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@  TheMightyMol... : (24 August 2016 - 02:20 AM)

Why do you hate yourself?

@  LBD "Nyt... : (24 August 2016 - 12:45 AM)

I still need to read everything after Vol. 1 of RG1...

@  Telly : (23 August 2016 - 11:47 PM)

i really wouldve liked to see rg1 pick up where the marvel run left off (or just a couple years after), instead of jumping 20 years. i wanna see how shit went down on earth

@  Dracula : (23 August 2016 - 09:54 PM)

After RG1, I'd just as soon have nobody ever touch the marvel continuity again

@  MEDdMI : (23 August 2016 - 08:46 PM)

I would like a dancing/rhythm game called Rhythms of Darkness, but not necessarily Marvel related.

@  Bass X0 : (23 August 2016 - 07:42 PM)

I'd like a Rhythms of Darkness mini-series from IDW following on from the Marvel issue detailing the events that happened in that continuity after the issue ended. The Marvel movie adaptation and The Big Broadcast of 2006 would take place in the same continuity.

@  Telly : (23 August 2016 - 01:21 AM)

someone must think you need another set

@  OrionPax44 : (23 August 2016 - 12:08 AM)

All I keep getting is the add for the FP Stunticon set I already own

@  SHIELD Agent 47 : (22 August 2016 - 11:51 PM)

A tactical shortcoming.

@  MEDdMI : (22 August 2016 - 08:54 PM)

I frequently get ones for hot Asian women. I guess they're not doing their research.

@  Bass X0 : (22 August 2016 - 03:30 PM)

Most of my targeted ads are for things I just recently bought, which seems redundant

@  BScorpinok75 : (22 August 2016 - 12:47 AM)

:o

@  Defensis Prime : (21 August 2016 - 11:15 PM)

Okay, see, this is not his fault--

@  ShadowMan024 : (21 August 2016 - 09:46 PM)

Whoa. Sugar rush...

@  ShadowMan024 : (21 August 2016 - 09:46 PM)

DON'T TALK TO ME! DON'T TALK TO ME, CRIMINAL!

@  Paladin : (21 August 2016 - 08:16 PM)

they ate the whole plate. the WHOLE Plate.

@  ShadowMan024 : (21 August 2016 - 05:35 PM)

GRANMAMA DRINK YO PRUNE JUICE

@  TheMightyMol... : (21 August 2016 - 04:05 PM)

Who?

@  tffan01 : (21 August 2016 - 03:39 PM)

Yeah they were awesome.

@  SHIELD Agent 47 : (21 August 2016 - 03:37 PM)

Anyone wish Maggie and Glenn from the first movie would return?

@  Cybersnark : (21 August 2016 - 03:19 PM)

And if the movies focused on Lennox and Epps (and Simmons) rather than Manic Weirdo, Fatherly Asshole, Statutory Rape Guy, and Generic Female Characters #432, #527, and #671, they'd already be far, far better movies.

@  ShadowMan024 : (21 August 2016 - 03:02 PM)

Lennox and Epps are the exact opposite of "terrible."

@  Cybersnark : (21 August 2016 - 02:47 PM)

Honestly, the movie designs look fine and are totally recognizable, the problem is how they're filmed (in close-up, shakeycam, with split-second cuts). We just need more wide shots, and a plot that focuses on the TFs as characters rather than as props for the (terrible) human characters..

@  Boomhauer : (21 August 2016 - 01:45 PM)

Yeah it's pretty obvious that the movie designs go out of their way to have parts in particular places that move around like muscles. They're going for metal aliens instead of megazords. A reboot, no matter how faithful to G1, would probably still have to try and go for a visual style that allows that kind of fluid movement.

@  cefurox : (21 August 2016 - 10:17 AM)

wew lad

@  unluckiness : (21 August 2016 - 08:48 AM)

At the very least, they make it tougher to see when parts clip through other parts

@  Fnu Aw : (21 August 2016 - 08:45 AM)

The movie designs were never about realism. They're about natural looking movement. Realistic G1 style designs would not move the way we want to see Transformers move. They'd collide with their own boxiness. The shredded metal look of the movie designs lets them flex.

@  NotVeryKnightly : (21 August 2016 - 06:18 AM)

IDW's art styles varied wildly throughout the years. And I'm not sure how "realism" is a reason to have one over any other since we don't know what shape-changing metal lifeforms really look like.

@  MEDdMI : (21 August 2016 - 05:51 AM)

I liked Eric the best, since he felt the most like a real person to me and had character growth over the series.

@  MEDdMI : (21 August 2016 - 05:50 AM)

Sort of. It was never animated, but if you scroll down to ep 28 and you can read the script for the final ep.

@  tffan01 : (21 August 2016 - 05:47 AM)

of course I'm not talking about Sunbow or Marvel, they look like people in cardboard boxes, I mean IDW, they look both interesting, realistic and also G1 enough.

@  Bass X0 : (21 August 2016 - 05:43 AM)

Did the kids in the Dungeons & Dragons cartoon ever find a way home for good?

@  NotVeryKnightly : (20 August 2016 - 11:15 PM)

Since we're talking about design styles, wasn't AHM like that?

@  SHIELD Agent 47 : (20 August 2016 - 11:13 PM)

Yeah, look at IDW. All its lead writers are longstnading fans, but it's not like they've tried to wholly shoehorn Marvel or Sunbow into IDW.

@  NotVeryKnightly : (20 August 2016 - 11:10 PM)

Or even a new style that isn't quite like any of the others.

@  Pennpenn : (20 August 2016 - 11:09 PM)

Even if they simplified the designs they'd probably look more like Prime than G1.

@  NotVeryKnightly : (20 August 2016 - 10:59 PM)

Also, "they'll go to G1 because they already used over-complicated movie designs" is a bit of a false dichotomy.

@  SHIELD Agent 47 : (20 August 2016 - 09:45 PM)

Also, flat-nosed trucks don't look intimidatingly cool to most American audiences. Movies got to find some way to get funding.

@  NotVeryKnightly : (20 August 2016 - 08:23 PM)

When someone stands next to say, Optimus Prime's leg it would just look like there's a large blue rectangle.

@  NotVeryKnightly : (20 August 2016 - 08:21 PM)

In live-action, they would all look flat and underdetailed when they're supposed to be huge.

@  tffan01 : (20 August 2016 - 03:32 PM)

I'm 90% sure they will be using more G1-ish designs in the reboot (if there'll be such a thing of course). They already used over-complicated movie designs, they'll return to G1.

@  tffan01 : (20 August 2016 - 03:15 PM)

All I'm saying is when they reboot it, they might want to try something they never did in the screen and use G1-ish designs.

@  SHIELD Agent 47 : (20 August 2016 - 02:57 PM)

Why? Would a classic G1 aesthetic make money?

@  ShadowMan024 : (20 August 2016 - 02:38 PM)

I don't think that switching to G1 would "correct" anything.

@  tffan01 : (20 August 2016 - 02:22 PM)

I actually believe they would switch to G1 because I feel like the next director would try to correct 'wrongs' of the older movies.

@  NotVeryKnightly : (20 August 2016 - 02:15 PM)

Also, if they get to the point of completely rebooting the movies with an entirely different aesthetic I highly doubt they'd switch specifically to G1.

@  SHIELD Agent 47 : (20 August 2016 - 02:13 PM)

A design alone doesn't say anything. The designs and the setting together are what TFWiki would deliberate upon.

@  tffan01 : (20 August 2016 - 02:13 PM)

I know but a movie character would definitely gets his sub page because of the tie-ins, it would be far too long.

@  SHIELD Agent 47 : (20 August 2016 - 02:12 PM)

Sub-pages are not done because of new franchises; they are done for length reasons.

@  tffan01 : (20 August 2016 - 02:12 PM)

I mean if they look like this: http://www.allspark....-1471381025.jpg


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#201 Shadewing

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Posted 11 February 2012 - 02:13 AM

QUOTE(^0^CORVUS^o^ @ Feb 4 2012, 10:58 AM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
QUOTE(Lukeblast @ Feb 4 2012, 10:39 AM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
You're right, that's insanely clever. icon-ironhide.gif

But it is still a slim passing resemblance to Fort Max, mostly counting on the head, sword, and a few coincidentally similar colors (mainly in Cerebros and Highbrow) to sell it. We'd probably get even less (no sword, I'd assume) in a Hasbro take, and there's a decidedly different styling at work here. I just don't see it working.

...that said, if they made it I'd probably have to have it. icon-fire.gif

Oh yeah, you are right: the resemblance is only a passing one and it hinges on the items you pointed out. And like you, while its not what I want out of a new Fort Max, I'd buy it if it hit the shelves *lol*


Have the club do it for Botcon, cal him the forgotten Maximus combiner in a return to the UT universe. Hell they could use a re-purposed Tredshot in the comic as Sideswipe post Armada.

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#202 Detour

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Posted 11 February 2012 - 02:16 AM

I wonder what First Edition Prime Bulkhead would look like decoed similar to the unreleased Mudbuster Bulkhead...
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Posted 11 February 2012 - 02:17 AM

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QUOTE(Corgsopal @ Feb 11 2012, 02:03 AM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
Deluxe Prime Optimus Prime as European Sureshot, to go with the United G2 Megatron/Archforce.


Make it the unreleased Combat Hero scheme and you have a deal.

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Posted 24 February 2012 - 05:52 AM

Not that they'd ever allow a repaint of a Star Wars Transformer, but General Grevious repainted as Scrounge.

#205 Bass X0

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Posted 20 April 2012 - 02:42 AM

I was thinking who would make an appropriate repaint of the Thunderwing mold.

I would like to see a Shattered Glass Sky Shadow repaint in green, based upon the 2008 Mini-Con Sky Shadow.

SG Sky Shadow would be a Pretender (even though the toy isn't) and the Mini-Con is his inner robot form although it wouldn't come with the SG Sky Shadow toy.

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#206 SilverFirePrime

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Posted 23 April 2012 - 08:07 AM

Deluxe ROTF Starscream as either Ramjet or Sunstorm.

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Posted 23 April 2012 - 10:01 AM

Legends GoBots set! (ha this been posted before?)
  • Legends RTS Bumblebee as Bug Bite
  • Legends Cosmos as Path Finder
  • Legends Brawn as Road Ranger (I like the Kible that goes over Brawn's head. Kinda like the e-Hobby Road Ranger. Plus, Brawn's altmode feels appropriate for that name.)
  • Legends Warpath as Treds
QUOTE(Bass X0 @ Apr 20 2012, 07:42 AM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
I was thinking who would make an appropriate repaint of the Thunderwing mold.

I would like to see a Shattered Glass Sky Shadow repaint in green, based upon the 2008 Mini-Con Sky Shadow.

SG Sky Shadow would be a Pretender (even though the toy isn't) and the Mini-Con is his inner robot form although it wouldn't come with the SG Sky Shadow toy.

There was also a custom Jhiaxus from Thunderwing. I imagine such a mold would work perfectly well for Hasbro should they decide to make an actual Jhiaxus.

Edited by Item42, 23 April 2012 - 10:02 AM.

I forgot that spaghetti was a pasta really.


#208 SilverFirePrime

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Posted 23 April 2012 - 10:08 AM

QUOTE(Item42 @ Apr 23 2012, 11:01 AM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
Legends GoBots set! (ha this been posted before?)
  • Legends RTS Bumblebee as Bug Bite
  • Legends Cosmos as Path Finder
  • Legends Brawn as Road Ranger (I like the Kible that goes over Brawn's head. Kinda like the e-Hobby Road Ranger. Plus, Brawn's altmode feels appropriate for that name.)
  • Legends Warpath as Treds


PCC Rallybots as Puzzler!!!

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No matter the greatness of your desperation, the failures of your efforts, or the injustice of your treatment, at least a few men have stared into the same challenges and emerged victorious from these tests.
Such men are not only a great source of inspiration, but also the very foundation upon which modern society rests.

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Posted 23 April 2012 - 11:44 AM

QUOTE(SilverFirePrime @ Apr 23 2012, 11:08 AM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
QUOTE(Item42 @ Apr 23 2012, 11:01 AM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
Legends GoBots set! (ha this been posted before?)
  • Legends RTS Bumblebee as Bug Bite
  • Legends Cosmos as Path Finder
  • Legends Brawn as Road Ranger (I like the Kible that goes over Brawn's head. Kinda like the e-Hobby Road Ranger. Plus, Brawn's altmode feels appropriate for that name.)
  • Legends Warpath as Treds


PCC Rallybots as Puzzler!!!


Cyberverse Commander Powerglide as Bad Boy of course. Alternately you can use Cybertron Legends Jetfire.

#210 ShadowMan024

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Posted 23 April 2012 - 11:48 AM

I want to see RTS Jazz retooled into Nightbeat, personally.

Transformers is a brand that really has something for everyone. We are a darn lucky fandom.


#211 CORVUS

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Posted 23 April 2012 - 01:32 PM

Yeah, that would be pretty sweet,

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#212 SilverFirePrime

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Posted 23 April 2012 - 05:23 PM

BM Snarl as Lio Prime.

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Posted 24 April 2012 - 07:51 AM

Is it unreasonable to want RTS Jazz as Shockblast/Alt Shockwave or Zoomzoom? I think that mold would look nice in a deep colour like that.

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Posted 24 April 2012 - 10:42 AM

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There was also a custom Jhiaxus from Thunderwing. I imagine such a mold would work perfectly well for Hasbro should they decide to make an actual Jhiaxus.


I made one of these myself... doesn't look like I photographed it though. Originally I was going to keep the Thunderwing head but I found someone on TFW2005's Radicons who used PCC Huffer's combiner mode head (with the antennae cut off). I liked this look (more like the G2 comic) so I followed this example.
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#215 CORVUS

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Posted 24 April 2012 - 12:07 PM

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Is it unreasonable to want RTS Jazz as Shockblast/Alt Shockwave or Zoomzoom? I think that mold would look nice in a deep colour like that.

If it looked anything like the ones Cheets did, I'd buy it in a heartbeat.

Transformers is a brand that really has something for everyone. We are a darn lucky fandom.

 

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#216 ShadowMan024

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Posted 24 April 2012 - 12:09 PM

Also, Cybertron Downshift as Flatline.

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Posted 04 May 2012 - 03:33 PM

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Not my ideas. Just my sloppy shops.

thanks to tj maxx having the last wave of generations deluxes, i was able to pick up a 3rd sky shadow and can now make both of these a reality

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Posted 04 May 2012 - 07:21 PM

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Not my ideas. Just my sloppy shops.

thanks to tj maxx having the last wave of generations deluxes, i was able to pick up a 3rd sky shadow and can now make both of these a reality


I don't know who to be mad at... Walky for making me want those, You for reminding me that the T.j.Maxx five minutes from here has at least one more Sky Shadow, or myself for knowing my toy reprinting skills are terribly below my own standards and still loving Pretender Starscream enough that I want to try.


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Posted 04 May 2012 - 07:37 PM

you can be mad at me since i bumped it. i'll take the fall this time

#220 Fnu Aw

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Posted 04 May 2012 - 09:42 PM

Nobody said it had to be realistic so,

Cybertron Optimus Prime into a GaoGaiGar homage. With a bit of remolding and a lavish deco it could totally work.



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