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Re: The Full Battletech product inventory returns!
« Reply #60 on: 18 November 2013, 23:51:06 »
There is no ISBN inside the Limited Edition Books nor ISBN at the Recognition Cards. I added the number of copies for the Limited Books

FASA Corporation   Battleforce (Box Set)   1611   0-931787-62-9   1987   $25,00   
FASA Corporation   BattleMech Recognition Cards   1675   Unknown   1993   $20,00
FASA Corporation   The Battletech Compendium: The Rules of Warfare      No ISBN   1994      Leatherbound limited edition   1000 copies   
FASA Corporation   Maximum Tech Revised Edition   1700   1-55560-381-5   1999   $15,00
FASA Corporation   Battlepack Fourth Succession War   1705   1-55560-339-4   1998   $15,00   Contained the Woodlands map   
FASA Corporation   MechWarrior 3rd Edition   1715   No ISBN   1999      Leatherbound Limited Edition
Fantasy Productions US   Classic Battletech Master Rules Revised   35020   No ISBN   2004       Leatherbound limited edition   1000 copies
Fantasy Productions US   Total Warfare   35110   No ISBN   2006      Leatherbound limited edition   1000 copies   
Fantasy Productions US   Total Warfare   35110   No ISBN   2006      Leatherbound Commando limited edition      250 copies
Catalyst Game Labs   A time of War   35005LE   No ISBN   2010      Leatherbound limited edition   700 copies
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Re: The Full Battletech product inventory returns!
« Reply #61 on: 19 November 2013, 01:42:42 »
Should I give you all the information here in this thread or shall I update your document directly?


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MechWarrior 1st Edition - FASA (1607) Print Date 1986
The Fourth Succession War - NAIS - The Fourth Succession War Military Atlas Volume 1 & 2 - FASA (1634 & 1635) Print Date 1989
From the BattleTech The Cresenthawks Revenge Videogame - Infocom Print Date 1988
FASA's 10th Anneversery 1981-1991 Battletech Poster - FASA Print Date 1991 (listed as Record Sheets)
Virtual World Battletech Championship - 1993
Classic Battletech Box - WizKids FanPro(10980) print Date 2002
Mechwarrior Dark Age Promo Poster - Promotional poster sent to game stores to promote WizKids MechWarrior Dark Age game - Wizkids Print Date 2002
MechWarrior Battletech Fire For Effect Promo Poster - Promotional poster sent to game stores to promote WizKids MechWarrior Dark Age game - WizKids Print Date 2003
Mechwarrior Online - (PGI) PAX Promotion Poster 2012
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Re: The Full Battletech product inventory returns!
« Reply #62 on: 19 November 2013, 02:23:02 »
I would love the posters they gave out at the conventions would be done again.
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Re: The Full Battletech product inventory returns!
« Reply #63 on: 07 March 2014, 17:43:08 »
Jal is there any chance you'll continue to update this document in the future? Thank you so much for sharing this amazing list. You've saved me such an insane amount of time. You are a list researching God  O0

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Re: The Full Battletech product inventory returns!
« Reply #64 on: 07 March 2014, 18:17:48 »
I'll go over it this weekend and post an update.  I keep my personal copy up to date with the newest releases in books, PDFs and minis.  I'm afraid I haven't worked too much on the other sections of late.

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Re: The Full Battletech product inventory returns! (Updated 3-8-14)
« Reply #65 on: 08 March 2014, 11:09:20 »
New update including the last year's worth of releases in books, PDFs and miniatures.  I've probably added a few other things in there, but they'd be minimal.  Tabs for Battlecorps fiction, MWDA click game, Foreign language product remain under construction, as do select sections of other tabs.  Any and all missing information is welcomed, but please read my disclaimers in the first post.

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Re: The Full Battletech product inventory returns! (Updated 3-8-14)
« Reply #66 on: 08 March 2014, 12:31:32 »
May I suggest that you sort the April Fools publications (under Parodies) by year. Given that it's a yearly issue, sorting them alphabetically feels counter-intuitive. Also, while TRO1945 was an April Fools parody, it is at the same time fully canonical, as confirmed by Herb, as it's a nonfictional sourcebook and BT history diverges from real-world history only around 1988.

Your BattleCorps list ends in 2011. Roosterboy maintains a list of BC publications for download here.

The patches starting at line 352 in the Licensed Products tab... I guess you're talking about these. I wrote that Sarna article without ever holding one in my hands, working from product photos on Ebay. And then one user YSIM brought up the fact on the Sarna forum that according to the flipside text, they are MechForce products instead of FASA products even though they have FASA product numbers! The Sarna article obviously needs to be amended or rewritten, but I didn't get round to do it yet. (Photo of packaging backside attached. On the front it says "BATTLETECH PATCHES (C) 1987 FASA Corporation". Only 300kb total attachements are allowed here so only enough for one photo, sorry.)

StarDrive Magazine wasn't made by FASA, it was made by Reluctant Publishing like the Vol.3 StarDrive magazines. And while it's correct that there is no reason given for the name change (they even put "formerly the StarDate magazine" on the front cover), their editorial is notably critical of FASA, suggesting there may have been a falling-out of some sort. The existence of the BattleTechnology magazine and/or MechForce with their 'Mech/MechForce Quarterly magazine (also licensed by FASA, and in the latter case actually taken over by FASA after a short time) may have played a role, though we'll never know. See also Sarna article.

I'll eventually get around to providing you (and Sarna...) with a complete rundown of German BT material.
You'll have to decide if you are going to sort original German material that wasn't translated into the products or Foreign Language category.

Like always, congratulations for your sterling work here!  O0
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Re: The Full Battletech product inventory returns! (Updated 3-8-14)
« Reply #67 on: 08 March 2014, 12:42:16 »
Thanks, Frabby, you've always got great input.  I have several of the original patches, having got them new when they were still available.  FASA sold them directly, and they appear on many old FASA order forms.  I never got one free from Mechforce, but I did win one in a 'Mech design contest Infocom held.  The prize package (which I have seen on Ebay once or twice, totally negating the glory of winning!) included a patch, a copy of Lethal Heritage, a Crescent Hawks LAM mini, some papers I've since lost and a Battletech-branded fanny pack (also lost). 

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Re: The Full Battletech product inventory returns! (Updated 3-8-14)
« Reply #68 on: 08 March 2014, 14:21:48 »
This is the first I've heard of the Infocom contest or its price. Can you elaborate? When and for which game was this? What exactly was the prize package, and what is a fanny pack?
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Re: The Full Battletech product inventory returns! (Updated 3-8-14)
« Reply #69 on: 08 March 2014, 14:35:43 »
Between the release of Crescent Hawks Inception and Crescent Hawks Revenge, Infocom ran a contest to design a new 'Mech that would be included in CHR.  It never was, but they apparently honored the contest entrants with prize packages.  For years, I thought my 'Mech had won and I'd been screwed because it wasn't in the game, then I saw an identical prize package on Ebay, followed by a second a few years later.  That's when I deduced that they just sent the things out to whoever.  The attached pic is identical to the fanny pack I got and later lost. 

And because I know you'll ask:
http://bg.battletech.com/forums/index.php/topic,37857.0.html
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Re: The Full Battletech product inventory returns! (Updated 3-8-14)
« Reply #70 on: 16 March 2014, 11:52:07 »
Wow,not only fast but wow. That is incredible.

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Re: The Full Battletech product inventory returns! (Updated 3-8-14)
« Reply #71 on: 08 April 2014, 15:12:35 »
Comnet only receives one line under Licensed Magazines. This is the MechForce UK magazine, of which there were 47 issues, though I cannot find any publication dates or other reference material online. I'm surprised there aren't any issues of this publication floating around on the internet for purchase. Even more surprisingd Sarna seems to be the only place that mentions it. Issue #47 was misprinted with the issue number of #46. If it want, and for ease, you can copy and paste this into the spreadsheet:

Comnet, Issue #1
Comnet, Issue #2
Comnet, Issue #3
Comnet, Issue #4
Comnet, Issue #5
Comnet, Issue #6
Comnet, Issue #7
Comnet, Issue #7
Comnet, Issue #8
Comnet, Issue #9
Comnet, Issue #10
Comnet, Issue #11
Comnet, Issue #12
Comnet, Issue #13
Comnet, Issue #14
Comnet, Issue #15
Comnet, Issue #16
Comnet, Issue #17
Comnet, Issue #18
Comnet, Issue #19
Comnet, Issue #20
Comnet, Issue #21
Comnet, Issue #22
Comnet, Issue #23
Comnet, Issue #24
Comnet, Issue #25
Comnet, Issue #26
Comnet, Issue #27
Comnet, Issue #28
Comnet, Issue #29
Comnet, Issue #30
Comnet, Issue #31
Comnet, Issue #32
Comnet, Issue #33
Comnet, Issue #34
Comnet, Issue #35
Comnet, Issue #36
Comnet, Issue #37
Comnet, Issue #38
Comnet, Issue #39
Comnet, Issue #40
Comnet, Issue #41
Comnet, Issue #42
Comnet, Issue #43
Comnet, Issue #44
Comnet, Issue #45
Comnet, Issue #46
Comnet, Issue #47

Another licensed mag that you don't have;

Commando Quarterly, Issue #1     Aug 2002
Commando Quarterly, Issue #2     Oct 2002
Commando Quarterly, Issue #3     Jan 2003
Commando Quarterly, Issue #4     Jan 2004
FanPro's Commando Quarterly, Issue #1     Oct 2005
FanPro's Commando Quarterly, Issue #2     Jan 2006
FanPro's Commando Quarterly, Issue #3     Apr 2006

In regards to the BattleTechnology Binders, I was under the impression those were just binders. Did they actually sell the binders full of the 1-12 and 12-21 issues included?

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Re: The Full Battletech product inventory returns! (Updated 3-8-14)
« Reply #72 on: 08 April 2014, 17:26:40 »
I have about half the ComNet issue, I just never finished inputting that data into the list.  Thanks for reminding me, and thanks for the Commando Quarterly.  I'd forgotten about that.  I'm not sure where to denote it was electronic only, but I'll figure it out.

As for Battletechnology, yes, they did sell the binders full of magazines.  In fact, that was the only way they sold them.  There's a company selling on Ebay that somewhere found a large pile of the binders, brand new, and is selling them for a fair price.  Definitely worth it for collectors.

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Re: The Full Battletech product inventory returns! (Updated 3-8-14)
« Reply #73 on: 13 April 2014, 11:19:02 »
Hi jarl
I have your list still somewhat enlarged.
Official_Products: +92 records +Description/Type
German_Products: 99 records (complete)
German_Novels: 115 records (complete)
Novels: +9 records
Collectible_Card_Game: +623 records +Card Type
At what email address I can send the excel list



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Re: The Full Battletech product inventory returns! (Updated 3-8-14)
« Reply #74 on: 13 April 2014, 11:40:03 »
Ich wäre auf jeden Fall auch an der erweiterten Liste interessiert!  :)

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Re: The Full Battletech product inventory returns! (Updated 3-8-14)
« Reply #75 on: 13 April 2014, 12:46:40 »
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« Reply #76 on: 14 April 2014, 08:37:40 »
Könntest du mir die erweiterte Liste bitte auch zukommen lassen :)

Could you please send me the new excel sheet :)


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Re: The Full Battletech product inventory returns! (Updated 3-8-14)
« Reply #77 on: 14 April 2014, 20:49:40 »
I Would love a copy of the spreadsheet for my records too.

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Re: The Full Battletech product inventory returns! (Updated 12-25-14)
« Reply #78 on: 25 December 2014, 14:47:48 »
New attachment in 1st post.  Unfortunately, I cannot attach the .xls version of the file because it is too large.  Exact same stuff, three times the disk space.  Thanks, Microsoft.  Anyone who can't open an Open Office spreadsheet file can PM me their email for the .xls file.  Merry Christmas!

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Re: The Full Battletech product inventory returns! (Updated 12-25-14)
« Reply #79 on: 08 October 2015, 07:08:35 »
Dragging this project back into the limelight because Jordan Weisman's latest "mission" on Kickstarter is for people to show off their rare or unusual BattleTech collection pieces. This may be worth watching, if only to see if any oddball pieces turn up that we missed so far.

No, I'm not holding my breath for the ComStar "housebook".
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Re: The Full Battletech product inventory returns! (Updated 12-25-14)
« Reply #80 on: 09 October 2015, 08:37:26 »
I love this list, but it makes my wallet ache for the things I don't have.

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Re: The Full Battletech product inventory returns! (Updated 12-25-14)
« Reply #81 on: 10 October 2015, 08:10:00 »
This is seriously awesome work. Colour me very impressed indeed... :-)
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Re: The Full Battletech product inventory returns! (Updated 12-25-14)
« Reply #82 on: 05 January 2016, 00:31:51 »
I am making a catchup order with my FLGS. Am I correct that in 2014 the only books that were print releases were Historical Wars of the Republic and Alpha Strike Companion? What books other than Handbook Draconis Combine were released in 2015?

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Re: The Full Battletech product inventory returns! (Updated 12-25-14)
« Reply #83 on: 05 January 2016, 10:14:41 »
TRO: 3150 was also a 2015 release

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Re: The Full Battletech product inventory returns! (Updated 12-25-14)
« Reply #84 on: 05 January 2016, 13:41:35 »
Thank you Sartris. I will make my order now.

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Re: The Full Battletech product inventory returns! (Updated 12-25-14)
« Reply #85 on: 21 January 2017, 01:30:23 »
I know this is a little thread necromancy but this seems like the best place to ask this. I was going through the only edition of MechForce Quarterly that I got (in my year+ as a member) and I noticed something weird. The Battletech Licensee Release Schedule for the spring of 2000 mentions the following:

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Palisades Marketing Battletech Collectible Toy Releases
"Palisades Marketing is proud to release a line of collectible Battletech toys-approximately 6-7 incehs tall-that come in action poses, fully painted and detailed, including damage. Check out www.palisadesmarketing.com for more information.

These toys will be available mid-December through hobby retailers and retail stores, including Musicland and Babbages.

Mad Cat (Timber Wolf)   $14.95
Atlas   $14.95

The second series, which will include the Vulture (Mad Dog) and Awesome, will release in first quarter 2000 to the mass market, availbe in such stores as Kay Bee Toys and Toys 'R' Us.

Did these ever come out and if they did, what are they? I've been able to find nothing outside of that blurb in MechForce Quarterly Vol. 5, Issue 2 .
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Re: The Full Battletech product inventory returns! (Updated 12-25-14)
« Reply #86 on: 21 January 2017, 09:42:47 »
Doesn't look like it was ever produced.  The company had a habit of announcing, then cancelling product lines, like Micronauts and Star Trek.

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Re: The Full Battletech product inventory returns! (Updated 12-25-14)
« Reply #87 on: 21 January 2017, 10:42:51 »
They were not produced:  http://www.toymania.com/toyfair2000/resaurus/resaurusmechwarrior.shtml

The article says that particular Mad Cat and Vulture were ReSaurus sales samples (not even prototypes) but I seem to remember those being the prototypes from Palisades Marketing. My memory could be off, or they could have been acquired by ReSaurus from PM. I do know for a fact that Resaurus later produced much more detailed and articulated prototypes of the Atlas, Mad Cat, and Vulture that were never put into production. Those were thrown out with only one Vulture prototype reportedly being pulled from the trash by an employee.

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Re: The Full Battletech product inventory returns! (Updated 12-25-14)
« Reply #88 on: 21 January 2017, 21:46:25 »
I thought I had a good Battletech collection...but after reading through this, I have missed a LOT...

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« Reply #89 on: 08 October 2018, 21:52:11 »
Jal...do you have an updated list? Been almost 4 years since the last.
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