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Who will be the next Battletech line Developer?

A.  Randall Bills
11 (18%)
B.  Warner Doles
3 (4.9%)
C.  Chris Hartford
1 (1.6%)
D.  Ben Rome
12 (19.7%)
E.  Bryan Nystul
1 (1.6%)
F.  Jim Long
1 (1.6%)
G.  David McCulloch
0 (0%)
H.  Mike Nystul
0 (0%)
I.  Blaine Pardoe
1 (1.6%)
J.  Rick Raisley
2 (3.3%)
K.  Christoffer Trossen
0 (0%)
L.  Jason Knight
0 (0%)
M.  Peter Smith
0 (0%)
N.  Scott Taylor
0 (0%)
O.  Oystein Tvedten
1 (1.6%)
P.  Loren Coleman
0 (0%)
Q.  Mike Miller
4 (6.6%)
R.  Joel Bancroft-Connors
2 (3.3%)
S.  None. No one will ever take over for Herb.
12 (19.7%)
T.  Other (please specify)
10 (16.4%)

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ATN082268

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Who will be the next Battletech line Developer?
« on: 20 February 2011, 13:46:42 »
  If Herb Beas were no longer the Battletech line developer, then who will be the next Battletech line Developer? Add comments in this thread.

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Re: Who will be the next Battletech line Developer?
« Reply #1 on: 20 February 2011, 13:47:26 »
What a silly question.
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Re: Who will be the next Battletech line Developer?
« Reply #2 on: 20 February 2011, 13:48:25 »
Isn't Ben Assistant LD? That would seem to make an easy logical step up there. I'm just more curious about what drove this poll, and why it was titled so deceptively to grab attention?

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Re: Who will be the next Battletech line Developer?
« Reply #3 on: 20 February 2011, 13:57:26 »
Voted other.  We all know the genetic legacies of VSD and Delvin Stone were mixed together to make one superdeveloper with the genius of Einstein and the fiat of Napoleon. 

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Re: Who will be the next Battletech line Developer?
« Reply #4 on: 20 February 2011, 13:57:52 »
Long live Herb Beas!
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Re: Who will be the next Battletech line Developer?
« Reply #5 on: 20 February 2011, 14:27:40 »
I will, but only after our Dark Lord has reigned over Battletech for many decades to come.  Upon his passing into the great night, I will use the fiat power of Loren Coleman's disembodied head to awash the Battletech universe in Capellan jade!  Mwhahahahaha!   :D

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Re: Who will be the next Battletech line Developer?
« Reply #6 on: 20 February 2011, 14:32:59 »
need an "all of the above" option :P
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Re: Who will be the next Battletech line Developer?
« Reply #7 on: 20 February 2011, 14:34:29 »
I'm going with Randall.
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Re: Who will be the next Battletech line Developer?
« Reply #8 on: 20 February 2011, 14:49:24 »
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Re: Who will be the next Battletech line Developer?
« Reply #9 on: 20 February 2011, 14:53:38 »
I'm going with Randall.

Seconded. Randall was BT line developer and periodically steps in when Herb is out of office.
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Re: Who will be the next Battletech line Developer?
« Reply #10 on: 20 February 2011, 14:56:19 »
Herb see's this thread he's gonna nuke somebody.
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Re: Who will be the next Battletech line Developer?
« Reply #11 on: 20 February 2011, 14:57:23 »
Herb see's this thread he's gonna nuke somebody.

As well he should
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Re: Who will be the next Battletech line Developer?
« Reply #12 on: 20 February 2011, 15:04:15 »
Kit as Line Developer? I see a future TRO of Fried Tetetae Invasion with Carrot Top on the cover. Awesome.  [notworthy]

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Re: Who will be the next Battletech line Developer?
« Reply #13 on: 20 February 2011, 15:16:38 »
Herb. Only Herb.  [notworthy]

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Re: Who will be the next Battletech line Developer?
« Reply #14 on: 20 February 2011, 15:32:12 »
Yeah we can't let Herb see this.  I do not like Mushroom clouds

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Re: Who will be the next Battletech line Developer?
« Reply #15 on: 20 February 2011, 16:04:07 »
You knew this was going to happen in this thread now read it and think about your line developer and battletech.
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We’re no strangers to love,
You know the rules and so do I.
A full commitment’s what I’m thinking of,
You wouldnt get this from any other guy.

I just wanna tell you how I’m feeling,
Gotta make you understand…

Never gonna give you up,
Never gonna let you down,
Never gonna run around and desert you.
Never gonna make you cry,
Never gonna say goodbye,
Never gonna tell a lie and hurt you.

We’ve known each other for so long
Your heart’s been aching
But you’re too shy to say it.
Inside we both know what’s been going on,
We know the game and we’re gonna play it.

Annnnnd if you ask me how I’m feeling,
Don’t tell me you’re too blind to see…

Never gonna give you up,
Never gonna let you down,
Never gonna run around and desert you.
Never gonna make you cry,
Never gonna say goodbye,
Never gonna tell a lie and hurt you.

Never gonna give you up,
Never gonna let you down,
Never gonna run around and desert you.
Never gonna make you cry,
Never gonna say goodbye,
Never gonna tell a lie and hurt you.

Give you up. give you up.
Give you up, give you up.
Never gonna give
Never gonna give, give you up.
Never gonna give
Never gonna give, give you up.

We’ve known each other for so long
Your heart’s been aching
But you’re too shy to say it.
Inside we both know what’s been going on,
We know the game and we’re gonna play it.

I just wanna tell you how I’m feeling,
Gotta make you understand…

Never gonna give you up,
Never gonna let you down,
Never gonna run around and desert you.
Never gonna make you cry,
Never gonna say goodbye,
Never gonna tell a lie and hurt you.

Never gonna give you up,
Never gonna let you down,
Never gonna run around and desert you.
Never gonna make you cry,
Never gonna say goodbye,
Never gonna tell a lie and hurt you.

Never gonna give you up,
Never gonna let you down,
Never gonna run around and desert you.
Never gonna make you cry,
Never gonna say goodbye,
Never gonna tell a lie and hurt you.
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Re: Who will be the next Battletech line Developer?
« Reply #16 on: 20 February 2011, 17:31:41 »
Herb's cats

We might as well bring the puppet masters out from behind the throne. ;)

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Re: Who will be the next Battletech line Developer?
« Reply #17 on: 20 February 2011, 17:40:51 »
Obviously you have not seen what happens with all things Herb.... because all things end this way....   ;)


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Re: Who will be the next Battletech line Developer?
« Reply #18 on: 21 February 2011, 00:41:50 »

<Twy sighs and shakes his head when he sees ATN082268's name attached to the thread>

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Re: Who will be the next Battletech line Developer?
« Reply #19 on: 21 February 2011, 03:24:31 »
No votes for Mac?

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Re: Who will be the next Battletech line Developer?
« Reply #20 on: 23 February 2011, 11:54:18 »
<Twy sighs and shakes his head when he sees ATN082268's name attached to the thread>

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Re: Who will be the next Battletech line Developer?
« Reply #21 on: 25 February 2011, 01:29:23 »

Just have memories of the '90s in R.G.M. is all...

...those were the days. When Bun-Bun ruled the SDS Systems and there were those that thought Marcos Shake was "the real Thomas Marik". Little did we know...

Badgers? We don't need no stinkin' badgers! Now Wombat, on the other hand, would be just the ticket right about now...and guns lots and lots of guns...and nukes, lots of them, too.

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Re: Who will be the next Battletech line Developer?
« Reply #22 on: 25 February 2011, 12:45:27 »
Just have memories of the '90s in R.G.M. is all...

...those were the days. When Bun-Bun ruled the SDS Systems and there were those that thought Marcos Shake was "the real Thomas Marik". Little did we know...

  Ah, the RGM... I think I did most of my posting there back in the late nineties. Is it still up or did it go belly up?

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Re: Who will be the next Battletech line Developer?
« Reply #23 on: 27 February 2011, 20:15:23 »
  It appears that some people think Herb will always be the Battletech line Developer or that Randall will take his place...

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Re: Who will be the next Battletech line Developer?
« Reply #24 on: 27 February 2011, 21:51:17 »
I'm sure someone will take over for Herb eventually.  I just don't know if they are born yet or not.
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Re: Who will be the next Battletech line Developer?
« Reply #25 on: 28 February 2011, 11:54:45 »
The next line dev will be James Franco.  He's already doing everything else, after all.