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Re: More crack please
« Reply #660 on: 03 June 2014, 09:39:52 »
I mean, when you look at the plastic ones, they don't look as detailed as the metal ones. Maybe it's just the images I've been seeing, I haven't seen any of the new plastic ones "in hand"...so I can't give an honest impression of them.

I sincerely hope they are just as detailed as people have said, I really do...but for myself, I'll stick to metal. Just something about the weight of them, and maybe a little nostalgia when I think back to my first mech purchases in the mid 80's. For me, plastic just doesn't cut it, but I know a LOT of people that love them.

So it just all comes down to preferences. I'm not knocking them at all...I just can't see the detail clearly enough in pics as I'm more of a hands on kind of guy unless there's glaring errors, then I will call it out! LOL
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Re: More crack please
« Reply #661 on: 03 June 2014, 09:46:18 »
I respect your opinion.

But there is one thing that makes these Lance Packs interesting to me: Price tag.

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Re: More crack please
« Reply #662 on: 03 June 2014, 09:48:16 »
I mean, when you look at the plastic ones, they don't look as detailed as the metal ones. Maybe it's just the images I've been seeing, I haven't seen any of the new plastic ones "in hand"...so I can't give an honest impression of them.

Sadly I don't have any pictures to prove it to you, but the best way I can explain their quality is this: Remember the Trebuchet and Catapult from the older sets? The current ones are on the exact same level as the metal ones. Even the missile racks. O0
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Re: More crack please
« Reply #663 on: 03 June 2014, 10:06:09 »
I respect your opinion.

But there is one thing that makes these Lance Packs interesting to me: Price tag.
Agreed...that's why I will be watching it with interest in carrying them fir my online store. If people are wanting them, I'll carry them...it's an AWESOME price!
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« Reply #664 on: 03 June 2014, 10:06:55 »
Sadly I don't have any pictures to prove it to you, but the best way I can explain their quality is this: Remember the Trebuchet and Catapult from the older sets? The current ones are on the exact same level as the metal ones. Even the missile racks. O0

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Re: More crack please
« Reply #665 on: 03 June 2014, 12:47:34 »
Sadly I don't have any pictures to prove it to you, but the best way I can explain their quality is this: Remember the Trebuchet and Catapult from the older sets? The current ones are on the exact same level as the metal ones. Even the missile racks. O0
The ones from PlasTech? Those were awesome.  Thanks for the heads up!

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« Reply #666 on: 03 June 2014, 14:20:04 »
I was referring to the ones from the intro box sets just prior to this last release, actually. The 25th Anniversary box and the release just after it.
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Re: More crack please
« Reply #667 on: 03 June 2014, 18:51:52 »
I was referring to the ones from the intro box sets just prior to this last release, actually. The 25th Anniversary box and the release just after it.
Ah, ok. Thanks for the clarification.   Looks like I may still have a purchase or three to make before I quit.  Thanks again.

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« Reply #668 on: 03 June 2014, 21:17:56 »
I trust you even though you're a Weirdo! LOL

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« Reply #669 on: 03 June 2014, 22:01:27 »
Nomination for post of the month please ...  O0

Hahaha! Thanks
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« Reply #670 on: 03 June 2014, 22:27:39 »
The box set comes with 16 mechs plus 2 special mech  for $50. That is a good price for all that.
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« Reply #671 on: 04 June 2014, 03:14:36 »
The box set comes with 16 24 mechs plus 2 special mech  for $50. That is a good price for all that.
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« Reply #672 on: 04 June 2014, 07:53:35 »
Though I guess that at this point, we just have to accept that the Victor Poop-Squat is officially an institution... ;)
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« Reply #673 on: 04 June 2014, 08:11:43 »
Victor: "I have an AC/20 for an arm. I can poop squat where I please"

Someone now needs to mod a Victor to look like Bender :-)

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Re: More crack please
« Reply #674 on: 04 June 2014, 13:56:36 »
I'm thinking a plastic Victor is going to be a whole lot easier to repose than a metal one.
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« Reply #675 on: 05 June 2014, 18:53:11 »
I'm thinking a plastic Victor is going to be a whole lot easier to repose than a metal one.

at the very least cutting through the AC barrel to liberate it from the legs (it is built off the single piece from the lance pack) will be easier.
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Re: More crack please
« Reply #676 on: 05 June 2014, 22:44:14 »
I am happy to hear about the next reprinting of the Introductory Box and the  new Lance packs.  I wish we see something soon in new PDF's .   I can say the new stories at Battlecorps is just curbing the addiction.

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« Reply #677 on: 06 June 2014, 07:58:30 »
I am happy to hear about the next reprinting of the Introductory Box and the  new Lance packs.  I wish we see something soon in new PDF's .   I can say the new stories at Battlecorps is just curbing the addiction.
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« Reply #678 on: 06 June 2014, 10:43:51 »
I guess the June 6th release don't work anymore because it's not he jihad anymore.
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« Reply #679 on: 10 June 2014, 23:42:35 »
Hoping for more products soon. "All work and no [products for 2 months] makes Jack a dull boy." :)
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« Reply #680 on: 11 June 2014, 06:53:09 »
Hopefully the dry period will end next week when origins happens.  However, for some reason I keep thinking were going end up waiting t'ill GeneCon.

As side note, Gaming Trade Magazine's June issue #172 had noted some CGL releases they allege are coming out in August (pages 18 and 20). 

I'm not going say what they are, because it will generate be too much crazy talk on online.  I REALLY doubt their coming out (least 1 of them) when they say they are, since they've been known get dates and products wrong.
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« Reply #681 on: 11 June 2014, 09:31:47 »
Just read the article...here is hoping they are right this one time ;)

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« Reply #682 on: 11 June 2014, 10:46:34 »
Do you think that the wait because something new will be coming out this weekend at origions?
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« Reply #683 on: 11 June 2014, 10:53:04 »
Just read the article...here is hoping they are right this one time ;)

Yeah I hope that one comes out for Gen Con.....
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Re: More crack please
« Reply #684 on: 11 June 2014, 11:02:31 »
I can see Alpha Strike and the Anthology as being realistic but as for IO unless Adrian Gideon was blowing smoke when I asked him about the beta rules a month or two ago then it is not coming out any time soon. I would love to be wrong but I doubt I will be. 

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« Reply #685 on: 11 June 2014, 11:28:19 »
As side note, Gaming Trade Magazine's June issue #172 had noted some CGL releases they allege are coming out in August (pages 18 and 20). 
I'm only seeing CGL products on page 17 here, are we looking at the same thing?  I don't know about the Shadowrun side, but otherwise the one thing that jumps out is IO, no idea why that's there.
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« Reply #686 on: 11 June 2014, 11:34:51 »
http://www.gametrademagazine.com/downloads/GTM172Games.pdf

Lots of CGL product across the board, but IO would be a surprise.
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« Reply #687 on: 11 June 2014, 13:04:04 »
I'm only seeing CGL products on page 17 here, are we looking at the same thing?  I don't know about the Shadowrun side, but otherwise the one thing that jumps out is IO, no idea why that's there.
The pages i gave were from the printed version. 
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« Reply #688 on: 11 June 2014, 13:14:32 »
http://www.gametrademagazine.com/downloads/GTM172Games.pdf

Lots of CGL product across the board, but IO would be a surprise.

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« Reply #689 on: 11 June 2014, 13:19:03 »
Hope Anthology is indeed coming out. Yay, more reading material at work!
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