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I need help with ideas for other names for mecha, like "Mobile Suit" or "Variable Fighter" and stuff.
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>>55818878
"Mobility aid"
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>>55818878
Metal Gear
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Vertical One-Man Tank for Offense and Maneuvers
Muscle Tracer
Wanzer
Armored Core
Armored Fighting Walker
Gunhound
Orbital Frame
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>>55819196
>Armored Fighting Walker
I appreciate you, anon.
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>>55819421
It's criminal how little love that game gets.
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>>55818878
Arm Slave
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>>55819495
Not enough games explore the infantry support required for giant walking targets like mecha
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>>55818878
Mech
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>>55818878
Mobile Armor
Battle Mover
Heavy Suit
War Strider
Titan Frame
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>>55819196
>Orbital Frame
Ready for combat operation.
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>>55818878
Weeaboo mecha or Grungy mech?
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>>55819495
>Armored Fighting Walker

what game?
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>>55818878
bumpytrot
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>>55819196
>Vertical One-Man Tank for Offense and Maneuvers
VOMTOM sounds like a male prostitute you use for your vomit fetish anon
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Fighting Machines
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>>55819782
You mean a trotmobile?
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Zord
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>>55818878
What are the mechs in your setting used for? What type of terrain do they operate in? How big are they? Are they fast or clunky? How are they controlled?
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>>55818878
Big men
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>>55818878
Warframe.
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>>55818878
Depending how Big and chunky they are, Ironclads.
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>>55818878
I can't believe that started it's life as a Hyakuren.
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>>55819808
It's VOTOM.

Which brings up Armored Trooper as another name.
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>>55819913
Those inverted legs make a world of difference.

>>55818878
Just make up an acronym, doesnt even have to be complicated
HCMs - Human Combat Machine
done.

Otherwise, do like Pacific Rim and take a word you think is appropriate for the mechs and run it through different languages until you find something cool sounding.
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>>55818878

An appropriate name depends on the size and purpose of the mecha. Are they just not-gundams? Or are they glorified power armor? Or are we talking space-defenders, or some kind of class of super robot?
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>>55819702
Ring of Red, it's a PS2 game.
Go play it, it's awesome.
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>>55818878

Walker
Stalker
Faulkner
Quarterback
Lineback
Fullback
Striker
Kicker
Leg-Tank (or "lank" for short)
Man-Tank (or "mank" for short)
Tall-Tank (or "tank" for short)
Springer
Jaeger
Warrior
Strider
Tall-Boy
Steppy-Lad
Soldier-Boy
Armored Bane
Big Guy
Universal Upright Utility Unit
Penny Dreadnought
Centaur
Cyclops
Jotun
Land-Mate
All-terrain Light Fighter
Armored Fighting Vehicle
Infantry Fighting Vehicle
Heavy Expeditionary Amphibious Rough-Terrain
Sealed Suit
Rock Monkey
Ground Fighter
Ground Pounder
GroPo
Gropey
Handiman
Squatter
Fat Man
Little Boy
Legcelerator
Shorty
Manlet
Rudeboy
Boxer
Ronda Rousey
Jumper
Sweater
Blouse
Trousers
Pants
Bloomers
Gunners
Mobile Homes
Leg Days
Gymnopanzer
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>>55819196
Orbital Frame is dope.
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>>55818878
Knightmare
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Humanoid Machines/Mechanics or HMs
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>>55820343

If you haven't, for the love of god go play both Zone of the Enders games.
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Armored, Ambulatory Atomic Arsenal Alpha.
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Multirole Armored General Utility Suit.
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Modular Assault Vehicle
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>>55818878
hydrarmor: hydraulic armor
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>>55818878
Heavy Gear
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___frame (Orbital, War, Battle, Knight, etc.)
Kataphrakt
Tactical Surface Fighter
Tactical Surface Attacker
Golem
Macroskeleton
Warjack
Biped
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>>55820605
I've only played Fist of Mars, but damn if it wasn't one of the best GBA games I owned.
never getting hit was fun
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I'm a fan of the various Armored Core ones like LYNX, RAVEN, or NEXT. That's probably just because I like Armored Core though
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>>55818878
Mars Engine
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big fucking robot
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>>55818878
Armored Actively Assistive Exoskeleton
Mechanized Exoframe
Servo Suit

It depends on how big they are.
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DIEbuster.
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Mechanized Exploration and Combat Hardsuit Assemblies

That way you can get away with it. Still sounds like it was marketable to civilians at some point too then.
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>>55818878
Robot, from the Russian, which is significantly less specific in meaning than its English counterpart.
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>>55821286
That's... not awful.

Huh.
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>>55820204
>Big guy
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>>55819833
you mean steambot?
game couldn't decide on what to call the fucking things
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>>55821318
For the love of mike...
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How would you make "Ace" a mecha-related acronym?
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>>55821762
Armored Combat Exoskelton
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>>55821762
Assault Core Engine
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>>55821762
Advanced Concept Eschelon
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>>55821762
Attack Colombian Elicopter
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Accelerated Cyborg Emergency
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>>55818878
Mobile Trench
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>>55821762
Automated Combat Exosuit.

After all, at this point, a robot really can do your job better than you fleshbag.
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>>55822147
Yeah, but they can't get past CAPTCHA
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>>55818878
Jaegers
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>>55821076
Giving out a (You) because it's deserved.
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>>55821286
Change hardsuit to harness (what plate armor used to be called apparently) and assemblies to assembly or array.
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>>55818878
Goliaths
Heavy Piloted Ordinance
Powered Combat Exosuit
Mobile Assault Tank
Mechanized Armor for Urban Combat
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Geargia
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>>55818878
Heavy Gear
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>>55818878
Guardian. I use that name for mecha that babysit large and slow ships.
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>>55818878
Bipedal Assault Unit
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>>55818878
Mortar Headd
Machine Messiah
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Avatars
Eidolons
Atma
Persona
Vessels
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>>55818878

Use mythology. Call a not!Valkyrie a Simurgh or something. A honest to god not!Jaeger might be a Jotunn.

Hell, call them Nagai.
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>>55823117
Excellent taste
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>>55818878
Punchbot
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GIGAS
Gigantic Individual Gear Armored System
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Labors
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>>55818878
Stormlord
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>>55819196
>Wanzer
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>>55818878
Warden

Or go old mongol for flavor , like Baghatur, which means honored hero, or go slavic and combine words, like Ognebog, which means "Fire God"
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>>55818878
Mechanized Armored Walker (MAW)
New Armored Knight Engine Device (NAKED)
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Bipedal Armored Tank or (BAT)
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Been cooking up a fantasy mecha setting, similar to Vanguard Bandits. Relatively low tech, swords and possibly bows but no flying/space.

Right now, the acronym is FG: Fabled Garb, Faceless Golem, AND Fallen Gods.

Are these good? Any from the above that might be better?
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>>55818878
Mobile Armored System for Tactical Endurance and Recon

Easy, makes sense, is fun to say, come at me.
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>>55819196
>Gunhound
I like you.
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>>55824004
>Garbs
Typical fantasy mechs
>Golems
Fantasy automatons/robots
>Gods
Pretty much super mechs IE: Escaflowne etc.

Is that how they are?
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>>55824004
FG, all of that and sometimes pronounced as Effigy. Have that it's canon that all of these names are used.
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>>55824209
More like, they're all the same, people just have different names for them across cultures. Some revere them as gods, others as the tools of gods.

>>55824216
Effigy could work, thanks.
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Fully-Armored Gigantic Ground Ordinance Titans
Or as I like to call them
__mechas_
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>>55821286
on par with "light amplification by stimulated emission of radiation"
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>>55822183
>>55822719
Anons with taste

To answer OP, I like (war/battle/heavy)frame, and (war/battle/heavy)gear for small to medium sized units. Gives a clear idea of what they are for, and allows for them to have had or still have a civilian application be changing the prefix to exo/cargo.
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>>55818878
>>55824318
Mechanized Engagement Carapace for Heavy Assault. Or M.E.C.H.A for short.
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I go with MMARV, for Modular Multirole Armored/Autonomous Robotic Vehicle
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Tactical Armored Gear
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>>55818878
Titan
Goliath class battle machine / GCBM / Goliath
Max
Yotun
Gearplate
Great golem
Laufpanzer
Shagorobot
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Neurally Linked Combat Armor
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>>55818878
Punch Car
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>>55818878

"Brave" like Indians called their warriors.
"Land-Stalker" for mobile recognizance.
"Walker" for a generic but feasible name.
"Bipedal Mobile Assault Shell" or BMAS for short.
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titan
gargant
eid
urban combat heavy armor exoskeleton
special tactics unit for breach and subjugation (STUBS)
avatar
vessel
martyr
incarnation (INCAR)
auto-knight
metal fatigue
50 diesel engines per muscle strand (50de/ms)
metal clutch
metal shift
metal stick
metal break
metal rear view mirror
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>>55818878
Walker Machine. Seriously though, >>55819839 has a good point, it's easier to name something if we know what exactly it's doing.

>>55821762
Another Centuries Episode
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>>55818878
Better with designations than with blanket terms
Like, JERICHO-class supportive fire battlesuit
ATTILA-class anti-infantry suit
ARTEMIS-class reconnaisance suit
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>>55818878
Humanoid Tank
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Target Practice.
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Man/Colossus Rassling Adapter
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>>55819808
hey, if MANPADS exists...
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>>55819196
>>55819591
I miss that series
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>>55818878

I called mine Gehenpanzers.

Just mashed the German words for walking and tank together
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>>55820204
>Armored Bane
>Big Guy
>Universal Upright Utility Unit
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>>55818878
Standing Tank
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>>55820359
god the engrish in that show was bad
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>>55834488
A STank!?
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>>55833576
You mean Wanzers?
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>>55818878
Autobots.
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>>55818878
I once used a random mecha anime generator on some website and it gave me "Orbital Circuit", and ever since then that's become my favorite weeb mech phrase.
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>>55821291

Czech
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>>55818878
Bro, literally anything can work. Something like Valkyries because they com from the sky and wreck shit can work. Therefore, something like Fury Angels can also work, or TIA - Tactical Intervention Angel.

Fuck nigga, you could even go full generic shit and just call them Bitas, Bipedal Tanks. Or just Juggernauts. Or something like Hercules Trooper, or Goliaths. Fuck anon, just use you're brain, there are a thousand combinations available for you. ATCs. Armored Tactical Colossus. Maybe something as simple as "Mammoths" can work too. Add an "Armor Suit" suffix to a word to make an acronym. I dunno OP, just don't be retarded.
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>>55818878
The one we use for my homebrew is Mechanical Soldier System, shortened to MSS (said mess) by nonpilot brass and Mech or Mecha by damn near everyone else.
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>>55818878
Big Stompy Robit
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>>55827826
>titan

This wins for most obvious and least original. Closely followed by:

>>55823008
>Guardian

Meanwhile...

>>55827826
>urban combat heavy armor exoskeleton

You were so close.
Linear Urban Combat Heavy Armor = LUCHA

In another vein:
Mobile Exo-Carapace, Heavy = MECH

Also, you guys are forgetting a classic:

Mekton.
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>>55818878
Tactical Armored Gear
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>>55818878
"G Fighter"
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>>55842342
>>55821286
Light Urban Combat Harness Assembly.
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>>55821762
Anti-kaiju Combat Executor
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Shogun Warrior
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>>55818878

Hey OP (and everyone), here are a buncha mecha generators.

http://www.seventhsanctum.com/generate.php?Genname=mechamaker

http://www.seventhsanctum.com/generate.php?Genname=mechaname

http://www.fantasynamegenerators.com/mecha-names.php#.WeBEyRNSxE4

http://donjon.bin.sh/scifi/random/#type=mecha
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Eru's Love
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Cyclopeans. Make monoeyes the common design because people will expect it and it's the coolest one anyway. Theme the setting around exploring greater-than-human scale ruins because most people are going to know the word from Lovecraft describing R'lyeh.
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Limb Hugen ("hyuj-en") is an unusual one.

Aaaannnnd then there's

Goddess
Mashin ("machine" and "evil god")
Aura Battler
Road Fighter
Armo-Solider
Gear Fighter
Variable Fighter
Destroid
Battroid
Battloid (ugh)
Round Vernian
Heavy Metal
Battle Sniper
Panzer Armor
Maneuver Slave
Struggle Suit
Motorslave
Motoroid
Buster Machine
Metaljack
Gun Driver
Guymelef
Zoid
Megadeus
Man-Machine
etc etc etc

and of course

Super Robot

Or, for an original one: ROBO
Reflex-Operated Body Ordnance
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>>55818878

The Mechs in the campaign I'm getting ready to run are called Nemean Engines.

But they have kind of an implied magical bend to them and everything follows a king of greek mythology naming theme so I'm not sure how well they'd work outside that scenario.
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>>55823869
Or Temujin for "man of iron".
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What are some good names for animal mechas? Or alternatively for animal-shaped units that serve as full-body cybernetic frames for alien nuclei that power and control the unit?
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Wander-Panzer or Wanzer
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>>55844437
Bestia Frames
Zoids
Berserker Arms
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>>55844519
>Bestia Frames
Not too shabby, I like it.
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Since this is the only mech related thread I could find atm

https://techcrunch.com/2017/10/12/megabots-and-suidobashi-heavy-industrys-giant-robots-are-finally-fighting-next-week/
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>>55844545
Oh fuck, I thought they cancelled this.
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By combining the terms for Walking, Tank, and Trooper, we get the ultimate term for such a device

the Wanker
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>>55818878
Fuckfighter
Fight-Fucker
Mechanized Battle Strapon
Old Dirty Bastard
Hollowed Out Demon We Filled With Machinery.
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H.A.W.C. Heavy Arrmored Weapons Chassis
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I'm saving these names for later and personal use




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