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

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#1 Edited by SpaceInsomniac (6197 posts) -

Gaige.

Finished model in-game:

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

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#2 Posted by Genkkaku (765 posts) -

I chuckled.. They do love there puns

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#3 Posted by StarvingGamer (11416 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.

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#4 Posted by MezZa (2859 posts) -

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

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#5 Posted by MeierTheRed (5447 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.

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#6 Posted by JoeyRavn (5234 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.

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#7 Posted by Muerthoz (366 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.

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#8 Edited by Jams (3043 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?

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#9 Posted by Muerthoz (366 posts) -

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

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#10 Posted by Brodehouse (10827 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.

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#11 Posted by ChadMasterFlash (1000 posts) -
@Genkkaku said:

I chuckled.. They do love there puns

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#12 Posted by Karkarov (3385 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.

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#13 Posted by TaliciaDragonsong (8734 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!

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#14 Posted by ProfessorK (870 posts) -

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

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#15 Posted by LordAndrew (14601 posts) -

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

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#16 Posted by Tylea002 (2382 posts) -

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

What?

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#17 Posted by chrjz (436 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.
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#18 Posted by MariachiMacabre (7097 posts) -

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

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#19 Posted by Tennmuerti (9171 posts) -

Thanks for the vids, that was quite interesting.

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#20 Posted by Ulain (329 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.

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#21 Posted by JeanLuc (3882 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."

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#22 Posted by Funkydupe (3613 posts) -

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

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#23 Edited by EthanielRain (1454 posts) -

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

Thanks for the vids :)

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#24 Posted by deactivated-589cf9e3c287e (1984 posts) -

It is an oddly unisexual name. I like it?

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#25 Posted by HatKing (7293 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.

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#26 Posted by Alex_Murphy (1195 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.

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#27 Posted by SpaceInsomniac (6197 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.

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#28 Posted by Keavy_Rain (135 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?

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#29 Posted by Twiggy199 (620 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.

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#30 Posted by Krakn3Dfx (2731 posts) -

How long til the nude mod?

How long, internet?

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#31 Posted by Dagbiker (7046 posts) -

His. name. is. Robert Paulson.

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#32 Posted by SpaceInsomniac (6197 posts) -

And here's the finished model in-game:

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