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#21 Ed Steele

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Posted 12 August 2021 - 10:36 PM

View Postshameless, on 12 August 2021 - 02:55 PM, said:

you guys are trying to get sued with that paint scheme on the Super Valkyrie aren't you?

my bad it's a phoenix hawk...


The camo is close, but not that close. Also, the name of the pack is "Hunter" like a certain pilot in a certain westernized anime.

View PostArthen00, on 12 August 2021 - 04:50 PM, said:

Looking forward for that Stalker. Also, the bolt-ons on that Phoenix Hawk look nice.


They are pretty close to the special "geometry" on the Shadowhawk Phoenix variant.

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Posted 12 August 2021 - 10:54 PM

Can someone fill me in on that Stalker? The only thing I can possibly see it ever being used for is zombie builds given that it has a total of 3 energy points between the CT and head. It has 1 less AMS and 2 less Missiles compared to the 5S and all it gains in comparison is 1 energy hard point. The fact it can zombie doesn't seem like nearly enough reason to add it as a variant. Unless it has something like Medium Laser family HSL+1, I don't see this stalker being played past the first month of release currently.

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Posted 12 August 2021 - 11:12 PM

View Post-Ramrod-, on 12 August 2021 - 05:16 PM, said:

I'm just not seeing the appeal in the Stalker. Yea plenty of energy hardpoints but there are already decent assault energy platforms. I think quirks are really going to have to come into play here.


Yea if it had like MRM 40HSL+1 that would be really good but other than that……

#24 My Lord and Saviour Jesus Christ

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Posted 13 August 2021 - 01:33 AM

View PostIronWolfPack64, on 12 August 2021 - 11:12 PM, said:

Yea if it had like MRM 40HSL+1 that would be really good but other than that……


2xMRM-40 only has a GH of like 1.3 heat, its so small its effectively negligible.

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Posted 13 August 2021 - 04:36 AM

At first I thought that this pack is underwhelming, but after giving additional thought... Well, always wanted to have a "pistolero" Mech. Posted Image

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Posted 13 August 2021 - 05:47 AM

Order placed, and thank you MWO for the 60day lead time until package delivery! :)

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Posted 13 August 2021 - 05:59 AM

View PostHawk819, on 12 August 2021 - 07:33 PM, said:

if this the case, then how about adding the following Clan `Mechs:

Huntsman D, or H. (preferably, the H) and Mad Dog D, or the Gargoyle H. Either Mad Dog or Gargoyle will do, but please, add the H variant of the Huntsman!


So within the context of "Does this add anything new" (anything that can't be done in any way, shape or form), only the Huntsman variants would accomplish that. The MDD-D can be built on the Revnant (hero), and the Gargoyle H can be built with the requisite omnipods. Adding the MDD-D would remove the paywall for CT energy hardpoints, but given the amount of MC awarded during events, and the number of 50% off sales, I would argue that that paywall has enough holes in it, already.

Adding the Huntsman D adds one extra energy hardpoint to the right torso (for 3, total).
Adding the Huntsman H adds ECM to the Left Leg, and a total of 7 arm-mounted energy hardpoints.
Adding both gives us a jumping 50 tonner with ECM and 12 energy slots (-C left torso)... Be careful what you wish for. Posted Image

That said, I've been building collections of every omni variant I can, and I appreciate the opportunity to collect more. Since I have the HMN-Prime through -C, E, and N variants, Being able to add the D for nice alphabetical completeness will make me very smiley. Posted Image

To that end, the BAS-E, WHK-D, WHK-H, NTG-E, SMN-G, HBR-C, HBR-H, SCR-E, SHC-C, VPR-F, VPR-H, VPR-I, ADR-E, MLX-F, and MLX-H, are all on my bucket list. Of those Mist Lyxes, the -E and -P can be built from the -F variant, and so don't need to be added, themselves (kinda like the KFX-A and B both fit on the KFX-Prime's set-of-8, and the KFX-E fits on the KFX-S's set-of-8, etc).

Edited by C337Skymaster, 13 August 2021 - 09:44 AM.


#28 Kodan Black

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Posted 13 August 2021 - 07:35 AM

Glad to support you guys and get another pack. I'm hoping that will keep some resources available to work on MWO. Thanks!

#29 Nightbird

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Posted 13 August 2021 - 07:43 AM

The Phoenix Hawk will be good for people who want a medium that plays like a light (like the Vulcan) with MPL or SPL builds. It'll be bad for people who want a medium that plays like a medium, since the ECM is far more useful on longer ranged builds (ERML and above).

The Stalker is a big meh. I can't see it doing anything good other than a pushing MRM, ML/MPL build, but it'll be slow at it.

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Posted 13 August 2021 - 07:44 AM

View PostMy Lord and Saviour Jesus Christ, on 13 August 2021 - 01:33 AM, said:


2xMRM-40 only has a GH of like 1.3 heat, its so small its effectively negligible.


Still ghost heat on a hot weapon

#31 shameless

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Posted 13 August 2021 - 07:46 AM

View PostSulliMike23, on 12 August 2021 - 07:56 PM, said:

Umm...am I the only one who noticed that the Phoenix Hawk is painted in Rick Hunter's colors from Robotech?


Hence the name the "Hunter" pack....

#32 Gas Guzzler

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Posted 13 August 2021 - 07:54 AM

View PostNightbird, on 13 August 2021 - 07:43 AM, said:

The Stalker is a big meh. I can't see it doing anything good other than a pushing MRM, ML/MPL build, but it'll be slow at it.


Quad PPC with zombie lasers for rainy days?

STD engine 4LL with 3 ERML?

That said, not as thrilled on the Stalker as the Phoenix Hawk, but I bought it all the same.

#33 IronWolfPack64

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Posted 13 August 2021 - 08:00 AM

View PostGas Guzzler, on 13 August 2021 - 07:54 AM, said:


Quad PPC with zombie lasers for rainy days?

STD engine 4LL with 3 ERML?

That said, not as thrilled on the Stalker as the Phoenix Hawk, but I bought it all the same.


Yea quad er ppc probably the play

#34 Gas Guzzler

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Posted 13 August 2021 - 08:05 AM

That said, next time lets get an ECM Victor (10L), MASC Charger (SA5), Heavy Gauss Highlander (738, 694P*), and ballistic shoulder Battlemaster (4S Calvin II**)

*694 needs to lose CASE, a couple tons of ammo, and add LFF to switch from an LFE to a STD engine
**4S Calvin II has reflective armor, but all you have to do is swap it to Standard armor without affecting the rest of the build

Edited by Gas Guzzler, 13 August 2021 - 08:05 AM.


#35 Kodan Black

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Posted 13 August 2021 - 08:15 AM

View PostLepestok, on 12 August 2021 - 09:11 PM, said:

What about pack in Steam? Not all countries can boast of high incomes. I make about $ 460 and $ 20 is too expensive for me. I can still afford incentive pack at a regional price.


Along these lines it would be cool if it was giftable.

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Posted 13 August 2021 - 08:32 AM

View PostGas Guzzler, on 13 August 2021 - 07:54 AM, said:


Quad PPC with zombie lasers for rainy days?

STD engine 4LL with 3 ERML?

That said, not as thrilled on the Stalker as the Phoenix Hawk, but I bought it all the same.


The ST and CT energy points are chin level, so you can do it but I don't think it'll be good at it.

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Posted 13 August 2021 - 08:37 AM

View PostNightbird, on 13 August 2021 - 08:32 AM, said:

The ST and CT energy points are chin level, so you can do it but I don't think it'll be good at it.


That's true. The second E hardpoint in the STs will likely be eye level like the Misery ballistic, though.

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Posted 13 August 2021 - 08:55 AM

View PostKodan Black, on 13 August 2021 - 08:15 AM, said:


Along these lines it would be cool if it was giftable.


Good news! I just checked the store and it is already giftable!
Store > Gifts > IS Packs, its right there at the top now.

#39 Kodan Black

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Posted 13 August 2021 - 09:47 AM

View PostJOATMON Incorporated, on 13 August 2021 - 08:55 AM, said:

Good news! I just checked the store and it is already giftable!
Store > Gifts > IS Packs, its right there at the top now.


Nice. Good deal for PGI and players. Posted Image

#40 ScrapIron Prime

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Posted 13 August 2021 - 10:05 AM

PGI, you hit me right in the nostalgae. I still have this Autobot [ripoff of Bandai's model] on my shelf. And I will be buying this pack.

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