need a new name for E starscream...

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  1. Lumpy

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    so, in an effort to condence my collection to a smaller size, i'm combining RID armada energon cybertron and classics into one big giant collection. therefore duplicate molds, or molds of characters who appeared alot are getting sold or changed...A SS, Cyb SS and E g1 SS are all being sold, but i just love the regular version of E SS...he just needs a new name....here's the story for him so far...

    back before the war, ESS and mirage were hunting buddies. they shared ideas and therefore ESS has an electro disruptor, allowing invisibility (though his may be modified to allow him to be more ghostlike, as he was in the show) after the war started, he offered himself out as a gun for hire, basically just helping whoever offered him more of whatever he wanted....megs took him in, but no decepticons really trust him...so he's very alone, and no one even knows when he might be around either....

    but yeah, i just need a new name for him...something cool...doesnt have to be related to any other TF, but if theres a name that works then thats totally cool....
     
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    Ghostscream? (fits with RiD Darkscream, BM Nightscream, BW2 Hellscream)
     
  3. Bryan

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    Screamstar.

    Naw, I like SF's idea. Thematic, and it's cool sounding.
     
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    Phantom?
     
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    Ghostrider.

    One word or two words, Top Gun or comic (or even G.I. Joe) reference, take your pick.
     
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    actually, i think that i really just like nightscream...that's kinda cool...
     
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    I'd go with Nightscream too...and wasn't that the character's name in Super Link?
     
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    Lumpy Taylor Swift Actionmaster Super Mod

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    yeah, he totally was! well, i think that solves the name issue...
     
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    If you want a ghost name...
    NecroScream?
     
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    I was going through the same thing with the Classics Mini-cons. I was trying to rename the ones that had pre-existing G1 names (like Broadside) since these guys were part of G1 continuity now. I also had to avoid BW names, since BW exists in G1 time. A few of them I gave the name of existing Micromasters, since I consider these guys the same and dont have a problem with them being those characters. Several of them had revisions, but I ended up with

    Firebot - stayed the same
    Strongrarm - stayed the same
    Divebomb - Makeshift (since this team seemed based on the Armada Emergency team, I gave him the helicopter's name)

    Swoop - stayed the same, since I accept the canon explanation for him being Swoop
    Knockdown - stayed the same
    Terrorsaur - Doomlock (goes well with Grimlock, since he idolizes him)

    Nightscream - Darkscream (only reason for this was BM is in G1 and RiD isnt)
    Steel Wind - stayed the same
    Thunderwing - Eaglewing (a combo of Micromasters Eagle Eye and the name he got. I'm not very pleased with this one but I cant think of a better one)

    Broadside - Bombshock (a tank Micromaster, fits well)
    Sledge - stayed the same (also a Micromaster name)
    Wideload - Buckethead (one of the KB Constructicon Micromasters, fits well)

    Oil Slick - stayed the same (I wanted to give him the Micromaster name Motorhead, but I figured there was no reason to break canon if the name doesnt break rules)
    Grindor - stayed the same (just like with Oil Slick, I wanted to call him Greasepit)
    Dirt Rocket - stayed the same

    Dreadwing - Shadow Hawk (these guys were hard to find names for cos of my no BW rule, but I ended up finding Super Link/Galaxy Force names that worked)
    Overbite - Fangwolf
    Snarl - Leobreaker

    I also brought in the Giant Planet team, but none of them needed name changes (Overcast, Longarm, Deep Dive)
     
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    Wingblade???

    He has weapons under his wings.
     
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    Fun Fact: Energon Starscream in japan is called Nightscream
     
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    name him acidrun...pretend his big gun shoots acid and it is kickass

    ya i name every transformer if i got multiples

    still got one to name, my first prime ever, the powerlinx armada prime

    he has been called ultra magnus, optimus prime, old man prime, and a bunch of shit...might just refer to him as alpha trion or some shit

    and for my prime renames
    20th anniv.=optimus prime (leader of all autobots and non-movie figs)
    classics=convoy (current leader of the autobots that i play with (poor prime is fallin apart from so much play)
    classics 2-pack=optimus major (where my name came from)
    cybertron=galaxy convoy

    that all i can think of for now
     
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    dont Armada Prime's tires say "Monster Convoy" on them?
     
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    Billy Bob?
     
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    Susan.
     
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    I've never been a big fan of names that are just unlikely variants on existing TF names... like, uh... Nightscream. It fits, being that the figure had that name in Superlink, but still... it sounds a bit funny.

    But if you like it, go with it.

    Personally I would have gone for something like Ghostwing, or Whisper (old micromaster name) or Phantasm or Specter or Fade or something... just to get further away from seeming like a Starscream clone. :) 

    zmog
     
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    i really like fade....or susan....either one of those...i'll add them to the list of possibilities...along with whisper...and they work well with mirage as a friend too...

    but billy bob is definately out of the running....
     

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