Categories
BattleTech

’Mech Manual: Dominator

The Dominator is a new ’Mech that was designed at the request of Khan Alaric Ward of Clan Wolf. It was ready for deployment ahead of schedule in 3148. Compared to other heavy ’Mechs available to Clan Wolf, the design trades away raw firepower in exchange for mobility and accuracy. As a new design, the […]

Categories
BattleTech

BattleTech Play Formats

BattleTech offers a huge number of options to customize your play experience, but it’s player base hasn’t really coalesced around a common set of options to use. Every local group of players seems to have their own sets of rules and era preferences that they use in their games. That customization is a strength of […]

Categories
BattleTech

’Mech Manual: Mad Dog T

The T configuration of the Mad Dog was introduced by Clan Hell’s Horses in 3142. It is similar to the Prime configuration that was first developed in 2963, but the variant converts the the pulse lasers to ER lasers in order to upgrade the missile launchers and carry more ammunition. Despite being a recent development […]

Categories
BattleTech

A New Wave of BattleTech Miniatures

Between the official update to BattleTech’s upcoming releases and pictures from the KerenskyCon event, there have been a lot of previews for what’s coming for the game during the rest of 2022 and into 2023. There are a lot of cool things there, so I suggest reading the post and checking out the photos if […]

Categories
BattleTech

’Mech Manual: King Crab KGC-000

Designed as a command ’Mech for the SLDF, the King Crab entered service in 2743. While it was considered less capable in the command role than the Atlas AS7-D that was introduced just over a decade later, it was still a capable assault ’Mech with a tremendous amount of short-range firepower. Many King Crabs left […]

Categories
BattleTech

’Mech Manual: Highlander HGN-733P

With the loss of advanced technology during the Succession Wars, StarCorps lost the ability to manufacture the Highlander HGN-732 that had served in the Star League Defense Force. A licensing agreement with Hollis Incorporated allowed for new Highlanders to be manufactured, but these were a downgraded HGN-733 model that lost the original’s gauss rifle in […]