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TRO Legends Website - Anyone Remember This?
« on: 07 December 2019, 21:26:40 »
While recreating the Tarantula from MechWarrior 2, I stumbled across this website which I had forgotten over the years.  It catalogs fluff and barely canon 'mech configurations.  It's interesting how some of these 'mechs, especially the ones from the computer games, now have canonized configurations.

Here it is as an archived website:

https://www.oocities.org/timessquare/dome/6058/trl/trlintro.htm
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Re: TRO Legends Website - Anyone Remember This?
« Reply #1 on: 09 December 2019, 02:40:50 »
I don't remember that, but the general layout...

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Re: TRO Legends Website - Anyone Remember This?
« Reply #2 on: 09 December 2019, 09:43:13 »
I remember that site, i wish the thing was more canonized. It had a lot neat stuff.
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Re: TRO Legends Website - Anyone Remember This?
« Reply #3 on: 10 December 2019, 18:36:27 »
Damm that was 1 off the old websites I had link stored for

and wow the # of "one off lines that we have now canon info on"
https://www.oocities.org/timessquare/dome/6058/trl/trlmissing.htm

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Re: TRO Legends Website - Anyone Remember This?
« Reply #4 on: 11 December 2019, 09:20:18 »
The website was last updated in February of 2000, so we've come quite aways over the last 20 years!
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« Reply #5 on: 11 December 2019, 11:32:11 »
When I opened the page it looked really familiar.
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« Reply #6 on: 11 December 2019, 16:09:37 »
Holy Cow! So cool! I loved this site and most most of my page saves in the last crash! Thanks! This was the inspiration for my "Never-Seen" thread!
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Re: TRO Legends Website - Anyone Remember This?
« Reply #7 on: 11 December 2019, 16:14:04 »
While recreating the Tarantula from MechWarrior 2, I stumbled across this website which I had forgotten over the years.  It catalogs fluff and barely canon 'mech configurations.  It's interesting how some of these 'mechs, especially the ones from the computer games, now have canonized configurations.

Here it is as an archived website:

https://www.oocities.org/timessquare/dome/6058/trl/trlintro.htm

I'd be interested in seeing your Tarantula as well!
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Re: TRO Legends Website - Anyone Remember This?
« Reply #8 on: 11 December 2019, 20:15:39 »
I not only remember it but help contribute to it

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« Reply #9 on: 11 December 2019, 20:26:50 »
Yes, loved this and used it heavily at the time.
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Re: TRO Legends Website - Anyone Remember This?
« Reply #10 on: 12 December 2019, 17:45:10 »
I remember the site. The extra notes on each design really helped put them in contex. It and... Longwalker's Archive(?) ...were my first real contact with the BattleTech Extended Universe.
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Re: TRO Legends Website - Anyone Remember This?
« Reply #11 on: 12 December 2019, 22:53:15 »
I remember the site. The extra notes on each design really helped put them in contex. It and... Longwalker's Archive(?) ...were my first real contact with the BattleTech Extended Universe.

Oh yeah! I remember Longwalker's too!
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