Thu, 10 Jun 1999 19:38:39 -0700
At 13:12 6/10/1999 +0800, you wrote:
> BTW, does the E in MS-18E stands for Espionage? I mean, a lot of the
>suits used by Cyclops team had E in them..
Insofar as I know, the E in MS-18E stands for Experimental, just as it does
in the MSM-07/E Zugock. But here's no reason why there couldn't have been
a limited production run (say, half a dozen) of experimental models, each
with a slightly different mix of weapons.
> Which timeline are you using? I'm guessing either early 0079 (in
>which case you can use the prototype YMS-18, or even use MS-18A, B, C and D
>if they exists..=) or late 0081/0082 or even 0083 (in which case you can
>pull together a SpecOps team of Kampfers).
Again, I don't believe there were any A, B, C or D versions, just the
prototype (one-off) and a handful of experimental models.
Speaking of timelines, though, here's another:
This one's an adjunct to my Mobile Suit Gundam: High Frontier web page.
It's an amalgam of all of timelines with which I'm familiar, minus the
obviously bogus bits, such as all the misinformation introduced in the
English-language MS Era timeline. I've included known birthdates and
back-formation birth years -- if a character's age is given as 18 in UC
0079, I give a "born" citation in the entry for UC 0061 -- and Killed In
Action citations. I also include details that have been posted here over
the years. I may add a Spoiler Warning to the top of the page, even though
it should be self-evident that a timeline is going to give away plot
elements. Oh, yeah, and I perversely refer to the Federation HQ in the
Amazon as "Diablo" and hew to the Gundam 0080 UNT designations rather than
the new (and truer to the original) EFSF. I cut my teeth on Z Gundam's
EUG/AEUG nomenclature and prefer Z and 0080 over the original. Bite me,
Corrections or critiques are welcome, but please post them here, where they
can be resolved through consensus, rather than stuffing my mailbox at home....
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