What would Optimus Prime look like if he didn't pick a truck to transform into?

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  1. JoblessPunk

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    Correct me if I'm wrong, but Transformers are able to pick what they want to transform into, right? Soooo what would Optimus Prime look like if he didn't pick a truck to transform into? They have to look like something before they pick what they want to be... right? what does that look like?
     
  2. The F.N.G.

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    Not explicitly. They could still choose to retain their Cybertronian forms, like movie-verse and TFP Megatron, however an Earth form is better suited for the whole "Robots in Disguise" thing.

    Now on to the main topic, which is a non-truck Optimus. Most versions of OP turn into various flavours of transport truck, though RID Prime was a firetruck, and all of them have been land-based by default. With that in mind, I'd say either SWAT van or some military-type transport, similar to Animated Ultra Magnus' alt-mode. Though I would like to see what Optimus Prime would look like as a fighter jet of some sort.
     
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    I can just see the autobots taking orders from wheelie prime....LMFAO.
     
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    Since this all depends on the writers writing this particular story an all...

    I'll say Optimus Prime's Alt. Mode should be:

    [​IMG]
     
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    Fighter Jet Prime? Interesting.

    But if he's not a truck, I'd say a Firetruck or a military vehicle. Never a normal car though, he needs to be something a bit bigger.
     
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    He was H.I.S.S. Tank in GI Joe/Cobra :)  and was supposed to be a Rolling Thunder Mobile Missile Transport in one of Don Figueroa's initial designs for a cancelled series.
     
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    I too would be intrigued to see Optimus as some kind of jetty thing, or at least something flighty. Maybe a rescue helicopter?

    Also, HOLY FUCK GAUGE0001 COULD YOU HAVE USED A BIGGER IMAGE. Yeah, that's all I have to say.
     
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    A white lion. ^^ What? For organic mode, LioConvoy has a pretty good beast mode. But i would rather to be more IDW than BWII. the IDW looks more mechanical and with guns? o_O 
     
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    Optimus Prime should always be a fire truck like DOTM Sentinel Prime, except it's more fitting for Optimus as he's heroic.
     
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    He turn into something like this
    [​IMG]

    Into this
    [​IMG]

    EDIT: Or a zamboni.
     
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    A tractor.
     
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    A double decker tour bus, perhaps? XD
     
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    Did the G1 comics ever show his cybertronian alt mode?
     
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    Yes, the very first issue IIRC, but it's not much to look at. Kind of like a moon rover with an artillery cannon or maybe generations straxus?
     
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    The image I posted is a concept bus. :D 
     
  18. Prime117

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    Air Force One...
     
  19. grunge

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    in 1 origin he was a data clerk in another, he was working on a loading dock ... so ... perhaps a science truck thingy like (RTS)perceptor?
     
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    A fighter jet? Wouldn't he just be Go-Bot Leader-1?
     

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