Armoured Core

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Postby Bragallot » Thu Dec 30, 2010 10:58 am

Instructions?
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Postby Zahru II » Thu Dec 30, 2010 11:31 am

Sure, Nat mentioned it earlier... you can buy it at Idunnowhere.net. I'm kinda disapproving asking money for a moc instruction.
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Postby Warhead » Thu Dec 30, 2010 11:42 am

Oh, I don't know. If I could get my hands on some Instructions for stuff I'd be interested. I think instructions help with the learning process.
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Postby Zahru II » Thu Dec 30, 2010 11:51 am

Yeah, but many people upload howtos for free to use and take. Charging a price for it feels a bit elitist for me.
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Postby Ross_Varn » Thu Dec 30, 2010 12:12 pm

I remember her talking about having to buy the enormously expensive gear treads to connect the arms and the legs to the torso.
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Postby BFenix » Mon Jan 03, 2011 5:52 pm

Behold

http://teknomeka.com/

I think the new models have some minor updates
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Postby dilanski » Mon Jan 03, 2011 8:21 pm

Would you be willing to provide the instructions for free natalya?
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Postby Natalya » Mon Jan 03, 2011 11:51 pm

I don't want to get sued.

But if you want to see how he did stuff, look in these galleries for some hints:

http://www.brickshelf.com/cgi-bin/gallery.cgi?f=391025
http://www.brickshelf.com/cgi-bin/gallery.cgi?f=423709

If those had been around when I first tried to build one of these in 2004 I would probably have succeeded.  But they weren't; there was only a defunct website with some detail of the joints and stuff.


You need a lot of those big gears though.  Take a look at the hips:

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Two there, plus one more for each leg, plus another one which goes right above this component for the waist, and then two more for the shoulders.
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Postby ForlornCreature » Tue Jan 04, 2011 2:38 am

My prediction of an inevitable battle involving this thing:

EPIC ENDING
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Re: Armoured Core

Postby IX_Legion » Sat Jul 07, 2012 10:10 pm

:necro: but I don't care.

There is only one way to kill this thing.

6) Let the Assyrians find out there's a high-value target on the most well-guarded of your planets.
7) Wait for AC to show up
8) As an epic battle rages (actually, as the thing is massacring your troops in job lots), begin accelerating asteroids toward the planet. LOTS and LOTS of very BIG asteroids.
9) Annihilate planet, along with whatever target was bait, and the 50 or so left of your original 50,000 troops there.
10) Hope the Assyrians don't have another one.
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Re: Armoured Core

Postby mgb519 » Sat Jul 07, 2012 10:56 pm

Or just use hundreds of cheap anti-tank units with rocket launchers and aim for the legs, and then continue to systematically dismantle it in that manner.
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Re: Armoured Core

Postby Silverdream » Sat Jul 07, 2012 11:15 pm

No, even easier, get hundreds of tiny drones that the AC will have trouble even looking at, and zerg rush the thing. If you're smart you should be able to destroy it within turns.
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Re: Armoured Core

Postby Zupponn » Sat Jul 07, 2012 11:38 pm

Has it ever been modified since the OP?
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Re: Armoured Core

Postby Colette » Sat Jul 07, 2012 11:43 pm

Zupponn wrote:Has it ever been modified since the OP?


She made the gun shorter due to irresolvable weight issues.

What would be awesome, though, would be a to-scale OTC for this monster.
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Re: Armoured Core

Postby Zupponn » Sat Jul 07, 2012 11:45 pm

Colette wrote:
Zupponn wrote:Has it ever been modified since the OP?


She made the gun shorter due to irresolvable weight issues.

OK, but what about the mecha itself?
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