About Megatron as a fuel tanker truck...

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  1. QLRformer

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    Wouldn't that mean he'd have had a flamethrower as his weapon?

    What DID happen to the tank? Did it like contain all his kibble or something? Or did it become his cannon, as the toy showed?
     
  2. Nachtsider

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    That would only be the case if he actually carried any fuel in that tank. It could've just been a show piece, solely meant to act as a disguise.
     
  3. Megabattimus

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    This.

    I'd assume he was carrying energon in the tank, but I could be wrong.
     
  4. Fisitronus

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    I'm pretty sure that the tank transformed into him. as for the weapon, he couldn't carry fuel around if he had his tank transformed into him, and besides, where on earth would he get fuel to power the flamethrower in the middle of AFRICA??? I think the "shotgun" in the movie was more appropriate.
     
  5. soundwaverulls

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    When he transforms his tank becomes part of his body. He was once a jet and then tank and would need more mass than just a truck.

    As the tank was part of him, I doubt he could have carried anything in it as he would lose it when he transforms.
     
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    Besides which, if he'd had enough energon to fill the tank, he wouldn't have been as messed up and weak as he was.
     
  7. Prime Jetscream

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    I forgot where I heard it, I'm sure it was an official source, though, but in the desert he scanned the first thing he could to take refuge and hide from the Autobots.
     
  8. Rodihide

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    no i think optimus should blast his leg since it has fuel and hes dead
     
  9. Dinobot747

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    Come again?
     
  10. Aernaroth

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    It's filled with sewage. Cheap, plentiful, and who's going to want to fight after being covered in sewage?
     
  11. decepticon2020

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    Yes, kind of. The game tells you what happens. Megatron has a secret base in Siberia. The Autobots assault his base and Megatron needs to get through the tunnels to Shockwave's cryo chamber. Soundwave tells him to scan a vehicle (he was still the tank from ROTF). And there just happen to be several trucks parked there for his convenience. So that's how he gets his truck form in DOTM. Then at the end he just drives off to Africa.

    Oh and please save your "the games are not canon to the movie, blah blah blah" in case someone is going to say that.
     
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    Blot.
     
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    I assumed it was just no longer possible to salvage anything from his original Cybertronian body and he needed to reformat himself and scan an earth mode. And given his body type a truck was his best option at the time.
     
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    My real disappointment with Megs's truck alt-mode was that we never got a scene with Op and Megs driving right at each other, playing "chicken." :) 
     
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    I totally forgot about that... even though I have the game. xD

    I'm not one of those "NO-GAME-CANONESSSSSS" pricks, but I want to point out that the truck in-game isn't a gas tanker.
     
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    It would have been cooled if they showed that, how he becomes the truck...

    Whoa nice is there a scene for that in the game? Would love to see that.

    That would have been awesome to see...
     
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    No, there is no scene.

    YOU DO IT.

    You walk up to the truck, you press X, it shows a brief in-game cutscene that shows the parts generate and morph around him, and then you're back in the game, WITH TRUCK PAAAARRRTS.

    In the end, there's only a soooorta-scene.
     
  18. Autovolt 127

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    His truck mode is awesome, unlike his inferior "Cybertronian" jet and tank modes.
     
  19. TylerMirage

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    I don't know. Do tanker trucks usually come with flamethrowers?

    THIS. For the CG model, the big oil tank simply becomes part of his body on various places; legs, back, whatever.
     
  20. Fisitronus

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    maybe that's why he was sitting in a dank alley throughout most of the final battle??? :tumbleweed: 
     

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