Re: HCM #25


MAck Mack (sanoske_sagara@yahoo.com)
Tue, 12 Jan 1999 18:59:07 -0800 (PST)


I'm doin A Zugock-e right now....anyone know where to get a hygog?
mack

---"dyar@halcyon.com" <dyar@halcyon.com> wrote:
>
> At 20:14 1/11/99 -0700, you wrote:
> >> with the acquisition of HCM #25: RX-93 Nu-Gundam.
> >> Probe has panned this critter on a number of occasions.
> >
> > I think you're confusing me with Eddie or someone else Dyar! I
don't
> >have the Nu-Gundam HCM myself, I've only heard (from several
people) that
> >it's by far the worst toy in the series. (Though I've heard bad stuff
> >about the Zeta as well.)
>
> Hmmm. If it wasn't you, then Eddie is the next most likely. Will
the real
> HCM #25 critic please stand up?
>
> > It's my favorite too, but doesn't the Mk.II HCM also suffer from
the
> >"Gorrila Gundam Syndrome"?
>
> It always seemed perfectly proportioned to me, but then I tend to
judge
> each toy or model on its own merits, not how well it matches the
anime. I
> expect the transition from 2D to 3D to take its toll, but I also
expect the
> people who make the transition to compensate. For example, my
problems
> with the Kampfer and Hygog models derive not so much from their
failure to
> match the anime as from their failure to look convincing as mecha (or
> workable as models, which is another beef entirely). I like the
Zugock-E,
> Zaku-FZ and Rick Dom II so much because they're so neatly done and
> realistic, even though their proportions may differ from the anime.
>
> -Z-
>
>

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