The Topps Company and Catalyst Game Labs are pleased to announce a long-term extension for the Shadowrun and MechWarrior/BattleTech licenses. This deal facilitates Catalyst’s goals of continuing to support and grow the MechWarrior/BattleTech and Shadowrun brands and will see them continue to produce high quality role-playing games and outstanding fiction.

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Catalyst Announces Technical Readout: Vehicle Annex, Revised Edition, Experimental Technical Readout: Boondoggles, Objectives: The Clans, Objectives: Periphery, and The Mercenary’s Handbook: 3055 PDFs are available.

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MechWarrior Tactics, the turn-based, free-to-play BattleTech brawl from Roadhouse Interactive, is gunning it into closed beta today. Looking to emulate the BattleTech tabletop game that inspired the slew of MechWarrior titles past and present, Tactics includes collectible card game elements, casting you as a mercenary commander in charge of a customizable, four-mech lance. Beginning today, […]

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In a three-part series for RTSGuru, Roadhouse Interactive’s Chris Cleroux takes us deep into the strategies of MechWarrior Tactics, beginning with the basics!

Welcome ‘Mech Commanders, to the first of a three part series where you get to deeper looking to the strategic gameplay of MechWarrior Tactics.

This series of articles is meant to bring […]

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“Sir, I feel I must again protest that you do this alo-“

“Noted.”

“This far into the Per-“

“I am aware this is a non-sanctioned drop – if you do not want to be here, feel free to return to the DropShip.”

“It’s not that sir, we are simply worried about […]

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MechWarrior Tactics Beta Primer

On November 30, 2012 By

Greetings, MWT Community!

Wow, over 30,000 real people on our forums! In celebration of that milestone, I am writing this post for the new, the curious and for those that need a refresher.

Today, I am going to fire up the ol’ jump jets and take you for a look down from above on the […]

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“After the last battle, he’d finally saved up for his perfect customization. He’d been waiting for this battle with a tight anxiety, and now his palms were sweating as he was finally here, finally ready.

His role today was guarding the left flank. As they fanned out from the dropsite, his partner, a Jenner, made […]

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Two opportunities to interact with Randall Bills concerning all things BattleTech.

October 24th: Reddit Chat

The first is a Reddit AMA chat at 4PM PST today, the 24th. He’ll be discussing his work on BattleTech (both his direct work as well as his strategic position collaborating with the Line Developer Herb Beas), as […]

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“Their lance was damaged, but operational. The enemy they had been hunting, a single opposing lance, had already destroyed two others. Though their ‘Mechs had been battered in the fighting, only one opponent remained. As they hunted it down, their coms suddenly barked to life.

“Ach ye ken ye have me cornered dun ye laddies? […]

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“As closed beta draws to an end we would like to take this moment to thank those that participated, without their help we could not have gotten this far.

At first hearing about the Open Beta launch many of our players will feel concerned and say to themselves “Why go open beta now?” or “wait […]

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