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GreekFire

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Re: `Mech of the Week Schedule
« Reply #990 on: 10 December 2015, 20:16:04 »
Wanted to ask, are there any prerequisites for writing MotW Articles, if one were interested in writing one up?

Not at all! There are a few "informal" rules, but nothing too serious.

1) Articles get put up every Friday, usually one at a time. It's generally a good idea to post here if you've got something ready, just to make sure no one else was waiting on that slot.

2) People can "reserve" a 'Mech. This is handy if you don't have that much free time, or want to have the chance to play with the 'Mech before writing on it. If something has been reserved for quite a while but you want to tackle it, send the reservee a PM. It's also good to mention what you're working on - nothing's worse than discovering someone else was working on the same 'Mech as you.

3) Retreads of older articles are fine, but not done very often. I'd suggest bumping older articles if you want to discuss those 'Mechs.

I think that's pretty much it...if you ever have any other questions or anything feel free to drop me a PM!
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Re: `Mech of the Week Schedule
« Reply #991 on: 10 December 2015, 20:22:50 »
New page, reposting.
If anyone else has an article ready and wants to reserve a slot, lemme know!

Current Reservations:

Agathos: Axman
Caedis_Animus: Blood Asp
cold1: Bowman
Dakkagor: Hatchetman
Dragon Cat: Mercury II (maybe?)
Empyrus: Hauptmann, Sha Yu, Sling
Fallen Raven: Penetrator
Geovanni Blasini: Chaffee, Quasit
Getz: Legacy
GreekFire: (Ostroc+Ostsol), Anubis, Hatamoto-Chi
kotetsu: Vapor Eagle, Rifleman IIC, Warhammer IIC
marauder648: Thug, Swordsman
Moonsword: Templar (maybe?)
Scotty: Fafnir
The Eagle: Crimson Langur, Charger

Current requests: Brigand, Celerity, Conjurer, Diomede, Hammerhands, Mortis, Snow Fox, Swordsman

Current schedule:
To be determined
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Re: `Mech of the Week Schedule
« Reply #992 on: 10 December 2015, 22:57:06 »
Was the Devastator or Pillager ever done?

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Re: `Mech of the Week Schedule
« Reply #993 on: 10 December 2015, 23:10:57 »
Or the Fafnir?

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Re: `Mech of the Week Schedule
« Reply #994 on: 10 December 2015, 23:59:50 »
Was the Devastator or Pillager ever done?

Nope, yes...

Or the Fafnir?

And nope. If you check the first two links in my sig you can find chanman's directory of all articles and the list of all 'mechs that haven't been covered yet; they're both handy tools to figure out what has/hasn't been covered.
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Re: `Mech of the Week Schedule
« Reply #995 on: 11 December 2015, 00:06:36 »
I have a Fafnir article pre-written for another site that would work here without any edits whatsoever.

EDIT: Okay so that wasn't entirely accurate.  Two new variants since I wrote it, so I'll have to do some minor additions.
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Re: `Mech of the Week Schedule
« Reply #996 on: 11 December 2015, 01:39:31 »
I have a Fafnir article pre-written for another site that would work here without any edits whatsoever.

EDIT: Okay so that wasn't entirely accurate.  Two new variants since I wrote it, so I'll have to do some minor additions.

Since it's mostly pre-written, how would you feel about pre-formating it and then quickly posting it around Christmas? I won't have much time to write anything around then.
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Re: `Mech of the Week Schedule
« Reply #997 on: 11 December 2015, 04:44:51 »
Black Knight and Cameron are up :)
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Re: `Mech of the Week Schedule
« Reply #998 on: 19 December 2015, 01:10:13 »
I'm gonna finish up on the Anubis tonight so it can act as a back-up.
If you'd like a bit more time, Dakkagor, I could always try to get it up tomorrow.
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Re: `Mech of the Week Schedule
« Reply #999 on: 19 December 2015, 13:34:02 »
sorry, last day at work and dog sitting now so I got badly distracted.  will be throwing it up now.
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Re: `Mech of the Week Schedule
« Reply #1000 on: 19 December 2015, 15:16:43 »
No prob, man. Just wanted to make sure things were good on your end.
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Re: `Mech of the Week Schedule
« Reply #1001 on: 21 December 2015, 13:32:06 »
I've got the Thug article pretty much written up and ready to go when ever is needed.
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Re: `Mech of the Week Schedule
« Reply #1002 on: 21 December 2015, 16:12:51 »
I've got the Thug article pretty much written up and ready to go when ever is needed.

Great! But would it be alright if you held onto it for now?
I think it'd be great if we put up the Hatamoto-Chi and Charger at the same time, since all three designs are pretty interlinked.

I could get the Hatamoto done in two weeks time, ready for new years. Dunno about what The Eagle's schedule might be like, though.
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Re: `Mech of the Week Schedule
« Reply #1003 on: 21 December 2015, 16:38:41 »
Not a problem, i'll hold onto it no worries :)
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Re: `Mech of the Week Schedule
« Reply #1004 on: 21 December 2015, 16:57:46 »
I'm on vacation away from my books until after New Years, unfortunately.  Sorry.
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Re: `Mech of the Week Schedule
« Reply #1005 on: 21 December 2015, 17:04:41 »
Well we can start the new year off with a bang :) I'm gonna put something up on Friday seeing as I'm working and i'll work on that one tomorrow.
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Re: `Mech of the Week Schedule
« Reply #1006 on: 21 December 2015, 17:43:24 »
I'm on vacation away from my books until after New Years, unfortunately.  Sorry.

Don't worry about it, we're in no rush.

Well we can start the new year off with a bang :) I'm gonna put something up on Friday seeing as I'm working and i'll work on that one tomorrow.

You're up for that? Awesome dude, thanks.
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Re: `Mech of the Week Schedule
« Reply #1007 on: 25 December 2015, 20:48:20 »
A little bit of older tech. I'd like to put up a request for the Swordsman.

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Re: `Mech of the Week Schedule
« Reply #1008 on: 26 December 2015, 03:08:40 »
I was looking at the article of the Marauder IIC and it seems to either not be there or is bugged as it leads to the Centaur Battle Armour's review/write up.    If its MIA/dead I can always do one, I need something to write on New Years eve anyhow (working that too :s)
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Re: `Mech of the Week Schedule
« Reply #1009 on: 26 December 2015, 10:10:19 »
I was looking at the article of the Marauder IIC and it seems to either not be there or is bugged as it leads to the Centaur Battle Armour's review/write up.    If its MIA/dead I can always do one, I need something to write on New Years eve anyhow (working that too :s)

Yeah, the link's been wrong for over a year.
There is a Marauder IIC article though, you just have to use a forum search function. Or google.
Someone should probably PM chanman to fix the link. (And some others, the Marauder IIC isn't the only one, IIRC.)
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Re: `Mech of the Week Schedule
« Reply #1010 on: 26 December 2015, 10:15:59 »
Dang it, I was gonna write a Marauder II for new Year day :p
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Re: `Mech of the Week Schedule
« Reply #1011 on: 28 December 2015, 14:14:36 »
Would be happy to jump in with another article if you'll have  me :P, I can do the Hatchetman if it is still unclaimed?
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Re: `Mech of the Week Schedule
« Reply #1012 on: 28 December 2015, 15:08:53 »
Go for it good Sir :)
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Re: `Mech of the Week Schedule
« Reply #1013 on: 28 December 2015, 18:58:17 »
Noted! Hope everyone has been having a good holiday season so far.
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Re: `Mech of the Week Schedule
« Reply #1014 on: 29 December 2015, 04:04:53 »
I'll grab the Hellhound and Swordsman if you want :). And yes i'm having a good holiday season, I was working xmas day and i'm working new years day but its not all bad :)
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Re: `Mech of the Week Schedule
« Reply #1015 on: 02 January 2016, 11:54:38 »
Anyone want to reserve next Friday? If not I'll dump the Anubis.
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Re: `Mech of the Week Schedule
« Reply #1016 on: 02 January 2016, 12:05:24 »
I think folks are fed up of me posting so i'll take a break :)
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Re: `Mech of the Week Schedule
« Reply #1017 on: 02 January 2016, 13:43:04 »
I think folks are fed up of me posting so i'll take a break :)

How DARE you supply entertaining and informative content!?!?   ;)
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Re: `Mech of the Week Schedule
« Reply #1018 on: 02 January 2016, 13:52:10 »
How DARE you supply entertaining and informative content!?!?   ;)

I know :p Such a first world problem eh? :p  I've also got the Swordsman ready to go when ever, its a fairly small article so could be used as a filler Mech of the Week or if we need something thrown at the board.

I was thinking of doing the Crusader then I saw the ****** WALL of variants and shied away. thats a LOT of variants right there :s
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Re: `Mech of the Week Schedule
« Reply #1019 on: 08 January 2016, 10:41:36 »
Not gonna be able to get the Anubis up before tomorrow.
Please be patient, though, I wanna get it out!
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