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#21 Gizmoboy

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Posted 12 August 2010 - 07:25 PM

I am so excited about this Megatron. He looks like they took the best parts Animated and Movie version.

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#22 Razorsaw

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Posted 12 August 2010 - 07:32 PM

... These are very similar to Animated designs.

Seriously. The smirks? The helmet pieces as noses? The flat shiny face pieces inside the helmet frame? The general builds? They're more partsy yes, but they're clearly derived from Animated. They have to same feel as animated. They're designed with the same sensibilities as Animated.

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Posted 12 August 2010 - 07:33 PM

... I doubt for a while all I'll be thinking while watching this will be

"and this is why we lost Animated?"

I just hope it isn't movie quality writing, and Cybertron CGI
there might be another one sometime maybe

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Posted 12 August 2010 - 07:35 PM

They look pretty good to me.

But why is Ratchet orange?

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Posted 12 August 2010 - 07:41 PM

Folks:

See the Cadillac. See the big, black, Cadillac of Death. The big, black, Cadillac of Death is awesome.




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Posted 12 August 2010 - 07:43 PM

QUOTE(Autobus Prime @ Aug 12 2010, 08:41 PM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
Folks:

See the Cadillac. See the big, black, Cadillac of Death. The big, black, Cadillac of Death is awesome.

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Posted 12 August 2010 - 07:46 PM

QUOTE(Master Fwiffo @ Aug 12 2010, 07:35 PM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
They look pretty good to me.

But why is Ratchet orange?


Because then we'd have three robots with primary red.

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Posted 12 August 2010 - 07:51 PM

QUOTE(Master Fwiffo @ Aug 12 2010, 08:35 PM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
They look pretty good to me.

But why is Ratchet orange?

He's channeling Powerlinx Red Alert.
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Posted 12 August 2010 - 08:03 PM

QUOTE(Razorsaw @ Aug 12 2010, 08:32 PM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
... These are very similar to Animated designs.

Seriously. The smirks? The helmet pieces as noses? The flat shiny face pieces inside the helmet frame? The general builds? They're more partsy yes, but they're clearly derived from Animated. They have to same feel as animated. They're designed with the same sensibilities as Animated.

I don't remember anyone on Animated looking so...sharp. Even Raf looks pretty sharp, like I'd cut myself on him.

Edited by Sprocket, 12 August 2010 - 08:04 PM.

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Posted 12 August 2010 - 08:07 PM

QUOTE(Sprocket @ Aug 13 2010, 01:03 AM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
QUOTE(Razorsaw @ Aug 12 2010, 08:32 PM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
... These are very similar to Animated designs.

Seriously. The smirks? The helmet pieces as noses? The flat shiny face pieces inside the helmet frame? The general builds? They're more partsy yes, but they're clearly derived from Animated. They have to same feel as animated. They're designed with the same sensibilities as Animated.

I don't remember anyone on Animated looking so...pointy. Even Raf looks pretty sharp, like I'd cut myself on him.


Obviously there are some stylistic differences. But even Animated had the pointyness. Cybertron Starscream, Megatron, and Blitzwing. Sari's hair and extremities. Parts of Lockdown.

And look at Ratchet and Cliffjumper. Very smooth. Very heroic looking. Lots of rounded edges on Ratchet.

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Posted 12 August 2010 - 08:08 PM

The only thing bothering me about Prime is how close down to the wire this thing seems to be.

They're throwing out a promo for the network, and advertising this show with it, and STILL all they have to show is the little clip from SDCC?

Normally I might not be concerned, and I'm not doom saying, but Transformers has had the unfortunate fact of rushed productions shooting themselves in the foot in the past.

But, eh. We'll see. XD;

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Posted 12 August 2010 - 08:09 PM

I'm not seeing it. It's too good a blend between Bay and Animated. There's just way too much Bay to say these are just like Animated. They're just not.
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Posted 12 August 2010 - 08:10 PM

QUOTE(SlaggingSlug @ Aug 12 2010, 08:19 PM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
Wait where are you guys seeing Megatorn?

Anyway, love the designs, they're like Animated except with actual detail and richer coloring.

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Posted 12 August 2010 - 08:17 PM

Megs has pointy teeth.

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Posted 12 August 2010 - 08:20 PM

QUOTE(Sprocket @ Aug 13 2010, 01:09 AM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
I'm not seeing it. It's too good a blend between Bay and Animated. There's just way too much Bay to say these are just like Animated. They're just not.


Let me see if I can't show you.

Look, here's a outline of both Ani Bee and Prime Cliffjumper's head designs. They have to same basic structure and nearly the same shape!

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Posted 12 August 2010 - 08:35 PM

It's all in how the show is written. The designs may reflect the terrible Bayformers, but I'll be happy as long as it's not written for little kids like Animated or infantile intellects like ROTF.
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Posted 12 August 2010 - 08:45 PM

Ironic that you would compare a character as cute as Bumblebee to the most terrifying looking Autobot in Prime. Seriously, Cliffjumper is one grim-looking 'bot. As for the shapes, there are broad, sweeping similarities, but that's where the similarities end.

Ah well, what does it matter? We're stuck with this, like it or not. Too bad I'll probably be in my late '30s before we get another clean break.
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Posted 12 August 2010 - 08:48 PM

QUOTE(Sprocket @ Aug 13 2010, 01:45 AM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
Ironic that you would compare a character as cute as Bumblebee to the most terrifying looking Autobot in Prime. Seriously, Cliffjumper is one grim-looking 'bot. As for the shapes, there are broad, sweeping similarities, but that's where the similarities end.

Ah well, what does it matter? We're stuck with this, like it or not. Too bad I'll probably be in my late '30s before we get another clean break.


Grim? He's wearing a devil may care smirk.

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Posted 12 August 2010 - 08:58 PM

That's no smirk, that's a grim open-mouthed expression between a helmet.
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Posted 12 August 2010 - 09:02 PM

I don't see it.

and even if it is grim, so what? Flareup's stock art is of her in a perpetual scowl.



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