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Re: Errata Discussion Thread - Questions HERE, not in Errata Threads
« Reply #1080 on: 06 June 2021, 21:00:33 »
Dear all,

It's the glorious Sixth of June, and with it the years' official errata has been uploaded to the website.  Thank you all for your reports.

New are:
AGOAC 5.0
TW 8.0
TM 4.1
TM Infantry Tables (one minor fix, IIRC)
TM BV Chapter (a couple of innocuous wording changes on turrets)
IO 1.2
ATOW Companion 1.1
Battle of Tukayyid 2.0
3028-3057 Random Assignment Tables -
Also contains faction deployment & rarity info.

http://bg.battletech.com/forums/index.php?topic=1219.0

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Re: Errata Discussion Thread - Questions HERE, not in Errata Threads
« Reply #1081 on: 08 June 2021, 11:07:58 »
I've noticed a typo in an errata thread title:

BattleTech Beginner Box & A Game of Armoured Combat

IIRC everywhere else in the official materials, including on the AGoAC box itself the American spelling (Armored) is used. ;)

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Re: Errata Discussion Thread - Questions HERE, not in Errata Threads
« Reply #1082 on: 08 June 2021, 11:16:12 »
Xotl forgot to switch his spellcheck that day

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Re: Errata Discussion Thread - Questions HERE, not in Errata Threads
« Reply #1083 on: 08 June 2021, 11:47:15 »
God save the queen.
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Re: Errata Discussion Thread - Questions HERE, not in Errata Threads
« Reply #1084 on: 13 June 2021, 19:03:28 »
After doing some looking, is the FP cost listed in BoT for Elementals 9/11/12 correct?

Are they really worth more than a Comstar heavy mech? Especially in Alpha Strike, they’re fairly squishy.

Another reason I question this is replacing them with SPs costs half of what replacing a light mech costs, so shouldn’t they cost less FPs? More like a Comstar Light mech, 4/5/6 or something?

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Re: Errata Discussion Thread - Questions HERE, not in Errata Threads
« Reply #1085 on: 15 June 2021, 08:53:51 »
I'm reviewing the Highlander in Recognition Guide: ilClan Volume 10 and when I enter it into Solaris Skunk Works (including errata changes 1 and 2) I end up missing a double heat sink and the design is 2.5 tons underweight.

Here's the output of SSW:
Highlander HGN-740

Mass: 95 tons
Tech Base: Inner Sphere
Chassis Config: Biped
Rules Level: Experimental Tech
Era: All Eras (non-canon)
Tech Rating/Era Availability: F/X-X-F-D
Production Year: 0
Dry Cost: 10,263,240 C-Bills
Total Cost: 10,437,240 C-Bills
Battle Value: 2,254

Chassis: Unknown Standard
Power Plant: Unknown 285 Fusion Engine
Walking Speed: 32.4 km/h
Maximum Speed: 54.0 km/h
Jump Jets: Unknown
    Jump Capacity: 90 meters
Armor: Unknown Light Ferro-Fibrous
Armament:
    1  ER PPC + PPC Capacitor
    1  LRM-20 w/ Artemis IV FCS
    1  Streak SRM-6
    2  ER Medium Lasers
    4  M-Pods
Manufacturer: Unknown
    Primary Factory: Unknown
Communications System: Unknown
Targeting and Tracking System: Unknown

================================================================================
Equipment           Type                         Rating                   Mass 
--------------------------------------------------------------------------------
Internal Structure: Standard                     145 points                9.50
Engine:             Fusion Engine                285                      16.50
    Walking MP: 3
    Running MP: 5
    Jumping MP: 3 Standard
    Jump Jet Locations: 1 CT, 1 LT, 1 RT                                   6.00
Heat Sinks:         Double Heat Sink             15(30)                    5.00
    Heat Sink Locations: 2 RT, 1 LA, 1 RA
Gyro:               Standard                                               3.00
Cockpit:            Standard                                               3.00
    Actuators:      L: SH+UA+LA+H    R: SH+UA+LA+H
Armor:              Light Ferro-Fibrous          AV - 271                 16.00
    Armor Locations: 1 HD, 1 CT, 1 LT, 3 LA, 1 RA
    CASE II Locations: 1 LT                                                1.00

                                                      Internal       Armor     
                                                      Structure      Factor     
                                                Head     3            9         
                                        Center Torso     30           42       
                                 Center Torso (rear)                  14       
                                           L/R Torso     20           28       
                                    L/R Torso (rear)                  10       
                                             L/R Arm     16           29       
                                             L/R Leg     20           36       

================================================================================
Equipment                                 Location    Heat    Critical    Mass 
--------------------------------------------------------------------------------
ER PPC + PPC Capacitor                       RA        20        3         7.00
    ER PPC + PPC Capacitor                   RA        5*        1         1.00
Streak SRM-6                                 LA        4         2         4.50
2 ER Medium Lasers                           RT        10        2         2.00
LRM-20                                       LT        6         5        10.00
    Artemis IV FCS                           LT        -         1         1.00
2 M-Pods                                     RL        0         2         2.00
2 M-Pods                                     LL        0         2         2.00
@LRM-20 (Artemis) (12)                       LT        -         2         2.00
@Streak SRM-6 (15)                           LT        -         1         1.00
                                            Free Critical Slots: 3

BattleForce Statistics
MV      S (+0)  M (+2)  L (+4)  E (+6)   Wt.   Ov   Armor:      9    Points: 23
3j         3       4       2       0      4     1   Structure:  8
Special Abilities: CASEII, SRCH, ES, SEAL, SOA, IF 1




It looks like the engine accepts an additional heat sink, leaving only 4 to be placed in the critical hits table. Increasing the number of heat sinks to 16 fills the 3 empty critical slots in the right torso. This leaves 1.5 free tons and no free critical slots.

Changing from Light Ferro-Fibrous to standard plate armor uses up another ton, leaving a half ton free; Seven critical slots open up.

Can someone please check my math? Thanks!
« Last Edit: 15 June 2021, 08:55:41 by mbear »
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Re: Errata Discussion Thread - Questions HERE, not in Errata Threads
« Reply #1086 on: 15 June 2021, 09:20:43 »
You problem is that your Highlander is 5 tons too heavy!
It is a 90-tonner, not 95.

The Highlander RS is missing CASE II and the PPC capacitor but i believe these have been reported already.
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Re: Errata Discussion Thread - Questions HERE, not in Errata Threads
« Reply #1087 on: 16 June 2021, 06:03:47 »
You problem is that your Highlander is 5 tons too heavy!
It is a 90-tonner, not 95.

The Highlander RS is missing CASE II and the PPC capacitor but i believe these have been reported already.

Ah. Thank you!
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Re: Errata Discussion Thread - Questions HERE, not in Errata Threads
« Reply #1088 on: 20 July 2021, 23:23:23 »
What should we do about the Alpha Strike Cards? The Athena is missing...

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Re: Errata Discussion Thread - Questions HERE, not in Errata Threads
« Reply #1089 on: 21 July 2021, 03:08:15 »
What should we do about the Alpha Strike Cards? The Athena is missing...

Nothing.  The units that are in it are the units that are in it.
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Re: Errata Discussion Thread - Questions HERE, not in Errata Threads
« Reply #1090 on: 21 July 2021, 07:14:14 »
Ah. That's a shame. Seems odd to randomly leave it out.

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Especially since it has a official RS and writeup, compared to say the Zalman and Ancestral Home.
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Re: Errata Discussion Thread - Questions HERE, not in Errata Threads
« Reply #1091 on: 21 July 2021, 07:54:12 »
It wasn't random.  This is a very long overdue project, that began before the Field Report series.  So it doesn't have more "recent" units from the Field Reports or Golden Century because those didn't exist when start working on this.
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Re: Errata Discussion Thread - Questions HERE, not in Errata Threads
« Reply #1092 on: 22 July 2021, 09:50:02 »
Uncertain if error: The Zeus-11S from Recognition Guide 2 has its rear-mounted medium laser on the right torso, while the Zeus traditionally has that rear-laser on the left torso.
Since these new models all seem to be WYSIWYG, this seems to be an error... UNLESS the new Zeus model has the laser modeled on the right side? I can't find a pic from rear of the new model so can't confirm. (Old Zeus mini seems to have the laser in rear center for what it is worth.)
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Re: Errata Discussion Thread - Questions HERE, not in Errata Threads
« Reply #1093 on: 22 July 2021, 10:28:49 »
The render for the Zeus on Anthony's Patreon has the rear laser on the LT..

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Re: Errata Discussion Thread - Questions HERE, not in Errata Threads
« Reply #1094 on: 22 July 2021, 12:01:48 »
The render for the Zeus on Anthony's Patreon has the rear laser on the LT..
Ah, thank you. In other words, now the introtech variants are not WYSIWYG ;D
So, not errata.


EDIT Argh, brain not working. So, should this be errata?
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Re: Errata Discussion Thread - Questions HERE, not in Errata Threads
« Reply #1095 on: 22 July 2021, 14:43:56 »
Something i'll ask about before making an errata report, because i'm not sure where to report this:
TechManual page 57 notes that ranged weapons that take 8 or more slots can be split between two adjacent locations on 'Mechs but excludes legs.
The thing is, there is at least one canon 'Mech, the Goliath GOL-3S (RS3085U-PP pg 195) that splits an LB-20X between left torso and left rear leg.

If the rule is upheld, then the GOL-3S record sheet would be need to be corrected (and that would be messy). So perhaps the rule should be either removed or amended to allow splitting for QuadMechs at least?
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