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Re: ’Mech of the Week TRO 3145 Special: Loki Mk II (Hel)
« Reply #60 on: 23 January 2015, 13:31:20 »
They put listening devices in our cheese launchers...
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Re: ’Mech of the Week TRO 3145 Special: Loki Mk II (Hel)
« Reply #61 on: 23 January 2015, 17:04:05 »
'Sir, they have cheese cannons'
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Re: ’Mech of the Week TRO 3145 Special: Loki Mk II (Hel)
« Reply #62 on: 23 January 2015, 17:21:06 »
Brienging puns into this? You're a muenster.
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Re: ’Mech of the Week TRO 3145 Special: Loki Mk II (Hel)
« Reply #63 on: 23 January 2015, 17:43:27 »
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Re: ’Mech of the Week TRO 3145 Special: Loki Mk II (Hel)
« Reply #64 on: 23 January 2015, 20:51:39 »
We have puns of steel! Bring it on!

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Re: ’Mech of the Week TRO 3145 Special: Loki Mk II (Hel)
« Reply #65 on: 23 January 2015, 20:59:48 »
This is punful.

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Re: ’Mech of the Week TRO 3145 Special: Loki Mk II (Hel)
« Reply #66 on: 24 January 2015, 02:01:43 »
One thing about the Loki II is that there's few variants, I suppose its because its such a new machine, but it does seem to have been spread a bit thin in the variant regard.
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Re: ’Mech of the Week TRO 3145 Special: Loki Mk II (Hel)
« Reply #67 on: 24 January 2015, 09:38:46 »
One thing about the Loki II is that there's few variants, I suppose its because its such a new machine, but it does seem to have been spread a bit thin in the variant regard.

Well, that's true- and it certainly is a wonderland of possibilities to build your own, isn't it?- but it's worth noting that it has the same number of configurations in the book as the original Loki did in TRO:3050 when it first appeared. So that may have been an homage to the original... maybe?

With that much pod space, I'm sure you can find something fun to do with one though- I admit I've been exploring things like Arrow IV configs, 'neo-Hunchbacks', plasma-chuckers, and lest we forget that if you're okay with a tad of waste heat you can even build a twin-Gauss, twin-ER PPC monstrosity.
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Re: ’Mech of the Week TRO 3145 Special: Loki Mk II (Hel)
« Reply #68 on: 24 January 2015, 10:57:26 »
Hellbie I almost reported you to the moderators for that twin gauss twin ER PPC suggestion.  There's already enough cheese in the form of the Hellstar and Tommy II in the clan inventory thank you very much :p

I suppose what you could make is like...hrm..something akin to the...oh thingy...Burrock, considering there will be one variant that would be a HLL boat, for a missile boat i'd actually use some ATM racks instead of LRM's.  And not do the Thor II missile boats lunacy of ALL THE MISSILE RACKS OF VARYING SIZES!!! Possibly designed by a scientist who had a bit of a fetish for random numbers of tubes...
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Re: ’Mech of the Week TRO 3145 Special: Loki Mk II (Hel)
« Reply #69 on: 24 January 2015, 11:06:23 »
Hellbie I almost reported you to the moderators for that twin gauss twin ER PPC suggestion.  There's already enough cheese in the form of the Hellstar and Tommy II in the clan inventory thank you very much :p

I suppose what you could make is like...hrm..something akin to the...oh thingy...Burrock, considering there will be one variant that would be a HLL boat, for a missile boat i'd actually use some ATM racks instead of LRM's.  And not do the Thor II missile boats lunacy of ALL THE MISSILE RACKS OF VARYING SIZES!!! Possibly designed by a scientist who had a bit of a fetish for random numbers of tubes...

Interestingly, I tried banning myself once- it's like dividing by zero. ;)

And yes, going all ATM-spam is pretty entertaining as well.  ^-^
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Re: ’Mech of the Week TRO 3145 Special: Loki Mk II (Hel)
« Reply #70 on: 24 January 2015, 12:06:41 »
Not full ATM spam a pair of ATM-12s iwth some deep ammo bins and then some defensive weapons, Arti for the launchers.  Or if you wanted a missile boat go SLRM's.
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Re: ’Mech of the Week TRO 3145 Special: Loki Mk II (Hel)
« Reply #71 on: 24 January 2015, 13:13:55 »
Interestingly, I tried banning myself once- it's like dividing by zero. ;)

And yes, going all ATM-spam is pretty entertaining as well.  ^-^

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Re: ’Mech of the Week TRO 3145 Special: Loki Mk II (Hel)
« Reply #72 on: 24 January 2015, 13:38:26 »
But the Missile Hits table hates me!

Then try a gauss rifle, or in the case of the Hel, try two ;)


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Re: ’Mech of the Week TRO 3145 Special: Loki Mk II (Hel)
« Reply #73 on: 24 January 2015, 15:26:05 »
But the Missile Hits table hates me!

I'll remind you who you're talking to. ;)
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Re: ’Mech of the Week TRO 3145 Special: Loki Mk II (Hel)
« Reply #74 on: 24 January 2015, 17:26:56 »
I'll remind you who you're talking to. ;)

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Re: ’Mech of the Week TRO 3145 Special: Loki Mk II (Hel)
« Reply #75 on: 24 January 2015, 19:38:47 »
I really want a mini for this 'Mech...

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Re: ’Mech of the Week TRO 3145 Special: Loki Mk II (Hel)
« Reply #76 on: 24 January 2015, 20:59:42 »
I really want a mini for this 'Mech...

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Re: ’Mech of the Week TRO 3145 Special: Loki Mk II (Hel)
« Reply #77 on: 24 January 2015, 21:50:32 »
.....how many and of what fact....OH! IWM minis...*sobs and looks at the pile of Loki IIs he has*
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Re: ’Mech of the Week TRO 3145 Special: Loki Mk II (Hel)
« Reply #78 on: 24 January 2015, 22:42:54 »
.....how many and of what fact....OH! IWM minis...*sobs and looks at the pile of Loki IIs he has*

If any of them are Falcon Lokis, you're on a gold mine. That might be one of the three best heavy-class non-uniques in MWDA.
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Re: ’Mech of the Week TRO 3145 Special: Loki Mk II (Hel)
« Reply #79 on: 25 January 2015, 10:13:02 »
I'll remind you who you're talking to. ;)
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Re: ’Mech of the Week TRO 3145 Special: Loki Mk II (Hel)
« Reply #80 on: 13 April 2024, 00:31:45 »
Any strong feelings on the new variants?

I'm liking the look of that supercharger in the 'T'.

'C' is looking pretty flexible with all those ATMs.

I haven't looked into it too much but the 'D' piques my interest with all of that jumping power  ...

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Re: ’Mech of the Week TRO 3145 Special: Loki Mk II (Hel)
« Reply #81 on: 13 April 2024, 02:39:34 »
I like the nuttiness of the F.
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Re: ’Mech of the Week TRO 3145 Special: Loki Mk II (Hel)
« Reply #82 on: 13 April 2024, 09:22:31 »
We need a mini -review
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Re: ’Mech of the Week TRO 3145 Special: Loki Mk II (Hel)
« Reply #83 on: 13 April 2024, 09:32:49 »
I as well enjoy the nuttiness of the F but overall, solid configuration all around. Really enjoying the Hel more with each new configuration giving us more options.
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Re: ’Mech of the Week TRO 3145 Special: Loki Mk II (Hel)
« Reply #84 on: 13 April 2024, 09:39:53 »
With that tonnage capacity it's has lot of room to innovative.
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Re: ’Mech of the Week TRO 3145 Special: Loki Mk II (Hel)
« Reply #85 on: 13 April 2024, 14:39:06 »
They are all surprisingly cheap for a clan mech with that many guns. Even the F with all its PPCs is ‘only’ 2500.
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Re: ’Mech of the Week TRO 3145 Special: Loki Mk II (Hel)
« Reply #86 on: 13 April 2024, 19:14:39 »
That's because they aren't actually that tough.
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Re: ’Mech of the Week TRO 3145 Special: Loki Mk II (Hel)
« Reply #87 on: 14 April 2024, 22:05:52 »
It's about 85% armor; par or better than most introtech, especially around the same weight. Beats a warhammer or marauder by a significant margin.

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Re: ’Mech of the Week TRO 3145 Special: Loki Mk II (Hel)
« Reply #88 on: 14 April 2024, 23:29:11 »
That's not actually an impressive accomplishment.
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Re: ’Mech of the Week TRO 3145 Special: Loki Mk II (Hel)
« Reply #89 on: 15 April 2024, 04:37:52 »
The legs are notably weak and the side torsos are missing only a couple points. Legs are one of the less likely to be hit locations, so as long as you avoid getting kicked you've got heavy mech armor. Given it has the small cockpit you should probably be trying to avoid kicks anyway.