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Possible Robot Mode for Age of Extinction Grimlock?

Postby PrymeStriker » Thu Nov 21, 2013 9:41 am

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Via "Transformers Cars" facebook page, a TF4 crew member's hoodie reveals something very interesting. It appears to be Grimlock's Robot Mode. There are signs of dinosaur kibble everywhere, most prominently in the shoulders. If not Grimlock, then it must be one of the Dinobots. Check it out:

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Age of Extinction - First Look at Grimlock in Robot Mode?

Postby Va'al » Thu Nov 21, 2013 11:46 am

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Seibertron.com user PrymeStriker has notified us about a piece of news coming from the Transformers Cars Facebook page, from which the vehicle gallery came from. This time, the group has posted shots of the alleged Age of Extinction set crew hoodie, which includes the film's logo, the Transformers name and.. Grimlock's robot mode?! Take a look at the images mirrored below, and let us know what you think in the Energon Pub.

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Re: Possible Robot Mode for Age of Extinction Grimlock?

Postby hinomars19 » Thu Nov 21, 2013 12:06 pm

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'wham bam it's the Dino jam!'

If this is Grimmy (or any dinobot) then I must say I am pleasantly surprised. They were never gonna look like their old selves, at least this doesn't look a crazy monster of a mess. I thought they would try and be 'creative' and 'think outside the box' ala Starscream McChicken legs.
The toy's gonna suck though :P
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Re: Possible Robot Mode for Age of Extinction Grimlock?

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Re: Possible Robot Mode for Age of Extinction Grimlock?

Postby xRotorstormx » Thu Nov 21, 2013 12:16 pm

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hinomars19 wrote:'wham bam it's the Dino jam!'

If this is Grimmy (or any dinobot) then I must say I am pleasantly surprised. They were never gonna look like their old selves, at least this doesn't look a crazy monster of a mess. I thought they would try and be 'creative' and 'think outside the box' ala Starscream McChicken legs.
The toy's gonna suck though :P


Totally agree with this, I am very surprised and this is making me more excited to see this movie. He looks really awesome and has that tough leader presence that I think a lot of people were hoping for. I am SOOO thankful he doesn't have the crazy chicken legs :lol:

My fingers are definitely crossed for good looking figure!
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Re: Possible Robot Mode for Age of Extinction Grimlock?

Postby rpetras » Thu Nov 21, 2013 12:56 pm

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No chicken legs, but does he come with bells for those jester feet?

This is better than I was expecting, though.
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Re: Possible Robot Mode for Age of Extinction Grimlock?

Postby Emerje » Thu Nov 21, 2013 1:00 pm

Optimus, Bumblebee, and Grimlock all look pretty sturdy. They probably won't translate well into figures, but at least they'll look good on the big screen.

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Re: Possible Robot Mode for Age of Extinction Grimlock?

Postby Sabrblade » Thu Nov 21, 2013 1:06 pm

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hinomars19 wrote:'wham bam it's the Dino jam!'
FINALLY! SOMEONE ELSE WHO SEES IT!

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Also, those feet of his. While initial thought might think of elf shoes, those are obviously Gundam Deathscythe Hell Custom's feet. :michaelbay:

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Re: Possible Robot Mode for Age of Extinction Grimlock?

Postby SlyTF1 » Thu Nov 21, 2013 1:10 pm

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Now that is major badassage. I like how all the designs we've seen have been medieval like. This movie is going to be so hype.
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Re: Possible Robot Mode for Age of Extinction Grimlock?

Postby bluecatcinema » Thu Nov 21, 2013 1:16 pm

Not bad. Can't wait to see the unshadowed version.
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Re: Possible Robot Mode for Age of Extinction Grimlock?

Postby vectorsigma757 » Thu Nov 21, 2013 1:47 pm

Would have been more appropriate as BW Megatron, especially with the flail weapon. That will probably be one of the repaints

Seems nice so far.
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Re: Possible Robot Mode for Age of Extinction Grimlock?

Postby kirbenvost » Thu Nov 21, 2013 1:53 pm

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It's not his classic design, but I never really expected that anyway. I can totally get on board with this. This might be the first Bayverse movie that's actually fun. :D
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Re: Possible Robot Mode for Age of Extinction Grimlock?

Postby Sabrblade » Thu Nov 21, 2013 1:54 pm

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vectorsigma757 wrote:Would have been more appropriate as BW Megatron, especially with the flail weapon.
BW Megs had a flail? :???:
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Re: Possible Robot Mode for Age of Extinction Grimlock?

Postby vectorsigma757 » Thu Nov 21, 2013 2:00 pm

Sabrblade wrote:
vectorsigma757 wrote:Would have been more appropriate as BW Megatron, especially with the flail weapon.
BW Megs had a flail? :???:

No, he didn't. The body design would have been nice for BW Megs and the flail would be closer to G1 Megs. Making it a repaint into BW Megs would be a nice homage all around.
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Re: Possible Robot Mode for Age of Extinction Grimlock?

Postby Varia31 » Thu Nov 21, 2013 2:22 pm

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My initial thought to how the possible "Grimlock" looks. Mainly the head and shoulders. Not bad, actually pretty cool!
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Re: Possible Robot Mode for Age of Extinction Grimlock?

Postby Rated X » Thu Nov 21, 2013 2:35 pm

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Not great, but could be a whole lot worse. So I guess the dinobots will all look like midevil knights.
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Re: Possible Robot Mode for Age of Extinction Grimlock?

Postby FurStreak » Thu Nov 21, 2013 2:45 pm

This is clearly from observing the picture in its rough form. But it looks as if the left shoulder has what looks to be Slags muzzle/beak (Triceratops). The right should looks to be one of the others upper jaw/beak/muzzle. Possibly grimlocks, but I highly doubt it due to the shape, and the previously seen picture of Optimus riding Grimlock into battle.

This is entirely speculation, But from what I can tell, I believe that Michael Bay has introduced DINO KING into the fray. The dino bots combine to form the great Dino King! As I said, this is entirely speculation due to the poor picture posted.

To add to this, the fist on the right hand looks like a spiked tail from a What I would guess to be Slag (Stegosaurus) and the large staff/mace looks to be his spines from along his back as well.

I can only guess this at the moment, But I think that Snarl will become the left arm, Slag will become the right arm. While Grimlock will become the main body and legs. Also, If Swoop is in the fray, I think he would become part of the lower abdomen, while his wings drape around the sides of the thighs and possibly into the front of the combined robot.

Feel free to prove me wrong, as this is all best guess and speculation based on the provided picture.
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Re: Possible Robot Mode for Age of Extinction Grimlock?

Postby Street-Convoy S0S » Thu Nov 21, 2013 2:50 pm

need to see a clear pic, but could it also be megatron or unicron ?
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Re: Possible Robot Mode for Age of Extinction Grimlock?

Postby FurStreak » Thu Nov 21, 2013 3:01 pm

Doubtful do to the two upper jaws on each of the shoulders.
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Re: Possible Robot Mode for Age of Extinction Grimlock?

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Re: Possible Robot Mode for Age of Extinction Grimlock?

Postby Megatron Wolf » Thu Nov 21, 2013 3:43 pm

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Re: Possible Robot Mode for Age of Extinction Grimlock?

Postby Mindmaster » Thu Nov 21, 2013 3:54 pm

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I can't believe the words that have formed in my mind when I laid my eyes upon that image, but... you know what? I actually like the design. Maybe not as Grimlock, but I like it. Frighteningly so. :-s
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Re: Possible Robot Mode for Age of Extinction Grimlock?

Postby hinomars19 » Thu Nov 21, 2013 4:11 pm

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hinomars19 wrote:'wham bam it's the Dino jam!'
FINALLY! SOMEONE ELSE WHO SEES IT!


:-B Was the first thing I saw :D. I also agree with someone elsewhere it has a little Escaflowne vibe to it too.
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Re: Possible Robot Mode for Age of Extinction Grimlock?

Postby Nemesis Maximo » Thu Nov 21, 2013 5:30 pm

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Re: Possible Robot Mode for Age of Extinction Grimlock?

Postby ArmadaPrime » Thu Nov 21, 2013 5:59 pm

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Wow, I am actually kind of loving this design
Rpetras' point about the jester shoes rings true though


Also am I the only one to whom it kinda looks like he's wearing a swallowtail coat though?
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