New TLK poster on Instagram

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  1. Shizuka

    Shizuka Optimus Prime's scriptor

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    No see, Cybertronians can usually only take forms that share similar mass to themselves which is why you wouldn't see Optimus Prime as a Camaro.
     
  2. Sidesprey

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    *Reads title*
    So what? It was established in ROTF that the Transformers have been here a long time and its no surprise that they have shaped events in history. The franchise has a lot of retconning to do.
     
  3. spartan 3764

    spartan 3764 Yellow ♡ TFW2005 Supporter

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    Prepare for a long post.
    Movie timeline.

    -Millions of years ago, befor the second Ice Age, the Allspark was cast off into space by The Autobots and landed on Earth. Megatron came in pursuit during the second Ice Age and crashed landed in the northen region of the planet. The second Ice Age happened nearly 12,00 years ago.
    Megatron was the basis for all all modern technology. Not even the President knew of his existence.

    ROTF
    At some point The Fallen came to Earth to use the Star Harvester to recharge the Allspark, and found neanderthals which went extinct nearly 40,000 years ago. The Prime died and The Fallen was defeated. The Fallen stated that he had waited nearly a millenia for his revenge(1,000 years...) The Great Pyramids where built around 2560 BCE. Appernetly nobody wrote anything down about the Star Harvester in the 40,000 years it stood there uncovered as the climate shifted.
    According to Simmons, "Seekers" like Jetfire had always been on Earth. Apperently they eventually took sides in the Autobot/Decepticon civil war, like Jetfire, even though they kept the knowledge of the Primes, Megatron's true motives, and Optimus's ancestry a complete secret.

    DOTM
    At some point during the later days of the Civil War on Cybertron, Sentinel Prime ship was damaged and drifted through space (The comics have in teleporting randomly.) until it crashed landed on the Moon in the 60's, sparking the space race. Apperently Soundwave and Laserbeak had been there the entire time, and insinuated the space race as well as an eventually bankrupcty with Dillan Gould's father. It is revealed that Sentinel and Megatron agreed to rendevous on Earth with the Pillars and use humans as a slave race, and presumably retrieve the Allspark.
    Soundwave had also always been on Earth since the 60's and never once thought to find Megatron, or the Allspark. Which had been kept inside the Hoover damn since the 30's. If he had done that, both he and Megatron could have instantly used the Allspark to create new Decepticons, leave Sentinel Prime for dead and use the pillars to achieve their plans within a day.

    AOE
    Around 65 millions years ago years ago The Creators, and presumably Quintessa, harvested Transformium on Earth resulting the Dinosaurs extinction.
    The Dinobots presumably were created around this time. At some point a Knight Ship was created and used by the Knights of Cybertron. Presumably under the employ of the Creators, Lockdown aquired this Knightship, it's contents, and captured the Dinobots. The creators also apperently created all Cybertronians and even Optimus and Hound knew about it.... but no the Knights or The Fallen or the Primes or anything else..

    TLK.
    The Knights of Cybertron came to Earth around the 5th or 6th century, when King Arthur supposedly lived and repelled the Saxon invasion.

    The timeline fits but while the events line up chronologically, the reasons for the causes contradict each other, and shit could have ended instantly is Soundwave had just re-awakened Megatron instantly. If Soundwave was hiding on Earth he could have detected the numerous Seekers, who had also apperently been here long before the Knights, but had joined factions. Soundwave also could have hacked into Sector 7's files himself and learned all their information.(He presumably knew about The Fallen, as Starscream did. So perhaps he knew about the Seekers, and the Fallen himself.) Really, Soundwave could have conquered the Earth and killed Autobots and Humans alike without Megatron if he so desired.

    It also stands to be questioned why the Knights came to Earth in the first place, and why they never conflicted with the Seekers like Jetfire, who had acoured the planet presumably since the Fallen's defeat, 40,000 years ago. This poster is not only just your typical hype shit(despite sexy Steelbane), but it just goes to show how little thought was put into this. I won't knack the writers, as I know they don't control any of the advertising. The new writers are actually my best hope for this movie. But the previous four movies, written and directed by the same 3 people had no such care put into them and the plot formation was always the same, the events are facts where just interchangable. It's kinda funny because over at Marvel they are running a damn near perfect cinematic universe that is controlled by one guy. While TLK seems to use the same generaly plot structure as the previous 4 movies, it seems to add some new elements into play which I find hopeful. However, if this whole thing where the Autobots like hound and Drift have been here for hundreds of years it completely fucks the whole thing up, like entirely. No matter how much you like ke hate the movies you can't deny that fact, especially when the MCU runs close to air tight with over 15 movies, all lf which are mostly GOOD movies.
     
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  4. T-Hybrid

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    There are ways to include humans in TF films without centering it on humans.
     
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    Is that Optimus?
     
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    Nope, the movies don't give a shit about that either.

    Prime's original form, with human for scale:
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    AOE form, with humans for scale:
    [​IMG]

    The entire freakin' crew cab - as in a third of the original truck's mass - simply vanishes. And we're supposed to believe that Prime additionally turned into an even smaller cab-over which was roughly the size of the Western Star 5700 Phantom Custom if you lopped off the hood, before even getting the robot redesign form?
     
  7. Starfire22

    Starfire22 Zoot Suit Riot

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    Steelbane.
     
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    Is this you, friend?
     
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  9. Shizuka

    Shizuka Optimus Prime's scriptor

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    That was from AoE though which introduced transformations that don't make sense. The principle I spoke of was in play for the first 3 films.
     
  10. Bumblejazz

    Bumblejazz hey

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    1494432879674.jpg Found this on /toy/.
     
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    That Bumblebee poster is super awesome. :D 
     
  12. eltonlin98

    eltonlin98 MPM-5, take MPM-3 down a peg or 2.

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    Just curious, if hypothetically Prime was to be placed on Earth in this new alternative historical timeline, what would his purpose and altmode be?

    If it's any comfort to dissidents of shelf-warming Bumblebee's, looks like you won't have to see all that yellow anymore, cause he's changing color!
     
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  14. DOTM Bumblebee

    DOTM Bumblebee I must be some kind of nut...

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    Loving Bumblebee's WWII look. He looks younger, but still military. He's a lot simpler than his Camaro form, but he still looks like he came out of a warzone.
     
  15. Bumblejazz

    Bumblejazz hey

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    It's on the front page now so no.
     
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    If bee attacked the NAZI palace and starscream\'s working with the Nazis, then where\'s starscream?!?!?!?
     
  17. mapatel

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    I've seen this before. Wasn't it called Captain America : The First Avenger?
     
  18. Sovietbot

    Sovietbot Autobot from USSR

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    Happy Victory Day!

    Onslaught there will definitely be on the side of the nazis! Decepticons and nazis are 100% alliance!
     
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    I'm sorry but how can you tell this is Bumblebee? It looks more like a younger version of Movie Crosshairs or Hound. I hate to say the old " they all look the same" line at the movie cast, but I feel it's really apparent here.
     
  20. Minh'T

    Minh'T Descendant of Primus

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    Did Barry Allan fuck the Bayformer timeline along with the arrowverse timeline in a threesome??? in TF1 Optimus clearly said Earth was a strange planet and now one of his own teammate, Bumblebee was a part of Earth greatest historical event??
     
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