Author Topic: old school battletech line art from late 80s and 90s  (Read 443 times)

elf25s

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old school battletech line art from late 80s and 90s
« on: 09 January 2024, 23:13:33 »
i know its weird but since the late 80s the line art for bt games since fasa days kind of gave  bt its flavor and aesthetic. am i only one that enjoyed it? does any one else misses it?
to me it always gave me that mad max feeling
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Re: old school battletech line art from late 80s and 90s
« Reply #1 on: 10 January 2024, 11:21:17 »
I don't miss it, every time I eat a meal I get to stare at it.

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Re: old school battletech line art from late 80s and 90s
« Reply #2 on: 10 January 2024, 23:47:21 »
The old stuff was very cool to say the least.

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Re: old school battletech line art from late 80s and 90s
« Reply #3 on: 11 January 2024, 00:35:16 »
I don't miss it, every time I eat a meal I get to stare at it.

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Re: old school battletech line art from late 80s and 90s
« Reply #4 on: 11 January 2024, 04:17:09 »
Nice collection indeed!  Love the Bradstreet stuff particularly! :)

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Re: old school battletech line art from late 80s and 90s
« Reply #5 on: 12 January 2024, 22:22:45 »
So, one weekend when I came back home from college, I scanned in all the images from the House books; they're on a floopy, somewhere.

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Re: old school battletech line art from late 80s and 90s
« Reply #6 on: 15 January 2024, 17:42:09 »
i know its weird but since the late 80s the line art for bt games since fasa days kind of gave  bt its flavor and aesthetic. am i only one that enjoyed it? does any one else misses it?
to me it always gave me that mad max feeling

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