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Earlier this week Jim Sorenson posted a brand new Ark Addendum over onto his blog. The new article was regarding the transformation sequence for the Headmaster triple changer Apeface. You can view the entry here along with the character model, but below you will find the post which Jim made.
"Hola, amigos! I know it's been a long time since I rapped at you, but I've been HELLA busy with my move to Albuquerque. I love my new home, but between closing the deal and repairing all the minor things wrong with it and unpacking and furnishing it, it's sucked up just about all of my time.
Anyway, it's been a couple of weeks, but I should be back on track for a while as life calms down. So, checking on Martin's tally of my missing model sheets, I come to... APEFACE!
Full disclosure: I don't have the model sheet of his transformation to jet mode. I dunno why, I just don't. I do have both sets for Snapdragon, so look for that soon.
My main memory of Apeface is trying to hunt down a spare gun for him. You see, you can snap his gun into either side of his jet mode, but that seemed awkward to me, so I went ahead and got an extra. The gun isn't perfectly symmetrical, so that doesn't work 100% either, but it was neat at the time. He never got a lot of screen time, but in the Underbase arc he used his own arm to bludgeon another Decepticon into pulp. You gotta love that!"
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Jim Sorenson has posted a new Ark Addendum entry onto his blog entitled "Sureshot's Transform (and even more Farscape)." As you can guess, the entry covers the Targetmasters transformation sequence but here is Jim to tell you more:
"The Ark Addendum marches on! I'm honestly not sure what I'll bring you next week, but this week I finish off the last of many partial sequences I've been through, the transformations for the Headmaster characters.
Sureshot's our boy this time. I'd say my favorite image is probably step 1, just showing the car zooming along at high speed. It's nice that they didn't just reuse the basic car model. It's a bit odd that they violate the 180 degree rule from that shot to the next one, though."
GameStop and Amazon have revealed their pre-order bonuses for Transformers: Fall of Cybertron. GameStop will be offering a G1 Retro Pack featuring G1 Optimus Prime for single and multiplayer mode, along with G1 Megatron Pistol Gun and Shockwave Blast Cannon for use in single player. Amazon will be offering access to G2 Bruticus in single player. See details below:
There are a couple of additional screen shots of GameStop's G1 Retro Optimus Prime courtesy of EGMNow.com,
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