WTF @ TFW - 549 - February 9 2019

Discussion in 'WTF @ TFW Transformers Podcast' started by Vangelus, Feb 17, 2019.

  1. Seth Buzzard

    Seth Buzzard R.I.P. Buzzbeak Content Contributor

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    This is an old fight but there are cabovers with large sleepers that would offer plenty of mass. That explanation always felt more like an excuse to me. If they really wanted to there are options they could have gone with. http://www.grainfarmer.com/imageJMJ.JPG or if you really need mass https://i.pinimg.com/originals/ef/4f/7d/ef4f7dc877f2af08abbdb86d3a2146a4.jpg

    I think it's more that they really really wanted to paint sick ass hotrod flames on it.
     
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  2. Chaos Muffin

    Chaos Muffin Misadventure Veteran

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    I think its time for Titan class to start turning into coffee tables and storage alt modes.

    No room on the shelf anymore, but if Scorp has a chair mode then I can toss the love seat to make new space. Lololoolllooololllloool 
     
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  3. Requiem Prime

    Requiem Prime Well-Known Member

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    I just got my throne of primes Optimal and once I fixed a heap of weak joints, he is excellent. Also I highly recommend the DNA kit.

    Concerning the throne itself, I was already not thrilled with the packaging material and was further displeased by it literally being the inner packaging (with locking ties strung through it and tabs to the outer box). I extracted the wheel and ditched the rest. Would I buy a plastic version of what we got, say made of plates snapped together? Yes, but if we're going to make this a thing let's have some fun with it.

    First off, if you're gonna do the throne, make it a closed box so you can store all Optimal's stuff, and maybe replace the 4th wall contest reference with something else like major faction symbols. I'd also be down for a display base with just the wheel on a pedestal instead of a throne. Or make the wheel as a big base with separate pedestals for each prime around it tilted inward. It'd be pricey and very select audience. If I didn't know for a fact I'm terrible at such things I'd just make one for myself.
     
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  4. InhumanElm

    InhumanElm Beast Machines was pretty good IMO

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    I really don't know what this says about me, but when I got mine and installed all 13 Primes, my only thought was "Yes...Yes, this is what I deserve."
     
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  5. Cax6ton

    Cax6ton Insufferable Smartass

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    I had the exact reaction Seth did to MP18+: that head was a step backward, the original had a much better look overall and it was closer to what I "remember" from the cartoon. Yeah, I'm sure there are going to be screencaps that show how 18+ is just dead on to some microsecond scene, and they're welcome to it, but I thought the original MP 17 and 18 heads were some of the best ones Takara ever made. I look at all 3 versions I have of MP18 and think that there's no way the 18+ is better than that. He just looks like a meathead compared to the original.
     
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  6. Requiem Prime

    Requiem Prime Well-Known Member

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    I got their Gyarados during one of my brick kicks. He's cool, but the jaw doesn't move. Rather than hunt through the brick-verse for the right parts I cut a few parts to articulate the mouth. I'm sure there's some dumb acronym the hardcores use to shame people who care. Where was I?

    Right, right Scyther looks sweet and ASSUMING I can manage to get him without falling down that rabbit hole I'll track him down.