Presenting PRID Tailgate!!!

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Presenting PRID Tailgate!!!

Postby rkx » Wed Nov 28, 2012 3:56 pm

Revived by the dark energon sent through the space gate by Megatron, Tailgate found himself battling to keep his impulses in check... Now the dark energon infused autobot strives to find his place in a world in which the rules have changed...

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Re: Presenting PRID Tailgate!!!

Postby rkx » Wed Nov 28, 2012 3:58 pm

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Re: Presenting PRID Tailgate!!!

Postby RhA » Thu Nov 29, 2012 2:23 am

Motto: "BRING ME DANGER!"
Well done, sir.
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Re: Presenting PRID Tailgate!!!

Postby rkx » Thu Nov 29, 2012 8:36 pm

Thanks!
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Re: Presenting PRID Tailgate!!!

Postby Short Circuit » Thu Nov 29, 2012 10:43 pm

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I find it an odd choice to make tailgate red and black when I believe he is white and blue (not sure if thats only canon to the toyline and g1 or also the show) but I think the dark energon background works well for him. I still think this is a great custom though. From what I see the paint is pretty smooth and the colors work well. The decals are a nice touch too. Nice work.
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Re: Presenting PRID Tailgate!!!

Postby wulongti » Mon Dec 03, 2012 7:30 am

Weapon: Battle Blades
The paint looks good, but is this supposed to be a "Dark Energon" or "Shattered Glass" version of Tailgate? the color pallet chosen just screams Decepticon. Like Protecticus said, Tailgate is white with light blue trim in G1, the comics, and in Prime (toy at least, as well as renders for packaging)
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Re: Presenting PRID Tailgate!!!

Postby rkx » Mon Dec 03, 2012 12:16 pm

Actually... If you read the descript, you would see that it's a dark energon verson... however you're right in the sense that I used my ideas for a shattered glass version in making this dark energon version.... He basically was resurrected by Megatron using dark energon from back in the 5 part series premiere... but what happens is that he's a tragic hero in the sense that he's this violent, emotionless brute of a character... who somehow is able to barely shake off his corrupted programming and remember his autobot core... that's why he has his autobot insignia despite the very decepticon-ish coloring.... He is constantly battling himself to keep control...
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Re: Presenting PRID Tailgate!!!

Postby wulongti » Mon Dec 03, 2012 1:22 pm

Weapon: Battle Blades
ah yes, quite right you did state that didn't you. Kudos sir. :)
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Re: Presenting PRID Tailgate!!!

Postby rkx » Mon Dec 03, 2012 2:30 pm

The decals on the chest, if you notice has a circuitry pattern... I used them to show the damage from when Airachnid had eviscerated him... and then the dark energon purple to help show he's infused by it.... ;)
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