Or possibly just war machines in camouflage. The hardsuit in this crack team of desert warriors is a true beauty. And much more to scale with minifigs than most I’ve seen. Thanks Chris (Ironsniper) for this compact delight.
For a blog that gets accused of being mech-centric, we haven’t had a mech or hardsuit on here for over a week. This one will do.
I really like how Knobby Plastic used Jango Fett’s cowl for the head on this hardsuit. It gives it quite a distinctive look.
Victor Martinez N. gives the hardsuit concept a twist and outfits his Martians in protective outer body enhancements.
UPDATE: Victor has posted a video showing how the jackhammer mechanism on the miner suit actually works:
Even though I’m a sucker for adorably squat hardsuits, there are only so many gray, greebly little fellows I can take after a while. This new design by Chris (Ironsniper) made me sit up and take notice.
There’s some nice color blocking with the brown arm, along with one of the coolest details I’ve seen on any hardsuit, even though that knife may be quite useless to a mechanized warrior. But it’s the posability built into the shoulders, knees, and feet that sets this hardsuit apart.
This creation by Shamisenfred isn’t a duck or a penguin or anything else that’d make sense in the context of an underwater bird mecha. It’s an ostrich wearing a hardsuit.
Since I don’t own any of the new ostriches yet, I’m not sure whether the heads simply detach, or if tools are involved. In order to suit my purist heart, I’ll assume that the head was easily removed and affixed onto this body. There’s just something about the ostrich wearing goggles and a snorkel that really amuses me.
Brian Kescenovitz (mondayn00dle) is another builder who probably has more works featured on our blog than not. What makes this creation unique is the combination of an emotionally arousing scene and backstory (yes, a Lego creation can be more than eye-candy). The rust stains on the rare Bionicle mask of the hardsuit mirrors the stains of blood and adds to the twisted setting. The hardsuit also seats a complete minifig.
So Lord Dane put a suit in yo suit so you can stomp while you stomp.
(I realize that I have added nothing of value to this post. The suit is that many kinds of awesome.)
Lord Dane adds to his legion of mechanized minifigs with this construction hardsuit that has faun-like hooves.
In contrast to the playful Roman creatures that might have inspired this suit, I suspect this little guy is ready to get some work done.
I have no idea what “Twilight Sun” or “USDF” are, but I do know that this hardsuit by Luke Lyons (Tac) has more greeblage than is absolutely necessary. In some cases, too much of a good thing is still a good thing.
The little red HUD adds a splash of color, and even the feet have guns.
Alvaro Gunawan (pyrefyre) treats us to a new hardsuit “For times when a regular space suit just doesn’t work.”
This one works rather nicely, though I have to admit that if I squint my eyes, it does look just a little bit like it has a duck’s face…
Tim Zarki (Spook) gets things going with our mini-roundup today. His most recent pair of hardsuits are certainly excellent, but I particularly love the presentation on the “GOLEM Strikesuit” on the right.
Finally, Monkfish44 created “a spindly tin-can that swims.”