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Talk:Blackwell Heavy Industries

New Valencia[edit]

Question : Wasn't the Marauder II factory on New Valencia (which later produced other mechs) a Blackwell plant? Was this retconned out in the "Upgrade" TRO Editions? ClanWolverine101 23:14, 24 April 2010 (UTC)

Yes/No, all sources (most notably Objective Raids) have always called the New Valencia plant GM/Blackwell and indicate its a shared facility, though Technical Readout: Project Phoenix does flag Blackwell did produce the design from Outreach eventually as well. Cyc 00:17, 25 April 2010 (UTC)
Also Handbook: House Davion p. 171 appears to indicate the New Valencia plant was dormant GM facility upgraded with Dragoon help. Cyc 00:25, 25 April 2010 (UTC)
Hmmmmmm... okay. I just remembered that the Dragoons were originally based on New Valencia, hence the relationship. ClanWolverine101 16:00, 25 April 2010 (UTC)

The "Zoomer"[edit]

So - in the novel "Wolf Pack", a prototype hovercraft is used that was designed and built by Blackwell. The vehicle's sole purpose was to ferret a point of Elementals at high-speed. It was called a "Zoomer" seemingly as a nick-name, rather than an actual designation. As far as I can tell, it was never actually published in a TRO format. Thoughts? ClanWolverine101 05:11, 16 May 2010 (UTC)

Feel free to write it up, though I would refer to it as a Zoomer in the absence of a true designation. We're not limited to TROs to kick off vehicle articles. --Revanche (talk|contribs) 17:26, 19 May 2010 (UTC)