What alt-mode do you prefer for Megatron?

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  1. Pikatron

    Pikatron Well-Known Member

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    Of all the various Megatron incarnations we've seen so far, which alt-mode do you guys prefer the most? I'm all for nostalgic G1 stuffs, but (*raises flame shield*) a gun seems a little wrong. Wrong in that once he transforms into one, he's sort of useless until someone wields him. If he wanted to, Starscream could probably easily stuff him into a box, lock it and throw away the key.

    I prefer to see Megs as some sort of war machine like a tank or an alien spacecraft.
     
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    Armada-style tank was always my fave.
     
  3. Jochimus

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    I'm a tank person myself. Anything that's big and metal and rolling down the street right at you crushing every car in its path is scary enough, let alone adding a cannon on top aimed at your sorry butt, then to have it transform into a 30-foot monstrosity who's about to wipe you from existence like so many cockroaches. Plus IMO a tank gives Megs more of front-line combat presence against the mostly earth-bound Autobots.
     
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    I actually liked the movie's jet mode
     
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    Either a tank or some sort of jet/flying death machine. A gun has never made sense to me, the T-rex was ok, and the race car, while interesting and looked cool, was a bit useless imo. Depending on what the toy version looks like, and how he uses it in the show, my favorite alt-mode for Megs might change to Helicopter in the near future.
     
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    M109A6 "Paladin" or other like wise self-propelled artillery gun.
     
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    Definately the tank. Maybe a 3rd alt mode with flying capabilities.
     
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    Actually, there was one G1 episode (can't remember which) where Megs did float about in gun mode and shoot people. He could also take the form of a giant hand gun that attached to Starscream's underbelly ... which I'm pretty confident some strange, demented fanfic had taken note of in the last two decades.
     
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    My favourite alt-mode for Megatron would have to be either Beast Wars TM:2, or Movie Megatron. I would love to see Megatron transform into a Techno-organic wolf-like creature in the future.

    Like this:

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    Tank.

    Even thoughI love G1 Megatron (and subsequently MP-05) I always thought turning into a hand gun was sort of silly.

    A jet (like in the movie) doesn't seem brutish enough, but a tank seems to fit perfectly.
     
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    Tank or a military hummer
     
  12. Pikatron

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    A tank seems to be the call of the day. It's pretty devastating and it's mobile to boot! btw, that pic of the paladin is freaking awesome.
     
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    Probably a tank. It's got the destructive power that best befits the leader of the Decepticons. An alien spacecraft like in the movie and Energon works pretty well, too, though.
     
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    Pretty much a tank or a alien craft.
     
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    hand.
     
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    Either a Tank, or the movie Jet thing.
     
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    The Walther P38 gun is his best altmode ever.
    Megatron is supposed to be the perfect war machine and doesn't need an altmode. Turning into a gun as a disguise for stealth missions is perfect. He's still lethal and doesn't need a stupid hologram to fool humans.

    2nd, tyrannosaur/dragon. Because it fits his evil persona.

    Tank and whatever: I don't like the idea of Megatron relying in an altmode to look more menacing or whatever. He's supposed to be like that in bot mode.
     
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    Well said. I agree, I've always preferred the gun for Meg's alt. mode.

    Unlike characters like Starscream who utilize their alt mode frequently, Megatron always seemed as if transforming was a bit beneath him. His bot mode is who he is, a brutal warrior above all others. On the rare occasion he would transform the gun was the perfect alt. mode accent to the Decepticon, a mode with no other purpose but to destroy. He can't fly around, you can't drive anywhere in him, he's 100% pure weapon. If he's not killing you himself, he's being used to kill, Period. That's why I love G1 Megs. A Transformer with no other purpose but to destroy all he sees fit to destroy.
     
  19. Mr.Sci-Fi

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    Artillery piece or tank.
     
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