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Re: So I've been on a Battletech kick lately.

Posted: Sat Nov 21, 2015 2:04 pm
by Ishpeck
Image

Lookie what I found at a garage sale today.

Re: So I've been on a Battletech kick lately.

Posted: Sat Nov 21, 2015 4:27 pm
by Namrok
What is THAT?!

Re: So I've been on a Battletech kick lately.

Posted: Sat Nov 21, 2015 7:40 pm
by TheDeamon
Well, as it's a FASA imprint, has to one of the more classic BattleTech flavors of mechs, probably on Solaris as my guess. But then, it's been almost 11 years since I last read any of the BattleTech books, god it's been that long already? delay, I'm starting to feel old.

Don't recognize the title, so has to be a campaign manual or rule book of some sort.

Edit: Or not, Wiki says the FASA imprint has been back in play since 2011.

Edit 2: Hrm, BatteTech label books became available again in 2008? Hrm, time to visit Amazon i guess. Edit3: Well, I guess that didn't include a reprint or kindleization of virtually all of the older titles. Decision at Thunder Rift for $50 used? Yikes, shouldn't have donated the copy I had to the Ship's library after loaning it to a buddy and him returning it in rather poor condition.

Re: So I've been on a Battletech kick lately.

Posted: Sun Nov 22, 2015 8:43 pm
by Ishpeck
It's an RPG supplement. "Unbound" is the name of this campaign.

The Mechwarrior RPG is glorious fun.

Re: So I've been on a Battletech kick lately.

Posted: Sun Nov 22, 2015 8:53 pm
by Namrok
Hey Ishy, which edition are you playing of the RPG? Does the new edition still hold up?

Re: So I've been on a Battletech kick lately.

Posted: Sun Nov 22, 2015 10:34 pm
by Ishpeck
Namrok wrote:Hey Ishy, which edition are you playing of the RPG? Does the new edition still hold up?
Second. I haven't touched the new one yet. Maybe one day I'll find it at the FLGS and the siren call of the book I'm touching will strike me once again.

Re: So I've been on a Battletech kick lately.

Posted: Tue Nov 29, 2016 10:22 am
by Namrok
And I started painting again.

Nearly finished off a 12 mech regiment(?) from the Sword & Dragon starter book.

Now I just need a camera that does them justice.

Re: So I've been on a Battletech kick lately.

Posted: Wed Nov 30, 2016 2:54 pm
by Ishpeck
The cost of your mechwarrior habit is not just the cost of the minis and paint but also the cost of documenting the habit for the Internet's attention.

Re: So I've been on a Battletech kick lately.

Posted: Wed Nov 30, 2016 11:56 pm
by Namrok
I got new brushes and new paints.

<3

But I'm definitely experiencing a bit of a learning curve. The new brushes are synthetic and generally have stiffer bristles. Which leave a lot of brush marks. So I probably just need to water down the paint more to compensate.

Re: So I've been on a Battletech kick lately.

Posted: Sat Dec 03, 2016 9:56 am
by Namrok
https://www.instagram.com/p/BNizzCrjgp7/

Finished the Stalker last night. Well, mostly finished. Still need to do the base and seal it.

Re: So I've been on a Battletech kick lately.

Posted: Sat Dec 03, 2016 3:10 pm
by Ishpeck
Looks like freebirth crap

Re: So I've been on a Battletech kick lately.

Posted: Sat Dec 03, 2016 4:39 pm
by Namrok
Ishpeck wrote:Looks like freebirth crap
It's actually a freebirth dildo that was used to delay your mother. You've even got a head shaped like it came out of a vagina. You sure you're a clanner?

Re: So I've been on a Battletech kick lately.

Posted: Sun Dec 04, 2016 12:40 am
by Namrok
Fucking FINALLY

Mechwarrior 5: Mercenaries.

https://youtu.be/Gz8Y1V8gy1A

Re: So I've been on a Battletech kick lately.

Posted: Mon Dec 05, 2016 9:48 am
by Ishpeck
Namrok wrote:Fucking FINALLY

Mechwarrior 5: Mercenaries.

https://youtu.be/Gz8Y1V8gy1A
Mechwarrior 5: Freebirth Scum.

Re: So I've been on a Battletech kick lately.

Posted: Mon Dec 05, 2016 8:52 pm
by TheDeamon
Ishpeck wrote:
Namrok wrote:Fucking FINALLY

Mechwarrior 5: Mercenaries.

https://youtu.be/Gz8Y1V8gy1A
Mechwarrior 5: Freebirth Scum.
St. Ives FTW

Although those Freebirthers in Wolf's Dragons are pretty good too. :)

The Kell Hounds were an interesting group, as were the Grey Death Legion, too bad the Legion sided with Katrina Steiner over her Brother. ;)

And it really sucks you can't get new (English) copies of those books anymore. Good thing I have all of them except Decision at Thunder Rift. 8-)

Re: So I've been on a Battletech kick lately.

Posted: Tue Dec 06, 2016 9:09 am
by Namrok
Well Razorfist isn't happy

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=W-MifuPzQYc

And a lot of the same shit worries me. People who play MWO fucking hate Piranha Games. They've broken so many promises and made so many bizarre gameplay changes. I was just watching another longtime Mechwarrior fan do a data dump of everything they've done to drive the playerbase to zero.

So I guess we'll see what happens.

Re: So I've been on a Battletech kick lately.

Posted: Thu Dec 22, 2016 9:17 am
by Namrok
Progress album of my Commando paint job!

https://sli.mg/a/s2d6VJ