Tuesday, November 26, 2013

Slice 2057 - Div20 Luxury (Updated)

Luxury, Xhvy Ch., Hvy. Sus., 4 FP Steelbelted PR Tires (11dp), Large PP (PC & SC), Driver & Gunner; ATG (10/APFSDS) front, 2 MG (20/reg) in turret, MML (10/smoke) back, 2 TC, 10 dischargers: 4 oil (FBRL) 6 smoke (2T, 2U, 1R 1L): smoke linked to 5 laser reactive webs (F, B, R, L, T; covering tires of those sides as well) and 4 bumper triggers (to oil & also linked to that side's weapons); 5 total links, 34 pts total for Wheelguards/Wheelhubs (you choose where), 9 pts LRFP Component Armor each around (a) PP and (b) driver, 150 pts sloped plastic Armor: F30 B30 R30 L30 T15 U15HC 3, Acc. 5, Top Speed 92.5, Pwr 2300, 6599.6 lbs. (max 6600), $24,927.50

Design Notes - This is an update of this car:
Luxury, Xhvy Ch., Hvy. Sus., 4 SD Tires, Super PP, Driver; ATG (10/reg) front, 2 linked HR front, RL (10/reg) back, 2 MG (20/reg) in turret, bumper trigger front, TC, 150 pts plastic Armor: F30 B30 R30 L30 T15 U15; HC 3, Acc. 5, 6600 lbs., $19,600

Well, I incorporated a suggestion from an ADQ to use FP steelbelted PR tires instead of solids because they weigh the same, have 1 less DP, but are FP, and that's a big advantage in the FOJ areana.

To be honest, I picked up a tip to have 1 piece of Metal armor on the bottom for that reason as well (I haven't yet incorporated that).  

Another trick in this car is a MML with smoke loads - which according to the UACFH will create a line of 2 1"x½" smoke counters, making this a cheap gas streamer (and better than a standard SS). 

I took out the HRs (because, why?) and the RL (same reason) - it was just my teenage overkill, and back then, what else would you do with 4 extra spaces?   In modern design, I reduced the spaces further with a Large PP, and filled up the 5 with (a) gunner, (b) sloped armor, (c) CA.

Unfortunately, I don't see how to get this car down to div20 and maintain the necessary upgrades while also keeping weapon system integrity.

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