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Some people are moving into new spots over in the Catalyst Game Labs offices. They have named John Helfers will move into the role of Executive Editor. Meanwhile, Ray Arrastia has been promoted to full BattleTech Line Developer. And a line that we've not heard from in a while is getting a bump as well with Bryn Bills taking over as Line Developer for Leviathans, which will have a Kickstarter relaunch in the summer of 2020.

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You know what that sound means. We have Giant Robot Alert! In-particular, we have giant robots that tug at my heartstrings. Catalyst Game Labs is running their BattleTech: Clan Invasion Kickstarter.
Clan Ghost Bear Forever!

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Giant robot alert! We have giant robot alert! (someday I want to turn that into a T-shirt) Anyway, today we've got some more giant robots to show off, and they're rather nostalgic robots for me, in-particular, since we're headed to the world of BattleTech and Mechwarrior. Catalyst Game Labs is showing off the contents of the upcoming Clan Invasion box, headed to Kickstarter next week.

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Giant robot alert again! Giant robot alert again! This time around, it's Catalyst Game Labs and Battletech. While their Kickstarter campaign might be getting underway in a couple days, that doesn't mean that you have to wait for the campaign to end and shipping to occur before you get some new Mechwarrior gear. They've post up their July products and corresponding street dates for you.

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And it's hitting me in my nostalgia centers, because it involves some of the first giant robots I ever really got involved with (after Transformers). Mechwarrior 2 was my jam back in the day. Though I never did get into BattleTech, it's always had that spot in my heart. Well, this July, BattleTech: Clan Invasion is coming to Kickstarter. And looking at the minis that'll be part of it, I know where some of my money will be going this summer.

Catalyst Game Labs is working on a whole host of new books for BattleTech. They want to show off their hard work, so they've posted up pages from some of the upcoming books, Alpha Strike: Commander's Edition as well as House Arano: The Aurigan Coalition. If you want, head on over and take a peek.

Happy Friday Eve, everyobody. Also, I realize that it's now spring. A new season is upon us. My week is still extremely busy and just racing by, so let's get you some terrain before we race into the weekend.

Today in the Terrain Corner we have: New Prepainted Terrain From Manorhouse Workshop, Endor Defense Map for Imperial Assault Announced, New Sci-Fi Battlemat Books Available From Loke Battlemats, and New Map Packs and Battlemat Available For Battletech.

It's weird how one can go to bed on Wednesday and go, "Man, feels like tomorrow should be Friday by now." And yet wake up on Thursday morning and go, "Whoah, Thursday already?" Time's weird like that.

Anyway, seeing as it is Thursday, that means once more making your gaming tables look good.

Today in the Terrain Corner we have: Battletech Previews New Mats, Character's Hideouts Maps Up On Kickstarter, Devil’s Dungeon II Scenery Out Now, and Cyberpunk Coming to DungeonFog.

One thing about BattleTech is that you need record sheets to keep track of what your Mech has, as well as how much damage it's taken, and all that fun kinda stuff. Catalyst has released a new set of record sheets to keep track of that for mechs based during the Succession Wars. Along with that, there's a reprint of the BattleMech Manual for you who've been wanting to get a copy of that.

Catalyst Game Labs is celebrating 35 years of BattleTech with a set of new releases. There's the new Beginner's Box, as well as a new full box set for you to check out. Along with that, they've got all sorts of apparel to show off as well. For me, it should be no surprise, but Clan Ghost Bear forever!

My, how the time flies. can you really believe that it's already been 35 years since Battletech got started? How about 30 years for Shadowrun? Catalyst Game Labs has noticed, and they've got lots planned for those games' anniversaries this year.

 

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