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Comm: Submarine and Starship AIs
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Published: November 9, 2018
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Commission for Hexidextrous, involving Vince, Durandal, and Tycho meeting their rough equivalents from Arpeggio of Blue Steel (Chihaya Gunzou, I-401/Iona, and Takao, respectively). He suggested having them sit on a couch, as opposed to standing around; ended up putting four out of six on it (who knows what everyone else had to pull just to get Tycho in the same room as Durandal). I was also given a rough guide for the dialogue.

Maybe Iona would be more likely to sit next to Gunzou, but then that would mean evenly splitting the representatives of both series down the pic, which I didn't really want.
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Thank you for this. I couldn't help but find the similarities striking when I first was introduced to your Marathon fanmade series. Artificial humanlike vessels designed to give said Battleship AIs a physical form and better to become more humanlike.

I could see I-401 at first finding Durandal interesting and she could help her with expressing human emotion more (something she doesn't express outwardly often since she hasn't exactly gotten a full grasp of it). However later on I could see her having some serious problems with Durandal's sarcasm and morbid humor, but not immediately.

BTW, Takao did have some similarities with Tycho, especially in Episode 2 with how hardcore she was on obliterating I-401 and her crew. Though she later starts to change for the better, I dunno how much Tycho develops in that regard for your series.
There were a couple other hostile Battleship AIs in it too, but Takao was the thing I thought was most closest in similarities to Tycho in that regard. And among the other ones, I didn't see anyone else among your or the canon ones who could be considered similar (I.E. none of the other AIs I could find similar enough to Haruna or Kirishima, and I really am not fond of Hyuuga, and the rest of said AIs in Ars Nova were even more hell-bent on putting a Corrosive Torpedo through I-401's Hull. Not to mention Kirishima with her current form of a Teddy Bear would be super embarrassed here).
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You're welcome! ^^

wrt: Tycho, I don't want to get too far into his planned character development since that's spoilers, but he does slowly change for the better. (Not 100% in this pic, obviously. XD)
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I kinda figured that about Tycho. No need to spoil the full details.

You should watch this anime when you can. It's got some epic action and really awesome stuff in it, plus neat parallels to WWII things.
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