Mass Effect Andromeda Nomad

by   19.9k Rugpeersdude  one year ago



This is my best attempt at the Nomad Rover in the new Mass Effect Andromeda game coming out next month. I don't usually give my opinions about my own builds but I absolutely love driving this thing around. Lol. The Nomad can easily take big bumps and small jumps without breaking anything thanks to Emptybox's XML modded suspension part.

The Nomad is equipped with an "Anti-Gravity" drive to help it jump over holes, canyons, craters, etc. (vtol bar upwards) It can also help the Nomad boost its speed by removing friction due to weight (vtol bar center) or add gravity to increase tire grip (vtol bar down). You only have 50 gallons of fuel so use the "Anti-Gravity" drive sparingly.

Driver Instructions:

Pitch: Forwards and reverse

Yaw: turn left and right

Throttle: "Anti-Gravity" power output

AG1: turn on forward lights

AG2: enable "Anti-Gravity" drive and balance thrusters

AG2 + throttle + vtol bar center: less gravity = less friction = go faster :)

AG2 + throttle 80% + vtol bar up: hover and jump over canyons or big holes

AG2 + throttle + vtol bar down: increased gravity for low traction areas.

Credit to @emptybox for 45 degree suspension

Credit to @realluochen9999 for the angled fuselage pieces

Credit to @AgDynamics for the letters and numbers

Credit to @EDSAerospaceTech for the negative weight boxes

Thanks and enjoy!!

Spotlights

General Characteristics

  • This plane has been featured
  • Created On iOS
  • Wingspan 29.9ft (9.1m)
  • Length 46.6ft (14.2m)
  • Height 15.7ft (4.8m)
  • Empty Weight 10,536lbs (4,779kg)
  • Loaded Weight 10,536lbs (4,779kg)

Performance

  • Power/Weight Ratio 1.279
  • Wing Loading 142.4lbs/ft2 (695.2kg/m2)
  • Wing Area 74.0ft2 (6.9m2)
  • Drag Points 21751

Parts

  • Number of Parts 464
  • Control Surfaces 0
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    19.9k Rugpeersdude

    @Synthex4060 there already is a Mass Effect tag. Lol.

    2 months ago
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    4,746 Synthex4060

    AMAZING ! They should add a Mass Effect tag :p

    2 months ago
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    75 Alta

    @Rugpeersdude You're right but I've been building since the start but I'm working on something which has been undercover for a long time.

    4 months ago
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    16.1k Spikerya

    @Captain123 just look at how I started out to how I am now, and you can see the changes, only took almost 2 years XD

    9 months ago
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    19.9k Rugpeersdude

    @Captain123 it just takes lots of practice. I've been building since June of 2015 so I've had some time to perfect my designs. Lol.

    10 months ago
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    1,251 Captain123

    Can anyone help me how to build these sort of STUFF PLEASE??????

    10 months ago
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    Cool but not spacecraft

    11 months ago
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    65.4k MAHADI

    @Rugpeersdude no, I am Halo fan

    11 months ago
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    34.1k AudioDud3

    @Rugpeersdude I played all the games, so yeah I guess

    11 months ago
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    19.9k Rugpeersdude

    @MAHADI thanks!! Are you a mass effect fan?

    11 months ago
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    65.4k MAHADI

    AWESOME

    11 months ago
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    19.9k Rugpeersdude

    @AudioDud3 thanks for first place!

    one year ago
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    9,655 Mymessage

    Yes, congrats :) @AudioDud3

    one year ago
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    34.1k AudioDud3

    Congrats on first place!

    one year ago
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    19.9k Rugpeersdude

    @Feanor @mumpsy @shatslanger @zandgard thanks for the spotlight!

    one year ago
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    And it can do the massive western jump@Rugpeersdude

    one year ago
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    19.9k Rugpeersdude

    @Avro683Lancaster haha!! Yes I actually was just playing around there with this. Lol.

    one year ago
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    Although, with the thrusters able to give a speed boost, and the RCS stabilisers, this can do the jumps at Sky Park City amazingly. @Rugpeersdude

    one year ago
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    19.9k Rugpeersdude

    @Avro683Lancaster lol. Yea I limited the fuel to give the idea of having to conserve a precious resource and only use the thrusters in an emergency.

    one year ago
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    this is wonderful to drive around, even at 3fps, but the fuel leaves something to be desired.

    one year ago
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    9,548 sheepsblood

    @Rugpeersdude Of course

    one year ago
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    19.9k Rugpeersdude

    @sheepsblood lol. Putting the "Anti-Gravity" drive to work?

    one year ago
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    19.9k Rugpeersdude

    @Mumpsy lol. Thanks buddy!!

    one year ago
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    19.9k Rugpeersdude

    @DethFromAbove that was definitely something I wanted to make sure this build still had was handling and drivability.

    one year ago
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    9,548 sheepsblood

    Driving VERTICAL in the Desert!

    one year ago
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