Transformer Characterization

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  1. JJohnson

    JJohnson Well-Known Member

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    Hi everyone,

    I've been reading through the Generation 1 tech specs trying to make sure I characterize my bots and cons the right way in my fan-fic, and I was wondering if you could help me out on this. It seems some Autobots get characterized as 'violent' such as Sunstreaker and Blades, some are pacifist (Mirage and Beachcomber) and some are crazy (one of the Monsterbots). So, in the interest of putting them into broad categories, I was hoping to list out the Bots and Cons from G1 grouped according to their main personality traits:


    Violent, Savage, Ferocious
    Blades, Sunstreaker, Sideswipe, Doublecross

    Sadistic

    Pacifist
    Mirage, Beachcomber, Hound, First Aid, Groove

    Loner
    Hound, Groove

    "Cool"
    Jazz, Blaster, Needlenose

    Insubordinate
    Repugnus

    Crazy


    Jovial, Upbeat
    Grotusque

    Sarcastic
    Bluestreak, Cliffjumper

    Egotistical
    Sunstreaker, Tracks

    Triggerhappy

    Treacherous
    Starscream

    Loyal
    Ironhide, Cyclonus, Soundwave, Ultra Magnus

    Punk
    Frenzy, Rumble

    Thug
    Skywarp

    Slob
    Landfill, Slapdash

    Dark/Depressed/Gloomy
    Dead End, Darkwing, Dreadwind

    I know this list is incomplete, but if you've got anyone else you'd list here, I'd be grateful.
     
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    For the "Cool" category, you could maybe put Bumblebee in there (YMMV though). Hound could debatably fit in the Pacifist category. Debatably all of the Stunticons, but especially Wildrider, could be put in the Crazy category. You should also add categories like Loyal (to their leaders) for characters like Ironhide, Ultra Magnus, Cyclonus, and Soundwave; and Dark/Depressed for characters like Dead End, Darkwing, and Dreadwind.
     
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    actually wasnt dead end more of a depressed con, quote the line from 5 faces of darkness "if i go up there i'm doomed, if i stay here i'm doomed face it we're doomed" I always loved that about him another depressed robot lol.
     
  4. Obsidian X

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    Hmm.. You have Soundwave as 'loyal'. I do belive that it is only in the cartoon you might call him loyal (to Megatron), not really loyal in other media. Or maybe you mean loyal to the Decepticon cause? Or maybe you will chose the cartoon version of Soundwave as your base for him?

    Besides pacifist* I guess you could put Hound in the loner category too.
    Also regarding the pacifist category, two Protectobots belong there; First aid and Groove. Groove is described as a bit of a loner also btw.

    *How come the word Pacifist has the word FIST in it? Doesn't make any sense!
    Pacifisticuffs - just think about it.
     
  5. JJohnson

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    Tough Guy
    Brawn, Cliffjumper

    Cruel, Sadistic
    Bombshell, Bugly

    Sneaky
    Chop Shop

    Talker
    Crossblades, Bluestreak
     
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    Violent, Savage, Ferocious
    Blades, Sunstreaker, Sideswipe, Doublecross

    Sadistic
    Overlord, Repugnus

    Pacifist
    Mirage, Beachcomber, Hound, Groove, First Aid

    Loner
    Catilla, Nightbeat, Snarl, Prowl, Groove, Bombburst

    "Cool"
    Jazz, Blaster, Needlenose

    Insubordinate
    Repugnus, any Dinobot

    Crazy
    Wildrider, Frenzy, Fangry, Cindersaur, Flamefeather, Galvatron

    Jovial, Upbeat
    Grotusque, Trailbreaker, Bumblebee

    Sarcastic
    Bluestreak, Cliffjumper

    Egotistical
    Sunstreaker, Tracks, Wideload, Starscream

    Triggerhappy
    Warpath

    Treacherous
    Starscream

    Loyal
    Ironhide, Cyclonus, Soundwave, Ultra Magnus

    Punk
    Frenzy, Rumble

    Thug
    Skywarp, Blitzwing, Hyperdrive

    Slob
    Landfill, Slapdash, Apeface, Snapdragon, Blot

    Dark/Depressed/Gloomy
    Dead End, Darkwing, Dreadwind, Dirge, Gears, Huffer

    Tough Guy
    Brawn, Cliffjumper, Ironhide, Drag Strip, Quake, Stranglehold

    Cruel, Sadistic
    Bombshell, Astrotrain, Blitzwing, Octane

    Sneaky
    Chop Shop, Black Jack, Swindle, Swindler, Prowl, Sparkstalker, Doublecross, Doubledealer
     

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