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@  unluckiness : (19 June 2018 - 08:33 AM)

I can dig it

@  unluckiness : (19 June 2018 - 08:21 AM)

So Thunderbolts with giant robots?

@  Nevermore : (18 June 2018 - 06:22 PM)

Thundercracker, in particular.

@  Nevermore : (18 June 2018 - 06:21 PM)

Some of the Decepticons start to really enjoy being the good guys. Well, they enjoy the act, at least. They find fulfillment in their assumed personas.

@  Nevermore : (18 June 2018 - 06:20 PM)

Except SHockwave eventually betrays his teammates and teams up with Skynet.

@  Nevermore : (18 June 2018 - 06:20 PM)

Starscream becomes the young, eager Nightscream, and so on.

@  Nevermore : (18 June 2018 - 06:19 PM)

Megatron becomes the noble Megabolt, taking cues from Beast Wars Silverbolt.

@  Nevermore : (18 June 2018 - 06:19 PM)

A Thunderbolts-esque masquerade.

@  Nevermore : (18 June 2018 - 06:19 PM)

In order to do so, the Decepticons pretend to be the good guys and take on different personas.

@  Nevermore : (18 June 2018 - 06:18 PM)

So Megatron decides that hey, the Autobots are stillback on Cybertron, so why not team up with the humans, defeat Skynet, then double-cross the humans?

@  Nevermore : (18 June 2018 - 06:17 PM)

Unfortunately, the Skynet/humans war is already going on, and Skynet is evolving rapidly.

@  Nevermore : (18 June 2018 - 06:17 PM)

The Decepticons discover Earth and want to plunder its resources.

@  Nevermore : (18 June 2018 - 06:17 PM)

It would have a really crazy twist:

@  Nevermore : (18 June 2018 - 06:17 PM)

I've had this crazy idea for a Transformers/Terminator crossover for years.

@  TM2-Megatron : (18 June 2018 - 05:20 PM)

Specifically I'd like to see Skynet's army rise up against him (he did refer to them as an "army of slaves" in Genisys), or even perhaps a peace-minded iteration of Skynet that's existed in a humanoid form long enough to gain some compassion for the human point of view

@  TM2-Megatron : (18 June 2018 - 05:19 PM)

A peaceful resolution would be satisfying for me (it's the only resolution possible in The Matrix series, too), but I think the majority of Terminator fans would walk out think WTF?

@  TM2-Megatron : (18 June 2018 - 05:15 PM)

I liked Clarke as Sarah as well, although I read a lot of complaints online that she looked too young, but I thought she was pretty badass.

@  PlutoniumBoss : (18 June 2018 - 05:11 PM)

I think across these movies, there's a very compelling story about a progressive temporal arms race driven by mutual fear in which Judgement Day keeps getting pushed back, which only gives both sides more time for technological development, and the only true resolution to it is cooperation. But cooperation will never come about because each side fears being wiped out by the other.

@  Paladin : (18 June 2018 - 05:05 PM)

Genisys basically made Sara Connors' entire motivation in stopping judgement day stem from not wanting to sleep with Jai Courtney. and really, can you blame her?

@  PlutoniumBoss : (18 June 2018 - 03:52 PM)

I'll give Genisys another thing, Emilia Clarke made a damn good Linda Hamilton. (As for Jai Courtney looking nothing like Michael Biehn, that just supports my theory that it's not always the same "Kyle Reese" sent back which would explain why John Connor looks different in almost every movie.)

@  Rycochet : (18 June 2018 - 02:54 PM)

I'm not, I'm lost in music.

@  TheMightyMol... : (18 June 2018 - 12:59 PM)

What, again?

@  2018 : (18 June 2018 - 06:33 AM)

It's a time warp. We're trapped in the past.

@  Pennpenn : (18 June 2018 - 05:44 AM)

A rick roll? Really?

@  Waspinator : (17 June 2018 - 11:03 PM)

On the subject of a Mega Man movie

@  Msol : (17 June 2018 - 04:47 PM)

Man I really wish Slash was blue instead of red. Swoop looks off as the only blue one. What a missed opportunity!

@  Otaku : (17 June 2018 - 04:23 PM)

@Bass X0 So, getting back to Mega Man as a movie and smart-aleck answers, wouldn't Astroboy (2009) count? ;) Otherwise, I'm torn; part of me is glad they haven't tried given Hollywood's track record.

@  Paladin : (17 June 2018 - 01:52 PM)

and some TV show...

@  TheMightyMol... : (17 June 2018 - 01:35 PM)

John Connor?! John Connor! JOHN CONNORRRRR!!!!

@  TM2-Megatron : (17 June 2018 - 12:26 PM)

Pretty sure that's what happened to John Connor in that last one

@  MEDdMI : (17 June 2018 - 12:17 PM)

you eat them.... THEY EAY YOU

@  TheMightyMol... : (17 June 2018 - 11:57 AM)

Nanomachines, son!

@  MEDdMI : (17 June 2018 - 11:49 AM)

@Nevermore Rice of fhe Macheens: taking over the world with evil robots the size of rice grains.

@  TM2-Megatron : (17 June 2018 - 11:36 AM)

It eventually goes off the rails, but the bones of an interesting story are there. I enjoyed it more than Rise of the Machines or Salvation

@  Nevermore : (17 June 2018 - 11:26 AM)

There was Genysis, Jujjmend Dae, Salvayshon and Rice of the Macheens, or something.

@  TM2-Megatron : (17 June 2018 - 11:25 AM)

I actually re-watched Genisys the other day, and I'll give it one thing. The beginning of the movie with the pre-Terminator 1 future scenes all looked really fantastic.

@  Xellos : (17 June 2018 - 11:08 AM)

Five, actually, with a sixth in development. Varying degrees of cannonicity between them, though.

@  Pennpenn : (17 June 2018 - 07:59 AM)

There was only two movies, right?

@  Paladin : (17 June 2018 - 07:08 AM)

overall, lousy. there's one great one, one pretty good one and everything else under that brand sucks.

@  wonko the sane? : (17 June 2018 - 06:52 AM)

uuuhhh, what do you think the terminator movies are?

@  Bass X0 : (17 June 2018 - 06:35 AM)

Why has Mega Man never been given a Hollywood movie?

@  Nevermore : (17 June 2018 - 04:32 AM)

Considering at least half our workforce is not of "German" descent, racism should really have no place at our workplace.

@  Nevermore : (17 June 2018 - 04:23 AM)

The one thing that really fascinated me was how he was so adamant that his kids have to learn German that he insisted on only speaking German at home. I'm not saying that this is the one true way to do it, but I did respect him for that.

@  Nevermore : (17 June 2018 - 04:22 AM)

Always cheerful, always friendly. Leaves behind a wife and three kids.

@  Nevermore : (17 June 2018 - 04:21 AM)

I'd have done this either way, but in this case it particularly pissed me off because the deceased coworker was literally the nicest person you could possibly hope to meet.

@  Pennpenn : (17 June 2018 - 04:18 AM)

He deserved it to be suspended. What an imbecile.

@  Nevermore : (17 June 2018 - 04:17 AM)

****ing disgusting racist.

@  Nevermore : (17 June 2018 - 04:16 AM)

Guy was immediately suspended from work.

@  Nevermore : (17 June 2018 - 04:16 AM)

He literally said in my face "they only make a big fuss because that token negro died". I said "dude, what are you saying?" He said "my parent taught me to say what I think." I said "bad enough for you to think like that." and then reported him.

@  Nevermore : (17 June 2018 - 04:15 AM)

So I told this other longtime employee that I was planning to go to the funeral, and he went on a tirade about how "other people had died too", and this was only treated as a big deal because this guy was black.


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#1 Dracula

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Posted 16 February 2017 - 11:32 PM

Via

 

No idea of this site's reputability. 

 

Apparently written by Jason Aaron (TFwiki shows no prior TF experience, but I guess he worked on some top Marvel stuff); release date is November 2018. 

 

????????

 

EDIT: The author seems to be convinced the show will take place after Beast Machines, despite featuring mostly first season BW characters and...Magmatron?

 

this is weird 


Edited by Dracula, 16 February 2017 - 11:34 PM.

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Posted 16 February 2017 - 11:35 PM

Cool story, bro. Let me know when a a real source backs this up.

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Posted 16 February 2017 - 11:35 PM

current status:

 

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Posted 16 February 2017 - 11:37 PM

What if it just ended up being Beast Wars by Machinima?

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Posted 16 February 2017 - 11:39 PM

It really seems made-up to me given how the site is set up to make you click through a bunch of pictures.

 

But that is some oddly specific information. 


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Posted 16 February 2017 - 11:42 PM

Unsourced fanart pictures at that, by the look of it. 

 

So weird.


Shouldn't gravity be doing something?
 
Of course there's a figure of Rodimus as some kind of animal girl. Why would I be surprised by this?

 


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Posted 16 February 2017 - 11:42 PM

I can't see Hasbro doing any sort of animation that isn't supporting new product, and I can't see them launching yet another new line in competition with RID, Generations, Last Knight, and are new Rescue Bots toys still coming out?



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Posted 16 February 2017 - 11:44 PM

What if it just ended up being Beast Wars by Machinima?

 

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Posted 16 February 2017 - 11:44 PM

I like that it ends with Magmatron. Like, I'm excited about Magmatron inexplicably being in something in 2018.

 

Nothing about this makes sense, but that includes "making it up in the first place" - this guy certainly seems to understand it poorly enough that I'm sure he's not the origin.

 

Anyway, I really like Jason Aaron, and he's mostly written books about characters I don't care about or actively dislike, so a BW by Aaron would be interesting to me.



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Posted 16 February 2017 - 11:48 PM

"Netflix Beast Wars" is startling but plausible.

"--that's actually a sequel to Beast Machines" is not plausible. At all.

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Posted 16 February 2017 - 11:50 PM

Anyway, I really like Jason Aaron, and he's mostly written books about characters I don't care about or actively dislike, so a BW by Aaron would be interesting to me.

I had to look him up and I noticed he's writing the Star Wars comic I've been reading for two years. I could tell you the names of the writers of every other comic I follow, but I can't remember his name for some reason.



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Posted 16 February 2017 - 11:54 PM

I wonder why Dinobot is conspicuously not in the list of characters.



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Posted 16 February 2017 - 11:54 PM

HE DIED TWICE, GRAHAM, LET HIM HAVE HIS PEACE



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Posted 16 February 2017 - 11:56 PM

... Scorponok is there but Dinobot isn't?
"He learned, almost too late, that man is a feeling creature and, because of it, the greatest in the universe. He learned, too late for himself, that men have to make their own way, to make their own mistakes. There can't be any gift of perfection from outside ourselves. And, when men seek such perfection, they find there's only death, fire, loss, disillusionment, the end of everything that's gone forward. Men have always sought an end to toil and misery. It can't be given; it has to be achieved. There is hope, but it has to come from inside, from man himself."

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Posted 16 February 2017 - 11:57 PM

"Netflix Beast Wars" is startling but plausible.

"--that's actually a sequel to Beast Machines" is not plausible. At all.

To be fair, that part does seem phrased to be, uh, Gary Commodore's speculation, as opposed to anything coming from his Awesome Inside Source.


Edited by Copper Bezel, 16 February 2017 - 11:58 PM.

Shouldn't gravity be doing something?
 
Of course there's a figure of Rodimus as some kind of animal girl. Why would I be surprised by this?

 


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Posted 17 February 2017 - 12:19 AM

Wait, let me setup a webpage right now to confirm this

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Posted 17 February 2017 - 12:28 AM

Guys my awesome inside source tells me that Polar Claw is joining the cast!

 

On the bright side who knows leaks happen all the time


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Posted 17 February 2017 - 12:28 AM

I wonder why Dinobot is conspicuously not in the list of characters.

 

He was incorporated into Magmatron.


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Posted 17 February 2017 - 12:33 AM

Not that this is the best litmus test, but that article is 2 days old, and there's NO mention of this project in Jason Aaron's Twitter feed.  (Usually people are like, "FINALLY I can tell y'all about this thing I'm working on!")

 

It would be nice if Hasbro took advantage of the Netflix model to do stuff targeted to the older fans, but this seems really hard to believe.



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Posted 17 February 2017 - 12:37 AM

Yeah, it would be just really interesting and cool if Hasbro could partner with someone to create a new series, maybe based on existing characters or lines, exclusively for online streaming, and gear it toward adult fans of the franchise to deliver a more mature story in animation form. 


Shouldn't gravity be doing something?
 
Of course there's a figure of Rodimus as some kind of animal girl. Why would I be surprised by this?

 




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