James Boren (jboren@earthlink.net)
Sun, 13 Jun 1999 14:50:19 -0700


>--- Richie Ramos <gaijin@i-manila.com.ph> wrote:
>
>> Hmmmm...I wonder, though, if it ever really had a
>> "Standard" loadout, or if the weapons were always
>> mission specific/pilot specific.
>
>Kampfer was developed according to the circumstance of
>
>OYW, & we know it's a mission specific ltd edn MS, we
>may never know what its standard loadout would be like
>should Kampfer got mass-produced. Hopefully it'll be
>revealed in future Gundam's factbooks...
>
>>> In case of Zugock-E, it's an improved version over
>>> the previous MSM-07 Zugock, as well as a limited
>>> test-run version much like the RX-79G Ground Combat
>
>>> Gundam in the 08th MS Team OVA, in which no more
>>> than 20 units were produced. Budgets &
>>> data-gathering are the factor here. For Kampfer, we
>
>>> saw the green MS-18 prototype in the model kits
>>> manual, so MS-18E is a unique version.
>>
>> Hmmmm...i wonder though. knowing what we do of MS
>> development, I still think that these one-offs are
>> just mission specific or pilot-specific
>> modifications.
>
>Zugock-E & Hygog are definitely improved versions of
>its respective predecessor, Zugock & Gog, as their
>shortcomings are all too obvious in 0079 TV/movies.
>
>While Kampfer is mission specific, RX79G-Ez8 "Ground
>Combat Gundam Ez-8" is definity a pilot-specific one-
>off. It's modified from RX79G & the lone unit is
>assigned to Shiro Amada in the 08th MS Team OVA.
>Besides certain areas in which Ez8 is better than
>RX79G, the modification was basically a test by Fed's
>brass to see if Shiro was a Zeon spy as they
>suspected.
>

How is that a test? Is this from the movie "Miller's Report"? Was there
ever a synopsis of this?

-James

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