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@  Whirl Maximus : (29 July 2016 - 01:20 PM)

IDW G1 has been a victim of it's own success.

@  SHIELD Agent 47 : (29 July 2016 - 01:23 AM)

Though frankly I prefer IDW Ratchet with a Marvel-style head rather than his current Prime-style head.

@  SHIELD Agent 47 : (29 July 2016 - 12:34 AM)

Like dual Fall of Cybertron-IDW G1 designs.

@  NotVeryKnightly : (28 July 2016 - 10:55 PM)

And it at least shows that they're allowed to repurpose designs from other universes.

@  NotVeryKnightly : (28 July 2016 - 10:54 PM)

Dark Cybertron was around when things showing up in toyline and comic together became a really major thing.

@  Waspinator : (28 July 2016 - 10:51 PM)

Given that that Starscream says "Armada Starscream" on his box, I assume the toy was meant to be Armada Starscream and was just re-purposed by IDW to be a body for their Starscream.

@  SHIELD Agent 47 : (28 July 2016 - 09:24 PM)

Hey, Bass X0. It's nice to see somene else paying attention to the distinctions.

@  NotVeryKnightly : (28 July 2016 - 06:44 PM)

Also, Albino Prime that isn't Magnus.

@  NotVeryKnightly : (28 July 2016 - 06:43 PM)

They made a toy that was IDW Starscream with an entirely Armada look.

@  Bass X0 : (28 July 2016 - 05:53 PM)

Other than a change of gimmicks and physical appearance (i.e. Deluxe Galvatron), Hasbro generally keeps a familiar color scheme for the Generations toys. It may not always be perfect or completely accurate, but I can't think of a Generations toy that looks completely different in color scheme to how they should do. A quick l;ook around my room and I can't see anyone who is completely the wrong color scheme. I'd say the FoC Combaticons and Wreckers are the wrong colors, but they're not supposed to be the G1 characters so they get a pass.

@  NotVeryKnightly : (28 July 2016 - 05:45 PM)

The comics aren't beholden to previous G1 material, and the toyline doesn't have a strict need to follow the comics either so...

@  Bass X0 : (28 July 2016 - 05:40 PM)

And yet the comics are not damned. This is G1 Sentinel Prime, not Animated or Movie Sentinel Prime and so he should look the part to how G1 Sentinel Prime has been portrayed so far. An Animated Sentinel Prime color scheme can come later. I don't recall how important the G1 legacy of Primes (Convoys) is in Japan or even if they have Nova Prime, Sentinel Prime, and previous Primes. So maybe Takara will paint him as Animated Sentinel just because its what Japanese fans are most familiar with.  Sentinel Prime didn't have to have been a pre-use of the Astrotrain mold, indeed why even choose G1 Sentinel Prime at all after how long neglecting him?

@  OrionPax44 : (28 July 2016 - 02:02 PM)

Same here unluckiness. I bought him mostly for the Fire Guts look of the Titan Master.

@  unluckiness : (28 July 2016 - 08:38 AM)

I kinda like Fire Guts Sentinel Prime TBH. Though, I think the gray would have looked better as black.

@  Boomhauer : (28 July 2016 - 08:36 AM)

I would've been fine with the Bayformers 3 Sentinel colors, he looked slick.

@  Whirl Maximus : (28 July 2016 - 08:33 AM)

Same as Animated Sentinel Prime then, I bet he's a Functionist fundamentalist too!

@  Rycochet : (28 July 2016 - 08:07 AM)

Sentinel Prime's colour scheme is awful, they should have painted him in his animated deco, comics be damned.

@  Dracula : (28 July 2016 - 07:38 AM)

He's also orange

@  Paladin : (28 July 2016 - 07:23 AM)

kinda not enjoying my TR Sentinel Prime now that someone summed up his personality as "Make Cybertron Great Again."

@  OrionPax44 : (27 July 2016 - 04:51 PM)

Sounds pretty kinky.

@  Whirl Maximus : (27 July 2016 - 04:17 PM)

the wind blew the sun into the river. honest!

@  Vexwing : (27 July 2016 - 12:34 PM)

Sadly no orchestra for me, but we did have the TFA clip as well.

@  ChessPieceFace : (27 July 2016 - 12:17 PM)

I saw Weird Al at the Hollywood Bowl on Saturday, playing with a full orchestra. It was pretty special. And yes, Dare To Be Stupid! With an introductory video clip from TFA, no less.

@  Vexwing : (27 July 2016 - 11:33 AM)

Got to see Weird Al perform Dare to be Stupid in his set last night! That was a nice surprise.

@  LBD "Nyt... : (27 July 2016 - 01:40 AM)

TMW you see a bunch of people have liked something you posted while you were away, and you're like "what did I even say?!"

@  Bass X0 : (26 July 2016 - 05:26 PM)

Regarding MTMTE#55 being released early in some places, its okay to discuss the contents of the issue as long as spoilers are kept within the thread. I refuse to read discussion threads of comics I have yet to read to avoid being spoiled. I also find it pointless to go into a discussion thread and expect to not be spoiled if you have yet to read the issue (unless you don't care).

@  The Doctor Who : (26 July 2016 - 07:11 AM)

@Patchy 'cause people like how the kaiser rolls!

@  MEDdMI : (26 July 2016 - 05:47 AM)

I'm officially addicted to the Comics theme. Every other themes are dull and boring now, I can't stand to look at them for more than a few posts.

@  Broadside : (26 July 2016 - 03:59 AM)

"Beast Wars anniversary"? Highly dubious.

@  Patchouli Kn... : (26 July 2016 - 12:16 AM)

How come everybody wanna keep it like the kaiser?

@  zephyrX9 : (26 July 2016 - 12:16 AM)

the kaiser stole our beast wars toys

@  ▲ndrusi : (25 July 2016 - 08:35 PM)

beast wars dicketeth anniversary

@  Locoman : (25 July 2016 - 07:16 PM)

My story begins in nineteen-dickety-two. We had to say "dickety" because the Kaiser had stolen our word "twenty". I chased that rascal to get it back, but gave up after dickety-six miles.

@  Telly : (25 July 2016 - 05:21 PM)

its the rye of the kaiser its the thrill of the the fight

@  ▲ndrusi : (25 July 2016 - 05:18 PM)

Fierce Grape?

@  OrionPax44 : (25 July 2016 - 05:09 PM)

The Rye or the Kaiser.

@  tffan01 : (25 July 2016 - 04:55 PM)

watch?v=gyKOM3469_Y I've found this weird kids video.

@  OrionPax44 : (25 July 2016 - 04:20 PM)

Doozer Sticks

@  The Doctor Who : (25 July 2016 - 04:19 PM)

Fraggle Rock!

@  OrionPax44 : (25 July 2016 - 04:18 PM)

Happy Pop (nauseating just saying it)

@  TheMightyMol... : (25 July 2016 - 03:51 PM)

Hard Rock Hallelujah!

@  OrionPax44 : (25 July 2016 - 03:48 PM)

Soggy Rock

@  Dracula : (25 July 2016 - 02:36 PM)

Tank Concrete!

@  MEDdMI : (25 July 2016 - 02:16 PM)

the Third.

@  TheMightyMol... : (25 July 2016 - 02:16 PM)

Flint Chesthair!

@  OrionPax44 : (25 July 2016 - 02:12 PM)

Sheeps Butt Ramsbottom

@  MEDdMI : (25 July 2016 - 02:08 PM)

Fancypants

@  TheMightyMol... : (25 July 2016 - 02:01 PM)

Biggles.

@  Summer : (25 July 2016 - 01:55 PM)

Jones.

@  PlutoniumBoss : (25 July 2016 - 12:08 PM)

Osmosis.


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#1 MyLittleEmpath

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Posted 08 September 2011 - 01:30 PM

The intent of this thread is to discuss any games related to MLP, whether they be official or fan-made. The reason I'm starting this now is because I was inspired to do so by Sobana's thread regarding his/her RPG "Maidens of Twilight", and then remembered that I'm still in the process of building a FiM-based level for Knytt Stories.

Anyhow, to anypony who has any experience playing Knytt Stories, this is a sample of my recent work (just ignore the intro--I'm going to fill out the story eventually, but I didn't really feel like doing it yet, so the intro doesn't really make a lot of sense). It has nothing to do with MLP, but I was hoping somepony might be willing to play through it and let me know if the length and difficulty level should be changed for an MLP level. Mostly, I just need a benchmark to use for comparison's sake.

Now, on to other FiM games. Anyone seen anything new or promising recently?

Edited by MyLittleEmpath, 08 September 2011 - 01:42 PM.

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#2 LoomX

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Posted 22 September 2011 - 04:25 PM

There's an official Pony app for the iPhone/iPod/iPad. It's basically an interactive storybook about Twilight Sparkle.

Twilight Sparkle, Teacher For A Day

Don't expect the level of writing/voice acting from the show. In fact, it seems to just be just one person reading the story who sounds a bit like Twilight but not quite. Imagine a story from the previous series (G3) set in the FiM universe. It's a bit like that. The art ranges from quite good to very poor. The usual vector art they use in the official merchandise make an appearance, good and bad.

Still, it was only 69p (99c) so if you're starved of Pony fun then this may keep you entertained for a bit. Plus if you have a young child who likes the show they'll probably enjoy it more since it is, after all, made for them.

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Posted 22 September 2011 - 04:27 PM

I'm sure we've all heard of Mane6's work on Fighting Is Magic.
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#4 pao

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Posted 22 September 2011 - 05:41 PM

...but in the event you haven't heard of Fighting is Magic, here's a link: http://www.mane6.com/
And a YouTube channel, including a livestream with lots of Applejack vs. Twilight Sparkle: http://www.youtube.com/user/ManeSixDev

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Posted 25 September 2011 - 12:57 AM

It's kind of a shame Fighting Is Magic is already well underway by now, because if it were just getting started right now, having the premise be that Discord has escaped again and turned all the ponies against each other would be just perfect.
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#6 Biff0r

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Posted 05 October 2011 - 01:03 AM

Just in case you missed it:



A little demo will be released very soon, we're currently adding a last few things and polish things up icon-hotrod.gif

#7 Dvandom

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Posted 09 October 2011 - 09:53 PM

I have started the SuperGroup "Protectors of Ponygon" on the Exalted server for City of Heroes. Pinkemina (Axe/Willpower scrapper) is my character, and Flutterwry (Mental/Pain Corruptor) will be in it as well. Both heroes, more or less. icon-hotrod.gif Shoot me a tell at @dvandom or PM me on the board here if you want to make a pony character and join up.

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Posted 12 October 2011 - 04:18 PM

Alright, the demo is out icon-hotrod.gif We would really, really appreciate any comments, critiques or kind words, it was a hell of a lot of work up until now, even if it might not look like it.

Check it out on www.manestreamgames.com icon-hotrod.gif

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Posted 13 October 2011 - 12:38 PM

Just had a little go on the CMC demo and so far it's looking pretty good. The character animations look great and very smooth. The talking sounded a bit weird at first, although I could see what you were going for (reminded me of Banjo Kazooie). The game did crash on me when I accidentally clicked just outside the window (I was Sweetie Belle at the time).

All in all I'm looking forward to playing the full game. I do enjoy a good point & click icon-hotrod.gif

#10 Matenshi

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Posted 02 November 2011 - 04:10 AM

There's a new trailer for Fighting is Magic:



Shows Pinkie, although the trailer is for Twilight.

EDIT: I like how Twi seems to have a "levels of understanding" mechanic by reading her book.

Edited by Matenshi, 02 November 2011 - 04:16 AM.


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Posted 02 November 2011 - 08:14 AM

Can't wait for that one to hit!

#12 pao

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Posted 21 February 2012 - 10:04 PM

Anyone else watch tonight's Fighting is Magic livestream? It's looking good. They are working on getting it up on YouTube, so consider this the advance warning bump. I wonder how much will be ready by the end of June (which is to say, this summer's BroNYcon?)

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Posted 22 February 2012 - 12:01 AM

QUOTE(MyLittleEmpath @ Sep 8 2011, 01:30 PM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
The reason I'm starting this now is because I was inspired to do so by Sobana's thread regarding his/her RPG "Maidens of Twilight"

Woah~ I inspired somepony! =D And best yet, somepony remembered the game I made! =D <3 ^.^

#14 pao

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Posted 25 February 2012 - 12:18 AM

And Fighting is Magic Livestream II is now on YouTube. Enjoy!






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Posted 25 February 2012 - 02:07 AM

Whoa! Fluttershy's mirror match in the last minute of the third video is Aaaaaaaw... some icon-hotrod.gif.
Can't quite hear Rarity's theme song in her stage. Twilight still has the best song so far.

#16 Sobana

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Posted 26 February 2012 - 02:31 PM

I hope that game has like killer instinct combos where you can get up to 100+ hits if done right.

#17 pao

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Posted 26 February 2012 - 02:59 PM

If you watch the videos, they make it quite clear that they aren't going to do that. Which I think is great, because getting infinitely juggled is really no fun for the player on the receiving end. Besides, with the way that successive combo hits get penalized (again, watch the videos) you wouldn't do much more damage anyways.

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Posted 26 February 2012 - 10:11 PM

QUOTE(pao @ Feb 26 2012, 02:59 PM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
If you watch the videos, they make it quite clear that they aren't going to do that. Which I think is great, because getting infinitely juggled is really no fun for the player on the receiving end. Besides, with the way that successive combo hits get penalized (again, watch the videos) you wouldn't do much more damage anyways.

I'm kinda disappointed in that. High end combos, in my option, are still very impressive. They could make it so after so many hits the combo stops doing damage but allows you to keep going just to see how long you can keep it up like a high score or just a cool visual effect. Like in killer instinct, you couldn't do the same combo over and over again, the opponent would move out of range, requiring you to switch to a different one to keep it up, making any combos past 20 very difficult.

Say, is there an official forum site for this game?

#19 pao

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Posted 26 February 2012 - 11:06 PM

No. There's their website, their Twitter feed, and an unofficial subreddit. They figure a forum would devolve into FAQs and would take them away from actually working on the game, which I think is quite reasonable.

We'll have to agree to disagree on the combos. I think they're smart to keep the game accessible for fighting game n00bs such as myself, while keeping it interesting for people who know what they are doing. Multi-dozen hit combos don't seem out of reach, in any case, particularly with moves like Rarity's level 3 super.

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Posted 28 February 2012 - 12:34 AM

For me, fighting games sparkle the most with flashy and complex fighting styles. Being able to throw your opponent and dance around the screen is something I enjoy seeing. It gets rather boring just spamming the punch button like a rockem' shockem' robot until someone loses. Do you know if they will have any finishing moves?



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