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Interest in online exclusive warship fleet packs

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Voting closed: 30 March 2012, 11:51:43

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Interest in online exclusive warship fleet packs
« on: 16 March 2012, 11:51:43 »
I want to find out if all of the warship fans would like to see warship fleet packs available as a online exclusive like the mech packs. This idea came to me when I was reading through the Liberation of Terra Vol 1 about the SLDF squadron types. This packs would be just warships.

If the desire is strong enough I will propose it to Mike for approval.

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Re: Interest in online exclusive warship fleet packs
« Reply #1 on: 16 March 2012, 15:14:17 »
I like this idea. Sadly I am very poor and would not be able to purchase one very often though.  :'(
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Re: Interest in online exclusive warship fleet packs
« Reply #2 on: 16 March 2012, 15:32:47 »
love this idea!
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Re: Interest in online exclusive warship fleet packs
« Reply #3 on: 16 March 2012, 15:38:07 »
Sounds good, I could always use a few warships to paint up.
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Re: Interest in online exclusive warship fleet packs
« Reply #4 on: 16 March 2012, 16:04:56 »
Sounds like a good idea, though since I'm not a Warship buyer, no idea how it'd do.

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Re: Interest in online exclusive warship fleet packs
« Reply #5 on: 16 March 2012, 16:15:42 »


Damn, it'll only let me vote once. >:(
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Re: Interest in online exclusive warship fleet packs
« Reply #6 on: 16 March 2012, 16:50:29 »
Ditto.

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Re: Interest in online exclusive warship fleet packs
« Reply #7 on: 16 March 2012, 17:39:34 »
Frantically votes yes.
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Re: Interest in online exclusive warship fleet packs
« Reply #8 on: 16 March 2012, 18:09:31 »
I votes yes - even while most nations will not field enough warships for a pack.
So maybe it is possible to bring a pack for that nations with warships and some assault dropships.

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Re: Interest in online exclusive warship fleet packs
« Reply #9 on: 16 March 2012, 18:40:50 »
I votes yes - even while most nations will not field enough warships for a pack.
So maybe it is possible to bring a pack for that nations with warships and some assault dropships.

Remember that this is inspired by LOT, an era when many nations supplemented their fleets with older Terran ships. A good Davion fleet pack could include a 2750 Aegis, 2750 Congress, Whirlwind/Davion I (or Davion II when that gets financed), Robinson, and Vigilant, for example.
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Re: Interest in online exclusive warship fleet packs
« Reply #10 on: 16 March 2012, 22:27:00 »
I would really like it if they include the 2750 warships.

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Re: Interest in online exclusive warship fleet packs
« Reply #11 on: 17 March 2012, 05:19:45 »
Only the 2750 online exclusives on my list. The other minis are not my favs.

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Re: Interest in online exclusive warship fleet packs
« Reply #12 on: 17 March 2012, 09:36:34 »
Realisticly, there going be problem with Warship Packs.  We don't know much about how the Squadrons for them were like per nation.   Reunification War gave us glimmer into them, with Taurians having Wagon Wheels, Darts, Concordats, and (undergunned) Winchesters (oh My!).

Maybe Lot2 will give us better idea how and what fleets will be like in SL Civil War.

Warship fleet packs are going down right expensive too...things were nearly 15 bucks a pop each large ship.

I love warships, i wish Battletech Universe' wasn't so geared to exterminate them.
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Re: Interest in online exclusive warship fleet packs
« Reply #13 on: 17 March 2012, 09:43:34 »
I imagine that for the non-Terran/SL navies, you could create squadrons that just give a selection of their navy as a whole, giving players a core to build their fleet around. Once you have that fleet, you can buy more single ships of the classes you want or suit your play style, while the fleet pack was your introduction to that fleet. Kinda like buying an Introductory Box, deciding you really like Whitworths and Commandos, and buying more of those 'mechs while you still have the other intro mechs to flesh out your games.
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Re: Interest in online exclusive warship fleet packs
« Reply #14 on: 17 March 2012, 10:48:23 »
The Initial packs will only be SLDF and RWR, since they are the big forces in LoT. Other nations will come later.

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Re: Interest in online exclusive warship fleet packs
« Reply #15 on: 17 March 2012, 10:50:48 »
I'd love to know your sources for RWR fleets, since we currently have no data, save for a bunch of Pintos. I assume you're coordinating with CGL for that info, and mere players will see it later?
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Re: Interest in online exclusive warship fleet packs
« Reply #16 on: 17 March 2012, 14:06:04 »
I'd love to know your sources for RWR fleets, since we currently have no data, save for a bunch of Pintos. I assume you're coordinating with CGL for that info, and mere players will see it later?

For RWR packs will have some pintos and  then the rest will be older ships. In LoT vol 1 in the RWR navy section it says they got a bunch of old hulls from  the star league that Richard gave the okay on. So I will look at the older warships that they phased out and one or two ships they captured after the coup .

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Re: Interest in online exclusive warship fleet packs
« Reply #17 on: 17 March 2012, 14:35:04 »
Sign me up!

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Re: Interest in online exclusive warship fleet packs
« Reply #18 on: 17 March 2012, 14:45:00 »
For RWR packs will have some pintos and  then the rest will be older ships. In LoT vol 1 in the RWR navy section it says they got a bunch of old hulls from  the star league that Richard gave the okay on. So I will look at the older warships that they phased out and one or two ships they captured after the coup .

I saw that part. I guess I'm just wanting to see if the older ships you choose will be the same older ships Catalyst chooses.

To be fair, I'll probably buy the packs regardless of which ones they are. Any pack that nets me multiple Pintos, Vigilants, or 2750 Vincents is a win for me. O0
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Re: Interest in online exclusive warship fleet packs
« Reply #19 on: 17 March 2012, 23:46:07 »
I would be all about it. More Warships!!!!
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Re: Interest in online exclusive warship fleet packs
« Reply #20 on: 18 March 2012, 07:08:53 »
I'm not even Remotely interested in Warships, but I tossed in a vote for "Yes", to help out you guys that DO like them.  You're Welcome.  O0
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Re: Interest in online exclusive warship fleet packs
« Reply #21 on: 18 March 2012, 09:11:53 »
 O0 I voted . I think they should start with 2750 Warships first then the other.

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Re: Interest in online exclusive warship fleet packs
« Reply #22 on: 18 March 2012, 09:53:31 »
I just hope the harder to assemble ships are made little easier for the Fleet packs.   Avatar, Texas 2750 warships have soo many long stringy items that its difficult to store them never mind killing myself to build them.
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« Reply #23 on: 18 March 2012, 22:45:26 »
I leave those long bits off my Avatars. Much ike other ships illustrated with clusters of antennae, I consider them optional. If I want to do a high-detial ship with them, I use cut up staples, or something else that's reasonably tough. I don't have a 2750 Texas yet(:'(), but if it has bits like that as you say, I'll follow the same pattern.
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Re: Interest in online exclusive warship fleet packs
« Reply #24 on: 19 March 2012, 01:34:47 »
Yes

as long as we're talking 2750 ones

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« Reply #25 on: 19 March 2012, 02:23:50 »
I would love to see nation-specific faction packs.

I would be happy to see ANY WarShip packs.  :)
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« Reply #26 on: 19 March 2012, 08:28:20 »
The packs will have 2750 versions of warships and other ships of the period that are out.

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« Reply #27 on: 19 March 2012, 08:34:24 »
Take my money! TAKE IT NOW!!
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Re: Interest in online exclusive warship fleet packs
« Reply #28 on: 23 March 2012, 00:16:12 »
I would also like to see packs for the clans as well.

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Re: Interest in online exclusive warship fleet packs
« Reply #29 on: 23 March 2012, 08:18:09 »
Down the road if the first round does good clan packs will be up for sale. 

 

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