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#281 Catalina Steiner

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Posted 16 July 2017 - 08:16 AM

Hill Humping
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Moving onto a hill to shoot an enemy and move back into cover to avoid damage.

Edited by Ibrandul Mike, 26 July 2017 - 01:51 PM.


#282 Catalina Steiner

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Posted 16 July 2017 - 09:33 AM

PPFLD
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Abbreviation for Pinpoint Frontloaded Damage.A playstyle that utilizes weapons without shooting time (laser burn time) in order to minimize the exposure time.

Edited by Ibrandul Mike, 26 July 2017 - 01:53 PM.


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Posted 16 July 2017 - 10:21 AM

Permadead
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In FP (not Scouting) a mechwarrior who has had all 4 'Mechs destroyed and is thus eliminated from the game, leaving the maximum number of friendly mechs on the field 1 less.

Edited by Ibrandul Mike, 26 July 2017 - 01:56 PM.


#284 Catalina Steiner

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Posted 16 July 2017 - 10:28 AM

Stick
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A 'Mech with all weapons destroyed and therefore being no threat anymore.

Edited by Ibrandul Mike, 26 July 2017 - 01:57 PM.


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Posted 16 July 2017 - 10:34 AM

Cheese Build
Category: Builds

A buld that either abuses game's mechanics or packs a lot of power for instant kills.

Edited by Ibrandul Mike, 14 August 2017 - 03:39 AM.


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Posted 16 July 2017 - 11:08 AM

Joke / Fun Build
Category: Builds

A build that on paper or ingame is laughable and made entirely for fun or "because you can". Some joke builds, however, are no laughing matter and surprisingly deadly.

Edited by Ibrandul Mike, 14 August 2017 - 03:40 AM.


#287 Catalina Steiner

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Posted 16 July 2017 - 01:52 PM

o7, o/
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o7 = Salute
o/ = hello

Edited by Ibrandul Mike, 14 August 2017 - 03:43 AM.


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Posted 16 July 2017 - 02:06 PM

Premade
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This is a group of players who arranged to join into the match together. In general for every premade on one team, there's at least one premade on the opposing team. This doesn't mean that they are of equal size, just that they exist.

Edited by Ibrandul Mike, 14 August 2017 - 03:45 AM.


#289 Catalina Steiner

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Posted 16 July 2017 - 02:26 PM

Saddle
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A part of the map Crimson Straight. In E6 is a way between the hills called the Saddle.

Edited by Ibrandul Mike, 14 August 2017 - 04:04 AM.


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Posted 16 July 2017 - 02:34 PM

Basement
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A part of the map HPG Manigfold. The Basement is in the middle of the map and accessible via ramps from 4 different directions.

Edited by Ibrandul Mike, 14 August 2017 - 04:05 AM.


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Posted 17 July 2017 - 04:21 AM

Drop Caller
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A person who coordinates a team and voices the plan used.

Edited by Ibrandul Mike, 14 August 2017 - 03:29 PM.


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Posted 17 July 2017 - 05:04 AM

Cauldera
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Top of the Volcano on Caustic Valley

Edited by Ibrandul Mike, 14 August 2017 - 03:30 PM.


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Posted 17 July 2017 - 09:41 AM

Mt. Tryhard / Noobhill
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Top of the big peak in Alpine Peaks.

Edited by Ibrandul Mike, 14 August 2017 - 03:32 PM.


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Posted 18 July 2017 - 12:43 AM

Upper City / Citadel
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Upper City: Northwest corner of River City.

Citadel: The large building at the river with the two ramps.

Edited by Ibrandul Mike, 14 August 2017 - 03:56 PM.


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Posted 18 July 2017 - 02:16 AM

Glass Cannon
Category: Builds

A build with lots of firepower but easy to kill.

Edited by Ibrandul Mike, 14 August 2017 - 03:35 PM.


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Posted 18 July 2017 - 06:03 AM

LURMer / Lurmishing
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LURMer: Semi-derogatory, person who pilots an LRM boat.

Lurmishing: A style of close in fighting with LRMs that involves rapid re-positioning and keeping the enemy in sight.

Edited by Ibrandul Mike, 14 August 2017 - 03:38 PM.


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Posted 18 July 2017 - 03:05 PM

Easy-mode
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Derogatory reference to people who play on Clan side (even if it may not be that much easier).

Edited by Ibrandul Mike, 14 August 2017 - 03:40 PM.


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Posted 18 July 2017 - 04:40 PM

Academy
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A place where pilots can go to learn their trade and hone their skills. Reachable through the ingame menu.

Edited by Ibrandul Mike, 14 August 2017 - 03:41 PM.


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Posted 18 July 2017 - 05:07 PM

Testing Grounds
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A secluded, evacuated area far behind the fronlines where mechwarriors can test their mech without causing too much harm to themselves and their environment. Practice targets are provided. Reachable through the ingame menu.

Edited by Ibrandul Mike, 14 August 2017 - 03:43 PM.


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Posted 18 July 2017 - 05:11 PM

GHKC
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"Good hunt, kill clan" - used by some Inner Sphere players in FP as a greeting.

Edited by Ibrandul Mike, 14 August 2017 - 03:44 PM.






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