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Battlefield expedient mecha unit by Grebo-Guru Battlefield expedient mecha unit by Grebo-Guru
This is a small, quick sketch I did. Sloppy, but I liked the design, so I colored it and tossed it up here. I see it as some kind of construction mech which was modified to meet baseline combat capabilities.
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Weldun Featured By Owner Nov 13, 2014
I added this to my favorites a while ago, but I've recently been hunting around for non-military mecha and battlefield expedient mecha/technicals for a short while now (as inspiration for a Mekton-Z game that I'm running, as it happens), and I'm dismayed at how little there seems to be. Excellent work and not too hard to see what it probably looked like unmodified.
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Grebo-Guru Featured By Owner 4 days ago  Professional Traditional Artist
Well thanks! There's also the Otto, but I'm sure you know about it already. I'll also be posting another industrial mech soon.
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Weldun Featured By Owner 4 days ago
Actually, I can't say for certain that I do know about that already.
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Grebo-Guru Featured By Owner 4 days ago  Professional Traditional Artist
I'll upload it in the next few days, then! I've been needing an excuse to color it anyway.
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Weldun Featured By Owner 3 days ago
I look forward to it.
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Nemuszero Featured By Owner Feb 8, 2014
It reminds me a Walker Machine. So '80s.
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Grebo-Guru Featured By Owner Feb 8, 2014  Professional Traditional Artist
Xabungle? Yeah, heh. 
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sledgeviper Featured By Owner Jun 3, 2013
MMmmm.. Even GUndam shows rarely give us something like this. Typically these suits are more Pod, or Bug like in the Gundam Shows. Zetas, Junior Mobile is a fav.

The cannon at the shoulder is superbly designed, like something inspired from Gundam Sentinel (Katoki), and something from Kazushiya Kondo or Makoto Kobayashi.

Good Good keeping the Design simple too. Bang on!
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Grebo-Guru Featured By Owner Jun 6, 2013  Professional Traditional Artist
Thanks very much! You're an observant fellow -- I was indeed thinking Kondo/Kobayashi on the gun. The main unit was most inspired by some of the old, obscure prototype ATs depicted in Dual Magazine. You can see them here:
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ArmamentDawg Featured By Owner Apr 9, 2013
I do NOT envy the poor bastard who has to pilot this into combat.
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