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@  Maximus Ambus : (29 September 2020 - 01:35 AM)

Ever notice Kath SOucie's Janine in the later episodes of Real Ghostbusters sounds like Tara Strong's Sari Sumdac?

@  Maximus Ambus : (28 September 2020 - 02:10 PM)

I wish they were more universal like Beast Wars, Animated or Prime and as professionally done,

@  Maximus Ambus : (28 September 2020 - 02:06 PM)

The Netflix shows are done for adults, the Generation toyline is for adults who grew up with G1.

@  Sabrblade : (28 September 2020 - 12:53 PM)

Who said it ever was?

@  -LittleAutob... : (28 September 2020 - 12:43 PM)

Whatever happened to WFC Earthrise being a kids show X'D

@  wonko the sane? : (28 September 2020 - 11:43 AM)

Cool, my last tablet couldn't run it, and I stopped caring by the time I got the new one. So thanks!

@  Otaku : (28 September 2020 - 11:27 AM)

There are crossover characters, but the amount and distribution... Marvel Vs Capcom this ain't.  If @wonko the sane? my bad!

@  Otaku : (28 September 2020 - 11:21 AM)

I've been playing for *checks account* 1002 days, 23 hours.  So, by 2021, it will have been three years.  I think it takes place in its own continuity, largely inspired by G1 but borrowing from other places.

@  Otaku : (28 September 2020 - 11:19 AM)

@wonko the sane? Can only speak for Earth Wars, but so few they're easy to forget.

@  wonko the sane? : (28 September 2020 - 07:39 AM)

Didn't they already do the across universes thing in that tablet game?

@  Demovere Xeno : (28 September 2020 - 05:30 AM)

Also, make the setting an amalgamation of different Transformers series, rather than based on a specific one. Bring in things like 'Sentinel Major' as the primo Autobot jerk, and sleek car mode Vehicons as the Decepticons' basic grunt.

@  Demovere Xeno : (28 September 2020 - 05:27 AM)

KT just needs to incorporate the vehicle modes into the combat system, like Platinum did for Devastation, so they're for more than just wheeling it across the battlefield. =P

@  Demovere Xeno : (28 September 2020 - 05:25 AM)

Transformers: Warriors of Cybertron! =D

@  Tm_Silverclaw : (28 September 2020 - 05:15 AM)

I want a Power Rangers Mosu. I would also take a Transformers Mosu. :D

@  TheMightyMol... : (28 September 2020 - 04:50 AM)

It even ended on a sequel hook.

@  Demovere Xeno : (28 September 2020 - 04:40 AM)

Man, I just want another Devastation game... =(

@  NotVeryKnightly : (28 September 2020 - 01:53 AM)

Aren't TFs way more varied than Joes, as far as they'd work in gameplay? Like, Omega Supreme is vastly different from Bumblebee.

@  unluckiness : (27 September 2020 - 10:16 PM)

Hell, ripoff Super Robot Wars withTFs

@  unluckiness : (27 September 2020 - 10:16 PM)

IDK they could make something like FF tactics or Fire Emblem ripoff with Robots and i'd buy it

@  Steevy Maximus : (27 September 2020 - 09:43 PM)

See, I feel GI Joe (with it's varied cast) is a better fit for a strategy game, where as Transformers feels more suited for a shooter.

@  Maruten : (27 September 2020 - 08:28 PM)

I might give them points for making a strategy game if it's actually a good strategy game.

@  wonko the sane? : (27 September 2020 - 07:48 PM)

I mean, points for making a strategy game instead of third person shooter, but: urrrrgggg. Cyberverse.

@  wonko the sane? : (27 September 2020 - 07:47 PM)

A transformers game for the switch? *checks* Urrrggg... cyberverse...

@  Steevy Maximus : (27 September 2020 - 06:28 PM)

October will be a big month for Hasbro fans: Zoids, GI Joe AND Transformers all have brand new console games. All on the Switch at that!

@  wonko the sane? : (27 September 2020 - 09:04 AM)

At least in animated he was more driven than just "loyal bootlick".

@  unluckiness : (27 September 2020 - 08:29 AM)

Oof, That's a huge downgrade

@  Maximus Ambus : (27 September 2020 - 02:35 AM)

After rewatching Animated Sound and Fury, in my head canon Titans Return Soundwave is that Soundwave.

@  wonko the sane? : (26 September 2020 - 04:09 PM)

On an unrelated note: I just got the BBTS email about kingdom pre-orders... and even the stuff I don't want I'm perfectly willing to get if it means I can have the rest of it.

@  wonko the sane? : (26 September 2020 - 04:08 PM)

It's digimon. So first one, then the other.

@  TheMightyMol... : (26 September 2020 - 12:53 PM)

50/50 odds, it's either a helicopter with limbs, or a scantily-clad human with heli blades on their back. If female, 90% odds on the second one.

@  NotVeryKnightly : (26 September 2020 - 12:39 PM)

I read that as "Helicoptermon" and wondered what kind of Digimon that was.

@  Bass X0 : (26 September 2020 - 12:35 PM)

Helicopter-mom, transform!

@  Maximus Ambus : (25 September 2020 - 11:58 PM)

Aw I scratched the hood of my 35th anniversary Bluestreak. Fortunately he's in robot mode a lot.

@  Sabrblade : (25 September 2020 - 07:24 PM)

No decoration could improve the wall more than Knockout himself

@  TheMightyMol... : (25 September 2020 - 05:04 PM)

The wall could use some decorating, though. Maybe a nice shelf or a portrait.

@  -LittleAutob... : (25 September 2020 - 04:32 PM)

I'm laughing so hard XDDD

@  ▲ndrusi : (25 September 2020 - 02:31 PM)

He doesn't even mind this time. You know what? It's comfortable here.

@  -LittleAutob... : (25 September 2020 - 02:23 PM)

AND THEN KNOCKOUT WAS IN THE WALL AGAIN XDDD

@  Bass X0 : (25 September 2020 - 01:11 PM)

is an annoying stage in Super Mario World.

@  wonko the sane? : (24 September 2020 - 02:15 PM)

Gnarly.

@  PlutoniumBoss : (24 September 2020 - 01:05 PM)

Beast Era, a blonde rat called Sunsqueaker.

@  TheMightyMol... : (24 September 2020 - 01:00 PM)

And then Knockout was in the wall again.

@  Sabrblade : (24 September 2020 - 12:53 PM)

Knockout: "Ooh, sorry, Lord Megatron. The correct word was... 'Decepticon'."

@  -LittleAutob... : (24 September 2020 - 11:15 AM)

Knockout: *while doing a crossword puzzle* Lord Megatron, whats a ten letter word for disappointment? | Megatron: ...... Starscream.

@  Maximus Ambus : (23 September 2020 - 01:20 PM)

@Bass X0 Shockwave did it.

@  TheMightyMol... : (23 September 2020 - 11:56 AM)

At least it's not Suntwerker.

@  wonko the sane? : (23 September 2020 - 11:19 AM)

I read that name as "suntweaker" the first time, and was terrified for a moment...

@  Bass X0 : (23 September 2020 - 03:41 AM)

Prowl did nothing wrong.

@  TheMightyMol... : (23 September 2020 - 01:50 AM)

Smashy, Stabby, Selfy, and Shieldy.

@  Xero Prime : (22 September 2020 - 08:52 PM)

RunFast, MuckyTrail, TrackBreaker and Sunstreaker


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#21 Caldwin

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Posted 27 February 2017 - 05:25 PM

Endless sequels that always end on cliff-hangers. You think, hey! It's been quite a few years since the last one. Maybe they'll finally let the franchise go away. Then BAM!!!! "Coming this summer."

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Posted 27 February 2017 - 05:34 PM



Ongoing plot lines which consist of a man simply wearing a woman down until she gives in to his romantic advances, with this being portrayed as positive and the man's behavior is encouraged by the other characters while the woman suffers social consequences/ostracism for rejecting him. Typically you'll see the woman negatively characterized as "cold" or "mean" while the man is "a nice guy", even if episodes involve him trying to trick, manipulate, or even guilt the woman into a date.

There are other variations that are just as bad. 

 

*The guy is legitimately nice, but gets the shaft at the end because he's too sedate and doesn't have as much to offer as the "bad boy", "prep", or "jock" who promises her a thrill ride every night of the week. 

 

*One partner believes that the other partner owes them for being nice, with the person in the relationship who is "wrong" about matters depending upon who the film is focusing on. 

 

 

It's pretty rare to see a series these days where the romance happens because A realizes that B's been legitimately nice to them, and so perhaps they should start being nice back. It's one of the reasons why I like Netoge No Yome even though far too many other voices were dismissing it as nothing more than another raunchy harem title: the guy was honestly nice to each of the girls, and in turn the girls realized that they could do a lot worse. 



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Posted 27 February 2017 - 05:47 PM

Chosen One plots.  I only give special exception to Star Wars since it manages to switch it up on who the Chosen One actually is in the end when you watch the whole first six movies in a row.


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Posted 27 February 2017 - 05:55 PM

Probably the number one trope that pisses me off is when you have a character who is depicted as extremely capable right up until a member of the opposite sex gets involved.  Theoretically that would include same-sex situations as well, but it almost always centers around opposite-sex relationships.

 

It's such a stupid and tired trope that it needs to die a slow painful death.

 

"I trained painstakingly for decades under excruciating disciplines to become the ultimate soldier.... but somehow I forgot that women have breasts."

 

*all the eyerolls*


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Posted 27 February 2017 - 06:06 PM

Reset button

 

Where there is little to no consequence from the previous episode


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Posted 27 February 2017 - 06:59 PM

#5. Obvious Author Inserts:

 

One character is very obviously the writer in disguise. They echo the writer's real-life sentiments about a matter, like everything the author likes, and hate everything the author hates. 

 

...And they won't shut up about it. 

 

It's one thing if this is done sparingly and appropriately, such as when the writer decides to do a "very special episode" and needs someone to deliver what the author believes to be an important message about a topic. 

 

It's another thing if it happens every single episode, such that the author insert is constantly trying to preach at the audience or steer the plot along in a fashion that the author wants despite the series not going that direction. 

 

The former can be forgiven. The latter is when it becomes obvious that the writers aren't as competent as they were selling themselves as. 



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Posted 27 February 2017 - 07:32 PM

The Zombie Movie/Show Romero Curse.

 

The plucky survivors find safety and shelter. Things are looking up. They all then suddenly become stricken with a severe case of stupid and turn on each other, inevitably leading to situations that no one with a shred of common sense would ever find themselves in. "Man is the Real Monster" is a very tired commentary on society, considering Humans working together even if they don't like each other is the very basis for every civilization on the planet.

 

 

"PUT DOWN THE CAMERA"

 

The Found Footage trope of the fact people can't stop documenting the situations around them, even at the expense of their own health. But what really gets me about it is these people are not the first ones picked off by whatever catastrophe they find themselves in because they've decided situational awareness is for suckers.



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Posted 27 February 2017 - 08:05 PM

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Posted 27 February 2017 - 08:55 PM

The "Only person not able to be infected!"

I hate -hate- HATE that trope.

 

Doesn't matter the biological disease/attack. More than one person will be immune.



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Posted 27 February 2017 - 09:20 PM

"Enhance the video." 

 

 

FOOTAGE DOES NOT WORK THAT WAY!


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Posted 27 February 2017 - 09:28 PM

I hate when police procedural-type shows have the lead characters just run off without telling anyone where they're going. It's especially great when they end up being held captive while the supporting cast desperately tries to piece together the clues to find out where they went, all when it could have easily been avoided if they had just told someone where they were going before running off.

Like, you're police officers, you have a radio in your car, for goodness' sake. USE IT.

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Posted 27 February 2017 - 10:20 PM

I hate villains who are barely in the movie until the last few minutes. They're just around because there has to be a final battle.

 

Animated movies love doing this. I don't know if superhero movies are still doing this but it's a big reason why I don't know what superhero movies are doing right now.


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Posted 28 February 2017 - 12:04 AM

"PUT DOWN THE CAMERA"
 
The Found Footage trope of the fact people can't stop documenting the situations around them, even at the expense of their own health. But what really gets me about it is these people are not the first ones picked off by whatever catastrophe they find themselves in because they've decided situational awareness is for suckers.


This is what got me about "Paranormal Activity: The Marked Ones".

They have *footage* proving that someone smashed into their car in order to kidnap their friend. They have an address where they think the people might be taking him. They've heard freaky things about what happens at that address.

Why not call the cops?

Instead of four people going out there (one of whom is left alone to try and pick a lock), we could have had a dozen police officers combing the place.

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Posted 28 February 2017 - 12:40 AM

Zombie fiction set in a version of modern day real life where no one knows anything about zombies because there is no zombie fiction whatsoever.



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Posted 28 February 2017 - 12:42 AM

Two characters are alone together, wherever (enclosed space or the middle of a packed city, doesn't matter). This will immediately create sexual tension and set up their romance arc, even if you're 3 seasons in and they've barely interacted.

 

When Character X only starts seeing Character Y as a romantic interest only after Character Z tells them Y likes them, even if it's not true (at the time, because eventually Y will also start liking X).


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Posted 28 February 2017 - 02:16 AM

"PUT DOWN THE CAMERA"

 

The Found Footage trope of the fact people can't stop documenting the situations around them, even at the expense of their own health. But what really gets me about it is these people are not the first ones picked off by whatever catastrophe they find themselves in because they've decided situational awareness is for suckers.

I think this can somewhat be saved nowadays if you use action cams, helmet cams, body cams or dash cams in the narrative as those would just be left on without thinking about them.

 

But yes, random film student framing the shot of their own friends being zombified is ridiculous. You're not a war reporter, kid.


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Posted 28 February 2017 - 03:29 AM

Unless he's Frank West.

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Posted 28 February 2017 - 05:24 AM

Ongoing plot lines which consist of a man simply wearing a woman down until she gives in to his romantic advances, with this being portrayed as positive and the man's behavior is encouraged by the other characters while the woman suffers social consequences/ostracism for rejecting him. Typically you'll see the woman negatively characterized as "cold" or "mean" while the man is "a nice guy", even if episodes involve him trying to trick, manipulate, or even guilt the woman into a date.


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Posted 28 February 2017 - 06:58 AM

 

"PUT DOWN THE CAMERA"

 

The Found Footage trope of the fact people can't stop documenting the situations around them, even at the expense of their own health. But what really gets me about it is these people are not the first ones picked off by whatever catastrophe they find themselves in because they've decided situational awareness is for suckers.

I think this can somewhat be saved nowadays if you use action cams, helmet cams, body cams or dash cams in the narrative as those would just be left on without thinking about them.


 

 

It still doesn't explain the plot armor the person with the camera enjoys. Especially when the monsters outright ignore said person in favor of attacking someone just ahead of them.



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Posted 28 February 2017 - 07:00 AM

There's a lot of SF crutches that just kind of have to happen so a story can be told with the resources available, but I still notice!


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