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Exile 11-03-2013 11:20 PM

Hello all. Sorry I have been incommunicado until just now, but I will begin actively posting again. Just wanted to let everyone know I hadn't abandoned everyone, just had more pressing issues outside of the internet that occupied my focus. I will begin posting in character again tomorrow. Hopefully when I do everything on this thread that's currently going on will make sense.

Exile 11-05-2013 03:39 AM

Quote:

Quoth Tyg3rW01f (Post 1179879)
Wolf -- Deucalen's loading ramp
Having overheard the comm-wave, Wolf groused, "{appropriate pissy phrase in Chinese} Mando, why is the Captain asking Tucker to do the background check when that's more within my skillset than Tucker's?"

Because I got some characters confused with all of the new ones coming in and the game just starting up.

Tyg3rW01f 11-05-2013 05:40 AM

still, it adds to the story. makes wolf look to be a new addition

Jay 2K Winger 11-05-2013 08:21 PM

GM Note: I'm holding off on the next IC GM Post until Zhan and Rowan are finished up on their little scene there and go to The Falling Sky. I prefer to maximize my GM Posts by consolidating as much into each post as possible.

Tyg3rW01f 11-05-2013 08:51 PM

okay... I am having a tough time deciding... Need assistance chosing the pistol Wolf carries... only to use when the situation is a COMPLETE FUBAR.
Dirty Harry Special
or
The Man With No Name

((Interestingly enough, they supposedly make both pistols in .44))

wolfie 11-07-2013 02:40 AM

Wolf sounds like the practical sort, so I'd guess he'd get the Smith. It's a modern weapon (although with the tech level of the Firefly 'verse, it would be old tech) so it would have a transfer bar safety (no need to carry "5 beans in the wheel" to avoid accidentally shooting yourself in the foot), and (picture not too clear - but didn't look bulky enough in the right places for a break-open) the cylinder is on a "crane" to swing out. This would allow fast (for a revolver) reloading.

The "man with no name" revolver is old, and would have an issue common to old single-action revolvers - a "whack" to the hammer (or even getting it caught on a branch, pulled back a bit, and released) will cause it to fire. There are 2 solutions to the problem: the transfer bar safety used on more recent revolvers, or carrying it with the hammer resting on an empty chamber (cuts ammunition capacity). Also, take a look at the lever under the barrel. This is either the rammer for a cap-and-ball revolver (VERY slow loading) or the ejector for a gate-loading revolver (not quite as slow, but still MUCH slower than a break-open or swing-out cylinder - has to be loaded one cartridge at a time, rather than with a speedloader).

Jay 2K Winger 11-07-2013 05:50 PM

Quote:

Quoth wolfie (Post 1180772)
Wolf sounds like the practical sort, so I'd guess he'd get the Smith. It's a modern weapon (although with the tech level of the Firefly 'verse, it would be old tech) so it would have a transfer bar safety (no need to carry "5 beans in the wheel" to avoid accidentally shooting yourself in the foot), and (picture not too clear - but didn't look bulky enough in the right places for a break-open) the cylinder is on a "crane" to swing out. This would allow fast (for a revolver) reloading.

The "man with no name" revolver is old, and would have an issue common to old single-action revolvers - a "whack" to the hammer (or even getting it caught on a branch, pulled back a bit, and released) will cause it to fire. There are 2 solutions to the problem: the transfer bar safety used on more recent revolvers, or carrying it with the hammer resting on an empty chamber (cuts ammunition capacity). Also, take a look at the lever under the barrel. This is either the rammer for a cap-and-ball revolver (VERY slow loading) or the ejector for a gate-loading revolver (not quite as slow, but still MUCH slower than a break-open or swing-out cylinder - has to be loaded one cartridge at a time, rather than with a speedloader).

Orrrrr--

There's really no need to overthink it. These wouldn't be old Earth-That-Was guns, they'd be current tech. It ultimately comes down to aesthetics. Reload trouble can play up for drama when fight scenes break out. (Yes, there will be fight scenes! Honest! Once we get to the meat of the story!)

Tyg3rW01f 11-07-2013 06:24 PM

Man with No Name it is then. But Aidan "Wolf" McCuan doesn't use his pistol unless things have REALLY devolved into a Charlie-Foxtrot, so one round-loading will prove interesting.

Tyg3rW01f 11-07-2013 07:12 PM

Quote:

Quoth Tyg3rW01f (Post 1180867)
Man with No Name it is then. But Aidan "Wolf" McCuan doesn't use his pistol unless things have REALLY devolved into a Charlie-Foxtrot, so one round-loading will prove interesting.

And maybe that's why he only uses the pistol when things have truly gone to Hell.

Jay 2K Winger 11-08-2013 01:43 AM

Mando's Preferred Weapons:
- Knife
- Pistol
- Shotgun
- Assault Rifle


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