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The slice of market not occupied by Leopard II, Abrams, or T-72/T-90 is not exactly huge.

True, but the UK arms sales folks have always been optimistic!
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I wouldn't be worried. Don't shoot the messenger here. BLP was working with a character started by... Stackpole? I think, was the first novel he appears in... for a pre-written conclusion in a single, if massive, book...

Alaric's first appearance was Sword of Sedition by Loren Coleman, IIRC.
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Fan Art / Re: Bushwacker Lineart I Made For A Custom T-Shirt
« Last post by Lothric on Today at 10:58:30 »
I just needed it. Thanks for sharing.
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And apparently the base he had didn't have any self-contained turrets/AAA emplacements, either.  Of course, sometimes that's all you have to work with.

Definitely a Charlie Foxtrot.  You'd think both of you would just be looking for a way off and team up to temporarily to take the Starport just long enough to steal commandeer rides home.

On the matter of turrets, etc, that was mostly a rules choice. Nobody in our campaign has such things.

On the matter of the team-up... Well... I kinda wiped out his prestige unit earlier in the campaign so he's less inclined to help me survive.
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Maybe you're overthinking this.

Look at the timeline:
The entire Helm facility existed as a research facility and/or something like a meta-Castle Brian (it wasn't one properly). It was basically an empty vault.

All the sudden, Major Keeler finds himself on Helm with a stockpile of SLDF parts and weapons as the universe around him goes bananas. He knows somebody is a-coming for this stuff shortly, and he has no ships to move it out.

But he has an engineering battalion. So he moves the entire SLDF warehouse(s) into the Nagayan Mountain vault and with his merry engineers builds a nice fat stone slab door, incidentally hiding the whole thing.
He also decides to throw in a field library core for good measure, figuring that 200 years down the line, a BattleTech novel will need it as a McGuffin humanity may find it useful judging from how things are going.

Then he locked the hidden door, whistled a merry tune knowing he had done his job well, and got nuked into oblivion along with the rest of the planet.

This memory core wasn't a pre-planned installation, and it certainly wasn't reported up the ladder.
There's absolutely no point in giving it a registry number once it is installed in the makeshift Nagayan Mountain cache. It follows that the field library must have had that code before it was installed. It was probably part of the SLDF starport facilities.
Thinking about it, it's also hard to imagine Keeler would have found the time or resources to put additional information there. If it was the SLDF starport library, its original intended purpose may have been educational, for SLDF personnel off-duty or going to muster out, to take courses in whatever job or general education they sought.
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So, what’s planned for these ‘Mechs once they hit collections?

Mine are going to sit around unpainted for years while mutter about needing to do some painting, then keep playing with them as they are.

Collecting and doing things with your collection really are two discrete hobbies

This! And I'm much more interested in playing than painting, because painting is something I have little talent for.

If I paint anything, it will be in very generic schemes that can be thrown into whatever feels appropriate for the mood I'm in. I've no interest in recreating canon units, I much prefer playing small mercenary units.

If I'm feeling wealthy after I get my bonus I might look into having my Legenday MW set painted professionally though.
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The planet, to the best of my knowledge, never fell to Clan Wolf.
If you're thinking of the Tempest entry in the TR:3150 NTNU section, it was errata's to say Sea Foxes instead of Wolves.

Ah, got it.
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But regarding AAA availability that was no longer an issue for the player in question as his aerospace forces and dedicated anti-air had been pretty well wiped out by two other players who had brought what they thought would be overwhelming force for the defender.

And apparently the base he had didn't have any self-contained turrets/AAA emplacements, either.  Of course, sometimes that's all you have to work with.

As it stands right now the defender and I are running around trying to find a place to hide while the other two beat hell out of each other. Unfortunately we are regularly finding the same places to hide. Our forces are a complete mess.

Definitely a Charlie Foxtrot.  You'd think both of you would just be looking for a way off and team up to temporarily to take the Starport just long enough to steal commandeer rides home.
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The planet, to the best of my knowledge, never fell to Clan Wolf.
If you're thinking of the Tempest entry in the TR:3150 NTNU section, it was errata's to say Sea Foxes instead of Wolves.
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Off Topic / Re: Bad Batch Star Wars
« Last post by Øystein on Today at 10:20:16 »
Eh, it is the Galactic Empire - you know the guys who slaughtered the jedis, destroyed planets willynilly to make a point. What is shooting a couple of civilians?
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