The Mechromancer has a name, and that name is...

#1 Edited by SpaceInsomniac (3328 posts) -

Gaige.

Finished model in-game:

Also, here's a nice Q&A video:

#2 Posted by Genkkaku (730 posts) -

I chuckled.. They do love there puns

#3 Posted by StarvingGamer (7567 posts) -

There's only one other female I have ever heard of with the name Gaige (Gauge) so... uhhh... there's basically now way for me to NOT make that association.

Still I am excite.

#4 Posted by MentalDisruption (1618 posts) -

Good enough name I guess. Still looking forward to playing the class.

#5 Posted by pornstorestiffi (4905 posts) -

No thoughts, i don't care what here name is. As long as it doesn't change the game she could be called Papya-Cheese for all i care.

#6 Posted by JoeyRavn (4887 posts) -

Is it "mechro-mancer" (as in "geo-mancer") or "mech-romancer" (as in... romanced robots)?

Be as it may, I love me some Randy Pitchford. That dude is cool.

#7 Posted by Muerthoz (344 posts) -

@JoeyRavn: I believe it's more Mechro-mancer like Necromancer. In the video, Randy says she can summon the robot. I imagine it would be like raising the dead.

#8 Edited by Jams (2956 posts) -

@Muerthoz said:

@JoeyRavn: I believe it's more Mechro-mancer like Necromancer. In the video, Randy says she can summon the robot. I imagine it would be like raising the dead.

but does she love the robot? Is she caught in a bad romance?

#9 Posted by Muerthoz (344 posts) -

@Jams: In the first Borderlands, Patricia Tannis had a relationship with her recorder, so I guess anything is possible.

#10 Posted by Brodehouse (9370 posts) -

@JoeyRavn said:

Is it "mechro-mancer" (as in "geo-mancer") or "mech-romancer" (as in... romanced robots)?

Be as it may, I love me some Randy Pitchford. That dude is cool.

The suffix -mancy or -mancer means to have unseen knowledge, usually of a specific element.

#11 Posted by _Chad (957 posts) -
@Genkkaku said:

I chuckled.. They do love there puns

#12 Posted by Karkarov (2622 posts) -

@Muerthoz said:

@Jams: In the first Borderlands, Patricia Tannis had a relationship with her recorder, so I guess anything is possible.

She was also pretty much whacked out insane. The Mechromancer sounds pretty cool though, and he all but confirmed a playable claptrap.

#13 Posted by TaliciaDragonsong (8698 posts) -

I somehow figured she was that girl you meet in the story, they looked pretty alike.
 
I'm pretty fucking stoked for this game!

#14 Posted by ProfessorK (797 posts) -

So Borderlands 2 has a fire level AND an ice level?! Fucking Sold!!!

#15 Posted by LordAndrew (13986 posts) -

"She's a mechromancer." Well, that clears it up. Thanks Randy!

#16 Posted by Tylea002 (2291 posts) -

I don't know how to Gaige the success of this one.

What?

#17 Posted by Chrjz (306 posts) -
@Tylea002

I don't know how to Gaige the success of this one.

What?

I think I've already fucked up by quoting this but... you suck.
#18 Posted by MariachiMacabre (6937 posts) -

He unironically pronounces it Die-a-blow. PREORDER CANCELED, BITCHFORD!

#19 Posted by Tennmuerti (7723 posts) -

Thanks for the vids, that was quite interesting.

#20 Posted by Ulain (315 posts) -

@StarvingGamer said:

There's only one other female I have ever heard of with the name Gaige (Gauge) so... uhhh... there's basically now way for me to NOT make that association.

Still I am excite.

I'm fairly certain they will have very different....erm....skill sets. Then again Best Friends Forever could take a whole nother meaning with either of the Sirens around.

I lol'd at Die-ab-lo, then he realized his mistake, and started pronouncing it Dee-ab-lo. Anyway this games looks TIGHTTIGHTIGHT.

#21 Posted by JeanLuc (3518 posts) -

I Love Randy. "I don't want to give away to much of the Mechromancer's skills so let me now talk about some of those skills."

#22 Posted by Funkydupe (3293 posts) -

I want to make my own character instead of these pre-made ones.

#23 Edited by EthanielRain (582 posts) -

"Critical, bitch!" I miss Roland already :(

Thanks for the vids :)

#24 Posted by c0l0nelp0c0rn1 (1782 posts) -

It is an oddly unisexual name. I like it?

#25 Posted by HatKing (5568 posts) -

Man, I wish this class was day one. I really would prefer to roll this. Probably the closest thing to my adorable demon hawk from the first game. Oh well, I'll go with the siren until this is released, she has the only other power that sounds interesting and fits my play style.

#26 Posted by Alex_Murphy (1184 posts) -

Coming out with the DLC 2-3 months after release would be great, I hate day one DLC just trying to suck more of your money.  If they put some time into her and maybe add a level cap bump, I'll be all over it.

#27 Posted by SpaceInsomniac (3328 posts) -

@Alex_Murphy said:

Coming out with the DLC 2-3 months after release would be great, I hate day one DLC just trying to suck more of your money. If they put some time into her and maybe add a level cap bump, I'll be all over it.

If you haven't heard just yet, she's free DLC with a pre-order. It doesn't matter if she's day 90, day 60, or day one, this isn't a cash-grab. It is a way of increasing pre-order numbers, but it's a marketing strategy that is mutually beneficial.

#28 Posted by Keavy_Rain (129 posts) -

While it kinda sucks that Mechromancer is post-launch, it will give me a reason to come back to Borderlands 2. Problem now is which class do I start the game with, since the one new class is the one I wanted to play through as?

#29 Posted by Twiggy199 (495 posts) -

I didn't realize mechromancer was post release. I did want to jump straight in with her but I guess I'm just gunna carry on with the siren.

#30 Posted by Krakn3Dfx (2480 posts) -

How long til the nude mod?

How long, internet?

#31 Posted by Dagbiker (6898 posts) -

His. name. is. Robert Paulson.

#32 Posted by SpaceInsomniac (3328 posts) -

And here's the finished model in-game:

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