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I want to try designing a variety of mechs with different designs/functions. What are typical issues to avoid, things you’d recommend, and design aspects you’d like to see more of?
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Remember that whatever you're designing has to exist, its limbs have to be able to move unobstructed by the rest of its body and it should probably have a semi-plausible center of mass. If yugioh cards are anything to go by it's very easy to forget that if all you're doing is drawing something that looks cool.
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try redrawing already existing designs but experiment a bit to find your style.
Then start with animal mechs, it’ll teach you how to incorporate overall themes into your mecha. From there you can move onto more mechanical themes like a specific sports car or a jet etc.
both are important because they give you some kind of end goal that your mech is supposed to look like.
Also learn how to do relative perspective.
its basically point perspective but backwards. instead of drawing your horizon and vanishing points first, then drawing your box in accordance. draw your box first and it should be drawn well enough you can figure out the vanishing points from its angles. From their you draw all your other angles in relation to that first box

I’ve been designing mecha on and off for 5 years. It depends on what medium you are working in, e.g sketch vs sculpture. A lot of procedural questions get solved at this stage. For example if I’m sculpting a mech in real life I always start, and suggest you start always as well with the feet. The whole sculpture will flow from how the feet are designed and the consequences of the stance will hold repercussions throughout the whole rest of the body.

If you’re working with pencil and paper I would start with filling several pages with silhouettes of the different parts of the Mech. Start from very general shapes, spheres, cubes, cylinders, cones, and the truncated versions of each of those and work your way up to more diverse geometry dictated by the concept or theme you are working towards.

When designing the basic form and silhouette think more about volume than details.

I think those are the two main biggest pieces of solid advice you will get when it comes to actually building and fleshing our the structural framework
From there very obvious next steps include a lot of theoretical and creative, aesthetic and technical considerations. The degree to which you lean into these areas will dictate the next and next steps.
You can study the history of machines to understand how materials and constraints, (DoF) will play a part
Understanding Kinematics and kinematic systems will help you to get a better grasp on how machines move and operate. For example how do you achieve linear motion from reciprocating motion? It will help a lot to know those basics, and will go a long way in balancing the marginal aesthetics and how hard you can stray from them and still retain believability and realism. Not only that but studying kinematics and machinery will also grant you a huge resource of objects and illustrations from which you can build your visual library to garner more extrapolations and ideas.
On this subject I would highly recommend the book,“The Kinematics of Machinery” by Franz Realeaux. It is a great resource for understanding Kinematics and has lots and lots of pictures and diagrams to help build your visual library. A visual library is important to have. Basically it is your inventory of different shapes, different mechanism, different features from which you can rely on and use in your designs. Building your library is a lifelong process, I’m not talking about reference pictures on your computer but the actual concepts and images that come from your imagination. Think back and see if you can draw a specific jet airplane from memory. You don’t have to draw well the Excercise is all about remembering the different facets of that subject. Did you miss the shape of the cowl? What about the canopy? Do you know that a BAE Hawk Jet has a static reticle design etched into the canopy glass to assist with dead reckoning and targeting? These are the details that will make you more successful. The more you have in your memory the better will be your phases of ideation.
With humanoid mecha, familiarity w/ human anatomy is important, partly in order to AVOID making it look like a man in armor.

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What if the next Hollywood live-action Gundam is about a teenager getting super power after wearing this special helmet?
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Dilate fggt, noone cares about your opinion and you will be buried under your real name.
Aikibaranger is well worth your time, enjoyable and endearing.

I think the one you want is over-time subs? I can't remember if thats the right one of the two groups that were subbing it. The subs are all always white and the catchphrase was translated as "pain is power" . I am explicitly recommending this in vaguary because they had subtitles appear over Japanese text that was plot relevant.

Sorry for my shoddy memory,

I have gotten over getting assblasted over stupid shit like that but i also don't see the need to want life actions of everything so the quality of any adaptions is moot to me because i won't seriously see it in the first place.
Please let Koichi Sakamoto direct.
Wow, rude much? Who pissed in your cereal?

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For me it's fat fuck Sentai mecha. Love them.
what the fuck is a hot take? go back to twitter retard
Hot take: I don't think chicks dig giant robots.

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>What's your guy's fave tank engine design from TTTE?

I'm a Trevfag myself. I like the idea of TEs a lot.
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Probably relevant, but this is Awdry's second model of Thomas's branch line, still intact
Pinchy is hungry
Based and Awdrypilled
All the models used in the demo are also Awdry's original models as well
>That Annie model is almost 100 years old
That's crazy to think about

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Previous Thread: >>19399692

>How to get into KR and where to start?

>List of subbed series

>Direct Download Links

>/krg/ archives
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There's also @kamenriderssaber which is also an official account, though I couldn't tell you the difference between the two.
Nah. It would be more like Jiro raping a woman before mauling her to death with blood spray and fake limbs flying everywhere.
Chou Henshin! Kamen Rider Booba!
>>19405358 #
The Calibur mantle is already playing the mystery Rider twice. Would be old hat to do it again. It would also be a pretty weak mystery, even compared to Calibur's second outing. Out of only three active women on this cast, Reika can be seen a mile away in that suit. An antagonistic, high ranking member of a league of knights who right now are the only known source of Rider transformation devices/weapons in this world. It's telling that they didn't bother showing off Sabella in the magazine one month and revealing her identity in the next month.

The only really mystery they can work with is the name, specifically why her name is effectively femSaber and why Saber and Sabella have this relationship we haven't seen among other Riders in this show. Or even out. Kiva and Kiva-la are the only ones that come close, but they don't share a narrative in the original season for obvious reasons.
I'm really tired of this trend of characters actually being riders all along but the toy catalog compels them to never transform until the next quarter.

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Old thread died, so i'm making a new one.
Mega: https://mega.nz/folder/05plFB4C#yUWR-eLOAc82jhNuqBmaNw
Previous thread: >>19233214
I took the time and marked frames 72 and 73 as delivered, frames 51 - 58 as claimed, and reponed frame 148.
We are really close, anons, lets finish this.
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I can't even believe how close we are bros
the STORM is coming
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We really are almost there
Now, I wonder where the Groizeranon is, he was almost done with his frames
i think he stopped updating because that one anon bitched at him for posting progress pics
>threads lose steam because no one's posting anything and we don't know if the people who took frames are actually working on them
>guy decides to actually update us on his work at a decent rate
>gets scared away
>last thread dies before even hitting bump limit as a result
>that one anon bitched at him for posting progress pics
I didn't see that but dang

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>your first /m/ waifu

Lady Une for me. And only when she has glasses/hair tied.
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there was no point with rei Q actually.

they're doing the same shit with Rei Q as they did with Rei II, basically she will learn how to love again or some shit.. they have hinted this in everything since "until you come to me."

anyway anon is a retard.
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Android waifu is best waifu
Why shoot a man after throwing him out a plane?
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It doesn't matter what will happen with her. She's already perfect.

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So Tatsunoko, Artland, Studio Nue, Big West, and Harmony Gold. What did each company do in relation to the creation of this series? And who owns which rights of it now?
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damn, somebody better tell them to stop making movies and concerts and tv shows then
Yeah, those Macross movies, like that one announced three years ago with absolutely zero news since.
Macross is probably going to still be getting concerts after you and I are dead, anon.
>TV shows
It's been four years since Delta, anon. They have stopped.
>Gap between SDF: Macross and Macross 7 - 10 years
>Gap between Macross 7 and Macross Frontier - 12 years
>Gap between Macross Frontier and Macross Delta - 8 years

Each TV show has had a sprinkling of OVAs and movies in between. We're not due for another Macross show for another 4-6 years.

We have a teaser for the new movie.
yeah but dummy didn't know about it since it's not on crunchyroll so it doesn't count

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This is the first, and ONLY time I have ever spent money on a cosmetic item in a game.
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Shit, I didn’t know Orson Scott Card wrote Ultimate Iron Man.
I will never stop being upset over what they did to the Ultimate verse
They improved it the moment the decided to get rid of it.
It's not his best work

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last one got maxed
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gotta love the Starfuries
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Centauri Ships were also nice looking
and undefeated they detonated a planet inside the it and did no damage, only thing they could do that kind of worked was teleport it away and run
This one is from the Free Navy right?
I always found them really neat because they were among the very few sci-fi spacecraft of their time to actually adhere to and take advantage of zero-g maneuvering. They weren't just "fighter jet but in space," they were actual space fighters.

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some of us speds host crap on various synchtubes
this continues the efforts to keep things to a single thread so as the week(s) progress we can just post here as stuff is about to happen rather than clutter the board with multiple threads

over on cytube I've got mog-rog running 24/7 as a "current events" channel going through the last few weeks of the sort of shit people chat about around here, with special material Tuesday and Friday nights at 8p Eastern
Captain Kohai has similar weekly efforts on his cytube channel PTSF-THRS on Thursdays, and various clever fellows do things on Saturdays and / or Sundays
beyond that I've got some other channels, on cytube mog-2 (past Tues/Fri content), just_1 (wildcard, currently Red Dwarf), just_2 (wildcard, currently Russian Married With Children), and the more self-explanatory just_mst3k and just_lucha
I've got a couple of channels on taima but they don't have much to do with /m/. Beavis And Butthead dabble in things a little bit but that's about it, even with all the original music videos
there's other channels with no particular affiliation to anybody around here but still relevant, like 1701 and quarks-bar (a couple of Star Trek channels)
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Time to start the night with Nadesico!
While the Nadesico crew is on their way to Mars, Scully and Mulder are out hunting spoopy! X-Files is next!
Well that was a spoopy episode, but there'll be some Swat Kats action next!
Spike continues his journey into space, next!
A lone puppet is all that is left of humanity, or is it? Our move of this week is 9!

Wow this is so comfy
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If I had a second monitor right now this would be now my wallpaper.
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End of story spoiler webm
Patlabor Supplex

You are both persons of refined taste.
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Fight was kino.
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pure fucking kino

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ITT: Post good mecha games
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Was that big fuckin' laser in Omega Boost's intro even in the game? I only remember Viper Boost turning you into a ball and smashing into things.
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I played through this the other day. It was pretty fun
Don't think so.
Just more missiles after each zone and viper boost.
Mazin saga or Mazin wars for Genesis is very kino.
already in my wishlist, now waiting for sales

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Did you ever miscall a ship in a mecha show?
I was 250% sure that Kamille and Emma were end game and I never would've guessed Judau and Roux would've been a thing. I was also wrong about Sayla too (but I mean I think we all were)

The other mecha shows were a lot more straight forward with their love interests.
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Previously i thought Hush was introduced to make Atra realized that going after Mikazuki was futile. They would fall in love and fuck. Then i thought Hush was there to marry Atra and take care of Mika's kid. Of course the fucker died later
>"I got a kill!"
Man they had no clue what to do with Hush did they?
I'm also surprised about the support for MikaAtra considering how much Mikazuki liked to show emotions other than anger. I mean he obviously cared about her when he was ready to murder more of the people that kidnapped and beat her, not to mention he sniffed her out like the dog he is.
>Man they had no clue what to do with Hush did they?
They had no clue what to do with the majority of the IBO cast and they kept introducing new people
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True, the only Tekkadan members who got some form of development were Biscuit, Orga, and Akihiro. Oh, and the blonde shota too i guess.
>Man they had no clue what to do with Hush did they?
I'm one of the few who actually like how he was handled. I mean, sure it would have been cool to see him do more, but training with Mika to improve himself and then dying like that was both tragic and realistic. Death can find you at any time. Not everyone gets a heroic end.
>I mean he obviously cared about her
I think the only people Mika grew to care about were Orga, Atra, and Hush. You could see his sadness when he realized Hush was done for. Fucker showed more emotion for Hush than for Shino
Yeah, glad I'm not the only one noticed that.

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Never trust a white woman.

Stardust Memories is depressing as hell
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What'd you anon's think of the 0083 Rebellion manga? I'm about to start reading it now, is it just as dumb as the original show or is this an alternate retelling like The Origin was for 0079?
shit opinion
>Heero wakes up and discovers a hangnail
Time to blow up my Gundam!

>Heero goes to the fridge to get milk, but there's less than half a millimeter of liquid at the bottom of the carton.
Time to blow up my Gundam!

>Heero tries to order a Coke with his meal, but the waiter asks if Pepsi is okay.
Time to blow up my Gundam!
It's "happy" until you realize all of his friends have become space gestapos and Kou will either be forever scarred or join the AEUG and die
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