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Re: MechWarrior 5: Mercenaries - Xbox and Steam Release May 27th 2021
« Reply #210 on: 22 March 2022, 18:11:45 »
Nope, nothing further is being added to the game.
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Re: MechWarrior 5: Mercenaries - Xbox and Steam Release May 27th 2021
« Reply #211 on: 23 March 2022, 15:25:11 »
Weeeeeeell....

https://twitter.com/russ_bullock/status/1506414348951977985?s=20&t=fsPTG9n4YWzAqE1jYoAEAw

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Russ Bullock: Still significant amounts of development going on for both MW products.  More information coming very soon.  Soon as in days or weeks at most not months.  Thanks for your patience.

No detail of what though, rumors say another DLC but how "significant" that work remains to be seen.

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Re: MechWarrior 5: Mercenaries - Xbox and Steam Release May 27th 2021
« Reply #212 on: 23 March 2022, 15:32:43 »
Weeeeeeell....

https://twitter.com/russ_bullock/status/1506414348951977985?s=20&t=fsPTG9n4YWzAqE1jYoAEAw

No detail of what though, rumors say another DLC but how "significant" that work remains to be seen.
The March Devlog should be published in a few days.

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Re: MechWarrior 5: Mercenaries - Xbox and Steam Release May 27th 2021
« Reply #213 on: 23 March 2022, 16:51:42 »
Interesting to hear there is still something going on
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Re: MechWarrior 5: Mercenaries - Xbox and Steam Release May 27th 2021
« Reply #214 on: 23 March 2022, 19:51:15 »
There a lot questions what he saying is solid or just noise to keep people around.  I hope I'm wrong.
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Re: MechWarrior 5: Mercenaries - Xbox and Steam Release May 27th 2021
« Reply #215 on: 23 March 2022, 20:52:47 »
Having heard nothing but bad to mediocre things about Russ' insistences, I'm not exactly holding my breath.

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Re: MechWarrior 5: Mercenaries - Xbox and Steam Release May 27th 2021
« Reply #216 on: 24 March 2022, 08:35:47 »
I didn't know that Russ was still in the picture.  I figured he'd be somewhere else after the sale of PGI.
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Re: MechWarrior 5: Mercenaries - Xbox and Steam Release May 27th 2021
« Reply #217 on: 24 March 2022, 09:08:37 »
I didn't know that Russ was still in the picture.  I figured he'd be somewhere else after the sale of PGI.
I guess that EG7 keeps him as the figurehead of their PGI division.

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Re: MechWarrior 5: Mercenaries - Xbox and Steam Release May 27th 2021
« Reply #218 on: 24 March 2022, 16:10:59 »
MW5 twitter is dropping sliced up images of 'Mech concept art, MWO account also doing it but looks to be different 'Mech. 25 vs 27 total, though MWO account has dropped two already so I guess we will see how quickly they start to show enough to realise what it is.

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Re: MechWarrior 5: Mercenaries - Xbox and Steam Release May 27th 2021
« Reply #219 on: 24 March 2022, 17:11:39 »
They both have 2 pics.  No idea if they are the same or different.  Maybe it is the Crusader AND the Pixie IIC.
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Re: MechWarrior 5: Mercenaries - Xbox and Steam Release May 27th 2021
« Reply #220 on: 24 March 2022, 20:30:19 »
WTH is Pixie IIC?
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Re: MechWarrior 5: Mercenaries - Xbox and Steam Release May 27th 2021
« Reply #221 on: 24 March 2022, 20:35:40 »
Phoenix Hawk IIC
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Re: MechWarrior 5: Mercenaries - Xbox and Steam Release May 27th 2021
« Reply #222 on: 24 March 2022, 21:54:34 »
Woah. Never heard Phoenix Hawk being referred to that sort name.
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Re: MechWarrior 5: Mercenaries - Xbox and Steam Release May 27th 2021
« Reply #223 on: 24 March 2022, 22:09:47 »
It comes from the Phoenix Hawk's designation of PXH.
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Re: MechWarrior 5: Mercenaries - Xbox and Steam Release May 27th 2021
« Reply #224 on: 25 March 2022, 04:03:15 »
All the MW5 images so far seem to be coming together as a right arm. The thin forearm is very Hatchetman but then also looks different from the HBS one - https://www.artstation.com/artwork/GXvRo4

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Re: MechWarrior 5: Mercenaries - Xbox and Steam Release May 27th 2021
« Reply #225 on: 25 March 2022, 05:41:19 »
Any new mech better than none.  I just hope they don't go with something boring.   Crusader is interesting mix of firepower and vulnerability (namely missile explosions.)

I would think it would be the Crusader vs Phoenix Hawk IIC because latter would be a boring choice to be honest.   Not knock it, but we don't need more assault mechs out there it was itself a Lemon mech. 
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Re: MechWarrior 5: Mercenaries - Xbox and Steam Release May 27th 2021
« Reply #226 on: 25 March 2022, 09:29:58 »
All the MW5 images so far seem to be coming together as a right arm. The thin forearm is very Hatchetman but then also looks different from the HBS one - https://www.artstation.com/artwork/GXvRo4

Hatchetman makes sense because they could code in the melee damage from the Hatchet finally, since MW5 has melee enabled.

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Re: MechWarrior 5: Mercenaries - Xbox and Steam Release May 27th 2021
« Reply #227 on: 25 March 2022, 15:13:51 »
Still looking like the Hatchetman--especially that single Left Arm medium laser.

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Re: MechWarrior 5: Mercenaries - Xbox and Steam Release May 27th 2021
« Reply #228 on: 25 March 2022, 17:00:28 »
Given the release of the crotch its definitely looking more Hatchetman than Axeman.

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Re: MechWarrior 5: Mercenaries - Xbox and Steam Release May 27th 2021
« Reply #229 on: 26 March 2022, 08:25:55 »
Given the release of the crotch its definitely looking more Hatchetman than Axeman.
I have to agree with that. Given also the fact that it's the right era / time frame for the hatchimant to exist it makes more sense for that Hatchetman to show up in MechWarrior 5 than Clan Invasion Era Axman.
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Re: MechWarrior 5: Mercenaries - Xbox and Steam Release May 27th 2021
« Reply #230 on: 27 March 2022, 00:41:13 »
It barely slides into MW5's timeframe (The Axman) by dint of being introduced per MUL at 3048. The timeline for MW5 is roughly supposed to end around then, IIRC.

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Re: MechWarrior 5: Mercenaries - Xbox and Steam Release May 27th 2021
« Reply #231 on: 27 March 2022, 16:14:23 »
It's in another thread, but this guy complete now. 



Question is how much damage will the Ax will do or how it will differ from punching.
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Re: MechWarrior 5: Mercenaries - Xbox and Steam Release May 27th 2021
« Reply #232 on: 27 March 2022, 23:46:32 »
The Hatchetman cometh!

My friend was quite happy when I told him it was on its way. ;D
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Re: MechWarrior 5: Mercenaries - Xbox and Steam Release May 27th 2021
« Reply #233 on: 28 March 2022, 14:51:06 »
The Hatchetman cometh!

My friend was quite happy when I told him it was on its way. ;D

Show him this picture ...


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Re: MechWarrior 5: Mercenaries - Xbox and Steam Release May 27th 2021
« Reply #234 on: 30 March 2022, 17:19:38 »
MW5 still trying to maintain hype, had a game where retweet will get an Highlander video, likes will get a Hatamato-Chi video.

Highlander with a sword/claymore - https://twitter.com/MW5Mercs/status/1509279812044537856

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Re: MechWarrior 5: Mercenaries - Xbox and Steam Release May 27th 2021
« Reply #235 on: 30 March 2022, 17:36:53 »
Man, that poor Javelin. First a hatchet, then a sword.

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Re: MechWarrior 5: Mercenaries - Xbox and Steam Release May 27th 2021
« Reply #236 on: 30 March 2022, 23:39:25 »
Man, that poor Javelin. First a hatchet, then a sword.

But that Sword is cool looking!   ;)

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Re: MechWarrior 5: Mercenaries - Xbox and Steam Release May 27th 2021
« Reply #237 on: 31 March 2022, 04:36:59 »
So hatchet and sword configurations cool add a little more story I'm happy
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Re: MechWarrior 5: Mercenaries - Xbox and Steam Release May 27th 2021
« Reply #238 on: 31 March 2022, 05:38:23 »
I don't know, it looks like a hatchet than a sword on the Highlander.  It does look like a claymore.
The mech Sword wasn't event until after the clan Invasion.
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Re: MechWarrior 5: Mercenaries - Xbox and Steam Release May 27th 2021
« Reply #239 on: 31 March 2022, 08:21:03 »
I don't know, it looks like a hatchet than a sword on the Highlander.  It does look like a claymore.
The mech Sword wasn't event until after the clan Invasion.

There were hatchets fluffed as -looking- like swords, though. The Tukkayid "Clanbuster" Black Knight has one. Then later someone realized we could make the game more crunchy by having "real" swords work differently.

I bet this melee-Highlander is presented as Ryana Campbell's former machine because her Highlander was named Claymore (well, Claidheamh-mòr ::)).

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