BlazeEagle@aol.com
Sun, 22 Aug 1999 23:15:06 EDT


In a message dated 8/22/1999 8:14:10 PM Eastern Daylight Time, Z@Gundam.Com
writes:

> At 19:58 8/22/1999 -0400, you wrote:
> >What about the first (second?) episode of MS Gundam where Amuro rips the
> Zaku's
> >'mouthpiece' off? He apparently knocks the main camera out, but the Pilot
> >states that his sub-camera is still functional. The 'eye' was not lit
up,
> but
> >maybe there is another camera package in the head or along the monoeye
> track?
>
> True, but it appears that it's still all head-mounted -- decapitate an MS
> and the pilot is blind.
>
> None of the schematics that I normally use for reference show any of these
> sub-cameras. For that matter, the Gundam schematics call out the main
> camera, but do not indicate optics in the Gundam's nominal "eyes". Yet we
> see the Gundam aiming the beam rifle by aligning the eye with the scope on
> the gun. We even see the Gundam peeking through the slot in the shield
> with the eyes. But it's clear from the way Kozun took down the Gundam
> during Sayla's sortie that the main screen goes when the "mohawk" main
> camera goes.
>
> Wouldn't it be nice if there were some consistent continuity in this
regard?
>
> -Z-

It sure would. Do the Japanese or the at least the Gundam
creators/designers/story writers forget to add continuity or do they just
don't care about continuity?

Aaron

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