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Description[]

GrimDark Narrator's BattleTech Lore is a series of videos created by GrimDark Narrator

His Youtube channel, while not exclusively dedicated to BattleTech Universe, he all ranges of science fiction.

Simply called BattleTech Lore, he highlights elements of the universe including individual machines as well as historical aspects of the universe.

Videos[]

These are introduction videos that goes into the basics of the BattleTech universe. Overall history & Key factors.

General Information Videos[]

These videos clarify basic questions regarding BattleTech Universe


  • Description: General Introduction, to the universe and GrimDark Narrator's series for the genre

  • Description: Overview of the Military Structure/Formations of the Inner Sphere

  • Description: Overview of the Military Structure of the Clan Forces - How their structured, formation setups.

  • Description: Weapons and Types Overview

  • Description: Space Travel, How Does It Work?


  • Description: What is Battle Armor?



Historical Events[]

These videos clarify the significant events that accrued during Battletech History.


  • 'Description: Battletech Lore - Operation Exodus (An Overview)

Factions Videos[]

Clans[]

Crusader & Warden Clans


Famous Clans - Overview


The Clans, Society and Caste System - Overview


The Clans: Technology and Economy - Overview


Inner Sphere[]

  • Description: These videos feature the main central factions of the BattleTech universe and their ruling families


The Capellan Confederation, Ruled by House Liao



The Draconis Combine, Ruled by House Kurita



The Federated Suns, Ruled by House Davion



Federated Commonwealth, Ruled by House Steiner-Davion



The Free Worlds League, Ruled by House Marik



The Lyran Commonwealth, Ruled by House Steiner


Planetary Highlights by Faction[]
  • Description: These videos go over each of the major planet of each of the factions of the Inner Sphere


The Lyran Commonwealth, State Capital Worlds


Periphery[]

  • Description: These feature factions which exist beyond the core of civilize space, vast region called the Periphery. These can range from non-nation states to large nations on to themselves.

Predators of civilizations, Infamous Pirate Groups of the Periphery


Tour of the major periphery nations.


Major Periphery Nations[]

The Outworlds Alliance, a Periphery State


The Taurian Concordat, a Periphery States


Minor Periphery Nations[]

Minor Periphery states are what is sometimes referred to as micro-nations which consists of dozen to few worlds. Note: If world is singular, it is consider to be independent world.


The Fronc Reaches, a Periphery States


The Rim Collection, a Periphery State


Military Overview of Factions of BattleTech Videos[]

  • Description Explains the aspects of the individual factions of the Inner Sphere and the Periphery.

The Capellan Confederation Armed Forces (CCAF), Overview Video of the Capellan Confederation's military


The Com Guards, Overview Video of the ComStar's military


The Draconis Combine Mustered Soldiery (DCMS), Overview Video of the Draconis Combine's military


The Armed Forces of the Federated Suns (AFFS), Overview Video of the Federated Suns' military



The Armed Forces of the Lyran Commonwealth/House Steiner (LCAF), Overview Video of the Lyran Commonwealth's military


The Armed Forces of the Magistracy Armed Forces (MAF), Overview Video of the Magistracy of Canopus's military, Magistracy Armed Forces (MAF)


The Armed Forces of the Magistracy Armed Forces (MAF), Overview Video of the Marian Hegemony's military, Marian Hegemony Armed Forces (MHAF)


The Outworlds Alliance Military Corps (OAMC), Overview Video of the Outworlds Alliance's military.


The Taurian Defense Force (TDF), Overview Video of the Taurian Concordat's military.


The Star League Defense Force (SLDF), Overview Video of the original Star League's military - Part 1.


The Star League Defense Force (SLDF), Overview Video of the original Star League's military - Part 2.


Types of Mechs[]

There are different robotic machines known as 'Mech. These videos clarify what these different types do.



What is a BattleMechs?



What is the ProtoMechs?



What are Land-Air Mechs?



What are Industrial Mechs?



Militia and SecurityMechs?



What Quadvee Part 1 (Arion, Boreas)



Ultralight Battlemechs, What are They?


Power Armor, Battle Armor & Exoskeletons[]

While 'Mechs get the glory, the infantry do the grunt work. Among different types of infantry, the most elite of these troops are those done mighty armored hides of Battle Armor and Power Armor.

Clan Battle Armor & Suits[]



Light Clan Battle Armor: Sylph, Aerie, and Constable.



Medium Clan Battle Armor: Salamander & Undine




Heavy Clan Battle Armor (Black Wolf, Corona, Rogue Bear)



Assault Battle Armor: Profiling the IronHold, Warg, and the Golem.



Elemental Battle Armor: About the armor and the soldier.



Obscure Clan Battle Armor Afreet, Buraq, and Cuchulainn.



Heavy Clan Battle Armor: Gnome & Thunderbird|


Inner Sphere Battle Armors & Power Suits[]


Fenrir & Fenrir 2 Battle Armor



Kurita Battle Armor: Kage, Raiden, and Oni



Free Worlds League Battle Armor - Achileus, Ogre, Phalanx Battle Armor



Free Worlds League Battle Armor - Longinus & Kopis



Free Worlds League Battle Armor: Leonidas & Xiphos



Capellan Confederation Battle Armor - Fa Shih & Trinity.



Federated Suns Battle Armor - Cavalier, Fusilier, and Sloth



Federated Suns Battle Armor - Grenadier & Hauberk



Gray Death Series of Battle Armor.



Multi-Faction Battle Armor Review - Tarnis, Rottweiler, and the Void



Republic of Sphere Battle Armor: Angerona, Simian, Centaur.



Periphery based Battle Armor: Amazon, Ravager, and the Marauder



Word of Blake - Purifier Battle Armor



Word of Blake Light Demon Series, Part 1: Djinn, Asura Se'irim.



Demon Series, Part 2: Tengu, Nephilim, Shedu


ProtoMechs - Briefings[]

The mini-'Mechs of the Clans, the ProtoMech. Hybrid of enlarged Battle Armor and miniature BattleMechs of the Clans.



BattleTech Lore - Briefing on the first Generation of ProtoMech; Harpy, Siren, Satyr, Centaur, Hydra, and Roc.



BattleTech Lore - Briefing on the second Generation of ProtoMech; Erinyes, Cecerops, Orc, Procyon, Chrysaor and Basilisk



BattleTech Lore - ProtoMech Heavies and Experimentals; Featuring the Hippogriff, the Hobgoblin, the Boggart, the Svartalfa, the Sprite, the Gorgon and the Minotaur.


Vehicle Briefings[]

Ground pounding ground support units of the BattleTech Universe. Combat Vehicles and their civilian cousins, the Support Vehicles. These vehicles provide the bedrock to various militarizes and worlds rely on.



What Are Combat Vehicles?



More Tanks Episode: Challenger, Ajax, Augustus, Axel, Estevez Tanks



Heavy Tanks (Tracked) Overview: Brutus, Bulldog, Marsden I, and Merkava. Enjoy!!!



Light GunShips (Helicopters) Episode



Hover Tanks: Bellona, Fulcrum, Gladius, Musketeer



Military Submarines: Manta, Moray, Neptune, and the Trident



Civilian Submarines & Other associated submersibles



Superheavy Vehicles & Artillery Episode


AeroSpace Vehicles[]

Aerospace Fighters[]

The Aerospace Fighter, the leading edge of the sword in the skies. Used in atmosphere as well in space to protect larger Aerospace vehicles from attack or attacking them and those on the ground.


  • Description: What is a Aerospace Fighter?

  • Description: Light Aerospace Fighters

  • Description: Medium Aerospace Fighters

  • Description: Heavy Aerospace Fighters

DropShips[]

The first type of large Aerospace based vehicles found in the BattleTech Universe, these are the transports from planet to interstellar vessels. They convey passengers, troops, cargo, and more.


  • Description:What is a DropShip?

  • Description: Aerodyne style Dropships

Types of DropShips[]
  • Description: Assault DropShips - Briefing on three of these types of DropShips, the Colossus, Claymore, and Invader.

  • Description: Civilian DropShips - Briefing on various sampling of these types of Civilian DropShips.


  • Description: : Episode - Military DropShips briefing, generalization of examples of this ship type.

JumpShips[]

The definitive means of traveling in the Battletech universe, the JumpShip. Able to leap through hyperspace in one jump. This is the second type of aerospace vehicles found in the BattleTech universe. DropShips dock with exterior ports of these vessels, so they may make journey to another star system.


  • Description: What is a JumpShip?

  • Description Famous JumpShips: Aquilla, Liberty, Scout, Monolith, Star Lord

Warships[]

The Largest Aerospace Type warmachines of the BattleTech universe. WarShips come in many sizes and were first major significant combat vehicles that could change the BattleTech Universe until event of the introduction of the BattleMech. This segment covers these rare war machines and their various types and clases.


  • Description: What are WarShips?

  • Description: The Corvette - Raiders & Scouts of Warships

  • Description: The Destroyer

  • Description: The Cruisers - Black Lion I & II, Avalon, Dart, and the Avatar.

  • Description: The Battleship, largest of the WarShips.

  • Description: File:Battletech Lore - MORE Battleships, Battletech Warships

Faction Specific Mech Reviews[]

These are videos that are grouped reviews specific by faction or specific designed.


Clan Ghost Bear 'Mechs[]

Clan Ghost Bear Heavies - Kuma, Grizzly, Karhu)


Draconis Combine 'Mechs[]

Draconis Combine Assaults (Banzai, Naginata, Akuma)


Solaris 7 Heavy 'Mechs[]

Solaris Heavy BattleMechs: Morpheus, Onslaught, and the Paladin


Individual Mechs Briefings[]

The defining element of the BattleTech Universe, the 'Mech. These walking machines are at center what changes dynamics of the power of Inner Sphere and beyond.
These reviews include types and individual class of 'Mechs used in the BattleTech Universe. They are listed in alphabetical order


A[]


Adder/Puma Light OmniMech



Archer Heavy Battlemech


Arctic Wolf Medium Battlemech/Artic Wolf II Medium OmniMech



Awesome Assault BattleMech



Avalanche & Wendigo Medium Omnimechs


B[]


Battlemaster Assault BattleMech



Bushwacker Medium BattleMech


C[]


Caesar Heavy Battlemech



Celestial Series OmniMechs Part 1: Malak and Preta



Celestial Series Battlemechs Part 2: Grigori & Deva Heavy OmniMech



Celestial Series OmniMechs Part 3: Seraph & Archangel



Centurion Medium Battlemech



Charger Assault Battlemech



Commando Light BattleMech



Cougar & Pouncer OmniMechs



Cyclops Assault Battlemech


D[]


Dervish Medium Battlemech



Goshawk (Vapor Eagle) Medium Battlemech



Dire Wolf (Daishi) Assault Battlemech


F[]


Flashman Heavy Battlemech



Flea Light BattleMech



FireMoth (Dasher) OmniMech



Firestarter Light BattleMech


G[]


Gargoyle (Man O'War) Assault OmniMech



Goliath and Sirocco Assault Battlemechs



Goshawk (Vapor Eagle) Medium Battlemech



Grand Dragon Heavy BattleMech



Battletech Lore - Guillotine Heavy Battlemech


H[]


Hauptmann & Regent Assault OmniMechs



Hatchetman Medium BattleMech



Hatamoto-Chi Assault Battlemech



Hoplite & Spartan Battlemechs


I[]


Ice Ferret (Fenris) Medium OmniMech



Incubus (Vixen) Light BattleMech


J[]


Javalin Light BattleMech



Jenner Light Battlemech


K[]


King Crab Assault Battlemech



Kit Fox/Uller Light OmniMech


L[]


Land-Air Mech Models



Locust Light BattleMech


 	Battletech_Lore_-_Longbow_Assault_Battlemech 	 			  
Longbow Assault BattleMech

M[]


Mad Cat BattleMech/OmniMech Variants; Mk2, Mk3, Mk4



Marauder Heavy Battlemech



Mongoose Light BattleMech


O[]


Omega and Poseidon Superheavy Battlemechs



Orion Heavy Battlemech



Ostscout Light BattleMech



Ostroc Heavy Battlemech



Ostwar Heavy BattleMech


P[]


Panther Light BattleMech



Penetrator Heavy BattleMech



Phoenix Hawk Medium BattleMech



Phoenix Hawk IIC Assault 'Mech, Phoenix Hawk LAM, and Phoenix Hawk L Light 'Mech.


Q[]


Battletech Lore - More Quadvee Designs; Cyllaros, Harpagos, and Notos


R[]


Rifleman Heavy BattleMech



Raptor Light OmniMech & Raptor II Medium BattleMech


S[]


Scorpion Medium BattleMech



Shadow Hawk Medium Battlemech



Stone Rhino (Behemoth) Assault Battlemech



Stinger Light BattleMech



Sunder Assault OmniMech



Supernova Assault BattleMech


T[]


Battletech Lore - Tarantula & Stalking Spider Battlemechs



Trebuchet Medium Battlemech



Templar & Templar III OmniMechs



Tomahawk & Tomahawk II Assault OmniMechs



Thunderbolt Heavy Battlemech



Turkina Assault OmniMech


U[]


UrbanMech Light BattleMech]]


V[]


Victor Assault Battlemech



Vindicator Medium Battlemech



Vulture Heavy OmniMech


W[]


Warhammer Heavy Battlemech



Wasp Light BattleMech



Warhawk (Masakari) Assault Battlemech



Wolverine Medium Battlemech


Z[]


Zeus Assault BattleMech


Famous Characters[]

This is a series of videos highlighting characters whom are significant in BattleTech history.


Aidan Pryde, Clan Jade Falcon hero


The Bounty Hunter


Hanse Davion, First Prince the Federated Suns


Natasha Kerensky, the Black Widow

Notes[]

  • Wiki Note: GrimDark Narrator's series is simply referred to BattleTech Lore. However, due to multiple videos/video series using same naming the youtube marker's name is used here as means to differentiate his channel from others.

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