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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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#1 Daytonus

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Posted 28 April 2012 - 09:51 AM

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#2 Daytonus

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Posted 28 April 2012 - 10:57 AM

Here we go folks.

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Posted 28 April 2012 - 11:09 AM

A boxart collection? Neat. I like that idea.

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Posted 28 April 2012 - 11:23 AM

QUOTE(Creature SH @ Apr 28 2012, 05:09 PM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
A boxart collection? Neat. I like that idea.


Yeah, especially if it has unproduced stuff in it.

The plans sound good. Glad they're going to do something with Metroplex.

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Posted 28 April 2012 - 11:27 AM

Sweet, nice to see we're getting annuals for both books.

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Posted 28 April 2012 - 11:37 AM

But did they show MTMTE Sky-Byte?!?!?!

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Posted 28 April 2012 - 11:39 AM

QUOTE(Master Fwiffo @ Apr 28 2012, 10:37 AM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
But did they show MTMTE Sky-Byte?!?!?!


You mean RiD Sky-Byte? Apparently, as I'm posting this, they showed a panel of him--he looks like his cartoon counterpart.

Edited by Sockie, 28 April 2012 - 11:40 AM.


#8 Master Fwiffo

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Posted 28 April 2012 - 11:42 AM

Yeah, RID. >>

Yay! I wonder if he's still a beastformer, and how they'll deal with that in the IDW-verse.

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Posted 28 April 2012 - 11:46 AM

QUOTE(Master Fwiffo @ Apr 28 2012, 12:42 PM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
Yeah, RID. >>

Yay! I wonder if he's still a beastformer, and how they'll deal with that in the IDW-verse.
Er... we've already got a few beastformers in IDW?


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Posted 28 April 2012 - 11:57 AM

Being that Transformers of literally all shapes, sizes and designs are returning to Cybertron right now in RID, I don't think Sky-Byte's choice of alt mode will be an issue that needs addressing. There were ROCK LORDS in the last issue!

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Posted 28 April 2012 - 11:58 AM

Sky-Byte.

... Sky-Byte...

Sky-Byte?!

SKY-BYTE!!!!

SKY-BYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYTE!

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Posted 28 April 2012 - 11:59 AM

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Jim, new book like Ark or Almanac? - Chronological with US/Japan sections.

New TF universe books?

QUOTE(Creature SH @ Apr 28 2012, 06:09 PM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
A boxart collection? Neat. I like that idea.

Hope it will feature Diaclone/Microman TF art. Would love to see those in decent quality. icon-hotrod.gif

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This is a continuation of the Marvel US series. The Wreckers will be in Regeneration 1. Not the ones from the UK storyline.


Aw, come on! There's no reason to dump UK comics from the continuity. (Yeah, yeah, dfferent Goldbug origin and some other minor stuff, blah!). icon-screamer.gif

Edited by D.M, 28 April 2012 - 12:05 PM.


#13 Bass X0

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Posted 28 April 2012 - 12:52 PM

Yeah, they could have acknowledged the U.K. comics without directly referencing to them. I.E. Sandstorm died in Time Wars so he wouldn't be able to appear in Regeneration One.

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Posted 28 April 2012 - 02:07 PM


A box art book is a great idea and I'd buy it in a heartbeat. I skipped both of the Ark books because I already had all the character models in TF Generations - smaller but all I needed - but no one else has done this before.

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Posted 28 April 2012 - 02:58 PM

Glad to hear both books are selling better than whatever they had goin on last year. Fans really are talking wit their wallets (I'd do my part, but my local CBS has been gettin screwed by Diamond for the last 3 months)

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Posted 28 April 2012 - 03:01 PM

QUOTE(Thylacine2000 @ Apr 28 2012, 09:07 PM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
A box art book is a great idea and I'd buy it in a heartbeat. I skipped both of the Ark books because I already had all the character models in TF Generations - smaller but all I needed - but no one else has done this before.

You ought to get Complete Ark. Trust me, it's fantastic and much better than what was featured on TF Generations (Despite the lack of Studio Ox redesigns). icon-hotrod.gif

Edited by D.M, 28 April 2012 - 03:02 PM.


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Posted 28 April 2012 - 03:15 PM

Definitely interested in a box art book. All the stuff from G1 through Beast Wars is beautiful.

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Posted 28 April 2012 - 05:07 PM

What did they say Dinobot month was going to be like?

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Posted 28 April 2012 - 05:17 PM

QUOTE(LiamA @ Apr 28 2012, 04:07 PM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
What did they say Dinobot month was going to be like?

Like Jurassic Park with a Space T-rex. For an entire month.
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Posted 28 April 2012 - 07:58 PM

QUOTE(Razorsaw @ Apr 29 2012, 04:58 AM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
SKY-BYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYTE!

I'm hoping they don't kill him off like they keep doing with characters recently!

Also now I'm curious to know what bits were rejected for the Allspark Almanac.



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