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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 […]

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BattleTech is for Everyone

A quarter century ago… My love of BattleTech started when I was in middle school. I received the BattleTech 3rd Edition boxed set as a gift, and it was one of my first few tabletop games outside of mass market board games. I fell in love with its setting and gameplay. I recruited my brother […]