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Metal Gear REX

Post  Mister Vile on Thu Jul 14, 2011 3:41 pm

Mecha Name: Metal Gear REX
Originating Series: Metal Gear Solid (Playstation)
Custom Colors: The blue and black design in pic.
Background: Metal Gear REX Source

Name
Metal Gear REX is named after the Tyrannosaurus rex, due to its theropod-like design; other similarities include the open cockpit's resemblance to a gaping mouth, along with its ability to roar. The word Rex itself is Latin for "King," which was also the Allied codename used for the Japanese Kawanishi N1K floatplane during World War II.
Operation
Metal Gear REX is operated by a single pilot within a completely self-enclosed cockpit, shut off from the outside environment. The radome on REX's left arm houses multiple electronic sensors that are connected to a high tech virtual reality interface within the pilot's seat. Destruction of the radome, however, renders the VR interface useless and forces the pilot to manually operate REX by opening the cockpit, exposing himself to enemy fire.
Armament
REX differed from earlier Metal Gear models in that its legs were heavily armored and reinforced; not vulnerable like its predecessors. Along with near-impenetrable compound armor (of which only HEAT weapons could deal sufficient damage), REX also had a pair of 30mm XGAU-8R rotary cannons, AGM-114P anti-tank missiles, and a free-electron variant of the Mobile Tactical High-Energy Laser (MTHEL-FE), to protect itself from conventional forces. Its feet also possessed retractable metal stake-like protrusions, which were used to find purchase on difficult terrain, and could be employed in "stomp" attacks on an enemy.
The AGM-114P anti-tank missiles, launched from both of REX's knees and back, were a laser semi-active homing type that didn't use wires. The launchers used a laser illuminator to bounce a laser beam off a target that the missile would then home in on. The free-electron laser cannon mounted on REX's belly was capable of generating more than 100 megawatts of energy, ten times greater than any other laser at that time.

REX's most fearsome weapon, however, was the magnetic rail gun capable of delivering an untraceable nuclear warhead anywhere in the world, without the propellant trail or launch flare that gives away the launch position of a traditional ballistic missile. By perfecting the process of shell acceleration, the railgun is able to fire a projectile with a muzzle velocity of over 100 kilometers per second. It was apparently originally going to be used, as part of SDI, to shoot down enemy ICBMs outside the atmosphere.

During Liquid Ocelot's Insurrection, Otacon revealed to Old Snake that he had installed a 'Street Fighter' program into REX that gave it not only an agility boost, but enabled the Metal Gear to execute kicking and other melee moves, which would be lethal to many military vehicles and other Metal Gears such as Metal Gear RAY. This program was one of REX's most lethal weapons compared to its other conventional warfare weapons, as military vehicles and Metal Gears were designed with countermeasures against conventional armaments, but not the raw brute force of these attacks.

Figured I'd put the weapons down and just let me know what to change, like the nuke and whatnot.

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Re: Metal Gear REX

Post  RX-178 on Fri Jul 15, 2011 1:22 am

APPROVED!

Mecha Name: Metal Gear REX
Originating Series: Metal Gear Solid

Statistics:
HP: 9000
EN: 240
Agi: 90
Move: 5

Weapons:
Melee:
Damage: 400
Range: 1
Type: Melee

XGAU-8R rotary cannons:
Damage: 400 ( V-2 )
Ammo: 20
Range: 1-2
Type: Projectile 1

AGM-114P Anti-Tank Missiles:
Damage: 2500
Ammo: 8
Range: 1-5
Type: Missile

Free Electron Laser:
Damage: 3000
EN: 30
Range: 1-3
Type: Beam 2

Railgun (conventional ammunition)
Damage: 4500
EN: 40
Range: 1-8
Type: Projectile 3

Inherent Abilities:
1) Type: Metal Gear
2) Countershoot: XGAU-8R rotary cannons
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