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Re: D/FW Mechwarrior's Guild: The endless struggle of brains versus bleach!
« Reply #900 on: 17 September 2019, 12:20:31 »
Anyone up for Gaslands this weekend? I sold have the new rulebook by then. :)
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Re: D/FW Mechwarrior's Guild: The endless struggle of brains versus bleach!
« Reply #901 on: 20 September 2019, 00:57:42 »
Gaslands Refueled is in my hands! Who's in?
"Thanks to Megamek, I can finally play BattleTech the way it was meant to be played--pantsless!"   -Neko Bijin
"It's just that the Hegemony had one answer to every naval problem. 'I kills it with my battleships.'" - Liam's Ghost
"...finally, giant space panties don't seem so strange." - Whistler
"Damn you, Weirdo... Damn you for being right!" - Paul
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Re: D/FW Mechwarrior's Guild: The endless struggle of brains versus bleach!
« Reply #902 on: 20 September 2019, 03:03:01 »
BUMPERCAR BOOMBOOM  :D
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Re: D/FW Mechwarrior's Guild: The endless struggle of brains versus bleach!
« Reply #903 on: 20 September 2019, 10:00:07 »
I'll try to show up early. They changed the cost of some gear, so we need to create all new cards. Also, more factions! :D
"Thanks to Megamek, I can finally play BattleTech the way it was meant to be played--pantsless!"   -Neko Bijin
"It's just that the Hegemony had one answer to every naval problem. 'I kills it with my battleships.'" - Liam's Ghost
"...finally, giant space panties don't seem so strange." - Whistler
"Damn you, Weirdo... Damn you for being right!" - Paul
"...I was this many years old when I found out that licking a touchscreen in excitement is a bad idea." - JadeHellbringer
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Re: D/FW Mechwarrior's Guild: The endless struggle of brains versus bleach!
« Reply #904 on: 21 September 2019, 02:55:01 »
HUZZAH.....the MechWarrior: Destiny closed beta is out for playtesting. :thumbsup:
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After today's X-wing game, I reviewed my squad builds and made several changes. The biggest alteration was Anakin's squad gaining a third Torrent; the Aethersprite has built-in "Supernatural Reflexes" WITHOUT the damage penalty. (whatta point gain  :thumbsup:)
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Are there plans for this Sunday?
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"It's just that the Hegemony had one answer to every naval problem. 'I kills it with my battleships.'" - Liam's Ghost
"...finally, giant space panties don't seem so strange." - Whistler
"Damn you, Weirdo... Damn you for being right!" - Paul
"...I was this many years old when I found out that licking a touchscreen in excitement is a bad idea." - JadeHellbringer
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How does everyone feel about BattleFace this weekend?
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"It's just that the Hegemony had one answer to every naval problem. 'I kills it with my battleships.'" - Liam's Ghost
"...finally, giant space panties don't seem so strange." - Whistler
"Damn you, Weirdo... Damn you for being right!" - Paul
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Boats...………..IN SPAAAAAAACE!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

….btw...are collisions possible? >:D
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What are you, some kind of dirty Davion? I thought the Ravens were better captains than that!

In any case, a search through StratOps says...no. The only collisions possible in BattleFace are when one ship executes a K-F jump, and materializes right on top of someone else. I figure we'll probably want to get several games under our belts before we try any hyperspace jumps during a game.

I've got the sheets ready. The Ravens will have 5 WarShips, 5 DropShips, and 4 Stars of fighters. The Falcons will have 4 WarShips, 6 DropShips, and 5 Stars of fighters. (I shorted both sides of roughly half their fighter complement to keep unit counts manageable.) Both sides come out to almost exactly 4,000 PV. I'll be bringing sheets, minis, everything. If anyone has a copy of StratOps, extra rulebooks might be handy.
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"It's just that the Hegemony had one answer to every naval problem. 'I kills it with my battleships.'" - Liam's Ghost
"...finally, giant space panties don't seem so strange." - Whistler
"Damn you, Weirdo... Damn you for being right!" - Paul
"...I was this many years old when I found out that licking a touchscreen in excitement is a bad idea." - JadeHellbringer
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Added my copy to my tote bag for Sunday.
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My body is ready >:D

As much as I want to play battleface I do want to run more gaslands and xwing. I came up with a pure Hyena/Vulture force for you, Weirdo. How many Jedi starfighters do you have sevengates? I wanna try the republic myself. Oh, and I came with an awesome Resistance StarFortress force that I want to try!
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I have 3 Aethersprites. I also managed to find a second Republic Y-wing.
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New edition of Naval Command just got released. Haven't looked in detail, but offhand, there's now rules for losing contact with ships, aircraft MUST be launched with a specific detected target written down(even if you're putting them in a holding pattern), and we have point values for land-based aircraft!
"Thanks to Megamek, I can finally play BattleTech the way it was meant to be played--pantsless!"   -Neko Bijin
"It's just that the Hegemony had one answer to every naval problem. 'I kills it with my battleships.'" - Liam's Ghost
"...finally, giant space panties don't seem so strange." - Whistler
"Damn you, Weirdo... Damn you for being right!" - Paul
"...I was this many years old when I found out that licking a touchscreen in excitement is a bad idea." - JadeHellbringer
"We are the tribal elders. Weirdo is the mushroom specialist." - Worktroll

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So what's the plan for this weekend?
"Thanks to Megamek, I can finally play BattleTech the way it was meant to be played--pantsless!"   -Neko Bijin
"It's just that the Hegemony had one answer to every naval problem. 'I kills it with my battleships.'" - Liam's Ghost
"...finally, giant space panties don't seem so strange." - Whistler
"Damn you, Weirdo... Damn you for being right!" - Paul
"...I was this many years old when I found out that licking a touchscreen in excitement is a bad idea." - JadeHellbringer
"We are the tribal elders. Weirdo is the mushroom specialist." - Worktroll

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I would love to do AAM but my Italians aren't ready so I'll have to default to the Japanese.  Just somebody buzz me at 12:00 and tell me to get off my lazy and/or obsessed rear.
The Patton of wargame design, the Berg himself, is being immortally quoted elsewhere.

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I'm up for that. 150 points?
"Thanks to Megamek, I can finally play BattleTech the way it was meant to be played--pantsless!"   -Neko Bijin
"It's just that the Hegemony had one answer to every naval problem. 'I kills it with my battleships.'" - Liam's Ghost
"...finally, giant space panties don't seem so strange." - Whistler
"Damn you, Weirdo... Damn you for being right!" - Paul
"...I was this many years old when I found out that licking a touchscreen in excitement is a bad idea." - JadeHellbringer
"We are the tribal elders. Weirdo is the mushroom specialist." - Worktroll

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Sure.  I could give someone my Japanese and play the Kuomintang.
The Patton of wargame design, the Berg himself, is being immortally quoted elsewhere.

"Rich Berg once responded to gamers comments about one of his games, "I make this ****** up, so can you.""

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I'm down. You guys are gonna have to show me how to play though. I'm going to bring some of my Xwing stuff as a backup unless we want to retry Battleface with a different map arrangement.
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No problem it is a pretty easy game.  And I have a ton of pieces now.
The Patton of wargame design, the Berg himself, is being immortally quoted elsewhere.

"Rich Berg once responded to gamers comments about one of his games, "I make this ****** up, so can you.""

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I'll bring my usual Germans.
"Thanks to Megamek, I can finally play BattleTech the way it was meant to be played--pantsless!"   -Neko Bijin
"It's just that the Hegemony had one answer to every naval problem. 'I kills it with my battleships.'" - Liam's Ghost
"...finally, giant space panties don't seem so strange." - Whistler
"Damn you, Weirdo... Damn you for being right!" - Paul
"...I was this many years old when I found out that licking a touchscreen in excitement is a bad idea." - JadeHellbringer
"We are the tribal elders. Weirdo is the mushroom specialist." - Worktroll

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Looking through StratOps, apparently we did things a bit wrong: Fighter Squadrons in BattleFace do NOT suffer threshold crits. :o
"Thanks to Megamek, I can finally play BattleTech the way it was meant to be played--pantsless!"   -Neko Bijin
"It's just that the Hegemony had one answer to every naval problem. 'I kills it with my battleships.'" - Liam's Ghost
"...finally, giant space panties don't seem so strange." - Whistler
"Damn you, Weirdo... Damn you for being right!" - Paul
"...I was this many years old when I found out that licking a touchscreen in excitement is a bad idea." - JadeHellbringer
"We are the tribal elders. Weirdo is the mushroom specialist." - Worktroll

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So it's War at Sea this Sunday, 250 points?

Working up an idea for our next BattleFace game. How do folks feel about a Clan landing force trying to break through a Word of Blake SDS?
"Thanks to Megamek, I can finally play BattleTech the way it was meant to be played--pantsless!"   -Neko Bijin
"It's just that the Hegemony had one answer to every naval problem. 'I kills it with my battleships.'" - Liam's Ghost
"...finally, giant space panties don't seem so strange." - Whistler
"Damn you, Weirdo... Damn you for being right!" - Paul
"...I was this many years old when I found out that licking a touchscreen in excitement is a bad idea." - JadeHellbringer
"We are the tribal elders. Weirdo is the mushroom specialist." - Worktroll

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British Planes that I have:

1 x Bristol Beaufighter
1 x Short Sunderland
2 x Sea Hurricane
1 x Handley Page Halifax
2 x Martlet
2 x Fairey Swordfish Mk. I
4 x Fairey Swordfish Mk. II
1 x Lend-Lease Hurricane (actually Soviet, but built by the British)
The Patton of wargame design, the Berg himself, is being immortally quoted elsewhere.

"Rich Berg once responded to gamers comments about one of his games, "I make this ****** up, so can you.""

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I'll build the force today!

By the way, you may want to edit your sig a bit. Rule 2 applies down there, too.
"Thanks to Megamek, I can finally play BattleTech the way it was meant to be played--pantsless!"   -Neko Bijin
"It's just that the Hegemony had one answer to every naval problem. 'I kills it with my battleships.'" - Liam's Ghost
"...finally, giant space panties don't seem so strange." - Whistler
"Damn you, Weirdo... Damn you for being right!" - Paul
"...I was this many years old when I found out that licking a touchscreen in excitement is a bad idea." - JadeHellbringer
"We are the tribal elders. Weirdo is the mushroom specialist." - Worktroll

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Re: D/FW Mechwarrior's Guild: The endless struggle of brains versus bleach!
« Reply #925 on: 06 November 2019, 11:34:58 »
http://lukerazor.dx.am/GTB/GRTB_BETA_inline.html

An online car builder for Gaslands, if anyone's interested. :)
"Thanks to Megamek, I can finally play BattleTech the way it was meant to be played--pantsless!"   -Neko Bijin
"It's just that the Hegemony had one answer to every naval problem. 'I kills it with my battleships.'" - Liam's Ghost
"...finally, giant space panties don't seem so strange." - Whistler
"Damn you, Weirdo... Damn you for being right!" - Paul
"...I was this many years old when I found out that licking a touchscreen in excitement is a bad idea." - JadeHellbringer
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Re: D/FW Mechwarrior's Guild: The endless struggle of brains versus bleach!
« Reply #926 on: 08 November 2019, 17:05:58 »
How do people feel about having a Tanksgiving  game on the 24th?

Say 6k BV, and a maximum of one non-conventional vehicle unit in any force?
"Thanks to Megamek, I can finally play BattleTech the way it was meant to be played--pantsless!"   -Neko Bijin
"It's just that the Hegemony had one answer to every naval problem. 'I kills it with my battleships.'" - Liam's Ghost
"...finally, giant space panties don't seem so strange." - Whistler
"Damn you, Weirdo... Damn you for being right!" - Paul
"...I was this many years old when I found out that licking a touchscreen in excitement is a bad idea." - JadeHellbringer
"We are the tribal elders. Weirdo is the mushroom specialist." - Worktroll

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Re: D/FW Mechwarrior's Guild: The endless struggle of brains versus bleach!
« Reply #927 on: 11 November 2019, 01:56:03 »
In regards to the X-wing "Cover the Evacuation" scenario, the "shuttles" are actually non-moving; they just have to collect 3 data chits to qualify for escape. The defender rolls attack dice equal to the round number and scores 1 chit for every hit/crit result, but only ONE chit can be assigned to a shuttle per round.

If we play this as a Resistance vs. First Order, I have a 500pt F/O force in three parts: Zeta squad (200pt), Omega squad (200pt), Kylo Ren (100pt)

If we want different forces or a different scenario, I'll have to work on it.
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Re: D/FW Mechwarrior's Guild: The endless struggle of brains versus bleach!
« Reply #928 on: 14 November 2019, 22:18:24 »
Been working on a force myself, and boy howdy 500 points is even more than I realized :P I can get a Resistance fleet up fairly easily thanks mainly to the Star Fortresses. You have two right? How many of the Hyenas do you have? Because the more I think about it the more I want to try the Jedi. I know, I'm a monster.

The other thing we can do is something with one of the big ships. Either way there are gonna be a ton of ships bashing around. How do those fighter squadrons work?

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Re: D/FW Mechwarrior's Guild: The endless struggle of brains versus bleach!
« Reply #929 on: 15 November 2019, 04:08:12 »
I have 2 Hyenas.

The squadron tools are used for keeping ships in formation while moving as a group; ID tags help for breaking and reforming squads.

Haven't really had a chance to read thru the Epic box yet; too many things got in the way this week BUT the there is a double dial for tracking shields and energy :thumbsup:; also, the conversion kit has not been added to the collection data base, so I don't yet know the point value for the ships.

going to re-read the Pledge Manager Walk-trough before clicking on my e-mail link to start my list.
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