Movie Prime's Alt Mode w/ Bay's Comments

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  1. TriBlurr

    TriBlurr Who am I?

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    If this turns out to be true, I'm not completely surprised that they didn't go with a Cabover semi because they aren't that common today, but I didn't see this type of deco coming. It's definitely not what I was hoping for and doesn't scream Prime to me, but it does have potential. I'm reserving judgement until we see robot mode pics.
     
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    Prime of Justice~!
     
  4. Shipley

    Shipley No Topic Required

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    Wow. look how long his smokestacks are.
     
  5. Mr.Roboto

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    I love it!! If it transforms like Prime of Justice I will die of HAPPINESS!!!!!
     
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    Gears buh-buh-body ya Veteran

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    I must say that's pretty bad-ass. *saves*
     
  7. NIDARAM12

    NIDARAM12 Robot art guy

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    All it needs is bullhorns and some mudflaps with boobs!

    But seriously, I love that they picked a GIANT rig giving them lots of material to work with for the supposed "exploding" transformations. Meaning Prime is probably gonna be huge and mean looking. Prime with flames also doesnt bother me at all and would be damn cool but in this particular case this truck just screams Texas hillbilly chasing the Dukes of Hazard or something. Maybe its the colors?



    OR what my buddy just said... it might be Primes alt mode but not how you think-

    "[23:14] asterphage: i speculate that it's the truck that teletran scans and then rebuilds prime to match
    23:14] asterphage: and prime will then be bright red."
     
  8. Acid Wing

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    I definitely like the choice of the "long-nosed" truck, but I gotta get accustomed to the flames---kinda gives him a youthful/rebellious look in a way. Or a Michael Bay look. XD
     
  9. Zzeezz

    Zzeezz Ambassador of Music TFW2005 Supporter

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    The flames were surprising. Everything else is about what I expected.
     
  10. Shaun_C

    Shaun_C The REAL One True fan Veteran TFW2005 Supporter

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    I know I've never seen one.All I've ever seen is a long nose semi like in the pic posted
     
  11. MegaMoonMan

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    Not too keen on the flame job, but it's better than a fire engine.

    Hmmmm...fire engine...flames...?
     
  12. IACON

    IACON "That's Vector Sigma?" TFW2005 Supporter

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    L-A-M-E!!!!!
    :yuck 

    "Please Bay, pimp my Optimus...."
    :lolol 

    Now, after seeing Bay's Optimus, I would consider it offensive for Cullen to V.A that thing they call Optimus....
     
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    AICN has posted a FAKE.

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    remember this guy?

    also look at the smokestacks. so looong. and so poorly photoshopped.
     
  14. timshinn73

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    It ain't great. My reasoning is it's over designed. I don't completely dislike it because it's not the G1 Prime, although that would have been my design template. If they are trying to marry old style design (front grill features to try and please hard core G1 fans) with modern truck design (long nose) with a touch of customizing (flames, rear fenders because "the kids'll like fire"), it's a conceptual failure.

    This is only my humble opinion.

    The Autobots are trying to blend in. This does not say "robot in disquise" to me. It screams "Hey hey hey! Look at me! I'm flamin' Optimus!" I hope seeing the robot mode will sway me some, but something tells me seeing his fully rendered lips and eyelids won't help.

    I assume the choice to make Prime blue with red flames instead of red is so he stands out agains the 3000 explosions that will be in the film. And that extra long cab area screams out for a makeout scene between half-baked human love interests with a blushing Prime hoping they don't ruin the hand embroidered flames on his seat covers. I'm sure Billy Bob Thornton's voiceover work as Prime ("I lak the way yoo tawlk") will make us all forget about any hang ups about the robot designs. Not a complaint, just trying to get inside the production's head...

    I have a headache.
     
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    wierd. Not bad, but wierd.
     
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    That would be cool, but the paint job blows ass
     
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    prime's on fire!
     
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    Prime's a flamer, eh? PC's gone just a little too far this time.
     
  19. Valkysas

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    I love it. I'm sure the flames won't be that visible in robot mode anyways. as long as he's red and blue, and has a blue helmet with a mouth plate, I'm happy. especially since he shares alt modes with one of the best prime figures ever.
     
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    Flames? is this mid-life crisis Optimus?
     

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