Anybody Else Want a Megatron Who TFs into... Something?

Discussion in 'Transformers Toy Discussion' started by Pauly T, Mar 6, 2012.

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How do you like your Megatron alt-modes?

  1. Cybertronian

    23 vote(s)
    12.6%
  2. Earth-based

    44 vote(s)
    24.0%
  3. GUN ONLY! GEEWUN 4EVA!!!!11!!!!11!

    24 vote(s)
    13.1%
  4. DINO ONLY! BEEST WORS 4EVA!!!!!!11!!!!!!1!!1!1!

    5 vote(s)
    2.7%
  5. No Preference Other Than Looking Significantly Bad-@$$...

    87 vote(s)
    47.5%
  1. Pauly T

    Pauly T Well-Known Member

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    Every time I see a "Cybertronian Mode" Megatron, to me, it looks like a Megatron that tfs into... Megatron in some sort of yoga pose.

    I get the concept that Megs wouldn't "lower" himself by taking on a Earth-based alt-mode, but I think that concept makes for some rather uninteresting tfing toys that don't really tf into much of anything.

    Opinions?
     
  2. kaijuguy19

    kaijuguy19 Keyblade Wielder

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    I think it's an intresting concept for Megatron. In a way it makes sense character wise. Seeing how he's very arrogent he thinks he's above the need for disguse. That is if we're talking about the Movie and Prime Megtron that is. The only time I can see him adapting an earth form is when he finds out about how important it is to have one or that he gets exiled in shame.

    The way thye did it in Prime is better concvied then in the 1st live action film. Though his tank mode in ROTF is impressive. That's my opinon anyway.
     
  3. megatronski

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    I prefer his Cybertronian Alternate modes, unless he is a helicopter like TFA.
     
  4. seekerblackout

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    Cybertronian. It should be a stapled part of the character.
     
  5. FatalT 71

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    The Geewunner in me likes the gun mode.

    The more practical side of me prefers a heavy tank.
     
  6. Jetbolt

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    I like Megatron as he is now. Cars, trucks, tanks, jets, its getting old after ten years. Its nice to see something different around with those alt modes.
     
  7. Cast

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    I can live with earth modes or cyb ones, the dino mode was just fine I just really don't want to see another gun megatron for a long long long time, just hate that as an alt mode myself and we've not had a good tank megatron in years.
     
  8. Cyclonus79

    Cyclonus79 Decepticon General

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    He should be a cybertronian gun. Hell , they could even paint him silver. An if you still confuse that with a real gun , then you have some real issues.
     
  9. CZ Hazard

    CZ Hazard Sons of Unicron PTT

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    TFA leader class Megs is a lovely toy, a great helicopter and one of the best Megatrons we've ever seen, both in character and in toy form!
     
  10. juise

    juise TFW2005 Token Negro

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    I can't stand the shit Cybertronian modes he's been getting since the movies! While I can see Megatron not caring to take an earth mode, because he's supposed to be a bad ass evil leader. That being said, he should transform into something, not just a mass of spread out parts!

    Personally, I am definitely a fan of the Animated helicopter mode! That model made a great Megatron robot & alt mode. If he did choose an earth mode it makes sense that he would take something that flies, since the general G1 tone was that Decepticons fly.
     
  11. kaijuguy19

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    As long as he looks awsome I don't care which form he takes.:thumb 
     
  12. Nachtsider

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    So much this. Nearly every Cybertronian mode we've received lately has been little more than a folded-up robot and/or a case of 'it's a (insert vehicle name here) just because Hasbro says so'.

    Where it comes to Cybertronian modes, Generations Thunderwing should set the standard. His alt mode is alien, to be sure, but at the same time, it's immediately, readily recognizable as an aerial combat vehicle.

    I'm cool with Cybertronian alt modes, as long as they actually look like proper vehicles.
     
  13. Optimus1138

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    I think he should always be a Cybertronian gunship or tank (or, preferably, a triple changer with a tank mode and a gunship mode). I'm not against him having an Earth mode in principle, it's just that I don't think there are any real life vehicles that would fit him as well as made up ones could. What I care about most, though, is that he's anything but a gun. It's just stupid for the Big Bad of the series to have an alternate mode that can't move or even shoot on its own.
     
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    I'm a fan of the TFA Helicopter. Such a great figure.
     
  15. TrueNomadSkies

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    I like guns, tanks, crocs, dinos, helicopters, planes, all!
     
  16. Bountyan

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    Earth based anything that's not a tank is my preference. TFA Megs did it right. Something that flies, actually looks like a vehicle, and is extremely powerful.
     
  17. Gilgamesh

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    Yes, a bulky Jet, Helicopter, or even a second shot at the evil truck mode would be welcome. I'm not too into cybertronian modes.

    And a tiny gun is of course laughable just like it was back then.
     
  18. SouthtownKid

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    I don't care if he has a Cybertronian alt mode or Earth alt mode as long as he looks cool. Unfortunately, I don't think the current TFP Megatron alt mode qualifies. It looks awful, imo.

    I do prefer vehicles, though. I don't want him turning into a little gun again.
     
  19. ex dtw2003

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    Oh man, this. I really need to like an alt mode for me to truly love a TF fig and Megs not having one just kills it for me. Had the same issue with DotM Shockwave.

    Kinda sad too, because Megs Prime robot mode looks pretty kick ass, but I know from experience that I won't enjoy the toy.
     
  20. Wheeljack_Prime

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    Earth mode every time. Cybertronian modes have been a total joke for the past few years. I'd love to see the truck design given another go.
     

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