Pursuit Deterrance

I set off looking to make a ground vehicle who’se only job was to fire backwards to defend the rear of convoys.

After a few rounds of thumbnails and iteration - and through no fault of my own - I ended up with something madmaxian and pulled out the tried and true “propeller airplane drivetrain” idea I used for the “Wasteland Scout

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Old Knight

It's been 200 years since the munition reserves were exhausted but this old weapon of war is still a capable force of nature that can turn the tides of battle.

I set out to make some kind of 'lost technology' mech existing in a fuedal environment. These old relics are piloted by families and passed down between the generations - fighting on behalf of the highest bidder.

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Mudrunner and Turret Wagon

Mudrunner

YouTube's algorithm started taking me down the custom rock crawler/mudder path so was inspired to do something along those lines.


Turret Wagon

Also have been interested in getting a small camper trailer for awhile now, but a sketch of my dream trailer quickly turned into some kind of mobile tank turret that units could pull behind them and set up to protect flanks. These auto cannons have limited mobility and can set up for months at a time.

Gunships

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A page of thumbnails spiraled into a series of funky looking gunships - culminating in this 5 winged weirdo seen here.


 The doodles that started things off

The doodles that started things off

 When i stepped back, the compact shape kinda felt a bit more Ikaruga than i intended.

When i stepped back, the compact shape kinda felt a bit more Ikaruga than i intended.

 The 5 'wing' design sketch that lead to the one above.

The 5 'wing' design sketch that lead to the one above.

Mono Tanks and Space Suits

Tanks!

Went down a rabbit hole in late 2017 and early 2018 figuring out fun new ways for a 'tank' to move around with a combination of hover skids and an articulated drive wheel that adds stability.

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Started off with a more fun stylized alternate history WW2 feel.

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Kept refining the idea and focusing on how it would operate in a transport mode while pushing the design more contemporary.

 Finished up sketching a laser platform configured for road travel.

Finished up sketching a laser platform configured for road travel.


Hardsuit

I've been interested with this interlocking hard-suit design since reading Anathem and doing research on diving suits. Here was an abandoned sketch of a utility suit in a hanger ready to go weld some stuff!

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Sketchwars - Backhoe / Submarine

Submersible Recovery Vehicle

This vehicle uses its 8 articulated legs with integrated impellers to propel itself into position. It can then settle to the work site and use a variaty of tools to complete the mission at hand.

 


Backhoe Loader

This Backhoe uses mechanical muscles in place of hydraulics to cut down on moving parts, complexity and noise.
The wheels are semi articulated and can splay out to lower the vehicle's center of gravity and act as outriggers.