What class will you play?
Posted 15 May 2012 - 06:52 PM
Posted 15 May 2012 - 07:21 PM
Posted 15 May 2012 - 07:58 PM
Alternative, a decently fast Medium that lets you fill any needed role at any moment would also be good.
Posted 15 May 2012 - 07:59 PM
Posted 15 May 2012 - 08:03 PM
I think the weight class spread in the poll so far is exactly what I expected to see in a mechwarrior game.
Light mechs are very specialized into scouting and harassment with a little scout-hunter thrown into the mix. Like with any specialized role there will be less call for these mechs but when there is a need to fill a role they can do none can do it better.
Medium mechs are the most flexible weight class containing the scout, scout-hunter, harasser, flanker, fast-reaction, support, and light brawler. Is it any wonder they are the most common choice, they offer nearly every playstyle and can be very good at it too.
Heavy mechs are the next most flexible, and that flexibility is also why they are the second most common weight type, droping the scouting role and picking up a moar brawler/support focused role.
Assaults only really fill the area denial and heavy support roles they just aren't fast enough to be a brawler in my opnion and definitly lack the manuverability of all the other lighter weight classes. Area denial is one of those specialized roles that wont come up often and will be hard to actually do without getting pasted, much like scouting or harassment, and is why they should be the least piloted weight class.
Thats my take on why the poll has turned out like it has so far.
Posted 15 May 2012 - 08:05 PM
Posted 15 May 2012 - 08:18 PM
Posted 15 May 2012 - 09:28 PM
Posted 15 May 2012 - 09:43 PM
1. They aren't total money pits
2. Pirahna doesn't gimp them
Posted 15 May 2012 - 10:01 PM
Unless they release the Cyclops of course.
Posted 15 May 2012 - 10:03 PM
Ya I really see the Dragon as an oversized Medium Mech. When compared to 50 or 55 toners rather then other Heavy Mechs it actually isn't too bad.
Posted 16 May 2012 - 04:29 AM
Posted 16 May 2012 - 04:43 AM
Posted 16 May 2012 - 04:51 AM
Posted 16 May 2012 - 04:51 AM
Posted 16 May 2012 - 04:56 AM
Posted 16 May 2012 - 05:04 AM
I'm not the greatest shot in the world - I have pretty bad reflexes and timing, especially since I stopped playing King of Fighters, Rival Schools, and all of my other favorite fighting games. I also got out of DDR a long while ago, so that doesn't help.
At least by taking lights, I can fill a support role, limit my getting shot at, and most importantly - not draw too much attention to myself.
That said, though, It's still too early for me to really tell. I might well end up changing roles and weight classes outright. My head tells me I'm better for the scout role, but who knows what I'd actually excel at. Maybe I'm better in a Command 'mech... Maybe Fire support like an Awesome or Catapult....
Edited by ice trey, 16 May 2012 - 05:06 AM.
Posted 16 May 2012 - 05:11 AM
Posted 16 May 2012 - 05:48 AM
Posted 16 May 2012 - 06:21 AM
My sights so far was the Catapult K2 variant. I'm a huge fan of PPCs also so I'll mod it to become Medium to short range combat. (I'm thinking keep PPCs, 2-4 med lasers, 2-3 small lasers, 1-2 Machine gun. (This all depending if I could fit it all and have enough heat sinks to not overheat every 2 secs) or Cataphract.
If i end up getting Medium it will either be Vindicator (duhh) or Uziel.
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