Brandon Perlow (nurbs@pacbell.net)
Sun, 01 Oct 2000 23:34:39 +0100


Its a mech ....Its just looks like a giant knight.. It also transforms into a
dragon....

Joseph Riggs wrote:

> BlazeEagle@aol.com wrote:
>
> > In a message dated 10/2/2000 1:37:55 AM Eastern Daylight Time,
> > josephriggs@earthlink.net writes:
> >
> > << 2.) The Escaflowne. As others have said, big sword, big armored suit.
> > Its
> > fantasy roots are so obvious that you could probably argue that calling it a
> > mechanical is cheating, in a way. >>
> >
> > It uses a magic crystal to power it, but it is run on gears. Wouldn't gears
> > still make it mechannical?
>
> Yeah, but its the appearance of it that I'm thinking of. You could argue that
> Data from ST:TNG is a mechanical design, since he's an android (albeit one played
> by an actor, with special effects whenever we need to see under his skin). The
> Escaflowne IS a mechanical design when all is said and done, but you have to
> admit that its resemblance to an armored knight does, after a fashion, seem like
> cheating. This is what I was referring to.
>
> junior
>
> "Things go bump in the night, but none bump bigger than Minsc!"
> -- Minsc, Baldur's Gate II: Shadows of Amn
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