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@  Echowarrior : (20 February 2020 - 06:39 PM)

Let me go-o-o-o!

@  Telly : (20 February 2020 - 05:41 PM)

Galileo Galileo!

@  PlutoniumBoss : (20 February 2020 - 05:36 PM)

Very very fright-ning me!

@  Sabrblade : (20 February 2020 - 04:02 PM)

*thunder and lightning*

@  ▲ndrusi : (20 February 2020 - 03:46 PM)

Ah, ah, ah!

@  PlutoniumBoss : (20 February 2020 - 03:33 PM)

Already did. It didn't take long.

@  Dekafox : (19 February 2020 - 06:14 PM)

Count Zero?

@  TheMightyMol... : (19 February 2020 - 03:53 PM)

Oh boy, here we go.

@  ▲ndrusi : (19 February 2020 - 02:34 PM)

Or do Japan's cultural values vary depending on exactly who you're trying to shut down?

@  ▲ndrusi : (19 February 2020 - 02:33 PM)

Could it be that, perhaps, these different cultural values might lead to a different approach seeming appropriate?

@  ▲ndrusi : (19 February 2020 - 02:32 PM)

Hm. Back when we were arguing about the Legends comic, I seem to recall being repeatedly told that Japan had different cultural values than the US (and therefore anyone who had a problem with anything at all was wrong to voice that opinion ever).

@  fourteenwings : (19 February 2020 - 07:23 AM)

Plus, as much as I hate to admit it, every single anime character is built to suit the audience's tastes so they buy more merch/do other things that allow $$$ to flow in the production committees direction, so the authenticity is certainly not for representation's sake.

@  fourteenwings : (19 February 2020 - 07:18 AM)

Both those anime air at midnight and are aimed at a very specific audience in a whole other media landscape. Major projects have press releases about almost everything, and there are groups just waiting to pat anybody on the back for doing what they want (GLAAD, HRC, etc)

@  B-Fox : (19 February 2020 - 03:16 AM)

It's funny that a friggin' anime about zombie idols and an anime about a school of anthropomorphic animals can have really positive trans characters WITHOUT a press release about their inclusion in the series prior to the episodes airing or having the creators announcing it on social media and patting themselves on the back for doing a thing.

@  TriBlurr : (18 February 2020 - 10:26 PM)

Vegan meat needs bacon

@  Paladin : (18 February 2020 - 08:43 PM)

vegan meat must taste delicious. they're grass-fed and regularly exercised....

@  wonko the sane? : (18 February 2020 - 06:57 PM)

Vegans are better than kids if you don't talk to them. They'll keep the lawn trimmed anyway.

@  TheMightyMol... : (18 February 2020 - 06:02 PM)

Do you want vegans? Because that's how you get vegans.

@  CORVUS : (18 February 2020 - 04:33 PM)

Hook up your sprinkler system to a canister of healthy organic carrot-juice. The kids won't be able to get off your lawn fast enough.

@  TheMightyMol... : (18 February 2020 - 03:59 PM)

Just use the hose.

@  wonko the sane? : (18 February 2020 - 03:52 PM)

Ask bing. It'll be a FAR more effective answer.

@  TrnsfrmGod : (18 February 2020 - 03:26 PM)

Google, how do I get those durned kids off my lawn?

@  TrnsfrmGod : (18 February 2020 - 03:26 PM)

Please ignore.  Old man here apparently doesn't know the difference between the "Search" field and the "Shoutbox" field.

 

Also doesn't know how to delete from the shoutbox

@  wonko the sane? : (18 February 2020 - 07:33 AM)

Huhn. Penny arcade was right, the division 2 is literally 3 dollars...

@  Steevy Maximus : (17 February 2020 - 11:05 PM)

Oh, Wicked Cool Toys got the Halo toy license. This is a big year for Jazwares

@  Steevy Maximus : (17 February 2020 - 07:02 PM)

iTunes/Apple TV has the complete Cowboy Bebop series for just $5!

@  fourteenwings : (17 February 2020 - 12:41 AM)

The Samsung Galaxy B-TOOM!

@  Paladin : (16 February 2020 - 07:20 PM)

business is booming.

@  wonko the sane? : (16 February 2020 - 06:49 PM)

SAmsung has you covered. Exploding phones.

@  Patch : (16 February 2020 - 05:21 PM)

Modern problems require modern solutions.

@  NotVeryKnightly : (16 February 2020 - 05:21 PM)

Japan seems to have a tradition of murder things where cellphones facilitate the killing instead. Like King's Game and Doubt.

@  TheMightyMol... : (16 February 2020 - 05:17 PM)

Or there's just conveniently no reception, or all of their phones are dead at the same time. Or they're just stupid and forget about them.

@  Patch : (16 February 2020 - 04:41 PM)

Now the slasher villain has to go and knock over the nearest cell tower before butchering horny teenagers.

@  TheMightyMol... : (16 February 2020 - 03:54 PM)

Think of all the horror and mystery movies that involve the bad guys cutting the phone line. Now think about how many people don't even have a land line to cut anymore.

@  Telly : (16 February 2020 - 03:47 PM)

its like that scene in commando. the bad guy has to get to a phone to call the big bad to tell him arnold isnt on the plane. that wouldnt happen today

@  Rycochet : (16 February 2020 - 03:18 PM)

Watching early episodes of the x-files will make you feel super old once you start to notice the techology they use, and the technology they lack.

@  Maximus Ambus : (16 February 2020 - 01:00 PM)

This guy.

@  Roddie Luver : (15 February 2020 - 10:55 PM)

Hey

@  Kalidor : (14 February 2020 - 03:01 PM)

The ones that get me are the "Uploaded 12 years ago" ones

@  TheMightyMol... : (14 February 2020 - 02:49 PM)

Makes you feel old, don't it?

@  Maximus Ambus : (14 February 2020 - 02:38 PM)

While browsing Youtube vids I read these comments: 'The X Files is such an underrated show' and another 'Brent Spiner is a underrated actor' I want to punch something.

@  wonko the sane? : (14 February 2020 - 12:16 PM)

Besides: cupid freaks me out. "Find someone to love, or I'll SHOOT YOU".

@  TheMightyMol... : (14 February 2020 - 12:11 PM)

It's just the day before Cheap Chocolate Day.

@  wonko the sane? : (14 February 2020 - 12:08 PM)

Meh, just more game time.

@  Paladin : (14 February 2020 - 10:55 AM)

Valentine's day. Bummer.

@  Otaku : (14 February 2020 - 10:41 AM)

So is that an occasion for congratulations or condolences, Telly?  I see it as a good thing, but that is a matter of personal preference; easier for me to keep straight who is who when the names don't change. XP

@  Telly : (14 February 2020 - 12:48 AM)

damn. ive been going by "telly" on here for nearly 14 years...

@  TM2-Megatron : (11 February 2020 - 08:06 PM)

I've seen it. It didn't really deliver on the title

@  Paladin : (11 February 2020 - 05:28 PM)

we don't need to see that. we're living it.

@  Maximus Ambus : (11 February 2020 - 03:42 PM)

Anyone seen an old British movie called 'The Earth dies screaming' it's like a Doctor Who serial minus the Doctor.


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#21 SG Roadbuster

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Posted 26 April 2018 - 06:17 AM

So combiners = Exodia?


Not quite an auto victory like that, but appropriately powerful to balance out the investment.

#22 ZacWilliam1

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Posted 26 April 2018 - 06:30 AM


Mmm.. from what we can glean from the solicitation/box pictures it looks like there will only be a few characters to start an the bulk of cards will be action/attack/power-up/weapon type things. That's... not quite what I was hoping for. Transformers has such a deep catalogue of characters that I was rather hoping for something that could dig into cards for all those less well known guys. If it launches with only, like, Prime, BB and say Prowl it'll take a long time before they could even theoretically get to more obscure bots.

Ah well, it's really too early to judge much yet. I'm definitely in for a starter deck at least if it looks cool.


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#23 Kira Kira

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Posted 26 April 2018 - 09:28 AM

Four bots on the starter pack and one bot per booster? Weird.

I feel like licensed card games always do this: not give you enough characters and give you way too many generic “action” cards. It makes for boring customization and deck building, and just doesn’t have good game feel...
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#24 Otaku

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Posted 28 April 2018 - 11:30 AM

Four bots on the starter pack and one bot per booster? Weird.

I feel like licensed card games always do this: not give you enough characters and give you way too many generic “action” cards. It makes for boring customization and deck building, and just doesn’t have good game feel...

 

XD

 

Sorry, I guess I just am more familiar with licensed games that have the opposite problem; they give you too many characters so you start getting almost silly variations, and (like most TCG's I've experienced in general) the vast majority of cards are filler anyway.  So you technically can build a variety of decks, but the cores/engines/whatever you call them of competitive decks will greatly resemble each other.  See the Pokémon TCG, still one of the top selling TCG's even though it seems like non-players assumed it died back in 2001. XP

 

I actually liked a game that did it the way you described, but unfortunately, that game was poorly managed/marketed and died to quickly (Mega Man: NT Warrior).


Edited by Otaku, 28 April 2018 - 11:31 AM.

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#25 TF14

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Posted 28 April 2018 - 08:10 PM

Ah I would love for there to be a wide variety of characters with some nice new art... hopefully that will still happen

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Posted 28 April 2018 - 11:32 PM

It would be nice if this could be an avenue for acknowledging post-G1 characters, since it doesn't require the huge investment of toys or whatever. I suppose that probably isn't what Hasbro wants it to be though.

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Posted 10 July 2018 - 01:45 PM

More info and images on the TCG over on the front page.

 

 

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#28 tec

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Posted 10 July 2018 - 06:06 PM

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Posted 10 July 2018 - 06:07 PM

Looking to start organizing an online community here:

https://www.facebook...ransformerstcg/



#30 MidnightFox

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Posted 10 July 2018 - 07:51 PM

Of course, the year I can't make GenCon they have exclusive TF stuff...



#31 mightyspacepope

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Posted 21 July 2018 - 02:09 PM

With SDCC in full-swing and with the official site going live, we finally have some info dropping on the Transformers Trading Card Game being put out by WotC.

 

You can see instructional videos here:
https://transformers...dgame/howtoplay
 
The basic rules here:
https://www.hasbro.c...FEE87E5A012.pdf
 
Card Lists here:
https://transformers...ardgame/booster
https://transformers...ardgame/starter
 

Also, we're organizing a community on Facebook here:
Transformers TCG Facebook Group
 
And a subreddit here:
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And a Discord here:

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#32 LV!

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Posted 21 July 2018 - 02:22 PM

...did they specifically exclude just Venom so they could list Shrapnel as the Insecticide leader?

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#33 mightyspacepope

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Posted 21 July 2018 - 02:32 PM

...did they specifically exclude just Venom so they could list Shrapnel as the Insecticide leader?

I found that a bit surprising too, especially since the first set includes some lesser known Decepticons like Flamewar. 



#34 NightViper

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Posted 22 July 2018 - 06:19 AM

I suppose they could use "Venin", but Marvel's Venom being a big ol' movie and a big focus of Hasbro's superhero toys right now might have been a factor as well.

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Posted 22 July 2018 - 06:45 AM

It's like Pokemon and MTG had a baby


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#36 ZacWilliam1

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Posted 22 July 2018 - 07:04 AM

I suppose they could use "Venin", but Marvel's Venom being a big ol' movie and a big focus of Hasbro's superhero toys right now might have been a factor as well.


Just call him Cicadacon.

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Posted 22 July 2018 - 01:10 PM

It's kind of cool to see them using Deadlock and not Drift, you don't see him mentioned much outside of retelling Drift's backstory.



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Posted 22 July 2018 - 01:34 PM

OH FINE make sunstorm and straxus rare



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Posted 22 July 2018 - 01:35 PM

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Posted 22 July 2018 - 02:54 PM

Unicron Trilogy characters getting some love...well, it seems like they'll be getting my money.

 

 

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