The Official Gundam Build Divers Mecha Thread Mk I

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The Official Gundam Build Divers Mecha Thread Mk I

Post by Chris » Sat Feb 03, 2018 5:33 pm

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Post by Amion » Sat Feb 03, 2018 7:09 pm

They do indeed. I eagerly await the pictures and technical details.

But those Zeon and Recongista suits. O__O Mad love for those, especially the leader's Griamore.
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Post by Dark Duel » Sat Feb 03, 2018 7:25 pm

I'm actually not a huge fan of most of the mech designs I've seen on the site or in the prologue so far. That GM III variant isn't too bad, but I really don't like...well, any of the three 00-based designs.
And that Kapool is just weird. I mean, I get that they're going for something cutesy like they did with the Beargguy in GPB and GBF, but I think it doesn't work nearly as well with the Kapool compared to the Acguy, IMO.
As for the AGE-2 variant...well, I'm biased, because AGE-2 is one of my favorites of the later-AU Gundam designs. But, apart from the Sword Bits(I'm not a fan of remote weapons in general), I do quite like that one. I especially like the slight redesign of the upper armor panels of the rifle.
The Grimoire...Well, TBQH I'm not wild about G-Reco's designs in general, though the Grimoire is one of the more interesting ones IMO. But I do quite like the mod to the legs with the sub-arm/blade weapons built into the knee. That's pretty cool.
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Post by BrentD15 » Sat Feb 10, 2018 9:52 am

It's great to see a Capule join the main cast, and to see G-Reco get some recognition. :D
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Post by Zeonista » Tue Feb 20, 2018 9:49 pm

HGBD Gundam Age II Magnum: Definitely an ace commander's Gundam. Cool dark-and-white color scheme too.
HGBD Gundam 00 Diver: Yeah yeah, the Gundam hero's MS is a melee monster, we get it. However, having decided that, it plays to its strengths as fast & hard hitting. The model kit is minimal, so this one will get upgraded a lot.
HGBD Grimoire Red Beret: Build Divers dares to present a G-Reco MS and make it awesome! Calling it "Red Beret" just so we can't miss the anime reference, the MS is a performer at all ranges. A tilt rotor backpack allows for some extra weapons and flight options for an atmospheric stage.
HGBD Momo Kapool: It's a kawai Kapool, cheerfully working the Bearguy angle into a penguin-theme for all it's worth. You cannot resist the kawai mode! :D
HGBD GM III Beam Master: Well, someone has to fly cover for the Heroic Haxxor and the Zeon Penguin! Missiles, a plug 'n play rifle, and Seventies Corvette paint scheme, it's the MS for Feddy Punks to follow.
HGBD Ogre GN-X: Boy, this thing is a real frankenmech with a bit of many AU MS in its build. But hey, it is proof that Build Divers are what you want them to be.
HGBD Seravee Gundam Scheherezade: It has "hidden effects" which means transforming capabilities and beam weapons! The bazooka looks pretty nifty too. (The HG kit is gonna be runners galore. :P)
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Re: The Official Gundam Build Divers Mecha Thread Mk I

Post by Kuruni » Tue Feb 20, 2018 11:30 pm

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Tue Feb 20, 2018 9:49 pm
Calling it "Red Beret" just so we can't miss the anime reference
There's G-Arms anime? I known that Command Gundam appear in SD Gundam Scramble short and later GBF, but I don't think the series itself or the Red Beret Gundam ever get animated.
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Post by Wingnut » Wed Feb 21, 2018 1:06 am

Kuruni wrote:
Tue Feb 20, 2018 11:30 pm
Zeonista wrote:
Tue Feb 20, 2018 9:49 pm
Calling it "Red Beret" just so we can't miss the anime reference
There's G-Arms anime? I known that Command Gundam appear in SD Gundam Scramble short and later GBF, but I don't think the series itself or the Red Beret Gundam ever get animated.
No, the whole paint job, including the infamous Red Shoulder, is a VOTOMS reference.
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Re: The Official Gundam Build Divers Mecha Thread Mk I

Post by Kuruni » Wed Feb 21, 2018 2:41 am

Wingnut wrote:
Wed Feb 21, 2018 1:06 am
Kuruni wrote:
Tue Feb 20, 2018 11:30 pm
Zeonista wrote:
Tue Feb 20, 2018 9:49 pm
Calling it "Red Beret" just so we can't miss the anime reference
There's G-Arms anime? I known that Command Gundam appear in SD Gundam Scramble short and later GBF, but I don't think the series itself or the Red Beret Gundam ever get animated.
No, the whole paint job, including the infamous Red Shoulder, is a VOTOMS reference.
And the name, red head, remote robot, and oversize rifle is Red Beret reference. I atually think it's mixed of two, Red Beret Gundam just happen to be more obscure.
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Re: The Official Gundam Build Divers Mecha Thread Mk I

Post by Zeonista » Thu Feb 22, 2018 9:31 pm

Kuruni wrote:
Wed Feb 21, 2018 2:41 am
Wingnut wrote:
Wed Feb 21, 2018 1:06 am
Kuruni wrote:
Tue Feb 20, 2018 11:30 pm


There's G-Arms anime? I known that Command Gundam appear in SD Gundam Scramble short and later GBF, but I don't think the series itself or the Red Beret Gundam ever get animated.
No, the whole paint job, including the infamous Red Shoulder, is a VOTOMS reference.
And the name, red head, remote robot, and oversize rifle is Red Beret reference. I atually think it's mixed of two, Red Beret Gundam just happen to be more obscure.
Knowing the GBF series writers, both references are possible and probably deliberate. The whole Gundam/Sunrise mecha trivial pursuit angle is part of the fun, of course! :D (I went for the VOTOMS reference too.)
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Re: The Official Gundam Build Divers Mecha Thread Mk I

Post by Arsarcana » Fri Feb 23, 2018 6:41 pm

Zeonista wrote:
Tue Feb 20, 2018 9:49 pm
HGBD Grimoire Red Beret: Build Divers dares to present a G-Reco MS and make it awesome! Calling it "Red Beret" just so we can't miss the anime reference, the MS is a performer at all ranges. A tilt rotor backpack allows for some extra weapons and flight options for an atmospheric stage.
I love the combination Green Beret/VOTOMS reference and the leg weapons but those 'Minimoire' heads...
HGBD GM III Beam Master: Well, someone has to fly cover for the Heroic Haxxor and the Zeon Penguin! Missiles, a plug 'n play rifle, and Seventies Corvette paint scheme, it's the MS for Feddy Punks to follow.
My first thought is that it's what happens when the GM III and the Gunleon have a baby. And given how much I like the GM III, I'm all for that.
HGBD Ogre GN-X: Boy, this thing is a real frankenmech with a bit of many AU MS in its build. But hey, it is proof that Build Divers are what you want them to be.
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HGBD Seravee Gundam Scheherezade: It has "hidden effects" which means transforming capabilities and beam weapons! The bazooka looks pretty nifty too. (The HG kit is gonna be runners galore. :P)
Yeah, it's got the bits hanging off the rear skirt armor that resemble Raphael Dominions' setup and which are transparently part of a second machine. They also appear to be able to attach to the Scheherezade's legs. Dunno what that's supposed to do aside from make the machine taller but it's a Build series so the only limit is the writers' imagination.

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