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@  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

@  TheMightyMol... : (22 September 2020 - 06:16 AM)

Runamuck, Fasttrack, Sunstreaker, and Trailbreaker.

@  Nevermore : (22 September 2020 - 06:13 AM)

Cardboard and plastic.

@  Paladin : (22 September 2020 - 05:52 AM)

what's IN Wave 3, anyway?

@  Telly : (21 September 2020 - 06:35 PM)

i dont think theyre due for release until november. at least thats when target says ill get trailbreaker and sunstreaker. thought the wiki says theyre out in singapore

@  TheMightyMol... : (21 September 2020 - 06:01 PM)

Has wave 3 actually reached anywhere yet?

@  Maximus Ambus : (21 September 2020 - 04:40 PM)

A few more Bearimy's for Earthrise wave 3 to reach the UK

@  Spiritofeigh... : (20 September 2020 - 05:07 PM)

Cheers pal.

@  wonko the sane? : (20 September 2020 - 04:42 PM)

Welcome aboard!

@  Spiritofeigh... : (20 September 2020 - 04:38 PM)

Hey, new to the boards

@  RichardT1977 : (20 September 2020 - 02:29 PM)

I had an idea for a Spiral Zone/Go-Busters crossover fanfic...

@  wonko the sane? : (19 September 2020 - 06:35 PM)

I loved what was there, and think it's pretty ripe for "renegades" style reboot.

@  Rycochet : (19 September 2020 - 03:13 PM)

It's a shame as I loved Spiral Zone, and the design from the Japanese Toyline of the same name are fantastic, I adore the monowheel motorbike.

@  Rycochet : (19 September 2020 - 03:12 PM)

Hasbro doesn't seem to have any interest in doing anything with the TV show, haven't greenlit any attempt to rerelease it, and there have been approaches, so I think it may be aother one of Tonka's legal carcrashes where everyone involved owns a piece and it's not really worth anyone sticking their neck out to claim ownership.

@  Steevy Maximus : (19 September 2020 - 01:47 PM)

I feel that homages and references would be a fun way to expand the GI Joe brand, and give a little love to lines that are unlikely to be acknowledged beyond such capacity.

@  Steevy Maximus : (19 September 2020 - 01:47 PM)

I was under the impression that Bandai was more the character design aspects, not story or characters.

@  Rycochet : (19 September 2020 - 12:55 PM)

Also isn't it in rights limbo, given how it's loosely based on concepts from a BanDai series much like GoBots?

@  Rycochet : (19 September 2020 - 12:52 PM)

We don't need a Spiral Zone reboot, in a decade or so we'll be living it.

@  wonko the sane? : (19 September 2020 - 12:49 PM)

Yeah, but it would fundamentally change the base premise of both gijoe and spiral zone. It's either not the world spanning threat it was, or the zone riders are backed up by a competent force. Either way, you compromise the context of both.

@  Steevy Maximus : (19 September 2020 - 12:19 PM)

Akin to what was done with Matt Tracker in 2008.

@  Steevy Maximus : (19 September 2020 - 12:18 PM)

Again, not a PURE transplant, but an integration of ideas and concepts into the world of GI Joe.

@  Steevy Maximus : (19 September 2020 - 12:18 PM)

@Wonko The Cobra Overlord, with help from Dr. Mindbender and Cesspool, develops machines capable of generating a mind-controlling fog. GI Joe stalwarts Flint, Airtight, Lifeline, and Psyche-Out are joined by Colonal Courage to infiltrate these zones and disable the machines. Figures would sport hostile environment suits (Eco warriors cross with Spiral Zone) and make new versions of the mono-wheel vehicles.

@  Maximus Ambus : (19 September 2020 - 09:39 AM)

Hasbroverse.2 with bought properties: Bravestarr, Ulysses 31, Galaxy Rangers, Shadow Raiders, Manta Force, Jayce and the Wheeled Warriors, Mighty Orbots, Jem and Bigfoot and the Muscle Machines. Seamless.

@  wonko the sane? : (19 September 2020 - 08:32 AM)

While acknoledging spiral zone would be pretty boss, I doubt they could actively integrate it into anything else: given the scale of the villains deeds.

@  Steevy Maximus : (19 September 2020 - 08:03 AM)

COPS, Spiral Zone, Shadow Strikers, Action Man, Centurions, MegaForce. They wouldn’t replicate the old lines, but simply acknowledging their existence would be nifty.

@  Steevy Maximus : (19 September 2020 - 08:01 AM)

I would love to see GI Joe become something of a “celebration of action figures”. Hasbro has SO MANY old action figure properties, and many could slot into the GI Joe umbrella with relative ease.

@  Otaku : (19 September 2020 - 12:04 AM)

G.I. Joe, CyberCOPS, and M.A.S.K. all seem like something that would work from Animated or Prime, though CyberCOPS might have been a bit trickier from Prime.

@  Sabrblade : (18 September 2020 - 11:02 PM)

Rik Alvarez originally wanted the last episode of Prime to spinoff into a new MASK reboot.

@  Otaku : (18 September 2020 - 08:19 PM)

The failed Hasbroverse reminds me how so many things could have been spun off from Transformers: Animated and (after that) Transformers: Prime.

@  ▲ndrusi : (18 September 2020 - 12:43 PM)

Requiem of the Wreckers was post-Revolution, but it was also, you know, a single issue.

@  NotVeryKnightly : (18 September 2020 - 11:06 AM)

But Roche didn't have a series to keep out from the crossovers since Sins of the Wreckers was before Revolution.

@  NotVeryKnightly : (18 September 2020 - 11:01 AM)

Oh wait, that post said Roche, not Barber.

@  Rycochet : (18 September 2020 - 10:46 AM)

And then seemed surprised nobody particlarly wanted it.

@  NotVeryKnightly : (18 September 2020 - 10:25 AM)

Wasn't Barber among the editorial guys that pushed for Hasbroverse?

@  Maximus Ambus : (18 September 2020 - 10:19 AM)

He did it possibly due to 616 Spider-Mans marriage reset between Civil War and Secret Invasion.

@  ▲ndrusi : (18 September 2020 - 09:20 AM)

Bendis kept a tight leash on Ultimate Spider-Man because it was mostly set far away from Earth?

@  -LittleAutob... : (18 September 2020 - 08:49 AM)

I'm learning so much-

@  Maruten : (18 September 2020 - 04:21 AM)

At its worst it was better than MASK, sure.

@  Maximus Ambus : (18 September 2020 - 02:15 AM)

At it's worst it still stomped all over the failed Hasbroverse. Roberts and Roche kept their respective series well out of that one for the same reasons Bendis kept a tight leash on Ultimate Spider-Man when Loeb and Miller wanted greater control for Ultimatum.

@  Maruten : (17 September 2020 - 06:37 PM)

That's so accurate it's physically painful.


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#221 G.B.Blackrock

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Posted 05 September 2019 - 11:28 AM

...wait, Hasbro had to suggest doing a Machine Wars guy for the Machine Wars set?

 

That particular toy always did seem more like Electro than Hoist....



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Posted 05 September 2019 - 04:16 PM

...wait, Hasbro had to suggest doing a Machine Wars guy for the Machine Wars set?

...I mean, looking at it differently, Hasbro had to suggest doing the tow truck guy when there wasn't a tow truck mold available. I presume that, in the alternate universe where Crosshairs happened, Mirage was probably in the boxed set.

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Posted 05 September 2019 - 04:25 PM

The more I learn about the behind-the-scenes of the Machine Wars set, the more I realize that the concept just doesn't lend itself well to the number of toys necessary for a BotCon set.

I mean, I was as glad as anyone to see Machine Wars continue, but I can't really argue that it worked all that well....



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Posted 05 September 2019 - 04:37 PM

More of the issues behind that set was discussed in one of the panels at this year's RoboCon.


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No, we don't all know everything but we should spread and share that what we do know.

If I'm consistently misspelling a word, I would want and expect people to correct me as should I imagine all decent people who know the value of good literacy.

Its just arrogant laziness to know you're spelling a word incorrectly and not correct yourself or ignore the advice when people do tell you how to spell a word correctly.

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Posted 05 September 2019 - 05:18 PM

...wait, Hasbro had to suggest doing a Machine Wars guy for the Machine Wars set?

...I mean, looking at it differently, Hasbro had to suggest doing the tow truck guy when there wasn't a tow truck mold available. I presume that, in the alternate universe where Crosshairs happened, Mirage was probably in the boxed set.

Pretty much this. I've really held a grudge against Hoist because of it.

In his own right, he did turn out a nice looking toy. The colors look fab on that mold. But I hate him. I hate him so much!! XD

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Posted 05 September 2019 - 05:49 PM

 

 

...wait, Hasbro had to suggest doing a Machine Wars guy for the Machine Wars set?

...I mean, looking at it differently, Hasbro had to suggest doing the tow truck guy when there wasn't a tow truck mold available. I presume that, in the alternate universe where Crosshairs happened, Mirage was probably in the boxed set.

Pretty much this. I've really held a grudge against Hoist because of it.

In his own right, he did turn out a nice looking toy. The colors look fab on that mold. But I hate him. I hate him so much!! XD

 

All of those Hoists has misassembled shoulders too.


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I think the concept of being educated and being able to educate is something that more people need more of in their lives.

No, we don't all know everything but we should spread and share that what we do know.

If I'm consistently misspelling a word, I would want and expect people to correct me as should I imagine all decent people who know the value of good literacy.

Its just arrogant laziness to know you're spelling a word incorrectly and not correct yourself or ignore the advice when people do tell you how to spell a word correctly.

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Posted 05 September 2019 - 06:06 PM

My very first approach to Machine Wars - before any evaluation of whether it was a good idea - was going to repurpose the Powercore figures into the story. Hubcap and Hoist would have just been the retail Huffer and Crankcase toys. The "Machine" in Machine Wars would have been the limb drones - semi-sentient living machines that had become the dominant species of a now inorganic world.

The Autobots and Decepticons crash land on this world and during their endeavors to fix their ships, they each encounter the living machines... who decide that in order to evolve, they need to absorb the Cybertronians and inherit their technology. The machines glob onto Hoist and gain his intellect. They then focus their new intelligence on gaining the skills of the other Autobots.

The Decepticons, who had already classified the drones as a threat from the start, burst in guns blazing. Not to save the Autobots but to stop the machines from becoming a true enemy. The fight is already uphill, however. And so the decision becomes to trick the drones into repairing the ships...

But then the story direction came down from above (within FP) and it had to be tied to the G2 comic. I still rather like how that comic turned out and it probably is a little more original than another zombie/virus horror movie riff.

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Posted 05 September 2019 - 06:23 PM

SG Sixshot Bio (Written by NightViper)

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Posted 05 September 2019 - 09:11 PM

SGMW character Decepticon

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Posted 05 September 2019 - 10:12 PM

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Posted 05 September 2019 - 10:17 PM

Another version and custom.

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Posted 08 September 2019 - 11:03 AM

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Posted 08 September 2019 - 11:13 AM

I actively dislike Drift, Deadpool, and SG, but that is a really nice-looking toy.



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Posted 08 September 2019 - 11:19 AM

I was never a big fan of the idea, especially after the Classics Knockout repurposing idea was dropped.

But this (and to a lesser extent the Club figure) turned out beautiful. Definitely more eye catching than the already great G1 version.

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Posted 08 September 2019 - 11:22 AM

I was never a big fan of the idea, especially after the Classics Knockout repurposing idea was dropped.


For clarification, I mean SG Drift. Not SG as a whole. Drift and Deadpool were not very popular with me at the time the figure came out.

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Posted 10 September 2019 - 07:20 PM

Information of SG Drift.

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Posted 21 September 2019 - 11:57 AM

A Twitter discussion produced this usage of color wheel inversions for a Shattered Glass Slipstream.
 

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Posted 21 September 2019 - 12:11 PM

So, basically Sunstorm-esque colors.


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I think the concept of being educated and being able to educate is something that more people need more of in their lives.

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If I'm consistently misspelling a word, I would want and expect people to correct me as should I imagine all decent people who know the value of good literacy.

Its just arrogant laziness to know you're spelling a word incorrectly and not correct yourself or ignore the advice when people do tell you how to spell a word correctly.

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Posted 21 September 2019 - 02:38 PM

So, basically Sunstorm-esque colors.

 

*shrug* I do not see the resemblance.



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Posted 22 September 2019 - 12:59 AM

My idea for SG Drift was YGO Abridged Bandit Keith, basically. Calls Optimus "Mister President" and is really, really gung-ho on guns and loudly declaring his allegiance to the Autobots, a few mild jingoistic exaggerations of various G.I.Joe phrases and etc. Also kinda really not smart in any capacity.

 

Inverting the weeb, ya see.

 

 

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