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BattleMech 11: Cataphract


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#1 InnerSphereNews

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Posted 23 May 2012 - 09:00 AM

Boom Click-boom click-boom click-boom click-boom click

The Ultra AC-5 snickers as she tracks the Jenner in the distance; rounds impacting around, and on, the enemy ‘Mech. She could almost feel the enemy pilot shaking as each round impacted. Leaning forward as he approaches cover, her jump-jets arching her into the sky as the last AC-5 round enters the Jenners left leg, crippling it in an explosion of metal and smoke. Her four medium lasers rake giant lines down and across the top of the torso, her LBX-10 round crushes the centre torso from above, taking the ‘Mech out of action.

Tapping the jump-jets as she lands, the ‘Mechs legs absorb the fall, and she’s moving forward, the Cataphract slowly bobbing as her head tracks left and right for enemy targets. Her time as a Recon pilot is paying off now, as she scans every place she’d have been…

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Vaulting through the air, she spots an Atlas in the distance, again the ‘boom click’ of a UAC firing and reloading fills her ears and shots arc out at the Atlas, impacting across the torso while four medium lasers add their burning lines. Just as she reaches the apex of the jump, she hits the Atlas with an LBX-10, clouding the enemy ‘Mech in smoke - and then she’s on the rear-side of a hill, and moving. LRM’s impact around her, causing almost no damage. She grins, twisting to the left and down the hill. That simple jump just took a big chunk out of that enemy Atlas, she thinks with a ferocious smile.

The Hunchback fires it’s AC/20, and her ‘Mech screams in rage as the impact shakes it, followed with a howl of indignation as the two medium and one small laser attempt to reach her through her Cataphract’s stomach. Moving without thinking – she’s already in the air, sailing over the hunchback, 'BOOOOM click' of her LBX-10 in her ears even as the ‘boom click’ of her UAC-5 begins. The four medium lasers trace lines over the head and each shoulder of the Hunchback, as its pilot struggles to turn around and face her. Tapping the jump-jets again, slightly leaning even further out of his firing arc, her AC-5’s and LBX-10 mixed with four medium lasers absolutely shred the rear armour of the Hunchback. She barely registers the 'Mech stumbling forward, focussed instead on the how.

How’d it get behind her? Did she move further forward than she thought? No - she is clearly where she should be! She frantically scans her HUD, looking for any other readings and realises her entire company is gone...



#2 Hartsblade

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Posted 23 May 2012 - 09:00 AM

Very Nice!!

#3 GaussDragon

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Posted 23 May 2012 - 09:00 AM

What a beauty!

#4 Hangfire

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Posted 23 May 2012 - 09:01 AM

Nice :lol:

#5 ScrewCityChris

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Posted 23 May 2012 - 09:01 AM

I LOVE the artwork!!!

#6 Slystone

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Posted 23 May 2012 - 09:01 AM

That's special!

#7 Valkyrie Vewas

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Posted 23 May 2012 - 09:01 AM

Now that is wayyyyyy cool one of the more unseen mechs also made to look very cool

#8 Crimson Dux

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Posted 23 May 2012 - 09:02 AM

Sweet

#9 acheronlv426

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Posted 23 May 2012 - 09:02 AM

Bazinga!!!
May have found my ride if I decide to go heavy, since I won't get my Whammy, unless I go light.....

#10 ManDaisy

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Posted 23 May 2012 - 09:02 AM

nevermind

Edited by ManDaisy, 23 May 2012 - 09:03 AM.


#11 MadDog222

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Posted 23 May 2012 - 09:03 AM

Love it!

#12 Barantor

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Posted 23 May 2012 - 09:03 AM

Like it!

#13 Galaxy613

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Posted 23 May 2012 - 09:03 AM

View PostManDaisy, on 23 May 2012 - 09:02 AM, said:



If you knew you made a mistake why didn't you get the correct link? http://www.sarna.net/wiki/Cataphract

#14 infinite xaer0

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Posted 23 May 2012 - 09:04 AM

hot damn. was not expecting this mech! first time in a MW game ever? I think i want it :lol:

Edited by infinite xÆr0, 23 May 2012 - 09:04 AM.


#15 The Yeti

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Posted 23 May 2012 - 09:04 AM

Oh Hell Yea!

#16 Kanatta Jing

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Posted 23 May 2012 - 09:04 AM

Woo! And Liao is for heavies!

#17 lyonn

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Posted 23 May 2012 - 09:04 AM

Like!

#18 Hayden

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Posted 23 May 2012 - 09:05 AM

Winner! I'll get started right away!

#19 armitage

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Posted 23 May 2012 - 09:05 AM

I've just found my new favorite, can I buy one now? k thx bye

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Posted 23 May 2012 - 09:05 AM

this is the currently heaviest JJ mech in MWO at this point... ME GUSTA

I love the looks,and the autocannons.... Omnomnom

Edited by neodym, 23 May 2012 - 09:09 AM.






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