color changing seekers

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  1. littlebotbrat

    littlebotbrat Well-Known Member

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    In the old G1 cartoons, Sky warp, Thundercracker and Starscream were always changing into each other by changing colors.
     
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    That is because of the animators not knowing which Jet is which. And were either too lazy or stupid to realize/fix their mistakes.
     
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    Sso02V Injector Has a Posse

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    they sure were
     
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    Moonscream YES, We EXIST!

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    And the point to you pointing this out is...?

    --Moony
     
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    Thanks for letting us know :thumb 
     
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    Hey! I'm an animator, so I have to stand up for my profession and clarify this.... it was actually errors by the cel painters that gave the Seekers their identity crises.

    Now the drawing errors and sloppy motion, THAT you can blame on lazy/stupid animators. :) 
     
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    When you're producing something to be done cheap and fast, and a lot of the characters are just palette swaps or close to it...these sort of things happen easily
     
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    Like First-aid coloured like Optimus Prime in season three of G1. (despite Prime being dead)
     
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    Haha is that in the five faces of darkness? I don't remember that happening particularly, but when you mention animation error and season 3 together, it's a safe bet to assume it happened in the five faces shows :D 
     
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    Backstop Have you seen my box art?

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    there was no such errors ever in the G1 series as they were pure perfection! what are you going to say next that the Tfs in the show were not exact to the toy designs!This is shocking and uncalled for so good day to you sir! lol........
     
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    :lolol 
     
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    <irony>I agree totally, it's an absolute outrage that the toys didn't look anything like they did in the cartoon. </irony>
     
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    Autovolt 127 Get In The Titan, Prime!

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    I saw Skywarp become Starscream in Transport to Oblivion.
     
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    One time Kup was talking but had Arcee's voice and his animation model was the right color, but was actually the design for Bruticus. It was also upside down, and he was talking to an orange Megatron, WTF WTF
     

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