Beam Saber is a narative-based mecha game from Austin Ramsay. The universe is stuck in The War, the organisations that perpetuate it apparently too vast to be taken down or beaten.
I think Lancer is equally suited to one-off game as it is a mega-campaign that lasts for years.
Nivanh Chanthara is a self-taught concept artist who works as Eidos Montreal and has illustrated for the likes of Dreamworks, 20th Century Fox and Adult Swim.
It only takes a $20 pledge to get the BattleTech Beginner box. A quick Google says they're out of stock at most places, including Catalyst Game Labs.
Also, there's a freebie available at the Catalyst Game Labs store right now in the form of BattleTech: Chaos Campaign - Succession Wars.
Justin Kahler's Beamswords and Bazookas is lightweight but packs a hefty punch. It's a clever merger of two games; the first is a mech skirmish game and the second is an RPG.
He's worked with companies like Warner Bros, Thunder Road pictures and 20th Century Fox.
What is it? It's an RPG focused on the pilots of modular mechs in a futuristic world set long after the apocalypse.
There's something about these illustrations that suggest great age; even in the sci-fi ones, as if Edvige awakens something ancient, wise and slightly scary.
Nibiru isn't shy about being a quirky game. It has inspiration drawn from Ancient Mesopotamia and a mechanics system which builds out PCs by retelling their past.