Thomas Kohl (
Mon, 12 Mar 2001 10:41:18 +0100

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From: "Franz G Co" <>
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Sent: Monday, March 12, 2001 9:45 AM
Subject: RE: [gundam] The incredible shrinking shield

> *snip*
> >So ... early in UC, shields make sense (Except on land), and >late in UC,
> >beam shields also make sense ... but in the middle years, where >beam
> >weaponry became common and heavy armor a hindrance, why were >they still
> >used, other than for aesthetic reasons?
> Remember that shields can be used as a a place to mount weaponry. Notice
> that in CCA their shields were home to different kinds of weapons such as
> missiles and large beam weapons. Also, a shield may be able to take the
> force of a shot from a beam weapon and save the MS (even at the shields
> expense).

I guess thats what a shield is for saving your butt and i think the way they
use the shields in 08th MS team is a good one they try to catch shots with
it even if most of the time their shield brake after taking some shots but
thats what it is there for to buy you the time needed to counteract

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