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Everything posted by camk4evr

  1. And there Macross II missions in the Macross video games for the PSP and maybe the Vita one as well (not sure as I haven't finished the extra missions yet)
  2. No. I think the last few posts were basicly people saying just that.^_^
  3. Sorta. The Macross Frontier fleet was able to convert their conventional beam cannons into dimension eater cannons fairly easily.
  4. Actually, while a megabyte should be 1024 kilobytes it isn't standardized like the kilobyte (1024 bytes) and is often only 1000 kilobytes (and the same applies to gigabytes as well).
  5. Did you know that the AVRO Arrow could have been flown from the ground if anything happened to the pilot?
  6. Used to be easier to get Macross merchandise. Unfortunately, most of the stores that carried them shut down when the recession hit in the early 2000s, one i know closed when the owner retired, and the music stores i knew that were selling Macross cds were shut down. There are still a number of places in Metro Vancouver that do import Macross merch when they get them (unfortunately, not very often).
  7. Another Canadian here (and I live in the same city you do, peter). I don't know why it hasn't been mentioned yet but Macross II is a sequel to DYRL but not the TV series (so far at least). M2's continuity also contains two games that I forget the name of.
  8. At a guess the reason Hikaru started as a Sargeant instead of a Corporal lime Max and Kakizaki is because he already knew how to fly (and he'd already been in combat in a valkyrie) so he didn't have to go through badic flight training so was able to get some additional officer/NCO training.
  9. If you want Macross II references you might want to watch M7 again. A lot of the background music in the first few episodes come from MII.
  10. Just thought I should point out that Kusanagi's brain was always organic. The cyberbrain is an implant that interfaces with her brain, cybernetics, the ports in her neck etc. Even the almost 100% organic human, Togusa has a cyberbrain (the cyberbrain and it's related connections and ports are his only cybernetics)
  11. Crap. Seriously though, Robotech Remix is the latest robotech comic series. There is a thread about in the anime or sci-fi section.
  12. Macross II was released in both english dubbed and subtitled versions on VHS then rereleased as a 'movie' version. DVD has both english dub and subtitle tracks. It was Manga Ent., not US Manga Corps, that released them (originally US Renditions for Macross II)
  13. Is there any information about how the VF-24 compares to the VF-25, VF-27 or YF-29? How about the YF-29 vs. YF-30? I'm asking because I've gotten into a debate with someone about these and whether or not Zola (and the Macross 7 fleet) got monkey models of the VF-19 and, unfortunately all I can find on the Macross Mecha Manual about the 24 is on the Evolution.
  14. Somehow I doubt it'd be that good. I epexct The Room quality of dialogue.
  15. Hmmm. I'm not sure but I think they failed their stealth check.
  16. Wait wouldn't that tend to make your racing career fairly short?
  17. You recall correctly, Seto. Looks like it, Sanity. It's a bit hard to tell as the art work is somewhat different and the box in the pic is black (my copy is mostly white) but I believe it's that one. As to the price; you can pretty much thank HG for that as I'm pretty sure Frontier would have been lisenced over here if it weren't for them
  18. In 2012(?), after Kamjin and Lap Lamis killed themselves attacking the Macross, in the last episode of the original series, she underwent a refit (the first of many that she'd undergo between then and the current time in the Macross franchise) which made her look like the DYRL version.
  19. On the Macross 7 trivia page on TV tropes they paraphrase an ADV -they didn't say who so make of this what you will (personally I just find it an amusing quote)- who was asked about Macross 7 at a con.
  20. You know what's really odd is that the ship is much clearer in the picture of the cover no3Ljm posted than the actual book cover I saw in the store.
  21. So I was a the grocery store today and saw Ben Bova's "Apes and Angels" and saw somthing familiar on the cover: https://www.publishersweekly.com/978-0-7653-7952-8 I'm trying to find a better picture of the cover
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