The Tank You’ve Been Waiting For? Macrocarid Unboxed

Macrocarid ExploratorJoin us as we unbox and take a look at the Mechanicum Macrocarid Explorator! Is this massive tank from Forge World what you have been waiting for?

This massive hunk of resin is about the size of the Land Raider which is essentially what it’s supposed to be, the Mechanicum Land Raider.

mechanicum magos macrocarid exploritorFirst we will look at the full cover instruction manual and it is a lot better than the old xeroxed copies we used to get from Forge World.

mechanicum magos macrocarid exploritorIn the exploded view we can see how it goes together with the left and right  sides being the track housings, It comes with a lot of different weapons that can be put on.

mechanicum magos macrocarid exploritorThe tread seems to be already put together except for this one piece still needing to be glued on. It seems to be a pretty straight forward build.

mechanicum magos macrocarid exploritorAll of the pieces are very detailed and cast really well. You can see all the detail that was put into the treads and all the rivets.

To see the whole unboxing and a discussion of the rules, check out the video below.

Mechanicum Macrocarid Explorator: £90

mechanicum magos macrocarid exploritor

Uniquely crafted to the needs of the Magos leading the expeditionary force, Macrocarid Explorators first saw use as frontline combat and mobile command vehicles in the early days of the Great Crusade. Heavily armored and equipped with the Mechanicum’s signature technologies and weapons, they are now pressed into service on both sides of the cataclysmic battles of The Horus Heresy.

Macrocarid Explorators can transport Magos’ or their units of deadly automata across the battlefield, cutting through any opponent foolish enough to come close with powerful weapons enhanced by augury scanners. Their heavy armor makes them as durable as the Legiones Astartes Land Raider, with the addition of extensive self-repair systems.

Rules for using the Macrocarid Explorator in Mechanicum armies in Horus Heresy games can be found in The Horus Heresy: Mechanicum – Taghmata Army List.

The Mechanicum Macrocarid Explorator includes optional weapons for the vehicle’s sponsons and hull mounting points. A pair of lascannon or two irradiation engines may be fitted to its sponson mounts, whilst a mauler bolt-cannon and a graviton imploder are available as hull mounted weapons.

This is a complete, multi-part resin kit which includes a full color instruction guide.

Head over to Games Workshop and get your Mechanicum Macrocarid Explorator today!

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About Rob Baer

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