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Personal logo Editor in Chief Bill The Editor of TMP Fezian26 Aug 2017 2:44 p.m. PST

Which manufacturer makes the best giant robotic vehicles?

Gear Pilot Supporting Member of TMP26 Aug 2017 2:58 p.m. PST

Dream Pod 9.

M C MonkeyDew26 Aug 2017 3:03 p.m. PST

The Japanese.

Dwindling Gravitas26 Aug 2017 3:06 p.m. PST

All depends on what aesthetic you prefer, really…

RudyNelson26 Aug 2017 3:58 p.m. PST

I agree with the comment that it all depends on your needs. Are you looking for a display model or scenic display or for gaming. Do you want something with a lot of parts or sturdy. Different companies mere different needs.

Louie N Supporting Member of TMP26 Aug 2017 4:34 p.m. PST

Recent Battletech sculpts.

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If MWO did a legal line of miniatures those would be the best.

Personal logo optional field Supporting Member of TMP26 Aug 2017 6:03 p.m. PST

I really like the CAV models. The arms and legs are often separate pieces, but are (in my experience) interchangeable between models, so you can create custom models fairly easily.

Personal logo miniMo Supporting Member of TMP26 Aug 2017 6:19 p.m. PST

Nitto/Doyusha : Combat Armour Dougram

BattleDroids the way it was meant to be played =^,^=

I scored one of these sets last year at HLJ: https://hlj.com/product/DYS00095

Personal logo The Beast Rampant Supporting Member of TMP26 Aug 2017 11:29 p.m. PST

Recent Battletech sculpts.

Too right! I've put some time into my BT minis, but I am SERIOUSLY considering dumping all mine, and going with these new ones.

Cool, MiniMo!

Mugwump27 Aug 2017 5:49 a.m. PST

I enjoyed the Starsiege ones. Pity the line and then company folded.

ROUWetPatchBehindTheSofa27 Aug 2017 8:31 a.m. PST

Nitto/Doyusha : Combat Armour Dougram

Cool and not stupidly priced! The poses look very static though, or can you do more with them?

Personally I go for Bandai's 1:100th Macross mech's.

doublesix6627 Aug 2017 8:45 a.m. PST

i like the cav miniatures as well

Personal logo miniMo Supporting Member of TMP27 Aug 2017 9:39 a.m. PST

The Nitto models (2 of which were packed in the original Battledroids game) are slightly posable. These are early generation mecha kits and small (by mecha model standards) – about 3" tall. Pivots at foot, knee, hip, and shoulder.

I have a nice stash collected over the ages. Adding this collection box gave a nice boost to the gang.

Personal logo etotheipi Sponsoring Member of TMP27 Aug 2017 10:15 a.m. PST

Homemade.

Beowulf Supporting Member of TMP Fezian27 Aug 2017 10:25 a.m. PST

DreamPod 9.

Personal logo Chuckaroobob Supporting Member of TMP28 Aug 2017 12:08 p.m. PST

Dream Pod 9, I still have a soft spot for the old RAFM 1:87 scale ones.

Rallynow Supporting Member of TMP28 Aug 2017 3:52 p.m. PST

My wife makes the best mecha. Add a little brown sugar and green chilies and you got good mecha.

ROUWetPatchBehindTheSofa28 Aug 2017 11:23 p.m. PST

@MiniMo
Thanks

Sargonarhes29 Aug 2017 4:14 p.m. PST

Bandai

Mobile suits from Gundam come in all shapes and sizes.

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