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  1. PP Mguire

    PP Mguire New Member

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    Any Mech fans in here? Ive played since the Battletech/Comodore days and was hoping some underground group would release a new Mechwarrior. Before Crysis came out (like a month, the demo was out already) i got word from a dev team that they where working on a Mechwarrior 5 based off the Crytek engine. (Was gonna be some sort of big Crysis mod or summat) I cant find a lick of information on it now. Anybody hear about this? Care? :toast:
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    that would be amazing...
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    Should being the key word here. Like i said the last time i heard from them was pre Crysis release. Now i cant find any information on it anymore. Im hoping the project is still alive becasue the things they where telling me where awesome. I just hope they wernt blowing smoke up my ass cause they are an unpaid dev team. They said they where going for something like Mechassault with the being able to get outa your mech but the game was based on the original Mechwarrior story line. Of coure, using the Crytek graphics engine.
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    Love the Mechwarrior series hopefully one day it will be back. Need some more time in the Timberwolf/Madcat.
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    Yeah that would be cool all though it would of been better with the Gamebryo engine made MP of course.

    Umm if there doing this on the quite you might want to pick it up ASAP and like the Stargate was being done on the Farcry engine till MGM forced them to stop it. Think MS would do the same too.
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    Have been following MekTech? They have a ton of modifications to Mechwarrior 4 and Mercs. From thier forums it appears Mechwarrior 5 isn't even in on the coding table. The main reason is FASA, who created the pen & paper game, got greedy and wanted far to much cash.
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    They where supposed to already have permission by Micro already to do the project which is why im confused as to why i cant find information on it anymore.
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    One of the original founders of Fasa licenced MW and a few others. Hmm Idk where this is going now.
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    lol, 'Summat.' someone's been reading harry potter...
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    Im also on Overclock3d.net which is full of UKers ;)
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    i remember reading about the mod on fpsbanana
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    likewise i remember reading this on a mod section in a UK PC gaming mag. that was months or years ago pre-Crysis. my guess is this didn't work out
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    I hope they bring it back...there just aren't any cool giant robot games anymore...
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    Ah, yes the mod you are referring to is found here. It does look promising however I hope they do a much better job with all the coding so it isnt a monstrosity like Crysis was. Its not officially Mechwarrior 5 however as mentioned the Mechwarrior IP was licensed back to a FASA founder and there is rumor / speculation a Mechwarrior 5 might be in the works, but I doubt it would show up before 2 years from now.

    Edit: As you can see, the mod is live and active as recent as Nov. 3rd so it looks like its still being developed. Hope it turns out good.
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    I want awsome full scale destruction from a MadCat Mark II!!! Destroy all buildings, awsome explosions, sweet weapons..

    I just made myself drool... :rolleyes:
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    The battle walkers in BF2142 are the closest thing to Mechs I've seen in a while. A smaller scale but a mod of that game with more agile walkers, better weapons, and the ability to jump would be cool.

    Still not a real mech game though.
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    I have all of them for the PC, fantastic game series.......we want more!
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    Omg thank you so much!! :toast::rockout: Im so excited this mod hasent been canceld.
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    All I know is that FASA Interactive decided that they were "running out of ideas" and wouldn't author a new MechWarrior game because of it. They wanted to give it a rest for a while and come at it with a new approach. This was several years ago though when they shifted most of their focus to consoles.

    As far as I know, it is still canceled:
    http://pc.ign.com/articles/390/390490p1.html


    I miss the Daishi. :( Properly equiped, it could kill another Assault Mech in no more than two shots. XD
    Crunching for Team TPU
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    customising mech was cool, id like to have another game too
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    I hope MS can get creative and make another already. BUT what am i asking MS creative lol. Shame they own FASA now :(.

    They need to sell it to people who have idea's instead of hogging it.
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    To bring back the Mech series would be a great thing. :toast: I would buy it in an instant.
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    Yeah...who cares about new Ideas. Just redo the graphics with Dx10 and repackage it. I would buy it in a instant, even if it was the same exact game with new graphics.
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    The Mech Series in DX10 Drool......:respect:
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    I hope they drop the live action scenes and try and keep it more simple. Good way to keep costs down and keep it less complex. Not to mention I hated the douchebag you played as in the story. Mechwarrior 3 had a far better story but i have to give the multiplayer to Mech4. It's too bad it became a no heat 8 Novacat vs. 8 Novacat snipe / bug fest. Mind you I didn't mind doing it at the time, its just more challenging with heat, ammo and more weapon loadouts than 7x ER Large Lasers.

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