Developer MechWarrior start Kickstarter for new BattleTech game




Videogame developer Jordan Weisman and his studio harebrained schemes go in the fall a Kickstarter campaign set up for a turn based strategy game. The game is set in the Battletech universe that is known of the MechWarrior games.

Develop Studio harebrained schemes makes the news on its website, and has a small direct teaser site launched. Little is known about the game, but it is clear that the game combines managing and Mechs Mech Warriors with modern turn-based tactics -mechanica. The crowdfunding campaign should be launched in the autumn of this year.

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The game should not be confused with MechWarrior Tactics . That game was in development to include Roadhouse Interactive and would be published by Infinite Game Publishing. Around that game it’s been a long time completely silent, and the development of the game seems therefore discontinued.

Jordan Weisman, who in the past to a variety of games has worked in the Battletech universe, is involved in the development. Weisman is also the man behind the Crimson Skies and Shadowrun franchises, and was in the 80s the founder of Fasa Corporation. Weisman has the rights for franchises like MechWarrior Microsoft managed to acquire. Harebrained schemes, a studio that has created Weisman, held in the Kickstarter campaigns past Golem Arcana, Shadowrun Shadowrun Returns and Hong Kong. All these campaigns have achieved their goal.


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