Beast Wars Sourcebook Dinobot

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  1. ILoveDinobot

    ILoveDinobot Arise Rodimus Prime

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    I just realized that Dinobot's faction symbol in the Beast Wars Sourcebook is half predacon, half maximal. I don't recall seeing that in any other bio for a Transformer. But I thought that he would have at least earned his right to be called a Maximal. The bio makes it seem like Dinobot's life is in retrospect. So he died a Maximal right?, shouldn't his faction be Maximal?
     
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    He viewed him self to be a predicon warrior for the most part.
     
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    This seems to be in issue with the bio for the universe toy as well. he was and always shall be a maximal in my eyes, he earned that right through his actions which overshadow any evil he may have considered or done.
     
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    Armada Sideways had a half autobot & half Decepticon symbol on his box, but that's besides the point. Dinobot probably viewed himself as a Predacon on a Maximal team. If you're wondering what Dinobot was when he died, just ask Primal.
     
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    Agreed!

    Ah yeah that does make sense. That could be a possibility. I haven't watched Beast Wars in a really long time but I thought at one point he did come to terms that he was a maximal.
     
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    Dinobot was formerly a Predacon working for Megatron,but he later joined the Maximals.

    His origin is a Predacon.But I've never seen a BW character's faction symbol with 2 identities.
     
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    Born a Predacon, died a Maximal.

    I guess..
     
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    As Dinobot stated somewhere, his honour is Predacon honour, the honour gained through battle and achieving victory. After all, Dinobot was apparently the only member of Megatron's crew who was openly aware of the true purpose of their mission and its consequences.

    But true enough, his time with the Maximals changed his outlook on life.
     
  9. Sol Fury

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    I guess technically Blackarachnia also falls into this category. Even reformed, she still claimed herself to be a Predacon on the Maximal side.

    Interesting topic. Characters who switch sides, while aware of their origins and they're basically acting for the greater good not agreeing with the principles of the faction they're with.
     
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    Well, the only other character who switched sides was Blackarachnia.
     
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    Marvel comic Carnivac sorta fell into that category. He joined the Autobots (the 'Survivors' team I think) but still kept his Decepticon badge and said he wasn't an Autobot, but still followed some of their ideals. Catilla just went full Autobot, but look where that got him.
     

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