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I don't normally do anything like this (not because I'm oblivious or selfish or anything...) but an animation project was recently brought to my attention and the scope and magnitude of it's awesomeness is so massive that I can't not share it in the hope of getting it out there via Internet word of mouth to as many people as possible. So, if you can spare a buck, please take a peak and crack open that wallet with a crowbar please. Let's make this happen people!

www.indiegogo.com/projects/hul… 
  • Mood: Optimism
  • Listening to: Amy Lee
  • Reading: Star Wars Rebels Visual Guide
  • Watching: Defiance, West Wing, Deadwood, BSG
  • Playing: Red Dead Redemption
  • Eating: Pancakes
  • Drinking: Pepsi
As some of you may be aware, the new teaser for 'Transformers: Robots In Disguise' was shown at Comic-Con today. Needless to say...not enthused. First, allow me to disclaimer the following by saying I'm not an artist. I'm barely a writer. Now, that said, the new series is, by far, the ugliest thing I have ever seen in regards to weak CG-Animation. It, sincerely, looks like a cheap attempt to copy the visual brilliance of Tron: Uprising.

It's blocky, poorly colored while also having a bizarre washed out effect (thought perhaps it was a poor quality version of the teaser, but a friend currently at SDCC confirmed the washed out observation) and the odd cell-shaded aesthetic looks cheaply done when compared to other examples of the genre. On top of this it just screams "Hot new show for little boys!" There looks to be almost nothing that isn't cliche in everything I saw.

To be fair I know nothing of the plot details and we've yet to be made privy to dialog, voice over performance, etc. However what I've seen (and knowing this new show is tied -loosely- into the Prime continuity) fills me with a melancholy I can not adequately describe. Given the *excellence* of the Cybertron games and ongoing fantastic comics by IDW there really was no reason why Hasbro could not have simply rebooted/retold Generation One with modern animation (of the non CG variety) and modern mature storytelling in the same vein as shows like Young Justice and Legend of Korra.

The kiddies already have Rescue Bots and, to a lesser extent, the Bay films and really that should be enough for them. However spoon feeding them (and G1 fans) this visual calamity that looks to make Transformers into an empty "Pew Pew" anime is, I feel, as much an insult to younger audiences as to the older ones.

Also, nice going making the first new Femme Autobot look like a guy. Seriously.

Anyway, for those of you who haven't seen it (unlikely if you're following me) here's the link. Enjoy or, like me, don't.

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  • Mood: Grouchy
  • Listening to: Imagine Dragons
  • Reading: The Transformers (G1) IDW
  • Watching: Transformers (G1), Defiance, Dominion, Clone Wars
  • Playing: Fall Of Cybertron
  • Eating: Burritos
  • Drinking: Pepsi
...and this sums up my general opinion better than even I, with my meager writing skills, could muster. Honestly, I just didn't have the strength for it :shrug: 

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  • Mood: Annoyed
  • Listening to: Flyleaf
  • Reading: The Transformers (G1) IDW
  • Watching: Transformers (G1), Young Justice, Defiance
  • Playing: War for Cybertron
  • Eating: Burritos
  • Drinking: Water
I don't normally do anything like this (not because I'm oblivious or selfish or anything...) but an animation project was recently brought to my attention and the scope and magnitude of it's awesomeness is so massive that I can't not share it in the hope of getting it out there via Internet word of mouth to as many people as possible. So, if you can spare a buck, please take a peak and crack open that wallet with a crowbar please. Let's make this happen people!

www.indiegogo.com/projects/hul… 
  • Mood: Optimism
  • Listening to: Amy Lee
  • Reading: Star Wars Rebels Visual Guide
  • Watching: Defiance, West Wing, Deadwood, BSG
  • Playing: Red Dead Redemption
  • Eating: Pancakes
  • Drinking: Pepsi

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:iconjasonvoorheesfurry:
JasonVoorheesfurry Featured By Owner Oct 15, 2014
Hi! :3  I'm re-reading and reviewing your stories on FF.net. Have you ever thoght of continuing? :3
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glenboy26 Featured By Owner Oct 15, 2014
Think I mentioned to you before after a similar question that it isn't likely. I just lost my passion for it. Working on new things not Transformers related. If you follow me here and at FF.net you'll likely see them before long. 
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JasonVoorheesfurry Featured By Owner 6 days ago
Ah right sorries :3  I have a short memory my bad ^_^

I had forgotten you were glenboy26 on DA :D

Sorry again :-)
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glenboy26 Featured By Owner 6 days ago
Hey, no worries :manhug:
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NJValente Featured By Owner Oct 13, 2014  Professional
Thanks for the fave! 
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glenboy26 Featured By Owner Oct 13, 2014
:)
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NJValente Featured By Owner Oct 13, 2014  Professional
And thanks a ton for the watch!!
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fradarlin Featured By Owner Oct 12, 2014  Professional Digital Artist
thanks for the llama!! :squee:
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:iconglenboy26:
glenboy26 Featured By Owner Oct 13, 2014
:)
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CristianaLeone Featured By Owner Oct 2, 2014
Hi!! :D Thanx a lot for the :+devwatch:!! Much appreciated! :la:
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