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Re: Upcoming Releases Volume XV: Pitter Patter Let's Get At'er
« Reply #180 on: 31 October 2019, 11:57:54 »
SLS Cape Bon and SLS Protecteur: which one is the Essex, and which is the Lola?
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Re: Upcoming Releases Volume XV: Pitter Patter Let's Get At'er
« Reply #181 on: 31 October 2019, 12:26:06 »
In the order they are listed. Cape Bon is the Essex, Protecteur the Lola.
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« Reply #182 on: 31 October 2019, 13:41:13 »
Sweet. That means I can paint up Protecteur and Surveillante as sister ships. :)

Were all three WarShips abandoned at that world, or just Ulithi?
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Re: Upcoming Releases Volume XV: Pitter Patter Let's Get At'er
« Reply #183 on: 31 October 2019, 14:14:14 »
Were all three WarShips abandoned at that world, or just Ulithi?
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In all seriousness while I have an answer, answering that was outside my mandate. Until such time as CGL decides to answer it, and/or do any follow up on that world, that answer remains just an idea.
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Re: Upcoming Releases Volume XV: Pitter Patter Let's Get At'er
« Reply #184 on: 31 October 2019, 14:17:46 »
That's fair. My list marks most SLDF ships as 'Unknown', anyway. :)
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Re: Upcoming Releases Volume XV: Pitter Patter Let's Get At'er
« Reply #185 on: 31 October 2019, 16:25:46 »
Since there was no colony on the world, I suspect that all the personnel were loaded aboard the destroyers, jumpships and dropships and they continued on to find the Exodus fleet.  The only ship left behind would be the Potemkin. That may have been de-orbited into the sun.

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« Reply #186 on: 31 October 2019, 18:52:44 »
Nice gift to have for Halloween.
Since there was no colony on the world, I suspect that all the personnel were loaded aboard the destroyers, jumpships and dropships and they continued on to find the Exodus fleet.  The only ship left behind would be the Potemkin. That may have been de-orbited into the sun.
Personally, i would expect that to happen given how warships aren't exactly welcomed in new era.
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Re: Upcoming Releases Volume XV: Pitter Patter Let's Get At'er
« Reply #187 on: 01 November 2019, 05:55:49 »
Since there was no colony on the world, I suspect that all the personnel were loaded aboard the destroyers, jumpships and dropships and they continued on to find the Exodus fleet.  The only ship left behind would be the Potemkin. That may have been de-orbited into the sun.

I believe the canon status is that Comstar found a failed colony, and the 285th just didn't survive.

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« Reply #188 on: 01 November 2019, 09:31:38 »
In the order they are listed. Cape Bon is the Essex, Protecteur the Lola.
Just to be sure: It's a Lola III, isn't it?
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Re: Upcoming Releases Volume XV: Pitter Patter Let's Get At'er
« Reply #189 on: 01 November 2019, 09:43:14 »
I'd be 99% confident of such. The Lola I is from a time when they actually retired old WarShips, either scrapping them or selling them off, and the II was a piece of crap they offloaded as soon as possible. By the time of the Coup, I'd be amazed if any of either were still in League service, except maybe as a training or testbed vessel.
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Re: Upcoming Releases Volume XV: Pitter Patter Let's Get At'er
« Reply #190 on: 01 November 2019, 12:05:45 »
Just to be sure: It's a Lola III, isn't it?
The 295th was, almost, a royal division. They had their own Potemkin. Yes, it was a Lola III.
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« Reply #191 on: 01 November 2019, 13:42:24 »
I just wish I knew where the system was.  It should be "north" of the Clan OZs, right?  But the only "Draconis Reach" I can find is the mess of systems on the Drac/Fed border...

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« Reply #192 on: 01 November 2019, 14:06:17 »
But the only "Draconis Reach"
So about that...

That's a mistake. It should be: "Draconian Drift." That slipped through all the way through the draftings, Agent time, and all the way to now. :-[
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Re: Upcoming Releases Volume XV: Pitter Patter Let's Get At'er
« Reply #193 on: 01 November 2019, 16:12:19 »
I believe the canon status is that Comstar found a failed colony, and the 285th just didn't survive.
Source?

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Re: Upcoming Releases Volume XV: Pitter Patter Let's Get At'er
« Reply #194 on: 01 November 2019, 16:26:31 »
Source?

The Sarna citation is The Periphery, 2nd Edition, p. 91 "New Findings - New Discoveries - The Fate of the 295th"

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« Reply #195 on: 01 November 2019, 16:48:59 »
Looks like something I need

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« Reply #196 on: 01 November 2019, 18:56:22 »
The Sarna citation is The Periphery, 2nd Edition, p. 91 "New Findings - New Discoveries - The Fate of the 295th"

Historical: First Succession War also lists their fate as "Stranded in the Periphery"

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« Reply #197 on: 02 November 2019, 17:24:20 »
The Sarna citation is The Periphery, 2nd Edition, p. 91 "New Findings - New Discoveries - The Fate of the 295th"
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Re: Upcoming Releases Volume XV: Pitter Patter Let's Get At'er
« Reply #198 on: 13 November 2019, 15:38:32 »
All four BattleMats are now back in stock!

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« Reply #199 on: 13 November 2019, 16:23:24 »
All four BattleMats are now back in stock!

https://store.catalystgamelabs.com/products/battlemats



Excellent!  Is there any word on availabilty through distributors for local stores?
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« Reply #200 on: 13 November 2019, 16:33:23 »
Can't wait get one these.
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« Reply #201 on: 13 November 2019, 16:50:20 »
Lol, I played on a pair of these last Thursday, a stormy cool night, since we did not have our Agent present with his 3D terrain.  We get the 1st table by the door where you can see everyone through the glass . . . did not matter who walked in or how long they held the door open, the maps did not move!
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« Reply #202 on: 14 November 2019, 07:37:32 »
Excellent!  Is there any word on availabilty through distributors for local stores?

Yes, these are available to retail stores through their regular distribution channels.
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« Reply #203 on: 14 November 2019, 16:50:44 »
Reposting an update that just went out re: Kickstarter Pledge Manager, for anyone who didn't catch it over on the KS thread and might be interested:

https://bg.battletech.com/forums/index.php?topic=66543.msg1561981#msg1561981
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« Reply #204 on: 19 November 2019, 14:03:42 »
MechWarrior 5 Tie-In Fiction by Randall N. Bills Now Available as Free Download

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« Reply #205 on: 07 December 2019, 17:16:12 »
Yes, these are available to retail stores through their regular distribution channels.

Are you sure?  I wrote 2 stores and they say it's not in their available catalogues.

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« Reply #206 on: 07 December 2019, 18:57:14 »
Distributors . . . have to see if they carry Catalyst.
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Re: Upcoming Releases Volume XV: Pitter Patter Let's Get At'er
« Reply #207 on: 07 December 2019, 19:08:52 »
They see the boxes, sheet map pack, rulebooks, but no battlemats

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Re: Upcoming Releases Volume XV: Pitter Patter Let's Get At'er
« Reply #208 on: 08 December 2019, 17:08:38 »
First thing I enjoy battletech, but i am disappointed that the new Tech Manual is not updated with BA L-BX or BA artillery.   Can someone direct me to where I can get the numbers for BA L-BX and the BA- artillery?

Second, is there any news about XTRO Golden Century and XTRO Dark Age (Industrial Mechs).

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Re: Upcoming Releases Volume XV: Pitter Patter Let's Get At'er
« Reply #209 on: 08 December 2019, 17:38:22 »
my local distro has neither the map pack or the battlemaps. Did see a shadowrun product I might get, despite my dislike of 6th.

 

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