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@  Steevy Maximus : (07 August 2020 - 08:28 PM)

@Bass X0, yeah, the Joe comic got REALLY solid in the upper 20s to the Cobra Civil War. It's interesting to see how well the Joe comic has aged relative to the cartoon. Where as I feel the opposite is true of Transformers

@  -LittleAutob... : (07 August 2020 - 03:58 PM)

Its so fun watching past TF Conventions.

@  Bass X0 : (07 August 2020 - 02:20 PM)

I've been reading classic 80s G.I. Joe lately. Its still decent even though I don't have any nostalgia towards it.

@  Sabrblade : (07 August 2020 - 08:50 AM)

Think of it as Adam West Batman instead. ;)

@  wonko the sane? : (07 August 2020 - 07:49 AM)

That sounds more like the flash, or maybe booster gold than batman.

@  Sabrblade : (07 August 2020 - 12:27 AM)

They would get bored fighting each other and instead decide to take an epic cross-country road trip together.

@  RichardT1977 : (06 August 2020 - 08:57 PM)

What would happen if Batman were to fight Squirrel Girl?

@  PlutoniumBoss : (04 August 2020 - 09:03 PM)

Unless you count the Mask vs Lobo special, but that's less a duel and more a duet.

@  PlutoniumBoss : (04 August 2020 - 08:52 PM)

My favorite crossover fight was Thor vs Shazam/Captain Marvel. Early in the fight, Thor discovers that Billy Batson needs lightning to transform, and being a god of lightning he simply denies him that.

@  Sabrblade : (04 August 2020 - 08:46 PM)

Let's see a fight between Death Battle and Super Power Beat Down

@  TheMightyMol... : (04 August 2020 - 06:15 PM)

Which Lobo later claimed was because he was paid to take a dive. Yes, really.

@  TheMightyMol... : (04 August 2020 - 06:15 PM)

And then there's the times it's been decided by a fan vote, which is how we get things like Lobo (who can go toe-to-toe with Superman at full strength) losing to Wolverine.

@  Nevermore : (04 August 2020 - 05:49 PM)

And then there are the "but my favorite characater will totes win because I say so" people.

@  Nevermore : (04 August 2020 - 05:49 PM)

I mean, there are some people who really approach this from a somewhat reasonable standpoint, coming up with a plausible scenario and a setting that creates a fair environment that doesn't favor one character.

@  Nevermore : (04 August 2020 - 05:46 PM)

My favorite stupid "why would they even fight each other" question recently was about three versions of Optimus Prime (G1, Bayverse and Aligned).

@  Nevermore : (04 August 2020 - 05:45 PM)

Batman obviously can beat everyone. Even Galactus. He's Batman. He's so smart, he'll just throw a Batarang and hit the weak spot at Galactus's forehead, knocking him out instantaneously.

@  wonko the sane? : (04 August 2020 - 11:37 AM)

It's almost like all drama is just manufactured pissing contests to keep us all entertained and distracted. :p

@  Tm_Silverclaw : (04 August 2020 - 10:16 AM)

Or they could go White Ranger vs Scorpion route and have both win. ;P

@  ▲ndrusi : (04 August 2020 - 09:35 AM)

Besides, we all know the answer is nearly always "they fight to a standstill and then team up against a common enemy."

@  ▲ndrusi : (04 August 2020 - 09:29 AM)

The best way to prove this is to give an example where the match is really lopsided in favor of one character but in popularity they're either evenly matched or the weaker one is more popular.

@  ▲ndrusi : (04 August 2020 - 09:27 AM)

The "who would win in a fight" discussions are really just people trying to make "which one's better" into something you can theoretically measure objectively, usually in a very specific way they think they've predetermined their favorite will win.

@  Otaku : (04 August 2020 - 02:01 AM)

@Nevermore So... you're saying you didn't like DC Versus Marvel/Marvel Versus DC?

@  Steevy Maximus : (03 August 2020 - 06:59 PM)

So, what happened to Hasbro's Zoids relaunch? An English dub, some stuff in southeast Asia, and now a game coming in October? That it?

@  wonko the sane? : (03 August 2020 - 10:46 AM)

Tidal wave, cause shooting water gets you nowhere.

@  Darth Gonzo : (03 August 2020 - 09:57 AM)

Who would win Tidal Wave or Broadside?

@  -LittleAutob... : (03 August 2020 - 08:17 AM)

Btw Happy birthday to those people in the box to the right \o/

@  -LittleAutob... : (03 August 2020 - 08:16 AM)

The bottom line is obvious. It makes no literal sense to fight someone on your faction. :/

@  wonko the sane? : (03 August 2020 - 06:14 AM)

That's because you're doing it wrong. You're supposed to just stack skills and ability against each other. It's not the palace of doom, it's an episode of american gladiators.

@  Nevermore : (03 August 2020 - 04:32 AM)

The only obvious winners of such a fight would be the bad guys.

@  Nevermore : (03 August 2020 - 04:29 AM)

And what does it even matter? They should work together, not stupidly fight each other for the mindless entertainment of idiot onlookers.

@  Nevermore : (03 August 2020 - 04:29 AM)

Why would two good guys fight each other? What are they fighting over?

@  Nevermore : (03 August 2020 - 04:28 AM)

I never understood these "who would win in a fight between two good guys" discussions. They make no sense to me.

@  Maximus Ambus : (02 August 2020 - 04:17 PM)

If G1 had continued we'd have had Starscream back in spirit - through Krunk, Snapdragons partner and possibly Skullcruncher unless he was mute.

@  Bass X0 : (02 August 2020 - 12:28 PM)

There are some decent impersonators in fandubs though.

@  -LittleAutob... : (02 August 2020 - 10:45 AM)

The only true Starscream voices are Steve Blum and Chris Latta, hands down.

@  Sabrblade : (02 August 2020 - 10:14 AM)

Why they didn't have Scott McNeil voicing that Starscream, when he was the one who had imitated Chris Latta when he voiced Cobra Commander in the DiC G.I. Joe cartoon, is beyond me.

@  wonko the sane? : (02 August 2020 - 09:57 AM)

Say what you will, that was an awesome scene.

@  Maximus Ambus : (02 August 2020 - 08:36 AM)

Beast Wars Starsream "I am AIR COMMANDER Starscream of the DECEPTICON BATTLEFLEET!"

@  Nevermore : (02 August 2020 - 07:02 AM)

I liked TF: Prime Starscream.

@  -LittleAutob... : (01 August 2020 - 08:36 PM)

Hearing Starscream's screechy voice in Cyberverse has to be the most annoying thing ever in Transformers. Even his G1 voice wasn't as bad. :doh

@  -LittleAutob... : (01 August 2020 - 08:35 PM)

KUP!

@  Sabrblade : (01 August 2020 - 04:58 PM)

Urkel!

@  TheMightyMol... : (01 August 2020 - 03:16 PM)

Steeeeeeeeve.

@  PlutoniumBoss : (01 August 2020 - 02:57 AM)

LEEEROOOOOOOOY! jhenkenz...

@  Hg Dragon : (01 August 2020 - 01:21 AM)

Candleja-

@  Sabrblade : (31 July 2020 - 11:02 PM)

Beetlejuice! Beetlejuice! Beetlejuice!

@  Echowarrior : (31 July 2020 - 10:18 PM)

Spongebob!

@  TheMightyMol... : (31 July 2020 - 05:13 PM)

KHAAAAAAAN

@  PlutoniumBoss : (31 July 2020 - 03:04 PM)

Bueller? Bueller?

@  Jet : (31 July 2020 - 11:31 AM)

DONKEY!


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#2841 Sprocket

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Posted 02 July 2020 - 01:59 PM

You could ask the same question about the Prime Wars Trilogy cartoons


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Posted 02 July 2020 - 02:03 PM

Those were at least spread out with weekly releases. Not the way I would prefer to do it, but they were going for a traditional episodic format. This is 90 minutes of content being put in one place at one time, but broken apart for no good reason.



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Posted 02 July 2020 - 02:25 PM

It's possible they started these before Netflix picked it up, and kept the format they'd been using up until that point


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Posted 02 July 2020 - 02:45 PM

Those were at least spread out with weekly releases. Not the way I would prefer to do it, but they were going for a traditional episodic format. This is 90 minutes of content being put in one place at one time, but broken apart for no good reason.

They might have gotten into production to some extent with weekly releases in mind, if they didn't know from the start that they were being made for Netflix. Even if they'd only gotten as far as outlining episodes, "plots for six episodes" and "a plot for a movie" are different things no matter what the respective lengths are (which is why you'll sometimes see a series criticized for feeling more like a movie broken into parts, sort of a video version of "writing for the trade").

Alternatively, it's also possible Netflix just wanted it this way. Being able to advertise that you have the latest Transformers series is probably more appealing to execs than being able to advertise that you have the latest Transformers movie, even before you get into how it better ties into Netflix's model of getting viewers into the habit of binge-watching.

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Posted 02 July 2020 - 03:24 PM

The Castlevania series was the same way. S1 was 4 episodes, all released at once, could have been done as a movie.

It's just how Netflix rolls.

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Posted 02 July 2020 - 04:24 PM

Exhaust is kinda boring. I would have preferred a Slicer from Wheeljack, really.

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Posted 02 July 2020 - 05:03 PM

Exhaust is kinda boring. I would have preferred a Slicer from Wheeljack, really.

Aw mannn... Now I want slicer from Wheeljack...

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Posted 03 July 2020 - 07:58 AM

I'd rather just buy Dark Energon Wheeljack

 

Way better toy


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Posted 03 July 2020 - 03:00 PM

I don't mind helping. I still gotta get you that shipping quote.


That would be amazing, you absolute blimmin hero.


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Posted 07 July 2020 - 07:42 PM

By the Allspark! After 2 and a half months my shipment tracker says my Star Convoy is in my city!

 

Won't be long now!



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Posted 09 July 2020 - 04:04 AM

Greasepit and Exhaust are being shipped by UK retailers tomorrow, and they've not been officially announced yet.



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Posted 09 July 2020 - 09:14 AM

I'm strongly tempted to buy Greasepit and Exhaust from a seller on eBay. Very strongly tempted.


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Posted 26 July 2020 - 10:18 PM

Was bummed that Greasepit just uses the battle mode from Ironworks, so I made my own attempt at a G1-style battlestation.  I got a lot closer than I thought I would. (The power of modulators!)

 

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Posted 27 July 2020 - 03:37 AM

That looks really good!



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Posted 01 August 2020 - 01:57 PM

For the UK collectors among you: Amazon has Exhaust in stock now.

https://www.amazon.co.uk/dp/B084PTN5DN


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Posted 02 August 2020 - 06:36 AM

I’ve got a pending charge on my credit card from Pulse which is probably Greasepit.



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Posted 02 August 2020 - 11:08 AM

Some of the pictures of the accessory pack are coming out and already people are complaining about Prime's gun being 'too big'.  Now I want three bear transformers in Kingdom and personify them as angry fans.  Except Baby Bear is never to be found.

 

I myself have the funny idea of Zombie Prime firing with his folding blaster, and not much happens.  Someone says clearly the dead guy doesn't have much firepower as he shambles over to his trailer and roots around listlessly.  Then he pulls out the massive blaster and the taunting stops before the screaming starts.

 

I'm definitely trying out both the flail and the Megatron Gun with Super Megatron and pose it blasting Henkei Megatron.  Using the multiple robot modes, if they fit I can have a Megatron containing extra Megatron with a side of Megatron holding Megatron blasting Megatron as Shockwave stands by desperately filling out a flow chart and realizing THIS is what it's like...



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Posted 02 August 2020 - 12:34 PM

Some of the pictures of the accessory pack are coming out and already people are complaining about Prime's gun being 'too big'.  Now I want three bear transformers in Kingdom and personify them as angry fans.  Except Baby Bear is never to be found.

 

He'll be an exclusive to stores found only on Sesame Street.


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Posted 02 August 2020 - 12:42 PM

"Prime's blaster is too small and stubby!  He needs a BIG, INTIMIDATING blaster!"
"Ok, here you go!"
"No, no, now his blaster is too big!  He needs a smaller, handy modern streamlined one!"
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Posted 02 August 2020 - 09:37 PM

I just want to know if Roller's wheels spin or if he's just a solid chunk.



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