Trololo - BT SI

Discussion in 'Creative Writing' started by GundamChief, Oct 8, 2012.

  1. captain melgar learn the words

    "its a warhammer"
  2. Delta Green Big Boss

    I suggest finding a way to use a Metal Gear (REX) to provoke a situation where Gundam Chief can unlock the Macross License.
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  3. and then use the macross license to unlock something else.. but what.... KMFs?
  4. KMF's suck. Gundams are better.
  5. captain melgar learn the words

    two words.missiles massacre
  6. Delta Green Big Boss

    Damn straight, son.

    And REX (much like RAY) is uniquely suited to the Missile Massacre.

  7. Untill it opens fire.

    Armament -
    • 2 x Mauler PBG-11 liquid-cooled electrically-charged particle beam gun
    • 2 x Ramington M-89 12.7 mm air-cooled MG
    • 2 x Astra TZ-III gun cluster with each cluster featuring the following: 1 x laser gun, 1 x 25 mm MG, 1 x 180 mm grenade launcher, 1 x flamethrower
      Bombs & Missiles:
    • 2 x Bifors close-in self-guided rocket launchers with 12 rockets per launcher (24 rockets total)
    • 1 x Erlikon anti-aircraft self-guided missile option pack with 6 missiles
  8. captain melgar learn the words

    now on the other hand the tomahawk is half the weight which will cause brown pants
  9. point, main issue is early mobile suits are.. flimsy and slow. as long as the first mobile suit we get isnt a zaku 2 or something.. a dom would actually be a good idea with its hovering, and would cause quite a few ideas to pop up

    ... though if possible we should get the OMS version of the dom, so it has a beam bazooka instead of the rakatan, as well as the built in grenade launcher on the refined version
  10. Barricade Nyan! I mean, Myon!

    Note that the Destroid has what are effectively one-shot LRM-12s in the torso as well, if with ranges well over a mile or more per missile. And the twin gun clusters means it has two of each of these:
    'Mech Mortar 1s
    Medium Lasers

    That's a helvalot more firepower then on a stock Warhammer, although with fiddling, you might be able to match that with (canon) post-Helm tech. Maybe. However recall that using a design already in production and flaunting a superior version tends to irk the hell out of the company that produces it. And some of the companies out there have hair trigger tempers (Irian) and the armies (Irian) to back them up that have no scruples/restrictions (Irian) about making examples (Irian) or stealing blueprints (Irian).

    I'd just use the Cheyenne II instead. Like a combination of a Warhammer, Hammerhands, and the Longbow - all in a single package. Plus a bigass jump-jet in the rear AND deployable road wheels. Dunno how damaging the weaponry would be, but the sheer fact that all that was mounted onto a single frame would cause serious head tilting. I imagine Natasha Kerensky would be practically drooling for one, considering her original iconic 'Mech was a Warhammer after all. That and rather then wanting you dead, all the companies would be scrambling in wanting to buy your design and/or hire you for life, while setting you up like a king (at least until they no longer need you).

    I would however utterly avoid Gundam tech. The LAST thing you'd want the Inner Sphere getting its hands on would be Minovsky Particle theory. Macross at least uses thermonuclear fusion without (too many) gimmicks, and likely could be copied 1:1, or close enough to it not to matter. Gundam stuff on the other hand starts at Clan levels, and then rapidly escalates into 'HAHA...No' territory once you get past OYW era Mobile Suits. And the thought of Comstar -ever- getting their hands on a Minovsky Reactor and it's little bundle of joy in being able to disperse the excess as THAT particular particle field, is enough to make me cringe.
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  11. YuffieK Inquisitor Senpai!

    This is actually somewhat doable in BT:
    Mass: 35 tons
    Tech Base: Inner Sphere
    Chassis Config: Biped
    Rules Level: Experimental Tech
    Era: All Eras (non-canon)
    Tech Rating/Era Availability: E/X-X-E
    Production Year: 0
    Cost: 5,532,975 C-Bills
    Battle Value: 1,020
    Chassis: Unknown Endo-Steel
    Power Plant: Unknown 210 Fusion XL Engine
    Walking Speed: 64.8 km/h
    Maximum Speed: 97.2 km/h
    Jump Jets: None
        Jump Capacity: 0 meters
    Armor: Unknown Light Ferro-Fibrous w/ CASE
        2  Light PPCs
        1  SRM-6
        2  Medium Lasers
        2  Small Lasers
        2  Machine Guns
    Manufacturer: Unknown
        Primary Factory: Unknown
    Communications System: Unknown
    Targeting and Tracking System: Unknown
    Equipment           Type                         Rating                   Mass  
    Internal Structure: Endo-Steel                    58 points                2.00
        Internal Locations: 2 CT, 4 LA, 4 RA, 2 LL, 2 RL
    Engine:             XL Fusion Engine             210                       4.50
        Walking MP: 6
        Running MP: 9
        Jumping MP: 0 
    Heat Sinks:         Double Heat Sink             10(20)                    0.00
        Heat Sink Locations: 1 LT, 1 RT
    Gyro:               Standard                                               3.00
    Cockpit:            Standard                                               3.00
        Actuators:      L: SH+UA+LA    R: SH+UA+LA
    Armor:              Light Ferro-Fibrous          AV - 118                  7.00
        Armor Locations: 1 HD, 3 LA, 3 RA
        CASE Locations: 1 LT, 1 RT                                             1.00
                                                          Internal       Armor      
                                                          Structure      Factor     
                                                    Head     3            9         
                                            Center Torso     11           16        
                                     Center Torso (rear)                  5         
                                               L/R Torso     8            12        
                                        L/R Torso (rear)                  4         
                                                 L/R Arm     6            12        
                                                 L/R Leg     8            16        
    Equipment                                 Location    Heat    Critical    Mass  
    2 Machine Guns                               RT        0         2         1.00
    Medium Laser                                 RT        3         1         1.00
    Small Laser                                  RT        1         1         0.50
    Medium Laser                                 LT        3         1         1.00
    Small Laser                                  LT        1         1         0.50
    SRM-6                                        LT        4         2         3.00
    Light PPC                                    RA        5         2         3.00
    Light PPC                                    LA        5         2         3.00
    @MG (1/2) (100)                              RT        -         1         0.50
    @SRM-6 (15)                                  LT        -         1         1.00
                                                Free Critical Slots: 0
    BattleForce Statistics
    MV      S (+0)  M (+2)  L (+4)  E (+6)   Wt.   Ov   Armor:      4    Points: 10
    6          4       3       1       0      1     0   Structure:  2
    Special Abilities: CASE, SRCH, ES, SEAL, SOA
  12. Barricade Nyan! I mean, Myon!

    Sonvabitch, I didn't honestly think I could load it all.....

    Mass: 70 tons
    Tech Base: Mixed
    Chassis Config: Biped
    Rules Level: Era Specific
    Era: All Eras (non-canon)
    Tech Rating/Era Availability: X/X-X-X
    Production Year: 0
    Cost: 16,116,453 C-Bills
    Battle Value: 2,134
    Chassis: Unknown Endo-Steel
    Power Plant: Unknown 280 Fusion XL Engine
    Walking Speed: 43.2 km/h
    Maximum Speed: 64.8 km/h
    Jump Jets: None
        Jump Capacity: 0 meters
    Armor: Unknown Ferro-Fibrous
        2  (CL) ER PPCs
        2  (CL) LRM-15s w/ Artemis IV FCS
        1  (CL) Streak SRM-6
        2  (CL) ER Medium Lasers
        2  (CL) Mech Mortar 2s
        2  (CL) Flamers
        2  (CL) Light Machine Guns
        1  Searchlight
    Manufacturer: Unknown
        Primary Factory: Unknown
    Communications System: Unknown
    Targeting and Tracking System: Unknown
    Equipment          Type                        Rating                  Mass
    Internal Structure: Endo-Steel                  107 points                3.50
        Internal Locations: 2 LA, 1 RA, 2 LL, 2 RL
    Engine:            XL Engine                    280                      8.00
        Walking MP: 4
        Running MP: 6
        Jumping MP: 0
    Heat Sinks:        (CL) Double Heat Sink        14(28)                    4.00
        Heat Sink Locations: 1 CT, 1 LA, 1 RA
    Gyro:              Compact                                                4.50
    Cockpit:            Small                                                  2.00
        Actuators:      L: SH+UA+LA    R: SH+UA+LA+H
    Armor:              Ferro-Fibrous                AV - 182                  9.50
        Armor Locations: 1 LT, 3 LA, 3 RA
                                                          Internal      Armor   
                                                          Structure      Factor 
                                                    Head    3            9     
                                            Center Torso    22          28     
                                    Center Torso (rear)                  7     
                                              L/R Torso    15          24     
                                        L/R Torso (rear)                  6     
                                                L/R Arm    11          17     
                                                L/R Leg    15          22     
    Equipment                                Location    Heat    Critical    Mass
    (CL) ER PPC                                  RA        15        2        6.00
    (CL) ER PPC                                  LA        15        2        6.00
    (CL) Flamer                                  RT        3        1        0.50
    (CL) ER Medium Laser                        RT        5        1        1.00
    (CL) LRM-15                                  RT        5        2        3.50
        Artemis IV FCS                          RT        -        1        1.00
    (CL) Mech Mortar 2                          RT        2        1        2.50
    (CL) Streak SRM-6                            RT        4        2        3.00
    (CL) Flamer                                  LT        3        1        0.50
    (CL) ER Medium Laser                        LT        5        1        1.00
    (CL) LRM-15                                  LT        5        2        3.50
        Artemis IV FCS                          LT        -        1        1.00
    (CL) Mech Mortar 2                          LT        2        1        2.50
    Searchlight                                  LT        0        1        0.50
    2 (CL) Light Machine Guns                    HD        0        2        0.50
    @LMG (1/2) (100)                            RT        -        1        0.50
    @Streak SRM-6 (15)                          RT        -        1        1.00
    @LRM-15 (Artemis) (16)                      LT        -        2        2.00
    @Mortar 2 (Armor Piercing) (12)              CT        -        1        1.00
    @Mortar 2 (Smoke) (12)                      CT        -        1        1.00
                                                Free Critical Slots: 0
    BattleForce Statistics
    MV      S (+0)  M (+2)  L (+4)  E (+6)  Wt.  Ov  Armor:      6    Points: 21
    4          4      4      3      0      3    4  Structure:  4
    Special Abilities: SRCH, SRCH, ES, SEAL, SOA, IF 1
  13. thats.. thats a good point.. lets.. avoid gundam tech
  14. Despite Gundam and Macross mecha being cool and even if they do get unlocked, he likely won't ever be able to buy them. He just pulled off a series of insane stunts which may be rather hard to equal/top and got 24,672 points out of it.

    If we consider the Heavy Gear prices:
    and the unlocked Metal Gears:
    The MG are a great deal more expensive, REX costs 4 TIMES what he earned here. It seems the further you go from BT physics the more expensive the mod/mech/weapon gets.
  15. Durabys Solidarity

    In other words. He should stick with an uber!upgraded Heavy Gear.
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  16. VhenRa MechWarrior

    Shoot the abomination!
  17. Barricade Nyan! I mean, Myon!

    I'm a bit confused by the Metal Gear costs, considering that, outside of Snake/Otacon in the cockpit of Rex, any/all MGRays should by rights WTFPWN any Rex clone out there. The only advantage Rex has over Ray is that it can launch untraceable stealth nukes, and sheer mass if it comes down to melee combat (at range, Ray wins). And Exelsus is something like 3 or 4 times the size of Rex, and has a HELL of a lot of firepower, plus melee. If it wasn't for the fact that Raiden is stupidly super-robot levels of cyborg, the Exelsus would have mulched him - let alone anything else it came across. The only thing that comes close to Exelsus in sheer size was Peacemaker (or likely whatever will show up in MGS5).

    TX-55, D, and G are barely passable as anti-infantry platforms, which again, their sole saving grace is being mobile nuke launchers.

    If you want to be cheap, but have coverage for everything, get the ZEKE, you won't need REX. If you want to go expensive, and have everything but nuke capabilities, go for the Exelsus. About the only reason to get the Ray is if you want amphibious capacity, and a damn fast ground speed (Excelsus is...slow). Any of the rest, just aren't worth it.


    We don't need no Macross II junk here. :p

  18. It looks like they crossed a Rifleman and a Warhammer and put wheels on for shits and giggles.
  19. Barricade Nyan! I mean, Myon!

    Pretty much. And in the OVA, it -sucked- in comparison to even the original Destroids. Utterly, utterly, SUCKED.
  20. Doomsought Sliver Overlord

    So yeah, Mechwarrior blatantly copied a bunch of Macross stuff.
  21. Lord Sia Sorcerer-Lord

    I think someone already posted this-
    - as the pen-ultimate form.

    The Ultimate Form will, of course, be the Tengen Toppa Gurren Lagann.

    ... All right, I'm kidding - they're both way, way over the top for what's needed in BattleTech.
  22. "We are Clan Snow Raven. With what forces do you defend this system?"

    This is the Stig's bid:
  23. gideon020 CASEVAC Inbound

    Heheh, a bomber that carries battleship guns will certainly go down well.
  24. Delta Green Big Boss

    ZEKE was the first true Metal Gear based off Granin's plans (which were actually REX's blueprints, mind you. He was way ahead of his time), but it was made by MSF and we lacked any true funding or resources to make it well. Thus, ZEKE was rickety, small and held together with duct tape and chewing gum. Huey and Strangelove did nothing short of a few dozen miracles to make it work and a dozen more miracles occurred when it didn't fall apart on its own the first time Paz jumped around with it.

    It's only redeeming feature (and the only reason I invested in it) was that it could mount and act as a platform for Peacewalker's Railgun and thus give MSF some nuclear deterrent of our own. Even then, it's massively inferior to REX's, since it only accelerates a missile, which is easily detected once the propulsion activates, to augment its' range instead of firing a warhead on its' own and thus having a stealth launch. Even then, REX has the greater strike range.

    Now, REX is, ironically, far more the best medium between the nuclear launch Metal Gears and the "Anti-Metal Gears" Metal Gears. It's decently armed with chainguns, AT Laser and guided missiles, has close range combat abilities and the sheer mass to make such attacks devastating, and is fairly agile for its shape. I can see REX being that pricey because it combines both sides of the Metal Gear evolution and is the most solidly built of them all. Even Snake and Fox wailing on it with all they had didn't destroy it. No other Metal Gear can take a hit as well as REX can and if you deploy a Metal Gear in Battletech, you won't be able to dodge anything anyway. Unless you plan it out extremely well and disable most weaponry before they see you, all other Metal Gears will fall apart from any decent firepower concentration. Meanwhile, REX could probably wade through a sizeable amount of firepower and remain fully functional.

    That said, by sheer size and straight fighting capability, EXCELSUS should be the most costly. Peacewalker has nowhere near the size or mass of EXCELSUS.
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