Nova mech Lego model 1

Nova Mech

Nova Medium Mech Background A nova is a natural phenomenon in which a white dwarf (a star that has burnt out) siphons gases from a larger star to restart fusion. What results is a bright but very brief flash of light and heat. This is eerily similar to what mech pilots experience when they encounter […]

Hunchback IIC mech lego model 5

Hunchback IIC Mech

Hunchback IIC Medium Mech Background The Hunchback IIC mech is a Clan refit of the Inner Sphere Hunchback, a classic design which dates back to the Star League era. The Clans improved on the design by mounting two ultra AC/20 cannons on the shoulders. This weapon system is one of the most powerful in the […]

Chimera mech lego model 9

Chimera Mech

Chimera Medium Mech Background By most accounts, the Chimera mech is a capable medium class (40 tons) mech that has the speed to keep up with light mechs. It was designed to augment the firepower of light mech reconnaissance units without slowing them down. Ideally, the Chimera should be used as a backup mech in […]

black lanner mech lego model 12

Black Lanner Mech

Black Lanner Medium Mech Background Only Clan Jade Falcon fields the Black Lanner mech, a medium class (55 tons) omnimech. A lanner is a type of falcon, so it is consistent with Clan Jade Falcon’s practice of naming its mechs after birds of prey. The Black Lanner is first and foremost a fire support mech, with […]

battle cobra mech lego model 10

Battle Cobra Mech

Battle Cobra Medium Mech Background The Battle Cobra mech is a solid, though unremarkable medium class (40 tons) mech. It is not extremely well armored. Its firepower, consisting of a pair of large and small pulse lasers is good, but not fantastic, and its top speed of 97 k.p.h. is respectable. Although the Battle Cobra […]

Lobo mech lego model 2

Lobo Mech

Lobo Mech Background The development of the Lobo mech can be be understood through the idea that weapons manufacturers often like to scale up or scale down proven designs in order to take full advantage of mature technology and manufacturing processes. The AK-47 and AR-15 assault rifles are examples of this philosophy. There are so […]