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Re: The Wreckers Combiner, Something to Complain

Postby Gunclaw » Thu Jul 26, 2012 10:23 am

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Re: The Wreckers Combiner, Something to Complain

Postby Mkall » Thu Jul 26, 2012 10:48 am

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Doubledealer93 wrote:um yeah correct me if im wrong but the wreckers team did not exist in G1.


You're wrong. The whole wreckers concept comes from the Marvel G1 UK comic.
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Wreckers_(Transformers)

Though I accept the new combiner as part of the shattered grass universe.

I think he means they didn't exist in the G1 cartoon, which is indeed accurate, though I seem to recall them planning on including the Wreckers had season 4 continued.

I, too will be getting these Wreckers for my SG shelf, and maybe will commission Twin Twist and Topspin repainted into something a little more G1-esque.

Also Gunclaw, please stop spamming about your eggs. Your constant pestering about them only increases my desire to ignore them.
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Re: The Wreckers Combiner, Something to Complain

Postby Gearslide » Thu Jul 26, 2012 11:04 am

...not sure if trolling or actually really dumb.

Ruination is a plethora of references. This isn't G1 or anything else. It's a new universe, shared with the Prime show, War for Cybertron, Fall of Cybertron, and a few novels. These are an alternate version of the Wreckers, in a different universe. The five members are named after G1 Wreckers, the combined mode resembles Emirate Xaaron from the comics, and the combined form and color schemes are from the combiner team from the "Robots in Disguise" cartoon.

Sabrblade could/will probably tell you more.
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Re: The Wreckers Combiner, Something to Complain

Postby JelZe GoldRabbit » Thu Jul 26, 2012 11:07 am

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Gunclaw wrote:jelze, aint gonna listen to someone with A LOT LOWER TECH SPECHS THAN ME. the last time i did i was talking to a skywarp toy, which in those days was called a slipstream toy as a joke. of course. and anyway jelze ur rank IS 1 and technically g1 and g2 are the same cartoon,just seperaed by a 2


Please leave Tech Specs out of the discussion, ok? No need attacking the person himself/herself. >:oP

I'm all for lesser known sub-groups getting some recognition in some shape or form, and I'm especially happy with Impactor and Twin Twist making an appearance. I'll be getting them, but not for a WFC shelf. Maybe I should skip Bruticus in favor of this guy.
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Re: The Wreckers Combiner, Something to Complain

Postby Doubledealer93 » Thu Jul 26, 2012 11:16 am

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Mkall wrote:
Chaoslock wrote:
Doubledealer93 wrote:um yeah correct me if im wrong but the wreckers team did not exist in G1.


You're wrong. The whole wreckers concept comes from the Marvel G1 UK comic.
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Wreckers_(Transformers)

Though I accept the new combiner as part of the shattered grass universe.

I think he means they didn't exist in the G1 cartoon, which is indeed accurate, though I seem to recall them planning on including the Wreckers had season 4 continued.

I, too will be getting these Wreckers for my SG shelf, and maybe will commission Twin Twist and Topspin repainted into something a little more G1-esque.

Also Gunclaw, please stop spamming about your eggs. Your constant pestering about them only increases my desire to ignore them.

and yes i ddi mean the cartoon but i am surprised that they were in the G1 comics.
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Re: The Wreckers Combiner, Something to Complain

Postby Doubledealer93 » Thu Jul 26, 2012 11:19 am

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Gunclaw wrote:jelze, aint gonna listen to someone with A LOT LOWER TECH SPECHS THAN ME. the last time i did i was talking to a skywarp toy, which in those days was called a slipstream toy as a joke. of course. and anyway jelze ur rank IS 1 and technically g1 and g2 are the same cartoon,just seperaed by a 2


seriously? the techspecs on our profiles we make ourselves. the ranks have nothing to with our actual ranks. if ya wanna get technical our ranks go by how many posts we have, thus making you a much lower rank.
and i smell a troll...
and can we get a mod in here or something to straighten this guy out?
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Re: The Wreckers Combiner, Something to Complain

Postby orangeitis » Thu Jul 26, 2012 12:07 pm

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Wow, a lot of posts from one guy. Guess I won't click his eggs.

Also, G1 fan here. The Wreckers combiner is awesome. Haters gonna hate.
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Re: The Wreckers Combiner, Something to Complain

Postby GuyIncognito » Thu Jul 26, 2012 1:33 pm

That Gunclaw dude needs to put down the crack pipe. Some of his posts border on nonsensical.
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Re: The Wreckers Combiner, Something to Complain

Postby Burn » Thu Jul 26, 2012 1:56 pm

Okay kids, tone it back a bit, there's no need to personally attack people.

Gunclaw, in regards to your eggs, I suggest you go have a look through our Rules forum, specifically the Signature Guidelines, only one picture per sig.

Everyone else, play nicely.
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Re: The Wreckers Combiner, Something to Complain

Postby RhA » Thu Jul 26, 2012 2:03 pm

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Gearslide wrote:...not sure if trolling or actually really dumb.

Ruination is a plethora of references. This isn't G1 or anything else. It's a new universe, shared with the Prime show, War for Cybertron, Fall of Cybertron, and a few novels. These are an alternate version of the Wreckers, in a different universe. The five members are named after G1 Wreckers, the combined mode resembles Emirate Xaaron from the comics, and the combined form and color schemes are from the combiner team from the "Robots in Disguise" cartoon.

Sabrblade could/will probably tell you more.


Xaaron? Really? I'm going back to look at those pics.

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Re: The Wreckers Combiner, Something to Complain

Postby MagnusPrimal » Thu Jul 26, 2012 7:31 pm

Yeah, I'll get this. I don't really want to combine them, but Emirate Xaaron...
I really don't want to end up with two sets of the Wreckers, but I have to admit, I might.
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Re: The Wreckers Combiner, Something to Complain

Postby Wolfman Jake » Thu Jul 26, 2012 9:22 pm

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Most likely this Wrecker giftset will be tied to the Aligned continuity, but it's not impossible it could be fitted into the "Neo" G1 or "Classics" continuity. Other popular characters from later Transformers series have been retroactively added to Generation 1 via new supplimentary fiction from figure packages, like the new Decepticon Heavy Load, and included mini comics, like the one that came with the Rodimus and Cyclonus gift set from the Reveal the Shield subline, which added Lugnut to the battle at Autobot City in the beginning of Transformers The Movie.
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Re: The Wreckers Combiner, Something to Complain

Postby Mkall » Thu Jul 26, 2012 9:38 pm

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Wolfman Jake wrote:Most likely this Wrecker giftset will be tied to the Aligned continuity, but it's not impossible it could be fitted into the "Neo" G1 or "Classics" continuity. Other popular characters from later Transformers series have been retroactively added to Generation 1 via new supplimentary fiction from figure packages, like the new Decepticon Heavy Load, and included mini comics, like the one that came with the Rodimus and Cyclonus gift set from the Reveal the Shield subline, which added Lugnut to the battle at Autobot City in the beginning of Transformers The Movie.

It looks like most/all of the FOC figs and their repaints would fall into Aligned rather than "G1-Classics" if one wants to split hairs over it. Personally I don't mind at all and am aiming more for what I call an expanded-G1 universe.
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Re: The Wreckers Combiner, Something to Complain

Postby MagnusPrimal » Thu Jul 26, 2012 11:01 pm

That's what I'm doing. I'm putting whatever characters I want into my "expanded G1 universe." I don't really care what the "official" story is.
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Re: The Wreckers Combiner, Something to Complain

Postby PrymeStriker » Thu Jul 26, 2012 11:44 pm

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I probably won't buy it. Don't get me wrong, I'd love the Wreckers to have more recognition, as if DOTM wasn't enough, but I don't want mass repaints in my collection. Seriously, almost every transformer in a line is starting to have it's own repaint. I know, Transformers are known to have many repaints, but I don't recall a line where everyone had a repaint. There probably was one -.-
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Re: The Wreckers Combiner, Something to Complain

Postby Noideaforaname » Fri Jul 27, 2012 12:04 am

At least the repaints got some new tooling.

But yeah, it's strange how the majority of FoC Autobots are retools (of Decepticons, no less). There's 3 Autobot molds and 12 Decepticon molds; everything else is just retools/redecos.
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Re: The Wreckers Combiner, Something to Complain

Postby RhA » Fri Jul 27, 2012 1:07 am

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PrimeStriker wrote::roll: Thank God I dodged the storm.

I probably won't buy it. Don't get me wrong, I'd love the Wreckers to have more recognition, as if DOTM wasn't enough, but I don't want mass repaints in my collection. Seriously, almost every transformer in a line is starting to have it's own repaint. I know, Transformers are known to have many repaints, but I don't recall a line where everyone had a repaint. There probably was one -.-

Actually, less TF's than before get recolors. DOTM had loads of characters that never got a repaint, compare that to ROTF. It's just more concentrated on the BBB's and the Optimus Primes now.
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Re: The Wreckers Combiner, Something to Complain

Postby Wolfman Jake » Fri Jul 27, 2012 3:21 am

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Mkall wrote:It looks like most/all of the FOC figs and their repaints would fall into Aligned rather than "G1-Classics" if one wants to split hairs over it. Personally I don't mind at all and am aiming more for what I call an expanded-G1 universe.


MagnusPrimal wrote:That's what I'm doing. I'm putting whatever characters I want into my "expanded G1 universe." I don't really care what the "official" story is.


Very true. FOC Shockwave is going to be my Classics/NeoG1 Shockwave. It's perfect for that role. My WFC/FOC figures are all Cybertronian modes for their respective G1 characters, as far as I'm concerned.
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Re: The Wreckers Combiner, Something to Complain

Postby Kanyon » Fri Jul 27, 2012 6:08 pm

I always thought each TF universe was different from the previous/future. Unless stated otherwise like Beast Wars was set in the future (past in story wise). Like Armada for example is not set in the same Universe or timeline as let's say Animated. Sure they use the same transformers name and may have a simular alt mode but bot mode can be different or whatnot.

I also believe I did read up the WFC/FoC timeline is somehow tied in with transformers prime? May need more clarification on that topic.

And on a final note/2 cents. The wreckers is a team made up of the best of the best, strongest of the strong and pretty much the elitist of the elite correct? And when 2 beings or more combine they become stronger, so wouldn't it be logical and wise for the wreckers to combine if their target or objective requires them to combine and gain the upper hand with superior strength and fire-power?
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Re: The Wreckers Combiner, Something to Complain

Postby The_Bot_In_The_Tux » Sun Jul 29, 2012 3:42 am

Gunclaw, please learn how to spell and form proper sentences. I find your posts insulting to those brave enough to read them.
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Re: The Wreckers Combiner, Something to Complain

Postby Burn » Sun Jul 29, 2012 4:56 am

The_Bot_In_The_Tux wrote:Gunclaw, please learn how to spell and form proper sentences. I find your posts insulting to those brave enough to read them.


Such a post is uncalled for.
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Re: The Wreckers Combiner, Something to Complain

Postby Mykltron » Sun Jul 29, 2012 6:43 am

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The_Bot_In_The_Tux wrote:Gunclaw, please learn how to spell and form proper sentences. I find your posts insulting to those brave enough to read them.


Such a post is uncalled for.


Agreed. Please remember that there are plenty of people here who's first language is NOT English. Also, there are plenty of dyslexics in the world who don't need more insults.
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