Fun Transformations!

Discussion in 'Transformers Toy Discussion' started by Gilgamesh, Mar 14, 2011.

  1. Gilgamesh

    Gilgamesh Mostly Harmless

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    We usually discuss our favorite figures, and I'd say that for all of us, how they look in either robot and/or vehicle mode is a very important thing among other preferences. There are figures that look great on both modes like ROTF Prime, and some whose only saving grace is one fantastic looking mode.

    What comes up less often though, is the fun to be had in the transformation. Sure, it's still common to read comments like "hey, not only does it look great, but it's a lot of fun fiddling with it!". Let's comment here on which figures amongst our collections are the most fun to transform, regardless of how they look.

    For me, I don't care about how much time it takes, but rather how every peg, tab and panel clicks and matches correctly without having to wrestle with the figure. There are some figures that pull this off perfectly, while others (like, say, ROTF Prime again) are fun, but some steps aren't too fun, with springs and panels that you already aligned jumping out of place and stuff like that.

    Now, on my favorite transformations!

    In my case, it can be as simple as Activators Bumblebee, as simple as they come (as Activators are meant to be) it's still a blast to convert him multiple times.

    Leader Starscream (HFTD) is also very satisfying, not overly complex but everything feels very nice and you never have to force anything.

    Other fun figures to transform that come to mind:

    - Animated Lugnut
    - Animated Grimlock
    - Animated Swindle
    - Animated Lockdown Mold
    - Animated Leader Megatron (simple, yet fun)
    - Animated Shockwave (this toy is an absolute joy)

    - Classics Seeker mold
    - Generations Drift (everyhting pegs together solid)
    - A lot of Power Core combiners Scouts

    - ROTF Ejector
    - ROTF Thrust (Breakaway Mold)
    - Sidearm Sideswipe (while the original ROTF SS was a bit boring to transform for me)
    - ROTF Bludgeon/ Banzaitron



    Those are some of mine, but let's hear about yours!
     
  2. doomboy536

    doomboy536 Universe Onslaught fanboy

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    Classics Jefire is a joy to transform.
     
  3. konrathink

    konrathink Jared Magnus

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    ROTF Voyager Starscream - I just like that he splits in half and how those tail fins fill in his chest.
    Classics Megatron - Some of those joints and mechanisms are just amazing
    Animated Lockdown
    Animated Leader Bulkhead
    Human Alliance Jazz
     
  4. exomega255

    exomega255 Emerald Green

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    I have to agree with you that animated have some of the most fun transformations:

    For me,

    Animated-
    -Prowl
    -Rodimus
    -Optimus Deluxe (its easy, but its really fun, I dunno why!)
    -Oil Slick


    Human Alliance:
    Jazz (this is my fav by far.)

    ROTF:
    Hubcap. I know its frickin easy, but because its so easy you can swap him back and forth in 10 seconds for hours.
     
  5. Flyby33

    Flyby33 Well-Known Member

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    G1 omega supreme and mp grimlock are the ones I fiddle with the most
     
  6. brr-icy

    brr-icy G1 Collector

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    most of animated, mp grimlock, a lot of g1s, mp3 soundwave,
     
  7. SharkyMcShark

    SharkyMcShark Hi. I'm better than you

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    RotF Mixmaster
     
  8. Xaddion

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    Armada Optimus Prime.

    I always thought the "grill becomes chest" and "legs become super mode arms" was the coolest.

    Also, nearly every fan mode transformation.
     
  9. dorfsquest

    dorfsquest Bing B-Bing Bing!

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    Animated Rodimus
    ROTF Voyager Starscream
    G1 Tantrum (I dunno why, I just love the arms...)
    G1 Blitzwing
    Beast Wars Transmetals Optimus Primal
     
  10. millerman3732

    millerman3732 I remain unconvinced.

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    HA Jazz , HA Bumble Bee, BB Bumble Bee. in that order.
     
  11. VectorPrime404

    VectorPrime404 Banned

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    The G1 Dinobots are fun. Cybertron Optimus Prime is a blast to transform, especially into "Optimus Prime, Super Mode!" Really, a lot of the Cybertron figures are fun to transform. Transforming G1 Ultra Magnus and Optimus Prime is enjoyable.
     
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    I like most of them actually. I hate, HATE bt grimlock. I really wanted to throw it at something. Stupid chest, center console part.
     
  13. Saberfrost01

    Saberfrost01 元ロボ ダイユーシャ

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    For me ANIMATED SHOCKWAVE stands out for fun transformation
     
  14. The touch79

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    generations thunderwing, and rts wheeljack are a lot of fun for me. easy transformation and stores well.
     
  15. Autovolt 127

    Autovolt 127 Get In The Titan, Prime!

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    RiD Scourge
    Cybertron Hotsho/Excellion/Breakaway
    HFTD Hubcap
    Universe/BiS Cyclonus
    The Classics seeker mold
    Animated Grimlock
    Cybertron Downshift/ TF1 Big Daddy
    Animated Arcee
    Cybertron Mudflap
    ROTF Jolt
    Animated Leader Megatron
    PCC Icepick
    PCC Crankcase
    Activators BB/Cliffjumper
    Energon Tidal Wave
    Generations thunderwing
    Universe Inferno/ RTS Grappel
    Animated Oil Slick
    Animated Lockdown
    Generations Drift/Blurr
    Universe Onsalught
    Classics Optimus Prime
     

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