WooJin (leew5@earthlink.net)
Sun, 21 Nov 1999 00:58:10 -0500

Right..but Front Mission 3 does not rely much on past games on its story.
SRW on the other hand, requires a heavy amount of old anime watching to
fully appreciate, while FM3 uses new mecha designs and its story isn't
derived from the previous games. FM 3 refers to the events in FM1 and Gun
Hazard, but all you have to know is the country division between the USN,
OCU, etc. and you can pick up the story real quick, why its not so true with
the SRW series, which requires you to play from SRW2 to fully get the entire

WooJin Lee woojin@rpgfan.com
RPGFan Editor &Message Board Admin

----- Original Message -----
From: <BlazeEagle@aol.com>
To: <gundam@aeug.org>
Sent: Sunday, November 21, 1999 12:04
Subject: Re: [gundam] {OT} Kind of, Front Mission 3 to see a US release!

> In a message dated 11/20/1999 11:22:46 PM Eastern Standard Time,
> leew5@earthlink.net writes:
> > but you have to admit about 98% of the Series shown is
> > old stuff.
> Yes, but about 8% are old, but are not unknown in the US. A US release
> the PSX SRW games could/would generate a demand for these oldies, but
> shows. I had no interest in seeing ANY Super Robot shows, until I played
> My point is, Front Mission 3 isn't well known in the US either, but they
> decided to release that in the US, so why not SRW or the SD SRW-like
> games? There's enough anime fans that are probably interested in seeing a
> release of SRW. I don't really see the older SRW's doing good, but the
> with Evangelion, Gundam, and Macross mecha would probably do well, maybe
> the SRW-like Gundam games, too.
> I read in a game magazine, that Nintendo didn't think PokeMon would do
> in the US, but look how popular it is! All PokeMon's profits couldn't have
> come from kids and parents, there's has to be some adults that like
> My point is, a lot of Americas popular cartoons and video games, are and
> where, of Japanese origin. Examples, the Metal Gear NES games, Metal Gear
> Solid, Mario, Zelda, Voltron, the Japanese robots that Shogun Warriors was
> based on, Final Fantasy, DigiMon, Power Rangers the list goes on and on.
> of these where at first, where hardly known to the US, until they where
> played or watched. SRW stands a very good chance of doing well in the US.
> Anime gets a bad rap sometimes, but an awful lot of America's most popular
> properties are or are based on anime. Whew!, is my point made? Need I go
> :)
> SRW's story line, what I gather from playing the game, is that real and
> super robots that are and are not from the same series, fight together.
> someone give me a basic idea of SRW's story line? Like, other then the
> obvious reasons, are a ton of mecha anime robots in one game and story
> Sorry for the rant.
> Aaron
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