Thoughts on Bayverse Ratchet design?

Discussion in 'Transformers Movie Discussion' started by TFFan01, Jul 9, 2021.

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  1. ObakaChanTachi

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    I prefer his Studio Series figure. It does a fantastic job simplifying and beautifying a really clunky design.
     
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  2. Moy

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    A much needed re-design that was longoverdue
     
  3. SPLIT LIP

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    I think the overall idea and design cues are solid, but it's definitely a little awkwardly "mushy" in the arms. I always liked his head, "humanized" with the nose and mustache but not cartoonishly so. I also like how the rollbars and extra lights "pad" around his upper body.

    I agree with this sentiment:

    SS in general I find makes a lot of movie designs look really good by streamlining them just enough. (though it's sorely lacking in paint) Going back to the arms, on the SS figure they're more typical, straight arms that are still detailed, but the actual movie model has them look a little gangly and crumpled. Same with the legs, though I always liked movie Ratchet's big boots.
     
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  4. HotRodDidNothingWrong

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    The design itself is pretty decent, but the colors don't work imo. The dotm design has way better colors.
     
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  5. Shady boi

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    ROTF G1 Ratchet is peak ratchet
     
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    i wish a more g1 look would adapt the movie versions metal beard hair trait
     
  7. TheShokBlok

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    I really like it
     
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    Its ok. His face reminds me a bit of the flowers from Alice in Wonderland. It's one of the few Bay designs I don't outright hate.

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    @Shadow25 Those colors do exist on real life vehicles actually. Not in every place, but in some they do.
     
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  9. hthrun

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    I really like the design, as I do most of the Bayverse designs.
     
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    Kind of applies to my thoughts on the all the Autobots in the first film but I thought they were all decent designs even if it's not my preferred look.
     
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  11. iceburn9

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    Love this one for sure
     
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    Actually not that bad of design. I like it. It’s up there with Sentinel’s design for me.
     
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    well, his face is an homage of G1 toy

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  14. Livingdeaddan

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    looks like someone shoved bits of a broken ruler into a potato.
     
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  15. Livingdeaddan

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    seriously? out of all those other Ratchets?
     
  16. HuffR_WFCTX_91135

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    He does the robot facial hair thing without it being disgustingly anthropomorphic, like it is on Sentinel, Hound, and Daytrader.
     
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    I like his design. It is pretty neat.
     
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    The RotF deluxe mold makes it look pretty good. Prefer it in the Rescue Ratchet red color scheme or the DotM movie colors.
     
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    Absolutely awful and abhorrent.
     
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