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Favorite Custom Mecha

Posted: Mon May 10, 2004 11:38 pm
by ShinDVDz
Mines is SRX or Cybuster (yeah, thats right, khal), I love em too much and cant decide...

Posted: Tue May 11, 2004 12:14 am
by Tachyon
I like the Gungrust. It's like a new-wave style super robot.

Posted: Tue May 11, 2004 12:22 am
by khalahaley
Mine woulda be either Wilde Shrike(from Alpha 2) or Huckebein Mk-3 from Alpha. SRs I love is Sladegelmir(Machine-cell mutated Grungust from Alpha Gaiden). Of course, I love SRX and Psybuster as well :P .

Posted: Thu May 13, 2004 7:17 am
by Kuruni
Top 5
1.Cybaster
2.Wild Bilger(sp? from SRW Alpha 2nd)
3.Daizenger (from SRW Alpha 2)
4.El Shuvaria (SRW D)
5.Huckebein Mk.III

Posted: Thu May 13, 2004 5:27 pm
by khalahaley
The correct spelling is Wild Wuerger from what I know Kuruni, but Wuerger means Shrike(the bird) in some language so I out that instead since its so much easier.

Posted: Sat May 15, 2004 2:37 am
by ShinDVDz
Stop correcting people :( It's Cybuster, haha, you cant do crap about it :P
I just noticed this, btw, they mention SRX in alpha when Cybuster appears, can someone explain this?

Posted: Thu Sep 09, 2004 10:23 pm
by Grebo Guru
Actually, as far as the "Wild Shrike" goes... From the germanic spelling of the name, are we sure its not "wild slayer"? Vürger being the german word for Strangler, Serial-Killer, or Slayer...

Posted: Fri Sep 10, 2004 12:36 am
by AslanCross
Favorites:

1) Astranagun
2) Hückebein Mk III Gunner
3) Alteisen Riese
4) Granzon
5) Hückebein

As for Wildwürger, I did quite a lot of research and I still haven't seen "Würger" meaning "Shrike" in any German dictionary so far. Nevertheless, I go with that spelling anyway, as it's the official one and makes sense. (there are some official spellings that don't make sense, such as "Hagwane," "Hiryu Kwai", and the like). The meaning "Shrike" also goes with the bird-of-prey theme, and is also consistent with the "Twin Bird Strike" combo move.

Posted: Fri Sep 10, 2004 12:53 am
by Grebo Guru
Im embarassed to ask this, but which one is the Astranagun?

Posted: Fri Sep 10, 2004 2:05 pm
by AslanCross
This one:
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One of the bosses in SRW Alpha.

Posted: Fri Sep 10, 2004 5:07 pm
by Grebo Guru
Ahhh, he IS cool. Thanks! (He looks kinda like a Z.O.E. Orbital Frame.) Id love to see his non-SD model sheets.

No wonder I didnt recognize him. I have a terrific SRW artbook, but its a couple of years old now, and doesn't have the newest games' mecha in it. Like the Astranagun, sadly.

Grebo!

Posted: Fri Sep 10, 2004 9:39 pm
by Sheizzel
One of my favorite is this Wild Wuger http://www9.ocn.ne.jp/~syujyu/wffal.htm .

Posted: Fri Sep 10, 2004 10:44 pm
by Grebo Guru
Of course, thats not actually the WildVürger, that's the WildFalken. But yes, it is indeed cool.

Posted: Fri Sep 10, 2004 10:55 pm
by Sheizzel
Oppps, yes I meant to say Wild Falken, sorry.

Posted: Fri Sep 10, 2004 11:13 pm
by AslanCross
Here's a picture of the Astranagun model:
http://img.photobucket.com/albums/v11/r ... nmodel.jpg

There's a huge archive of SRW sprites here from various games, arranged according to series of origin:
http://www.destiny3fates.net/galleries/sprites.html