The march of technology across BattleTech’s eras is relentless—but some war machines never die. As the ilClan era dawns, the most recognizable BattleMechs stand ready to carry your banner into the future, bristling with cutting-edge weapons and armor.
BattleTech: Recognition Guide, Vol. 1: Classics collects some of the best-known Inner Sphere, Clan, and ComStar BattleMechs, rebuilt with the latest technology to keep them competitive on modern battlefields. This volume is the companion to Recognition Guide, Vol. 2: ilClan, and contains material originally published in the bestselling PDF-only BattleTech Recognition Guide: ilClan series.
Each machine is fully detailed with an illustration, in-universe development notes, battle histories, and notable pilots for each unit.