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Re: Let's Play - Super Robot Wars K! Now up to ep 4!
« Reply #60 on: May 01, 2011, 08:23:58 PM »
I suggest Gaiking, Godannar and Jeeg get a little upgraded, and also the Big Shooter: Don't want Jeegs support to get shot down. Need it for those delicious Oppai Drills.
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The enemy is stupidity and our chosen weapons are giant robots: A Let's Play of Super Robot Wars J

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Re: Let's Play - Super Robot Wars K! Now up to ep 4!
« Reply #61 on: May 01, 2011, 10:56:17 PM »
DOSE EYES.

And if it's important, Angelica strip.

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Re: Let's Play - Super Robot Wars K! Now up to ep 4!
« Reply #62 on: May 02, 2011, 10:18:36 PM »
Upgrade suggestions remembered, taken into consideration. They're not happening in this update yet, because I took the footage in the distant past of... somewhere around 4 days ago.

You are going to read the longest update I had so far. This is what happens when Banpresto decided to squeeze a third of a show's plot into a single SRW mission.
Also, WARNING! Something wrong happened with this update's videos. Some have short blackouts at the start, which only lasts a few seconds - and then everything is back to normal. But four of them are desynchronized, with video feed lagging behind the audio track. Tried reuploading the videos, to no avail. Sorry for that.

Episode 5
Panther power!




Shizuka: Daiku-Maryu is running low on supplies and we have yet to see a single native. Heads up, everyone! It's time to organize a little scouting party!
Mist: That's my job. Nobody can scout as good as me.
Rosa: Then it is settled. Mist, Shizuka. Take some entourage - Stinger, it's the fastest.
Puria: Awesome! I'm on it.
Rosa: And G Gunner, it's the easiest to repair.
Kouji (Tetsuya): Okay. I have a really good feeling about this!
Angelica: If Mist is coming, so am I.

Little did the heroes know, other humans were really close by. Give or take a few hundred kilometers, at least...



Gainer: I'm coming in. Sorry for being late.
Sara: Gainer!


Gainer Sanga, video game nerd


Sara Kodama, athletic tsundere

Sara: It's the first time you went to school in a month!
Gainer: It was only 29 days... and, I was a bit busy...
Sara: Busy with video games, I assume!
Mamadou: Ahem. It's the middle of the class, you two.


Mr Azaf Mamadou, history teacher

Mamadou: Sit down, please. Now, we were talking about the Domepoli and Exodus. Sara, can you tell me why was there a need for the Domepoli in the first place?
Sara: In ancient history, the planet's natural environment was destroyed. People had to retreat to desolate places and live in domed cities, to give nature time to recover. This is what we call a Domepolis.
Mamadou: And Exodus happens when People decide they waited long enough, and leave a Domepolis in search of hospitable lands. Remember, everyone has the right to Exodize. This is why our whole city did it - even if the Siberian Railroad is against it. Speaking of the Railroad...

Bello: Quick, no time for exposition! Sara, Gainer!


Bello Korissha, classmate with ridiculous hair

Bello: It's an emergency. Come with me, quick!



Gain: Gainer, Sara. Get to your machines, we found something strange.
Gainer: What's going on?
Gauli: We'll brief you on the go. Gauli Squad, move out!


Gain Bijou, Exodus specialist, Black Southern Cross, general badass


Hughes Gauli, Exodus's silhouette machine commander

Sara: Yes, sir!
Gain: Patrols stumbled on a frozen Overman. It looks ancient and its appearance fits the description from the history books.
Gainer: An ancient Overman? Then it must be, Meeya's!


Gach Wige, one of Exodus's Five Wise Men

Spoilers: There are only four Five Wise Men, and one is a woman.

Gach: You are correct, young Gainer. This is Brunnhilde, an Overman that belonged to Meeya, the first Person to Exodize, ever. We found its unearthed remains, and now we must recover them before Siberian Railroad does.
Gauli: Now that you know everything, let's go!
Bello: Aah, wait for me!



Gain: This must be it. Keep your eyes peeled. SR must be close.
Gainer: Yaawn...
Sara: Hey, Gainer, wake up! Your Overman is flying really sloppily today.
Gainer: Sorry, Sara. I couldn't get any sleep last night.
Sara: Playing with Cynthia again? You gamers, I'd never understand...
Gauli: What's that? We got contact!



Puria: Hey, Mist! What's this - first time I see designs like that. It's not Darius.
Kouji: That flying thing with dreadlocks, it's somehow different from others!
Angelica: Hello? Can you understand me?

Gain: What a lovely voice! I can hear you loud and clear.
Kouji: They speak Japanese? What a coincidence!
Mist: Yeah, a bit too much of a coincidence. You, stop hitting on my friend and answer - are you with Darius?
Gauli: I have no idea what you're talking about. Are you with the Siberian Railroad?
Mist: What's Siberian Railroad?
Gain: Them!




Yassaba Jin, hot-blooded Siberian Railroad city administrator!


Adette Kistler, strong headed Siberian Railroad squad leader!

Yassaba: I see them! It's the accursed Exodus! Today I, Yassaba Jin, will stop you and clear my name! The disgrace of letting you ungrateful People leave your Domepolis will be washed away from me!
Adette: Don't let them take that frozen Overman! All grunts, go out and stop them!

Enge: Yes, Big Sis Adette!
Jaboli: Anything for you, Big Sister!
Kejinan: E hee hee... I can already feel the cash bonus in my pocket!


Kejinan, Enge and Jaboli, Siberian Railroad's three stooges

Kouji: These guys don't look too friendly...
Adette: And I'll take care of that ridiculous blocky thing! Fire!
Kouji: Aaah! Why me!
Mist: So... temporary alliance?
Gain: Deal.

Gauli: Gauli Squad, stick together! With focused firepower, we can even take down an Overman!
Kouji: They're all attacking me though!

Gainer: We're under attack! Even though I hate Exodus... I'll have to fight to protect my friends!
Siberian Railroad mook: It's Yapan's Overman! I'll get a raise for shooting it down!
Gainer: And also because I'm under attack! Let's go, King Gainer!

I feel like an explanation is in order. Overman King Gainer as series has two types of mecha: mass-produced and rather low-tech Silhouette Machines and the advanced, almost biological-looking and usually one of a kind Overmen. The latter are equipped with a Photon Mat, a halo they can use to fly or to block bullets, and can also screw laws of physics in various ways.
All of my new allies use Silhouette Machines, except for Gainer who has an Overman. He named it after his online gaming handle. I'm not kidding.

Oops, guess who was getting beat up while I was busy explaining!



Kouji: Aaaah! Shizuru-san, please save me!
Puria: Someone's approaching fast!
Kouji: ... Shizuru?
Puria: Yeah, I wish.



Asuham: Gain Bijou! Finally, I found you - time to pay for your wicked crimes!


Asuham Boon, vengeful Saint Reagan officer

Gain: You again!
Asuham: This is the day you die. You will pay for what you did to my sister!
Gain: Listen, I think you have the wrong idea...
Asuham: Silence! There will be no forgiveness! Lieutenant, destroy this scum!


Zakki Bronco, Asuham's right hand man (and not much else)

Zakki: Yes, sir!

Sara: Oh great, it's that crazy guy with his Overman! Urgh! What else is going to happen today?

Gainer: Brunnhilde... it's waking up!
Asuham: So, this is Brunnhilde, the legendary Overman of Meeya! Change of plans - don't kill Gain. Kill Gain, then retrieve the Overman!
Yassaba: Yes, sir! I'll personally grind all opposition to dust!



Rosa: We arrived, captain. Our units seem to be engaged in a fight.
Ruru: Is everyone alright?!
Garis: I know you are under fire but hold only a bit longer. All squads, scramble!

Mist: We don't need reinforcements. Revlius can handle these smallfry alone. Let's go!
Angelica: Mist, don't get too far ahead! I'll assist you!

Gauli: Gauli Squad, attack!
Bello: Alright!
Sara: We won't let the Railroad boss us around!
Gain: That's the spirit. As for me, I'll show you. The name Black Southern Cross is not just for show.

We have two choices here. I can try to down as many SR units, or just finish off Brunnhilde and end the stage. What, didn't I say Brunnhilde is an enemy? Well, it is. And it's attacking!

Puria: The hell was that? A black hole?
Kouji (Tetsuya): It has a barrier! I'm having bad flashbacks...

Enge: Hey, think we'll get a bonus for shooting down an unidentified rogue?
Jaboli: Be careful! You don't know what it can do!
Kejinan: Whatever, just charge in! Overpower it with force! I can already smell the money!
Mist: Aah... I felt that one. Waitasec, what's that?



Gainer: King Gainer, activate Overskill!

Yet another "hits at 130 will, does good" ability. Although really, at this point of the game King Gainer is pretty much unhittable anyway. Unlike some other units...

Bello: Gainer! I'd appreciate some help, getting a beat-up here!

Kouji (Kabuto this time): Don't worry, Mazinger Z is here to save the day! Rocket Punch!
Shizuru: Beam Rifle!
Kouji (Tetsuya): Shizuru! You came to help me, too!
Boss: Back off, she's working with me now! He he he...
Shizuru: Sigh...

Gou: Let's go, Anna! We'll take care of the black flier!
Kenji: Don't forget about my Jeeg! Knuckle Bomber!
Zakki: You won't take the Golem down that easily!

So yeah. These Photon Mat barriers? The enemy has them too. Kinda annoying.

Gauli: Sara, Bello! It's time! Let's show them the true meaning of teamwork!
Sara: Yeah! Don't underestimate us just because we use Silhouette Machines!
Bello: Gauli!
Sara: Squad!
Gauli: Attack!



Jaboli: WHAAAAT!

Sara: One more!
Enge: My Overman! Move... move dammit!
Kejinan: Enge, Jaboli! Wait for meee!

Adette: Out of combat already? Tch... they'll get a chewing out when I return home...
Asuham: Worry about the redshirts later! My enemy is Gain, the foe of all women! All Overmen, attack now!

This stage has a lot of bosses. The Terrible Trio and their Undergolems are down already, but Asuham's Power Golem, Zakki's Golem, Yassaba's Rushrod and Adette's custom Dobeck (which is not an Overman, but is still strong - because it's Adette) are still standing and giving us trouble. Not to mention, Brunnhilde.

So, step one:



Scan everything! Usually in SRW, this spirit skill only reveals data about an enemy. And you can do the same just by attacking them, so it's not very useful. But here, it's different. In Super Robot Wars K, a scanned opponent is 10% easier to hit for one round! Although the skill costs 5 SP, not 1 - but that's still a pittance.

Step two, abuse the Gauli Squad Attack for all its worth.

Adette: Why you! I won't forget this!
Asuham: How dare you interrupt my duel with the wicked Gain!
Sara: Gauli Squad, hip hip hooray!
Bello: Yay!

And the spirit skill I used on Bello is Luck. That means he got twice the money for his attack. We like money - we like that.

Mist: This place sucks. Nothing but rocks and snow everywhere. I'll cut you down so I can leave!
Yassaba: As a patriot, I cannot let this comment slide! You should be proud of where you live, rather than Exodize like a coward!
Mist: What you gonna do about it? Steard, sword mode!
Yassaba: A-TATATATATATA!
Mist: ?
Yassaba: You are already dead.

Mist: Aah, Revlius can't move! Damn it, damn it!
Angelica: Mist! Please don't die!

Don't be silly. Nobody dies in Overman King Gainer. Seriously, not even the unnamed mooks.

Gainer: I'll avenge him! It's an Overman battle!
Yassaba: ADETTE! DON'T LOOK!

Not much left to do but to end Brunnhilde.

Anna: Everyone, please help us!
Kouji (Tetsuya): Alright! It's a Dannar Base joint attack!

Zakki: I'm still here, you know.
Kouji (Kabuto): Not for long! Let's go, Daiya - this is the closest we get to Double Burning Fire in this game! BREAST FIRE!
Daiya: HYDRO BLAZER!
Enemies: *ded*

Gauli: Brunnhilde is going berserk! Everything will be sucked in a black hole!
Gainer: Mr Gain! Gotchko's arm... it looks like Brunnhilde's! And one of its arms is missing!
Gain: You're right! This is my chance. C'mon, Brunnhilde... see, we got your arm. We're friendly...



Gain: Phew. Can't believe that worked.
Gainer: Brunnhilde was sucked inside the arm? How does that even work!
Gain: Yet another of the world's many mysteries.
Mist: Speaking of this world, we gotta talk... and someone pick me up already! I'm freezing!



Rosa: So, Siberian Railroad is responsible for suppling Domepoli, so they are anti-Exodus because it cuts into business. I assume you're on an Exodus now?
Gain: Yeah. A whole city decided to Exodize at once. In secret, of course - that's why I'm here, to help them. They're searching for the land of Yapan. So, it's the Yapanese Exodus.
Rosa: Yapan... that sounds familiar. But the question is, are you willing to resupply us? We can offer protection and extra firepower.
Gain: Actually, there's a small crisis you could help with...
Kona: The Exodus is stuck.


Kona Madaya, young engineer

Kona: One of the city blocks fell into a crevice. Even our hauling units do not have the power to pull it out! But you have that huge flying monster-thing. It can help.
Rosa: I'm sure something can be arranged.

Suddenly!

Ana: Hey!


Princess Ana Medaiyu, Exodus's willing hostage

Ana: Gainer! Gain! So glad you're back safely - I was worried, you know.
Gain: Hey, I would never allow a lady to be depressed.
Ana: You'd better not!
Lioubov: Princess, let's go back to your room!


Lioubov Smettana, the princess's caretaker

Rosa: I didn't know Exodus had royalty...



Asuham: Damn that Gain, damn him ten times over! How dare he not only evade capture and painful death, but trash my Overman? It's Saint Reagan property! And it is all your fault - do not expect salary increases for this!
Enge: Oh no!
Kejinan: We tried our hardest, honest! Give us another chance!
Yassaba: Forget that! ADETTE! Why is she not here... poor Adette, she never made it home! I will find you wherever you are! Just wait for me!



Adette: It's snowing, my machine stopped working, and I'm hungry. Now I'm really getting pissed... wait, is that the Exodus? Okay, time for plan B - infiltrate Yapan's ceiling and rescue the princess. But first, get something to eat! Adette, you're a genius.



Garis: Ready, mr Rongo?
Rongo: Yeah!
Rosa: And... pull!
Garis: I cannot believe it. Daiku-Maryu reduced to a beast of burden - but even in that role, it can still help people. The Exodus can move now, and we will accompany it. At least for a while.
Ruru: Captain!
Garis: What is it, Ruru?
Ruru: Can you explain to the readers why Exodus has a princess on board?
Garis: She is the daughter of a Domepolis they left. She is their hostage, to ensure safe passage through lands controlled by the Railroad.
Ruru: Aah! So they're the bad guys?
Garis: Somehow... the princess got abducted willingly. I think she is supporting the Exodus too. One way or the other, she seems to be having fun.

Speaking of having fun!



Kenji: Om nom nom nom.
Daiya: Om nom nom nom.
Kouji: Woah, look at these two go! They really were hungry!
Sayaka: And Exodus has great food. Look at all these dishes!
Gou: Yes. Look at them - I recognize them.
Anna: Oh? What is it, Gou-chin?
Gou: These are all Russian dishes. And Russia only exists on Earth!
Daiya: What! But this is a different world!
Kouji: Maybe we got transported to the distant past or future.
Anna: Or, it could be an alternate universe!
Kenji: Guh? I didn't pay attention after Russian dishes. That's because... ta-dah! Russian sushi!
Daiya: Woah! You can cook?
Kenji: Ehehe...

Not everyone was in high spirits, though...



Mist: Stupid Siberian Railroad... stupid Exodus... stupid "atatata"... this place is even worse than Earth...
Angelica: At least you didn't get killed... like my father.
Mist: And before my very eyes, too. Shit - Angelica, I'm sorry. I must get stronger so this never happens again!
Angelica: It's okay. I steeled myself - I won't cry. My father wouldn't want that. We must continue to live on, for his sake.
Mist: Yeah... I didn't tell you something earlier. Something you should know.
Angelica: Oh?
Mist: When I was thrown to Bezard, that second planet... I was wounded, and someone rescued me from my cockpit. It was a girl...
Angelica: So, you did have girlfriends after all!
Mist: Angelica, wait! Crap.

Relationship drama starts already. When will it stop? Somewhere around the epilogue, I guess...

The intermission reveals that Exodus forces have joined my roster! And here they are:
[spoiler]King Gainer: Hard to hit, has a barrier, pretty good offense. An all-ranged flying unit that starts out good and only gets better in time.

Gotchko: Long-ranged sniper. Would be a joke unit when used by anyone else, but Gain is a badass so it works. As above, gets awesome with upgrades.

Panthers: We get three! They can repair, and good because they suck as frontline units. Weak normal attacks, survivability better only than Boss Borot's... and a devastating group attack. But better make sure they don't go down before getting enough will to use it.[/spoiler]

I reorganized groups - giving a repair support unit to everyone who gets hit a lot, and so on. The only one left alone, without a partner, is...



Boss: Nooo! I liked being near the boobie-bot!
Mucha: Boss, you still have us!
Nuke: We'll never leave you!
Boss: ... I love you guys!

Okay. Some people do not have relationship drama.
« Last Edit: May 03, 2011, 01:22:18 AM by Cubey »

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Re: Let's Play - Super Robot Wars K! Now up to ep 5!
« Reply #63 on: May 02, 2011, 11:27:32 PM »
Spoilered for size.
[spoiler][/spoiler]

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Re: Let's Play - Super Robot Wars K! Now up to ep 5!
« Reply #64 on: May 03, 2011, 01:21:55 AM »
Spoilered for size.
[spoiler][/spoiler]

I saw another one that used JJBA for its "what I got".
"While I'm away, will you please take care of yourself?  [Alcohol] is not good for your health."
"Alcohol is humanity's friend.  Can I abandon a friend?"
"Even if people think so, what about the alcohol?"
"It's always alcohol's real wish to be drunk."

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Re: Let's Play - Super Robot Wars K! Now up to ep 5!
« Reply #65 on: May 03, 2011, 01:22:55 AM »
Reuploaded the bad videos. Still seem to be bad. Cubey's angry now.

EDIT: Okay, not really. But I want to know what caused that. History must not repeat itself!
« Last Edit: May 03, 2011, 01:38:44 AM by Cubey »

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Re: Let's Play - Super Robot Wars K! Now up to ep 5!
« Reply #66 on: May 03, 2011, 01:39:33 AM »
Spoilered for size.
[spoiler][/spoiler]

I saw another one that used JJBA for its "what I got".

But that doesn't have DAT ATTACK. Or Russian sushi (it's good! It's cheap! It won't kill you!).

Man, Mist was really annoying in this mission. Let's hope his whining will end soon (ha ha ha!). And I don't want to spoil much, but... next scenario. Hoo boy.

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Re: Let's Play - Super Robot Wars K! Now up to ep 5!
« Reply #67 on: May 03, 2011, 05:27:00 AM »
Great to see you making another LP, Cubey! :D

My only two complaints are about the video/audio desynch in some of the latest videos, and that some perfectly good super robot shows got beaten out by Fafner, but that's easily outweighed by your humor and the asskicking inherent in the game itself.

That said, while Mist is a bit of a whiny punk, I don't yet get the hatred that he apparently evokes.  Will I see what that's about reasonably soon?

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Re: Let's Play - Super Robot Wars K! Now up to ep 5!
« Reply #68 on: May 03, 2011, 05:59:14 AM »
What!?! Russians!? I wasn't prepared for this! I don't have any quips ready, or any references... uum... the Red Dawn thing has been done to death...

"Only one man can kill this many Russians. Bring his Overman to me!"

....

Wait, no one died, and no one got that reference. *sigh* Guess I just need to admit defeat.

More seriously, I am digging the King Gainer designs, both the Silhouettes and the Overmans (Overmen?) .

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Re: Let's Play - Super Robot Wars K! Now up to ep 4!
« Reply #69 on: May 03, 2011, 10:12:52 AM »
Rosa: And G Gunner, it's the easiest to repair.
...seriously? In a game with Boss Borot?
My work
The tier system in a nutshell:
[spoiler]Tier 6: A cartographer.
Tier 5: An expert cartographer or a decent marksman.
Tier 4: An expert marksman.
Tier 3: An expert marksman, cartographer and chef who can tie strong knots and is trained in hostage negotiation or a marksman so good he can shoot down every bullet fired by a minigun while armed with a rusted single-shot pistol that veers to the left.
Tier 2: Someone with teleportation, mind control, time manipulation, intangibility, the ability to turn into an exact duplicate of anything, or the ability to see into the future with perfect accuracy.
Tier 1: Someone with teleportation, mind control, time manipulation, intangibility, the ability to turn into an exact duplicate of anything and the ability to see into the future with perfect accuracy.[/spoiler]

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Re: Let's Play - Super Robot Wars K! Now up to ep 5!
« Reply #70 on: May 03, 2011, 02:10:08 PM »
@Sucrose:
Yeah, well, this occured only for the recent update. I hope the situation will not repeat itself.

I'm talking about the desynch bug of course. Insert something witty about Fafner here.

@Prime32:
Yes. G Gunner is not much more than a walking armored box for the Core Gunner, with some a lot of guns added as an afterthought. Although technically, all units are repaired for free in K.

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« Reply #71 on: May 04, 2011, 08:12:16 AM »
That said, while Mist is a bit of a whiny punk, I don't yet get the hatred that he apparently evokes.  Will I see what that's about reasonably soon?

You'd have already seen it if you were reading this on Atreem.  The LPs are much better there.

[spoiler]Just kidding Cubey I love you.[/spoiler]

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Re: Let's Play - Super Robot Wars K! Now up to ep 5!
« Reply #72 on: May 05, 2011, 05:24:06 PM »
Ah, so that's what that's about.  Fair enough.  If I were an Atreemian, I have been able to deduce it myself. :shakefist

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Re: Let's Play - Super Robot Wars K! Now up to ep 6!
« Reply #73 on: May 05, 2011, 07:47:45 PM »
Checked and double-checked, no failed videos this time. Enjoy the update. I know I did.

Episode 6
Tuxedo-wearing dumbass!


I usually make up these names as I go, but this time the canon episode title was just way too amusing. And fitting.



Upgrades! I'm improving weapons of main attacker robots, giving priority to the ones you all said you prefer. It's kinda expensive, and the upgrade track starts at a measly +50/pop. Harsh. At least in this game, you can improve accuracy and dodging is cheaper than usual. But on the other hand, armor is more expensive and all upgrades give a constant (read: small) numerical increase rather than a percentage.

Double harsh. Welcome to SRW K!

Punch! Punch! Kick!



Lee: Keep up the good work, Daiya! You seem happy today. Not sad about being stranded on another world?
Daiya: Nope, not at all! I think this is where Darius took my dad. I bet I can find him somewhere on this planet!
Lee: It must be nice to have a loving family, huh Daiya?
Daiya: Oh? You don't, mr Lee?
Lee: Not really... I've been alone since Darius destroyed my village. There was my brother, Shin, but... eh. I don't want to talk about it. You cannot change the past anyway, right?
Daiya: Well, at least the Captain takes care of everyone! Sometimes, he feels just like dad... hmm...

OBVIOUS FORESHADOWING! And for a change of pace, let's have a flashback now.



Van: Gadved! You're bleeding, what happened?
Gadved: Van... run... Elena...
Van: Elena? What happened to her?!
Gadved: The clawed... man...
Van: Elena! I must find her! No... Elena... ELENA!



Van: ELENAAA!
Wendy: Are you awake already?


Van, lonely traveller of a thousand nicknames


Wendy Garret, smalltown girl

Van: That dream again...
Wendy: Are you okay? I picked you up near the abandoned church just out of town. There were some bandits there, but you beat them all up... and then suddenly collapsed!
Van: Yeah, I remember that.
Wendy: You're not wounded anywhere, so what happened?
Van: I'm hungry. Didn't eat in three days...
Wendy: We can do something about that!

Wendy: How do you like the steak?
Van: Something is missing...



Wendy: All the condiments at once... the chef is going to cry...
Van: AAH! IT'S GOOD!
Joshua: He really has an appetite, doesn't he miss Wendy?


Joshua Lundren, teenage engineer

Van: Who are you kids, anyway?
Wendy: "Kids"? We're not children, you know!
Joshua: This is miss Wendy Garret, and I'm Joshua! And the town is Evergreen. Err, I'm not a local, just passing through. I'm on a search of my brother, you see...



Evil individual: There is no escaping your fate.
Even worse individual: Submit! The fate of your world is forfeit!
Angelica's father: Damn! Not if I can help it. Everyone, get out of here!
Mist: I'm the only one still alive, sir.
Angelica's father: Mist, run! I'll cover you AAARGH!
Mist: SIR! Shit! Aaaah!



Mist: Urgh... had a nightmare...
Kouji: Rise and shine, Mist! Everyone's going out.
Mist: What, is an enemy attacking?
Kouji: Nope - the Exodus is stocking up and there's a town nearby, so we have a day out. Hurry up or you'll miss out on all the fun!



Sara: Hey, is that a corpse?
Angelica: Are you alright? You don't look so good.
Adette: Cold... and hungry... Exodus was too far away...
Bello: Hey, is she from the Exodus too?
Adette: Give me food or I'll die...
Angelica: Ah, of course! Here! What is your name?
Adette: Adette Kistler. Feeling much better now, thanks!
Sara: Kistler? Doesn't ring a bell. What was that all about? Well, let's go! Gainer is already at the arcade!



Cynthia: Hello! Up for a game of Overman Battle, champion Gamer?
Gainer: Cynthia! It's been too long. You won't believe what happened.
Cynthia: You didn't get in trouble, did you? I don't want to lose my best sparring partner!

Sara: Gainer! We're here!
Cynthia: I hear Sara. Well, see you later, gamer king!
Gainer: Wait! Ah, damn, she went offline.
Sara: Cynthia again, huh?
Boss: Woah, this arcade is even more awesome than what we have at home!
Nuke: Let's play something, Boss!

Bang! Explode!

Gainer: Another victory for King Gainer!
Kouji (Kabuto): Damn! I almost had that one.
Kouji (Tetsuya): Welcome to the loser club. We're all proud members!
Anna: And you are the club president, Kouji!
Mist: Grumble... why did I have to lose to a kid...
Gainer: Wait, what the heck is this?



???: RESCUE. PLEASE.
Sara: An extra unlockable feature?
Gainer: No, this isn't a part of Overman Battle at all! Is someone hacking from the outside?


Mysterious virtual robot

Robot: Trapped on the Moon by the enemy. HELP! Ow ow ow.
Gainer: The Moon? Hey... it disconnected again. So strange.
Anna: Play time's up. Let's go back to Daiku-Maryu!



Joshua: Please, mr Van. You have to reconsider!
Wendy: It's not us who are asking, it's the whole Evergreen! The town is plagued by bandits so often. They even took my brother!
Van: Sorry. Not my place, not my business.
Wendy: We can pay you. You will get money, all the steak you want, even your own house! You can even... take me as your wife!
Van: Woah, that's wrong. You are still only a child. Besides, I am a virgin.
Wendy: Once again, I'm not a child! And I'm a virgin, too...
Van: I really hope so!

Speaking of bandits, more explosion sounds here!

Wendy: Aaah!
Joshua: Are you alright?!
Van: How often is this place attacked, anyway?



Suspage: Do not leave a house unburned! We must make an example of those who do not submit to Darius's will!
Wendy: A flying giant... please, you have to save us!
Van: Once again, not my problem.
Suspage: Die, peasants! Droid soldiers, fire another salvo!
Wendy: Aaah again!
Van: Fine. Nobody abuses a lady in front of me like that.
Joshua: Mr Van, you only have a sword! What are you going to do?!

Van: Wake up, Dann.

Suspage: Oh? Someone has guts to face me? I never saw such a machine before, but nevermind that! All units, crush him!

How foolish of our reaccuring villain. He picked a fight with Dann of Thursday, the most overpowered unit in the whole of Super Robot Wars K.

Van: So many... I'll just have to show you what Dann can do.
Van: CHEEESTO!

Powerful or not, Dann is only a single unit. Surely it will fall under concentrated enemy attack.
Or not...

Van: I won't fall for that!

But on the other hand, once spirit skills run out, Van starts taking some serious damage. Which is why the rescue comes right in time...

Daiya: It's Darius! It really is their world!
Garis: This is a distinct possibility. But leave the speculation for later - all units, launch!



Van: You're not another enemy, are you?
Gou: No. We came because we heard a town is under attack, and we're here to defend it.
Van: Ah, that's fine with me.

Kouji: Darius is a pain in the butt wherever we go! Rocket PUNCH!
Sayaka: Scarlet BEAM! Wait, why is that one still standing?

The answer is: terrain defense bonuses. Evergreen is surrounded by trees, and units hiding in them take less damage. It works both ways, fortunately.



Dann gets some much-needed relief in the form of battlefield repairs. The repairing squad gets some XP from doing this, too.



Suspage: I knew Daiku-Maryu would come out if I raise hell. Main cannon, fire!
Garis: Daiku-Maryu, coil up! Engage defensive maneuvers!
Rosa: Yes, Captain! Damage minimal!

Many other enemies take Suspage's example, attack a barriered Daiku-Maryu and fail to hurt it in any way. So, time for a counterattack!

Van: No time to piddle around. I'll take you out, one by one!
Daiya: Wow, can't believe I dodged that one!
Gainer: So this is Darius! King Gainer, activate Overfreeze Bullets!
Sara: And don't forget the BBs, too!

BBs are the grenades Panthers use. By the way, Sara can keep up with Gainer because I gave her unit a flight module. Tell me if you want me to stick it on a different machine. They're not that rare in this game.

Gain: These guys aren't technically Exodus's enemies, but can't help it. From what I know, Darius are even worse than Siberian Railroad.

Boss: Don't forget about me! You left me behind, but now Boss Borot is back with a vengeance! Borot Punch!

Huh. I guess even Boss can kill something, if it was weakened enough before. Also...

Sara: Switch with me, Gainer. Time for!



Sara: Gauli!
Gauli: Squad!
Bello: Attack (offscreen)!

And so it happens that all mooks are defeated. Time for the boss then - time for the boss.

Daiya: Hydro Blazer!
Lee: Killer Bite!
Van: I don't have fancy attack names...

Good news - for a change, Suspage does not run away on low HP. That means we can take all the time in the world to down him, without needing to carefully balance damage.

Kouji: Does this look familiar to you? BREAST BURN!
Suspage: Argh! This ship can still fight!
Droid soldier: Sir. Incoming orders. We are to retreat.
Suspage: Damn, who dares send me such cowardly suggestions?!
Droid soldier: Sender of message: General Proist.
Suspage: Proist, huh? Very well - in that case, retreat!



Kouji: Thanks for helping out, man. The town would be ashes if not for you!
Van: Sometimes you have to make a stand. Yeah, that's right. I am no longer Van the No-Good. Now I am...
Joshua: Van of the Huge Appetite!
Van: Huh?



Joshua: That's your new nickname. Don't you like it? Also, we're coming with you.
Van: No way. It's too dangerous for kids.
Wendy: But, that's the only way I can find my brother! And Joshua is looking for his lost brother, too!
Joshua: Well, it's not that he's lost...
Van: I travel alone. How did the bandits that took your brother look like? If I find them, I'll send him home.
Wendy: Their leader... he had a huge claw for a hand.
Van: THE CLAWED MAN!
Joshua: What's with that explosion of anger? Hey! He's storming off!
Wendy: Wait for us!



Puria: Any progress on the gates, prof Sakon?
Sakon: Working on it. Keep having hilarious shanenigans in the meantime.
Shizuka: Phew! Finally made sure the professor doesn't die from hunger. Speaking of shanenigans, what's up with these two in the corner?
Cagalli: Coordinator parchesi. Waiting for my plot.
Athrun: I should have brought the Murasame...



Angelica: Mist... about yesterday.
Mist: Huh? What is it?
Angelica: I'm sorry, I shouldn't have got so angry at you. After all... even if you had a girlfriend on that other planet, it's not that you knew I am still alive...
Mist: Hey, who mentioned a girlfriend? She was just a ... someone who saved me, so we became friends, that's all. Nothing romantic included.

Yes, I'm sure of that Mist. I'm sure.

And to the roster, we can add... nothing! Van is being a lone wolf, so he won't be joining us for a loooong while.

Just kidding. Give him time.
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Re: Let's Play - Super Robot Wars K! Now up to ep 6!
« Reply #74 on: May 05, 2011, 08:12:09 PM »
And he better join up soon, because his theme and robot are flippin' awesome. Dat dynamic kill animation. Truly, the best mecha are the ones with toes.

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Re: Let's Play - Super Robot Wars K! Now up to ep 6!
« Reply #75 on: May 05, 2011, 08:25:59 PM »
And now you better put condoms on your ears, because I'm about to fuck your mind.

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"Alcohol is humanity's friend.  Can I abandon a friend?"
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Re: Let's Play - Super Robot Wars K! Now up to ep 6!
« Reply #76 on: May 06, 2011, 02:13:48 AM »
Hooray, update! Hooray, Gun X Sword!

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Re: Let's Play - Super Robot Wars K! Now up to ep 6!
« Reply #77 on: May 06, 2011, 04:17:31 AM »
Gun X Sword is an odd series for me. The more I watch it the more I see why people could like it, but I myself just can't seem to get into it. Everyone tells me that the start of the series is supposed to be setup for a big payoff, but I don't really see why we can't have an interesting setup to go with this supposed awesome ending.

Also, the fact that Dann has toes annoys me. I'm picky about my mecha feet.
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Re: Let's Play - Super Robot Wars K! Now up to ep 6!
« Reply #78 on: May 06, 2011, 04:38:48 AM »
And now you better put condoms on your ears, because I'm about to fuck your mind.

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Motherfucker, you should have said that was Inspector Gadget spoilers.  I never saw Claw's face get revealed when I was a kid.

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Re: Let's Play - Super Robot Wars K! Now up to ep 6!
« Reply #79 on: May 06, 2011, 11:11:10 AM »
That's fanart - you never actually see Claw's face in canon. Unless you count the crappy live-action movie. And nobody does.

@Gundam Optimal:
I actually enjoyed the early episodes. GXS is a really good series in my book, but I'm not blind enough to not see that it has flaws. So I can see why someone might not get into it.