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Mektek (Issue 1)
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1988-00-00
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The opening paragraph from first Editorial 'Mechs at Large'

There is a new Breed of wargame that stresses some of the elements found in RPG's, and Battletech is one of these games. It encourages the players to identify with the units that they control, which results in far more believable battle. Battletech is also great fun to play and the background material has much humour hidden away to titillate and entice you in to the world of mech warfare

Additional Artwork in Issue 1 by Simon Kemp

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Mechs at Large - Expanding Battletech
Editorial

Battletech Rules background the potential for expansion and the reason for writing Mektek, due to a lack of UK

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Japanima - Looking at Meka
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Japanese love of Giant Robots and a description of the Macross Saga & Robotech plus a mention of a couple of

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Warnography
Review

Review of Battletech Novels published by FASA:

Decision at Thunder Rift by William H Keith
Mercenary's Star by

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Thundering Guns
Article

Expansion of Battletech Weaponry with an expanded Weapons Table and full description of the new weaponry

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Heavier Metal
Article

Rule Expansion to add Extra Heavy Armless & 4 legged 'Tetra-Mechs' to Battletech that can weigh over 100 tons,

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Grunts'n Groan'n....
Article

Rule Expansion of PBI (Poor Bloody Infantry) to include Mechanized Units, Power Armour. As well as variations in

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Apocalypse Choppers
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Short Rule Expansion to add Helicopters to the BattleTech line up.

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Publisher: (Self-Published)
Year: 1988
Soft Cover
32 pages
Size: A5
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Num Ratings 39
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