Thu, 8 Feb 2001 11:13:11 +0100
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Subject: [gundam] Future Gundam
> After reading several of the posts about different Ideas for Gundams
> kind of came up with sort of a comprimise that I'd like to see.
> Basically, the Zeon and Federation use their resources to being to journey
> out into TRUE outer space. A scientist on one side figures out FTL, and
> other side steals the plans, so both sides are equally matched. The
> continuation of the UC timeline sees the Federation and the Zeon still at
> each other's throats hundreds of years into the future. The Federation is
> collection of centrally located star systems, and the Zeon's are composed
> the outer systems, and groups of stellar "gypsies" who refuse to submit to
> the control of the Federation.
> Believing "space" to be their destiny, the Zeon tend to avoid planetary
> colonization. The Federation, while having a strong space force, tend
> planetary bases (even on planets where they have to build atmosphere domes
> Same old arguements, same possibilities, new battleground. (as long as we
> don't have to endure another Kou Uraki. :P )
> oh, and lest we forget, lots of new toys for us to oogle over.
> No aliens, humanoid or otherwise to interfere. Well, okay, we're talking
> Japanese Anime here, so each planet has to have some incredibly cute
> that hangs out on the shoulder of a female pilot in the series.
I think that Gundam is unique because of the 'proximity' (can't use another
word) of the setting, that's part of its realism. An 'outer space Gundam'
could work for an Alternate Universe, not for UC. I want more 'near sci -
fi', not a Star Wars clone...
Just my two cents
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