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#81 Belegor

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Posted 28 June 2017 - 08:30 AM

ER PPC
Category: Energy Weapons

A PPC variant with no minimum range and an increased maximum range at the cost of increased heat.

Edited by Ibrandul Mike, 20 July 2017 - 04:39 PM.


#82 Belegor

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Posted 28 June 2017 - 08:34 AM

ER Laser (Extended Range Laser)
Category: Energy Weapons

ER lasers feature a considerable increase in range over standard Lasers but require a longer time to deal their maximum damage.

There are seven kinds of ER Lasers:
ER Small Laser (ER SL)
ER Medium Laser (ER ML)
ER Large Laser (ER LL)

Clan ER Micro Laser (??)
Clan ER Small Laser (cERSL)
Clan ER Medium Laser (cERML)
Clan ER Large Laser (cERLL)

Edited by Ibrandul Mike, 26 July 2017 - 02:07 PM.


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Posted 28 June 2017 - 08:38 AM

Eyes On
Category: -

A view of the enemy.

Edited by Ibrandul Mike, 20 July 2017 - 04:41 PM.


#84 Belegor

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Posted 28 June 2017 - 08:42 AM

Faction
Category: Lore

This term refers to any of the playable intergalactic nations available in MechWarrior Online.

Edited by Ibrandul Mike, 20 July 2017 - 04:41 PM.


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Posted 28 June 2017 - 08:46 AM

Faction Rank
Category: -

Earning LP within a faction earns promotions through the ranks. Each rank comes with a title and rewards ranging from GXP, Cockpit Items to MC and more.

Edited by Ibrandul Mike, 20 July 2017 - 04:43 PM.


#86 Ibrandul Mike

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Posted 28 June 2017 - 11:49 AM

Ferro-Fibrous Armor
Category: Upgrades

Standard armor can be upgraded to Ferro-Fibrous armor which weighs less but comes at a cost to internal space.

Edited by Ibrandul Mike, 20 July 2017 - 04:43 PM.


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Posted 28 June 2017 - 11:52 AM

Flamer
Category: Energy Weapons

An energy weapon that utilizes directed plasma to overheat enemy 'Mech.

Edited by Ibrandul Mike, 20 July 2017 - 04:44 PM.


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Posted 28 June 2017 - 01:19 PM

Flanking
Category: -

A maneuver where warriors look to attack from the enemy's side.

Edited by Ibrandul Mike, 20 July 2017 - 04:44 PM.


#89 Catalina Steiner

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Posted 28 June 2017 - 01:54 PM

Form Up
Category: -

An order to gather forces in a single location.

Edited by Ibrandul Mike, 20 July 2017 - 04:45 PM.


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Posted 28 June 2017 - 02:02 PM

Friend
Category: -

A player who has been added to the Friends List.

Edited by Ibrandul Mike, 20 July 2017 - 04:45 PM.


#91 Catalina Steiner

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Posted 28 June 2017 - 02:03 PM

Freebirth
Category: Lore

A Clan insult directed towards a person of natural birth.

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Posted 28 June 2017 - 02:05 PM

Freeborn
Category: Lore

The Clan term applied to someone of natural birth.

Edited by Ibrandul Mike, 20 July 2017 - 04:46 PM.


#93 Catalina Steiner

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Posted 28 June 2017 - 02:13 PM

Fresh
Category: -

A term for full health.

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#94 Ibrandul Mike

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Posted 28 June 2017 - 02:25 PM

Gauss Rifle
Category: Ballistic Weapons

Gauss Rifles use powerful electromagnets to hurl projectiles incredible distances, similiar to early rail guns. Gauss rifles require the pilot to actively charge it before each volley due to its exorbitant consumption of electrical power. While Gauss ammunition can't explode, the weapon itself can!

Edited by Ibrandul Mike, 20 July 2017 - 04:47 PM.


#95 Catalina Steiner

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Posted 28 June 2017 - 02:27 PM

GXP (General Experience)
Category: -

Experience points earned in-game. GXP can be used to for every owned mech.

Edited by Ibrandul Mike, 25 July 2017 - 03:08 AM.


#96 Ibrandul Mike

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Posted 28 June 2017 - 02:30 PM

GG
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1. Acronym for good game.
2. Acronym for git gud, a derogatory term saying to get good.

Edited by Ibrandul Mike, 20 July 2017 - 04:48 PM.


#97 Catalina Steiner

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Posted 28 June 2017 - 02:36 PM

Ghost Drop
Category: Faction Play

To have a match in Faction Play without an opposing force.

Edited by Ibrandul Mike, 20 July 2017 - 04:50 PM.


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Posted 28 June 2017 - 02:49 PM

Great Houses
Category: Lore

The Houses refer to dynastic families that rule Interplanetary nations that now dominate the Inner Sphere. The Houses have waged constant wars fueled by centuries-old rivalries.

Edited by Ibrandul Mike, 20 July 2017 - 04:51 PM.


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Posted 28 June 2017 - 02:53 PM

Group
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A group of players ranging in size from two to twelve players. Finding a group is important for solo players who wish to meet new, skilled players.

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#100 Catalina Steiner

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Posted 28 June 2017 - 02:57 PM

Hand Actuator
Category: -

An option to give the 'Mech dexterous humanoid hands. Currently only provides aesthetic value and consumes space.

Edited by Ibrandul Mike, 20 July 2017 - 04:53 PM.






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