Eyrie Productions, Unlimited
Mar-12-07, 08:59 PM (EST)|
17. "RE: Hail Britannia!"|
In response to message #16
>Oddly, the vibe I got from the pool was more Sky Captain and the |
>World of Tomorrow than some variant on Horatio Hornblower
>but hey, British Macross sounds cool.
>May I make a small fan plea? Ditch Lynn Minmay's whinny ass ways.
>Make her more like Mina Harker or some sort of interesting British
>fem-fatale like Haggard's She or Doyle's Irene Adler
>(yeah, I know she's really eduardian), I would appreciate it. I
>admit, if LM vodoo dolls had been given out back in the 80's I would
>have punctured mine to bits.
><grin> Besides, there's soo many cooler possibilities than using lame
>characters like Lynn (or what's his name - the one that dies for no
>good reason - the blond pilot dude?). I mean, it's an AU Macross,
>which means you can cool people like the Doctor or Edison Bell show
>up. I think they'd fit nicely in with the steam-punk/Zentradi mix.
Well, you'd have trouble ditching Lynn completely--the one-clueless-guy-and-two-different girls thing is a classic. But you'd have to either make her exactly the same (ew) or change her completely (yay) to make it work. I'm playing Enchanted Arms now, and I gotta admit, the similarities are amusing.
>"If we are marked to die, we are enough
>To do our country loss; and if to live,
>The fewer men, the greater the share of honour
>God's will I pray thee wish not one man more" - Henry V, Act, IV Scene
"They say one should not speak unkindly of the dead, so I say, 'nice try'." --Lezard
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