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AUX-01 Otto by Grebo-Guru AUX-01 Otto by Grebo-Guru
This machine is a modest construction mech from the "Operation Rimfire" Mekton adventure. It was originally designed with a head, but that was scrapped -- a vast improvement.

The plasma cutter is for carving valuable ore out of the rock. The micromani(ulator)s are for picking up and/or operating small items better suited to the human hand. The 75mm shotgun is an add-on, in cases where this unit's base of operations (in this case, a lunar mining facility) comes under attack.

This drawing is copyright and everything R. Talsorian Games, no infingement, etc.
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7NullSeven Featured By Owner Jan 13, 2013
Now this, this brings back memories. It's been forever since I played Operation Rimfire. Given the scenario in which it appears, this thing is badass. I had to work at avoiding a total party kill.

But what was Most Awesome about the Otto was the fact that it was clearly a jack-of-all-trades machine. Ground? Got it. Space? You're covered. Construction? Taken care off. Combat? Present and accounted for. In that respect, it was a shame that the Otto didn't appear in more places.
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Grebo-Guru Featured By Owner Jan 17, 2013  Professional Traditional Artist
Fascinating. That's the first time I've seen anyone sing the Otto's praises. I'm glad you liked it though! Originally, I designed this Mek with a head, and when the editor saw it, he said "I hate it... but if you remove the head I'll love it." So that's what I did. :-)
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7NullSeven Featured By Owner Jan 24, 2013
Dropping the head was a good call. (Besides Mekton never did figure out what they wanted to do with heads.) It looks good this way.
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635k Featured By Owner Oct 7, 2012  Hobbyist General Artist
AMAZING design
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Grebo-Guru Featured By Owner Oct 7, 2012  Professional Traditional Artist
Gosh, thank you very much!!! :)
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kyphoscoliosis Featured By Owner Oct 6, 2012
Ooh, I love this design. You don't often see that kind of cockpit with a humanoid frame. I like that a lot.
Those legs are the sex :D
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Grebo-Guru Featured By Owner Oct 6, 2012  Professional Traditional Artist
Thank you! You really picked out some of the distinctive features of the Otto. Kudos to you, and gratitude. :)
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kyphoscoliosis Featured By Owner Oct 6, 2012
No problem! Keep up the awesome work! Hope to see more like it!
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Grebo-Guru Featured By Owner Oct 6, 2012  Professional Traditional Artist
Will do. I actually just scanned in the back view. Gonna clean it up and post it soon.
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kyphoscoliosis Featured By Owner Oct 6, 2012
Sweet deal :)
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