Paul Fields (johnny_raiden@hotmail.com)
Wed, 29 Sep 1999 16:23:19 EDT


Master Asia wrote;

>A MA would be like a man on a bicycle with an
>Uzi and an MS would be like a man walking with a 9mm. Though the guy on the
>bike can travel farther and faster, he lacks the ability to dodge as well
>as
>the man on foot and what if that MA loses ammo? Its as good as gone since
>it
>also lacks Melee weapons. There are advantages to both of course Thats is
>why
>the Z and ZZ series have Variable form MS's so that they can have the best
>of
>both worlds, that ability to travel long distance like a MA and
>mavueverability of an MS.

I can carry a s***load of ammo on a bike...
but even then, up close you ever tried to
shoot somebody at close range with an uzi
on your bike... The navy had this idea for
a missile boat, that showed up with its 1000
cruise missiles, destroyed everything that
it could, and went home... to relaod another
Billion dollars in missiles. The problem was
NOT the cost, but this One trick pony didn't
have defenses say against submarines, etc...
It was too one dimensional, or mission specific.

Paul

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