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post #111 of 116 (permalink) Old 04-28-12, 07:38 AM
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I actually thought they looked exactly alike, yes the protoss one is more organic than machine, but the leg design, head, mandibles are all practically exact.
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Why's everyone getting mad?

They definitely look pretty similar and they have the same name. I didn't say it was a good or a bad thing. A scything taloned walker, both with two scything mandibles below a robotic face and a pillar structure above the face. pretty similar. The sleek aesthetic of the protoss unit is different for sure, but i'm laughing at you guys saying, "There is definitely not a damn thing the same about these two!"

Seems like you can never point out that two things share some commonalities without people getting mad. Like, if you ever happen to say about an mmo, "Oh, it's like wow." People will get insanely pissed.
I don't think anyone's mad. You just picked a stupid comparison.

The protoss one has similar legs, and mandibles. That's it. Hardly 'near identical'. The Protoss one looks more like the Tom Cruise WotW ships than it does the Stalker.
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The fact remains that there really isn't too much variance from the typical sci-fi walker type of vehicle. There's kind of a standard template and then it's varied slightly to fit whatever IP it's being used for.

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The new models are now up for advance order on the games workshop site
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spyder looks like it has the potential to be a real pain in the ass to put together.

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