This is a High Priority Sortie Order.The Landum Geological Survey Office is requesting mercenary mech pilots for immediate deployment.Intelligence is sketchy and you will be briefed en-route to the mission area.The transport leaves within the hour, good luck pilot.((Welcome to the early access one shot of the skirmish quest I'm developing. Sign-ups will be open for an hour and 15 mins then the mission will begin.))>cont
>>43396293Before we start there's a bit of paper work we need to get out the way. Make sure you read through it before going through to the hanger and setting up your mech.>cont
>>43396322The clients are sparing no expense. They'll provide you with mechs from the Apex corporation, all expenses covered so don't worry about price tags.>cont
>>43396391There's also some supplementary equipment available from Gavial Global Armaments, again don't worry about the cost. Mount whatever you think will be useful.((There's now enough info for you guys to put a mech together. I await your entries. meanwhile feel free to ask me anything.))
>>43396459Mech: SummitArmour: Ablative AmourHp: 20/20Torso: Sensor Pod, ECM PodLeft Arm: MinigunRight Arm: Gauss RifleLegs: Jump Jets, Redundant SystemsHunk that's how ya wanted it right Cognis?
>>43397079Should be [SUM-GU-MG], since your primary weapons are a gauss rifle and mini-gun, not two gauss rifles.But otherwise looks good.
>>43397175Shit I'm just fucking everything up tonight huh? Also nice to see ya back.What do you think of my mech? I figure run around and try not to get hit much.
>>43397225Nah you're doing alright. It's just a minor thing. With a rule set of this complexity I was expecting people to get more confused.Looks like you've got a good general purpose set up. Just bear in mind the mini-gun reduces your mobility so if you want to "run around" you might want to consider other options. I'd personally recommend the Heavy Laser for fire power, or the tactical shield if you want more durability.
>>43397311Yeah switching the left arm for heavy laser. Also may fuck up trip and name as posting in different threads.Mech: SummitHP: 20/20Armour: Ablative ArmourTorso: Sensor Pod, ECM PodLeft Arm: Heavy LaserRight Arm: Gauss RifleLegs: Jump Jets, Redundant Systems
>>43396459Mech: PredatorHP: 16/16Armour: Ablative ArmourTorso: ECM PodLeft Arm: 2x Mech-PistolRight Arm: Rail GunLegs: Redundant SystemsSomeone call for fire support?
>>43397859Excellent, step right up and be counted.Currently registered pilots are:>SleepyAnon>PanzerI'll let the sign up phase run for a while longer, hopefully we can get at least one more.
>>43397922I will admit I almost made a Summit with 2x Miniguns. If only it wasn't going to be so slow,,,
>>43398055So panzer I'm thinking I could scout and pick out targets while you provide cover for me?
>>43398055There is a piece of equipment that mitigates the Heavy attribute but it is not available in this mission.
>>43398149That's the idea. You find em, I'll blast em.>>43398177Bless you Cognis!
Well guys it looks like you're it for now. I'll just leave this little instructional picture here. Hopefully someone will sign up between now and starting the mission, if not I'll just give you some NPC mooks to control.
>>43398363Rightio. Panzer ready.
Mech: ZenithArmour: Ablative ArmourHP: 20/20Torso: Mech pistol, Hunter-Killer missileLeft arm: Tactical ShieldRight arm: Blade, LaserLegs: Redundant Systems
-----Mission Breifing-----Two pilots!?By the Saint that isn't exactly much to work with.Alright here's the situation:Five days ago a meteorite landed somewhere in the Exclusion Zone west of Landum. A geological survey team was promptly assembled and dispatched to investigate. That was three days ago...Yesterday we received a distress signal from the team, it was badly degraded by the radioactive atmosphere of the Zone but it appeared that they was under some kind of attack.That's where you come in: your mission is to penetrate the Exclusion Zone, find out what happened to the survey team and if possible eliminate all threats you encounter.Since we seem to have a shortage pilots willing to sign on I'm gonna have to round up some non-mech units to supplement our forces.The background radiation of the Exclusion Zone means that we can't run your mecha's supplementary cloud threads through the satellites, so we'll be providing you with an assault server. Don't let the name fool you, it has heavy armour but it's only weapons are point defense turrets, you'll have to do the bulk of the fighting yourself.Any questions?
>>43398804Oh wait, we've got a last minute entry. Looks good, but an Up armoured Zenith only has 18 hit points, not 20.
Reading rules in transit, will post mech when I return to civilization.
>>43398864What's the terrain look like? How much radiation is in the area, could we survive if we have to abandon our mech?
>>43398864Any idea on previous enemies in the Zone? Otherwise yeah, Terrain, weather, and what vehicles did the team have?
>>43398907Given the Dearth of players I won't mind slotting you in even if the mission starts without you.>>43398919If you have to abandon your mech, the NBC suits we provided to you should protect you for up to 12 hours depending on factors like variations in radiation intensity, after that well the odds of radiation based sickness and death rise dramatically.>>43398956The Exclusion Zone is a dead place. That deep in there's nothing there but forests and irradiated ruins. There should be nothing there, which makes this all the more alarming...The team had some heavily shielded trucks and a few drones. Like I said, the Zone has been dead ever since the Great War, we weren't expecting hostiles. As for weather our forecasts are showing clear skies.
Alright I'm beginning the mission.Current active players are:>SleepyAnon>PanzerKonstantin and that other Anon will be deployed once they've fixed their entry and made one respectively.Writing...
>>43399227You march for several hours through the eerily quiet Exclusion Zone before coming up on the mission area. You are accompanied by the hulking form of your assault server and it's two MGP escorts.You receive a transmission from the server."Alright mercs, time to earn your pay. I'm your Assault Server callsign: MotherWill. Make sure you keep me alive unless you want your mechs to run in slow motion. The two MGPs nearby are Pale Rider and Cool Face. They'll be watching our backs... well mostly my back. In the unlikely event that you get damaged I've got two repair drones here I can use to patch you up. Command says you might get some re-reinforcements but I have no idea what their ETA is so I wouldn't count on them if I were you.">SleepyAnon you have the green mech marked with a 1.>Panzer's mech is marked with a 2.((Begin Mission Player Phase.))
>>43399374Are the grey boxes buildings or what?
>>43399432Crapbaskets. Move northwest using jump jets to get behind cover and use the sensor pod to get a reading on anything moving besides us?
>>43399432Okay here's how it works:Grey boxes with no outlines are concrete floors. The grey boxes with black outlines are indeed buildings. Some of these will have holes or open doors in them. The thin dark black rectangles are heavy doors. All these buildings can fit your mechs inside them. You can shoot the doors off with weapons fire or force them open using your mech's limbs.That dark brownish grey blob on the other side of the map is the meteor impact site... just to be clear.BTW in what quest are you the Baron of the Jupiter rings? It sounds like it would be a good read.
>>43399374West 2 hexes take cover, Overwatch."Panzer copies. Moving further in, I'll wait here and cover the south."
>>43399520Terrain council meeting. Just random bs that showed up. Called myself that and no ones complained.
MotherWill: Check out all those derelict tanks, relics from the Great War. This place used to be the edge of a factory district...((Processing Enemy Phase, standby))
>>43399721Pale Rider: Advancing... this place gives me the chills.((Round 2 Players phase, declare your actions before the following song finishes playing twice:https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=qA6I75bEPzM&list=PL86B01520A0E84F93&index=24))
>>43399824"Gonna move up and take cover behind that tank. Yeah sure it's creepy, but that's why we get paid the big bucks!"Southwest 4, moved for the tank. Remain on Overwatch.
>>43399909Time's UpActions received for Panzer.I'm gonna be nice and extrapolated Sleepy's actions from his previous command this time.Processing...
Cool Face: Roger that, intel says the survey team's camp was near the edge of the crater. We should reach it if we just keep pushing west.((Processing Enemy turn, standby...))
>>43398907>>43399061Mech: PredatorArmor:Ablative ArmorHP: 16/16Torso:Cloaking DeviceLA:RailgunRA:Laser, BladeLegs:Demo ChargeLet's see if I did this trip thing right.
Mech: ZenithArmour: Ablative ArmourHP: 18/18Torso: Mech pistol, Hunter-Killer missileLeft arm: Tactical ShieldRight arm: Blade, LaserLegs: Redundant Systems
>>43400192>>43400193Seems legit. I'll put you guys in for the next round.>>43400143MotherWill: What the fuck! Those tanks are active!? Impossible, they've been rusting for decades!Cool Face: Well they just opened fire on us, so lets kill em first then figure out what's going on!Pale Rider: Affirmative, moving to engage.MotherWill: Alright... All units be advised, those re-enforcements finally came through they'll be air dropping in shortly.((Wendigo you are number 4, Konstantin you are number 3. Round 2 is over all Players declare your action by the time this song has played once https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=vrFvyYCRp0w&index=4&list=PLw3O67fyLZC4g5mUmqtGP8VgAKvXdomMW))
Rolled 19 (1d20)>>43400559Shoot the tank right next to me with the heavy laser. Crank the sensors and see if anything a moving. "Engaging closest tank. Checking sensors."
Rolled 8 + 2 (1d20 + 2)>>43400559> Lock on target directly west.> Fire Railgun."Dropping hot! Engaging targets."
>>43400633Goddamnit. Thought my phone still had that. Re-roll?
>>43400559Charges 4 Hexes West, Shield raised, and attempts to smash the tank with a vertical swing from the Blade.Wildly fires the torso mounted machinegun."Fuuuck yooou you rusted hunk 'a shit!"
Rolled 20 (1d20)>>43400637I forgot lock on needs a roll, derp.
Rolled 18, 8, 3 = 29 (3d20)>>43400559"Taken a hit, still online! Firing!"Blast active tank to the west with all guns.Railgun, Pistol, Pistol
Rolled 7 (1d20)((Forgot to roll shitfuckdamn))
>>43400633>>43400637>>43400691>>43400721Actions receivedRemember guys attacking with a single weapon counts as an action and you can't do the same action twice per turn so I'm gonna say you attack with your most powerful weapons for now.Processing...
>>434007662x Mech Pistols count as one weapon for firing, so I'm only making two actions.
Sensors detect more incoming enemy contacts.You can also make out the survey team's vehicles on the scope. They look like they're in bad shape.>>43400896Firing a weapon is an attack action, you can't perform the same action twice per turn.((Resolving Enemy/NPC phase, standby))
>>43400896Two attack actions, railgun and duo pistols. Same action twice.
>>43400935Cool Face: By Saint! That tank it's... mutating. Aww hell no this is FUBAR!Pale Rider: Is that... a giant pumpkin monster!? WTF is this!? Some cheesey Halloween special?MotherWill: Drone's patching you up Panzer. Pale Rider and I have got your back.((Round 3 is over, declare actions before this song finishes playing: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=KfYH3Mm44t0.))
Rolled 17 (1d20)>>43401177Gauss Rifle the tank that's at the southwestern concrete. Move south using the jump jets to bypass the pumpkin thing. "Targeting tank and moving south."
>>43401177> Reload> Move 4 south"Fuckit shoot first, ask questions never."
Rolled 12 (1d20)>>43401177"Thanks boys! I'm gonna nail that fast pumpkin bastard, that shit just ain't right!"Move west 3, Railgun shoot the Pumpkin.
>>43401177Hey Cognis, can you use a better explosion for dead tanks? I thought that me and the NPC had killed both southern tanks.
Rolled 9, 4, 17 = 30 (3d20)>>43401177Moving: 4 WestRecklessly charges the pumpkin monster, bringing his blade down in a vertical swing, while firing the laser and pistol in tandem."Rarrrgh! Fucking pumpkins!"One can hear 'Stains of Time' blaring in the cockpit.
>>43401283>>43401285>>43401327>>43401376Actions received>>43401363Oh but you did kill the southern tanks... at least you thought you did. You saw fire erupt from their hatches and their gun barrels go limp... little did you know... woooooo!Anyway... processing turn.
>>43401433Would you mind giving the enemy units number/letter designations to make it easier to explain which we're targetting?
>>43401433Panzer your railgun needs reloading, defaulting to mech pistols.>>43401503I'll see what I can do. Not every enemy has a patch of clear space where I can slap a number.
>>43401654Pumpkin and Konstantin just can't hit each other.MotherWill: Watch your flanks guys.
>>43401868Oh right Declare actions and all that.You have till this song plays twice:https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1_8vs8ZLwnU&list=PL5OpFuATFqPciF13J88j8D4rdLqqTRp2P&index=2
>>43401868Can I reload and fire in one turn as the two actions?
Rolled 13, 14 = 27 (2d20)>>43401868>>43401943> Lock on tank 1> Fire Railgun at tank 1"Covering, take that thing out, boys!"
>>43401957Yes you can
Am I too late?
Rolled 12, 4 = 16 (2d20)>>43401868Shoot tank 1 with the heavy laser and try to hit the pumpkin with ECM."Firing on target 1. Initiating ECM afterwards to try and slow that pumpkin for you Konstatin."
>>43401868>>43401943>Deploy NW from Armored Server if possible.>Move 3W>Fire Cluster Rocket 6NW,4N of my new position.Mech: ZennithArmour: Ablative AmourHp: 20/20Torso: Cluster Rockets (3)Left Arm: Mech-Pistol, EMP Missiles (2)Right Arm: Gauss Rifle Legs: Redundant Systems
>>43401868Move: Southeast 3 hexes toward the assault server.Firing: Mech pistol, hunter-killer missle.Target: Pumpkin(?)"Fuck! Critical damage! Falling back..."
>>43402048"Alright guys, let's get this party started. The Heavy Artillery has arrived!"
Rolled 6 (1d20)>>43401943"Damn, forgot to reload in the heat of all this! Some merc I am... Reloading... FIRING!"Reload Rail GunFIRE RAIL GUN
Rolled 12, 3 = 15 (2d20)
Rolled 14 (1d20)>>43402048forgot roll.
>>43402073>>43401943Whoops, forgot to specifiy, Target: Pumpkin.Not that I can hit it...
>>43402028>>43402048Alright you two can play. But seriously these are the last guys in.Hetros you're accepted.Sparebit, give me your loadout so I can spawn you this turn.One last thing: I realised I dun goofed and miss typed the HP for the Zenith. The stat card says it's 16 when it should be 14, but let's play it where it lies. All Zenith players can get their extra two health for this mission.
>>43402189>How do I slowly and stately roll into battle?Pffft... hahaha!Hold tight while I process this Player phase...
Oh Gawd that took forever to process since the two new guys jumped in at the 11th hour.Okay here's the Player phase.Sleepy your Hack failed, but the good news is that Tank 1 is now very very dead.MotherWill: Don't look now folks but we got more re-enforcements. Looks like more pilots are starting to wake up and smell the money.Sparebit if you like you can submit your actions for this turn and I'll resolve them along with the enemy phase, since Hetros did his actions already.((Resolving enemy phase))
>>43402618Oh BTW Hetros is 5 and Sparebit is 6
Rolled 17, 10, 3 = 30 (3d20)>>43402618Right MotherWill, we hear you.Assuming designation Zen-6 and flittering about. When did-- what? I've always had a shield. Why would you ask?>move NW, WS, NW, NW>Operate Drone(s) to towards Pumpkin Tank and open fire (5 move, mech pistol, 3 shots, 4 range, 1 dmg))---Mech - [Zenith]Armor Upgrade : >Ablative ArmorHp>20 / 20 Torso >ECM Pod, Recon Drone, Recon Drone, Recon DroneLA >Laser, LaserRA >Frontal ShieldLegs>Jump Jets---HP 20Def: 10 (12 front)ECM Def 12Sensor 12Move 4
>>43402618"Alright Folks, if you guys can just let me get off another shot with these cluster rockets, I can do some serious damage. to the remaining foes."
>>43402618Cool Face: By the Saint there's more of them!MotherWill: I have two contacts coming up on our rear.Pale Rider: Roger that, moving to intercept.((Round is over, declare your actions people, you have until this song plays: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6VD2W1FKdRk&list=PLpTiDdAF70fJoLo1VLil5W7YcETW45Zou&index=2))>>43402654I'll let this slide just this once.
Rolled 17 (1d20)>>43402896Jump jet north and heavy laser the tank.
Rolled 10, 2 = 12 (2d20)>>43402896"Holy shit, not on my watch buddies.">Fire Cluster Missile 14W>Overwatch second Cluster Missile for if the 2 pumpkins survive and approach closer than 10W.Mech: ZennithArmour: Ablative AmourHp: 20/20Torso: Cluster Rockets (3)Left Arm: Mech-Pistol, EMP Missiles (2)Right Arm: Gauss RifleLegs: Redundant Systems
Rolled 19 (1d20)>>43402896> Reload> Fire RG at mutant tank in NW
Rolled 3, 17, 2, 14 = 36 (4d20)>>43402896Sorry, still getting used to the system. I misread what the chain represented. Shant happen again, Command. Still a bit of a retrofit.---Great Swarming Mini-drones, there's more of the buggers incoming. Bloody well blow 'em sky high, Hetros!Are they all spawning in from that great big crater? The mission briefing didn't darn well say anything about Spookiness! The Spookiness is WAY OUTTA THE CHARTS on this one! I better be guessing hazard-ghost pay!>Operate Drone(s) - Fire at Pumpkin (P, 3 shots, 1 dmg), then move South (3 move)>Lock On to "Trick or Treat" Pumpkin---Mech - [Zenith]---HP 20Def: 10 (12 front)ECM Def 12Sensor 12Move 4--- Ablative Armor>+4 HPTorso >ECM Pod, Recon Drone x3LA >Laser, LaserRA >Frontal Shield (+2 front def)Legs>Jump Jets---
>>43402896Move 4 south east towards incoming tanks.Reload rail gun."Next time I'm bringing less size, more dakka. Then I won't miss!"
>>43402922>>43402940>>43402971>>43402980>>43402989Actions received.With the amount of stuff I have to process now you guys are gonna have to be on the ball. Anyone who doesn't submit actions on time will spend the round doing sweet FA.Processing...
>>43402971"Stop making me kill you twice, you freaks!"
>>43403023Roger that, insidious overlord. Spending a full turn doing full auto attacks sounds like a great thing! What? You meant fuck all? Bugger-it. But that's only fair.
Sleepy: Heavy Laser needs reloading, defaulting to gauss rifle.Sparebit: Two actions per turn, not enough left for a lock on.Brace yourself for the enemy phase people!
>>43403206Operate Drones says all drones under current command takes 2 actions - Hence Fire (1), then they move(2). I have one action left for Locking On, giving two actions total for me as well.I wasn't supposed to move, I merely wanted my fragile friends Alpha, Beta and Charlie out of the way. I should have made that clearer and apologize, Command.
>>43403206Can we lock on for our fellow players?Like for example, let's say I go into that warehouse there, and somebody else has LoS and locks onto the two tanks coming up behind us?Can I then use that lockon to point blank fire my gauss rifle through the wall into them without needing line of sight? (The penetrator effect says all damage reduction is ignored, well, the wall is basically cover right? So it'd shoot straight through it!)
>>43403231Oh wait, I see what you did there. I'll rectify this during the enemy phase.
>>43403274No worries MotherWill, I'm just glad you can relay your orders through the assault vehicle for me. My server racks are running pretty hot trying to manage the data streams from the Swarm myself. Accidents are bound to happen!--Say, Team, should we try to advance towards that crater before we run out of munitions? Since I bet those were the survey vehicles, we can pretty safely say these guys got something extra Bad and hightail it out of here too. What'll it be?
I suppose its too late to join in?Mech: SummitArmour: Ablative AmourTorso: Portable FabricatorLeft Arm: Gauss RifleRight Arm: Tactical ShieldLegs: Jump JetsHP 20 (16+4)Def: 10 (12 front)ECM Def 8Sensor 12Move 4
>>43403343... Mech is supposed to read Zenith, not Summit.
>>43403206MotherWill: Aww shit that actually hurt! Where is my escort!?Pale Rider: I think I just made it mad...Cool Face: Coming Mother...It's that time again people, declare your actions!and because I have shit taste here's more Miku: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=gFKzEZhytGA&list=PLpTiDdAF70fJoLo1VLil5W7YcETW45Zou&index=3You have until the song plays twice.>>43403343For the sake of my sanity, yes. However Konstantin is AFK. If you like you can puppet his mech if he doesn't declare for the next round.
>>43403437Couldn't I simply ... replace him? We're both Zenith after all.
Rolled 2 (1d20)>>43403437Fire railgun, reload railgun."Fuck these small fry, I want some of their mutant shit so when I die I get to come back even more badass.">>43403469Or get him killed first, then drop in. Win win!
>>43403469Well he might come back. Tell you what: You can declare actions for him this round, and if he doesn't turn up then I'll remove him and drop you in.
Rolled 12, 11, 20 + 2 = 45 (3d20 + 2)>>43403437[Crack], [Crack]-- what?! I just lost data from from Charlie and Beta, dammit! I thought you were covering me out there, how did that pumpkin even catch my precious birds?Well let's see how you like this, then, you creepy little gits!>Fire Laser+Linked Laser at Locked Target,>> 3 shots, 3 damage, 2 / 20 crit>Operate Alpha-Drone to move 4 south, fire at locked target as well.>> PI, 3 shots, 1 dmg, 1 / 20 crit.Now blow that one right next to me sky high! Avenge the Swarm!---Mech - [Zenith]---HP 20Def: 10 (12 front)ECM Def 12Sensor 12Move 4--- Ablative Armor>+4 HPTorso >ECM Pod, Recon Drone x1LA >Laser, LaserRA >Frontal Shield (+2 front def)Legs>Jump Jets---
Rolled 5 (1d20)>>43403437Reload and try to ECM the first pumpkin. I should have range if not move south again.
>>43403437>Move 1 S>Move 2 SW> Fire LA at mutant tank"Covering Mother."
Rolled 1 (1d20)>>43403528Oh fuck you, dice.
>>43403505Oh shit that reminds me. I forgot to resolve Hetros's overwatch. Okay Let's just pretend that it happened. I'm deducting the relevant damage from the pumpkin's health pools.
>>43403531Double fuck you. I'm sorry baby, I didn't mean it
>>43403505Urgh, sorry Cognis.---That's 14, 13 and 22 (they all get +2)andLA+LA= 3 shots, 2 damage, 1 crit at 20+PI =3 shots, 1 damage, 1 crit at 20Somehow I read my lasers as linked miniguns there for a second, which isn't quite the case.
Rolled 17 (1d20)>>43403496Roger Roger.>Hit the pumpkin with my sword>Move 1S, 2SE, 1NE
>>43403437>Run 6WMech: ZennithArmour: Ablative AmourHp: 20/20Torso: Cluster Rockets (3)Left Arm: Mech-Pistol, EMP Missiles (2)Right Arm: Gauss RifleLegs: Redundant Systems
>>43403568Revised stats Mech: Zennith Armour: Ablative Amour Hp: 20/20 Torso: Cluster Rockets (1) Left Arm: Mech-Pistol, EMP Missiles (2) Right Arm: Gauss Rifle Legs: Redundant Systems
>>43403577Oh, godamn, my movement was supposed to be SE, not SW.
Bessie and Wendigo: You really need to co-ordinate your movements better...Sleepy: Hack failed again... srry, but your Layzor is charged.Standby for the enemy phase!
>>43403710Why didn't I move?
>>43403710Zot-zot-zot-zot-bang.HAHAHA--Haerrrh? How the hell is that *thing* still standing? It's being held together by spite, malice and tenous tendrils of the smoke from Hetros' barrage. I've never seen anything take this much punishment, there's holes clean through it! How much bloody pepper does it take to bring these things down?!I think I might be in trouble here lads. ---Mech - [Zenith]---HP 20Def: 10 (12 front)ECM Def 12Sensor 12Move 4--- Ablative Armor>+4 HPTorso >ECM Pod, Recon Drone x1LA >Laser, LaserRA >Frontal Shield (+2 front def)Legs>Jump Jets---
Fuck late. Is it too late to jump in?
>>43403710Asfkjf. Stupid typos. Stupid critfails."3-Zen, get outta my face, my rotator coupling's jammed."
The first Pumpkin falls!MotherWill: Dammit they're on my ass! I'm gonna push for the crater. Form up on me!Repair Drone 1: Healz?Sparebit: Critical hit on the torso! Drone Control units Charlie and Beta Destroyed, ECM module destroyed!Also Konstantin is officially AWOL. I will allow Bessie to take his place. Air drop anywhere within 5 of the Assault Server.Wuuurld the time has come to... declare your actions!You have until this song plays twice: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6b9ci_z4v7M
Rolled 3 (1d20)>>43403925> Reload RG> Fire RG at mutant tank"Move up, I'll cover the rear"
Rolled 11 (1d20)>>43403925"Hold on I'll nail that pumpkin 6!"Railgun SHOOT, railgun reload
Rolled 16 (1d20)>>43403925Move southwest and try to hack try to bond me from afar. It has to work sometime. "Moving into support position will attempt to hinder enemy movement with hacking."
Rolled 15 (1d20)>Deploy 1 E of the rear of the Assault Server >Fire at the Surprise! pumpkin with my Gauss Rifle.Mech: SummitArmour: Ablative AmourTorso: Portable FabricatorLeft Arm: Gauss RifleRight Arm: Tactical ShieldLegs: Jump Jets
Rolled 13 (1d20)>>43403925Sweet pillocking pumpkin plunderers, a *claw* made of *vegetable* just *ripped of my ECM UNIT* I'm being torn to literal, actual shreds here! That isn't supposed to happen in civiilized combat! Whatever the hell happened to greasing the other guy from a nice, polite gentlemanly range of a couple of clicks with missles?! Jesus, I think I'm actually bleeding here and my console is all fragged. I'm bugging out from this slug-fest, although I think I got one of 'em.>ACTIVE JUMPJETS, move 4 straight north to land on other side of MotherWill>Lock On to Pumpkin Tank Hassling 5-Zen-Hetros WWWAlpha Drone left to autonomous decision making this turn.---Mech - [Zenith]---HP 4 / 20Def: 10 (12 front)ECM Def 12 (-4) = 8Sensor 12Move 4--- Ablative Armor>+4 HPTorso >ECM Pod (Busted), Recon Drone Beta, Charlie (Busted), Recon Drone AlphaLA >Laser, LaserRA >Frontal Shield (+2 front def)Legs>Jump Jets---
>>43403985>>43404006"Or maybe not. Fuck this Railgun, switching to pistols next shot!"
>>43404004Kzkkrz, my cockpit is full of smoke and pumpkin seeds! aaargh! Bessie, tell me you can get my drone master control back online, I need my Swarm backup!
>>43404038Roger Roger. I'll do my best. Mech: ZenithArmour: Ablative AmourTorso: Portable FabricatorLeft Arm: Gauss RifleRight Arm: Tactical ShieldLegs: Jump Jets
Konstantin: Somethings interfering with my equipment... urrgh... voices in my head, can't concentrate.Standby for enemy phase...MotherWill: Konstantin respond! Dammit his mech is offline. I'm reallocating his cloud thread. HQ send me another one.SleepyAnon: Hack successful!Recon Alpha: Initiating autonomous behaviour protocols.
>>43404240A quick question.In order to rebuild someones drones do I have to be beside them?
>>43404240MotherWill: Ah Shit! We just lost Pale Rider and Cool Face! I have to push there's something in that crater... something evil.......By the Saint...the Monolith, we destroy that and it's over.>>43404315Nah you just shit them out your rear. Unfortunately you can't do that now seeing as Spare lost his drone control units to a critical hit.((OMG WTF that!? Declare your actions, you have until this song plays three times: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=pt_d9YJgyqg&index=18&list=PLGO1qX_1g9_rT7tGrPScZFiXG6rQC9dAZ ))
Rolled 9 (1d20)>>43404333Keep the one pumpkin unit hacked and acquire target lock. "Let's finish this pumpkin then tag team that monolith yeah? I'm trying to keep it still for you!"
>>43404333Can I repair his control units?
Rolled 20 (1d20)>>43404333> Move 2 SE> Fire Laser same target"Checking Cool Face for survivors. Maintain advance, I got these two for now."Assumed that one waa Cool Face, as it was never specified.
>>43404333fucked up and lost my ability to go here. Lost track of my health, sorry.>Run 6WMech: ZennithArmour: Ablative AmourHp: ???/20Torso: Cluster Rockets (0)Left Arm: Mech-Pistol, EMP Missiles (2)Right Arm: Gauss RifleLegs: Redundant Systems
>>43404006>>43404038Sparebit, in the interest of action economy would you mind moving towards me? I'll try to repair your drone control then.
Rolled 11, 12 + 2 = 25 (2d20 + 2)>>43404333Noo! Pale and Cool! You had the greatest names BackUp could have. Someone check the wreckage, they might have ejected in time. If we pick them up we can get them out of here when we scram.Hetros, give that giant red smear of condensed nightmare a Cluster Rocket Special, We'll get the Pumpkin of your back!>Fire LA+LA at Locked Pumpkin, +2 to hit>> LA+LA = 2x [ 3 shots, 2 dmg, 1 crit at 20 ]>Move One step south.I think the seeds in my cockpit are blossoming. What is even going on here? Bessie, can you fix some of my... everything somehow? If you can't, I appreciate the thought still. MotherWill, can I request some repair Drone Backup before my reactor detonates?Alpha Drone Autonomous again (I believein you, Alpha! Destroy that pumpkin!)
>>43404423>>43404424(Hah, we posted like 3 seconds apart. I'm honestly unsure if fab units can repair tank damage, the description doesn't say it can, just that it replenishes ammo and drones)
Rolled 10, 13 = 23 (2d20)>>43404333"Bugger!"Fire pistols at closest mutant tank, move 4 west
Rolled 10 (1d20)>Repair as much as Sparebit as I can.>Shoot at any remaining enemies to my rear.
>>43404346>>43404374>>43404417>>43404423>>43404424>>43404450Actions ReceivedHetros your health is currently: 8/20Sorry Bessie, you can't repair Spare's drone units, nor can the repair drones, they can only replenish HP.Since you were laking vital information I'll still accept your actions while I process the turn.Processing...
>>43404438Yeah, I think I'm too messed to be helped much. Probably no way to repair damage this critical without a full retrofit in a proper repair bay. I appreciate the thought, Bessie. Well at least I've got delicious pumpkin sprouts for if we get back to base.HP 4 / 20Def: 10 (12 front)ECM Def 12 (-4) = 8Sensor 12Move 4--- Ablative Armor>+4 HPTorso >Recon Drone Alpha>>ECM Pod (Busted), Drone Control Beta, Charlie (Busted), LA >Laser, LaserRA >Frontal Shield (+2 front def)Legs>Jump Jets---1x Pumpkin Pillager
MotherWill: I've received some tight stream messages to out Client. Apparently Landum's military has gotten involved. They're sending in re-enfocements! We just need to hold out a little longer.Standby for enemy phase...
>>43404578...neither of my actions seem to have translated right. I was moving next to the wreck of Cool Face to see if he managed to bail out, and shooting the enemy tank directly south. I can't even hit the other one, it's 5 hexes away, laser is range 4.
>>43404655Hexes are a bit hard to translate movement. It's easier to parse if you write it out like a string - SW, then SW, then SE or whatever. As for targets, I think it helps to specify what target where every time because there's a lot to process. For instance, you have technically moved 2 SE - it's a spot 2 South East from your last location. It gets really confusing because hexes are the devil.
>>43404687Yea, the target is my bad, I was just looking at previous bits and it looks like I shot at Cool Face's prious target. Stupid english.
>>43404655Sorry I've been up all night running this. Forgive me if I start getting sloppy. I'll make adjustments in the enemy phase to reflect what should have happened.The Chassis of Cool Face is a molten metallic husk none of the crew appear to have survived.>>43404578MotherWill: I have no idea what you're doing Hetros but I'm gonna cover your ass as best I can.Konstantin:... It speaks to me... it comes...it's here! Arrgh...Behold MY ACENSION! CTHULLU FATAGN!Uh oh....Panzer: Warning: Critical systems failure imminent, evacuate the vehicle immediately.((Declare your actions, you have until this song plays twice: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=dpeQCIInp9U&list=PLpTiDdAF70fJoLo1VLil5W7YcETW45Zou&index=13))
Rolled 5 (1d20)... I suggest we start heading towards the monolith. We're about to be overrun. >Fire at cthulu tank with the Gauss Rifle. >Move 4 W
>>43404734Straight south and fire heavy laser at Cthulhu tank. "The fuck is that!? Kill it! Kill it with extreme prejudice!"
Rolled 2 (1d20)>>43404734Assuming I took only 1 damage there.>Move 4W>Overwatch with Gauss Rifle or Mech-Pistol against further missile attacks if possible. Otherwise lockonto Meteor Fragment. I doubt EMP rockets will do shit, but let's find out ehn?"Thank MotherWill, I'll try to get in close to begin hammering it. Just keep up and provide me with overwatch.Mech: ZennithArmour: Ablative AmourHp: 7/20Torso: Cluster Rockets (0)Left Arm: Mech-Pistol, EMP Missiles (2)Right Arm: Gauss RifleLegs: Redundant Systems
Rolled 19 (1d20)>>43404734No worries, I worded it poorly as well.> Move SE, S, S, behind both mutant tanks.> Blade arc both."What the buggering shit? Konstantin is compromised!"
Rolled 9 (1d20)>>43404790Fucknuggets I forgot the roll. Maybe I should sleep??
>>43404734"I'll overload the capacitors and take down Konstantin! Protect MotherWill! I'll see you assholes in Valhalla!"Move 4 NE to MechaCthullu. Initiate Self Destruct and detonate reactor and railgun charge capacitors.https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=VT6LFOIofRE
Rolled 11, 2 = 13 (2d20)What was that Konstantin? I could'ave sworn you said-- OH SWEET MERCIFUL ROTATING THUMBSCREWSHit the bloody metal, get that bloody monolith!>Fire LA-LA at [Giant Monster Konstantin]>> 2x 3 shots, 2 dmg, 1 crit at 20>Move NW, NW, WS, NW, face CTULHU-MONSTER with shield for 12 def.Alpha Drone Autonomous right now. Can you wire some of the control yourself, MotherWill? If you fling Alpha at the Monolith, it might do some damage.==HP 8 / 20Def: 10 (12 front)ECM Def 12 (-4) = 8Sensor 12Move 4--- Ablative Armor>+4 HPTorso >Recon Drone Alpha>>ECM Pod (Busted), Drone Control Beta, Charlie (Busted), LA >Laser, LaserRA >Frontal Shield (+2 front def)Legs>Jump Jets---1x Pumpkin Pillager
>>43404734>>43404834Just to let you know I'm nodding off at my computer desk here, so if I don't show up for the next turn I'm probably asleep. I'm giving Sparebit permission to puppet me if he wants to take that task.
>>43404833Nooo! Panzer! You don't need to join my drone is Rustbucket Valhalla!>>43404734You're doing good CognisCommand, hope you can survive until the end game. It looks like we're all dead-dead soon.
>>43404759>>43404790>>43404792>>43404806>>43404833>>43404834Actions receivedProcessing.Actually Hetros you took 6 damage, one missile got through. I just forgot to put in the numbers.
>>43404851"Heh, I've always wanted to go out like this, in a blaze of glory. Ain't got nothing left after the war anyways. LIVE, AND TELL MY TALE OF BADAS-"
>>43404870MotherWill: I got my own drones to wrangle Spare sorry.... Another one bites the dust... shit.The re-enforcements will be here soon we just have to hold out a little longer!Hetros: Lock On failed.Standby for enemy phase.
>>43405014Nnooo! Alpha! Your gloriously brave little drone! I'm so proud of you and your tiny artificial heart. It brings a tear to my eye. Or maybe that's the shock and the emergency painkillers or possibly because Panzer just blew himself up. Dammit, man, you over-heroic martyr *bastard* who's going to buy me a drink when we get out of here now? I ain't ever gonna top that herioc sacrifice!
>>43405043Well ya could buy me one if we live. Hahaha. In any case mind on the mission mate.
>>43405014Hetros has bailed out.MotherWill: Shit! Hetros! Dammit, just a bit longer. I can see the re-enforcements on my sensor scope already.Final Round.Declare your actions people, in honour of our fallen comrade you have until his song plays twice.>>43404833
>>43405014>>43405120Cognis, Thank you for running this it has been an absolute pleasure to play. I do wish you run this like the Iron Hearts of old. You've also lost your trip mate.>>43405043The ghost of a smiling and tired old man with a big cowboy hat appears before you, either that or those are some damn fine drugs."Don't believe that you can't. Believe in the you who believes you can!"
Rolled 11 (1d20)>>43405120South west fire gauss rifle at Cthulhu tank.
>>43405120"Got a hatch you can open for me MotherWill? Preferably to some compartment you don't have anybody else in? Getting myself scrubbed for fallout isn't going to be fun, but I don't want to risk radiation sickness longer than I gotta you know? My suit scrubbers aren't meant to last long without the mech's systems!">Move towards MotherWill, preferably to board before rad-sickness gets to me!
>>43405120> Lock on Mechacthulhu> Fire demo-charge at mechacthulhu"Blood and glory, Panzer! A good death!"
Rolled 17, 4 = 21 (2d20)>>43405176Dice, pls.
>>43405120"Also Motherwill, you might want to turn your facing somewhat, you can potentially bring 3 turrets to bear for maximum firing spread rather than just 2"
Rolled 21, 2, 4 = 27 (3d30)Ah. Well, Sparebit was seeing double through the cracked window shielding, so it only made sense that both horribly mutated forms of Konstantin charged some kind of purple death ray to flashfry everybody. Might as well just lean back and--Watch Sleepy stump out of nowhere and block the thing front first. Sparebit blinked. Blinking didn't clear out neither the double tentacle robot or the slowly fading cowboy wearing ghost hovering in front of the cockpit.This was turning it one hell of a day. But maybe... if they believed... they could still win?"Yes! Let's do this team!">Move 3 NW>Fire LA-LA at Konstantin>Rolling for Alpha-Drone as well, since it's going to keep firing.And Alpha was even still alive, that spunky speck of scrap. Okay, so Sparebit wasn't entirely sure when the drone had developed a full halo or the flowing mane of fire (and hey, woah, woah, his hands were so... big. Damn these were some good drugs. Hi Mr. Cowboy!)"Come on teeeaaaaaam"Ablative Armor>+4 HPTorso >Recon Drone Alpha>>ECM Pod (Busted), Drone Control Beta, Charlie (Busted), LA >Laser, LaserRA >Frontal Shield (+2 front def)Legs>Jump Jets---1x Pumpkin Pillager
>>43405144I'm glad you enjoyed it. I still have a ways to go before I can run the full version of this, but don't worry. I'll get there.>>43405153>>43405173>>43405176>>43405183>>43405191Actions receivedProcessing.
Rolled 13, 2, 4, 11 = 30 (4d20)>>43405194That's, err, 3d20 not 3d30, +1d20 for Bessie.==7-BESSIE==>Fire Gauss Rifle>Continue Moving 4-West
>>43405120>>43405194You did good, Cognis. Very well run, minimum of mistakes and most of those were ours. Like me, just now. Also it's a fair bit to manage with independent subsystems, targetting and health.But fun, and very enjoyable, and thanks for letting me join in as one of the last ones. Too bad Hetros just got blown up, we could'ave used the Fabricator to get another group of Cluster Missiles, then bombarded the Monolith. Here's hoping the Landum militiary can carpet bomb the thing and get us out of here.But yeah, thanks for running Mech Quest Halloween 2015: Perils of the Ponderous Pumpkin Pillagers. >>43405207I CAN'T WRITEBESSIE FIRES AT THE GIANT MEGA PREVIOUS-KONSTANTIN
MotherWill: Yeah get on board. I can ask the rest of the crew to suit up, don't know what good it will do though, there's nothing between us and that Monolith.Stand by for enemy phase.
>>43405240MotherWill: Wait, something's happening! The two creature and the Monolith seem to be connected some how... By the Saint, they're DYING!...YES! BURN YOU HELLSPAWN!...I...I think it's finally over...Oh... Oh no...nononono
>>43405262Hah! Suck it, monstrous demonic double hellspawn and your giant floating unicorn horns! D-does anyone else see the unicorn horns? They're... shooting rainbows. It's pretty bad.
>>43405240>Is confused on if I'm alive or if I got zapped
>>43405316If it makes you feel better, that beam went over your head, but that doesn't matter because...>>43405262MotherWill: I know those radar signatures, it's an entire wing of long range strategic bombers...Sunova b...--------------------Adjutant: The bomber wings report a successful mission. The thermobaric bombardment achieved maximum saturation. There's nothing left there but ash.Officer: Good, and the merc team?Adjutant: Wiped out along with everything else in the strike zone... sir? Could we not have spared them? Tightened the bombing corridor so as to...Officer: No... the risk to our planet was too great. You saw what those things were capable, the mercenaries were all contaminated. Their deaths were regrettable, but ultimately served the greater good.Adjutant: Understood sir.((Well what did you expect on Halloween? A happy ending?Thank you everybody for participating. I stayed up all night running this so what another hour? I'll linger for questions comments and feedback... right after I take a shower.))
>>43405327>>43405316>>43405285>>43405183>>43405153>>43404848"I told you motherfuckers I'd see you in Valhalla. Youse all fought damn hard, I'm proud to have fought besides youse. Here, drinks on me boys. Come on, I've got some of the best seats in house. We got us an Easterly view and the sun's setting behind us. Makes everything real pretty over the plains.Cognis, thanks again. I look forward to playing in the finished version.https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=NmvNJiylUa0
>>43405357"Fucking hell. Cheers mate. Now where's the fucking Valkyries?"
Rolled 12 (1d20)>>43405262> Activate Cloaking Device> Move 4 E> Grow tentacles in 1d20 rounds> No Wendigo, you are the demons >>43405327I'm assuming that more gear and units are in the works, yes? I very much missed the lack of weapons with the whisper tag. Also, alternate drone types would be nice. Fun as hell, though, so thanks to you and my fellow pilots.
>>43405327Hahah! Perfect ending. Go team! ---Fun. Fabricator is useful, but it takes the entire body slot - which means it can't produce drones so it locks out someone actually taking care of their own drones with it. That's a bit odd. I think making it take 4 slots *total* might balance slightly better, because that way you can sacrifice hardpoints where you feel appropriate and then fill in the rest with things that require ammo / droes.the [Run] action is strange - other things are probably faster, but with 4 Move doing Move+Run nets you very little effective move increase where you could easily use that other extra action for shooting / locking on / hacking / direction drones / anything else. Range+Sensor range being what they are, I'm not sure you really end up using Run much. The +2Def is nice, though, so perhaps if you take more incoming fire it becomes more useful.Predators are cool.The 1 Weapon Attack Limit + Drones is *strange* - You could link a Laser+Laser and then have 4 Recon Drones in your body slot= 1 attack action + 1 operate drones=> 2x LA + 4x PI = 24 ish damage? And it totally circumvents the restriction. But of course drones are very fragile and will get blown out of the sky by explosives (OR EVIL PUMPKIN VEGETABLES).Some way of sharing Lock On actions would be cool / interesting. A Zenith with Drones+SensorPod+some sort of Command & Control Module could help direct fire (as Hetros tried to do earlier). That would be a neat way of using the more fragile but wider sensor net of the drones.Cluster Rockets are great but limited, so that requires team-work with someone with a Fabricator. Could probably make a mean Zenith combination with Cluster Rockets + Fabricator Buddy (who has H&K missiles, emp and demo charges).The slightly higher HP is fun because it means even short range weapons come into play when you move, which I like. Not sure how +4 Hp is "enough" for Ablative Armor. Make it +6, and take a body slot?
>>43405372( Tactical Shield allows you to negate attacks entirely but takes an arm, which is fair. But +4 HP doesn't seem too much compared to the damage output of the enemy. It did save me when the enemy hit for 16, but that's because Zeniths had +2 HP in this game. A Predator or Zenith is dead, armor or not, normally so they get nothing out of it when hit with the same strike.And you pay the same 20 cred as for the shield, so... eh. A Rail Gun hits for 10, so 2 shots with that and you're dead, armor upgrade or no. I think I'd bump it up to 6 or 8, but then make it take a body slot. Compares a little bit.'Course that depends on standard enemy damage)Also swords are great. That is all.Thanks for running.
>>43405327Thread Archived. Been a while since I done that for a quest thread, haha!I'd like a mech specifically for shooting. A module that allows 2 weapons to fire but forces you to lock down your mech maybe, or just use both actions? I know I never locked on with the railgun but with the need to reload the damn thing every turn I had to be tactical in either move or attack. If I was trying to 1v1 a mech those little mech pistols wouldn't be good for much, they struggled with super mutant tanks.Really, I just want a pair of gatling guns and being able to stand in one spot and spit death.
>>43405327Modifications to the Zenith's specialist systems to make them more useful and able to be used.Also something that allows us to double our actions by running, or honestly even just a minor increase to weapon's range and having the run = double move be standard.
>>43405369Few things to address including a question from Cognis Quest:-Yes all the art is original. The mechs were commissioned especially for this game while the equipment pictures were painstakingly modelled by myself using my weak 3D-fu.-The full game will feature 22 Mechs and over 100 pieces of equipment spread out across 7 arms manufacturers, each with their own design philosophies.-So yes, there are more drone types. And yes there is a piece of gear that lets you share target locks with friends. (it just wasn't available today.) I'll post a preview. <<-The game will also have a permadeath persistent pilot system which will allow you to gain experience in one of 5 different pilot classes featuring 5 skills each.> But wait! There's More!
>>43405449Can you post some of the other companies? I'd love to see the mech sheets on the ones from Cognis Quest! And it'll help us give feedback on general balance?Also what about Apex Warfare? I don't see them on that list.
>>43405449If Gue. Co Munitions doesn't produce a literal rolling deathball mech to go with that hedgehog system, I will be so disappointed you have no idea.
>>43405449are prices going to be varied a bit more than that?
>>43405372>>43405403>>43405440I get what you guys are saying. Rest assured I'll be tweaking the Zenith and it's equipment to allow you to do more with it than just hand out ammo or fire off some cluster rockets for three rounds then be left with nothing.I get what you're saying about running, but the reason I didn't make it a double move was because I wanted to discourage people kiting things around the map. Think about it: If you want to move away from and enemy you can move twice, but he can only move once then he has to use his second action to attack you. In this way you can keep him at arms length indefinitely. So I wanted to reduce the movement bonus of running, but compensated by giving it extra utility value.For ablative armour, you have to understand that I designed the game to be lethal. My rule of thumb is: two shots to kill. +4 HP Will not make you tough, but it will be the difference between dying and limping home to fight another day. Also ablative armour is the shit tier armour. Higher tier armours will increase toughness through damage reduction instead of more HP.Also bear in mind that in the final game you will not be fighting silly OP halloween enemies, but rather enemies that (mostly) have the same capabilities as you.>>43405466<.< I haven't modelled the Apex, LHI and AESR equipment yet so yeah. Oh alright I'll let you peak at a few more.> I'll get to answering more questions in a moment.
>>43405499well to be fair, it's not possible to kite things really?You can't shoot then run, all you can do to run is get yourself out of firing range faster... which is kinda the point? It's useless for fighting, unless you're luring someone into an ambush? You can keep him at arms length indefinitely, but you can't KILL them. It's not fun, and nobody is going to do it, and it's not like it's an AI, you're the one running it, so somebody can break off the chase and then go after squishier targets or figure out a way to corner the guy. It just adds a layer of tactical depth that's not possible otherwise.Right now all it does is make retreat IMPOSSIBLE pretty much. It takes too long to break off the gap enough to escape.
>>43405499How useful were jump jets? They didn't really seem to help that much.
>>43405512They might have been more helpful if the terrain hadn't been so flat. Getting ontop of buildings and such?
>>43405499>>43396391Man, Apex and Gavial are like night and day in mech design.>Apex: "Let's make finely tuned, honed, and efficient warmachines!">Gavial: "Okay, stick some sensors, some limbs, and some guns onto a buncha boxes, and call it a day."
>>43405474Sorry to dissapoint you, but why don't you see for yourself.>>43405484Haven't really balanced prices yet. Everything you see is a place holder, which is why I didn't impose any monetary constraints on you this time around.>>43405510Now that I think of it, you do have a point. This isn't a video game. I'll definitely give it some thought before the full release.>>43405512I didn't really set up the terrain in such away as they'd be really useful, but there was this one time a guy used them to jump over the Assault Server. I'll likely make them a really cheap piece of gear since they are really situational.
>>43405534shouldn't that blast shield have an ammunition rating for it's front arc? Otherwise maybe the model should be slightly different? Some flame thrower nozzles or shock plates or something?
>>43405534Saved Sparebits by getting him to cover. Would have avoided the mech collision too.
>>43405534Oh this looks so cool. I like how you are going with each company having a theme. Iron man suits look good! A lot of customization which is fantastic.
>>43405534Jump jets could also be used to move around a bit faster no? Like just tapping the thrust for a small boost to range but limiting its actual jump?
>>43405534Dat boomstick. Link quality, 1 hardpoint. Pugilist with 8 of them. One-shot errybuddy.
>>43405569that seems to be a theme with Guye Co... look at the damage output on ALL of those fuckers. But they're so short ranged, and only the Wimp is moving with any speed... Anybody rolling that thing had better load up on some cloaking too otherwise they'll be shot to disable... I see something like a Pugilist with 8 linked boomsticks, and my response is going to be to target the legs with called shots to disable them.
oh neat, I just noticed each radar signature for each company is a unique body, but then has bits tacked on for the specific model. That's clever!
Can we see Exoterra next?
>>43405577Agreed on most of it, but the rest of the gear has a higher hardpoint count. I mean, the Wimp can't even equip its special gear (presumably there's an upgrade or something still in the works). Team [PU-BS8][KM-Blast shield2]
>>43405630Huh, wow, I didn't notice that. You're right. Not unless you can spread slots for arms and such across both arms slots? But then their image doesn't make much sense.
>>43405542All of that makes more sense and was actually closer to my original vision for the blast shield, but I got lazy and modelling explosive bricks was easier. Maybe I'll revise the design... maybe.>>43405567If you want that, buy thruster arrays. Remember: Jump Jets are GGA gear and GGA gear is the lowest level. There are many pieces of gear that do the same thing only better.>>43405577Linked weapons are limited to firing sets of two. Which is why you can't spam them. Basically all the 1 harpoint weapons are meant to give options to mechs that don't have a lot of space or maybe don't have access to a bigger gun.>>43405584It was a suggestion from a friend that really paid off. Helps give that visual itentiy when all you have to go on are a bunch of boxes and circles.>>43405608Oh alright...>>43405649Whoops that's a typo, should be 4 hard points per arms. These things happen a lot because I copy paste the previous stat card I made then re-skin it. I'll be doing a rigorous proof reading pass before the final game.
weren't there also lore sheets for the companies and mechs from Cognis Quest? Can somebody pull those up?here are what I could findhttp://suptg.thisisnotatrueending.com/archive/42109415/images/1440626470180.jpghttp://suptg.thisisnotatrueending.com/archive/42380714/images/1441757565518.jpghttp://suptg.thisisnotatrueending.com/archive/42419503/images/1441939801683.jpgAnd the world Map: http://suptg.thisisnotatrueending.com/archive/42602748/images/1442689170094.jpg
>>43405668what's so special about the smart gun? Guns never need target locks to fire I thought?
>>43405668Could you equip 3 cirrus mobility systems? Because if so, that is a scary fast mech.
>>43405697Lock on and suddenly it auto-hits.
>>43405697The triangle in the squared corner bits down at the bottom is a weapon tag, means the gun auto-hit, but requires a lock-on to fire. See >>43396322 pic related.>>43405668Those are sexy looking mechs, but they seem to lack the punch of the other companies' weapons.
>>43405720>Those are sexy looking mechs, but they seem to lack the punch of the other companies' weapons.Well that auto hit gun is pretty damn powerful just in consistancy... and I think they'd make great support mechs. That Cirrus for example probably shines most when equipped with enough movement boosts to make it cover ground impossibly fast. And that cirus mobility system seems to say it's doing +1 damage for every hex covered in the charge. Can you IMAGINE how much damage that is? a 7mov total, half that in a charge, rounded up, is 4. So +4 damage right off the bat which isn't shabby.
>>43405687Alright, I'll post the lore sheets for ya, give me a moment.>>43405697It counts as a guided weapon which by itself means it HAS to lock on to fire, which is why I wrote that there. It's meant to be a best of both worlds type thing.>>43405711That's another typo. It's meant to be 1 leg AND 1 torso. I mean look at that picture; you're not putting more than one CMS on that scrawy ass frame.>>43405720Exo-terra's shtick is that they rely a lot on speed and high tech gear. They can hit hard and fast, but lack endurance.
>>43405668I want Exo terra!! Holy fuck those are some nice looking mechs.
>>43405784and look at those drones and EWF systems? Those guys can cause some serious pain I bet.
>>43405784Yes that particular artist does good work.>Mwoar lore
>>43405825GuyeCo and Gavial
Damn dropped my trip.Finally we have the Knight Lite stat sheet.LHI and AESR are not complete at this time.
>>43405873do you have a lore sheet for the last company?
>>43405910I adore how the mine launcher is basically one of those foam disk launchers. Shouldn't more of their weapons be capable of being used from stealth though? At the very least the lancer cannon or mine launcher surely?
>>43405910huh, I could see these 3 working together VERY closely, they each fill a role in the hunt don't they?You got the Squire to harry and disable, the Errant to buff and lame the opposition, and then you got Lord to deliver the killing blow and territory denial.
>>43405915I don't. Alot of AESR's stuff is still mostly up in the air. I haven't even commissioned the mechs yet. Cognis Quest gives you a glimpse into what they do. They are meant to have some very powerful stuff.>>43405925Now that I think about it, the mine launcher should be silenced. Using it doesn't count as an attack because you can't shoot a target directly with it. You lob mines at set locations.I should make all of this clearer in the stat card.As for the Lancer: No. It's a big ass cannon that makes a loud boom, you can't hide that once it goes off.>>43405947Pretty much.
>>43405910how does the canister gun work exactly? That 18 on the penetration means it's very difficult to crit doesn't it?Shouldn't it be a far lower number somehow? Since the entire point of the gun is to get critical hits and do very very very little damage?
>>43405449just realized looking at the mines, they don't have the normal crit damage symbol? Is that significant?
>>43406019I'll think about t some more. Maybe the penetration should be higher.>>43406061Nah that's a typo. Didn't update the symbol.
>>43405449Wait, those BloodHound drones carry a Marksmanship Rifle *and* Mines? Ouch, that's some effective bloody drones.