L. M. Lloyd (firstname.lastname@example.org)
Sat, 8 Jul 2000 22:57:46 -0500
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Here are the answers as I understand them.
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From: Leslie_Rashana <email@example.com>
To: Gundam <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Sent: Saturday, July 08, 2000 10:28 PM
Subject: [gundam] more... stuff
> okay, time for more qeuestions questions questoins :)
> what is the ALICE system?
An Artificial Intelligence installed in the Superior, in an attempt
to give oldtypes a fighting chance against newtypes.
>the EXAM Systtem?
Something from blue destiny, a series I know nothing about.
> what are Bio-Sensors and
An early attempt to make a pseudo-psycomm system that was small
enough to fit in a normal sized MS. The end result was a widget that
could channel the energy of a newtype, only if they were really
An organic computer from another Gundam story I know nothing about.
> what are the differences mainly between original Psycommu and later
> Psycoframe technologies.
As I understand it, a psycomm system is a control mechanism that
allows a newtype's thoughts to control aspects of the suits systems.
A psychoframe, on the other hand, allows full psychic integration
between a newtype and a suit, as well as a certain "amplification" of
a newtype's latent powers.
> what added benifits if any do Psychommu and similar systems give
> thier pilots other than the ability to >control remote weapons like
> bits, funnels, wired-arms etc...?
Faster reaction times, better maneuverability and increased "senses"
are the primary benefits, but there is also the occasional inference
(like the end of Zeta) that a newtype can actually increase the
operational parameters of his or her suit, through the use of their
> what exactly do the ability stats in Gundam Wing mean really?
> speed, weapons and armor are pretyt straight-foreward but what
> about power and fighting? is power the output rating of it's
> powerplant, the thrust of it's thrusters? it's physical strength?
> and fighting? does that reflect it's agility/dexterity or the
> effectivness of it's close-fighting
Another series I don't get into.
> why is the sky blue?
Something to do with the incandecence of nitrogen as I remember.
> why are we here?
To appreciate Gundam.
> why do fools fall in love?
So that there will be a never ending supply of fools.
> why do birds sing?
To annoy you on those mornings that you don't have to get up early.
> why are you still reading this e-mail?
Because it was there.
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