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Old Charger?
« on: 29 August 2012, 21:44:44 »
I heard that the old panther(correct me if I am wrong) will come out as a IWM online item only. How about the old charger?  >:D

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Re: Old Charger?
« Reply #1 on: 29 August 2012, 22:19:32 »
I heard that the old panther(correct me if I am wrong) will come out as a IWM online item only. How about the old charger?  >:D

Oi... old Panther? It will be awesome! No, it will be a Panther O0


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Re: Old Charger?
« Reply #2 on: 29 August 2012, 22:23:43 »
Oi... old Panther? It will be awesome! No, it will be a Panther O0

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Re: Old Charger?
« Reply #3 on: 29 August 2012, 22:32:19 »
Two wrongs don't make a right, but three Panthers can make an Awesome ;)

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Re: Old Charger?
« Reply #4 on: 30 August 2012, 12:23:17 »
IIRC there was never a problem to get the Beginner Set Panther from IWM online store. But I would also like to see an old Charger - or even better the Kurita version of it.  [drool]

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Re: Old Charger?
« Reply #5 on: 30 August 2012, 18:12:43 »
I asked about the original sculpt Charger several years ago.  The answer from Mike Now at IWM was that it was one of the molds that they did not aquire / receive from Ral Partha, so they have no way to produce that mini.

If fan funding was still operating, that might have be an avenue to bringing the sculpt back but alas fan funding is on hold.
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« Reply #6 on: 30 August 2012, 18:50:38 »
Two wrongs don't make a right, but three Panthers can make an Awesome ;)

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« Reply #7 on: 30 August 2012, 19:35:24 »
Two wrongs don't make a right, but three Panthers can make an Awesome ;)

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Re: Old Charger?
« Reply #8 on: 30 August 2012, 20:10:22 »
You know, Panthers would look good in Lion Voltron colours ...
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Re: Old Charger?
« Reply #9 on: 30 August 2012, 21:04:24 »
The Master Molds have been located for the Original Awesome, Panther, and Charger. The goal is to get all three of them up as online exclusive items. They need new production molds done for them, which is going to take some time to get done.

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« Reply #10 on: 30 August 2012, 21:10:48 »
The Master Molds have been located for the Original Awesome, Panther, and Charger. The goal is to get all three of them up as online exclusive items. They need new production molds done for them, which is going to take some time to get done.

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Re: Old Charger?
« Reply #11 on: 31 August 2012, 04:43:13 »
The Master Molds have been located for the Original Awesome, Panther, and Charger. The goal is to get all three of them up as online exclusive items. They need new production molds done for them, which is going to take some time to get done.

Pretty impresive. The old scaled Awesome, a non jumping Panther and ye olde Charger coming back. Good job!
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Re: Old Charger?
« Reply #12 on: 31 August 2012, 09:22:39 »
Yay! Now I won't feel bad about converting my Charger into the RL model!
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« Reply #13 on: 31 August 2012, 09:46:31 »
This is indeed good news and i can't wait for it to happen....grognard,grognard,grognard.
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« Reply #14 on: 31 August 2012, 20:26:59 »
Excellent news, all mechs I want more of.  O0

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« Reply #15 on: 31 August 2012, 20:56:01 »
I could definatly use an old school Charger or two and if they brought back the old panther and wolfhound that would rock as well.
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« Reply #16 on: 01 September 2012, 02:51:32 »
I still don't see much need for the old sculpt Panther as the Beginner Set looks real good.
But the old Awesome and Charger are good news. Best news for weeks.

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« Reply #17 on: 01 September 2012, 10:47:25 »
that's awesome news! i love me some old school charger
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Re: Old Charger?
« Reply #18 on: 01 September 2012, 13:10:31 »
The Master Molds have been located for the Original Awesome, Panther, and Charger. The goal is to get all three of them up as online exclusive items. They need new production molds done for them, which is going to take some time to get done.
That's fantastic to hear!

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« Reply #19 on: 21 October 2012, 16:26:08 »
Speck, I was wondering if there was any way we could add the older style Catapult and maybe Vindicator to this.

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« Reply #20 on: 21 October 2012, 17:58:15 »
Speck, I was wondering if there was any way we could add the older style Catapult and maybe Vindicator to this.

I will have to look into it.

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« Reply #21 on: 21 October 2012, 19:17:00 »
Hah! Catalyst is looking into moving two hundred years forward and we all want old sculpts!
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« Reply #22 on: 21 October 2012, 20:17:44 »
Hah! Catalyst is looking into moving two hundred years forward and we all want old sculpts!

Says something to me about our love of the 'old' timeline. The new era has a big pair of shoes to fill. ;)
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« Reply #23 on: 21 October 2012, 22:10:15 »
Very true, so very true.
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« Reply #24 on: 21 October 2012, 22:11:50 »
Hah! Catalyst is looking into moving two hundred years forward and we all want old sculpts!

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« Reply #25 on: 21 October 2012, 23:05:39 »
What can I say other than I know what I like?

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« Reply #26 on: 30 October 2012, 17:47:18 »
Hah! Catalyst is looking into moving two hundred years forward and we all want old sculpts!

AND new sculpts!
* No, FASA wasn't big on errata - ColBosch
* The Housebook series is from the 80's and is the foundation of Btech, the 80's heart wrapped in heavy metal that beats to this day - Sigma
* To sum it up: FASAnomics: By Cthulhu, for Cthulhu - Moonsword
* Because Battletech is a conspiracy by Habsburg & Bourbon pretenders - MadCapellan
* The Hellbringer is cool, either way. It's not cool because it's bad, it's cool because it's bad with balls - Nightsky
* It was a glorious time for people who felt that we didn't have enough Marauder variants - HABeas2, re "Empires Aflame"