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#161 Catalina Steiner

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Posted 04 July 2017 - 03:22 PM

Server
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There are currently three server regions around the world. Choosing the location nearest to you can improve your ping.

Edited by Ibrandul Mike, 21 July 2017 - 06:48 AM.


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Posted 04 July 2017 - 03:48 PM

Short Range Missile / SRM // Streak SRM
Category: Missile Based Weapons

SRMs fire a spread of missiles that can quickly weaken large areas of an opponent at close ranges. Pilots may opt to mount guided Streak SRMs to ensure their accuracy while moving at high speeds.

Edited by Ibrandul Mike, 21 July 2017 - 06:49 AM.


#163 Ibrandul Mike

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Posted 04 July 2017 - 05:40 PM

Shutdown Override
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Toggling this option will disable the automatic shutdown and allow the pilot continue to operate a 'Mech while it is overheating. This should be considered a last resort as it will most likely be the last thing you do.

Edited by Ibrandul Mike, 21 July 2017 - 06:50 AM.


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Posted 04 July 2017 - 10:22 PM

Slots
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Slots represent the physical space available inside a 'Mech, once they have been consumed there is no more room inside the chassis for new equipment.

Edited by Ibrandul Mike, 21 July 2017 - 06:51 AM.


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Posted 05 July 2017 - 12:17 AM

Stravag
Category: Lore

Clan name for someone of natural birth.

Edited by Ibrandul Mike, 21 July 2017 - 07:01 AM.


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Posted 05 July 2017 - 12:28 AM

Strip
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To damage the armor on a target. A 'Mech with destroyed armor is considered to be 'stripped'.

Edited by Ibrandul Mike, 21 July 2017 - 07:01 AM.


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Posted 05 July 2017 - 12:41 AM

Strip 'Mech
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Allows the player to remove all equipment, armor and or modules from their 'Mech in the MechLab.

Edited by Ibrandul Mike, 21 July 2017 - 07:02 AM.


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Posted 05 July 2017 - 12:51 AM

Tackling
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The act of blocking an enemy's movement with another 'Mech.

Edited by Ibrandul Mike, 21 July 2017 - 07:03 AM.


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Posted 05 July 2017 - 01:53 AM

TAG Laser
Category: Utility and Support Weapons

Short for Target Acquisition Gear. While held on target allows the user to target an ECM protected 'Mech.

Edited by Ibrandul Mike, 21 July 2017 - 07:03 AM.


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Posted 05 July 2017 - 04:06 AM

Target Calls
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It is important to use recognizable codes when calling targets.

A - AlphaB - BravoC - Charlie
D - DeltaE - EchoF - Foxtrot
G - GolfH - HotelI - India
J - JulietK - KiloL - Lima
M - MikeN - NovemberO - Oscar
P - PapaQ - Quebec R - Romeo
S - SierraT - TangoU - Uniform
V - VictorW - WhiskeyX - X Ray
Y - YankeeZ - Zulu

Edited by Ibrandul Mike, 21 July 2017 - 07:41 PM.


#171 Ibrandul Mike

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Posted 05 July 2017 - 08:44 AM

Target Lock
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Describes a function of BattleMechs sensors that allow a specific target to be tracked and scanned. Once a target is locked its location is shared with other teammates.

Edited by Ibrandul Mike, 21 July 2017 - 07:04 AM.


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Posted 05 July 2017 - 01:02 PM

Targetting Computer
Category: Equipment

Increases sensor range, target acquisition time, zoom level and projectile accuracy.

Edited by Ibrandul Mike, 21 July 2017 - 07:05 AM.


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Posted 05 July 2017 - 01:32 PM

Terra
Category: Lore

Terra is the homeworld that lay at the center of the Inner Sphere. Once the seat of power for the mighty Star League, Terra is now administered by ComStar.

Edited by Ibrandul Mike, 21 July 2017 - 07:05 AM.


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Posted 05 July 2017 - 01:40 PM

Title
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A secondary display name that can be unlocked via various means.

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Posted 06 July 2017 - 03:47 AM

Tonnage
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Tonnage describes the current weight of the 'Mech. Each 'Mech have a maximum tonnage that governs the equipment they are able to take. Ranging from 25 ton lights to 100 ton assault 'Mechs, the tonnage is a vital statistic to consider when choosing a 'Mech.

Edited by Ibrandul Mike, 21 July 2017 - 07:05 AM.


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Posted 06 July 2017 - 04:34 AM

Torso Pitch
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The vertical tilt of a 'Mech's torso.

Edited by Ibrandul Mike, 21 July 2017 - 07:06 AM.


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Posted 06 July 2017 - 10:48 AM

Torso Yaw
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The horizontal rotation of a 'Mech's torso.

Edited by Ibrandul Mike, 21 July 2017 - 07:06 AM.


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Posted 06 July 2017 - 11:30 AM

Trade
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To exchange fire with an opponent. Inflicting more damage than an opponent is considered a favorable trade.

Edited by Ibrandul Mike, 21 July 2017 - 07:06 AM.


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Posted 06 July 2017 - 11:52 AM

Trothkin
Category: Lore

Used by Clansmen to refer to a family member. Trothkin is often heard on the battlefield by warriors addressing those seen as peers.

Edited by Ibrandul Mike, 21 July 2017 - 07:06 AM.


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Posted 06 July 2017 - 12:14 PM

Trueborn
Category: Lore

The Clan name for a person with a genetically altered birth.

Edited by Ibrandul Mike, 21 July 2017 - 07:07 AM.






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