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If I was responsible for making all those cars (really any of that city detail), I'd really have to try and hold back my urge to put in an Easter Egg somewhere. Like maybe placing a certain special time traveling DeLorean somewhere :).
Or have one specific car on the map which, after it gets stepped on, reveals the crushed body of some kind of robot. A robot in disguise.
 

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Or have one specific car on the map which, after it gets stepped on, reveals the crushed body of some kind of robot. A robot in disguise.
Transmuters, automatons incognito?
;)


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If I was responsible for making all those cars (really any of that city detail), I'd really have to try and hold back my urge to put in an Easter Egg somewhere. Like maybe placing a certain special time traveling DeLorean somewhere :).

You didn't see the oscillation overthruster inside the black car?
 

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If I was responsible for making all those cars (really any of that city detail), I'd really have to try and hold back my urge to put in an Easter Egg somewhere. Like maybe placing a certain special time traveling DeLorean somewhere :).

"Oh my god. They found me, I don't know how they found me. RUN FOR IT MARTY!"
"Who, who?"
"Who do you think? The Lyrans!"
 

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You didn't see the oscillation overthruster inside the black car?

Afraid not, last I heard that was still in testing by Dr. B on New Avalon.
 

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"Oh my god. They found me, I don't know how they found me. RUN FOR IT MARTY!"
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I just had a mental image of a Lyran solider, aiming a rocker launcher, leaning out of an Atlas eye socket, and a LOL'd.
 

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I just had a mental image of a Lyran solider, aiming a rocker launcher, leaning out of an Atlas eye socket, and a LOL'd.

"Dammit Friedrich, doing things like that is why you don't have a 'Mech anymore!"
 

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Just thought I'd let everyone know that Dave McCoy (the author of the dev diary) with be joining us on the livestream tomorrow and will be available for your questions.

MLY
 

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Just thought I'd let everyone know that Dave McCoy (the author of the dev diary) with be joining us on the livestream tomorrow and will be available for your questions.

MLY

Awesome!
 

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Rather off topic question i know but since you worked on Mech Commander i was wondering if you could possibly tell me the story behind the drastically different look of the centurion that is featured in Mech commander to just about every other battle tech game i've played?

its been bugging me for many many years
 

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Rather off topic question i know but since you worked on Mech Commander i was wondering if you could possibly tell me the story behind the drastically different look of the centurion that is featured in Mech commander to just about every other battle tech game i've played?

its been bugging me for many many years

In Mechwarrior 3: Pirates on the Moon Centurion looks exactly the same. It's an original (Unseen) look and it was in the books.
I'm way old version of Centurion is more like it.
 
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Rather off topic question i know but since you worked on Mech Commander i was wondering if you could possibly tell me the story behind the drastically different look of the centurion that is featured in Mech commander to just about every other battle tech game i've played?

its been bugging me for many many years
The MechCommander Centi is more or less the original look. Tall, and thin. The other version you've seen is a redesign by PGI, and which is used here, and, in MWO. Anything before MWO would have used something similar to the original art.

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In Mechwarrior 3: Pirates on the Moon Centurion looks exactly the same. It's an original (Unseen) look and it was in the books.
I'm way old version of Centurion is more like it.
The old art is not unseen art. It's just old. Unseen refers to a specific group of 'mech's older art, not everything that is old.
 

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The old art is not unseen art. It's just old. Unseen refers to a specific group of 'mech's older art, not everything that is old.

Thanks, I'll know. In any case, I said right at the expense of the old, classic art.
 

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In Mechwarrior 3: Pirates on the Moon Centurion looks exactly the same. It's an original (Unseen) look and it was in the books.
I'm way old version of Centurion is more like it.
The Centurion has never been Unseen.
 

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I thought Unseen refers to all the old, classical types of mechs.
No, the Unseen are a small subset of the original designs. You can read more about it at sarna.net, just search for "Unseen".