Tomonaga (Tomonaga@xtra.co.nz)
Sat, 13 Nov 1999 20:27:39 +1300


Chris Beilby wrote:

> >I just saw the designs for turn X gundam, the newest
> >mobile suit in the turn A series... and it looks ....
> >one word: Disgustin!!! we're trailing further and
> >further away from the "gundam" we once knew...
> >
> >I mean, Syd Mead did another crap job again~ as if
> >Turn A wasn't bad enough...
> >
> >Turn X in no way resembles a gundam, apart from the
> >fact that it has a head, 2 arms and 2 legs... is the
> >gundam tradition lost forever?!!! guys this is real
> >bad
> >
> >i may be offending a few ppl who like the new design,
> >apologies now, but wouldn't you agree that if Syd Mead
> >wanted something new and fresh and different then why
> >didn't he start up a new cartoon series instead of
> >disappoint old fans of the original gundam!?
> >
>
> Where was it ever said that the Turn X was a Gundam?

When the kit was first displayed at one of the model shows, the signage
around the Turn X stated that it was a Turn X Gundam. The correct name
now is Mobile Turn X, just like Mobile Flat, and Mobile Sumo(all of
Diana Counter origin) and I guess you can confidently say that it isn't a
Gundam.

Tet

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