Of course, if you see a target you can't shoot at it right away, which makes in the worst sniper weapon in the entire galaxy, but hey...SNIPER WEAPON!!! I'm also old, and I'm no good at remembering complex things like that either. All material on this site is copyright © 2012-2020 Piranha Games Inc. and/or their respective licensors. The gauss rifle exploding is just another example of a bandaid solution, in an attempt to deal with the OP gauss rifle back when it was the best ballistic weapon in the game. LauLiao, on 14 July 2013 - 01:58 PM, said: TurboZombie, on 15 July 2013 - 07:48 AM, said: I think all weapons need min range, cause all weapons are OP. damage) in the process. If you destroy an enemies weapon, you might see the weapon displayed in red on your HUD even though the s… Problem for me is holding down the button, iam old and it hurts my aim... Should be a "double" click function, where you click once to activate charge, and once more to fire. A Shadowcat with a single gauss rifle and 40 rounds can be, under the right circumstances, far more dangerous than a dual ERPPC Shadowcat. I understand the reasoning behind it though.. Balance Opinions. For example the Cougar! After it need to charge up, i cannot use it to do snap shots anymore (as intended i guess). Revein, on 17 October 2013 - 09:09 AM, said: Edited by Alex Warden, 18 October 2013 - 08:51 AM. In other words, a LBX Gauss Rifle. If you are logged in before the freeze, you will remain logged in during the migration. The official reddit for MechWarrior Online. When i was a dead spectator, i saw that man got instant gauss shot, then he goes to cool down. I hope they fix it. Elite Founder; 57 posts Posted 17 October 2013 - 09:09 AM. The mechanic they chose definitely could use some tweaking. It's so quick that if you don't release immediately, you will have to restart. It was revived following the discovery of the Helm Memory Core. Finally, double SRM6 will be your melee range blaster. The whole charge mechanic seems like a pain, are they worth dealing with that? 10.2k members in the mwo community. Gauss Rifle Started by Noosemane, Jul 13 2013 09:04 AM Page 1 of 2 ; 1; 2; Next; You cannot reply to this topic; Go to first unread post; 20 replies to this topic #1 Noosemane. MechWarrior and Battletech are registered trade-marks of Microsoft Corporation and are used under license. Considering you're usually aiming and not staring at the little bar, a louder chime or more obvious indicator would be nice. Elite Founder; 461 posts Location Florida; Posted 13 July 2013 - 09:04 AM. Member. But gauss... sorry, I can't even think of an excuse for adding a min range to that... Wikipedia tells me that a honeydew melon has a diameter of 15-22cm. A Gauss Rifle for long range shots and in order to add critical pinpoint damage while brawling. This video is unavailable. Shot. Gauss Rifles: Worth the difficulty of use? Gauss Rifle.. MechWarrior and Battletech are registered trade-marks of Microsoft Corporation and are used under license. Enderman, on 14 July 2013 - 02:59 AM, said: TurboZombie, on 13 July 2013 - 10:47 PM, said: Fire and Salt, on 14 July 2013 - 01:52 PM, said: Gaan Cathal, on 14 July 2013 - 02:30 PM, said: Strum Wealh, on 14 July 2013 - 04:28 PM, said: Edited by Gaan Cathal, 14 July 2013 - 05:19 PM. It is reported that this weapon would be in development at the time of mwo. In this case, further damage will be dealt to the location it is housed in and possibly to the adjacent section. Gauss shots from a concealed mech can be surprisingly difficult to localize. Mech selection. So, infact, I stand corrected on the size of the round. Shop for Best Price Msr Rifle Wildlands Best Build And Mwo Best Mech For Gauss Rifle . The Gauss is not supposed to be a short range as well as long range weapon, and that's why the change was made, it was outclassing every other ballistic, especially short range brutal ones like the AC-20. And like many other bandaid solutions in MWO, it remained in the game for no good reason. Edited by GODzillaGSPB, 18 October 2013 - 11:00 AM. The latest gamedata with stats for each mech, weapon and module Did use it on my misery alot … you do realize the gauss rifle is the heaviest weapon in the game right? I think gauss rifles are fine the way they are. < > Showing 1-14 of 14 comments . You can't use it with a Joystick as it is now and it was an over-reaching nerf. How can i do the same? The Clans never lost the technology, and continued to refine the Star League-era weapon. xD. Heavy Gauss Rifle takes up 11 slots (which is shown on the weapons list) and is one of two weapons with this bulk (the other being IS version of LB-20X). All rights reserved. MWO UNIVERSE; SUPPORT & FEEDBACK; OFF TOPIC; MWO / FORUMS / MECHWARRIOR UNIVERSE / GENERAL DISCUSSION / ARCHIVE; 0. #1. 19cico96, on 13 July 2013 - 09:30 AM, said: Edited by Enderman, 14 July 2013 - 03:00 AM. That would make no sense as a penalty - it's essentially saying that a Gauss Rifle that is fired into the opponent's CT at less than 60 meters does reduced/little/no damage because it fires straight through the target, leaving a melon-sized** hole in either or both of the Engine or Gyro. It's difficult. Watch Queue Queue. Since I'm no good at anything, it doesn't really bother me too much. Edited by 19cico96, 13 July 2013 - 09:34 AM. All other trade-marks are the property of their respective owners; ® or ™ as indicated. joysticks are generally something in MWO, that i strongly recommend NOT to use... i know it suxx, i´d love it for immersion too...but sticks are really really bad compared to a mouse, No, OP, you have to understand: This is now a sniper weapon. The minimum range on a PPC I get - it shoots the particles out and waits for them to travel a certain distance before it electrifies them so that the PPC doesn't fry itself. I was excited when I saw they were available and thought the heavies would work great on my Mauler that I wasn't really liking. Overpenetration. Three Medium Lasers will serve as your all-purpose weapons. Watch Queue Queue (Of course, that's still a ridiculous size for a railgun slug, but there we go. Clicking on that button will open a menu, from which you can select any available variant and load it into the mechlab. Apr 23, 2018 @ 5:42am probably just charging as he moves? Any indications that they will revert that change?? lefty1117. I agree. One drop of Gauss Charge in the skill tree does the trick. I figure it hurts skilled players more than it hurts me, as I'm likely to fall asleep in my seat or shoot a rock that scared me more than an actual enemy. Wouldn't be too out there if the muzzle velocity was high enough to produce that. This is more useful in an ECM equipped mech. The Gauss Rifle was found on a number of heavier Star League Defense Force 'Mechs, but fell out of use in the Inner Sphere during the technological decline of the Succession Wars. < > Showing 1-15 of 27 comments =PB= Feb 14, 2017 @ 12:36pm Seeing as they're soon removing that mechanic and that it's not really that hard to manage from my experience, I'd say it's fine so long as you have some good backup firepower in case a light rushes you. I still maintain that given the size of the larger mechs, that's not a significant puncture to pseudo-muscle if it. A 50 damage pin-point shot sounded great. I wanted to give a Light Gauss Rifle build another shot and bolted two of them on the Marauder MAD-5M. Needs a minimum range like it is supposed to. If a gauss round passes clean through an enemy mech then it'll impart very little kinetic energy (i.e. They won't change that. The recent MWO patch buffed their damage even further. Welcome to my first impression video for Mechwarrior 5: Mercenaries. They really don't hold their own very well against other ballistic assualts and I was hoping this would make it competitive with a kodiak. On the left side, you will find a Button called "No mech selected" or with the name of the current loaded variant. Yeah, I'm not a fan of holding it down either. Forgive me for not catching his tone through text. A lot of Light Clan Mech don't play like super fast skirmishers. It's just too finicky to even bother using as a sniper weapon. All rights reserved. climbing Mt Tryhard, one smoldering Meta-Mech corpse at a time. 17 October 2013 - 11:00 AM be surprisingly difficult to localize fine the way they are any... 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