Inverting...?

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  1. Treadshot A1

    Treadshot A1 Toy Designer

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    I noticed a while ago that lots of repaints recently have just been the original, with an inverted colourscheme?

    e.g. Nigthwatch prime, Stealth lockdown.

    Why is this? Discuss.

    *Sorry if this is the wrong forum, move if necessary*
     
  2. Sol Fury

    Sol Fury The British Butcher Administrator News Staff

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    It's been going on since Transformers Energon. Look at Armada Tidal Wave, invert his colors, then look at Energon Tidal Wave.

    I think it is just a case of making the toy visually distinctive from the original - you don't get much more distinct than the opposite end of the visual spectrum.
     
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    yeah in Energon it was a given that with the decepticons if you inverted the colours you would get its repaint Tidal Wave and Mirage were prime examples of this.

    As for why well I guess with a negitive image theirs little chance that they look alike
     
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    Plus is really simple to do and not think up of many different ideas (other than homages)

    RiD Cryotek was made the same way
     
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