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Re: `Mech of the Week Schedule
« Reply #900 on: 05 September 2015, 15:37:13 »
I Think the general consensus is that the Omnis found in TRO 3058 are the first-generation, and everything else was able to draw on the lessons of those 'mechs. The rest are a bit blurry...I'd say offhand, any found in 3060-67 are 2nd gen, the Celestials are 3rd gen, and post-Jihad are 4th. That's probably a matter of taste, though.
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Re: `Mech of the Week Schedule
« Reply #901 on: 05 September 2015, 22:34:47 »
I Think the general consensus is that the Omnis found in TRO 3058 are the first-generation, and everything else was able to draw on the lessons of those 'mechs. The rest are a bit blurry...I'd say offhand, any found in 3060-67 are 2nd gen, the Celestials are 3rd gen, and post-Jihad are 4th. That's probably a matter of taste, though.

That's pretty much how I see it too...it makes a good amount of sense for things to be organized that way.

New page, reposting this.
If anyone else has an article ready and wants to reserve a slot, lemme know!

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Current requests: Black Hawk-KU, Brigand, Celerity, Conjurer, Crimson Langur, Hammerhands, Parash, Snow Fox, Sunder
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Re: `Mech of the Week Schedule
« Reply #902 on: 05 September 2015, 23:07:39 »
Man, I don't know about you guys, but I'm thrilled for some of these upcoming articles!
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Re: `Mech of the Week Schedule
« Reply #903 on: 06 September 2015, 00:44:53 »
I have to admit that I'm really tempted to throw my hat in the ring on the Hammer, but the quality the likes of Hellbie, GreekFire, et al put out is a little daunting.  Call it a maybe for me?
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Re: `Mech of the Week Schedule
« Reply #904 on: 06 September 2015, 01:02:43 »
Is Hauptmann a first or second gen IS Omni? This is kind of relevant, as i was going to call it a first generation 'mech in my forthcoming (estimated this year :P) article. My logic is that the Word of Blake's Celestial-series are real second generation IS Omnis, and anything post-Jihad is third generation.
Is there official distinction between Omni generations?

Personally I'd call the Celestial-series third generation. The Hauptmann is second generation. I define the first generation as "appeared in TRO 3058"

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Re: `Mech of the Week Schedule
« Reply #905 on: 06 September 2015, 02:06:16 »
I'll do one for the Raptor if no one else wants to take it. 
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Re: `Mech of the Week Schedule
« Reply #906 on: 06 September 2015, 12:28:38 »
I have to admit that I'm really tempted to throw my hat in the ring on the Hammer, but the quality the likes of Hellbie, GreekFire, et al put out is a little daunting.  Call it a maybe for me?

Do it!! Variety is the spice of life. It's always great to have more writers here.

I'll do one for the Raptor if no one else wants to take it. 

Sounds good!

Man, I don't know about you guys, but I'm thrilled for some of these upcoming articles!

Haaa haaaaah.  ::)
You volunteering for something?  ^-^
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Re: `Mech of the Week Schedule
« Reply #907 on: 06 September 2015, 14:39:08 »

Haaa haaaaah.  ::)
You volunteering for something?  ^-^

Pffft, Hell no.  I wouldn't know a good Mech if it bit me in my boney zombie butt.  I'm in this for the setting.  But I love reading about what makes a Mech good, less good, or quirky.  And you guys do a fantastic job of it, and a bunch of the upcomming Mechs are ones I've always liked for one reason or another.
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Re: `Mech of the Week Schedule
« Reply #908 on: 06 September 2015, 22:43:33 »
Pffft, Hell no.  I wouldn't know a good Mech if it bit me in my boney zombie butt.  I'm in this for the setting.  But I love reading about what makes a Mech good, less good, or quirky.  And you guys do a fantastic job of it, and a bunch of the upcomming Mechs are ones I've always liked for one reason or another.

Oh pff...I thought you were joking about all of the "your name here" entries.
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Re: `Mech of the Week Schedule
« Reply #909 on: 07 September 2015, 03:12:13 »
No worries I'll put the Adder/Puma up as a filler, its a fairly small article but I hope folks enjoy it.
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Re: `Mech of the Week Schedule
« Reply #910 on: 07 September 2015, 08:27:14 »
No worries I'll put the Adder/Puma up as a filler, its a fairly small article but I hope folks enjoy it.

Thanks a lot man, I appreciate it. This'll let me complete the write-up without being rushed.
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Re: `Mech of the Week Schedule
« Reply #911 on: 07 September 2015, 09:27:19 »
Thanks a lot man, I appreciate it. This'll let me complete the write-up without being rushed.

No worries, glad I could help and reduce the stress :)
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Re: `Mech of the Week Schedule
« Reply #912 on: 08 September 2015, 18:28:58 »
 Anyone thought about doing one on the Hellhound/Conjuror?

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Re: `Mech of the Week Schedule
« Reply #913 on: 12 September 2015, 12:29:58 »
Finally posted the Albatross...I rewrote that thing so many times I'm just happy to get it done with.
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Re: `Mech of the Week Schedule
« Reply #914 on: 13 September 2015, 03:22:54 »
A bit of an odd request; The Parash? I've never seen much about it anywhere, and it seems to be a lesser-known design.
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Re: `Mech of the Week Schedule
« Reply #915 on: 13 September 2015, 07:34:49 »
Problem is that its a pure filler article, its got 2 variants and there's only so much you can go on about that re the Parash.
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Re: `Mech of the Week Schedule
« Reply #916 on: 13 September 2015, 14:34:06 »
Putting in another triple OmniMech request. They are:

Firestarter (Standard and Omni versions)

Blackjack (Standard and Omni versions)

Savage Wolf/Mad Cat Mk IV (Omni and Prototype versions)

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Re: `Mech of the Week Schedule
« Reply #917 on: 13 September 2015, 15:43:37 »
Problem is that its a pure filler article, its got 2 variants and there's only so much you can go on about that re the Parash.
I'm kind of aware of that, but I still have an interest in the subject.
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Re: `Mech of the Week Schedule
« Reply #918 on: 13 September 2015, 16:37:46 »
Putting in another triple OmniMech request.

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Savage Wolf/Mad Cat Mk IV (Omni and Prototype versions)

And this one right here I'm grabbing. I think I've played with it enough by now to feel ready to tackle it.
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Re: `Mech of the Week Schedule
« Reply #919 on: 14 September 2015, 01:25:51 »
I can do the Blackjack if no one wants it :) And I can do an article on the Parash as well.
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Re: `Mech of the Week Schedule
« Reply #920 on: 16 September 2015, 21:37:33 »
Bandersnatch on Friday good?

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Re: `Mech of the Week Schedule
« Reply #921 on: 16 September 2015, 21:46:10 »
Yep.
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Re: `Mech of the Week Schedule
« Reply #922 on: 22 September 2015, 17:10:05 »
If you guys need to write up a filler article, the Falconer only has two variants.

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Re: `Mech of the Week Schedule
« Reply #923 on: 26 September 2015, 22:00:40 »
I think I'll have time for one more article before I become stupendously busy, so I'll take the Jupiter unless someone snagged it and I didn't notice.

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Re: `Mech of the Week Schedule
« Reply #924 on: 27 September 2015, 12:52:38 »
Jupiter away :) And I've just put the Raptor and Blackjack up, I also did one for the Karhu just in case as well but have not posted that one.
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Re: `Mech of the Week Schedule
« Reply #925 on: 27 September 2015, 18:25:31 »
Cool! Let's keep the Karhu as a back-up in case we need it some other week.
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Re: `Mech of the Week Schedule
« Reply #926 on: 04 October 2015, 05:17:05 »
Excellent article for Optimus Prime :)

I'm also doing a 'personal log' kind of write up about the Orca that when is done could be used in the future.
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Re: `Mech of the Week Schedule
« Reply #927 on: 04 October 2015, 10:04:52 »
Have we done an Anubis article lately?

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Re: `Mech of the Week Schedule
« Reply #928 on: 05 October 2015, 14:17:28 »
Have we done an Anubis article lately?
According to the Fan Article Directory, 2006 was the last MotW on the little green budgies.
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Re: `Mech of the Week Schedule
« Reply #929 on: 12 October 2015, 05:13:52 »
I'm writing something up for the Onager more out of boredom than anything else.
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