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Cool Conversion or Not?

Post by wsott1970 » Fri Jan 18, 2019 3:52 pm

I saw this...
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... and thought, "Why didn't I do that?"

I always hate Robot legs... and I could have replaced them with mechanical spider legs!!! Though 6 legs would be better.

They would never have bipedal, human-style legs... for (at least) no other reason than they really can't dig in and anchor with those... Any hit hard enough to cause knockback would be an issue... and just general movement is faster and more agile with more legs (also impact hit to the front with two front legs sunk into a hard surface and any type of shock absorption on the two back is not going to cause as much damage especially when it is using them actively to reduce the hit)... and probably no knockback. Also, losing one leg of six isn't as big a deal as one of two.

I think that is what it should look like (but 2 more legs) and maybe chassis covering the lower vulnerable parts where legs join to the body.
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Re: Cool Conversion or Not?

Post by 3eland » Fri Jan 18, 2019 4:18 pm

That's pretty rad.

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Re: Cool Conversion or Not?

Post by MagickalMemories » Fri Jan 18, 2019 8:17 pm

depending on the use... I don't really like it.
If it's being played as a Dread, then I just don't like the drastic deviation from the Dread STC.
If it's a Chaos Dread, on the other hand? I'm in.
If it's for a non-standard SM chapter that has a spider motif (or something), I dislike it less... but I'm still not a fan.

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Re: Cool Conversion or Not?

Post by wsott1970 » Sat Jan 19, 2019 10:34 pm

I like it for aesthetic reasons (never liked the Robot Legs - especially the 30K ones)... I wouldn't change my old dreads (the legs on those are a little more acceptable), but I would alter my Primarus one that way.

Really haven't decided what to do with all my Primarus stuff... Thinking about starting a new chapter... Maybe Scorpions??? I do really like the Culen Leviathon.

I think Scorpions could rock those legs with no problem.

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Re: Cool Conversion or Not?

Post by wsott1970 » Sat Jan 19, 2019 10:36 pm

Lol... I might even figure out a tail mount for some of the top mounted weapons. Yeah, I am talking myself into it.

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Re: Cool Conversion or Not?

Post by wsott1970 » Sat Jan 19, 2019 10:37 pm

I would have to figure out a way to also cover the place where the legs come together... I just don't believe that should be exposed.

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Re: Cool Conversion or Not?

Post by wsott1970 » Sat Jan 19, 2019 10:50 pm

Oh, but aren't the scorpions the super only explicitly Astartes? Maybe that wouldn't work.

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Re: Cool Conversion or Not?

Post by MagickalMemories » Sun Jan 20, 2019 6:16 am

You realize that you could've put all those posts into a single post. Yes?

The little pencil icon lets you edit them.

LOL

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Re: Cool Conversion or Not?

Post by wsott1970 » Sun Jan 20, 2019 12:33 pm

Yup... I should have done that... I do that a lot for adds, but for some reason, it didn't occur to me to edit... I think it is the disease of the cell phone text (thoughts not paragraphs)... lol

Point taken though.

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Re: Cool Conversion or Not?

Post by 3eland » Sun Jan 20, 2019 2:33 pm

It's
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Re: Cool Conversion or Not?

Post by 3eland » Sun Jan 20, 2019 2:33 pm

All good
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Re: Cool Conversion or Not?

Post by 3eland » Sun Jan 20, 2019 2:33 pm

Ignore MM
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Re: Cool Conversion or Not?

Post by wsott1970 » Sun Jan 20, 2019 5:57 pm

Yup, you have that disease too perhaps... or Canadian comedy... Too much SCTV?

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Re: Cool Conversion or Not?

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Re: Cool Conversion or Not?

Post by MagickalMemories » Mon Jan 21, 2019 1:32 am

He doesn't have the disease.
He's a Canadianese @sshole, and is harassing me.
LOL

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