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Re: Clan Jade Falcon Thread II: Falcon Harder. I SAID HARDER!
« Reply #1020 on: 07 July 2020, 09:39:29 »
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Re: Clan Jade Falcon Thread II: Falcon Harder. I SAID HARDER!
« Reply #1021 on: 07 July 2020, 10:15:20 »
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Re: Clan Jade Falcon Thread II: Falcon Harder. I SAID HARDER!
« Reply #1022 on: 07 July 2020, 13:04:07 »
Be honest. Can you name *any* facet of the Clans that doesn't fit into this category, especially anything written prior to 2000 or so?

All of the other Falcon Galaxy paint schemes. :P
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Re: Clan Jade Falcon Thread II: Falcon Harder. I SAID HARDER!
« Reply #1023 on: 08 July 2020, 03:48:47 »
Epsilon is my go-to Falcon scheme as well because it's easy to paint. Though I have considered experimenting with some of the DA-style schemes
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Re: Clan Jade Falcon Thread II: Falcon Harder. I SAID HARDER!
« Reply #1024 on: 14 July 2020, 05:41:48 »
Apparently the Heirofalcon is an OmniMech and it's Prime config has a HAG/20

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Re: Clan Jade Falcon Thread II: Falcon Harder. I SAID HARDER!
« Reply #1025 on: 14 July 2020, 08:09:07 »
I'm hoping for a fast assault, something along the lines of an updated, Falconlier Executioner or Gargoyle. We've got plenty of slow heavy hitters, I want something that can keep up with our Grand Summoners as well as our plethora of older fast Omnis.
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Re: Clan Jade Falcon Thread II: Falcon Harder. I SAID HARDER!
« Reply #1026 on: 14 July 2020, 20:06:21 »
I saw a suggestion it's a medium.
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Re: Clan Jade Falcon Thread II: Falcon Harder. I SAID HARDER!
« Reply #1027 on: 14 July 2020, 22:51:26 »
I speculated when I first saw the mention of the Heirofalcon in the Dominator description at the back of Divided We Fall that just as the IRL Heirofalcon is related to the Lanner and Gyrfalcon the same could be true of the Mech, which could mean that like the other two the Heirofalcon is 55 tons. The HAG20 kind of makes me wonder if it's a birdified, omnified, slimmed down Shadow Cat II.

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Re: Clan Jade Falcon Thread II: Falcon Harder. I SAID HARDER!
« Reply #1028 on: 15 July 2020, 09:55:37 »
If it's a medium, I'm actually going to go the other way, and hope for a general-purpose combatant, a replacement for the Nova.
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Re: Clan Jade Falcon Thread II: Falcon Harder. I SAID HARDER!
« Reply #1029 on: 17 July 2020, 08:17:29 »
Epsilon is my go-to Falcon scheme as well because it's easy to paint. Though I have considered experimenting with some of the DA-style schemes

Sigma has another easy Falcon paint scheme (gray with some forest green) but I admit that Epsilon has more fitting one for Falcon galaxy. Sigma galaxy color scheme is closer to Wolf paint scheme than what is considered to be traditional Falcon color scheme.
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Re: Clan Jade Falcon Thread II: Falcon Harder. I SAID HARDER!
« Reply #1030 on: 17 July 2020, 17:27:20 »
The Hierofalcon is a very good Omni.  I'm pretty sure it's the first outright Omni with a Partial Wing?
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Re: Clan Jade Falcon Thread II: Falcon Harder. I SAID HARDER!
« Reply #1031 on: 17 July 2020, 17:36:19 »
I believe so.

Pour out a Fusionnaire, trothkin - the Summoner is no longer a Jade Falcon staple, and now only produced by the Horses. :'(
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Re: Clan Jade Falcon Thread II: Falcon Harder. I SAID HARDER!
« Reply #1032 on: 17 July 2020, 17:42:50 »
I believe so.

Pour out a Fusionnaire, trothkin - the Summoner is no longer a Jade Falcon staple, and now only produced by the Horses. :'(

But the Grand Summoner (aka Thor II) is still made by the Falcons.
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Re: Clan Jade Falcon Thread II: Falcon Harder. I SAID HARDER!
« Reply #1033 on: 17 July 2020, 17:43:42 »
I believe so.

Pour out a Fusionnaire, trothkin - the Summoner is no longer a Jade Falcon staple, and now only produced by the Horses. :'(

We still make Hellbringers, quiaff?  ???
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Re: Clan Jade Falcon Thread II: Falcon Harder. I SAID HARDER!
« Reply #1034 on: 17 July 2020, 17:46:04 »
Dunno...but still. The Thor has been a staple of the Jade Falcons for almost thirty years real-time. End of an era...
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Re: Clan Jade Falcon Thread II: Falcon Harder. I SAID HARDER!
« Reply #1035 on: 17 July 2020, 17:46:59 »
Things change. Things always change.
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Re: Clan Jade Falcon Thread II: Falcon Harder. I SAID HARDER!
« Reply #1036 on: 17 July 2020, 17:50:12 »
We're Jade Falcons. We shoot change. >:D
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Re: Clan Jade Falcon Thread II: Falcon Harder. I SAID HARDER!
« Reply #1037 on: 17 July 2020, 17:58:37 »
Well I say it's about time Summoner is no longer Jade Falcon staple. It was so long Jade Falcon staple that it made no sense.
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Re: Clan Jade Falcon Thread II: Falcon Harder. I SAID HARDER!
« Reply #1038 on: 17 July 2020, 19:07:43 »
The Falcons not producing Summoners is like the Wolves without Timber Wolves...

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Re: Clan Jade Falcon Thread II: Falcon Harder. I SAID HARDER!
« Reply #1039 on: 17 July 2020, 19:55:00 »
We're Jade Falcons. We shoot change. >:D
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Re: Clan Jade Falcon Thread II: Falcon Harder. I SAID HARDER!
« Reply #1040 on: 17 July 2020, 20:25:59 »
I'm hoping for a fast assault, something along the lines of an updated, Falconlier Executioner or Gargoyle. We've got plenty of slow heavy hitters, I want something that can keep up with our Grand Summoners as well as our plethora of older fast Omnis.

Well the Heirofalcon is a medium but I still want this.  We have too many 4/6 mechs for my taste.

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Re: Clan Jade Falcon Thread II: Falcon Harder. I SAID HARDER!
« Reply #1041 on: 17 July 2020, 20:35:33 »
So, with all the partial wing love... are the Falcons good enough to wear the penalties for permanently jumping.

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Re: Clan Jade Falcon Thread II: Falcon Harder. I SAID HARDER!
« Reply #1042 on: 17 July 2020, 20:49:48 »
I'm just surprised that there's no Heirofalcon configuration with Talons

However, I'm not that bothered about the Falcons no longer building the Thor. The Thor II is equal or better in every way while still having the same theme and concepts
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Re: Clan Jade Falcon Thread II: Falcon Harder. I SAID HARDER!
« Reply #1043 on: 17 July 2020, 21:16:33 »
Depends if you can pod mount talons.

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Re: Clan Jade Falcon Thread II: Falcon Harder. I SAID HARDER!
« Reply #1044 on: 17 July 2020, 21:19:36 »
Talon pods eh? Now there is one really Falcon like idea.
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Re: Clan Jade Falcon Thread II: Falcon Harder. I SAID HARDER!
« Reply #1045 on: 17 July 2020, 21:22:14 »
Depends if you can pod mount talons.

You can. Amusingly, so far the only 'Mech to do such is the Sarath
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Re: Clan Jade Falcon Thread II: Falcon Harder. I SAID HARDER!
« Reply #1046 on: 17 July 2020, 22:10:47 »
I'm hoping for a fast assault, something along the lines of an updated, Falconlier Executioner or Gargoyle. We've got plenty of slow heavy hitters, I want something that can keep up with our Grand Summoners as well as our plethora of older fast Omnis.

Uh, what exactly do you call a Shrike, if it's not something that fits all of these criteria?
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Re: Clan Jade Falcon Thread II: Falcon Harder. I SAID HARDER!
« Reply #1047 on: 17 July 2020, 22:13:43 »
Well I say it's about time Summoner is no longer Jade Falcon staple. It was so long Jade Falcon staple that it made no sense.

If so, I think that's a sad degeneration. There is a reason people keep going back to 3025 and 3050.

Classic designs > wing shard nonsense et al.
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Re: Clan Jade Falcon Thread II: Falcon Harder. I SAID HARDER!
« Reply #1048 on: 17 July 2020, 22:15:27 »
Uh, what exactly do you call a Shrike, if it's not something that fits all of these criteria?

Should have clarified: I'm hoping for an Omni that fits those criteria.
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Re: Clan Jade Falcon Thread II: Falcon Harder. I SAID HARDER!
« Reply #1049 on: 17 July 2020, 23:43:22 »
If so, I think that's a sad degeneration. There is a reason people keep going back to 3025 and 3050.

Classic designs > wing shard nonsense et al.

Don't worry, it's not because of flappy bird shenanigans, but because they prefer the undeniably superior Thor II.
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