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@  Arazyr : (25 June 2019 - 07:14 PM)

I can hear that post... *shudder*

@  B-Fox : (25 June 2019 - 06:09 PM)

So why does Cyberverse sound like . . . *that*?

@  Nevermore : (25 June 2019 - 04:05 PM)

Also, the theoretical new image would be a new compostion, it would just be individual bodies, or even just body parts, that are based on existing references by other creators, with the major caveat that there is more than one example for each reference so it's basically more like "following an established trend" than "copying someone's original creation".

@  Nevermore : (25 June 2019 - 04:03 PM)

Well, an homage is usually marked by a signature along the lines of "artist X after artist Y". I wasn't thinking about recreating something particularly memorable, just looking for reference images (just of a pose/perspective/layout) that looks like what I want, then finding more examples that just happen to look very similar, and it cannot be determined which version came "first".

@  ZakuConvoy : (25 June 2019 - 03:09 PM)

What you're describing is more an "homage" than plagiarism, really. I'm assuming you would be using different characters. It's basically like all the comic covers that homage the death of Supergirl cover from Crisis on Infinite Earths...but with different characters. It's not plagiarism, it's a reference. But if several artists have a memorable layout and are all using it, chances are it actually is referencing something memorably original.

@  Nevermore : (25 June 2019 - 01:56 PM)

Would that still qualify as plagiarism? After all, it could be argued that what I've recreated isn't that original to begin with since several other people have supposedly had the same general idependently from each other.

@  Nevermore : (25 June 2019 - 01:54 PM)

And I were then to create a new image, not traced but maybe "swiped", except I wouldn't copy a specific source image, but merely recreate the basic pose and perspective shared between all of them...

@  Nevermore : (25 June 2019 - 01:52 PM)

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@  Nevermore : (25 June 2019 - 01:49 PM)

And out of sheer coincidence, they all feature very similar ideas, concepts, poses and/or perspectives, supposedly with none of the original creators having copied from one of the others...

@  Nevermore : (25 June 2019 - 01:47 PM)

Assuming I were to find not one but two, three, four or even more source images, all of them by different artists, or by different photographers depicting different models...

@  Nevermore : (25 June 2019 - 01:45 PM)

Just out of curiosity, a question regarding the concept of plagiarism:

@  Benbot : (25 June 2019 - 08:58 AM)

That game needs a remake

@  Tm_Silverclaw : (25 June 2019 - 08:57 AM)

I am Error.

@  TheMightyMol... : (25 June 2019 - 08:17 AM)

There is no error. There is only Zuul.

@  Tm_Silverclaw : (25 June 2019 - 07:51 AM)

The unicron singularity fixes all continuity errors.. including Power Rangers related ones now!

@  MEDdMI : (25 June 2019 - 07:06 AM)

I reject your canon and substitute my own

@  unluckiness : (25 June 2019 - 12:32 AM)

Answer: It doesn't matter because even if there was one, it was never relevant in S1 and it got blown up with his original body

@  PlutoniumBoss : (24 June 2019 - 10:55 PM)

Most people think Transformers canon is a series of discrete parallel lines, really it's more like a big ball of canony-wanony... stuff.

@  SHIELD Agent 47 : (24 June 2019 - 06:31 PM)

Hate to say this, but the simple answer is that you are thinking too hard and realistically, it does not matter.

@  TheMightyMol... : (24 June 2019 - 04:57 PM)

Don't tell me what to do.

@  Paladin : (24 June 2019 - 04:16 PM)

don't cross the streams.

@  tffan01 : (24 June 2019 - 03:03 PM)

Or is this what AVP meant when he said that condradictory streams formed the JG1 timeline?

@  tffan01 : (24 June 2019 - 02:25 PM)

I don't like that idea.

@  tffan01 : (24 June 2019 - 02:24 PM)

In Ask Vector Prime, it was mentioned that in the Beast Wars 2 universe, Convoys all have Energon Matrices and that when Optimus Primal from the Japanese Beast Wars stream was transported to the Beast Wars 2 stream, his history was subtly altered that he too possessed an Energon Matrix. What does this mean? That Beast Wars 2 is actually not canon to the Japanese Beast Wars?

@  MEDdMI : (24 June 2019 - 08:54 AM)

yeah, I've got a few others that I need to check out/get removed. The nose one is small but annoying since I hit it every time I blow my nose.

@  unluckiness : (24 June 2019 - 08:46 AM)

Try to get a histopath examination if it isn't too expensive over there. It's probably just a mole but I'd think certainty would be better.

@  MEDdMI : (24 June 2019 - 07:59 AM)

@unluckiness I know, plan to get it removed but gotta get an appt first

@  Gizmoboy : (24 June 2019 - 07:50 AM)

oops... typed that in the wrong field. :)

@  Gizmoboy : (24 June 2019 - 07:50 AM)

gizmoboy

@  unluckiness : (24 June 2019 - 03:18 AM)

That is not a good thing, especially in the long term

@  MEDdMI : (23 June 2019 - 10:17 PM)

So who wants to hear about this mole on my nose that I keep scratching open

@  NotVeryKnightly : (23 June 2019 - 09:24 PM)

Yeah, it's kind of defeating the purpose of making political discussions more restricted if you're just gonna go at it elsewhere on this site.

@  Telly : (23 June 2019 - 07:06 PM)

that would probly fit better in the p & r thread. its there for things just like this

@  Nevermore : (23 June 2019 - 03:29 PM)

The citizens resisted by buying up all the town's beer reserves so the Nazis would have to stay sober the entire time.

@  Nevermore : (23 June 2019 - 03:28 PM)

Meanwhile, congratulations civil resistance, part 2: So a group of Nazis were holding one of their Good Old Times Reenactment festivals in a small East German town.

@  Nevermore : (23 June 2019 - 03:26 PM)

It's basically like an anti-Trump candidate winning Texas.

@  Nevermore : (23 June 2019 - 03:25 PM)

The mayoral elections of Istanbul are considered to be a key indicator for the political climate in the entire country.

@  Nevermore : (23 June 2019 - 03:24 PM)

This time, it was a landslide victory for the opposition's candidate.

@  Nevermore : (23 June 2019 - 03:23 PM)

After president Erdogan had a court revoke the results of the mayoral election of Istanbul after the opposition party's candidate had won by a small margin, the election was repeated today.

@  Nevermore : (23 June 2019 - 03:21 PM)

Congratulations, democracy part 1: Today is a historic day for Turkey.

@  PlutoniumBoss : (23 June 2019 - 02:31 PM)

Convert, does he timeout?

@  unluckiness : (23 June 2019 - 09:12 AM)

Did he form the feet and legs or the arms and body?

@  Patch : (22 June 2019 - 06:11 PM)

Nah, he was one of the Lions

@  MEDdMI : (22 June 2019 - 04:45 PM)

Is he a Shellformer

@  Nevermore : (22 June 2019 - 12:38 PM)

Supposedly it's about that football player Calvin Johnson.

@  Pennpenn : (22 June 2019 - 07:03 AM)

I'm vaguely confused why there is a Nicki Minaj song in my youtube reccomendations, but even more confused as to why that song (which appears to be from an official account) is called "MEGATRON".

@  Liege : (21 June 2019 - 10:03 PM)

Alpha Q all night long.

@  PlutoniumBoss : (21 June 2019 - 10:44 AM)

Only if you ask nicely, Silv.

@  RichardT1977 : (21 June 2019 - 09:42 AM)

1998 Zilla is the Gaijin era.

@  Tm_Silverclaw : (21 June 2019 - 01:59 AM)

Alpha Q?


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#1 Powered Convoy

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Posted 11 July 2018 - 01:56 PM

Reminds me of the PotP figure, but I'm not familiar enough (despite owning it) to know if it's just him with an axe or something entirely new.

 

 

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Posted 11 July 2018 - 02:05 PM

Can't be POTP Optimus, the antennae and mohawk and the pipe on his shoulder are all different size/shape than POTP.

Most likely a new Cybertronian Optimus

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Posted 11 July 2018 - 02:14 PM

my first thought was an MP mold but that's probably a little expensive even for the SDCC market.


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Posted 11 July 2018 - 02:14 PM

Ah yes. A new G1-style Optimus Prime. Finally. 



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Posted 11 July 2018 - 02:20 PM

I thought it was Cyberverse Ultimate Optimus for a second, but the legs are off.


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Posted 11 July 2018 - 02:22 PM

Doesn't actually say anything about being an SDCC exclusive, does it? This is probably just teasing the WFC reveals.



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Posted 11 July 2018 - 02:33 PM

I'm going to be kind of disappointed if Optimus' new figure every year is just G1 1984 Optimus' robot mode in the most complete literal sense every damn time.  Like... you guys can change up the body.  Seriously, we'll still know who he is just by the helmet.


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Posted 11 July 2018 - 02:36 PM

Doesn't actually say anything about being an SDCC exclusive, does it? This is probably just teasing the WFC reveals.


Yeah, sounds more like something they might show proper pictures of in SDCC rather than something that would be available for purchase there.

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Posted 11 July 2018 - 02:36 PM

I'unno, looking at this stock image, it's pretty damn close to the POTP figure's silhouette.

 

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Posted 11 July 2018 - 02:38 PM

I'm thinking whatever it is, it's sort of a rushed silhouette. The two smokestacks in this one image are already different shapes from one another. So I wouldn't look for exact details to match up.

But if it's a PotP Optimus reshelled to have a Cybertronian mode I'd be a little more likely to buy it. If just for a non-Earth mode for Orion Pax.

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Posted 11 July 2018 - 02:41 PM

I'm thinking whatever it is, it's sort of a rushed silhouette. The two smokestacks in this one image are already different shapes from one another. 

 

They're not.  He has a big blocky backpack (than hangs behind him like coattails) that's eclipsing one of them.  



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Posted 11 July 2018 - 02:41 PM

 

Doesn't actually say anything about being an SDCC exclusive, does it? This is probably just teasing the WFC reveals.


Yeah, sounds more like something they might show proper pictures of in SDCC rather than something that would be available for purchase there.

 

That is my thinking as well.


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Posted 11 July 2018 - 02:43 PM

Well, I am intrigued.


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Posted 11 July 2018 - 02:44 PM

These are teases for future retail toys revealed at the panel,yes.

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Posted 11 July 2018 - 02:58 PM

What is that irregular bulge in the middle of his gun barrel?

Did a Looney Tunes character shove something inside to make it explode?

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Posted 11 July 2018 - 03:10 PM

Yeah to be clear, when I posted this I thought it was clear that this is a teaser for figures to be revealed, not for exclusives you can buy at the show.


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Posted 11 July 2018 - 03:14 PM

What is that irregular bulge in the middle of his gun barrel?

Did a Looney Tunes character shove something inside to make it explode?


Maybe it's really two guns stuck together.

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Posted 11 July 2018 - 03:17 PM

I am incredibly interested in this!

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Posted 11 July 2018 - 03:18 PM

What is that irregular bulge in the middle of his gun barrel?

Did a Looney Tunes character shove something inside to make it explode?

Scroll up a bit and look at the POTP stock image Fear or Courage posted and you'll figure it out.

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Posted 11 July 2018 - 03:23 PM

I'unno, looking at this stock image, it's pretty damn close to the POTP figure's silhouette.
 
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One of these pipes aren't even extended. Looks real close.
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