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  1. I think the scene is meant to make you think Dume is working for Makuta (or somebody else bad), so it's more surprising when it turns out Dume has been taken over by Makuta. The consequence is that the 'Dume seems to be talking to somebody else' scene plays a bit weirdly because now Makuta has to be talking to himself, which isn't something he was shown doing in many other parts of the story.
  2. I've always thought it was a huge shame there weren't more games like MNOLG for the later years.
  3. I agree with a lot of what has been said, but the sad truth is there's often more profit in a story people already know than in one they don't. If there wasn't there wouldn't be as many licenses as there are. I do wonder whether another Bionicle or Ninjago will or would happen again.
  4. Let's assume the LOMN script was written by December 2003, then the filmmaking finished by June 2004 for its late 2004 release. The decision to do another Metru Nui year was made around April 2004, giving them about eight months to prepare the stuff for it, but it was a little too late for the film to be majorly changed. I don't know if that's exactly how it happened, but I think it was something like that.
  5. I don't see how fan stuff changes or would change how people view the official line.
  6. Okay, I actually remember Greg being asked about the film ending and him answering that the second Metru Nui year wasn't planned in advance, then by the time it was, the second film was too far into production to have the ending completely rewritten and reanimated. There was also a topic around 2010 where he made clear that most of Bionicle was 'planned from the beginning' but added that 2005 wasn't, "which is why it always felt a bit forced" or something like that. I'm sorry I can't prove this with the old board long gone, but I'm pretty sure that's what was said.
  7. So why does the end of the 2004 film wrap up the Metru Nui story? Why doesn't it lead into the 2005 story in any way?
  8. It wasn't actually, a second Metru Nui year was only decided on some way into 2004, which is why the 2004 film doesn't lead into the 2005 story and simply ends with the Toa Metru becoming Turaga on Mata Nui instead.
  9. Maybe for quite a lot of the making, the Coliseum would be destroyed during Makuta's rise, then it was decided that it wouldn't be and Vakama's vision had to be changed to reflect that?
  10. I doubt it would've succeeded, because its success relied so much on the internet, with both the official site to provide story and sites like this to allow fans to keep up with it all...and there wasn't that much internet around in the 80s.
  11. I never got the point of it. It wasn't canon so it didn't do or add anything for Bionicle fans, and the band weren't so big that their fans would've added much to Bionicle's success, and how many rock fans were going to be interested in a Lego line anyway?
  12. So are you saying Bionicle could or should become a book series or web story or something different to what it used to be? With Bionicle, the main money was always in the sets, the other stuff was only made to help with that. Whatever you think of him, I think the basic point is that a story that isn't part of or connected to something else (the sets in this case) doesn't seem to do too well.
  13. Bionicle has always been a toyline, how can it be that without sets? And how will the makers get any money if there's no sold products involved? That's what Greg said when he said he'd continue Bionicle through the serials, and look how that turned out.
  14. But they got to know each other again, perhaps much better than they did on Metru Nui.
  15. He'd probably say you're more of an idiot if you can accept that you 'must' do anything than if you can't.
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