Legacy Mech

Legacy Assault Mech Background World of Blake is one of the few military forces which field the Legacy mech, an assault class (80 tons) Inner Sphere battlemech. This mech was first introduced as a platform for new experimental weapon technologies, namely the large-bore Ultra AC/10 and C3i Computer, an advanced targeting system which allows the […]

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Gargoyle/Man O’ War Mech

Gargoyle Assault Mech Background Imagine cruising on the highway in your SUV. You’re going pretty fast. You notice a tank is following you, trying to make an interception. A smirk forms on your face. You are content in your belief that you have the speed advantage. You don’t have the fastest vehicle, but you’re sure […]

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Atlas Mech (Mechwarrior 4)

Atlas Assault Mech Background There is a strain of thought among Battletech fans that bigger is better.  Size equals power. The Atlas mech epitomizes this thinking. It is one of the most massive battle mechs in existence, weighing in at about 100 tons. It was created to ensure that the Star League Defense Forces would […]

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Highlander Mech

Highlander Assault Mech Background When you have a death maneuver named after you, you’re something special. Such is the case with the Highlander mech, and the maneuver is called the “Highlander burial.” Every type of combat game has its own version of a humiliating death. In the Battletech universe, it’s death from above, where a […]

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Marauder IIC Mech (Age of Destruction)

Marauder IIC Assault Mech Background This post about the Marauder IIC mech is a bit unusual for two reasons. First, I cannot positively identify this model. On Brick Commander, Primus indicates that it is a custom variant of the Marauder IIC piloted by Judith Faber. I have reasons for believing that Primus might be incorrect […]

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Marauder IIC Mech

Marauder IIC Mech Brackground An assault mech to the core, this mech is the Marauder and Marauder II’s boss. The Marauder IIC is a Clan derivative of the Marauder II, which in turn was developed from the venerable Marauder. The Marauder IIC uses Clan weapons technology, and packs withering firepower at all ranges. Its whopping […]