(Updated as of 07/08/2019)
(Adapted from my original post on the Gundam wiki)
Hello Gundam and hard science fiction fans, I am known as Freighttrain and in this blog post I have categorised most of the mobile suits and armours from After Colony in accordance with contemporary military classification using adjusted and/or improvised terminology, as no nation or other military force has such vehicles in their arsenal... yet.
A primary focal point of this classification system is on how contemporary militaries would classify a vehicle such as a mobile suit, I propose the term SHMV (Super-heavy Humanoid Military Vehicle) or 'Shumvee' as when using a size/chassis/battlespace format, that is the most succinct, comprehensive and appropriately ambigu…
This is a short recommendation for a beginner kit out of three HG RX-78-2 kits. For a more detailed comparison with images, you may check here.
"I'm new to the Gunpla scene. Which kit should I build first?" This question (and variations of it) frequently comes up across the Gunpla community. Well, this is one of those questions that seemingly has no wrong answer and many right answers.
Here's one of many recommendations. I'm no expert by any means, but that's exactly why I know any of the kits featured here would be a good pick for beginners (and maybe even intermediate ones).
Suggestion: Pick a High Grade RX-78-2
The RX-78-2 Gundam (aka OG or Gramps) is the one that started it all. If you want to delve into the Gunpla hobby, you can’t go wron…