cliff boese (email@example.com)
Mon, 05 Jul 1999 12:06:41 PDT
i THINK that the concept would of been cool, imho
>From: Richie Ramos <firstname.lastname@example.org>
>Subject: Re: [gundam] Gundam Wing
>Date: Tue, 06 Jul 1999 01:19:58 +0800
> >No, the plot and characters really don't change much. (Heero gets
> >more softened toward the end but that's about it.) Plot continues to be
> >confusing and unlikely... It's a series developed with women as target
> >(especially for yaoi fans) and it shows. Many women find these guys
> >appealing, including their personality. I think psychotic boys bring out
> >maternal instincts in women. (I certainly fell for it, being female ^_^)
> >like those 5 annoying(?) boys, but other than that, I think the plot and
> >storyline leaves a lot to be desired. I usually have little opinion
> >mecha design, but if you thought the original Gundams in GW were bad,
> >even worse in Endless Waltz. Even I had a little trouble with angel
> >and bat wings on a Gundam...
> The designs were by far the most fantastic in mecha sense, what with
>wings, oversized swords, TONLOADS of guns and bat wings, as well as two
>LARGE dragon heads mounted on normal arms.
> I think a sort of reversion to the non-tecyhnological designs of the
>seventies, but believe me, it could have been MUCH worse. What if they
>combined into ONE big Gundam? Or if they trasnsform into weird stuff?
>Duo: "We can't hold out much longer! The beast MA's chopping us to
>Heero: "use our secondary mecha beast forms!" (wing turns into a big
>Wufei: "YOU'RE RIGHT! GUNDAM DRAGONER!" (nataku truns into two headed
>the sandrock turns into a scarab beetle, and the Heavy arms turns into a
>land turtle with a lot of guns sticking out of it. fllying above the
>Beastmonster MA is the Eagle Wing and the DeathBat. Suddenly, the MA
>transforms from an ugly ship like thing into a mega-MS
>"Was that all you could do?!!!!" Baron Treize Androgynous laughs.
>The Gundam beasts suddenly get engulfed in electromagnetic minovsky
>saturated tendrils of energy.
>"Gundam Team UNITE! BANZAI!"
>At the push of a console button and a few hand gestures with glowing
>wristwatches, all five gundams unite to form...Gundam Mega Mecha Custom
>Heero: "Feather Wing Blades!" (darts fly from the wing areas)
>Duo: "Scythe energy BEAM!" (energy blades flry from the mecha's hands)
>Quattre: "Sandrock Slash" (mecha slashes at MA with the two blades)
>Trowa: "Heavy arms BLAST!" (the mecha produces a BFG and b;lasts a nice
>hole through the MA"
>Wufei: "Nataku CRUSH!" (the dragon heads launch as bits and destroys
>choice parts of the MA's anatomy)
>Baron Treize: "You can't stop me! ROYAL FLASH!" (BIG energy blast fires
>from the MA's mouth)
>Gundam ZeroMax survives the blast, but all the pilots have been
>electrocuted in their cockpits and are dizzy.
>Heero: "It's time for the Final Attack! Gundam Zero Max Ultimate weapon
>Relena in a special fighter swoops in. half the fighter disengages from
>the cockpit/engine area and turns into a super BIG SWORD. Relena's fighter
>cockpit combines with the chest area to form a badge like chest armor,
>while the other parts of the fighter attaches to different parts of the
>Gundam Max to turn it into Gundam Max Super.
>Relena: "Surrender Baron Treize! we have no wish to hurt you!"
>Baron Treize: "and let your peaceful ways take over my people? Never!"
>Relena: "you bring this down on your head."
>All the G5 boys: "POWER UP!"
>an electromagnetic storm comes up, and lightning starts hitting the
>BFSword, making it glow.
>G5 and Relena: "PEACE BE WITH YOU!"
>Gundam max super charges into the MA, and plunges its sword into the
>abdomen, then slices it into two. The MA explodes, while the Gundam Max
>super is there still in attack pose, unharmed by the carnage.
>in the distance, one sees the head of the MA transforming into a smaller
>Baron Treize: "I'll be back, you impetuous boys! Beware, Relena!"
>close shot of Relena staring off into space: "will we ever have
>sorry, i couldn't resist.
> >If I were you, I would probably skip the rest of the series and go on to
> >something else. There are so many other Gundam series with better story
> >plotlines. (And this is coming from a Wing fan!)
> >Oh, one more thing. Several men on the Japanese Gundam newsgroup said
> >this series was very useful in getting their wives/girlfriends/daughters
> >hooked on Gundam, making it easier to justify their own Gundam hobby, so
> >does have its uses. (And G was mentioned as the best one to get their
> >preschool age sons to get started on Gundam.)
> >Emi A
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