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@  wonko the sane? : (26 May 2017 - 07:21 PM)

I think thor was just too smart to NOT call us stupid next to him.

@  Pennpenn : (26 May 2017 - 07:18 PM)

Six of one, half a dozen of the other?

@  wonko the sane? : (26 May 2017 - 07:17 PM)

I always interpreted that scene to mean that asgardians weren't capable of breaking down problems in the same way as humans.

@  Pennpenn : (26 May 2017 - 06:58 AM)

I mean, SG1 was a good show on balance. One of my favourite things was Thor admitting he found humans good to keep around because they so often came up with stupid ideas that nevertheless worked out.

@  Whirl Maximus : (26 May 2017 - 05:59 AM)

Those episodes were 1969 and 2010.

@  Whirl Maximus : (26 May 2017 - 05:59 AM)

Stargate sg1 was loosely based on the movie, it thrived on continuity it was impressive how old situations and solutions would come back in unexpected ways. Continuum had it's villain use the characters own solution in two previous episodes against them.

@  Pennpenn : (26 May 2017 - 05:39 AM)

And yeah, name is based on a part of my surname. Can't remember why I picked it. Lost to memories of the primordial early 2000s.

@  Pennpenn : (26 May 2017 - 05:37 AM)

Like how Abydos in the movie is in another galaxy on the far side of the universe, but Abydos in SG1 is the closest world to Earth (and that was the only reason the gate could still get there) and even getting to other galaxies was impossible with the normal gates.

@  Pennpenn : (26 May 2017 - 05:35 AM)

I was very tired when I said that, but what I meant was a lot of stuff that is in the original Stargate movie is contradicted a lot in Stargate SG1.

@  unluckiness : (26 May 2017 - 05:29 AM)

OBJECTION

@  Tm_Silverclaw : (26 May 2017 - 12:48 AM)

I remember a fanfic that had Swindle as Lawyer.

@  SHIELD Agent 47 : (25 May 2017 - 10:08 PM)

No, I am referring to before Beast Wars: Uprising. I swear Swindle was a lawyer in a story before "A Brush With Infamy".

@  Telly : (25 May 2017 - 09:47 PM)

i cant get the link to work for the life of me. just go to the wiki and type "a brush with infamy" in the search box and itll come up

@  Telly : (25 May 2017 - 09:40 PM)

grr. check the post above this one. stupid non working link and i cant delete shouts...

@  SHIELD Agent 47 : (25 May 2017 - 09:25 PM)

I swear I've read the story but now I forget which one it is.

@  SHIELD Agent 47 : (25 May 2017 - 09:25 PM)

When has G1 Swindle been a lawyer before?

@  Rycochet : (25 May 2017 - 07:20 PM)

All I know about PennPenn is he's so good they named him twice.

@  Tm_Silverclaw : (25 May 2017 - 07:02 PM)

Nope.. Pennpenn is actually a Prinny dood!

@  Foffy : (25 May 2017 - 06:47 PM)

I wonder if Pennpenn is related to Sean Penn.

@  Kalidor : (25 May 2017 - 04:31 PM)

PennPenn - What are you talking about?

@  wonko the sane? : (25 May 2017 - 02:13 PM)

It's the only way for wisconsin to build it's population.

@  Bass X0 : (25 May 2017 - 02:04 PM)

Wisconsin law: Whenever two trains meet at an intersection of said tracks, neither shall proceed until the other has.

@  Nevermore : (25 May 2017 - 11:58 AM)

Prequel creep?

@  Pennpenn : (25 May 2017 - 09:47 AM)

The prequel-creep from the original Stargate movie to SG1 is kinda funny.

@  Paladin : (25 May 2017 - 08:12 AM)

clickbaid browser hijacker explains everything?

@  Nevermore : (25 May 2017 - 07:29 AM)

Wow, this explains a lot! http://www.transfo

@  Robowang : (25 May 2017 - 06:50 AM)

There have been links to articles once or twice that I actually wanted to read but were cut off.

@  Robowang : (25 May 2017 - 06:49 AM)

True.

@  unluckiness : (25 May 2017 - 06:45 AM)

eh not missing much

@  Robowang : (25 May 2017 - 06:40 AM)

Stupid Twitter.

@  Robowang : (25 May 2017 - 06:40 AM)

That explains why they are cut off all the time.

@  Robowang : (25 May 2017 - 06:40 AM)

Yuck.

@  Foffy : (24 May 2017 - 11:05 PM)

I mean, a large portion of the status updates are snippets of peoples' twitter accounts...

@  Steevy Maximus : (24 May 2017 - 09:34 PM)

I thought that was the status updates?

@  ▲ndrusi : (24 May 2017 - 09:18 PM)

Wait, I thought Twitter was the P&R shoutbox.

@  Noideaforaname : (24 May 2017 - 06:11 PM)

Nerd talk is infinitely better than P&R talk...

@  Bass X0 : (24 May 2017 - 04:30 PM)

Warning: Chatbox subject to spontaneous outbursts of nerd talk

@  Bass X0 : (24 May 2017 - 03:50 PM)

Most people should rap their age as a math problem.

@  Foffy : (24 May 2017 - 03:24 PM)

More people should state their age as math problems. I'm nine squared minus sixty-three.

@  Benbot : (24 May 2017 - 03:16 PM)

That's a complicated way of saying you're 20

@  Whirl Maximus : (24 May 2017 - 03:08 PM)

Simpsons movie is ten years old. I'm ten years older.

@  The Doctor Who : (24 May 2017 - 02:48 PM)

Or Facebook

@  Paladin : (24 May 2017 - 02:07 PM)

it's called Tumblr.

@  lastmaximal : (24 May 2017 - 02:04 PM)

Is there a p&r shoutbox?

@  Bass X0 : (24 May 2017 - 02:02 PM)

Quote from Facebook (not from me): "Religion is like having a penis. It's all very well and good to be proud of it. Just don't shove it in my face UNLESS I ASK YOU TO!"

@  Rycochet : (24 May 2017 - 11:21 AM)

In an mmmbop they're gone! In an mmm bop they're not there!

@  unluckiness : (24 May 2017 - 08:13 AM)

can't touch this

@  Robowang : (24 May 2017 - 08:09 AM)

It's Skyline time.

@  MEDdMI : (24 May 2017 - 06:28 AM)

It's that time of the month.

@  NotVeryKnightly : (24 May 2017 - 06:27 AM)

Communist bananas?


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#181 ZacWilliam1

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Posted 30 October 2012 - 07:55 AM

Trying to keep the momentum going we turn towards less "friendly" territory. Hailing from the Fun-Pub Wings universe we get a massive beast of the Decepticon homeland.




It took me a long time to zero in a design for this guy that I liked, but I'm really happy with the finished product. Have a bunch of Gearwulf sketches from working on this, so maybe they'll be next...


-ZacWilliam, feels like the text here was getting a bit fuzzy at the larger size (cant imagine why, didn't do anything different than usual) but I kept the image a bit smaller to try and compensate.
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#182 Ursa Magnus

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Posted 30 October 2012 - 10:17 AM

Okay, favorite entry ever right here. Obviously. icon-silverbolt.gif icon-silverbolt.gif

#183 Tindalos

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Posted 30 October 2012 - 10:46 AM

I love your description of Krystar, and it sounds a fascinating place.

I do kinda wonder about part of the Ice Bear's transformation: Its hind legs, do they combine with the fore-legs to create the arms? Do they just get folded away somewhere? Do they become its bipedal jaws; as a kind of mirror to its quadrupedal jaws, which become the bipedal hind legs?

(Also, the bipedal head makes me think of Lugnut for no apparent reason, kind of neat, even if not intentional.)

#184 ZacWilliam1

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Posted 30 October 2012 - 12:00 PM

QUOTE(Tindalos @ Oct 30 2012, 11:46 AM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
I love your description of Krystar, and it sounds a fascinating place.


Thanks. icon-hotrod.gif I wanted to do another entry that reminded me of the Titanium Moosebot, but I didn't want to revisit the exact same environment. Setting it at the opposite pole in Kaon seemed like a good idea. I tried to throw a bit of Russian/Siberia into it since it's Kaon and that's kind of thematically appropriate. Though I admit a good bit of Skyrim bleed through as I was thinking about it as well. I almost wanted to find a way to reference the upcoming "Dovahkinn" Bulkhead remold, but didn't get a chance.

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I do kinda wonder about part of the Ice Bear's transformation: Its hind legs, do they combine with the fore-legs to create the arms? Do they just get folded away somewhere? Do they become its bipedal jaws; as a kind of mirror to its quadrupedal jaws, which become the bipedal hind legs?


The quadruped head becomes the biped legs, yes. The quadruped front paws fold up a bit to make the biped arms. It's a bit untraditional but I actually picture the two hind legs going different place. One opens to form the bipedal head yeah, while the other folds down and inside to make the bipedal forms belly. icon-hotrod.gif

I had a straight on shot of the bipedal mode that probably showed that off more, but I figured the action shot was more interesting visually so went with that instead.


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(Also, the bipedal head makes me think of Lugnut for no apparent reason, kind of neat, even if not intentional.)


That was one of the hardest parts of this design. Coming up with a head that looked right for something called an iron bear but didn't say "metal earth bear". Turns out when you alter the features of a bear it stops looking bear-like real quick. I'm very happy I finally hit something that worked. Now it reminds me of Buford from Phineas and Ferb a little (especially in the shot I didn't use) but Lugnut is even better really. It works with his bearlike size and his Decepticon hardliner personality. I think you've convinced me to mentally make him a Krystarian native by construction.


-ZacWilliam, was originally going to have the Iron Bears be a mechasoccer team but decided Lobbing was more "Soviet Unionish" as sort of a ping pong parallel.

Edited by ZacWilliam1, 30 October 2012 - 12:03 PM.

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#185 Tindalos

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Posted 30 October 2012 - 04:46 PM

QUOTE(ZacWilliam1 @ Oct 30 2012, 05:00 PM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
That was one of the hardest parts of this design. Coming up with a head that looked right for something called an iron bear but didn't say "metal earth bear". Turns out when you alter the features of a bear it stops looking bear-like real quick. I'm very happy I finally hit something that worked. Now it reminds me of Buford from Phineas and Ferb a little (especially in the shot I didn't use) but Lugnut is even better really. It works with his bearlike size and his Decepticon hardliner personality. I think you've convinced me to mentally make him a Krystarian native by construction.


-ZacWilliam, was originally going to have the Iron Bears be a mechasoccer team but decided Lobbing was more "Soviet Unionish" as sort of a ping pong parallel.


That works brilliantly, especially with Animated Lugnut's nickname of the Kaon Crusher.


And yeah, I kind of like the idea of Kaon as being a huge winter wasteland, making the settlements and mines blazing forges amongst the super-cooled air, with temperatures tending towards extremes.

#186 Nutjob R/T

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Posted 04 November 2012 - 08:50 AM

Oh they come from the land of the ash and snow, from the midnight sun where the hot forge glows! Hammer of the Gods...
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#187 TriBlurr

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Posted 28 November 2012 - 08:19 AM

I just wanted to say how much I love this stuff your doing.

Its helped give me some ideas for updating the "pets" I have in my little Beast Wars project.


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#188 ZacWilliam1

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Posted 13 March 2013 - 10:21 AM

Hey, surprise! icon-hotrod.gif

Thank the Beast Hunter's guide Hasbro released in Asia for this one. Nothing get's me excited to work on more pages than new Mechanimals being added to the franchise.






-ZacWilliam, and thanks to the last issue of the Club Mag there should be at least one more page close behind this one. icon-hotrod.gif
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#189 TriBlurr

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Posted 13 March 2013 - 10:41 AM

Nice.



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#190 Ursa Magnus

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Posted 13 March 2013 - 11:07 AM

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#191 Tomasemily

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Posted 13 March 2013 - 10:08 PM

great as usual!

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Posted 14 March 2013 - 03:19 AM

HEY! YOU'VE MADE ME FORGET HOW AWESOME THESE ARE. YOU MUST REMEDY THIS BY UPDATING MORE OFTEN!


I love the Rusthound's face especially.

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#193 ZacWilliam1

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Posted 14 March 2013 - 03:03 PM


Thanks everyone. It was really fun to do one of these again.

I've got two or three more pages in various stages of sketching so, depending on how free time breaks down I'm hopefull there should be another page soon. icon-hotrod.gif


-ZacWilliam, what I really need is them too keep name-droping new mechanimals, I've worked through so many of the existing ones by this point.
Ever wonder about the speed of Turbofoxes?
Or the proverbial ailerons of Titanium Moosebots?

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