Alternative Alt Modes

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  1. Preach Starscream

    Preach Starscream Well-Known Member

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    Are there any alt modes that you feel are underrepresented in Transformers?

    I'd like to see more water based vehicles: submarines, hovercrafts, and other boats.
     
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  2. Kaleb Hart

    Kaleb Hart Toy maker and storyteller

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    More average cars are definitely underrepresented
     
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    KFGatri Madman with a Blue Box

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    Trains. We've got Astrotrain, the Trainbots, Team Bullet Train from RiD and Optimus Exprime over the course of 35 years. Not exactly a lot, especially since Astrotrain is often compromised from being a Triple Changer.
     
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  4. Preach Starscream

    Preach Starscream Well-Known Member

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    Like a nice sedan.
     
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  5. Geminii

    Geminii Toyetic multiformophile

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    Urban maintenance vehicles. Specialist vehicles that most people don't see all that often, like aircraft ("pushback") tugs. Pretty much any car which is designed to have a chauffeur. Anything with a retractable hardtop. The Lancia Stratos Zero. The Ferrari 512 S Modulo. The Cadillac Cyclone.
     
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    Transformers but everyone turns into soccer mom cars.
     
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    Underwater alt-modes? I guess another type that's not represented as much are non-mobile alt-modes, like stereos and microscopes.
     
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    We critically need more giant hand transformers, in this 10 page essay I will go into extreme detail on the versatility and viability of such an alternate mode and why Hastak is losing out on the biggest money maker of the century by not making more of them...
     
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  9. Rewind Eject

    Rewind Eject Still no war in Ba Sing Se

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    I created two combiner teams on the concept: the Agribots (agricultural vehicles) and the Navicons (aquatic vehicles).

    Another category that is woefully overlooked is urban utility vehicles. Cherry pickers, School busses, Steam Rollers, that sort of thing. They are both very commonplace yet provide cool opportunities for transformation above your average car.
     
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  10. Veleno

    Veleno Don't look at G2 Turbofire's knees

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    I don't think we've ever had any private jets or piper planes before as Transformers. They'd stand out from all those fighter aircrafts.