Help Identifying Chinese "Mechwarrior" like Robots

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Help Identifying Chinese "Mechwarrior" like Robots

Postby submarinermax » Tue Nov 01, 2011 8:51 pm

I got them at a chinese store about 2 decades ago. The back carton of the box showed 4 main models, of which I only got 3, the last one being a black one that never came to the stores :sad:

Each set came with a main robot and a driller vehicle, with varied colors in their armor, weaponry and pilots (small metallic figures that could be inserted into both the robot and drillers)

Some came with unique pieces, like rubber hoses, sniper arm cannons with individual pilots for them, etc
:x All of the pieces were interchangeable, allowing for strange combinations, one could even attach a driller to a robot as an arm.

Dont remember their name, sadly, so i come to the experts on the field.

http://i39.tinypic.com/s15n3o.jpg
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Re: Help Identifying Chinese "Mechwarrior" like Robots

Postby Aluus » Wed Nov 02, 2011 2:55 am

a better question would be, "what are these a knock-off of?"
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Re: Help Identifying Chinese "Mechwarrior" like Robots

Postby AdamPrime » Wed Nov 02, 2011 5:57 am

I had these, too! A whole bunch. They were knocked off by a million companies in the 80s and 90s... I'm afraid I simply don't remember who made them. Possibly Grandstand or Bluebird, maybe? I imagine they're a licensed product, as they fit in with the Zoids/Diaclone/Manta Force-type stuff coming out of Japan at the time.
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Re: Help Identifying Chinese "Mechwarrior" like Robots

Postby submarinermax » Wed Nov 02, 2011 12:34 pm

I checked. Didnt find anything specific, but the pilots from Bluebirds Manta/Viper Ssquad look pretty much the same as the ones that came with my robots :-?

http://4.bp.blogspot.com/_x0lX220booY/S ... quad+1.jpg

Still, I hope somebody knows the name of these little guys, Ive always wanted to buy #4 (the black one that got away :sad: )
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Re: Help Identifying Chinese "Mechwarrior" like Robots

Postby adamassc » Mon Nov 07, 2011 10:04 pm

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They look like Starriors bootlegs, but there's a lot of original looking stuff in there as well. Certainly Tomy influenced.
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Re: Help Identifying Chinese "Mechwarrior" like Robots

Postby TALLUS76 » Wed May 16, 2012 12:37 pm

Ive seen these and my sons haev some. They arent Starriors either even though some of the pieces do fit together. They were part of a line called Multiforce or also seen packages as Multimac. Kind of like a mix of Starriors/ first Zoids line and Robotix/ lego. My sons still love these. I see the sets on ebay sometimes byt they tend to fetch a high price. Really cool items.
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Re: Help Identifying Chinese "Mechwarrior" like Robots

Postby TALLUS76 » Wed May 16, 2012 12:43 pm

Those little guys belong to the line called Multimac. I have a bunch of them and while searching for Starriors i use to see them alot and finally seen them packaged. Heres a link to a image.

http://3.bp.blogspot.com/-F3hEIb-zr-o/T ... 1x5120.jpg
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