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Any of yall getting Battletech?
« on: April 25, 2018, 11:53:37 am »
The new Battletech game looks really fun.

Kind of XCOMish.

I am currently between video cards (too disinterested to go through the trouble of fixing my PC).
If yall say this is a winner, it might get me off my PS4.
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Re: Any of yall getting Battletech?
« Reply #1 on: April 25, 2018, 01:14:43 pm »
I backed it on Kickstarter, but I'm in California at the moment for work so haven't gotten to check it out yet

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Re: Any of yall getting Battletech?
« Reply #2 on: April 25, 2018, 08:23:17 pm »
I have been playing it non-stop. It is like X-Com. I can't stop playing it. Word of advice, watch your spending. You really have to manage your money in that game.

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Re: Any of yall getting Battletech?
« Reply #4 on: April 26, 2018, 09:09:53 am »
That does look pretty danged sweet.

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Re: Any of yall getting Battletech?
« Reply #5 on: April 26, 2018, 09:22:37 am »
The fact that Paradox is attached as the publisher makes my dirty bits extra sensitive.

Paradox has yet to be involved in something that I didn't love.
And Harebrained made Shadowrun Returns, which I loved.......

I guess it is time to crack the tower open.
Hope it is just the video card and not the motherboard that has gone wonky on me.
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Re: Any of yall getting Battletech?
« Reply #6 on: April 26, 2018, 11:29:11 am »
Shadowrun Returns, which I loved.......

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Re: Any of yall getting Battletech?
« Reply #7 on: April 26, 2018, 11:36:52 am »
Interesting...
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Re: Any of yall getting Battletech?
« Reply #8 on: April 26, 2018, 07:11:08 pm »
The fact that Paradox is attached as the publisher makes my dirty bits extra sensitive.

Paradox has yet to be involved in something that I didn't love.
And Harebrained made Shadowrun Returns, which I loved.......

I guess it is time to crack the tower open.
Hope it is just the video card and not the motherboard that has gone wonky on me.

Absolute was here the other day watching me play it. He got it when he went home. If anyone is on the fence about, I can assure you, it is well worth getting.

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Re: Any of yall getting Battletech?
« Reply #9 on: April 27, 2018, 08:43:22 am »
Now that I'm back from Cali, guess I'm going to have to fire it up :)

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Re: Any of yall getting Battletech?
« Reply #10 on: April 29, 2018, 04:16:10 pm »
The Nutty Cutthroat Mercenary Company is jobbing their way through the Periphery right now.

Very fun game. Building/Capturing/Salvaging new mech chassis is a bit addictive.

Anyone who was on the fence, get it.
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Re: Any of yall getting Battletech?
« Reply #11 on: April 30, 2018, 05:32:28 am »
I've added it to my wishlist to buy down the road.  It looks like fun.
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Re: Any of yall getting Battletech?
« Reply #12 on: April 30, 2018, 07:21:54 am »
I would say that the only thing I do not like about the game is the buying of new mechs. I find it hard to believe that there is not a complete mech in the star system.

I will explain in detail. When you make orbit around a planet, you can access a store that shows what mechs, weapons, and components are available on said planet. If there is a mech available you have to buy three incomplete chassis to make one complete one.

Now that being said, the same happens when you negotiate a contract for a mission, you can adjust how much money or how much battlefield salvage you can get. The three mech chassis make a little more sense there, as you are shooting and destroying mechs in battle during the mission.

Other than that, I am truly enjoying this game.