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Postby Flaco » Thu Feb 19, 2009 9:26 am

The way they did upgrades was actually ok, but when you over heat all you do is not be able to fire...Bleh
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Postby BeoWolf » Tue Jun 16, 2009 7:42 am

I'd say MW4 Mercanaries and MechCommander 2. A shame they stopped creating the games. Just think how nice it would be if one was created combining the gameplay of Warhammer 40K and Project Genesis, were you can have space naval battles as well as go down to a planet and conquer it.
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Postby GrimReaper1202 » Fri Jun 18, 2010 8:44 pm

Landshark Ward wrote:Hmm, that is a hard call. I have played MechWarrior 2, 3, 4, and Mercs, all of the MechCommander games, a wonderful online BTech strategy/empire building game called Neveron (linkage http://www.neveron.com) and of course Tesla Pods at D&B.
I guess the answer to Xero's question is what do you like?
The strategy of Neveron, MechCommander and MechCommander 2?
Or the fast paced action of the MechWarrior games and the pods?
Personally, the pods own the rest tho... :twisted:

I play Neveron as well :D .... Out of the games on game systems I liked Mc2 and MW4 the best
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Postby Steve Ronin » Sat Jun 19, 2010 1:38 pm

Ought to call this the "Resurrection" thread...
opened in 2003,
reopened in 2009,
and again nowin 2010.

Hey reaper, I thought you're supposed to KILL things??? :lol:

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Postby will_scarlet » Sun Jun 20, 2010 5:13 am

MegaMek is cool, but too difficult to get it to work properly and not what the modern world calls 'user friendly'. I used to love the old Cyberstorm, but I can't find my old CDs and there's no way in hell it'd run on a modern laptop.

Hopefully one day someone will buy MegaMek and make a real proper game out of it. Until then we'll beed to make do with what's banged together by the fans.
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Postby Grumpy Mcfart » Sun Dec 19, 2010 4:26 am

and another resurrection:

I think a lot of people don't give the mechassault games enough credit for one thing: they got more people into the battletech universe (and if you need proof, well, here I am)

I wouldn't have the slightest idea about this whole wonderful universe without MA2
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