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@  Foffy the Sheep : (30 May 2016 - 07:38 PM)

Xenu is just Tom Cruise in a wig, though.

@  wonko the sane? : (30 May 2016 - 07:00 PM)

I'm pretty sure cruze just offers the planets to xenu, he doesn't actaull eat them himself.

@  Foffy the Sheep : (30 May 2016 - 06:57 PM)

And they both eat planets.

@  wonko the sane? : (30 May 2016 - 06:56 PM)

well, it was one or the other. I might have been confused because they both have huge heads.

@  Foffy the Sheep : (30 May 2016 - 06:35 PM)

I've never heard that before. Are you sure you're not thinking of Tom Cruise?

@  wonko the sane? : (30 May 2016 - 06:32 PM)

I thought galactus was supposed to appear differently depending on which species is looking at him?

@  Foffy the Sheep : (30 May 2016 - 04:55 PM)

Galactus isn't goofy-looking. His hat is the grandest of all hats!

@  PlutoniumBoss : (30 May 2016 - 12:58 PM)

And we run into something like the Galactus Fashion Conundrum. Are YOU going to be the one to go up to his face and tell him he's goofy-looking?

@  Foffy the Sheep : (30 May 2016 - 12:32 PM)

Maybe Miles's villains think you're lame!

@  unluckiness : (30 May 2016 - 11:07 AM)

I don't mind Miles but his villains are kinda lame.

@  Bass X0 : (30 May 2016 - 09:29 AM)

I just thankful they didn't have a black Peter Parker.

@  tffan01 : (30 May 2016 - 09:09 AM)

I would have preferred Peter Parker. But If they really wanted to make a non-Peter Parker lead, they could have made Spider-Man 2099, at least it has a gimmick (futurism). While Miles, imo isn't that different from Peter Parker.

@  Locoman : (30 May 2016 - 08:52 AM)

That would be cool. Ultimate Universe kind of went off the rails toward the end, but I always liked Miles.

@  tffan01 : (30 May 2016 - 08:25 AM)

http://io9.gizmodo.com/report-the-new-animated-spider-man-movie-will-star-mil-1779201902

@  tffan01 : (30 May 2016 - 08:24 AM)

I heard new Spider-Man animated movie will feature Miles Morales.

@  unluckiness : (30 May 2016 - 03:43 AM)

A lot of mine have somehow gotten so floppy that floor polish doesn't help. May need superglue

@  Paladin : (29 May 2016 - 07:51 PM)

there remains an Omega Supreme-sized hole in my Animated collection that not even 3P wants to fill....

@  Nutjob R/T : (29 May 2016 - 07:23 PM)

Just pulled out the Animated box after a few years in storage. Giving it some time is the godhonest truth, these things are awesome

@  Touch My Thighs : (29 May 2016 - 07:12 PM)

http://swanh.net/ This is really impressive.

@  wonko the sane? : (29 May 2016 - 06:20 PM)

I keep having to say this to folks: fandoms are voluntary. Enjoy in any ratio or methodology that you choose.

@  Dracula : (29 May 2016 - 05:38 PM)

Ride the wave, dude. Put the toys away for a while...take 'em back out again later and you mind find your interest rekindled

@  Locoman : (29 May 2016 - 04:14 PM)

it happens to everyone. Sometimes interests are cyclical.

@  Patchouli Kn... : (29 May 2016 - 04:13 PM)

Well, for starters, it might be time to think of a new username...

@  tffan01 : (29 May 2016 - 04:09 PM)

I'm losing interest in TF. Help.

@  Patchouli Kn... : (29 May 2016 - 03:00 PM)

It means you're not very well-rounded.

@  Foffy the Sheep : (29 May 2016 - 02:46 PM)

What happens if you don't like pi?

@  Bass X0 : (29 May 2016 - 01:29 PM)

He who doesn't like pie are destined to become the contents of pie.

@  Foffy the Sheep : (29 May 2016 - 12:09 PM)

No you don't. You think you do, but you really don't.

@  Echowarrior : (29 May 2016 - 10:37 AM)

I like pie.

@  Pennpenn : (29 May 2016 - 05:18 AM)

There is no war in Ba Sing Se.

@  Foffy the Sheep : (29 May 2016 - 05:11 AM)

We have always been at war with East Asia.

@  unluckiness : (29 May 2016 - 04:04 AM)

His big scene in the big Astrotrain battle for leadership was also great. Too bad Starscream suckerpunched him after he beat everybody else up

@  Pennpenn : (29 May 2016 - 01:00 AM)

Of course he has. I mean, remember when Trailbreaker had to pretend to be him in Masquerade?

@  zephyrX9 : (29 May 2016 - 12:47 AM)

offroad has always been there

@  Plokatron : (28 May 2016 - 11:18 PM)

Transfer Uplinks look cool but in the wrong hands could be OP. Hmmm Just a funny thought what if Mainframe from G1 had a TU? He could make about anything period. Also does anyone know if CatSCAN ever received a spark? His wiki article says he is a spark less build when he was created surly he has one now.

@  tffan01 : (28 May 2016 - 02:33 PM)

@beetleman, ok.

@  Touch My Thighs : (28 May 2016 - 05:06 AM)

https://www.facebook.com/Toonami/videos/1603190709971770/ Wow it's just like old times.

@  Bass X0 : (28 May 2016 - 12:29 AM)

bueller...?

@  Bass X0 : (28 May 2016 - 12:29 AM)

bueller?

@  beetleman : (27 May 2016 - 07:07 PM)

sorry i was searching for a member

@  tffan01 : (27 May 2016 - 06:54 PM)

?

@  beetleman : (27 May 2016 - 06:44 PM)

vbbjune

@  beetleman : (27 May 2016 - 06:43 PM)

vbbjune

@  Liege : (27 May 2016 - 05:12 PM)

As an UK expat, I have to say I miss the actual thrill of hunting in stores as frustrating as it was when distribution was bad. I feel spoiled for choice in America in comparison lol.

@  Steevy Maximus : (27 May 2016 - 04:48 PM)

And depending on where you live, even American stores

@  wonko the sane? : (27 May 2016 - 02:59 PM)

Or canadian stores, or australian stores, or german stores...

@  Bass X0 : (27 May 2016 - 02:14 PM)

at least you got the exercise. i ordered all of them online. there's no point in being a serious collector if someone is only going to rely on using UK stores.

@  Whirl Maximus : (27 May 2016 - 02:13 PM)

This day last year I walked five miles to Asda to collect all the Defensor components. I was a dumb kid.

@  wonko the sane? : (27 May 2016 - 12:47 PM)

It... can be...

@  Dracula : (27 May 2016 - 12:33 PM)

Is LSD something you drink...?


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#1 **VPrime**

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Posted 26 March 2008 - 01:36 AM

The War Within Shockwave based on Don Figueroa's concept art. It's scratchbuild from styrene. Some of you may remember I started this guy 2 years ago. It was put on hold for about a year and I've finally able to finish it. He appears blue in some of the pics. Those were taken without flash because flash sometimes cover the details. I've included a couple pics using flash and the color is purple which is the true color in real life. I've also included a couple of pics showing the lighting (which can be turned on by pressing the button on top of his left forearm).











#2 Moroboshi Ataru

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Posted 26 March 2008 - 02:08 AM

Oh, that is just...amazing... O_O Guys like you make the world a better place, yanno...?


#3 HeyMickey

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Posted 26 March 2008 - 06:26 AM

Holy crap. icon-bee.gif That's astounding! Bravo!
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Posted 26 March 2008 - 06:28 AM

WOW!!!!! Totally amazing!!!! Any sweeter and he would be edible. icon-arcee.gif

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Posted 26 March 2008 - 07:09 AM

Wow. icon-bee.gif That rocks! I wish I was brave enough to try something like this.

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Posted 26 March 2008 - 08:03 AM

QUOTE(WarriorPriest @ Mar 26 2008, 07:28 AM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
WOW!!!!! Totally amazing!!!! Any sweeter and he would be edible. icon-arcee.gif


That is one of the funniest things i've read in awhile, especially with the rampant usage of sweet for things that aren't even edible, let alone sugary.

back ontopic -

VPrime, could you perhaps do a tutorial on your use of styrene? Have you done one already that I don't know about? I've admired your work since your scratch WW Grim, and I want to learn more about the skill. I want to scratchbuild!!!!


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Posted 26 March 2008 - 10:58 AM

Wow...*points gun at VPrime* Go work for Hasbro! Your talents are greatly needed over there! icon-ironhide.gif

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Posted 26 March 2008 - 07:34 PM

Wow. Very cool.

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#9 Esser-Z

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Posted 26 March 2008 - 08:58 PM

That's incredible.

#10 **VPrime**

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Posted 26 March 2008 - 09:44 PM

QUOTE(Maximo Prime @ Mar 26 2008, 08:03 AM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
QUOTE(WarriorPriest @ Mar 26 2008, 07:28 AM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
WOW!!!!! Totally amazing!!!! Any sweeter and he would be edible. icon-arcee.gif


That is one of the funniest things i've read in awhile, especially with the rampant usage of sweet for things that aren't even edible, let alone sugary.

back ontopic -

VPrime, could you perhaps do a tutorial on your use of styrene? Have you done one already that I don't know about? I've admired your work since your scratch WW Grim, and I want to learn more about the skill. I want to scratchbuild!!!!


No, I haven't written a tutorial on use of styrene. There might be one out there somewhere. When I get a chance I see if I can write a basic one.

Thanks for the compliments everyone.

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Posted 26 March 2008 - 10:01 PM

Wow... just... wow icon-bee.gif icon-bee.gif

#12 dcjosh

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Posted 27 March 2008 - 02:08 AM

dang

excellent job man!

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Posted 27 March 2008 - 02:56 AM

Jesus that's amazing.

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Posted 27 March 2008 - 09:25 AM

QUOTE(**VPrime** @ Mar 26 2008, 10:44 PM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
QUOTE(Maximo Prime @ Mar 26 2008, 08:03 AM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>

VPrime, could you perhaps do a tutorial on your use of styrene? Have you done one already that I don't know about? I've admired your work since your scratch WW Grim, and I want to learn more about the skill. I want to scratchbuild!!!!

No, I haven't written a tutorial on use of styrene. There might be one out there somewhere. When I get a chance I see if I can write a basic one.


Thanks, I would really appreciate it. I'm going to probably have to scratchbuild some parts to create my Animated Rumble and Frenzy, who turn into speakers.
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Posted 28 March 2008 - 07:02 PM

Well now that's friggin' amazing. Seriously, you rock.

Ya know what's really awesome about your stuff? You're making scratch built figures from the designs of a guy that used to do the same damn thing before turning pro.
It's a beautiful cycle.
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Posted 28 March 2008 - 09:32 PM

QUOTE(Cheetimus Primal @ Mar 28 2008, 08:02 PM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
Well now that's friggin' amazing. Seriously, you rock.

Ya know what's really awesome about your stuff? You're making scratch built figures from the designs of a guy that used to do the same damn thing before turning pro.
It's a beautiful cycle.


One of things that makes this fandom great!

Awesome work VPrime! My only complaint is that I dont have one... icon-screamer.gif

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#17 Drivaaar

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Posted 29 March 2008 - 12:46 PM

Sweeeeeeeeet!

#18 **VPrime**

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Posted 29 March 2008 - 01:25 PM

QUOTE(Cheetimus Primal @ Mar 28 2008, 07:02 PM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
Well now that's friggin' amazing. Seriously, you rock.

Ya know what's really awesome about your stuff? You're making scratch built figures from the designs of a guy that used to do the same damn thing before turning pro.
It's a beautiful cycle.



Yeah, the designs are great and I wish Hasbro/Takara would have made them. They did on a few of them I guess.

Thanks for the comments everyone!

#19 Waspinator

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Posted 30 March 2008 - 02:32 AM

Sadly, given the fact that Titaniums is dead, it seems unlikely that these designs will ever be made. I liked that line if nothing else for the unusual designs they used. If anything could have brought the Hearts of Steel series (one of my favorite sets of TF designs) to life officially, it would have been Titaniums. Oh well.....

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