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18th Jun '16 6:17:00 PM Pseudoname
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* In ''VideoGame/{{Overwatch}}'', the character Bastion can transform from his bipedal robot form to a either stationary turret or a tank.
12th Jun '16 1:28:31 AM Mhazard
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** ''Anime/MobileSuitGundamAGE'': The Gundam AGE 1 has two MechaExpansionPack that actually replace the arms and legs. The AGE 2 fits the more traditional transformation meaning by transforming into a plane mode, in addition to using removable parts like the AGE 1. By the time the AGE 2 is constructed, it appears that the RedShirt mecha for the Earth faction can use similar designs to the AGE 1. The RedShirt mecha that accompany AGE 3 are the traditional plane[=/=]mech model.

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** ''Anime/MobileSuitGundamAGE'': The Gundam AGE 1 has two MechaExpansionPack that actually replace the arms and legs. The AGE 2 fits the more traditional transformation meaning by transforming into a plane mode, in addition to using removable parts like the AGE 1. By the time the AGE 2 is constructed, it appears that the RedShirt mecha for the Earth faction can use similar designs to the AGE 1. The RedShirt mecha that accompany AGE 3 are the traditional plane[=/=]mech model. The UE [[spoiler: also known as [[HumanAllAlong Vagan]]]] has several mecha which can [[InstantAwesomeJustAddDragons transform into]] [[OurDragonsAreDifferent dragons]].
** ''Anime/MobileSuitGundamIronBloodedOrphans'': The Gundam Kimaris Trooper, piloted by Gaelio Bauduin, can transform into a centaur-like hover mode.
11th Jun '16 3:53:43 AM jormis29
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* The first chapter of ''Shards of the {{Exalted}} Dream'' features a voidfighter design capable of converting from space fighter to warstrider form. The first prototype was known as the ''Scarlet Empress'', and is so far the only one to be piloted by a non-Solar.
* ''{{Mekton}}'' has this, although it can get a bit pricey, especially when you have multiple forms.

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* The first chapter of ''Shards of the {{Exalted}} TabletopGame/{{Exalted}} Dream'' features a voidfighter design capable of converting from space fighter to warstrider form. The first prototype was known as the ''Scarlet Empress'', and is so far the only one to be piloted by a non-Solar.
* ''{{Mekton}}'' ''TabletopGame/{{Mekton}}'' has this, although it can get a bit pricey, especially when you have multiple forms.
7th Jun '16 11:14:00 AM tropesinreadiness
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* OlderThanTelevision: In what may be the earliest example of this trope, there was "The Terror", a vehicle from Creator/JulesVerne's ''The Master of The World'' (1904) which could become an airplane, a submarine & some kind of tank/armoured car that could move so fast it could not be seen by the naked eye.

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* OlderThanTelevision: In what may be the earliest example of this trope, there was "The Terror", a vehicle from Creator/JulesVerne's ''The Master of The World'' ''Literature/MasterOfTheWorld'' (1904) which could become an airplane, a submarine & some kind of tank/armoured car that could move so fast it could not be seen by the naked eye.
25th May '16 6:57:46 PM nombretomado
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*** It also returned as a final boss in ACE: R if the player is on their 11th playthrough and it's been pumped with steroids now featuring Primal Armor from the PS3 era games, a cloaking mode, Attack Drones and a wave motion cannon in its chest. The best part? You get to take it out for a joyride in an unlockable mission.

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*** It also returned as a final boss in ACE: R if the player is on their 11th playthrough and it's been pumped with steroids now featuring Primal Armor from the PS3 era [=PS3=]-era games, a cloaking mode, Attack Drones and a wave motion cannon in its chest. The best part? You get to take it out for a joyride in an unlockable mission.
19th May '16 8:04:56 PM erforce
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* The ''Ghostbuggy'', or "GB", from ''WesternAnimation/FilmationsGhostbusters'' (No, [[Film/{{Ghostbusters}} not the]] [[WesternAnimation/TheRealGhostbusters famous ones]]); this could transform into an airplane, a hovercraft, a snowmobile, and other vehicles. "[[NewPowersAsThePlotDemands Did I mention, it also travels in time?]]"

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* The ''Ghostbuggy'', or "GB", from ''WesternAnimation/FilmationsGhostbusters'' (No, [[Film/{{Ghostbusters}} [[Franchise/{{Ghostbusters}} not the]] [[WesternAnimation/TheRealGhostbusters famous ones]]); this could transform into an airplane, a hovercraft, a snowmobile, and other vehicles. "[[NewPowersAsThePlotDemands Did I mention, it also travels in time?]]"
16th May '16 8:02:22 PM LucaEarlgrey
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* ''VideoGame/{{Strikers 1945}}'' features bosses that appear to be WorldWarII-era war machines at first...before transforming into mecha that [[AnachronismStew could not have been possible with 1940's-era technology]].
12th May '16 6:54:11 PM erehwonmorf
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** It has to be mentioned that with the tabletop ruleset at the time of their introduction, [=LAMs=] were a pain to deal with. While they couldn't compete in either Mech or Fighter mode, the hybrid [=AirMech=] form was a nigh unhittable FragileSpeedster perfectly capable of taking down 'Mechs twice its weight, thanks to the insane to-hit modifiers their speed provided.
27th Apr '16 6:29:41 AM Rorosilky5
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** ''VideoGame/KirbyPlanetRobobot'' has the Robobot Armor. While it is capable of PowerCopying, one of them becomes an auto-scrolling jet.
19th Apr '16 11:38:24 PM UmbrellasWereAwesome
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* The variable fighters of the ''Anime/Macross'' franchise, which are transforming fighter jets, with each series's main protagonist always piloting one. The titular ''Macross'' class of vessels are ''[[strike: the]]'' [[{{Transformers}} some of the]] largest transforming mecha ever shown on television. The original ''[[Anime/SuperDimensionFortressMacross SDF Macross]]'' was over one kilometer tall. The Battle sections of the later ''New Macross'' class vessels, when transformed into humanoid form, are ''almost a mile tall''. ''Anime/MacrossFrontier'' also has the VB-6 ''König Monster'' variable bomber, which can transform into a walking heavy artillery platform.

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* The variable fighters of the ''Anime/Macross'' ''Anime/{{Macross}}'' franchise, which are transforming fighter jets, with each series's main protagonist always piloting one. The titular ''Macross'' class of vessels are ''[[strike: the]]'' [[{{Transformers}} some of the]] largest transforming mecha ever shown on television. The original ''[[Anime/SuperDimensionFortressMacross SDF Macross]]'' was over one kilometer tall. The Battle sections of the later ''New Macross'' class vessels, when transformed into humanoid form, are ''almost a mile tall''. ''Anime/MacrossFrontier'' also has the VB-6 ''König Monster'' variable bomber, which can transform into a walking heavy artillery platform.
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