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@  Dracula : (27 March 2017 - 05:22 PM)

I haven't read AHM but as I understand it's very "story beats taken from Budiansky bios"

@  Telly : (27 March 2017 - 05:18 PM)

was referring more to how he was suspected of being a traitor in g1. and dreamwave. and 2001 rid. it was sarcastic, hence the :rolleyes  lol

@  Rycochet : (27 March 2017 - 05:10 PM)

Don't expect major events to be forshadowed.

@  Telly : (27 March 2017 - 04:57 PM)

wow! what a twist! mirage is suspected of being a traitor! :rolleyes

@  Telly : (27 March 2017 - 04:49 PM)

yeah im only on issue 4 and its only been like 30 minutes since i started. lots of splash pages and very little dialog

@  unitremover : (27 March 2017 - 04:47 PM)

I read it for the first time about a year ago and my main problem with it was just how little content there seemed to be in the individual issues. I remember thinking that it took probably three issues before I felt like it had really delivered a "proper" issue's worth of story.

@  Telly : (27 March 2017 - 04:33 PM)

id rather read about the galaxy-wide war than yet another story on earth. thats one of the things i loved about formerly r.i.d. but when they went back before combiner wars i lost interest. i read til all are one because of this.

@  Rycochet : (27 March 2017 - 04:24 PM)

It's one of those stories that gets slightly better with age because you know that IDW comics recover, but at the time it was a massive step back, a complex universe where the war was being fought across the galaxy swept away offpanel and replaced by n episode of the cartoon with blood..And there's a fan character we were told we were going to love, inserted to lecture the Autobots.

@  Bass X0 : (27 March 2017 - 04:12 PM)

Its not a bad story really, but then I've read actual bad TF event stories by IDW that came later. There is one major turnabout that happens off panel with no explanation that should have been addressed better though.

@  Telly : (27 March 2017 - 04:08 PM)

im about to start reading all hail megatron. wish me luck...

@  RC85747 : (27 March 2017 - 03:56 PM)

Bow to the evil unicorn

@  RichardT1977 : (27 March 2017 - 03:55 PM)

The G1 film had multiple good songs.

@  Dracula : (27 March 2017 - 03:37 PM)

he ain't the sharpest tool in the shed

@  Robowang : (27 March 2017 - 03:36 PM)

he's fat.

@  SHIELD Agent 47 : (27 March 2017 - 02:39 PM)

What do y'all think of Shrek?

@  Evac : (27 March 2017 - 01:51 PM)

Put down that chainsaw and listen to me! It's time for us to join in the fight!

@  Evac : (27 March 2017 - 01:51 PM)

At least the G1 film had one good song.

@  Boomhauer : (27 March 2017 - 01:27 PM)

I think I'd rather take neither, because ROTF being awful doesn't magically make the G1 Film stop being terrible.

@  Bass X0 : (27 March 2017 - 12:56 PM)

I'll take a children's movie where everyone talks like Wreck-Gar over a children's movie that has dog sex, masturbation, drugs, golden showers and enemy scrotum.

@  Rycochet : (27 March 2017 - 12:12 PM)

Oh-ee-yay! Talespin!

@  TheMightyMol... : (27 March 2017 - 10:09 AM)

Superman.....

@  Sabrblade : (27 March 2017 - 09:27 AM)

"I... am not... a gun."

@  Evac : (26 March 2017 - 03:42 PM)

Another great 90's animated film is, of course, The Iron Giant.

@  RichardT1977 : (26 March 2017 - 03:25 PM)

Another thing I liked about The Prince of Egypt was that it explained (without even having to say it outright) why Moses was chosen to deliver the Israelites from Egypt. Someone who had been raised among the slaves would have had too much bitterness and would want to go in throwing the wrath of God on all the Egyptians (or at least the royal family) until they all burned alive. But Moses had been raised as a member of the royal family, so he still thought of them as family. He wanted to reach a peaceful solution if at all possible.

@  Evac : (26 March 2017 - 03:04 PM)

"I know! I'll turn him into a flea. A harmless little flea, and then I'll put that flea in a box, and then put that box inside of another box, and when it arrives - AHAHAHA! I'LL SMASH IT WITH A HAMMAH! It's brilliant, brilliant, BRILLIANT, I tell you! Genius, I say!"

@  Evac : (26 March 2017 - 03:03 PM)

Hell, The Emperor's New Groove is easily the funniest animated film ever. Disney managed to do what Dreamworks tried to do, and they did it right.

@  Evac : (26 March 2017 - 03:02 PM)

None of their "funny" movies are anywhere near as funny as Aladdin or The Emperor's New Groove.

@  Evac : (26 March 2017 - 03:02 PM)

Its a pity Dreamworks devolved into a company that churned out "funny" films filled with pop culture references.

@  RichardT1977 : (26 March 2017 - 03:00 PM)

(also at the end of that scene, the camera pans up from the Egyptian skyline to the night sky and the most prominent constellation is Orion. Which the Egyptians associated with Osiris)

@  RichardT1977 : (26 March 2017 - 02:59 PM)

Yeah I give them full credit for treating the Last Plague with all the solemness it deserves.

@  Evac : (26 March 2017 - 02:59 PM)

It freed the Israelites, but Moses sure hated seeing what it did to his brother and all the normal non-slave owning people who didn't do anything wrong to the Israelites.

@  Evac : (26 March 2017 - 02:58 PM)

And it actually portrays God murdering children as a tragic thing, something most other adaptations disturbingly don't do.

@  RichardT1977 : (26 March 2017 - 02:57 PM)

So that what He told Moses becomes, "I'll lay the smackdown on Egypt, but I should warn you it's only gonna make Rameses dig in his heels more until I have no choice but to break him fully."

@  RichardT1977 : (26 March 2017 - 02:56 PM)

It also describes the "hardening of the Pharoah's heart" as his natural reaction to the plagues rather than an intentional mental override by God.

@  Evac : (26 March 2017 - 02:54 PM)

Hell, it actually portrays the Plagues as something that's bad and treats most of the Egyptian people as not deserving that shit. "All the innocent who suffer from your stubbornness and pride" and all that.

@  Evac : (26 March 2017 - 02:53 PM)

I'm a Christian, but Prince of Egypt is one of the few religious movies I'll willingly watch, because it's actually good instead of being self-rightous preachy nonsense, batshit crazy propaganda or schmaltzy trash. It also has a great soundtrack with music that I actually put up there with some of Disney's best stuff.

@  Evac : (26 March 2017 - 02:45 PM)

Dreamworks's best movies will always be the Dragons movies and The Prince of Egypt.

@  TM2-Megatron : (26 March 2017 - 02:40 PM)

Usually I'm willing to give animated films a go, but I have to agree this looked pretty terrible and I had no desire to see it

@  Patchouli Kn... : (26 March 2017 - 02:40 PM)

So it's the new "Bee Movie?"

@  Evac : (26 March 2017 - 02:16 PM)

Calling it now: it'll be a meme in ten years.

@  Paladin : (26 March 2017 - 02:07 PM)

every single person who said "yes" to BOSS BABY should be smacked. repeatedly. with adamantium.

@  MEDdMI : (26 March 2017 - 06:02 AM)

Yeah, I don't sync my Twitter since it's irrelevant to a TF forum and sometimes NSFW.

@  LBD "Nyt... : (26 March 2017 - 06:00 AM)

Ah, okay. I... don't know if that's a good idea or not. I post a lot of cats.

@  MEDdMI : (26 March 2017 - 05:50 AM)

I believe it will auto post anything you put on Twitter/Facebook to the Status section on the main forum page?

@  LBD "Nyt... : (26 March 2017 - 05:41 AM)

And I totally miss Krispy Kreme. I mean, they're still around here, but nowhere I don't have to go well out of my way for any more. =(

@  LBD "Nyt... : (26 March 2017 - 05:40 AM)

"i think you can sync profiles from both to this site." Not clear on what that means.

@  MEDdMI : (26 March 2017 - 05:04 AM)

:D I'm glad I have people and sheep who are willing to eat doughnuts for me.

@  Bass X0 : (26 March 2017 - 04:48 AM)

YOU'RE ALREADY CRAZY, MR. "I AM SHRAPNEL, DECEPTICON HERO"!!

@  Waspinator : (26 March 2017 - 04:45 AM)

DON'T MIND IF I DO

@  WorkbenchManiac : (26 March 2017 - 04:07 AM)

Go crazy?


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#1801 mx-01 archon

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Posted 01 October 2010 - 11:09 PM

Good thing the things I'm looking forward to are a ways off. D-Arts hasn't even started yet, and it's obvious that Beelzemon there is an unfinished figure, so I'm fine on that front. Seravee 3G shouldn't be coming out anytime soon, either. And they're certainly not going to spring a Chogokin release on us without warning, so I'm fine on Escaflowne.


Which is good, because I'm tapped out for the next little bit, just having paid for a Koenig Monster and a PlayArts Odin, as well as a healthy complement of smaller items.


[edit] Knew that release date was a little bit quick, since they usually give retailers enough time to solicit pre-orders and whatnot. Pre-orders for Kazuma are up already, but according to Amiami, he's not out until January.

Edited by mx-01 archon, 01 October 2010 - 11:27 PM.


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Posted 02 October 2010 - 11:38 AM

QUOTE(mx-01 archon @ Oct 2 2010, 12:09 AM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
Good thing the things I'm looking forward to are a ways off. D-Arts hasn't even started yet, and it's obvious that Beelzemon there is an unfinished figure, so I'm fine on that front. Seravee 3G shouldn't be coming out anytime soon, either. And they're certainly not going to spring a Chogokin release on us without warning, so I'm fine on Escaflowne.


Which is good, because I'm tapped out for the next little bit, just having paid for a Koenig Monster and a PlayArts Odin, as well as a healthy complement of smaller items.


[edit] Knew that release date was a little bit quick, since they usually give retailers enough time to solicit pre-orders and whatnot. Pre-orders for Kazuma are up already, but according to Amiami, he's not out until January.


Why does HLJ say "October Release", then?

http://www.hlj.com/product/BAN962488

Also, a link to how I heard about the change in release date in the first place:

http://tomopop.com/t...gin-14854.phtml

Edited by EvilEyeSigma, 02 October 2010 - 11:56 AM.

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#1803 HellCat

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Posted 02 October 2010 - 12:41 PM

HLJ pre-orders are tricky. Let's say they have a Gundam kit which is due in for September. All their info beforehand will tell customers that's when they'll have it. However, should no stock emerge by the end of the month it'll be listed for October. If no stock continues to arrive, the month will just keep going and going and going...seriously, I've seen them do it for things like trading figures where they never get a certain set in but somehow manage to get the one before and after just fine. I've even got some Gunpla on order from them all due this month, yet they list some of them as far as December.
There's also the fact that HLJ effectively declared war on Amiami this week, saying they're doing away with Japanese retail price in favour of more competitive discounted prices for all items. Since they seem to be taking their competition more seriously, I'd say all the evidence is good enough to at least suspect they rushed all these new items up for pre-order with no real release date info simply not to lose customers.

Edited by HellCat, 02 October 2010 - 12:43 PM.


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Posted 02 October 2010 - 01:02 PM

Meanwhile, I think waiting until January for stuff that was hinted at 8 months ago is insane. Bandai works in mysterious ways, plus these figures are fully colored and appear to be ready for production, which is not something Bandai usually has 4 months in advance.

I think that someone goofed and these items ARE being released in October.


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#1805 HellCat

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Posted 02 October 2010 - 01:22 PM

Bandai can and will announce stuff that is ready, only to sit on it. Perfect examples- the missile container version of HG Kyrios and the Sangokuden Real Grade kits. The fact that a thing looks ready to go doesn't mean it will. I can't claim to have a definitive answer here, but I will be amazed if they dump all this out in one month after showing it an expo.

#1806 Eva Sigma

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Posted 02 October 2010 - 01:28 PM

QUOTE(HellCat @ Oct 2 2010, 02:22 PM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
Bandai can and will announce stuff that is ready, only to sit on it. Perfect examples- the missile container version of HG Kyrios and the Sangokuden Real Grade kits. The fact that a thing looks ready to go doesn't mean it will. I can't claim to have a definitive answer here, but I will be amazed if they dump all this out in one month after showing it an expo.


It's not EVERYTHING, though.

3 Damashii and 3 Figuarts in one month isn't outlandish for Bandai.

Nobody's saying every single thing shown at Tamashii Nation is coming out next month...

And what the hell are you talking about, anyway? Neither one of those things exist!
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#1807 HellCat

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Posted 02 October 2010 - 01:37 PM

QUOTE(EvilEyeSigma @ Oct 2 2010, 01:28 PM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
QUOTE(HellCat @ Oct 2 2010, 02:22 PM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
Bandai can and will announce stuff that is ready, only to sit on it. Perfect examples- the missile container version of HG Kyrios and the Sangokuden Real Grade kits. The fact that a thing looks ready to go doesn't mean it will. I can't claim to have a definitive answer here, but I will be amazed if they dump all this out in one month after showing it an expo.


It's not EVERYTHING, though.

3 Damashii and 3 Figuarts in one month isn't outlandish for Bandai.

Nobody's saying every single thing shown at Tamashii Nation is coming out next month...

And what the hell are you talking about, anyway? Neither one of those things exist!


HG Kyrios has been shown a ton of times. There are even unused polycap ports in the existing kits legs which were designed to accomodate it. Likewise, about a year ago Bandai announced kits of Zeta and Double Zeta styles as Chouhi and Kanu were under planning.
Both examples were ultimately abandoned, despite a great deal of work having been put into them (Kyrios in particular would have been very easy, all they need was to mass produce the missile container component).

#1808 Eva Sigma

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Posted 02 October 2010 - 01:42 PM

I see.

What you meant was that they were production ready, but ultimately abandoned.

Well, I guess we'll all see how it goes when the middle of the month comes around, hm?
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#1809 Blade Raider

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Posted 03 October 2010 - 01:07 PM

Have you guys seen this list next to Megaman X?



It's a list of planned D-Arts. Here's the translation. I did not translate this list and I don't read Japanese. However I have checked if the Kanji matchs on many of these and they do so I think it's correct. If someone that does read Japanese wants to double check, please do.

Digimon Series:
-Imperialdramon
-Dukemon
-Beelzebumon (Shown unless they mean Burst Mode, which I hope)
-Paildramon
-Diablomon
-Susanoomon
-Alphamon (Makes me want Omegamon/Omnimon more)
-Shinegreymon
-Mugendramon

Rockman Series:
-Zero (Rockman X)
-Zero (Rockman Zero)
-X (Rockman X)
-Rockman (Rockman EXE)
-Forte

Medarot (Medabots) Series:
-Rokusho
-Granbeetle
-God Emperor
-Blazermate
-Arc Beetle
-Sonic Stag

Others:
-Samus Aran (Metroid)
-Knight Blazer (Wild Arms 2)
-Thanatos (Persona 3)
-Izanagi (Persona 4)
-Haseo (.hack)
-Link (Legend of Zelda) (HOLY TRIFORCE YES!)
-Gridman
-Robomaro (Robot Pokottsu)

Edited by Blade Raider, 03 October 2010 - 01:10 PM.


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Posted 03 October 2010 - 01:10 PM

Disappointed at no Peppercat, but glad to see Paildramon and Alphamon.

#1811 Eva Sigma

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Posted 03 October 2010 - 01:16 PM

Yeah, X and X-style Zero are must gets for sure.
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#1812 Omgiamonfire

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Posted 03 October 2010 - 01:40 PM

HELL YEAH ROKUSHO

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#1813 Eva Sigma

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Posted 03 October 2010 - 01:42 PM

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HELL YEAH ROKUSHO


I wasn't expecting them to NOT make him, Medabee's gotta have his rival.
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#1814 Enbee

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Posted 03 October 2010 - 02:16 PM

Man, that Digimon list is perfect.

Imperialdramon, who I was most hoping for, no matter what form it's in. Then a few Royal Knights, Shinegreymon, etc... Perfect!

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Posted 03 October 2010 - 02:55 PM

...Japan will just not be happy until they get every last dollar I have, will they?!?!




Also no Jehuty. BASTARDS.
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Posted 03 October 2010 - 03:55 PM

QUOTE(Yumemi @ Oct 3 2010, 03:16 PM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
Man, that Digimon list is perfect.

Imperialdramon, who I was most hoping for, no matter what form it's in. Then a few Royal Knights, Shinegreymon, etc... Perfect!

I think the list is perfect in the sense of being fairly predictable. All the lead characters' final forms and a few other big ones. While there's some I like, most of my favs aren't listed/shown outside of Beelzemon. Of course, they could always make others along side these so nothing's set in stone. Personally, I'm hoping for Leomon at some point.

QUOTE(Paladin @ Oct 3 2010, 03:55 PM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
...Japan will just not be happy until they get every last dollar I have, will they?!?!

Kaiyodo has been after me all year starting with the Revoltech transformable Macross jets. I skipped to wait for the sure to happen Max colors. Then they made Trigun, which were a must. Then they killed themselves with those tiny overpriced Zoids. And somewhere along the way, I preordered Lupin III. Now Bandai's is after me. I'm already deciding who I want the most so I can get who I really want. Wargreymon might be the first to go so I can get Kazuma, but that's a tough choice.

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Edited by Blade Raider, 03 October 2010 - 04:04 PM.


#1817 Omgiamonfire

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Posted 03 October 2010 - 04:42 PM

Man, Figma are kinda getting outclassed when it comes to variety, aren't they.

Edited by Omgiamonfire, 03 October 2010 - 04:43 PM.

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#1818 crazyjw18

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Posted 03 October 2010 - 05:04 PM

QUOTE(HellCat @ Oct 2 2010, 01:41 PM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
HLJ pre-orders are tricky. Let's say they have a Gundam kit which is due in for September. All their info beforehand will tell customers that's when they'll have it. However, should no stock emerge by the end of the month it'll be listed for October. If no stock continues to arrive, the month will just keep going and going and going...seriously, I've seen them do it for things like trading figures where they never get a certain set in but somehow manage to get the one before and after just fine. I've even got some Gunpla on order from them all due this month, yet they list some of them as far as December.

That's pretty well exactly what BBTS does. Allspark Almanac 2 was August. Now it still says September, but I expect it to move to October soon. This gets really annoying when you have a pile of loot and keep wating for that final item. Especially since their inventory system occasionally is crap and you find out at shipping time that they didn't really hold something for you. That's fun when it's now too late to order something anywhere else except jacked up on ebay.

#1819 Eva Sigma

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Posted 03 October 2010 - 05:12 PM

I'm eager to see protos of the other Mega Man figures, is that original Forte or EXE Forte?
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#1820 Waspinator

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Posted 03 October 2010 - 05:13 PM

I want pretty much the entire Rockman series.

And yes! Link and Samus! I wish I had known this before I bought this one Revoltech-style resin-kit Samus I've got, but hey I'm not an oracle. Noone was predicting this.