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Re: Clan Invasion Kickstarter Discussion 6
« Reply #60 on: 02 March 2020, 18:09:24 »
Maybe they're typing each of the 13,000 emails out one by one. xp

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I've handwritten assembly code before... enlightening, but holy cow is that tedious.
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Re: Clan Invasion Kickstarter Discussion 6
« Reply #61 on: 02 March 2020, 18:56:30 »
Maybe they're typing each of the 13,000 emails out one by one. xp
given how much manual elements they willingly added to an automatic process like a PM, I wouldn't bet against them preferring to do it that way. ;)

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Re: Clan Invasion Kickstarter Discussion 6
« Reply #62 on: 02 March 2020, 19:22:20 »
*snip*
I've handwritten assembly code before... enlightening, but holy cow is that tedious.
Concur!  :P

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Re: Clan Invasion Kickstarter Discussion 6
« Reply #63 on: 02 March 2020, 19:39:49 »
Concur!  :P
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Re: Clan Invasion Kickstarter Discussion 6
« Reply #64 on: 02 March 2020, 19:59:06 »
What do you have against second generation languages?  ::)  :D

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Re: Clan Invasion Kickstarter Discussion 6
« Reply #65 on: 02 March 2020, 20:13:58 »
looks like no bedtime reading for me.
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Re: Clan Invasion Kickstarter Discussion 6
« Reply #66 on: 03 March 2020, 02:52:03 »
I just saw the pic for the new Crusader and my big issue is that silly looking horn on top of the head. Not a good look to my eyes.
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Re: Clan Invasion Kickstarter Discussion 6
« Reply #67 on: 03 March 2020, 02:56:22 »
I just saw the pic for the new Crusader and my big issue is that silly looking horn on top of the head. Not a good look to my eyes.

The thing is, the early illustrations had the horn, but the mini's head never matched the picture.  The second generation of record sheet used the Crusader as the outline for the damage box, and that also featured the missing horn.  I, for one, was glad to see the horn finally making its debut in physical form.
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Re: Clan Invasion Kickstarter Discussion 6
« Reply #68 on: 03 March 2020, 05:15:50 »
What do you have against second generation languages?  ::)  :D
Nothing, on the contrary: Assembler is 2nd generation, so...

But to say something on topic: overall I like the new designs, some are a little bulky to me, but I can live with that.

And I haven't got the email with the new fiction, too.

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Re: Clan Invasion Kickstarter Discussion 6
« Reply #69 on: 03 March 2020, 06:21:17 »
Still no fiction.

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Re: Clan Invasion Kickstarter Discussion 6
« Reply #70 on: 03 March 2020, 06:33:20 »
Just a word of caution:
I found the story quite enjoyable. Lore hounds will have a field day.
But at the end of the day it's just a rather short story. Don't let the wait blow your expectations out of proportion.
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Re: Clan Invasion Kickstarter Discussion 6
« Reply #71 on: 03 March 2020, 12:01:29 »
Just a word of caution:
I found the story quite enjoyable. Lore hounds will have a field day.
But at the end of the day it's just a rather short story. Don't let the wait blow your expectations out of proportion.
 ;)

Quite so. It's useful to take a step back and see how far the property has come. Longform fiction is being written and I have several paperbacks, boxes and game supplies are offered for sale, miniatures of old favorites are being produced and they look *good*, we have several new pc games, and instant unit resources available at a click. I mean...

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Re: Clan Invasion Kickstarter Discussion 6
« Reply #72 on: 03 March 2020, 15:24:04 »
I like the horn, just wished there was a rule for head butting in Physical phase...
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Re: Clan Invasion Kickstarter Discussion 6
« Reply #73 on: 03 March 2020, 18:15:46 »
Is PAX still going on?

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Re: Clan Invasion Kickstarter Discussion 6
« Reply #74 on: 03 March 2020, 19:28:16 »
I like the horn, just wished there was a rule for head butting in Physical phase...
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"A BattleMech may make three punch attacks" seems like a good start.  You just take a point or two of damage on the third one.

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Re: Clan Invasion Kickstarter Discussion 6
« Reply #75 on: 03 March 2020, 19:29:21 »
Headbutt melee attack should be included in general. High chance of hitting enemy head, high chance of getting yours crushed.
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Re: Clan Invasion Kickstarter Discussion 6
« Reply #76 on: 03 March 2020, 19:33:41 »
The Melee Master SPA seems to be the path to this ability... it allows one extra physical attack per turn, though I'd be hard pressed to pass up one more kick, especially if I was in a side arc...  ^-^

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Re: Clan Invasion Kickstarter Discussion 6
« Reply #77 on: 03 March 2020, 20:35:32 »
Can a MW grapple, like the old claw attack...and should there be an extra damage from TSM?

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Re: Clan Invasion Kickstarter Discussion 6
« Reply #78 on: 03 March 2020, 20:36:35 »
Headbutting? As in hitting them with your cockpit? Yes, please try. I could use the laugh as you head cap your self.
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Re: Clan Invasion Kickstarter Discussion 6
« Reply #79 on: 03 March 2020, 20:44:10 »
Headbutting? As in hitting them with your cockpit? Yes, please try. I could use the laugh as you head cap your self.
What if i do and i also headcap you as well?

(Barbarian and psychic DnD story comes to mind...)
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Re: Clan Invasion Kickstarter Discussion 6
« Reply #80 on: 03 March 2020, 20:57:44 »
Is PAX still going on?

Most recent PAX is over, but there's like 6 of them now.
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Re: Clan Invasion Kickstarter Discussion 6
« Reply #81 on: 03 March 2020, 21:34:51 »
Can a MW grapple, like the old claw attack...and should there be an extra damage from TSM?

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Grappling rules are in TacOps. No damage, but the next turn you can fire torso guns at the target with such good numbers that you can reliably expect to hit them with IS LRMs... WITH the minimum range modifier.
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Re: Clan Invasion Kickstarter Discussion 6
« Reply #82 on: 03 March 2020, 21:49:52 »
Hmmm... I don't remember them being that good, but obviously I need to go back and read it again!  :thumbsup:

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Re: Clan Invasion Kickstarter Discussion 6
« Reply #83 on: 03 March 2020, 22:54:48 »
Headbutting? As in hitting them with your cockpit? Yes, please try. I could use the laugh as you head cap your self.

Depending on how much damage it inflicts, it might just result in death by self-inflicted pilot injury.
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Re: Clan Invasion Kickstarter Discussion 6
« Reply #84 on: 03 March 2020, 23:41:12 »
The advanced-tech answer is to use a torso-mounted cockpit.  ;)

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Re: Clan Invasion Kickstarter Discussion 6
« Reply #85 on: 03 March 2020, 23:44:04 »
That's the first real use I've seen for a TMC.
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Re: Clan Invasion Kickstarter Discussion 6
« Reply #86 on: 04 March 2020, 01:49:43 »
That's the first real use I've seen for a TMC.
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Re: Clan Invasion Kickstarter Discussion 6
« Reply #87 on: 04 March 2020, 01:53:56 »
Atlas with laser eyes is better.

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Re: Clan Invasion Kickstarter Discussion 6
« Reply #88 on: 04 March 2020, 03:00:24 »
Atlas with laser eyes is better.

You can get that with a small cockpit.
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Re: Clan Invasion Kickstarter Discussion 6
« Reply #89 on: 04 March 2020, 08:20:51 »
Soooo Cyclops with an ER LL in the head??