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Would mecha pilots be likely to be operators as well as pilots? Do fighter pilots have any ops training outside of basic?
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>>18973880
pilots from titanfall are both as far as I remember.
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>>18974959
That's because Saotome was specifically recruiting crazy people that could reasonably survive any situation.
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>>18973880
The Stargate program is operated by the US Airforce, a lot of their teams are made up by airforce personel who seem to be well versed in fighting on land as well as being pilots.
The show worked with the Airforce to try to show realism (and show the Airforce in a positive light)
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>>18975236
I still find it kind of hard to believe that they had two sitting chiefs of staff of the air force on the show. I know the USAF loves them, but still.
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>>18973880
Depends on the setting. In settings like VOTOMs where the mechs are expendable, yes their pilots would be expected to kick ass outside of the cockpit.

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What? This dude is different from the original one?

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Why is the Unicorn so popular?
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>>18976031
Then ZZ showing Kamille had some actual power which is back up by Narrative with the miracle girl's backstory of if you can sense a colony drop, you're probably a powerful telepath.

Besides, psychoframe is the first true MacGuffin of the series.
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>>18976057

> Zeta never mentioned the biosensor
> Characters mention the Zeta having a power skin to it during the show
> Well that's just bad writing, so it doesn't count
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>>18976065
Didn't Amuro sense the colony laser before they even knew it existed?
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>>18969981
Didn't he say that the G-Self is stronger than the Turn A?
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>>18975991
The biosensor is named in the novel but the most famous feats like the super beam saber that destroys Yazan's Hambrabi and the waverider crash don't happen. Yazan is killed by a shot to the cockpit and Scirocco is killed by the colony laser. The forcefield happens though

https://www.mechatalk.net/viewtopic.php?f=7&t=7894
>The bio-sensor installed in the Zeta Gundam is apparently based on technology inherited from Kamille's father, Franklin Bidan. Perhaps it came along with those captured Gundam Mark II blueprints? In any case, this would explain why Scirocco and the Titans have access to it as well.

>Yep, pretty much. Wish I'd noticed this bit in the novels earlier! The biosensor is first mentioned during the battle over Dakar, and as usual Tomino mentions its back story the first time it shows up in the story. Oddly enough, it activates when Kamille is thinking of Four, and during the battle he actually hears her voice talking to him, although he's never entirely sure what's causing this phenomenon.

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Happy Caturday /m/8s

idk about you guys but i like this movie and when it trys its almost sentai like sure its cgi but still it has fun with it

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Meanwhile, in the Principality of Zeon...
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>>18976540
>Benevolent dictatorship is peak government but nigh impossible to achieve.
This. You're basically putting your eggs in one basket it and praying it turns out okay.
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Haman is cute! I'm with her!
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>>18975573
>What, so we SHOULDN'T maximize damage in the process? This is war.
War is about defeating your enemy and can be achieved by making them incapable of fighting, forcing them to accept defeat.
Targeting the population in priority is war crime and bomb precision just an excuse wrote by the winners.

>>18975600
>Not him but the Japs did literally everything wrong and nothing right in WW2
Which is why the US secretly gave immunity to the researcher of Unit 731 in exchange of their data.
During that time the US was still conducting the Tuskegee Syphilis Study
And that's not going into cold war experiment
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Unethical_human_experimentation_in_the_United_States#Human_radiation_experiments
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Human_radiation_experiments
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>>18976466
Origins kycilia was pretty hot desu
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>>18975172
>Now that war comes home to you, you feel very different. You deprecate its horrors, but did not feel them when you sent car-loads of soldiers and ammunition and molded shells and shot to carry war... and desolate the homes of hundreds and thousands of good people who only asked to live in peace at their old homes and under the Government of their inheritance. But these comparisons are idle. I want peace, and believe it can now only be reached through union and war, and I will ever conduct war with a view to perfect an early success

I fucking love this robot.
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This robot loves you!

My feelings on this show are a little mixed, but I had a good time with Planet With overall. I guess the mecha designs could be better, but the strangeness of them grew on me a little. There was definitely love put into this show, but it felt really rushed, like they crammed 18 episodes into 12. The speed of the story makes some of the characters feel a little underdeveloped though I think that they do the best with the little time that they spend on each significant character. Also, despite the speed and scope of the plot, I never felt that it got too confusing despite seeming kind of convoluted on paper. It's a neat little show I'm glad I finally got off of my backlog. I can recommend it if you like series that have strange elements mostly for the sheer sake of having strange elements and breakneck pacing.
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I want Ginko to milk me
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>>18973057
Same t.b.h.
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Are there any scans of the artbooks or manuals for these games? (Return of Zion, Stardust Operation, Advanced Operation)

The Kondo designs look pretty neat in them
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>>18972748
Look at this innocent-gassing colony-dropping atrocity-loving fuccboi.
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>>18972764
>guys....are we the bad guys?
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>>18976736
You take the good with the bad.

Tomino's novels shows he has alot of terrible fucking ideas in mind when it comes to the OYW.

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What did /m/ think of Vandread?

Watched it a few weeks ago and thought it was pretty good. Had pretty sick ebikawa robot designs too.
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I started watching it but haven't finished yet. jura is hot but kind of annoying.
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>>18918604
Tenchi GXP is a tough watch, (even the Tenchi author hated the anime) because the director was love him or hate him due to his humor, but it was worth trudging through for the Not Zinv showing up in the last eps. And I do think Harem mixes nicely with space opera, but there aren't that many examples.
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Was there any art of the mecha anywhere? Or were the robots just ignored?
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>>18976605
I want to say the DVD had a line art gallery and they were included but I don't have them near me to check
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One of the best harem animes out there.If you can accept its "absurd" premise.It acutally uses the harem to explore themes between man vs woman instead of just "PLOT".
The characters actually grow and there isa definitive ending.
The CGI is actually good.

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Jabby, is it true that this man is a differentiated idioblast?

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Goth /m/ thread, because why not?
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>>18973297
Because fuck off back to /co/
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>>18973297
Shitters will never know the glory that is Drossell von Flugel
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>>18973377
Anon, (You) really are a Tomato...
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>>18973297
>>18973377

Also see historical-inspired automata,
Clockwork engines,
And WH40K.
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>>18973297
>>18973377
Even Battletech has some goth /m/

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Can we appreciate this beauty named Endymion?
Also, Einhander thread.
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>>18963266
Classic underrated game, but its greatest longevity is in its OST.
I listen to this OST all the time while driving. The rearranged / remixed soundtrack also has a few gems.
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>>18973572
Was it Spider or Shrimp (that launched from the container) the one that cusses out the player in German? I recall that being one of the funnier "secrets" of the game.
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>>18975098

Shrimp. Calls the player a coward.
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fuck this thread. what I really mean to say is that I wish this has somehow gotten that similar edgy Bomberman: Act Zero treatment ;_;
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>>18976252

Einhander's actually edgy enough as is. All it needs is updated graphics and sound, some quality of life improvements, and stage select for the US version.

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Who did it best?
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>>18966222
Unicorn "financially" saved the franchise.
Unicorn is the best.
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>>18966222
The ones I like are Hi-Nu, Double X, Wing Zero, Strike Noir, Turn-X and Phenex

I guess I just like Gundams with Symmetrical wing designs

Though the entirety of SEED is trash and its artist should've stuck to Fafnir
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>>18970174
Now I want to see what a mass-production Hi-Nu would look like
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>>18966222
Why isn't Exia on the list
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>>18976528
Because even though it's far more iconic, it's not the titular gundam of 00

Mechs from tabletop games.


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