Strap yourself into the ultimate suit of armor: the BattleMech. Thirty-feet-tall and weighing up to a hundred tons, this humanoid engine of destruction is a walking arsenal with enough firepower to level a city block. The BattleTech game system takes you into the world of the 31st Century, where war has become a way of life. You are a MechWarrior. You are in command of the most powerful machine on the battlefield, and hold the fate of empires in your hand! The BattleTech Introductory Box Set thrusts you onto the battlefields of the 31st century!