Question about the Roughneck

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12/07/17 03:02 AM

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So, I'm from the MWO forums, and I have a little question about the Roughneck. As far as we are aware in our little corner of the internet(IE the MWO forums), the Roughneck was canonised by CGL as a form of thanks to Alex "flyingdebris" Iglesias for all he has done for Battletech. So, I'm kinda curious as to why it is labelled as apocryphal content.
12/07/17 03:47 AM

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I'm out of the loop regarding MWO, but the basic situation is this:

The fluff (and that only - thus not neccessarily the configurations) of the Hero 'Mechs was expressly declared canonical by Randall Bills.

Is the Roughneck a Hero 'Mech? If so, then it was canonized in full via Bills' ruling from when he was Line Developer.

If the Roughneck is not a Hero 'Mech then it might still be canonical - if such a declaration was made by one of the people who can decide over BattleTech canon, typically the Line Developer or Assistant Line Developer.
I'm not aware of such a ruling, but I don't play MWO and have a hard time finding anything on their forums. (Like, it'd be great to have a list of Hero 'Mechs and links to their fluff. No luck.)

Otherwise, the design is apocryphal on grounds of being a licensed third-party BattleTech invention.
01/08/18 09:18 AM

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Unless it's in a printed or a PDF published source from current license holder (Catalyst Game Labs), it's a apocryphal product and not canon. In the past these sort products, when someone connected to them are involved with CGL, they end up adapting them to the franchise
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