Historical Turning Points: Misery

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Historical Turning Points: Misery
Product information
Type Scenario Pack
Development Herbert A. Beas II
Ben H. Rome (Project Development)
Primary writing Jason Schmetzer
Ben H. Rome (Editing)
Pages 27
Cover artwork Matt Heerdt (Design & Layout)
Interior artwork Jason Vargas (Evolved Faction Logos Design)
Ray Arrastia (Maps and Unit Logos)
Publication information
Publisher Catalyst Game Labs
Product code 35621
First published July 15th, 2010
MSRP $4.95
Content
Era Succession Wars era
Series Historical Turning Points

Description[edit]

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From the back cover[edit]

Wolf's Dragoons, one of the Inner Sphere’s most enigmatic mercenary units in the early thirty-first century. The Draconis Combine Mustered Soldiery, one of the most honorable and ruthless military forces among the Great Houses. On the tiny planet of Misery, the culmination of political plotting, jealousy, and fanaticism played itself out to a bloody, exhaustive end.

The extension of the stubborn wills of Jaime Wolf and Takashi Kurita, Misery became a bloody milestone in the history of the Dragoons and a shocking embarrassment to the Dragon’s throne. Forever after, Misery became synonymous to both forces as a symbol of pain, dishonor, and unshakable devotion.

Historical Turning Points: Misery returns to an earlier time in BattleTech history, when the mysterious Dragoons were manipulated into a life-or-death battle by the jealousy of a Kuritan warlord, and nearly paid the ultimate price just to survive.

This campaign series uses the Chaos Campaign rules and gives players the option of fighting individual battles, following a campaign arc, inserting it into their own campaigns and even create their own scenarios. This PDF exclusive includes a detailed map of the world of Misery, a run-down of the forces involved in the conflict, and several tracks that players can use to run simple lance-on-lance battles, or stage the complete, desperate battle for survival. Only the players’ imaginations are the limits.

Contents[edit]

  • Inconceivable
  • Map of Misery
  • Description of Misery
  • Random Assignment Table
  • The Battle of Misery
  • Commanders
Jaime Wolf
Minobu Tetsuhara
Wolf's Dragoons
Alpha Regiment
Beta Regiment
Gamma Regiment
Delta Regiment
Epsilon Regiment
Zeta Battalion
Black Widow Company
Draconis Combine
Ryuken-ni
Ryuken-san
Ryuken-go
Ryuken-yon
8th Sword of Light
17th Galedon Regulars
21st Galedon Regulars
  • Tracks
Thrust And Parry
Across A Field
Quantity Isn't Everything
Beware The Sword
Bloody Honor
Cut Off The Head
Endgame
  • Record Sheets
OSR-2C Ostroc Michi
STK-3F Stalker Jagawen
AS7-D Atlas Danielle
  • Four page BattleForce 2 Hex Map

Notes[edit]

Unlike other sourcebooks, Historical Turning Points: Misery lacks an explicit table of contents. The list shown here was assembled from page headings.