1990 Update Flyer
|1990 Update Flyer|
|Era||Clan Invasion era|
|Followed by||1991 Update Flyer|
It is 8 pages including the front and back cover.
- BattleTech, a single paragraph overview of the universe.
- The Inner Sphere, a three paragraph overview of the Successor States circa 3050.
- The Star League, a six paragraph history of the Terran Alliance, and the rise and fall of the Star League.
- The Exodus, an eight paragraph overview of Aleksandr Kerensky's Exodus and the First, Second, and Third Succession Wars.
- The Clans, a five paragraph overview of what little is known of the Clans circa 3050 and the varied Inner Sphere responses.
- MechWarriors, a three paragraph overview of the neofeudal role of MechWarriors in the Successor States.
- Mercenaries, a four paragraph overview of the role of mercenaries in the Succession Wars.
- NEWSWORLD, an interview with NAIS Systems Engineer Dr. Marie Lucas, who explains the basics of BattleMech construction and key systems, as published in the March 3038 issue of NEWSWORLD.
- The Clan Invaders, an overview of what is known of the Clans, including:
- Organization, a one paragraph overview of the Clans' Point and Star formations for BattleMechs and infantry.
- Combat Equipment, a three paragraph overview of Clan technology, including Toad battlesuits, superior armor and fire control systems, and lighter, smaller, and more efficient equipment.
- Tactics, a nine paragraph overview of Clan combat doctrine, including the batchall, bidding, avoidance of physical attacks, armored infantry, tendency to fight at a numerical disadvantage, one-on-one fighting style, and recommendations that Inner Sphere forces try to use numerical superiority and ambush tactics.
- Products, the final section advertising some BattleTech products complementary to the Clan Invasion era:
- This was the first of FASA's Update flyers for BattleTech.