BattleTech: Legends

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This article is about the art book. For the fiction line, see BattleTech Legends.
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BattleTech: Legends
Product information
Type Sourcebook
Development Aaron Cahall
Ray Arrastia
Primary writing Herbert A. Beas II
Randall N. Bills
Aaron Cahall
Keith Hann
Philip A. Lee
Aaron Pollyea
Eric Salzman
Lance Scarinci
Jason Schmetzer
Pages 170
Cover artwork Marco Mazzoni
Illustrations Christopher Balaskas
Margarita Bourkova
Marco Mazzoni
Florian Mellies
Victor Moreno
Marco Pennacchietti
Colby Stevenson
Publication information
Publisher Catalyst Game Labs
First published 18 December 2020
Content
Era Clan Invasion era

BattleTech: Legends is a full-color art book featuring famous and notable MechWarriors and BattleMechs from the BattleTech universe.

Description[edit]

Originally announced as MechWarrior: Legends by Catalyst Game Labs as an unlockable $575,000 stretch goal during the 2019 crowdfunding campaign for the BattleTech: Clan Invasion boxset, the renamed book features all-new color art of the famous and infamous MechWarriors and their 'Mechs stretching from the dawn of the BattleMech through to the upcoming ilClan era. It is sorted roughly chronologically, by BattleTech eras, and each era section is prefaced with a short story set in that era.

All BattleTech: Clan Invasion crowdfunding campaign backers received a PDF copy of BattleTech: Legends, with backers also having an exclusive option to purchase a leather-bound Limited Edition.

From the Back Cover[edit]

LEGENDS NEVER DIE

Across the centuries, the fate of the Inner Sphere changed time and again with the actions of one MechWarrior and one 'Mech fighting at the crux of history. Their stories became legends passed down through the years, and now these legends and their 'Mechs stand revealed as never before.

BattleTech: Legends depicts fifty-two of the universe's most famous—and infamous—MechWarriors and their 'Mechs from every era of BattleTech including the upcoming ilClan era. Each entry includes gorgeous full-color portraits of the character and camo specs for their machines, and delves into their battle history as a MechWarrior to reveal all-new details never before published. Finally, each era section kicks off with all-new fiction by some of BattleTech’s own legendary authors!

Contents[edit]

Introduction[edit]

The Star League Era[edit]

The Succession Wars Era[edit]

The Clan Invasion Era[edit]

The Civil War Era[edit]

The Jihad Era[edit]

The Dark Age Era[edit]

The ilClan Era[edit]

Notes[edit]

  • BattleTech: Legends is under a re-instated moratorium until 2 months following the public—not Kickstarter—release, tentatively scheduled for August 2021. Due to the premature lifting of the original moratorium, an indeterminate (but limited) amount of material has already been added to other Sarna pages. The Admins have determined this material does not have to be removed, but would ask that no further edits based upon this title are made, until following the re-lifting of the moratorium.

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