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Re: AFFS High Command, Generals and Gentlemen
« Reply #300 on: 31 October 2022, 20:10:20 »
Goodness, Amazon approved my new book far faster than any of my previous books!
Congrats, how many are you up to now?

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Re: AFFS High Command, Generals and Gentlemen
« Reply #301 on: 01 November 2022, 07:21:56 »
This is the sixth print book. There are eight, counting the two kindle-only novellas.

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Re: AFFS High Command, Generals and Gentlemen
« Reply #302 on: 01 November 2022, 18:25:59 »
This is the sixth print book. There are eight, counting the two kindle-only novellas.
That is awesome!

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Re: AFFS High Command, Generals and Gentlemen
« Reply #303 on: 02 November 2022, 08:43:52 »
I actually flew the sunburst in a BattleFace game this last weekend.

Lessons learned:

1: Arondights are scary.

2: If the Arondights are nasty, Conquistadors are downright obscene. And that's the base model, not the Blockade Runner.

3: It don't matter how small the birds are, all fighter strikes hurt.
"Thanks to Megamek, I can finally play BattleTech the way it was meant to be played--pantsless!"   -Neko Bijin
"It's just that the Hegemony had one answer to every naval problem. 'I kills it with my battleships.'" - Liam's Ghost
"...finally, giant space panties don't seem so strange." - Whistler
"Damn you, Weirdo... Damn you for being right!" - Paul
"...I was this many years old when I found out that licking a touchscreen in excitement is a bad idea." - JadeHellbringer
"We are the tribal elders. Weirdo is the mushroom specialist." - Worktroll

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Re: AFFS High Command, Generals and Gentlemen
« Reply #304 on: 02 November 2022, 09:01:00 »
Nice.

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Re: AFFS High Command, Generals and Gentlemen
« Reply #305 on: 05 November 2022, 16:47:52 »
I actually flew the sunburst in a BattleFace game this last weekend.

Lessons learned:

1: Arondights are scary.

2: If the Arondights are nasty, Conquistadors are downright obscene. And that's the base model, not the Blockade Runner.

3: It don't matter how small the birds are, all fighter strikes hurt.


Read the review thread, really good stuff.

How does BattleFace compare to Aerotech(TW) rules for speed & simplicity?

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3053: Star Colonel Rexor Kerensky: The Silver Wolves

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Against mechs, infantry have two options: Run screaming from Godzilla, or giggle under your breath as the arrogant fools blunder into your trap. - Weirdo

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Re: AFFS High Command, Generals and Gentlemen
« Reply #306 on: 06 November 2022, 12:46:33 »
Much like Alpha Strike, it plays much faster than TW, while still keeping the overall feel of the game.
"Thanks to Megamek, I can finally play BattleTech the way it was meant to be played--pantsless!"   -Neko Bijin
"It's just that the Hegemony had one answer to every naval problem. 'I kills it with my battleships.'" - Liam's Ghost
"...finally, giant space panties don't seem so strange." - Whistler
"Damn you, Weirdo... Damn you for being right!" - Paul
"...I was this many years old when I found out that licking a touchscreen in excitement is a bad idea." - JadeHellbringer
"We are the tribal elders. Weirdo is the mushroom specialist." - Worktroll

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Re: AFFS High Command, Generals and Gentlemen
« Reply #307 on: 10 November 2022, 20:49:00 »
Just curious, Happy Birthday to my fellow Marines lurking here on this part of the boards.

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Re: AFFS High Command, Generals and Gentlemen
« Reply #308 on: 29 November 2022, 13:30:22 »
I was lurking elsewhere. Semper Fi
If you are waiting for me to go out of my mind you will have to wait. The exits are not clearly marked and the doors open the wrong way. Oh, and the doors are trapped!

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Re: AFFS High Command, Generals and Gentlemen
« Reply #309 on: 13 December 2022, 05:35:28 »
Despite my eternal antipathy, towards the festive season.  I hope you all, have a nice one.

Nothing like years in retail, to give you a certain distaste :p


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Re: AFFS High Command, Generals and Gentlemen
« Reply #310 on: 13 December 2022, 11:33:24 »
Same, and for the same reason.

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Re: AFFS High Command, Generals and Gentlemen
« Reply #311 on: 17 December 2022, 23:36:02 »
Speaking of holiday retail music, I was at a big box store today (Dayquil as I'm miserable with a cold), and heard a cover of "Walking in a Winter Wonderland" in what I thought was Spanish. Tune was recognizable, but the lyrics were just out there.
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Re: AFFS High Command, Generals and Gentlemen
« Reply #312 on: 18 December 2022, 12:18:14 »
My favorite version of that is "Walkers in a Winter Wonderland".
"Thanks to Megamek, I can finally play BattleTech the way it was meant to be played--pantsless!"   -Neko Bijin
"It's just that the Hegemony had one answer to every naval problem. 'I kills it with my battleships.'" - Liam's Ghost
"...finally, giant space panties don't seem so strange." - Whistler
"Damn you, Weirdo... Damn you for being right!" - Paul
"...I was this many years old when I found out that licking a touchscreen in excitement is a bad idea." - JadeHellbringer
"We are the tribal elders. Weirdo is the mushroom specialist." - Worktroll

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Re: AFFS High Command, Generals and Gentlemen
« Reply #313 on: 18 December 2022, 13:42:25 »
My favorite version of that is "Walkers in a Winter Wonderland".

I'm so torn as to weather I should think that is for "The Walking Dead", "Game of Thrones", or "Empire Strikes Back".
Regardless I feel like there could be some crazy lyrics in there.
3041: General Lance Hawkins: The Equalizers
3053: Star Colonel Rexor Kerensky: The Silver Wolves

"I don't shoot Urbanmechs, I walk up, stomp on their foot, wait for the head to pop open & drop in a hand grenade (or Elemental)" - Joel47
Against mechs, infantry have two options: Run screaming from Godzilla, or giggle under your breath as the arrogant fools blunder into your trap. - Weirdo

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Re: AFFS High Command, Generals and Gentlemen
« Reply #314 on: 18 December 2022, 14:32:20 »
Well, the version I know was for Empire Strikes Back. :)
"Thanks to Megamek, I can finally play BattleTech the way it was meant to be played--pantsless!"   -Neko Bijin
"It's just that the Hegemony had one answer to every naval problem. 'I kills it with my battleships.'" - Liam's Ghost
"...finally, giant space panties don't seem so strange." - Whistler
"Damn you, Weirdo... Damn you for being right!" - Paul
"...I was this many years old when I found out that licking a touchscreen in excitement is a bad idea." - JadeHellbringer
"We are the tribal elders. Weirdo is the mushroom specialist." - Worktroll

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Re: AFFS High Command, Generals and Gentlemen
« Reply #315 on: 24 December 2022, 02:28:26 »
Lest I forget:

Merry Christmas, Gents.

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« Reply #316 on: 24 December 2022, 10:06:07 »
Lest I forget:

Merry Christmas, Gents.
Yes, Merry Christmas and a very belated Happy Hanukkah.

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Re: AFFS High Command, Generals and Gentlemen
« Reply #317 on: 28 December 2022, 10:01:10 »
Happy Holy-Days :)

3041: General Lance Hawkins: The Equalizers
3053: Star Colonel Rexor Kerensky: The Silver Wolves

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Against mechs, infantry have two options: Run screaming from Godzilla, or giggle under your breath as the arrogant fools blunder into your trap. - Weirdo

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Re: AFFS High Command, Generals and Gentlemen
« Reply #318 on: 01 January 2023, 00:56:46 »
Happy New Year to my Davion brethren.

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« Reply #319 on: 01 January 2023, 02:07:30 »
Happy New Year Crucians!

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« Reply #320 on: 01 January 2023, 18:04:08 »
Happy 2023, Gentlement!

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Re: AFFS High Command, Generals and Gentlemen
« Reply #321 on: 01 January 2023, 22:50:40 »
Dominions Divided comes out this month (as of the last date I saw)! Down with the godless Kuritans!  To New Avalon!
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, Generals and Gentlemen
« Reply #322 on: 02 January 2023, 08:09:27 »
The Dragon can't be that much powerful now that they have multiple Clan borders to deal with

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Re: AFFS High Command, Generals and Gentlemen
« Reply #323 on: 02 January 2023, 13:39:16 »
Dominions Divided comes out this month (as of the last date I saw)! Down with the godless Kuritans!  To New Avalon!

Just finished Damocles Sanction and it's sooo good!

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« Reply #324 on: 15 January 2023, 04:06:56 »
Dominions Divided comes out this month (as of the last date I saw)! Down with the godless Kuritans!  To New Avalon!

Now I know a release date, the waiting is intolerable.  I have high hopes, for the Federation to show it's enemies the folly
of messing with it.
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Re: AFFS High Command, Generals and Gentlemen
« Reply #325 on: 27 January 2023, 15:49:31 »
Dominions Divided, finally.

I will not spoil.  Suffice it to say, I'm fairly pleased with the shape of matters.  Just wish we'd not had to wait
such a long time for it.
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Re: AFFS High Command, Generals and Gentlemen
« Reply #326 on: 27 January 2023, 16:49:11 »
It didn't change my opinion of anything.

Satisfying for me would have been to metaphorically slam the Combine's arm down and break their elbow. This feels like everyone's favorite gladiator clone was just Yori's errand boy and killed off some pests for her. There was more on New Avalon than I thought...but I thought that Yori would strip all the equipment from the forces on New Avalon and issue them bokken. Battles are not wars. If anyone says the Federated Suns won this... Just imagine if the US lost Washington and Idaho and recovered Washington DC.

Also, yes, we get it. Alex is worthless. The fact that every Capellan March character takes time to describe their very low opinion of Alex is a bit overkill, doncha think? I get it, we're not supposed to be sad for Alex when he accidently slips on soap and falls into a pile of bayonettes, we're supposed to be sad for Kym. I won't unless you do anything interesting with it. If Kym were to take the Capellan March against Julian in an act of revenge, then I might be interested. Otherwise...

Another conflict the Federated Suns can't win is incoming. Color me not excited. If something along the lines of the events of 6/4/42 were to happen, I'd be interested. That's likely not going to happen. So yeah. Not excited.

Ghost Bear fans, if you wanted screen time, this is what you got to do. Atleast you get territory out of it at the end.


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Re: AFFS High Command, Generals and Gentlemen
« Reply #327 on: 27 January 2023, 17:31:09 »
It might be me, but Alex had an interesting profile in Interstellar Players.  Might yet
see the guy redeemed. 

I am not so sure about the future, and what it holds.  But I'll hold to my cautious
optimism, we might be about to sit quietly for a spell and recover somewhat.  After
all the Dracs are equally battered, but they didn't get a huge morale boost or numerous
important worlds back.
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