Fort Max and Scorponok, Big or Small?

Discussion in 'Transformers General Discussion' started by Omegashark18, Apr 8, 2014.

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Big or Small(er)?

  1. Big

    23 vote(s)
    37.7%
  2. Small(er)

    38 vote(s)
    62.3%
  1. Omegashark18

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    Which version of these characters do you prefer?

    The smaller commander versions in the comics or the city sized versions in the cartoon and toy line?
     
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    The versions of the characters that have actually been interesting were also small.

    So, small.
     
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    I like Trypticon and Metroplex to be the giant cities. I prefer Scorponok and Fort Max big but not that big...big enough to be a force to be reckoned with but not so they can't easily interact with other characters.
     
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    Smaller because MTMTE Fort Max and Energon Scorponok are my favorite versions of the characters.
     
  6. SouthtownKid

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    Big like the toys and cartoon. Yet another aspect Budiansky muffed. Somebody please explain to me how calling a normal-sized guy "Fortress" makes any sense at all.

    You can't.

    It doesn't.
     
  7. Omegashark18

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    Incase you didn't notice, he towered over the other Autobots, he had an operation done that doubled his size in issue 38.
     
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    l'd prefer them smaller
     
  9. SouthtownKid

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    Yeah, I have the issues. That still doesn't make him a "fort." You know what a fortress is? It doesn't mean "tall guy." It also doesn't mean "Surfboard for Powermaster Optimus Prime."

    The toy had a BASE MODE. And a SPACESHIP MODE. Other Autobots could fit inside him. That's the point of being a FORTRESS.

    Budiansky didn't even get the Cerebros thing right. Like he forgot or something. Then he added Cerebros in later, but Cerebros wasn't even a character. Then he kind of forgot about him. He just messed everything up.
     
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    Big for Fort Max, Scorponok was a character I never really liked in g1.

    Metroplex and Trypticon should always be city sized.
     
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    I like both,big in the cartoon makes the battle epic and small in the comic for better characterization.I vote for small because Scorponok in the comic was an complex and interesting character.
     
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    Small-ish like in the old Marvel comics. I've never cared for huge Transformers. Boring as characters and it makes interaction almost impossible.
     
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    The point was that Cerebros was the character. And he was the size of everyone else.
     
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    Not to mention Zarak.

    It's a hard choice for me. In terms of cartoons/ toys and comics big and small are pretty cool to me. Smaller bots make for more interesting characters, but giants make for some awesome beat-downs.
     
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    Which is why I prefer the cartoon take. With Cerebros and Zarek, you get to have both the small characters for interacting and the big robots for smashing.
     
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    I voted Small(er), emphasis on the "er" for me.

    I too think that Metroplex and Trypticon should be the only true city bots. I've always seen Fort Max and Scorp limited in their size due to the fact that they are Headmasters.

    I've always seen Fort Max and Scorp more as front line bases than cities. So they're big, and a dominating factor on the battlefield, but they are not cities.
    The interaction part is why I prefer the Japanese take on the Headmasters; so no matter if you're speaking to Zarak or Scorponok, or Fort Max or Cerebros, you're speaking to the same person.
     
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    The figure/character was called Fortress Maximus so it should be Fortress Maximus that interacts with other TF's and not cerebros.
     
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    Smaller. They're not really a part of the team when they're city sized. Not much they CAN doeither, "Hey Fort Max, you wanna go get a drink?" "Sorry I can't, I'm a city remember?." "Oh yeah, sorry I forgot!"
     
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    Not as big as in the cartoon, so I voted smaller, but still quite a bit bigger than Optimus Prime or Megatron.
     
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