Favourite Cybertronian alt mode in the films?

Discussion in 'Transformers Movie Discussion' started by QLRformer, Oct 31, 2012.

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Favourite Cybertronian alt mode in the films?

  1. 2007 Megatron (jet)

    7 vote(s)
    16.3%
  2. 2009 Megatron (tank)

    14 vote(s)
    32.6%
  3. 2009 Soundwave (satellite)

    15 vote(s)
    34.9%
  4. Ravage (missile)

    1 vote(s)
    2.3%
  5. Shockwave (tank - toy only)

    6 vote(s)
    14.0%
  1. QLRformer

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    The idea of a Cybertronian alternate mode doesn’t seem to go well with some people, who feel that the alt mode should serve only as a disguise for the robot (truck, car, tank, etc). But I think the way it works is that some Transformers are able to change form not just to adapt to a new world, but to also provide some sort of function. For instance, Bay07/PRIME Megatron can transform into a Cybertronian jet, which is hardly a disguise but does allow him the function of flight; it also marks him and any other Decepticon out as a purist – no impure Earth disguises, nothing but Cybertronian alt modes, that sort of thing.

    My vote goes to Soundwave. I liked Megatron’s alternate modes, but the satellite was just so fitting for Soundwave, and had an awesome design too (wings, panels, compartments, and of course the tentacles).



    On a side note, if they feature a purely Cybertronian alt mode again it should be Blitzwing– no Earth tank or jet can be feasibly stuck together on a Transformer, so I guess they might as well make it him.
     
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    i dunno most are honestly pretty bad.....
     
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    If you take the Dotm Shockwave toy and leave the knee guards unfolded in tank mode it adds so much more
     
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    aye...it's a pity we didn't get to see him in his cybertronian tank form in the movie! btw...you jammy bugger! you've got a Primus. but what the hell are those things all over him?
     
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    Sentinel- oh wait...
     
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    I'm probably the odd one out, but I quite like ROTF Megatron's tank mode. It really accentuates the brutality and mass of Megatron in both alt and bot mode.
     
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    Soundwave's. But they all suck.
     
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    sssh! don't let The Official G1 Soundwave Appreciation Thread hear you say that;) 
     
  9. QLRformer

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    What, not a single vote for the poor kitty? LOL

    Anyway, after racking my brains to think of asuitable mode for Blitzwing, I think I found it:
    Orbital Assault Carrier - Transformers Wiki
    http://www.tfw2005.com/resources/attach/4/0/5/9/7/28773_Starscream_Station_1_1297980461.jpg
    http://www.tfw2005.com/resources/attach/4/0/5/9/7/Cyberverse-Starscream-Vehicle_1303766963.jpg

    Just add treads to the underside and have it turn into a robot and we've got our Bayverse Blitzwing. Having seen its effectiveness in the film (in the outskirts of Chicago as it attacked Epps and Sam), I think it would make a fine Cybertronian alternate mode.
     
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    What, not a single vote for the poor kitty? LOL

    Anyway, after racking my brains to think of asuitable mode for Blitzwing, I think I found it:
    Orbital Assault Carrier - Transformers Wiki
    http://www.tfw2005.com/resources/attach/4/0/5/9/7/28773_Starscream_Station_1_1297980461.jpg
    http://www.tfw2005.com/resources/attach/4/0/5/9/7/Cyberverse-Starscream-Vehicle_1303766963.jpg

    Just add treads to the underside and have it turn into a robot and we've got our Bayverse Blitzwing. Having seen its effectiveness in the film (in the outskirts of Chicago as it attacked Epps and Sam), I think it would make a fine Cybertronian alternate mode.
     
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    I gotta go with 2009 Soundwave.

    I thought that was a really cool, imaginative design. I also liked all the repaints of him, especially that blue/red/yellow flaming version.
     
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    Well Megatron's cybertronian alt modes are the only ones we actually see. I like his flying tank alt mode.
     
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    Megatron's Flying Tank mode and Shockwave's tank mode.

    Megatron's Flying Tank mode has it all - thick armor, heavy weaponry, and flight capability. A mighty weapon of destruction indeed.

    Shockwave's tank mode is just a bitchin' tank. A lot of people are put off by the off-center cannon, but for me, it makes it interesting being asymmetrical. Plus, I like the toy, period. :D 
     
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    Tank Megatron!
     
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    This. I loved ROTF's Megatron's alt-mode. His head at the front is awesome :D 
     
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    Soundwave, even if he is a Tentacle Rapist
     
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    Megatron's jet mode. A good future nod to TF Animated since both Megatrons had their Cybertronian plane mode.