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28th Nov '16 6:24:46 AM WiddershinsDaughter
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* ''Anime/{{Robotech}}'' mostly uses the same names as ''Anime/SuperDimensionFortressMacross'', although the fighters and other human transforming mecha are called Veritechs. Although the series often ''did'' refer to them collectively as "Mecha."

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* ''Anime/{{Robotech}}'' mostly uses the same names as ''Anime/SuperDimensionFortressMacross'', although the fighters and other human transforming mecha are called Veritechs. Although the series often ''did'' refer to them collectively as "Mecha."" The VF-1 Veritech was [[RetCon retroactively renamed]] the "VF-1 Valkyrie Veritech Fighter" after the Macross original in time for the 20th anniversary release of RobotechTheShadowChronicles in 2006.
1st Aug '16 2:22:10 PM Willbyr
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* ''{{Transformers}}'' has quite a few...

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* ''{{Transformers}}'' ''Franchise/{{Transformers}}'' has quite a few...



** Similarly, the Japanese ''TransformersVictory'' series has Brainmasters, where the smaller driver/pilot becomes the face (and brain) of the larger robot.

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** Similarly, the Japanese ''TransformersVictory'' ''Anime/TransformersVictory'' series has Brainmasters, where the smaller driver/pilot becomes the face (and brain) of the larger robot.
29th Jul '16 8:16:47 PM Doug86
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* ''Fanfic/LastChildOfKrypton'': The Evangelions, humongous half-biological robots. Dr. Akagi calls them “artificial human”. Touji’s sister calls them “big robots”.

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* ''Fanfic/LastChildOfKrypton'': The Evangelions, humongous half-biological robots. Dr. Akagi calls them “artificial human”. Touji’s sister calls them “big robots”."big robots".



** ''Anime/{{TheAnimatrix}}'' did show the early [=APUs=] having armor during The Human-Machine War. [[ArmorIsUseless 01's Combat Harvesters cut them open like tin cans with their lasers and ripped apart the pilots inside.]] The Zion [=APUs=] most likely never had them in the first place or were removed later to save space and collect resources.
* In ''{{Film/Avatar}}'' they are known as Amplified Mobility Platforms, or simply AMP suits.

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** ''Anime/{{TheAnimatrix}}'' ''Anime/TheAnimatrix'' did show the early [=APUs=] having armor during The Human-Machine War. [[ArmorIsUseless 01's Combat Harvesters cut them open like tin cans with their lasers and ripped apart the pilots inside.]] The Zion [=APUs=] most likely never had them in the first place or were removed later to save space and collect resources.
* In ''{{Film/Avatar}}'' ''Film/{{Avatar}}'' they are known as Amplified Mobility Platforms, or simply AMP suits.



* {{Dale Brown}}'s ''Act of War'' duology has CID or Cybernetic Infantry Device. Other books have a [[PoweredArmor skinsuit]] colloquially called Tin Man, or officially BERP (Ballistic Electro-Reactive Process), because its inventor has a juvenile sense of humor.

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* {{Dale Brown}}'s Creator/DaleBrown's ''Act of War'' duology has CID or Cybernetic Infantry Device. Other books have a [[PoweredArmor skinsuit]] colloquially called Tin Man, or officially BERP (Ballistic Electro-Reactive Process), because its inventor has a juvenile sense of humor.
23rd Jul '16 8:34:09 PM Hylarn
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*''Anime/RegaliaTheThreeSacredStars'': There's the Regalia, which are young([[Really700YearsOld -looking]]) girls that transform into giant robots and Regalia Gear, which are normal super robots that the pilots fuse with.
12th Jul '16 1:43:33 AM jormis29
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* ''[[VideoGame/{{Battlefield}} Battlefield 2142]]'' has Battlewalkers, or just Walkers for short.

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* ''[[VideoGame/{{Battlefield}} Battlefield 2142]]'' ''VideoGame/Battlefield2142'' has Battlewalkers, or just Walkers for short.
9th Jul '16 5:23:14 PM nombretomado
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* BioWare game ''VideoGame/ShatteredSteel'' has Planet Runners.

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* BioWare Creator/BioWare game ''VideoGame/ShatteredSteel'' has Planet Runners.
18th Jun '16 11:23:42 PM Doug86
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* For DC Comics, there's the Rocket Red Armor, Soviet-based PoweredArmor built by ComicBook/GreenLantern Kilowog.

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* For DC Comics, there's the Rocket Red Armor, Soviet-based PoweredArmor built by ComicBook/GreenLantern Franchise/GreenLantern Kilowog.
11th Jun '16 10:00:27 PM Doug86
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* The [=CAMELOT Trigger=] setting for the ''TabletopGame/FateCoreSystem'' (contained in the second "Fate Worlds" supplement) simply calls them Armour. Complete with British spelling to match [[KingArthur its obvious inspiration]].

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* The [=CAMELOT Trigger=] setting for the ''TabletopGame/FateCoreSystem'' (contained in the second "Fate Worlds" supplement) simply calls them Armour. Complete with British spelling to match [[KingArthur [[Myth/KingArthur its obvious inspiration]].
24th May '16 9:57:09 AM thekeyofe
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* ''[[TabletopGame/IronKingdoms Warmachine]]'' gets its name from its big, steam powered robots called Warjacks. The predecessors to modern warjacks were the much-larger Colossals, which were obsolete for a while but have started being produced again as of the most recent book.

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* ''[[TabletopGame/IronKingdoms Warmachine]]'' gets its name from its big, steam powered robots called Warjacks. The predecessors to modern warjacks were the much-larger Colossals, which were obsolete for a while but have started being produced again as of by all the most recent book.major nations of Immoren.



* ''VideoGame/FrontMission'' series: Wanzers (portmanteau of German for "Walking Tank").

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* ''VideoGame/FrontMission'' series: series has Wanzers (portmanteau which is a portmanteau of German ''Wanderung Panzer'' (German for "Walking Tank").
26th Apr '16 10:25:28 AM TheOneWhoTropes
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* ''Anime/SoraOKakeruShoujo'' has QT ARMS (or Quantum Technology Advanced Reinforced Maneuvering Shroud) for the main girls, with the B.O.A.R Ship (Beyond Orbit Azonal Runabout) for two employees of the Space Police, and a mechanised force called Existence [[spoiler: who were made to serve the titular Girl Who Leapt Through Space]]

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* ''Anime/SoraOKakeruShoujo'' ''Anime/TheGirlWhoLeaptThroughSpace'' has QT ARMS (or Quantum Technology Advanced Reinforced Maneuvering Shroud) for the main girls, with the B.O.A.R Ship (Beyond Orbit Azonal Runabout) for two employees of the Space Police, and a mechanised force called Existence [[spoiler: who were made to serve the titular Girl Who Leapt Through Space]]
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