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Re: Mercenaries Kickstarter Discussion
« Reply #810 on: 26 May 2022, 10:01:34 »
We wanted to do the remaining TRO 3025 minis but the 100:1 scale SDS ships captured our imagination

FINALLY the FERRET gets its chance at a mini !!!   :)

PS.  Yeah, I know its 3026 technically, but a unit this old really needed a Mini a LONG time ago so the KS would be a great way to get it in there.
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Re: Mercenaries Kickstarter Discussion
« Reply #811 on: 26 May 2022, 11:43:38 »
As long as I can get manticores and SRM/LRM carriers, I’m happy.
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Re: Mercenaries Kickstarter Discussion
« Reply #812 on: 26 May 2022, 13:30:44 »
Spend early, spend often.

I'm determined to spend less on the KS than the last one.  We'll see if I have as much willpower as I think....... :'(

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Re: Mercenaries Kickstarter Discussion
« Reply #813 on: 26 May 2022, 14:02:21 »
I'm determined to spend less on the KS than the last one.  We'll see if I have as much willpower as I think....... :'(

I've already started allocating roughly the same amount into a KS fund
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Re: Mercenaries Kickstarter Discussion
« Reply #814 on: 26 May 2022, 14:04:46 »
I've already started allocating roughly the same amount into a KS fund
Same. My wallet weeps in advance.
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Re: Mercenaries Kickstarter Discussion
« Reply #815 on: 26 May 2022, 14:46:42 »
I'm determined to spend less on the KS than the last one.  We'll see if I have as much willpower as I think....... :'(

Seems like a good way to make this the last BT KS.

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Re: Mercenaries Kickstarter Discussion
« Reply #816 on: 26 May 2022, 15:00:58 »
Seems like a good way to make this the last BT KS.

Less is still relative--I do intend to contribute mind you, maybe just without having to hide all the receipts this time around. 

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Re: Mercenaries Kickstarter Discussion
« Reply #817 on: 26 May 2022, 16:37:27 »
Spend early, spend often.

Coming from a company running two Kickstarters right next to each other, with no way for folks to recover from the first before the second kicks off. If I spend early and often, that means nothing at all going towards Battletech.
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Re: Mercenaries Kickstarter Discussion
« Reply #818 on: 26 May 2022, 17:01:58 »
Me: Honey????
Her: Yes?
Me: I want to contribute to this Kickstarter.
Her: OK??? How much?
Me: Oh...I'm only going to pledge this $95 level.
Her: Sure.

Me: Ohhhhhh......Add Ons  >:D >:D >:D
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Re: Mercenaries Kickstarter Discussion
« Reply #819 on: 26 May 2022, 17:05:08 »
in my household we've implemented a "if you don't want to know, don't ask" policy to hobby spending

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Re: Mercenaries Kickstarter Discussion
« Reply #820 on: 26 May 2022, 17:57:04 »
I am awaiting the vehicles waaaaay more than any new mechs. I have plenty of those already.

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Re: Mercenaries Kickstarter Discussion
« Reply #821 on: 26 May 2022, 18:07:33 »
So if these new vehicle units are offered in a similar manner as the 'Mech Force Packs, what would you like to see?

A pack of four with single units?

A pack of four in pairs?

A pack of four all the same?

Of course I'm making some assumptions (we have no idea what or how these will be presented)....but I'm hoping to be able to get the vehicle sets as pairs.
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Re: Mercenaries Kickstarter Discussion
« Reply #822 on: 26 May 2022, 18:44:16 »
The way vehicle formations are built, I would think the packs would be pairs.

Either way, I just hope I have enough money...

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Re: Mercenaries Kickstarter Discussion
« Reply #823 on: 26 May 2022, 19:13:41 »
Vees will be in pairs. Can’t say anything more at this point.
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Re: Mercenaries Kickstarter Discussion
« Reply #824 on: 26 May 2022, 19:18:51 »
Works for me, thanks!  :thumbsup:

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Re: Mercenaries Kickstarter Discussion
« Reply #825 on: 27 May 2022, 13:59:28 »
I hope the Mobile HQ is an exception to that. It's pretty rare for anyone to ever need more than one of those units they want one each for two different forces.
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Re: Mercenaries Kickstarter Discussion
« Reply #826 on: 27 May 2022, 14:24:02 »
I hope the Mobile HQ is an exception to that. It's pretty rare for anyone to ever need more than one of those units they want one each for two different forces.
Why wouldn't you want one for each of your forces?

It's free initiative bonuses.


Jokes aside, a pack of two Mobile HQs and two Swift Winds would be enough command vehicles for one pack to satisfy all the force compositions you could want, plus one or two spare to trade, which is nice.
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Re: Mercenaries Kickstarter Discussion
« Reply #827 on: 27 May 2022, 14:50:58 »
Long Tom.

Even if you don't use artillery, they make great objectives. 
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Re: Mercenaries Kickstarter Discussion
« Reply #828 on: 27 May 2022, 15:30:38 »
Long Tom.

Even if you don't use artillery, they make great objectives.
Mhm. And if we connect this red cord here, both the Mobile HQ and the Long Tom were featured as cardboard punchouts in Reinforcements: Clan Invasion... it's all connected, I tell you!
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Re: Mercenaries Kickstarter Discussion
« Reply #829 on: 27 May 2022, 15:36:21 »
Mhm. And if we connect this red cord here, both the Mobile HQ and the Long Tom were featured as cardboard punchouts in Reinforcements: Clan Invasion... it's all connected, I tell you!

I'm lowkey hoping one of the sets coming out of this is basically minis of all those counters.
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Re: Mercenaries Kickstarter Discussion
« Reply #830 on: 27 May 2022, 15:38:35 »
I'm lowkey hoping one of the sets coming out of this is basically minis of all those counters.
Agreed. Lots of fun stuff in that box set. Bought it for the new stuff and put the standees and record sheets in our store's gubbins box.
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Re: Mercenaries Kickstarter Discussion
« Reply #831 on: 27 May 2022, 15:53:05 »
I just realized that the "MercBox" has a very good chance of having a thin rulebook that we can pair with the BMM (ala BA in the Clan Invasion Box).   It won't cover everything, but odds are between the BMM and the two supplemental, Total Warfare is going to be displaced from my kit.


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Re: Mercenaries Kickstarter Discussion
« Reply #832 on: 27 May 2022, 15:54:23 »
I just realized that the "MercBox" has a very good chance of having a thin rulebook that we can pair with the BMM (ala BA in the Clan Invasion Box).   It won't cover everything, but odds are between the BMM and the two supplemental, Total Warfare is going to be displaced from my kit.
If I had to guess at anything, it might cover rules for ground vehicles. Either that, or may include an introductory Chaos Campaign or the like.
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Re: Mercenaries Kickstarter Discussion
« Reply #833 on: 27 May 2022, 16:02:56 »
Agreed. Lots of fun stuff in that box set. Bought it for the new stuff and put the standees and record sheets in our store's gubbins box.

Where is this game store?? ???

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« Reply #834 on: 27 May 2022, 17:21:05 »
Where is this game store?? ???
Northeast Arkansas.
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Re: Mercenaries Kickstarter Discussion
« Reply #835 on: 27 May 2022, 17:24:02 »
Darn... that's a bit too far for me...  :-\

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Re: Mercenaries Kickstarter Discussion
« Reply #836 on: 27 May 2022, 17:40:59 »
Darn... that's a bit too far for me...  :-\
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Re: Mercenaries Kickstarter Discussion
« Reply #837 on: 27 May 2022, 19:44:20 »
Any idea as to the date the kickstarter is going to launch?

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Re: Mercenaries Kickstarter Discussion
« Reply #838 on: 27 May 2022, 21:00:09 »
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Re: Mercenaries Kickstarter Discussion
« Reply #839 on: 27 May 2022, 21:29:21 »
betting this thread is on at least volume 3 by that point.
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