Re: [gundam] ...and next MG is...!


Edward Ju (gundam@loop.com)
Tue, 23 Mar 1999 00:09:55 -0800


>Kota writes,
>
>>MS-05B Zaku I, regular version and Black Trinary version!
>>(not high mobility Zaku II as I previously said)
>
> Cool, but gee... after all the trouble the Giren's Greed cut-scenes went
>to to demolish the myth of the Black Trinary Zaku I!
>
> Yes, they did use the Zaku I back in their training battalion days, but
>it's always been recorded that they used the C-type Zaku II during the
>Battle of Ruum, and that this was the first mobile suit to bear their
>distinctive black-purple-and-gray color scheme. The Giren's Greed cut
>scenes reconciled this with the pervasive myth of the black-purple-gray
>Zaku I, by putting a Zaku I head on the Zaku II body. See the MS Classic
>section of the Gundam Project for illustrations.

Damn, you always see weird stuff in the game that I never noticed. Time
to whip out the game again...

> So, I'm wondering how they'll deal with this in the MG kit manual. But
>hey, it'll be great to have an MG Zaku I, regardless!

Would have been cool if they made a Ramba Ral version... what's up with
Bandai's RR phobia? I mean, the man's Gouf never got the MG treatment...

Eddie

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