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Servoarm Flailing Magos




United Kingdom

Hey Backers!


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Quick Shipping Update:

5 Containers have reached their final destination.

24 Containers are still on the water, but getting closer.

5 containers STILL waiting for an exit date in CHina. Currently, 5/1.

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Versteckt in den Schatten deines Geistes.

Not long now.

I want my Turkina! And my Night Gyr!

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Decrepit Dakkanaut





Halifax

Uh, isn't that a Night Gyr in the pictures beast_gts posted?

   
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Servoarm Flailing Magos




United Kingdom

Nurglitch wrote:
Uh, isn't that a Night Gyr in the pictures beast_gts posted?

Yes - it's in the "Clan Support Star" box. The Turkina is in the Heavy Battle Star box but we've not seen the actual mini yet.

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Stealthy Warhound Titan Princeps






I still haven't got anything from the KS, as it's still shipping...

...but I bought two IS Command Lances and an elemental star more already.

I have issues >_>
   
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Servoarm Flailing Magos




United Kingdom

I'm waiting on Wave 2 for mechs, but I have bought a stupid amount of tanks, protos & BA.
   
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Servoarm Flailing Magos




United Kingdom

Update #166 has just gone out. Not much in it apart from the Inner Sphere Fire Lance & Clan Striker Star Advanced Final Production Samples:

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Versteckt in den Schatten deines Geistes.

Longbow looks amazing. I think the Trebuchet has been juicing!

Not a fan of that Stalker though. Seems with each redesign that thing goes through it gets further and further away from the "Front of the space shuttle on legs!" aesthetic.

Clan stuff looks good. I like the Vixen.

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Albany, NY

The Battletech video game made me really appreciate the Trebuchet, might need to grab this pack and make a fitting tribute. The others also look great, it's taking everything in me not to go head first into these new plastic releases since I'll never use them for anything.

   
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Mississippi

I'm not too familiar with the clan mechs - which ones are those, and specifically, what's the one that looks a bit like the inner sphere Wolverine?

It never ends well 
   
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 Stormonu wrote:
I'm not too familiar with the clan mechs - which ones are those, and specifically, what's the one that looks a bit like the inner sphere Wolverine?
In that lot we have the Horned Owl, a speedy jumpy Clan 2nd Line light 'Mech armed with pulse lasers, a Vixen, a very speedy Clan 2nd Line light 'Mech armed with lots of lasers and machine guns, a Piranha, a super-speedy Clan 2nd Line light 'Mech whose claim to fame is the 12 Machine guns it has (if that thing is behind you, you will probably die), a Conjurer, a 50-ton Clan 2nd Line medium 'Mech that is, for all intents and purposes, a Wolverine IIC, and finally the Goshawk, a fast jumpy 55-ton Clan 2nd Line medium 'Mech filled with lasers, missiles and machine guns.

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Yu Jing Martial Arts Ninja




North Wales

 Stormonu wrote:
I'm not too familiar with the clan mechs - which ones are those, and specifically, what's the one that looks a bit like the inner sphere Wolverine?



That Wolverine looking one is the Wolverine IIC.

Well, it would be called that, if "Wolverine" wasn't a dirty word...

So, it's the Conjurer, or Hellhound to you freebirths.
   
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Adrift within the vortex of my imagination.

Seeing all these mechs makes me want to add to my order, again.

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Is that still a thing? I've been tempted, but I thought it was locked a while ago.
   
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Servoarm Flailing Magos




United Kingdom

Vejut wrote:
Is that still a thing? I've been tempted, but I thought it was locked a while ago.

Wave 2 is currently arriving at the distribution points and backers should get their stuff from June. There's rumours of it being unlocked before shipping as some people need replacements / refunds (for things like the dice) and other people want to add stuff now they've seen the samples (like the books).


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I'm not too familiar with the clan mechs - which ones are those, and specifically, what's the one that looks a bit like the inner sphere Wolverine?

Sorry - I'll try to remember to copy the labels over next time!

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New Jersey, State of Perfection

Honestly, at this stage its probably better to just get the stuff at retail. Unless you're adding an additional Star Colonel pledge to your order (and perhaps not even then), miniature market and others are offering the various lance/star packs for less than what it costs kickstarter backers to purchase them. The only real reason to buy them through the pledge manager at this point is if you really want to get more salvage boxes, 6+ months ago it was a slightly different story because you were paying for the convenience of hypothetically getting the product a couple months prior to it hitting retail and ensuring that the stock was available to you, now with the schedule slippages though it looks like retailers are going to be receiving the stuff roughly at the same time as backers are anyway, so theres no time value to be had from the PM.

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I bought retail two IS command lances and an elementals star and I just got them.

Price wise it's about the same without discounts, so there's no much point in messing around with the order at this time.

I bought a fethton of mechs already, but I'm pretty sure I'll buy more once the trickle down at retail anyways.
   
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Armpit of NY

You can’t add anything, and the only thing likely to be ‘unlocked’ is the ability to change your address before shipping. Not buy more stuff.
   
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Servoarm Flailing Magos




United Kingdom

 totalfailure wrote:
You can’t add anything, and the only thing likely to be ‘unlocked’ is the ability to change your address before shipping. Not buy more stuff.


As I said, it's a rumour - apparently based off a comment by CGI on KS update 161 -

We may reopen the PM briefly in February. That's being looked at by CrowdOx. Thanks to China, we have a little extra time...


But February has been and gone, so it looks unlikely.
   
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Florence, KY

For those who missed it (like myself) there was an AMA for the Recognition Guides today...



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Servoarm Flailing Magos




United Kingdom

Update #167 has just gone out:

SHIPPING UPDATE

The final five shipping containers that contain all of the plastic miniatures from Wave two: four containers are still booked to depart China on 5/1; one of the containers will depart on 5/5. Once we have confirmation of actual shipping, we'll let everyone know.


Inner Sphere Striker Lance
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Jenner
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Panther
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Versteckt in den Schatten deines Geistes.

Jenner looks weird, but it doesn't matter. I have 4 Jenners, 3 Panthers, 2 Blackjacks and 2 Wolfhounds already, so it's not a big deal.

Now that Clan Fire Star... oooh... some nice things in there.

Having a plastic Dasher is great, that Masakari looks boss, the Nova Cat is beefy, the Cougar looks good and the Uller is incredible. Looking forward to that one.

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The Jenner looks too smilar to the Jenner IIC.

After the new TROs have only Mechs, I guiess we will never see Plastic Vehicles...

Someone asked about a CityMech Box (included in another Kickstarter) in the future, but there are no plans for such a Box at this Time, only a Book that feature Vehicles (which is not a TRO) will come.
   
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Servoarm Flailing Magos




United Kingdom

Mercenary Mechs with vehicle & BA stretch goals is the rumour for the next KS, but I'm not sure where it's come from.
   
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Highlord of Terra






Adrift within the vortex of my imagination.

As an old school 3025 player that is instant recognisable as a Jenner. I think they did a good job and not really weird at all.

I wasn't in a position to go as crazy as I would have liked with this campaign, but I did buy two of the striker lances, and most boxes I could only afford one of, and many of the later clan design boxsets I didn't buy at all. I will be hoping to buy singles at a later date.

I am glad I bought an extra Striker lance, these are good sculpts in my eye and mins the Wolfhound these are some of my favourite mechs from my hands down favourite source in Battletech.

The Fire Star is nicely done, that is one of two stars I bought an extra one of, because got to love me some Kit Fox, because I am Jade Falcon. Cougar and Warhawk also help, I could have done with something better than a filthy cat, but its a good mech so I will let that slide. The 3050 mechs should have been separated out from other lesser designs from a post-nostalgic age.

n'oublie jamais - It appears I now have to highlight this again.

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Versteckt in den Schatten deines Geistes.

It looks weird because it's very compact and curvy/smooth. I'm used to the more boxy style, either artwork of miniature.

It's instantly recognisable as a Jenner as a Jenner has a unique silhouette.

And the Nova Cat is great. The Nova Cat A especially.

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Atlanta, GA

Are any of these available via general retail yet, and if so, what's the rough price point per lance/box? I'm having some powerful BattleTech nostalgia all of a sudden.
   
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Austria

Some german shops already have the first wave from the KS

IS Box for 22-24€, Clan Box for 27-29€

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SpaceCoast

Yeah the first wave is out and about MSRP is 20$/25$ depending on how many mechs in the box. Although a lot of the online shops are sold out atm.

I've seen the same rumour beast but more importantly I wouldn't use the current TRO release which are aimed at this Kickstarter as any sort of prediction for what will be in next Kickstarter.
   
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Servoarm Flailing Magos




United Kingdom

 Mr. Grey wrote:
Are any of these available via general retail yet, and if so, what's the rough price point per lance/box? I'm having some powerful BattleTech nostalgia all of a sudden.


Retailer backers of the KS had all the Wave 1 stuff, and the first four ForcePacks had a limited release -
Inner Sphere Command Lance: Marauder, Archer, Valkyrie, and Stinger.
Clan Command Star: Dire Wolf, Summoner, Stormcrow, Mist Lynx, Shadow Cat
Inner Sphere Battle Lance: Warhammer, Rifleman, Phoenix Hawk, Wasp
Clan Heavy Striker Star: Gargoyle, Hellbringer, Mad Dog, Ice Ferret, and Viper

In the UK the only box still in stock anywhere is the Clan Elemental Star.
   
 
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