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MarauderD

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Re: If you could choose 4 Mechs to get a Clan Invasion-style facelift...
« Reply #30 on: 30 November 2020, 18:26:33 »
Whitworth
Jagermech
Jagermech
Jagermech

I'm fine with the Jagermech being of....dubious armor value.  But if the Urbanmech can look as good as it does now (Thanks Bishop and Scroggins!) I think the JagerMech needs  a head to toe do over.

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Re: If you could choose 4 Mechs to get a Clan Invasion-style facelift...
« Reply #31 on: 30 November 2020, 18:31:20 »
Whitworth
Jagermech
Jagermech
Jagermech

I'm fine with the Jagermech being of....dubious armor value.  But if the Urbanmech can look as good as it does now (Thanks Bishop and Scroggins!) I think the JagerMech needs  a head to toe do over.

Hi MarauderD,

Sorry, one vote per individual Mech  ;)

So Whitworth, JagerMech and... 2 more ?


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Death From Above

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Re: If you could choose 4 Mechs to get a Clan Invasion-style facelift...
« Reply #32 on: 30 November 2020, 22:09:33 »
Shadow Hawk IIC, Griffin IIC, Rifleman IIC, and Pheonix Hawk IIC

These four sadly were left out of the kickstarter

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Re: If you could choose 4 Mechs to get a Clan Invasion-style facelift...
« Reply #33 on: 30 November 2020, 22:34:13 »
Black Hawk KU
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Re: If you could choose 4 Mechs to get a Clan Invasion-style facelift...
« Reply #34 on: 30 November 2020, 22:45:32 »
At this point I think I'd rather pick four designs that are a getting a facelift and put them back in the bin, then close the bin and put it under a dresser or in a closet and keep going with "merely" almost a hundred 'Mechs in plastic and a thousand variants and configs between them.
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Re: If you could choose 4 Mechs to get a Clan Invasion-style facelift...
« Reply #35 on: 01 December 2020, 01:22:31 »
I can't believe no one's said Kintaro yet, because holy carp is the existing model ugly, and modernized takes on it look 10000% better.

Blood Asp, to fix everything below the waist.

I'll up the Berserker.  The existing model's not bad, but a rework could make it sing.

Griffin IIc because god damnit we all deserve something closer to its original Unseen look.  I know it makes no sense to look that way, but I don't care and it's the only old IIc that doesn't have an old Unseen model for me to chase after for my collection.
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Re: If you could choose 4 Mechs to get a Clan Invasion-style facelift...
« Reply #36 on: 01 December 2020, 02:56:12 »
Hi SteelRaven,

Noted for the Berserker, but I'm not going to skew results by picking my own favorites.

Which are yours ?


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Death From Above

Quite a few (no offense to the original artist) but if really need my 4 picks:

Berserker
Penetrator
Grizzly
Enforcer III (good mech but I don't think any 2 artist have drawn it the same way)
 
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Re: If you could choose 4 Mechs to get a Clan Invasion-style facelift...
« Reply #37 on: 01 December 2020, 03:58:37 »
Vulcan, Grizzly, Raijin, Spartan

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Re: If you could choose 4 Mechs to get a Clan Invasion-style facelift...
« Reply #38 on: 01 December 2020, 04:02:26 »
Ignoring where I think they might go, or where I think the game should go, and just purely based on my own desires...

Gunslinger, Vindicator, Daimyo, Salamander

wait, no Albatross. and Gallowlgas and Diakyu! oh no, i'm losing control here...

I agree on the Albatross. Great mech but man it is UGLY!
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Re: If you could choose 4 Mechs to get a Clan Invasion-style facelift...
« Reply #39 on: 01 December 2020, 06:30:42 »
I agree on the Albatross. Great mech but man it is UGLY!

All Right DelevanGuardsCO,

first vote for the Albatross (because it's not part of nckestrels favorite four).

Do you have another three designs that you'd want to see get a facelift ?


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Re: If you could choose 4 Mechs to get a Clan Invasion-style facelift...
« Reply #40 on: 01 December 2020, 06:40:20 »

Thank you to all those already having replied / shared their favorites !

First 103 votes are in (uneven number due to pending votes for MarauderD and DelevanGuardsCO).


Current scoreboard :

Quickdraw, Vindicator : 5 votes each

Dervish, Whitworth : 4 votes each

Grizzly, Phantom, Pouncer, Goliath : 3 votes each

All other designs currently at one or two votes...


I'll update the first post of this thread with this data as well.

Up to the next 100 votes...


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Re: If you could choose 4 Mechs to get a Clan Invasion-style facelift...
« Reply #41 on: 01 December 2020, 06:53:52 »
Vindicator
Solitaire
Thunder
Ti Ts’ang

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Re: If you could choose 4 Mechs to get a Clan Invasion-style facelift...
« Reply #42 on: 01 December 2020, 07:12:21 »
To further build the Chop Squad:

Berserker (still pissed ist was thrown out during the KS campaign)
Ti Ts'ang
Nightsky
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Re: If you could choose 4 Mechs to get a Clan Invasion-style facelift...
« Reply #43 on: 01 December 2020, 10:20:09 »
Hmmm, going a slightly different route.

Vindicator - because it's one I've grown to like.

Firefly, the one in 3050 revised is my favorite, not a fan of the Klondike version.

Penetrator, another old favorite

Wolverine II.  While I find the OK art a sexy beast I'd like it to get a revision to match all its wolverine friends.
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Re: If you could choose 4 Mechs to get a Clan Invasion-style facelift...
« Reply #44 on: 01 December 2020, 10:43:41 »
Yeah, we need more TSM hatchets.

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Re: If you could choose 4 Mechs to get a Clan Invasion-style facelift...
« Reply #45 on: 01 December 2020, 11:15:24 »
Dervish
Whitworth
Jagermech
Quickdraw

All are in dire need of a revamp. I had high hopes for a Dervish but it never made it through fan funding.
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Re: If you could choose 4 Mechs to get a Clan Invasion-style facelift...
« Reply #46 on: 01 December 2020, 11:31:56 »
Put me down for:

Raijin
Jagermech
Dervish
Penetrator

Honorable mentions:

Grand Crusader
Goliath
Spartan

Let them rot:

Quickdraw (weak ankles and all)
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Re: If you could choose 4 Mechs to get a Clan Invasion-style facelift...
« Reply #47 on: 01 December 2020, 12:25:41 »
Hi MarauderD,

Sorry, one vote per individual Mech  ;)

So Whitworth, JagerMech and... 2 more ?


Regards,

Death From Above

All right--then lets change last two votes to TRO 3055:

Penetrator
Falconer   

Both of these mechs could use a little touch up.
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Re: If you could choose 4 Mechs to get a Clan Invasion-style facelift...
« Reply #48 on: 01 December 2020, 12:41:39 »
All right--then lets change last two votes to TRO 3055:

Penetrator
Falconer   

Both of these mechs could use a little touch up.
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Whitworth, JagerMech, Penetrator and Falconer it is then !

IIRC, Chris Lowrey mentioned somewhere that the JagerMech is amongst his favorites as well.

I'll see if I can find the source...


Regards,

Death From Above
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Re: If you could choose 4 Mechs to get a Clan Invasion-style facelift...
« Reply #49 on: 01 December 2020, 12:44:28 »
Vindicator, Blood Kite, Penetrator, and Falconer

I don't even think the Kite is ugly, I'd just like to see an updated sculpt that hits the proportions better.

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Re: If you could choose 4 Mechs to get a Clan Invasion-style facelift...
« Reply #50 on: 01 December 2020, 14:33:42 »
Mad Cat MK II
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Griffin IIC
Berserker

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Re: If you could choose 4 Mechs to get a Clan Invasion-style facelift...
« Reply #51 on: 01 December 2020, 15:01:33 »
1. Dervish
2. Kintaro
3. Vindicator
4. Jaegermech
Get some more 3039 era 'Mechs up to modern standards. The Dervish, Vindicator, and Jaegermech especially are all key 'Mechs in either the AFFS or CCAF, and really should match the incredible looking new 'Mechs.
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Re: If you could choose 4 Mechs to get a Clan Invasion-style facelift...
« Reply #52 on: 01 December 2020, 15:47:10 »
Hollander
Dervish
Kintaro
Black Hawk KU

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Re: If you could choose 4 Mechs to get a Clan Invasion-style facelift...
« Reply #53 on: 01 December 2020, 15:57:15 »
This is hard for me because I'd love to finish up the SW mechs first AND the rest of the Unseen Clanners, but I suppose that means I'll have to choose. :-\

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Re: If you could choose 4 Mechs to get a Clan Invasion-style facelift...
« Reply #54 on: 01 December 2020, 16:03:13 »
This is hard for me because I'd love to finish up the SW mechs first AND the rest of the Unseen Clanners, but I suppose that means I'll have to choose. :-\

Firestarter
Vulcan
Dervish
Quickdraw

Hi there Crackerb0x,

Yeah, my own wishlist would have been much longer as well without the limit of 4  ;)

Just to avoid all misunderstanding : regular Firestarter, not the Omni, correct ?


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Re: If you could choose 4 Mechs to get a Clan Invasion-style facelift...
« Reply #55 on: 01 December 2020, 16:32:21 »
Vindicator
Yeoman
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Re: If you could choose 4 Mechs to get a Clan Invasion-style facelift...
« Reply #56 on: 01 December 2020, 16:47:04 »
Hi there Crackerb0x,

Yeah, my own wishlist would have been much longer as well without the limit of 4  ;)

Just to avoid all misunderstanding : regular Firestarter, not the Omni, correct ?


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Death From Above

I frequently forget an omni version of the Mech even exists lol. Yes, I was referring to the original Firestarter.

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Re: If you could choose 4 Mechs to get a Clan Invasion-style facelift...
« Reply #57 on: 01 December 2020, 17:00:05 »
I wonder how many people posting here have seen the MWO versions of some of the requested 'mechs.  From what I've seen in the gallery thread, some of the CGL redesigns look very similar to the MWO versions, like the Archer, Griffin, and Cyclops.  I would expect the Firestarter, Dervish, and Jagermech to get similar treatment.  I think CGL is trying to keep the modern looks somewhat unified.
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Re: If you could choose 4 Mechs to get a Clan Invasion-style facelift...
« Reply #58 on: 01 December 2020, 17:21:07 »
I wonder how many people posting here have seen the MWO versions of some of the requested 'mechs.  From what I've seen in the gallery thread, some of the CGL redesigns look very similar to the MWO versions, like the Archer, Griffin, and Cyclops.  I would expect the Firestarter, Dervish, and Jagermech to get similar treatment.  I think CGL is trying to keep the modern looks somewhat unified.


IMHO, the CGL redesigns have their own style (the MWO designs being, in general, more "blocky"). Agreed on
the need to have a unified look though.

Anthony Scroggins' Deviantart account has several images (note that these predate his current KS work) that give some idea on how redesigned Mechs could look.


Falconer & Sagittaire
https://www.deviantart.com/shimmering-sword/art/Battletech-Heavy-Air-415930749

Sunder
https://www.deviantart.com/shimmering-sword/art/Battletech-Draconis-Combine-Sunder-404055791

Hornet
https://www.deviantart.com/shimmering-sword/art/Mech-Warrior-Hornet-197589658


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Re: If you could choose 4 Mechs to get a Clan Invasion-style facelift...
« Reply #59 on: 01 December 2020, 18:00:56 »
Shadow Hawk IIC
Griffin IIC
Merlin
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