New transformations... ugh

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  1. Gieferg

    Gieferg Well-Known Member

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    Now THAT sucked big time.

    When Galvatron transfo... "transformed" for the first time I was like...

    Wait, what was that?
    And for the rest of the movie I cringed every time it happened. Who the hell thought that this is good idea? It looks horrible, like a cheap visual effects from DTV movie.

    Mr. Bay, are you serious? (yes, I know how stupid that question is :) )
     
  2. moylan55

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    It wasn't my favorite either, but I did like it as a way to distinguish Cybertronian from Human built. And I'm hoping it's a one off and Galvatron can figure out a "normal" transformation in the next one
     
  3. Pinky Prime

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    So why'd everybody love Stinger's transformation in the trailers and then hate all the other human-made transformations in the movie?
     
  4. Decepticons

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    It wasn't that bad.
     
  5. slochmoeller

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    Maybe the next one will show that the human built bodies are unstable and prone to degrading, and Galvatron will have to adapt to a more Cybertronian body/transformation style for his long term health.

    I just gave that more thought than Krueger has in writing the last three films.
     
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    I would be okay if they played with it, if they made it more useful- like that the little blocks could attack and swarm around, or that they could break up to dodge attacks...

    But they didn't. So it comes off as lazy.
     
  7. Timesynch

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    Yeah, I wasn't a big fan of the flying swarm of nano-machines thing either. Kinda defeats the purpose of having transformations and switching between alt mode and bot mode. I'm hoping in TF5, Galvatron takes on a more permanent form (preferably with a giant arm cannon) with an alt mode to match. Argosy truck is cool and all but it doesn't hold a candle to DOTM Mad Max tanker truck-o-doom alt mode (and hobo with a shotgun bot mode). Maybe Galvy can reformat some of the synthetics into some named Cons like Cyclonus and Scourge (and his "armada") too.
     
  8. moylan55

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    well for me I somehow thought only Stinger did that making him unique to both factions so it just kind of threw me for sec when Galvatron et all did it, but like I said no real hate from me anyway just like a WTF moment, but I'm over it

    I know some people really didn't like it because they felt it was cop out/money saver

    I like that

    that's interesting too, what if they all swarmed together to form one giant ass bot? Probably be a bigger bot than any of us want to deal with
     
  9. MasterZero

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    Honestly, I think the KSI transformations were one of the coolest things in the movies. And I really liked the movie.
    I honestly hope not. I like the idea of Galvatron acting like a demon, with a power that no one else has.
     
  10. RazorX3000

    RazorX3000 Cybertronian Monkey

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    I thought the transformations were actually pretty cool.... until every vehicon used it. It got old pretty fast lol. But, it was still freakin' sweet!
     
  11. Gligamesh51

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    I liked them too. It made more sense given the context that these are human-engineered Transformers using methods that we created. Especially since nano-technology has been in sci-fi for a while now, applying them to Transformers is a unique approach to me.
     
  12. TheSoundwave

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    The idea wasn't bad in itself, but it was ridiculous how it was used for all the KSI bots, just another way to cheat on the already cheaty transformations in this movie. I thought it was going to be unique to the Stinger prototype, but no. And how exactly did the KSI bots do that teleporting thing when the original robots couldn't? I mean, the humans studied them, it seems like they would have the same tech.
     
  13. Necromaster

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    Personally I would've liked it if the human-made Transformers had "clunkier" transformation schemes than the sentient robots, but that's just my opinion.
     
  14. @l3x

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    They had an opportunity to go in the complete opposite direction with the manmade bots and simplify them (or "G1-ify" I guess) compared to the real transformers, so it's kind of strange that they went the nanobot route. Older fans would have felt serviced by more classic designs, and I doubt it would make much of a difference to the wider audience.

    Edit: basically what Zombiebot said
     
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    It reminded me of the final boss in Resogun which is basically a cube version of Shockwave's Driller.
     
  16. nobleboivin

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    I found it a little weird but I guess they wanted to show a difference between Cybertronians and KSI
     
  17. Negativedark

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    But hey, if you want the toy with the most accurate transformation, buy the Kre-o set!
     
  18. JayEm

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    Thats what Im saying. I thought it was neat. Its a way to set Galvatron apart in the next films. Im cool with it.
     
  19. Razor72

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    Every time? What four times in the whole movie?
     
  20. springerbee

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    I personally thought they were some of the coolest visuals in the movie.
     

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