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Alright, this is an idea that I have had for a while. It is roughly based on the Armored Core, Mechwarrior, Mech Assault, and games of that nature that have become popular in the last 10 years, but instead of the machines being used as international weapons of mass destruction, I imagine it as the ultimate sport, where mega-rich barons hire crack mechanics and pilots to do battle in an enormous arena in the middle of a desert. Most of the RP would be out of the ring drama between pilots, combat would be done via the GM, and people could do things like, make sneak modifications to their walker, things like that. Example character sheet:
Weight Class: (Light, Middleweight, Heavy, Super Heavy. All classes battle against eachother, but lighter mechs are faster, heavier mechs carry heavier weapons, things like that)
Weapons (2 shoulder, 1 bicep, 2 arm... any other location sacrafices one of the default locations, use common sense, a Light mech can carry, for instance, a plasma blade, or something like that, but not a long range artillery piece...)
Combat Style (Ranged, Melee, Mixed, or anything inbetween you can think of)
Pilot Personality: (Duh...)
If anyone is interested, i think it could be pretty cool. Im really looking for creativity in Pilot and walker, and how they mesh.
07/15/2007 5:59 PM
I think I want in.... Yeah I want in! This sounds pretty interesting. I'l post a character sheet once I see who else joins.
You know what screw it I am in!
[Edited by Verbalscrapper on Sunday, July 15, 2007 6:56 PM]
07/15/2007 7:07 PM
Pilot Name: Kip
Walker Name: Bot Bot
Weight Class: My robot dosn't like to talk about her weight. I keep telling her she looks fine, she doesn't believe me. Don't look at me like I am crazy just ask her yourself. Oh you need to know do you... fine. Sorry Bot Bot, got to tell the nice man. *whispers* Middleweight. But you didn't hear it from me.
Weapons: She is a little excessive when it comes to battle. I keep telling her "no you can only choose your two favorites." She always looks at me like I am taking away candy. Why do you keep looking at me like that. Well her favorites are abus which we reenforced to smack things with and a ank that we modified so that when you press the top a missle shoots out. We like to make use of what we got. We are on a tight budget.
Combat Style: She is so childish on the battlefield, she acts more like it is a game than a competition, smacking the other robot then running away, that is until you piss her off. Then itis full out I will smack you silly until you say uncle.
Piot Personality: (I had to bring her back. I just couldn't stand not having an insane character.) She is pretty nuts. Not always quite there but always looking to make friends. Perhaps a little Schizophrenic, maybe a little bi-polar. Definetly loopy. Who wants to come play with me?
*bursts into laughter*
Oh god. I love it. I can't wait to see where this is going to go. I can imagine that walker as like.. "the queen of the critical hit" so, you are really inconsistant in battle... but... once in a while... WHAMO!
That.. and i'm pretty sure that you are the only pilot that talks to their suit.....
but... we'll keep that between you and me :) hahaha
07/16/2007 6:38 AM
I have been dying to play a crazy person since the last Post Apocolyptic thread I played with Jack Dervish. Yeah I was hoping you wouldn't make the suits sentient because, well you can see why. Sign up people! Crazy lady wants someone to RP with :-P
Heres a team member for you Scrapper... i'll keep coming up with NPC's until more people sign up.
Pilot Name: Talon Mendath
Walker name: Goliath
Weight Class: Super Heavy
Weapons: 2 Shoulder mounted long range cannons, Right Hand mounted gattling gun (slug throwing), left hand mounted grenade launcher, Bicep mounted Radar Jammer
Combat Style: Talon fights from as far away as possible, using the super heavy cannons as much as possible. Most of his boosters are calibrated for moving backwards and strafing, to keep himself out of the blast radius of the cannons.
Pilot Personality: Talon has an "explosive" personality. He is known as a maniac, a loose cannon, and a danger to himself and others.
07/16/2007 1:21 PM
I'm in on this one, just give me some time to make a character. I'm qt work and its steak night so I'm pretty busy.
07/17/2007 10:21 AM
Name: Trent Backlash
Mech name: RAB-13
Wieght class: middle wieght
1 shoulder mounted long range high powered rifle ( shoots explosive, uranium depleted, armor piercing rounds. Massive damage from afar, not oprable up close. When not in use it flips back and imbeds itself into his back, so as to keep from getting hit, and to prevent throwing his mech off balance in high speed manuvers. )
2 5 shell explosive shotguns mounted on each fore arm ( shoots five shells at once. Massive damage up close, near to none from afar. )
2 foot mounted rocket boosters for inceased speed, and momentary flight.
Combat style: a death dealer from long range, or close range. Trent has a small window at mid-range where his shotguns cant reach and his rifle accuracy drops to nill. But from afar when his shoulder mounted rifle is out and trailing, Trent can disable a mech in one round. At close range his shotguns can blow limbs and weapons from mechs. To keep his weakness near impossible to take advantage of he uses his two extra, high powered rocket boosters to keep himself either very close or very far from his target. Having developed a reputation as one of the most skilled and well rounded fighters in the league, Trent lives and breaths mech fighting. Always doing maitenance and checks in his mech daily, Trent doesnt have a life. And after just recently losing his last teamate in mech battle, Trent is now looking for a new one.
Pilot personality: Trent is a shy guy, who doesnt spend much time outside his hanger. He is always covered in some kind of grease or grime from his mech, which he constanly keeps in tip-top shape. He keeps his hanger in just a good as his mech, everything is always clean and in a spicific place.
[Edited by evilmouse on Tuesday, July 17, 2007 10:32 AM]
[Edited by evilmouse on Tuesday, July 17, 2007 12:30 PM]
07/17/2007 10:54 AM
Sweet that makes three of us. When can we start. The crazy lady is dying to come out of her shell!
I like it. Both of you have strengths, both of you have weaknesses. I'm going to start a thread today, and we can hash out a few details in OOC before we start. It will be in the Sci Fi forum.
07/20/2007 5:14 AM
I'd like to be involve , but alas I may ask for assitance as I'm not too familiar with Mechwars jargon and specs but I like the idea.
Pilot Name: Sal Mannix
Walker name: Vault
Weight Class: Super Heavy.
Weapons: 1 Mini Quad-Ion Pulse Barrel rotating around each forearm of Walker, 6 Short range Slug Missiles from chest. (All I could think of at the moment I'm afraid...not sure what I can and can't have or do so any advice would be great!)
Combat Style: Close Combat, takes the hits of a number of combinations long range and short range weapons, and will keep coming at you with high powered shields with severe impact attacks. (will improve when I get call on jargon, sorry) However the shields as near inpenetrable asthey are the time is limited and if Vault is unable to take down mech in the first several encounters of attacks his crushing power will count for nothing if shields fail.
Pilot Personality: Sal the quiet behemoth at near seven foot tall, the most patient, passive man you'll ever meet. Avoids confrontation where neccesary...yet if you somehow manage, he is the most ferocious fighter if you ever reach his temper. Built like his walker, walks like his walker, and definitely fights like his walker close combat is not a option for opposing man or machine.
[Edited by Oryan_Pacs on Friday, July 20, 2007 5:54 AM]
07/20/2007 7:45 AM
Yeah I don't know what the hell I am talking about either. But hey, maybe we'll catch on, maybe we'll start a whole new language. That could be interesting....
07/20/2007 8:26 AM
I can barely speak and spell this one LOL!
But yea sci-fi jargo I can get the basic language down, but if you get too Deeply Star Trek for me consider me lost!
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