Questions about cyberverse

Discussion in 'Transformers Earthspark and Cartoon Discussion' started by TheGoldenPenguin, May 9, 2020.

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Do you like cyberverses characters and story

  1. I like the story but not the characters

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  2. I like the story and characters

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  3. I hate the story and characters

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  4. I hate the story but like the characters

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  5. I like the story but hate certain designs

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  1. TheGoldenPenguin

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    I started watching cyberverse, and I didn’t like the first episodes much. I also saw some character designs, like Lugnut, and hated what they had become. Does the show and characters become better later on?
    Basically what I’m asking is if this is like prime or the new RID
     
  2. Cliffjumper

    Cliffjumper Least insane TF fan

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    It a very intresting beast of a show, on one hand you have good animation and many callbacks to older shows like rid 2001 with sky byte and all. But on the other hand you have a lot of bad writing and bland episodes in season 2 but season 3 is probaly thr best season because it had 2/3 good plots.



    EDIT:almost all of the charcaters have no personality and/or get very little charactersization REALLY late in season 3.
     
  3. Pravus Prime

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    Cyberverse is really a very odd duck.

    For one thing, each season is very different from the others. Similarly, some seasons have the characters develop and do things, at other times they're more plot devices to service in moving the story forward. Season 3 explores a lot of very cool ideas that if they'd been the entire series premise would've really been fun, but in a final season of a 10 minute cartoon, those ideas didn't always get as much time to shine as they could've. Season 2 is more cliched, Autobot/Decepticon conflict with their own take on it, sometimes it's interesting, other times it's not. Season 1 feels like it was entirely made by being frugal with the budget. Tiny cast, singular plot, etc.

    Also, Lugnut isn't in the show.
     
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  4. TheGoldenPenguin

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    I meant clobber. It’s just Lugnut but crappier.
     
  5. TheSoundwave

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    I didn't really like the first season. It had a sort of neat premise, but I found it bland, slightly annoying, and it felt lacking in effort. I mean, I'm sure the storytellers and actors worked very hard, but it didn't really click with me. I initially planned on skipping season 2 because I thought the trailer was really lame, but I finally decided to watch it because I heard that season 3 got really good. I figured it would be best to catch up on season 2 before jumping into 3.

    I'm about 5 or 6 episodes into the second season, and I'm liking it a lot better that season 1 already. It feels more like what I expect out of a Transformers show. For the first time, I really feel the G1 homage that the creators promised. The moon battle actually kind of felt like a lost G1 episode, and I'm enjoying the character dynamics. And I'm surprisingly onboard with the power-up gimmick, usually I find gimmicks like that too blatant (like the crash Combiners in RID). So far I wouldn't say it's some sort of overlooked masterpiece, but I am legitimately excited to watch more. (Although keep in mind I've only started this season. It could get better or worse). I'll probably post a full series review when I finish these two seasons.

    So far the "not-Lugnut" hasn't been in there too much. Honestly, that was the final nail that initially turned me away in the trailer. I didn't care that they gender-swapped the character (especially since it's technically not the same character). But I thought it was silly that they took a neat (and relatively gender-neutral) design and slapped purple lipstick on it to signify that "it's a girl now". That just feels super stereotypical and lame. And I still stand by that, I'm surprised the brand is still doing stuff like that. It feels like we should be moving past stereotypical and blatant design cues like purple lipstick and high heels. We can tell it's a female by the voice (and maybe a slightly feminine body structure). But so far it's easy to overlook. All incarnations of Transformers have dumb design decisions, and this probably isn't the worst in my book.
     
  6. KrazyKraang

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    Without spoiling anything I feel like the show was all over the place. Watch season 2 and 3 and you'll see what I mean. It's like the writers just said"I'm bored. Let's do this. Ok stuff this...enough of that...lets do this. Ok we're done here time to go and do that."
     
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    ill be the first to say this but i somehow appreciated season 1 more than season 2.

    season 1 had all these weird flashbacks and stuff, i get it, and the characters won't strong and the story hadn't really found it's place, but i like seeing cybertron for the most part, so it was cool.

    season 2...? it was alright; i liked the first few episodes where megatron beats the shit out of starscream and that moon battle but after that it just feels eh. for a fan of starscream, i have to say the whole starscrean plot was boring. remember animated and his whole seeker clone thing? that was great. this? it surely doesnt help that i dislike the idea of the allspark due to its overusage. it's so deus ex machina that i had to roll my eyes. and the final battle with starscream the Autobots and the decepticons felt really anticlimatic and kinda rushed. also, another controversial opinion, but i like some of the filler that followed more than the whole starscream thing.

    havent watch season 3, but I've heard good things about it, so fingers crossed :/
     
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  8. mn_128875

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    Yes! Especially s3 s1 was okay s2 was decent but s3 blows the 2 out of the water imo with the quintesson arc it gets prime, animated, and beast wars levels of good and also
    tarn appears (kind of )
     
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  9. Rumblestorm

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    The story was poorly executed.
    The voice acting was flat and it sounded like the same guy voiced half the characters.
    The characters were bland and uninteresting.
    The Quintesson arc was interesting, but why did season 3 need three different story arcs?