MechWarrior was the first video game to offer the player a chance to actually pilot a BattleMech from the view of a pilot (a MechWarrior).
It is possible to carry out the majority of the game plot without fighting any battles and is considerably cheaper to do so.
Based on the tabletop game "BattleTech" by FASA.
players: single player
input: keyboard, mouse, joystick
distribution: 3,5 floppy disk, 5,25 floppy disk
graphics: EGA, Tandy
sound: Adlib, PC speaker, Tandy, Roland
Abandonware DOS popularity: low