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Offline (TLL)Andreas

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The Epona
« on: February 09, 2011, 12:54:50 AM »
Hi, just wanted to know if the Epona hovercraft will be released before 0.5.0 or will we have to wait patiently for some time before we can get a hovercraft that has more fire power than the current hovers (who has barley 40% the fire power of most light mechs or next to no armour at all  :-\)?


/Andreas Wants something else to do when mountain climbing in a hover besides calling himself a mountain goat and charging down from the top to ram some poor tank driver  ::)

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Re: The Epona
« Reply #1 on: February 09, 2011, 01:13:11 AM »
2x mpl hephestus is currently the best starting craft for almost any map. i have faced down a uziel prime 1v1 in a 5 min duel and won. Its armor is better than almost any 49k lv mechs and its speed is fast enough that you can easily cap 1-2 points and get some easy cash. i will always level at least 2 times in it and i have gone all the way up to 85k rank, though i did switch to the 2x ERMBLAS version.

I would like another well armored craft like it in the medium mech range though. 2x sbl, 2x mbl and a LBX10 would be so fun at 90kph  for 70-75k range. maybe make them ER lasers i if it had the heat management to do so.

I do love the hephestus on thunder rift though. RAMMING SPEED! knocked a mauler off a bridge by ramming it. so much fun.
« Last Edit: February 09, 2011, 01:20:55 AM by zephoid »
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Re: The Epona
« Reply #2 on: February 09, 2011, 01:33:23 AM »
heaviest hover in CBT canon is at 50t i think . .
condor comes to mind there O.o
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Re: The Epona
« Reply #3 on: February 09, 2011, 02:11:14 AM »
It's in the shop getting sexier.  It'll be worth the wait.

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Re: The Epona
« Reply #4 on: February 09, 2011, 05:35:38 AM »
I don't think I've ever seen a new chassis released before a major update. So no, you won't be seeing it before 0.5.0. You'd be seeing it at 0.5.0, at the earliest.

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