Talk:Aperture Science Military Android
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Androids != Turrets
"Unless (as is highly possible) this is a reference to the Aperture Science Sentry Turret"
There is no evidence that turrets are androids. Turrets can't move. I believe this sentence needs modified. 184.108.40.206 23:18, May 3, 2011 (UTC)
- That paragraph makes no sense to me either.
- It appears that Aperture Science used to manufacture (or at least test) military androids.
- I agree.
- Unless (as is highly possible) this is a reference to the Aperture Science Sentry Turret, they are however never seen and mentioned only twice, in Test Chamber 16, and later in Test Chamber 3 in Portal 2.
- So the androids are somehow the turrets, because... why? The turrets are what the androids are supposed to be fighting, their "puzzle" to solve to progress. Putting immobile turrets placed like that isn't a good way of testing them, so whatever is tested must be something else. The androids are never seen and only mentioned? That's true, but how is that a "however" to the first part of the sentence? It seems more like proof that the turrets aren't the androids than anything.
- (In both cases, the fact that these chambers serve as their respective game's introduction to the sentry turret, tending to reinforce this hypothesis.)
- This fact on itself reinforces the turrets = android enemies idea at least just as much as the turret = android idea, combined with other facts, more. Retodon8 20:31, May 4, 2011 (UTC)
According to this Personality Core based Turret which I do think is the Lethal Military Android, it seems they highly resemble Combine Hunters how they seem to move and shoot, correct? At7commando October 30, 2011 (UTC)
- The turrets cannot be androids. An android by definition is a humanoid robot. The turrets are not human-shaped, so they aren't androids. 220.127.116.11 01:28, November 2, 2011 (UTC)
Homage to Silicon Hell?
The article states: ""Android Hell" is probably an homage to the "Silicon Hell" from the sci-fi TV series Red Dwarf, the final resting place of all disobedient androids and "bad calculators"."
In my opinion that supposed homage is not at all probable. "Hell for X" mentions aren't exactly rare in popular culture, and the only connection here is the (not very specific) android thing. Retodon8 20:37, May 4, 2011 (UTC)
- Robot Hell, anybody? Smelltheashes 23:18, May 16, 2011 (UTC)