SDF-1 Macross at Botcon?

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  1. Wolfguard

    Wolfguard Your own personal Jesus.

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    they had preproduction boards for all the planets in Cybertron, and used existing mech and robot designs from other series for examples, so SDF1 is akin to Cybertron Metroplex....
     
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    Steevy Maximus Movie Megs eats your soul

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    As Artie said, when in the early stages of production, toy teams will often use other images or toys to give a rough idea of what they plan to do, in this case, SDF-1 was used to similar the idea that the Giant planet characters would be large, and the SDF-1 is a recognizable perception of that.

    You can also see this in early work done on Transtech, in that Gundam models were used as a frame of reference, and back in the early 90s, a Toy Biz X-Men figure was used as a mockup for an unproduced GI Joe figure
     
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    Right - cool toy production info. Thanks for the replies.




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