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Re: Battletech Beatdowns in Northern VA
« Reply #840 on: 22 May 2020, 19:30:27 »
Graduation is the 11th, so after that should work for me...

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Re: Battletech Beatdowns in Northern VA
« Reply #841 on: 24 May 2020, 13:36:54 »
In the last month and a half I've been dealing with an infection in my leg.  Fortunately the worst is over, but it isn't back to what I'd call normal.  Right now I'm only going out if I have to since I'm immunity compromised.  So I'm playing all social calls by ear at the moment.

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Re: Battletech Beatdowns in Northern VA
« Reply #842 on: 24 May 2020, 13:45:07 »
In the last month and a half I've been dealing with an infection in my leg.  Fortunately the worst is over, but it isn't back to what I'd call normal.  Right now I'm only going out if I have to since I'm immunity compromised.  So I'm playing all social calls by ear at the moment.

I wish you a speedy recovery.
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Re: Battletech Beatdowns in Northern VA
« Reply #843 on: 24 May 2020, 14:02:34 »
Indeed!  Infections are never good... Best of luck!

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Re: Battletech Beatdowns in Northern VA
« Reply #844 on: 24 May 2020, 14:34:00 »
I was thinking of lowering the BV limit from 12k to 10k a person; still have to have exactly 6 units though
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Re: Battletech Beatdowns in Northern VA
« Reply #845 on: 24 May 2020, 14:42:57 »
Hmmm... sounding like 4 MAD-4As and two of something else...  Sarna is being annoying at the moment, so it will probably be a bit before I figure out what those are...  Probably Fire Javelins or something.

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Re: Battletech Beatdowns in Northern VA
« Reply #846 on: 28 May 2020, 18:39:19 »
I wish you a speedy recovery.
Thanks, I've mostly recovered by I still have a shade of red and while I can put a full load of weight on it, it just doesn't feel the same as before the infection set in.  Do I need to worry about what quirks things have for this next session?

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Re: Battletech Beatdowns in Northern VA
« Reply #847 on: 31 May 2020, 10:45:13 »
FYI, just sent Jester the word that I Mrs. Space Cat has given the OK for a June game at our place (the 20th I think is what we're shooting for). I look forward to demonstrating how out of control my obsession with tiny metal robots has gotten since we last rolled dice.  Had to do something to kill time between meetings, right?

By that point I should have completed my 2nd Benjamin Regulars, my Star-League era company, my 3040 merc company, and several of Tinyzora's mechs. As I was given free reign on Zora's stuff I will not apologize for some of the oddball combinations, but the Highlander is one of those I've completed (in a more traditional SDLF green) if you want to roll it out for this event.
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Re: Battletech Beatdowns in Northern VA
« Reply #848 on: 31 May 2020, 11:05:03 »
Awesome!  I'll bring the rum...  8)

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Re: Battletech Beatdowns in Northern VA
« Reply #849 on: 31 May 2020, 12:18:22 »
Most excellent.  Do people prefer turkey & roast beef sandwiches or Chik-Fil-A nuggets?

As a reminder, the format for the next game is everyone makes up a 10k BV2 list of exactly 6 units; you can use mechs and vehicles (no aerospace).  Markers will be scattered around the map that represent a vehicle or a mech, but you wont know which is which until you go to man it.

So be warned, just because you decided to bring Tomahawk to the fight doesnt mean you'll be piloting it.
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Re: Battletech Beatdowns in Northern VA
« Reply #850 on: 31 May 2020, 13:46:40 »
I vote for sandwiches, but calories are calories in my universe.  I'm struggling to keep my weight up these days.  Now that WMATA has closed the TWO nearest Metro stops, the closest one is a 3.3 mile hike from my house (I can hike the extra mile in less time than it takes the free shuttle bus to drive from Ballston to West Falls Church).  Combined with the 1.7 miles from L'Enfant to work, that's 10 miles a day.  And all the gyms on base are closed, so not much in the way of strength training going on (not that I really have the energy for that).

As for the 10K in 6 units thing, 4 MAD-4As and 2 JVN-10Fs fit nearly perfectly, so I'll go for that.  Unless, of course, you'll give me an infantry squad or two for the remaining 18 BV to contest units we arrive at simultaneously.  Jeeps and trucks seem to be too expensive...  ::)

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Re: Battletech Beatdowns in Northern VA
« Reply #851 on: 01 June 2020, 16:10:32 »
So quick question: do all mechs have to be stock variants of whatever it is we choose?

Either way I'm going to attempt to bring the most random crap I can. Who wants to see a Icarus II on the field? How about a Von Rohrs?

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Re: Battletech Beatdowns in Northern VA
« Reply #852 on: 01 June 2020, 16:38:28 »
So quick question: do all mechs have to be stock variants of whatever it is we choose?

If there is an official variant of a mech, you can use it.  I look forward to seeing what people bring.

Just for suprise/shock factor, you wont know what the other people bring.  Everyone will be given a set of 6 numbers to then write down on the record sheets of the mechs/vehicles they chose.  When someone goes to crew a mech/vehicle, they will flip over the token and reveal the number on it.  Then whoever has the record sheet with that number hands it over to the player who found it.
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Re: Battletech Beatdowns in Northern VA
« Reply #853 on: 01 June 2020, 17:12:39 »
As a way to help out, if a mech has any crazy weapons and/or equipment, write a quick rules summary on the back of the record sheet so that way others wont have to keep digging around in rule books.

Some examples of what I'm talking about are Bombast Laser, Radical Heat Sink System, Chameleon Light Polarization Shield, Harjel, etc.
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Re: Battletech Beatdowns in Northern VA
« Reply #854 on: 01 June 2020, 18:40:23 »
Heh... yet another reason to go with the MAD-4A and JVN-10F...  ^-^

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Re: Battletech Beatdowns in Northern VA
« Reply #855 on: 01 June 2020, 19:14:15 »
Soooooo many proxies.
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Re: Battletech Beatdowns in Northern VA
« Reply #856 on: 01 June 2020, 19:41:43 »
+1 MORE for BT over 40k!  8)

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Re: Battletech Beatdowns in Northern VA
« Reply #857 on: 02 June 2020, 08:15:21 »
+1 MORE for BT over 40k!  8)

Well that's triggered a terrible flashback to the plastic crack days. I haven't played a game of 40k in over five years and I'm STILL finding still in box kits that never got assembled that I packed away and forgot about.

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Re: Battletech Beatdowns in Northern VA
« Reply #858 on: 02 June 2020, 17:32:02 »
Sorry for the PTSD... I don't even know where my partially assembled 2nd edition Space Marines are these days...

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Re: Battletech Beatdowns in Northern VA
« Reply #859 on: 02 June 2020, 18:32:17 »
Sorry for the PTSD... I don't even know where my partially assembled 2nd edition Space Marines are these days...

Ahhh 2nd Ed. 40k.  Otherwise known as D&D IN SPAAAACE!
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Re: Battletech Beatdowns in Northern VA
« Reply #860 on: 02 June 2020, 18:41:21 »
Rogue Trader FTW!  :D

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Re: Battletech Beatdowns in Northern VA
« Reply #861 on: 02 June 2020, 21:40:08 »
Most excellent.  Do people prefer turkey & roast beef sandwiches or Chik-Fil-A nuggets?
I'm partial to sandwiches.  I'm not really a Chik-Fil-A guy.

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As a reminder, the format for the next game is everyone makes up a 10k BV2 list of exactly 6 units; you can use mechs and vehicles (no aerospace).  Markers will be scattered around the map that represent a vehicle or a mech, but you wont know which is which until you go to man it.
Can I get some love for some BA or infantry?

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So be warned, just because you decided to bring Tomahawk to the fight doesnt mean you'll be piloting it.
So 4 Krakens and 2 Wasps are good then!

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Re: Battletech Beatdowns in Northern VA
« Reply #862 on: 02 June 2020, 21:50:51 »
Soooooo many proxies.
I can help fix that problem if needed for a great many things.

Rogue Trader FTW!  :D
Damn straight!
Sorry for the PTSD... I don't even know where my partially assembled 2nd edition Space Marines are these days...
I actually know where mine are and my 1st ed Space Hulk too!

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Re: Battletech Beatdowns in Northern VA
« Reply #863 on: 02 June 2020, 22:58:55 »
Can I get some love for some BA or infantry?

BA and Protomechs yes, infantry no
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Re: Battletech Beatdowns in Northern VA
« Reply #864 on: 03 June 2020, 16:45:34 »
Anyone happen to have a stand of Kanazuchi or Corona battlearmor?  >:D
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Re: Battletech Beatdowns in Northern VA
« Reply #865 on: 03 June 2020, 17:01:40 »
Anyone happen to have a stand of Kanazuchi or Corona battlearmor?  >:D

I have some elementals, cavalier and longinus armor
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Re: Battletech Beatdowns in Northern VA
« Reply #866 on: 03 June 2020, 17:23:10 »
Not the same.  Need that beef or I've just got other options.
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Re: Battletech Beatdowns in Northern VA
« Reply #867 on: 03 June 2020, 20:53:58 »
I have both.

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Re: Battletech Beatdowns in Northern VA
« Reply #868 on: 04 June 2020, 20:11:17 »
oooo....hmmm....do I rebuild this force to allow for it or nah...hmmm....
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Re: Battletech Beatdowns in Northern VA
« Reply #869 on: 06 June 2020, 16:08:55 »
Force built, i decided to not go with the BA.  Couldn't find a good transport that fit in the BV I had left.
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