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Re: What's in the pipeline?
« Reply #540 on: 20 January 2018, 17:51:10 »
Speck, what are the chances we can get out a few more of the 3145 BA designs worked in? The Amazon and Marauder were good starts, but there are many good looking suits of armor to go.

These could be a few in the future.

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Re: What's in the pipeline?
« Reply #541 on: 20 January 2018, 17:52:18 »
Deep Worktroll...but I think you might have meant to post that to a different thread.

As for the release list: Dasher II? Mongoose Gunslinger? Anzu? HAVE YOU BEEN READING MY MIND! I want all of those.

Oh, and I see my precious, the CN11-OD, is on the list as well. Must...have...chop-turion!

I should have the Centurion D up next week for sale.

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Re: What's in the pipeline?
« Reply #542 on: 21 January 2018, 14:30:50 »
Yay!

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Re: What's in the pipeline?
« Reply #543 on: 25 January 2018, 17:23:05 »
I see it on the site now in the new releases! yay! I'm debating whether to order up a couple now, or wait till the Dasher II and Mongoose Gunslinger are out...who am I kidding, I suck at waiting.

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Re: What's in the pipeline?
« Reply #544 on: 25 January 2018, 20:56:10 »
Will the Dasher II come with arms to make it the original/2 model as well as the 3??.
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Re: What's in the pipeline?
« Reply #545 on: 25 January 2018, 21:36:56 »
Will the Dasher II come with arms to make it the original/2 model as well as the 3??.

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Re: What's in the pipeline?
« Reply #546 on: 25 January 2018, 21:40:16 »
Too bad... pretty sure i can mod it though 🙂
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Re: What's in the pipeline?
« Reply #547 on: 30 January 2018, 10:23:45 »
What do you mean by "so much work"? If memory serves (which it doesn't always), there have been a total of 2 projects involving PP designs in the past year. One is being fan-financed. The other was for a con pack. The latter was received well enough that the decision was made to move the variant blister to a distribution release. If a 'Mech looks cool and sells well, what's the problem?

If it sells well, it's helping. Looking cool is just a bonus.  ;)
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Re: What's in the pipeline?
« Reply #548 on: 30 January 2018, 21:31:03 »
Speck, what are the chances we can get out a few more of the 3145 BA designs worked in? The Amazon and Marauder were good starts, but there are many good looking suits of armor to go.

Bumping.
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Re: What's in the pipeline?
« Reply #549 on: 30 January 2018, 22:28:29 »
yeah . . . I need some Ogre BA, they are just too good for their BV not to take.
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Re: What's in the pipeline?
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Re: What's in the pipeline?
« Reply #551 on: 31 January 2018, 12:39:11 »
Please remember that bumping is not allowed on these forums.
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Re: What's in the pipeline?
« Reply #552 on: 31 January 2018, 16:30:15 »
I would like to see the Zou BA

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Re: What's in the pipeline?
« Reply #553 on: 31 January 2018, 17:55:44 »
Please remember that bumping is not allowed on these forums.

What about biting, stabbing, cutting, or licking??

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« Reply #554 on: 31 January 2018, 18:08:08 »
What happens in the Hall, will be used to judge you in the afterlife. Also, lickers often become lickees...
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Re: What's in the pipeline?
« Reply #555 on: 31 January 2018, 22:16:30 »
These could be a few in the future.

Totally missed this. Curse my flawed Freeborn eyes. Most welcome news.

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Re: What's in the pipeline?
« Reply #556 on: 02 February 2018, 17:59:03 »
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Re: What's in the pipeline?
« Reply #557 on: 04 February 2018, 12:30:30 »
I just posted the 4th Quarter releases to IWM online store.

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Re: What's in the pipeline?
« Reply #558 on: 04 February 2018, 22:15:38 »
Already ordered two of the centurions! I think the Phoenix hawk IIC will have to wait for my next order though. I do want one, but I don’t need it ASAP. Thanks Speck!

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Re: What's in the pipeline?
« Reply #559 on: 24 February 2018, 15:47:17 »
These could be a few in the future.

I've been away from the forum for a good long while, but i saw this post and had to ask if there was update on this? Which armors do you think we'll get and do you think fan funding will open up for some BAs? There are a bunch from 3145 that i'm dying to add to my collection (i'm looking at you Grey Death Infiltrator  ;) )
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Re: What's in the pipeline?
« Reply #560 on: 14 March 2018, 15:49:37 »
my Q1 preorder showed up at my FLGS today (except the Catapult II that the distributor is apparently out of despite the fact that I preordered it :'()

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Re: What's in the pipeline?
« Reply #561 on: 14 March 2018, 22:07:19 »
my Q1 preorder showed up at my FLGS today (except the Catapult II that the distributor is apparently out of despite the fact that I preordered it :'()

Catapult II got delayed.

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Re: What's in the pipeline?
« Reply #562 on: 15 March 2018, 00:00:58 »
Am I having a stroke or was the bellerophron going to me on the sechedule for 2018 somewhere? Or was that for fan finance. Dak showed me a prototype of it last gencon and i have been gushing since
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Re: What's in the pipeline?
« Reply #563 on: 15 March 2018, 02:32:19 »
Bellerophon (and Von Rohrs) are ready to roll anytime. We just need Speck to setup another funding thread. You're not too crazy after all.

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Re: What's in the pipeline?
« Reply #564 on: 15 March 2018, 11:53:33 »
Bellerophon (and Von Rohrs) are ready to roll anytime. We just need Speck to setup another funding thread. You're not too crazy after all.

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Re: What's in the pipeline?
« Reply #565 on: 15 March 2018, 14:57:56 »
Now I like the look of the Bellerephon ... but how many are likely to be sold, ever? Likewise, the Von Rohr? Even with fan funding, is it worth IWM's time & effort?

Which is why it's IWM's call, not mine.
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Re: What's in the pipeline?
« Reply #566 on: 15 March 2018, 15:13:17 »
Bellerophon (and Von Rohrs) are ready to roll anytime. We just need Speck to setup another funding thread. You're not too crazy after all.

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Catapult II got delayed.

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Re: What's in the pipeline?
« Reply #567 on: 15 March 2018, 20:34:49 »
Now I like the look of the Bellerephon ... but how many are likely to be sold, ever? Likewise, the Von Rohr? Even with fan funding, is it worth IWM's time & effort?

Which is why it's IWM's call, not mine.

How much does a mold cost?

When the archive came into effect, I think they said something like minis that sold less than a dozen in the previous year got shelved? If that’s the bar, I don’t see that as too high. If it’s 100? They definitely won’t break even in the foreseeable future.  These are online exclusives in what I imagine are pretty small batches so at least they’re not languishing in a distribution warehouse.



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Re: What's in the pipeline?
« Reply #568 on: 15 March 2018, 20:49:10 »
I'm not holding my breath for the Prometheus, Epimetheus or Wildfire getting minis either, and they at least got a whole adventure dedicated to them, while there are variants that get a single line and a mini. 🤣

Now I like the look of the Bellerephon ... but how many are likely to be sold, ever? Likewise, the Von Rohr? Even with fan funding, is it worth IWM's time & effort?

Which is why it's IWM's call, not mine.

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Re: What's in the pipeline?
« Reply #569 on: 16 March 2018, 12:20:34 »
Now I like the look of the Bellerephon ... but how many are likely to be sold, ever? Likewise, the Von Rohr? Even with fan funding, is it worth IWM's time & effort?

Which is why it's IWM's call, not mine.

I agree wholeheartedly. Plenty of TRO units that have wanted for minis for years, that have prominent mentions in fluff and prominent appearances on RATs in products covering the "here-and-now" of BattleTech, yet designs that were around a few decades at best in the Age of War get priority. It would be one thing if these came back as Jihad RetroTech like the Toro, or Firebee, or BattleAxe, but they did not.

I don't know. Quite a few of my peers evidently see a lot more Age of War games on their boards than I do.
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