Is it wrong to display characters as generics?

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  1. AilaSunstruck

    AilaSunstruck Well-Known Member

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    For instance, if I switched a Titans Return Kup's head with a more generic-looking Titan-master and used him as a generic Autobot soldier, would that kind of be an insult to the character?
     
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    Yes and no.

    Depends if you have a kup representation.

    But also it's your shelf so it makes no difference how you display it and it's not our place to judge your display preferences.
     
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  3. Aernaroth

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    It's a toy. If you like how it looks better as a generic, you do you.

    Is kitbashing torture and an act of vandalism against the character?
     
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    I agree with this.

    What’s wrong is supporting the KO manufacturers. :D 
     
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  5. AilaSunstruck

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    That's true. I've just been having a bit of an itch for a couple figures to display as generic Autobot soldiers and just wanted confirmation
     
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    Your toy, display it how you want.
     
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  7. ObakaChanTachi

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    We don’t live in a Toy Story movie, your Kup has no feelings to be offended by. Don’t let fictional characters dictate how you use your money ;) 
     
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  8. AilaSunstruck

    AilaSunstruck Well-Known Member

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    Yeah, though I do have a bad habit imagining that my toys have some sort of sentience to them. Stuffed animals especially get me.
     
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  9. GizmoTron

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    No. That was the entire point of the Titan Master gimmick.
     
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    No its your choice
     
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    No. Not at all.

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  12. Blunderzag

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    It’s a good use of the torso
    Frankly I’d do the same thing
    Can you send pics actually? I’m curious
     
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    It's a fictional soldier not Jesus, display them whichever way makes you happy
     
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    Yes, you should be ashamed of yourself
     
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    I've got to ask. if you've gotten negative feedback, would you not have done it, even though you clearly wanted to?
     
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  16. AilaSunstruck

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    Well, I haven’t even actually gotten the figures yet, and it may be a while before I can afford them. I’m curious on how it would look too since I was planning on putting Ramhorn on LG46 Kup.

    I would’ve refrained, yeah. It’s a lotta money to invest in ideas for generics, especially with my weeaboo cerebro-curcuits stuck in the Japanese canon.
     
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    hell, one of the best "generics" ive found is rid15 stormshot. generations level articulation and looks like hed be an autobot equivalent to a flying vehicon in my opinion
     
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    It’s your collection, don’t let anyone else tell you what’s wrong or right.
     
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    The gift of Titans Return was to be able to army build like that, in my opinion.

    I bought multiples of my favorite moulds just to create sub-teams. I haven't had the time to define them more as individuals via paint, but the easy head-swaps do the job just fine for now.

    I have teams of Sentinel Prime bodies, Astrotrain bodies, and a police force of parts-wapped Blurs and Brainstorms. They are my favorite parts of the Titans Return line.
     
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  20. CyberstormSM

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    Absolutely not. It's your toy, so feel free to do whatever you want with it.
     
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