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@  SG Roadbuster : (08 August 2020 - 01:53 PM)

@Nevermore yes.

@  Nevermore : (08 August 2020 - 09:11 AM)

Is $30 a good deal for Subscription Service Breakdown?

@  Trpodeca : (08 August 2020 - 06:24 AM)

Oh dear God no. Twitter has changed it's default layout to the terrible new one. Why waste so much space on the left?

@  Steevy Maximus : (07 August 2020 - 08:28 PM)

@Bass X0, yeah, the Joe comic got REALLY solid in the upper 20s to the Cobra Civil War. It's interesting to see how well the Joe comic has aged relative to the cartoon. Where as I feel the opposite is true of Transformers

@  -LittleAutob... : (07 August 2020 - 03:58 PM)

Its so fun watching past TF Conventions.

@  Bass X0 : (07 August 2020 - 02:20 PM)

I've been reading classic 80s G.I. Joe lately. Its still decent even though I don't have any nostalgia towards it.

@  Sabrblade : (07 August 2020 - 08:50 AM)

Think of it as Adam West Batman instead. ;)

@  wonko the sane? : (07 August 2020 - 07:49 AM)

That sounds more like the flash, or maybe booster gold than batman.

@  Sabrblade : (07 August 2020 - 12:27 AM)

They would get bored fighting each other and instead decide to take an epic cross-country road trip together.

@  RichardT1977 : (06 August 2020 - 08:57 PM)

What would happen if Batman were to fight Squirrel Girl?

@  PlutoniumBoss : (04 August 2020 - 09:03 PM)

Unless you count the Mask vs Lobo special, but that's less a duel and more a duet.

@  PlutoniumBoss : (04 August 2020 - 08:52 PM)

My favorite crossover fight was Thor vs Shazam/Captain Marvel. Early in the fight, Thor discovers that Billy Batson needs lightning to transform, and being a god of lightning he simply denies him that.

@  Sabrblade : (04 August 2020 - 08:46 PM)

Let's see a fight between Death Battle and Super Power Beat Down

@  TheMightyMol... : (04 August 2020 - 06:15 PM)

Which Lobo later claimed was because he was paid to take a dive. Yes, really.

@  TheMightyMol... : (04 August 2020 - 06:15 PM)

And then there's the times it's been decided by a fan vote, which is how we get things like Lobo (who can go toe-to-toe with Superman at full strength) losing to Wolverine.

@  Nevermore : (04 August 2020 - 05:49 PM)

And then there are the "but my favorite characater will totes win because I say so" people.

@  Nevermore : (04 August 2020 - 05:49 PM)

I mean, there are some people who really approach this from a somewhat reasonable standpoint, coming up with a plausible scenario and a setting that creates a fair environment that doesn't favor one character.

@  Nevermore : (04 August 2020 - 05:46 PM)

My favorite stupid "why would they even fight each other" question recently was about three versions of Optimus Prime (G1, Bayverse and Aligned).

@  Nevermore : (04 August 2020 - 05:45 PM)

Batman obviously can beat everyone. Even Galactus. He's Batman. He's so smart, he'll just throw a Batarang and hit the weak spot at Galactus's forehead, knocking him out instantaneously.

@  wonko the sane? : (04 August 2020 - 11:37 AM)

It's almost like all drama is just manufactured pissing contests to keep us all entertained and distracted. :p

@  Tm_Silverclaw : (04 August 2020 - 10:16 AM)

Or they could go White Ranger vs Scorpion route and have both win. ;P

@  ▲ndrusi : (04 August 2020 - 09:35 AM)

Besides, we all know the answer is nearly always "they fight to a standstill and then team up against a common enemy."

@  ▲ndrusi : (04 August 2020 - 09:29 AM)

The best way to prove this is to give an example where the match is really lopsided in favor of one character but in popularity they're either evenly matched or the weaker one is more popular.

@  ▲ndrusi : (04 August 2020 - 09:27 AM)

The "who would win in a fight" discussions are really just people trying to make "which one's better" into something you can theoretically measure objectively, usually in a very specific way they think they've predetermined their favorite will win.

@  Otaku : (04 August 2020 - 02:01 AM)

@Nevermore So... you're saying you didn't like DC Versus Marvel/Marvel Versus DC?

@  Steevy Maximus : (03 August 2020 - 06:59 PM)

So, what happened to Hasbro's Zoids relaunch? An English dub, some stuff in southeast Asia, and now a game coming in October? That it?

@  wonko the sane? : (03 August 2020 - 10:46 AM)

Tidal wave, cause shooting water gets you nowhere.

@  Darth Gonzo : (03 August 2020 - 09:57 AM)

Who would win Tidal Wave or Broadside?

@  -LittleAutob... : (03 August 2020 - 08:17 AM)

Btw Happy birthday to those people in the box to the right \o/

@  -LittleAutob... : (03 August 2020 - 08:16 AM)

The bottom line is obvious. It makes no literal sense to fight someone on your faction. :/

@  wonko the sane? : (03 August 2020 - 06:14 AM)

That's because you're doing it wrong. You're supposed to just stack skills and ability against each other. It's not the palace of doom, it's an episode of american gladiators.

@  Nevermore : (03 August 2020 - 04:32 AM)

The only obvious winners of such a fight would be the bad guys.

@  Nevermore : (03 August 2020 - 04:29 AM)

And what does it even matter? They should work together, not stupidly fight each other for the mindless entertainment of idiot onlookers.

@  Nevermore : (03 August 2020 - 04:29 AM)

Why would two good guys fight each other? What are they fighting over?

@  Nevermore : (03 August 2020 - 04:28 AM)

I never understood these "who would win in a fight between two good guys" discussions. They make no sense to me.

@  Maximus Ambus : (02 August 2020 - 04:17 PM)

If G1 had continued we'd have had Starscream back in spirit - through Krunk, Snapdragons partner and possibly Skullcruncher unless he was mute.

@  Bass X0 : (02 August 2020 - 12:28 PM)

There are some decent impersonators in fandubs though.

@  -LittleAutob... : (02 August 2020 - 10:45 AM)

The only true Starscream voices are Steve Blum and Chris Latta, hands down.

@  Sabrblade : (02 August 2020 - 10:14 AM)

Why they didn't have Scott McNeil voicing that Starscream, when he was the one who had imitated Chris Latta when he voiced Cobra Commander in the DiC G.I. Joe cartoon, is beyond me.

@  wonko the sane? : (02 August 2020 - 09:57 AM)

Say what you will, that was an awesome scene.

@  Maximus Ambus : (02 August 2020 - 08:36 AM)

Beast Wars Starsream "I am AIR COMMANDER Starscream of the DECEPTICON BATTLEFLEET!"

@  Nevermore : (02 August 2020 - 07:02 AM)

I liked TF: Prime Starscream.

@  -LittleAutob... : (01 August 2020 - 08:36 PM)

Hearing Starscream's screechy voice in Cyberverse has to be the most annoying thing ever in Transformers. Even his G1 voice wasn't as bad. :doh

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@  Sabrblade : (31 July 2020 - 11:02 PM)

Beetlejuice! Beetlejuice! Beetlejuice!

@  Echowarrior : (31 July 2020 - 10:18 PM)


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Gundam Discussion: The Wings of A Boy Who Killed Adolescence

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Posted 30 July 2020 - 10:50 PM

Re:Rise was bloody good this week.  It was a nice palate-cleanser after forcing myself to finish WFC: Siege earlier.

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Posted 31 July 2020 - 11:27 AM

Working on painted builds for Sandrock and Windam.


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Posted 01 August 2020 - 05:44 AM

Finally got around to catching up on Re:Rise, so I can stop avoiding this thread (again). :p


There are 5 items in the wave but only 3 figures. The last 2 are how they distribute the AGE wears. One each, right? Nope. Titus and Spallow come together, purely as alternate wears for the AGE-1 Normal. Don't have that, you can't complete them. But it gets worse. The Titus beam effects are another item entirely, coming with extra weapons for the Zeta. Meaning if you're a Titus fan, you have to pray you can get 3 separate items from a gashapon machine.

And that predatory business model sucks because these are nice figures. Decent size, well articulated and use decent materials to represent the chest cameras. AGE-1 even has the alternate white torso piece it had after Flit stopped being the protaginist.


Sadly, that's how Bandai has been doing their gashapon assortments for a long time now, right? A figure per box, and their accessory sets in another. It's why even though I see these things being sold individually in stores around here I still haven't gotten myself to buy one to try them out - most of the time it's a 2-in-5 chance that I'd just get a bunch of parts that I can't use without the matching suit. :wtf


So yes, wave 3 in hand. Thoughts!


I (still) haven't bought any GU figures, so I'm not too aware of the limitations of articulation. What seems to be missing and/or lacking (from both the first two waves and the supposedly revamped third wave)?


And to round this post off, have an EEEEEVIL MISUNDERSTOOOOOOD Gundam. :D







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Posted 03 August 2020 - 01:41 AM


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Posted 04 August 2020 - 11:57 PM

Don't want to spoil this beyond saying it's a message we needed in 2020.

Watch this and make sure subs are on.

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Posted 06 August 2020 - 12:43 PM


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Posted Yesterday, 07:11 AM



Trying to find a purpose for some 'bash fodder.  IE: I've got an Orgin Tri-stars hi-mo I'm going to throw Zaku fodder-bits onto.  BUT I've got to come up with a theme.

Considered that this is the command suit for a Zeon squad that are essentially pirates.  They raid federation supply convoys.  Problem is I can't think of any decent names for the squad.

Best I've come up with is 'Black Aces'.... which would be a Spade, Jolly-roger in the center, and an A in the right corner. 


If they are post OYW, how about Kycila's Revenge?  You can get a play off of Blackbeard's Queen Anne's Revenge.


They cut their teeth durring the one-year war, some operations continue until 0083, Titans bring to much heat and they lay low for a bit hoping to avoid any repercussions against their families.  Unfortunately their CO's family was on colony thirty.  Then things get really bloody, Piracy to fund insurgency with no quarter given.  Operate durring 1st neo-zeon war, and eventually the 2nd.


Okay... BETTER idea here....

Some history-channel inspiration focused on U-boat tactics called Rudeltaktik (which literally translates into 'pack tactic') that Germany used to hit supply lines during the war.  U-boats even earned the nickname "graue Wölfe" (Gray Wolf).

 Of course, there is already a wolf-themed Ace.
  But there are also 2 aces associated with Solomon and the color red... so *shrug*.

spoilers are a stabbing weight upon my soul.... crushing it into a dark existential nothingness

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