3A Generation One Figures Announced and Optimus Prime Revealed

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  1. Ra88

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    Everytime I look at this guy I get a headache. I can't unsee it as if someone decreased the width in the design phase by 20% and didn't bother to also decrease the height. So weird.
     
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    Another look at the pre-production sample from Vangelus
     
  3. dCon

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    you ain't kidding I take a LONG time to.pack because I have 16 years worth of collecting figures to pack, plus furniture, dishes, clothes, beds ect ect but mostly toys. I have over 278 large uhual boxes FULL of toys! I'm fighting it I'm pissed and I'm freaking considering it's a special day on may 1st. But yea thanks for the concern wish me luck lol
     
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    After looking at the video reviews, I decided to preorder this guy. It helped that I was able to get him with 25% off because of reward points.

    Anyway, I know people ask why would someone get this instead of MP-10. My answer to that is that you don't. For most transformers collectors, MP-10 is the better choice. But, if you already have MP-10 this is a unique rendition of the character and the paintjob is going to make it a very striking figure. I have the Hot toys Prime, which I initially didn't care for. After getting it on sale and displaying it, I noticed that it stands out and gets more positive attention than just about any collectible I have. I think this figure will do the same.
     
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    TwitchingFool0 Hated by many, liked by few.

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    He looks great but for some reason to me, his head looks off. Probably just me though.
     
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    Which expensive non-transforming G1 Optimus Prime statue is that again?
     
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  8. j.a.f.o.

    j.a.f.o. Just Looking, Not Buying

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    Angles on the torso don't look right to me.
     
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    It does look good, but hard to justify the price with MAS 01 non transforming Prime being larger and costing over $100 less. Maybe it's not a fair comparison, but to me they both fall into the "non transforming, well painted, very well articulated" figures.

    I also never cared for the torso on this one.
     
  10. Jtotheiso187

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    Ugly chest is ugly
     
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    Great paint job, awesome light up effects, but the design is just terrible for my tastes. Prefer MP10 by a mile-and it actually transforms too.
     
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    This is COOL, but not perfect. The lanky/ leggy look is not what throws me off, it's his torso. I can accept a shorter chest & longer lower-body as a proportion choice, but the upward pointing "rib-cage"/lower cab-windows appears awkward & is my least favorite aspect of this figure; though it's there for ab-crunch action. Paint-wise, this Optimus is fantastic, the head sculpt is beautiful, & the articulation is impressive! LEDs are always a welcome addition & these are cleverly integrated.

    Overall, there is more to like than not, but the price will most likely be a deterrent; design-wise, it is not bad at all.
     
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    i like the design, but not the proportions, they kind of make my head hurt.
     
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    I actually think that the head design is the best part of the figure. Overall, I think this looks better each time I see it.
     
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    I think it looks different, not bad at all, would like to buy it but actually got MAS-01 Optimus Prime and those figure are REALLY big
     
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    Another one of Ashley's satiracle inspirations. I swear he is just trolling fans, seeing who will shell out the big bucks for all his awkwardness. Hey at least Optimus doesn't have duckfeet like the 1/6th Marvel figures.
     
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    Aren't Ashley Wood/3A doing Rom? If so, damn. I would love a modern Rom toy that actually looked like Rom without a bunch of ridiculous 'artistic' flourishes.
     
  18. Timesynch

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    He does look pretty cool but the sculpt is bit too over-stylized for my tastes. I love 3A's movie line of figures but I'll have to pass on their G1-inspired offerings.
     
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    Bit too crazy, but I still dig it. Engineering and sculpting is pretty excellent. But the best part for me is the lights, those are outstanding, and the light up emblem is especially a fantastic touch.
     
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    Pre-Ordered a while ago, I still dig it. Still can't wait. I've always been a huge fan of Ashley Woods art style and 3A toys. Not sure if I'll bite on the rest of their G1 line but I really like this guy.
     

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