What's your favourite designs for both Optimus and Megatron?

Discussion in 'Transformers General Discussion' started by kaijuguy19, Aug 20, 2012.

  1. kaijuguy19

    kaijuguy19 Keyblade Wielder

    Joined:
    Oct 22, 2011
    Posts:
    24,733
    News Credits:
    1
    Trophy Points:
    322
    Likes:
    +1,592
    Since the 80's these iconic foes have had different styles and look over the years. So which ones do you like the most for each of them?

    Here are mine.

    Optimus:

    IDW Ongoing version: I have to say if the movie universe ever got around to doing a reboot they really should take cues from this look! It has enough of the G1 version with aspects of WFC and the movies to make him look epic!

    Movie version: The first Optimus design to really catch my eye. The flames and overall modern yet classic look of him is a sight to behold. And unlike a lot of people I like the flames on him.

    WFC version: The tron like lights on him and the overall massive feel of his design is simply cool to look at.

    Prime version: Despite having an fairly developed and interesting character he arguably has the best design for the character in ages. Like the IDW Optimus he brings out the best aspects from priveous generations like G1,Movies and Animated.


    Megatron:

    Animated Cybertronian version: This may sound unpopular but I find Megatron's cybertronian mode from Animated to be more interesting looking then his Earth mode. He just looks more like an actual emperor in my opinion. The Earth mode isn't bad though far from it.

    Fall of Cybertron version: I like how he has aspects of the Prime Megatron in his design. The alt mode,face and eyes are a dead giveaway. Also that he's farily imposing.

    Prime version: Like with Prime Optimus he takes the best elements of the past versions which resulted in a pretty freaking awesome look for him. the robot and alt mode just looks amazing! The eyes and teeth are a great touch too!

    IDW Stealth Bomber: Seriously why hasn't Hasbro made a Voyager figure of him yet?! This has got to be the most amazing take on Megatron! I mean he's fast,imposing,and the colors on him is a very great touch. That color scheme needs to be used more often.
     
  2. Stardust262

    Stardust262 Moe is the Only Way

    Joined:
    Jun 7, 2011
    Posts:
    7,787
    News Credits:
    7
    Trophy Points:
    197
    Likes:
    +34
    Optimus

    Armada and Cybertron

    Armada's design was simple, but great. Cybertron's was just awesome. And he's a firetruck with cannons

    Megatron

    Energon and Prime

    Energon's echoing of G1 Galvatron was awesome. Plus I've always been a fan of Megatron having 3 horns

    Prime's is pretty good, but like most Megatron's it does suffer from not looking like he turns into anything. Though I believe this version is the best of that type of Megatron design
     
  3. ErbFan28

    ErbFan28 Well-Known Member

    Joined:
    Jun 3, 2009
    Posts:
    6,827
    News Credits:
    3
    Trophy Points:
    227
    Location:
    Southern Illinois
    Likes:
    +144
    Optimus: Movie
    Megatron: Movie/Prime
     
  4. Jetbolt

    Jetbolt Maximal Air Commander

    Joined:
    Dec 6, 2009
    Posts:
    18,724
    News Credits:
    19
    Trophy Points:
    317
    Location:
    Ararat, NC
    Likes:
    +13,763
    Ebay:
    Facebook:
    Twitter:
    Google+:
    Instagram:
    Flickr:
    YouTube:
    Optimus: Optimal Optimus
    Megatron: Transmetal
     
  5. Autovolt 127

    Autovolt 127 Get In The Titan, Prime!

    Joined:
    Nov 26, 2006
    Posts:
    82,270
    News Credits:
    16
    Trophy Points:
    412
    Likes:
    +669
    Optimus: Cybertron
    Megatron: TFA
     
  6. Matty

    Matty @StayingInTheBox Moderator News Staff

    Joined:
    Jun 2, 2009
    Posts:
    14,770
    News Credits:
    29
    Trophy Points:
    257
    Likes:
    +249
    Twitter:
    Instagram:
    Optimus Prime: The War For Cybertron design is downright beautiful. I just love how intimidating and beefy it is.

    Honorable mention in this order goes to: G1, Movie, Animated

    Megatron: I totally agree with the Animated look. I love how unique it is while still capturing the traditional G1 characteristics.

    Honorable mention in this order goes to: G1, Energon, G2

    Optimus Primal and BW Megs are two totally different beings for me personally.
     
  7. rxlthunder

    rxlthunder Banned

    Joined:
    Mar 3, 2011
    Posts:
    7,446
    News Credits:
    5
    Trophy Points:
    176
    Likes:
    +8
    Optimus
    Cybertron - Flying firetruck
    RID - No window boobs in supermode and unlike other Optimus's, a lack of blue
    Cybertron - He comes with wings!
    G1 - He transformered into a box
    Cybertron - Did I mention the faux, yet real window tits?
    WFC and FOC - While they're the same character, they have different bodies, so I like the body of FOC, but the head of WFC
    Cybertron - He has ear spike thingamajigs
    Energon w/ Wing Saber - Because he reminds me of Star Saber
    Sonic Convoy - I like his swords and chest plate

    Megatron
    Energon - He's the Galvatron we never got
    Cybertron Galvatron - He's Megatron and a batmobile!
    SG - I like his color scheme
     
  8. jackgaughan

    jackgaughan Interner Soldier

    Joined:
    Jul 13, 2010
    Posts:
    6,765
    News Credits:
    2
    Trophy Points:
    247
    Location:
    Glasgow
    Likes:
    +478
    Optimus.
    ______________
    Optimal.
    Animated.
    Movie.
    Cybertron.

    Megatron.
    _______________
    Animated.
    Transmetal 1.
    WFC.
     
  9. Megatron1

    Megatron1 Decepticon LEADER

    Joined:
    Jan 22, 2012
    Posts:
    473
    Trophy Points:
    76
    Likes:
    +0
    Favorite Optimus designs:

    G1: This is a classic. I really like this design for Optimus.

    Movie: I love this one because it's what Optimus would look like in real life I think.

    Prime: A good combination of G1 and Movie, which I like.

    Favorite Megatron designs:

    G1: Well, this is my least favorite personally, because it just looks too blocky and I don't like that. It just looks ugly to me. But it is the original design, so I have to give it credit for that.

    Movie: This is the form I'm used to the most. Because it makes Megatron look like a savage monster, which I like. Because in the first and second films, Megatron IS a savage monster that takes no prisoners.

    Prime: This is a great design that combines elements of movie and G1, which I like.
     
  10. AMG

    AMG Old School

    Joined:
    Feb 19, 2007
    Posts:
    9,408
    Trophy Points:
    287
    Location:
    NY
    Likes:
    +3,649
    I like em' all.
     
  11. Smashs

    Smashs Internet: Pure Truth Moderator TFW2005 Supporter

    Joined:
    Aug 22, 2011
    Posts:
    7,059
    News Credits:
    15
    Trophy Points:
    282
    Location:
    WY
    Likes:
    +418
    Twitter:
    Instagram:
    Favorite of each would be the WFC designs.
     
  12. FatalT 71

    FatalT 71 Mr. JazzHunter

    Joined:
    Aug 17, 2010
    Posts:
    6,821
    News Credits:
    2
    Trophy Points:
    192
    Likes:
    +7
    G1, WfC, Prime, Animated....in that order, for both.
     
  13. SPLIT LIP

    SPLIT LIP AKA Beve Stuscemi

    Joined:
    Oct 22, 2005
    Posts:
    70,943
    News Credits:
    3
    Trophy Points:
    412
    Location:
    agile house
    Likes:
    +7,957
    Movie and Animated tie for Optimus, Earth Mode Animated for Megatron.
     
  14. Gilgamesh

    Gilgamesh Mostly Harmless

    Joined:
    May 5, 2009
    Posts:
    4,972
    News Credits:
    1
    Trophy Points:
    202
    Likes:
    +206
    I have many favorites, but I'd say...

    TFP Prime as my favorite Optimus. It's a great design and I love the shoulderpads, and both masked and maskless versions. Very elegant overall.

    Animated Megatron (earth mode): imposing and powerful. To me he's the best Megatron we've ever gotten, and the perfect modernization of the G1 design. If TFP megatron ever reformatted into an earth mode, they should take inspiration from this one.
     
  15. Cyber-Scream

    Cyber-Scream Well-Known Member

    Joined:
    Jan 18, 2009
    Posts:
    9,609
    News Credits:
    11
    Trophy Points:
    191
    Likes:
    +14
    Optimus: Cybertron
    Megatron: G1
     
  16. Meta777

    Meta777 Dr Pepper Fan

    Joined:
    Nov 20, 2011
    Posts:
    13,204
    Trophy Points:
    277
    Likes:
    +387
    Optimus: Movie: It's a pretty cool design, from the small details like the doors on the chest, exhaust pipes in the shoulders and red-and-blue pattern from the flames, as well as the wheels all on the big blue legs and the pretty solid forearms. Prime looks good in the Movie aesthetic.

    Megatron: Movie (ROTF): Gosh, I love this design. The big spiked shoulder, the turbo booster jetpack, the tread legs, the lobster-killer-gun-sword-cannon-thing, even the spindly arm. He's looks so jagged and ferocious in robot form, and I love how his head is at the front of the compact tank mode :D 
     
  17. Pravus Prime

    Pravus Prime Wields Mjolnir!

    Joined:
    Jul 3, 2002
    Posts:
    14,765
    News Credits:
    3
    Trophy Points:
    362
    Likes:
    +590
    Optimus:
    G1.
    Props to Armada and Animated.

    Megatron:
    Animated Earth mode.
    Props to G2 (Tank) and IDW Bomber.
     
  18. gregles

    gregles quintesson

    Joined:
    Aug 12, 2011
    Posts:
    3,065
    Trophy Points:
    202
    Likes:
    +212
    optimus prime
    g1
    movie

    megatron
    g1 redoes like Masterpiece, Hegemon or the one I built myself
    animated
    idw bomber
     
  19. Honorbound

    Honorbound The Reclusive Semi-Lurker

    Joined:
    May 23, 2010
    Posts:
    2,023
    Trophy Points:
    222
    Likes:
    +250
    Optimus: I prefer the movie designs, the DotM design most of all, though I wish he had different, more solid shoulders, sort of like his protoform version always does in the comics. I also like the IDW Cybertron mode design, even though it's not really anything new. The Unicron trilogy designs were good at the time, but now, they have things that bother the hell out of me (Armada's lack of bulk compared to Megatron, Energon's fattiness, Cybertron's transformation scheme and arm articulation, Animated and Prime's too-thin abdomen and thighs).

    Megatron: I love the Dark of the Moon design, and I hope that a healthy, rust-free version is the basis for a future Megatron. Movie 1 Megatron grew on me as well, though I'd change the hands in a heartbeat - Prime Megatron, as an extension of this design, works well. As for the Beast Era, Transmetal Megatron had a lot of design aspects that really worked well together - it's his most iconic design, in my opinion, though his Beast Machines head is nice, too.
     
  20. 13 Primes

    13 Primes Well-Known Member

    Joined:
    Jul 28, 2011
    Posts:
    731
    Trophy Points:
    112
    Location:
    Where ever Optimus is
    Likes:
    +3
    Movie DOTM :Optimus :D 
    Movie ROTF:Megatron
     

Share This Page