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The future of Transformers

Postby mooncake623 » Mon Dec 03, 2012 11:44 am

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Re: The future of Transformers

Postby PrymeStriker » Mon Dec 03, 2012 11:52 am

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That's really awesome, but I would not want that to be the future of all Transformers. Rather, a separate "class" dedicated to this kind of Transformers gimmick.
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Re: The future of Transformers

Postby JelZe GoldRabbit » Mon Dec 03, 2012 11:54 am

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PrymeStriker wrote:That's really awesome, but I would not want that to be the future of all Transformers. Rather, a separate "class" dedicated to this kind of Transformers gimmick.


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Re: The future of Transformers

Postby El Duque » Mon Dec 03, 2012 11:58 am

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I fixed our YouTube embed code.

It's cool and all, but not something I would really want for the TF brand. I'm not even a fan of the various incarnations of "automorph". I get most of my enjoyment from actually transforming the figures. Very awesome for what it is though.
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Re: The future of Transformers

Postby mooncake623 » Mon Dec 03, 2012 12:10 pm

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El Duque wrote:I fixed our YouTube embed code.

It's cool and all, but not something I would really want for the TF brand. I'm not even a fan of the various incarnations of "automorph". I get most of my enjoyment from actually transforming the figures. Very awesome for what it is though.



Thanks! no idea how to do it.
I agree I do enjoy transforming my figures but this is so very cool!!
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Re: The future of Transformers

Postby GuyIncognito » Mon Dec 03, 2012 12:45 pm

Very cool. Since you lose the ability to transform it yourself, it would be cool if it came as a kit you could assemble yourself.
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Re: The future of Transformers

Postby Mykltron » Tue Dec 04, 2012 5:53 am

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It wouldn't hold my attention for long. I'd rather transform it myself and pose it myself. Perhaps it if had really great poseability by remote control I might be interested, but it'd be way too expensive to justify the cost.
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Re: The future of Transformers

Postby amtm » Thu Dec 06, 2012 9:30 pm

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I've seen things like this a few years ago thanks to a friend at work who sent me links from robot conventions. But I agree with the others. These things are neat for a minute or two, then boring as hell. That's why electronic gimmicks in Transformers never appealed to me, and it's why despite a few nutty speculators insisting the iPad and the Leapfrog and whatever other nifty gadgets some adult came up with will make Hasbro and Mattel obselete, electronic toys will never replace mechanical ones, because kids need to use their imagination, and they'll be bored by anything that does all the work for them.

All that aside, something like this on a larger scale with some advancements in technology could make a much better movie bot than the crap that the current movies feature. Imagine Ravage done by the guys that made the Cheetah.



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Re: The future of Transformers

Postby Mykltron » Fri Dec 07, 2012 4:35 am

Motto: "If I win again I'm still the champion. If you win HAH! that's just impossible.

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amtm wrote:All that aside, something like this on a larger scale with some advancements in technology could make a much better movie bot than the crap that the current movies feature. Imagine Ravage done by the guys that made the Cheetah.

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Seriously? No-one would take that seriously in a film. I was impressed until I noticed that Cheetah is, in fact, cheating. It's held up by an arm!
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Re: The future of Transformers

Postby mooncake623 » Fri Dec 07, 2012 4:16 pm

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amtm wrote:All that aside, something like this on a larger scale with some advancements in technology could make a much better movie bot than the crap that the current movies feature. Imagine Ravage done by the guys that made the Cheetah.

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What does these vids have to do with transforming toys?
its just general robotics no?
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