TF WAR JOURNAL: "SACRIFICE"

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Thursday, December 6th, 2007 4:42PM CST

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Cannon to the right of them,
Cannon to the left of them,
Cannon in front of them
Volleyed and thunder'd;
Storm'd at with shot and shell,
Boldly they rode and well,
Into the jaws of Death,
Into the mouth of Hell,
Credit(s): Richter
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Re: TF WAR JOURNAL: "SACRIFICE" (494008)
Posted by i_amtrunks on December 6th, 2007 @ 4:44pm CST
You know the drill by now Richter...

So is the last bot going to be another Protectobot??? We know that there is no combining technology (other than Monstructor) yet, so these will be focusing on the individual characters rather than the gestalts...
Re: TF WAR JOURNAL: "SACRIFICE" (494028)
Posted by Slappyfrog on December 6th, 2007 @ 4:52pm CST
Maybe Hot Spot?
Re: TF WAR JOURNAL: "SACRIFICE" (494034)
Posted by Richter on December 6th, 2007 @ 4:55pm CST
i_amtrunks wrote:You know the drill by now Richter...

So is the last bot going to be another Protectobot??? We know that there is no combining technology (other than Monstructor) yet, so these will be focusing on the individual characters rather than the gestalts...

Yeah, you're too effecient, Tunks :)

There's definitely a lot of focus put into the individual, and perhaps some on the group as a whole ;)
Re: TF WAR JOURNAL: "SACRIFICE" (494038)
Posted by Jeysie on December 6th, 2007 @ 4:57pm CST
Now *that* is ominous. And I *like* Silverbolt! *worries*

Interesting choice of quote, BTW. Not the stanza of that poem that usually gets quoted.
Re: TF WAR JOURNAL: "SACRIFICE" (494055)
Posted by spaceduk on December 6th, 2007 @ 5:07pm CST
next one maybe Hotspot??
Re: TF WAR JOURNAL: "SACRIFICE" (494084)
Posted by jazzrules on December 6th, 2007 @ 5:22pm CST
Still looks cool, although I was hoping that this one wouldn't be an Aerialbot.
Re: TF WAR JOURNAL: "SACRIFICE" (494101)
Posted by Flashwave on December 6th, 2007 @ 5:27pm CST
I see Air Raid (black F-14) has his back to us.
Re: TF WAR JOURNAL: "SACRIFICE" (494118)
Posted by wordmongerer on December 6th, 2007 @ 5:42pm CST
Jeysie wrote:Now *that* is ominous. And I *like* Silverbolt! *worries*

Interesting choice of quote, BTW. Not the stanza of that poem that usually gets quoted.


It's also quite appropriate... I had Charge of the Light Brigade in mind when I was outlining this.
Re: TF WAR JOURNAL: "SACRIFICE" (494151)
Posted by Blitz Magnus on December 6th, 2007 @ 6:02pm CST
Hmmm, okay, I am no expert at G1, but I thought the added bot is Silverbolt, I mean, didn't he have those golden things on his wrists?

I may be wrong :-?
Re: TF WAR JOURNAL: "SACRIFICE" (494230)
Posted by Archanubis on December 6th, 2007 @ 6:36pm CST
What poem is that verse from? It sounds familiar...
Re: TF WAR JOURNAL: "SACRIFICE" (494255)
Posted by Jeysie on December 6th, 2007 @ 6:49pm CST
Thunderscream wrote:What poem is that verse from? It sounds familiar...


As the man said, The Charge of the Light Brigade. ;)

The most well-known bit of that poem is probably, "Theirs not to make reply / theirs not to reason why / theirs but to do and die".
Re: TF WAR JOURNAL: "SACRIFICE" (494312)
Posted by Roboto750 on December 6th, 2007 @ 7:19pm CST
I still don't get this.
Re: TF WAR JOURNAL: "SACRIFICE" (494366)
Posted by dragons on December 6th, 2007 @ 7:48pm CST
like the picture

[qoute]Cannon to the right of them,
Cannon to the left of them,
Cannon in front of them
Volleyed and thunder'd;
Storm'd at with shot and shell,
Boldly they rode and well,
Into the jaws of Death,
Into the mouth of Hell,[qoute]

where have i heard this before cant remember......

picture reminds me of something like this image here except transformers give it a more updated look to war and history altogeather thumbs up

http://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/e ... aising.jpg
Re: TF WAR JOURNAL: "SACRIFICE" (494390)
Posted by Thunderboom on December 6th, 2007 @ 7:56pm CST
Too bad they don't have another G1 Combiner Limb, or else they could actually use the "Scarmble City" combining method.
Re: TF WAR JOURNAL: "SACRIFICE" (494412)
Posted by Thunderboom on December 6th, 2007 @ 8:03pm CST
dragons wrote:like the picture

[qoute]Cannon to the right of them,
Cannon to the left of them,
Cannon in front of them
Volleyed and thunder'd;
Storm'd at with shot and shell,
Boldly they rode and well,
Into the jaws of Death,
Into the mouth of Hell,[qoute]

where have i heard this before cant remember......

picture reminds me of something like this image here except transformers give it a more updated look to war and history altogeather thumbs up

http://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/e ... aising.jpg


It's part of the poem "The Charge of the Light Brigade". you can read the poem in its entirety here:
http://www.ram.org/contrib/the_charge_o ... igade.html
Re: TF WAR JOURNAL: "SACRIFICE" (494606)
Posted by Jeysie on December 6th, 2007 @ 9:36pm CST
i_amtrunks wrote:So is the last bot going to be another Protectobot???


If it is another Protectobot, I'm guessing Streetwise.
Re: TF WAR JOURNAL: "SACRIFICE" (494762)
Posted by Richter on December 7th, 2007 @ 1:21am CST
The last character to be revealed has been guessed, in either this or the other threads :)
Re: TF WAR JOURNAL: "SACRIFICE" (494791)
Posted by wordmongerer on December 7th, 2007 @ 2:03am CST
dragons wrote:like the picture

[qoute]Cannon to the right of them,
Cannon to the left of them,
Cannon in front of them
Volleyed and thunder'd;
Storm'd at with shot and shell,
Boldly they rode and well,
Into the jaws of Death,
Into the mouth of Hell,[qoute]

where have i heard this before cant remember......

picture reminds me of something like this image here except transformers give it a more updated look to war and history altogeather thumbs up

http://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/e ... aising.jpg



Evoking the Iwo Jima imagery was very deliberate so well done for clocking it. As for the excerpt it's from Charge of the Light Brigade by Alfred Lord Tennyson. Also a very deliberate choice...
Re: TF WAR JOURNAL: "SACRIFICE" (494810)
Posted by Leonardo on December 7th, 2007 @ 2:54am CST
Intriguing project!
Re: TF WAR JOURNAL: "SACRIFICE" (494814)
Posted by kealthaz on December 7th, 2007 @ 3:02am CST
i think the last one is hot spot.. it looks like he has a ladder on his back hehe

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