So rank them best to worst

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  1. chazparks

    chazparks Well-Known Member

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    Tie: Beast Wars and G1. Beast wars has a better overall arc but G1 has the better charcaters.

    3. Bay's Transformers. Great action flick and holds true to the current mythos of Transformers (Unicron Trilogy). Still whiched it was a continuation/reboot of G1 though.

    4. Beast Machines. At least there were no humans

    5. Cybertron, Energon, Armada. The Unicron trilogy got better with each installment but still had too many darn kids.

    Haven't read the comics. Need to.
     
  2. LigerPrime

    LigerPrime Well-Known Member

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    I won't say G1 had better characters compared to BWs...its just that G1 has a wider cast of characters, allowing for better group dynamics...and in case anyone thinks I'm a G1 hater, I'm not because the latter is my fave series.

    I thinks best written TF series is BW...
     
  3. Sector Seven

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    Ohhhhhhhhhhh boy. This could get ugly here.

    I can't honestly do this. There are far too many determining factors involved... there's age, animation, target audience, writing... the list goes on and on.
     
  4. Draven

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    1 - Beast Wars
    2 - G1 comic
    3 - Beast Machines
    4 - Bay's Transformers
    5 - Galaxy Force
    6 - G1 cartoon
    7 - Armada
    8 - Car Robots
    9 - Energon
    10 - Cybertron
    11 - RID
     
  5. Scantron

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    (1) Beast Wars
    (2) 2007 Live-Action Movie
    (3) Beast Machines
    (4) IDW G1 comics (includes Spotlights, Stormbringer, etc)
    (5) Marvel UK G1 comics
    (6) Marvel US G1 comics, Furman's run
    (7) DW War Within comics (excluding Micromasters)
    (8) DW Energon comic
    (9) DW Armada comic
    (10) Marvel US G2 comics
    (11) Devil's Due GI Joe/Transformers comics
    (12) Armada cartoon
    (13) DW/IDW Beast Wars comic
    (14) DW G1 comics
    (15) Marvel US G1 comics, Budiansky's run
    (16) The recent DW-universe-based novel series.
    (17) G1 cartoon
    (18) Cybertron
    (19) Energon
    (20) DW GI Joe/Transformers crossover
    (21) DW Micromasters

    Not ranked - RiD and G2 cartoon (haven't seen either of them)
     
  6. llamatron

    llamatron Shut up, Nigel. TFW2005 Supporter

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    1) Beast Wars
    2) G1
    3) Bayformers
    4) Beast Machines
    5) G2 Cyber cube
    6) Watching grass grow
    7) RID, Armada, Energon, Cybertron.

    The damn kid in me can't put Bayformers above G1. Even though they're very similiar.
     
  7. onesock

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    1. Bay's Transformers
    2. Armada
    3. Cybertron
    4. Rid
    5. G1
    6. Energon

    Beast Wars and Beast Machines don't make my list. Those were utter crap.
     
  8. Draven

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    But Energon does? Or RID? Oh GOD, that's hilarious.
     
  9. .SentinelPrime Is Dead.

    .SentinelPrime Is Dead. Banned

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    I'm not going to use the comics on the list.

    1. Beast Wars
    2. Galaxy Force
    3. 2007 Movie
    4. G1
    5. G2 Didn't like the cube
    6. the rest of the trilogy.
    7. RID.. Crap show, the toys were awesome though.
    Yeah, I agree. Funny funny stuff.
     
  10. LigerPrime

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    No it won't dude. Unlike other toy boards, the posters here are friendly and very rational...even discussions like "Classics exclusives" discussion are quite well argued out.

    Like you I can't choose but across all mediums its:

    1. DW G1 volume 2 - the character development, plots were very nice. Loved the part part of how the Autobots and Decepticons were united at one stage by Shockwave.

    The series was doing its best to unify both the G1 cartoon and comics...which IMO seems like a good idea. Trust Pat Lee to screw it all up.

    2. IDW's current run. Amazing work by IDW for now...I'm kinda apprehensive of them making G1 Megatron a "socialist"...seems "off and reminds me of a certain WWII leader...no prizes for guessing who...

    3. BW's. The character development, plots...top notch

    4. G1 comics...especially Simon Furman's run...pretty good stuff. Refreshing when it first came out.

    5. G1. Basically its just a toy commercial but I like some of the character development such as Op and Megs working together. S3 started on character development on Rodimus.

    Actucally if one looks closely, S3 Rodimus' character traits were brought over to G1 Optimus comics to a certain extent such as self-doubt. Folks just prefer Optimus better than Rodimus! XD
     
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    In order of importance and appearance:

    G1 cartoon seasons 1-2
    G1 comic (Marvel)
    G1 cartoon seasons 3-4
    G1 comic (Dreamwave)
    War Within comic
    Stormbringer comic - not so much for story but for more of Don's re-designs
    G1 comic (IDW)

    The rest don't even exist to me. I did try to give Beast Wars a chance when it started and again years later when people constantly raved about it, but I just could not get into it. Nothing about the story, characters, designs, animation, voices, etc. ever clicked with me, so I buried it with all the other cannons that have since come & gone.
     
  12. Brownstreak

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    1. G1/G2 comics.
    2. Bayformers
    3. BW
    4. G1 cartoon
    5 Cybertron
    6. BM
    7. Energon
    8. RiD
    102923892093. Armada - god that show was such a piece of crap.
     
  13. mattarmstrong

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    Well for comics
    1. dreamwave G1 and war with in
    2. Idw all of its stuff is awesome
    3. DDP Gi Joe Vs Transformers
    4. Original G1 comics

    Cartoons
    1. G1
    and IMHO after that all the story lines lacked and nothing else was worth noting
    again just my opinion
     
  14. bushboy

    bushboy Hardcore Decepticon

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    What he said, and the only shows I cared about are ones I can't even remember
     
  15. Fairlady_Z

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    In terms of writing, hmm...

    1. Beast Wars
    2. G1 - I can't dis G1 and without it the best parts of BW would mean nothing (like the Agenda)
    3. New Movie
    4. Beast Machines - would have been better in not for the ending
    5. Headmasters - my favorite of the Japanese series I've seen, silly at times, but it did have an ongoing plot it stuck to, and it is a decent continuation of G1
    6. Cybetron - nothing spectacular, but I did watch it all the way through and like it
    7. RID - never saw the ending, but I enjoyed it better than Energon and Armada
    8. Energon - the ending fell apart but there is a stretch in the middle with Rodimus's intro, Inferno's dilemma and Demolisher's dliemma I quite liked
    9. Armada - maybe the ending was better I don't know, but I could never watch long enough to get to it, I disliked the first box set so much

    Comics
    1. Marvel US/UK - classic Furman and some individual Budiansky were great
    2. Dreamwave G1, War Within, it was nice while it lasted
    3. recent G.I. Joe/TF crossovers - I really like how this continuity built with each new one
    4. IDW - it's good, but I still see it as "warming up" plot wise. I love how the spotlights are being worked in and the last few issues if Escalation with the battle between Op and Megs show great promise of things to come
    5. IDW BW minis - it's great to see BW back, but I miss the main BW characters, it's a little hard getting a handle on so many new ones all at once, still a decent story though
    6. Dreamwave Armada - I like it a lot better than the cartoon, but the hasty Armada wrap up to Energon and the cancelation ending don't help it
    7. Dreamwave Micromasters - too many "new" characters to keep track of who I never really cared about to begin with anyway, at least it has Don's art though
     
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    Just Doing shows, havent read the old comics so.

    Beast Wars
    Transformers Moive 07
    Beast Machines
    G1
    Cybertron
    Energon
    RID
    Armada
     
  17. smkspy

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    1. Beast Wars (G1 is my personal favorite, but BW has a better plot)

    2. G1 including the movie

    3. DW/IDW G1 Comics

    4. Marvel G1 Comic

    5. Beast Machines

    6. Bayformers

    7. Armada/Energon DW Comic

    8. A/E/C

    9. RID
     
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    Hey, to each his own. I, for one, don't like animal alt. modes.
     
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    1. Beast Wars
    2. Beast Machines
    3. G1
    4. TFTM 07

    5. Tie for the rest.
     
  20. Poho

    Poho That's MISTER Poho to you

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    Beast Wars
    Bayformers
    Beast Machines
    G1
     

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