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ekster
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join:2010-07-16
Lachine, QC
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Reviews:
·FreePhoneLine
reply to RavenX11R6

Re: Mech Warrior Online

Hah, I sometimes don't use it either. Especially in the middle of the night city in the water. But just because I have an easier time seeing friendlies vs enemies without any mode in that specific area. I think one of you even kept telling to turn on heat vision a couple of nights ago when I did that.


Gevurah

join:2013-02-22
York Haven, PA
reply to Krisnatharok
There are other modes than thermal? Huh.

Sounds redundant :P


Jobbie
Keep It Simple
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join:2010-08-24
Mexico
kudos:5
reply to ekster
I love when people is spectating while dead and they tell you to turn either vision or to switch your ECM.
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When on dangerous ground maneuver, when on deadly ground fight.


Jobbie
Keep It Simple
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Mexico
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reply to TheThing
said by TheThing:

is this one of those Text RPG games you guys been thinking about trying?

you guys talk a lot about it, but i see no screen captures!

»www.youtube.com/watch?v=4v-KGozxqMw

Check what you are missing
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When on dangerous ground maneuver, when on deadly ground fight.


ekster
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Lachine, QC
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Reviews:
·FreePhoneLine
reply to Gevurah
I like thermal, but I can't use it effectively if there's a big brawl and everyone is right next to each other while I am running around frantically at 130+, trying to avoid getting hit, and figuring out if the big blotch of red in front of me is a friendly or foe when the overlay is telling me both are there within 10m of me and I only have a second to decide if I should shoot or not before they're behind me.

I usually go night or just turn it off completely then as I have an easier time avoiding shooting friendlies.


RavenX11R6

join:2013-03-02
Mechanicsburg, PA
reply to Archivis
yeah its a lappy... will build a new rig in about a year or so


Archivis
Your Daddy
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join:2001-11-26
Earth
kudos:19
When you do, check in with Krisnatharok. He can help you find the best performance for your budget.


RavenX11R6

join:2013-03-02
Mechanicsburg, PA
my next mech... spider? cicada? or another dragon?


Archivis
Your Daddy
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join:2001-11-26
Earth
kudos:19
You have a 3L and a Streakmando, right? I'd get a spider.


ekster
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join:2010-07-16
Lachine, QC
kudos:3
reply to RavenX11R6
Go for a spider. I just got one as well.

We can do a spider swarm like that!


Gevurah

join:2013-02-22
York Haven, PA
I'll just take it that you're all inspired by my miraculous spider piloting GET OUTTA MY MECH BROS IT'S MINE YOU CAN'T TOUCH IT NUH-UH MINE

MOMMMMMM


Savious Zero
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Belgrade, MT
kudos:4
reply to Jobbie
said by Jobbie:

said by TheThing:

is this one of those Text RPG games you guys been thinking about trying?

you guys talk a lot about it, but i see no screen captures!

(youtube clip)
what you are missing

That was fucking dumb.
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"This thread has more subs than the actual game." Phantasee, in reference to SWTOR


Jobbie
Keep It Simple
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Mexico
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reply to Archivis
I don't know what to do next, I have on my mechlab:

Hunchback 4SP (All elite)
Hunchback 4G (All basic)
Raven 3L (All basic)
Awesome 8R (All Basic)
Catapult K2 (No Basic, Need a build)

I would like to try a different chasis but not sure.
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When on dangerous ground maneuver, when on deadly ground fight.


Jobbie
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Mexico
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reply to Savious Zero
said by Savious Zero:

said by Jobbie:

said by TheThing:

is this one of those Text RPG games you guys been thinking about trying?

you guys talk a lot about it, but i see no screen captures!

(youtube clip)
what you are missing

That was fucking dumb.

Explain?
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When on dangerous ground maneuver, when on deadly ground fight.


Archivis
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Earth
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reply to Jobbie
I think the hunchbacks are ok, but I like mechs that are "in the spotlight". I would recommend a streakmando. 1ML 3Streaks and ECM.
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A government big enough to give you everything you want, is strong enough to take everything you have. -MLK


ekster
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Lachine, QC
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·FreePhoneLine
reply to Gevurah
Only part of it.

Like I said, I was always a fan of speed and light mechs... plus I wanted to play around with the ECM and I am not a fan of the Raven right now. I got this OCD about wanting to use what's least popular.... so Spider it is for me.

Plus that backward movement speed is just nuts. I just wish they would add extra shortcut keys that the old Mech games had.
1/4 speed, 1/2 speed, 3/4 speed, Max speed and reverse engine buttons are a must for me.


Savious Zero
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reply to Jobbie
Its not Path of exile?


Gevurah

join:2013-02-22
York Haven, PA
reply to Archivis
»www.ign.com/articles/2013/03/04/···ero-mech patch info for tomorrow guys


Jobbie
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Mexico
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I guess I will get my first hero mech on that Cicada.


Gevurah

join:2013-02-22
York Haven, PA
and training grounds a full month early it seems


Archivis
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Earth
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reply to Jobbie
This new cicada could be pretty potent, like the Raven, but without the ECM. With 4 lasers and 2 missile hard points, you could lay out 2 streaks, 4 medium lasers, high speed, and lay out a world of hurt. Even without ECM, this looks like a good mech.
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A government big enough to give you everything you want, is strong enough to take everything you have. -MLK


Gevurah

join:2013-02-22
York Haven, PA
Should be pretty solid. High speed, VERY good torso twist (125 deg each dir w/out tweaks/basic/etc)?!, reasonable payload, good armor.


ekster
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It can be a mean hitter at that speed for sure... but I really hate that chassis. Way too easy to render it useless, I find.


Gevurah

join:2013-02-22
York Haven, PA
I've seen some nasty cicadas. Barring the absolutely trashy trial mech, that is.


Krisnatharok
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reply to Savious Zero
said by Savious Zero:

said by Jobbie:

said by TheThing:

is this one of those Text RPG games you guys been thinking about trying?

you guys talk a lot about it, but i see no screen captures!

(youtube clip)
what you are missing

That was fucking dumb.

You're in the wrong thread.
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Those who would give up Essential Liberty to purchase a little Temporary Safety, deserve neither Liberty nor Safety.


Archivis
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Earth
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reply to ekster
said by ekster:

It can be a mean hitter at that speed for sure... but I really hate that chassis. Way too easy to render it useless, I find.

I think most people only play the trial cicada. You see very few legit cicadas out there. Get one thats armored up and you'll see that those things are actually a bit tough to take down, especially one that can hit back (hard) and move around like a mad man.

Too bad it doesn't have ECM. If it did, it would replace the Raven 3L entirely.
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A government big enough to give you everything you want, is strong enough to take everything you have. -MLK


ekster
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reply to Gevurah
I didn't pay attention if the cicadas I was hitting were trial or not... but I find their legs so easy to hit, and they would fall off way too quick.


Savious Zero
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reply to Krisnatharok
said by Krisnatharok:

You're in the wrong thread.

No, you guys are playing the wrong game.
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"This thread has more subs than the actual game." Phantasee, in reference to SWTOR


f0rtys3ven
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join:2011-09-01
Lansing, MI
reply to Krisnatharok
I do have to admit that I played 2 or 3 hours of MWO this weekend. I played 6 - 9 hrs of PoE.

Its pretty freaking amazing. The passive tree and the skills are crazy deep!


ekster
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·FreePhoneLine
reply to Archivis
I guess I'll give the Cicada a try once I'm done decking out the Spider. Their speed is still good, so I'll see how they actually feel in combat (when it's not a trial one.)

Edit: Plus I still need to try that fast mech with an AC20 thing. The Cicada should work better for that than a Raven, anyway.