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Re: Shrapnel - The Official BattleTech Magazine
« Reply #30 on: 14 December 2023, 16:17:21 »
Shrapnel 15, page 245

"Originally published in the July 3135 issue of Mercenary Commander, MRBC press, Galatea. Accessed from aboard CSF Naglfar, 13 February 3152"

Delete the word "from"

(let this be a lesson to everyone, always triple-check when you're doing edits after fact check)
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Re: Shrapnel - The Official BattleTech Magazine
« Reply #31 on: 05 January 2024, 14:13:07 »
Shrapnel #8, Better Days

"12 December 3015"
Issue: Anton was dead and buried by December 3015. Brush Wars (pp. 25-26 & 37) have Abadan being attacked October 3014.
Correction: Adjust date to 12 October 3014

"They’d been on Holt when the Fifth Regulan Hussars arrived...That had been scarcely two months ago."
Issue: Brush Wars (p. 37) has initial Holt attack as September 3014
Correction: Change to "That had been scarcely a month ago."
 
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Re: Shrapnel - The Official BattleTech Magazine
« Reply #32 on: 13 February 2024, 11:26:28 »
Shrapnel #15, A lesson learned
p.12, 1st sentence
"the Legion's customary camouflage pattern, grays and greens"

Issue: There's no green in the GDL paint scheme, per CSO.
Suggested correction: "the Legion's customary camouflage pattern, gray on gray"

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Re: Shrapnel - The Official BattleTech Magazine
« Reply #33 on: 14 March 2024, 05:15:54 »
Shrapnel #14, Campaign: Water Raid.

Page 193 and 194.  At the end of the Special Conditions section add "Add a cumulative +1 to the dice roll for every roll after the first"

(another cry for no matter how many editing passes you do, do one more!)
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Re: Shrapnel - The Official BattleTech Magazine
« Reply #34 on: 19 March 2024, 01:30:40 »
Shrapnel #16

Unit Digest: Tarantulas Battalion, p. 139

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When the Tarantulas were assembled in 3129, they followed the template set by General Cameron: three Stars of fast heavy and assault OmniMechs, three Stars of Elementals, fifteen hovertanks, and a wing of aerospace fighters.

Fifteen should be changed to forty-five.

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Like their sister battalions, the Tarantulas doubled their ground forces, expanding to the size of a full Clan Cluster.

This should be changed to "Like their sister battalions, the Tarantulas doubled their 'Mech and battlesuit forces, and cut their hovertank contingent by a third. They were now nearly the size of a full Clan Cluster."

As the author of this article I probably should have caught this before it was published, but c'est la vie.


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Re: Shrapnel - The Official BattleTech Magazine
« Reply #35 on: 20 March 2024, 20:32:22 »
Shrapnel #16

Interior art credits, p. 2

Duane Loose is listed. I do not see any of his art in this issue. The Texas-class battleship pictured on pp. 116-117 originally appeared in Technical Readout: 2750 and (I believe) is credited to Dana Knutson, who is not included in the credits for this issue.

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Re: Shrapnel - The Official BattleTech Magazine
« Reply #36 on: 03 May 2024, 12:47:59 »
Shrapnel #16, Lone Wolf and Fox
pg 145, 1st paragraph

"an Archer he'd painted in Lone Wolves blue and orange"

Issue:  The Lone Wolves have no set paint scheme.
Correction:  Remove "Lone Wolves" so it reads "an Archer he'd painted in blue and orange"

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Re: Shrapnel - The Official BattleTech Magazine
« Reply #37 on: 12 June 2024, 16:04:33 »
Issue 17, p. 125 "Violent Inception"

"5 FEB 3050"
Issue: No month abbreviations
Correction: Replace with "5 FEBRUARY 3050"
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Re: Shrapnel - The Official BattleTech Magazine
« Reply #38 on: 13 June 2024, 08:42:02 »
Shrapnel #17, "Wing" Wraith, pp. 67-69:

Problem: Technical Readout describes the placement of jump jets in three of four "Wing" Wraith variants, 3 criticals in the LL and 3 criticals in the RL. There are only 2 open criticals in each leg.

Solution: Redistribute the jump jets, either between the legs and torsos, or solely within the torsos. Note, TR7 described on page 70 does not have this problem because all jump jets are placed in the side torsos.
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Re: Shrapnel - The Official BattleTech Magazine
« Reply #39 on: 13 June 2024, 12:15:50 »
It should be LT/RT instead of LL/RL.
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