Take your station in the headquarters bunker for the challenge of a MechWarrior's® lifetime! This is your chance to command an entire army in futuristic combat on distant planets. Every kind of weapon available to a 31stcentury general is at your disposal, including tanks, hovercraft, helicopters, infantry, artillery, and the 30-foot tall humanoid juggernauts called BattleMechs, the most powerful and versatile weapons of war ever devised. They await your orders. Do you have what it takes to lead these awesome forces to victory?
BATTLEFORCE 2® is the BATTLETECH® game of combat on a grand scale. This set includes two complete game systems, BattleForce and Planetary Assault, that combine for one huge gaming experience.
BATTLEFORCE is a fast-paced, easy-to-play game that recreates large-scale 'Mech combat on a tactical level. This system retains the feel of BATTLETECH by providing simple stats for each individual 'Mech and tank, yet play is streamlined enough that players can set up and play through a massive-scale battle of entire battalions and regiments in a single evening.
PLANETARY ASSAULT is the BATTLETECH game of all-out war on a strategic level. The game map represents an entire planet's surface and nearby space. Every facet of 31st century war is simulated in a simple-to-play yet detailed system, from the arrival of the forces in the planetary system on JumpShips to the DropShip landings and the subsequent 'Mech battles raging at the landing zones. This is your chance to conquer an entire world, or die trying!
The BATTLEFORCE 2 boxed set is a stand-alone product that is fully compatible with BATTLETECH and BATTLESPACETM, and can be linked to those games to create a full-scale BATTLETECH campaign system. This box contains everything needed to play, including: