G1 Megatron Vs. BW Megatron

Discussion in 'Transformers General Discussion' started by Darthbane2007, Jan 13, 2010.

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Who's better?

  1. G1 Megatron

    60 vote(s)
    47.6%
  2. BW Megatron

    66 vote(s)
    52.4%
  1. Darthbane2007

    Darthbane2007 Well-Known Member

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    I see that there are similar threads, so here goes..

    Who was a better leader?

    Better weapons?

    I guess I meant to say the cartoon G1 Megatron..
     
  2. DarthCrusher

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    Better leader? Beast Wars. Made much better decisions, and actually won from time to time.

    Better weapons? G1. He was stupid as hell, but he had a powerful cannon (and yes, that is what she said).

    Better character? Beast Wars.

    End of thread.
     
  3. Mechafire

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    Beast Wars Megs wins in all those categories.
     
  4. Darthbane2007

    Darthbane2007 Well-Known Member

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    So far, so good..
     
  5. UltraMagnus3786

    UltraMagnus3786 That's what it is

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    I'm sorry, but G1 megs was a victim of the times (1984 toy commercial writing wasn't meant to be sophisticated), whereas BW megs had writers a decade later that were able to focus on a core cast and create interesting stories. If both were written today, or we take IDW's -ation series megs vs BW megs, G1 wins hands down.
     
  6. ectoneon

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    Bw megs was a far more effective commander, but he was only a rogue, leading a very small number of troops. G1 megs commnded an entire faction so it really doesn't compare.
     
  7. DarthMagnificus

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    Plus let us not forget that BW megs decided to frag half his troops with the main cannon from the Nemesis at the end of the series...good commander...but not good with the military decisions at time...plus the whole BM debacle on liberating cybertron from it's organic side...but that is a totally different thread....

    G1 megs...an idiot at times...definitely had the best follow up for a traitor shown yet after he came back upgraded as galvatron...Starscream vaporizing is the shiznit!

    I would have to vote for G1 megatron.
     
  8. Sideswipe80

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    You can't compare a character written in the 80's when every toon was an advertisement.
     
  9. Mako Crab

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  10. Shockwave 75

    Shockwave 75 Master of the Rules.

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    This.
     
  11. Rattrap Primal

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    G1:
    Pros: Had the Arm Cannon from Hell. Killed Brawn and Ironhide. Was mostly responsible for Prime's death.
    Cons: In the cartoon, he injured Orion Pax, who would become Optimus Prime. Kept Starscream along too long, when he should have just left him deactivated on the Ark when they came out of Stasis Lock

    BW
    Pros: Better plans that sometimes worked. Had loyal troops. Transformed into a T-Rex, a Transmetal T-Rex with V-Tol fans, and a Transmetal 2 Dragon. Conquered Cybertron for a time
    Cons: A renegade among the Predacons (I wish that the Predacons, who where infered to live off Cybertron, appeared in Beast Machines at some point to confront their rogue agent. Had a bath tub/ rubber ducky (which was also funny). Shouldn't have underestimated Dinobot's honor code
     
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    BW Megatron is the better of the two.

    He steals one of Cybertron's most important items. He killed an Optimus without having a young red bot getting in the way. He takes over an alien base. He nearly kills G1 Opimus Prime. He almost kills the young early humans off. He nearly wipes out the Ark with the Nemesis. He even takes over Cybertron and defeats both Maximal and Predacon forces while doing it. He's also is one step above the others and allows plans to go forward before using them for his own good. Plus he has a rubber ducky, that is evil. Yesss.

    Another plus, he stayed as Megatron. No Megatron/Galvatron junk like the G1 pulled off.
     
  13. catch22

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  14. UKBrawn

    UKBrawn No arms just CLAWS!!

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    BW Megatron was by far a better leader, if not just for turning Rhinox into Tankor and Silverbolt into Jetstorm, just to piss the maximals off!!
    And the fact he is in everyway awesome and his acheivements far surpass G1s.

    Personally I always thought Galvatron was far cooler than G1 Megs, in both comic and TV he was stronger. The comic g1 megatron in particular was rubbish. Compared to say Shockwave.
     
  15. Nachtsider

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    Depends on which G1 Megatron we're talking about.
     
  16. Mako Crab

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    BW/BM Megatron eats souls. :) 

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  17. MACRAPTRON

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    Even BW Megatron knows who's better, he named himself as a homage to the best Decepticon leader ever. End of discussion.
     
  18. Chris McFeely

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    Cept'n that he took his name from a mythological figure mentioned in the Covenant of Primus, not ol' Bucket-head.
     
  19. shroobmaster

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    BW Megatron.

    Dude was VERY effective, and DID conquer Cybertron.
     
  20. redoptics

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    its all about g1 ruthless super powerful in the comics
     

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