G1 Twin Twist "Pretender" Design

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  1. walruslaw

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    Hey all while looking throught ebay to see if there were any cool prototypes i came across an auction for a hasbro design print for a G1 Twin Twist Pretender and thought i would share it with you. Its miles out of my price range but someone may want it heres the link HERE

    the seller has a prototype for scorponok as well as a instruction drawing for the starcream pretender(i think??)

    *Edit*
    The seller also has a mock up of a ditched idea for the G1 decepticon jets to have mini partners of some sort. The mockup looks to be made of skywarp parts and can be seen here
     
  2. Foster

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    It's the original Twin Twist drawing superimposed over what looks most like Waverider. Weird.
     
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  3. Grimwing

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    Well to be fair. I don't think twin twist is thin enough to fit in a pretender shell.
    So They would have to do another robot that resembles twin twist or make bigger shells.
     
  4. DeathStorm

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    Cool idea - yes.

    Is a drawing worth $1200 - no.
     
  5. McBradders

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    Twin Twist makes the front page!

    JUSTICE SERVED!
     
  6. Motor_Master

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    I can see some seriously funny fan art comint out of this one.
     
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    Q: what's the only wat to make Twin Twist suck more?

    A: Make him a Pretender!!!

    :D 
     
  8. NIDARAM12

    NIDARAM12 Robot art guy

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    I saw this recently and I still think it's a beautiful piece of art. I love the painted transparencies and reflections

    I don't understand the Twin Twist hate, there are tons of Transformers just as simple. He might not be the best toy, but his robot and vehicle designs are cool.
     
  9. Gingerchris

    Gingerchris Telly-headed Tyrant

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    The jet companion idea is pretty nice. Just imagine how things might've been in the fiction if the Seekers could fight on the ground and have their kibbly bits help them out from the air.
     
  10. neliz

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    it's a shame nobody noticed this auction before, this is at least it's second run on ebay and.. .dare i say it.. it was even featured on the news page in the ebay ticker.
     
  11. McBradders

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    Preach on brotha!
     
  12. Foster

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    I wonder what the front of the box would have said, maybe:

    "Pretenders hide the suck inside!" :lol 
     
  13. neliz

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    at least twintwist could move his arms..
     
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    artiepants Just over here punching Unicron.

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    i actually quite like both the Jumpstarters, (their bios made 'em both seem like total badd-@$$es and that stuck with me from when i was a kid). it's just a tfw2005 meme...
     
  15. Hook

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    Yeah, but the frontpage pic was doctored with. This is the original design:
    [​IMG]

    *EDIT*

    I've been told it was meant to be a UK-exclusive!
     
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    :lolol :lolol :lolol 
     
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    Neat stuff.
     
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    $1200 for that?

    ....wow.
     
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    Now we can make endless jokes about Twin Twist coming out!
     
  20. DeathStorm

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    Gay Kiss Play Pretender anyone???
     

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