Transformers Brand Studio Series Roundtable Discussion

Discussion in 'Transformers News and Rumors' started by Tony_Bacala, Dec 3, 2021.

  1. TF Hot Rod

    TF Hot Rod Waiting for TFA Legacy figs and 3A Bay Ironhide

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    With SS being open to concept art figures and a ROTF Breakaway coming. I hope we get this design in SS
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    Even if it has the actual Cybertron/Earth Prime's smokestacks and truck windows incorporated into the alt mode.
     
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    Damn, so nothing changes?
     
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  3. Azuzu98

    Azuzu98 Still hyped as fuck for Rise of the Beasts

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    Well considering Cybertronian form Optimus in the movie is basically his earth mode but with some Cybertronian greebles, I doubt this design would be used. Maybe they would just re-release the earth mode with some Cybertronian greebles slapped on.
     
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    rexemuwu A nightmare opponent powered by pure hate

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  5. Paltatronus19

    Paltatronus19 we live in a society where collecting is sacred 0:

    please tell me this is real or not?
     
  6. GrimCharr

    GrimCharr SciFi Geezer

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    I like the coloring of the Legacy Arcee. (Yes, I called it Generation Selects. Too many lines confusing my wee gooey brain.) For Legacy Arcee, the scale doesn't work for me, and I'm picky about that as a collector. Also, the front-end of a motorcycle forming her back is kind of meh. THIS kind of design, with this sci-fi Akira bike which could believably be the size of a Lamborghini is kinda cool to me. Particularly how they incorporate the styling into the robot form.
     
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  7. TargetmasterJoe

    TargetmasterJoe Well-Known Member

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    Huh. Good point. Though for me, trying to figure out the picture is like trying to find a sailboat in a Magic Eye picture. (Heh heh, Mallrats reference, heh heh.)
     
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  8. Paltatronus19

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    The back looks more armada starscream but in prototipe colors ._.
     
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  9. ToaDraco

    ToaDraco Lightning Strike Coalition Force

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    I LOVE how Arcee turned out, she looks amazing!!! All in all, I'm in love with this entire line of BB movie figures. It's also nice to get some insight into the design process, especially on how they came up with alt modes, taking inspiration from the Cybertron games for Wheeljack in particular definitely makes me very happy as those have always been my favorite designs. The concept art looks great for these and aside from Soundwave, they all follow the concepts pretty well. It's too bad Soundwave isn't as good in alt mode as the concept art but it's an acceptable compromise given it needed the hollow chest and it has a perfect bot mode. I do hope they end up making more characters in this style that may not have made it to screen.
     
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  10. Jazz of Staniz

    Jazz of Staniz Currently in one piece

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    I think this figure just goes to show that Arcee just works better as a motorcycle than a car. The back kibble is actually charming and feels more like a design choice rather than sticking parts they don't know what to do with on the back. The only car Arcee figure I can think of that didn't feel like that to some degree was Animated Arcee. But motorcycle Arcee just works better, especially when they actually put effort into making her alt mode on Cybertron look alien/futuristic. I'm really looking forward to seeing her design in ROTB for this reason.

    Seeing Soundwave's concept art design honestly makes me hate his toy's alt mode even more. They use a faux chest window and its still pointless in the end. I can tolerate faux parts when it makes both modes look more accurate, but in Soundwave's case it didn't do anything; it didn't make him look better OR more accurate.

    As for the leaks, on the computer, I definitely think it was intentional, and I like that. We all knew Armada Starscream was coming from the leaks, but I'm very happy to see it confirmed. The Omega Sentinel is a nice inclusion, though I don't particularly care about it. Interested to see what the one silhouette at the bottom is. To me it looks kinda like Animated Blackout, but that's almost definitely wishful thinking on my part.
     
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    "Shockwave could get a larger version later, just because it’s done in core doesn’t rule out other size classes later."

    Thank god
     
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    This is Hasbro’s way of making up for ER Arcee’s existence.
     
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    Jazz of Staniz Currently in one piece

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    It's been shown multiple times before that Arcee can be made accurate in both modes without faux parts or partsforming at a Deluxe price point though. Either way, even if this were true, I would hope that means that Hasbro could finally stop being so reliant on G1 for every modern design.
     
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  15. Paltatronus19

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    W E L I V E I N S O C I E T Y W H E N H O T R O D A N D S I L V E R B O L T U S E D F O R R E T O O L.
     
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  18. SecretWyvern

    SecretWyvern Tax fraud is the right of all sentient beings

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    Skylanderformer Zelda enthusiast

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    At least it's not Botcon 2001 arcee.
     
  20. JomasterII

    JomasterII The Space Consultant from Jolo

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    C'mon man, they could EASILY retool Earthrise Megatron into Beast Wars II Powerhug. :p 
     
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