Cicada

The Cicada was originally cast in the late 1980s, and a revised one was released in 1998. The new one is slightly larger and smoother, and has the legs in a slightly different pose. The Beginner Set sculpt is the 1998 one with modifications and mounted to a partial hex base.

Mech Picture Beginner set sculpt
This mini is painted in the colors of the 1st Taurian Pride.
This mini appears on the inner box of the Classic Battletech Introductory Box Set.
This mini appears on page 12 of the Painting and Tactics Guide from the Classic Battletech Introductory Box Set.

STATUS: Completed, 8/2006.


Mech Picture Beginner set sculpt
This Cicada has been painted in a green and brown Liao scheme inspired by some MWDA models. It was part of a set including an Enforcer, Hermes II, and Hunchback painted for Randall Bills to use as prizes for Gencon 2005.
This mini appears in the Classic Battletech Quick Start Rules on p 9.

STATUS: Completed, 7/2005 and delivered to GenCon 2005.


Mech Picture 1998 casting
This Cicada is painted in the scheme of the Lyran Alliance's Cavannaugh Theater Militia.

STATUS: Completed, 1/2004. This mech is not for sale.


Mech Picture "Swamp Scout"
Old casting
Here's another original casting Cicada. This one has a swamp camo paint scheme (which was partially started by someone else). There are Kurita markings on the mech, and a foot soldier on the base.

STATUS: Sold, July 2000.


Mech Picture "Arkab Recon"
Old casting
This Cicada has the markings of the Arkab Legion, a para-mercenary group attached to House Kurita. The Cicada makes an effective recon mech due to its speed.

STATUS: Sold, 03/2000.


Mech Picture "Scout"
1998 casting
Cicada is a very fast mech for its size. It has been around since 3025 times, and it a traditional recon mech. It is often used in place of a Locust to command recon lances. This Cicada is painted in green with Rasalhague markings. It is posed on a lightly wooded hex.

STATUS: Completed Feb. 2000. Sold, summer 2000.


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