Generation1, Animated, or Movie

Discussion in 'Transformers Toy Discussion' started by Dinobot Snarl, Dec 21, 2008.

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Which Toy Style do you Prefer

  1. Generation 1

    44 vote(s)
    40.4%
  2. Animated

    42 vote(s)
    38.5%
  3. Movie

    7 vote(s)
    6.4%
  4. Other

    16 vote(s)
    14.7%
  1. Dinobot Snarl

    Dinobot Snarl Well-Known Member

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    Generation 1, Animated, or Movie.

    I was formally a G1 only guy, but I noticed that, my tastes have changed and most notably became more obvious with the animated Cyclonus leak. I'd really much rather have the animated Cyclonus over the Impressive universe Cyclonus. Even more telling I've been viewing Masterpiece Skywarp next to animated Skywarp....and I'd rather have the animated one. Why? The body shapes and faces from G1 or universe designs, are more and more soul-less. Where is the animated designs have loads of character.

    At the same time, I'd say that Movie basic Deadend is full of character and is on my short list.

    Where do you guys stand on this.
     
  2. GrimlockMinor

    GrimlockMinor Dinobot

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    animated
     
  3. j.a.f.o.

    j.a.f.o. Just Looking, Not Buying

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    Animated Cyclonus? Link please.

    G1 = Nostalgia love

    Animated = Finally-toon-accuracy-in-a-toy love

    Movie = Transformers-that-don't-look-like-typical-transformers love

    Can't say my preference is set in stone.
     
  4. misterbinky

    misterbinky Well-Known Member

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    Love, love, love the animated line. Don't get me wrong, I've spent a ton of money on all three, but if I could only have one, it'd be animated.
     
  5. MidnightBliss

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    Animated. However, Universe is an extremely close second.
     
  6. MekaGojira3k

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    Animated is by far my favorite. However, I like all these lines a lot. Hell, I just like any TF I can manage to buy to be honest.
     
  7. Rodr-Evil

    Rodr-Evil Lucifer's children TFW2005 Supporter

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    G1 all the way for me, but I like the other series too, especially classics/universe.
     
  8. rapid_fire

    rapid_fire TFW2005 Supporter

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    G1 for sure, but mainly the early ones that were brought over from Pre-TF lines, they are my favorite of any transformers ever.

    Just something about them, their over all designs, normal every day colors, lotsa chrome and metal, rubber tires, very creative features like pilot seats for little diaclone figures, add on accessories, realistic alt-modes. They're not the most posable toys in the world, but posability isn't everything.
     
  9. mrclean08

    mrclean08 G1 FOR LIFE

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    The only other line I would ever collect other than G1 is Binaltech/Alternators.
     
  10. Takara_destron

    Takara_destron Mainly lurking these days

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    I love them all, but I think Animated is a cut above the others
     
  11. Pride21

    Pride21 Honor Wisdom Virtue

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    Classics & Universe 2.0 is by far at the top of my list design wise. Their is just something about mixing old with new and making it work. Animated comes in a close second simply for making a nicely designed Megatron & Swoop.
     
  12. SPLIT LIP

    SPLIT LIP Dry built

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    I voted Animated, as it's my favourite of the three, but I really love all as they all stand out from the others. G1 with their shiney chrome and awesomely goofy robot designs and cool vehicle modes, Movie with complex detail and badass designs and transformations, and Animated with it's bright colours and stylized robot and vehicle forms combined with the amount of character in each sculpt: Pure Badass. Just thinking about it makes me want to go and just fiddle with the G1, Movie and Animated dudes and repose them on my shelves.

    Although All three make my BW collection look pitiful, since all I have are some reissues and all my old ones are broken. :( 
     
  13. Caine

    Caine Rise up to the glory!!

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    Animated.

    G1 can go six feet under, while Movie just won't do it for me.
     
  14. Switchblade

    Switchblade Just a raggedy man

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    Animated, absolutely. I love the way the toys manage to give off such a strong sense of character. The more conventional, G1-inspired aesthetic is nice, but seems kind of dull compared to Animated. The movie designs are too alien and busy for my taste.
     
  15. Heat Guy

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  16. ShelbyDanvers

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    I prefer Animated. Love the sense of character in the toys.
     
  17. Grimlock_13

    Grimlock_13 Reformed Geewunner

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    Generation 1 no contest. I don't mind the movie designs for what they are but they're still a little 'busy' for my tates and I can't get into Animated's super exaggerated cartoony style.
     
  18. Dinobot Snarl

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    we have a few people who like movie style better, what do the movie fans think?
     
  19. Eric

    Eric Per sempre marciamo.

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    Since there is no "I choose all three" option, I'm going with other as a substitute.
     
  20. Cascadia

    Cascadia Ion Storm

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    I prefer G1 with Classics and Alt/BT as a close 2nd & 3rd over movie and Animated lines.
     

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