Richie Ramos (gaijin@i-manila.com.ph)
Fri, 11 Aug 2000 07:26:31 GMT


>>From: "Richie Ramos" <gaijin@i-manila.com.ph>
>>Reply-To: gundam@aeug.org
>>To: gundam@aeug.org
>>Subject: Re: [gundam] Fan Manga, Steam Punk Gundam?
>>Date: Thu, 10 Aug 2000 06:00:03 GMT
>
>>You can use Tesla effects, static electrical discharges, you can use steam

>>driven
>>machineguns, entangling weapons based on pulley sytems, even heat weaponry

>>usinmg
>>superheated steam or something to that effect.
>Yeah, I was thinking along those lines, albeit in the strangest campiest
>ways. Steam Train Gundam? Sounds like the latest Neo England entry for the

>tournament. But yeah, there's a lot to read into for inspiration, so I
>better get cracking.
>>
>>May I get your permission to explore this idea as well? I haven't thought

>>about
>>mixing genres like this. Most probably though, I will hew closer to film

>>noir
>>and art deco sci-fi than steam punk. closer to fedoras and all that. or

>>perhaps
>>use the Spanish colonial influence of my own country. Damn! I'm getting

>>hyped
>>up here.
>Sure, I can't claim that doing something like this is purely original
>myself. Film noir will be good, but I can't think of a way the Gundams would

>come in. (Name's Spade, Gundam Spade. I've been out on the streets, with
>fifty-one shots with me, one gin, the rest, vulcan.) Of course I'm sure you

>can come up with more ideas than my currently uninspired self, so please, do

>something so I can rip you off. :p
>
>And yes, to whom this may concern, my hard disk is on it's last leg, so I

>may disappear for a while and a few.
>>
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