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Old 09-07-2007, 08:19 AM   #51
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I was thinking about what a terrible design the original Doublecharge was, and decided to see how modern Car Wars technology might be able to improve it. It's still not great, but I think it's much improved, and might be pretty reasonable for a road car.

2056 Doublecharge: Luxury; Streamlining; Extra Heavy chassis; Heavy suspension; Large PP w/SCs, 4 Extra Cells, Overdrive; 4 Solid tires. Driver w/Body Armor. Universal 2s Turret T. Vulcan MG w/40xStandard in Turret, 1 Mag. Single-Weapon Computer. 144 pts. Sloped Plastic (F: 30 R: 24 L: 24 B: 30 T: 24 U: 12); 2x10 pt. Plastic Hubs F; 2x10 pt. Plastic Guards F. Cargo: 4 spaces, 175 lbs. Cost: $20,868, Wgt: 6,425, HC: 3, Top Speed: 97.5 (117.5), Accel: 5 (2.5).
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Old 09-07-2007, 01:44 PM   #52
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I don't know how many dischargers you can put on a bike, but for $2500, you could do alot of damage. Good handling, speed, massive punch to the front (heh heh).

And accel goes to 10 after you fire off a rocket, or 2 dischargers!

Medium Cycle; Cycle chassis; Heavy suspension; Small Cycle PP; 2 Standard Radial tires. Driver. 2xHeavy Rocket, Armor Piercing; 5xPaint Discharger, Paint. Bumper Trigger. Cost: $2,500, Wgt: 811, HC: 3, Top Speed: 117.5, Accel: 5.
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Old 09-09-2007, 01:13 PM   #53
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The Blaze of Glory - Div. 15 Van

Van, Standard Chassis, Light Suspension, 4 Standard Tires, Driver,
Large Power Plant, 8 Mini Rockets (3 Armor-Piercing Laser Guided); 4x Linked pairs that are Linked together Front, Sloped Armor (Standard Plastic): F45, R30, L30, B40, T0, U0. Accel 5, top speed 95.0, HC 0; 5680 lbs., $14985.


Set sights on a target, let loose. 8 AP mini-rockets hitting home in one salvo is sure to feel anything but cuddly.

Of course, it's something of a one-shot wonder. After your rockets are spent, you're nothing but a slow-moving target with mediocre armor.
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Old 09-09-2007, 04:20 PM   #54
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The Blaze of Glory - Div. 15 Van

Van, Standard Chassis, Light Suspension, 4 Standard Tires, Driver,
Large Power Plant, 8 Mini Rockets (3 Armor-Piercing Laser Guided); 4x Linked pairs that are Linked together Front, Sloped Armor (Standard Plastic): F45, R30, L30, B40, T0, U0. Accel 5, top speed 95.0, HC 0; 5680 lbs., $14985.


Set sights on a target, let loose. 8 AP mini-rockets hitting home in one salvo is sure to feel anything but cuddly.

Of course, it's something of a one-shot wonder. After your rockets are spent, you're nothing but a slow-moving target with mediocre armor.

Forgot Something didn't you? More like a no shot wonder.
Hint Laser-guided
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Old 09-09-2007, 07:58 PM   #55
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Forgot Something didn't you? More like a no shot wonder.
Hint Laser-guided
"...Alright, Kletus! Deys's dead in ows's sights! Let 'em have it!"

"It ain't shootin', Jethro! It ain't shootin'! What's this dang thing here tryin' ta' tell us?"

" 'Laser lock not yet a-quire-ed'? Oh, dangit! Kletus, get the dang laser on 'em first!"

"The laser? We had ta' sell that off fer' the rockets, Jethro, remember? Now whadda we do?"

"Oh, DANG-NABBIT KLETUS -- WATCH OUT FER' 'IS--"

*ZZzzzaaaAAAAPPP!*



A mighty fine point. ;P

Went back to the 'ol drawing board and came back with this:

Dick Motors - The 'Tracy'

Sedan, Extra Heavy Chassis, Light Suspension, 4 Puncture-Resistant Tires, Single-Weapon Computer, Driver with 6pts Standard CA, Large with 10pts Standard CA Power Plant, 2x Linked Vulcan Machine Guns (High-Density) Front, Sloped Armor (Standard Metal/Standard Plastic): F20/20, R0/15, L0/15, B10/14, T0/0, U0/0. Accel 5, top speed 90.0, HC 1; 6000 lbs., $14562.
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Old 09-10-2007, 05:30 AM   #56
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8 AP mini-rockets hitting home in one salvo is sure to feel anything but cuddly.
Except to those with enough metal armor.
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Old 09-10-2007, 04:43 PM   #57
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It's extremely vulnerable to rams and needs to be kept far away from spikes and flame sources, but for a Division 5 it's not too bad.

Pest: Light Trike; Standard chassis; Heavy suspension; Medium Cycle PP; 3 Hvy Duty tires. Driver; Gunner. Micromissile Launcher w/20xArmor Piercing L; Micromissile Launcher w/20xArmor Piercing R; Junk Dropper w/10xDebris. Link. 52 pts. Plastic (F: 14 R: 11 L: 11 B: 10 T: 2 U: 4); 2xFake Hubs F; 2xFake Guards F. Cost: $4,830, Wgt: 1,599, HC: 2, Top Speed: 97.5, Accel: 5.
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Old 09-10-2007, 04:49 PM   #58
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This, for example, is a design the Pest should fear.

Micronaut: Subcompact; Heavy chassis; Heavy suspension; Small PP w/PCs; 4 PR tires. Driver w/Body Armor. Rocket Launcher w/10xIncendiary. 70 pts. Plastic (F: 22 R: 13 L: 13 B: 14 T: 3 U: 5). Cost: $4,920, Wgt: 2,520, HC: 4, Top Speed: 90, Accel: 5.
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Old 09-21-2007, 11:10 AM   #59
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It's extremely vulnerable to rams and needs to be kept far away from spikes and flame sources, but for a Division 5 it's not too bad.

Pest: Light Trike; Standard chassis; Heavy suspension; Medium Cycle PP; 3 Hvy Duty tires. Driver; Gunner. Micromissile Launcher w/20xArmor Piercing L; Micromissile Launcher w/20xArmor Piercing R; Junk Dropper w/10xDebris. Link. 52 pts. Plastic (F: 14 R: 11 L: 11 B: 10 T: 2 U: 4); 2xFake Hubs F; 2xFake Guards F. Cost: $4,830, Wgt: 1,599, HC: 2, Top Speed: 97.5, Accel: 5.
Like the name - it was my nickname at school ! BUT unless the MML's were meant to have 10 shots each , your design is illegal ! With 20 shots , they'd need a magazine each and that would put 10 spaces of equipment into an 8 space trike ! Swap Gunner and MMLs for a single AP RL Left or Right , CA around Driver and JD and some extra armor . Leave $150 and 20lbs for a PFE - a must in a Div 5 FT happy arena !
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Old 09-21-2007, 02:12 PM   #60
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Like the name - it was my nickname at school ! BUT unless the MML's were meant to have 10 shots each , your design is illegal ! With 20 shots , they'd need a magazine each and that would put 10 spaces of equipment into an 8 space trike ! Swap Gunner and MMLs for a single AP RL Left or Right , CA around Driver and JD and some extra armor . Leave $150 and 20lbs for a PFE - a must in a Div 5 FT happy arena !
I'm all but certain that it's 10 shots each; it was probably "2xMMLw/20" and later changed for clarity's sake.
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