Is MechWarrior and BattleTech the same?

Is MechWarrior and BattleTech the same?

MechWarrior is a series of video games set in the fictional universe of BattleTech.

Does Topps own BattleTech?

BattleTech is a wargaming and military science fiction franchise launched by FASA Corporation in 1984, acquired by WizKids in 2001, which was in turn acquired by Topps in 2003; and published since 2007 by Catalyst Game Labs.

How long does a BattleTech game last?


Single-Player Polled Average
Main Story 32 54h 18m
Main + Extras 57 81h 03m
Completionists 5 149h 29m
All PlayStyles 94 75h 35m

Is BattleTech a tabletop?

Classic BattleTech is a table-top wargame set in the fictional BattleTech universe that simulates combat between futuristic mechanized forces. Originally published by FASA Corporation, the game is now produced by Catalyst Game Labs under license from WizKids.

Is BattleTech expensive?

* “A time of war” RPG game very similar to Dungeons and Dragons but in the Battletech universe. The right price for this game is $59.99. That is the price that the publisher of this game has in its store and every other store in the internet.

How many BattleTech novels are there?

More than one hundred full-length BattleTech or MechWarrior science fiction novels have been published by FASA Corporation and later by ROC, and have been translated into at least fifteen languages. The novels take place in the fictional BattleTech universe of the 31st and 32nd centuries.

Will there be a new BattleTech game?

In a personal developer video just this week, the studio confirmed that they have two more games in development. While we have no strict details about Harebrained’s upcoming projects, we do have one final free update for BattleTech.

What is the best BattleTech novel?

Here’s a brief smattering of recommended readings to really get you invested in the universe of BattleTech.

  • The Warrior Trilogy. (Warrior: En Garde, Warrior: Riposte, Warrior: Coupé)
  • The Blood of Kerensky Trilogy. (Lethal Heritage, Blood Legacy, Lost Destiny)
  • Illusions of Victory.
  • Technical Readout: 3025.

What BattleTech book should I start with?

The Warrior Trilogy is a great starting point as it lays the foundation leading to the setting as described in the Introductory Box Set, as well as Technical Readout: 3039, both of which are part of the “Getting Started: As A Board Game” path into BattleTech.

What is unseen BattleTech?

The “Unseen” issue arose in 1996, in the wake of a series of lawsuits. The word refers to certain real-world imagery, namely the visual appearance (artwork) of a number of iconic BattleMechs plus a handful of other units, that BattleTech producer FASA agreed to not use forthwith.

Are they making a BattleTech 2?

The news is that they aren’t working on one, they’ve moved on to other projects. More than that is licensing, I think they had a license to make the one game, and that was it, they’d have to renegotiate a license to make another which I don’t think they’re interested in right now.

Which BattleTech book should I start with?