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’Mech Manual: Turkina E

The E configuration of the Turkina was introduced during the Jihad in order to make use of the new hyper-assault gauss rifle. It pairs one of those new weapons with six Streak SRM 6 launchers to pack a devastating amount of firepower. Since its introduction, the E configuration has been adopted by every faction that […]

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How I Paint: Clan Jade Falcon Delta Galaxy

For my Clan Jade Falcon force, I decided to go with the Delta Galaxy color scheme. The green and yellow are iconic enough to be instantly recognizable as Jade Falcons. I wanted my force to span from the Clan Invasion era up to at least the end of the Dark Ages, and Delta Galaxy works […]

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’Mech Manual: Fire Falcon Prime

The Fire Falcon was introduced by Clan Jade Falcon in the early 3050s. It shared a weight class and role with the older Mist Lynx, and compared to it, the Fire Falcon had a higher ground speed, could carry more weapons, and mounted more armor. Happy with the performance of the Fire Falcon, the Jade […]

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’Mech Manual: Black Lanner Prime

The design process for the Black Lanner was started by Clan Jade Falcon in the lead up to the invasion of the Inner Sphere, but it did not reach the battlefields until after the year of peace caused by the death of ilKhan Leo Showers. It is a fast medium OmniMech that can outpace many […]

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’Mech Manual: Turkina Prime

Named for the first Jade Falcon to be tamed, the Turkina was introduced by Clan Jade Falcon just in time for the Battle of Tukayyid. From a design point-of-view, the new OmniMech fell somewhere between an Executioner and a Dire Wolf. Its smaller engine means it is only as fast as the Dire Wolf, but […]

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’Mech Manual: Shadow Cat A

The A configuration of the Shadow Cat was developed by Clan Nova Cat alongside the base chassis. Compared to the Prime, the A configuration can operate with less logistical support thanks to its armament of lasers and an ammo-efficient Streak SRM. The equipment for the A configuration was widely available, so it has been put […]