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Old 07-03-2007, 08:18 PM   #67
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Default Re: The official G1 purist thread.

Originally Posted by chiefchirpa View Post
You mean since BM? I don't recall any BW Transformers except for "guest character" that have vehicle mode.

G1 actually uses a combination of beasts and vehicles. It predates BM.
Since Beast Wars means after, not during. G1 did use a combination, only because of the toyline not the storyline. And "Beast Planet" in Cybertron is clearly a reference to Beast Wars, not G1. And Scorponok's beasties in Energon were called Terrorcons, and functioned outside of the Decepticon ranks...much like Predacons supposedly. Predacons were the one's in RiD.
Don't care. Non sequitur. Whatever. Adds nothing to the discussion.

-It's TF lore, not TF voice actors life-

Point exists that Peter Cullen or Frank Welker is more of a legend to TF fans than Scott McNeill.
Incorrect. Beast Wars voice actors are just as common, if not moreso at BotCon conventions and are often the biggest draw. David Kaye and Gary Chalk are easily just as beloved, and just as big a draw.

In fact the That message board will virtually blacklist you for liking G1. Here check this thread:
It's budgetary restrictions. It maybe the best to convey a more simplistic but focused storytelling.
Okay, but they took that from future incarnations, not G1.
But tell me, is it a monopoly of BW to have a smaller cast, and G1 must always have a large cast of robots?
I did. End of story.
Please don't kid yourself.
Get off your damn high horse.
Transformers Armada/Cybertron/Energon is based loosely on G1.
"Loosely" is the key word. Except for Optimus and Megatron's eternal struggle, when they abandone the premise, story, animation style, voice actors, writing staff and basically anything else you can think of. It's not G1, it's is its own thing.
TF movie is based on G1. Is that not big enough for you?
Refer to what Lars said
BTW, I don't believe/post myself as a G1 purist. G1 maybe the best to convey the world of TF to the mainstream than BW, who stuck their robots only in beast forms. BM, on the other hand, is an abomination. Rat in a wheel?
G1 doesn't hold a monopoly on Car Robots. And as you pointed out even G1 used Beasties. If G1 were the best way to convey Transformers it wouldn't have been cancelled in 1987.

I can disable your whole argument with one sentence actually: G1 is not a fiction, it's a toyline designation. You need some help explaining that for you. Here it goes. Hasbro sells toys, G1 was created to sell those toys, when new toys are made ergo a new show is made unconnected to the prior show. G1 is a continuity that is not a rolling continuity like Marvel, it had a definite end and several reboots of the Transformers line have followed. Transformers doesn't build off of it's fiction, it builds off of it's toyline. That's why all it's fictions are so drastically different.

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