Favorite/least favorite transformation sound effects

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  1. SHINOBI03

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    I know we all love the G1 classic transformation sound effect, but I wondered if there are others that we liked.

    Personally, I like the sound effect from Armada. I liked the sounds of the clanks and ratchets and makes the transformations more "natural" unlike the G1 effect. The one that comes to mind is Megatron's first transformation in the second episode.

    And of course my other favorite one is Optimus' first transformation from the movies.

    And you could say Beast Wars goes there as well.

    Least favorite would be the Maximals from Beast Machines. It doesn't even feel machinery.
     
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    Some of the RiD transformations and ROTF Megatron's transformation are my favorite.
     
  3. SouthtownKid

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    My favorite transformation sound effect would be G1.

    My least favorite might be some of the later Japanese G1, which sounded more like a magical *BLINGG* than a transformation.

    Beast shows, RiD, Unicron Trilogy, Animated, Movieverse, Prime... I like them all.
     
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    I like the sounds made by the movie transformers
     
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    Favourite would be Beast Wars or movies. All unique, evoking the personalities and physical attributes of the charatcers. Followed by Animated with it's constant use of the classics nosie and multitude fo unique variations.

    I liked BM's when it did include the machiney sounds.

    Middle ground is UT and RID with their standard noise.

    Least favourite is Prime, easily. All of them sound identical no matter who it is, always played at the same speed and pitch. And on top of it, the oise itself sounds awful. Processed with weird filters and play speed makes it sound more like bones breaking to me. For a show like that in this day it's really a letdown. We shouldn't be getting less in this regard than a show from fifteen years ago.
     
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    Favorite- Movieverse clanging
    Least Favorite- "Transform!"
     
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    My favorites include the Movieverse because it seemed almost too realistic and it was a fresh idea. I enjoyed Beast Wars too because they seemed personalized to each character at times. G1 will always be a favorite because it's so recognizable.

    My least favorites include Armada and Energon. There was just no substance to them.
     
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    War For Cybertron and Movie = Favorite.
    Energon and RID = Hate.
     
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    What's with those backwards knees
     
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    The sound in Masterforce that is used sometimes instead of the OG sound.
     
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    i love combiers transform- they got 3 modes
     
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    My fave transformation sound effects are from G1 and the Movie-verse.

    The ones I absolutely hated are the ones from Armada and Energon.
     
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    Neither of which were present in that video.
     
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    That pose at the end was fabulous, end of story.
     
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    As stated, I hate Prime's resusage of sound effects. I'm sick of the same 'pachink' and 'beow' gun effects. Prime maybe well written, but it sucks when it comes to sounds.
     
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    g1/War for Cyberton=Favorites
    Movies=Least

    I love the movies, but I wish they would have at least kept the g1 sound effects through the whole trilogy
     
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    Seriously. Plus, it always cracked me up that the Headmasters' Fort Max transformation always featured that Voltron "FORM BLAZING SWORD!" pose rip-off. GoLion was another Toei-animated series, which makes it especially shameless. I guess they figured that was 5 or 6 years earlier and no kids would make the connection.
     
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    None of them are my favorite. I get bored with the sounds in about 5 days.
     
  20. TylerMirage

    TylerMirage I vawnt my berdt.

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    My favourites would have to be Beast Wars and the movies. My least favourite would have to be, unfortunately, TFP. If they had a bit more variety to their transformation noises, I'd love them. But when it's essentially the same noise/volume/duration for Arcee as it is Megatron as it is Optimus as it is Starscream, it gets a little grating.

    Hey, at least we got the classic G1 sound effect sometimes.

    -Blackout's first transformation in Qatar.
    -When Bumblebee transforms to catch Sam and Mikaela.
    -The Nokia phone bot.
    -Starscream flying into space.
    -Laserbeak transforming into the pink Bumblebee.
    -Laserbeak transforming from the photocopier.
    -The final Bumblebee transformation in DotM.

    I find it awesome that the first and last transformation of the trilogy have the classic G1 sound blatantly part of their transformation. Sort of like bookends. :D 
     

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