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Beast Wars Characters Analogues

Postby Nik Hero » Mon Jan 16, 2017 4:04 pm

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When you first watched Beast Wars, what G1 character did you think they were analogous to? Here is my list:

Optimus Primal to Optimus Prime
Rhinox to Ironhide
Rattrap to Wheeljack
Cheetor to Sunstreaker
Dinobot to Grimlock
Tigatron to Springer
Airrazor to Arcee
Silverbolt to Silverbolt

Megatron to Megatron
Tarantulas to Shockwave
Terrorsaur to Starscream
Waspinator to Scourge
Scorponok to Scorponok
Black Arachnia to Chromia
Inferno to Sunstorm
Ravage to Ravage
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Re: Beast Wars Characters Analogues

Postby ScottyP » Wed Jan 18, 2017 5:34 pm

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Cheetor was more Hot Rod to me, with maybe a little bit of Bumblebee (but not a lot)

Dinobot -> Grimlock works in a Marvel G1 sense, not so much Sunbow though.
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Re: Beast Wars Characters Analogues

Postby Windsweeper » Mon May 01, 2017 4:22 pm

Cheetor to Bluestreak

Tarantulus to Bombshell

Dinobot to Marvel Carnivac

Tigatron to Beachcomber
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Re: Beast Wars Characters Analogues

Postby Insurgent » Sun May 07, 2017 5:12 am

Non. I thought they were all their own unique characters and they stand by themselves. Not everything is g1 or has to be like g1.


Although i admit, terrorsaur was a total starscream. But that's it!
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Re: Beast Wars Characters Analogues

Postby shajaki » Sun May 07, 2017 9:25 am

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Insurgent wrote:Non. I thought they were all their own unique characters and they stand by themselves. Not everything is g1 or has to be like g1.
I don't think that's the spirit behind this thread. Just that what did these characters make you think of compared to G1? I know I sure had those thoughts.

Nik Hero wrote:Optimus Primal to Optimus Prime
Airrazor to Arcee
Silverbolt to Silverbolt
Megatron to Megatron
Terrorsaur to Starscream
ScottyP wrote:Cheetor was more Hot Rod to me, with maybe a little bit of Bumblebee (but not a lot)
Windsweeper wrote:Tarantulus to Bombshell
Tigatron to Beachcomber
These are all brilliant. :APPLAUSE:

Here's some of my thoughts:
Rhinox to Wheeljack, maybe Omega Supreme?
Rattrap to Cliffjumper
Dinobot to Cyclonus

Waspinator to Rumble
Scorponok to Soundwave
Black Arachnia to.... Starscream? Think about it ;)
Inferno to Galvatron
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Re: Beast Wars Characters Analogues

Postby Insurgent » Sun May 07, 2017 9:49 am

shajaki wrote:
Insurgent wrote:Non. I thought they were all their own unique characters and they stand by themselves. Not everything is g1 or has to be like g1.
I don't think that's the spirit behind this thread. Just that what did these characters make you think of compared to G1? I know I sure had those thoughts.



But other than terrorsaur being a starscream, non of them made me think what g1 characters were they like. I thought they were their own unique characters with no g1 counterpart.


I think I'm just tired of the constant g1 stroking in this fandom that's built up over the last few years and it's starting to seep out. Nothing against this thread. I'll step out for a while now.
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Re: Beast Wars Characters Analogues

Postby Sabrblade » Mon May 08, 2017 9:57 pm

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What about those of us who started on Beast Wars first and were incapable of seeing such analogues at the time, having never seen G1 back then?
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Re: Beast Wars Characters Analogues

Postby Nik Hero » Tue May 09, 2017 9:42 am

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Insurgent wrote:
shajaki wrote:
Insurgent wrote:Non. I thought they were all their own unique characters and they stand by themselves. Not everything is g1 or has to be like g1.
I don't think that's the spirit behind this thread. Just that what did these characters make you think of compared to G1? I know I sure had those thoughts.



But other than terrorsaur being a starscream, non of them made me think what g1 characters were they like. I thought they were their own unique characters with no g1 counterpart.


I think I'm just tired of the constant g1 stroking in this fandom that's built up over the last few years and it's starting to seep out. Nothing against this thread. I'll step out for a while now.


Not that at all. It was just those of us who started with G1 as kids may have seen analogues.
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