Unskippable: Front Mission Evolved

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Front Mission Evolved

When you absolutely need mechanized military support, just call Programmer Guy and Valley Girl.

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The Front Mission may have evolved, but the Code Names sure haven't!
Also: Space Escalators FTW!

I bought this on sale, not quite worth the price, but still fun.
The weird thing is that while all the animation in the cutscenes is top-notch, the people models look kind of completely untextured.

"The Wonderful Wizard of Woz! I have a speech wimpediment!" This made me laugh inappropriately at work.

I love front Mission 4 for the ps2(I need to beat that game BTW)

and at first I didn't like the name "wanzers" at first but it grew on me.

Wanzer is a goofy name but it's better than the alternative.
It's an abbreviation for "walking panzers". Imagine if they'd gone with just "walking tanks".

Wanzers? How did they come up with that as codenames for mechs?!

Anyways funny as always.

Lonely Swordsman:
Wanzer is a goofy name but it's better than the alternative.
It's an abbreviation for "walking panzers". Imagine if they'd got with just "walking tanks".

Wantan??? Hmm sounds delicious :D

Lonely Swordsman:
Wanzer is a goofy name but it's better than the alternative.
It's an abbreviation for "walking panzers". Imagine if they'd gone with just "walking tanks".

Haha definatly.

Is it just me or is Unskippable getting less and less love? I don't know why, it's still freaking hilarious.

A space escalator...

How would that work? Especially at a 45 Degree Angle. you'd have to have support for it (since we obviously dont have hover technology in this game) and jet propulsion would be to costly and pointless. How much of the world would you be covering as you go in your straight line?

If your code name for your giant battle robots makes people burst into laughter, then it may be worth considering a new one.

Good show though, i can't wait to see the 2nd half of this, and to think i thought the intro was actually going to be sensible when they started with a real date.

Haha nice episode. Wanzers. Haha

Did you guys ever think about teaming up with Rifftrax to do a riff? That would be awesome.

Wanzer comes from contracting "wanderpanzer" -> wanderpanzers -> wanzers.

Walking tank would be a problem. walking tank -> walking tank - > wank.

I think you see the problem. Wanzers is just the lesser of two ridiculous, ridiculous evils.

Double post. My bad.

"Hey guy who names things! Get in here"

"Yes Sir?"

"You are fired next time think of something better than Wanzers"

Oh thank you thank you thank you thank you thank you.

I have PRAYED that you would do this game one day.
I actually enjoyed playing it, but dear sweet lord in the heavens was the story and every single cutscene idiotic.

I couldn't believe, cause it was a perfect moment to cut to a tourturial XD

Lonely Swordsman:
Wanzer is a goofy name but it's better than the alternative.
It's an abbreviation for "walking panzers". Imagine if they'd gone with just "walking tanks".

I don't know. I think I'd rather be a Wank than a Wanzer.

Even though wanzer is a bad name, the abbreviation for walking tank is even worse... WAlking + taNK= Wank...
Quick! everyone man your WANKS!.. yeah...

Would like you guys to turn Homefront into something funny. Though you might have to edit out that scene with the parents and child.

Poop-throwing penguins really are becoming a major issue. Someone needs to put a stop to these Antarctic hooligans before it's too late!

The Wizaaaa-aa-a-aaa-aaard! (Damn you Idle Thumbs for making me this way).

Calling your walky robot things 'wanzers' instead of 'wankers' doesn't really even fix the problem. Now it's only (heavily) implied.

Probably the greatest travesty of this game was having the voice actor pronounce "Wanzer" wrong.
In the FM universe "Wanzers" were a German creation which means the "w" is pronounced as a "v."
Oh well... At least FM4 is still as awesome as ever.

As a FM fan, I cannot tell you how much I hated this game. Hell, even if it wasn't the worst in a series it would still be horrible just on its own.

As far as the stupid cutscenes go, my favorite is probably about 2 hours in, when the main character faints in his robot, causing the robot to fall over for some reason and prompting the standard issue black military guy to rush over in HIS robot to catch the main character's dramatically. Then his robot's head looks up at the sky as he shouts the main character's name. This is cheesy when people do it, but the idea that he would have had to make so many carefully planned movements with his robot to achieve this effect is hilarious.

Yes. At least it's a space elevator instead of another orbital space laser hijacked by space Russians.

Good burn about the Hudson River, Graham!

And yeah, why does that Amy girl sound like someone from the movie "Clueless"? What the hell for?!

Anyway, see you next Monday for part 2. Time for me to get going....RIGHT INTO A WALL!!!

I wish I could totally get my $60 back for this game. Kinda regret I bought it for PC too, can't trade it in :(

emeraldrafael:
A space escalator...

How would that work? Especially at a 45 Degree Angle. you'd have to have support for it (since we obviously dont have hover technology in this game) and jet propulsion would be to costly and pointless. How much of the world would you be covering as you go in your straight line?

I think they meant space elevators. Those are a real possibility and many countries are trying to develop one right now. The main problem seems to be creating a cable that is strong enough to resist the tension. But about the support thing, if you managed to take the end of the elevator and put it in geostationary orbit then it wouldn't need to hover, it would keep floating around the planet like our moon.

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Space_elevator

I think I get the whole "Wanzer" and "Walking Tank thing" connection. "Walking Panzer"

Yeah... it's still lame.

Have to say an elevator to space... that somehow made me think of stairway to heaven.

Also those Wanzers look a lot like the V-Suits from Lost Planet... and I'm still thinking that they would be a pretty stupid thing to use at battle... cause they look as if you could fall over in them very easy.

Wait a minute, wait a minute...Americans know about S-Club 7? Good god. Is nowhere safe from those pathetic wanzers?

This game literally looks like Disney's japanese branch decided to make a game about mechs that is as "Tween friendly" as possible.

The tween voices. The "cutesy" character designs. The fact that a giant multi-million dollar war robot is called a "Wanzer" nad this must be the only Japanese game I've seen where the female support charcter is NOT wearing a miniskirt. Not good signs.......

I'm not proud of it but U.C.S cracked me up.

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MaximillionMiles:

emeraldrafael:
A space escalator...

How would that work? Especially at a 45 Degree Angle. you'd have to have support for it (since we obviously dont have hover technology in this game) and jet propulsion would be to costly and pointless. How much of the world would you be covering as you go in your straight line?

I think they meant space elevators. Those are a real possibility and many countries are trying to develop one right now. The main problem seems to be creating a cable that is strong enough to resist the tension. But about the support thing, if you managed to take the end of the elevator and put it in geostationary orbit then it wouldn't need to hover, it would keep floating around the planet like our moon.

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Space_elevator

No no no. At the end, they said Space escalators are where its at.

EDIT:
I get the point of a space elevator, and thats a single shaft. all the support is under it.

Ha! Solid episode. Quite a few really funny parts.
Good job, looking forward to next weeks.

Graham sounds like he has a cold or hay fever maybe? :[

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