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Re: The Wolf Skinners [3024]
« Reply #540 on: 07 January 2024, 15:13:10 »
I thought the lasers were centerline, and the heat sink was in the side torso...

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Re: The Wolf Skinners [3024]
« Reply #541 on: 07 January 2024, 18:15:44 »
Flamer is in chest vs in left arm where he can aim?

I though the Mediums were in (former) SRM Launch bay, left torso and heat sink was in chest.  I didn't see mention where Flamer went, but he was proposing it vs where it was going.
That was Smoke grand plan.. You know he figured it would be easier to pipe the Plasma that way..  Not like he understands fully.

I mean he looked at figuring out how to disengage the PPC safety feature, because he heard about it somewhere
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Re: The Wolf Skinners [3024]
« Reply #542 on: 07 January 2024, 18:24:46 »
Reply #449 here gives the specific details.  The Heat Sink is in the LT, so that's where the Flamer would be.  I gave Lt. Ranjeet a bonus on designing the install of the second laser because it was in the same location (CT) as the first.  Putting the Flamer in the arm (where nothing was removed) would increase the class of the refit...

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Re: The Wolf Skinners [3024]
« Reply #543 on: 08 January 2024, 19:38:08 »
Woo!  Working on a second potential player now... probably going to be a bit before my next IC post... ;)

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Re: The Wolf Skinners [3024]
« Reply #544 on: 09 January 2024, 13:03:38 »
Woo!  Working on a second potential player now... probably going to be a bit before my next IC post... ;)
way to go
Smoke is ready to welcome new members...  I will share some great ideas with them
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Re: The Wolf Skinners [3024]
« Reply #545 on: 09 January 2024, 20:53:42 »
Cool!  I'm always looking for players, so if you're interested just let me know... :)

I haven't gone through all the IC yet. How often do PCs actually get out of their 'Mechs and do things?

What are your character build guidelines?

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Re: The Wolf Skinners [3024]
« Reply #546 on: 09 January 2024, 20:57:03 »
Basically, PM me a general idea of what you want, and I'll generate a strawman with my spreadsheet that we tweak together from there.  The only restriction is that they have to fit the story so far (former FWL unit that sided with Anton, ran for it right after the Dragoons went rogue, became mercs for a decade, then crash landed on Astrokaszy... there are a few characters who were on Astrokaszy already, but that will require extra negotiation)... :)

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Re: The Wolf Skinners [3024]
« Reply #547 on: 10 January 2024, 15:14:49 »
Smoke can offer great weapon use ideas. not just mech use
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Re: The Wolf Skinners [3024]
« Reply #548 on: 10 January 2024, 18:25:43 »
Certainly, but I think he'll keep finding resistance to the Flamer employment scheme... Lieutenant Stevenson (in the Vulcan) is grappling with that problem too...

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Re: The Wolf Skinners [3024]
« Reply #549 on: 17 January 2024, 16:01:00 »
On last question on the Panther, so a heat sink was moved to left torso (or was it added, this add extra 1).  SRM 4 and ammo is gone and 2 x Medium Lasers  former SRM location, the Flamer is in left torso?

This is what I came up and validated.

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Panther PNT-9R-WS
Mass: 35 tons
Chassis: Alshain 56-Carrier
Power Plant: Leenex 140
Cruising Speed: 43.2 kph
Maximum Speed: 64.8 kph
Jump Jets: Lexington Lifters      
Jump Capacity: 120 meters
Armor: Maximillian 42
Armament:      
1 PPC      
2 Medium Laser      
1 Flamer
Manufacturer: Alshain Weapons,Alshain Weapons (formerly GK&T owned), GK&T Enterprises      
Primary Factory: Alshain, Jarett, New Oslo
Communication System: Sipher CommCon CSU-4
Targeting & Tracking System: Cat's Eyes 5
Introduction Year: 3024
Tech Rating/Availability: D/X-E-D-D Cost: 2,486,385 C-bills

Overview
The Panther is one of the BattleMechs that is most iconic of the Draconis Combine. The design was originally commissioned in 2739 at the behest of the Star League to provide fire support for other light, fast-moving 'Mech units, with the first models going to the SLDF to fight bandits along the Periphery border.

Wolf Skinner's has such a model, with some modification, the Panther retains it's PPC, while two medium lasers and a Famer are added.
Flamer is mounted on the left torso. While the Medium Lasers are mounted in the former SRM-4 launcher's missile bay.

History
Reworked due being stranded on pirate world of Astrokaszy, the Wolf Skinner's Tech Smoke, reworked the Mech with anti-infantry.

Type: Panther
Technology Base: Inner Sphere (Introductory)
Tonnage: 35
Battle Value: 857
Equipment Mass
Internal Structure 3.5
Engine 140 Fusion 5
     
     Walking MP: 4
     Running MP: 6
     Jumping MP: 4

Heat Sink:13 - 3
Gyro:  2
Cockpit: 3
Armor Factor: 104 6.5

Internal Structure - Armor Value
Head 3 9
Center Torso 11 14
Center Torso (rear) 7
R/L Torso 8 10
R/L Torso (rear) 5
R/L Arm 6 10
R/L Leg 8 12

Weapons and Ammo
Location - Critical - Tonnage
2 Jump Jet LL 2 1
2 Medium Laser CT 2 2
4 Heat Sink RT 4 4
4 Heat Sink LT 4 4
Flamer LT 1 1
2 Jump Jet RL 2 1
PPC RA  3 7
Features the following design quirks: Improved Targeting (Short), Nimble Jumper
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Re: The Wolf Skinners [3024]
« Reply #550 on: 17 January 2024, 18:09:19 »
There is no Flamer.  As I've mentioned before the general judgment of the unit is "too soon".  The Flamer the unit has was salvaged from the Flea that roasted one of the unit's squads.

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Re: The Wolf Skinners [3024]
« Reply #551 on: 17 January 2024, 19:11:44 »
okay....
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Re: The Wolf Skinners [3024]
« Reply #552 on: 18 January 2024, 07:47:13 »
Blu rolls up an old copy of Frontlines, a SLDF publication to the troops of the Terran Hegemony, and bunts Wrangler over his twiddle head, ala Wombat cartoonish style.

" Bad Editor, bad! No! No Flamers! " He said, bunting every syllable to make the point across better.

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Re: The Wolf Skinners [3024]
« Reply #553 on: 23 January 2024, 19:55:24 »
I got permission to use as you're Panther (when you guys start posting chapters again). I added the background.

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Re: The Wolf Skinners [3024]
« Reply #554 on: 23 January 2024, 19:57:19 »
That's a little more grass than Astrokaszy sports, but not a bad Panther!  What do you think DOC?

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Re: The Wolf Skinners [3024]
« Reply #555 on: 24 January 2024, 20:57:50 »
There is no Flamer.  As I've mentioned before the general judgment of the unit is "too soon".  The Flamer the unit has was salvaged from the Flea that roasted one of the unit's squads.
Yeah, only Smoke thought it was a great idea...  The LT said no.. 



Nice picture for Kat
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Re: The Wolf Skinners [3024]
« Reply #556 on: 24 January 2024, 21:19:43 »
And the LT said it well... I commend him for that! :)

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Re: The Wolf Skinners [3024]
« Reply #557 on: 06 February 2024, 20:12:41 »
I've been working on NPCs while waiting for responses from the potential new players... Bianchi is WAY smarter than she lets on... ;)

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Re: The Wolf Skinners [3024]
« Reply #558 on: 11 February 2024, 12:36:35 »
Still working on recruitment, but I think I should provide some kind of IC update... We'll see what I can throw together today...

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Re: The Wolf Skinners [3024]
« Reply #559 on: 17 March 2024, 12:47:31 »
So are we all dead yet?
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Re: The Wolf Skinners [3024]
« Reply #560 on: 18 March 2024, 03:23:45 »
No, nothing like that... just very distracted this weekend, sorry!  I'll get things moving again this week.  Nothing further heard from the recruits... :/

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Re: The Wolf Skinners [3024]
« Reply #561 on: 18 March 2024, 09:41:24 »
Truetanker! Don't distract Daryk with laser pointer! (Just kidding)

I hope guys can get on the horse get going again, it's interest twist in story telling.
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Re: The Wolf Skinners [3024]
« Reply #562 on: 18 March 2024, 14:22:21 »
Truetanker! Don't distract Daryk with laser pointer! (Just kidding)

@Daryk:


I'm not...

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Re: The Wolf Skinners [3024]
« Reply #563 on: 18 March 2024, 17:12:09 »
Sadly, my wife's cat has grown bored of the automated laser point she bought... it's human driven or nothing, it seems...

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Re: The Wolf Skinners [3024]
« Reply #564 on: 25 March 2024, 21:36:11 »
Sadly, my wife's cat has grown bored of the automated laser point she bought... it's human driven or nothing, it seems...
Sorry you mean Slave Driven
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Re: The Wolf Skinners [3024]
« Reply #565 on: 26 March 2024, 03:13:34 »
Darn cat bit me twice last night for not paying enough attention to her... ::)

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Re: The Wolf Skinners [3024]
« Reply #566 on: 01 April 2024, 05:11:04 »
Darn cat bit me twice last night for not paying enough attention to her... ::)
that is your fault Slave
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Re: The Wolf Skinners [3024]
« Reply #567 on: 01 April 2024, 09:49:52 »
(.... meanwhile, on other side of the planet...)

<A massive industrial scrap city of a Mobile Structure crawls across the sandy dunes of the world's parched land scape. Artifact from Star League mining attempts have been cobbled together by scrappy survivors whom had not be part of tribal/ city-states of the world.>

<While ever slow and never seemly stopping, it's inhabitants extend on of its crane like arms and use almost Tesla-like components magnetically grapple forgotten wrecks from endless desert tracks.  Once mighty Reunification War era Pillager from sand slopes of the desert.  Carefully bring on old wreck with it's valuable twin AC/20 auto cannons aboard for reprocessing. >

<Another day in light of scavenger city, as it makes slow trek to direct of shooting star of months ago seemly giving promise of more wealth resources for bottomless hunger of it's resources needy inhabitants.>

Sorry, just wanted to drop this as motivation for you guys rpg.
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Re: The Wolf Skinners [3024]
« Reply #568 on: 01 April 2024, 17:17:17 »
That's... not really where I'm aiming to take the story...

If there are no objections or suggestions for the mission to Rabigh, I'll move it along later this week.

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Re: The Wolf Skinners [3024]
« Reply #569 on: 14 April 2024, 19:30:09 »
I heard back from one of the recruits!  Working out a few more details, and hope to have them posting soon... :)

 

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