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Davion Loyalist

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Re: AFFS High Command, Suns Transcendent!
« Reply #1410 on: 12 October 2020, 14:59:21 »
If you can wait 23 years, my significant other wants us to retire to England or Scandinavia.  :D

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Re: AFFS High Command, Suns Transcendent!
« Reply #1411 on: 13 October 2020, 12:03:44 »
Rorke! Ah, the Davion Iconoclast has returned. All's well.

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Re: AFFS High Command, Suns Transcendent!
« Reply #1412 on: 18 October 2020, 20:15:30 »
Oh well only here.  The rest of the forum frankly, dull as ditch water.

The arguments we had, the stuff of legend.  I miss those days.

As for Finland, it's a pretty part of the world.   Not cheap though,
that and the language sheesh hehe.  But heck the great outdoors,
clean air and water are awesome.  Thank goodness for living in a
Swedish speaking locale :p

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Re: AFFS High Command, Suns Transcendent!
« Reply #1413 on: 18 October 2020, 21:04:25 »
Swedish, eh? Might one say it's plentiful for vilken hylla? :)

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Re: AFFS High Command, Suns Transcendent!
« Reply #1414 on: 18 October 2020, 23:22:15 »
Good to see you again Rorke, even if it's just down here instead of topside.  Completely understandable, though.

In other, non-Battletech related news, if anyone here is into Eldrich horror, I've got to promote Old Gods of Appalachia.  I'm not huge into that genre, but it's a podcast done right by some close friends of mine. 

The fact that I'm one of the upcoming characters and my family is deeply interwoven into the story doesn't hurt either, ya know?  So give it a try if you're taken with that kind of thing.

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Re: AFFS High Command, Suns Transcendent!
« Reply #1415 on: 23 October 2020, 22:10:49 »
I just wanted to salute the FedSuns patriotism of our KS backers. Out of the 55 pilots in Champions of the IS I 20 are explicitly FedSuns/FedCom. We can probably claim a few of the Steiners based on character year/context. Excellent representation!

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Re: AFFS High Command, Suns Transcendent!
« Reply #1416 on: 26 October 2020, 22:02:22 »
Oh well only here.  The rest of the forum frankly, dull as ditch water.

The arguments we had, the stuff of legend.  I miss those days.

. . .

And that's exactly why I stay in the shadows for the most part. I miss the arguments of old as well.
 

Oh well, I'll go back to the shadows.

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Re: AFFS High Command, Suns Transcendent!
« Reply #1417 on: 27 October 2020, 00:19:07 »
We miss you, good Harlock!  How goes Sherwood?  Still running off all the pirates?
Sunrise is Coming.

All Hail First Prince Melissa Davion, the Patron Saint of the Regimental Combat Team, who cowed Dainmar Liao, created the Model Army, and rescued Robinson!  May her light ever guide the sons of the Suns, May our daughters ever endeavour to emulate her!

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Re: AFFS High Command, Suns Transcendent!
« Reply #1418 on: 27 October 2020, 13:27:22 »
We miss you, good Harlock!  How goes Sherwood?  Still running off all the pirates?

About that . . .

[pulls out canon cease and desist form aka Touring the Stars:Sherwood]

It turns out my family is now from McRae after previously being one of the first families of Arcadia. Darn Tylers.

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Re: AFFS High Command, Suns Transcendent!
« Reply #1419 on: 09 November 2020, 00:06:24 »
Thought some of you might enjoy this blast from the Federated Suns/FedCom heyday. A 1990s product of Randy Gallegos for the CCG, here is the Caesar.

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Re: AFFS High Command, Suns Transcendent!
« Reply #1420 on: 14 February 2021, 19:35:44 »
Necromancy they say, dark magics few understand....and yet fewer
would dare speak of aloud.

The dust needed blowing out of this spot. 

I dig the Caesar art Loyalist, always been inordinately fond of that mech.  Served
me well for long range sniping, back in the 3050s.  Pair one with a Jager, plink away
at Lokis and Thors.  Often came out more successful, than people would imagine.

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Re: AFFS High Command, Suns Transcendent!
« Reply #1421 on: 14 February 2021, 21:35:25 »
That doesn't surprise me. Thors are nowhere near as fragile as Lokis, but even they're not tanks, with few if any locations able to take multiple heavy hits from the guns a Caesar carries before losing. Couple that with the sheer number of AC clusters an upgraded Jager can put out, and a Thor that can't close under some minimums(ah, irony) stands a good chance of getting critted out, and a Loki is in serious trouble if it has no buddies to draw some fire.

Wouldn't surprise me if this combo was part of the impetus for the Night Gyr.
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Re: AFFS High Command, Suns Transcendent!
« Reply #1422 on: 17 February 2021, 06:20:15 »
I used to use the 3050 era Marauder D for Thor's, it usually came out
decently.  I think we forget how badly armoured the original Omni's
were, in comparison to later models.  The Night Gyr I've never fought,
but I've no doubt it'd have been more of a challenge.

Fortunately my regular opponent, took an interest later in playing
Liao.  So I had new challenges to overcome, but so had he.  I still
recall fondly, his first meeting with a Jagermech 7F.
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Re: AFFS High Command, Suns Transcendent!
« Reply #1423 on: 17 February 2021, 13:13:23 »
I still recall fondly, his first meeting with a Jagermech 7F.

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Re: AFFS High Command, Suns Transcendent!
« Reply #1424 on: 17 February 2021, 15:30:25 »
Yes, it is like that.

I haven't had much to say here, but it's nice to see some old posters here.
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Re: AFFS High Command, Suns Transcendent!
« Reply #1425 on: 20 February 2021, 16:06:10 »
Nice to see some of the old band back together!

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Re: AFFS High Command, Suns Transcendent!
« Reply #1426 on: 21 February 2021, 20:54:18 »
Well when the Ilkhan book finally arrives, the sourcebook that is....I imagine
there may be some action up top again.

Forgive my forgetful nature, but aren't we due a refresh of the thread soon?

I kind of recall vaguely, it's capped at 50 pages no?
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Re: AFFS High Command, Suns Transcendent!
« Reply #1427 on: 21 February 2021, 22:25:35 »
Yup, 50 pages.  Sometime next page or so.

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Re: AFFS High Command, Suns Transcendent!
« Reply #1428 on: 24 February 2021, 14:59:51 »
Heheh, it's funny. This thread has been going for more than seven years. In ye olde dayes, we'd finish a thread in seven days.

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Re: AFFS High Command, Suns Transcendent!
« Reply #1429 on: 24 February 2021, 16:33:53 »
Alas, the days of yore are gone.
Sunrise is Coming.

All Hail First Prince Melissa Davion, the Patron Saint of the Regimental Combat Team, who cowed Dainmar Liao, created the Model Army, and rescued Robinson!  May her light ever guide the sons of the Suns, May our daughters ever endeavour to emulate her!

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Re: AFFS High Command, Suns Transcendent!
« Reply #1430 on: 24 February 2021, 23:24:34 »
Alas, the days of yore are gone.
So what you're saying is that we need a Chronicle...

Seems like Conan was an ancient Davion.

The full quote: ""Between the years when the black sea drank Amaris and rise of the sons of Avalon, there was an age undreamed of, when shining kingdoms laid spread across the Inner Sphere. Hither came Hanse, the Fox, wedding ring in hand. It is I, his chronicler, who knows well his saga. Now, let me tell you of the days of high adventure...""

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Re: AFFS High Command, Suns Transcendent!
« Reply #1431 on: 02 March 2021, 21:31:40 »
Well there's no shortage of talented people in our ranks, for that
sort of affair.

Not me though, I just stick to what I'm good at.   Arguing with people, in
a reasonable fashion.  Well I'm good at not so reasonable too, but you
cannot get away with that here these days :'(
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