Transformers:Prime optimus prime revealed?

Discussion in 'Transformers Cyberverse and Cartoon Discussion' started by ekocher, Jul 21, 2010.

  1. artiepants

    artiepants Transformers '84!!!

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    hands aren't as ridiculously small (still too small but better) and lower legs look more "robotish" to me, so that's some pluses. The forearms look just terrible though, his hands are hanging to his knees!

    Bumblebee looks all sleek and powerful, and Prime just looks kinda dumpy :(  Hard to get a sense of the head design, but looks like he has the same "oo" eyes as Bumblebee ~ that's going to be a major turn-off if all the TFs (or even just all the bots) look like that.
     
  2. blumpy2000

    blumpy2000 PENGUINS CAN'T FLY!!!

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    I think Dr. Wily had a lot of influence in the design.
     
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    Where did the shot go? I can't see it anymore and I only got a brief look.
     
  4. billcosby

    billcosby Just Another Geewunner

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    What the Eff is he supposed to turn into? A small oil refinery?

    I'm skeptical... but O-Prime is O-Prime every time... as long as he speaks with Cullen's voice it's fine.
     
  5. Sideswipe80

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    Artie, where is the pic? I can't find it.
     
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    I like it it's a nice blend between the two aesthetics, save for the really, really, really tiny hands.
     
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    I got a feeling those hands may transform into megaman-like cannons
     
  8. caitlindevi

    caitlindevi Sculpticon

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    from the panel cg images I'm really not feeling it the way I did when i first saw the Animated images.
    Maybe it'll be better when we see some footage...or maybe it'll just suck harder
     
  9. Bumblethumper

    Bumblethumper old misery guts

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    Agreed.

    It's a mishmash. There's a whole aesthetic confusion where the individual parts just aren't fitting into a cohesive whole.

    I think the best hope here is that perhaps it's a bit off-model. Getting a few things just a bit off can really make a good design look like shit. Hopefully the proportions in the animation model are tweaked enough to make all of this work. But for now it's definitely not looking great.

    On the positive side of things, at least it's still recognisably Optimus. I'll keep an open mind for the actual show art and animation. It's hard to say whether that'll make a big difference or a small difference, but no doubt it should look better to some degree.
     
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    its liek Prime Scanned Big Fau but messed up half way through. I really hope they dont turn out like this.
     
  11. Poho

    Poho That's MISTER Poho to you

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    looks like a mix of the movie and animated aesthetic. not sure how i feel about the arms.
     
  12. knyghtmare2021

    knyghtmare2021 The Goddamn Knyghtmare

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    OK, I know it's not the best shot in the world, but I think it's pretty safe to say the statue is way off. It appears the arms are incorrect. There are missing pieces in the shoulders. Part of the abdomen is miscolored, and I'm guessing that some of the back panels are gonna be blue.
     
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    artiepants Transformers '84!!!

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  14. artiepants

    artiepants Transformers '84!!!

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    I don't know if you caugt it while the big image was up, but while i still have some big problems with it, the CG model is certainly more cohesive looking.
     
  15. Bumblethumper

    Bumblethumper old misery guts

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    [​IMG]

    Looking better alright.

    Hands not so tiny anymore. ... actually he has big gorilla arms... let's see if anyone wants to claim that as a Beast Wars homage.
     
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    Sounds like the Prime Panel is packed.
     
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    Looking at the pic again, I can actually figure out enough of Prime's transformation to see that there's some interesting stuff going on. Should be possible to reproduce that in the toy without too much cheating. Looks like fun.
     
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    Pics coming up soon
     
  19. Bumblethumper

    Bumblethumper old misery guts

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    Cliffjumper sounds awesome.

    I'm sick of Arcee as a bike... and after ROTF Chromia, I don't want to see any more blue bikes.

    And I like the sounds of this:

    That seems like it should be a good take on the character. I like the idea.
     
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