So what should/will stick?

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  1. Torque

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    What stuff from the movieverse should continue on through into future generations of Transformers? And what do you think will stick?

    2 different questions. I would like Ironhide to become a pickup-truck more often, and I'd like his alt and his cannons to stick around. On the otherhand, I think Bee as a mute will stick around as well, even if I don't want it to.

    Other things I'd like to stick around:
    -Prime with a trailer
    -Sideswipe's overall design and demeanor
    -Bumblebee's stripes
    -Megatron with varying alt modes
    -Blackout's design
    -Barricade
    -What I said about Ironhide
    -Sentinel being bad

    Things I fear will stick around
    -Bumblebee's voice
    -Megatron ALWAYS a truck (only a matter of time)
    -Sentinel being bad

    I know I mentioned Sentinel twice, and its because I kinda like the idea of a corrupted Sentinel, but I'm not sure which is better, Animated style or Movie style, or another style altogether. I look forward to seeing what they do with that in the future.

    So how bout you?
     
  2. Crainy

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    All the designs. They are pieces of art and far better than anything the Transformers franchise has ever seen.
     
  3. Dinobot747

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    Prime's flames (like on his RTS toy, for example) and voiceless BB with black stripes (TFP, RTS figure, etc).
     
  4. Torque

    Torque The WORDSMITH

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    Bumblebee's stripes-YES. almost forgot about that one
     
  5. Bottom Out

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    nothing "transformers animated" is better than anything else transformers related. period.

    with that said, bumble bee being a sports car will stick around

    megatron will always be a toss up between tank and jet, i dont see him sticking as a truck

    i think sideswipe will find a place in future animated shows

    the aesthetic will also carryover. maybe not 100%, but the days of blocky transformers that can switch from one alt mode to the other by bending the knees and flipping a hood over his head are over.

    all spark will probably be used in future adaptaitons and cartoons as well
     
  6. Bountyan

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    I wouldn't mind Bumblebee having some black on him, which seems to be the trend now (Prime, Movie, Animated). It breaks up all the yellow and fits him well. I actually like the RTS Bumblebee more than the Henkei or Classics one.
     
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    Things started, made popular, or brought back by the movies that I want to stay:
    -Optimus being a much better, more BA fighter
    -Ironhide being a pickup truck (he'd be good as an SUV as well, though)
    -Ironhide's huge cannons
    -Barricade
    -Blackout
    -Shockwave being a tank
    -Megatron's brutality
    -Edit: forgot about BB's black stripes; plain yellow is way too boring

    Things I don't want to stick around:
    -Frenzy being Barricade's partner (he should always be with Soundwave)
    -Optimus's flames (I don't have anything against them, and actually like them a lot on Movie Optimus, but I wouldn't want them in anything trying to be more like G1)
    -Megatron being a truck
    -Bumblebee being mute
    -The Wreckers being cars (yes, I'm sure they're cool, and the alt modes work well for these characters, but I prefer a more diverse team like in G1)
    -Many of the new color schemes, such as Sideswipe and Jazz being silver, Ratchet being green, and Ironhide being black

    As for Sentinel, I think I'd prefer the corrupted kind of Sentinel in Animated, who's a jerk and a bad leader, but not evil, although I haven't seen the movie yet.
     
  8. Torque

    Torque The WORDSMITH

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    Animated Megatron being a helicopter was fantastic.
     
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    I'm sick of Megatron just only Jet or Tank. I'd make him either a missile Truck or a Aurora Jet/ B2 Spirit Bomber.
     
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    Megatron always being a truck would be preferable to Megatron always being megatron-folded-into-a-vague-jet/tank shape.

    Ironhide was much more interesting than G1, so I hope elements of that are retained (looks like they are).

    Sadly, I too fear the Bumblebee will be anoying for the rest of time. It's not so bad if he speaks in radio - but the beeping fostered on him is utter shit. Just record some lines and put a radio static over them and maybe say things in different ways to make it seem cobbled together.
     
  11. Wheeljack_Prime

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    I think the movieverse version of Ironhide should be the standard.
    Keep Bumblebee's stripes.
    Sideswipe's design should be kept around in some form, if not necessarily AS Sideswipe...
     
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    Pretty much what you said. The Allspark is a pretty neat addition too, one that compliments previous canon well and adds to it, like what Animated did with it. Gives the Matrix a more specific function too.

    And actually? I think I'd like Ironhide to be black from now on out. The look just really works for him. I wouldn't mind Sideswipe being red and black though, he could look great in those colors while sporting a movie-influenced design.

    The movie gave us some great new characters too, and I hope we see new interpretations for those in the future. Barricade, Blackout, Bonecrusher, Frenzy, Wheelie, Jetfire, Leadfoot, Dino (let's keep him separate from Mirage)...

    I hope we don't see the flames on Prime anymore. Never really liked those, and I remain unconvinced that it was the only solution (BS). I hope that Starscream's face and wide torso are never revisited again. I love the rest of his design, but those two factors have always bothered me and felt completely unnecessary.

    I hope that they also drop the over the top complexity of the character designs. I like the details of the movie bots, but they pushed it a bit too far. Some scaling back would be nice, so we at least don't get vehicle parts that curve or bend in weird ways (like the upper arm pieces that Optimus has). A bit more like what TFP has. or the Wreckers, who had really great designs that struck that balance almost perfectly.

    And I hope that they will never revisit the overtly monstrous, insectoid looks that the Decepticons have. Never been a fan of those. Sure, keep them bestial like, say, Ironhide, Bonecrusher and Megatron, but don't go over the top with it anymore. For example: The Dreads were cool, but they barely looked like Transformers anymore.

    And after TFP, can we PLEASE have Bumblebee start talking again?
     
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    Future Ironhide comes in black paint instead of red. BTW it's not like they couldn't do red on the big screen, Dino is red.

    Also, Prowl out of the picture...which is too bad, since he's supposed to be the No.2 guy.
     
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    i'd like to see barricade, the dreds, and black out to find a way into future transformer mythology
     
  15. Torque

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    why is prowl forever out of the picture?
     
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    At least one of the Wreckers should be Scottish :D 
     
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    Things I'd like to stick around:
    - The personalities of Laserbeak, Bonecrusher, Barricade and Blackout [and Frenzy], and the designs of the last three.
    - Movie-verse Sideswipe.
    - Movie-verse Ironhide.
    - The AllSpark.
    - Sentinel Prime being evil.
    - Crankcase's interpretation as a Predator-esque assassin and The Dreads as a whole.
    - Starscream being at least midly competent.
    - The Fallen's design and voice [Tony Todd= GOD].
    - Megatron's design and personality.
    - Shockwave's design [Frank Welker playing him full-time would also be fun to see].
    - THA Driller.
    - Epps, Lennox and Simmons.
    - Leadfoot's interpretation [DOTM'S Wreckers in general].

    Things I wouldn't like to stick around:

    - BB's muteness.
    - The Fallen going out like a chump.
    - Soundwave's alt-mode.
    - Sam Witwicky in general.
    - The Matrix being a goddamn key.
     
  18. Brooticus

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  19. Wheeljack_Prime

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    That's because red tends to bleed a little on film stock, which is how Bay filmed TF1 and ROTF. He filmed DOTM digitally, so it wasn't a problem anymore.
     
  20. Powersa

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    i don't know, Prowl hasn't been in the 3 movies. where did you get "forever"?
     

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