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Postby Silverdream » Thu Oct 17, 2013 11:35 am

http://www.kickstarter.com/projects/178 ... and-models

Surprised no one has posted this yet. I think it looks pretty cool.
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Re: Mechabrick

Postby Zupponn » Thu Oct 17, 2013 11:57 am

It looks cool, but seems to lack in a little variety.  My favorite thing about MFZ is the creativity in the builds and the variety between factions.  All this stuff looks the same, which really ruins the spirit of Lego, which is to build your own stuff.  If they were making standalone minis, then I probably wouldn't be as critical.
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Re: Mechabrick

Postby dilanski » Thu Oct 17, 2013 3:15 pm

I'd consider the £35 kit, especially with what appears to be free UK shipping. I'd go higher (to the £65 and bag the bonus's), but I've never considered kickstarter much more than a 50/50 chance of the money vanishing into an offshore bank, or the project falling through. If it looks like in a few days the target will be met I'll get one.
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Re: Mechabrick

Postby samuelzz10 » Thu Oct 17, 2013 3:32 pm

I posted it in brikwar chat yesterday. I think it's really cool, but they need studs on them.
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Re: Mechabrick

Postby Natalya » Fri Oct 18, 2013 10:08 pm

Naw looks like shit.
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Re: Mechabrick

Postby Silverdream » Fri Oct 18, 2013 11:40 pm

Natalya wrote:Naw looks like shit.


You're just jealous that I've made a friend and you haven't.
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Re: Mechabrick

Postby Ben-Jammin » Sat Oct 19, 2013 6:59 am

Silverdream wrote:
Natalya wrote:Naw looks like shit.


You're just jealous that I've made a friend and you haven't.


Doesn't change the fact that it looks like shit.
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Re: Mechabrick

Postby Silverdream » Sat Oct 19, 2013 10:19 am

Coming from the guy who has that sig, that's a measure of quality.
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Re: Mechabrick

Postby Timedude » Sat Oct 19, 2013 11:31 am

There's really no buildability there... looks like something Megaboks would have put out 10 years ago.
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Re: Mechabrick

Postby dilanski » Sat Oct 19, 2013 2:45 pm

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Image from new update blog. I'm wanting to stick wings onto the back and rockets onto the feet already.
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Re: Mechabrick

Postby Tennysoul » Tue Oct 22, 2013 3:34 pm

I'll be honest, I liked the setup they built for the presentation, but I really don't care for non-Lego stuff. Call me a purist...I don't need another "scale" for my Lego. I can make what I like, I don't want something more. And for that matter why didn't they pitch this directly to Lego? Seems extremely limited, and the extra stuff that would really make this more interesting doesn't even come in the basic Kickstarter fund...not interested.
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Re: Mechabrick

Postby BFenix » Sun Nov 03, 2013 7:41 pm

Zupponn wrote:It looks cool, but seems to lack in a little variety.  My favorite thing about MFZ is the creativity in the builds and the variety between factions.  All this stuff looks the same, which really ruins the spirit of Lego, which is to build your own stuff.  If they were making standalone minis, then I probably wouldn't be as critical.


Zupp pretty much said it. I'm sure more people interested in the game will critic that aspect so a degree of customization apart from painting should be expected.
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Re: Mechabrick

Postby pkbrennan » Sat Dec 07, 2013 12:26 pm

Not enough pre-kickstarter development to be really interesting. It is still a damn good idea though.

What it needs is studs on some parts, plus the parts being available in every Lego colour going.

Saying that, the robots would be useful as exo-armour in Brickwars with some 3rd party weapons, so not a total loss...
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