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Gyan Crusader - UC Cred for a "Build" kit
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Posted: Wednesday, August 28, 2019 - 12:47 PM UTC
For me, building models is an equal part of artistic expression and attention to detail. It all depends on the kit itself, and how I’m feeling at the time. When it comes to Gundams, though, it’s a toss-up, in most cases, as to whether I’ll build it box-stock or customize it. One thing I do love to do, though, is make non-canonical MSs fit into their respective (although usually it’s the UC) universe!

As if reading my mind, Bandai’s excellent “Build Fighters” series kits walk the perfect line between canon and fanciful, and there are many great designs that improve on their originals rather well. One example of that is the fanciful, knight-like “Gyancelot”. With a plumed headdress, cape and Zeon Crest-shaped spear, you’d be forgiven for thinking it’s just not UC-able. However, that’s just what I did – reworked the mech’s colours and backstory so it made sense within the UC timeline!

Check it out below, and let me know what you think. Have you had any other ideas of what to do with your Gyancelot, if you have one?

https://adamrehorn.wordpress.com/bandai-1-144-yms-15gc-gyan-crusader/