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8th Feb '14 1:32:32 AM
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** It's rather obvious. The Federation military is designed to fight a conventional war against conventional enemies, not Gnosis. Their fleets hold their own against those deployed by Ormus in episode III, and probably would have won had Abel's Ark not arrived. Had it not been for the presence of the Song of Nephilim, among so may other things, they could have simply overwhelmed Miltia's defenses with legions of combat realians, robots, and A.M.W.S. In short, when they're in their element they are a formidable fighting force, it's just that intangible monsters are not their element. *** Prior to the battle of Miltia the Gnosis, while undoubtedly a threat, appeared only rarely, leaving them stumped as to how to combat them. Post Miltia, while they now know how to fight them, they have to contend with the massive logistical issues a military their size poses, even with 14 years to do it, they never quite got there. Among other challenges they had to finalize the design of and produce hundreds of thousands of 100 series realians, design, test, produce, create combat tactics and doctrines around, and form units to operate A.G.W.S., and retrofit tens to hundreds of thousands of warships, many presumably older than 14 years, with Hilbert amplifiers among what can be assumed to be between dozens and hundreds of false leads, failed projects and the like. And all of that while dealing with spies in their midst, limited budgets, and bureaucrats at their throats. Frankly, it's a miracle they're as competent as they are against the Gnosis.
19th Nov '13 11:47:21 AM
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** The influence of the player characters likely had an impact on how everything actually panned out. Plus we don't actually know what would have happened had the scene continued. Not a great answer, but it may help us sleep at night.
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** Wilhelm and Roth Mantel (or his alter ego) had likely planned for that to happen so KOS-MOS could be put back in the hands of the party so that their ''Xanatos Gambit'' could continue. Furthermore KOS-MOS can't be mass-produced because the only people capable of designing KOS-MOS or T-elos were Kevin and Shion, and Shion could only do it after reverse-engineering the prototype KOS-MOS, so in-universe it's far beyond the capabilities of the others. The headscratcher there is: why?
30th Jul '13 10:54:41 PM
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** He means U-DO. Both Dimitri and Albedo came in contact with U-DO, and it drove them mad.
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