Jump to content


Entertainment Earth


Toggle shoutbox Squawkbox Open the Shoutbox in a popup

Please don't post Youtube videos in the chat box. The forums software auto embeds them. 

@  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

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

If they were in the G1 continuity (which I doubt would happen), then yes. Otherwise, a reboot would likely be separate from G1 and the current Movieverse.

@  NotVeryKnightly : (20 August 2016 - 01:49 PM)

Characters from rebooted movies would most likely get their own pages.

@  tffan01 : (20 August 2016 - 01:45 PM)

If Transformers movies ever gets rebooted and if they decide to do more G1ish designs, would TFWiki classify that Movie's Optimus or Megatron as G1 (maybe giving them sub-pages like the one for IDW Optimus) or would they give them their own pages. Just wondering.


Photo
- - - - -

Trilogy Prime (dlx Prime with trailer)


25 replies to this topic

#1 Treadshot 2.0

Treadshot 2.0

    ...or should I?

  • Citizen
  • 7774 posts
  • Gender:Male
  • Location:on the run
  • Faction::Free Agent

Posted 15 February 2012 - 04:47 PM

Found Trilogy Prime today (the Deluxe with the trailer) at my local Target (65th Street in Sacramento, CA), and boy, does it look snazzy. But I couldn't buy it because it rang up for $30. (that is why the picture is of the toy in the Target employee's hands and not in my own with a receipt next to it.) Still... this might be a news item, as I don't recall this being sighted anywhere domestically yet.

Attached Thumbnails

  • trilogy_prime.jpg

Edited by Treadshot 2.0, 15 February 2012 - 07:02 PM.


#2 ChessPieceFace

ChessPieceFace

    You make me strange.

  • Administrator
  • 21699 posts
  • Gender:Male
  • Location:Los Angeles, CA

Posted 15 February 2012 - 04:57 PM

Did he lose the gold gradient on his truck nose, or is it just not apparent in the photo?

card-overlord.jpg


#3 OrionPax44

OrionPax44

    Just another one to squish

  • Supporter
  • 6491 posts
  • Gender:Male
  • Location:Spaceball 1 not playing with his dolls
  • Faction::Cannonball's Pirate Crew

Posted 15 February 2012 - 05:04 PM

If I see one it is sooooo mine
When I'm here, I'm here. But when I'm not I'm near. Are we clear?

#4 Treadshot 2.0

Treadshot 2.0

    ...or should I?

  • Citizen
  • 7774 posts
  • Gender:Male
  • Location:on the run
  • Faction::Free Agent

Posted 15 February 2012 - 05:05 PM

It's got the gradient, but it's kind of faint. No painted rims though.

#5 lastmaximal

lastmaximal

    Cyber Key Power...linx!

  • Citizen
  • 11187 posts
  • Gender:Male
  • Location:Philippines
  • Faction::Minicon

Posted 15 February 2012 - 06:15 PM

QUOTE(Treadshot 2.0 @ Feb 15 2012, 03:05 PM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
It's got the gradient, but it's kind of faint. No painted rims though.


And that is why Transformers is headed into the toilet as a brand.

[not really]


SO OKAY IT'S AVERAGE
Virtually every custom as good as the title suggests!
SoOkayItsAverage.2.gif


#6 Dake

Dake

    Resident resident

  • Supporter
  • 16434 posts
  • Gender:Male
  • Location:The planet that is farthest from.

Posted 15 February 2012 - 06:24 PM

Wait - the trailer does nothing? I thought it at least opened up or something - it's just a hollow box?
 
 
6CbAAc9.jpg

#7 Treadshot 2.0

Treadshot 2.0

    ...or should I?

  • Citizen
  • 7774 posts
  • Gender:Male
  • Location:on the run
  • Faction::Free Agent

Posted 15 February 2012 - 06:30 PM

It opens, but not the way trailers actually open. But there's no conversion or anything, it just cracks open. There's nothing inside it. It is cool though. I'd buy it for $20. jive, who am I kidding, if I had the dough I would have bought it anyway, LOL.

#8 Treadshot 2.0

Treadshot 2.0

    ...or should I?

  • Citizen
  • 7774 posts
  • Gender:Male
  • Location:on the run
  • Faction::Free Agent

Posted 15 February 2012 - 07:01 PM

UPDATE: I talked to my man who tipped me off about this item's in-stockness, and he says it IS $30. (He said '20 dollar trailer' and I misinterpreted that. He LITERALLY meant they were charging $20 for the trailer!) It sure is a pretty box, though.

Edited by Treadshot 2.0, 15 February 2012 - 07:03 PM.


#9 gargunkle

gargunkle

    super-duper spikey-pokey

  • Citizen
  • 5748 posts
  • Gender:Male
  • Location:pittsburgh, pa
  • Faction::Maximal

Posted 15 February 2012 - 07:01 PM

Wait, wasn't this cancelled? I mean, Trilogy as a whole?
QUOTE(kyde)
Not my finest work, but when life gives you lemons, they're yellow so just paint black stripes on them and call them Bumblebee. Kids will buy them.


#10 Magick

Magick

    Autobot Rainbow Brigade

  • Citizen
  • 2612 posts
  • Gender:Male
  • Location:Charlotte NC
  • Faction::Autobot

Posted 15 February 2012 - 07:03 PM

Everything but this Prime is now an Asia exclusive. Treadshot, did the worker bee happen to mention anything about a street date? All the Targets have the TF Prime figures but aren't putting them out on the shelf.

Edited by Magick, 15 February 2012 - 07:04 PM.

How is it that we put man on the moon before we figured out it would be a good idea to put wheels on luggage?

#11 Treadshot 2.0

Treadshot 2.0

    ...or should I?

  • Citizen
  • 7774 posts
  • Gender:Male
  • Location:on the run
  • Faction::Free Agent

Posted 15 February 2012 - 07:04 PM

IIRC Trailer Prime was the only Trilogy toy that WASN'T canceled in the US.

#12 Octavius Prime

Octavius Prime

    Do it, FP

  • Citizen
  • 9742 posts
  • Gender:Male
  • Location:metro Atlanta
  • Faction::Decepticon

Posted 15 February 2012 - 08:42 PM

If hasbro was smart, they would have only sold this deluxe Optimus with this trailer. I'm sure a lot of people won't be getting it since the the base figure looks worse than the original release (though not necessarily worse than the crazy gold repaint) and comes with no weapons, but just a big box instead.

Truth be told, I've not been happy with any of the DotM trailers. I originally wanted both the CV one and the Ultimate one, but I've persuaded myself that I don't need them. It's kind of a shame that I've only felt the need to buy two Optimus toys from the whole of the DotM line (normal CV commander and the first WM deluxe).

#13 Rosicrucian

Rosicrucian

    Frater

  • Citizen
  • 6665 posts
  • Faction::Maximal

Posted 15 February 2012 - 10:57 PM

With a deluxe-scale cab and a trailer that size? Yeah, that's about a $30 toy. I believe it.

#14 Powered Convoy

Powered Convoy

    Skywarp Connoisseur

  • Staff
  • 55897 posts
  • Gender:Male
  • Faction::RIRFIB

Posted 15 February 2012 - 11:22 PM

Sightings Thread. icon-ironhide.gif
http://www.allspark....showtopic=85147

#15 Demovere Xeno

Demovere Xeno

    Long live the Valkyrur

  • Citizen
  • 2860 posts
  • Gender:Male
  • Location:Planet Mira
  • Faction::Autobot

Posted 15 February 2012 - 11:42 PM

Well, there's one Transformers item I'll be hunting for now. If the gold gradient on the nose of the truck cab really is faint/nonexistent, I'll probably just use the first Wal-Mart deluxe OP that I currently have instead (he at least has a gun to store in the trailer, too).

...Is it sad that I'm now also regretting not getting the second Wal-Mart deluxe OP for his giant ion blaster when I saw him? icon-wildride.gif

#16 SwiftEagle

SwiftEagle

    Brick guy

  • Citizen
  • 5534 posts
  • Gender:Male

Posted 16 February 2012 - 12:51 AM

Do we have a confirmed DPCI for this thing, by any chance?
ASM
Tomorrow's nostalgia today!


#17 ExVee

ExVee
  • Supporter
  • 8870 posts
  • Gender:Not Telling

Posted 16 February 2012 - 01:26 AM

QUOTE(Demovere Xeno @ Feb 15 2012, 10:42 PM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
Well, there's one Transformers item I'll be hunting for now. If the gold gradient on the nose of the truck cab really is faint/nonexistent, I'll probably just use the first Wal-Mart deluxe OP that I currently have instead (he at least has a gun to store in the trailer, too).

...Is it sad that I'm now also regretting not getting the second Wal-Mart deluxe OP for his giant ion blaster when I saw him? icon-wildride.gif


I *think* my local Wal-Mart still has the second one. If you're interested, I'll take a look next time I'm there.

#18 Lisbon Virgo

Lisbon Virgo

    What a nerd!

  • Supporter
  • 3763 posts
  • Gender:Male
  • Location:Kaon
  • Faction::Cannonball's Pirate Crew

Posted 16 February 2012 - 01:53 AM

Does this come with anything other than the trailer? Any extra weapons?
3DS Friend Code: 5155 - 3611 - 9787
I was Ursa'ed on 10/22/13!
I'm an idiot with a warning point.

#19 Demovere Xeno

Demovere Xeno

    Long live the Valkyrur

  • Citizen
  • 2860 posts
  • Gender:Male
  • Location:Planet Mira
  • Faction::Autobot

Posted 16 February 2012 - 02:36 AM

QUOTE(ExVee @ Feb 15 2012, 10:26 PM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
QUOTE(Demovere Xeno @ Feb 15 2012, 10:42 PM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
Well, there's one Transformers item I'll be hunting for now. If the gold gradient on the nose of the truck cab really is faint/nonexistent, I'll probably just use the first Wal-Mart deluxe OP that I currently have instead (he at least has a gun to store in the trailer, too).

...Is it sad that I'm now also regretting not getting the second Wal-Mart deluxe OP for his giant ion blaster when I saw him? icon-wildride.gif


I *think* my local Wal-Mart still has the second one. If you're interested, I'll take a look next time I'm there.

I was half-joking, actually; I've been on the fence about Lunarfire OP because counting this deluxe OP with trailer, that would be three iterations of the mold that I'd have gotten - and they'd all barely look different. icon-waspy.gif I don't typically buy duplicates of the same mold, since I try to budget my hobby spending; I think the only times I've gotten multiple versions of the same mold are a few Mini-Con teams (just three of the sword-combiner teams, really), the Energon combiner components, and the Cybertron Hot Shot and Red Alert molds (replacing their normal forms with the Cyb Defense versions and getting the extensively-visually-different Breakaway and Cannonball). Lunarfire OP's oversized gun is tempting, but not really tempting enough to spend full deluxe price on just to get. icon-op.gif

#20 DINOBOT SLUDGE

DINOBOT SLUDGE

    Jungle Warrior

  • Citizen
  • 6930 posts
  • Gender:Not Telling
  • Location:Earth 616
  • Faction::Autobot

Posted 16 February 2012 - 02:52 AM

$30 and still no paint on the rims? I can't help but laugh anymore.
What is singature?



Reply to this topic



  


0 user(s) are reading this topic

0 members, 0 guests, 0 anonymous users