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 Post Posted: Sun Apr 01, 2007 7:55 pm 
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Well, seeing as this series is gonna get its own section soon, I figure I should fire off some contributions. Between the two official websites, mecha themselves are probably well in hand, so for a start here's a nice big pile of detail lineart for the Lancelot.

Body details
Head: http://i51.photobucket.com/albums/f356/ ... otHead.jpg
Arm: http://i51.photobucket.com/albums/f356/ ... lotArm.jpg
Leg (without landspinner): http://i51.photobucket.com/albums/f356/ ... lotLeg.jpg

Features
Landspinner: http://i51.photobucket.com/albums/f356/ ... pinner.jpg
Factspheres: http://i51.photobucket.com/albums/f356/ ... sphere.jpg
Cockpit: http://i51.photobucket.com/albums/f356/ ... ockpit.jpg
Cockpit Hatch: http://i51.photobucket.com/albums/f356/ ... tHatch.jpg

Weapons
MVS Maser Vibration Sword: http://i51.photobucket.com/albums/f356/ ... lotMVS.jpg
MSV Maser Shield: http://i51.photobucket.com/albums/f356/ ... Shield.jpg
Slash Harken: http://i51.photobucket.com/albums/f356/ ... Harken.jpg

And finally, just for completeness, some lineart of the transport trailer
Trailer Interior: http://i51.photobucket.com/albums/f356/ ... terior.jpg
Trailer Exterior: http://i51.photobucket.com/albums/f356/ ... terior.jpg

Oh, and I had a question about how the site does pilot confirmation. I know typically, a character is only listed as a pilot if they're shown using the machine, or specifically said to have done so in the series. However, with the Ganymede, it has been said by the show's head writer, but never revealed in-show, that Lelouch piloted it for all the school festivals prior to the one depicted in Episode 21. In fact, this is said to be the reason he can pilot (albeit not too well) at the start of the show. Would that qualify?

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Lelouch himself said that he used to pilot it before in the past. So far the 3 pilots are Marianne, Lelouch and Suzaku.


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He said he did? Hmm, my memory must be failing me. Of course, there's also the strong implication that Nina's going to pilot it in the near future...

EDIT: Moved Guren Nishiki lineart to later post.

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His words exactly were more or less "that It used to be his job". And that he guess he can't compare to a pro in his Euphie chat.

BTW,

Gawain
Cockpit
http://i95.photobucket.com/albums/l139/ ... ockpit.jpg
http://i95.photobucket.com/albums/l139/ ... ckpit2.jpg

Slash Harkens x10 and Fingers
http://i95.photobucket.com/albums/l139/ ... rscopy.jpg
http://i95.photobucket.com/albums/l139/ ... nscopy.jpg

Unfortunatly, There very little line art for Gawain currently. I'll try to see if any new items have popped up.

Also, the other units mentioned at the guild.

-Tekkaman Gawain
-Gekka
-Toudou's Gekka
http://img387.imageshack.us/img387/5407/gekkagb6.jpg

-Potman
-Raikou
-Ganemyde
-Gan Rou
http://img357.imageshack.us/img357/163/raikouyv0.jpg

-Lancelot
http://img337.imageshack.us/img337/6172 ... c10nb0.jpg

-Glasgow
-Sutherland
http://img390.imageshack.us/img390/4814 ... c11gm4.jpg

-Cornelias, and Gilford/Darltons Gloucester
http://img155.imageshack.us/img155/208/ ... c12vw2.jpg

-Zero's Burai
-Burai
-Guren Nishiki
http://img451.imageshack.us/img451/4381 ... c13qn6.jpg


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wow is it just me or is the lineart for Geass exceptionally unclear and faded...albeit in great quantity

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Just so everyone knows, we have color lineart on the way for most of the Knightmare frames. But we could use more weapons/body part lineart like this, so keep it coming.

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i would love to help...im supposed to be doing so for another in-development site by fixing up and cleaning up lineart but that other thing im doing takes up all my leisure time.

Ill contribute what i do there here as well if its still needed

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GIANT EDIT: This is the last change for now; I cleaned up as much as I could from the Animage lineart section, so here we go.

BTW, I've redone several of the Guren's lineart, so if you already saved what I submitted earlier, you may wish to overwrite the exsiting files with these new ones.

Guren Mk-II
Slash Harken: http://i51.photobucket.com/albums/f356/ ... Harken.jpg
Knife: http://i51.photobucket.com/albums/f356/ ... iKnife.jpg
Handgun: http://i51.photobucket.com/albums/f356/ ... andGun.jpg
Right Arm: http://i51.photobucket.com/albums/f356/ ... ikiArm.jpg
Pile Bunker (the device used in episode 10 to set off the avalance): http://i51.photobucket.com/albums/f356/ ... Bunker.jpg
Cockpit: http://i51.photobucket.com/albums/f356/ ... ockpit.jpg
Cockpit Hatch: http://i51.photobucket.com/albums/f356/ ... tHatch.jpg
Controls: http://i51.photobucket.com/albums/f356/ ... ntrols.jpg
Activation Key: http://i51.photobucket.com/albums/f356/ ... ionKey.jpg

Gekka
Activation Key: http://i51.photobucket.com/albums/f356/ ... ionKey.jpg
Cockpit: http://i51.photobucket.com/albums/f356/ ... ockpit.jpg
Cockpit Hatch: http://i51.photobucket.com/albums/f356/ ... tHatch.jpg
Handgun: http://i51.photobucket.com/albums/f356/ ... andGun.jpg
Katana (Four Holy Swords; can also be used for the Burai Kai, and technically, Todoh's Gekka uses it in ep.17): http://i51.photobucket.com/albums/f356/ ... Katana.jpg
Katana (Kyoshiro Todoh custom): http://i51.photobucket.com/albums/f356/ ... aTodoh.jpg
Slash Harken: http://i51.photobucket.com/albums/f356/ ... Harken.jpg

Gun-Ru
Cockpit: http://i51.photobucket.com/albums/f356/ ... ockpit.jpg
Cockpit Hatch: http://i51.photobucket.com/albums/f356/ ... tHatch.jpg
Manipulator: http://i51.photobucket.com/albums/f356/ ... ulator.jpg

Ganymede
Cockpit: http://i51.photobucket.com/albums/f356/ ... ockpit.jpg
External Battery: http://i51.photobucket.com/albums/f356/ ... attery.jpg

Portman
Cruising Mode: http://i51.photobucket.com/albums/f356/ ... ngMode.jpg
Manipulator: http://i51.photobucket.com/albums/f356/ ... ulator.jpg
Shoulder Torpedo Launcher: http://i51.photobucket.com/albums/f356/ ... uncher.jpg

RPI Series (NOTE: This lineart can be used for any of the Knightmares listed following its description)
Hand (Glasgow, Knightpolice, Sutherland, Glouchester): http://i51.photobucket.com/albums/f356/ ... owHand.jpg
Assault Rifle (Glasgow, Knightpolice, Sutherland, Glouchester, Burai): http://i51.photobucket.com/albums/f356/ ... tRifle.jpg
Assault Rifle Mounting Point (Glasgow, Knightpolice, Sutherland, Burai): http://i51.photobucket.com/albums/f356/ ... eMount.jpg
Large Cannon (Glasgow, Sutherland): http://i51.photobucket.com/albums/f356/ ... Cannon.jpg
Slash Harken (Glasgow, Knightpolice, Sutherland, Glouchester, Burai): http://i51.photobucket.com/albums/f356/ ... Harken.jpg
Stun Gun/Stun Tonfa (Glasgow, Sutherland): http://i51.photobucket.com/albums/f356/ ... nTonfa.jpg

Glasgow
Head: http://i51.photobucket.com/albums/f356/ ... owHead.jpg
Cockpit: http://i51.photobucket.com/albums/f356/ ... ockpit.jpg

Sutherland
Head: http://i51.photobucket.com/albums/f356/ ... ndHead.jpg
Leg: http://i51.photobucket.com/albums/f356/ ... andLeg.jpg
Cockpit: http://i51.photobucket.com/albums/f356/ ... ockpit.jpg
Cockpit Hatch: http://i51.photobucket.com/albums/f356/ ... tHatch.jpg

Glouchester
Head (Mass Production model): http://i51.photobucket.com/albums/f356/ ... erHead.jpg
Head (Cornelia li Britannia custom): http://i51.photobucket.com/albums/f356/ ... rnelia.jpg
Leg: http://i51.photobucket.com/albums/f356/ ... terLeg.jpg

Burai
Head: http://i51.photobucket.com/albums/f356/ ... aiHead.jpg
Cockpit (can also be used for Burai Kai): http://i51.photobucket.com/albums/f356/ ... ockpit.jpg

Gawain
Hand: http://i51.photobucket.com/albums/f356/ ... inHand.png
Slash Harken: http://i51.photobucket.com/albums/f356/ ... Harken.png
Cockpit: http://i51.photobucket.com/albums/f356/ ... ockpit.png
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Hate to bump after so long, but something I think is worth commenting: the Cardass Masters trading cards for Code Geass seem to set the Guren's official English name as "Guren Mark 2".

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Severe apologies for triple-posting, but I wanted to bump the topic because, as per Chris' request, I have tracked down the Gawain lineart that was posted earlier but was apparently deleted from Photobucket. I'm also currently working on some profiles for the series; at the moment, I'm slightly worried that they don't sound quite as technical as they should, so maybe I could get a hand? Here's the Lancelot's as a sample:

Z-01 Lancelot

General and Technical Data
Model number: Z-01
Code name: Lancelot
Unit type: prototype seventh generation knightmare frame
Manufacturer: Holy Britannia Empire
Operator: Holy Britannia Empire (Special Technical Unit)
Rollout: a.t.b 2017
First deployment: a.t.b 2017
Accommodation: pilot only, in standard cockpit in torso
Dimensions: overall height 4.49 meters
Weight: combat weight 6890 kilograms
Construction: unknown
Powerplant: Yggdrasil Drive superconductor, power output unknown
Equipment and design features: 2 x factsphere open sensor camera, mounted in chest, range unknown; landspinner high-mobility propulsion system, mounted in legs; 2 x mountain road board, mount on feet; float system backpack, allows atmospheric flight
Fixed armaments: 4 x slash harken, mounted 2 on chest and 1 in each forearm; 2 x MSV particle shield, mounted on forearms
Optional hand armaments: 2 x MVS (maser vibration sword), stored in scabbards on backpack; VARIS (variable ammunition repulsion impact spitfire) particle rifle, mounted on rear armor

Technical and Historical Notes
Though the development of the Knightmare Frame once progressed rapidly, a period of stagnation rose following the development of the RPI-13 Sutherland. Since this stagnation was the result of the Sutherland's relative lack of innovation, the so-called Sixth Generation was dominated by trial-type machines that failed to produce any concrete results. For some time, it looked as though Knightmare Frames had hit their peak. However, shortly afterwards, this slow period was broken by the creation of the Z-01 Lancelot, the first Seventh Generation Knightmare Frame. Though the operating system and and frame materials are slight improvements over earlier Knightmares, the biggest change in the Lancelot is the fact that its entire frame is suffused with the highly conductive mineral Sakuradite. This afforded the Lancelot incredible amounts of power, giving it the ability to power several theoretical developments from the "lost" Sixth Generation, including the VARIS particle rifle, MSV particle shield, and MVS vibrational swords. Due to the immense cost of producing such a machine, the Lancelot was always intended as a unique prototype with no plans for mass production. However, the lack of available pilots meant that the Lancelot remained little more than a showpiece. This changed when Suzaku Kururugi, formerly a "grunt" in the Britannian military, was discovered by Special Technical Unit member Lloyd Asplund. Suzaku's high simulator scores and the desperate situation lead to his piloting the Lancelot to help deal with the Resistance forces during the liquidation of the Shinjuku Ghetto. After single-handedly taking down the entire enemy force, Suzaku was assigned as the Lancelot's permanent pilot, and would become the biggest thorn in the side of the Order of the Black Knights, who dubbed the machine "the White Armor".

Miscellaneous Information
Pilot: Suzaku Kururugi
Appearances: Code Geass: Lelouch of the Rebellion; Code Geass: Nightmare of Nunnally

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Well, it's not surprising - while the mechas here are pretty realistic, the staff hasn't bothered producing many specs since a lot of features are either futuristic (such as the mysterious Yggdrasil Drive and its Coalminus core - no idea on what it is) or it's simply not necessary. The focus is on the characters, not exactly the mechs. And the official website is just as laconic when it comes to profiles. Updates are equally sluggish. I nevertheless dread the hour when we'll have to address the Japanese mechs and the Gawain - I wish there was more data on them but I guess you managed to create as many relevant entries as possible, Amuro.

On the other topic...

You can also add that: the Lancelot also differs from other frames by not having an ejectable cockpit, therefore allowing more space in the torso for the two retractable Factsphere sensors. While it is the second first flight-enabled Knightmare Frame in history, the Lancelot also has limited flight time as the Float System tends to drain the Energy Filler faster than expected. It is momentarily assigned to the Avalon floating fortress under the orders of Prince Schneizel (Lloyd's sponsor) to crush the attempted coup d'état in Kyûshû by Sawazaki.

There is also a small issue raised by the presence of an Energy Filler, which makes me wonder if the Knightmare Frame's power source doesn't follow the same principle as that of the nuclear-powered mechs in GS/GSD: the reactor (Yggdrasil Drive) fills a rechargeable battery (Energy Filler), which provides the KF with energy should the unit suddenly ask for more power while executing 'sternuous' maneuvers, etc. Maybe we should mention that in the profiles, too...at least for the concerned unit(s).

EDIT: feel free to edit whatver you deem insufficient, incorrect, badly worded or severly lacking. Although English is my mothertongue, I'm no longer as fluent as I once was, so if you find a better way to rewrite this, then go ahead.

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Type-02 Guren Mk 2

General and Technical Data
Model number: Type-02
Code name: Guren Mk 2
Unit type: prototype seventh generation knightmare frame
Manufacturer: Kyoto 6
Operator: Order of Black Knights
Rollout: a.t.b 2017
First deployment: a.t.b 2017
Accommodation: pilot only, in standard cockpit in hump back
Dimensions: overall height 4.51 meters
Weight: combat weight 7510 kilograms
Construction: unknown
Powerplant: unknown
Equipment and design features: landspinner high-mobility propulsion system, mounted in legs, 1 x chaff smoke dispenser, mounted in back
Fixed armaments: 1 x slash harken, mounted in chest; 1 x custom handgun, embedded in left arm, 1 x large clawed hand, 1 x Radiation Surge microwave emitter, mounted in left hand
Optional hand armaments: 1 x fork knife, hand-carried in use

Technical and Historical Notes
After a phase of reverse engineering captured Britannian equipment and weapons, the group behind the Japanese rebellion, Kyoto 6, decided to create its own brand new type of Knightmare Frames, with the help of former Britannian scientist Prof. Rakshata Chawla. Although most of its technology is based on seized Britannian materiel, the result of the program was a new innovative model that, despite its differences with mainstream designs, was considered on par with a seventh generation Knightmare Frame. Exploiting the same use of Sakuradite mineral throughout its frame, the Guren Mk 2 boasts performances rivaling that of its Britannian counterpart, the Z-01 Lancelot. The cockpit is set in the 'hump back' rather than in the torso, and the pilot is given an unusual motorcycle seat different from the traditional seat. The Guren's main feature is a large, clawed hand equipped with a microwave emitter, which is able to extend and grab enemy machines before disabling them by discharging a lethal amount of oscillation energy. This particularly efficient system was even proven capable of stopping a VARIS bullet in mid-flight. As backup weapon, a custom machine gun has been affixed to the left arm, allowing the pilot to engage enemies at longer ranges. The Guren Mk 2 only has one slash harken, embedded in its chest, rather than the traditional two. Shortly after its completion, the Guren was donated by Kyoto 6 to the Order of Black Knights, so as to pursue the resistance efforts from a different, more successful angle and provide the recently weakened Japan Liberation Front with a momentary reprieve. The only unit in existence was first used in the battle of Narita, under the command of Black Knights member Kallen Stadtfeld, where it proved superior to newer units like the Gloucester and eventually fought the Lancelot to a stalemate, proving its technical superiority. Its schematics were later used as template for the mass-produced Type-02R Gekka.

Miscellaneous Information
Pilot: Kallen Stadtfeld
Appearances: Code Geass: Lelouch of the Rebellion

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IFX-V301 Gawain

General and Technical Data
Model number: IFX-V301
Code name: Gawain
Unit type: prototype seventh generation, command knightmare frame
Manufacturer: Holy Britannia Empire
Operator: Order of Black Knights
Rollout: a.t.b 2017
First deployment: a.t.b 2017
Accommodation: one pilot and copilot, in standard cockpit in torso
Dimensions: overall height 6.57 meters
Weight: combat weight 14570 kilograms
Construction: unknown
Powerplant: Yggdrasil Drive superconductor, power output unknown
Equipment and design features: 1 x Druid System analysis complex; retractible landspinner high-mobility propulsion system, mounted in legs; Float System backpack, allows atmospheric flight
Fixed armaments: 2 x hadron cannons, mounted on shoulders; 10 x slash harken, mounted on each fingertip
Optional hand armaments: none

Technical and Historical Notes
Built by Prince Schneizel's technical division, the Gawain is the second seventh generation Knightmare Frame built by the Holy Britannia Empire, implementing the many unused technological developments from the 'missing' sixth generation. Fitted with the voluminous and power-hungry Float System allowing independent flight, the IFX-V301 was equipped with a vast array of sensors and the highly-experimental Druid System analysis complex, which feeds the unit commander with a comprehensive outlook of the battlefield. As a command unit, the Gawain's cockpit has been equipped with two seats: one for the pilot, who manages the Frame's maneuvers and primary functions, and one for the copilot, who mans both electronic warfare system and the armament array. Nevertheless it is still possible for a single person to pilot the Gawain, although it is preferrable to have a two-man crew to make full use of the unit's capabilities. Due to the remodeled cockpit, the Gawain does not feature the traditional ejection system enabling the crew to quickly evacuate to safety. The result was a large, highly innovative Knightmare that outsized any previous models by 150%. The back-mounted Float System designed by Britannian engineer Earl Lloyd Asplund also made it the first unit to fly on its own. Due to its large Yggdrasil Drive, whose bigger dimensions can be afforded thanks to the increase in overall size, the Gawain doesn't suffer from power shortage, enabling it to hover for hours over the battlefield. The Gawain's main armament consists of two large hadron particle cannons mounted inside the bulbous shoulders. Although the two emitters weren't completed in time and suffered from erratic firing, they finally reached full maturity thanks to Black Knights scientist Prof. Rakshata Chawla, who used the particle-suppressing characteristics of her Gefjun Disturber system to compress the hadron streams into tighter, more controllable beams. As backup, the Gawain can make use of ten, fingertip-mounted slash harkens, whose sharp wires can also be used to cut Knightmares to pieces. The Gawain experienced its maiden battle at Shikinejima, where it was briefly used to repel a Black Knights attempt to capture the Z-01 Lancelot. It was later carried to the island of Kaminejima to investigate the local ruins but was stolen by rebellion leader Zero and brought back to the mainland, where its missing parts were finally upgraded. The refitted Gawain was later proven to enjoy a certain degree of stealth thanks to the electromagnetic wave-suppressing Gefjun Disturbers, allowing it to sneak through enemy defenses and lead surprise attacks on unsuspecting opponents. It then plays a critical part in quenching the short-lived coup d'état in Kyûshû.

Miscellaneous Information
Pilot: Lelouch Lamperouge (pilot & copilot), C.C. (pilot)
Appearances: Code Geass: Lelouch of the Rebellion

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I wonder if we shouldn't replace 'Stadtfeld' by 'Kouzuki', since that's the name she uses when in her 'Black Knight' mode and not when she poses as a weak-bodied Britannian citizen. Also, I dunno if the Guren uses an Yggdrasil Drive, although it'd be logical for Kyoto 6 to use reverse engineered Britannian designs. We just never had that now trademark sequence of the YD powering up, like for the Lancelot (unless the Z-01 has a special, innovative model, of course). Anyway, correct me if I'm wrong or if I'm making a hassle out of nothing.

As for the Gawain, maybe we could replace 'Lelouch Lamperouge' by 'Zero' and shred my specifying C.C. and Lelouch's roles inside the cockpit. As for the rest, we haven't seen any Factsphere sensor or beam shields anywhere and it'd pain me to have to wait for eps 24&25 (presumably aired on the 29th of July) to have the profile rewritten. So let's keep the specs this way, unless there is something else to add.

For previous posts: are you sure the Glouchester isn't spelled 'Gloucester'? Also, I heard several people Romanizing the name of that underwater Britannian KF as 'Boatman' instead of 'Portman'. Is 'Portman' official?

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Renegade334 wrote:
For previous posts: are you sure the Glouchester isn't spelled 'Gloucester'? Also, I heard several people Romanizing the name of that underwater Britannian KF as 'Boatman' instead of 'Portman'. Is 'Portman' official?


I don't know what's official, but that scan definitely says "Po-toman", not "Bo-toman".

On a side note, I was just delighted the first time those underwater KFs showed up. I hope that, if the series continues, we get all kinds of new variations...

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Guess it IS "Gloucester". Sorry, natural inclination to spell it with a CH. ^_^;;

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Uh-uh. No probs. I believe it's because you're thinking of Winchester
Anyway, I tried writing another profile this morning (hope it helps) - feel free to edit, reword, add or reformat what I wrote. I'm new at this so it might need some tending.

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RPI-11 Glasgow

General and Technical Data
Model number: RPI-11
Code name: Glasgow
Unit type: mass production fourth generation knightmare frame
Manufacturer: Holy Britannia Empire
Operator: Holy Britannia Empire
Rollout: a.t.b 2010
First deployment: a.t.b 2010
Accommodation: pilot only, in standard cockpit in torso
Dimensions: overall height 4.24 meters
Weight: combat weight 7350 kilograms
Construction: unknown
Powerplant: Yggdrasil Drive superconductor, power output unknown
Equipment and design features: 1 x factsphere open sensor camera, mounted in head, range unknown; landspinner high-mobility propulsion system, mounted in legs
Fixed armaments: 2 x slash harken, mounted on shoulder joints; 2 x stun tonfas, mounted on forearms; 2 x stun gun, mounted in stun tonfa joints
Optional hand armaments: 1 x assault rifle, hand-carried in use, stored on rear skirt armor; 1 x large cannon, hand-carried in use

Technical and Historical Notes
Roughly around 2000 ATB, the Holy Britannia Empire started researching ejectable cockpits for military vehicles. The first designs posited large escape pods fitted with legs to allow the crew to evacuate the battlefield once back on the ground. Soon enough the concept deviated from its original purpose and evolved into a fully operational, autonomous combat system, complete with arm-like multipurpose manipulators. With the blessing of the current Emperor, intensive R&D on Knightmare Frame was initiated, with the intent of creating a combat vehicle that has never been seen before. Implementing several inventions made in the meantime by prototypes such as the Ashford Foundation's Ganymede, the Holy Britannia Empire started manufacturing a humanoid machine equipped with Landspinner self-propelled roller skate systems, which provided the pilot with unprecedented mobility and speed on battle grounds and enabled the vehicle to outmaneuver conventional enemy targets. Using a brand new power source known as the Yggdrasil Drive, the first Knightmare Frames also employed an innovative, spherical and multipurpose sensor complex christened the Factsphere. After three phases spent on research and development, the Empire finally rolled out its first combat effective model, the Royal Panzer Infantry-11 Glasgow, a fourth-generation Knightmare Frame. It shortly became the Imperial Army's standard issue Knightmare but also the first model to see actual combat, witnessing its maiden battle in 2010 ATB. It largely contributed to the successful invasion of Japan, where it demonstrated its overwhelming superiority over tracked and wheeled vehicles. The Glasgow is equipped with chest-mounted 'slash harkens', multipurpose rocket anchors allowing the pilot to scale walls and obstacles, as well as disable enemy targets. Despite its growing age, the impact the Glasgow's technology had on Knightmare R&D was considerable and its success led to the creation of several variants and copies, like the Knightpolice, the Burai and Burai Kai. The schematics were later used as template for newer Britannian models such as the Glasgow's successor, the RPI-13 Sutherland, and a high-performance model reserved for elite soldiers, the RPI-209 Gloucester. Due to its increasing obsoleteness, the Glasgow is slowly being replaced by the newer Sutherland, which is basically an upgraded version.

Miscellaneous Information
Pilot: Kallen Stadtfeld
Appearances: Code Geass: Lelouch of the Rebellion

Note:
- I removed an earlier comment about that airburst grenade - Wikipedia only lists the Sutherland as having it, so I backtracked and wrote that out. The same goes for the optional jousting lance, since the Sutherland seems be the first model to have taken in mind the idea of fighting enemy Knightmares.
- For the large cannon, I don't know where they store it either but I think it's hand-carried when in collapsed, 'transport' mode. Maybe we don't need to specify that but please do so if you deem it necessary.
- For the stun guns, maybe you could change the emplacement to 'wrist' or something like that - one never knows whether a better, more appropriate term lies around.
- The rollout date is my own speculation since we know it took part in the invasion of Japan (2010), but it might not have been there when Empress Marianne was assassinated (a year prior, I think), and at that time, the Ganymede was still the most prominent (read: advertised) KF under R&D phase.
- About Kallen being the only pilot, yeah, it might be surprising but since the Glasgow is being replaced by the Sutherland, I think everyone else had already graduated to the newer model or the Japanese Burai.

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RPI-13 Sutherland

General and Technical Data
Model number: RPI-13
Code name: Sutherland
Unit type: mass production fifth generation knightmare frame
Manufacturer: Holy Britannia Empire
Operator: Holy Britannia Empire
Rollout: unknown
First deployment: unknown
Accommodation: pilot only, in standard cockpit in torso
Dimensions: overall height 4.39 meters
Weight: combat weight 7480 kilograms
Construction: unknown
Powerplant: Yggdrasil Drive superconductor, power output unknown
Equipment and design features: 1 x factsphere open sensor camera, mounted in head, range unknown; landspinner high-mobility propulsion system, mounted in legs
Fixed armaments: 2 x slash harken, mounted on shoulder joints; 2 x stun tonfas, mounted on forearms; 2 x stun gun, mounted in stun tonfa joints
Optional hand armaments: 1 x assault rifle, hand-carried in use, stored on rear skirt armor; airburst grenade, unknown number; 1 x large cannon, hand-carried in use; 1 x large jousting lance, hand-carried in use; multiple x Chaos Bakurai airburst grenade

Technical and Historical Notes
Heavily based on its predecessor the RPI-11 Glasgow, the fifth-generation Sutherland model boasts several improvements of proven technologies and certain technical issues encountered by fourth generation Knightmares. After intensive collection of data from battlefields such as Japan (later renamed Area 11), the Holy Britannian Empire engineers started considering a wider range of targets for the new prototype to encounter and defeat. Among them were not only tanks but also enemy Knightmares designed by foreign nations. This update brought in a newer set of weapons such as airburst grenades or large jousting lances, but most of the Sutherland's systems are basically upgraded Glasgow components. Thanks to a boom in robotic weapon development, several key features were greatly improved, such as comfort and function, as well as close combat capability. The Landspinners were rebuilt so as to allow pivot-turn (maneuver made through rotation of the Landspinners in different directions) and offered improved stability. The head unit was simplified but still retains the pop-out Factsphere sensor and the frontal armor reshaped to increase the crew's protection. The Sutherland, although a success, was considered a disappointment by some, as there was little innovation between the fourth and fifth generations, a realization that worsened with the 'missing' sixth generation. Despite that lower note, it was quickly summoned to replace the aging Glasgow as the Imperial Army's standard Knightmare. Its schematics were also used to create the more powerful RPI-209 Gloucester, a high-performance model reserved for elite pilots.

Miscellaneous Information
Pilots: Lelouch Lamperouge, Villetta Nui, Jeremiah Gottwald, Kewell Soresi, Kaname Ogi, Shinichiro Tamaki, Sugiyama
Appearances: Code Geass: Lelouch of the Rebellion; Code Geass: Nightmare of Nunnally

Note:
- As for Nightmare of Nunnally - I'm not sure about what type of Knightmares there is in the beginning. Sure, we do see some of them (those piloted by Orange-kun's team) getting the short end of the stick courtesy of Nemo/Nunnally, but in later chapters we do see Sutherland-lookalikes but they seem more...organic (I'm not talking about the Geass-girls' units, of course - just the trio that gets crushed by building parts tossed around), rounder...so I'm not sure.
- Rollout date is unknown but it's between 2010 and 2017. 2014 seems a good possible data but it's speculation - therefore unreliable and fact-free IMHO.
- I'm not sure about the other members of Naoto's band of ragtag guerilla. I know there is Sugiyama...perhaps Inoue (the female member) but I can't recall the other names. Anyway, they down-graduated to the Burai shortly thereafter.
- I don't know where the Chaos Bakurai airburst grenade is stored. Perhaps on the rear skirt armor or the hips. Maybe someone could help me, since I don't recall seeing it on the Animage lineart.
- Same goes for the giant cannon: for the Glasgow (ep1) it was carried under the arm, but for later units like the Gloucester, it seems like it can be shouldered (cf. battle of Narita), so whether it is collapsed and hand-carried when in 'transport' mode or simply kept on the shoulder is unknown to me.

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RPI-209 Gloucester

General and Technical Data
Model number: RPI-209
Code name: Sutherland
Unit type: high-performance fifth generation knightmare frame
Manufacturer: Holy Britannia Empire
Operator: Holy Britannia Empire
Rollout: unknown
First deployment: unknown
Accommodation: pilot only, in standard cockpit in torso
Dimensions: overall height 4.29 meters
Weight: combat weight 7750 kilograms
Construction: unknown
Powerplant: Yggdrasil Drive superconductor, power output unknown
Equipment and design features: 1 x factsphere open sensor camera, mounted in head, range unknown; landspinner high-mobility propulsion system, mounted in legs
Fixed armaments: 2 x slash harken, mounted on shoulder joints;
Optional hand armaments: 1 x assault rifle, hand-carried in use, stored on rear skirt armor; airburst grenade, unknown number; 1 x large cannon, hand-carried in use; 1 x large jousting lance, hand-carried in use; multiple x Chaos Bakurai airburst grenade; 1 x Sattel Waffen pack, mounted on shoulders

Technical and Historical Notes
With the completion of the RPI-13 Sutherland, the Knightmare Frame development seemed to have reached its apex. Nevertheless the new standard-issue model brought along a certain number of improvements over certified components, which afforded the pilots higher performances. It was also by then that the engineers started considering the idea of Knightmares fighting each other, a situation which required more powerful machines as the European Union and the Chinese Federations were already starting to create their own counterparts to the Britannian Knightmare Frames. The answer to that concern was the RPI-209 Gloucester, a customized, highly upgraded version of the Sutherland. Meant for renowned and elite pilots, the new model is generally used by knights of the imperial family, which explains why the frame was shaped in the likeness of a medieval knight, complete with an optional cape draped over the shoulders. It is mainly used by Princess Cornelia Li Britannia, who uses herself a customized unit easily recognizable by the long horn-like antennas on the head, as well as her group of faithful knights. It also fought actively during the conquest of Area 18 despite the adverse sandy terrain. Although it is able to engage enemy units at long distances, the Gloucester is a dedicated close combat unit, a purpose that is reflected by its more spartan but deadly array of hand-to-hand weapons, such as a large jousting lance, a pair of slash harkens, an assault rifle, a large cannon and a number of airburst grenades. The Gloucester later receives an upgrade known as the Sattel Waffen ('Saddle Weapon' in German), an additional assault pack mounted on the shoulders.

Miscellaneous Information
Pilots: Cornelia Li Britannia, Euphemia Li Britannia, Andreas Darlton, Gilbert G.P. Guilford, Glanstone Knights
Appearances: Code Geass: Lelouch of the Rebellion; Code Geass: Nightmare of Nunnally

Note:
- I'm not sure about Nightmare of Nunnally, again. Somebody double-check, I'm no longer up to date with the manga (lack of raws).
- The Sattel Waffen can be seen when Cornelia inspects the Glanstone Knights, just when Schneizel is about to depart from Japan. To this day, we don't know what they are exactly. Maybe we should it momentarily erase it, but keep this in mind for a while. My guess is that they're rocket launchers or grenade dispensers, but this is pure speculation. Never mind me.
- I have NO idea about the romanized spelling of Cornelia's elite guard, the Glanstone Knights (yes, according to picture dramas, the Glanstone are Cornelia's and were scouted/raised by Darlton; Schneizel only borrowed them for a short while and then returned them to their own commander before his departure from Japan). Possible spellings include: Glastone, Gladstone, Grandstone, Glanstone, etc. You choose.
- I don't know if the Gloucester is only used by Cornelia's unit. But since I haven't seen them elsewhere (cf. comment above)...
- As for Area 18 - I'm not sure but I think the Gloucesters might have used the Lancelot's shoe-mounted boards to roll on the dunes. No confirmation on this, though.

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Question: Amuro, are you sure the Lancelot was featured in Nightmare of Nunnally? I don't remember Suzaku ever appearing in it...only Cornelia and her clique, the 'improved' Zero as well as Kallen. I'm not sure if the Lancelot also appears in the Suzaku of the Counterattack either, since I don't read that adapted series (I prefer watching the differences between the main manga and the anime, on top of enjoying the NoN craziness :lol:)

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I'm not sure if the Lancelot also appears in the Suzaku of the Counterattack either, since I don't read that adapted series (I prefer watching the differences between the main manga and the anime, on top of enjoying the NoN craziness :lol:)


It doesn't because the other adaptations are non-mecha. The Lelouch adaptation is mostly the same story, but a bit more shojo-y and with no mecha. The Suzaku manga has 'power suits' for lack of a better term (but they're suits that you wear, not really mecha).

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Chris wrote:
It doesn't because the other adaptations are non-mecha. The Lelouch adaptation is mostly the same story, but a bit more shojo-y and with no mecha. The Suzaku manga has 'power suits' for lack of a better term (but they're suits that you wear, not really mecha).
Yeah, I thought so, too, after seeing scans of a Lancelot!mask-wearing Suzaku (a costume that did a cameo during the festival episode in the anime, btw), so it must mean that both authors are going for a character focus rather than cram in all features of the anime. The main manga is already deviating a lot from the main storyline so I guess from now on we should expect lots of differences between the information released by the anime and the manga adaptations. *sigh*

BTW, is there, aside from the "lineart" (if you can call it that) on the official website, lineart-level pics of the G-1 tracked fortress, the Knightmare-carrying VTOL and the other vehicles? There is also so little data (especially the specs) available for units like the Raikou, Portman, Gan Ruu and the rest... *double sigh*

As for the mecha designers/artists, here's the list, but I dunno who did what:
- Akira Yasuda
- Eiji Nakata
- Jun'ichi Akutsu (Bee-Craft)
- Kenji Teraoka
I wonder if there is some info on each person's creation(s)...

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Renegade334 wrote:
BTW, is there, aside from the "lineart" (if you can call it that) on the official website, lineart-level pics of the G-1 tracked fortress, the Knightmare-carrying VTOL and the other vehicles? There is also so little data (especially the specs) available for units like the Raikou, Portman, Gan Ruu and the rest... *double sigh*

As for the mecha designers/artists, here's the list, but I dunno who did what:
- Akira Yasuda
- Eiji Nakata
- Jun'ichi Akutsu (Bee-Craft)
- Kenji Teraoka
I wonder if there is some info on each person's creation(s)...


Yeah, I'd like to get lineart for those vehicles, but I expect we won't see anything until the season is over. As for the mecha designers, I unfortunately haven't found any individual credits, so we don't know who did what.

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Indeed, but while we have a flurry of lineart scans and other details for mechs such as the Gan Ruu, Ganymede or the Portman, there is (quite annoyingly) a shortage of specs and background story. Yet for models like the Sutherland or the Lancelot, there is a goldmine to unearth just by reading the Knightmare Frame development summaries on the website's 'special files' section but it is only because those units were specifically named and involved in the story. The other units like the Gawain or the Portman, disappointingly, offer very little to detail-hungry fans, aside from footage and little things said here and there by the characters.

I'm not sure whether the 1/35 Lancelot model box (I know the Guren Nishiki, Gloucester and Sutherland will be soon put on sale) contained anything of use but there might indeed be hope for more data once the season is over.

Oh, well - I might as well go back and write other profiles while I still have the facts fresh in my head.

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Type-10R Burai

General and Technical Data
Model number: Type-10R
Code name: Burai
Unit type: limited production fourth generation knightmare frame
Manufacturer: Kyoto 6
Operator: Japanese Liberation Front, Order of Black Knights
Rollout: unknown
First deployment: unknown
Accommodation: pilot only, in standard cockpit in torso
Dimensions: overall height 4.56 meters
Weight: combat weight 7350 kilograms
Construction: unknown
Powerplant: Yggdrasil Drive superconductor, power output unknown
Equipment and design features: 1 x factsphere open sensor camera, mounted in head, range unknown; landspinner high-mobility propulsion system, mounted in legs
Fixed armaments: 1 x antipersonnel machine gun, mounted on chest; 2 x slash harken, mounted on shoulder joints; 2 x stun tonfas, mounted on forearms; 2 x stun gun, mounted in stun tonfa joints, 2 x Protector hand guards, mounted on hands;
Optional hand armaments: 1 x assault rifle, hand-carried in use, stored on rear skirt armor

Technical and Historical Notes
During the Britannian invasion of Japan in 2010 ATB, the Japanese Self-Defense Force suffered a complete defeat due to the technical superiority of the brand new Knightmare Frames they were pitted against. Equipped with only light vehicles and tanks, it became virtually impossible for ground forces to successfully conduct a counterattack against fast-moving targets. After the government's total reddition, the army's remnants gathered up and formed the Japanese Liberation Front, a military organization covertly backed by the Kyoto 6 financial group, thanks to money garnered from the sakuradite mining. Their technical division used captured or wrecked RPI-11 Glasgows to reverse engineer them into a local version, which would later be called the Burai ('Rascal' in Japanese). While the Burai is virtually identical to the Glasgow there are nevertheless slight differences, including the addition of a chest-mounted machine gun for antipersonnel warfare and the presence of Protector pads, which allowed the Knightmare to guard, a feature that is not found on the RPI-11. The head unit was also remodeled, with fang-like protrusions mimicking the face of an oni (folkloric demon). Due to the few resources Kyoto 6 could afford the Japanese Liberation Front due to practical and political reasons, the Burai suffers from a more limited range of weapons and does not possess the Britannian antibunker cannon or more recent armaments. Multiple units were also donated to the Order of Black Knights so as to encourage resistance against the Holy Britannia Empire, a move first contested by Kyoto 6 but approved after the Japanese Liberation Front suffered a spectacular setback at the Lake Kawaguchi Convention Hotel Center. The Burai then became the standard-issue Knightmare for all Japanese rebels and the Black Knights leader, Zero, piloted a customized unit, recognizable by the prominent horn-like outgrowths. The Burai was later derived into a high-performance model known as the Type-1R Burai Kai.

Miscellaneous Information
Pilot: Zero, the Four Holy Swords team, Kallen Stadtfeld, Kaname Ogi, Shinichiro Tamaki, Inoue, Sugiyama
Appearances: Code Geass: Lelouch of the Rebellion

Note:
- I'm not sure as to what the Protector is called in real life. Is it hand guard, wrist guard or knuckle shield (like for the Gelgoog Marine in 0083)? (a handguard is also part of a rifle, but never mind that side note)
- Should we write all pilot names for the 'Miscellaneous Information' part? I don't have all names up my sleeve, aside from those I've already jotted down.
- The Stun Tonfas and Stun Guns seem optional/removable - when Lelouch met Kirihara at the Mount Fuji mines, his hijacked Burai - quite conveniently, I must add- sported a Stun Tonfa, but those weapons were nowhere to be seen (IMHO) during the Narita Battle. Should we move them to the 'optional armaments' category?

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Type-1R Burai Kai

General and Technical Data
Model number: Type-1R
Code name: Burai Kai
Unit type: limited production fourth generation knightmare frame
Manufacturer: Kyoto 6
Operator: Japanese Liberation Front
Rollout: unknown
First deployment: unknown
Accommodation: pilot only, in standard cockpit in torso
Dimensions: overall height 4.37 meters
Weight: combat weight 7480 kilograms
Construction: unknown
Powerplant: Yggdrasil Drive superconductor, power output unknown
Equipment and design features: 1 x factsphere open sensor camera, mounted in head, range unknown; landspinner high-mobility propulsion system, mounted in legs
Fixed armaments: 1 x antipersonnel machine gun, mounted on chest; 2 x slash harken, mounted on shoulder joints; 2 x Protector hand guards, mounted on hands;
Optional hand armaments: 1 x Heat Katana, hand-carried in use

Technical and Historical Notes
The Type-1R Burai Kai is an improved version of the Japanese Type-10R Burai, itself a copy of the Britannian RPI-11 Glasgow. Boasting higher performances, the fourth-generation Knightmare Frame is optimized for close combat and only five units were ever manufactured, specifically for Japanese Liberation Front figurehead, Kyoshiro Toudou, and his four subordinates, the Four Holy Swords. Using no other fixed armament than a pair of slash harkens, a chest-mounted machine gun for light vehicles and infantry, the Burai Kai is equipped with a long Heat Katana - a long-bladed chainsaw that can cut through any type of armor thanks to its heated edge. While it is theoretically inferior to fifth generation Knightmares, the Burai Kai can be a deadly weapon when in capable, experienced hands. During the battle of Narita, all five machines proved superior to the fifth-generation RPI-11 Sutherland, the Glasgow's replacement, and even equal to the high-performance RPI-209 Gloucester. Despite the resistance's victory at the Narita range, all five Burai Kais were abandoned when the Japanese Liberation retreated from the compromised underground base and the five pilots had to go underground to avoid Britannian search parties. They were, a few weeks later, replaced by Japan's first homemade, mass-production Knightmare Frame, the seventh-generation Type-3F Gekka.

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Pilot: Kyoshiro Toudou, Nagisa Chiba, Shôgo Asahina, Ryôga Senba, Kôsetsu Urabe
Appearances: Code Geass: Lelouch of the Rebellion

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The Lancelot, at the very least, appears in the title card for Nightmare of Nunnally. It's also implied that Alice, the character who plays the Suzaku to Nunnally's Lelouch/Zero, will be the Lancelot's pilot in that adaptation.

EDIT: Scratch that, a friend just linked an image from the NoN manga that shows Suzaku-Come-Lately is finally going to appear in the series:
http://img204.imageshack.us/img204/275/suzakuuurj4.jpg

As for mechanical designers, I believe Akira Yasuda designed the Lancelot, since I saw a magazine article where he talked about his designs for Geass, accompanied by prototypical designs for the then-unnamed "hero mecha" of the series.

As for the Protector, it just seems to be the extended pieces of metal attached to the Burai's wrists, forming small shields. The official website says that this allows the Burai to defend against enemy attacks.

Regarding the names, it seems best to go by the official stuff. Kallen I typically refer to as Stadtfeld, because IIRC the only time in the series we've even heard anyone use Kouzuki was when she defiantly revealed it to Suzaku in ep.19. As for Lelouch...well, look at it this way. When it came to Char and his many aliases, Burke only used the names that Char was actively using at that point; IE, in First Gundam and CCA, he's credited as just "Char Aznable", while in Zeta he's "Char Aznable (AKA Quattro Bajeena)". IMO, it's best to include Lelouch's name along with Zero, since 90% of the time he pilots maskless anyway, and unlike Char he never really denies his "true identity". When it's him and not Zero, though (as for the Ganymede and Sutherland), I'd just use Lamperouge and avoid tacking on "(AKA Lelouch vi Britannia)".

Additionally, the official website (www.geass.jp) does have some nice color lineart of the Special Dispatch Trailer, G-1 Base, and Knightmare VTOL, but some of the text is in the way and it'll probably have to be cleaned up. As for the Avalon, I'm sure there's at least some lineart floating around there.

Also, I've finally solved the mystery of the Yggdrasil Drive/Energy Filler. Based off of my own poor understanding of quantum physics (and aided liberally by my father), I've worked out an explanation. A superconductor is a metal that can conduct electricity with much less resistance, which means less energy is lost (when electricity is transfered through a normal conductor, like copper, some is lost in the form of heat and light). Therefore, the Yggdrasil Drive works by not generating its own power, but by taking power from the Energy Filler cartridge and distributing it to the Knightmare more efficiently than the Filler would do by itself. Given this information, it might be more correct to list the power source for all Knightmares as "energy filler, replaceable electrical cartridge, uses Yggdrasil Drive superconductor transfer system, power output unknown" or something like.

It's true that there's a lack of hard data on things like the Ganymede and Gun Ru, but it doesn't mean there's none at all. You've just got to do some digging.

And if you're curious, here's my own profile for the Gawain:

IFX-V301 Gawain

General and Technical Data
Model number: IFX-V301
Code name: Gawain
Unit type: prototype seventh generation knightmare frame
Manufacturer: Holy Britannia Empire
Operator: Holy Britannia Empire, Order of the Black Knights
Rollout: a.t.b 2017
First deployment: a.t.b 2017
Accommodation: two pilots, in standard cockpit in torso
Dimensions: overall height 6.57 meters
Weight: combat weight 14570 kilograms
Construction: unknown
Powerplant: energy filler, replaceable electrical cartridge, uses Yggdrasil Drive superconductor transfer system, power output unknown
Equipment and design features: landspinner high-mobility propulsion system, mounted in legs; float system backpack, allows atmospheric flight; Gefjon Disturber, provides electronic stealth and regulates hadron cannons (later modification); Druid System analysis complex
Fixed armaments: 10 x slash harken, mount wire cutters, mounted as fingers; 2 x hadron cannon, mounted in shoulders

Technical and Historical Notes
Constructed under the auspices of Prince Schneizel el Britannia, the IFX-V301 Gawain was a highly unusual Knightmare Frame. Larger and heavier than practically every Knightmare produced up to that point, the Gawain featured many experimental technologies, most of which were incomplete at the time of its first deployment. Instead of the ejection block cockpit standard to Britannian Knightmares, the Gawain featured a two-seater cockpit, though only one pilot was needed to operate the machine. As a result of its unorthodox design, it remains unknown if the Gawain even featured such standard Knightmare technologies as the Factsphere sensor camrera. What it did include was the advanced tactical computer called the Druid System, the flight-capable Float System, and the powerful but uncontrollable Hadron Cannons. Initially, Schneizel planned on using the Gawain's Druid System to analyze the mysterious ruins found on Kaminejima Island, but his plans were disrupted when Zero and Kallen Stadtfeld of the Order of the Black Knights stole the Gawain in order to escape from the Britannians. After returning to base, Zero had the Order's resident scientest Rakshata Chawla install a Gefjon Disturber, regulating the Hadron Cannons' power as well as providing the Gawain with a degree of stealth. The Gawain would become Zero's personal Knightmare, co-piloted by his partner C.C., the only Black Knight to know Zero's true identity as Lelouch Lamperouge.

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Pilots: Zero (AKA Lelouch Lamperouge), C.C.
Appearances: Code Geass: Lelouch of the Rebellion

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Alright...I see. It's just that I envisioned the Yggdrasil Drive more like a power source than a set of supraconductive wires (those things tended to be expensive a while ago because they needed inert gas to cool down to very low temperature and reduce resistance, but I guess that with Sakuradite everything is now possible). There was also a mention, in the website's Special Files, about a 'Coalminus core' (don't ask me about the spelling, I'm completely in the dark), which made it sound like some sort of fuel core (as in, 'nuclear core'). But, yeah, maybe it's the case.

It'd explain why the Gawain (which can afford a much larger energy filler) can remain airborne for hours despite the huge consumption due to the power-hungry Float System, the Druid computer and the two hadron cannons - but at the same time I wonder whether it's a practical solution. It would also explain why Lloyd is interested in autonomous power sources and kept Nina under his eyes at Suzaku's celebration party.

And as for the Protector, I knew what it was already (comparing the linearts of the Britannian Glasgow and the Burai was enough to find it) - I was just asking the English word for it, to write it on the profile.


Also, for the names, someone could help me here:
Those are the Glanstone (spl?) Knights but I need someone to translate the Knights' names.

- http://img187.imageshack.us/img187/2373 ... nekrm0.jpg

The Avalon lineart is indeed ubiquitous - I swear I saw a clear, white-and-black version of it lately but I can't seem to find it. I only found this smallish pic (if someone has a larger version, he's welcome to produce it here), possibly from one of the Code Geass mooks:

- http://img150.imageshack.us/img150/5493/0a1fc1.jpg

Definitely not what we need. It' not mahq quality-compliant. The only other one (and the clear scans I saw were like this but on a completely white background) I have is this, but once again, it's a no-go.

- http://img152.imageshack.us/img152/3738 ... dy3zm9.jpg

EDIT:
I FINALLY FOUND YOU!!

- Zero's submarine
- Avalon
- Black Knights headquarters trailer
- Kyûshû coup d'état landing crafts
- Kyûshû coup d'état tanks & VTOL
- Britannian ships
- Lake Kawaguchi escape boat

- http://img228.imageshack.us/img228/1398/an16dr7.jpg

P.S. I reloaded a couple pics from above - they are slightly (not much, though) larger but they will be here for backup, just in case.

- http://img228.imageshack.us/img228/2668/an14rg8.jpg
- http://img228.imageshack.us/img228/4734/an15on0.jpg

Also, should we specify in the profiles that the firearms are in reality Gauss/coil/railguns/magnetic accelerators? According to this scan from the DVD extras, it looks like gunpowder is no longer used anymore.

- http://img228.imageshack.us/img228/1851 ... rmska1.jpg

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