The best game store in Michigan just got better!


On Saturday, September 5th, 21st Century Comics and Games became the newest site hosting the Virtual World Tesla II Pods. These four virtual reality simulators are running the latest version of the BattleTech Firestorm software and will be expanding their list of available ‘Mechs shortly.


Rates are:
– one 10-minute missions for $3.00, or
– four 10-minute missions for $10.00.

Group rates are available. They can be rented for in-store events, and longer mission lengths can be purchased (for example: purchasing a $10.00 block of missions and running through two twenty minute missions).


21st Century Comics and Games is open 7 days a week from 11 a.m. to 9 p.m. on weekdays and Saturdays, 11 a.m. to midnight on Fridays, and 12 noon to 6 p.m. on Sundays.

East Lansing, Michigan is conveniently located about a 3.5 hour drive from Indianapolis, Indiana and Traverse City, Michigan; a 4 hour drive from Chicago, Illinois and Columbus, Ohio; and a 4.5 hour drive from Toronto, Ontario (depending on weather and traffic). There are also hotels within a five minute walk from the venue location and a bed-and-breakfast right across the parking lot from 21st Century Comics and Games.

Details for 21st Century Comics and Games can be found on their website: And they are located at: 515 E. Grand
River, East Lansing, MI 48823. (phone: 517-324-3585)

The latest information about Virtual World Tesla II Pods (along with manuals, ‘Mechs, and mission maps) can be found at:

21st Century also has three 4’x8’ terrain tables for tabletop gaming while you wait along with chairs and refreshments. And if you show up on most Friday nights, local Catalyst Agents IronSphinx and Gravedigger have weekly BattleTech games (the monthly schedule with scenario details can be viewed at:

So come on out to East Lansing and strap yourself into a two-story tall,
walking tank and fight head-to-head with your friends (or against computer controlled ‘Mechs that are gunning for you)!


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