animorph transformers appreciation thread

Discussion in 'Transformers Toy Discussion' started by dx-skullgraymon, Jul 9, 2010.

  1. dx-skullgraymon

    dx-skullgraymon Well-Known Member

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    i may be alone but i think the animorph crossovers are very cool i have 7 of them and my fave is the panther
     
  2. JacobPGalvatron

    JacobPGalvatron Storm Trooper #1

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    I used to have a couple.
     
  3. Dolza_Khyron

    Dolza_Khyron Well-Known Member

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    i have the lion girl.

    it's hideous. :lol 

    ok lion mode though.

    HORRIBLE "girl" mode :lol 
     
  4. Wyvern

    Wyvern Velvet Sanchez

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    These things sucked. They just put the name "transformers" on them so they could sell. That didn't help. LOL.

    But... I wouldn't mind hearing WHY people like these. And I'd love to see pics..
     
  5. Insecticon

    Insecticon I am a Transformers

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    Oh boy. They were a good concept, but very badly executed. Most of them were partsformers where some of the beast modes had to be pieced together with separate pieces. Sometimes the beast mode would be awkward looking, along with the human mode. I still thought they were alright. I had the lion, tiger, and the bird. I did like how some of them had a mid-morph face.

    The bird one, I think, is one of the best figures in this line. No partsforming required to transform him. I made up a third mode that drastically improves the figure IMO.

    Boring human mode:
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    Boring bird mode:
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    AWESOME HYBRID MODE HECK YEAH
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    [​IMG]

    I like how you can fit some weapons in his hand.
     
  6. War Bearer

    War Bearer Banned

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    four of the toys did become Beast Wars Mutants
     
  7. Auto Morph

    Auto Morph Gimmick Bot

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    What the...?

    I have heard of these but never actually bothered to check out what they looked like before.


    And they look like ass.

    Oh dear.
     
  8. Bogatan

    Bogatan Well-Known Member

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    The bad guys looked ok. It was the human forms that screwed the good guys.
     
  9. Superquad7

    Superquad7 We're only human. Super Mod

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    I have a few of the bad guys that I'm looking to sell; pm me if you're interested.

    I thought that the bad guys made for cool G1 season 3-type aliens. Aside from that, that's about all of the appreciation I can muster for this line.
     
  10. Ethereal

    Ethereal A Sad Flareon

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    See, I was (and I still am, I suppose) willing to overlook some of this stuff because Animorphs was the first book series I liked reading as a child.

    Also the Ax/Scorpion figure was the best :D 
     
  11. Mechafire

    Mechafire Veteran TFW2005 Supporter

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    I used to have a small collection of Animorphs. They're so bad they're good. :lol 
     
  12. deltaprime

    deltaprime The Christian Transfan

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    I have Jake (the hawk who Insecticon gave an epic 3rd mode too) and Rachel, the deformed lion girl. Both are okay toys, and I still take them out and fiddle around with them from time to time.
     
  13. destrongerlupus

    destrongerlupus #MoreSawBoss

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    I love the whole damned line. If nothing else, it was Hasbro's first attempt at a "CrossOvers" line I'm glad they got their feet wet really early on, which has resulted in pretty decent SW and Marvel TFs.

    Moreover, while many of the Animrophs are dodgy, I don't deny it, some of them are DARN cool. The MEGA scale Tobias/hawk remains, IMO one of the best bird transformers of all time, the Ultra-Scale Viscer 3(? The bad guy) is this cool quad-changing monster that looks scary and evil and cool in all his modes. I've got about 4 of those kicking around.

    And finally: Tri-rex.

    I am going to turn him/them into a TF custom someday. The T-rex is a great toy, large, electronic sounds, just fun. The three "humans" it seperates into....don't look at all like humans, but have REALLY interestingly deformed proportions, which creatively re-imagined to be an intentional design-element are actually VERY cool in that alien-creature kind of way. Sort of Bay-former esque, really.

    Miss that quirky little line, I really do.
     
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    I have all but the three uber-rare ones. If anyone can put me onto Ax/Panther, Jake/Stingray, and Taxxon/Alien, top dollar will be provided.

    Also need the mega-size Tobias/Raptor Hawk, which is not rare, but I can't seem to find for under $40 or so.
     
  15. dx-skullgraymon

    dx-skullgraymon Well-Known Member

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    Stingray and Taxxon are my grails i havent ever found them anywhere on the internet no pics, no info, nothing at all
     
  16. Dinobot Nuva

    Dinobot Nuva Johnny 3 Tears Veteran

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    The books were freaking awesome as a kid, never bothered with the toys (but I wanted the Visser 3 molds).
     
  17. Spiderus Prime

    Spiderus Prime TFW Spongebob since 2007

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    I remember in my late 90's have hawkboy,liongirl, & wolfgirl. My bear got munkyboy,bearboy,& tigerboy.
     
  18. netkid

    netkid Where's my Goddamn shoe!

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    Ax/Panther was always kicking around my area. I NEVER saw Jake/Stingray, Taxxon/Yeerk, or Marco/Beetle. I wanted them the most.:( 

    I only own both Visser 3 toys.
     
  19. dx-skullgraymon

    dx-skullgraymon Well-Known Member

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    ams Generation All Veteran

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    That's a good reference, but I've seen pictures of the Stingray and the Taxxon in package, so it was definitely produced to some degree, however limited that may have been.
     

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