[NetEpic ML] Re: Net Epic Revision: Titans

From: Warprat <warprat_at_...>
Date: Tue, 07 Mar 2000 15:23:00 -0800

Hi Kelvin and Nils,

Good idea, guys! I like it!

My vote, Shotgun mode: 100cm range, large template, 6BP, 0 TSM
          Penetration mode: 125cm range, barrage template, 8BP, -1 TSM

Warprat ;)

> At 12:45 PM 3/7/00 +0100, Nils wrote:
> >Good point!
> >
> >I use 2 rocket launchers on one of my warhound titans, I've found that this
> >is much better than spending points on two Whirlwind detachments....
> >However, I would really like to se that they get a -1 armour save
> >modifier... or perhaps a large (13cm) template????

Kelvin wrote:
> Seems like this is a bit of a thorny issue. I agree that we really don't
> want to make this too powerful a weapon, but as it stands, its not a very
> good weapon compared to the other long-range weapons available. I really
> don't see that increasing the TSM to -1 would be a huge unbalancer, but
> some people are against it.
> How's about this: let the weapon fire in an "open-sheaf" or "closed-sheaf"
> mode. In "open-sheaf" it fires the missiles in a open pattern, thus
> affecting a wide area at the sacrifice of penetrating power. In this mode
> it uses the large template, has 8BPs (6BPs?) and no save mod. In
> "closed-sheaf" mode the missiles are more tightly packed on inpact, thus
> increasing pentration. In this mode it uses the normal template, has 8BPs
> and a -1 (-2?) save mod.
> This way I think it could easily be worth 60 to 100 points and gain back
> some of its former glory.
> I'd certainly use it.
> -Kelvin....
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> Everyone's trying to kill me."
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Received on Tue Mar 07 2000 - 23:23:00 UTC

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