistler
"Damn you, Weirdo... Damn you for being right!" - Paul
"...I was this many years old when I found out that licking a touchscreen in excitement is a bad idea." - JadeHellbringer
"We are the tribal elders. Weirdo is the mushroom specialist." - Worktroll

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Okay...

need to recheck my build, anyway; got sick at work Wed., so I was out of it for a bit.
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You too?  I got food poisoning Tuesday night.
The Patton of wargame design, the Berg himself, is being immortally quoted elsewhere.

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Let me know now if you want me to do the force and print the sheets. I figured you would have dibs but I have ideas. I just need to know by tonight.
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Actually food poisoning helped "clean the system"; feeling MUCH better now.

in regards to my force: depending on the combination of Urbie variants I choose, I can add 3 platoons of infantry at 6006bv, or 4 at 6004.

gonna head over to GHQ to see what I can grab.

and R.I.P. Neal Peart (RUSH)  :'(

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"Thanks to Megamek, I can finally play BattleTech the way it was meant to be played--pantsless!"   -Neko Bijin
"It's just that the Hegemony had one answer to every naval problem. 'I kills it with my battleships.'" - Liam's Ghost
"...finally, giant space panties don't seem so strange." - Whistler
"Damn you, Weirdo... Damn you for being right!" - Paul
"...I was this many years old when I found out that licking a touchscreen in excitement is a bad idea." - JadeHellbringer
"We are the tribal elders. Weirdo is the mushroom specialist." - Worktroll

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How do people feel about X-wing this weekend? And if yes, which version?
"Thanks to Megamek, I can finally play BattleTech the way it was meant to be played--pantsless!"   -Neko Bijin
"It's just that the Hegemony had one answer to every naval problem. 'I kills it with my battleships.'" - Liam's Ghost
"...finally, giant space panties don't seem so strange." - Whistler
"Damn you, Weirdo... Damn you for being right!" - Paul
"...I was this many years old when I found out that licking a touchscreen in excitement is a bad idea." - JadeHellbringer
"We are the tribal elders. Weirdo is the mushroom specialist." - Worktroll

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I have no complaints about the game, it was quite entertaining :thumbsup:; we'll have to run it again sometime.

as for next weekend's game options, I would like to add Alpha Strike.
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I'm up for either, just lemme know ahead of time, please.
"Thanks to Megamek, I can finally play BattleTech the way it was meant to be played--pantsless!"   -Neko Bijin
"It's just that the Hegemony had one answer to every naval problem. 'I kills it with my battleships.'" - Liam's Ghost
"...finally, giant space panties don't seem so strange." - Whistler
"Damn you, Weirdo... Damn you for being right!" - Paul
"...I was this many years old when I found out that licking a touchscreen in excitement is a bad idea." - JadeHellbringer
"We are the tribal elders. Weirdo is the mushroom specialist." - Worktroll

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Having thought about it, I'm gonna vote X-wing. What do other people want?
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"It's just that the Hegemony had one answer to every naval problem. 'I kills it with my battleships.'" - Liam's Ghost
"...finally, giant space panties don't seem so strange." - Whistler
"Damn you, Weirdo... Damn you for being right!" - Paul
"...I was this many years old when I found out that licking a touchscreen in excitement is a bad idea." - JadeHellbringer
"We are the tribal elders. Weirdo is the mushroom specialist." - Worktroll

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I'll put both sets in the car, then worry about the math.
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Would take way too long for me to do that, so I'll build two forces beforehand.

Refresh my memory, 1.0 is 100 points and 2.0 is 200 points, correct?
"Thanks to Megamek, I can finally play BattleTech the way it was meant to be played--pantsless!"   -Neko Bijin
"It's just that the Hegemony had one answer to every naval problem. 'I kills it with my battleships.'" - Liam's Ghost
"...finally, giant space panties don't seem so strange." - Whistler
"Damn you, Weirdo... Damn you for being right!" - Paul
"...I was this many years old when I found out that licking a touchscreen in excitement is a bad idea." - JadeHellbringer
"We are the tribal elders. Weirdo is the mushroom specialist." - Worktroll

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Just remember:

"Thanks to Megamek, I can finally play BattleTech the way it was meant to be played--pantsless!"   -Neko Bijin
"It's just that the Hegemony had one answer to every naval problem. 'I kills it with my battleships.'" - Liam's Ghost
"...finally, giant space panties don't seem so strange." - Whistler
"Damn you, Weirdo... Damn you for being right!" - Paul
"...I was this many years old when I found out that licking a touchscreen in excitement is a bad idea." - JadeHellbringer
"We are the tribal elders. Weirdo is the mushroom specialist." - Worktroll

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Would take way too long for me to do that, so I'll build two forces beforehand.

Refresh my memory, 1.0 is 100 points and 2.0 is 200 points, correct?

you are correct.
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HUZZAH!!…..my ships have come in...….literally :thumbsup:
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HUZZAH!!…..my ships have come in...….literally :thumbsup:

"Thanks to Megamek, I can finally play BattleTech the way it was meant to be played--pantsless!"   -Neko Bijin
"It's just that the Hegemony had one answer to every naval problem. 'I kills it with my battleships.'" - Liam's Ghost
"...finally, giant space panties don't seem so strange." - Whistler
"Damn you, Weirdo... Damn you for being right!" - Paul
"...I was this many years old when I found out that licking a touchscreen in excitement is a bad idea." - JadeHellbringer
"We are the tribal elders. Weirdo is the mushroom specialist." - Worktroll

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Actually, it took (uhm) less than a week? I ordered last Sat.; got a "shipped" e-mail Tues(?) and received the package yesterday(Fri).
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In regards to next week's X-wing game, I have managed to put together a 397pt force. Since I couldn't figure out the "custom" format, I made two "200"pt units: 199 and 198.

Considering the characters used, I want to see how many special abilities I can daisy-chain. ;D
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Death by synergy!

...I think I've been to that seminar.
"Thanks to Megamek, I can finally play BattleTech the way it was meant to be played--pantsless!"   -Neko Bijin
"It's just that the Hegemony had one answer to every naval problem. 'I kills it with my battleships.'" - Liam's Ghost
"...finally, giant space panties don't seem so strange." - Whistler
"Damn you, Weirdo... Damn you for being right!" - Paul
"...I was this many years old when I found out that licking a touchscreen in excitement is a bad idea." - JadeHellbringer
"We are the tribal elders. Weirdo is the mushroom specialist." - Worktroll

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Sounds awesome. Are there any U-Wings in there?

I still like the notion of doing a contested landing setup. Two landing zones, two U-Wings plus escorts. Do a stop maneuver with a U-Wing to score. If a transport gets blasted you can retreat off the map to get more troops. Hell we could even use Battletech maps on the table :P
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I currently have 2 U-wings in my set up; I wish there were some "named" Blue Squadron X-wing pilots, not just the generic escort.

Over on Rebelscum.com there is a petition for more recognition (merch) for General Merrick and the Blues. :thumbsup:
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I put together a second force for tomorrow's X-wing game: 394pts and less "cheese". (though I kept the special)  ;)
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Did we want to do Imperial Assault or Mobile Suit Skirmish this weekend?
"Thanks to Megamek, I can finally play BattleTech the way it was meant to be played--pantsless!"   -Neko Bijin
"It's just that the Hegemony had one answer to every naval problem. 'I kills it with my battleships.'" - Liam's Ghost
"...finally, giant space panties don't seem so strange." - Whistler
"Damn you, Weirdo... Damn you for being right!" - Paul
"...I was this many years old when I found out that licking a touchscreen in excitement is a bad idea." - JadeHellbringer
"We are the tribal elders. Weirdo is the mushroom specialist." - Worktroll