The Battle for Twycross

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This article is about the scenario pack. For the planet, see Twycross.

This article is about the scenario pack. For the battle, see Battle of Twycross.

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The Battle for Twycross
Product information
Type Scenario pack
Development Sam Lewis (Production Manager)
Donna Ippolito (Senior Editor)
Kent Stolt (Assistant Editor)
Primary writing Anthony Pryor
Pages 56
Cover artwork Steve Venters (Art)
Jeff Laubenstein (Design)
Interior artwork Dana Knutson (Art Director)
Illustrations Earl Geier
Publication information
Publisher FASA
Product code 1653
First published 1990
ISBN-10 1555600743
ISBN-13 978-1555600747
MSRP 8,00 US $
Era Clan Invasion era
Timeline 3050


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From the back cover[edit]

From beyond known space come the Clans... high-tech barbarians bring war and destruction to the Inner Sphere. The Jade Falcons were one of the fiercest and most brutal of these Clans. Preying on the Federated Commonwealth, they mercilessly slaughtered its defending forces.

The most successful of the Jade Falcons forces were the Falcon Guards. Led by Star Colonel Adler Malthus, the guards amassed an incredible string of victories.

Their fate was to end up buried under tons of rock, entombed forever by Leftenant Kai Allard, giving and {sic} the Federated Commonwealth its first victory over the Clans.

This scenario pack recreates the battles for Twycross, with 15 BattleTech scenarios and 1 BattleForce scenario, following the Falcon Guards from their greatest success to their final stand.


  • Introduction
  • Scenarios
    • The Beast is Loose
    • Power Play
    • The Terrible Toads
    • Face the Fire
    • Desperate Measures
    • Distant Thunder
    • The Harder They Fall
    • The Defense of Camora
    • Thunder Of The Gods
    • The Last Hurrah
    • Vengeance on the Plains
    • Showdown


  • According to the prologue of the Falcon Guard novel by Robert Thurston, Star Captain Joanna was together with Star Colonel Adler Malthus at the Great Gash and was one of the survivors, buried by rock as Kai Allard-Liao detonated the mines by overloading the reactor of his Hatchetman. According to The Battle for Twycross scenario, the Great Gash was attacked by the Falcon Guard Trinary Alpha. Star Captain Joanna is not in the Trinary Alpha unit roster, in fact she is not even mentioned as a member of the whole Falcon Guards Cluster. This is probably a retcon of Robert Thurston because his book was published one year after the scenario.