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Post by Nagi » Thu May 24, 2007 3:06 am

Wow, this strikes me as slightly hilarious. From the time the Unicorn's design was first unveiled to now, it's like Bandai has been saying "Look! Look! We're being completely original with an all new design for the Gund--PSYCH! HAHAHAHA! We got you GOOD!" :lol:

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Post by bluemax151 » Thu May 24, 2007 3:40 am

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Post by razgriz » Thu May 24, 2007 3:47 am

um can you say...disappointing :cry: just when i thought we were finally going to get a i-finned cyclopean hero suit they done gone and gundam-ized it, v-fin two eyes and all
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Post by Ravager » Thu May 24, 2007 5:15 am

*groans I have a feeling this one will also just come with twin sabers and a rifle as its weapons.
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Post by The Big Zabowski » Thu May 24, 2007 9:38 am

Ravager wrote:*groans I have a feeling this one will also just come with twin sabers and a rifle as its weapons.
And some freaky newtype use system..thing.

As undoubtedly Fukui will use something like that for this novel. Look at Loreli.. :roll:
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Post by Ravager » Thu May 24, 2007 10:08 am

Doesn't seem to be a Newtype to me... but that era WAS the peak of Newtype warfare, so it's not surprising
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Post by EZero8 » Thu May 24, 2007 10:30 am

I'm afraid that this design is gonna be nothing more than a purely vanilla suit with the standard armament. I never really found the Unicorn itself to be appealing... so this doesnt quite help it.
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Post by Ravager » Thu May 24, 2007 10:41 am

Wow, nice rank there "mod of bling,yo" :)

Is the horn on its head actually capable of making ramming attacks or it's just there for show?
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Post by Annon Kaies Zi » Thu May 24, 2007 4:03 pm

Yeah, I don't like the whole "true face" thing. Gundam Unicorn was kinda strange looking, but looked very nice in my opinion (original in a good way). And it was interesting to see a Universal Century "Gundam" that wasn't like all the others. But guess that's no longer the case...oh well. Not sure what the whole purpose is for the transformation...hopefully someone will be able to tell us soon.
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Post by DarkUnicorn » Thu May 24, 2007 5:06 pm

The technique file of RX-0 Unicorn

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Post by lalahsghost » Thu May 24, 2007 6:07 pm

Simply said, I love it. Katoki has finally been able to get me to like one of his designs... Story details are killing me though :o :o They are the needed.

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Post by DarkUnicorn » Thu May 24, 2007 6:13 pm

I remained to block fifteen minutes above…

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Post by Wingnut » Thu May 24, 2007 6:23 pm

DarkUnicorn wrote:I remained to block fifteen minutes above…
Huh? What does that have to do with anything?

This thing could be summed up like the GM Custom: Remarkable for being totally unremarkable. Very simple design and no real special tech except for the psycoframe similar to the one used in the Nu Gundam.
It is highly possible there are a bunch of other goodies this thing can use that are not in this pic.
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Post by wing zero alpha » Thu May 24, 2007 6:29 pm

I get the same feeling from the Unicorn that I did from the Turn A: that it only looks unremarkable. I'm very sure we're not getting the full story with this machine, and that when we do it will totally change our perspective on it.

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Post by EZero8 » Thu May 24, 2007 7:02 pm

Well, I'll give it some points since it doesnt have an "end-all-be-all" weapon like most of the recent Gundam designs... yet. It's currently still a vanilla and simple machine, which isnt bad I guess.
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Post by Homeless » Thu May 24, 2007 7:11 pm

Well, it already clearly has Gaiking's "Open Face" attack apparently. XD

The design itself looks nice enough, but my intense dislike of Newtypes isn't meshing well with the "Full Psycoframe" lbit.
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Post by Derringer » Thu May 24, 2007 7:51 pm

So where exactly does the classic face plat come from? Gundam F91 slide away kinda deal? Also, it's kinda nifty that the sides of the face rotate.

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Post by Binker » Thu May 24, 2007 9:06 pm

So it's like when enemies see it, its a regular looking MS. But then the change in the head fools them and then traps them when it shhows it's really a Gundam.

It's cool as its a trick.

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Post by Genocide » Thu May 24, 2007 9:12 pm

Binker wrote:Anythign new? Wait, wait, wait, new question: will these ever get trasnlated? Not official, but from fans?
Unless it's an official translation, I don't think we're allowed to discuss anything pertaining to that.

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Post by Deacon Blues » Thu May 24, 2007 10:05 pm

--SNIP FOR THOSE INTERESTED--

The latest from Gundam Ace:

Unit Type: full psycho frame prototype mobile suit
Height: 19.7 meters (21.7meters)
Actual Weight: 23.7 tons
Armor Material: Gundarium Alloy

Under Unicorn Mode

Sensor Effective Radius: 22,000 meters
Generator Output: 3,480 kW
Thruster Total Output: 142,600 kg

Armaments: Beam Rifle, Custom Shield

Operating System: Laplace Program and NT-D

Deacky's Notation:: The items listed after the "Under Unicorn Mode" are just as the specs say, so I'm assuming this is before the horn unfolds into the V-fin and the faceplates retract.

--SNIP--

I've started summaries, but alas I'm a tad bit behind on them...

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