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  1. Old school kit, with new school tooling. This is the Bandai rerelease of Imai's old 1/72 Regult kit. Even though it has new tooling, it's still an old school kit. Be ready for a lot of puttying and sanding!! Since the Zentradi didn't know anything about maintenance, I wanted to make this look like it's been in action a few hundred more cycles than it should have been. More to be seen at the regular place.
  2. So I believe the first time I've come across the word "Deculture" was during the first Human-Zentran war (The Original Macross series). The Zentraedi used the word "Deculture" generally for phrases like "Impossible", "Unthinkable", "Unimaginable" or "Unbelievable". The word also had a different meaning if prefixed with the word "Yakk" as in "Yakk Deculture" meaning "Deplorable", "Disgraceful", "Disgusting". You'll find that later on in the Macross Universe, "Deculture" becomes a Zentradi slang word for the phrase "no way" (disbelief); for example, say I go to a concert and the band's final song is my favorite song, I might exclaim "Deculture!!!" meaning "No way!!!" which is an exclamation of awe and slight disbelief at such good fortune. The context is important. An example reference to the slang version of this word is in the Nyan-Nyan song that Ranka sings in Macross Frontier. The Lyrics are Ho chi, lai, lai mei kyun,nyang. nyan-nyan, nyan-nyan Nihao-nyan, Gojyasu! Derishasu! Dekorucha!!!! Which would translate to (if you use the slang version of Deculture): Good Eats, come, come, Pretty Girls too! meow meow (nyiang nyiang) meow meow (nyiang nyiang) Hello meow Gorgeous! Delicious! No way!!! (or "Unbelievable!!!" if you want to be a little more formal) The lyrics are a play on words and switch between Cantonese, "english" (romanjinized english), Japanese and Zentradi. This song supports the theory of the slang version of "Deculture" This also explains what is meant when Sheryl Nome, in the series "Macross Frontier", asks the crowd if they are "Culturing". Since "Deculture" is usually disbelief, "Culturing" can be translated as "Believing" or "Having Faith". Thus it can be said that Sheryl is asking the crowd if they are "Believing" or "Having Faith" in the magic of the show or her "anything is possible" theme. This also would explain the root word "Protoculture" as used in the Zetradi context. Proto-"foremost" or "earliest form of" and culture. The first race in the (Macross) universe and founders of the Zentradi race are literally the "Protoculture Masters" or "Masters of the earliest form of culture". It's likely that the Protoculture Masters (PCM) saw technology as a part of, and natural evolution of, culture. So assessing a races technology would be no different then assessing the entire culture of the race from a philosophical point of few. Hence why all PCM technology is refered to as Protoculture. All of this is speculative but that is my theory, What do you guys think?
  3. Hi, I was just going through Macross Mecha Manual and I saw the Open Cockpit and HUD of the Queadluun-Rau and I was thinking, " I think I'am going to make a 1/60 Meltran for my VF-1S and VF-0S P.S. I had to sell most of my valkaries for my new babies room DX. So then I was thinking how I should make it, Figma or Revoltech. I am going to make Milia 639 and possibly Max. I'll let you guys decide what I should use for the Meltran.
  4. Has anyone ever dived into the Zentradi past? Not just touch upon it, but create an entire universe of this race? A few years ago I read the sentinels books, but obviously it's not canon. So I guess my question is if there is any "official" background universe of the Zentradi.
  5. Hi everyone. I'm putting my 1/72 Gnerl Fighter Pod masters up for sale. These are all the masters needed to make the full Gnerl kit, uncluding the seated pilot figure. Asking $3000.00 plus shipping. Please PM me if interested or if you have questions. Thanks for looking
  6. 3D Zentradi Battle Pod Reguld (Work in Progress) Low Poligon 3D model for PC Games (UDK/Cryengine3 etc.) For my other works please visit: http://www.moddb.com...ryosavan/images
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