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@  Maximus Ambus : (29 September 2020 - 01:35 AM)

Ever notice Kath SOucie's Janine in the later episodes of Real Ghostbusters sounds like Tara Strong's Sari Sumdac?

@  Maximus Ambus : (28 September 2020 - 02:10 PM)

I wish they were more universal like Beast Wars, Animated or Prime and as professionally done,

@  Maximus Ambus : (28 September 2020 - 02:06 PM)

The Netflix shows are done for adults, the Generation toyline is for adults who grew up with G1.

@  Sabrblade : (28 September 2020 - 12:53 PM)

Who said it ever was?

@  -LittleAutob... : (28 September 2020 - 12:43 PM)

Whatever happened to WFC Earthrise being a kids show X'D

@  wonko the sane? : (28 September 2020 - 11:43 AM)

Cool, my last tablet couldn't run it, and I stopped caring by the time I got the new one. So thanks!

@  Otaku : (28 September 2020 - 11:27 AM)

There are crossover characters, but the amount and distribution... Marvel Vs Capcom this ain't.  If @wonko the sane? my bad!

@  Otaku : (28 September 2020 - 11:21 AM)

I've been playing for *checks account* 1002 days, 23 hours.  So, by 2021, it will have been three years.  I think it takes place in its own continuity, largely inspired by G1 but borrowing from other places.

@  Otaku : (28 September 2020 - 11:19 AM)

@wonko the sane? Can only speak for Earth Wars, but so few they're easy to forget.

@  wonko the sane? : (28 September 2020 - 07:39 AM)

Didn't they already do the across universes thing in that tablet game?

@  Demovere Xeno : (28 September 2020 - 05:30 AM)

Also, make the setting an amalgamation of different Transformers series, rather than based on a specific one. Bring in things like 'Sentinel Major' as the primo Autobot jerk, and sleek car mode Vehicons as the Decepticons' basic grunt.

@  Demovere Xeno : (28 September 2020 - 05:27 AM)

KT just needs to incorporate the vehicle modes into the combat system, like Platinum did for Devastation, so they're for more than just wheeling it across the battlefield. =P

@  Demovere Xeno : (28 September 2020 - 05:25 AM)

Transformers: Warriors of Cybertron! =D

@  Tm_Silverclaw : (28 September 2020 - 05:15 AM)

I want a Power Rangers Mosu. I would also take a Transformers Mosu. :D

@  TheMightyMol... : (28 September 2020 - 04:50 AM)

It even ended on a sequel hook.

@  Demovere Xeno : (28 September 2020 - 04:40 AM)

Man, I just want another Devastation game... =(

@  NotVeryKnightly : (28 September 2020 - 01:53 AM)

Aren't TFs way more varied than Joes, as far as they'd work in gameplay? Like, Omega Supreme is vastly different from Bumblebee.

@  unluckiness : (27 September 2020 - 10:16 PM)

Hell, ripoff Super Robot Wars withTFs

@  unluckiness : (27 September 2020 - 10:16 PM)

IDK they could make something like FF tactics or Fire Emblem ripoff with Robots and i'd buy it

@  Steevy Maximus : (27 September 2020 - 09:43 PM)

See, I feel GI Joe (with it's varied cast) is a better fit for a strategy game, where as Transformers feels more suited for a shooter.

@  Maruten : (27 September 2020 - 08:28 PM)

I might give them points for making a strategy game if it's actually a good strategy game.

@  wonko the sane? : (27 September 2020 - 07:48 PM)

I mean, points for making a strategy game instead of third person shooter, but: urrrrgggg. Cyberverse.

@  wonko the sane? : (27 September 2020 - 07:47 PM)

A transformers game for the switch? *checks* Urrrggg... cyberverse...

@  Steevy Maximus : (27 September 2020 - 06:28 PM)

October will be a big month for Hasbro fans: Zoids, GI Joe AND Transformers all have brand new console games. All on the Switch at that!

@  wonko the sane? : (27 September 2020 - 09:04 AM)

At least in animated he was more driven than just "loyal bootlick".

@  unluckiness : (27 September 2020 - 08:29 AM)

Oof, That's a huge downgrade

@  Maximus Ambus : (27 September 2020 - 02:35 AM)

After rewatching Animated Sound and Fury, in my head canon Titans Return Soundwave is that Soundwave.

@  wonko the sane? : (26 September 2020 - 04:09 PM)

On an unrelated note: I just got the BBTS email about kingdom pre-orders... and even the stuff I don't want I'm perfectly willing to get if it means I can have the rest of it.

@  wonko the sane? : (26 September 2020 - 04:08 PM)

It's digimon. So first one, then the other.

@  TheMightyMol... : (26 September 2020 - 12:53 PM)

50/50 odds, it's either a helicopter with limbs, or a scantily-clad human with heli blades on their back. If female, 90% odds on the second one.

@  NotVeryKnightly : (26 September 2020 - 12:39 PM)

I read that as "Helicoptermon" and wondered what kind of Digimon that was.

@  Bass X0 : (26 September 2020 - 12:35 PM)

Helicopter-mom, transform!

@  Maximus Ambus : (25 September 2020 - 11:58 PM)

Aw I scratched the hood of my 35th anniversary Bluestreak. Fortunately he's in robot mode a lot.

@  Sabrblade : (25 September 2020 - 07:24 PM)

No decoration could improve the wall more than Knockout himself

@  TheMightyMol... : (25 September 2020 - 05:04 PM)

The wall could use some decorating, though. Maybe a nice shelf or a portrait.

@  -LittleAutob... : (25 September 2020 - 04:32 PM)

I'm laughing so hard XDDD

@  ▲ndrusi : (25 September 2020 - 02:31 PM)

He doesn't even mind this time. You know what? It's comfortable here.

@  -LittleAutob... : (25 September 2020 - 02:23 PM)

AND THEN KNOCKOUT WAS IN THE WALL AGAIN XDDD

@  Bass X0 : (25 September 2020 - 01:11 PM)

is an annoying stage in Super Mario World.

@  wonko the sane? : (24 September 2020 - 02:15 PM)

Gnarly.

@  PlutoniumBoss : (24 September 2020 - 01:05 PM)

Beast Era, a blonde rat called Sunsqueaker.

@  TheMightyMol... : (24 September 2020 - 01:00 PM)

And then Knockout was in the wall again.

@  Sabrblade : (24 September 2020 - 12:53 PM)

Knockout: "Ooh, sorry, Lord Megatron. The correct word was... 'Decepticon'."

@  -LittleAutob... : (24 September 2020 - 11:15 AM)

Knockout: *while doing a crossword puzzle* Lord Megatron, whats a ten letter word for disappointment? | Megatron: ...... Starscream.

@  Maximus Ambus : (23 September 2020 - 01:20 PM)

@Bass X0 Shockwave did it.

@  TheMightyMol... : (23 September 2020 - 11:56 AM)

At least it's not Suntwerker.

@  wonko the sane? : (23 September 2020 - 11:19 AM)

I read that name as "suntweaker" the first time, and was terrified for a moment...

@  Bass X0 : (23 September 2020 - 03:41 AM)

Prowl did nothing wrong.

@  TheMightyMol... : (23 September 2020 - 01:50 AM)

Smashy, Stabby, Selfy, and Shieldy.

@  Xero Prime : (22 September 2020 - 08:52 PM)

RunFast, MuckyTrail, TrackBreaker and Sunstreaker


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#21 Powered Convoy

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Posted 01 February 2019 - 11:03 PM

I miss Tramp.

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Posted 01 February 2019 - 11:08 PM

It was stupid but the kind of stupid that's easily ignored so I don't mind.


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Posted 01 February 2019 - 11:09 PM

I really hope those are unrelated thoughts.



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Posted 02 February 2019 - 03:59 AM

I'm not really a fan of excessive humanization, but if Transformers have to have families, I'm more in favor of a twin relationship where a protoform or spark divides at birth, or at the very most some kind of "protoform batch" that a young Transformer spends their formative years with.


So they can have siblings, but no childern?

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Posted 02 February 2019 - 04:33 AM

I actually prefer that too. Siblings just seem really impossible to get around in a way parents aren't. There's a reason we had multiple canonical sibling pairs and no parents before anyone even tried generalizing an explanation in TF.


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 02 February 2019 - 08:22 AM

Quickswitch is Six Shot's son!

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Posted 02 February 2019 - 10:28 AM

Nosecone to Grimlock: "Are... Are you my father?"


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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 02 February 2019 - 10:40 AM

Duke Nukem to everybody: Who's yer daddy?

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Posted 02 February 2019 - 10:55 AM

Knock Out: "Come to Papa."

Bulkhead: "Run to Mommy!"

Breakdown: "Say 'Uncle!' Say it!"

 

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QUOTE(Bass X0 @ Aug 17 2013, 08:20 AM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
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 02 February 2019 - 10:55 AM

Quickswitch is Six Shot's son!

Quickswitch? Ho this guy?


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 02 February 2019 - 12:02 PM

I actually prefer that too. Siblings just seem really impossible to get around in a way parents aren't. There's a reason we had multiple canonical sibling pairs and no parents before anyone even tried generalizing an explanation in TF.


I like to think that the parent thing could be explain with the spark splitting thing too. Or like how Lio Jr was born.
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Posted 02 February 2019 - 12:20 PM

I don't like the idea of TFs having nuclear families with baby robots.  Out of all the ways you could imagine alien robot reproduction, that is the most boring.  I like the idea of the Cybertronians being a non-sexual species with gender but no sex (as in no biological sexes, no physical differences between males and females).  It makes them a little more "alien" from our human perspective, and a lot more interesting.


Edited by blueskyscribe, 02 February 2019 - 12:23 PM.


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Posted 02 February 2019 - 12:42 PM

What if the origin of baby Transformers is a mystery, but only to Transformers?

 

Meanwhile all the other species are like "It's from when you bang, dudes".



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Posted 02 February 2019 - 12:47 PM

Yeah, I genuinely appreciate that in all the different canonical explanations for where new TFs come from that we've gotten over the decades, sexual reproduction has never been one of them (at least not in a spelled-out way. Obviously the implication is there in this example, but as SG Roadbuster pointed out, there's room for other interpretations). It's probably only a matter of time before some continuity finally makes it an official Thing, but in the meantime I really like that this is an area where TFs get to be fully alien, when they've been humanized in basically every other way.

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Posted 02 February 2019 - 12:49 PM

 

I actually prefer that too. Siblings just seem really impossible to get around in a way parents aren't. There's a reason we had multiple canonical sibling pairs and no parents before anyone even tried generalizing an explanation in TF.


I like to think that the parent thing could be explain with the spark splitting thing too. Or like how Lio Jr was born.

 

 

I was thinking of Lio Jr too, and yeah the parents thing should be kind of rare and special like that.

So in a colony of thousands of Decepticons you have maybe a dozen kidrobots. And for the Autobots you have like Wheelie, Wedge, Medix, etc. They're just common enough to not be a scientific wonder, but still not really the next full generation the way organics make kiddos.



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Posted 02 February 2019 - 12:53 PM

What if the origin of baby Transformers is a mystery, but only to Transformers?

 

Meanwhile all the other species are like "It's from when you bang, dudes".

 


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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 02 February 2019 - 01:23 PM

Knock Out: "Come to Papa."

Bulkhead: "Run to Mommy!"

Breakdown: "Say 'Uncle!' Say it!"

 

--Transformers: Prime, Episode 21, "T.M.I."

Prime Arcee can be my mommy...



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Posted 02 February 2019 - 01:56 PM

I don't like the idea of TFs having nuclear families with baby robots.  Out of all the ways you could imagine alien robot reproduction, that is the most boring.  I like the idea of the Cybertronians being a non-sexual species with gender but no sex (as in no biological sexes, no physical differences between males and females).  It makes them a little more "alien" from our human perspective, and a lot more interesting.

You do realize that they don't have to have sex to have kids. They can have kids without getting down and dirty.

Edited by Roddie Luver, 30 May 2020 - 12:10 PM.

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Posted 02 February 2019 - 02:13 PM

Yeah, I genuinely appreciate that in all the different canonical explanations for where new TFs come from that we've gotten over the decades, sexual reproduction has never been one of them (at least not in a spelled-out way. Obviously the implication is there in this example, but as SG Roadbuster pointed out, there's room for other interpretations). It's probably only a matter of time before some continuity finally makes it an official Thing, but in the meantime I really like that this is an area where TFs get to be fully alien, when they've been humanized in basically every other way.


Well there Wheelie having parents, but it has never been stated how he came to be. He may have been built or born.
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Posted 02 February 2019 - 02:26 PM

I think sexually reproduction can exist among these aliens. However it should not be like ours. It's not their only one and it is the least use one.

Edited by Roddie Luver, 02 February 2019 - 02:47 PM.

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