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 Miguelsan wrote:
BrianDavion wrote:
chaos0xomega wrote:
I hate that we will be waiting 4-6 months minimum for half this stuff to hit shelves.


at least you're American and can get the stuff as soon as it'sd avaliable rather then having to wait for the exclusivity period to end.


Haha, you so funny! Points at flag.

M.


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Cry me a river. that collection effort started over 30 years ago long before internet stores like mandarake and hobby link japan existed.




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 Chillreaper wrote:
It's under "Battletech UK"

Highly original name, but it does what it says on the tin.

Pretty impressive finding the stuff in a shop! Nice one!


I know. Due to plague and the aforementioned small human I've not been in there in about two years. Walked in to be sociable with friends running an x-wing tournament and bitching about AMG and....yeah. the two big starter boxes were just on the shelf. If there'd been a Lance rather than star expansion I mightve grabbed that too to have a full company in plastic, but sadly all they had were clan boxes and I'm trying to avoid introducing clan stuff till people have had intro games with the base rules.

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Highlander IIC

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Demolisher Heavy Tank

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Highlander IIC, hey? Well that is nice.

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 Ghaz wrote:
For those worried about the jumping 'mechs in the new mercenary force packs, Adrian Gideon (BattleTech Line Developer Ray Arrastia) posted this on the BattleTech forums:

We’re trying to them done as separate pieces. So you can put the mini on the base without the plume, and they were all sculpted with that intent.

https://bg.battletech.com/forums/general-discussion/upcoming-releases-xxii-what-s-the-catch/msg1826938/#msg1826938

More information on this from the BattleTech Forums:

Adrian Gideon wrote:They were designed with this in mind. On the base without the plume, these are running poses.

'It is a source of constant consternation that my opponents
cannot correlate their innate inferiority with their inevitable
defeat. It would seem that stupidity is as eternal as war.'

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Thats a nice old school Demolisher

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 Miguelsan wrote:
BrianDavion wrote:
chaos0xomega wrote:
I hate that we will be waiting 4-6 months minimum for half this stuff to hit shelves.


at least you're American and can get the stuff as soon as it'sd avaliable rather then having to wait for the exclusivity period to end.


Haha, you so funny! Points at flag.

M.


I was complaining for you as much as myself. as a Canadian finding stores that'll ship here should be easy eneugh but yeah the international audiance is kinda getting the middle finger

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Plus they're being very short-sighted with the upcoming Kickstarter and including no 'Mechs from outside the KS (so none of these boxes, not the new beginner box, not the new Alpha box). I like that they're excited about all their fancy new plastic 'Mechs, but damn if they aren't making it hard to get so many of them for anyone outside of the US.

I'd be ashamed of how much I paid for the B&N Annihilator/Blackjack if I didn't basically get them for free via eBay gift cards.


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 H.B.M.C. wrote:
Plus they're being very short-sighted with the upcoming Kickstarter and including no 'Mechs from outside the KS (so none of these boxes, not the new beginner box, not the new Alpha box). I like that they're excited about all their fancy new plastic 'Mechs, but damn if they aren't making it hard to get so many of them for anyone outside of the US.

I'd be ashamed of how much I paid for the B&N Annihilator/Blackjack if I didn't basically get them for free via eBay gift cards.

Personally I wonder if they traded a limited exclusivity on those Force Packs in return for financing the initial production...

'It is a source of constant consternation that my opponents
cannot correlate their innate inferiority with their inevitable
defeat. It would seem that stupidity is as eternal as war.'

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Overlord of the Crownworld of Gidrim
 
   
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Have they said anything about future availability of the plastics or are they simply never going to make them easier to get? Like I would purchase right now a couple more Battlemasters from the box set but aside from crazy prices on eBay or buying another copy of the box that is not possible right? Just seems an odd way to go about it....
   
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 petrov27 wrote:
Have they said anything about future availability of the plastics or are they simply never going to make them easier to get? Like I would purchase right now a couple more Battlemasters from the box set but aside from crazy prices on eBay or buying another copy of the box that is not possible right? Just seems an odd way to go about it....


The fact that all of the AGoAC boxed set minis will be available from IWM in metal by this summer (Battlemaster and Awesome are the last two) suggest to me that those particular sculpts won't been seen in plastic in another box. It seems entirely plausible that we could see variants available in new Lance Packs or such like the Griffin is getting, but we haven't seen anything yet. I know I'll be grabbing a few Beemers from IWM this summer when it's available, lots of great characters ride in Battlemasters and the kit will also make the Royal version!

   
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 Ghaz wrote:
Personally I wonder if they traded a limited exclusivity on those Force Packs in return for financing the initial production...
Almost certainly, but there shouldn't be any problems with including current 'Mechs in the upcoming KS, including those that are already out like the Dragoon ones, and non-exclusive upcoming minis like the Alpha Strike ones.

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Ooh. Demolishers.

I HATED those things in MW4 mercs.

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Well the demolisher has to get close at least, these on the other hand-

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Although i personally prefer these-


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Oooh... Alacorn's in plastic.

I do hope that they aren't going to box the vehicles 4 to a giant needlessly over-sized box. Not only is that lame from a value prospect (IWM give you two of just about every vehicle per blister), but it's a massive waste of resources to put 4 vehicles - traditionally quite small compared to 'Mechs - into one of those enormous Lance boxes.

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There are loads of (ground)vehicles that would be great to see in plastic, currently i only have 10 IS fighting vehicles, 3 IS support vehicles and 7 clan fighting vehicles (not counting VTOLs or ASFs).

A buddy of mine runs an Ajax/Manteufel C3 lance that is just brutal for his Davion heavy guards.

Unfortunately for all the plastic lovers they are only available through IWMs

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 H.B.M.C. wrote:
Oooh... Alacorn's in plastic.

I do hope that they aren't going to box the vehicles 4 to a giant needlessly over-sized box. Not only is that lame from a value prospect (IWM give you two of just about every vehicle per blister), but it's a massive waste of resources to put 4 vehicles - traditionally quite small compared to 'Mechs - into one of those enormous Lance boxes.


Hmm, maybe they'll put a full company's worth into a box instead lol

Judging by the photos though, the new sculpts are fairly large and would fit neatly into some of the smaller lance boxes that they have.

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It would be nice to see more than 4 Combat Vehicles, particularly from TRO 3025 or even 3039. But I guess they need to gauge reception on one set before they start pushing for more. As its, much like the Elementals, i don't think putting them on full size hexes is good, since they can be paired up in a hex.

Clan Stars would be insane, though. While they would be fun, especially for Hell's Horses fans, does anyone think they'll put 10 of those models at an affordable price point in one box?

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 Charistoph wrote:
It would be nice to see more than 4 Combat Vehicles, particularly from TRO 3025 or even 3039. But I guess they need to gauge reception on one set before they start pushing for more. As its, much like the Elementals, i don't think putting them on full size hexes is good, since they can be paired up in a hex.

Clan Stars would be insane, though. While they would be fun, especially for Hell's Horses fans, does anyone think they'll put 10 of those models at an affordable price point in one box?


Why do you think i have so many clan vehicles?

*looks down at flag in sig*

Clans as a rule supplant 2 vehicles for every mech, even my beloved horse do that even though our crews do not suck as bad as other clan vehicle crews. My clan has also developed many of the really great clan vehicles-
.XL mars
.enyo strike tank
.epona persuit hover tank
.garuda VTOL
etc....



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 Prometheum5 wrote:
 petrov27 wrote:
Have they said anything about future availability of the plastics or are they simply never going to make them easier to get? Like I would purchase right now a couple more Battlemasters from the box set but aside from crazy prices on eBay or buying another copy of the box that is not possible right? Just seems an odd way to go about it....


The fact that all of the AGoAC boxed set minis will be available from IWM in metal by this summer (Battlemaster and Awesome are the last two) suggest to me that those particular sculpts won't been seen in plastic in another box. It seems entirely plausible that we could see variants available in new Lance Packs or such like the Griffin is getting, but we haven't seen anything yet. I know I'll be grabbing a few Beemers from IWM this summer when it's available, lots of great characters ride in Battlemasters and the kit will also make the Royal version!


Gotcha - somehow I have missed that this was the case (that the IWM Sculpts coming out are the same as the Catalyst plastics) - im not opposed to metal but have none of the IWM minis (got a crapload of old Ral Partha though) - how is the detail on the IWM metals of these vs. the new plastics?
   
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 petrov27 wrote:
 Prometheum5 wrote:
 petrov27 wrote:
Have they said anything about future availability of the plastics or are they simply never going to make them easier to get? Like I would purchase right now a couple more Battlemasters from the box set but aside from crazy prices on eBay or buying another copy of the box that is not possible right? Just seems an odd way to go about it....


The fact that all of the AGoAC boxed set minis will be available from IWM in metal by this summer (Battlemaster and Awesome are the last two) suggest to me that those particular sculpts won't been seen in plastic in another box. It seems entirely plausible that we could see variants available in new Lance Packs or such like the Griffin is getting, but we haven't seen anything yet. I know I'll be grabbing a few Beemers from IWM this summer when it's available, lots of great characters ride in Battlemasters and the kit will also make the Royal version!


Gotcha - somehow I have missed that this was the case (that the IWM Sculpts coming out are the same as the Catalyst plastics) - im not opposed to metal but have none of the IWM minis (got a crapload of old Ral Partha though) - how is the detail on the IWM metals of these vs. the new plastics?


Yeah, for all the good that Catalyst has done and the resurgence CBT is seeing, it can still be harder than it ought to be to follow the news and what's coming next. The IWM releases of the Catalyst sculpts use the same 3D files, so the details are identical. A lot of the detail comes out sharper in metal and the kits mostly allow for greater posability than you'd easily get from cutting up the plastics. I've lost track of how many metal Shadow Hawks and Griffins I've bought (building the historical forces from the early FASA sourcebooks gets repetitive), and I've no doubt the Battlemaster will end up the same way. Probably going to go through a bunch of Black Knights as well.

   
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I don't mind metal as long as it's the new models. I'm still in need of many repeats of the bug mechs, and especially of the Phoenix Hawk.

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4th Donegal Guards ready for action!












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Nice basing, i have a few vehicles i put on "streets"



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 2500kgm3 wrote:


4th Donegal Guards ready for action!


Well done!

I've never been that good at painting, just accepting tabletop standards.


It was fun putting that Warmachine Axe on a Banshee, though. I would have put it on an Atlas, but I had already painted that up.

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 2500kgm3 wrote:
4th Donegal Guards ready for action!
Those look great! The bases are especially amazing.

   
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Oh yeah, those Donegal Guards look fantastic! Also love the Banshee with the axe, fits perfectly.

   
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Not much in the way of classic battletech tonight, i set up a table as i always do-

trying out more interseting combinations on the new mat--

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I only took one picture fo the battle as my game was rather involved-

steel vypers VS marik

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 2500kgm3 wrote:
4th Donegal Guards ready for action!


Wow, these look great and the buildings too!

Are those 3D printed?

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Concept sketch of the Skulker Wheeled Scout Tank. The prototype was seen in the pics from KerenskyCon.

[Thumb - Skulker Concept Sketch.jpg]

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