Do You Use Figures as different people in the show?

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  1. megatronski

    megatronski PURGE THE HERETIC

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    Do use a figure of one figure, as another person?
    For Example:I gave my voyager skywarp a cane, and made him animated Rotf Jetfire.
     
  2. Cujo

    Cujo United States Air Force

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    uh no.
     
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    With generic cookie-cutter characters like those found in the Unicron trilogy, yeah. Not as convincing (or at all) with Classics/Movie/Animated figs.
     
  4. megatronski

    megatronski PURGE THE HERETIC

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    Well i gave my animated skywarp a clay mod to the head for extra jetfireyness
     
  5. Macross7

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    I use G1 Windcharger as my G1 Fort Max. Takes a bit of imagination. Sure makes for easier storage.
     
  6. Riltht

    Riltht Full-Time Doomsayer

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    This. Just with with Animated legends bumbleebee as a Animated Fort max.
     
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    I use my Nightbeat as Minerva! At least the mold is the same ;-)
     
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    I sometimes use Movie Leader Brawl as Movie Leader Earth Mode Megatron.
     
  9. Nerroth

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    I repurpose figures quite a bit when working on fiction, actually.


    For example, I consider my silver Alternity Convoy to be a modern-Earth form of one timeline or other's Optimus Primal - albeit one who might need to sport a Maximal logo some day...

    Also, I use Movie Stockade as a re-formatted version of G1 Ruckus.


    Aside from total re-purposing, I can sometimes use figures of a certain character to either represent the same being from a different timeline, or a somewhat different aspect of the same character.

    For example, I would consider Movie Crankcase as a valid figure to represent G1 Crankcase.

    In contrast, I like to imagine the new Universe Countdown as a kind of larger transtector armour, which could (in-setting) house the G1 Micromaster Countdown form within, akin to what one might see in series like Masterforce and Victory.
     
  10. Kaymac

    Kaymac I'M REALLY FEELIN' IT!

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    I pretend my Beast Machines Jet Drone is Jetstorm, since it look's a lot more like him than the actual Jetstorm toy. Also, if I don't konw a charcter's personality, I just make one up.
     
  11. zbrillante

    zbrillante i love pigs

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    yes i call my starscream, porkchop
     
  12. Kup-is-Dion

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    I fit figures from other lines in with my universe collection as it suits the purpose. Mostly G1 fills the spot, but lately I've found a few animated(Blurr, Swindle, Swoop) that work pretty good. Also Brakedown when Grimlock wants to hear story.
     
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    No, but I like the imagination angle youre taking. :) 
     
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    :sly:  :confused2 

    I use my Movie Crankcase (I think that's the one...the repaint of Cybertron Deluxe Red Alert) as a stand in for Shockwave in my Classicsverse 'Cons. One day I'll get around to sculpting him a new head...when I get around to buying some new putty, that is.
     
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    What you guys are forgetting,is there are kids amongst us,the majority of the members here maybe adults,but there are still some who are kids and still actually PLAY with their toys.
     
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    No. I just refer to each figure by their name and what part of the franchise they came from, so it would be something like:

    G1 25th Anniversary Optimus, Movie Leader Class Optimus, Galaxy Force Optimus, etc.
     
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    i did this with cannonball :lol  yep i still play with my toys and i am 17 (not as much now since i got them all nice and displayed). but i rename extra cahracters like galaxy force optimus prime is galaxy convoy. and so on.
     
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    I'm the exact same way. With my Unicron Trilogy figures, I didn't pay attention to any of the fiction, so they've all been 'blank slate' characters that I've repurposed into a new continuity.

    With the Classics toys, they are too tied to the fiction that I just enjoy them as representations of my favorite characters.
     
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    Since I mostly have UT toys, I find them fairly interchangeable, less so with Classics or Movie toys. In some of my fictions, Armada Sideswipe gets upgraded into Energon Ironhide, and sometimes he gets morphed into Cheetor. I also use Terrorsaur as a beast mode of Starscream, among other things.
     
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    YES! Terrorsaur is SO Starscream!
     

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