Customs: Michael Jackson Tribute Transformer

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  1. Ezilla82

    Ezilla82 Expect the Unexpected.

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    Hey guys/gals,
    We know we're still feeling the affects of the sudden death of the King of Pop, Michael Jackson. Then I just got a thought why can someone here make a Transformer custom to honor MJ and also give him the name like Beat It or Moonwalker or something in that nature. I know it sounds corny, but it would be cool to see. I know that I couldn't do it because my skills are not ready. So what you guys think? LMK.
     
  2. GAUGE

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    Why not base him off of his Trasforming Vehicle he had in Moonwalker?
     
  3. JacobPGalvatron

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    And have it transform into the Robo Jackson, also from the movie.
     
  4. Murasame

    Murasame CHIMICHANGAS

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    word
     
  5. scourge88

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    Yeah good idea.
     
  6. UnicronHound

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    I was thinking of doing this but as TF art but I'd screw it up
     
  7. Satomiblood

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    I'm can't remember, but what car did he transform into in Moonwalker?

    I keep thinking ROTF Sideswipe or Sideways would work as a base.
     
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    Lancia Stratos Zero
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    Murasame CHIMICHANGAS

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    And that was his face
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  10. Ezilla82

    Ezilla82 Expect the Unexpected.

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    OMG! How completely forgot this, I did got a chance to see Michael's Transformer-isque on YouTube and its very impressive. Also I can't believe the response I got. Very cool.
     
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    wasn't there a multiplayer game in the 80s called moonwalker or something? and didn't he transform into a spaceship at the end?
    I remember there being a game in the arcade which you can use a coca-cola "free play" card in....
     
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    Not only was there an arcade game, but there was also a Sega Genesis adaptation by the same name. It's a 2D side-scroller instead of the top-down pseudo-3D of the arcade (I'm forgetting the term for that POV). If you caught a shooting star you'd temporarily transform into the robot, killing machine form. 'Tis a great game.

    I was thinking that an MJ/Stratos Zero Moonwalker would be a sweet custom after the deluge of MJ nostalgia the past few days. If someone can pull it off, that would be amazing.
     
  13. Ezilla82

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    I wonder can Classics Hot Rod be a good choice because it kinda looks like that car or Universe 2.0 Sunstreaker/Sideswipe. But its just an idea.
     
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    If you would happen to make it bigger than a deluxe, crossover Captain America's head resembles the robot jackson's head.
     
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    Maybe TFA Blurr would work?
     
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    Bingo! Exactly what I was thinking! The articulation would allow cool moon walking poses!:thumbs2: 
     
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    Wasn't there a mod that someone did that kept the car front attached as a backpack?
     
  18. closetrat

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    Hate to necro a thread - but just had an epiphany...

    DOTM Topspin.

    Chest panels could double for the HIStory tour outfit (or Leave Me Alone video).
    Mechanized car mode could be the gold-armor Mike always wore.
    Pull the hand claws & the body shape isn't that bad either...

    I'm thinkin' chrome for the face & hands - black/drybrushed main body & some gold accents to replicate costume of choice...
     
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    I'd think a custom like this would be better in the Masterpiece size.
     
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    Jacksomis Prime?
    Michaelmis Prime?
    Michaeltron?


    Soundwave?
     

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