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Product Review: Era Report: 3145

Era Report: 3145

So I open with a disclaimer: Battletech’s Dark Age era was never my cup of tea. This was not a reflection on the novels, mind you, but more a conscious decision not to get involved with the MechWarrior: Dark Age system. (I had had my fill of collectible RPGs with Magic: The Gathering, thank you very much.) So I avoided the line entirely. Instead, like many long-time fans, I quietly celebrated when Classic Battletech proved more durable than the developers had believed. Recently, however, I read A Bonfire of Worlds, (essentially the last Battletech novel written, although it was ultimately released in serial parts via Battle Corps) and finding it to be a lot of fun, I decided to give the Dark Age another look. Continue reading