If you could pitch a TF series, what would you make?

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  1. Spin-Out

    Spin-Out "It's just... Asinine."

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    Well, I've made threads like this on the Allspark a few times, since I've had an idea in my head for a TF series for quite a while. I call it Transformers Ignition.

    The basic gist of Ignition is that I wanted to see a hand-drawn Transformers series that looks as good as the new Thundercats, while having the same fun feel as Transformers Animated. Something that draws from both sides of the Pacific, since Transformers has been kind of an American-Japanese co-production in some way or another since its inception back in the 80s. Basically, I want to see a TF series that has the best of American animation's storytelling and higher budget with influence from some mecha anime, like GaoGaiGar or Gurren Lagann.

    The basic gist of the story is that, like in Animated and Beast Wars, the Great War is over - The difference is, neither side controls Cybertron. They had to flee the planet because of the war, and both have control over colony worlds - the Autobot Commonwealth and the Decepticon Empire. The Decepticons lay claim to more of the galaxy than the Autobots do, though, and have better military tech. The Autobots, on the other hand, have more resources, like Energon.

    The main cast would be composed of these guys:

    Optimus Prime (David Kaye): He'd turn into a pick-up truck like his BT/Alternators incarnation. This is because I don't want him towering over the big bruiser like he does in Prime. He draws mostly from the Animated incarnation of the character, as an idealistic rookie captain who's had kind of crappy luck; here he's the head of a research vessel searching for Energon-rich planets. His main weapon would be an axe that can change into a sword, influenced by the switch-axe from Monster Hunter Tri. His personality would be that he's a nice guy who follows his ideals; he's pretty much Animated Optimus Prime, since he's younger than the usual Optimus and all that.

    Ironclad (Michael Dorn): He'd be a combination of the Big Guy and the Shell-Shocked Veteran tropes; kind of a mix between Animated Ratchet and Rhinox. He'd turn into a big armored off-roader, like a beefed up Prime Bulkhead; he'd be a bit more wide than he is tall, but not as much as Lugnut or Bulkhead. He'd be pretty similar to Rhinox; he's an old soldier with a bit of a Zen mentality, and prefers to spend his time in nature. He actually scanned a specialized hybrid vehicle because of that. He mainly uses his strength to fight, but also has arm-mounted rivet guns which have been converted into actual weapons.

    Red Alert (Troy Baker): Kind of like CyRaptor, I feel it would be impossible to make a Ratchet that's better than Animated or Prime's versions of the character. So I decided I'd have the medic be Red Alert. He's the second-in-command of the team, and is pretty much a younger Armada Red Alert, since he and Optimus are around the same age. However, he'd have both hands, and his color scheme would be influenced more by the concept art for Movie Ratchet. He'd be a pacifist - most of the time. If he has to fight, he'll use electroshock paddles to stun his enemies. He'd be an ambulance, natch. It's based on the concept art for TF:Hero Red Alert's alt-mode.

    Wheeljack (John DiMaggio): Since Wheeljack is probably my all-time favorite Autobot, I had to include him. Thing is, I've been kinda disappointed in a lot of recent depictions. Animated Wheeljack never got to talk, despite his awesomeness - Prime Wheeljack hasn't shown any engineering skills yet, despite being awesome; and Movie Wheeljack was a bit too effective and non-bungling to really count for me. See, at the core of Wheeljack, he's gotta be a slightly off-kilter bungling inventor, preferably with a New York accent of some type. He'd probably turn into a beat up rally car with those funky-looking quad headlights. He'd use a big honkin' wrench as his weapon. He'd totally be voiced by John DiMaggio using his Bender voice.

    Windrazor (Michelle Ruff): Prime Arcee is probably my favorite female Autobot in TF history, since her characterization goes a lot deeper than being a GURL. Windrazor is similar, but her coloration is mostly white with arctic blue flames. She has a few influences from Perfect Effect Arcee, but with less back kibble and a visor/helmet influenced by Quickslinger's concept art. Her primary weapon is a cryo-crossbow mounted on her arm. Her personality is that she's a model cadet; she's by-the-book as can be, and is probably the least prone to trouble of the team. She's one of the two kid-appeal characters, since she's one of the two youngest Autobots.

    Ricochet (Roger Craig Smith): The other kid-appeal character, Ricochet is a hot head and a shameless flirt who hits on any Fembot he sees. Obviously, he's more than a bit more headstrong and reckless, despite having some unfinished training in the Cyber-Ninja corps. His primary weapons are a pair of energy blade tonfa. He turns into a crimson-and-black sports car, and is heavily influenced by Hero Hot Shot.

    Other Autobots:

    Heatwave Prime (Steven Blum): A proud member of the Elite Guard, Heatwave is an old friend of Optimus Prime and commander of his own team, consisting of Bumblebee, Nightbeat, and (TBD). However, they have quite a few differences; Heatwave is hot-headed and brash, unlike the calmer Optimus. However, he has his spark in the right place. He turns into a fire truck and uses a giant sword formed from his ladder.

    Nightbeat (Jeffrey Combs): A member of Cybertron Intel, Nightbeat has a lot of theories about the war. He doesn't trust anyone but himself, which is why it irked him to be added to Heatwave Prime's team. He's the second-in-command. He turns into a limo and uses a grappling hook gun.

    Goldbug (Rob Paulsen): A small Autobot scout on Heatwave's team, Bumblebee is a real smart aleck. He's constantly trying to pull pranks on his teammates, and usually fails. However, Goldbug's smarter than he seems; he used to be an impulsive kid, but has grown into an expert scout. He also takes easily to Earth culture, and especially loves music! He transforms into a compact car, and uses solar stingers.

    Kup (R. Lee Ermey): The resident old 'bot on Heatwave Prime's team, he actually used to be an Elite Guard drill sergeant. As a matter of fact, he trained Goldbug, Optimus and Heatwave! He uses an arm-mounted hammer that replaced one of his servos, and turns into a beat up retro Pick-Up.


    Humans:

    Cole Rockwell (Will Friedle) The adopted son of tech magnate Roy Rockwell, Cole isn't on the best terms with his father. Even though his father tries to bond with him, this nineteen-year-old remains distant. He left home during college and bought an abandoned garage, and spends his free time working on classic cars. Even though he's aloof, he has one soft spot: His younger sister, Lyra, whom he will protect at any cost. After discovering the Autobots, he's become one of their two closest human allies, the other being a young woman named Marina Yang. Cole is pretty good with machinery; he's been around it his whole life.

    Marina Yang (Kimberley Yates): A bookish college student, Marina is the only child of a Korean family. She's a bit shy and tends to retreat to her schoolwork; she spends a lot of time studying for a career in advanced programming. However, she ends up happening across the Autobots at the same time as Cole, and is placed under their protection. She and Cole don't get along well at first, because of the fact that they both try and isolate themselves. However, the two eventually fall in love with each other. She's an expert at programming of any kind: As a matter of fact, it seems she has the ability to communicate with technology...

    Lyra Rockwell (Hynden Walch): The daughter of Roy Rockwell, and Cole's younger sister. A spunky and odd young girl, she sees the world differently from others. She can be distinguished by her whitish-blond hair and wacky demeanor. Despite her bubbly attitude, she was often very ill when she was young; she inherited a rare immune system disorder from her mother. Although her mother died before the cure was found, Lyra was cured from the disease, explaining why Cole is so over-protective of her. As soon as she discovers the Autobots, she takes to them immediately.

    Roy Rockwell (Maurice LaMarche): The technology magnate and head of Rockwell Technologies, Roy is responsible for the long-awaited "Green revolution." After making one of the first affordable hydrogen-fueled cars, he managed to make his way to the top of the business world through sheer determination and effort; his company grew slowly at first, but eventually became a conglomerate with wings in the energy industry, providing alternative fuels such as hydrogen, solar, and wind energy to the world; the communications industry, creating a free use Wireless "Supernet" capable of being used on a lunar colony; and the medical industry, mainly to find a cure for a rare genetically-caused disease his wife came down with. He's an honest businessman who is a consummate idealist; he truly believes there's good in everyone. Unfortunately, due to running one of the biggest companies in the world, he didn't have much time to spend with his children. When the Autobots can no longer hide themselves, he decides to aid them because of the friendship they've forged with his children. He also helped fund and design Progress City, the Green Metropolis Ignition takes place in.

    Other Autobots would include:

    The High Council/Elite Guard:
    Ultra Magnus (Peter Cullen) The leader of the Autobots and successor to Nominus Magnus, Ultra Magnus only wants what's best for Cybertron and bring a peaceful end to the war. However, he's unable to do so because the Senate cares only for its own interests.

    Alpha Trion (Corey Burton doing a Christopher Lee impersonation): The leader of the Senate, Alpha Trion may well be the only honest member. He's as old as Ultra Magnus, and fought alongside him during the war. He longs for peacetime even more than Magnus.

    Sentinel Prime (Jim Cummings): One of Ultra Magnus' inner circle, Sentinel is the head of the Autobot Elite Guard. He's a warmonger desperate to destroy the Decepticons; it's no secret he thinks he should be the next Magnus, after all.


    The 'Cons:

    Megatron (Mark Hamill): He's, well, Megatron. He'd be out of focus for the first season or so, like in TFA - When he comes back, it'd be a big thing. He's cold, merciless, and seems a little insane - a combination of Animated and Prime Megs. He turns into an ICBM missile launcher truck, I guess, and has a fusion cannon.

    Starscream (Sam Riegel): I'll be honest here. Armada may have been pretty lame, but Starscream's character arc was the best thing about the show. I think that, after Prime and Animated Starscream pulled off the classic traitor shtick, so well, it's time to model 'Screamer after his Armada version. He'd be the youngest Decepticon, and wholeheartedly believes in the Decepticon cause as a result of the propaganda the 'Cons use. He's unfailingly loyal to Megatron... At first. He has a strong sense of honor in battle, and, like G1 Thudnercracker, thinks killing humans is "beneath him." He later does a Heel Face Turn when he finally gets it through his thick skull the 'Cons are evil thanks to Megatron betraying HIM, and seeks out his mentor, the Decepticon exile Gridlock. Gridlock is based on BW Dinobot. 'Screamer doesn't have ranged weapons - he uses his wing sword. He is, naturally, a fighter jet.

    Shockwave (Corey Burton): The second-in-command of the Decepticons, Shockwave is cold and logical. He does only what is logical - he'll go no further than he needs to to achieve his goals. He's only loyal to Megatron as long as Megs is still a good choice for leader - when Buckethead slips up one too many times, Shockwave will gladly put a knife in his back. He turns into a hoverjet like DOTM Laserbeak's toy, or the G.I. Joe Dragonhawk.

    Soundwave (Phil Lamarr): Megatron's best intel agent, Soundwave is cool and collected. He's cunning and calculating, and serves alongside Shockwave as Megatron's highest-ranking minions. He turns into a stealth fighter based on the Boeing Bird of Prey, and uses sonic generators all over his body as a weapon, like Movieverse Soundwave.

    Flatline (Charlie Adler): The Decepticon medic, Flatline is more of a mad scientist than anything, performing horrific experiments on his patients. He also goes out at night hunting for humans and animals as "test subjects" for his experiments. He's sadistic and twisted, and is probably the single most evil Decepticon in Megatron's army. He turns into a hearse.

    Bonecrusher (John DiMaggio): THE BONECRUSHER HATES EVERYTHING. AND WHAT THE BONECRUSHER HATES, HE DESTROYS. HE TURNS INTO AN BATTLEFIELD RECOVERY VEHICLE, EVEN THOUGH HE HATES RECOVERING ANYTHING. HE ALSO HATES PROFESSIONAL WRESTLERS, EVEN THOUGH HE SOUNDS LIKE AN EVIL RANDY SAVAGE. HE DOESN'T HAVE AN INSIDE VOICE, 'CUZ HE HATES QUIETNESS.

    Cyclonus (Nolan North): Bonecrusher's partner in crime, Cyclonus is a triggerhappy psycho who loves nothing more than shooting Autobots - or anyone in his way. He turns into an attack helicopter. In addition to his rifle, he can detach his two rotor blades and use them as swords. He's basically an evil helicopter Deadpool.

    Barricade (Keith David): The head of the Decepticon Secret Police, Barricade is the one who roots out most potential traitors. However, he's really not that loyal to anyone but himself. He turns into a police car and is voiced by Keith David, who is awesome.

    Bludgeon (John DiMaggio): One of Megatron's deadliest warriors, Bludgeon is vicious, unrelenting, and possibly undead. He uses a Bleedblack blade that drains the lifeforce of his foes, and turns into an H-tank like Armada Megatron. Even among his fellow Decepticons, his name is spoken only in fearful whispers; Bludgeon may prove to be far more than just another soldier...

    Scourge (Clancy Brown): Megatron's General of Destruction, Scourge is the second-in-command of the entire Decepticon military. He's just as cunning as Megatron, but mercy is not entirely alien to him. Regardless, he's cruel and powerful, and uses his Sword of Fury to great effect. He turns into a tanker truck.
     
  2. doomboy536

    doomboy536 Universe Onslaught fanboy

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    I'd stick with the whole "Transformers land on Earth looking for energy or something else" line. It's work several times before and no reason to see why would it stop doing so.

    Autobots:
    Optimus Prime - grizzled leader. Turns into a truck
    Ratchet - medic. Ambulance
    Wheeljack - mad scientist. Similar to G1 appearance
    Sunstreaker - young hotshot warrior
    Sideswipe - young hotshot warrior. Either of these two can be interchangable apart from one is red and the other is yellow. Sports cars. Maybe one of them can die at some point to make it all the more serious business.
    Grimlock - hulking, veteran badass. HUMM-V or large off-roader, something big.
    Arcee - pretty much as seen in TF: Prime. The best female Autobot we've had on screen so far.

    Decepticons:
    Megatron - evil leader. He'd be a helicopter gunship.
    Starscream - second in command and the backstabbing traitor that we know and love. Su-47 fighter jet.
    Soundwave - communications officer and spymaster. Turns into an RV or SUV rigged for long-distance communications. Has various automated drones that he uses for specific tasks.
    Tidal Wave - their base which is stuck in battleship mode and nigh-invincible in said mode, but with very limited mobility as it consumes a lot of energon. As a season 1 finale he would transform into robot mode and go RAAAAAAR.
    Motormaster - an old rival of Prime's for the title of 'King of the Road'. Would also turn into a truck, and is a bully and a loudmouth.
    Brawl - your standard tank and bruiser.
     
  3. Megabattimus

    Megabattimus Same As It Ever Was

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    Came up with this pitch a while a go:

     
  4. arcee101

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    I've been working on something for awhile,but so all I have is a useful,great character list.

    Autobots
    Optimus Prime(Movie,Prime,Cybertron)
    Bumble Bee(Movie,My own style)
    Hot Rod(My own style)
    Rachet(Prime)
    Sideswipe(Movie,G1)
    Ironhide(G1,Movie)
    Que(Movie)
    Arcee-Motorcycle(Prime,Energon)

    Decpticons
    Megatron(Movie,Prime)
    Starscream(Prime)
    Shockwave(Energon,Movie)
    Soundwave(Movie,Prime)
    Lockdown(Movie,My own style)
    Bombshell(My own style)
    Laserbeak(Movie,Prime)
    Sideways(Armada)
    Demolishor
     
  5. Macross7

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    We always hear of the great war but don't really see it. Even in G1, it was a limited number of survivors that was fighting.

    Start it out on modern day Earth. (set it in the G1 universe) A space bridge accident sends a group of Autobots, some Cons and some humans back in time to the middle of the war. So basically the series is on Cybertron. The TFs from the present have Earth modes to make the show relatable to us. Cybertorn has an atmosphere so the humans can breath. They are there so we can also relate to them.

    The Autobots knowing they can't alter time have to figure out how to help but not impact the timeline. The Decepticons want to alter time to make themselves the winners. Both sides know how the timeline goes so they know what went wrong in their past. To preserve the timeline, the Autobots have to stop present day Decepticons and have to vear history towards the correct timeline. Might even work some tough choices in there for Prime where he has to sacrifice some lives to preserve the time. By the end, they recreate the accident and get sent back to the present.

    BTW: Plan this as an intended 1 season show to put a definate arc to it and not try to strech the story longer then it should go.
     
  6. GBglide

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    Generation 1 redux: A combination of the Sunbow cartoon and Marvel comic, told from an adult perspective.
     
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    If I had full control, go back to the G1 universe and show post BM Cybertron about 300 years later. Then I'll have the Predacons breaking apart and some forming a cult to Megatron and bringing back the Vehicons for Predacon conquest. While the other Predacons joins the Maximals to defeat them and share Dinobot's code on honor.

    But I know Hasbro would never go for it, since it lacks humans, bots, cons, and Primus forbid, Bumblebee.

    So I'll keep the bots and cons, but I'll bring in my own ideas into this time. Series would start in the final days of the Great War, with the normal figures in it.

    Transformers: Resistance

    I'll have the final battle between Prime and Megatron, which starts from Megatron killing Bumblebee. With Prime not thinking right, Megatron takes advantage and kills him. Then Jazz, Ironhide, Prowl, Hot Rod, Kup, and Ratchet falls to Megatron's forces. Then I'll have Soundwave killing Swoop, Sludge, Slag, and Snarl and nearly killing Grimlock and leaving him to die.

    Then go five months into the future and Earth has fallen to the Decepticon forces and the humans turned into slaves. Megatron places Soundwave to lead the Earth forces, while he helps Shockwave to crush the Autobot fighters on Cybertron. Starscream pulls his normal stunt, but this Megatron just kills him on spot.

    Then I would show Thundercracker and Skywarp being killed, with Grimlock walking out of the smoke. Then I would show Warpath, Hound, Hot Shot, Silverbolt, Bulkhead, Trailbreaker, Arcee (Prime style), and Landmine (Rhinox with vehicle mode) joining him. Then I'll end the first episode with Grimlock looking down at the Decepticon base saying "They killed our leader, our comrades, and our human friends. But they never killed what we stand for, Autobots, transform and roll out!"

    Then later in the series, I would bring in human resistance fighters to raid human slave camps and destroy Decepticon fuel lines.

    Cons: Soundwave, plus his personal troops, Blitzwing, Lugnut, Astrotrain, Scourge (RID version), Jetstorm, Obsidian, Brawl, Darksteel, Terradive, and Bludgeon.
     
  8. D-Unit

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    Adapt the original IDW mini-series (the first 3). They didn't over-do it with the characters, the stories were well-written, and it focused on the whole "robots in disguise" thing
     
  9. Jochimus

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    Outside of my previous idea, I'd probably go with something along these lines.

    As for the cast of supporting TFs in the series, instead of just trotting out new versions of the same old G1 characters, I'd go with one Autobot and one Decepticon from each of the past series:

    AUTOBOTS
    Side Burn\
    Hot Shot / - the smart-aleck comic-relief twins.
    Wing Saber - the muscle.
    Override - the sassy chick who's probably the most level-headed of the bunch.
    Safeguard - the cool warrior type; he'd be portrayed as one robot that splits into two separate alt-modes.
    Tailgate - the hothead who's constantly getting himself damaged or blown apart (a comical reference to Arcee's bad luck with partners in TF: PRIME).

    DECEPTICONS
    Skybyte - still spouts poetry but is also genuinely more menacing.
    Demolishor - pure brute force.
    Alpha-Q - a relative prisoner who keeps ranting about Unicron's eventual return, here he's the 'Cons insane mad-scientist medic.
    Thunderblast - the 'Cons' resident ninja, spy and field agent. The 'quiet one' (shades of Nightbird).
    Lugnut - still the obsessive Megatron worshipper, though a lot less fanatical
    Knockout - the 'Cons' mechanic, not quite as vain, but still gets uppity when people so much as touch his handiwork.

    (BW characters would be off-limits as regular characters only because I might be inclined to use them later as 'guest stars' for time-travel stories.)

    Much of the action takes place on another planet (a version of Nebulos, maybe) and contends with the protection of an alien village that the 'Cons seem to have some interest in; it's also set sometime in the future (I was thinking 2084), in a time when the old Autobot/Decepticon war is now the stuff of legend on Earth.
     
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  10. MisterFanwank

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    I want a series that seriously explores the Quintesson enslavement of the Transformers much the same way the Caprica series seriously explored the events leading up to the Cylon revolution.
     
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    I would focus on a band of rogue transformers that work as mercanarcies, who hold no sides, and how they deal with the war. Both the Autobots and the Decepticons would be shown in negative and positive lights.
     
  12. Warhead

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    This is just something I pulled out of my butt.

    I would plan to pitch some a little more serious then most. I'd plan for the story to take off some time after the Final Great War (A cliche ,but, what the heck?) and this time the Decepticons have won the war, taking control of Cybertron and driving the Autobots into space. While the Decepticons have transformed Cybertron into a dark militaristic planet, the Autobots have survived and colonized on a planet, away from the reach of the Decepticon Rule. Some of the Autobots plan on taking back their home world but some just want to stay and rebuild a new world. The Decepticons and some rag-tag group of Autobots on the other hand search for a fabled source of power that would make them invincible (the Allspark, super energon, or something like that)

    Main Characters

    Autobots

    Sentinal Prime: The new leader of the Autobots, he struggles to rebuild them a new world, but with little supplies the task is difficult. He thinks taking on the Decepticons is ludicrous and forbids it. Rebuilding a society and helping his people is more important to him. Huge truck like alternate mode

    Ultra Magnus: Sentinal's second in command, whom he serves loyally but he is conflicted because he believes that Cybertron is their rightful home. He only knows of war and secretly helps the Autobot Retaliation in any way he can. A military transport like vehicle mode

    Optimus: A inspiring and courageous Autobot, he leads the Autobot retaliation to claim the artifact and bring peace to their home world. A truck like mode

    Ironhide: A close friend of Magnus and Sentinal and sort of father figure to Optimus, Ironhide fought in the old wars and is a wise veteran but is haunted by the atrocities of the war. He fights along side the retaliation to reclaim their planet. A large like truck mode

    Prowl: Prowl serves as Sentinal's chief security officer. He doesn't believe in the retaliation and would throw anyone in jail if he found they were a member. He is tough and unsympathetic but he does care for the betterment of his people and is loyal to the Autobots. A large car like mode.

    Bumblebee: A young warrior that served in near the end of the war. His innocence was destroyed by the seeing his friends killed. On the outside he appears light and jolly but on the inside he suffers from horrific memories. Loyal to Optimus and fight with the Autobot Retaliation. Car like alternate mode.

    Decepticons

    Megatron: The cruel and power hungry leader of the Decepticons, he rules his troops with an iron fist and punishes those who disobey him. He francticly searches for the ancient power so he may become all powerful and understandably. He fears death. Large Cybertrion jet.

    Starscream: Megatron's 2nd in command and as sly and deceiving as ever, Starscream plans to usurp Megatron as the rightful ruler. Only looks out for himself and plans to use the ancient power for himself. Since Megatron is to busy looking for the artifact he is blind to his falsehoods. Sleek jet like mode.

    Shockwave: Megatron's chief scientist and advisor, his hand and face was injured in the war and was replaced. Logical and unsympathetic, he creates abominations for Megatron. He secretly plans to overthrow Megatron, but unlike Starcream where as he is power hungry, he believes Megatron's search is destroying the Decepticons and plans to lead them for the better. Large jet like mode

    Demolishor: Megatron's top war general, he oversees all of the Decepticon forces. He is loyal to the Decepticon rule but is losing his favor for Megatron. He despises the Autobots and hopes to ride them from existance. Large tank emplacement like mode.

    Barricade: Cold, determined, and sadictic, Barricade and his miltary police search for Autobots throughout the galaxy. Moff Tarkin-like. He is loyal to Starscream. Turns into a car like mode.

    Thundercracker: Starscream's 2nd in command. He hates Starscream and other decepticons and is filled with nothing but scorn. He takes his anger out on his enemies.

    Skywarp: The thrid member of the Seekers, he is loyal to Starcream but dumb. He is wild and has a cruel sense of humour.
     
  13. Tuxedo Mark

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    I'd do a live-action series. It'd concentrate on stealth and really emphasize the whole "robots in disguise" aspect. It'd take place on Earth, which is just one part of a larger conflict. Only a few humans would be aware of the TFs' existence. To save money, robot modes will be reserved for a few select "money shots" involving energy-gathering and fighting. Otherwise, the TFs will communicate with their human allies (yes, even the 'cons have human allies) via in-vehicle monitors similar to those on RiD.

    So far, I've thought of only Arcee (motorcycle similar to Energon and Prime) on the Autobot side with Carly as her ally.
     
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    Autobots leave cybertron for a new home.
    They find earth and make peace with humans.
    Decepticons soon find the autobots and destroy earth.
    Earth now in a apocalypse state and the humans now hunt down any cybertronian life causing the autobots to hide and hunt down the Decepticons to rebuild and bring peace on earth again.
     
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    Pretty much this. While I like the idea of altering a lot of the fiction, designs, certain character origins, etc., I still think that jumping off the established template is necessary. I'd personally like to see a revised story of how & why Transformers ended up on Earth, but for the most part still stick with most of the original G1 cast. I'd drop ALL the mysticism from the canon and instead make things like the Allspark & Matrix technologically explicable devices, provide a mini-series flashback storyline of that perfectly shows the great war(s), the origins of Megs, Prime and other leading characters, try to keep a very strict emphasis on these things being robots in disguise on Earth as opposed to just being robots with cool alt modes that everyone knows about, make things a little more 'real' by having expected human & robot casualties during fights, and basically create the show with distinct end in mind rather than just going with the flow from season to season and risking filler episodes or continuity errors. Three seasons worth of 20 one-hour episodes would be be my pipe dream, maybe followed by a movie finale.
     
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    mine would be an animated series like the new thundercats as well, but it would tell the story of what happened between ROTF and DOTM, since thats a three year period, thats three seasons right there. It would all be movieverse with some character changes and large G1 elements added.

    the main cast of cons will be megatron(who is stIll damaged but active in battles), starscream, soundwave(SUV body), laserbeak, thundercracker, and skywarp. supporting cons would be barricade, mixmaster, reflector, lockdown(bounty hunter), and later shockwave and astrotrain. they would be backed by the protoform army who are alot like the troopers from Prime except they are actually tough and a threat.

    this will not be like Prime with a small outnumbered group of autobots because they have nest and the military backing them. the autobots main group will be Optimus, bumblebee, ironhide, prowl(replacing jazz), ratchet, arcee, wheeljack(comic body), and wheelie. backgroud and supporting autobots will be jolt, the twins, mirage(movie body), sideswipe, and Jetfire(now rebuilt). Nest will consist of Lennox, Epps, and a crapload of soilders backing the autobots against the con army.

    •very important plot point-no witwicky punk, unlike the movies, this is about the robots

    Besides those, I don’t have any real story board other than the cons starting trouble and Nest trying to stop them. The only one being a scene where the main 5 cons end up going over a giant waterfall and are screaming the whole way down, I got the idea from watching Indiana Jones 4 and for some reason transformers popped into my mind, first i thought the autobots but then i realized it would be funnier with the big bad cons screaming like bitches.

    characters deaths by end of series:
    •thundercracker and skywarp- killed in reactor explosion caused by Ironhide-end of 3rd season
    •reflector-blown up by missile while in satellite mode-end of 2nd season
    •lockdown-gunned down by other decepticons for making a deal with an autobot-end of 2nd season
    •astrotrain-battle with arcee and bumblebee-mid 3rd season
    •Mixmaster-battle with ratchet and wheeljack, forced down hyper cooling vent-mid 3rd season
    •prowl-sacrifices himself to save Lennox and epps from starscream and soundwave, grusome death-end of 3rd season
    •jetfire-falls to his death(engines damaged) while fighting off decepticon troops-beginning of 3rd season
     
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    holy crap i just relized, the Shattered glass universe would make a sick series
     
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    what about soundwave
     
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    Soundwave: An intelligence officer. This Decepticon is feared by both Autobots and allies, he uses silent and fast tactics to take out enemies. He serves himself and power hungry but loyal to Megatron, and uses false evidence to rid of those he dislikes. He commands a small unit of robot for various missions. Transforms into a military transport like mode.
     
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    i want series with headmasters and etc
     

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