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    MechCommander 2

    Game » consists of 0 releases. Released Jul 17, 2001

    A real-time strategy game set in the BattleTech universe developed by FASA Interactive.

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    MechCommander 2 was the second game in the short-lived MechCommander series developed by FASA Interactive and published by Microsoft for the Windows PC Platform in 2001. Commonly heralded as a real-time tactics game, it featured player control of BattleMechs from FASA's BattleTech universe in a third-person isometric view. The title featured both a single player campaign and light multiplayer elements.

    Plot Summary

    MechCommander 2 put the player in the shoes of a mercenary commander able to communicate with his BattleMech pilots and give them orders. The mercenaries were hired to work for House Steiner on the planet Carver V initially, but as the story progresses the mercenary unit works with all of the major BattleTech houses.

    Source Code Release

    On August 18th, 2006 Microsoft released the source code of MechCommander 2 as a demonstration of the Microsoft XNA MSBuild tool.

    The full game and the original Mech Commander can be legally downloaded here:

    Also available are campaigns, maps and additional mechs made by the games community.

    Mechs Included in Mech Commander 2

    • The Anubis
    • The Atlas
    • The Blood Asp
    • The Bushwacker
    • The Catapult
    • The Cougar
    • The Cyclps
    • The Enfield
    • The Fire Ant
    • The Highlander
    • The Hollander
    • The Hunchback
    • The JagerMech
    • The Lao Hu
    • The Mad Cat
    • The Men Shen
    • The Raven
    • The Razorback
    • The Ryoken
    • The Sha Yu
    • The Shadow Cat
    • The Shootist
    • The Starslayer
    • The Thor
    • The Uller
    • The UrbanMech
    • The Vulture
    • The Wolfhound
    • The Zeus

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