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@  Rycochet : (15 July 2020 - 11:04 AM)

'Take that! People who care about things!'

@  Rycochet : (15 July 2020 - 11:02 AM)

With Brian, he stopped being the voice of reason and started to be the right wing notion of a liberal, someone who's lazy, pretentious, doesn't work at anything, is every bit as abusive as the rest of the cast and only wins arguments with strawmen.

@  Otaku : (15 July 2020 - 10:56 AM)

Of course, I stopped enjoying Family Guy around that time, so my bias is clear. XP

@  Otaku : (15 July 2020 - 10:54 AM)

Is it because they changed or we changed?  Stuff that was charming, or at least, funny at first can get really annoying the longer you know a person... and I find that can go for fictional characters as well.

@  ▲ndrusi : (15 July 2020 - 08:03 AM)

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@  Maximus Ambus : (15 July 2020 - 03:45 AM)

One example is Family Guy where around season 8 Brian is suddenly reviled by everyone and has acted way out of character since.

@  Maximus Ambus : (15 July 2020 - 03:44 AM)

My least favorite thing in fiction is when it changes hands so you get a author, writer or showrunner who hates a character or messes with a arc/layout.

@  Sabrblade : (14 July 2020 - 06:02 PM)

You'll shoot yer eye out, kid.

@  TheMightyMol... : (14 July 2020 - 04:36 PM)

I shot the sheriff.

@  ▲ndrusi : (14 July 2020 - 04:24 PM)

han wasn't even in the movie until later

@  ▲ndrusi : (14 July 2020 - 04:23 PM)

the stormtroopers shot first

@  Sabrblade : (14 July 2020 - 03:33 PM)

Maclunkey

@  Paladin : (14 July 2020 - 06:18 AM)

the correct answwer to "who shot first" will always be "Harrison Ford if he ever hears that hugging question again."

@  Maximus Ambus : (14 July 2020 - 12:25 AM)

Han shot first. Plain and simple.

@  -LittleAutob... : (13 July 2020 - 06:21 PM)

\(-_-)

@  Bass X0 : (13 July 2020 - 05:26 PM)

"Here's a little---whatever. A little thing. A disclosure. An insight. Revisionism---I've always been fascinated by it. By the idea of a writer going back and altering things. Make no mistake: an edit is a profoundly aggressive act. As Froid once said, we grieve for the murdered word. If you want to get the measure of an author, don't look at what they've left on the page.... look at what they've taken away." -- Rung (MTMTE #28)

@  Verno : (11 July 2020 - 11:20 PM)

2021: :idea :rolleyes :p :D

@  -LittleAutob... : (11 July 2020 - 06:20 PM)

Perfection. :thumbsup

@  Patch : (11 July 2020 - 06:17 PM)

My plans:  :hmm  2020:  :)

@  -LittleAutob... : (11 July 2020 - 06:02 PM)

Our plans for 2020 were as amazing as Optimus Prime. But then 2020 came like Hot Rod.

@  -LittleAutob... : (11 July 2020 - 05:50 PM)

Indeed....

@  Bass X0 : (11 July 2020 - 05:40 PM)

"He who dies with the most toys wins."

@  Rycochet : (11 July 2020 - 01:11 PM)

Hey you, get moving, it's not too far, you're looking good so come as you are. Hey you, you never know what you'll see, when it's through that door with the 73.

@  Rycochet : (11 July 2020 - 01:10 PM)

Hey you, get ready, get on your feet. Get into gear and hit the street.

@  Maximus Ambus : (11 July 2020 - 12:46 PM)

I recall number 73 (old british show) discussing the Transformers movie and had the presenters trying to transform a few figures, one argued his deflated beach ball was a Transformer too.

@  PlutoniumBoss : (11 July 2020 - 08:03 AM)

And he's a big ball, but he's not the biggest ball of them all. (That'll be Pulse Unicron.)

@  Maximus Ambus : (11 July 2020 - 07:37 AM)

Trypticon so scared my Primus figure he turned into a ball.

@  ▲ndrusi : (09 July 2020 - 09:56 PM)

King Nine, however, will not return.

@  Bass X0 : (09 July 2020 - 05:05 PM)

Bass_X0 will return after these messages ^^^

@  TheMightyMol... : (09 July 2020 - 03:37 PM)

WHATAMIFIGHTINGFOOOOOOOOARRGH

@  -LittleAutob... : (09 July 2020 - 02:06 PM)

Okay?

@  Otaku : (09 July 2020 - 07:47 AM)

@TheMightyMollusk Ah, but the series itself has pronounced "Bass" both ways. ;)  Oh, 90s English Capcom video game voice acting...

@  Maximus Ambus : (09 July 2020 - 03:14 AM)

Looking at my Titan Returns collection I can see they realised they didn't have to paint the Titan Masters after wave one, lazy bums.

@  Maruten : (08 July 2020 - 09:13 PM)

No, I'm going with "fish".

@  TheMightyMol... : (08 July 2020 - 04:19 PM)

He stated that it's in reference to the Mega Man character, so it follows the series' tradition of music names.

@  Cybersnark : (08 July 2020 - 03:59 PM)

The real question is if it's "bass" as in music or "bass" as in the fish.

@  Otaku : (08 July 2020 - 01:27 PM)

Well, at least now I know how to pronounce @Bass X0 's screen name. ^^'  Rather, I think I'd just forgotten.  In my defense, it really does look like an emoticon or maybe just "decoration", which is what a lot of folks add to their screen names online.  Usually because someone has the name they really want. XD

@  ▲ndrusi : (08 July 2020 - 01:27 PM)

Extremely unimpressed with your idea that someone making a negative observation you don't like means they "got triggered."

@  NotVeryKnightly : (08 July 2020 - 11:16 AM)

You know somebody asked "And this would be in relation to... what exactly?"

@  Bass X0 : (08 July 2020 - 11:15 AM)

Its because someone got triggered over my random musings instead of just ignoring them. If I read one of your comments that is of no relevance or interest to me, I don't feel the need to say so.

@  -LittleAutob... : (08 July 2020 - 10:56 AM)

All this over someone's username lol

@  ▲ndrusi : (08 July 2020 - 08:34 AM)

Bazro.

@  Tm_Silverclaw : (08 July 2020 - 06:34 AM)

It could be Bass 10-0

@  Nevermore : (08 July 2020 - 06:11 AM)

How do you pronounce yourself? "Bass Ex-O" or "Bass Ex-Zero"?

@  Bass X0 : (08 July 2020 - 03:23 AM)

I did almost go with Vile Bass X0, because Vile is cool too.

@  PlutoniumBoss : (07 July 2020 - 08:34 PM)

Bossk Saw

@  ▲ndrusi : (07 July 2020 - 04:16 PM)

Bass XD

@  Bass X0 : (07 July 2020 - 03:43 PM)

And its not Bass XO, its Bass X0, as in Bass, X and Zero from the Mega Man series.

@  -LittleAutob... : (07 July 2020 - 02:33 PM)

@Trpodeca :( :(

@  -LittleAutob... : (07 July 2020 - 02:32 PM)

Thats what a gray rock is? Then I'm not one.


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#81 Scotty P

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Posted 06 August 2018 - 12:49 PM

I'm well past the deadline having just thought of this moments ago, but if there's more down the line I wouldn't mind doing one of these for MP3. Maybe a second catch-all entry for the rest of Admin Force as well, like the Solstar Order page in the official Sourcebooks.

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Posted 06 August 2018 - 02:09 PM

There definitely will be more, so feel free to keep submitting profiles even if you've missed the current deadline!


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Posted 13 August 2018 - 10:47 PM

Alright you artists out there, here are some characters that need some artwork.

  • General Hawk (we have the art, just need an inker and colorist for this)
  • Steel Raven (GI Joe Extreme character - reference her toy https://www.yojoe.co...teelraven.shtml )
  • Matt Trakker Sr. (MASK character intended to be "truer" to the original - no real reference material, you'd have to come up with it yourself based on some guidelines)
  • Side Burn (Transformers - mostly based on the RID guy, but feel free to take artistic liberties)

 

 

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Posted 14 August 2018 - 09:07 PM

I mentioned wanting to do art this on Facebook, just now getting a real chance to look at the list.  I think I'll start with one and go from there.  If no one's claimed art duties on Gunrunner, I'd like to take a crack at him.



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Posted 14 August 2018 - 09:23 PM

He's all yours.

 

 

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Posted 18 August 2018 - 02:33 PM

Gonna grab Lockdown, I dunno if anyone's interested on art duties for that....

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Posted 19 August 2018 - 09:40 AM

Gonna grab Lockdown, I dunno if anyone's interested on art duties for that....

I would love to try my hand at the bounty hunter.


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Posted 22 August 2018 - 08:09 PM

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ISSUE #2 IS OUT NOW!

 

From the Action Man Programme to Verity Carlo, feast your eyes on a host of new character profiles with art and writing from YOU, the Allspark community!


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#89 Jenny

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Posted 22 August 2018 - 08:19 PM

eyyyyy



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Posted 22 August 2018 - 08:57 PM

Although the correct url is displayed, the actual link to the cbz of #1 is wrong.



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Posted 22 August 2018 - 09:36 PM

Link to the CBZ file should be fixed now.

 

 

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Posted 22 August 2018 - 10:10 PM

That Insecticon artwork is fantastic. Big round of applause for everyone who helped out!

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Posted 22 August 2018 - 11:33 PM

This is so great. Just wanted to point out a little typo in Snapdragon's history "as a lack proper safety precautions." Cheers!


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Posted 23 August 2018 - 03:43 AM

This has been a blast!

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Posted 23 August 2018 - 06:20 AM

That Insecticon artwork is fantastic. Big round of applause for everyone who helped out!

 

Seconding this. I really love all the varying designs. The mantis, the caterpillar, the cockroach, Beet-Papil. Even the silhouettes show some great options.

 

There's some really great stories in the profiles as well, I've got especial fondness for Q'b, the Tape Bros, and the Street Action Minicon Team.

 

 

But I feel I should point out a minor typo: In the Insecticons' profile, you've got me down as Edward by mistake.



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Posted 23 August 2018 - 03:25 PM

 

That Insecticon artwork is fantastic. Big round of applause for everyone who helped out!

 

But I feel I should point out a minor typo: In the Insecticons' profile, you've got me down as Edward by mistake.

 

 

D'oh! I blame that on me watching FMA: Brotherhood late at night when putting most of these profiles together. :)

 

I'll fix and update the PDF and CBZ files when I get back home. Thank you and my apologies, Edan.

 

 

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Posted 24 August 2018 - 09:33 AM

I thought I recognized Noideaforaname's art from somewhere-turns out he drew all of Visser Three's morphs from Animorphs.



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Posted 28 November 2018 - 07:03 PM

With the IDW Universe having officially drawn to a close, the Allspark is asking for new profile submissions for a third issue of the Hasbro Heroes Sourcebook Extended! From colonist cameos to GI Joe troopers to magical knights, there's a wealth of characters to let your imagination run wild with, so post your character claims here!


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Posted 28 November 2018 - 07:11 PM

Doctor Doom.



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Posted 29 November 2018 - 04:49 PM

Geez, so many I have in mind, mainly for a story I thought would have been an interesting future, if the current IDW continuity wasn't ending. It's basically a blend of G2's and Machine Wars' stories. Like, here's what I'd want to do and which character's I'd want to use:
 
A rogue group of Decepticons, turning out to be the remnants of the Predators, arrives on Earth and threatens humans. The Predators will still have Skyquake's body, as they hoped to reanimated him so they wouldn't have to stay under Overlord's rule...or something like that. Some details are still not quite worked out yet. Optimus Prime and his forces on Earth dispatch to take on these rogues, and win. They arrest them and take them in, holding them at their headquarters. The Lost Light arrives on Earth (for a reason I haven't worked out yet), and most everyone is shocked to see Megatron. At first there's panic and Megatron is almost shot, but all of the Autobots defend him, claiming he's reformed. The humans find it hard to believe, but they begrudgingly work alongside Megatron as the crew of the Lost Light help the Autobots. Megatron visits his former allies in their holding cells and at first they are excited, thinking he's there to break them out and kill all the humans and Optimus Prime. But they are shocked to find out that Megatron is not here to help them. He's here to help the Autobots, and is attempting to turn over a new leaf. They're angry, calling him a traitor to his own cause, but it's nothing he hasn't heard before. He then uses his influence and reputation to force them into helping the Autobots here on Earth with their current mission (also haven't figured this plot detail out yet). Megatron is truly attempting to earn the trust of Earth-bound Autobots and humans, but as we see over the course of the story, no matter what he does, very few actually trust him, and most of those who do are only willing to give him a surface-level amount of trust, as long as the job their doing is done. Megatron sees this, and becomes disheartened, wondering if he could ever be truly redeemed.
 
Meanwhile on Cybertron, Starscream is assassinated. We think he's dead at first, but it quickly becomes apparent to both the reader and Starscream that he really isn't dead, he's become a ghost! He can't interact with anybody or anything. He can't do anything. All he can do is watch his former seat of power be taken by the next ruler (whoever that is). He's of course angry at these developments, so he makes his way to the next ship leaving that's headed to/near Earth, and hops aboard, hoping someone on Earth can help him, as he believes the scientific society of Cybertron more than likely isn't going to be helpful to a ghost...
 
Back on Earth, another mission, comes up, and some of the Lost Light crew heads out to assist Optimus Prime. During this fight, human soldiers, because of their beliefs about Decepticons, believes one of them is attacking, and shoots him dead. Megatron sees this, and runs to his fallen soldier. He's grieved, as this loss of life was senseless, and becomes angry. Optimus talks him down enough so that they can all head back to their headquarters. Back there, this fallen Decepticon is placed with SKyquakes corpse, and everyone mostly goes back to their usual business, except Megatron, who's sulking is his quarters onboard the Lost Light. No one can talk him into coming out and helping, so they just leave him. As he continues to stay in there and think about the events that just recently transpired, he becomes more and more bitter, thinking about how the humans hate him enough that they make judgement calls based on old feelings that have been proven to not reflect the current reality. He understands why they hate him, but he can't help but be angry that they would just shoot a soldier dead just because of what they ​thought​ they saw. During that time, Starscream arrives on Earth, and searches out help in this human/Autobot base, but finds no one their can hear or see him either, although he does figure out how to interact with object enough to knock things over and move some things slightly, and just scares some soldiers. He comes across the room where SKyquake and the other dead Decepticon are being kept. He looks over their bodies and has an idea: perhaps he can possess one of them, and technically come back to life! After looking them over, he chooses Skyquake to possess...and it works. He makes his way around, stumbling into the Lost Light, freaking out a couple soldiers who saw Skyquake's dead body just walk inside the Lost Light, but they leave and don't tell anybody, thinking they could be seeing things and going crazy.
 
Starscream wanders the halls of the Lost Light, and finds Megatron's quarters. He enters the room, where Megatron is still sulking, and freaks the former Decepticon leader out enough that he fires a shot at Starscream, only stopping when he hears Starscream's voice come out of Skyquake. He become extremely confused, and demands to know what's happening, still pointing his at cannon at Starscream. Starscream then explains what happened to him, how he got here, and how he possessed Skyquake's body. mEgatron finds this act of using a fallen soldiers corpse disgusting at first, and demands Starscream put that body back where he found it, and leave, only offering small condolences for his untimely demise. Starscream sees the anger in Megatron is fueled by something more, and prods his former Leader to explain what's got him so worked up. Megatron refuses to tell him anything at first, but after enough prodding, he finally breaks and tells Starscream everything that has happened since arriving on Earth and up until this very point. Starscream is disgusted at what the humans did, especially considering the work he also had been putting in as Leader of Cybertron. Both of them share grievances towards their unfortunate positions on life (or death, I Starscream's case), and come to a conclusion together: Since it's clear that humans have no intention on seeing the actual attempts at redemption made by them, they decide that there can never truly be any peace in this universe with that mindset. The only way to get true peace...is through tyranny. THe only way people will stop fighting, stop killing each other, is to rid the universe of said people. Thus, Megatron decides he's done with trying to change everyone's mind. If they want to see him as the villain, fine. If that's what it takes to bring about actual change, so be it. He and Starscream then depart the Lost Light, and Megatron then scans an Earth Tank Mode, immediately reconfiguring his body in a way that resembles his G2 body (just with regular green camo instead of lime green with purple camo splotches). They immediately round up the remaining Predators, all while confused Autobots and humans are watching, and make the announcement of war. They then fire on all humans and Autobots, and a battle ensues at this Earth-bound headquarters. Megatron and Optimus Prime come to blows, with Starscream actually backing up his leader for once. The two of the actually working together, combined with Starscream now having this much more powerful body, is almost too much for Optimus, and it seems the two Decepticons will overwhelm him. Luckily, the Lost Light crew arrive back froma  smaller mission to assist, and after some heated and dramatic words exchanged between Optimus, Rodimus, and Ultra Magnus and Megatron, the Decepticons are able to make a hasty retreat. The humans and Autobots and humans are left to pcik up whatever pieces of their base that is left, and head out. They can no longer stay at this location, now that Decepticons know about it. The exchnages between Optimus, Rodimus, Ultra Magnus,a nd the rest of the LL crew and the humans shows how disappointed the Autobots are in Megatron defection back to the Decepticon side, as well as the humans claiming they knew all along that he couldn't be trusted, with a fight almost breaking out between Rodimus and some humans after the humans bad-mouth Megatron.
 
Only other plot idea I have for this storyline involves some scientific cult that was created by Shockwave a long time ago finding CNA from a Decepticon soldier some how and cloning it into what they believe is meant to be the future ultimate ruler of the universe and the greatest leader the Decepticons will have ever seen, even greater than Megatron. THey name this new creation...Megaplex. Megaplex restarts the war on Cybertron, with new and old Decepticons. They eventually make their way to Earth, and not only encounter Optimus Prime, but also Megatron and his new Decepticon army. Megaplex even fights Megatron to a standstill, both fighter so evenly matched, it's not very clear as to who would win. Megaplex notices in his encounters with Megatron that he feels something towards this leader. A kind of...connection. Something like a higher connection to him than just being a Decepticon. But he doesn't know why. He later ends up walking in on a meeting between these cult members that created him, but is not seen by them. He eavesdrops when he hears that they're talking about him. He finds out then that he is actually a clone (as they wouldn't have created him knowing that he's a clone. They'd program fake memories into his cerebral cortex and make it look like he was a new Cybertronian that was birthed like any other Cybertronian is). He's shocked by this revelation, but is almost completely floored by what he hears next: that he was actually cloned from a sample of ​Megatron's​ CNA. He'd realize that that is exactly why he feels some kind of connection to Megatron, because, technically, he is​ Megatron. This infuriates him. He leaves, but revolts against his creators, joins up with Megatron, and they fight together to win this new war for the Decepticon's side.





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