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@  Steevy Maximus : (19 June 2021 - 01:45 PM)

Oh no! Darkeklaw is multiplaying! (See birthday box)

@  tigerhawk : (19 June 2021 - 11:54 AM)

In my Marvel comic canon the second wave of special teams were handpicked active robots whose experience would theoretically make more stable combiners, the Combaticons came from Cybertron, the Protectobots were imprinted from crystals explaining both Onslauhghts ancestry and First Aid's experience.

@  Dekafox : (18 June 2021 - 05:24 PM)

Spotlight: Lioconvoy?

@  Bass X0 : (18 June 2021 - 04:15 PM)

How long until IDW puts out an Optimus Pride Month comic?

@  Cyoti : (18 June 2021 - 03:32 PM)

Even with B5, it didn't follow its original 5-year plan. Summaries from the supplementary materials for the scriptbooks demonstrates that was originally planned was very different from the actual product. Sinclair's actor's departure seemingly changed the show to the point that the stuff with the Vorlons/Shadows, the Minbari and the ending were all changed. Mapping out a show years in advance is difficult because of changing bts stuff like writers/actors leaving the show or suddenly having to retool because of ratings/execs. No plan survives intact especially in a chaotic environment of television production.

@  Rycochet : (18 June 2021 - 11:27 AM)

To be like Babylon 5, you need to cram a 2 season story arc into one because you fear being cancelled, then get further seasons you have no more material for. You also need a spinoff which the network heads don't want and do everything in their power to kill it while it's on air.

@  wonko the sane? : (18 June 2021 - 10:33 AM)

The required effort is probably why we don't have babylon 6; TNG.

@  Dekafox : (18 June 2021 - 10:23 AM)

Everyone wants to be like Babylon 5 but no one wants to put in the effort

@  Nevermore : (18 June 2021 - 09:36 AM)

And then, after five years of hosting their own official podcast where they would answer fan questions and always encouraged their audience to pay attention to the mysteries, after the show had ended, they claimed the show was never really about the mysteries, it was all about the characters.

@  Nevermore : (18 June 2021 - 09:34 AM)

What really bugs me with "Lost" is that the producers had willfully negotiated a set end date with the network halfway through season 3 (the show ended with season 6, as planned) specifically so they could plan out the plot for the remainder of the show. Then... the plot wasn't resolved properly.

@  tigerhawk : (18 June 2021 - 04:17 AM)

By then I had lost interest in arc TV shows, I followed a few and got the impression they were just making them up as they went along. Seemed to be a trend starting with new Galactica and Lost though in actuality began with The X Files and has become a trope called 'The Chris Carter Effect'.

@  Nevermore : (18 June 2021 - 02:12 AM)

I think it was season 3 part 1 specifically, since they had two separate plot "arcs" for season 3.

@  Nevermore : (18 June 2021 - 02:11 AM)

They threw everything in there, with no clear story structure, no clear stakes, and characters flip-flopping wherever the episode's writer needed them to go for their half-baked plot.

@  Nevermore : (18 June 2021 - 02:10 AM)

Season 3 was the worst, with a terrible meandering random events plot.

@  tigerhawk : (17 June 2021 - 11:59 PM)

'save the cheerleader' then in season 3 he tears her skull open, scans her power and she simply heals. They didn't think any of it through.

@  Shockwave 75 : (17 June 2021 - 07:04 PM)

Well, you know Hollywood; if something's popular, run it into the ground!

@  Cybersnark : (17 June 2021 - 04:40 PM)

And then there was the Writers' Strike, which isn't the show's fault.

@  Cybersnark : (17 June 2021 - 04:40 PM)

Yeah, Sylar should've been, if not killed off, at least left to rest.

@  Nevermore : (17 June 2021 - 03:43 PM)

It never truly recovered from that.

@  Nevermore : (17 June 2021 - 03:43 PM)

Season 1 was good until the finale.

@  Paladin : (17 June 2021 - 09:37 AM)

because it sucked.

@  tigerhawk : (17 June 2021 - 08:58 AM)

Heroes was cancelled twice.

@  Nevermore : (17 June 2021 - 06:33 AM)

The song's official name is "Holding Out for a Hero".

@  PlutoniumBoss : (17 June 2021 - 12:54 AM)

That's a long time to wait for a sandwich.

@  Maruten : (16 June 2021 - 07:13 PM)

Lucky there's a hero arriving in July.

@  Steevy Maximus : (16 June 2021 - 05:38 PM)

I think I've heard "I Need a Hero" more times this past week than I have in the past several years.

@  tigerhawk : (16 June 2021 - 12:41 PM)

Thanks to Earthrise I can recreate the end of Return of Optimus Prime part 1.

@  wonko the sane? : (16 June 2021 - 11:19 AM)

I wish they would do something like that here: but then it would become obvious in which provinces you're getting gouged.

@  Nevermore : (16 June 2021 - 10:42 AM)

Here in Germany, the price you see is the price you pay, tax included.

@  Nevermore : (16 June 2021 - 10:42 AM)

I always find it weaird hearing that stores in the US don't initially already taxes in their prices.

@  Nevermore : (16 June 2021 - 04:33 AM)

You know what's kewl? Poor literacy.

@  wonko the sane? : (15 June 2021 - 04:31 PM)

Awesome, thanks for the heads up.

@  CORVUS : (15 June 2021 - 04:12 PM)

Kewl. Thanks!

@  Kalidor : (15 June 2021 - 02:08 PM)

Hey everybody! I wanted to announce that Sarahthecutevixen is our newest addition to the Allspark staff. She's primarily looking over discord stuff, but I wanted to make sure she got a welcome over here as well.

@  NovaSaber : (14 June 2021 - 11:07 AM)

Turn-Bass RPG

@  Sabrblade : (14 June 2021 - 10:21 AM)

Do not X0 quietly into the night.

@  ▲ndrusi : (14 June 2021 - 10:13 AM)

All your Bass are--

@  Donocropolis : (14 June 2021 - 05:56 AM)

*Bass X0 not available in Alaska or Hawaii.

@  Steevy Maximus : (13 June 2021 - 07:36 PM)

Get your own Big Mouth BassX0 for the low price of $19.95 (plusshippingandhandling)

@  repowers : (13 June 2021 - 12:45 PM)

Mr. Speaker, we are for the Bass X0.

@  Nevermore : (13 June 2021 - 06:04 AM)

It's all about that Bass XD.

@  tigerhawk : (13 June 2021 - 02:16 AM)

Will altering the moons orbit in any way help.

@  PlutoniumBoss : (13 June 2021 - 01:51 AM)

Now that you have seen this Bass XO, you must send it to five other Bass XOs or BassXO will come to you in a week and then you too will be BassXO.

@  Telly : (13 June 2021 - 12:08 AM)

or feed him after midnight

@  wonko the sane? : (12 June 2021 - 09:00 PM)

Just don't drop him.

@  Kaon : (12 June 2021 - 08:03 PM)

man this chat is nothing but Bass X)

@  Nevermore : (12 June 2021 - 07:08 PM)

Carefull, he is a Bass Xo.

@  TheMightyMol... : (12 June 2021 - 05:53 PM)

Aw, it's not even a shiny.

@  Sabrblade : (12 June 2021 - 05:27 PM)

A wild Bass X0 has appeared!

@  Bass X0 : (12 June 2021 - 05:20 PM)

I didn't even try this time.


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#1 Shanghai

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#2 Internet Jesus

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Posted 07 February 2011 - 04:38 PM

A terrible joke custom. Modern Aquaman, as of Brightest Day #19.


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Posted 07 February 2011 - 06:41 PM



This picture was a lot better in idea than execution, I couldn't decide what to do with the arms. Still love the kit though!

Edited by Enbee, 07 February 2011 - 06:42 PM.


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Posted 08 February 2011 - 12:16 PM

Now, let's begin the Toy Fair hype!

We should be seeing a bunch of new Star Wars stuff, including the Republic Attack Shuttle, since glimpses of that have started to leak out already.

There should be the stuff for the new Thundercats series, due out in August, which was seen briefly at the UK Toy Fair.

Probably Transformers DotM and Prime stuff, since that's started leaking out too.

SK Omega, a GI Joe style military line, will not be there but will be posting actual toy photos on their site soon:
http://www.hisstank....1-update-10129/

Oh, and NECA's doing some stuff. Among other things, more Bioshock and a Duke Nukem:
http://toynewsi.com/...39&itemid=16865

Finally, I hope we see Mattel's Back to the Future line that they've supposedly been working on.
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Posted 09 February 2011 - 02:50 PM

Also, we will probably be seeing Hero Factory wave 3 there as well.
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Posted 10 February 2011 - 11:26 AM


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Posted 10 February 2011 - 01:15 PM

Well, it's begun. And hooray for the lobster megazord!















http://toynewsi.com/...hp?itemid=16873
http://toynewsi.com/...hp?itemid=16875

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Posted 10 February 2011 - 11:52 PM

I've never bought a zord in my life but, that...that my friend will be mine.


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Posted 11 February 2011 - 12:30 AM

Ebizou actually doesn't come off too bad.

I'm guessing, then, that Ika-chan will come in a two pack with Gold like the other auxillery Zords.
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Posted 11 February 2011 - 12:31 AM

You might consider the current Samurai Megazord, too. If this one at all is like the Japanese version, you will be able to combine them to get something like this:


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Posted 11 February 2011 - 12:32 AM

If it looks like you can go full clusterhug Samurai Ha-oh with these guys, I might end up considering them.
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Posted 13 February 2011 - 01:41 PM

Gaming Heads, the company that has been making hideously expensive Valve-based statues, is finally making some figures!







Smaller-scale poseable Heavy! With swappable hands!
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Posted 13 February 2011 - 06:45 PM


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Posted 13 February 2011 - 06:55 PM



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Posted 14 February 2011 - 12:32 AM

YES.

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Back To The Future products are coming in mid 2012. They only have the rights to Doc and Marty at this time and the Delorian, so look for different versions of those two characters from all 3 movies to be released in various scales.


http://toynewsi.com/...88&itemid=16919
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Posted 14 February 2011 - 12:41 AM

Combined:

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Paramount Home Entertainment will be releasing RANSFORMERS CYBERTRON on 9.13.05

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Posted 14 February 2011 - 12:43 AM

Looks like they're having the parts that fold up into emblems on the Japanese one just hang off the back as arms, with the hands folded away. Not ideal, but eh, it works.
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Posted 16 February 2011 - 12:49 AM

Where do Minimates get sold???



Cuz I wants me some...

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Posted 16 February 2011 - 01:22 AM

...I want Ammy.

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Posted 16 February 2011 - 02:44 AM

QUOTE(Waspinator @ Feb 13 2011, 10:41 AM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
Gaming Heads, the company that has been making hideously expensive Valve-based statues, is finally making some figures!







Smaller-scale poseable Heavy! With swappable hands!



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