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Re: PaperTech III: The Search for Cheap Counters
« Reply #30 on: 12 April 2018, 07:54:44 »
Gents,

I know this isn't specifically BattleTech, especially lately, but some may still find some interest in these free paper counter downloads:

http://www.drivethrurpg.com/product/189303/Paper-Game-Pieces-UEDF-Wave-2-for-Robotech-RPG-Tactics

W.

FYI, due to reasons these aren't available from DriveThruRPG anymore, but a Google search found them at a place called Cardboard Warriors and the Robotech RPG Tactics Wiki.

(Side note: "Cardboard Warrior" is going to be my new nickname for the Patron PatrolMech.)

Edit: Cardboard Warrior redirected to RPGNow, which didn't have the files either, for same reasons DTRPG doesn't have them any longer.

I use the little plastic card stands that used to come with the box sets. Conventional card stock fits fine

Something like this though I’m positive they can be found for cheaper
https://www.amazon.com/gp/aw/d/B00KFWQ444/ref=pd_aw_fbt_21_img_2?ie=UTF8&psc=1&refRID=3VVJ2JYW0WBGQQXCWKQ1

You could also use micro binder clips like these: https://www.amazon.com/Officemate-Micro-Binder-Clips-31030/dp/B003U4U3YQ. I'll leave it up to you if you want to remove the clip's wires when the 'Mech is mounted.
« Last Edit: 12 April 2018, 08:04:20 by mbear »
Be the Loremaster:

Battletech transport rules take a very feline approach to moving troops in a combat zone: If they fits, they ships.

You bought the box set and are ready to expand your BT experience. Now what? (Thanks Sartis!)

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Re: PaperTech III: The Search for Cheap Counters
« Reply #31 on: 12 April 2018, 09:05:26 »
for bloody sake

http://www.sarna.net/files/media/images/japanese/

how did I manage to not post the link?

huh, I didn't know Sarna had those. I'll have to make a set.


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Re: PaperTech III: The Search for Cheap Counters
« Reply #32 on: 15 May 2018, 09:36:00 »
I've added new files for TRO: Succession Wars and the Japanese box set

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Re: PaperTech III: The Search for Cheap Counters
« Reply #33 on: 15 May 2018, 10:55:59 »
This is, without hesitation, the most useful thread on the site.

As always, job well done, Sartris!
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Re: PaperTech III: The Search for Cheap Counters
« Reply #34 on: 15 May 2018, 14:43:36 »
That's high praise, considering some of the fan-produced output around here

In other news, Child™ took an extra nap this afternoon so I am able to finally bring the people vehicles. I did 3039 as a proof of concept and will be adding the others as they are completed

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Re: PaperTech III: The Search for Cheap Counters
« Reply #35 on: 15 May 2018, 14:49:58 »
In other news, Child™ took an extra nap this afternoon so I am able to finally bring the people vehicles. I did 3039 as a proof of concept and will be adding the others as they are completed

Brilliant!
My thanks to you for the counters and to Child™ for the timely nap.
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Re: PaperTech III: The Search for Cheap Counters
« Reply #36 on: 15 May 2018, 21:29:26 »
Places a sad emoji face here >  :( < no Infantry PaperTek yet...  :'(

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Re: PaperTech III: The Search for Cheap Counters
« Reply #37 on: 13 March 2019, 09:25:42 »
Catalyst Game Labs
February 18 at 1:49 PM ·
The record sheet booklet from BattleTech: A Game of Armored Combat is now free on our downloads’ page; it includes additional standup counters! Battletech Downloads page and here’s a direct link!
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A suggestion for an update for this reference post, with new counters from the new box sets. Informations is from the CGL Facebook page. :)

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Re: PaperTech III: The Search for Cheap Counters
« Reply #38 on: 03 August 2019, 16:00:16 »
it's been a minute but i've added a set of counters for TRO: Clan Invasion

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Re: PaperTech III: The Search for Cheap Counters
« Reply #39 on: 03 April 2020, 09:55:14 »
now with the recommended allowance of TRO: Jihad

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Re: PaperTech III: The Search for Cheap Counters
« Reply #40 on: 03 April 2020, 17:27:33 »
You are indeed a hero on par with TPTB, sir!  :thumbsup:

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Re: PaperTech III: The Search for Cheap Counters
« Reply #41 on: 04 April 2020, 00:21:13 »
Thanks  :thumbsup: :beer:

Are there any plans to do the mechs and vehicles from books other than TROs?

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Re: PaperTech III: The Search for Cheap Counters
« Reply #42 on: 17 May 2021, 23:57:21 »
New player here. Thanks so much for making these! Still waiting for the new official plastic minis to come out...

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Re: PaperTech III: The Search for Cheap Counters
« Reply #43 on: 07 June 2021, 11:39:40 »
As the 2nd KS shipments make their way across the deep blue sea, I've returned to these for a few updates

An updated Unseen/Classic/Phoenix/Phoenix II (hereby known as UCPP2 for reasons that should be obvious) version is in the offing and will replace the old set once all of the art is released (ie October / November). It's more or less done and requires about a half dozen more lineart upgrades

In the same vein, I'll do a stand-alone release for the KS art.

Since most of the RecGuide art is going to be folded into the KS pack or the UCPP2 set, the ~28-30 RG debutants will get their own set

I'm going to venture into battlearmor and protos in the near future. Unsure how I'm going to package those

I've also acquired the old BT font from Sarna (I find some buried treasure every time I tool around in their files section) and am in the process of replacing the other military-esque spray-paint stencil font I was using (AR Destine). I'm through 3055 (the unseen one I'm not bothering with because it's getting replaced soonish).


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Re: PaperTech III: The Search for Cheap Counters
« Reply #44 on: 07 June 2021, 16:42:53 »
Could I trouble you to link that most excellent font, good sir?  Clearly, my search-fu is inferior to yours...  :)

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Re: PaperTech III: The Search for Cheap Counters
« Reply #46 on: 07 June 2021, 17:26:09 »
it wasn't so much search-fu as rummaging through musty boxes in the attic

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Re: PaperTech III: The Search for Cheap Counters
« Reply #47 on: 07 June 2021, 17:33:24 »
Heh... either way, thank you, kind sir!  :thumbsup:

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Re: PaperTech III: The Search for Cheap Counters
« Reply #48 on: 25 October 2021, 23:24:57 »
Ok, was just thinking of getting some of these going for my planetary Garrison mooks. Very glad to see such a solid set together!
 Anyone ever given a run at the fancier cross-slot stands ala AGOAC?
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Re: PaperTech III: The Search for Cheap Counters
« Reply #49 on: 25 October 2021, 23:38:56 »
I have a mostly complete unseen/reseen/new art classic ready to go as soon as the last four pieces of art drop.

The GoAC/Kickstarter art and Rec Guide originals will see some kind of compellation depending on how CGL chooses to package it in the print version of the recguies

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Re: PaperTech III: The Search for Cheap Counters
« Reply #50 on: 26 October 2021, 06:04:41 »
I have a mostly complete unseen/reseen/new art classic ready to go as soon as the last four pieces of art drop.

The GoAC/Kickstarter art and Rec Guide originals will see some kind of compellation depending on how CGL chooses to package it in the print version of the recguies

So glad this will continue!

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Re: PaperTech III: The Search for Cheap Counters
« Reply #51 on: 31 December 2021, 03:49:11 »
with the completion of the RecGuide series, I have updated the unseen/classic/reseen counters to include the new art from the kickstarter.

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Re: PaperTech III: The Search for Cheap Counters
« Reply #52 on: 01 January 2022, 16:31:50 »
You are why we have nice things, Sartis. Thank you.

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Re: PaperTech III: The Search for Cheap Counters
« Reply #53 on: 01 January 2022, 20:40:02 »
Even with the reinforcements box from the Kickstarter, these are still a hugely useful resource.

Thanks for continuing the support!
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Re: PaperTech III: The Search for Cheap Counters
« Reply #54 on: 05 February 2022, 15:32:23 »
Indeed, very usefull

Just started battletech and got my first box.

With those ressources, i can pretty much play with any mech and vehicules in any era with just a printer

Thank you very much Sartis

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Re: PaperTech III: The Search for Cheap Counters
« Reply #55 on: 05 February 2022, 19:00:47 »
These definitely beat reverse folding my old mechs and writing in pencil. :) I've noticed there's a copy-paste error in the TRO Succession Wars, the row that starts with the Awesome is labelled incorrectly, it has the same labels as the Wolverine row.

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Re: PaperTech III: The Search for Cheap Counters
« Reply #56 on: 05 February 2022, 19:03:35 »
The q/a rep will be flogged

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Re: PaperTech III: The Search for Cheap Counters
« Reply #57 on: 11 February 2022, 09:40:34 »
Question to the Paper Counter Crowd… does anyone have experience using Photoshop or any Photoshop clones to add color to these? I have what I am tentatively describing as “An Idea”.
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Re: PaperTech III: The Search for Cheap Counters
« Reply #58 on: 07 March 2022, 23:03:35 »
new rec guide mechs added

 

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