Similar argument since minor points are different, which was partially my point. Citing examples is fine and great but I am reminding this is primarily a Thundercats thread.
Nostalgia inspires preference just as much as being against nostalgia inspires it but in a different direction. But then so do aesthetics, economics, and many other things. Re-using parts makes since financially, some people prefer simplicity in design even on the macro level.
nostalgia just means you look back on something fondly, often despite flaws that are more apparent when looked back upon. Nostalgia doesn't mean you have to adhere to it, just that you liked it.