Digibash: Botcon Animated

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  1. TJOmega

    TJOmega The Plastic Addict Content Contributor

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    When I'm exceptionally bored, I tend to go back to the kindergarten instincts of coloring, in this case scans of instruction sheets to see what a toy can be repainted into. I try to make them more realistic, following the pattern of plastic colors and keeping paint aps reasonable, if I make it I want it to look like it would if it was really produced. And after the last WTF@TFW recording... I was inspired to do a Botcon set, using Animated molds... based on Botcon. I figure the toys are so characterful it's hard to recast them with just a repaint, but as Botcon characters that already have repurposed identities, it works. Basically it flows like this:

    Box Set: SG Optimus Prime, Elite Guard Kup (New Head), Sandstorm (New Head), Arcee, Fractyl
    Freebie: Glyph
    Souvenir #1: Flareup and Megazarak (New Head)
    Souvenir #2: Bugbite and Rhinox (New Head)
    Troop Builder: Virulent Clone x3

    There's a fiction for all this brewed in my head, too... read again, exceptionally bored.
     

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  2. Overhaulimus

    Overhaulimus Sword of Fury!

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    I'm surprised that noone has done an Arcee from BA.
     
  3. Methusalen

    Methusalen Not good enough for G1!

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    I'm digging that Megazarak... Wonderful idea!
     
  4. Lock Cade

    Lock Cade Tarn Fangirl TFW2005 Supporter

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    I definitely love Animated Bugbite. :) 
     
  5. SPLIT LIP

    SPLIT LIP Dry built

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    There is not a single one I don't love.

    Excellent job, man!
     
  6. rohrerprime25

    rohrerprime25 Well-Known Member

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    that is a sweet art work love to see that done that is awesome what did u get the idea from lololol
     
  7. deliciouspeter

    deliciouspeter Back in Black TFW2005 Supporter

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    Great job. Hope to see more from you, these are really tight. Oh the arcee has been done.
     
  8. grimlockprime

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    Awesome, love Sandstorm & Bugbite.
     
  10. DanC

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    Wow, Sandstorm works really unexpectedly well.
     
  11. Emperor Jeremy

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    Wow! Great job! They're all well done.
     
  12. [Wing_Saber-X]

    [Wing_Saber-X] BATTLE GAIA!

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    ^All awesome! So, are you going to charge BotCon prices too? ;) 
     
  13. Shadowbreaker

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    I love the ideas here!

    If HFTD or Generations doesn't show up soon.... I might buy that Animated Shockwave sitting on that shelf for months and make a Megazarak.
     
  14. B'Bantor

    B'Bantor Bug Drone

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    those are all beautiful. I'm really digging the Arcee. I guess how she becomes that way is the stuff of fan-boy fantasy as she'd have to have been bitten somehow by Blackarachnia.

    How about some Sentinel Maximus from Ultra Magnus?
     
  15. Superquad7

    Superquad7 We're only human. Super Mod

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    I think you did a really good job with these. I had just listened to the podcast where you discussed this idea, and thought you were really onto something then. The only thing I'd like to say is that I would like to see more! :) 
     
  16. t.for.transform

    t.for.transform Well-Known Member

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    I've said it before but I really don't like the Animated toy line, but it's amazing how well these work... especially Fractyl, Megazarak, Rhinox, Sandstorm, and Virulent Clone.

    Good job :thumb 
     
  17. bignick1693

    bignick1693 Maximal

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    i will buy those right away if they were made. i would also like to see a ultra prime.
     
  18. WhiteMocha

    WhiteMocha TFW2005 Supporter

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    Ooh, I missed these back when posted them, but man, I LOVE them. Fantastic ideas! Not sure which is my favorite, but Arcee looks crazy-good in Flare-up's color scheme. As for which I'd most like to see made a reality, that's gotta be Kup. It's a travesty that that Cybertronian Prime mold hasn't been repainted into Kup.
     
  19. Go-Faster-Wings

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    I definately like Glyph and Arcee the best! Great work! Where did you find the instruction images?
     

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