Appleseed GONG: I need a ruling... :)

Don't want to see this ad? Sign up for anRPF Premium Membershiptoday. Support the community. Stop the ads.


Rook 3

Sr Member
RPF PREMIUM MEMBER
I'm thinking about putting manufacturer stamping on my custom Appleseed GONG Shotgun project.

I looked online and people describe the weapon in a few ways:

GONG
Norinco GONG
Poseidon/Norinco GONG
SEBURO GONG.

So... which is correct?

Nobody seems to actually quote Shirow when describing the thing, they make statements that may or may not be true.

I don't have acccess to my Apppleseed Databook to double check, so does anyone know what's correct?

Thanks in advance,

Russ
 

Don't want to see this ad? Sign up for anRPF Premium Membershiptoday. Support the community. Stop the ads.

division 6

Master Member
Appleseed Data Book has this.

Poseidon Norinco Inc.

multipurpose handgun ("Gong")

Intron Depot and Intron Depot 3 Ballistics don't have anything.
 

Grey

Sr Member
Poseidon/DNG made the kit version (which I know you're already aware of)

'Seburo' is the fictional arms manufacturer that Shirow uses as an umbrella term for weapons he designs. Used in Appleseed, GitS, and other works. I would probably use that.
 

Rook 3

Sr Member
RPF PREMIUM MEMBER
I believe the correct nomenclature is "gongo-badongo." :angel

"AIRLOCK"

*shoves Sith Sherrif Brody*

"PURGE"

;)

Thanks Everyone. I think I'll likely go with the Poseidon-Norinco designation on mine when I get to that point.

"Poseidon" IS Japan in the Shirow-verse of Appleseed, and is a techno-industrial
corporation that manufactures weapons and other tech, so it
makes sense that they'd be involved in the weapon manufacturing.

Seburo and Poseidon are different entities. :)



Russ
 

Don't want to see this ad? Sign up for anRPF Premium Membershiptoday. Support the community. Stop the ads.

This thread is more than 9 years old.

Your message may be considered spam for the following reasons:

  1. Your new thread title is very short, and likely is unhelpful.
  2. Your reply is very short and likely does not add anything to the thread.
  3. Your reply is very long and likely does not add anything to the thread.
  4. It is very likely that it does not need any further discussion and thus bumping it serves no purpose.
  5. Your message is mostly quotes or spoilers.
  6. Your reply has occurred very quickly after a previous reply and likely does not add anything to the thread.
  7. This thread is locked.

Don't want to see this ad? Sign up for anRPF Premium Membershiptoday. Support the community. Stop the ads.

Top