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Metal Gear REX
This is Metal Gear REX, the nuclear-equipped walking battle tank, or mech, from the Playstation game Metal Gear Solid (or the GameCube game, Metal Gear Solid - The Twin Snakes).
About this creation
This is Metal Gear REX, the nuclear-equipped walking battle tank, or mech, from the Playstation game Metal Gear Solid (or the GameCube game, Metal Gear Solid - The Twin Snakes).

This and my Metal Gear RAY model both received official recognition (of a sort) from KCEJ (Konami Computer Entertainment Japan)! Go to my Metal Gear RAY page to read about it.

The images here do not appear in the correct order to play out the MGS fight like I had intended. To see them in the correct order, pay a visit to my personal website, where you can view ALL of my LEGO customs and more:



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   It's lucky for Snake that Ninja arrives when he does. This shot sums up the coolest customs I made from MGS, but it never happens in the game.



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   With Liquid exposed and the radar dish destroyed, Snake doesn't have too much trouble finishing off Metal Gear...



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   The destruction of his radar dish forces Liquid to open REX's "mouth" so that he can see. Metal Gear REX has no windshield, so without a targeting dish he must use his naked eyes to spot Snake.



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   "Snake... We are not tools of the government, or anyone else." - Gray Fox (Ninja)
Liquid smashes Ninja against a wall. Ninja tells Snake to open fire and kill them both, but Snake can't do it (even if you hit the appropriate button). Ninja succeeds in blowing REX's radar dish off before he is crushed by Liquid under Metal Gear's massive foot.



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   "Tell her that... I was the one who did it!" - Gray Fox (Ninja)
Luckily for Snake, Ninja arrives. After confessing that he was the one who killed Naomi's parents, he sacrifices himself to aid Snake in the battle. He uses his gun-arm to blow the radar dish off of Metal Gear REX, effectively blinding Liquid Snake, because the vehicle has no windshield.



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   "...a nuclear-equipped walking battle tank!" - DARPA Chief Donald Anderson
"Metal Gear!?" - Solid Snake
Snake has been fighting the construction of Metal Gear units for a long time now. He destroyed the original Metal Gear, which was also a nuclear-equipped war vehicle that could fire a nuke from anywhere on the planet. Snake first learns that a Metal Gear is stored in the Shadow Moses facility when he "rescues" the DARPA Chief, Donald Anderson, who later turns out to be Decoy Octopus in disguise.



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   "What? Metal Gear is one of the most top-secret Black Projects! How did you know that?" - Donald Anderson (DARPA Chief)
"We've had a few run-ins in the past..." - Snake
Snake first encounters the actual Metal Gear REX in its storage facility. He must climb the catwalks all around it to reach the top and confront Liquid and Ocelot.



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   "I'll crush you into dust!" - Liquid Snake
Snake must later confront the fully-operational Metal Gear REX with Liquid in the pilot seat, and he almost can't handle it.



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   "At this height, it would kill even you!" - Liquid
Unfortunately, Liquid Snake still lives. He drags the unconscious Solid Snake onto the head of the destroyed metal beast along with an unconscious (or dead, depending on whether or not you beat Ocelot's torture) Meryl and a bomb.



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   "Have at you, Snake!" - Liquid
Snake must beat Liquid up until he finally is forced to fall of the side of REX, and into darkness. Then Snake rushes to Meryl's aid. She is either dead or alive, depending on how well you did in Ocelot's torture sessions. So you either make your escape with her or with Otacon, one of the scientists at Shadow Moses who helped design Metal Gear REX. But is Liquid really done for? Play the game and find out!



Comments

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  September 20, 2011
Epic!It looks just like the real thing!(well,actually,nearly.)Totally epic!I love it!
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  December 8, 2010
could you make building instructions for this?
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  November 22, 2010
AWESOME
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  September 15, 2009
Omg it has my name in it lol.
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  June 27, 2009
i am willing to buy this from you.how much
Justin Saber-Scorpion Stebbins
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jared perovic
  June 7, 2009
hey dude nice rex man i literally worship you man you are the best lego master in the world and it would be awsome if you would e-mail me back metal gear solid is awsome long live big boss and la-lay-lui-lay-lo
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  May 23, 2009
nice rex though too small but then again it IS like 500000 feet tall lol check out mine its huuuuuge though yours is better
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  April 25, 2009
really great stuff! umm.. while i don't ussualy do this sort of thing... *ahem* SELF ADVERTIZING!!!!! >_< http://mocpages.com/moc.php/112413 BLARGH!!!!! O_o
  April 24, 2009
Breath-taking. You have done something amazing. My email is rich_ford_wildcats09@yahoo.com I would love to get the Lego parts and make REX myself. Maybe we can work something out?
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  April 13, 2009
could you list the piaces you used i would love to make 1
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  April 8, 2009
OMG metal gear! *boom!*
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  March 27, 2009
this is great ive been viewing this metal gear rex for over 2 years so good job on getting the legos to make it.
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  February 16, 2009
Please contact me at MikeydeeBee53@hotmail.com. I love this MGS and I must have one of these.
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  January 31, 2009
nuclear-equipped walking death tank... your moc fits it perfectly!
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  January 26, 2009
wondering if you would mind sending me some sort of info/instructions on how to build "rex"... my son is a BIG fan! great job!!
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  December 5, 2008
dude thats a nice metal gear rex i tried make one of my own but i didnt have the pieces but 3 years later i got the pieces and made the new version of metal gear rex
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  August 30, 2008
Not bad mate i really like it your a smart one you got the laser right instead of other people doing a 4 barreled turret and the legs are perfect although the retracting claws weren't included great work
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  April 9, 2008
this is great. can you plz review some of my mocs? (such as my space ninja series) id like to get some advice from some of the better builders.
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  January 26, 2008
Metal Gears rock. I've never played the game but I'm gonna get to making a snake minifig sooner or later.
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  November 14, 2007
If it isn't that outstanding, then why was it in a magazine. This is by far one of the greatest MGRex Moc's I've seen.
  November 3, 2007
At least the colors are okay, but it's really not very outstanding.
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  February 11, 2007
i like it, thisone helped me create mechas.
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  December 21, 2006
The girls must go crazy, can you tell me where i can get instructs?
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  July 27, 2006
I think it really is funny how the Metal Gears, as the get more advanced, they become easier to destroy. I like it. Better than what I could have done.
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  September 13, 2004
Perfect in all the ways.
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  July 25, 2004
This was always my favourite. Great job!
 
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