what was your reaction when you saw the first concept images of TF1?

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  1. OptimusPancake

    OptimusPancake Prime's Breakfest Chef

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    when you first saw the leaked images of the first film's concept art, what did you think?

    Here are some of the concept images of the first film
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  2. Wrecker217

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    Me: WTF IS THIS CRAP
     
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    Looks like shit. So glad they changed Megatron's head later.

    I wasn't a Transformers fan until after the first movie came out though. And I thought Blackout looked ok. But Megatron's face was just...ugly
     
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    ...does Megatron have a mustache?
     
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    Looks more like junkyard monsters than Transformers.
     
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    I thought Blackout was the most badass thing I had ever seen.

    That is, until I looked into the mirror one day...
     
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    I'd say badass, and that is what got me into Transformers. Ive since come to appreciate the story more than the visuals, though.
     
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    I was not pleased. I thought Bumblebee was pretty much the only one that looked okay, except I hated his gascap mouth. The rest... I more or less hated all of them, especially Megatron, Starscream & Ironhide. I've since warmed up to the Prime, Blackout, Starscream and several other newer TF2/TF3 designs, and can get passed Bumblebee's portrayal as a glorified R2-D2, but overall I still think they (Hasbro, Bay, whoever) really missed the boat. Though I do appreciate the insane amount of detail that went into the designs themselves despite them not - in my opinion - translating well to the big screen or as toys.
     
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    I was extremely please. They were kinda like how I felt when I found Beast Wars. They were Transformers .. they change.
     
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    LOL.
     
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    I was taken aback, but I didn't go into panicking fits of snarling rage about it. Probably because after a couple more glimpses it became clear to me what the intent of the designers was, and IMHO they looked better actually in motion on screen, fully rendered, than the initial artwork would indicate.
     
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    "ZOMFGMICHAELBAYRUINEDMYCHILDHOODZOMFGRAGEFACE"

    :lol 
     
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    I didn't say anything because I saw the concept images after I saw the first movie.
     
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    Starscream's concept art made me raise an eyebrow and go "That's... different," and Megatron's made me raise the other eyebrow and go "The hell?"

    The others looked pretty nice to me. Until I found out Michael Bay's camera work can make them difficult to tell apart when in action. I would've appreciated designs more readily distinguishable from each other, even when moving at speed and so on.
     
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    "Wow, these look really cool and I can't wait to see them on-screen. Can't see how they're going to translate to toys, though."
     
  16. a person

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    I liked most of what I saw, but I didn't like Starscream's original concept art.
     
  17. Starscreamownz

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    I couldn't tell. I only started keeping track around before ROTF.
     
  18. kaiserlisk

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    These designs won me over. I'm a sucker for complicated alien designs so of course for me, it redeemed transformers
     
  19. cappeca

    cappeca wtf is this?

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    First thing I saw was this:

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    The horror!! THE HORROR!!!

    But then they said it would change, because it wasn't final. Wow, what a relief that was! :eek: 
     
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    Actually there are even weirder concept images on disc 2 of ROTF DVD/BD
     

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