Plothole that DRIVES ME INSANE

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  1. Prime Jetscream

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    Okay, in the beginning of the series they all have Earth kibble.
    It makes sense because they already have Earth altmodes.

    Then Skyquake comes on the scene, and he has NO altmode but has all the kibble of the altmode he assumes.
    It makes no sense.
    Wheeljack does the same.

    In all the animated flashbacks that take place on Cybertron, they have Earth kibble!!

    And then... what makes it more insanely confusing...

    Remember the Orion Pax flashback?

    They had CYBERTRONIAN KIBBLE.

    'Nuff said.

    Discuss.
     
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    The former is perfectly understandable because of budgeting for animation models. Making an entirely new model for cybertron modes wouldn't be cheap.

    However, the Cybertronian kibble is perplexing since most of them go "Oh gee I can't transform without scanning an alt mode."
     
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    Limitations of the CGI models and budget
     
  4. Hotshotprime43

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    I think it has to do with the CGI models and the cost to make new ones.
     
  5. Stardust262

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    It costs money to make new CGI models
     
  6. Prime Jetscream

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    Yes I got that.
    About 5 years ago.

    It's just annoying.
     
  7. jackgaughan

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    Don't they use still frames for the majority of the flashbacks? Couldn't they use different designs if they aren't using CGI?

    I should clarify, in the Operation Bumblebee flashbacks we see Bumblebee, Megatron and the Vehicons, looking exactly as they do in the present. If they drew new designs for Orion and to a lesser extent Megatron and Soundwave couldn't they have done the same for Bumblebee? Give him a mouth or something or at least get rid of the car kibble.
     
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    Basically, this.
     
  9. kaijuguy19

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    Inb4 "CGI too expensive should've stuck to 2D" .
     
  10. General Magnus

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    Since Megatron transforms, I assume there are cybertronian modes out there.
     
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    Budget costs.
     
  12. kaijuguy19

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    Like the others said budget costs.
     
  13. Prime Jetscream

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    exactly!
     
  14. Prime Jetscream

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    Did you not read my post saying "I already know that, It's just annoying"?
     
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    Well, I am wondering about their disability to transform, too.
    Maybe, it's about updates they need?

    I also cannot understand, why WFC game's could transform: first they created vehicles, then they scunned them and transformed to they themselves?
    Or could they transform themselves, then they studied themselves and created bigger ships and so?
     
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    They wanted to be more like G1.
     
  17. Autovolt 127

    Autovolt 127 Get In The Titan, Prime!

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    The Budget.

    Besides does it really matter that much if they have kibble?
     
  18. soundwave142

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    It's not really a plothole lol, just as said before it was budget.
     
  19. thanatox

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    Well it is, because it doesn't make sense in the plot.
     
  20. StarYoshi14

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    It isn't budget. Budget would be everyone having earth modes and kibble before they got to Earth, which they do.

    The plot hole is why the hell does everyone suddenly need to scan an Earth vehicle in order to have a vehicle mode? Megatron has a Cybertronian mode, so they had alt modes on Cybertron. Why do Skyquake, Dreadwing, and Wheeljack, need to scan an earth mode? They should have a Cybertronian mode. Why is it that some transformers DO NOT HAVE THE ABILITY TO TRANSFORM? That is the plothole.
     

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