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#1 InnerSphereNews

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Posted 19 February 2021 - 06:32 PM







#2 TercieI

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Posted 19 February 2021 - 06:34 PM

Huh. People wanted the Grand Dragon why?

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Posted 19 February 2021 - 06:40 PM

View PostTercieI, on 19 February 2021 - 06:34 PM, said:

Huh. People wanted the Grand Dragon why?


Who knows. But it was massively requested, and they're doing it. That's great!

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Posted 19 February 2021 - 06:42 PM

View PostTercieI, on 19 February 2021 - 06:34 PM, said:

Huh. People wanted the Grand Dragon why?


Not sure, dragons have always been popular Comp side. I'm rather disappointed it doesn't have 2E in the right arm, would look awesome with a couple of snubs packed in there.

More excited for the cockpit items than the mechs, when I saw the announcement I thought this was going to be like the TSP packs where they release a series of vanity items.

Can we get audio of that warhorn?

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Posted 19 February 2021 - 06:45 PM

View PostHeavy Money, on 19 February 2021 - 06:40 PM, said:


Who knows. But it was massively requested, and they're doing it. That's great!


I don't disagree. I just assumed it had some potential use given how long and widely its been requested.

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Posted 19 February 2021 - 06:46 PM

I'm just surprised that we're even getting more robots, even if they're just variants rather than chassis. Maybe the spell shall finally be broken? IDK but at least something is happening around here for once.

IS Omnis next pl0x.


The Thud looks alright but I'm concerned about the Dragon since it only has effectively 4 hardpoints (the 2 CT missiles are useless without Compact Gyro). It's basically a weaker version of the Flame hero. Add at least one extra energy hardpoint to the right arm please, so it actually has a place in the game. The Flame already has 2E in the right arm so it's not even any extra work. Ideally it would have 3E in the right arm like how the DRG-5N has 3 right arm ballistics.

Subtract one CT missile if you must.

Edited by FupDup, 19 February 2021 - 07:02 PM.


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Posted 19 February 2021 - 06:47 PM

Yay new content.

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Posted 19 February 2021 - 07:01 PM

The exclusive bolt-ons are a good idea if they are designed well. Also releasing things to sell/monetize alongside player-friendly events is a good pattern to follow.

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Posted 19 February 2021 - 07:02 PM

Very excited about the Thunderbolt. JJ, ECM, and MASC sounds fun.

The effectiveness of both is going to come down to their quirks. Both these chassis's other variants are all heavily quirked.

It would be great if PGI would preview their quirks for feedback while we wait for the release.

#10 TheCaptainJZ

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Posted 19 February 2021 - 07:05 PM

View PostElizander, on 19 February 2021 - 07:01 PM, said:

The exclusive bolt-ons are a good idea if they are designed well. Also releasing things to sell/monetize alongside player-friendly events is a good pattern to follow.

From the sketch, it looks like they're going to design them so they don't hang off the mech, or have any impact for hitboxes. Basically, they just add detail, which is the way to go. It's almost like the substitute for custom geometry we had in the old packs. And it makes sense not to have bolt-ons fall off....

#11 FupDup

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Posted 19 February 2021 - 07:12 PM

View PostElizander, on 19 February 2021 - 07:01 PM, said:

The exclusive bolt-ons are a good idea if they are designed well. Also releasing things to sell/monetize alongside player-friendly events is a good pattern to follow.

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They look fairly good to me, certainly better than at least 95% of the other bolt-ons available...

#12 Lockheed_

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Posted 19 February 2021 - 07:40 PM

This is actually really cool! well done PGI!
I hope the Grand Dragon gets 1-2 extra hard points to make it viable in game, or some really dope quirks.

Edited by Lockheed_, 19 February 2021 - 07:50 PM.


#13 Bolo Atari

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Posted 19 February 2021 - 07:41 PM

At that price, yes. Done.

#14 Navid A1

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Posted 19 February 2021 - 07:52 PM

The Dragon (although being a top request by people who have left the game long ago), looks to be very mediocre... it needed hardpoint inflation on the right arm and left arm or torsos... Or it needs some hefty quirks to bring it up to par with the current state of the game.

The thunderbolt brings a unique variant to the chassis.... but again... with no info on its quirks, just on the surface, it is just going to be a niche mech.

Edited by Navid A1, 19 February 2021 - 07:52 PM.


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Posted 19 February 2021 - 08:04 PM

When I preorder it when do I get my stuff?

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Posted 19 February 2021 - 08:07 PM

I am waiting to see what changes we get to agility, quirks and balance before I give them more money.

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Posted 19 February 2021 - 08:08 PM

well done yes but these aren't the droids i was looking for.

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Posted 19 February 2021 - 08:15 PM

View Post3RoyalStar1, on 19 February 2021 - 08:04 PM, said:

When I preorder it when do I get my stuff?


Cool. Enjoy!!

According to the page, April 20th.
That's about normal for the pre-orders. 2-3 months.

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Posted 19 February 2021 - 08:32 PM

The Dragon would be great... If right arm has another energy hardpoint. Take out 1 of the CT missile hardpoint if you must.

I also feel that for USD20, there ought to be 4 different mech variants instead of 2 (excluding Special variants). Probably Grand Dragon 5K and another Thunderbolt.

Edited by Matthew Ace, 19 February 2021 - 11:42 PM.


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Posted 19 February 2021 - 09:04 PM

This looks great PGI, including GSP in mechpacks is LONG overdue





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