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The Freeborth Saga
« on: 03 February 2021, 03:15:54 »
The discussion of Battletech art reminded me that these links had died with Solaris 7's gallery ...











And from Blackjack Jones ...

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Re: The Freeborth Saga
« Reply #1 on: 03 February 2021, 10:09:57 »
I knew Freeborth, but not the rest. thanks for sharing.
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Did you crop Victor S-D or is he really that short on the original cover?

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Re: The Freeborth Saga
« Reply #2 on: 03 February 2021, 10:57:01 »
the original cover is propaganda to make people think he was almost a normal height


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Re: The Freeborth Saga
« Reply #3 on: 03 February 2021, 15:36:14 »
And since english is not my first language I always wondered, is borth a proper word or is it just a play on freebirth?
May be a stupid question, but if I can't be stupid on the internet, where else?

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Re: The Freeborth Saga
« Reply #4 on: 03 February 2021, 15:57:58 »
And since english is not my first language I always wondered, is borth a proper word or is it just a play on freebirth?
May be a stupid question, but if I can't be stupid on the internet, where else?
It was a joke based on a typo for discussion regarding the Freebirth novel about 9 years ago 
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Re: The Freeborth Saga
« Reply #5 on: 03 February 2021, 16:29:17 »
It was a joke based on a typo for discussion regarding the Freebirth novel about 9 years ago
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Re: The Freeborth Saga
« Reply #6 on: 03 February 2021, 16:35:52 »
I kept expecting the Assumed Risk cover art become a gif and do that dead horse wacking to the guy kneeling to him.  ;D
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Re: The Freeborth Saga
« Reply #7 on: 05 February 2021, 12:35:33 »
No Voles on Border?
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Re: The Freeborth Saga
« Reply #8 on: 05 February 2021, 15:17:56 »
"Twits of the Clans" :D
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Re: The Freeborth Saga
« Reply #9 on: 05 February 2021, 15:49:57 »
I hope you're reading the splash texts too ...
* No, FASA wasn't big on errata - ColBosch
* The Housebook series is from the 80's and is the foundation of Btech, the 80's heart wrapped in heavy metal that beats to this day - Sigma
* To sum it up: FASAnomics: By Cthulhu, for Cthulhu - Moonsword
* Because Battletech is a conspiracy by Habsburg & Bourbon pretenders - MadCapellan
* The Hellbringer is cool, either way. It's not cool because it's bad, it's cool because it's bad with balls - Nightsky
* It was a glorious time for people who felt that we didn't have enough Marauder variants - HABeas2, re "Empires Aflame"

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Re: The Freeborth Saga
« Reply #10 on: 05 February 2021, 15:55:22 »
I hope you're reading the splash texts too ...
The whole arc is certainly sexier than I remember. But it's been twenty years since I've read Borth of Havoc, so...

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Re: The Freeborth Saga
« Reply #11 on: 05 February 2021, 21:03:51 »
The Wii edition gets me every time

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Re: The Freeborth Saga
« Reply #12 on: 05 February 2021, 21:12:29 »
No Voles on Border?

Alas, it seems I only saved the thumbnail ...

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* The Housebook series is from the 80's and is the foundation of Btech, the 80's heart wrapped in heavy metal that beats to this day - Sigma
* To sum it up: FASAnomics: By Cthulhu, for Cthulhu - Moonsword
* Because Battletech is a conspiracy by Habsburg & Bourbon pretenders - MadCapellan
* The Hellbringer is cool, either way. It's not cool because it's bad, it's cool because it's bad with balls - Nightsky
* It was a glorious time for people who felt that we didn't have enough Marauder variants - HABeas2, re "Empires Aflame"

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Re: The Freeborth Saga
« Reply #13 on: 23 March 2021, 00:50:52 »
Somewhere out there in the internet is a "Twilight of the Clans" book cover with Edward and Bella on it.

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Re: The Freeborth Saga
« Reply #14 on: 23 March 2021, 03:01:33 »
Needs a cover for the Fondling of the Clans trilogy, or in German, ClanGrindr.
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Re: The Freeborth Saga
« Reply #15 on: 23 March 2021, 04:25:28 »
Always thought it would be Clangrundlr. But ...
* No, FASA wasn't big on errata - ColBosch
* The Housebook series is from the 80's and is the foundation of Btech, the 80's heart wrapped in heavy metal that beats to this day - Sigma
* To sum it up: FASAnomics: By Cthulhu, for Cthulhu - Moonsword
* Because Battletech is a conspiracy by Habsburg & Bourbon pretenders - MadCapellan
* The Hellbringer is cool, either way. It's not cool because it's bad, it's cool because it's bad with balls - Nightsky
* It was a glorious time for people who felt that we didn't have enough Marauder variants - HABeas2, re "Empires Aflame"

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Re: The Freeborth Saga
« Reply #16 on: 23 March 2021, 05:52:35 »
Dat thong
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Re: The Freeborth Saga
« Reply #17 on: 21 April 2021, 00:50:01 »
It's been a long time since Freeborth was... borthed. Still as funny as the first time I heard it.

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Re: The Freeborth Saga
« Reply #18 on: 21 April 2021, 02:47:32 »
Always a pleasure! You can't stop the borth, nobody can stop the borth ...
* No, FASA wasn't big on errata - ColBosch
* The Housebook series is from the 80's and is the foundation of Btech, the 80's heart wrapped in heavy metal that beats to this day - Sigma
* To sum it up: FASAnomics: By Cthulhu, for Cthulhu - Moonsword
* Because Battletech is a conspiracy by Habsburg & Bourbon pretenders - MadCapellan
* The Hellbringer is cool, either way. It's not cool because it's bad, it's cool because it's bad with balls - Nightsky
* It was a glorious time for people who felt that we didn't have enough Marauder variants - HABeas2, re "Empires Aflame"