Worst alt mode.

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  1. Warpshard

    Warpshard Well-Known Member

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    What do you think the worst alt mode is? it can be from toy only characters to cartoon only characters & everything in between.
     
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    Megatron's alt mode in G1. It's just...why?

    Turning into a boat or train would suck too, if you could only travel on water and train tracks respectively.

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    Shortround's toilet mode.
     
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    Most Cybertronian forms.
     
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    Skids and Mudflaps icecream truck, Armada Optimus Prime when he was supposed to be a monster truck or any Maximal/Predacon.
     
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    QmTablit Disguise: Check. Robot...

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    Whatever the hell Warbot Defender turns into.
     
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    Rattrap.....love the caracter.....but seriously....a rat? his teammates are a Gorilla, a Rhino, a Cheetah, a Tiger, a Hawk a half wolf/half eagle and a Raptor........A RAT!!!!!!
     
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    Cybertron Menasor is up there for me. It's like, what the heck is that thing?

    I don't tend to like half-assed cluttery-looking alt modes that get away with being half-assed and cluttery by claiming to be "sci fi" or "Cybertronian." A lot of the AEC figures fall into that category. Energon Omega Supreme is pretty bad. Or Armada Overload.... it's a truck towing a giant chunky pair of pants. Many of the G1 Pretenders fall into this category as well, not so much "transforming" as folding up into vaguely vehicle-shaped lumps.

    Not that futuristic alt modes can't work well. Cyclonus is great, Animated Cybertronian Ratchet is great, etc. They're fine as long as they are well thought-out. But so many futuristic modes are just lazy.
     
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    ^imo some of the greatest

    the rotf sam house appliances.
     
  10. Warpshard

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    i think the Human alliance basics have stupid alt-modes.especially the upcoming Reverb figure.I like the Tailpipe & Whirl figures,but the rest look like a autobot threw up his circuitry.
     
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    Signal Lancer. Probably only because he was in the middle of nowhere.
     
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    Scrounge.
     
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    Triple Melter come on fhqwhgads

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    Disguise. You know, robots in disguise.
     
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    How about alt modes that do not work even remotely as disguises?

    Scrounge for example doesn't count because it works in context.

    My vote goes for any animal-based alt mode that isn't a pretender.
     
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    DIsguise wise, i'd say cosmos. I mean, COME ON! A UFO in the sky isn't that inconspicuous.

    Usefullness wise, any pretender.
     
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    he is a spy. also originally he was suposed to be malformed and maimed from the crash, and thusly on life support and overcoming the challenges in his life. but due to techical limitations at the time that idea got scrapped.

    hmm lame alt mode eh? the snake in beastwars neo. forget his name but looked kinda lame. pretender submariner. the fish guy. the rest were cool looking then a fish guy. hmm ... hard to say becuase i rarely think much of altmodes.

    oh wait ... reflector! 3 robots combine into a camera? whats that about?
     
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    G1 Powerglide, G1 Ironhide, G1 Ratchet and G1 Bumblebee
     
  18. Sideways77

    Sideways77 some garbage is okay

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    G1 Flattop. A giant jet on a tiny little airchraft carrier?
     
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    space Winnebago
     
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    G1 Soundwave's lamp-post mode. Also, nearly all the Cybertronian modes from the Movie-verse - incoherent piles of angles that are jets or tanks or cars just because Hasbro says so.

    Flattop's a Micromaster. He's about the size of a human and therefore transforms into a very small jet. The aircraft carrier would be scaled accordingly - I personally think it's large enough to accomodate a squadron or two of Decepticon Micromaster jets.
     

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