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@  Broadside : (23 July 2016 - 03:17 PM)

"Micronauts: Starring psychic Peter Quill and E123-Omega".

@  Broadside : (23 July 2016 - 03:16 PM)

Ooh, sounds neat.

@  Sockie : (23 July 2016 - 01:16 PM)

Yeah, the first was definitely the weakest of the three. Really looking forward to the next issue; judging by the preview for it, it's delving into Karza and Shazraella's past and Microspace's exact political situation.

@  Broadside : (23 July 2016 - 01:11 PM)

I was ambivalent about the first issue, but the quality stepped up in the second and again in the third.

@  Sockie : (23 July 2016 - 10:37 AM)

And yes, Micronauts is great! I enjoyed the first three issues quite a lot.

@  Sockie : (23 July 2016 - 10:36 AM)

Cave Carson looks really cool as well, so I can't be too saddened about that.

@  Broadside : (23 July 2016 - 06:29 AM)

I ended up checking it out, and it's pretty damn neat.

@  Broadside : (23 July 2016 - 06:28 AM)

So. Micronauts, huh?

@  Maruten : (23 July 2016 - 03:49 AM)

Oh, it's only backups in "Cave Carson Has A Cybernetic Eye". Still. Onboard.

@  Maruten : (23 July 2016 - 03:44 AM)

YESSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSS

@  Maruten : (23 July 2016 - 03:43 AM)

I didn't think I was interested but OH DEAR GOD WONDER TWINS yesssssssss

@  Sockie : (22 July 2016 - 08:29 PM)

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@  Sockie : (22 July 2016 - 08:26 PM)

Oh man, Tom Scioli's next project is a DC superhero one. Superb!

@  siccoyote : (22 July 2016 - 06:40 PM)

Feeling left out?

@  Arthur Burlo : (22 July 2016 - 06:11 PM)

"about time" ???????????????????? :(

@  Nevermore : (22 July 2016 - 05:08 PM)

There was a shooting near a shopping mall in Munich, currently eight or nine people are dead. Three suspects, still at large.

@  Nevermore : (22 July 2016 - 05:07 PM)

About time...

@  Nevermore : (22 July 2016 - 05:07 PM)

So now it's Germany's turn to be the target of what appears to be aterrorist attack.

@  Nutjob R/T : (22 July 2016 - 02:44 PM)

Which is kinda... I preordered the new VF-2ss, and then before it shipped there was the exclusive version with the SAP pack that was only open for two days of orders. And then I got the naked VF2ss and it's... Not... Good.

@  TM2-Megatron : (22 July 2016 - 12:18 AM)

Yeah, Japanese online sellers seem to take it very seriously, in my experience. When you commit to something, it's expected that you follow through on it, and cancelled transactions seem to be frowned upon. However, I've never dealt with more courteous or considerate sellers than those in Japan; some have even enclosed a small gift item in the package on occasion.

@  NotVeryKnightly : (21 July 2016 - 03:44 PM)

Nothing really happened, I just got an email saying I shouldn't do that.

@  NotVeryKnightly : (21 July 2016 - 03:43 PM)

But I ended up buying it later since it got delayed.

@  Bass X0 : (21 July 2016 - 03:43 PM)

and what did they do?

@  NotVeryKnightly : (21 July 2016 - 03:42 PM)

I've cancelled something with them once.

@  Nutjob R/T : (21 July 2016 - 03:27 PM)

AmiAmi is nice but if you preorder you gotta friggin' MEAN it

@  Dracula : (21 July 2016 - 03:17 PM)

Yep, I ordered a bunch of Gundam kits from them earlier this year. The shipping was high but I had to do EMS due to the weight of the package

@  Bass X0 : (21 July 2016 - 03:09 PM)

and amiami is a reputable site? this is the first time i'm using them.

@  Dracula : (21 July 2016 - 02:56 PM)

Oh! Nice. I guess I thought SAL was always untracked.

@  NotVeryKnightly : (21 July 2016 - 01:39 PM)

Registered means it has tracking.

@  Dracula : (21 July 2016 - 01:26 PM)

Yeah it's just slower and doesn't have tracking...usually the best economic option

@  Benbot : (21 July 2016 - 01:07 PM)

SAL is just fine

@  Bass X0 : (21 July 2016 - 01:06 PM)

unless anybody has problems with "SAL Small Packet (Registered)".

@  Bass X0 : (21 July 2016 - 01:03 PM)

Okay, I got it down to 11,930 (£85) with SAL Small Packet (Registered). Thats better. £101 would be too much for two Deluxes and a Voyager even with better (IMO) color schemes.

@  MEDdMI : (21 July 2016 - 01:02 PM)

That's about 101.55 British pounds

@  Bass X0 : (21 July 2016 - 12:58 PM)

Is 14,200 Yen worth it for Takara Skull, Hardhead and Galvatron with shipping to the UK from amiami?

@  SHIELD Agent 47 : (21 July 2016 - 11:38 AM)

I doubt anyone takes it seriously that Primax 1005.19 Gamma is indeed the original universe. That author comment is bound to be contradicted by some multiverse story down the road, anyway. Even Vector Prime in AVP said that even if it were true, there is no way for him or his colleagues to discern so, which obviates any substantial impact of "Elegant Chaos".

@  tffan01 : (21 July 2016 - 10:48 AM)

I remember my silly haunted toy thread, 10 people voted 1 star or so sniff http://www.allspark....d-transformers/ I don't believe in haunted stuff but I still made the thread for the lulz.

@  tffan01 : (21 July 2016 - 10:42 AM)

no, he left it ambigious actually.

@  NotVeryKnightly : (21 July 2016 - 10:42 AM)

So someone already contradicted him.

@  Locoman : (21 July 2016 - 10:41 AM)

So really who can say

@  Locoman : (21 July 2016 - 10:41 AM)

But Vector Prime said that it just altered THAT universe's properties, allowing for the development of things like the Functionist world

@  tffan01 : (21 July 2016 - 10:19 AM)

I know he didn't create the IDW universe but he's the writer of one of its titles, that's why I said "his universe".

@  NotVeryKnightly : (21 July 2016 - 10:15 AM)

Also it's not exactly "his (Roberts') universe" since Barber exists, even if you ignore all the earlier IDW stuff.

@  NotVeryKnightly : (21 July 2016 - 10:13 AM)

And it's specifically the intent rather than something that's actually in the story.

@  NotVeryKnightly : (21 July 2016 - 10:11 AM)

I didn't listen to the podcast but the transcript has a bunch of laughing and he does specify "until someone can contradict me".

@  tffan01 : (21 July 2016 - 09:52 AM)

https://scans-daily....rg/5212318.html http://www.transmiss...ons-episode-94/

@  tffan01 : (21 July 2016 - 09:51 AM)

james roberts says it did.

@  NotVeryKnightly : (21 July 2016 - 09:43 AM)

Perceptor said that the briefcase made alternate universes possible or something but it's not like Perceptor actually knows how all this works.

@  NotVeryKnightly : (21 July 2016 - 09:42 AM)

It... didn't?

@  tffan01 : (21 July 2016 - 09:37 AM)

So, wait does Elegant Chaos story made the IDW universe the main TF continuity? What with it being the base universe. This sucks, there shouldn't be a main universe wtf, James Roberts is just trying to make his universe the most important one. If there has to be a main universe (which I don't think there should) it has to be the G1 cartoon.


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#41 Silent_Magnus

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Posted 08 March 2012 - 02:50 PM

QUOTE(DeadCal @ Mar 8 2012, 02:11 PM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
Wheeljack. Wreckers. Sigh. If he's a purple ninja assassin in the next iteration of Transformers, will they try to wedge that in as well?

I'm assuming Wheeljack has had this bio, or something similar to it, for a few years. We just don't normally get to see these.


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Posted 08 March 2012 - 02:57 PM

Chances are that it's pulled from the "Binder of Revelation" that gets brought up now and then. And that's terrible.
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Posted 08 March 2012 - 03:19 PM

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WHEELJACK has built everything from magnetic inducers to immobilizers to gyro-inhibitors, and even the occasional DINOBOT.


Since we know Shockwave is responsible for the original five Dinobots in the Aligned continuity, my personal headcanon is now that Wheeljack built the PCC Dinobots. Because everyone knows that dinosaurs are awesome, including a bored Wrecker with an engineering hobby and too much time on his hands*.

That, or he was involved in the creation of the Predacon that would eventually become BW Dinobot. Somehow.

*And a vague-at-best understanding of what a dinosaur actually is, but that's about par for the course when it comes to Dinobots.

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Posted 08 March 2012 - 03:24 PM

Or the bio is just a mess.
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#45 DeadCal

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Posted 08 March 2012 - 03:24 PM

QUOTE(Silent_Magnus @ Mar 8 2012, 07:50 PM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
QUOTE(DeadCal @ Mar 8 2012, 02:11 PM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
Wheeljack. Wreckers. Sigh. If he's a purple ninja assassin in the next iteration of Transformers, will they try to wedge that in as well?

I'm assuming Wheeljack has had this bio, or something similar to it, for a few years. We just don't normally get to see these.

It's from Prime. Where Wheeljack is a tough as balls wanderer. Imagine Impactor wearing a Wheeljack wig.

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Posted 08 March 2012 - 03:38 PM

Vote for Megatron and he won't steal sparks.

#47 Silent_Magnus

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Posted 08 March 2012 - 03:50 PM

QUOTE(DeadCal @ Mar 8 2012, 03:24 PM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
QUOTE(Silent_Magnus @ Mar 8 2012, 07:50 PM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
QUOTE(DeadCal @ Mar 8 2012, 02:11 PM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
Wheeljack. Wreckers. Sigh. If he's a purple ninja assassin in the next iteration of Transformers, will they try to wedge that in as well?

I'm assuming Wheeljack has had this bio, or something similar to it, for a few years. We just don't normally get to see these.

It's from Prime. Where Wheeljack is a tough as balls wanderer. Imagine Impactor wearing a Wheeljack wig.

I can't remember if there's been any behind the scenes info about him, but Prime Wheeljack may be taken from this bio.

Unless I'm missing something it is a chicken and egg thing at the moment.(egg comes first, I know)


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Posted 08 March 2012 - 03:59 PM

QUOTE(ZacWilliam1 @ Mar 8 2012, 11:50 AM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
QUOTE(LiamA @ Mar 8 2012, 11:45 AM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
Arcee's bio is a good example of how problematic this merging of continuities can be. They take two characters both named Arcee and make them one person. I consider G1 Arcee and Prime Arcee to be seperate characters.


Well they're trying to be inclusive of all versions of Arcee. Surprised a bit there's nothing about her being an Omnibot or sculpting Energon in there. That would have been pretty cool actually. Shoot.

Just consider this filling in the general bio of Aligned Continuity Arcee.


-ZacWilliam, or let it go as being a necessary facet of the trans-universal Hall entries...

That is disappointing, and it's such a simple line to throw in.

QUOTE(Silent_Magnus @ Mar 8 2012, 12:37 PM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
Pretty good spread here. No clue who I want to vote for.
My favorite part of this process is getting to see the bios for the guys that have obviously been "Aligned".

I find it kind of boring that post-G1 guys like BW Megatron and Sky-byte basically just get summaries of their shows.

Agreed, Sky-Byte didn't even get a mention of being from the G2 era, which is the picture they used for him.


I like how Megatron's bio makes it sound like he won BM, he made an army and countered Cybertron, no mention of his final defeat.

I'm really torn over who to vote for, they're all great picks. I hope next year they just auto-induct Primal and save me some trouble. icon-hotrod.gif

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Posted 08 March 2012 - 04:02 PM

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Posted 08 March 2012 - 04:13 PM

QUOTE(Servitor 2152 @ Mar 8 2012, 02:19 PM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
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WHEELJACK has built everything from magnetic inducers to immobilizers to gyro-inhibitors, and even the occasional DINOBOT.


Since we know Shockwave is responsible for the original five Dinobots in the Aligned continuity, my personal headcanon is now that Wheeljack built the PCC Dinobots. Because everyone knows that dinosaurs are awesome, including a bored Wrecker with an engineering hobby and too much time on his hands*.

That, or he was involved in the creation of the Predacon that would eventually become BW Dinobot. Somehow.

*And a vague-at-best understanding of what a dinosaur actually is, but that's about par for the course when it comes to Dinobots.


Maybe he built Paddles.

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Posted 08 March 2012 - 04:13 PM

It's funny how Beast Wars Megatron (on the Mainframe cartoons) is like my favorite character ever from Transformers, meanwhile his interpretation in Japanese media is pretty much exactly what I hate (seemingly unintelligent Decepticon Leader type).

I will admit that I did like that the United version had an Intelligence of a 10 while Optimus Primal's was a 9. That seems befitting (don't know if those stats were stolen from the Anniversary versions or not?).

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Posted 08 March 2012 - 04:15 PM

The HOF microverse has to be the most awesome place.

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Posted 08 March 2012 - 04:21 PM

QUOTE(M Sipher @ Mar 8 2012, 11:33 AM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
Considering this isn't merely about the G1 character, but also the Energon and Animated iterations

Is it? That's terribly inconsistent with their official stance on Megatron, then.

At any rate, I don't see any mention of that in Rodimus' bio, unless you want to really stretch some of the generic stuff about inspiration to other Autobots.

How come Wheeljack's bio doesn't say anything about him being Hot Shot's best friend until he was left for dead and joined the Decepticons, becoming Megatron's secret ace in the hole?

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Posted 08 March 2012 - 04:24 PM

QUOTE(Dante @ Mar 8 2012, 04:21 PM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
How come Wheeljack's bio doesn't say anything about him being Hot Shot's best friend until he was left for dead and joined the Decepticons, becoming Megatron's secret ace in the hole?

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Unlike E Rodimus, Armada Wheeljack can't be argued to be an alt of the original character. Otherwise BW Megatron already in the Hall of Fame, becuase he's Megatron.

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Posted 08 March 2012 - 04:36 PM

Well, that's kind of my point. Energon Rodimus isn't the same character. He was never Hot Rod, and while his past self was compared to Hot Shot (the real Hot Rod/Rodimus parallel), that was only in hearsay. Actually if he were to parallel another Transformers character it would probably be Sentinel Prime.

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Posted 08 March 2012 - 04:40 PM

QUOTE(Dante @ Mar 8 2012, 03:21 PM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
QUOTE(M Sipher @ Mar 8 2012, 11:33 AM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
Considering this isn't merely about the G1 character, but also the Energon and Animated iterations

Is it? That's terribly inconsistent with their official stance on Megatron, then.


Why? There are two completely separate Megatrons in the BW universe.

Edited by Sockie, 08 March 2012 - 04:45 PM.


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Posted 08 March 2012 - 04:44 PM

Y'know, if Wheeljack gets in, I'm voting for Downshift next year, just to see what happens.

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Posted 08 March 2012 - 04:44 PM

QUOTE(Dante @ Mar 8 2012, 04:36 PM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
Well, that's kind of my point. Energon Rodimus isn't the same character. He was never Hot Rod, and while his past self was compared to Hot Shot (the real Hot Rod/Rodimus parallel), that was only in hearsay. Actually if he were to parallel another Transformers character it would probably be Sentinel Prime.


Except he shares the same looks, and name, and role (leader). Doesn't matter if he wasn't Hot Rod, he is Rodimus. Same with Animated, he looks like Hot Rod, but he's Rodimus and a leader. To Hasbro they are all the same.

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Posted 08 March 2012 - 04:55 PM

QUOTE(DeadCal @ Mar 8 2012, 02:11 PM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
Wheeljack. Wreckers. Sigh. If he's a purple ninja assassin in the next iteration of Transformers, will they try to wedge that in as well?

So first he steals Drift's schtick, now he's gonna steal Universe Camshaft's as well? icon-fire.gif

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Posted 08 March 2012 - 05:03 PM

I'm just so happy Sky-Byte made the final five!

Of course, he's gonna get curb-stomped by BW Megs, but it bodes well for an eventual induction for everyone's favorite haiku-spouting, cake-loving shark..



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