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  • November 3, 2014
    This is a video of the MechWarrior 'Sunder' costume father Ryan built for he and his son, Geraint. It is infinitely better than any of the parent/child costumes at the party I went to, but that's because there weren't any children. Or parents. It was really just me playing t... / Continue →
  • July 22, 2014
    This is the mech warrior playhouse built by Alabama dad and NASA scientist Jim Martin for his children. The playhouse is based off the Mad Cat, a mech from the analog (read: paper-and-pencil based) role-playing game MechWarrior. Could you imagine growing up with a mech warrio... / Continue →
  • April 3, 2014
    This is the massive Gundam tombstone available from a tombstone carving business in Yasu City, Japan. It's the perfect way to steal the show, even after you're dead. Listen mom, I know we were supposed to visit grandma's grave, but then we saw Gundam and got distracted. "But... / Continue →
  • March 21, 2014
    This is the mecha smartphone holder ($90) made and sold by Etsy shop MechWorld. It looks like it's made out of a bunch of cabinet door hinges and other hardware. It also looks like it would be a real treat to accidentally step on in the middle of the night. "But why would it... / Continue →
  • October 23, 2013
    After receiving the requisite number of votes on the CUUSO site and being reviewed by LEGO, this Exo Suit playset designed by Peter Reid is actually going to be manufactured next year. It's the sixth LEGO CUUSO set to head to production, and looks like a fun build but an even ... / Continue →
  • August 26, 2013
    This is a custom Link action figure made out of a Wreck It Ralph toy by Etsy seller KodykoalaToys (of Yoshi mecha fame). It's Link in a walking mecha named Epona with a treasure chest full of Link's tools and quest items on its back. There's 55 of Link's quest items included ... / Continue →
  • July 31, 2013
    This is the 12-foot mech sculpture built over the course of a month out of parts from an old Nissan and other scrap metal. With this guy standing guard in front of your house, you definitely won't have to worry about the neighborhood kids trying to toilet paper your yard. You... / Continue →
  • April 30, 2013
    Remember Sakakibara's walking mecha suit for kids? Of course you don't, I posted it back in 2010, it's 2013 now, and you're not an elephant. I only BARELY remember it and I had to write the damn article. Anyways, now Sakakibara has a new mecha suit for kids featuring one gra... / Continue →
  • October 22, 2012
    Note: Larger version HERE with better detail. This is an officially licensed 'Chogokin King Robot Mickey & Friends' action figure from toymaker Tamashii Nation. All the characters come together to form a giant robot, a la Voltron. Man, I used to have ALL the Voltron toys whe... / Continue →
  • July 30, 2012
    Seen here doing his best to ignore the man behind him wearing underwear on his head, a spokesperson for Suidobashi Heavy Industries introduces the Kuratas, a 13-foot tall weaponized personal mecha for rich people to kill us all. ITS GATLING GUNS FIRE WHEN THE PILOT SMILES. ... / Continue →
  • April 6, 2012
    This is a 3-D printable chess set from designer Joseph Larson. The pieces of each side can be snapped together to form a giant mecha. I'm not sure what the rules are for his movement, but my guess is he goes wherever the f*** he wants and leaves a trail of broken peons in his... / Continue →
  • November 10, 2011
    Taras Lesko went and built himself a 7-ft tall Gundam model out of paper. Paper, man! It still boggles my mind we can cut trees so thin. I guess they use like a giant version of one of those meat slicers from the deli. One time a friend tried to tell me paper's actually mad... / Continue →
  • March 10, 2011
    Seen here about to make two heads roll at once, a chick dude somebody demonstrates a Skeletonics exoskeletal suit. Amazingly, the entire thing is unpowered, making it far less effective at fighting Alien queens than a traditional power loader. The purpose? I have no idea. B... / Continue →
  • February 7, 2011
    Seen here tormenting a cat instead of laying waste to that Roomba LIKE I SPECIFICALLY YELLED AT HER TO DO, Hammy Princess shows off her Theo Jansen inspired hamster-ball mecha. JEALOUS SUPER MONKEY BALL IS JEALOUS. Princess is a tiny little thing, much smaller than what I had... / Continue →
  • October 4, 2010
    The Sakakibara Kikai company of Japan is producing these $21,000 'Kid Walker' mechas because what isn't a great idea about letting a child with little to no hand-eye coordination control a giant robotic suit? Now I couldn't actually find a list of the mecha's full capabilities... / Continue →
  • September 23, 2010
    Joking, I know it's not Ripley. It's Jake Sully, except standing. Huh? SHUT UP I KNOW MY SIGOURNEY WEAVER ALIEN MOVIE FRANCHISES, OKAY? Was she in Cocoon? No -- that was the diabeetis guy? Oh. Alex on Instructables spent a mere $225 creating this costume of a power loader... / Continue →
  • August 31, 2010
    Lookin' good, Gundam. Especially considering you were made entirely out of trash. Haha, your parents lied to you! Now kill them. It took over 250 man-hours to build the RG (Recycle Grade) RX-78-2 Gundam, which measures in at nearly 10-feet tall. Of course, it was built almo... / Continue →
  • September 16, 2009
    Kittens driving a cardboard mecha, what could be cuter? Nothing, that's what! Unless there were chipmunks poking their heads out of the missile turrets. Oooh -- and a sleepy bunny somewhere! Picture Thanks to Ross, who once built a mecha out of sticks but it got blown down... / Continue →