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** Modern militaries are currently trying to develop new body armor that offers the same protection for less weight, or more protection for the same weight. The standard IBA in service with the US Army, complete with SAPI plates, clocks in at about 25lbs by itself (about 12kg). Now, considering that Titanfall takes place quite a ways in the future, it's reasonable to assume that someone, at some time developed full body armor kits that offer the same ballistic protection as our current body armor, for even less weight than our current chest plates. If you figure that the Jump kit is relatively light by itself (it'd have to be), it does mean that Jack, in full kit, could be lighter than what you might expect based on looks alone.

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**** Because there are times when it's just too dangerous for the super-mobile infantryman to be on foot, and times when the tank needs to be left alone while the Pilot does something. A vehicle that can defend itself when the driver is elsewhere is very valuable. However, we do see that Titans are more effective under Pilot control, which is why they're controllable at all and not simply self-driving smart tanks all the time.


** Even if they're only 20 metres away, unless BT's weapon is already pointed directly at the cockpit, they'd have time to simply close the hatch before a shot was fired.



*** Anything you say over a radio is something your enemy can use against you (case in point, because Blisk didn't change comsec despite correctly assuming that Cooper was listening, Cooper knew that Richter was on the way with reinforcements). This is why in a modern military all communications are encrypted, classified or not. Also, Blisk refused to kill Cooper not out of any respect he may or may not have had for him, but because he'd fulfilled his contract and been paid, and as he himself said, "I don't work for free."

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*** Anything you say over a radio is something your enemy can use against you (case in point, because Blisk didn't change comsec despite correctly assuming that Cooper was listening, Cooper knew that Richter was on the way with reinforcements). This is why in a modern military all communications are encrypted, classified or not. Also, Blisk refused to kill Cooper not out of any respect he may or may not have had for him, but because he'd fulfilled his contract and been paid, and as he himself said, "I don't work for free.""
**** Maybe Blisk doesn't care? His whole character seems to be about martial competition, rather than operating a slick and professional PMC. It may not be best practice to allow enemies to listen to even relatively inconsequential communications, but he doesn't really seem to give a stuff about 'best practice'.


*** That doesn't adress the point: why put your overpowered superweapon in a spot where it can only be reached in an emergency (not to mention the many scenarious in which a titan can get completely destroyed without the pilot being able to retrieve the SERE kit)? Why not just... give it to pilots?

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*** That doesn't adress address the point: why put your overpowered superweapon in a spot where it can only be reached in an emergency (not to mention the many scenarious in which a titan can get completely destroyed without the pilot being able to retrieve the SERE kit)? Why not just... give it to pilots?



** To screw with Cooper? I mean, his orders basically consist of 'you, go kill this fucker', not anything classified or all that important IIRC. Also, this is the guy who refused to kill Cooper and left him a business card after Cooper had slaughtered most of his team. His philosophy of 'if you can kill me, you're better' probably affected his decision-making: Cooper took it in a 'fair' fight, so Blisk doesn't really care if he listens in.

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** To screw with Cooper? I mean, his orders basically consist of 'you, go kill this fucker', not anything classified or all that important IIRC. Also, this is the guy who refused to kill Cooper and left him a business card after Cooper had slaughtered most of his team. His philosophy of 'if you can kill me, you're better' probably affected his decision-making: Cooper took it in a 'fair' fight, so Blisk doesn't really care if he listens in.in.
*** Anything you say over a radio is something your enemy can use against you (case in point, because Blisk didn't change comsec despite correctly assuming that Cooper was listening, Cooper knew that Richter was on the way with reinforcements). This is why in a modern military all communications are encrypted, classified or not. Also, Blisk refused to kill Cooper not out of any respect he may or may not have had for him, but because he'd fulfilled his contract and been paid, and as he himself said, "I don't work for free."

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*** Why would he do that? The whole point of the weight measurement is for an accurate throw, so what matters is total weight. BT wouldn't even know the exact weight of the kit, since Cooper constantly swaps loadouts, and would have no reason to even try to calculate it, since only the total weight matters.


* Why, after learning that Kane and Ash were dead, that Kane's radio was missing, and correctly assuming that Jack had been listening to them all along, did Blisk continue to communicate over a channel he correctly assumed had been compromised?

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* Why, after learning that Kane and Ash were dead, that Kane's radio was missing, and correctly assuming that Jack had been listening to them all along, did Blisk continue to communicate over a channel he correctly assumed had been compromised?compromised?
** To screw with Cooper? I mean, his orders basically consist of 'you, go kill this fucker', not anything classified or all that important IIRC. Also, this is the guy who refused to kill Cooper and left him a business card after Cooper had slaughtered most of his team. His philosophy of 'if you can kill me, you're better' probably affected his decision-making: Cooper took it in a 'fair' fight, so Blisk doesn't really care if he listens in.

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** In multiplayer, an auto-titan on its own is an easy mark for a pilot. They have cloaking devices which can make themselves completely invisible to the titan, and they can climb on its back and heavily damage it with limited interference.


*** They ''did''. Then the pilot in question decided to put it in the SERE kit. It was ''Lastimosa's'' weapon, and you see him putting it into the kit right after the tutorial. Lastimosa apparently figured that he already had one overpowered weapon as it was (BT), so his other one best served him in an emergency capacity.

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*** They ''did''. Then the pilot in question decided to put it in the SERE kit. It was ''Lastimosa's'' weapon, and you see him putting it into the kit right after the tutorial. Lastimosa apparently figured that he already had one overpowered weapon as it was (BT), so his other one best served him in an emergency capacity.capacity.
* Why, after learning that Kane and Ash were dead, that Kane's radio was missing, and correctly assuming that Jack had been listening to them all along, did Blisk continue to communicate over a channel he correctly assumed had been compromised?


** Because if he had Cooper take out the Emergency Weapon and use it before, he wouldn't have had in for the emergency.



*** They ''did''. Then the pilot in question decided to put it in the SERE kit. It was ''Lastimosa's'' weapon, and you see him putting it into the kit right after the tutorial.

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*** They ''did''. Then the pilot in question decided to put it in the SERE kit. It was ''Lastimosa's'' weapon, and you see him putting it into the kit right after the tutorial. Lastimosa apparently figured that he already had one overpowered weapon as it was (BT), so his other one best served him in an emergency capacity.


*** That doesn't adress the point: why put your overpowered superweapon in a spot where it can only be reached in an emergency (not to mention the many scenarious in which a titan can get completely destroyed without the pilot being able to retrieve the SERE kit)? Why not just... give it to pilots?

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*** That doesn't adress the point: why put your overpowered superweapon in a spot where it can only be reached in an emergency (not to mention the many scenarious in which a titan can get completely destroyed without the pilot being able to retrieve the SERE kit)? Why not just... give it to pilots?pilots?
*** They ''did''. Then the pilot in question decided to put it in the SERE kit. It was ''Lastimosa's'' weapon, and you see him putting it into the kit right after the tutorial.

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** After their defeat at Demeter and the defection of Admiral Gates near the end of Titanfall 1, the IMC put Spyglass, an advanced AI in a Specter body, in command of IMC forces. It's heavily implied in supplemental fluff that Spyglass has gone rogue/AWOL and took the Remnant Fleet with him. General Marder and ARES could be IMC 'loyalists' who are trying to take back control of all IMC forces, which would explain them engaging Remnant Fleet forces in Bounty Hunt.

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*** They were not at "...a considerable distance...", each introduction (with the exception of Viper) happens at a distance of 100 meters or less (with a clear line of sight between Jack and the enemy Titan and pilot), well within the kill zone of all Titan loadouts (with the possible exception of Ronin).

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** Probably GameplayAndStorySegregation to give it a more mecha anime styled face your rival feel or that it wouldn't matter as the reaction times from Titans and their pilots are pretty quick. (The pilots introduce themselves a considerable distance away after all).


** It's likely that it's only in a last stand scenario and if the AI is damaged since it's located in what amounts to the 'eye' of BT.

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** It's likely that it's only in a last stand scenario and if the AI is damaged since it's located in what amounts to the 'eye' of BT.BT.
*** That doesn't adress the point: why put your overpowered superweapon in a spot where it can only be reached in an emergency (not to mention the many scenarious in which a titan can get completely destroyed without the pilot being able to retrieve the SERE kit)? Why not just... give it to pilots?

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*** The game actually confirms this: BT says the corpses seem to have aged radically and differently, meaning the time anomalies aren't just limited to two time "planes".

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