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Published: October 18, 2022


Battletech Alpha Strike Tournament

Iron Gauntlet I: Battletech Alpha Strike Tournament

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For centuries, the armies of the Great Houses have fought to reclaim the glory of the fallen Star League, sending regiments of their elite MechWarriors into battle across hundreds of worlds as humanity slid inexorably toward a new Dark Age. The coming of the Clans—descendants of the lost Star League army—did little to stem the slaughter. It only raised the stakes…

Noble Knight Games is excited to host Iron Gauntlet I, the first Battletech Alpha Strike Tournament within our castle walls! Get ready to fight for control of the Inner Sphere!

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Iron Gauntlet I Participation Info

  • Location: The Noble Knight Gaming Hall
  • Date/Time: Saturday November 19 — 10am registration, 10:30am start
  • Player Capacity: 18-player maximum
  • Cost: $5 (for prize support)
    • You can pay at the door on the day of the event, or
    • You can pay in advance through PayPal; include your name and “BT tournament” in the note
    • You can cancel for a full refund before November 18 at 5:00pm
  • Registration: To register, send an email to
    • Registration ends the day before the event
  • List Submissions: Lists are due by November 18 at 11pm
    • Please bring a copy of your list for each of your opponents

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Rules & Details

  • There will be 4 rounds at 80 minutes per round
  • We will break for lunch after Round 1 with time to judge painting
  • The tournament will follow the Wolfnet 350 ruleset (pdf) for Battletech Alpha Strike
    • The optional rules follow the “premier” format (pg. 14), but will be casual in terms of proxies and painted unit rules
    • If you use proxies, please make certain they are on the correct base sizes (pg. 15) and are similar in size to the standard model
      • If your proxy is not suitable for the tournament standard, you will be asked to provide a replacement model
  • Terrain will be provided
  • Scenarios will be rolled for at the beginning of each round

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  • Prizes will be awarded to 1st, 2nd, and 3rd places—as well as for “Best Painted”
  • Last place will receive the “surat wooden spoon” prize
  • Prizes will include gift cards to Noble Knight Games and other goodies TBD

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We’ll see you at 10am on Saturday November 19th!

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