Would you watch a brand new Transformers series that threw away all nostalgia?

Discussion in 'Transformers Cyberverse and Cartoon Discussion' started by Illiterate Scholar, Jul 2, 2021.

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Would you be willing to watch a show that's not G1 inspired?

  1. Yes

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  2. No

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  1. Illiterate Scholar

    Illiterate Scholar Well-Known Member

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    What I mean is, would you watch a show that doesn't feature a character called Optimus Prime or Megatron? New leaders that look nothing like them. I'm not talking about spinoffs. I'm talking about something similar to Transformers Victory, an all-new story that doesn't rely on any G1 nostalgia except for maybe references and some minor callbacks to maintain the trademark.

    I'm curious simply because people are saying the shows are relying too much on G1 nostalgia, which I don't disagree with. I enjoy Cyberverse a lot, but it is another retelling of the G1 story. I think it would be very bold to do something like that, but I don't know how fans would feel about a series like this. I'm also not factoring in the quality of the show. I'm just talking about a brand new show; would you go in blind to watch it because it doesn't rely on nostalgia, or would you be hesitant?

    Or would you rather have something less radical like the Unicron Trilogy where there is an Optimus Prime and Megatron, just very different from G1 in looks?
     
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  2. Nova Maximus

    Nova Maximus Well-Known Member

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    God yes please.

    We have far too much G1 or anniversaries (35th anniversary really) right now as it is, especially now with WFC just taking everything over.
     
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  3. Scarlet knight

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    Hell yes.
     
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  4. Aberration

    Aberration Templar Rodimus

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    I've been patiently waiting for this to happen. Hasbro needs to start building stories for the next generation to get nostalgic about.
     
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  5. Cliffjumper

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    Hence why I'm watching botbots when it comes out, oh and rescue bots when it came out.
     
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  6. Illiterate Scholar

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    I know about both shows, but it seems like it's aimed at a much younger audience. I figured these were spinoffs, so I didn't consider them as part of the regular Transformers.
     
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  7. scuffed up rts bumblebee

    scuffed up rts bumblebee dont reach for the stars youll burn up and die

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    I just want a show focused on the best transformer and him only
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  8. Rojixus

    Rojixus I AM NOT YOUR ENEMY!

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    I'm a fan of the Brave Series, so I'm good for anything.
     
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  9. cjrouge

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    yes
     
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  10. Cliffjumper

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    I mean rescue
    bots is part of the aligned continuity.
     
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  11. SPLIT LIP

    SPLIT LIP Be strong enough to be gentle

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    A legitimate, all-new TF series with few if any returning characters is exactly what I want. Old names are fine (only have so many trademarks) as long as they're entirely new and not related.
     
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  12. Applejacktimus

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    Something fresh and creative? I'm your huckleberry and Bob's your uncle.
     
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  13. Gzstg

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    Hell Yeah! thats what I want most of all. even though l would also like some love thrown to the late 90s early 2000s kids.
     
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  14. Illiterate Scholar

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    Wait, is the Brave series considered a part of the Transformers lore? I know the actual history of the toy and that it was made by Takara, but I don't recall it ever being considered a part of the Transformers lore. Unless that's changed?
     
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  15. SPLIT LIP

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    It isn't, I think he just likened Victory to Brave as the former was kind of the progenitor of the latter franchise, and you used Victory as an example of a new series.
     
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  16. Illiterate Scholar

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    Fair enough. I also used Victory because it was an almost clean slate but still Transformers. There are cameos, and Ginrai is in the show, but it was its own thing yet still part of G1. Even Beast Wars had to have an Optimus Primal and a villain arbitrarily naming himself Megatron.
     
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    It's a series of shows about transforming robots that completely changes with every season. Compared to that, any changes Transformers has made seems relatively tame to me.
     
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    Totally. One of the big reasons I like RID ‘15 so much is because they introduced a ton of new characters. They had just enough of the old names sprinkled in, but then a TON of new faces and it was refreshing to see.
     
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  19. Shepard Prime

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    I'd be all over a new show with not only a new take but with bots that don't typically get used often.
     
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  20. PrimeSmokescreen 04

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    It wouldn't be ideal, id prefer them explore the plethora of characters that haven't gotten the time of day rather than just create brand new characters that will fit into the exact same roles as characters that already exist.
    That being said, id definitely be interested and Give it a chance.
     
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