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How to Make A Giant Robot Mech

Technology How to Make a Giant Robot Mech (1/7) WIRED built a giant robot mech in partnership with YouTube, Stan Winston School and Legacy Effects. And now you get to see how we did it. From design to tech, prototype to insanely detailed finished product, you'll find out how to build your very own. Just bring a lot of friends and a ton of parts.
Technology How to Design a Giant Robot Mech (2/7) Check out how the experts at Stan Winston School and Legacy Effects came up with the mind blowing design for WIRED's 9 foot 9 inch giant robot mech that stormed this year's San Diego Comic Con. It's a rare chance to see how the biggest practical effects for Hollywood's blockbusters are built.
Technology How to Prototype a Giant Robot Mech (3/7) If you thought our finished 9' 9" Giant Robot Mech that stormed Comic Con was impressive, wait until you see the engineering that was required to make it come "alive." In this amazingly detailed part 2 of our "making-of the giant robot mech" series, Stan Winston School and Legacy Effects research and construct a working prototype exoskeleton.
Technology How to Build Parts for a Giant Robot Mech (4/7) It's time to build the armor and weapons for WIRED's giant robot mech and give it a paint job with realistic battle scarring. Watch as Stan Winston School and the artists from Legacy Effects turn our hulking friend into an incredible work of art ... a work of art that you wouldn't want to meet in a dark alley.
Technology How to Make Tech for a Giant Robot Mech (5/7) The WIRED giant robot mech is STANDING TALL and looking good after it's assembly and paint job ... now it's time to BRING IT TO LIFE with Arduinos, radio controls, servos, lighting effects, voice modulators, and hidden surprises. Watch as Stan Winston School and Legacy Effects put the finishing touches on the mother of all mechs just days before it's big unveiling ...
Technology How to Test And Launch your Giant Robot Mech (6/7) All systems are online and it's time to test WIRED'S Giant Robot Mech ... just days before its big unveiling at the 2013 San Diego Comic-Con by Adam Savage from MythBusters and Tested. Watch as Stan Winston School and Legacy Effects put the finishing touches on the Big Guy in this penultimate episode of our Geek Week exclusive series.
Science How to Build a Giant Robot Mech: Think Big (7/7) In the CONCLUSION to WIRED's guide to building a 9 foot 9 inch tall walking, talking, mini-cannon totting GIANT ROBOT MECH, the crew from Stan Winston School and Legacy Effects reflect on a job well done. From concept to unveiling at Comic-Con, this was a labor of love, representing 2000+ man hours of work. Rest up guys, because next year ... we are bringing the Mech's BIGGER BROTHER to the show.