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@  PlutoniumBoss : (19 January 2018 - 01:59 AM)

When that happens in Cocoa Beach there's always someone getting out their surfboard.

@  CORVUS : (19 January 2018 - 12:04 AM)

Damn!

@  Telly : (18 January 2018 - 10:29 PM)

holy hug

@  SHIELD Agent 47 : (18 January 2018 - 06:27 PM)

Goddamn look what happened to the Dutch this week.

@  SHIELD Agent 47 : (18 January 2018 - 06:27 PM)

https://twitter.com/dwnews/status/954066379610628097

@  Locoman : (18 January 2018 - 03:43 PM)

To be fair, you have to have a very high IQ to understand brick and mortar.

@  siccoyote : (18 January 2018 - 04:31 AM)

Who sings the first part of the GIJoe The Movie theme song? (Cobra) Sounds so familiar.

@  SHIELD Agent 47 : (17 January 2018 - 10:46 PM)

Also true.

@  Tm_Silverclaw : (17 January 2018 - 10:40 PM)

I hate brick and mortar stores around here.

@  SHIELD Agent 47 : (17 January 2018 - 10:38 PM)

But I like the feel of the brick and mortar search a bit more. And I can see inside packages at brick and mortar. True, Amazon has a good return policy, but I like buying once and settling.

@  SHIELD Agent 47 : (17 January 2018 - 10:37 PM)

I suppose I could save more if I bought more often from Amazon.

@  wonko the sane? : (17 January 2018 - 10:36 PM)

Closest I got to "free" was 30% off warpath, which just about lined him up to the canadian price had he ever shown up around me. The pile of loot saved me a pile, but it was still pricy.

@  Shrug : (17 January 2018 - 09:34 PM)

Yeah, I purposefully waited on them because I knew they'd be perfect "add onto orders to get free shipping" fodder. Already gotten two that way. Technically "free" and I barely had to wait.

@  SHIELD Agent 47 : (17 January 2018 - 09:21 PM)

That's how I feel about Prime Masters. Getting back into collecting last year taught me to be patient, which grants rewards most of the time.

@  Shrug : (17 January 2018 - 09:18 PM)

I want Starscream so hard after seeing him in person, but since he's the one being left behind by every other collector in my area, I feel like I can wait for a sale.

@  wonko the sane? : (17 January 2018 - 09:09 PM)

I mean: I maybe woulda jumped on starscream if I found a sale or something, but it wasn't a priority.

@  wonko the sane? : (17 January 2018 - 09:08 PM)

I only wanted the dinobots (cause... volcanicus.) but got saddled with three I didn't want due to the bundling. I'd still be waiting to order if I had waited on individual figures.

@  Tm_Silverclaw : (17 January 2018 - 08:27 PM)

Ahh.. I just ordered the whole case cause I wanted too. :)

@  wonko the sane? : (17 January 2018 - 06:49 PM)

Mostly PotP dinobots. Plus some stuff I couldn't opt out of to get those dinobots. And CW warpath... cause he was on sale.

@  Tm_Silverclaw : (17 January 2018 - 04:54 PM)

What ya getting?

@  wonko the sane? : (17 January 2018 - 04:38 PM)

Yay! My package from BBTS is in canada! I might even get it this week!

@  Benbot : (17 January 2018 - 02:04 PM)

I need a laptop more than a new desktop

@  Tm_Silverclaw : (17 January 2018 - 01:18 PM)

Buying a pre-built computer you should be okay.. It's just the individual parts that jumped huge in price.

@  Paladin : (17 January 2018 - 01:14 PM)

well all the idiots who invested in "bitcoin" will be selling theirs en masse to make ends meet so you might be able to find something cheap if you watch auctions.

@  Benbot : (17 January 2018 - 12:59 PM)

Is now a good time to buy a computer? Or should I wait?

@  Tm_Silverclaw : (17 January 2018 - 12:01 PM)

I pointed out that I'm on disabilty.. I don't have to pretend to be an adult anymore. ;D

@  MEDdMI : (17 January 2018 - 11:25 AM)

Also Bayonetta 3.

@  TheMightyMol... : (17 January 2018 - 10:55 AM)

Nintendo also announced Dark Souls for the Switch, so those people should shut up.

@  Tm_Silverclaw : (17 January 2018 - 10:51 AM)

Apparently people are freaking out that Nintendo announced something for kids and kids at heart. And people are absolutely freaking out about it.

@  TheMightyMol... : (17 January 2018 - 10:23 AM)

...what?

@  Tm_Silverclaw : (17 January 2018 - 10:16 AM)

Why is something for kids and "kids at heart" so bad? :(

@  SHIELD Agent 47 : (16 January 2018 - 09:05 PM)

I vote kidnap Reggie.

@  Tm_Silverclaw : (16 January 2018 - 07:20 PM)

Just post it on the net.. Or maybe kidnapp Reggie and make them do a Nintendo Direct about it. ;)

@  wonko the sane? : (16 January 2018 - 06:50 PM)

Rent a space and do a webcast?

@  TheMightyMol... : (16 January 2018 - 06:22 PM)

They could just do a panel at RI ComicCon or something.

@  abates : (16 January 2018 - 05:51 PM)

I wonder how they'll do the Hall of Fame this year without a convention to hold the award ceremony at.

@  B-Fox : (16 January 2018 - 01:33 PM)

metalhawk

@  Shrug : (16 January 2018 - 01:21 PM)

I love RotF Mixmaster, if that means anything.

@  Tm_Silverclaw : (16 January 2018 - 12:42 PM)

Ehh.. when they get to complicated.. it gets annoying. PotP Optimus is decent. Rodimus pushes it just a little.

@  Locoman : (16 January 2018 - 12:32 PM)

Part of the appeal of Transformers for me has always been the mechanical puzzle angle, so I really enjoyed the ROTF/TF2010 line when that angle hit its zenith.

@  Locoman : (16 January 2018 - 12:31 PM)

I'm probably one of the few people who really enjoys complicated, fiddly transformations.

@  Steevy Maximus : (16 January 2018 - 12:14 PM)

Some were decent, but many suffered from that "collector mentality" where it just LOOKED good in both modes...but the engineering was complex merely for the sake of it.

@  Shrug : (16 January 2018 - 10:30 AM)

Huh. That's dissapointing. I had completely missed the Alternators and had just always assumed they were good based on how they looked in photos.

@  Pennpenn : (16 January 2018 - 03:34 AM)

I liked the Alternator Tracks mold. I think everyone agrees the Grimjack mold was just kinda shit even if you didn't care about it being Grimlock as a car.

@  Steevy Maximus : (15 January 2018 - 09:16 PM)

My local dept. store Shopko always seemed to get a few late run gems, like Blast Attack Optimus Primal and hard to find collection 2 Revenge of the Sith toys.

@  Steevy Maximus : (15 January 2018 - 09:15 PM)

Still wish I had snagged that extra Swerve I saw on clearance at Shopko, though

@  RichardT1977 : (15 January 2018 - 08:50 PM)

Smokescreen was the only Alternator I ever got.

@  Telly : (15 January 2018 - 07:24 PM)

i sold all my alternators last year

@  TheMightyMol... : (15 January 2018 - 05:27 PM)

Hound isn't bad, and, uh........

@  Paladin : (15 January 2018 - 05:23 PM)

there's only like 3 Alternator molds at most that still hold up...


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#21 Msol

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Posted 09 November 2017 - 10:21 PM

That depends on if they feel it's a trainwreck or not.

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Posted 09 November 2017 - 10:45 PM

It's worth observing that no one involved in the acting would have seen the final animation before they were doing their bit, all they'd have to go on to assess the quality was the script. And while the script is awful, it's not funny awful by itself without the visuals and sound design to carry it (down a dark hallway to beat it over the head with a lead pipe.) Megatron's character is tired, annoyed, getting too old for this, and largely can't be bothered, dragged along by the other characters as a professional courtesy, in the form the story is actually intended to present him.

 

That's more complexity than any other character, and the voice acting is on another level from the rest of the cast by actually communicating that, but that character would have worked in context whether or not the final product was shit. The humor works in-universe as well as out.

 

And honestly, a lot of "breakout characters" have that kind of presentation, they're characters detached from the rest of the cast who feel they're too good to be bothered with this nonsense. I don't think it was intentional, I think it's just this classic case of the one person who gave a shit about his character being the character who didn't give a shit and the dynamic that creates in the final product. 

 

But again ... a role that works, and looks exactly the same, either way. 


Edited by Copper Bezel, 09 November 2017 - 10:48 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 11 November 2017 - 01:19 PM

Cullen: "Let's see the script...oh...more ominous foreboding.

....Can Prime play basketball again? I liked it when he did that."

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Posted 11 November 2017 - 02:07 PM

Cullen: "Let's see the script...oh...more ominous foreboding.

....Can Prime play basketball again? I liked it when he did that."

 

This is the most interesting voicework that Cullen has done with Prime since 1986:


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Posted 11 November 2017 - 08:29 PM

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#26 Wildwade

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Posted 11 November 2017 - 08:52 PM

 

"Yes, you can be Computron when you grow up- just like me!"

 

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Posted 12 November 2017 - 12:20 AM

You can't, child. The YouTube golden days are over so you'll never be able to rise to fame with clickbait video game theories.

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Posted 12 November 2017 - 05:38 PM

If Rodimus Prime is turning back into Hot Rod, I guess he had the Matrix during CW, and not Optimus. Can't imagine why he has a faceplate as Hot Rod though...?


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Posted 12 November 2017 - 07:08 PM

Yeah the faceplate makes zero sense.




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Posted 13 November 2017 - 06:23 PM

Yeah the faceplate makes zero sense.

 

look what show youre talking about. a faceplate is gonna be the LEAST of this show making no sense!


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Posted 13 November 2017 - 06:26 PM

No faceplate here and he has the newer Masterpiece kibble. Rather than the old MP. https://scontent.fbe...b0c&oe=5A9B9F63


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Posted 14 November 2017 - 12:15 AM

I'm not sure whether to say "nice continuity" that he's still missing an arm, or say "uh, nice continuity" that he's still missing an arm, in a new body. = /


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 14 November 2017 - 01:23 AM

Episodes 1 AND 2 are both now on go90:

 

https://www.go90.com...eos/2NhyXKyeaJh

 

https://www.go90.com...eos/8Ebc1KREnea


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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.

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Posted 14 November 2017 - 01:27 AM

 

Edit: Honk is the new doink. 

 

Edit Again: Poor Judd. He just sounds so tired. 


Edited by Copper Bezel, 14 November 2017 - 02:27 AM.

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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#35 Blueshift

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Posted 14 November 2017 - 02:36 AM

Is it being put online anywhere for those outside the us?

I remember last time it was on the machanima channel

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Posted 14 November 2017 - 03:14 AM

There doesn't technically seem to be any official mention of it, but I have to assume it'll go up on YouTube like last time.


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Posted 14 November 2017 - 07:56 AM

Otherwise, I guess 90 is the numeric form of "hug yourself."

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Posted 14 November 2017 - 08:38 AM

So far, the worst I can say about is that the Mistress of Flame still have some pretty terrible acting to the point that it almost feels like a parody of old bad English anime dubs. Lots of random pauses in her dialogue and bizarre emphasis on certain syllables in her words here and there.
 
Other than that, everyone else either sounds just okay at best (Windblade, Optimus) or bored at worst (Rodimus/Hot Rod, Metroplex, Perceptor). Megatron's just a cameo in the first episode and doesn't get any lines, so that's a shame so far. Windblade, at least, is no longer determined to kill everyone, so there's that.
 
The animation looks unchanged though the framerate, while still pretty poor, admittedly does not look quite as horrendous (for the most part) as it did in Combiner Wars.
 
As far as what little there is of the story, things so far just seem to be happening for the sake of happening. Little is really explained (which was par for the course for Combiner Wars) and the most bonkers thing of Starscream coming back in Trypticon's body was already spoiled by a trailer,
 so there's less of a surprise to that here.
 
As of now, it doesn't seem to be quite as poor a first impression as Combiner Wars' beginning, but nothing too special yet either. Mostly just mild mediocrity at this point. We'll see how things play out in the weeks to come.

Edited by Sabrblade, 14 November 2017 - 08:39 AM.

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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 14 November 2017 - 08:43 AM

For the time being for us outside the US, somebody's reuploaded the episodes in chunks to YouTube. I put them in a playlist for convenience:

http://www.youtube.c...3sMt_H5kRU4RQ9O


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Posted 14 November 2017 - 09:22 AM

Also, if you're on a desktop computer and have the Opera browser, just fire up the built in VPN and set it for the United States.


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