Jump to content


Toggle shoutbox Squawkbox Open the Shoutbox in a popup

Please don't post Youtube videos in the chat box. The forums software auto embeds them. 

@  Kalidor : (21 July 2017 - 10:58 PM)

..er myself.

@  Kalidor : (21 July 2017 - 10:58 PM)

NOT RESPONDING

@  Kalidor : (21 July 2017 - 10:58 PM)

...

@  Kalidor : (21 July 2017 - 10:58 PM)

....

@  Kalidor : (21 July 2017 - 10:58 PM)

Couldn't say it bett.....

@  Steevy Maximus : (21 July 2017 - 10:33 PM)

You just don't appreciate the speed of a solid state drive until you have to use an old laptop with an old spinning drive

@  Patchouli Kn... : (21 July 2017 - 08:32 PM)

If there's at least one, you can army-build.

@  NotVeryKnightly : (21 July 2017 - 07:25 PM)

Are there even enough toys of him to collect?

@  TheMightyMol... : (21 July 2017 - 04:21 PM)

A nerd.

@  Nevermore : (21 July 2017 - 04:19 PM)

Speaking of, what do you call someone who collects toys of the Marvel character The Collector?

@  Nevermore : (21 July 2017 - 04:18 PM)

What about people who collect the "Die Hard" movies?

@  wonko the sane? : (21 July 2017 - 03:54 PM)

A lot of the die hard collectors don't need to be louder...

@  SHIELD Agent 47 : (21 July 2017 - 03:22 PM)

@Nevermore Benbot means "amped" as in excited. I believe the term is shorthand for (a sound) amplifier.

@  Nevermore : (21 July 2017 - 03:10 PM)

Or is "shorthand" a synonym for "amputated"?

@  Nevermore : (21 July 2017 - 03:10 PM)

Is "amped" shorthand for "amputated"?

@  Benbot : (21 July 2017 - 12:28 PM)

I am amped! But I also have standards.

@  Fear or Courage : (21 July 2017 - 08:38 AM)

I consider Thew to basically be the model toy collector. We should all aim to be so amped about the thing we collect.

@  Pennpenn : (21 July 2017 - 07:21 AM)

And some people are just whiny jerks who like to complain about stuff and don't realise that, so will invent irrational grievances to fuel that need.

@  Rycochet : (21 July 2017 - 06:13 AM)

A lot of toy collectors don't seem to get that the things the collect are toys.and have unrealistic expectations of what's doable in a modern retail environment. You're not going to get a $100 figure's worth of parts and paint for $20 or less and gimmicks are needed tomake the toys actually, you know, fun.

@  Foffy : (20 July 2017 - 09:40 PM)

Not necessarily. With the right condiments, they can taste surprisingly nice.

@  Evac : (20 July 2017 - 09:37 PM)

I think most toy collectors are bitter in some form.

@  Diecast : (20 July 2017 - 09:37 PM)

...or maybe I'm the bitter one?!  Oh no.

@  Diecast : (20 July 2017 - 09:32 PM)

And I don't even mean that everyone should love it all. But it does seem to bring the angrier ones in from the lurking.

@  Diecast : (20 July 2017 - 09:29 PM)

It's these reveals that always remind me how exceptionally bitter a large portion of toy collectors are on other forums.

@  Sean Whitmore : (20 July 2017 - 07:06 PM)

SDCC toy reveals make adults happy by telling them what they can get eventually. Kids don't care what they can get eventually, you make them happy by getting them whatever's available now.

@  Jalaguy : (20 July 2017 - 06:10 PM)

They exist, they just don't show them at SDCC because they assume that the adult fanbase doesn't care about them.

@  Steevy Maximus : (20 July 2017 - 06:03 PM)

On SDCC stuff...I'm disappointed, but not surprised, at the lack of the actual KIDS toys among all the toys for us old men

@  Steevy Maximus : (20 July 2017 - 04:15 PM)

:burn

@  Steevy Maximus : (20 July 2017 - 04:15 PM)

SSA response? "How would we know to un enroll you if you don't tell us?"

@  Steevy Maximus : (20 July 2017 - 04:14 PM)

I'm supposed to un-enrolled in Medicare at the end of the month (36 months post-transplant), but I'm getting a bill for next quarter's coverage.

@  Steevy Maximus : (20 July 2017 - 04:14 PM)

I would LOVE to have ONE THING done correctly and promptly by the Social Security Administration

@  Ms Virion : (20 July 2017 - 02:22 PM)

=(

@  SHIELD Agent 47 : (20 July 2017 - 01:43 PM)

Noooo!!!!!

@  Paladin : (20 July 2017 - 01:39 PM)

well shit... https://uk.style.yah...-182818808.html

@  Kalidor : (19 July 2017 - 08:46 PM)

https://www.allspark...rive-questions/

@  wonko the sane? : (19 July 2017 - 07:53 PM)

So good it'll whack you in the lobanza.

@  Bass X0 : (19 July 2017 - 06:12 PM)

mafiace cream?

@  Bass X0 : (19 July 2017 - 04:49 PM)

adios mafia.

@  Patchouli Kn... : (19 July 2017 - 03:26 PM)

for ice cream

@  MEDdMI : (19 July 2017 - 02:52 PM)

But he must scream.

@  Benbot : (19 July 2017 - 02:49 PM)

he doesn't have a mouth

@  Benbot : (19 July 2017 - 02:48 PM)

Hoist?

@  Glenn : (19 July 2017 - 11:53 AM)

oops tfsource not bbts

@  Glenn : (19 July 2017 - 11:52 AM)

Does anyone else find Hoist's smile on that MP ad for BBTS slightly disturbing?

@  Bass X0 : (19 July 2017 - 11:39 AM)

In to the darkness, snuffing out the light, fighting for the things you know aren't right

@  Noideaforaname : (19 July 2017 - 09:19 AM)

Snuff out the light, claim your right, to a world of darkness!

@  Bass X0 : (19 July 2017 - 08:33 AM)

Then we must block it out, just like Mr. Burns had foretold.

@  TheMightyMol... : (19 July 2017 - 07:23 AM)

Sunlight is overrated.

@  MEDdMI : (19 July 2017 - 05:42 AM)

Your eyes will remain intact behind the sunglasses on top of a pile of ash.

@  Dekafox : (18 July 2017 - 10:27 PM)

What about Ray-Banz sunglasses?


Photo
- - - - -

Your most requested figure from Squadron X?


This topic has been archived. This means that you cannot reply to this topic.
21 replies to this topic

Poll: Squadron X figures (29 member(s) have cast votes)

Which member would you like to see released first?

You cannot see the results of the poll until you have voted. Please login and cast your vote to see the results of this poll.
Vote Guests cannot vote

#1 MrBlud

MrBlud

    Goes down smooth...

  • Staff
  • 50596 posts

Posted 07 March 2011 - 05:25 AM

A lot of good choices here. I really like Macabre/Triton/Ferak but since I can only pick one I'm going with Fang. I've always liked the design.

card-strongarm.jpg


#2 Bass X0

Bass X0
  • Citizen
  • 43272 posts

Posted 07 March 2011 - 05:34 AM

I went with Macabre - the Decepticon who slew Xaa.... actually, Impactor.

Just because you can't win doesn't mean you stop working.


#3 (Deactivated) BB Shockwave

(Deactivated) BB Shockwave
  • Guests

Posted 07 March 2011 - 09:33 AM

Oh, I like them all. I have even started thinking about doing some kitbashes - based on the IDW designs, though.

I think that the SW Crossover Cad Bane would be a good Crosscut, and the Marvel Crossovers Hulk Bulldozer (or the tank) a good Earthquake.

Voted for Macabre, though. I wonder what he transforms into... must be a plane of some sort, with those wings.

If anyone can help me find designs sketches of these guys' IDW appearance, I'd appreciate it (the TPB had sadly, none). I have sketched up a "Tales of Squadron X" story already, about the formation of the squad, and I want some visual aid for my friend who will draw the comic.

#4 Vestras

Vestras

    Stone by Day, Friendship by Night

  • Supporter
  • 8459 posts

Posted 07 March 2011 - 09:43 AM

Macabre. I remember seeing a nice Digibash of him using CHUG Cyclonus as a base. Besides that, he seems like the coolest of the bunch, and as default leader we need a 2-pack of him vs Impactor.
Clearing out some old TFs and Mugenbine in my BST Thread. You know you want some of these.

#5 Chip

Chip

    The light which smashes lies!

  • Citizen
  • 6477 posts

Posted 07 March 2011 - 11:08 AM

I picked Ferak because he's got a pretty distinctive jet mode, because he's from one of the most memorable G1 stories, and because I like his head and red face from Last Stand.

#6 Detour

Detour

    People.... What a bunch of bastards!

  • Supporter
  • 19907 posts

Posted 07 March 2011 - 01:24 PM

QUOTE(BB Shockwave @ Mar 7 2011, 09:33 AM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
Voted for Macabre, though. I wonder what he transforms into... must be a plane of some sort, with those wings.

"Bat-winged air current glider".

You're far too young to be this bitter and angry at the world....

I'm reading that with Roy's voice. Heck, I read everything you post in a laconic Irish accent.

 


#7 Fishbug

Fishbug

    toot toot

  • Citizen
  • 11555 posts

Posted 07 March 2011 - 01:27 PM

They could probably get away with making Macabre and Ferak from the same mold, just with different wings.

Edited by Fishbug, 07 March 2011 - 01:27 PM.

25aputg.jpg
#WHERESINJECTOR

#8 Detour

Detour

    People.... What a bunch of bastards!

  • Supporter
  • 19907 posts

Posted 07 March 2011 - 01:28 PM

If they made Red Hulk out of the Bulldozer Hulk from Crossovers, a simple headswap could make a custom Earthquake.

You're far too young to be this bitter and angry at the world....

I'm reading that with Roy's voice. Heck, I read everything you post in a laconic Irish accent.

 


#9 Razorsaw

Razorsaw

    Let's not lose our heads

  • Citizen
  • 33530 posts

Posted 07 March 2011 - 01:35 PM

Macabre. His aesthetic looks like it'd fit the best. The others tend to look like Ninja Turtles villains.

"Disabled people donít have special needs. We have very reasonable human needs. Our needs include freedom from abuse, violence, and mistreatment, the right to autonomy and self-direction, the right to represent ourselves, equal opportunity for education and employment, the right to accommodation, and societal inclusion and acceptance.

The need for accommodation isnít a ďspecial needĒ. Itís a basic human right. Itís a leveling of the playing field that allows us the same opportunities and chances as non-disabled people."


- Amethyst Schaber, http://neurowonderful.tumblr.com/

#10 Blueshift

Blueshift
  • Citizen
  • 2242 posts

Posted 07 March 2011 - 01:47 PM

That reminds me, I've actually managed to do all of Squadron X in my various Botcon digibashes (thread here - http://www.allspark....showtopic=75768 )


I've put them all in one place if it helps get those brain juices flowing. Click the pic for the large version




http://i71.photobuck...squadxlarge.jpg

#11 Detour

Detour

    People.... What a bunch of bastards!

  • Supporter
  • 19907 posts

Posted 07 March 2011 - 01:51 PM

Ooooo! Spiffy!

Although going by LSOTW, I think Tornado had a ground-based mode. He definitely had what appear to be wheels on his shoulders.


Still. I would buy the hell out of that Macabre.

You're far too young to be this bitter and angry at the world....

I'm reading that with Roy's voice. Heck, I read everything you post in a laconic Irish accent.

 


#12 Blueshift

Blueshift
  • Citizen
  • 2242 posts

Posted 07 March 2011 - 02:24 PM

QUOTE(Detour @ Mar 7 2011, 01:51 PM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
Ooooo! Spiffy!

Although going by LSOTW, I think Tornado had a ground-based mode. He definitely had what appear to be wheels on his shoulders.


Still. I would buy the hell out of that Macabre.


I was mostly going off the G1 comics for these guys, hence Ferak's look (I wanted to get his alt-mode looking right, since that's all we saw of him in G1 and his Wreckers colours are pretty much the opposite)

But c'mon, how can /Tornado/ NOT be a jet!

#13 Silent_Magnus

Silent_Magnus
  • Citizen
  • 5909 posts

Posted 07 March 2011 - 02:43 PM

Macabre or Fang because I remember those two the most from their original appearances.
I'll probably go with Fang because I associate him with Piano Transformer guy.(A guy that I really want)

Edited by Silent_Magnus, 07 March 2011 - 02:43 PM.



#14 (Deactivated) Mos'zambique

(Deactivated) Mos'zambique
  • Guests

Posted 07 March 2011 - 02:50 PM

I voted for Crosscut because I like his weird head.

#15 Repugnus

Repugnus

    Actionmaster

  • Citizen
  • 255 posts

Posted 07 March 2011 - 04:36 PM

I've always really liked Triton's design, but I think I'm gonna have to go with Fang.

#16 Detour

Detour

    People.... What a bunch of bastards!

  • Supporter
  • 19907 posts

Posted 07 March 2011 - 06:34 PM

I, personally, cannot decide. icon-screamer.gif

You're far too young to be this bitter and angry at the world....

I'm reading that with Roy's voice. Heck, I read everything you post in a laconic Irish accent.

 


#17 (Deactivated) BB Shockwave

(Deactivated) BB Shockwave
  • Guests

Posted 08 March 2011 - 05:25 AM

QUOTE(Detour @ Mar 7 2011, 07:51 PM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
Ooooo! Spiffy!

Although going by LSOTW, I think Tornado had a ground-based mode. He definitely had what appear to be wheels on his shoulders.


Yes, he had the same "Transtech" style wheels Animated Blurr does. I think he is some sort of a motorcycle, and could be made from Cybertron Ransack, actually.

I still cannot identify whatever Triton could transform into, and Fang too has no hints of an alt-mode. The two of them look pretty much the same in IDW as in Marvel UK.

And Ferak's head is dead-on Cyclonus, with smaller horns. There was a Marvel Crossovers Iron-Man flying wing, which has similar wings as Ferak, so again, could be done.


#18 Detour

Detour

    People.... What a bunch of bastards!

  • Supporter
  • 19907 posts

Posted 08 March 2011 - 05:40 AM

QUOTE(BB Shockwave @ Mar 8 2011, 05:25 AM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
And Ferak's head is dead-on Cyclonus, with smaller horns. There was a Marvel Crossovers Iron-Man flying wing, which has similar wings as Ferak, so again, could be done.

Ferak's LSOTW design is actually lifted from this guy.

You're far too young to be this bitter and angry at the world....

I'm reading that with Roy's voice. Heck, I read everything you post in a laconic Irish accent.

 


#19 Chip

Chip

    The light which smashes lies!

  • Citizen
  • 6477 posts

Posted 08 March 2011 - 09:07 AM

QUOTE(Detour @ Mar 8 2011, 05:40 AM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
QUOTE(BB Shockwave @ Mar 8 2011, 05:25 AM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
And Ferak's head is dead-on Cyclonus, with smaller horns. There was a Marvel Crossovers Iron-Man flying wing, which has similar wings as Ferak, so again, could be done.

Ferak's LSOTW design is actually lifted from this guy.

Ooh, redeco option.

#20 ZacWilliam1

ZacWilliam1
  • Citizen
  • 15293 posts

Posted 08 March 2011 - 09:24 AM


I'd buy any of them. I'm a sucker for obscure, especially in relation to the Marvel comics or LSotW.

That said, limiting it to one I pick Crosscut. 1)I really like his unique head and 2) the Cybertron/Smelting Pool/Spacebridge story is one of my all time favorites.


-ZacWilliam, if its wrong to want a new mold, dedicated Scrounge figure I don't want to be right...
Ever wonder about the speed of Turbofoxes?
Or the proverbial ailerons of Titanium Moosebots?

*Visit the one and only Cybertronic Bestiary.
For a mechazoologic tour of the mechanimals of Cybertron.