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BattleTech: Tactics

BattleTech is a relatively complex game and you make a lot of tactical decisions while playing it. Here are some things that I try to keep in mind while playing that will hopefully help you in your own games. I’m going to assume that you already know the basics of how to play. If not, […]

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BattleTech: Getting Started

It is a great time to get into BattleTech. The game is enjoying a renaissance with updated miniatures, regular product releases, new novels, and the setting moving into a new era. Why BattleTech? BattleTech is a tabletop game centered on 12 meter tall war machines known as ’Mechs. Piloted by talented MechWarriors, these giant walking […]

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More ’Mechs to Come

In case you missed it yesterday, Catalyst Game Labs announced their first post-Kickstarter force pack. The Wolf’s Dragoons Assault Star is a Barnes & Noble exclusive that comes with an Annihilator, a Timber Wolf, an Archer, a Rifleman, and a Blackjack. The Annihilator is entirely new, the Archer and Blackjack are new variants (ARC-2W and […]

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Lunar Trial

You Wolves have no honor, so we will resolve this in a Circle of Equals. I call for a Trial of Grievance! MechWarrior Lex I recently picked up a lunar map sheet as an impulse buy, so I decided that I should play a quick game on it. In order to keep with the map’s […]

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BattleTech Miniature Availability Tables

With wave 2 miniatures from Catalyst Game Labs’ Clan Invasion Kickstarter now being delivered, it’s time to start the work of divvying them up into factions, picking unit color schemes, and doing a lot of painting. As I was working on figuring out which ’Mechs I wanted to put in each faction, I was spending […]

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Assault on Glentworth: Retrospective

With my solo Assault on Glentworth campaign now complete, I wanted to take some time to share my thoughts on Chaos Campaign: Succession Wars and the ’Mech variants that I used. Battle Reports For convenience, here are the battle reports for the individual battles that I played through for the campaign: Meeting Engagement Breakthrough Assault […]