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Forgive my geekiness

A little part of me is still a Transformers fan, having grown up with the Gen1 cartoon and still buying some of the comics once in a while (most recently, the two graphic novels "Hail Megatron").

That little part of me let out a big squee when it saw this trailer for an upcoming Transformers game:

Visible and recognised so far: Starscream, Bumblebee, Ratchet, Optimus Prime, Megatron, Soundwave, Trypticon and a bad@$$ looking Omega Supreme.
(possibly also an insecticon, maybe Cliffjumper...too hard to tell).

Silly fandoms.
If I can still like Transformers after more than 20 years (feeling very very old right now, ha ha), what am I going to be like with Avatar (Last Airbender, not Cameron's)?
*imagines self in retirement home, still doodling little Zhaos everywhere*

Just letting you guys know that the NoSelfControl club is now a group on DA. Anyone can join! We've also started a new contest for the relaunching of the club. To get all the details, see the journal here:


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Jan. 15th, 2010 12:02 am (UTC)
Oooooooh . . . .
Jan. 15th, 2010 12:28 am (UTC)
Huh. Looks interesting enough, but it looks like those designs are based more on the new Transformers Animated series more than anything else.
Jan. 15th, 2010 12:35 am (UTC)
There seems to be some influence from it indeed.
At least Prime doesn't have a mouth- not a fan of Prime having lips of any sort, ha ha!
Jan. 15th, 2010 01:00 am (UTC)
I miss noselfcontrol :< to bad I left DA
Jan. 15th, 2010 01:04 am (UTC)
You can still come and visit us.
Jan. 15th, 2010 01:29 am (UTC)
Le jeu a l'air tellement cool!! J'ai vraiment hate de voir les reviews et hands-on :D À défaut d'être vendue a Transformers, j'suis complètement vendue a n'importe quoi avec des robots qui se tappent dessus XD
Jan. 15th, 2010 01:57 am (UTC)
...I have not heard of this game. It looks FANTASTIC. Wow...

I really wish they would do a semi relaunch of the g1 universe with a little comic universe thrown in for flavor. People have seen that a relaunch can be adult oriented and popular (look up GI Joe: Resolution). Even if it's just a "movie", give us something...that's not crappy cg like beastwars or the armada/energon series.

Haha, I just showed my age, didn't I? Can't help it. LOVE Transformers.
Jan. 15th, 2010 02:32 am (UTC)
Looks way better than those new movies... I think the camera work is too shaky, like they are trying to hide something... but I might buy it if it "feels" like the old Transformers!
Jan. 15th, 2010 02:58 am (UTC)
Those robots are pretty cool! They should make them into toys! I bet people would buy them!
Jan. 15th, 2010 03:01 am (UTC)
Wow, violent.

Also, neat designs. Good designs wouldn't have saved the movies, and I know it's foolish to even think they might go with something that doesn't look retarded, but I sure wish they'd used these designs.
Jan. 15th, 2010 03:01 am (UTC)
Also, the game will suck. It may look neat, but it'll probably play like a hunk of garbage. You know, as far as games go.
Jan. 15th, 2010 04:57 pm (UTC)
THIS is the Transformers I've been pining for!
Jan. 15th, 2010 05:16 pm (UTC)
Mmm. Whoever does the voice opposite Optimus Prime's... just mmm. That is one sexy voice!
Jan. 16th, 2010 03:52 am (UTC)
Woot! I've been a Transformers fan for years, even through its US and Japanese versions (seems to swap back and forth). I have to admit, my favorite of al the different series was Beast Wars, for the complexity of subplots. Silverbolt and Black Arachnea... Yes! Also Dinobot! And Dinobot/RatTrap interaction.That video game trailer looks suspiciously liek a cinematic trailer though...Hm...

Hades, I'm still a fan of Thundercats and The Adventures of the Galaxy Rangers, too. "Hello, this is the Queen? Where is the pizza I ordered? The one with anchovies, and peanut butter?" *snicker* What's up, Doc?

Old fandoms never die. They just lurk in the corner, back arched, waiting to pounce in a ball of fluffy fut. Oh, wait, or is that the resident feline?
Jan. 16th, 2010 07:58 am (UTC)
t-t-that trailer.... i think i just cried with overly obsessed G1 fandom joy! :') look at them all! Soundwave even! AAAAHHHHH!
Jan. 16th, 2010 08:01 am (UTC)
oh and i think i see a red autobot that Ratchet is tending too at the beginning (the first time you see him) Ironhide perhaps?
Jan. 17th, 2010 02:14 am (UTC)
Wow...with that animation...I'd prefer a movie to a game! LOL 'cause the game animation is never as good as the cinematics.

Still...cool and awesome beyond words.
Jan. 19th, 2010 04:34 pm (UTC)
MAN, I sure hope the game's good as the trailer.
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