Unique Toys UT-R03 Dragoon - The Last Knight Megatron

Discussion in 'Transformers 3rd Party Discussion' started by Leopard5, Sep 10, 2018.

  1. Agent 53

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    I'm guessing this is a joke, to my memory (and I'm one of those rare few who like TLK) Prime never transformed on screen, i think his alt mode was only seen once.
     
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    Hence the irony.
    TLK like all the other Bay movies was difficult to watch but the few scenes where Megatron transforms were better than the pixel-salad nonesence that was used for AOE.

    It would be great to see a cleaner Galvatron that didn't just Jack-in-the-box it's way to bot mode. That's another reason why UT's black magic invertibots are wicked!
     
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    I guess I'm the only one who liked the particle disintegration/reformation transformations from Age of Extinction...

    What did bother me with the transformations in AoE was the normal Cybertronians and the complete disconnect between the robot and alternate modes with nothing to follow during transformation like the earlier movies. Like, '07 Optimus' first transformation, you watch as the majority of the truck reconfigures itself to conform to the robot body; meanwhile Optimus' first transformation in his Knight body, the truck just breaks into shards and the mechanical parts of the robot fly around in a blur as the truck fragments dissapear into the body or offscreen entirely.

    Really, it's all the character designs' faults though. With no vehicle kibble to provide continuity between the two modes, it doesn't just make toys harder to design, it also leads to lame CGI blur transformation scenes, and also fails to visually communicate the Transformers aspect of the characters. At the very least, a decent amount of these designs that refuse to use vehicle kibble have some neat style to their design. Like TLK Megatron here, it's still really frustrating that there's little that implies he's a jet, but he does make for a really cool spin on Megs. That and the insane engineering on these UT figures is what makes them worthwhile.
     
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    looks like his sword is combined from 2 pieces when transforming from alt to bot mode.
     
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    I didn't mind it in a Kreo vs Transformer kinda way. The vehicle completely disappearing I can see it as 1 part lazy design, 1 part more awesome and kinda logical (a "real" transformer wouldn't need large chunks hanging around like toys). That said I do like the nice in between black magic UT's designer figured out.
     
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    To be fair, all of the figures that UT has done so far have solid chests where they store a majority of the vehicle. Galvatron has a hole through his chest making it significantly harder to store parts in there.
     
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  7. Unicron the Chaos Bringer

    Unicron the Chaos Bringer Protecc this smile!

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    The hole doesn't have to go through the body, it could just be on one side and the other
     
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    Black UT Magic! It can be done. It must be done! But first Dragoon!
     
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    I don’t know about anyone else but if they made it and I couldn’t stick anything through his chest hole I would be very disappointed. It’s the only really unique thing about an overall fairly uninspired design.
     
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    Well only if you get consent first!
     
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  11. meisterman

    meisterman world’s latest package receiver

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    well of course, I can’t just go sticking junk in things without asking first.
     
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  12. kronatron

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    So he has no spark in AOE, calling himself Galvatron, only to grow another later for quintessa to corrupt so he can call himself Megatron again? Not to clear on this.

    Back on topic, does the base do anything or is it just a big spikey platform?
     
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    What are you talking about?!?! That is the best screamer ever! Cleanest alt and bot mode. Awesome proportions and articulation. No paint chip. And easy to clean. Give me mp popples!
     
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    I may be misremembering but I thought I'd seen somewhere that the bases can clip together to make the driller from DOTM.
     
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  15. Could Mango Juice

    Could Mango Juice Todos saúdam Megatron!

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    I'd heard that too actually. IDK where though :/
     
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    I mean, we never see the inside of Megatron's body in TLK so for all we know he's still got that hole inside, just covered by armor.
     
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    that’s deep
     
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    You're thinking far too much into the continuity of a film series that forgot Pretenders and Insecticons existed after one movie, and that Ironhide died in Washington and not Chicago.
     
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    Yeah, can't wait to see what kind of innards Dragoon has.
     
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    Deep down, we all have a hole inside. For Galvatron, the only thing that can fill it is a superheated sword. I hope you all find your own superheated sword to fill the hole in your hearts.
     
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