Jump to content
Xiwo Xerase

Catalyst Game Labs: BattleTech Clan Invasion box set

Recommended Posts

My interest is more to the human-level anyway, so I want the fluff as much as Mr. Thorne wants the 'Mechs. 

But.. we're up to Bloodnamed!. Might pick up another of those, once pledge manager is out... we'll see what we end up doing.

  • Like 4

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites
1 hour ago, Corsair said:

Unfortunately the main BT forums are a hotbed of trolling and jerks. I never go to that forum because of that. Sad, really.

Are we talking about the same forums?  The BT forums aren't as nice as Reaper's (but whose are?) but I don't think the BT forums are that bad.

  • Like 1

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites
5 minutes ago, Xiwo Xerase said:

Are we talking about the same forums?  The BT forums aren't as nice as Reaper's (but whose are?) but I don't think the BT forums are that bad.

It has been years since I left. This is good news. I may log back in again and try it out.

  • Like 1

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

WOW I just saw the new 3D render of the Stormcrow/Ryoken, it looks great! I really hope that the rest of resculpts turn out so well.

  • Like 3

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites
2 hours ago, Corsair said:

There is a Merc unit called the Black Thorns...

 

Weren't they wiped out by  a continuity "oopsie" during the Word of Blake's 10 year temper tantrum?

 

6 hours ago, Corsair said:

I've seen some of your questions there. I am Kevin Collier in other questions.

So who else is posting there and what are you posting under?

 

I post under this name in all three forums, but I am rarely in the Kickstarter comments. If I post, it is usually just for a one-off question.

  • Like 3

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites
8 minutes ago, klarg1 said:

 

Weren't they wiped out by  a continuity "oopsie" during the Word of Blake's 10 year temper tantrum?

They might have been, I don't have the Jihad books.

  • Like 2

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites
13 minutes ago, klarg1 said:
6 hours ago, Corsair said:

I've seen some of your questions there. I am Kevin Collier in other questions.

So who else is posting there and what are you posting under?

 

I post under this name in all three forums, but I am rarely in the Kickstarter comments. If I post, it is usually just for a one-off question.

 

I use the same avatar. >.>

But I don't comment often; mostly because I rarely have anything useful to offer.

 

Aside from a not-so-thinly veiled reference, that is. <.<

  • Like 2

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

I'm Weirdo on the KS and the Battletech forums.

 

As one of the mods over there, I'll admit that we've had issues with trolls and such in the past, but I feel it's much better now. These days, our issues are usually with newcomers who haven't internalized the rules yet, or those who take umbrage with the idea that when they agreed to follow forum rules during signup, they might actually be expected to follow said rules.

  • Like 5
  • Thanks 1

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

I'm kind of surprised there's no campaign elements for the first stop of Clan invasion, the conquest of von strang's world by jade falcon 

  • Like 3

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

Hey, here is a really hysterical scenario to run. This is where the Intentional Skid rule came from when my players asked during this event I was running at a Con. It's called "Icecapades". The entire playing area is a glacier with some elevation changes. Any mech that walks must make a piloting skill roll +1, if you run +2, jump +4. Due to extreme cold you gain +5 cooling each turn. A deliberate skid on ice  doubles distance traveled. Straight line, always full distance. If you hit another mech, their piloting roll to dodge is a +2 to remain standing and then they have to roll a skid of at least 2 hexes determined by a D6 roll, 1-2 to left, 3-4 straight, 5-6 to the right. Mechs may not shoot while skidding, jumping or running.

  • Like 2
  • Haha 4

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites
29 minutes ago, Corsair said:

Hey, here is a really hysterical scenario to run. This is where the Intentional Skid rule came from when my players asked during this event I was running at a Con. It's called "Icecapades". The entire playing area is a glacier with some elevation changes. Any mech that walks must make a piloting skill roll +1, if you run +2, jump +4. Due to extreme cold you gain +5 cooling each turn. A deliberate skid on ice  doubles distance traveled. Straight line, always full distance. If you hit another mech, their piloting roll to dodge is a +2 to remain standing and then they have to roll a skid of at least 2 hexes determined by a D6 roll, 1-2 to left, 3-4 straight, 5-6 to the right. Mechs may not shoot while skidding, jumping or running.

 

I don't suppose you own a copy of the "Boreal Reach" map from the Solaris VII box, do you?

 

Solid ice, and the giant crevasse could be an endless source of fun.

  • Like 4

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites
6 hours ago, Weird-O said:

those who take umbrage with the idea that when they agreed to follow forum rules during signup, they might actually be expected to follow said rules.

 

As someone who helped run a BT forum 20 years ago, somethings never change. :rolleyes:

  • Like 5
  • Thanks 1

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

Well, this has prompted me to get going on a long overdue painting of nearly a Battalion's worth of mechs I have had sitting around unfinished for way too long. In my own defense, we have been worn out the last 4 years as our parents failed and we lost them all. We were their caregivers so gaming and other hobbies were stored. Now I am debating over stripping 2 more stars of mechs for repainting, based on what I will be doing with all the goodies from the KS.

  • Like 2

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

Join the conversation

You can post now and register later. If you have an account, sign in now to post with your account.

Guest
Reply to this topic...

×   Pasted as rich text.   Paste as plain text instead

  Only 75 emoji are allowed.

×   Your link has been automatically embedded.   Display as a link instead

×   Your previous content has been restored.   Clear editor

×   You cannot paste images directly. Upload or insert images from URL.


  • Recently Browsing   0 members

    No registered users viewing this page.

  • Similar Content

    • By SamuraiJack
      https://www.kickstarter.com/projects/unchartedrealms/uncharted-realms-of-the-abyss
       
      https://www.kickstarter.com/projects/unchartedrealms/uncharted-realms-of-the-abyss?ref=bth1nl&token=c30b4ec2&fbclid=IwAR0LO8qco1H0nXlfbWOscidIaGMXT3OdAE6zsXXSASPU372dnvhX3vm6J-0
       
      About

       

       
       
    • By Suden
      Archon Studio (LOAD, Vanguard of War, Chronicle X) are branching into modular terrain. The project is now Live:
      https://www.kickstarter.com/projects/1915792245/1614419087?ref=6j5c5t&amp;token=15b18208
       
      Apparently it is "full plastic injection" so not the same as their minis. The concept seems interesting, but the preview page is far from finished, so it's hard to get a good grasp on prices (one "Starter Pledge" for $49 is all they currently have listed, along with a $20 add on). The whole magnetized modular wall system looks like it could have potential.
       

       
       
    • By SamuraiJack
      https://www.kickstarter.com/projects/swordstoneminis/the-goblins-28mm-fantasy-miniatures?ref=discovery_category_newest
       
      About
      Digital render of the finished sculpts. In the last six or so years I have played a lot of tabletop games, ranging from Warhammer and Dungeons & Dragons to smaller games like Frostgrave and Relicblade. I have fallen in love with the hobby of painting miniatures and everything surrounding it. A year ago I made plans to give something back and to add something to this hobby community I love so dearly.
      My background in digital game art helped me a lot since I was already familiar with the software to sculpt digitally. So I started working on a few miniatures I would like to produce. Most of them were abandoned in favor of better ideas, but eventually I created this set of three goblins. These goblins are each embodiments of the archetypes found in many of the games I love: the wizard, the fighter and the thief/ranger. 
      I spent the last year figuring out how to cast resin to the standards I saw in the products I enjoy and how to make sure digitally sculpted details translated well to the tabletop scale.
      These three figures are the end result of that progress, but hopefully the start of a lot more.
      I made this Kickstarter to cover the costs of the materials used and shipping, but mostly so I can bring these little goblins to your tabletop :)
      All miniatures will be multiple parts cast in resin and supplied unpainted, with a 25mm gaming base.
      The final resin casts.
    • By ced1106
      The KS is starting off with bases, and SG's unlock the terrain:
      https://www.kickstarter.com/projects/1787010870/the-temple-of-chaos-quickstarter-resin-bases-and-terrain
       

    • By Scylla Models
      KICKSTARTER: Tales from the Catacombs
       

       
      They drag their feet one in front the other, deliberately, slowly. They  crawl out of their resting grounds. Out of the tombs to the fresh air,  slowly, unrestained. 
      Scylla Models is back presenting you a new range of Villains and Undead monsters for your collection. The models we present you are master casts  white metal (primed white for better result in the pictures), with the only exception of Zuula. She on her Night Terror is our first large monster and we decided to go resin. The results are quite impressive as you might see in the picture. If you want to know more about  us visit our website. 
       
      KICKSTARTER: Tales from the Catacombs
       
  • Who's Online   10 Members, 0 Anonymous, 224 Guests (See full list)

×
×
  • Create New...