Re: [gundam] Gundam Crossover Notebook II


Alfred Urrutia (Alfred.Urrutia@disney.com)
Tue, 2 Mar 1999 09:40:55 -0800 (PST)


On Mar 2, 9:07am, MS06ZAK@aol.com wasted bandwidth discussing:
> Subject: Re: [gundam] Gundam Crossover Notebook II
> In a message dated 3/2/99 1:22:12 AM Central Standard Time, gundam@loop.com
> writes:
>
> << What was good, though, was he really refrained
> from overdoing those "Goblin" designs of MS w/ huge ass and almost no legs.
> How do these monstrosities walk with so little leg support, anyway?
> >>
> But are legs really necessary in space or water?
> Jason

Well, if you are going to assume a transforming (moving limb) craft then,
ya, they are necessary. Try cutting off the legs of a seal and see how
well he swims. Mobile suits have thrusters on their legs, right? I would
suppose being able to move the legs would give extra directional vectors
that simple engine cones that swivel through 5 degrees or so of arc could
not. Limbs period aren't necessary in space or water but your question
implies that you think arms and heads are necessary. I suppose the real
question is would those mechs ever need to function on land, too?

Alfred.

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