Mecha

GIANT ROBOTS!

Jul 152015
 

It’s been a while since we’ve seen papercraft featured here in the front page. This one comes to us from machinecore. Presenting, Red Dragoon:

Red Dragoon

This piece pretty much shows you there’s nothing you can’t do with the right type of paper. Those sharp edges are definitely a nice touch.

Want more of this awesome stuff? Head on over to his DA page.

Jul 142013
 

After months of silence here on the blog end of things, I feel compelled impelled to give a short update.

Simply put, if you’ve ever been a giant robot fan, you need to go see this movie. Suspend your disbelief for two hours (it’s very easy), and enjoy the ride.

Fan-tastic.

Jun 062011
 

The YouTube account CDCFL801 is totally packed with pain-staking stop-motion animations using various toys and figures such as Gundam and Busou Shinki. The webisodes are particularly noteworthy for excellent editing, super-smooth animation, and dynamic movement. What may be even more amazing is how his extensive collection survives such filming ordeals. Now if only we could understand the dialog…

See a few more below! Continue reading »

Mar 172011
 
Greifer 06

Over at the forums, resident kit-basher Fox just directed us to a ridiculously good scratch-built original model that won the Hobby Japan: All Japan “Ora-Zaku” Championship 13th.

Named YAMS-130B Greifer, this fan-created mobile suit is a reimagining of the classic MS-18E Kämpfer (or MS-07 Gouf?) for the Unicorn Gundam timeline. Continue reading »

Oct 212010
 
Multiplayer: awesome, salvageable or sucky?

Yes, we’re very much still alive here at RR, thank you very much. But anyway.

There’s been quite a buzz regarding Front Mission Evolved since it came out. Consistent enough with most mecha games, the single player experience in terms of plot/story and character development isn’t really surfacing on the write-ups around the web. Everyone has been more focused on the game mechanics, and more importantly how these translate into the multiplayer aspect.

Unfortunately, it’s not been all rosy reviews (or at all, for that matter).

Hit the jump to find out what people are saying.
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Sep 212010
 
Back Camera

Nine-Ball Seraph is indeed present in the From Software developed mecha mash-up called Another Century’s Episode: R. The iconic Armored Core villain, this time controlled by pilot Winter, appears as the second to the last boss of the game. And after the 11th playthrough, Nine-Ball becomes a player selectable mech. Continue reading »