Woo Lee (leew5@stuy.edu)
Wed, 2 Jun 1999 15:42:49 -0400 (EDT)


Didnt we have a horrendous Gundam VS Macross thread once? lets not do so
again. MS's have minovsky particles to worry about, which would make most
of the Valk's weapons useless so its a pretty stupid thing to argue about
IMHO

On Wed, 2 Jun 1999, Alfred Urrutia wrote:

> On Jun 2, 4:13pm, Lim Jyue wasted bandwidth discussing:
> > Subject: Re: [gundam] Most Powerful Gundam
> > At 16:52 6/1/99 -0700, you wrote:
> > >Wait, why *can't* you compare universes? They are all based on the same
> >
> > It's like taking a P-51 and a F-14 and comparing which is more
> > powerful. Sure, the F-14 is more powerful, but in which context? The P-51
> > was a great fighter in WW2, but not now when better technology is available.
> >
>
>
> Well, ya, that's a given. But they're still comparable. And both based
> on the same roots (physical universe, strategic roles, etc.) even if the
> obvious "Come on, who would put a P-51 up against an F-14?" comment must
> be included. My question remains - why can't you compare, given the bulk
> of both universes being the same (Earth-based, humans, etc.)? You can't
> really compare, say, the "Lord of the Rings" universe with the "2001"
> universe since one includes magic and the other does not. Not easily,
> anyway. But Macross and Gundam universes, or Evangelion and Yamato
> universes, are pretty similar. Even if there are no Minovsky particles
> in other universes the creators of Gundam described their effects well
> enough to compare them to new "particles" or energy sources/effects in
> other universes. And metal alloys are metal alloys, so their performance
> figures are pretty comparable (excluding hero ships being somehow more
> impervious than other ships with the same armor, etc.).
>
> It may be a waste of time to compare them since they will never cross but
> it's interesting to think about a strike team of GMs and Gundams going
> against a squadron of Valkeries with Destroid support. At least to me it
> is. And one could say that a single Gundam could take out a single
> Valkerie based on stats of both ships. So, what idiot Valkerie commander
> would allow them to go one on one? He could deploy enough of them and
> the Destroids to even out the odds, etc. I mean, don't Gundams usually
> wipe the floor with dozens of lesser mobile suits anyway? Would be fun
> to watch.
>
>
>
> Alfred.
>
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