I have been starting to collect Joytoy figures and Mechs, I couldn't help but notice that Joytoy has a lot more mechs in the 1/25 scale than in the 1/18 (1:25 and 1:18) so I wanted to see what the difference really was. I had a suspicion that between the mechs there wasn't much difference, and I hoped that the figures weren't that tiny. Though the figures really are that tiny.



Which is too bad, but as you can see the figures are almost children sized compared to 1/18. I used Beachead and a Marauder figure here for scale, but the size of the mech to the 1/18 figure is still a reasonable size and honestly you wouldn't know that mech was 1/25 if not for the pilot. 1/25th or 1/24th is an interesting scale. If there were more figures, it would be a good scale to start collecting if you wanted to get into tabletop wargaming but didn't have a lot of space. You could have smaller battlefields and then these mechs would be an enormous presence on the battlefield. The figure pieces are not compatible with their 1/18 counterparts. The head is a different style. The hands and legs are different sizes. The weapons are odd sizes as well, perhaps a touch bigger than they ought to be. 



The Mech itself comes with a hammer and a pair of gatling guns. The gatling gun sits on these tiny arms attached to the back of the mech. The supports look fragile but they can hold up the weapons. It's an odd look but useful it you are wanting to shoot over cover. The mech also comes with a giant hammer, but it doesn't sit in the hands very well so you may find it slipping a lot.



The hammer does look good when trying to swing it as it seems easier to hold when it's on an angle instead of just standing straight up in its hands.



Here's a view of the cockpit, it isn't very big. So the figure just fits in there. I did try to fit 1/18 scale figures too and with this model they do not fit at all. You'll see that in the second picture below.



That gatling guns can be gripped in the hands of the mech and honestly that looks a lot better than those funny spindly things on his back. The hands also work well with holding the handle on the gatling gun.


Here's a picture of the figure and the accessories he comes with. The guns are a little oddly sized, the M4 looking rifle is made of a softer plastic and does bend, which is a shame. The submachine gun doesn't have weathering it's just black. Should've taken a picture of him without his helmet on. He has some sandglasses that are attached to his face.

I also discovered that their feet do fit on the 4 inch style pegs used by Hasbro. Though the green figure isn't locked in as good as the desert figure.



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