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Old 03-10-2013, 06:13 PM   #1
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Futuristic/Cybertronian vehicle modes



Looking at Evac made me think how cool would it be non-real world futuristic vehicles would be in a TF movie. Much like the 86 movie characters.

TF and Dark of the Moon already sort of made it with Brawl and the Wreckers.

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Old 03-10-2013, 06:26 PM   #2
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I doubt it would happen. There would be two options 1) Make really expensive customized concept cars and vehicles 2) Use expensive CGI, which on top of that would make the vehicles look too unrealistic

It would be cool if they made some concept cars, but like I said, it'd probably cost too much. Just my

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Old 03-11-2013, 10:37 PM   #3
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If the movie was set in the year(s) 2030+, then yeah, I can see more stylized, futuristic vehicles being used. In fact, that'd be awesome for a proposed reboot. But for Bayformers as it stands now? Not a chance.

Plus, as MV pointed out, they'd have to pull an I, Robot/Total Recall/Minority Report and either build extremely expensive practical cars from the ground up that can actually drive and such but look futuristic enough OR the vehicles would have to be completely computer generated (or a mixture of the two methods, but all choices are expensive and time-consuming).
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Old 03-13-2013, 09:11 AM   #4
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The Batman vehicles would make very good Protectobots.

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Old 03-13-2013, 09:34 AM   #5
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If the movie was set in the year(s) 2030+, then yeah, I can see more stylized, futuristic vehicles being used. In fact, that'd be awesome for a proposed reboot. But for Bayformers as it stands now? Not a chance.

Plus, as MV pointed out, they'd have to pull an I, Robot/Total Recall/Minority Report and either build extremely expensive practical cars from the ground up that can actually drive and such but look futuristic enough OR the vehicles would have to be completely computer generated (or a mixture of the two methods, but all choices are expensive and time-consuming).
Not to contradict what you're saying, TM (I would never be so bold!), but they did pretty much scratch-build TF1 Bumblebee and RotF Sideswipe, didn't they?
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Old 03-13-2013, 09:42 AM   #6
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Not to contradict what you're saying, TM (I would never be so bold!), but they did pretty much scratch-build TF1 Bumblebee and RotF Sideswipe, didn't they?
Yes they did. GM gave them the blueprints and they build them from scratch.
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Old 03-13-2013, 01:32 PM   #7
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The cybertronian alt-modes we've seen so far have been... disappointing at best.

As for futuristic vehicles, I'd prefer something plausible and physical, rather than a fantasy vehicle done in cgi. Even if its just a concept vehicle, that'd be enough for me.

I think setting the films in the far future would make more problems then the concept is worth.
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Old 03-13-2013, 02:42 PM   #8
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That could just work. Maybe someone can put those in combiner mode just to see how it goes...

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The Cybertronian alt-modes we've seen so far have been... disappointing at best.
I can't really agree with that, I think ROTF Megatron's tank and Soundwave's satellite are his best ever modes. The idea of a Cybertronian alt mode that's so exclusive, so special and powerful it negates the need for an Earth mode, is actually quite an impressive idea to develop.

And hopefully there can be more of such modes, within both sides of the Transformers.
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Old 03-13-2013, 02:48 PM   #9
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Evac is honestly the only really cool Cybertronian alt-mode in the movieverse.

Okay, actually ROTF Megs was pretty kickass, but still. Soundwave was cool, too, but I'd much rather he be a UAV like he is in Prime - both of them are better than a Mercedes :U
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Old 03-13-2013, 03:07 PM   #10
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ROTF Megs was the champion of the Cybertronian modes. Giant shredder flying tank from space with turbo boosters and his face at the front, how is this not awesome?

Alas, Megs died (and became a truck too, though the truck was still cool in its defence) so now I'll never have giant shredder flying tanks from space with turbo boosters and facs at the front again.

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